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What’s Going On In Franklin Township This Weekend?

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Looking for something to do this weekend? Want to have some family-friendly fun near one of our environmental treasures? What about taking a step in the past? Maybe you'd rather get lost in “Friday Night Lights.”

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, Oct. 13

Franklin High School 

The Franklin Warriors will come back home to face Union at Franklin High School at 7 p.m. They are coming off a 27-20 overtime loss against Hunterdon Central.

Villagers Theatre 

EQUUS opened last weekend and will be playing until 10.22, on Fridays/Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

“The closest I have seen a contemporary play come to reanimating the spirit of mystery that makes the stage a place of breathless discovery rather than a classroom for rational demonstration. Mr. Shaffer may have been trying for just such iconography a portrait of the drives that lead men to crucify themselves there. Here I think he’s found it.” – The New York Times

Saturday, Oct. 14 

CanalFest 2017

The seventh annual CanalFest will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 11 am to 5 pm at East Millstone Park (Amwell Road & Market Street) in the East Millstone section of Somerset. Click here for details. 

The Imperia 

1450 WCTC’s Annual Health and Wealth Forum is hosted by Dr. DeSilva, Bert Baron and the WCTC Staff.  This forum highlights different speakers from different areas of expertise that connect directly to the men and women of the Central Jersey Community and educate them on both the health and wealth subjects. Free Breakfast at 8:30 with speaker series to start around 9AM and goes to Noon.

Venus Jewelers 

We think you are AWESOME! So, here's a gift from us to you for customer appreciation day! Click here for details. 

Sunday, Oct. 15

Weekend Journey Through the Past 

Somerset County’s rich history and its pivotal role in the growth of New Jersey and the country will be on display during the 12th annual Weekend Journey Through the Past this weekend. Two new editions are right here in Franklin Township click here for details. 

More things to do close to home…

10 events going on in New Brunswick this week

Free, Family-Friendly Events Scheduled for October 14 in South Plainfield

Top Ten Things to do in Somerset County: 

Weekend Top 10: 10.13 - 10.15

1. Weekend Journey Through the Past, Throughout Somerset County

2. Bedminster Charities Fall Fest, River Road Park

3. New Jersey Oktoberfest, Forest Lodge

4. D&R CanalFest 2017, East Millstone

5. By the Light of the Moon, EEC

6. Jersey Boys, State Theatre NJ

7. EQUUS, Villagers Theatre

8. Live Animal Show, EEC

9. Annual Oktoberfest, Ninety Acres

10. Open Farm Weekend, Bluebird Farm Alpacas

 

http://visitsomersetnj.org/weekend-top-10/

 

If you know of any events in town please contact the editor at mlyons@tapinto.net.

 

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