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9:00 am

New Jersey State Museum

December 26 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 4:45 pm
New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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Closed Monday NEW Featured exhibit: “Preserving the Pinelands: Albert Horner’s Portraits of a National Treasure.” Plus many more galleries in history, art and science.  Free

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Planetarium Shows

December 26 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 4:45 pm
New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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$5

Planetarium shows include a live demonstration of the sky set to December 25, 1776. Learn about the constellations and planets that occupied the sky on the stormy evening when George Washington crossed the Delaware! All shows are suitable for general audiences. Show schedule: 10:30am “Season of Light”; 11:30am “Laser Holiday Magic”; 1:30pm “CapCOM Go!”  Tickets: […]

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New Jersey State Museum

December 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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Free

NEW Featured exhibit: “Preserving the Pinelands: Albert Horner’s Portraits of a National Treasure.” Plus many more galleries in history, art and science. 

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Planetarium Shows

December 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
New Jersey State Museum 205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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$5 – $7

Planetarium shows include a live demonstration of the sky set to December 25, 1776. Learn about the constellations and planets that occupied the sky on the stormy evening when George Washington crossed the Delaware! All shows suitable for general audiences. Show schedule: 10:30am “Season of Light”; 11:30am “Laser Holiday Magic”; 1:30pm “CapCOM Go!” Tickets: $7 […]

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10:00 am

Tours of the Old Barracks

December 26 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ NJ United States
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The Old Barracks Museum offers tours that detail Trenton’s role in the 18th century, as well as the details of the Battle of Trenton. Tickets: $10 adults; $8 students and seniors; Free - Children 5 and under, Active Duty Military, and Old Barracks Association Members. (Closed Sunday)

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State House Civics Tours

December 26 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 3:00 pm
New Jersey State House, 145 West State Street
Trenton, NJ United States
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10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, & 3 PM (Closed Saturday) New Jersey State House (Enter via the State House Annex 145 West State Street) Learn about New Jersey’s legislative process and how to participate in the shaping of public policy. Visitors will visit the Legislative portion of the State House […]

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Trenton Battlefield Walking Tour

December 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Starbucks, 102 South Warren St.
Trenton, United States
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Free

Starbucks, 102 South Warren St. (Corner of Front St) This 10-block interpretive walk brings to life the events of the two battles of Trenton. Guests are welcome to gather at Starbucks at 9:00am for a question-and-answer session over coffee. The tour begins at 10:00am and includes the historic Trenton Battle Monument, ending up along the […]

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Trenton Battlefield Walking Tour

December 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Starbucks (Corner of Front St) 102 South Warren Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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free

This 10-block interpretive walk brings to life the events of the twobattles of Trenton. Guests are welcome to gather at Starbucks at9:00am for a question-and-answer session over coffee. The tour beginsat 10:00am and includes the historic Trenton Battle Monument,ending up along the Assunpink Creek in Mill Hill Park. Ralph Siegelof Trenton Battlefield Tours will lead […]

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Tours of the Old Barracks

December 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Barracks Museum 101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ NJ United States
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$8 – $10

Open for tours. The Old Barracks Museum offers tours that detail Trenton’s role in the 18th century, as well as the details of the Battle of Trenton. Tickets: $10 adults; $8 students and seniors.

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12:00 pm

George Washington’s Ten Crucial Days with author William “Larry” Kidder

December 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Level 2 Reading Room 185 West State Street
Trenton, United States
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Between December 24, 1776 and January 3, 1777, George Washington was faced with a number of critical decisions. The actions he formulated would play a major role in either bringing the American Revolution to a crushing defeat or reviving hope for its eventual success. This talk examines those decisions to understand how the battles of […]

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Musket Demonstrations

December 26 @ 12:00 pm - December 31 @ 2:00 pm
Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ NJ United States
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Soldiers of the NJ Line of the Continental Army will drill and fire their muskets on the Parade ground of the Old Barracks Museum. Included with Old Barracks admission. (Monday through Friday; 1:00pm only on Saturday. Closed Sunday)

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12:30 pm

The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie

December 26 @ 12:30 pm - December 31 @ 4:00 pm
Trenton City Museum in Ellarslie Manson, 299 Parkside Ave
Trenton, NJ 08606 United States
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(Closed Monday and Tuesday) Fee: Pay as you wish

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Tours of the Trent House

December 26 @ 12:30 pm - December 29 @ 4:00 pm
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William Trent House Museum, 15 Market St
Trenton, NJ 08611 United States
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$5

(Closed Monday & Tuesday) Take a tour of the country estate owned by William Trent, for whom the City of Trenton is named. Tickets: $5 adults, $4 children & seniors.

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Tours of the Trent House

December 26 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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William Trent House Museum, 15 Market St
Trenton, NJ 08611 United States
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$5

(Closed Monday & Tuesday) Take a tour of the country estate owned by William Trent, for whom the City of Trenton is named. Tickets: $5 adults, $4 children & seniors.

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1:00 pm

The British Army in North America 1768-1783

December 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Old Barracks Museum 101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ NJ United States
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free

A presentation by Asher Lurie of the Old Barracks Museum describing the true story of the British soldiers and officers sent to defend and maintain the thirteen American Colonies.

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2:00 pm

What We Sang Together Community Songs from Revolutionary-Era America

December 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Historic Trenton Friends Meeting House 142 East Hanover St.
Trenton, New Jersey United States
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Join acappella chorus Hopewell Hall to hear songs people might have sung together in the American colonies. Like today, people sang together in many settings and for diverse reasons: at religious gatherings, while working, in taverns, and by firesides with the family. The chorus will showcase the shape note, West Gallery, and folk songs they […]

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Harmonious Art – Musick in 18th Century America

December 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Historic Trenton Friends Meeting House 142 East Hanover St.
Trenton, New Jersey United States
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Free

The Practitioners of Musick featuring John Burkhalter, recorders, and Donovan Klotzbeacher, harpsichord, perform beautiful 18th Century music in the historic Quaker Meeting House.

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King George and the March of Folly

December 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Trenton Masonic Temple 100 Barrack Street
Trenton, New Jersey United States
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free

Literature, media and festivals (including Patriots Week) tend to focus on the triumph of the patriots on our side of the Atlantic. But what was going on in London? Leaders who were arrogant, ignorant and vain put the world’s great superpower on the path to disaster. Patriots Week battlefield guide Ralph Siegel stays indoors for […]

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6:00 pm

Revolutionary Pub Crawl

December 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Checkers 14 South Warren Street 14 South Warren Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608 United States
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Free

Join a period pub crawl of downtown Trenton watering holes andrestaurants. Attendees must mention the PASSCODE: MERCER,to receive your wristbands and ticket at the door for a special giveaway.Colonial dress attire is welcomed and encouraged — we want you to puton your best because we will be judging the best-dressed person for acolonial giveaway!START AT […]

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