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Sesame Place Christmas ParadeExperience a celebration unlike any other in Bucks County. Lively parties, old-fashioned festivals and dramatic shows fill the delicious restaurants, historic homes and thrilling theaters of the county's rolling hills. Enjoy Bucks with the locals as fun-filled festivities change with the season.

Photo of Strawberry Festival, courtesy of Anthony Sinagoga Photography (above)
Photo of A Very Furry Christmas, courtesy of Sesame Place (right)

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07-29-2014

Special Events

5th Annual New Hope Film Festival

  • July 25, 2014 to August 03, 2014
  • Event Location: New Hope Arts Center
  • Address: 2 Stockton Ave 2 Fl, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Varies - Visit Website for Show Times
  • Admission:All-Festival Passes Available

New Hope Film Festival was the creation of D. F. Whipple, an author, screenwriter, and long-time resident of the New Hope, Bucks County area. Whipple formed New Hope Film Fest... more »

Leon Russell

  • July 29, 2014
  • Event Location: Sellersville Theater
  • Address: 24 W Temple Ave, Sellersville, PA 18960
  • Phone:215-257-5808
  • 8:00 PM
  • Admission:$35

Leon Russell has been a major force in music for five decades with a resume that includes a half dozen gold albums; session work for Phil Spector' 'Wall Of Sound' and artists ... more »

On-Going Events

10th Annual Bucks County Quilt Showcase

  • July 14, 2014 to September 22, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Bucks County Visitor Center - Bensalem
  • Address: 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

This annual event, provided by the Bucks County Visitors Center, The Quilt Academy and Quilts for Kids, features local artisans displaying their passion for quilting. Over 100... more »

Art Camp: Week 6, Wearable Art & Crafts Ages 9-12

  • July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Sponsoring Partner: Artists of Yardley
  • Event Location: The AOY Art Center
  • Address: 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission:$190

Show off your creativity by designing arts and crafts that you can wear! Explore clothing and accessories throughout different cultures. Then use an array of art materials and... more »

Art Camp: Week 6, Dragons, Monsters, & Creatures! Ages 6-8

  • July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Sponsoring Partner: Artists of Yardley
  • Event Location: The AOY Art Center
  • Address: 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
  • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission:$190

Dragons, monsters, and creatures, oh my! We will dare to explore the wild variations and mutations that make up all the features and forms of monsters. Experimenting with desi... more »

Art Camp: Week 6, Great Artists of the 20th Century Ages 9-12

  • July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Sponsoring Partner: Artists of Yardley
  • Event Location: The AOY Art Center
  • Address: 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
  • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission:$190

There is more than one way to look at a subject. We will look at some of the 20th and their style of portraits. Then we will create a portrait in the style of Van Gogh, learni... more »

Art Camp: Week 6, Kiln Krafts for Kids Ages 6-8

  • July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Sponsoring Partner: Artists of Yardley
  • Event Location: The AOY Art Center
  • Address: 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission:$210

In this fun and exciting camp students will explore different aspects of glass art and ceramics. We’ll make cool glass fusing (kiln worked glass) projects during which w... more »

Art Camp: Week 6, Kiln Krafts for Kids Ages 9-12

  • July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Sponsoring Partner: Artists of Yardley
  • Event Location: The AOY Art Center
  • Address: 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
  • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission:$210

In this fun and exciting class students will explore different aspects of glass art and ceramics. We’ll make cool glass fusing (kiln worked glass) projects during which ... more »

Art Camp: Week 6, Summer Themed Painting and Drawing Ages 6-8

  • July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Sponsoring Partner: Artists of Yardley
  • Event Location: The AOY Art Center
  • Address: 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission:$190

Imagine that you're scuba diving. As you swim along a colorful coral reef what kind of underwater sea life will we encounter? Using the summer season as our influence we will ... more »

Art Camp: Week 6, What's the Big Idea? Ages 9-12

  • July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Sponsoring Partner: Artists of Yardley
  • Event Location: The AOY Art Center
  • Address: 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission:$190

Here we will transform everyday objects into printing tools to create impressive fine art prints. Students will learn a brief history of the printing processes we will be lear... more »

Behind the Lens: Raymond Pitcairn and Photography

  • February 10, 2014 to November 14, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Sponsoring Partner: Bryn Athyn Historic District
  • Event Location: Glencarin Museum
  • Address: 1005 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
  • Phone:267-502-2993
  • With Tour or by appointment
  • Admission:Donations Welcome

Raymond Pitcairn (1885-1966) is remembered primarily for his two remarkable architectural achievements: Bryn Athyn Cathedral, and Glencairn, the Bryn Athyn home he built for h... more »

Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American Exhibition

  • March 13, 2014 to October 26, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: National Museum of American Jewish History
  • Address: 101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Tue-Fri 10 AM to 5 PM, Sat & Sun 10 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Admission:Adult $12, Youth (ages 12-21) $11, Child (12 & under) Free, Senior (65+, ID required) $11, Active Military with ID Free

Chasing Dreams celebrates baseball and the many fans, players, and characters who helped shape our American story. Every triumph and defeat, every hero on and off the field, ... more »

