The Watershed Institute and Artworks teamed up to give Trenton residents a Saturday to remember as Art All Day and the 4th annual Trenton River Days kicks off this weekend.
Art All Day is Trenton’s open studio tour and creative showcase: a unique opportunity to experience Trenton as a hub of art, creation, and innovation. While Trenton Reiver Days is a free event that celebrates the history, culture, and recreational benefits of the Delaware River
Trenton River Days will feature canoe and boat rides, free food, live music, hayrides, fly fishing demonstrations, crafts, and other fun! This will be an in-person event with educational games and exhibits for hands-on fun.
The Watershed staff will have large tanks filled with varieties of fish that inhabit the Delaware River. We will also explore the water quality of local waterways and learn how the data is gathered and used.
After you are finished, head to Artworks to experience Art All Day, Trenton’s open studio tour, and creative showcase. It is a unique opportunity to experience Trenton as a hub of art studios, galleries, and innovative businesses – a vibrant urban center of artistry and innovation.
This year’s event will feature sites and activities from Freedom Skate Park, Trenton Cycling Revolution, Greater Mercer Transportation Management Association, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, The Boys & Girls Club’s Bicycle Exchange, Trenton Free Public Library, HUB 13 , and more!
Trenton River Days will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 17 in South Riverwalk Park near the Trenton Thunder Stadium while Art All Day will run from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Trenton River Days is a partnership of The Watershed Institute, Mercer County Park Commission, Tulpehaking Nature Center, Friends for the Abbott Marshlands, The Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River, Mercer County, Artworks, and the City of Trenton.
Also, don’t miss the last Levitt AMP Trenton Music Series Concert of 2022!
Ariacne Trujillo Duran WITH RAUL Y SU CLAVEACHÉ AND CARLOS CORDOVA
Saturday, September 17 at 5:30 p.m. at Mill Hill Park
Latin music lovers! And all music lovers! The Levitt AMP Trenton Music Series is coming to a close this Saturday night with a show you will not want to miss.
Stop by Mill Hill Park to celebrate Grammy nominee Ariacne Trujillo Duran.
Born in Havana, Cuba, the former child prodigy has enjoyed an extensive career as a concert pianist, vocalist and composer.
Warming up the audience for a night of authentic Cuban music is Raul y su ClaveAché. The group was created by Raul Cisneros, a renowned British-Cuban percussionist, producer, and composer with more than 20 years of performance experience. ClaveAché aims to represent, preserve and promote the essence of Cuban music.
Bring your friends and family, as well as your lawn chairs and blanket, to Mill Hill Park in downtown Trenton this Saturday. Free parking available. See details below.
Ariacne Trulillo Duran has had an extensive career as a concert pianist, vocalist and composer. At age 14, Ariacne was chosen to perform with Matanzas and Santiago de Cuba’s symphonic orchestra. While working as a lead singer and pianist at the legendary Cabaret Tropicana, she pursued a bachelor’s degree in music piano performance from Cuba’s hyper-competitive ISA Conservatory. In 2002 she arrived in New York City after winning a residency fellowship in musical composition at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She was the lead vocalist and pianist with The Pedrito Martínez Group for more than five years, performing in many of the most important jazz festivals around the world, including the Red Sea Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, Umbria Jazz Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival, Daegu International Jazz Festival and San Francisco Jazz Festival.
FREE parking is available at the Liberty Commons Garage at 16 East Front Street or on the street. Please note this garage, which normally closes at 8 p.m., will remain open until 10 p.m. on nights there is a Levitt AMP Trenton Music Series concert.
The Liberty Commons Garage and nearby Lafayette Garage are operated by the Trenton Parking Authority.
In Case of Rain
Please be aware that we have secured the beautiful bank lobby of One West State Street as an alternative location for the series. In the event of a weather event, we may move the show to this beautiful space.