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, Aug. 17

Pack a picnic basket, put the kids in their pajamas, pile everyone into the DeSoto (or the minivan), and head over to Warrenbrook Pool on Warrenville Road in Warren Township for the Somerset County Park Commission Drive-In Movie. Take the family back in time with drive-in movies just like in the 50's - complete with large screen.

Drive-In Movie at Warrenbrook Pool

In addition to classic thrill rides, including the Himalayan, Bumper Cars, Ring of Fire, Super Shot, Sizzler, Zipper, Carousel and Kite Flyer, a spectacular firework display by Interstate Fireworks and sponsored by Petrock’s Bar & Grille, will light up Hillsborough skies, at the Hillsborough Rotary Fair.

Hillsborough Rotary Fair Opens Tuesday, Aug. 14

Saturday, Aug. 18

Community Farmers Market

The 2018 Franklin Township Community Farmers Market is returning with its mission of supporting Franklin Township and New Jersey agriculture! The Market, with its carefully curated mix of produce and specialty vendors, was the 2017 winner of the Healthier Somerset Award!

Saturday Market Fair

Please include, on your “Saturday To Do List”, shopping with the vendors at the Market Fair. The vendors are different each week, but each one has something good and with a great price. When you support the vendors you are helping The Citizens Club of Franklin Township Inc raise funds to maintain our building.  Are you interested in being a vendor? Call Aurtherine at 732-939-0514.

Sunday, Aug. 19

Lord Stirling Stable is inviting children under age 13 and their parents to enjoy a morning with the stable's will ponies, horses and staff at a "Pony Tea Party" scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon.

Local Children Invited to Meet "JJ," Newest Pony at Lord Stirling Stable, On Sunday


Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 8.16 to 8.19

1. Monmouth at the Team, USET Foundation

2. The County Caper & County Caper Accelerated, Throughout Somerset County

3. Pony Tea Party, Lord Stirling Stable

4. NJ Audubon: Butterflies and Birds, Negri Nepote Grassland Preserve

5. Fall Winemaking Season Open House Wine Tastings, Winemakers of Somerset

6. Drive-In Movie: Shark Tale, Warrenbrook Pool

7. Starlit Cinema: Clueless, Division Street – Somerville

8. Dark Matter Mystery, RVCC Planetarium

9. Summer Stage, Division Street – Somerville

10. Monarch & Meadow Month, Duke Farms


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