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Events for Saturday April 27, 2024

Native Plant Sale, D&R Greenway

Saturday April 27, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The public is invited to welcome spring by visiting the Native Plant Nursery at the Johnson Education Center during D&R Greenway's Spring 2024 native plant sale, Thursday, April 25, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Friday, April 26, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Saturday, April 27, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

D&R Greenway's stewardship team and volunteers will be on hand to help visitors choose the perfect plants that will flourish in different garden soils and conditions. All sales are in person this year and visitors are invited to spend some time to enjoy the beauty of nature by exploring the grounds surrounding the Johnson Education Center and walking the labyrinth.

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Canal Path Walk, Turning Basin Park

Saturday April 27, 2024
10:00 AM

Three mile walk on the towpath, year-round, weather permitting. Free. Meet at Turning Basin Park, Alexander Road, Princeton, at the end of the parking lot near the road. Register to get notice of cancellations due to weather by emailing

Hunterdon County Historical Society Book Sale

Saturday April 27, 2024
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The nonprofit Hunterdon County Historical Society will conduct its spring book sale on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside its Archive Building, 67 River Road in Raritan Township. The sale will feature an astounding selection of books about townships in Hunterdon County; the history of New Jersey and other states; biographies; volumes on the American Revolution, the Civil War, World War II, antiques, old barns and homes, and much more.

This year, the sale also will include a selection of antique picture frames along with reproductions of historic maps and posters. Arrive early for the best selection.

Rain date is Sunday, April 28. Please remember to bring cash or a check as HCHS cannot accept credit cards. All proceeds benefit the Hunterdon County Historical Society and its mission to preserve, protect and share Hunterdon County’s history.

Princeton Porchfest 2024

Saturday April 27, 2024
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Porchfest is a walkable music festival where neighbors offer up their front porches as DIY concert venues. Talented local performers play rotating sets throughout the neighborhood during this day-long celebration of music, art, and our wonderful community. Stroll from porch to porch to enjoy live, local talent! Porchfest is free, open to the public, and designed to be easily accessible by foot and bike. Plus, town is full of amazing options for lunch, dinner, and drinks.

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New Jersey's Public Gardens – From Colonial to Gilded Age Landscape Designs

Saturday April 27, 2024
2:00 PM

The Trent House Association will host a talk on public gardens in New Jersey on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at 2 pm. This free program will be held in-person at the Trent House Visitor Center, 15 Market Street, Trenton, NJ (across from the Hughes Justice Complex) and via zoom at

Michael Gross, member of the Garden State Gardens Consortium, will give an illustrated talk on the Consortium with a focus on New Jersey gardens with colonial through Gilded Age landscape designs. Accompanying Dr. Gross' talk will be illustrations of landscape designs at the Trent House from the early 1700s to 1929 as well as those developed for the grounds once the Museum was established.

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