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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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07-30-2014

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 »

Goldieblox & Legos Workshop

  • July 30, 2014
  • Event Location: The Doylestown Bookshop
  • Address: 16 S Main St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-230-7610
  • 11:30 AM
  • Admission:Free

GoldieBlox & Legos For Boys & Girls Bring out the engineer in your child with this construction workshop for all ages. Miss Cathy will begin the workshop by ... more »

HIP Chicks - Home Repair Made Easy Workshop

  • July 30, 2014
  • Event Location: Free Library of Northampton Township
  • Address: 25 Upper Holland Rd., Richboro, PA 18954
  • Phone:215-357-3050
  • 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission:Free

Join us for this free event as Beth Allen, a funny, sassy, tenacious “Chick” takes us on a mission to empower women to be smart, capable, and confident, as homeown... more »

John Cassidy - Balloon Freak

  • July 30, 2014
  • Event Location: Sellersville Theater
  • Address: 24 W Temple Ave, Sellersville, PA 18960
  • Phone:215-257-5808
  • 11:00 AM
  • Admission:$10

John Cassidy is one of the funniest comedy magicians working today according to MAGIC Magazine. He also holds several Guinness World Records for balloon sculpting, includi... more »

TDBA Concert: Draw The Line

  • July 30, 2014
  • Event Location: TD Bank Amphitheater
  • Address: 2400 Byberry Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
  • 7:00 PM
  • Admission:Adults $5 (CASH ONLY), Seniors 65+ $2.50 (CASH ONLY), Children 12 & under Free. No advance ticket sales. Tickets can be purchased at amphitheater entrance starting at 6pm on concert nights

Authentically raised in Boston, MA, this organic show has been cultivated from the very roots that inspired & drive Aerosmith to this day. A powerful transformation of c... 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 »

Art in the Garden

  • July 16, 2014 to August 30, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Wednesday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Hortulus Farm Garden & Museum
  • Address: 60 Thompson Mill Rd, Wrightstown, PA 18940
  • 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission:Requested donation $12/person.

Jeff Kahn’s kinetic sculptures are a study in the art of emotional and physical movement. Their mesmerizing beauty and intricate, ever-changing designs have been exhibit... 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 »

Book Discussion: Burial Rites

The monthly book discussions continue. No registration is required. The July 30, 2014 title is "Burial Rites" by Hannah Kent. more »

Brown Bag- It with the Arts

  • May 28, 2014 to August 27, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Wednesday
  • Sponsoring Partner: Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce
  • Event Location: Bucks County Courthouse Lawn
  • Address: 55 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-348-3913
  • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

A celebration of the arts bringing various musical performances to the courthouse lawn every Wednesday from May until August. Family Friendly! 3rd Fred will be taking photos o... 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 »

Classics and Crackerjacks: Summer Cinema

  • July 09, 2014 to July 30, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Wednesday
  • Event Location: National Museum of American Jewish History
  • Address: 101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2517
  • 7:00 PM
  • Admission:Individual Film Tickets: $12/$10 Members, Series: $38/$32 Members

Join us throughout baseball season for a cinema series filled with baseball classics, documentaries, and family films that examine, commemorate, and celebrate A... more »

Cooking with the Calamari Sisters

  • July 30, 2014 to August 03, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Bristol Riverside Theatre
  • Address: 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007
  • Phone:215-785-0100
  • 2 PM; 3 pm; 7:30 PM; 8 PM
  • Admission:$30+

Move over, Rachael Ray! Watch out, Bobby Flay! There are two new cooks in town, and they're larger than life. Hilarity, failed dishes, and food fights ensue during this live &... 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 »

Films at the Farmstead

The Thompson-Neely House & Farmstead in Washington Crossing Historic Park will play host to an outdoor family film series beginning on July 30 and August 27 from 7 to 10 p... 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 »

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