Deck the halls in Bucks County this weekend! Watch Ebenezer Scrooge take the stage at the Bucks County Playhouse, explore a holiday-themed Punk Rock Flea Market and grab brunch with Santa Claus himself!

Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events calendar.

Friday, December 7

Then, at the end of each November, Sesame Place transforms into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations during A Very Furry Christmas. See special Christmas shows and visit with Santa in his workshop!

A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place

Join everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends during Sesame Place’s family-favorite holiday Celebration: A Very Furry Christmas. Sesame Place is transforming into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights, spectacular musical shows and parades!

When: December 7 – 9, 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Sesame Place

Cost: Check online for ticket prices

Ebenezer Scrooge’s Big Playhouse Christmas Show

Back by popular demand, Ebenezer Scrooge’s Big Playhouse Christmas Show returns to delight audiences of all ages in an expanded version for 2018.

When: December 7 – 9, check online for showtimes

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: $40 – $80

Holiday Light Show at Shady Brook Farm

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open-air wagon ride.

When: December 7 – 9, 5 – 10 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $30/carload, $50 mini-bus, limo or RV, $125/bus

An American Christmas Songbook 2018

Keith Baker and the BRT Concert Band, along with fabulous entertainers, take the stage at the Bristol Riverside Theatre to perform your favorite carols and heartwarming holiday songs.

When: December 7 – 9, check online for showtimes

Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Cost: $35 - $45

A Christmas Carol at Byers’ Choice

Byers’ Choice welcomes renowned actor Gerald Dickens, great-great grandson of Charles Dickens, to perform his one-man stage adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Reservations are required.

When: December 7 – 8, check online for showtimes

Where: Byers’ Choice

Cost: $22.50

Annie at Acting Naturally Theatre

Little Orphan Annie takes the stage as Acting Naturally Theatre presents the Tony Award Winning Classic Musical, Annie.

When: December 7 – 9, check online for showtimes

Where: Acting Naturally Theatre

Cost: $21 – $23

Holiday House Tour and Tea in Doylestown

The spirit of the holidays comes to Doylestown with the 25th annual Christmas in Doylestown house tour. Visit four homes spectacularly trimmed with ornaments, garlands, trees, lights and more!

When: December 7 – 8, check online for tour times

Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

Holly Nights at Pennsbury Manor

Experience the enchantment of Pennsbury by candlelight! A community tradition for over 35 years, this joyous feast for the senses offers crackling fires, hot-mulled cider, dancing shadows, and the merry sounds of carolers strolling the grounds.

When: December 7, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Pennsbury Manor

Cost: $6 - $14

Peddler’s Village Gingerbread Competition & Display

Check out the winners of this year’s Gingerbread House Competition & Display as you enjoy the festively decorated Peddler’s Village – plus get a jump start on your holiday shopping!

When: December 7 – 9

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Holiday Trees at the Bucks County Visitor Center

Don’t miss Holiday Trees at the Visitor Center, a beautifully decorated display of trees designed by former White House decorator, Coleen Christian Burke. Pick up an exclusive Bucks County Holidays Coupon book with discounts and special offers to must-see holiday attractions.

When: December 7 – 9, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Visitor Center

Cost: Free to attend

An Afternoon with Gerald Charles Dickens at the Doylestown Bookshop

Gerald Dickens will be discussing his annual performance of A Christmas Carol at Byers' Choice, the history behind Charles Dickens' performances, and other tidbits of Dickensian information. Mr. Dickens will be available to sign a special selection of books and gifts.

When: December 7, 3 p.m.

Where: The Doylestown Bookshop

Cost: Free to attend

Once Upon a Time… Exploring the World of Fairy Tales at Mercer Museum

Step inside the larger-than life pages of beloved fairy tales from around the globe including Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and Jack and the Beanstalk during the Mercer Museum’s “Once Upon A Time… Exploring the World of Fairy Tales” exhibit. Check out this Friday’s “Twilight Tales” special event!

When: December 7 – 9, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Free with museum admission

 “The Janis Project” and “30 Years: Art at the Michener” at the James A. Michener Art Museum

Marvel at the striking large-scale sculptures by the talented Frank Hyder during the Michener’s latest exhibition, “The Janis Project”. Make sure to check out “30 Years: Art at the Michener, 1988-2018” as well, a special exhibition that invites visitors to learn new stories about familiar works of art and discover objects from the Museum’s vault that have never before been on display.

