5 Things To Do In Mercer County This Weekend

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ — Hello neighbors! Welcome to our weekly events roundup, where we tell you about what's happening in Mercer County.

REMINDER: New Jersey is seeing a high number of positive COVID-19 cases. Officials say it's best to be masked up, boosted, and get tested. There are many event cancelations due to the rapid spread of the omicron variant, so make sure you check with organizers for last-minute cancelations and postponements.

If you know about events that may interest your neighbors, tell us about them. Send an email to sarah.salvadore@patch.com.

Our Town, Kelsey Theatre, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor: Thornton Wilder’s timeless "Our Town" explores the themes of life, death, and everything in between, through the eyes of a small New England town at the turn of the 20th century. Plays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Masks are needed for ages 2 and up, and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test is required at the door for ages 5 and up. For tickets and other information, click here.

Princeton History Walking Tour: On Sunday, Jan. 23, enjoy a 90-minute walk around downtown Princeton and the University campus as you learn about historic sites in the area. Hear stories about the American Revolution and more. Timings 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tour will start outside Art@Bainbridge. For tickets and other details, click here.

Dreaming Zenzile, McCarter Theatre, Princeton: Somi Kakoma plays South African musical legend and activist Miriam Makeba in "Dreaming Zenzile." This world-premiere musical is an electrifying portrait of a revolutionary artist’s singular voice and vision. Proof of vaccination, along with masks are now required for all performances at McCarter Theatre.

Read and Explore: Gingerbread Man, Terhune Orchard, Princeton: Enjoy winter fun on the farm. Read & Explore is an educational program that combines hands-on activities with a story. This week, read “The Gingerbread Man” and then each child will decorate a big gingerbread man cookie to take home. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more details, click here.

Ice Skating, Palmer Square, Princeton: If you're not in the mood to attend events, this could be a fun option for you and the family. So, bundle up, and enjoy a spin on the ice with friends and family under twinkling lights.

This article originally appeared on the Princeton Patch

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