Cheers to the weekend! If you're looking for something fun, entertaining, or educational to do in Central New Jersey, you've come to the right place. Our Weekend Guide is packed with an eclectic variety of things to do, whether you're looking for something to keep the little ones busy or just searching for something fun and different!

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1. I Run Hillsborough Race Series

When: June 10, 2017,  8:00 am

Where: 34 Yorktown Rd, Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Let's run, Hillsborough! Be part of this exciting triple charity venture by St. Joe's Youth community effort aiming to help other communities in need of repair, GiGi's Playhouse as they help empower individuals with Downs Syndrome and Steps Together supporting families suffering medical crises.  Visit https://irunhillsborough.com/ to register. 


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2. Scotch Plains Farmers' Market

When: Sat, June 10, 2017, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: Municipal Parking Lot, 430 Park Avenu, Scotch Plains NJ 07076 US

Celebrating its 25th year, Scotch Plains Farmers' Market guarantees only the "Best of the Best Vendors" offering a wide array of fresh grown local produce, handmade baked goods, and gourmet food products.


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3. The Spiritual Revolution 

When: June 10, 2017, 11:00 am

Where: 292 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901

Come listen to a free talk by Guilia A. Nesi as she shares her transformation in hopes of reaching out to those who need answers. 


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4. Somerville Elks Flag Day Festival 

When: June 10, 2017, 11:30 am

Where: Somerset County Courthouse grounds, Somerville, NJ 08876

 The 4th Annual Flag Day Festival spearheaded by the Somerville Elks is happening this weekend. A special this year is a Naturalization Ceremony for new citizens of our great country. There will be lots of activities and presentations to enjoy live music, a historical reenactment, bounce-house and scavenger hunt for the kids, exhibits and much more!


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5. Exit Row Band at The Grillestone 

When: June 10, 2017, 5:00 pm

Where: The Grillestone

The Grillestone presents the top professional event band and NJ native, the Exit Row Band, who'll be performing a very special show. Enjoy their renderings of the classics, new country, Top 40, and good old rock and roll this weekend!


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6. Evil Dead: The Musical

When: June 10, 2017, 8:00 pm

Where: 689 Amwell Road (Rte 514), Hillsborough, NJ

The 1980s horror franchise takes a comedic musical spin with characters and demons belting out songs and breaking into dance! Take this musical journey of terror and comedy this weekend and be entertained by the Somerset Valley Players.


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7. Art in the Garden Gala at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

When: Jun 10, 2017, 12:00 pm

Where: 165 Hobart Ave., Summit, NJ 07901

The gardens of Reeves-Reed Arboretum is going to be vibrantly electric with incredible music, breathtaking art installations, and delicious food as they celebrate their eagerly awaited annual fundraiser, ART in the Garden. Noteworthy is the launch of a 'job readiness' pilot program by the Arboretum, to help train vetted homeless candidates in basic job skills including gardening and facilities management.


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8. 300th Anniversary Parade and Celebration Program

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 2:00 pm

Where: Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church, 1 East Oak Street, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

The parade will start at Ridge High School and will end at the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church. Join the excitement as we celebrate the 300th anniversary of Basking Ridge’s oldest and most beloved institution – the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church. Come early and enjoy the Costumed Historic Cemetery Tours from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m where Thirty-five Revolutionary War soldiers are known to be buried in the cemetery.


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9. Civil War Weekend

Where: Sat June 10, 2017 - Sun June 11, 2017 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: Historic Speedwell,333 Speedwell Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960

Adults $7; Seniors $6; Children 4-16 $5; 4 and younger free

Historic Speedwell brings to life The Civil War.  See cooking demonstrations and visit the medical area to watch soldiers care for the "wounded" from the re-enactors of the 2nd NJ Brigade. Also see them demonstrate musket and bayonet drills, canon firings, skirmishes, and more. 


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10.  Wine Tasting and Silent Auction

When: Sunday, June 11, 2017, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m

Where: 16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro at 16 Prospect Street in Westfield  

In gratitude for the care their mother received when she was ill, owners of 16 Prospect Chris and Tim Boyle are generous supporters of the Center and its Auxiliary for many years. They host The Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care's annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction.  This yearly fundraiser benefits the Center’s Charitable Care Program and allows everyone who needs hospice or palliative care to receive it, regardless of their ability to pay.