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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Somerset County Tourism 

Don’t miss Somerset County’s many outdoor concert and movie offerings this summer! From jazz to rock, Spiderman to Mary Poppins, we’ve got you covered. Learn more

Friday, August 9

Single’s Mixer 7-10pm

Where: 367 George Street, New Brunswick NJ

Work, Home, School, Family, Friends...Dating in 2019 is hard enough! So KC & Jas decided to make it a little bit easier for you. A Singles Mixer for Young Professionals is a safe place to meet, drink and get to know someone without the pressure. We WILL be having speed dating (optional) for people who need a little extra help getting the conversation started. Speed dating will begin at 8 pm sharp! If you are too scared to speed date feel free to grab a drink or small bite at the bar and mingle with the other singles.

Saturday, August 10

Somerset County Clerk’s Office is Coming to Town

Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter kicks off his mobile office initiative in Franklin. TAP here for details. 

East Brunswick Elks

Car and motorcycle show event. Custom classic truck muscle best in show. TAP here for more details. 

Franklin Warriors Fundraiser Car Wash

The FMS Warriors will host a car wash at Franklin High School (500 Elizabeth Avenue) from 9 am to 1 pm to raise funds for. TAP here for details. 

BBQ Fish and Rib Dinner Fundraiser

Patrons can call 732-201-8085 to place their order for pick up at 117 John E. Bush Avenue. TAP here for details. 

Bob Marley Paint & Sip 9 pm

Where: Above Art Studios

We are paying homage to one of the greatest artists/musicians do ever do it, Bob Marley! Come paint your own Bob Marley masterpiece with the guided instruction of a master artist instructor. Bring your own wine, champagne, or beer and relax and enjoy the art therapy while Dj Kiss Me I'm Famous plays some of your favorite Bob Marley classics and more. 

For more information on the event and tickets click here!

Sunday, August 11

Food Truck Fest at Duke Island park 

The 5th Annual Rock ‘n Roll Food Truck Fest will feature 11 food trucks, each presenting a different set of menu items. Among the culinary creations will be Cubano Xpress, Kats Catering, Gail’s Dog House, Pizza Vita, Cas' Pierogi's and Kielbasa, Amanda’s Bananas, Cheezin’, Aunt Dee Dee’s Old Fashioned Baked Goodness, Jimmy’s Concession, Taxi Cab Burger, and Josefa Ice Cream LLC. TAP here for details. 

Walk & Roll South 

Canal Road will be closed from Griggstown Causeway to Route 518. Take your feet to the streets!Enjoy the day with family and friends along the scenic D&R Canal. TAP here for details. 

Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 8.7 to 8.10

1. Somerset County 4-H Fair, North Branch Park

2. Monmouth at the Team, United States Equestrian Team Foundation

3. Somerset County Park Commission’s 5th Annual Food Truck Fest, Duke Island Park

4. Discovering Raritan, Somerset Street – Raritan

5. Winslow – An Evening of the Eagles, Brook Arts Center

6. Plays in the Park: Brigadoon, Pleasant Valley Park Amphitheatre

7. Skylights, RVCC Planetarium

8. Starlit Cinema, Downtown Somerville

9. Duke Farms Conservation Projects, Duke Farms

10. Rita’s National Frozen Custard Day, Rita’s Somerville

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