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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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07-23-2014

Special Events

Aero Camp: Advanced Camp Grades 9-12

  • July 21, 2014 to July 25, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Sponsoring Partner: Leading Edge Aviation at Doylestown Airport
  • Event Location: Doylestown Airport
  • Address: 3879 Old Easton Rd, Doylestown, PA 18902
  • Phone:215-340-0707
  • 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission:$715

AeroCamp is designed to give young people a unique opportunity to explore the vast and exciting world of aviation and aerospace at their local airport. Campers learn firsthand... more »

Almost Perfect: a program about disabled pets and the people who love them

Pet owners with big hearts are probably already aware of the National Specially-abled Pets Day held annually. And while that May 3rd date has passed, the love people hold for ... more »

Chef

  • June 20, 2014 to July 24, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: County Theater
  • Address: 20 E State St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Visit website for Showtimes
  • Admission:General $10; Members $5; Seniors 62+ $7.50; Matinees $7.50

After losing his position in an upscale restaurant, a Los Angeles chef starts a food-truck business in Miami, hoping to recapture his zest for life and food, as well as to rec... more »

National Moth Week: Moth Mania

  • July 23, 2014
  • Event Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Phone:215-862-2924
  • 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Admission:$3 per participant

Join Elena Tartaglia, PhD to explore nighttime nature! This program is part of the citizen science project, National Moth Week (July 19-27, 2014). We’ll start the progra... more »

TDBA Concert: The Sensational Soul Cruisers

  • July 23, 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

The Sensational Soul Cruisers are an 11 man horn group fronted by four soulful vocalists who pay homage and tribute to classic performers from Otis Redding and the Drifters to... more »

The Railway Man

  • June 16, 2014 to July 24, 2014
  • Event Location: County Theater
  • Address: 20 E State St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Visit website for Showtimes
  • Admission:General $10; Members $5; Seniors 62+ $7.50; Matinees $7.50

THE RAILWAY MAN recounts the true story of a British officer, who was imprisoned in a Japanese POW camp during WWII. Years later, he struggles with the psychological trauma of... more »

Trampled Under Foot

  • July 23, 2014
  • Event Location: Sellersville Theater
  • Address: 24 W Temple Ave, Sellersville, PA 18960
  • Phone:215-257-5808
  • 8:00 PM
  • Admission:Regular $15, Cabaret $25

Trampled Under Foot scored a number one album on the Billboard Blues chart with 'Badlands,' which also recently won a Blues Music Award for Contemporary Blues Album and ... 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 5, Art Through the Ages Ages 9-12

  • July 21, 2014 to July 25, 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

Be inspired by architecture, folk art, fine art, and crafts throughout time as we create art inspired by different eras and cultures. Weave a paper basket like ancient civiliz... more »

Art Camp: Week 5, Face Off Ages 9-12

  • July 21, 2014 to July 25, 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

The human face will be explored in three different projects that create two and three dimensional artworks. Paintings that exaggerate facial features embellished with elaborat... more »

Art Camp: Week 5, It's Easy Being Green! Ages 6-8

  • July 21, 2014 to July 25, 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

Artists like Hiroshi Fuji and Rodney McCoubrey are being recognized across the world for their ability to turn trash into treasure. Campers will have a blast creating art that... more »

Art Camp: Week 5, Muppet Theatre Production Ages 8-12

  • July 21, 2014 to July 25, 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

Lights, Stage, Action! Use your imagination and talents in creating a zany Muppet-Puppet and your own stage using all kinds of art materials. Join other fellow campers in crea... more »

Art Camp: Week 5, Nature Explorers! Ages 6-8

  • July 21, 2014 to July 25, 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

The children will explore their natural surroundings and find items for use in a variety of artworks, including: collage, oil and dry pastel paintings, colored pencil and wate... more »

Art Camp: Week 5, Selfie Expressions Ages 9-12

  • July 21, 2014 to July 25, 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

Everyone is taking “Selfies!” Come and learn the traditional and not so traditional ways of creating self-portraits. We will first look at and draw the anatomy of ... more »

Art Camp: Week 5, Water, Water Everywhere! Ages 9-12

  • July 21, 2014 to July 25, 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

Make a splash with watercolors this summer! Students will learn basic techniques such as wet on wet, color mixing and creating gradations. Staring with a simple abstract proje... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

India Summer Culture Camp

  • July 21, 2014 to July 25, 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 instructor... more »

Joan Kopchik Quilt inspiration Art Exhibit

  • June 15, 2014 to July 25, 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

Quilt Inspiration-Mixed Media Works The work for this Exhibition is part of a series of works based on patchwork quilt designs and weaving. Bucks County artist Joan Kopchik, ... more »

Jukebox Saturday Night

  • June 19, 2014 to July 27, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Bristol Riverside Theatre
  • Address: 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007
  • Phone:215-785-0100
  • Visit Website for Show Times
  • Admission:$10 - $40

It's a Saturday Night. 1946. Pop a nickel in the jukebox, take your girl in your arms, and hear the music play. Rosemary Clooney, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller ... more »

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