Friday, August 27

Drama

Oklahoma, Open Air Theater, Washington Crossing State Park, 609-737-1826. Musical features Bill Pessel of West Windsor as Curly. $8 to $10. 8 p.m.

Outdoor Concert

Off the Calendar, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. Sage in the Cafe courtyard. Four-piece rock band from New Hope features two guitars, a bass, drums, and three-part harmonies. Concert moves indoor if rain threatens. $5. 7 p.m.

Pop Music

Yes, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, 201-507-8900. Progressive rock band Yes performs, with Dream Theater opening the show. $20 to $57.50. 7 p.m.

For Seniors

West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. Summer barbecue. Register. $5. 12:30 p.m.

Hot Spots

Wendy Zoffer and Jacey Langford, Hyatt Regency, Route 1 North, West Windsor, 609-987-1234. Light jazz with Jacey Langford on piano and Wendy Zoffer on flute. 6 to 10 p.m.

John Bianculli, Rat’s Restaurant, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-584-7800. Solo piano. 6 p.m.

Jackson Perdue, Catch a Rising Star, Hyatt Regency, 102 Carnegie Center, 609-987-8018. Comedy. Reservation. $15. 8:30 and 11 p.m.

Whogasta, Conduit, 439 South Broad Street, Trenton, 609-656-1199. $7. 9 p.m.

Loose Cannon, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. Loose Cannon plays dance party rock, R&B and New Orleans-influenced music. 10:30 p.m.

Cool Spots

Vincent Pisani, Saladworks, 72 Princeton Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-918-1600. Jazz performance by pianist Vincent Pisani. 6 p.m.

Capoeira, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. A Brazilian art form combining martial arts, dance, rhythm, and movement, demonstrated. During a session two players exchange movements of attack and defense in a constant flow while observing rituals of the art. The pace is determined by the rhythms of a berimbau, percussion instruments, and singing. 7:30 p.m.

The session called roda de capoeira is believed to be practiced by Africans enslaved by the Portuguese in Brazil. One theory is that they hide their training of combat and self-defense using the dance-like movements.

Horse Show

4-H Horse Show, Horse Park of New Jersey, Route 524, Allentown, 609-259-0170. Three-day show for young riders and their mounts. Also Saturday and Sunday, August 28 and 29. 10 a.m.

Science Lecture

Around the World in 800 Years, West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Anand Gnanadesikan, a well-known researcher from the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton University, presents ""Around the World in 800 Years: Understanding the Great Ocean Conveyer."" Presented through the Princeton University Local Science Education (PULSE) Program. Free. 10 a.m.

The Great Ocean Conveyer is a circulation that, over many centuries, connects all the oceans together. The presentation features how we know about the circulation, what recent research shows about how it works, and how it affects the earth’s climate.

Singles

Divorce Recovery Support Group, Princeton Church of Christ, 33 River Road, Princeton, 609-581-3889. Open discussion. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Sports

Trenton Thunder, Waterfront Park, 609-394-8326. Binghamton Mets. $5 to $9. 7:05 p.m.

Saturday

August 28

Drama

Oklahoma, Open Air Theater, Washington Crossing State Park, 609-737-1826. Musical. $8 to $10. 8 p.m.

Museum Tour

Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788. Free tour. 2 p.m.

Book Sale

Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897. Monthly booksale benefit. Hardbacks $1, paperbacks $.50. Miscellaneous media and art at bargain prices. Everything half price from 3 to 4 p.m. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Jazz & Blues

Acme Music Co., Hopewell Bistro, 15 East Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-466-9889. Dinner and dancing to jazz standards and Bossa Nova by Acme Music. By reservation. $15 minimum. 7 p.m.

Outdoor Concerts

Concert Series, Mercer County Park, West Windsor, 609-278-2712. Paul Plumeri presents rock and blues. Bring chairs, blankets, picnics. No raindate. Free. 6 p.m.

Classical Music

Luciano Pavarotti, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, 732-335-8698. Singer Luciano Pavarotti makes his final 2004 NY/NJ appearance at the PNC Bank Arts Center. $54.25 to $604.25. 8 p.m.

Farmers Market

West Windsor Township, Vaughn Drive, Princeton Junction Train Station, 609-799-2400. Free admission. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Park Tour

Duke Farms, 80 Route 206 South, Hillsborough, 908-722-3700. One-hour guided tours via air conditioned bus of the 700-acre park. Register. $10. 11 a.m.

