If you're looking for fun, entertaining and educational things to do in Central New Jersey, you've come to the right place. Our Weekend Guide is packed with a variety of our favorite events and activities that we want to share with you!

For those who love HGTV and Fixer Upper shows or are in the market to buy and sell a home soon, we've also provided our comprehensive open house list so you can go take a peek. We chose top, highly demanded, local communities.

  • Bedroom communities of NYC including train towns and easy access to Rt 78!
  • Driveable towns to Morristown and north, Eastern PA, Princeton, and south & Jersey shore --- perfect for couples and families that have opposing commutes. These towns can be a good compromise to fit you. Plus have great schools!   

1. The Garden Club of Watchung Annual Plant Sale

When: May 12, 9 am
Where: Valley Road, Watchung, NJ 07069

Take your family out to the Garden Club of Watchung and bring home and plant. some of the most beautiful plants that will beautify your home and space can really bring out the best in your home.

2. Antique Car Show

When: May 12, 1 pm
Where: 57 Mt. Bethel Road, Warren, NJ 07059

Classic car enthusiasts are invited to come and admire the classic rides on display. Make it a date with the family or tag along with a couple of friends!

3. Inimitable Rhythms: The Art of Arabic Calligraphy

When: May 12, 4 pm
Where: 21 Claremont Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Discover the beauty and artistry of Arabic calligraphy, a revered form of Islamic art, when Alhamra presents the magnificent calligraphy work of four women. 

4. Mother's Day Caribbean Style

When: May 13, 12 pm
Where: 41 Mountain Blvd., Warren, NJ 07059

Give the special lady in your life a Mother's Day treat that she deserves. Enjoy Caribbean cuisine and the island spice that comes along it at the Spice Isle restaurant home of the Caribbean fusion cuisine.

5. Blockchain & Crypto Seminar - The Future of Money Explained

When: May 12, 10:30 am
Where: 700 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

If you're feeling lost and confused about the new currency that is picking up in popularity, don't get left behind and register now to get to know more about it so you can get into the action!

6. Selling on eBay

When: May 12, 10:30 am
Where: 30 West Main St, Somerville, NJ 08876

Millions of people are making a living selling things on eBay. If you're looking for a different option or a secondary means of earning money, Get a piece of that pie and learn how to sell and trade safely. 

7. Summit Farmers Market

When: May 13, 8 am
Where: 22 Deforest Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901

Back for the 23rd time around, the Summit Farmers Market opened just in time for Mother's Day! Give the special woman in your life the gift of health and buy organic!

8. Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk

When: May 13, 9 am
Where: 205 Plainfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

This Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk is geared to support the LIVESTRONG YMCA program. Rebuild your muscle mass, your confidence, and your strength!

9. HHS Theatre Presents Dinner at 8, Dead by 9 Murder Mystery Dinner

When: May 12, 7 pm
Where: 466 Raider Blvd., Hillsborough, NJ Hillsborough, NJ Patch

This comedy mystery is meant to be enjoyed by the whole family to make it a date. Bring the whole brood along and take a crack at solving this whodunnit and stay for the laughs!

10. Mother's Day Horseback Ride

When: May 13, 10 am
Where: 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

It's all about Mother's this May month, and this weekend is easily the best time to remind her just how special she is. Take her on a scenic ride around the lush trails of Lord Stirling and enjoy a marvelous day!

11. Weekend Open House List 

If you're looking for some inspiration regarding decor or renovations or beginning the process of buying a home, open houses are a great way to start. 

We've created the ULTIMATE guide to open houses this weekend in 19 Central New Jersey Towns including: 

Central NJ Weekly Open House List

Here is your complete guide to open houses in Central New Jersey...

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