What’s Happening in Central Jersey This Weekend and Beyond (Nov. 25 – Dec. 1) – NJ.com | Ad On Picture

WHAT’S WRONG? Here’s a small selection of events in the region that you might want to check out over the coming days.

American Repertory Ballet will present its annual production of The Nutcracker at Princeton’s McCarter Theater this weekend, November 25-27.Mccarter.org

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BORDENSTADT “At Home with Joseph Bonaparte” Bordentown Historical Society exhibit of furniture, archives and paintings from Bonaparte’s Point Breeze estate, through December 31. Friends Meeting House, 302 Farnsworth Ave. Suggested donation: $5. bordentownhistory.org, 609-947-8247.

CLINTON “duck/rabbit”, abstract paintings by Fran Shalom, until January 8th. “thread hijacking”, Works by six artists using thread with other media through January 8th. “Moving Lines”, Textile Works by Amie Adelman, through January 8th. Members Exhibition 2022, until January 8th. Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center St. hunterdonartmuseum.org, 908-735-8415.

HAMILTON “Night Forms – Infinite Waves” site-specific light, sound and video projections through April 2nd. “It’s Worth Celebrating – The Life and Work of the Johnson Family,” until December 31st. “Fragile – Earth” Ceramic Art by Artists of Color, 10am-6pm, through January 8th. “Roberto Lugo – the village potter” Ceramic Art by Artist in Residence, 10am-6pm, through January 8th. Grounds for Sculpture, 80 Sculptors Way. groundforsculpture.org, 609-586-0616.

NEW BRUNSWICK «Collective Longing: Black Female Artists from the Zimmerli Art Museum» Rutgers Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities Exhibition of prints, photographs, and multimedia works by more here and at Zimmerli, through December 14. Rutgers University, Mabel Smith Douglass Library, 8 Chapel Drive. cwah.rutgers.edu/event/collective-yearning-black-women-artists-from-the-zimmerli-art-museum, 848-932-3726.

“The Roar of the Crowd in 19th Century Paris” Works from the museum’s collection depicting crowds gathering for spectacles, celebrations or demonstrations until December 30th. Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Rutgers University, College Avenue Campus, 71 Hamilton St. zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu, 848-932-7237.

“Get up! 10 powerful women who made a difference”, Illustrations by Cathy Ann Johnson for the picture book of the same name until February 12. “Snapshots! Selection from the Peter J. Cohen Gift”, Images taken by amateur photographers until December 30th. “American Stories – Gifts from the Jersey City Museum Collection”, almost 100 paintings, prints, photographs and sculptures until December 30th. «Collective Longing – Black Female Artists from the Zimmerli Art Museum» Prints, photographs and multimedia artworks, until December 11th. “Beauty Among Ordinary Things” Photographs by William Armbruster, through December 30th. Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Rutgers University, College Avenue Campus, 71 Hamilton St. zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu, 848-932-7237.

PENNINGTON “Leboone Lipone”, Paintings by Ibou Ndoye, until January 10th. The Pennington School, Silva Gallery of Art, 112 W Delaware Ave. pennington.org, 609-737-8069, ext. 400

PLAINSBORO ‘Escape from Reality,’ Collages by Nancie Gunkelman, until December 24th. Plainsboro Public Library, 9 Van Doren St. lmxac.org/plainsboro, 609-275-2897.

PRINCETON “Retrieving the Life and Art of James Wilson Edwards and a Circle of Black Artists”, Works by late 20th century regional artists James Wilson Edwards, Rex Goreleigh, Hughie Lee-Smith, Selma Hortense Burke and Wendell T. Brooks through December 3rd. Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon St. artscouncilofprinceton.org, 609-924-8777.

“shipwrecks”, Princeton Art Museum exhibition of works by Alexis Rockman, Thursday-Sunday 12pm-4pm through November 27th. Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau St. artmuseum.princeton.edu, 609-258-3788.

