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. 7

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Franklin Middle School - Grease the School Edition 

We are so excited to put on an amazing show for everyone...chock full of fun and suprises! This weekend (1/31-2/2) and next Middle School Musical, "Grease" to be held at Sampson G. Smith School, 1649 Amwell Road, Somerset.  

Showtimes Friday & Saturday at 7PM; Sunday at 2PM.  Ticket Order Form

Villagers Theatre - Fun Home

When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. TAP here for more details. 

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Wrestling at 7 p.m.

Where: Louis Brown Athletic Center

Grab all the red gear you have and head on over to the Louis Brown Athletic Center! The Scarlet Knights will be facing off against the University of Illinois Fighting Illini. Go, Knights!

For more information and tickets, click here

Saturday, Feb. 8 

745 Hamilton Grand Opening Celebration

Country Classics, a local new-home builder, is holding a grand opening event this coming weekend for its new luxury apartment community. TAP here for more details. 

Craft Beer & Spirit Festival at 4 p.m.

Where: The Heldrich Hotel 

Join The Heldrich Hotel for its 4th-Annual Craft Beer & Spirit Festival, which benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, a non-profit organization whose goal is to help all children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with volunteer mentors.

Included in your ticket:

  • Samples from over 50+ local craft beer and spirit vendors
  • A commemorative tasting glass
  • Culinary offerings provided by the hotel’s award-winning  team

For more information and tickets, click here. 

Sunday, Feb. 9 

Rutgers Men’s Basketball Game at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Louis Brown Athletic Center

Grab all the red gear you have and head on over to the Louis Brown Athletic Center! The Scarlet Knights will be facing off against the Northwestern University Wildcats. Go, Knights!

For more information and tickets, click here.

Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 2.6 to 2.9

1. Tory Jack Day, Abraham Staats House

2. Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert Featuring New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, State Theatre New Jersey

3. Science Magic Day, The Children’s Museum

4. The Addams Family, Shimon & Sara Birnbaum JCC

5. Sunday Mystery Walk, Duke Farms

6. Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey, RVCC Arts

7. Music at the Mansion, Vermeule Mansion

8. Love Potions Cocktail Class, Stonehouse at Stirling Ridge

9. Unicorn Paint Party, Painting with a Twist Bridgewater

10. Storytime and Activities Feat. Always Love More, Barnes & Noble Somerville

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