Health & Wellness

Tai Chi, West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. Free. 8:30 a.m.

Blood Drive, American Red Cross, St. Anthony of Padua, 251 Franklin Street, Hightstown, 800-448-3543. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pediatric CPR, University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4480. Class for parents, caregivers, and the general public. Topics include serious injuries, CPR, choking, and rescue breathing for infants and children to age 8. Register. $35. 9 a.m.

Hot Spots

John Bianculli, Rat’s Restaurant, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-584-7800. Solo piano. 6 p.m.

Tom Cuozzo Jazz Trio, Cranbury Inn Restaurant, 21 South Main Street, Cranbury, 609-655-5595. 7 p.m.

Jackson Perdue, Catch a Rising Star, Hyatt Regency, 102 Carnegie Center, 609-987-8018. Reservation. $15. 8:30 and 11 p.m.

The Blue Method, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. Funk rock, influenced by Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock and others. 10:30 p.m.

Cool Spots

Jake Stigers, Saladworks, 72 Princeton Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-918-1600. Eclectic rock on acoustic by songwriter Jake Stigers. His new CD is ""Comin’ back Again."" 6 p.m.

Cafe Improv, Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777. An open stage dedicated to live, home-grown performance where any kind of music poetry or performance is encouraged. Smoke free; every fourth Saturday from 9 to midnight. $1. 9 p.m.

Kids Stuff

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Back to school stories. 11 a.m.

Horse Show

4-H Horse Show, Horse Park of New Jersey, Route 524, Allentown, 609-259-0170. Three-day show for young riders and their mounts. 10 a.m.

Outdoor Action

Summer Butterflies, Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park, 625 Canal Road, Franklin Township, 732-873-3050. Three-mile walk with park naturalist. For all ages. Register by phone or www.dandrcanal.com. Free. 1 p.m.

Field Trip, Central New Jersey Sierra Club, Lambertville, 609-443-9138. Four-miles at an easy pace. Register. 5:30 p.m.

Dance School

Just Dance, 4437 Route 27, Princeton, 609-924-5446. Open house and registration. 10 a.m.

Singles

Tennis for Singles, Princeton Racquet Club, 609-799-8214. Mixed doubles on clay. Refreshments. Rain or shine. $27 at the door. 4 p.m.

Sports

Trenton Thunder, Waterfront Park, 609-394-8326. Binghamton Mets. $5 to $9. 7:05 p.m.

Sunday

August 29

Television

From the Ashes: The Life and Times of Tick Hall, NJN Public Television & Radio, 609-777-5000. New Jersey based filmmaker Scott Morris looks at the fascinating history of the historic seaside home, Tick Hall. The landmark house, built in 1883 in Montauk, Long Island, was built in 1883 and destroyed by fire in 1997. 8 p.m.

Carillon Concert

Daniel Kehoe, Summer Carillon Series, Cleveland Tower, Graduate College, College Road, 609-258-3654. Concert performed on the 1927 carillon, an instrument comprising 67 bronze bells played on a wooden keyboard. Refurbished in 1993, it is the fourth largest carillon in the nation. Musician is Daniel Kehoe from Trinity College. Free. 1 p.m.

Faith

Summer Forum Series, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 177 Princeton-Hightstown Road, Princeton Junction, 609-799-1753. ""What Do we Know About Healing from Pregnancy and Infant Loss?"" presented by Lisa Brown, co-founder, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Free. 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

Health & Wellness

Full Moon Celebration, Studio Zen, 57 Hamilton Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-7787. Build Your Own Bonsai, 1 to 3 p.m., $50. Feng Shui: Tools for Conscious Living, 1 to 3 p.m., $35; Chado: A Japanese Tea Ceremony, 5 to 6 p.m., $20; Drum Circle, 6:30 p.m., free. Meditation for Peace, 7:30 p.m., donation. Register. 1 p.m.

Simply Yoga, Kingston Mall, Route 27, 609-924-7751. Yoga, dance, and martial arts combo set to music. Register. $15. 5:30 p.m.

Farm Animals

Animals at Pennsbury, Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, 215-946-0400. Meet the furry, feathered, and woolly residents of the Manor. $5 adult; $3 child. 1 p.m.

