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8/1/15

Step back in time for the day at Philadelphia's last…More »

8/8/15 – 8/9/15

The 58th Annual Classic Auto & Motorcycle Show:…More »

8/12/15 – 8/16/15

This fair is five days of fun for the whole community!…More »

8/15/15

Come celebrate Washington and all the men and women of the…More »

9/5/15 – 9/13/15

We invite you to join us this year and to become part of…More »

9/19/15

The Bucks County Genealogical Society and the Genealogical…More »

9/19/15

Join businesses, organizations, friends and families from…More »

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Michener interior Krist Visit PhillyExperience 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 Michener Art Museum by Bob Krist, courtesy of Visit Philly 

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07-28-2015

Special Events

3D 35th Birthday Cake Chalk Art

  • July 28, 2015 to July 29, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Sesame Place®
  • Address: 100 Sesame Rd, Langhorne, PA 19047
  • Phone:866-464-3566
  • 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Admission:Visit sesameplace.com for ticket prices

Local artist, Holly Scott, will create a 3D chalk art based on our giant, inflatable 35th birthday cake! Guests will be able to watch Holly create this work of art and take ph... more »

Advanced Acrylic Painting (Ages 9-Up) Art Camp

  • July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Tyler Park Center for the Arts
  • Address: 10 Stable Mill Rd, Richboro, PA 18954
  • 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission:Full Day $300; Half Day $160

Students will get to experiment with technique like impasto, heavy layered painting, wet to wet and more. Suggested list of supplies will be provided. Instructor: Oz Freedgoo... more »

Fibers Fun! (Ages 9-up) Art Camp

  • July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Tyler Park Center for the Arts
  • Address: 10 Stable Mill Rd, Richboro, PA 18954
  • 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission:Full Day $300; Half Day $160

Learn about the growing field of Fiber Art and create functional or sculptural work from the wonderful world of fibrous and alternative materials! Instructor: Sarah Steskal ... more »

Gaelic Storm

  • July 28, 2015
  • Event Location: Sellersville Theater
  • Address: 24 W Temple Ave, Sellersville, PA 18960
  • Phone:215-257-5808
  • 8:00 PM
  • Admission:$29.50, $45.00

Multi national Gaelic Storm continues to dish up a hearty serving of "Full Irish." It's also the name of their current Best Of career spanning CD, which mixes concer... more »

Gosling Gang

  • July 06, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Peace Valley Nature Center
  • Address: 170 Chapman Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-7860
  • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Admission:$65 ($55 members) per week

Child and caregiver share the wonders of nature and learn while having fun. Enjoy a book or story, snack and age appropriate craft to take home. Ages 4-6 more »

Kids Night Out

  • May 04, 2015 to August 28, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Doylestown Rock Gym & Adventure Center
  • Address: 3853 Old Easton Rd, Doylestown, PA 18902
  • Phone:215-230-9085
  • 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission:$35 per child ($20 for DRG Members); $15 per sibling

Want to get out for a night on the town? Or maybe just a quiet evening? Let the kids have their night, so you can have yours. This program is modeled after our popular climbin... more »

Rock Climbing Camps

  • July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Doylestown Rock Gym & Adventure Center
  • Address: 3853 Old Easton Rd, Doylestown, PA 18902
  • Phone:215-230-9085
  • 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission:Varies - Please Visit Website

The Doylestown Rock Gym and Adventure Center offers indoor, outdoor and adventure summer camps. We have half day and full day sessions for ages 5 – 18 so there are adven... more »

The Kit Crew

  • July 06, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Peace Valley Nature Center
  • Address: 170 Chapman Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-7860
  • 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Admission:$65 ($55 members) per week

Ages 2-3 Week 1,3 - Into the Woods - Shady Adventures Week 2,4 - Ants,Butterflies,Reptiles,Mammals, Oh My! Child and caregiver will read a book, have a snack then seek to d... more »

Young Naturalists/Junior Naturalists

  • July 06, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Peace Valley Nature Center
  • Address: 170 Chapman Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-7860
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission:$85 ($65 members)

Young Nat (grades 1-2) Junior Nat (grades 3-4) Week 1,3 Predators: Chomp, crunch, chew and swallow! Learn more about the ones who hunt and devour their prey. Discover the ... more »

On-Going Events

“To Save Our Fellow Citizens”: Volunteer Firefighting, 1800–1875

  • April 25, 2015 to September 07, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-0210
  • Mon - Sat 10AM to 5PM, Sun 12Noon to 5PM
  • Admission:$12 adults/$10 seniors/$6 youth

For more than 100 years, firefighting was the responsibility of every neighborhood and citizen. The city’s fire companies fervently believed that fighting fire was a com... more »

11th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show

  • July 11, 2015 to September 30, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Bucks County Visitor Center
  • Address: 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

