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Events for Sunday December 29, 2019

Experience the Battle of Princeton, Princeton Battlefield Society

Sunday December 29, 2019
9:00 AM

On December 29, 2019, the Princeton Battlefield Society will present "Experience the Battle of Princeton", its annual educational event commemorating one of the pivotal battles of the Revolutionary War. The event will start at the Princeton Historical Society's Updike Farm, adjacent to the Battlefield, with a presentation by local historian William L. Kidder, author of TEN CRUCIAL DAYS: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds. Mr. Kidder will then lead interpretation of the recreation of the battle by re-enactors representing the Continental and British units involved.

The event will start at 9AM, Sunday, December 29, with the reenactment to follow at Princeton Battlefield State Park. For registration information, please visit www.pbs1777.org.

Planetarium Shows, NJ State Museum

Sunday December 29, 2019
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

12pm - Season of Light - Season of Light explores the reasons humans are so fascinated with lighting up our lives during the December holiday season. Discover the astronomical meanings behind different seasonal traditions, including the "Star over Bethlehem."

1pm - One World One Sky - Join Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Elmo and their Chinese friend Hu Hu Zhu on a discovery of the sun, moon, and stars! 

2pm - Laser Holiday Magic - Our new full-spectrum laser beams dance along with dazzling animated laser effects set to popular holiday music such as Winter Wonderland, Frosty the Snowman and many more. Enjoy a unique, festive experience under the stars at New Jersey’s largest full dome planetarium. Suitable for general audiences.  

3pm - Tales of the Maya Skies -Tales of the Maya Skies is a bilingual (English/Spanish) 34 minute digital full-dome show that immerses the audience into the Maya astronomy, art and culture through a custom score and visuals. Tales of the Maya Skies inspires and educates through its description of the Maya's accurate astronomical achievements and how astronomy connected them to the Universe. 

205 W. State Street, Trenton - 609-292-6464 - www.statemuseum.nj.gov, Planetarium show. $5-$7.

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Hogmanay Celebration - William Trent House Museum

Sunday December 29, 2019
1:00 PM

15 Market Street, Trenton - 609-989-3027 - www.williamtrenthouse.org

Bagpipers, music for harpsichord and recorder, Scottish snacks. Free.

St. James Infirmary - Terhune Orchard's Winery Sunday Music Series

Sunday December 29, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come join us for Terhune wine, light fare, relaxing music, and friend-filled afternoons during our Sunday Music Series. Live music will be in our Wine Barn and courtyard. Enjoy local musicians each week, 1pm-4pm. Light fare including cheese platters, chips & homemade salsa available. Rain or shine event. No admission. Families are welcome. Please, no outside food.

Featured Musician: St. James Infirmary  

330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton - 609-924-2310 - www.terhuneorchards.com

Cinderella - Paper Mill Playhouse

Sunday December 29, 2019
1:30 PM

1:30 and 7pm

Nov 20 - Dec 29

This enchanting, Tony-nominated Broadway adaptation of the beloved musical will put a spell on audiences of all ages. Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella showcases some of the songwriting duo’s loveliest tunes, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible,” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” as well as some new characters and surprising twists. Add a dash of fairy-tale romance, magical onstage transformations, and the iconic pumpkin and glass slippers—and you’re guaranteed to have a ball!

22 Brookside Drive, Millburn - 973-376-4343 - www.papermill.org

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Hopewell Hall - Historic Trenton Friends Meeting House

Sunday December 29, 2019
2:00 PM

142 E. Hanover Street, Trenton - - www.patriotsweek.com

"What We Sang Together: Community Songs from Revolutionary-Era America," acappella performance. Free.

The Mark Twain Experience - Princeton Public Library

Sunday December 29, 2019
3:00 PM

Mark Twain interpreter Alan Kitty delivers his latest show, based on 40 years of research, on writer, humorist, riverboat pilot and inventor, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain. A leading Twain impersonator, Kitty will share the wit and wisdom that Twain offered on all facets of American life.

65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Central Jersey Dance Holiday Party

Sunday December 29, 2019
4:00 PM

Central Jersey Dance Society presents the Central Jersey Dance Holiday Party. Festive Holiday Dance with Delightful Treats and Holiday Dance Showcases.

Dress to impress!

4:00pm-5:00pm: Cha Cha dance lesson with our talented instructor Skip. Open dancing from 5:00pm-8:00pm to holiday tunes with DJ Marc Liebeskind. No partner needed; newbies, singles, and couples are welcome. Delicious refreshments will be served. 

Location: Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street (for GPS, use: 1 Monument Drive), Princeton, NJ 08540. Admission $15/Adult, $10/Full-time Student with ID. For more information call 609-945-1883, email VolunteersCJDS@gmail.com, or visit www.centraljerseydance.org.

Youth Leadership Development Program - YLDP - Holiday Party

Sunday December 29, 2019
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

YLDP, 3490 US Highway 1, Suite 19C , Princeton, NJ 08540

Bring a Friend! 

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