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.

Read on below for more details:

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Friday, July 19

Drive-In Movies at Duke Island Park 

Pack a picnic basket, put the kids in their pajamas, pile everyone into the DeSoto (or the minivan), and head over to Duke Island Park on Old York Road in Bridgewater for the Somerset County Park Commission Drive-In Movies. TAP here for details. 

An Evening of Stand Up with A Typical and Big3 Star Michael Rapaport 7:30 pm

Where: Stress Factory Comedy Club

Michael Rapaport is an American actor and comedian. He has appeared in over sixty films since the early 1990s and starred in the sitcom The War at Home. He also appeared in Boston Public, Friends, Prison Break, Justified, and Atypical. 

Click here to get tickets and learn more information!

Saturday, July 20

Franklin Township Community Farmers Market - Reading Day

The Franklin Township Community Farmers Market will have themed days that will promote local organizations, community groups and fun activities in and around Franklin Township. TAP here for details. 

Forest Bathing at Colonial Park Gardens

The Colonial Park Gardens staff will present a unique program, “Forest Bathing,” at the Colonial Park Gardens. TAP here for details. 

Fly Me to the Moon! 2-3pm

Where: 60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, join us for a variety of moon-related activities, crafts, videos & snacks. Fun and fascinating for the whole family!

Nailed It: Somerville’s Newest Store Welcomes Do-It-Yourselfers - Grand Opening

Welcome to the Nailed It Do It Yourself Studio at 46 E. Main St., a space filled with stools, workbenches, hand tools and power tools, paints and other supplies needed to complete a variety of craft projects. TAP here for details. 

Free Health Fair

Open to all who wish to attend. TAP here for details.  

Flemington's Stangl Road Car Show

Flemington’s Stangl Road Car Show! Free to attend and participate. All make, year and model cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. TAP here for details. 

Sunday, July 21

Free Concert with New Power Soul July 21 at Duke Island park

The Somerset County Park Commission summer of Sunday evening free live concert performances continues at the Duke Island Park band shell on Old York Road in Bridgewater on Sunday evening. TAP here for details. 

Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 7.18 to 7.21

1. Wedding Fest, Olde Mill Inn

2. Liberty Network Side Saddle Horse Show, United State Equestrian Team Foundation

3. Bridgewater Food Truck Fest, TD Bank Ballpark

4. NJ Bacon Festival, Norz Hill Farm & Market

5. Friday Nights at the Drive-In Movies: Kung Fu Panda, Duke Island Park

6. Forest Bathing, Colonial Park Rose Garden

7. Starlit Cinema, Downtown Somerville

8. Kids Jam Laser Concert, RVCC Planetarium

9. Plays in the Park: Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, Pleasant Valley Park Amphitheatre

10. Moths and Other Pollinators, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

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