Summer Courtyard Concert Series
July 18, 2019 6:00 pm The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present a 37 year-old tradition, the annual Summer Courtyard Concert Series! Join us from 6-8pm in the Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard for the best in local and regional world, R&B, rock, blues, and more, every Thursday from June 27-August 29. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or lawn chair! Enjoy special offers and discounts from PSC shops while you enjoy the show. This is a free community event. 6/27: Blawenburg Band – Brass/Americana | SweetBerryBowls is the sponsor of this concert and will be offering Americana themed bowls for attendees! 7/4: Big Country & the Finger Pick'n Good Band – Country | Surf Taco is the sponsor of this concert and will have their Surf Taco Wheel for attendees to spin to win free tacos and swag! 7/11: Essie – Rock/Blues | LiLLiPiES is the co-sponsor of this concert and will be celebrating their third birthday at PSC with a special treat for attendees! | NYSC is the co-sponsor of this concert and will be holding a Zumba Class in courtyard for attendees along with a raffle to win a one-month membership! 7/18: The Blue Meanies – Beatles Tribute | Chopt is the sponsor of this concert and will have their Chopt Wheel for attendees to spin to win free salads and swag! 7/25: Albadora Spanish Dance Theatre – Spanish Music and Flamenco Dance | Metropolis Spa & Salon is the sponsor of this concert and will be offering hair braiding under the tent for attendees! 8/1: Lauren Marsh – Indie Singer/Songwriter | Tranquility Den Massage and The Blue Bears Special Meals are co-sponsors of this concert and will be offering attendees a special tasting tent from The Blue Bears + $1 / minute massage chair courtesy of Tranquility Den Massage. 8/8: T.S. Project – Motown and Top 40 | Princeton Ballet School is the sponsor of this concert and will be offering free trial classes for attendees! 8/15: Princeton School of Rock – Classic Rock | Smith’s Ace Hardware is the sponsor of this concert and will be serving up BBQ along with a rock painting activity for attendees! 8/22: Taina Asili – Afro-Latin Jazz/Reggae | 4 Elements Wellness Center is the sponsor of this concert and will have a drawing to win one of three FREE Himalayan Salt Room sessions for attendees, along with facial sheet masks, essential oils, crystals and jewelry for sale! 8/29: Grace Little Band – R&B/Gospel | Integral Yoga is the sponsor of this concert and will be offering a free gentle yoga class in the courtyard for attendeesalong with a raffle to win a free membership!
July 18, 2019 4:00 pm Local waitstaff will put their tray-balancing skills to the test at the 9th Annual Waiters’ Race, an event exclusively held by the Princeton Merchants Association. The event kicks off on Thursday, July 18th at 4:00 pm at Princeton Shopping Center (around the courtyard). This event is a true celebration of the servers and staff who take care of over 60,000 guests a week throughout Princeton. Servers from Princeton area restaurants will race while balancing full glasses of water on their trays. The winners will take home cash, prizes and bragging rights for the next year!
An Evening With Bollywood
September 21, 2019 5:00 pm Join the Arts Council of Princeton at Princeton Shopping Center to celebrate a night of Indian culture! This is a free community event. 5-6pm Bollywood-inspired art projects (paper lanterns, beaded jewelry making, marigold necklaces); henna tattoos; free yoga workshop; Indian street snacks 6-7pm Bollywood dance performance by NachNation 7-8pm DJ Dance party with DJ Atresh; Malabar tasting tent
Tricks and Treats
October 19, 2019 3:00 pm Gear up for Halloween at TRICKS & TREATS with Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center. Design a custom canvas bag for trick-or-treating and contribute to a community mural. Join Alex and the Kaleidoscope for a sing-along and find out why pumpkins are orange with a hands-on DNA experiment with the Graduate Molecular Biology Outreach Program of Princeton University. Get a taste of Sweetberry Bowls’ seasonal specials, like a Sweet Pumpkin Bowl or Smoothie. The event concludes with a parade throughout the Princeton Shopping Center to Trick-or-Treat with PSC stores! This is a free community event.
Day of the Dead
November 2, 2019 3:00 pm The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the annual Day of the Dead celebration! Celebrate Mexico’s El Día de Los Muertos with strolling mariachis, sugar skull decorating, face painting, and more! Learn about the traditions of this rich cultural holiday at this free, family-friendly afternoon event. Day of the Dead is observed throughout the world at this time of year (in connection with Halloween and All Souls’ Day), where families and friends gather to remember and honor those who have died. This is a free community event.
Cookies with Santa
December 7, 2019 12:00 pm The Princeton Shopping Center presents: Cookies with Santa! Everyone is invited to spend the afternoon with Santa. More information to come on this great annual event!