Five things to do in and near Trenton for November

We don’t know if it’s just us or not, but this year seems to be flying by. November is jammed-packed with things to do and celebrate. Get out and vote on November 2nd if you haven't already. Pay homage to the men and women who served our country in the United States Armed Forces on Veterans Day, November 11th. Also, make room for dinner and heartfelt conversation as we usher in the kickoff to the holiday season with Thanksgiving. Living through a pandemic has grateful for a lot. Our staff has narrowed down five things to do in and near Trenton that you don’t want to miss.

Arts for Any Given Child Trenton Community Art Supply Bundling

November 6th

7 am- 5pm

The primary focus of the Any Given Child program is to assist communities in developing and implementing a plan for expanded arts education in their schools, ensuring access and equity for all students in grades K-8. The non-profit has a community bundling art supply event at the Conservatory Mansion located at 540 East State Street in Trenton, New Jersey. For more information or to volunteer for the event click here.

Will Smith comes back home to Philly

November 8th

Doors open at 6 PM

Will Smith is coming home to Philly to launch his book tour at The Met for an unforgettable evening of stories with friends. Every ticket includes a copy of his new memoir sold by local bookstores Harriett's Bookshop and Uncle Bobbie's. Showtime starts at 7 PM. Prior to entry, attendees must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of the event OR full COVID-19 vaccination (at least two weeks after final dose). Proof must be a copy of a negative test result or vaccination or the original vaccination card. Click the link to purchase tickets

ArtYard’s Going to the Meadow Opening Reception

November 13th

5-8 PM

A final Installation that brings all of the experiments enacted by the four cohorts into one grand collaboration will be on view in ArtYard’s 2nd-floor gallery from November 13 – December 30. Please join us for a special reception to celebrate Going to the Meadow on Saturday, free of charge. Refreshments will be served. Click here to register for the reception.

Trenton's Eat Local Club

November 18th

6 PM

November's Eat Local is at the home of the best arepas outside of Venezuela, Casdeluna Bar and Restaurant. In conjunction with the Trenton Downtown Association, the Eat Local club's mission is to support great Trenton businesses, hang out with great people and eat great food! Click here for more details.

Mercer County Stables

Mercer County Stables will offer trail rides to the public each week through spring of 2022, weather permitting. The trail rides will take you through Mercer Meadows and require no lessons or previous riding experience. Trail riding at Mercer County Stables started in 2019 as an avenue to allow more people to experience horseback riding. The number of visitors to the Stables has steadily increased over the past few years with the support of the Park Commission’s pricing and access initiative. “Hundreds of people have taken advantage of these low-cost outings,” said Christine Cardinal, Director of the Stables. Rides are $35 for 30 minutes and $45 for 45 minutes. Reservations are required. Call (609) 730-9059, ext. 401. For more information, click here

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