Celebrate the holidays with the Arts Council of Princeton!
There’s something for everyone to feel jolly about this season –
check out the schedule below and mark your calendars!
Soul-Filled Ceramics: Mug Sale
Friday, November 29 | 4-7pm
The Arts Council of Princeton’s ceramics community is hosting the 4th annual Soul-Filled Ceramics on Friday, November 29, 4-7pm. Come to the Arts Council’s Taplin Gallery to purchase beautiful handmade mugs by local ceramic artists for $20 each. With the purchase of a mug, shoppers can enjoy complimentary cookies and a cup of hot chocolate, coffee, or cider. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Arts Council of Princeton kiln fund and Meals on Wheels of Mercer County. Thank you to our refreshment sponsors: Small World Coffee, The Italian People’s Bakery, Solebury Orchards, and BJ’s Wholesale Club.
Sauce for the Goose Holiday Art Market
Friday, December 13 – Sunday, December 15
The Arts Council of Princeton is thrilled to announce the 26th annual holiday sale, the Sauce for the Goose Market at the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 North Harrison Street, Princeton. This annual sale of artwork by local and area artists has established itself as a resource for ceramics, glassware, ornaments, and other forms of fine art and craft for gifts to friends and family. Click to view Market hours.
Dance, Princeton, Dance: Holidays with Soul!
Friday, December 13 | 7:30-10ish
Gather your friends and let’s dance! Celebrate the holiday by dancing along to Soul, Motown, and Funk music played by Princeton-favorite, DJ Darius the 1st! $5 suggested donation for this celebration of community. Thank you to our fabulous party partners: Princeton Record Exchange, Small World Coffee, the bent spoon, Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice, and Olives Princeton.
A Rock & Soul Christmas
with the Einstein Alley Musician Collaborative
Thursday, December 12 | 6-8pm
The Einstein Alley Musicians Collaborative (EAMC) under the musical direction of Rob Freeman (of The Beagles) present an evening of “Rock & Soul” Christmas music, including holiday hits from Phil Spector’s “A Christmas Gift For You” album (featuring The Ronettes & Darlene Love) along with seasonal selections by The Beach Boys, Beatles, Kinks, Mariah Carey, Joan Osborne, Stevie Wonder and more. Come dance and sing along to songs you know and love – because all we want for Christmas is you!
Bring your kids to this family-friendly event and we will invite them up to join in our finale! EAMC includes members of popular local bands such as The Beagles, Crown Electric, Living Proof, So It Goes & The Tritones. Help us plan for this event by pre-registering here!
Princeton Family Holiday Jam!
with Alex & the Kaleidoscope
Sunday, December 15 | 3-4:30pm
Celebrate the season with local family favorite musician Alex Mitnick and his fun-loving band, Alex & The Kaleidoscope! What makes the holidays special? Being together with your family, and what better way to spend time together than with a rollicking, super-fun interactive concert for all ages. Winner of the 2015 New York Emmy® for Best Children’s Programming, Alex Mitnick has been entertaining families in the Princeton area for almost 20 years. His sensitivity, humor, and ability to connect with adults and children alike make his shows a wonderful experience for the entire family. Tickets available NOW!
Christmas Eve Caroling
at Palmer Square Green
Tuesday, December 24 | 5:15pm
Calling carolers! We’re partnering with Palmer Square Management to invite carolers of all ages to assemble on Palmer Square Green around the Christmas tree to sing Christmas carols and enjoy a special visit from Santa! This event is free and open to the public, so bring the whole family!