When: December 7 – 9, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

Fonthill Castle’s Escape Room

Mystery and intrigue await all those who dare to enter Fonthill Castle’s Escape Room. Discover Henry Mercer’s connection with the legend of Bluebeard and solve the puzzle that awaits you in an uncharted room at the top of the castle’s tower! Reserve your spot online, tickets sell out fast!

When: December 7, check online for tour times

Where: Fonthill Castle

Cost: $40

Live Music at Sellersville Theatre

Watch live musical performances from the talented Cheryl Wheeler & Patty Larkin, The Ventures, The Cowsills Family Christmas and the Davisson Brothers Band all weekend!

When: December 7 – 9, check online for showtimes

Where: Sellersville Theatre

Cost: Prices vary

Bucks County’s First Art Hotel

The Centre Bride Inn is presenting Bucks County’s inaugural Art Hotel venture to the area’s community of art enthusiast far and near.

When: December 7 – 9

Where: Centre Bridge Inn

Cost: Free to attend

Annual Small Works Show

Make your way to Washington Crossing to peruse the Annual Small Works Show, featuring over 35 artists with new work being displayed regularly.

When: December 7 – 9, check online for times

Where: Canal Frame – Crafts Gallery

Cost: Free to attend

Saturday, December 8

See Fonthill Castle decked out for the holidays during their Holiday Lights Meander or Candlelight Holiday Tours events every December.

Winter Wonderland Tours at Fonthill Castle

Visit Fonthill Castle for daily holiday-themed tours throughout December and experience Henry Mercer’s home decked out for the holidays. Reservations are required.

When: December 7 – 9

Where: Fonthill Castle

Cost: Check online for prices

Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Holiday Edition

The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market returns to Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company for the annual Holiday edition of the Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market.

When: December 8, 12 – 7 p.m.

Where: Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co.

Cost: $5

Ho-Ho-Holiday Winemaker’s Dinner

Join Crossing Vineyards and Winery for a festive holiday celebration featuring a multi-course menu of seasonal favorites! Reservations are required.

When: December 8, 7 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $99

Brunch with the Big Guy at Market at DelVal

Feed your holiday excitement with a jovial breakfast and photo op with the Big Guy himself! A delicious homemade brunch of ham, French toast, omelet station, bacon, cut fruit, and more. Reservations are required.

When: December 8 – 9, 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Where: The Market at DelVal

Cost: $12 - $17

Dickens of a Murder at Sand Castle Winery

Sand Castle Winery is hosting a new murder mystery dinner based on the classic tale, A Christmas Carol! Reservations are required.

When: December 8, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Sand Castle Winery

Cost: $65

A Christmas Carol at Silver Lake Nature Center

Step II Productions presents A Christmas Carol at the beautiful Silver Lake Nature Center.

When: December 8 – 9, check online for showtimes

Where: Silver Lake Nature Center

Cost: $10

2nd Saturdays with Faraway Guys & On a Roll Food Truck

Taproom favorite, Faraway Guys, will be spending every 2nd Saturday performing live tunes while you enjoy Naked Brewing Co. brews and On a Roll food truck cuisine.

When: December 8, 5 – 10 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Co.

Cost: Free to attend

Yardley 2nd Saturdays

Experience vibrant and authentic downtown Yardley every Second Saturday evening. Visitors will find specials, events, and activities from a variety of the town’s independent businesses.

When: December 8

Where: Downtown Yardley

Cost: Free to attend

Live Music at the (Crossing) Vineyard!

Stop by Crossing Vineyards any weekend this Winter and relax with a “Crossing Cocktail,” a frosty YARDS Beer, or wine by the glass or bottle. “Un-wined” after a busy work week with live music and dancing.

When: December 8, 1 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Check online for ticket prices

Sunday, December 9

Crossing Vineyards & Winery

Merry and Bright: Holiday Open House at Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Come to Crossing Vineyards for a festive kickoff to the holiday season. Enjoy live music, specialty cocktails, seasonal food and wine pairings, an appearance by Santa Claus and more!

When: December 9, 12 – 6 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $16 in advance, $18 at the door

Holiday Open House with Santa & Mrs. Claus at Craven Hall

Meet Santa Claus and enjoy colonial favorites including mulled cider, Brunswick Stew and holiday pies and other goodies baked on an open hearth during Craven Hall’s Holiday Open House.

When: December 9, 12 – 4 p.m.

Where: Craven Hall

Cost: Free with admission

Sunday Crafternoons at Naked Brewing Company

Join the Naked Brewing Company for Sunday Crafternoons! Enjoy discounted drinks and participate in a different arts and crafts project each week.

When: December 9, 4 – 7 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Co.

Cost: Free to attend