Princeton Daily Pastimes: 8/3

F-R-I-D-A-Y…Friday! Now if only the weather would hold off. Here are some fun things going on this weekend:

The Blawenburg Dixieland Band is playing Friday night (8/2) at 7pm at the Hopewell Gazebo park. The is New Jersey’s oldest and most active Community Band. Grab a chair or blanket and head over the park for some live music.

Lambertville fireworks go off every Friday at 9pm.

Have you ever wanted to be one of those John Deere children’s books? Now you can! The Mercer County 4-H Fair is this weekend and will be hosted at the Howell Living Farm. A full schedule includes plenty of great events for kids like Magic Shows, Horse and Steam engine rides, Pie-Eating contests, several animal shows and exhibits and of our course…Chicken Poop Bingo. (Curious right?). Admission is Free Saturday & Sunday August 3rd
Sat 10-8pm/Sunday 10-4pm

“Just Peachy” Festival at Terhune Orchards is on Saturday and Sunday from 10-5pm and will be offering a new feature called “Summer Harvest” which is a tasting section by some of our favorite local chefs. For $5 you can enjoy some samples. Saturday features: ComfortFood, Della Terra Catering, Garden State Community Kitchen, Escape,Vu of Jersey City Hyatt, Trattoria Rosa Bianca, Triumph Brewing Company. Sunday features: 3 West, Blue Bottle Cafe, OCEANA, Morel & Wine Bar, The Pickled Heron, Trattoria Rosa Bianca, Vault Brewing Co. Adults can try Peach Sangria in the winery room and there are the usual Terhune Orchard events for kids like tractor rids, games and farm fun like feeding the animals, riding the tractors and peeking in the barns. Admission is Free.

It is Peach and Blackberry season. Want to do some picking? Head out to Solebury Farm where they have plenty of Blueberries and Blackberries to pick and fresh Peaches available in their market.

If you want someone to do the picking for you then you’re in luck. The Pennington Farmer’s Market is on Saturday and West Windsor is on Sunday. NJ Tomatoes are are season and there is nothing that beats a fresh tomato salad on a hot summer day. Check out our Events Page for Farmer’s Market Details.

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