Princeton Events

There are so many things to see and do in the Princeton area.  Check out our calendar of events below.  If you're looking for a place to stay while in Princeton, check out our great hotels.  We also have a variety of wonderful restaurants and things to do.  There are also a few great annual events in the Princeton area.  Enjoy your visit with us!

 

04/13/2014 - 04/19/2014

Featured Events

Bunny Chase at Terhune Orchards

  • Date(s): 04/19/2014 - 04/20/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 10am to 4 pm
  • Location: Terhune Orchards 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ
  • Contact: Farm Store
  • Phone: (609) 924-2310
  • Admission: free
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Celebrate the arrival of spring at Terhune Orchards' Bunny Chase on Easter weekend, Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20 from 10am to 4 pm. Spring has sprung at Terhune Orchards! The farm animals are enjoying spring in the pasture and the bulbs are blooming. Come for a free, fun event for all young ones and their families. Follow the treasure hunt clues and find our spring surprise at the end of the hunt! Wonderful for children ages 2 – 8 years. Each child can make a bunny to take home; everyone can enjoy a Terhune Orchards bunny cookie. Enjoy wagon rides around the farm and pony rides too. Hungry? Our Farm Food Tent will be filled with homemade goodies including donuts, pie, cookies, apple cider, soup, chili, salads, hot dogs and much more. Adults visit our Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery Tasting Room to sample our award winning wines made from grapes grown right here on the farm. Fun event for all ages. Celebrate the end of winter and the beginning of our spring season on the farm. For more information call 609-924-2310 or visit www.terhuneorchards.com

Ongoing Events

Wednesday Tea & Tour at Morven Museum & Garden

  • Date(s): 01/05/2011 - 11/26/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: Tea is served at 1:00 p.m.. A docent-led tour of the museum accompanies the tea and can be taken at 12:00 or 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton St. Princeton, NJ
  • Phone: (609) 924-8144 ext.103
  • Admission: $16 Members, $20 Non-Members
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Invite a friend (or a few!) to relax in the classic elegance of Morven's Garden Room overlooking the Colonial Revival Garden. Tea is served at 1:00 p.m. and includes tea sandwiches, scones, and an assortment of fresh fruit and sweets. A docent-led tour accompanies the tea and can be taken at 12:00 or 2:00 p.m. Advance reservations are required and subject to availability.Payment is due at the time of booking. To reserve your spot, call (609)924-8144 ext.103.

500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum

  • Date(s): 02/27/2014 - 05/11/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 am-5 pm, Thursdays 10am-10pm, Sundays 1pm-5pm
  • Location: Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton NJ
  • Phone: (609) 258-3788
  • Admission: free and open to the public
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500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum focuses on the renowned collection of more than 1,000 Italian drawings at the Princeton University Art Museum, which includes significant works by artists Luca Cambiaso, Guercino, and Giambattista Tiepolo, as well as masterpieces by Carpaccio, Michelangelo, and Modigliani. Featuring more than 90 rarely seen highlights, this exhibition will provide a fresh examination of Italian draftsmanship by mapping issues and concepts such as technique, function, and connoisseurship. A fully illustrated catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print: Masterworks from the Museum of Modern Art, New York

  • Date(s): 02/27/2014 - 06/08/2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 am-5 pm, Thursdays 10am-10pm, Sundays 1pm-5pm
  • Location: Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton NJ
  • Phone: (609) 258-3788
  • Admission: free and open to the public
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Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print: Masterworks from the Museum of Modern Art, New York, features 26 of the artist's most powerful and well known compositions, represented in a wide array of printmaking techniques. Drawn entirely from the Museum of Modern Art’s Collection of Prints and Illustrated Books, the exhibition vividly demonstrates Edvard Munch’s innovative creative process and unique artistic vision. Munch (Norwegian, 1863-1944), renowned as a Symbolist painter, is also considered among the greatest printmakers of the modern period who employed printmaking techniques to distill his complex imagery into potent and universal signs that continue to speak to basic human impulses and concerns.

Art Exhibition "Oasis and Mirage -- Disappearing Water" at D&R Greenway

  • Date(s): 03/31/2014 - 05/23/2014
  • Recurring every week day
  • Times: business hours of business days, but call to be sure galleries not rented at time of prospective visit
  • Location: D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Contact: Carolyn Edelmann
  • Phone: (609) 924-4646
  • Admission: free, but call 609-924-4646 to be sure galleries not rented
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400 entries were received for D&R Greenway's first juried exhibition, from whom the best of the best regional artists were chosen. "Oasis and Mirage – Disappearing Water" will be on view , March 31 through May 23

Artworks Trenton Exhibition

  • Date(s): 04/05/2014 - 05/03/2014
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Gallery Hours: Wed, Thurs, & Friday 11-6, Sat 11-4
  • Location: Artworks Trenton, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, NJ 08611
  • Contact: Artworks Trenton
  • Phone: (609) 394-9436
  • Admission: Free and open to the public.
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The College of New Jersey student exhibition of painting, sculpture, and performance. For more information about Artworks Trenton, please visit artworkstrenton.org. Gallery Hours: Wed, Thurs, & Friday 11-6, Sat 11-4

Wine & Cupcakes

  • Date(s): 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: 2 pm
  • Location: Crossing Vineyards & Winery, Washington Crossing, PA
  • Contact: Tasting Room
  • Phone: (215) 493-6500
  • Admission: $35
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Wine & Cupcakes At Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd, Washington Crossing, PA Saturday, April 19, 2:00 pm Enjoy a tasting of several Crossing's award-winning wines, paired with a selection of sensational mini cupcakes. Your instructor will give you tasting tips as you sample wines that are dry, sweet, white and red, all complemented by the different cupcake flavors. Cost: $35 per person. Call for reservations: 215-493-6500, ext. 19 or buy on-line: www.crossingvineyards.com. Email: info@crossingvineyards.com

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Princeton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau
182 Nassau Street, Suite 301
Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: 609-924-1776
info@princetonchamber.org