Things to do in and around Trenton this weekend

The week's end means it's time to unwind and recharge. We've got you covered if you're looking for something to do! Check out some events happening this week in Trenton and its surrounding areas.

Apple Hosts: Video Lab for Kids: Making a Movie Trailer

Apple will host a Video Lab for kids and families this Friday, November 11, from 6:30 PM-8:00 PM. Families will get the chance to tap into their filming, editing, and teamwork skills as they create movie trailers to enjoy. Kids can brainstorm ideas, create storyboards, get hands-on experience capturing footage with an iPad, and collaborate with others to create exciting movie trailers using the iMovie application. Each group will showcase its trailer at the end of the session. To sign up and for more information, visit If you don’t own an iPad, one will be provided for you. This event will take place at the Quaker Bridge MallLawrence Township location.

The New Jersey State Museum Small Explorers Program

Have little ones interested in the deep blue sea? If so, the New Jersey State Museum will host its Small Explorers Program: Ocean and Sharks, this Saturday, November 12, where families will sit in for a reading of Leo Lionni’s “Swimmy,” explore the Shark exhibit, learn about other creatures in the ocean, make and check out the shark teeth. The registration is free for this program. Choose either the 9:45 am or the 11:00 am session; both will be in-person. To register, click the registration form. For any questions, contact the New Jersey State Museum at

Painting with a Twist Hosts Peekaboo Penguin

This Saturday, November 12, Painting with a Twist will host a kids of all-ages painting event from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM. Families must register over the phone or stop by the painting studio to sign up for an hour-allotted session. For more information call 856-360-1442 or visit Peekaboo Penguin UNATION.

Painting with a Twist is located at Mt. Laurel, NJ, 127 Ark Rd, #18, Mt Laurel, NJ.

Art Class for 8-10-year-olds.

The Penelope Fox Art Studio will host an art class for kids between the ages of 8-10 on November 13, from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM. Participants will get to learn about the fundamentals of art techniques while stimulating their imagination and creative thinking. This class is an excellent introduction to art for every child. Each Sunday presents a new project using various mediums such as acrylic painting, watercolor painting, drawing, and collage. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit Location: Penelope Fox Art Studio: 10 Canal Street, Bristol, PA 19007.

A Turkey Kids and Family Fun Day at Tumbles.

On November 12, there will be an open gym, dances, arts and crafts, and more at Tumbles Princeton. Some activities include obstacle courses, wheelbarrow races, the Turkey Trot, and the Tumble Zone. Registration is required. For tickets and more information, visit Mommy Socks are required for Tumble Zone fun (age 3+). Parents must sign waivers; parental supervision is mandatory.

Trenton Cabaret

The Trenton Puerto Rican Community Association will host a Cabaret this Saturday, November 12, from 6:00 PM to midnight. “El Desfile Puertorriqueño, aka Puerto Rican Parade of Trenton,” is organized by the Trenton Puerto Rican Community every year, along with other festivals and events in Trenton to educate and celebrate the legacy and root of Puerto Rican culture. Bring your own food and drinks and enjoy yourself with some dancing and music. For tickets and more information, visit

Live Music at Coopers Review: The Soul Cruisers

Are you looking for some soul this weekend? Coopers Riverview will present the Sensational Soul Cruisers for a night of '60s, 70's & 80's old school classic soul, RnB, Motown, and disco this Friday, November 11, starting at 6 PM. Get ready for a night of non-stop soul! Food and drinks will be available. To buy tickets and for more details, visit Coopers or call 609-393-7300

Beer Fair in Philly

Breweries in PA introduces the 2022 Pittsburgh Invades Philly Beer Fest, held at Broken Goblet Brewing on Saturday, November 12th, from 12:00 PM- 8:30 PM. Each brewery will bring two beers for folks to enjoy during the event. There will be music, food trucks, raffles, and more. For tickets and more information, visit

Terhune Winery Event

The historic apple orchard winery Terhune Wine hosts an event this Saturday, November 12, from 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM in Princeton, NJ. The afternoon will feature light fare, including wine, cheese platters, chips and salsa, relaxing music ranging from jazz to rock. No admissions fee or registration required; for an evening of relaxation, visit Terhune

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