FLEMINGTON, NJ – Memorial Day weekend has arrived. Some observe the unofficial start of summer by going to the shore, but many people know some of the best things to do this weekend are right here at home.

  • Tonight will be the first of the season’s Main Street car shows. All makes and models of cars are welcome at the show, which today will feature Ford, Oldsmobile and Mercury antiques and classics. Registration starts at 5 p.m. in front of the Historic Courthouse, and the show runs from 5:30 to 8:30.
  • The Flemington Fine Artisans Show will be held tomorrow and Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stangle Factory on Mine Street. The show will feature a curated selection from more than 30 local artists. The handcrafted work includes fine art, photography, one-of-a-kind jewelry, pottery, wood furniture, woodwork, accessories, glass, fiber and more.

On Sunday, sponsor Grateful Bites will offer great gourmet food and lunch choices. Admission is free both days.

  • Flemington’s Memorial Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m. Monday. It begins on Church Street, then turns onto Main Street and ends at the Veterans Monument in front of the Flemington Presbyterian Church.