More than 100 handcrafted quilts on display at the Bucks County Visitor Center in Bensalem (Bucks County, PA) The Bucks County Quilt Show at the Bucks County Visitor Center... more »

6th Annual New Hope Film Festival

  • July 24, 2015 to August 02, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • 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 »

Acting Naturally Summer Camps Shrek the Musical

  • July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Acting Naturally Inc
  • Address: 164 North Flowers Mill Rd, Langhorne, PA 19047
  • Phone:267-798-9165
  • 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission:325.00

SHREK JR! Join us this Summer for our week long Summer Camps. A new show each week! Designed for Boys and Girls 8 - 18 years of age. Actors learn stage presence and build conf... more »

Adult Art Boot Camp: Contemporary Landscape Painting

  • July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Grounds for Sculpture
  • Address: 18 Fairgrounds Rd, Hamilton, NJ 08619
  • 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission:$495 Members; $545 non-Members. Register for any two weeks, save $25! Register for all three weeks, save $50!

Learn to look at nature in a more organic and abstract way. Participants can work in watercolor or acrylic and all supplies will be provided. Your creative process will be eng... more »

Art Fun with Printmaking!- Summer Camp

  • June 29, 2015 to August 14, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Bucks County Community College
  • Address: 275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940
  • Phone:215-968-8409
  • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Engage in the wonderful artistic process of printmaking! Participants will explore exciting image-making methods (e.g., relief, collagraph, and mono printing) to create unique... more »

Capture The Light (Ages16 +) Art Camp

  • July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Tyler Park Center for the Arts
  • Address: 10 Stable Mill Rd, Richboro, PA 18954
  • 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Admission:$200

Capture the light as the sun sets, the twilight of early evening in a drawing & painting course outdoors. Suggested list of supplies will be provided.  Instructor: R... more »

Colonial Camp II

  • July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Event Location: Pennsbury Manor
  • Address: 400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd, Morrisville, PA 19067
  • Phone:215-946-0400
  • 10:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission:$200 if registered prior to June 1st, $225 after June 1st

Want to find out what life was like 300 years ago? This fun-filled camp gets you involved in activities that will take you back to a time when food came from the garden and la... more »

Comic Book Extravaganza (Grades 1-4)

Create a storyboard and develop a black and white or color comic book based on an original character in an incredible situation. Learn how to tell fantastic stories with pictu... more »

Comic Books, Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Grades 5-8)

Develop original ideas, unique comic book characters and tell original stories in this comic book class for older students. Include style, mood, setting, expression, perspecti... more »

Explorers Camps Week 6: Camping Safety Skills (Age 9-13)

  • July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Churchville Nature Center
  • Address: 501 Churchville Ln, Churchville, PA 18966
  • 10 AM to 12 PM or 10 AM to 3 PM
  • Admission:Half Day Member $72/Non-member $80; Full Day Member $175/Non-member $191

Join us for 10 Weeks of outdoor exploration and fun. Each camp is designed to make learning about the environment a very exciting fun-filled adventure. Our camps are structur... more »

Fashion Design and Beginning Sewing (Grades 5-9)

Learn proportional figure drawing, create an illustration of a fashionable outfit, develop sewing patterns, create an outfit and unique fashion and accessory designs. Fashion ... more »

Found Objects Sculptural Construction (Ages 9-up) Art Camp

  • July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Event Location: Tyler Park Center for the Arts
  • Address: 10 Stable Mill Rd, Richboro, PA 18954
  • 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission:Full Day $300; Half Day $160

Create masonry sculpture using found and recycled object. Design garden art using masonry, tiles, glass, rocks and found objects. Collect buttons, shells, small toy pieces, ... more »

Free Grundy Museum Guided Tours

  • July 01, 2015 to September 30, 2015
  • Recurrence:Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Museum
  • Address: 610 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007
  • Phone:215-788-7891
  • 1:15 PM, 2:15 PM, and 3:15 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

Free guided tours of the Grundy home are offered for individuals and groups of less than eight persons. Tours include a guided tour of the Grundy family home, self-guided tour... more »

Herman Leonard: Jazz Portraits

  • July 11, 2015 to October 11, 2015
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: James A. Michener Art Museum
  • Address: 138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-340-9800
  • Tue - Fri 10 AM to 4:30 PM, Sat 10 AM to 5 PM, Sun 12 PM to 5 PM
  • Admission:Included in museum admission

Herman Leonard (1923 – 2010) was born and raised in Allentown, PA. He attended Ohio University, the only university at the time that could offer him a degree in Photogra... more »

JAE KO: Selections

  • March 28, 2015 to February 16, 2016
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Grounds for Sculpture
  • Address: 18 Fairgrounds Rd, Hamilton, NJ 08619
  • 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Admission:Included with Admission

This season, we are pleased to present the work of Korean-born artist, Jae Ko. Her exhibition, entitled Selections, includes a major new commissioned installation in the East ... more »

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