Far Hills 97th Meeting Race Draws 40,000 Tailgaters and Horse Enthusiasts

October 22, 2017

FAR HILLS, NJ - A massive crowd of 40,000 tailgaters and horse enthusiasts, young and old alike, swarmed the small town of Far Hills yet again for the 97th annual Far Hills Race Meeting. The race fans and partyers arrived Saturday at Moorland Farms adorned in their best fall attire.

The day's action started long before the races. As the sun began to peek over the colorful ...

What’s Going On In Franklin Township This Weekend?

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Looking for something to do this weekend? Wanna show your Warrior pride? How about some family-friendly fun at one of Somerset County’s most beautiful parks? 

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, Oct. 20 

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Franklin Township: Hamilton Street Business District Presents - Trunk or Treat

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - To promote a safe and fun environment for our neighborhood children and families, Hamilton Street Business District is hosting a trick-or-treat alternative, "Trunk or Treat."

Trunk or Treat will be held at the John's Plaza Parking lot on Hamilton Street Oct. 28 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Kids can trick-or-treat from trunk to trunk to fill ...

Franklin Township: Mini Golf with Ghosts and Goblins at Colonial Park

SOMERSET, NJ - Somerset County Park Commission will welcome ghosts and goblins of all ages to the Colonial Park Putting Course on Colonial Drive in Franklin Township, New Jersey for an evening of spooky miniature golf at Mischief Night Madness on Friday, October 27, 2017, from 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. (Rain date Saturday, October 28, 2017.)


Admission of $10 for a ...

Dragonfly Cafe Hosts Music Benefit for Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery


SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than one dozen musicians will perform at the Dragonfly Music & Coffee Cafe Sunday, Oct. 22 to help raise donations for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

The U.S. island territory, home to more than 3.6 million, is still reeling from the one-two punch of back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes. First Irma, followed by Marie, tore into the island 10 days apart, ...

Franklin Township: Goofs and Ghouls at Colonial Park this Weekend

SOMERSET, NJ - The public is invited to enjoy some "spooky" family-friendly fun at Colonial Park, Oct. 22, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The Somerset County Park Commission Park Gardens staff will organize family-friendly activities including crafting with nature, games, pumpkin bowling, and pumpkin painting.

Cider and goodies will also be served up by the witch in the Stone Cottage.

What’s Going On In Franklin Township This Weekend?

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 ...

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

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Free, fun, and family-friendly events are on coming to the Borough of South Plainfield next month. On Saturday, Oct. 14, the South Plainfield Public Library will hold its 2nd Annual Fall Festival while the South Plainfield Fire Department’s annual Firemen’s Memorial Ceremony and Open House along with the Mayor’s Wellness Committee’s Fall Health ...

2 New Sites in Franklin Township Added to Somerset County Journey Through the Past

SOMERVILLE, NJ – 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.

There are two new participating sites this year, both in Franklin Township: the Van Liew-Suydam House at 280 South Middlebush Road and the Griggstown Bridgetender's House at ...

CanalFest 2017, a Franklin Township Tradition


EAST MILLSTONE, NJ - Do you want to have some family-friendly fun at one of the town's longest standing events? If you do, come out this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to East Millstone Park (Amwell Road & Market Street) in the East Millstone section of Franklin Township.

"CanalFest provides a unique opportunity for residents to come together and share in the gifts of ...

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Thousands Of Engagement Rings Coming To Somerset Jeweler

October 1, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Venus Jewelers will be hosting an Engagement Ring & Wedding Band Weekend on Friday, Oct 6th and Saturday, Oct 7th.  Bridal shows allow shoppers a unique hands-on experience with thousands of options to look at in one place.

Diamond experts will be on hand to educate on the essentials of diamond buying and what to look for when choosing the right ring. In ...