Evening Tour

Kuser Farm Mansion, 390 Newkirk Avenue, Hamilton, 609-890-3630. Guided tour of the mansion’s first and second floors. Register. Free. 5 p.m.

Hot Spots

Sunday Brunch with Woody Poles, KatManDu, Waterfront Park, Route 29, Trenton, 609-393-7300. Sunday brunch with Woody Poles, $11.95. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Horse Show

4-H Horse Show, Horse Park of New Jersey, Route 524, Allentown, 609-259-0170. Three-day show for young riders and their mounts. 10 a.m.

Monarch Madness

Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center, Titusville, 609-737-0609. Introduction to the life cycle of the monarch butterfly. Locate monarch eggs and build a simple hatchery. Bring an empty two liter plastic soda bottle and an empty baby food jar. Register. Park vehicle fee applies. 1:30 p.m.

Dance School

Dance Stars, Lawrence Shopping Center, 609-883-9220. Open house. Noon.

Sports

Trenton Thunder, Waterfront Park, 609-394-8326. Binghamton Mets. $5 to $9. 1:35 p.m.

Monday

August 30

Art

Dialogues, Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Hall Gallery, 20 Library Place, 609-497-7990. First day for ""Heather Pool Royal’s exhibit ""Dialogues."" Her paintings are about how ideas, dialogues, space, and time intersect and collide with one another. Through October 15. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Literati

Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897. Writers group, refreshments and reading at 7 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Live at the Library

Steven Dietz and Emily Mann, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Live at the Library debuts with playwright Steven Dietz who wrote the world premiere of McCarter’s opening drama ""Last of the Boys"" this season. Emily Mann, artistic director of the play, read from the play and discuss insights about the playwriting process that takes a play to stage. 7:30 p.m.

Steven Dietz is the author of more than 20 plays and adaptations that have been staged off-Broadway and in more than 100 regional theaters. His works have been produced in England, France, Germany, Japan, Sweden, Australia, Argentina, Peru, Singapore, Slovenia, and South Africa.

Emily Mann has been artistic director of McCarter Theater for more than a decade and has directed close to two dozen productions. She has earned Peabody, Hull-Warriner, and Obie awards.

Food & Wine

Cooking with the Season, Northeast Organic Farming Association-NJ, Mediterra, Hulfish Street, 609-737-6848. Lawrence Robinson presents a pre-dinner farm tour, cooking demonstrations, and a five-course meal with course-specific New Jersey wine pairings. Robinson is co-executive chef for Terra Momo Restaurant Group. Register. $65. 5:45 p.m.

Tomato Dinner, Amarone’s Windsor Inn, 29 Church Street, Windsor, 609-448-7144. Second annual celebration of the Jersey tomato features chef Mark Longo’s six-course extravaganza. Register. $85. 7 p.m.

For Seniors

West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. Movie: Miracle. 1 p.m.

Dance Schools

Just Dance, 4437 Route 27, Princeton, 609-924-5446. Open house and registration. 4 p.m.

Talk of the Town, 3133 Quakerbridge Road, Mercerville, 609-890-0086. Registration day. 6 p.m.

Tuesday

August 31

Airport Tour

Princeton Airport, Route 206, 609-921-3100. Airport tour. Weather permitting. www.princetonairport.com. Free. 10:30 a.m.

Crafts

Jewelry Making, Lawrence Library, Darrah Lane and Route 1, Lawrence Township, 609-882-9246. Patti Whitely presents the art of jewelry making. Make your own necklace and matching earrings. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

Faith

Krishna Kendra, 13 Briardale Court, Plainsboro, 609-203-6730. Group chanting, mantra recitation, and discussion. 8 p.m.

Kids Stuff

Borders Books, 601 Nassau Park, 609-514-0040. Storytime and crafts. 10 a.m.

Read and Pick Program, Terhune Orchards, Van Kirk Road, 609-924-2310. Programmer for pre-schoolers combines picking fruit and listening to a story about apples. $4.50 per child accompanied by an adult. 10 a.m.

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Storytime. 11 a.m.

Dance Schools

Innovative Dance Academy, 25 Lexington Avenue, Ewing, 609-530-0979. Registration. 5 p.m.

Just Dance, 4437 Route 27, Princeton, 609-924-5446. Open house and registration. 5 p.m.

