Enjoy family fun, educational, afternoon tea brunch events and more

This weekend, many will celebrate the Easter holiday and looking for family fun events to enjoy. The Trenton Journal has curated a list of unique events and activities for all that include pop-up shops, hands-on artwork activities for kids, an 80s jam, as well as afternoon tea at a local tea parlor and apothecary.

Golden Events: Spring Pop-up Shop

Spring Pop-up shop at New Jersey State Museum

Golden Events presents Spring Ultimate Pop-up Shop. Come out for the ultimate shopper and vendor experience at the New Jersey State Museum this Saturday, April 8. Bring the entire family to the museum to shop multiple vendors selling items, such as crafts, artwork, jewelry and apparel. This indoor and outdoor event will feature up to 10 food vendors, and door prizes, raffles, and more! Click here for additional information.

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Date: April 8th

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: New Jersey State Museum, 205 W State St, Trenton


Artworks Presents: Weave a Story

This Saturday, Artworks has a treat for 12 participants between the ages of 8 and 12 years old. Weave A Story: A Day of Discovery will allow guests to take a brief gallery walk and talk with the exhibition curator. There will then be a hands-on weaving workshop, in which guests will experiment with colorful yarn, making their own loom, and creating a fabric piece of art to tell their own story. Advanced registration is requested. Join Artworks to weave your own tale.

Date: April 8th

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Artworks Trenton – 19 Everett Alley, Trenton

Princeton Public Library

Teens Go Between Club at Princeton Public Library

This Saturday, April 8th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Princeton Public Library welcomes all sixth, seventh and eight grade students to join them in the STEAM studio. Every second Saturday of the month throughout the school year, the Princeton Public Library will hold a fun discussion on books and other interests for the above mentioned grades. Registration is not required, but highly recommended. Please register here if you would like to sign your teen up for this fun, educational event.

STEAM Studio Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • If there is an accommodation that you need or would like so that you can fully enjoy library programs, please visit the Accommodations Request Form.

Date: April 8

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Princeton Public Library – 65 Witherspoon Street

The Nottingham Tavern Facebook Page

The Nottingham Tavern goes back to the 80s

On Easter Eve, The Nottingham Tavern is throwing it all the way back to the 80s with an Easter Eve 80s Party. The Tavern has a great night planned, with 80s music performed by the band, 80’s Undercover. Go on down and enjoy some drinks and food while getting your groove on.

Date: April 8th

Time: 9:30 p.m.

Location: The Nottingham Tavern, 9 Mercer St., Hamilton Township


Easter Afternoon Tea at Tipple & Rose

What better way to celebrate Easter Sunday than adding an afternoon tea brunch? Tipple & Rose is offering an Easter Afternoon Tea for $75 a person plus tax this Sunday, April 9th. Please see below for details on the courses.





SAVORIES: Honeyed Ham on Housemade Buttermilk Biscuits, Chicken Salad Deviled Eggs, Asparagus Brie Mini Quiche, and Salmon Coulibiac (Salmon in Puff Pastry)

HOUSEMADE SCONES: Examples: Hot Cross, Malted Milk Chocolate, Carrot Cake, Elderflower Blueberry Lemon, Herbes De Provence

SWEETS: Assorted Macaron, Housemade Bird’s Nest Cookies, Chocolate Truffles, and Fresh Fruit

DIGESTIV: Sorbet and FauxMosa or Faux French 75


ADD ONS: Sparkling or Still Bottled Water Service – 750ml Non-Alcoholic or Zero Proof Champagne Bottle Service – Non-Alcoholic Wine Bottle Service

Reservations are required. Please visit here to reserve your seating and for additional details and information on their afternoon tea requirements.

Date: April 9th

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Tipple & Rose – 210 Nassau Street (Next to St. Paul’s Church), Princeton

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