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Basking Ridge is located in Somerset County, in the Skylands Region, and is just west of Newark along Interstate 287 near the Morristown National Historic Park. Basking Ridge is part of the Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon, New Jersey metro area.

Basking Ridge was named by local settlers who had seen wild animals come up from the lowlands to bask in the sun. In 1776, Gen. Charles Lee, second in command to George Washington in the Continental Army", was taken prisoner by the British here.

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12/04 Coming to The area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
World's Largest Pancake Breakfast Springfield MA May11 Main Street in Downtown Springfield is turned into the largest pancake breakfast anywhere!
Maryland Faerie Festival Darlington MD May10-12 The Maryland Faerie Festival celebrates the Faeries in an atmosphere and with entertainment inspired by Faerie folklore and literature.
South 9th Street Italian Market Festival Philadelphia PA May18-19 Bring the entire family to experience the Annual Procession of Saints, and to enjoy the Live Entertainment, Family Events, Crafts, Food, Food and more Food!