“The Autumn Salon at Princeton”, Works by Heather Barros, Beatrice Bork, Bill Jersey and Laura Rutherford Renner, through December 12. Ficus-Bon Vivant, 235 Nassau St., Unit A. ficusbv.com, 609-937-4950.

“Ma Bell – the mother of invention in New Jersey” Exhibit exploring how creations born in NJ have advanced today’s technology, 10am-4pm, through March 5. Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton St.morven.org, 609-924-8144. Registration required.

“Prospects of Monument Preservation”, Friends of Princeton Open Space group exhibit featuring photographs taken through December 4th at the Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve. Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon St. smallworldcoffee.com, 609-924-4377.

TRETON “How the World Could Be” Works by photographer and installation artist Ara Oshagan, through December 2nd. Mercer County Community College, Gallery at James Kerney Trenton Campus, 137 N. Broad St. jkcgallery.online, 609-586-4800.

“New Jersey Arts Annual – Reemergence”, Exhibition by 95 visual artists and craftsmen from across the state through April 30th. New Jersey State Museum, 205 W. State St. statemuseum.nj.gov, 609-292-6464.

“Breathtaking world of sharks”, Display of Specimens and Artifacts from the Collections of the New Jersey State Museum, 9:00am-4:45pm through Jan. 8. New Jersey State Museum, 205 W. State St. statemuseum.nj.gov, 609-292-6464.

Mercer County Photography 2022 Exhibition, until November 27th. Trenton City Museum, Ellarslie Mansion, Cadwalader Park. ellarslie.org, 609-989-1191.

NOV. 25

STOCKTON Covered Bridge Artisans 28th Annual Studio Tour, Free self-guided transportation to eight art studios in Lambertville, Stockton, New Hope and Sergeantsville, plus a 14-artist exhibition at the Sergeantsville Firehouse, May 25-27. November, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunflower Glass Studio, 877 Sergeantsville Road. coverbridgeartisans.com, 609-397-1535.


NOV. 25

Hopefully “Twins and Friends” Comedian, ventriloquist and magician John Lombardi with Steve Trevelise and Lana Siebel, 8 p.m., Hopewell Theater, 5 S. Greenwood Ave. $30-$40. hopewelltheater.com, 609-466-1964.

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Comedians John Lombardi, Steve Trevelise and Lana Siebel will perform at the Hopewell Theater in Hopewell on Friday November 25th.http://hopewelltheater.com

WEST WINDSOR uncle floyd, 8:00 p.m., also November 26, 7:30 p.m. Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency Princeton, 102 Carnegie Center Drive. $23.69 to $32.50. catchingstar.com, 781-568-1471.

NOV. 26

NEW BRUNSWICK anthony rodia, 8 p.m., New Jersey State Theater, 15 Livingston Ave. $35-$55. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.


NOV. 25

PRINCETON American repertory ballet, “The Nutcracker”, 2 p.m., also November 25, 7:30 p.m.; Nov 26, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; November 27, 1 p.m. McCarter Theater Center, Matthews Theater, 91 University Place. $35-$65. Mccarter.org, 609-258-2787.


NOV. 26

Hopefully live in filmore, Allman Brothers Tribute, 4:30 p.m., also November 26, 8:00 p.m. Hopewell Theater, 5 S. Greenwood Ave. $35-$45. hopewelltheater.com, 609-466-1964.


NEW BRUNSWICK Patti Labelle, Holiday Concert, 8 p.m., State Theater New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $34.30-$99. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.

Craftsmen for Covered Bridges

This weekend, November 25-27, the annual Covered Bridge Artisans Art Studio Tour is taking place in the Stockton area.coverbridgeartisans.com


NOV. 26

WEST WINDSOR “A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail”, family stage production, 1 p.m., as well as Nov. 26, 4 p.m.; November 27, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Mercer County Community College, Kelsey Theatre, 1200 Old Trenton Road. $12-$15. kelseytheatre.org, 609-570-3333.

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