Wednesday September 1

Film

The Philadelphia Story, Thomas Sweet Outdoor Cinema, Pettoranello Gardens Amphitheater, 609-924-7222. Rescheduled from earlier this summer when it was rained out. Raindate is Thursday, September 2. $3. 9 p.m.

Outdoor Concerts

Hunter Hayes, Greenway Amphitheater at 202 Carnegie Center, 732-545-7200. Lunchtime music series. Free. Noon.

Hot Spots

Jacks Farm, Conduit, 439 South Broad Street, Trenton, 609-656-1199. Allmans and Dead tribute. 9 p.m.

Singer Songwriter Showcase Series, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. Spotlight on Kierstin Gray, Dan LaVoie, and Frank Thewes. 9:30 p.m.

House Tour

Drumthwacket Foundation, 354 Stockton Street, 609-683-0591. Guided public tours of New Jersey’s official governor’s residence. Free admission. Reservations required by phone or at www.drumthwacket.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

UFO Group

Hamilton Township Library, Municipal Drive, 609-631-8955. Pat Marcattilio hosts monthly meetings about UFOs and earth mysteries including ghosts, lake monsters, and crop circles. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Dance Schools

All that Jazz Dance Academy, 117 Estates Boulevard, Hamilton, 609-585-8580. Open house. 6 p.m.

Dance Stars, Lawrence Shopping Center, 609-883-9220. Open house. 6 p.m.

Thursday September 2

Municipal Meetings

West Windsor Zoning, 609-799-2400. Meeting cancelled.

Outdoor Concert

Red House, Patio at 502 Carnegie Center, 732-545-7200. Free. Noon.

Trade Show

Trade Fair & Technology Expo, Princeton Chamber and U.S. 1, Westin Princeton, Forrestal Village, 609-924-1776. Business Trade Fair and U.S. 1 Technology Showcase. Workshop at 10 a.m., free, trade fair from 11 to 5 p.m., free, luncheon, $33. 10 a.m.

Farmers Markets

Capital City Market, Trenton Downtown Association, War Memorial, West Lafayette and Barrack streets, Trenton, 609-393-8998. Jersey Fresh produce, arts, crafts, baked goods, nuts, and candy. Free lunchtime concert. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Montgomery Friends Farmers Market, Princeton North Shopping Center, 1125 Route 206, 908-359-9665. Produce, baked goods, flowers, and honey from area farms. 2 to 7 p.m.

African Violets

Garden State African Violet Club, Washington Township Library, 42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road, Robbinsville, 609-275-8708. Monthly meeting features ""Violets 101."" Visitors welcome. 7:15 p.m.

Hot Spots

3D, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. Reggae, jazz rock, funk, soul, Caribbean, and Latin originals and covers. 10 p.m.

Dance Schools

Allstar Dance Academy, Marketplace Mall, South Brunswick, 732-297-9100. Open house and registration. Classes begin September 8. 3 p.m.

Open House, The Dance Corner, West Windsor and Plainsboro studios, 609-799-9677. Meet the teachers and register. 6 to 9 p.m.

Danceworks, 109 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, 609-737-7338. Open house. 6:30 p.m.

Friday

September 3

Drama

Marriage Can Be Hazardous to Your Health, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. Opening night for the Arnold Kane comedy about a mid-life crisis. Through October 9. Kane wrote for the Bob Newhart Show, Private Benjamin, and The Love Boat: The New Wave. $23.75 to $25.25. 8 p.m.

The cast includes Gary Van Lieu of Little Falls, Lauren Brader of Hillsborough, Kelly Lake of Hamilton, Todd P. Gregoire of Levittown, and Sabrina Rose of East Windsor.

Film

Vertigo, Thomas Sweet Outdoor Cinema, Pettoranello Gardens Amphitheater, 609-924-7222. The original event was rained out. $3. 9 p.m.

Folk Music

Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, Salem County Fair Grounds, Route 40, Woodstown, 302-475-3454. Opening day for the three-day Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival celebrating its 33rd year, through Sunday, September 5. Rain or shine. Free camping with weekend pass. 1 p.m.

Picnic

Anniversary Picnic, Crisis Ministry of Princeton and Trenton, 123 East Hanover Street, Trenton, 609-396-9355. Third annual anniversary picnic to commemorate the Trenton location. Voter registration, face painting, medical screenings, and fingerprinting of children. Hosted by Princeton University freshman and New Jersey Youth Corps. The organization provides food and financial assistance to needy families in Mercer County. Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Faith

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 177 Princeton-Hightstown Road, Princeton Junction, 609-799-1753. Christian study group. 7:30 p.m.

