SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend?

If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township.

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Friday, Nov. 15

Central Jersey Restaurant Week 

Explore the amazing restaurants participating in the 2019 Central Jersey Restaurant Week! TAP here for details. 

Saturday, Nov. 16

Hub City Jazz Festival Launches The Jazz Remix@NBPAC

The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center will become a hotbed for jazz enthusiasts with the launch of The Jazz Remix@ NBPAC. TAP here for details.

Rutgers Football Game at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Rutgers Football Stadium

Grab all the red gear you got and head on over to Busch Campus! The Scarlet Knights will be playing against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Go, Knights!

Somerset Fire & Rescue 

Where: 14 Hollywood Ave, Somerset 

Comedy show featuring three comedians. Doors open at 7, show starts at 8. $30/ticket, price includes hors d'oeuvres. Call 732-846-2266 for tickets. 

5th Annual Comedy Night!

Come on out to Piscataway, New Jersey to enjoy a great night of comedy to support your local firefighters – a great idea for a night out! Headlining this show is Mike Morse (MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, E! Entertainment Network), featuring Bill Chiang (New York Comedy Club, Comcast On-Demand) along with host Gina DiMaggio (opener for Judy Gold and Janeane Garofalo).  TAP here for details. 

Sunday, Nov. 17

Visible Music: Symbolist Art from Ukraine

Join us for an exhibit opening of works by Yukhym Mykhailiv (1885-1935) -  one of the most idiosyncratic and poorly understood Ukrainian artists of the early 20th century. TAP here for details. 

Paint Nite: Autumn Forest Light at 7 p.m.

Where: George Street Ale House

Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite at the George Street Ale House. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Guided by a talented and entertaining artist, you'll be amazed at what you create, and how much fun you have doing it.
For tickets, click here.

Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 11.14 to 11.17

1. Central Jersey Restaurant Week, Multiple Locations

2. Photos with Santa (starting weekend), Bridgewater Commons Mall

3. Storybooks in Space(Pajama Day), RVCC Planetarium

4. Matt Haimovitz & Navah Perlman, State Theatre New Jersey

5. Harvest Season: Seeds and Leaves, Duke Farms

6. Comedy at Verve with the Rev. Bob Levy, Verve Restaurant

7. Autism Speaks – Chefs Create New Jersey, Stone House at Stirling Ridge

8. Africa Up Close with Nobuntu, RVCC Arts

9. A Vegetarian Thanksgiving, The Cooking School at Ninety Acres Restaurant

10. 80’s Night Out, Green Knoll Grille

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