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, Sept. 21

Warriors’ Football

After a tough loss, the FHS Football team could use some support. They will be playing Bridgewater on the road, kick off is at 7 pm.

4th Annual Giggin' for Gold in Jersey to Benefit Children with Cancer

Arielle Anacker Cancer Foundation hosts the 4th Annual GIGGIN’ FOR GOLD IN JERSEY to Benefit Children with Cancer fundraiser, and this year they are ready to go for the gold and rock your socks with this incredible line up of local and Miami based musicians!  TAP here for more details.

New Jersey Film Festival

The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies, is proud to present the 36th Bi-annual New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2018. Showcasing new international films, American independent features, animation, experimental and short subjects, and cutting-edge documentaries, the New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2018 will feature over 30 film screenings.

If you are interested in checking this event out, all the information and films that will be shown, click here.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Franklin Day Festival

The festival, now in its 5th year, welcomes community members of all ages to enjoy live music, shopping, children’s activities and more to celebrate the rich culture of the Franklin Township community. TAP here for more details.

Rutgers Football

Finally, a home game! Grab all your red gear you got and head on over to Busch Campus! The Scarlet Knights will be playing against the Buffalo Bulls, go Knights! TAP here for more details.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Grand Opening: Pasha Mediterranean Restaurant

Join our grand opening weekend of Pasha Mediterranean Restaurant and Banquet! Come to see what all the rave is about at the most happening new restaurant in Franklin Park. Experience authentic Mediterranean cuisine in an elegant setting with exceptional service. TAP here for more details.

St Matthias of Somerset Knights of Columbus Blood Drive

Walk-ins welcome! All donors will receive a $10 discount coupon for Houlihans.

For questions about eligibility to donate due to travel outside the U.S., medications or medical conditions, click here or call 1-800-688-0900. TAP here for details. 

Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 9.21 to 9.23

1. 2018 John Basilone Parade, Raritan

2. Franklin Day Festival, Colonial Park

3. Fall Harvest Festival, Old York Cellars (Ringoes)

4. Annual Pub Crawl, Somerville

5. Roll with your Heart, The Bernards Inn

6. Michael McDonald, State Theatre New Jersey

7. Hawk Watch Open House, Washington Valley Park

8. Paint & Sip, Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum

9. Aiken & Friends Fest, The Theatre at RVCC

10. Cell Phone Photography Workshop, Colonial Park Gardens

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