The Weekender: 'Hop' On Over to the YMCA 5K
12th annual road race will benefit the Strong Kids Fund.
Here's a look at what's happening this weekend around Somerset County:
Hillsborough Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2 Ladies Auxillary Flea Market
When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m. at the Hillsborough Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2
Why go: Support your local firefighters.
When/Where: Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Bridgewater-Raritan High School.
Why Go: To get some Asian culture as the Somerset County Asian American organization brings food, dancing, music and much more to the high school!
Bonnie Brae Scottish Festival and Games
When/Where: From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday atop the rolling fields of the Bonnie Brae Educational Center, Valley Road in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: When the bagpipers, including Basking Ridge's own Rampant Lion Pipe Band, come marching en masse over the hills, you may think you're in Scotland. Fans of all things Scottish, from edible specialties, kilts, British cars, dogs, dancers and much more congregate here each year.
Cost: Admission is $13 for adults, $3 for ages 6 to 16; under 6 free. $5 parking charge.
Base Camp International Bike Race
When/Where: Next Thursday, May 31, starting at 6 p.m. sharp in the center of Basking Ridge; stunt bike demonstration at 5:30 p.m.
Why Go: Cheer on professional cyclists from all around the world while cheering and munching from the sidelines.
Cost: Free to watch