What’re you doing this weekend? Here are a few ideas! You can always find even more by visiting our Event Calendar.
Fashion with a Twist
When: Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m.
Where: Frenchtown Home and Hardware, 11 Kingwood Avenue, Frenchtown
A fashionable fundraiser featuring food, beverages and live music. Proceeds benefit Frenchtown Elementary School’s performing arts program. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door.
Red Mill Retro Ride, Picnic & Handcrafter’s Market
When: Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: The Red Mill Museum and Village, 56 Main Street, Clinton
The Retro Ride is an all day event and is Red Mill’s take on London’s famous Tweed Ride! Dress to impress and join fellow history buffs, bicycle lovers and lawn game aficionados for a leisurely ride around Historic Clinton. The ride starts and ends at the beautiful grounds of the iconic Red Mill along the South Branch of the Raritan River. Pack a picnic lunch and make a day of it! Vendors will be selling their handmade wares on the Red Mill Museum Village grounds. This is a fundraising event for the Red Mill. Click here to purchase tickets and register.
New Hope/Lambertville PrideFest Parade and Festival
When: Saturday, May 18 at 11:30 a.m.
Where: Begins in Lambertville and crosses over the bridge to New Hope
Drawing more than 15,000 people every year, New Hope Celebrates joins together the LGBT friendly towns of Lambertville and New Hope with a week of festivities, culminating with the parade and festival. There are marching bands, floats, local artists and more.
Roxey Ballet Presents “Cinderella”
When: Saturday, May 18 at 1 p.m. (Sensory & Relaxed Performance) and 4 p.m.; Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m.
Where: The College of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theater, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing
Roxey Ballet will revive its full-length ballet,”Cinderella”, for its “Classic Stories” concert. One of the most loved stories of all time comes to vibrant life through Mark Roxey’s imaginative choreography and the lush score by Prokofiev. Enjoy the story of the stepsisters’ comic antics, some fairy dust, a handsome prince, and an ill-treated servant girl who, against all odds, finds true love. Sets, costumes, and lighting are masterfully combined in a visually stunning presentation of this favorite fairy tale. This production promises to be a shining example of the magic of dance at Roxey Ballet. Purchase tickets here.
The 30th Raritan River Music Festival
When: Saturday, May from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Prallsville Mills, 33 Risler Street (Route 29), Stockton
The Grand Canyon Music Festival, founded by Robert Bonfiglio and Clare Hoffman, was an early inspiration to begin the Raritan River Music Festival. They return to Raritan River with special guest performers for a program that will highlight music by young composers from the Navajo and Hopi Nations, plus music by Black, Hoover, and others inspired by natural beauty. Purchase tickets here.
When: May 18 at 6:30 p.m.- May 19 until 8 a.m.
Where: Family Promise of Hunterdon County, 8 Bartles Corner Road, suite 11, Flemington
Spend the night sleeping outside in a cardboard box as part of a fundraising and awareness campaign by Family Promise of Hunterdon County. Participants are asked to raise at least $30 for the cause. Prizes will be awarded to those who raise more than $50. Dinner and a movie are offered to those who don’t want to spend the night outdoors. Get more details here.