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Friday December 29, 2017
10:30 AM

Shapenote Singing, Patriots Week, Trenton Friends Meeting, 142 East Hanover Street, Trenton
10:30 a.m., Learn about Shapenote Singing, a musical practice from Shakespearean England. Free., www.patriotsweek.com

The Distaff Muse, Patriots Week, First Presbyterian Church, 120 East State Street, Trenton
Noon., Historical interpreter Stacy F. Roth explores the private thoughts and popular image of women of the 18th century through songs, quotations, poetry, and prose. Free., www.patriotsweek.com

Alexander Hamilton and the 24 Cannons at the Battle of Trenton, Patriots Week, Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion, Trenton
12:30 p.m., Follow the movements of all 24 of the cannons on the streets of Trenton during the Battle of Trenton., www.patriotsweek.com

Revolutionary Music: The Signals, Calls, and Camp Duties, Patriots Week, Historic Trenton Masonic Temple, 100 Barrack Street, Trenton
1 p.m., Lecture and musical demonstration comparing the fife and drum calls and camp duties used by the New Jersey Regiments and Philadelphia Battalions. $5., www.patriotsweek.com

Rescuing the Revolution, Patriots Week, Trenton Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton
2 p.m., Historian David Price presents "Rescuing the Revolution: Unsung Patriot Heroes and the Ten Crucial Days of America's War for Independence." Free., www.patriotsweek.com

Masonic Museum Exhibition and Discussion, Patriots Week, Historic Trenton Masonic Temple, 100 Barrack Street, Trenton
4 p.m. to 8 p.m., View a variety of Masonic symbols, attire, documents, artifacts, and esoterica. Free., www.patriotsweek.com

Brother David Brearley, Patriots Week, Historic Trenton Masonic Temple, 100 Barrack Street, Trenton
4 p.m., Learn about "the most important Founding Father we don't know." Free., www.patriotsweek.com

Colonial Ball, Patriots Week, Historic Trenton Masonic Temple, 100 Barrack Street, Trenton
7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Mingle with the soldiers of the Battle of Trenton and learn their dance moves. $20., www.patriotsweek.com

 

Film Screenings, Acme Screening Room

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Friday December 29, 2017
6:30 PM

Lady Bird, ACME Screening Room, 25 South Union Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0275
6:30 p.m., $8., www.acmescreeningroom.org

Tom of Finland, ACME Screening Room, 25 South Union Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0275
8:15 p.m., Touko Laaksonen returns home after serving in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. $8., www.acmescreeningroom.org

Annual Colonial Ball, Historic Trenton Masonic Temple

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Friday December 29, 2017
7:00 PM

Have you ever watched the ball dancing in Pride and Prejudice and imagined yourself dancing in such a romantic setting? Dance like our founding fathers along with reenactors in Revolutionary War dress, to live music of the time. You needn't know the dances – we'll teach you! Enjoy light refreshments as you mingle with people from the past and the present. This is a one-of-a-kind experience not to be missed!

The ball will be held the evening of Friday, December 29, at 7 pm. It will take place at the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple, located at 100 Barrack Street, Trenton, NJ. Parking for the event is free, close, and plentiful, available in the lot across from The War Memorial and the small lot next to The Old Barracks Museum.

Advanced ticket pricing: $17.76-General Public; Free-Registered Participants of The Battles of Trenton reenactment. Tickets available at www.barracks.org or 609-396-1776. Door ticket pricing: $20. For more information call 609-396-1776 or visit www.barracks.org. This event is hosted by the Old Barracks Museum and is part of Patriots Week, a week-long celebration of Trenton's revolutionary history. Visit www.patriotsweek.com for more information on this and other events.

Annie, Paper Mill Playhouse

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Friday December 29, 2017
7:00 PM

Annie, Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, 973-376-4343
7p.m. $34 and up., www.papermill.org

Nov 22 - Dec 31

The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals just in time for the winter holidays! Annie is a worldwide phenomenon and winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The score features some of the greatest musical theater hits ever written, from the unforgettable “It’s the Hard-Knock Life” and “Easy Street” to the anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.” Little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts in her escape from an orphanage to the wondrous world of 1930s New York City. Along the way, she even befriends President Roosevelt and finds a home and family in the billionaire Oliver Warbucks for herself and a lovable mutt named Sandy. Annie is the perfect musical for the entire family!

Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show, Bucks County Playhouse

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Friday December 29, 2017
8:00 PM

Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-2121
8 p.m., Ebenezer Scrooge rediscovers the spirit of Christmas in this Dickens mashup set in New Hope. $40 to $75., www.bcptheater.org

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