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Events for Sunday December 8, 2019

George Washingon’s Delaware River Crossing - Washington Crossing Historic Park

Sunday December 8, 2019
10:00 AM

1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA - -

Reenactment of the Christmas 1776 crossing, colonial-era activities, demonstrations. $4-$8.

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The Crossing, Washington Crossing Historic Park

Sunday December 8, 2019
10:00 AM

Each December, thousands of people gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas night river crossing. During the event, several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress listen to an inspiring speech by General Washington and then row across the river in replica Durham boats.

The public has two opportunities to view the reenactment at Washington Crossing Historic Park:

First Crossing - December 8 - 10am - 4pm (1pm Crossing), $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-11, free for children younger than 5 

Christmas Day Crossing - December 25 - 12 - 3pm (1pm Crossing)

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Candlelight Holiday Tours, Rockingham

Sunday December 8, 2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Have you heard of Martha Washington or Abigail Adams, maybe Phyllis Wheatley or Patience Wright? What about Mumbet, Nanye'hi or Sarah Bradlee Fulton? Rockingham will be presenting its annual Candlelight Holiday Tours on Sunday, December 8th from 11 am to 4 pm. This year's theme-tour will celebrate women of the 18th century, from diverse walks of life, well-known and not so well-known. It may include the women mentioned above and many in-between. Poetess, sculptor, enslaved woman, morale-booster, soldier, spy, farm woman, Native American leader, camp follower and many others.

Tour space is limited, so advance RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED to guarantee admission and must be made by calling 609-683-7132 thru Nov. 24 and 609-683-7136 after Nov. 24. There is a suggested donation of $5 per person or $10 per family. Tours will be offered at least every half-hour with 3:30 being the last tour.

GPS Coordinates (84 Laurel Avenue, Franklin Township, NJ)

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Holiday Boutique - Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie

Sunday December 8, 2019
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cadwalader Park, Trenton - 609-989-3632 -

Hand-crafted jewelry, original art, ceramics, wood designs, clothing and accessories, Trenton memorabilia and antiques.

Historic Princeton Walking Tour - Bainbridge House

Sunday December 8, 2019
2:00 PM

Art@Bainbridge, 158 Nassau Street, Princeton

Enjoy a 90-minute walk around downtown Princeton and the University campus as you learn about historic sites in the area, including Bainbridge House, Nassau Hall, the University Chapel and Palmer Square. The early history of Princeton, the founding of the University and the American Revolution are just some of the stories from Princeton’s history that you will learn on your tour. Tickets are $7. Advance purchase is recommended, as space is limited. Tour starts OUTSIDE the Art@Bainbridge building. Walk up ticket sales are cash only; guides cannot provide change.

PARKING: Meters are enforced 7 days a week. Click here for details about parking in Princeton. Free parking is available on weekends in Princeton University’s numbered lots. Lot 10, on William Street, is closest to the start of the Sunday walking tour.

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Glassbrook Vocal Ensemble and the Princeton Girlchoir - 1867 Sanctuary

Sunday December 8, 2019
6:30 PM

101 Scotch Road, Ewing - 609-392-6409 -

"Love Came Down." $25.

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