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.

Friday, Sept. 27

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Franklin High School - Friday Night Lights! 

Help support the Warriors this Friday at home against Bridgewater, at 7 pm at Franklin High School. 

Franklin Township Public Library 

Join film lovers from around the world as we show the finalist films in the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival, now in its 22nd year.  The festival will screen the 10 best short films submitted from around the world. TAP here for more details. 

Saturday, Sept. 28

Waffles for Warriors

The South Plainfield Elks Motorcycle Committee is having a Waffles and Ice Cream fundraiser on Saturday, September 28th from 3:00-8:00 pm.  We are calling it "Waffles for Warriors" and proceeds will go to a Non-Profit organization based in Holmdel, NJ called Unbroken Warriors. TAP here for details. 

Township of Franklin 

More than 20,000 people are expected to attend this year's 6th annual Franklin Day Festival at Colonial Park this Saturday. TAP here for more details. 

Sunday, Sept. 29

Paint Nite: Fall Mosaic at 7 p.m.

Where: George Street Ale House

Get in the mood for fall at this fun paint and sip night event. If you are coming with a group, please arrive 30 minutes before to secure seats together.

If you arrive early to eat first, please tell the host that you are attending the Paint Nite event. Head over to secure your seats, then enjoy your dinner. Paint Nite ticket holders would get 15% off all regular priced food items they order between 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. on the evening of their event. 

For more information and tickets, click here.


Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 9.26 to 9.30

1. 7th Annual Oktoberfest, Tapastre Somerville

2. Aiken & Friends Fest and RVCC Community Day, Raritan Valley Community College

3. Franklin Day Festival, Colonial Park

4. Family Fun Day, Branchburg Sports Complex

5. Branchburg Country Fair, White Oak Park

6. Hawkwatch, Somerset County Environmental Education Center

7. Scare Farm – Opening Night, Norz Hill Farm & Market

8. National Alpaca Farm Weekend, Hidden Spring Lavender

9. Downtown Somerville Sidewalk Sale, Downtown Somerville

10. ArtSee Tour, Throughout Bernards Township

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