Trenton’s history will come to life next month during Patriots Week, an annual celebration of the city’s role in the American Revolution.
Held from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, Patriots Week offers dozens of ways to experience and participate in the war that shaped our nation.
The full list of events for the last day of Patriots Week, Dec. 31, can be found below.
Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days Campaign
Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA
This all-day bus tour through Washington Crossing, Trenton and Princeton explores the social and military questions of the Ten Crucial Days Campaign, Dec. 26, 1776 – January 3, 1777.
Larry Kidder (author of “Crossroads of the Revolution: Trenton 1774 – 1783” and
“A People Harassed and Exhausted”) and public historian Roger S. Williams provide detailed information about the military history, terrain and more.
The cost for this event is $125 per person, which includes bus fare, lunch and donations to selected tour sites. Register and purchase tickets online at patriotsweek.com.
Annual Peace Vigil
Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Trenton Friends Meeting, 142 East Hanover St., Trenton
Join the Trenton Friends Meeting for the annual vigil for peace in the new year. Light refreshments will be served. Free.
Capital Philharmonic Orchestra of New Jersey
Sunday, 8 p.m.
The War Memorial Patriots Theatre, 1 Memorial Drive, Trenton
Celebrate the New Year with one of Trenton’s most beloved traditions. This year’s special guest artist is Grace Gilday renowned soprano. Conducted by Daniel Spalding. Tickets $30-$70. capitalphilharmonic.org