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The city of Trenton is known as a center for arts and entertainment, with numerous art galleries and museums, cultural and historic sites and performing arts venues. TDA will be sharing both virtual and in-person events on this calendar, as well as in our weekly "EventSource" eblast.

Jersey Eats: A Taste of New Jersey
Jersey Eats: A Taste of New Jersey
Mar 2, 2024
Mar 3, 2024
12 to 5 pm

Location:

CURE Insurance Arena 81 Hamilton Ave, Trenton

Presented By:

Jersey Eats

Experience the Garden State's biggest food event series highlighting New Jersey’s booming culinary scene.

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Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market Spring Fling
Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market Spring Fling
Apr 6, 2024
Jan 7, 2024
10 am to 5 pm

Location:

CURE Insurance Arena

Presented By:

Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market

The East Coast's #1 unique shopping destination featuring hundreds of artists from across the country, plus food trucks, music, celeb guests and more! Vendors apply

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— Upcoming Events —

2024 Oscars Short Festival
2024 Oscars Short Festival
Mar 8, 2024
Mar 9, 2024

Location:

Passage Theatre at the Mill Hill Playhouse

Presented By:

Trenton Film Society

Pedict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool) of this years Oscar-nominated short films. For details about the films, visit the Trenton Film Society website.

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Small Explorers: Building Buddies-A Creative Exploration for Little Builders
Small Explorers: Building Buddies-A Creative Exploration for Little Builders
Mar 9, 2024
9:45 am, 11 am or 12:15 pm

Location:

205 W State St

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

This month in our Small Explorers program, we’re reading “Baby Builders” by Elissa Haden Guest, illustrated by Hiroe Nakata. Beavers build dams, the Lenape build houses and sculptors build art. What can we build? Let's gather some sticks and see what we create.

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Adult Coloring
Adult Coloring
Mar 15, 2024
2 to 4 pm

Location:

120 Academy St., Trenton

Presented By:

Trenton Free Public LIbrary

Unwind and tap into your creative side at the Trenton Free Public Library. Color your stress away!

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CPNJ Presents Petrushka
CPNJ Presents Petrushka
Mar 16, 2024
7:30 pm

Location:

Patriots Theatre at the War Memorial, Trenton

Presented By:

Capital Philharmic on New Jersey

Hold onto your seats as we perform PEetrushka by Stravinsky, Seven-O’clock Shout by Valerie Coleman and Philip Glass’ Violin Concerto. No.1 performed by Grammy Award winner Yvonne Lam.

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Triumphant Trifecta of Musical Mastery
Triumphant Trifecta of Musical Mastery
Mar 16, 2024
7:30 pm

Location:

1 Memorial Dr.

Presented By:

New Jersey Capital Philharmonic Orchestra

Join us for a musical night of Igor Stravinksky's, Petrushka.

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Science Under the Stars: Supermassive Black Holes Across the Universe
Science Under the Stars: Supermassive Black Holes Across the Universe
Mar 16, 2024
4:15 pm

Location:

205 West State St., Trenton

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

Join our guest speaker, Dr. Charlotte Ward of Princeton University, for a free talk in the Museum’s Planetarium to learn about one of the hottest topics in modern astronomy!

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Alia Bensliman: Handmade Watercolors
Alia Bensliman: Handmade Watercolors
Mar 23, 2024
2 to 4 pm

Location:

19 Everett Alley, Trenton

Presented By:

Artworks Trenton

Offered in partnership with Princeton University Art Museum and Artworks Trenton. Beginner and intermediate artists will explore how to create their own handmade watercolors palette.

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Spring Break Drop in Activities
Spring Break Drop in Activities
Mar 26, 2024
Apr 3, 2024
March 26, 27, 28 and April 2 and 3

Location:

New Jersey State Museum

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

Visit the New Jersey State Museum during Spring Break and make a free craft! Drop in to our Imagination Studio between 1 and 4 pm to get creative.

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Passage Theatre Company Annual Gala
Passage Theatre Company Annual Gala
Apr 6, 2024
6 pm

Location:

Trenton Country Club

Presented By:

Passage Theatre Company

The Passage Theatre Company's Annual Gala is taking place at 6 pm at the Trenton Country Club where we will celebrate the upcoming 40th season at Passage Theatre Company!

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— Recurring Events —

Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey: 23-24 Season
Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey: 23-24 Season
Sep 24, 2023
May 12, 2024

Location:

New Jersey

Presented By:

Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey

Join us for CPNJ's Tenth Season! The 2023-24 season, CPNJ’s tenth, includes ten concerts - six main events and four events in the Musician’s Choice Chamber Music Series.

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NEXT: Reimagining the Future Through Art
NEXT: Reimagining the Future Through Art
Dec 4, 2023
Feb 11, 2024

Location:

Cadwalader Park, 299 Parkside Ave., Trenton

Presented By:

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion

This exhibition, curated by Diane Ciccone & Jane Malloy features 40 works by 30 artists representing multiple genres.

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Lets Draw
Lets Draw
Jan 20, 2024
Mar 9, 2024

Location:

19 Everett Alley, Trenton

Presented By:

Artworks Trenton

Artworks’ Teaching Artist John Gummere will lead a series of classes on basic drawing for students at all levels, beginner through advanced. Saturdays, 11 am to 1 pm. January 20 - March 9

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Freda Williams: a Retrospective
Freda Williams: a Retrospective
Jan 23, 2024
Mar 16, 2024

Location:

19 Everett Alley, Trenton

Presented By:

Artworks Trenton

Mabel “Freda” Williams has been a resident of the Trenton area and Ewing Township for over 70 years. Her paintings reflect her love of color, and are vivid images of nostalgic memories, cultural experiences, and political impressions. Her impressions of her subjects are painterly and vivid.

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Discovering Grant Castner
Discovering Grant Castner
Feb 3, 2024
Sep 15, 2024

Location:

205 W State Street, Trenton

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

“Discovering Grant Castner: The Lost Archive of a New Jersey Photographer.“ is an exhibit featuring the work of Grant Castner, a prolific New Jersey-based photographer who worked from the 1890s to the 1910s.

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