Whether you’re young or old, there is nothing quite like the magic of a puppet show. Audiences stand captivated as felted friends bring fascinating tales to life. When it comes to the tale of Trenton history, you’ve probably heard the saga in your textbooks or in the hallowed halls of local museums. But have you ever witnessed Trenton’s past through the eyes of a puppet? Thanks to Patriots Week, now you can!

On Saturday, December 30th, you and your family are invited to an enthralling afternoon of fun at a very special Patriots Week-themed puppet show, “The Problem With Trenton”. The festivities will begin at 2pm at the Warren Street Plaza, which is located at the corner of Warren Street and Hanover Street in Downtown Trenton. In the event of inclement weather,  the rain location for the show will be the First Presbyterian Church, located at 120 E State St, Trenton, NJ 08608. No matter the weather, rain or shine, you can be certain these rambunctious puppets will have much to share regarding the Revolutionary War.

Over the course of the afternoon, these pint-sized friends will bring massive personality to the streets of Trenton as they share their own interpretation of some of our community’s major historical events. The show includes live music, large puppets, props, and plenty of laughs for the whole family. And you’ll be certain to want to pay attention, as your puppet pals will need your help to go on with the show! With plenty of crowd participation to look forward to, attendees of all ages are certain to get caught up in the fun.

This afternoon of playful puppeteering is a part of this year’s Patriots Week festivities. Patriots Week, a treat for any history buff, is a week-long celebration of Trenton and its role in the Revolutionary War. All over town, the city will be transformed as some of history’s most consequential moments come to life in our streets. From puppet shows to a pub crawl, there is a whole host of immersive programming for audiences of all ages. One of the city’s most beloved traditions, Patriots Week draws visitors to Trenton from near and far for this event of historic proportion. If you’d like to read up on this and other Patriots Week festivities, please check out their website, linked here: Patriots Week – Home.

There’s no strings attached to this patriotic puppet show, so be sure to mark your calendars today!

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