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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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07-24-2014

Special Events

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 »

Days Of The New

  • July 24, 2014
  • Event Location: Sellersville Theater
  • Address: 24 W Temple Ave, Sellersville, PA 18960
  • Phone:215-257-5808
  • 8:00 PM
  • Admission:Regular $29.50, Cabaret $40

Days Of The New have reunited original members Travis Meeks (vocals and guitar), Todd Whitener (guitar), Jesse Vest (bass) and Matt Tau (drums) and are about to release their ... more »

Nature with the Academy of Natural Sciences

Parents looking to “disengage” their children from their electronic devices and get them outside this summer can sign them up for a series of nature classes at Was... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Children's Summer Reading

  • June 19, 2014 to August 21, 2014
  • Event Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
  • 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
  • Admission:Members Free; Non-members $7 for one child with adult + $3 for each additional child.

Join us to explore nature’s alphabet! We will read exciting books about the outdoors, take hikes through the Preserve in search of the plants and critters in our stories... more »

Clam Bake

  • June 05, 2014 to August 28, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Thursday
  • Event Location: Logan Inn
  • Address: 10 West Ferry St, New Hope, PA 18938
  • 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission:$30

Join us every Thursday night for a clam bake! Featuring: Lobster, Clams, Mussels, Shrimp, Andouille Sausage, Corn, Potatoes and Chicken Wings (Items subject to change). Reser... 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 »

Mini-Morris Players (Ages 5-10)

Taught by Steve Seyfried, Founder and Managing Director, Family Stages - In this fun-filled theater program, children create short outdoor plays incorporating their garden sur... more »

Nature with the Academy of Natural Sciences

Parents looking to ?disengage? their children from their electronic devices and get them outside this summer can sign them up for a series of nature classes at Washington Cros... 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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