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Events for Saturday October 7, 2017

Princeton University Architecture Tour, Historical Society of Princeton

Saturday October 7, 2017
10:00 AM

Princeton University Architecture Tour, Historical Society of Princeton, Tiger Park, 2 Palmer Square, Princeton, 609-921-6748
10 a.m., Explore the architecture on campus, dating from 1756 to the present. $10., www.princetonhistory.org

Primitive Technologies Weekend, Nature Center at Washington Crossing State Park

Saturday October 7, 2017
12:00 PM

Primitive Technologies Weekend, Nature Center at Washington Crossing State Park, 355 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville, 609-737-0609
Noon. to 4:30 p.m., Archaeologists and primitive technologists from throughout the region demonstrate and discuss a variety of primitive skills that local Native Americans and indigenous people from throughout the world practiced in prehistoric times. Stone tool making, fire building, edible and useful plants, primitive weapon construction, atlatl throwing, and more included.

An Afternoon at the Archives, Hunterdon County Historical Society

Saturday October 7, 2017
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Hunterdon County Historical Society is opening its big red bard for a special fundraising event on Saturday, October 7 from 3:00-6:00 pm!  Join the professional staff and trustees of the Hunterdon County Historical Society at 67 River Road in Flemington for “An Afternoon at the Archives.” 

The event features wine tastings, light-fare and music followed by curator tours of the special collections housed in the Society’s state-of- the-art climate controlled archive building. Guests can get a glimpse into the behind- the -scenes work of the historical Society and a look at some of the amazing collections gathered since the Society’s inception in 1885.

The event is $40 for members and $50 for non-members; rain or shine. Check or cash only the day of the event. On-line registration is available for credit cards prior to the event @ www.hunterdonhistory.org.

The first 50 registrants will receive an etched collectible wine glass and a choice of their preferred tour time: 3:30; 4:15; 4:45; or 5:15 by calling 908-782-1091. Sponsors include Northfield Bank, Mendham Garden Center, Printech, Rutgers Nursery and ShopRite of Hunterdon.

Centennial Award Ceremony, Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA)

Saturday October 7, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The public is invited to help Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) continue celebrating its 100th anniversary with a Centennial Award Ceremony on Saturday, October 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the park’s Visitor Center (1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA). The evening fundraiser will begin with a cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres followed by the presentation of awards. The Ann Hawkes Hutton Park Champion Award, the Ambassador Award, and the Patriot Award will be presented to several individuals who have played integral roles in the operation and development of the park over the years.

These honors are named after Bucks County author and playwright Ann Hawkes Hutton, who founded the Board of the Washington Crossing Foundation, was appointed by the governor to chair the Washington Crossing Park Commission, and wrote George Washington Crossed Here. A lifelong resident of the area, she passed away in 2003. Tickets are $100 per person and may be purchased by calling the park at 215-493-4076. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar are included.

The Gathering in Concert, 1867 Sanctuary

Saturday October 7, 2017
8:00 PM

The Gathering in Concert, 1867 Sanctuary, 101 Scotch Road, Ewing, 609-392-6409
8 p.m., Featuring Vin Downes, Tom Eaton, and Jeff Oster. $20., www.1867Sanctuary.org

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