Tha Block Trenton Hosts Thanksgiving Feast, Annual 5K Turkey Trot, Patriots Week 2022, and Rainy Weather This Weekend

Patriots Week is Back

The Trenton Downtown Association, the City of Trenton and local nonprofit groups are holding their historical Patriots Week to celebrate Trenton’s role in the Revolutionary War from December 26 through 31.

There will be daily events located in downtown Trenton that will include a battlefield tour, musket demonstrations at the Old Barracks Museum, a pub crawl, bonfire and much more. For a list of the week’s featured events, click here.

Patriots Week consists of in-depth storytelling of the days of the Revolutionary War, back when George Washington crossed the Delaware River. These events are jam-packed with fun for the whole family but are meant to create a learning experience for the next generation. Many of the events are free and suitable for all ages. For more information, please visit https://patriotsweek.com.

Tha Block Trenton to Hold Sunday Community Feast

Tha Block Trenton, Inc., is hosting a free meal for Trentonians to enjoy together on November 27, 2022.

This month’s theme is “Holiday Fest.” The organization will be serving classic home cooked holiday favorites such as jerk turkey, turkey wings, macaroni and cheese, collard greens, potato salad, and more. Tha Block Trenton is a grassroots non-profit organization that has provided the Trenton community with clothing, meals, and hygiene products at their monthly Community Meal Sunday gatherings. This year the gathering will take place at Hub Thirteen located at 13 W Front St. For more information or to get involved, please contact thablocktrenton@gmail.com.

10th Annual Mercer County Turkey Trot

Time to get your running shoes out for a great cause once again! The 10th Annual Mercer County Turkey Trot—a 5K race and 1 mile walk— takes place Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 24, 2022 at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, N.J.

The course is USATF certified and is paved. It is open to families and strollers as well, so it is very family friendly. In addition to the 5K, there will be a 1 mile fun run which follows right after. All proceeds from the race will go towards local food banks and food pantries. In order for participants to get pumped up and ready for the big race, a huge Spotify playlist called the Mercer County Turkey Trot 2022 has been created to get you motivated throughout your training and for the big day! The event begins at 8:45 a.m. and the first 950 participants will receive a t-shirt. If you’re interested in signing up, please visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/WestWindsor/MercerCountyTurkeyTrot. Registration ends November 22.

This Week’s Weather

This week will have partly cloudy conditions with a high of 53° and a low of 28°. This week will be mostly sunny conditions with more showers on the weekend. Make sure you bring an umbrella. If you’re looking to do something this Thanksgiving Day, you’re good to go as it will be mostly sunny. For this week’s complete weather forecast, click here.

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