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Princeton, NJ Holiday Guide

Welcome to POL’s annual, and festive Holiday Feature - a wonderful guide to gift giving ideas, entertaining, and holiday themed entertainment. Look for caterers, invitations, stocking stuffer suggestions, and more. Buy tickets to your favorite holiday events like The Nutcracker and PSO's Holiday POPS concert. Feel good when you give to a local charity by checking out and contributing to one of the Online donation links. Oh, and don't miss our helpful articles that will get you through the busy season and into the holiday spirit. Ho Ho Holiday!
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Hamilton Jewelers


Make this holiday season a brilliant one with a gift from Hamilton Jewelers. We have something for everyone on your list. Let our gift experts help you find the perfect expression of holiday cheer. We have beautiful hostess gifts to be sure you make a great entrance and many holiday décor items to dress your festive gathering.

From precious gems and diamond jewelry to stunning timepieces, your gift list covered. For over 100 years, Hamilton has been helping clients celebrate this glittering time of year. Visit us at 92 Nassau Street or shop online conveniently at All purchases include complimentary gift wrapping and shipping. Wishing you a warm and wonderful holiday season. 1-800-5-HAMILTON.

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Palmer Square Shops & Restaurants


Visiting Palmer Square for the Holidays is a tradition in Princeton. Shoppers and diners from far and wide enjoy the festive atmosphere and special events: Tree Lighting: Nov 24., Strolling Holiday Entertainment & Santa: throughout December, and the Annual Menorah Lighting: Dec 14, too name a few.

Local restaurants are serving delicious food and holiday spirits for hungry shoppers and families that need a break from the action in the stores. Shop LOCAL this holiday season on Palmer Square - it will bring a twinkle to the eye and warmness to the heart!

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Princeton Pro Musica


On December 11, 2016 at 4:00p.m., Princeton Pro Musica will present Holiday Classics with Trenton Children’s Chorus The program will feature a rich, beautiful suite arranged by Dr. Brandau for chorus and full orchestra of favorite carols, holiday songs, and beloved movements from Handel and Bach’s Christmas music. Tickets are available only through Princeton Pro Musica at, by calling (609) 683-5122.

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Princeton Symphony Orchestra


Journey through snow-dusted evergreens in excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker and revel in arrangements of beloved carols performed by the PSO and the Princeton High School Choir! Plus, New Jersey Tap Ensemble returns to dance to the PSO’s performance of Victor Herbert’s March of the Toys.

New this year, choose between an afternoon or evening performance!  4 and 7pm. Performance held at Richardson Auditorium.

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