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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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09-15-2014

Special Events

Amish Quilts at Friends of BCHS Meeting

  • September 15, 2014
  • Sponsoring Partner: Mercer Museum
  • Event Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-0210 ext. 132
  • 12:30 PM
  • Admission:Included with museum admission.

A program on Amish Quilts is presented by Janneken Smucker, Assistant Professor of History, West Chester Chester University. The program is free and open to the public 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 Exhibit

  • September 06, 2014 to October 31, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: The Tubby Olive Doylestown
  • Address: 6 West State St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:267-880-6581
  • 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission:free tasting

Artists of the Month: The Tubby Olive is pleased to announce FOUR new area artists who will be showcasing their works at our Doylestown store for the months of September and O... 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 Group

  • March 17, 2014 to December 15, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring monthly on the 3rd Monday
  • Event Location: Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site
  • Address: 520 Dublin Rd, Perkasie, PA 18944
  • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

Join Charles Snyder, Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Librarian, to discuss Pearl S. Buck's books. The books that will be discussed are: March 17: East Wind, West Wind April 21: E... 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 »

For All the World to See: Visual Culture & the Struggle for Civil Rights

  • September 06, 2014 to October 26, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Mon - Sat 10AM to 5PM, Sun 12Noon to 5PM
  • Admission:Included with museum admission

The exhibit examines the role that visual culture played in shaping and transforming the struggle for racial equality in America from the late 1940’s to the mid-1970&rsq... more »

For Every Season, Tile, Tile, Tile: Tiles Inspired by Henry Mercer and the Seasons

  • September 06, 2014 to October 05, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Sponsoring Partner: Fonthill Castle
  • Event Location: Fonthill Castle
  • Address: 525 E Court St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-348-9461
  • Mon - Sat 10AM to 5PM, Sun 12PM to 5PM
  • Admission:Regular admission fees apply.

One of Henry Mercer’s great tile themes was the change of seasons. It is a theme that can be found in his scholarship and tile work. Four Pennsylvania ceramists will exh... 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 »

Wine 101 6-class series

  • September 15, 2014
  • Event Location: Crossing Vineyards and Winery
  • Address: 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, PA 18977
  • Phone:215-493-6500, ext. 19
  • 6:30 PM
  • Admission:$30 each class; $150 all 6

Types of Wine Includes instruction, wine tasting and learning materials. more »

09-16-2014

Special Events

9th Annual Upper Bucks Foodie

  • September 16, 2014
  • Sponsoring Partner: Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce
  • Event Location: Sands Chrysler Jeep Dodge Showroom
  • Address: Route 309, Quakertown, PA 18951
  • 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Admission:$40, VIP $60

The 9th annual culinary event in the Upper Bucks region highlighted by select local restaurants, breweries and wineries showcasing their favorite dishes and libations to appro... more »

Dinner and a Stroll

  • September 02, 2014 to September 30, 2014
  • Sponsoring Partner: Grounds for Sculpture
  • Event Location: Rat's Restaurant
  • Address: 16 Fairgrounds Rd, Hamilton, NJ 08619
  • Phone:609-584-7800
  • 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Admission:$44 per person

The perfect mid-week reason to visit Grounds For Sculpture! In the month of September, guests can enjoy the park (admission included) and a three-course prix-fixe meal at Rat&... more »

Trek n' Connect

  • September 16, 2014
  • Sponsoring Partner: Heritage Conservancy
  • Event Location: Hart's Woods
  • Address: New Britain Road, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-7020 ext. 107
  • 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Admission:Free for Heritage Conservancy members/$10 for non-members

The natural way to network! Meet up with other professionals for light refreshments after a 30-minute hike. more »

Wendy Paton: Artist's Lecture and Booksigning

  • September 16, 2014
  • Event Location: James A. Michener Art Museum
  • Address: 138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Admission:$10 member/$20 non-member/$5 student with valid ID, includes museum admission.

Wendy Paton: Artist's Lecture and Booksigning in the Edgar N. Putman Event pavilion. Advance registration required. 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 Exhibit

  • September 06, 2014 to October 31, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: The Tubby Olive Doylestown
  • Address: 6 West State St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:267-880-6581
  • 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission:free tasting

Artists of the Month: The Tubby Olive is pleased to announce FOUR new area artists who will be showcasing their works at our Doylestown store for the months of September and O... 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 »

For All the World to See: Visual Culture & the Struggle for Civil Rights

  • September 06, 2014 to October 26, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Mon - Sat 10AM to 5PM, Sun 12Noon to 5PM
  • Admission:Included with museum admission

The exhibit examines the role that visual culture played in shaping and transforming the struggle for racial equality in America from the late 1940’s to the mid-1970&rsq... more »

For Every Season, Tile, Tile, Tile: Tiles Inspired by Henry Mercer and the Seasons

  • September 06, 2014 to October 05, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Sponsoring Partner: Fonthill Castle
  • Event Location: Fonthill Castle
  • Address: 525 E Court St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-348-9461
  • Mon - Sat 10AM to 5PM, Sun 12PM to 5PM
  • Admission:Regular admission fees apply.

One of Henry Mercer’s great tile themes was the change of seasons. It is a theme that can be found in his scholarship and tile work. Four Pennsylvania ceramists will exh... more »

Guided Wildflower Walks

  • September 02, 2014 to September 30, 2014
  • 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 »

Langhorne Borough Farmers Market

  • June 10, 2014 to October 14, 2014
  • Event Location: Jesse W. Soby American Legion Hall
  • Address: 115 W Richardson Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047
  • Phone:215-757-2543
  • 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

Enjoy fresh Local produce, Organic Coffee, fresh bread and cookies, Jams & Preserves, Tomato Pies, Sauces, Soaps, and Angus Beef and much more. Weekly rain or shine from J... more »

Learning to Look and Listen: Explore the Galleries

Preschoolers and kindergarten students join an adult caregiver in this popular intergenerational program with gallery lessons and studio art activities that inspire verbal dev... 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 »

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