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


1. Stained Glass Starfish Ornament

When: July 14, 10 am - 1 pm

Where: Kick Glass Art Studio, 536 South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016

Release the artist in you and learn the craft of glass cutting. Create beautiful ornamental decor to give as gifts or to hang in your private space. The cost of the workshop will be $50.


2. Gallery on Main

When: July 14, 8 am

Where:  Gallery on Main, 30 West Main Street, Somerville NJ 08876

There is always something interesting and fancy going on at the Gallery on the Main. This weekend, artist Janet Rockware, exhibits her work and artistry. Pop in and unearth great finds you wouldn't normally find in anywhere else. 


3. Carcosa: Gates of Horn And Ivory

When: July 14, 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Where: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey, Somerville Branch, 35 West End Ave,  Somerville, NJ 08876 

Dress up in July? No need to wait for November! Live out your best dreams and worst nightmares at Carcosa. It will be a night of role-playing and fantasy. 


4. Unique Creatures from Around the World

When: July 14, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Where: Somerset County Library, 1 Vogt Dr., Bridgewater, NJ, 08807

Larry Apap is pleased to share his unique collection of creatures from all over the world. It will be a mind-opening learning as well as an entertaining event that will capture the imagination of all!


5. Dungeons and Dragons and Magic the Gathering

When: July 14, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Where: Somerville Public Library,  35 West End Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876

Sires and dames are called to gather for an afternoon of quests and adventure. This event is strictly for adult D and D players. 


6. Discover Scuba 

When: July 14, 11 am-12 pm

Where: Family Health Center of Morristown, 200 South Street, Morristown, NJ,07963

Wonder what it would be like under the sea? Have you got budding dreams of exploring the least explored realm of the planet? Start your diving hobby right and train with the best!


7. Open Studio at Kick Glass Art

When: July 14, 10 am-1 pm

Where: Kick Glass Art Studio, 536 South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016

Choose from any of the eight projects when you walk in for an art session and relax as you work with your hands and calm your mind. 


8. Saturday Morning Dog Walks at Lord Stirling Stable

When: July 14, 10:45 am

Where: Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Leash up your furry buddies and get ready for a brisk, morning stretch at the lush grounds of Lord Stirling. Get your blood pumping right with your four-legged buddy in tow. 


9. Club Golf Champions

When:  July 14 - 15, tee time varies

Where: Quail Brook Golf Course, 625 New Brunswick Rd, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA

All registered golfers, ages 10 and up are invited to join the championships this weekend. Whether a participant or rooting for your favorite golf player, it promises to be quite a day at the green. 


10. Artfully Young Art Studio - Art Classes for Adults and Children in Warren, NJ 

When: Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13

Where: Artfully Young Art Studio, 186 Mt. Bethel Rd, Warren, NJ

Let your inner artist comes out and expresses yourself through brushes and paints. Watercolor, graphite pencil, colored pencil, ink, oil pastels, soft pastels, and acrylic are just a few of the mediums that you can use. Tag along with your kids and bond together in this fun and creative activity.


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.

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