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Friday, Aug. 10

4-H Fair Returning to North Branch Park in Early August

The Somerset County 4-H Fair returns to North Branch Park, in Bridgewater, Aug. 8 through Aug. 10 for its 71st anniversary of free family fun. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m on all three days with parking at the park itself, and free shuttle buses running from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. each day from Raritan Valley Community College.

Saturday, Aug. 11

Peach & Strawberry Festival with Jumpin' Fish Fry & More!

Somerset Presbyterian Church (Franklin Township, Somerset County) will be hosting a Peach & Strawberry Festival with a Jumpin’ Fish Fry on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. in our Fellowship Hall and outside.

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 with Fish Fry

Come and enjoy a soothing foot massage by Rachel;; ladies fashions and accessories including hats and fascinators; gently used clothing, shoes and many other items AND delicious fish sandwiches and homemade sides. Are you interested in being a vendor? Call Aurtherine at 732-939-0514.

Jamaica Flag Raising in New Brunswick

The public is invited to join the Middlesex County Board of Freeholders to a Flag Raising Ceremony celebrating Jamaica's 56 years of Independence.

Sunday, Aug. 12

Second Sundays: Wyckoff-Garretson Museum House Open Free to the Public

The Meadows Foundation announces the opening of the Wyckoff-Garretson Museum House and Carriage Barn, every second Sunday of the month starting in April and going through September.

Canal Road Walk & Roll

Take your feet to the streets! On Sunday, August 12th, the South end of Canal Road will be closed from Griggstown causeway to Route 518.

PJ Cavs 

PJ Cavanaugh’s Open Mic Night ~Sunday @8pm! All talent is welcome! Sing, Dance, Tell Jokes, Hoop! It’s always a great time at Open Mic Night!! Free Parking, Free to Perform! See Bryan to get on the set list!

Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 8.8 to 8.12

1. Somerset County 4-H Fair, North Branch Park

2. USGA Junior Golf Exhibit, USGA Golf Museum

3. Murder Mystery Hayride and Farm to Table Dinner, Norz Hill Farm

4. Monarch and Meadow Fest Events, Duke Farms

5. Starlit Cinema – Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Downtown Somerville

6. Earth, Moon, Sun and Coyote, RVCC Planetarium

7. Cruise Nights, Downtown Somerville

8. Gardens & House Tour, Blackwells Mills Canal House

9. Open House, Wyckoff-Garretson Museum

10. Growler Fills, Flounder Brewing

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