FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Looking for something to do this weekend? Looking to physically challenge yourself for a good cause? Maybe you would like to Stand Up for the Other?
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.
Friday, Aug. 18
Tommy Strazza will from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Tommy Strazza has been a staple of the New Jersey music scene for the better part of the last decade as both a singer/songwriter and lead guitarist for several bands(Hey Bulldog, Okra Winfrey, G-Man Syndicate.) and solo artists (Anthony Walker, Anjelia, Emily Grove, and Michael Askin to name a few.). His last album “The Model Citizen L.P.” earned him a “Top Local Release” nomination at the 2010 Asbury Music Awards, and his guitar work earned him a “Top Guitarist” victory at the 2011 Asbury Music Awards.
Saturday, Aug. 19
Pillar Missions and Pillar of Fire International will host the 5th annual Z Mud Run from 9 a.m.until, at 591 Weston Canal Road in Somerset.
T-shirts, custom medals, and goodie bags guaranteed for all pre-registered. Same day registrants t-shirts and medals if available!
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.
The Griggstown Reformed Church will hold its 137th Annual Harvest Home from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. This event brings together Griggstown residents and the surrounding communities for a day of fun. Free entertainment and a chance to stroll the grounds of the church. Fresh food to eat; fresh veggies and fruits and homemade goodies to eat on the grounds or take home for later; local displays of antiques, trains, race cars; Silent Auction; homemade goods tables; games for kids and adults alike. Come enjoy a beautiful day with your neighbors!
Sunday, Aug. 20
The Franklin Township Interfaith Council will have local, county and state officials speaking at this Sunday's community vigil at St. Mathias Aug. 20, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Don’t forget to check out TAPinto Franklin Township’s event section for things to do in and around town.
More things to do close to home…
Top Ten Things to do in Somerset County:
Weekend Top 10: 8.18-8.20
1. The County Caper, Somerset County’s Amazing Race, Throughout Somerset County
2. Monmouth at the Team, U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation
3. Earth, Moon, Sun & Coyote/Countdown to the Eclipse, RVCC Planetarium
4. Sunstruck/Countdown to the Eclipse, RVCC Planetarium
5. Monarch Butterfly Ecology, Duke Farms
6. Walk Around Wine Tasting, Ninety Acres
7. Starlit Cinema –What About Bob? (Last Night), Downtown Somerville
8. Cruise Nights, Downtown Somerville
9. Summer Stage, Downtown Somerville
10. Nothing Rhymes with Orange Storytime, Barnes & Noble Bridgewater
If you know of any events in town please contact the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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