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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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09-02-2014

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 »

Ain't Misbehavin'

  • August 17, 2014 to September 07, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Bucks County Playhouse
  • Address: 70 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Phone:215-862-2121
  • Visit Website for Show Times
  • Admission:$29 - $59.50

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ is baased on an idea by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr. Directed by Hunter Foster and choreographed by Lorin Lotarro. This joint is jumpi... more »

Art Exhibit by Shelley Weiss - An Artist's Journey

  • August 03, 2014 to September 13, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Bucks County Visitor Center - Bensalem
  • Address: 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
  • Phone:215-639-0300
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

Shelley Weiss - An Artist’s Journey After retiring from teaching I decided to try my hand at painting, something I always thought I might enjoy, but never found the tim... 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 »

Guided Wildflower Walks

  • September 02, 2014 to October 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 »

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 »

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 »

Wendy Paton: Nuit Blanche

  • August 23, 2014 to December 07, 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

An award winning fine art photographer, Wendy Paton was in the throes of a successful, ground breaking career training and driving Standardbred race horses in New York, when i... more »

09-03-2014

Special Events

FOX29 Quakertown LIVE Block Party

Save the date: Visit Bucks County, Quakertown Borough, Quakertown Alive! and the Upper Bucks County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring FOX29 BACK to Quakertown for an... more »

The Night of the Hunter

  • September 03, 2014
  • Sponsoring Partner: County Theater
  • Event Location: County Theater
  • Address: 20 E State St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-6789
  • 7:00 PM
  • Admission:General $10, Member $5

While in jail, Mitchum’s warped “preacher” Harry Powell bunks with a bank robber who has hidden $10,000. When Powell is released, he insinuates his way into ... 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 »

Ain't Misbehavin'

  • August 17, 2014 to September 07, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Bucks County Playhouse
  • Address: 70 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Phone:215-862-2121
  • Visit Website for Show Times
  • Admission:$29 - $59.50

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ is baased on an idea by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr. Directed by Hunter Foster and choreographed by Lorin Lotarro. This joint is jumpi... more »

Art Exhibit by Shelley Weiss - An Artist's Journey

  • August 03, 2014 to September 13, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Bucks County Visitor Center - Bensalem
  • Address: 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
  • Phone:215-639-0300
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

Shelley Weiss - An Artist’s Journey After retiring from teaching I decided to try my hand at painting, something I always thought I might enjoy, but never found the tim... 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 »

Guided Wildflower Walks

  • September 02, 2014 to October 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 »

Morning Meadow Walk

  • July 23, 2014 to September 10, 2014
  • Event Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Admission:Members: Free; Non-members: Included with Preserve admission.

Amidst a sea of waving green grasses, native bees and butterflies gather nectar or pollen from milkweeds, mints, bonesets and coneflowers. Before the day heats up, take a guid... 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 »

Playwicki Farm Farmers Market

  • June 04, 2014 to October 29, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Wednesday
  • Event Location: Playwicki Farm
  • Address: 2350 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, PA 19053
  • Phone:215-357-7300 x326
  • 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

The Market runs every Wednesday, RAIN or SHINE. All the fruits and vegetables at the market are from local farms, grown in-season, in healthy soil, and picked ripe - giving us... 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 »

Tai Chi in the Garden

Taught by Al Smith, Practitioner Member, National Qigong Association - Do you want to reduce stress, quiet down, move in a slow, balanced way, and cultivate energy? In the bea... 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 »

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