FIRST DAY HIKES. Guided hikes are scheduled at High Point, Stokes, Kittatinny Valley, , Round Valley, Spruce Run, Washington Crossing, , Wawayanda and other NJ State Parks.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FUNDRAISER. Live music by Crescent City Maulers, dinner, winetasting, silent auction supports efforts opposing over-development. 6 - 10pm. $75 (Please reserve by Dec. 28). Brook Hollow Winery, 594 State Highway 94.
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Winter Festival: Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet 8pm. 100 South Street.
THE CAPITOL STEPS. The Lyin’ Kings 8pm. 100 South Street.
BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
BACKYARD BEEKEEPING. Learn all there is to know about how to get started with your own colony of bees, 10 - 11:30am. $10. Wayne Dumont Jr. Administration Building.
BRIDAL SHOW. 12 - 5pm. Free, registration required. 594 State Highway 94.
RODNEY MARSALIS PHILADELPHIA BIG BRASS. Composed of some of America’s top brass musicians dedicated to bringing the joyous experience of great music to a wide range of audiences 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
LORD STIRLING HIKE & RAPTOR TRUST VAN TRIP. Take a van ride to a winter hike at Lord Stirling Park for an hour (2 mi). Then visit Raptor Trust, a bird rehabilitation facility that has 50 non-releasable birds of prey on display, a see a PowerPoint show with a live bird. Adults. Pre-register. 8:30am - 1:30pm. $33. Hunterdon County Arboretum 1020 State Highway 31.
REZA: EDGE OF ILLUSION. 7pm. 100 South Street.
LEARN ABOUT LICHENS!. Slideshow & samples. 7am - 8:30pm. $3. Hunterdon County Arboretum, 1020 State Highway 31.
DOKTOR KABOOM AND THE WHEEL OF SCIENCE. Grades: 3+ 10am. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
OWLS IN THE HOUSE. education staff will present a program about these magnificent nighttime creatures, and introduce you to one of our “education ambassador” owls live and in person! 1pm. $10. The Meyersville Inn,632 Meyersville Rd,.
BOSSA NOVA WAVE. Featuring guitar master Diego Figueiredo and clarinetist/sax great Ken Peplowski 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
AUDRA MCDONALD. 8pm. 100 South Street.
THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY. 8pm. 100 South Street.
ACTING IMPROV WORKSHOPS. No experience necessary. In a supportive environment we will explore some basic improvisation, movement, and acting exercises. 7:30 - 9pm. Free.. 150 Snake Den Road.
SELDOM SCENE. Bluegrass legends 8pm. 30 Main Street.
WHERE IN THE WORLD TRIVIA. with Wine and Food Pairing 6 - 9pm. $25 pp. 594 State Highway 94.
TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE TRUST. Come test your knowledge about corvids (Ravens, Crows, Jays, and Magpies) in our first trivia event of the year! 2pm. $10. The Meyersville Inn,632 Meyersville Rd,.
SAM REIDER AND THE HUMAN HANDS. Irresistible melodies, fiery improvisation and otherworldly sounds collide in what Songlines Magazine has dubbed "mash-up of the the Klezmatics 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
GOAT YOGA- TOTES GOATS. Come meet the fun and frisky Joeybagadonuts, Mica, Shay, Coconut, Mini Mocha, Baby Bells, Rasha and Namaste. Registration is followed by an hour of Yoga with a certified instructor, and wraps up with a half hour to ask questions, take pictures and hang with their lovely goat yoga staff. Yoga is Vinyasa, a beginner style that is good for anyone! 6pm. Free.. 150 Snake Den Road.
THE NICK SCHEUBLE QUARTET. Featuring Tomoko Ohno on piano and Max Morden on trumpet. 3 - 5pm. $30 in advance & $35 at door. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
MUSIC AT MIDVALE: ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC. Showcase your special musical talent in the tradition of music halls and hootanannies of yesteryear. 3 - 5pm. $5. 150 Snake Den Road.
WOODPECKERS OF NEW JERSEY. Learn all about these unique birds 7am - 8pm. $3. Echo Hill Park, 42 Lilac Drive.
THE 5 BROWNS. The 5 Browns are delivering on their dream to wake up classical music by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audience they can find. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
VIVA MOMIX. 8pm. 100 South Street.
