The Great Warm Indoors

Don’t get along with the cold? Don’t worry, there are plenty of indoor activities to keep you and your family active in the New Year.

Branchburg Sports Complex (BSC) offers kids of all ages something fun this winter. They have a PlayMaze, which was custom designed for the complex, a 9,000 square foot, four-level interactive laser tag arena which can accommodate up to 80 players at a time, and an arcade for the kids and kids at heart.

Want to view the stars without being bundled up? Well look no further than the RVCC Planetarium! Get immersed in an all-dome experience to discover the mysteries of the solar system, the galaxy, and deep space.  Programs available for children and adults.

Take advantage Somerset County’s amazing arts & culture this winter. State Theatre New Jersey, the Theatre at RVCC, Villagers Theatre and Somerset Valley Playhouse have some great lineups!

Looking for some art exhibitions? Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery & The Center for Contemporary Art (CCA) are hosting some amazing exhibits. Tap into your own creative side and take an art class or workshop at CCA, available for adults and children! Or check out the Farmstead Arts Center which offers art classes, workshops, art exhibits, theater, concerts, dance, children’s activities and lectures in history and the arts.

Ready to try your hand at making that wine you love so much? Winemakers of Somerset will be hosting their Open House Chilean Barrel Samplings throughout February and March, plus you can purchase wine grapes to get started on making your own wine.


Take this time to learn about the history of Somerset County! Take the Five Generals Narrated Bus Tour on February 18 and discover five of the original Somerset County houses that served as general staff headquarters during the Revolutionary War—the Van Horne House in Bridgewater, the Van Veghten House in Finderne, the Abraham Staats House in South Bound Brook, the Wallace House in Somerville and the Jacobus Vanderveer House.

And don’t forget to brush up on your golf history at the USGA Museum in Far Hills (located at the historic Frothingham-Sloane House). Witness the nation’s largest and most significant collection of golf artifacts and documents. Let’s keep the history alive!

No matter what you do or where you go, Somerset County has the cool events that keep you warm!