Health & Wellness

West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. Tai Chi. Free for community members. 8:15 a.m.

Garden History

Fresh from the Garden, William Trent House, 15 Market Street, Trenton, 609-989-3027. Stacy Roth uses the circa 1719 kitchen garden to demonstrate food preparation. Sessions focus on planting, harvesting, preserving, and preparing the produce using 18th century recipes. Free. 11 a.m.

Hot Spots

Sly Gerald Band, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. 10:30 p.m.

Cool Spots

Matt Schwarz, Borders Books, 601 Nassau Park, 609-514-0040. British influenced folk with acoustic singer songwriter. Free. 8 p.m.

Dance School

Allstar Dance Academy, Marketplace Mall, South Brunswick, 732-297-9100. Open house. Classes begin September 8. 5 p.m.

Saturday September 4

Drama

Marriage Can Be Hazardous to Your Health, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. Arnold Kane comedy about a mid-life crisis. $23.75 to $25.25. 8 p.m.

Television

If Plants Could Talk, NJN Public Television & Radio, 609-777-5000. Rutgers Cooperative Extension offers horticultural advice. 12:30 p.m.

Art

Nineteenth Century Photographs, Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788. First day for ""Nineteenth Century Photographs from the Museum Collection, a survey of signature works by Anna Atkins, Edouard Baldus, Francis Frith, Henry Peach Robinson, and Carlton Watkins. Through October 24. 10 a.m.

Free museum tour featuring highlights of the collection at 2 p.m.

Dancing

Central Jersey Dance Society, Unitarian Church, Cherry Hill Road, 609-683-9798. California Mix dance featuring swing, Latin, and hustle. Swing lessons at 7:30 followed by open dancing. $10 7 p.m.

Folk Music

Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, Salem County Fair Grounds, Route 40, Woodstown, 302-475-3454. Three-day Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival celebrates its 33rd year, sponsored by the Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music, through Sunday, September 5. Rain or shine. Daily and weekend admissions. Free camping with weekend pass. Noon to 10 p.m.

Pop Music

Toby Keith, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, 201-507-8900. $28.75 to $60.75. 7:30 p.m.

Farmers Market

West Windsor Township, Vaughn Drive, Princeton Junction Train Station, 609-799-2400. Eric Martin, chef at Rat’s Restaurant, demonstrates cooking using products available a the market as well as selling breads from Badger Bread Company. Free admission. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. See story page 44.

Reunion

Reunion, Princeton Gathering, Hyatt Carnegie Center, 609-924-7289. Reunion of friends and classmates who have gone through the Princeton school system at any time through 1975. Register. 6 p.m.

Gardens

Park Tour, Duke Farms, 80 Route 206 South, Hillsborough, 908-722-3700. One-hour guided tours via air conditioned bus of the 700-acre park. Register. $10. 11 a.m.

Morning Walk

Walk the Path, Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park, Port Mercer Canal House, 4278 Quakerbridge Road, Lawrence, 732-873-3050. Morning walk along the canal with the D&R’s historian and visit two historic homes along the way: The Port Mercer Canal House and the 18th Century Brearly House. Register. Free. 9:30 a.m.

Hot Spots

Tom Cuozzo Jazz Trio, Cranbury Inn Restaurant, 21 South Main Street, Cranbury, 609-655-5595. 7 p.m.

Lenny & the Procrastinators, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. 10:30 p.m.

Kids Stuff

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Meet Little Nutbrown Hare in person. 11 a.m.

Nature Crafts, Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park, Bulls Island Recreation Area, 609-397-2949. Program for children ages 5 to 10 to join the naturalist at the park to create crafts from common materials found in nature. Register by phone or www.dandrcanal.com. Free. 1 p.m.

Schools

Encorp Theater School, Villa Victoria Academy, Route 29, Ewing, 215-794-3378. Registration. 10 a.m.

Open House, Quakerbridge Learning Center, 4-44 Quakerbridge Road, Lawrenceville, 609-588-4442. Year-round academic school programs for students include English, math, essay writing, biology, chemistry, and physics. Also SAT, PSAT, and SAT I verbal and math courses. Reservation suggested. 3 p.m.

