Join the Old Barracks Museum, the Trenton Downtown Association, and other Trenton sites on Sunday, December 26 to kick off Patriots Week. Please visit www.barracks.org and www.patriotsweek.com for full details.

Sunday, December 26 | “Trenton: The Winter Soldiers” at the Old Barracks Museum

12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | The Old Barracks is Open
American, British and Hessian soldiers will be stationed at the Old Barracks throughout the day to interact with the public and talk about their experiences fighting for George III and George Washington during the American Revolution. $5 Suggested Museum Admission.

12:30 p.m. | “The Trouble With Trenton” Puppet Show at Warren Street Plaza (101 North Warren Street)
A “mini” historical look at some amazing American history presented with marionettes and rod puppets – and lots of help from the audience! The show includes live music, large puppets and props, and plenty of “revolting” action. Free. In case of weather: First Presbyterian Church, 120 East State Street.

1:30 p.m. | Musket Demonstration
Soldiers of the British Army will drill and fire their muskets on the Parade ground of the Old Barracks Museum. $5 Suggested Museum Admission.

2 p.m. | “The Trouble With Trenton” Puppet Show at Warren Street Plaza (101 North Warren Street)
A “mini” historical look at some amazing American history presented with marionettes and rod puppets – and lots of help from the audience! The show includes live music, large puppets and props, and plenty of “revolting” action. Free. In case of weather: First Presbyterian Church, 120 East State Street.

2:30 p.m. | “My Brave Fellows”
With enlistments about to end, Washington’s officers compel the Soldiers of the Continental Army to stay on six more weeks beyond the end of their enlistments. At the Old Barracks Museum, $5 Suggested Museum Admission.

3:30 p.m. | What’s In The Pack?
A Soldier of the Continental will open his pack and explain the importance of the different items he has burdened himself with. At the Old Barracks Museum, $5 Suggested Museum Admission.

4:30 p.m. | Musket Demonstration at Mill Hill Park
Soldiers of the Continental Army will drill and fire their muskets in Mill Park. Free.

5 p.m. | Assunpink Firewalk and Reading of “The American Crisis” at Mill Hill Park
Join Mayor Gusciora on the Iron Bridge in Mill Hill Park and a colorful cast to usher in a new holiday tradition in the city of Trenton. As darkness fall, watch Continental Soldiers light 13 torches along the south bank and hear a dramatic reading of Thomas Paine’s “The American Crisis”. Free.

Monday, December 27 – Friday, December 31
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | The Old Barracks is Open
American, British and Hessian soldiers will be stationed at the Old Barracks throughout the day to interact with the public and talk about their experiences fighting for George III and George Washington during the American Revolution. Advanced Tickets Required.

12 p.m. & 2 p.m. | Musket Demonstrations
Soldiers of the Continental Army will drill and fire their muskets on the Parade ground of the Old Barracks Museum. Free.

CLOSED ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 1 – Happy New Year!

Due to COVID-19, the annual Battle of Trenton Reenactments will not be able to take place. Please check individual organization’s websites to see if your favorite annual event is taking place this year.