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 or from your home. 

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Friday, July 3

Independence Day Fireworks Show in Franklin Canceled

There will be no Independence Day fireworks over the municipal complex on Friday, July 3, “due to the COVID-19 pandemic.” TAP here to Learn More. 

Garden State Watercolor

The Garden State Watercolor Society 2nd Annual “Small but Mighty” small works exhibition is open virtually! Originally planned for the gallery at Farmstead Arts Center, this exhibit, featuring 40 artists and juried awards, can be enjoyed on the GSWC Society’s YouTube channel: TAP here to Learn More.

Wawa Welcome America

The Wawa Welcome America 2020 festival will be entirely virtual and entirely free, encompassing multicultural and multigenerational programming, and highlighting Philadelphia’s diverse voices. With a lineup of concerts, online educational activities, behind-the-scenes experiences, cooking demonstrations, at-home crafts, virtual museum tours and more, the festival’s family-friendly programming will focus on arts, culture, education, wellness, history and performance. TAP here to Learn More.

Saturday, July 4

Middlebush Reformed Church - Independence Day 2020 American Patriotic Music

The Franklin Township fireworks remain cancelled, however we are pleased to announce the annual. TAP here to Learn More. 

Washington's Headquarters Hosts July 4th Reading of Declaration of Independence

The historic Wallace House, which served as General George Washington's winter headquarters in 1778-79 will be the setting for a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence. TAP here to Learn More. 

Macy's to Launch Fireworks Across NYC

Macy's, the New York City-based retail giant, have announced that they will be launching spontaneous fireworks displays across the City starting Monday, and continuing all week long leading up to the mega display on Saturday, July 4. TAP here to Learn More. 

Sunday, July 5

Flags Still Available for Field of Honor This Year Memorializing Bedminster Police Sgt.

Flags are still available for the 5th Annual Field of Honor® at the Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum in tribute to celebrate the nation's independence and to honor those who have served their country. TAP here to Learn More. 

Stress Factory 

Come and be a part of the LIVE audience this week!! Two ways to see the show Live at the Club or watch on Facebook for free! TAP here to Learn More. 

Day Trip: Walkway Over the Hudson

Looking for a break from quarantine? Consider a trip to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park that includes a steel cantilever bridge 212 feet over the Hudson River. 

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