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Friday, July 20

More than two dozen Hub City restaurants and eateries will showcase special offers two weeks in the annual Restaurant Week - what officials are calling 'Taste of Foodie Heave.’

New Brunswick's Annual Restaurant Week has Begun

Rutgers Gardens Farm Market 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: 112 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick

Nothing like a delicious farmers market to walk around and feast on some yummy treats like fresh bread, cookies, and pastries. By stopping by the Rutgers Gardens tent you can sign up for a market card. After shopping at the market six times you can get a free market bag! This market happens every Friday through December 21st.

The Putz Performing at 9 p.m. at Court Tavern

Where: Court Tavern:124 Church Street, New Brunswick

Nothing like good ‘ole live music and a drink. The Putz will be performing live at Court Tavern Friday night, July 20. They play pop, punk, and rock! If that is your kind of music, than this is your kind of a night.

Free Drive-in Movies at Somerset County Parks

Pack a picnic basket, put the kids in their pajamas, pile everyone into the DeSoto, or the minivan, and head over to Duke Island Park on Old York Road in Bridgewater and Warrenbrook Pool on Warrenville Road in Warren Township for the Somerset County Park Commission Drive-In Movies. 

Saturday, July 21

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, July 22

Yard Sale

From 8 am to 2 pm at  33 Cedar Brook Drive there will be a yard sale. Assorted household items for sale, including electronics, kitchenware, tools, toys, home decor, DIY, and more.

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! #Specials 8pm-Close

Amish Outlaws Park Their Buggy at Duke Island Park for July 22 Concert

The Amish Outlaws will park their buggy at Duke Island Park Sunday evening, July 22 for a free concert sponsored by the Somerset County Park Commission.

Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 7.19 to 7.22

1. Somerset County Park Commission Friday Nights at the Drive-In Movies, Duke Island Park
2. Behind the Seed, A Farm to Table Event, Norz Hill Farm
3. Struggle to EXIST – Opening Reception, Frontline Arts
4. The Little Mermaid, Pleasant Valley Park Amphitheater
5. Somerset County Park Commission Summer Concert Series, Duke Island Park
6. Starlit Cinema, Division Street – Somerville
7. Laser Kids, RVCC Planetarium
8. Crabfest, Verve Bistro
9. Summer Stage, Division Street – Somerville
10. Cheaper By The Dozen, Somerset Valley Playhouse

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