FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Looking for something to do this weekend? How about enjoying the day with family and friends along the D&R Canal? Maybe you would rather get tickets to a "darkly delicious story." 

Well, you can do all that and more right here in town.

Check out TAPinto Franklin Township’s roundup of some of the best things to do close to home.  

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Friday, July 28

Villagers Theatre 

Heathers the Musical (High School Edition) **Opening Night**

Heathers is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously handsome new kid J.D. Click here for more details. 

Don’t forget to check out TAPinto Franklin Township’s event section for things to do in and around town. 

Saturday, July 29

Township of Franklin 

Franklin Township’s Farmers Market (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

The Franklin Township Community Farmers Market supports Franklin Township agriculture and NJ agriculture. Visitors are encouraged to ask farmers about their local farms and specialty vendors about where in New Jersey they source the ingredients for their products. 

Click here for an updated Vendor List and weekly seasonal fruit and vegetable offers

Sunday, July 30

Township of Franklin 

Walk & Roll South-Canal Road

Take your feet to the streets!

Enjoy the day with family and friends along the scenic D&R Canal from the Griggstown Causeway to Route 518.

The road will be closed (local traffic permitted (10MPH), click here for more details. 

More things to do close to home…

Go for Seconds at Extended New Brunswick Restaurant Week


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TAPinto Travels Weekend Suggestions July 29-30

Z Mud Run, 3 Day Blowout Sale

Top Ten Things to do in Somerset County: 

Weekend Top 10: 7.28 - 7.30

1. 35th Annual QuickChek Festival of Ballooning, Solberg Airport

2. Wedding Fest ’17, Olde Mill Inn & Grain House

3. Understanding Duke Farms: Past, Present and Future, Duke Farms

4. Blues Fest Ft. Bob Lanza Blue Band & The Tyrone Stackhouse Group, Duke Island Park

5. The Jazz Supper Club Series, The Bernards Inn

6. Plays in the Park: Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Pleasant Valley Park

7. The Skies over Hogwarts, RVCC Planetarium

8. Drive-in Movies at the Park, Duke Island Park

9. Starlit Cinema Continues, Downtown Somerville

10. Summer Stage Continues, Downtown Somerville

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