Sports

Scarlet Knights Football, Rutgers University, Rutgers Stadium, 866-445-GORU. Michigan State. $15 to $25. 3:30 p.m.

Sunday

September 5

Drama

Marriage Can Be Hazardous to Your Health, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. Comedy about a mid-life crisis. $23.75 to $25.25. 2:30 p.m.

Folk Music

Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, Salem County Fair Grounds, Route 40, Woodstown, 302-475-3454. Final day of the three-day Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival sponsored by the Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music. 10 a.m.

Carillon Concert

Scott Parry, Summer Carillon Series, Cleveland Tower, Graduate College, College Road, 609-258-3654. Concert performed on the 1927 carillon, an instrument comprising 67 bronze bells played on a wooden keyboard. Refurbished in 1993, it is the fourth largest carillon in the nation. Musician is Scott Parry, a West Windsor resident. Free. 1 p.m.

Pop Music

Norah Jones, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, 201-507-8900. $28 to $58. 8 p.m.

History

Historic Trades, Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, 215-946-0400. Get your feet wet doing the laundry in the 17th century. $5 adult; $3 child. 1 to 4 p.m.

Plainsboro Museum, Wicoff House, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-799-9040. Plainsboro’s history featured in exhibits from 6,"000 years ago to the present day including Walker-Gordon Farm and Elsie the cow memorabilia. Free. 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Kids Stuff

Yosi, Great Clips for Hair, 665 Nassau Park Boulevard, West Windsor, 609-750-1777. Singer songwriter Yosi kicks off a week long celebration with events for children and young adults going back to school. He performs original and traditional songs for young audiences. 1:30 p.m.

Great Clips is owned by Nick and Denise Schiera of West Windsor.

Outdoor Action

Family Nature Walk, Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center, Titusville, 609-737-0609. Informal naturalist guided walk. Park entrance fee applies. 1:30 p.m.

Schools

Open House, Quakerbridge Learning Center, 4-44 Quakerbridge Road, Lawrenceville, 609-588-4442. Year-round academic school programs for students include English, math, essay writing, biology, chemistry, and physics. Also SAT, PSAT, and SAT I verbal and math courses. Reservation suggested. 10 a.m.

Monday

September 6

Labor Day. Postal and bank holiday.

Morrisville 200

Williamson Park, 800-809-6115. The day begins with the annual 10K run and the ceremonial ribbon cutting of the Lower Bridge. Commemoration tent features a picture history of the Morrisville bridges. Two tethered balloons for short life-off rides. Mayor’s picnic, antique car show, concert, and Little League baseball game commemorating the 1955 World Champions. 10 a.m.

Tuesday

September 7

Literati

Plainsboro Public Library Board of Trustees, Community Room, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897. Meeting. 7 p.m.

Drama

Last of the Boys, Berlind Theater at McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. World premiere of ""Last of the Boys,"" written by Steven Dietz and directed by Emily Mann. Two Vietnam vets, united by a war which divided a nation, come together for a final hurrah. Featuring Tom Wopat, Joseph Siravo, Jenny Bacon, Deborah Hedwall, and Steven Boyer. Through October 17. $38 to $48. 7:30 p.m.

Classical Music

Lawrence Sight-Reading Orchestra, Lawrence Senior Center, 30 East Darrah Lane, Lawrenceville, 609-884-7048. Thirteenth season for the community orchestra. Meetings are the first and third Tuesday evenings until June 2004. Sessions are informal and relaxed. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Faith

Central Baptist Church, 2015 Pennington Road, Ewing, 609-882-0337. Satellite seminar: ""When the Enemy Strikes."" First Baptist Church of Atlanta. Register. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Open House

Jazzercise Open House, Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. Try a class for free. Bring a mat, water, supportive athletic shoes, and optional weights. Register. 9:30 a.m.

Kids Stuff

Borders Books, 601 Nassau Park, 609-514-0040. Little Golden Books storytime and crafts. 10 a.m.

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Storytime with Elka for ages 3 and up. Register. 10:30 a.m.

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Storytime for ages 2 to 4. 11 a.m.

Wednesday September 8

Municipal Meetings

Plainsboro Township Committee, Municipal Building, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-799-0909. Regular meeting. 7:30 p.m.

