5 Things To Do in Princeton This Weekend


From creating 3D masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum to a plethora of family- friendly activities on the farm at Terhune Orchard, there will be something for everyone to enjoy this weekend in Princeton! Be sure to use #njmom when sharing on social media.


Photo via Princeton University Art Museum

1. Art For Families: Why the Long Face, Modigliani?
Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 10:30 AM-1:00PM
During this week’s art for family, guest will view the works of artist Amedo Modigliani than have the opportunity to create their own 3D piece to take home.                                                                                                      Princeton University Art Museum
McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08542
Cost: Free


Photo viaTerhune Orchards

2. Fall Family Fun Weekend
Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 10:00 AM-5:00PM
Come out to Terhune Orchards to enjoy such family fun activities as: picking your own pumpkin, pony rides, wagon rides, corn stalk maze, barnyard animals, farm foods (soup, hot dogs, pies, and apple cider), wine tasting, and live music
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Cost: 3-under FREE/ 4-UP $5.00


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3, Princeton Bump Brunch
Saturday, October 21, 2015 from 10:00 AM to noon
Join us for a light brunch and meet some of the best prenatal, maternal and infant care professionals in the NJ/ PA area! You can learn all about the services we provide and also meet other local families. It’s free for all expectant and new parents!
Princeton Courtyard Marriott
3815 Us Route 1 @ Mapleton Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Cost: Free (pre-register on website)

plainsbor Photo via Facebook

4. Haunted Time
Saturday October 24, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Join us for a ghostly good time at the Plainsboro Municipal Complex.
Calling all monsters, goblins, fairies, witches, superheroes and others to join us
for our Halloween Costume Parade at 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Plainsboro Municipal Court
641 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
(Meet at the Wicoff House next to the police station)
Cost: Free


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5. MCCYC Autumn Family Fun Fair
Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM- 3:00 PM
We are pleased to announce that the Mercer County Council for Young Children (MCCYC), is hosting its first Family Fun Event on October 24, 2015 from 11AM-3PM at Steinert High School. The Family Fun event is an opportunity for parents, grandparents, service agencies, community leaders and business to come together to celebrate children and network.
Steinert High School
2900 Klockner Road Hamilton, NJ 08690
Cost: Free (Registration required)


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Living the mommy life in Mercer County, Chelsea can be found daily chasing down her 3 year old son, or trying to keep her 6 month old daughter from getting her hands on everything in sight. When not studying Marketing at Rider University, Chelsea loves to get her children out of the house to all the many parks, festivals, and orchards Mercer County offers. If any free time happens to fall upon Chelsea’s lap, she enjoys reading Stephen King novels, trying new cooking recipes and catching up on episodes of Food Network’s hit show, Chopped. Being able to have the opportunity to write for NJ Mom is an honor for her because she knows how difficult it can be to find something for the whole family to enjoy, so it is awesome that everything you need is right in one place!