FOUNDER’S DAY. Founder's Day is a celebration of Geshe Wangyal's arrival in the United States on February 5, 1955 and his ferocious efforts on behalf of Americans. Guests are welcome to the remembrance, which includes prayers in the Temple followed by a talk by the Executive Director, Joshua Cutler, followed by lunch. 11am. 93 Angen Rd.
MARISOL. NEXTstage Repertory peforms an apocalyptic urban fantasy which urges society to "wake up" and somehow find a way to recover the long-lost and much-needed compassion for our fellow man, as this is the only way to save our world Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
THE DREW UNIVERSITY FORUM PRESENTS GENERAL JOHN KELLY. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
THE TAP PACK. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
DARLENE LOVE. 8pm. 100 South Street.
NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF UKRAINE. 3pm. 100 South Street.
ELVIN BISHOP AND CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE. 8pm. 100 South Street.
YARN. 8pm. 30 Main Street.
MARDI GRAS BOOGALOO 2020. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
OPEN HOUSE. The gallery’s annual open house includes refreshments, special guests, and door prizes to support the Mercer County Wildlife Center. 1 - 5pm. 55 Bridge St..
10,000 MANIACS. featuring Mary Ramsey 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
THE HIGH KINGS. 7pm. 234 Spring Street.
CHERISH THE LADIES. This Irish-American super group creates an unforgettable performance that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, and stunning step dancing. 2am. $30 & $40. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
MOE - TION DANCE THEATER. Known for their site-specific work, Glennon Clayton's company is dedicated to creating new forms of expression through movement and dance. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
VINTAGE MICROPHONE. Join us for a musical journey starring last season's Irish Tenor, Tim Smith, in a new show that shows our beginnings never know our endings. 2pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
ROBBIE FULKS. 8pm. 30 Main Street.
MAPLE SUGARING LIVING HISTORY PROGRAM. Experience first-hand the North American tradition of maple sugarin. Native Americans discovered the sweet quality of sugar maple sap before written history. For hundreds, maybe even thousands of years, Native Americans would set up camp in a stand of sugar maples during the sap run. The sugar they produced was an important food for them and for the colonists, who learned the process from the Native Americans. It was only during the 1930s when maple sugar took the form we use today: syrup! 9am - 2pm. $1. Echo Hill, 42 Lilac Drive.
SEAMUS EGAN PROJECT. From his beginnings as a teen prodigy, to his founding of the Irish-American powerhouse band Solas, to his current project touring with friends and musical guests, Egan has helped define the sound of Irish music today 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
THE BACHELORETTE. NEXTstage Repertory performs a wicked black comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess. 8pm. The Little Theatre : 400 Jefferson St..
ARTRAGEOUS. Part art studio, part rock group, part creation lab, Artrageous takes audiences on a uniquely entertaining visual journey and high-energy ride of inspiration, creativity and engagement, paying tribute to a variety of art forms, icons and musical genres 2am. $30 & $40. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
AL DI MEOLA ACROSS THE UNIVERSE. Across the Universe record release tour 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
DAN LEVINSON SEXTET. 3 - 5pm. $30 in advance & $35 at door. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS. Astonishing athletes defy gravity and execute breathtaking feats as they stretch the limits of human ability in this spellbinding show that draws upon 2,000 years of Chinese circus traditions. 7am. $30 & $40. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WINSTON. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
KAT WRIGHT. 8pm. 30 Main Street.
TROUT SEASON OPENS. Don’t forget your 2020 fishing license!
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
THE TOXIC AVENGER: THE MUSICAL. NEXTstage Repertory with a charming love story and laugh-out-loud musical that has it all: an unlikely hero, his beautiful girlfriend, a corrupt New Jersey mayor and two guys who play... well, everyone else... bullies, mobsters, old ladies and stiletto-wearing back up singers. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
THE HARRY ALLEN AND GRANT STEWART QUINTET. 3 - 5pm. $30 in advance & $35 at door. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
SHAD FESTIVAL. Artists, crafters, shad hauling demonstrations, guide walking tours, entertainment, and a shad dinner. 12:30 - 5:30pm. Bridge and Union Streets.
XY DANCE PROJECT. Led by Artistic Director Nijawwon Matthews, the company has a unique movement style that blends contemporary dance through spiritual rhythms of African dance, the grace and peace of Tai Chi, and the heart of street dance. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.