China Summer Culture Camp

  • July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site
  • Address: 520 Dublin Rd, Perkasie, PA 18944
  • Mon - Thu 9 AM to 12 PM, Fri Family Day 10 AM to 2 PM
  • Admission:$165 per child, includes morning snack & camp t-shirt

Children will be organized into groups based on their grade level. Groups rotate through four classes and a snack/food lesson each morning. The classes are led by instructors ... more »

Cosmic Open Bounce

  • May 06, 2014 to August 26, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Tuesday
  • Event Location: BounceU of Horsham
  • Address: 420 Babylon Rd, Horsham, PA 19044
  • Phone:215-674-8644
  • 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Admission:Admission is $9.95 per child. Parents bounce for FREE. Or purchase our 5 bounce pass for $44 ($5 savings). Non-walking infants are free

All ages welcome Tuesday nights. These sessions will last for 2 hours. The sessions include music, games, and, of course, play time on our giant inflatable toys. The sessions ... more »

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.

  • July 28, 2014 to August 09, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Bucks County Playhouse
  • Address: 70 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938
  • See Event Details
  • Admission:Adults $15; Children: $10 (5 to 11). Group rates are also available: $12 per Adult (10 or more), $8 per child (10 or more).

Teens will take master classes and perform in Beauty and the Beast Jr.! The Bucks County Playhouse Education Program is inspired by the theater’s 75-year history of pair... more »

Find WALDO in Doylestown!

  • July 09, 2014 to July 31, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: The Doylestown Bookshop
  • Address: 16 S Main St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-230-7610
  • All Day
  • Admission:Free

FIND WALDO IN DOYLESTOWN! Kick Off July 1st Waldo, the iconic children's book character, has just turned twenty-five. And where has Waldo been after all these years? Well, t... more »

Guided Wildflower Walks

  • June 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
  • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission:Tour included with paid admission. Members Free

See flowers and fruits in season and discover fun facts about their use. Learn about the Preserve's history, habitats, and important plant-animal interactions while enjoying t... more »

Intro To Desktop 3D Printing

  • July 15, 2014 to August 05, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Tuesday
  • Sponsoring Partner: Artists of Yardley
  • Event Location: The AOY Art Center
  • Address: 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
  • 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission:$130 Members, $145 Non-Members

This class is a firsthand opportunity to experience what the new world of 3D desktop printing is all about. What is the reality behind the media buzz? Are there practical uses... more »

Nature by the Yard with Pame Newitt

Parents looking to “disengage” their children from their electronic devices and get them outside this summer can sign them up for a series of nature classes at Was... more »

Out of this World: Works by Steve Tobin

  • June 28, 2014 to October 26, 2014
  • Event Location: James A. Michener Art Museum
  • Address: 138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Tues through Fri 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Sat 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sun 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Included with Paid Admission

Internationally recognized for his strong yet elegant interpretations of elements from the natural world, Tobin receives well-earned recognition in his hometown with this exhi... more »

Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

  • April 09, 2014 to October 19, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: National Constitution Center
  • Address: Independence Mall 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Mon-Fri 9:30am - 5pm; Sat 9:30am - 6pm; Sun 12noon - 5pm
  • Admission:$14.50 Adults, $13 Seniors/Students, $8 Children ages 4-12

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello features more than 280 artifacts including Jefferson's walking stick, chess set, books, spectacles, and replica of the portable desk used to ... more »

The Holy Experiment: Violet Oakley Mural Studies Exhibit

  • June 27, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Pennsbury Manor
  • Address: 400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd, Morrisville, PA 19067
  • Phone:215-946-0400
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission:$9 Adults, $7 Seniors, $5 Children (3-11)

The Holy Experiment: Violet Oakley (1874-1961) Mural Studies, will be on display through the end of the year. The exhibit features thirteen original oil on canvas studies for ... more »

The People's Choice: Celebrating Michener's Top 25

  • February 08, 2014 to August 10, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: James A. Michener Art Museum
  • Address: 138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Tues through Fri 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Sat 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sun 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Included with Paid Admission

The Michener Art Museum is holding a participatory exhibition to celebrate its 25th anniversary and you are invited to be the curator! Beginning in May 2013, museum visitors w... more »

True Grit: The Poetic Eye of Barbara Schaff

  • April 26, 2014 to August 10, 2014
  • Event Location: James A. Michener Art Museum
  • Address: 138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Tues through Fri 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Sat 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sun 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Included with Paid Admission

Philadelphia painter Barbara Schaff has spent most of her adult life in a passionate and disciplined search for the poetic image. Both her drawings and her large-scale canvase... more »

Yoga in the Garden: Ten Enchanted Evenings

  • June 03, 2014 to August 05, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Tuesday
  • Event Location: Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Address: 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
  • Admission:Members: $180 for ten sessions, $100 for five Non-members: $200 for ten sessions, $120 for five Walk-ins for a single session $25, cash and checks only

The incredible beauty of summer nights at Morris Arboretum provides the backdrop for this unique opportunity to study inspirational Vinyasa (flow style) yoga led by Jennifer S... more »

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