NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The cold is letting up a little this week so it’s time to get out and do something fun. Here are some events to go to in town.
Friday, Jan. 26
Rutgers AIR is hosting their annual AIR show titled “WAQT: Our Time is Now.” This event showcases the best of Rutgers South Asian talent. There will a performance by the world’s first South Asian a capella group Penn Masala. The event will be held at the State Theater, 16 Livingston Ave. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the show runs 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for non-students, cash only.
Saturday, Jan. 27
It’s the weekend, and if you’re looking to grab a few drinks someplace besides a stuffy bar then The Heldrich Craft Beer and Spirit Festival is where you want to be. Tickets are $40 but they go a long way with unlimited food and drinks plus all proceeds go to the good cause of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Middlesex and Monmouth counties. There will be over 30 breweries and brands in attendance. The festival runs 5 t0 8 p.m. at the Heldrich Hotel, 10 Livingston Ave. Tickets are available online.
The Rutgers Geology Museum is hosting their 50 th Annual Geology Open House. The Open House runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Geology Museum, 85 Somerset St. Featuring lectures, exhibits, activities, and a mineral sale. It’s free and open to all ages.
Pet owners, bring your cats and dogs to New Brunswick City Hall for a free rabies clinic.Come in anytime between 9 and 11 a.m. at the parking lot behind City Hall, 78 Bayard St.
Saturday, Jan. 27 and Sunday, Jan. 28
Local farmers will gather for the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Winter Conference at the Douglass Campus Center, 100 George St., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The conference will host more than 50 workshops on food, farming, and gardening. Specific subjects will be crops, livestock.gardening, policy, and urban farming. Free and open to the public. More information is available online or by calling NOFA-NJ at 908-371- 1111.
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