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.

Friday, Feb. 14

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Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Department

If you need a beautiful bouquet of roses for your valentine, come stop by our firehouse on Feb 13 and Feb 14 from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm to get yours!

Twenty/20 Taphouse

Join us for Valentines Day! We got some specials rolling out the kitchen! $75 per couple, Share an App, choice of entree and our delicious chocolate-covered strawberries. 

V-DAY Latte Art Class at 7 p.m.

Where: Hidden Grounds Espresso Bar

Learn how to pour beautiful latte art designs just like the ones that you see in their shop on Easton Avenue.

One of the shop’s baristas, Justin, will teach this completely hands-on class where you will get to learn latte art theory and technique.

In this class, we will cover the following:

1) Introduction to various Espresso Machines and Beans

2) Theory and Practice of Steaming Milk

3) Theory and Practice of Pouring a Latte Art

For more information, click here. 

Boo or Bestie Valentine's Paint and Sip at 8 p.m.

Where: Above Art Studios

Come create something special with someone special to you this Valentine’s Day! 

Bring your boo or your bestie to celebrate this year at Above Arts Studios on Morris Street. 

For more information and tickets, click here. 

Caribbean Valentine's Day

Come enjoy a candlelight Valentine’s Day dinner with live music!

Saturday, Feb. 14

Open House- Cedar Hill Preparatory School

Come and see why our students are in the top 10% in the country!! TAP here for more details. 

Franklin Township Elections

The annual election of Fire Commissioners for Franklin Township will be held Feb. 17. TAP here for more details 

Prince Paint and Sip at 4:30 p.m.

Where: Above Art Studios

Here’s another great Paint and Sip night at Above Art Studios!

They are paying homage to one of the greatest artists “to ever do it,” Prince! Come paint your own Prince masterpiece with the guided instruction of a master artist instructor.

For more information, click here.

Sunday, Feb. 15

Sunday, Feb. 16

Rutgers Women’s Basketball Game at 12 p.m.

Where: Rutgers Athletic Center

Grab all the red gear you have and head on over to the Rutgers Athletic Center! The Scarlet Knights will be facing off against the University of Michigan Wolverines. Go, Knights!

For more information and tickets, click here. 

Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 2.14 to 2.16

1. Sugar Maple Celebration, Duke Farms

2. Middlebrook 5 Generals Bus Tour, Multiple Locations

3. Boyz II Men, State Theatre New Jersey

4. Romancing the Stars, RVCC Planetarium

5. Valentine’s Murder Mystery Dinner, Maggiano’s

6. Valentine’s Celebration of Wine & Sweets Artist Reception, Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery

7. The Journey with Romantic Cello, Farmstead Arts Center

8. Prix-Fixe Valentine’s Dinner, Grain House Restaurant

9. Valentine’s Day Dinner, Verve

10. Bernardsville Winter Market, Bernardsville Train Station

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