Food, art, exercise, and relaxation. It sounds like the perfect plan for the weekend.
And, we've got some recommendations for you. Here's a look at five fun things to do this weekend in New Brunswick.
When: Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 130 Log Cabin Road
The farmers market at Rutgers Gardens on Cook Campus features more than 25 vendors, including the Student Farm at Rutgers Gardens. Cook’s Market offers a variety of local produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and wine.
New Brunswick Jazz Project Presents: Emma Larsson Duo
When: Friday, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Due Mari, 78 Albany St.
It was an invitation to sing with a local jazz trio that got her hooked. While studying classical piano at the Janacek Conservatory in the Czech Republic, Emma Larsson sat in with the group on one of their gigs and never looked back. Emma signed her first recording contract with Imogena Records while working towards her Master's Degree at the Sibelius Academy in Finland. Since moving to New York, Emma has performed regularly around the city including headlining at the Blue Note.
Beauty and the Beast
When: Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave.
American Repertory Ballet in collaboration with Princeton Symphony Orchestra presents a magical world full of beauty and enchantment with one of the best-loved stories of all time. Set to a lyrical score by Tchaikovsky, this tale—a celebration of the transformative power of love—is a heartwarming story that will delight audiences of all ages.
National Fitness Campaign Fitness Courts
When: Saturday. Beginners: 10-10:30 a.m., Intermediate: 10:45-11:15 a.m. Beginner: 11:30-noon.
Where: Alice Jennings Archibald Park, behind McKinley School
Spring into fitness with a new guided exercise program at our National Fitness Campaign Fitness Courts. Sessions take place every Saturday through June. This program is free, but registration is requested by calling New Brunswick Recreation at (732) 745-5125.
The Spring Flower Fair
When: Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Rutgers Gardens, 112 Ryders Lane.
The Spring Flower Fair is a garden plant sale that provides you with the opportunity to purchase everyone's favorite varieties, as well as unique and/or difficult-to-find plants that will enhance your garden with flower, form or food. All plant sales support the Gardens intern program.