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Puppet show involves children


Children are invited to get involved firsthand with Washington’s victory in Trenton, N.J., with the interactive puppet show “The Trouble with Trenton!”

This “mini” historical look at history is presented Dec. 28, with marionettes and rod puppets – and lots of help from the audience. Viewers can watch the battle unfold before their eyes, and see the action as it has never been seen before.

The show includes live music, large puppets and props, and plenty of “revolting” action. The event is hosted by the Old Barracks Museum and presented by Tuckers’ Tales Puppet Theater.

The puppet show will take place at noon and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, in between the Battles of Trenton re-enactments. The free puppet show takes place at Hanover Street Plaza, on the corner of West Hanover and North Warren streets, just a block off East State Street.

The Old Barracks Museum is located at 101 Barrack St., Trenton. Parking for the event is free, close and plentiful, available in the small lot next to the museum as well as the lot next to The War Memorial. Entrance onto the museum grounds is $5 per person; children 5 and under are free.

For information, call 609-396-1776 or visit This event is part of Patriots Week, a weeklong celebration of Trenton’s revolutionary history. Visit for information.