Literati

History Discussion Group, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. ""Peloponnesian War"" by Donald Kagan. 7 p.m.

Drama

Last of the Boys, Berlind Theater at McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. World premiere of ""Last of the Boys,"" written by Steven Dietz and directed by Emily Mann. Two Vietnam vets, united by a war which divided a nation, come together for a final hurrah. Featuring Tom Wopat, Joseph Siravo, Jenny Bacon, Deborah Hedwall, and Steven Boyer. Through October 17. $38 to $48. 7:30 p.m.

Feast of Lights

Feast of Lights, Chambersburg section, Trenton, 609-777-1770. The traditional Italian street fair sponsored by St. Joachim’s Church and the Neapolitan Society through Monday, September 13. Lights, food vendors, and entertainment on Butler and Hudson streets. 5 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Alzheimer’s Disease, Buckingham Place Assisted Living, 155 Raymond Road, South Brunswick, 732-329-8888. ""Partnering with Your Physician"" presented by Eileen Doremus, Alzheimer’s Association. Register. 1:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Hot Spots

XL, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. Jazz originals. 9:30 p.m.

House Tour

Drumthwacket Foundation, 354 Stockton Street, 609-683-0591. Guided public tours of New Jersey’s official governor’s residence. Free admission. Reservations required by phone or at www.drumthwacket.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kids Stuff

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Storytime with Faith for ages 3 and up. Register. 10:30 a.m.

S4S, West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Free tutoring for grades 3 and up. 5 p.m.

Outdoor Action

Princeton Ski Club, Masonic Lodge, River Road, Kingston, 732-431-0118. General meeting. Non-members are welcome. 7 p.m.

Central Jersey Sierra Club, Lawrence Library, Darrah Lane and Route One, 609-683-0763. Central Jersey Group Outings chair Ken Mayberg shares slides of his trek through the Andes from this summer. Ken is a 5th grade teacher in Trenton who is a talented nature photographer. Free. 7:30 p.m.

School

I.L. Peretz Community Jewish School, 1345 Easton Avenue, Somerset, 732-545-9691. Open house. Classes begin September 21. 11 a.m.

Thursday September 9

School Sports

High School North Girls Tennis, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Trenton. 4 p.m.

High School South Girls Tennis, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Princeton. 4 p.m.

Drama

Last of the Boys, Berlind Theater at McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. World premiere of ""Last of the Boys,"" written by Steven Dietz and directed by Emily Mann. Two Vietnam vets, united by a war which divided a nation, come together for a final hurrah. Featuring Tom Wopat, Joseph Siravo, Jenny Bacon, Deborah Hedwall, and Steven Boyer. Through October 17. $38 to $48. 7:30 p.m.

Literati

Polling Matters, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Frank Newport, editor in chief of the Gallup Poll, explains how opinion polls work, and why they reveal the collective wisdom of the American people in his new book, ""Polling Matters: Why Leaders Must Listen to the Wisdom of the People."" Lecture and booksigning. 7 p.m.

Classical Music

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Prudential Hall/NJPAC, Newark, 800-ALLEGRO. Anne Manson, conductor, and Midori, violin. Pre-concert VIP reception and post-concert dinner available. $25-$750. 7 p.m.

Feast of Lights

Feast of Lights, Chambersburg section, Trenton, 609-777-1770. The traditional Italian street fair sponsored by St. Joachim’s Church and the Neapolitan Society through Monday, September 13. Lights, food vendors, and entertainment on Butler and Hudson streets. 5 p.m.

Faith

Ice Cream Social, Hadassah Princeton Chapter, West Windsor. Information and ice cream social for prospective members. E-mail PrincetonHadassah@yahoo.com for location. 8 p.m.

Farmers Markets

Capital City Market, Trenton Downtown Association, War Memorial, West Lafayette and Barrack streets, Trenton, 609-393-8998. Jersey Fresh produce, arts, crafts. Free lunchtime concert. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Montgomery Friends Farmers Market, Princeton North Shopping Center, 1125 Route 206, 908-359-9665. 2 to 7 p.m.

Hot Spots

Collection of Three, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. Funk, soul, and groove rock. 10 p.m.

Kirtan Chanting

Wah!, Integral Yoga of Princeton, Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 609-683-9199. Kirtan chanting with Wah! $20. 7 p.m.

Kids Stuff