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Birds of Bucks County: Species & Where to Spot Them

August 29, 2021

A rich diversity of habitats and ecosystems allow Bucks County to have an amazing diversity of bird species. Thanks to great technology and hundreds of passionate birders, we know that 353 species of birds have been observed in Bucks County. Some can be seen year-round, while others are glimpsed yearly during migration, and others are rare occurrences. Here are just a few of the birds that you…

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What's Up This Weekend: 20 Ways to Savor Final Summer Days

by Jenna Scull on August 25, 2021

Summer isn't over yet! Enjoy a live performance, explore Bucks County's towns and main streets or catch a firework show at Sesame Place. Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events Calendar. FRIDAY, AUGUST 27 Orchestra Concert at Pearl S. Buck International A special concert…

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A College Student’s Guide to Back-to-School in Bucks County

August 24, 2021

With the fall semester rapidly approaching, many returning Delaware Valley University (a.k.a. “DelVal”) students are scrambling to find spots in Bucks County to hang, study, or grab a bit to eat. Luckily for them, this Doylestown local is here to give them the lay of the land. Although Doylestown may be small, it is definitely mighty, packed full of historical buildings, restaurants, and various…

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What's Up This Weekend: 22+ Summer Concerts, Activities and More

by Jenna Scull on August 17, 2021

Have some fun this weekend! Spend the night enjoying live music, indulge in a wine tasting on the Delaware waterfront or catch a firework show at Sesame Place. Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events Calendar. FRIDAY, AUGUST 20 Food Trucks & Live Music Visit Bishop Estate…

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Pairing History with Pints: Moland House & Great Barn Taphouse

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on August 16, 2021

What better way to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather of summertime than with a fun afternoon exploring history and sipping craft beer in beautiful Bucks County? This entire area is rich in history dating back several centuries—from historic towns and taverns to stone houses and homesteads. Bucks County’s craft beer scene is continuously growing, too, with new breweries opening every year. For…

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What's Up This Weekend: 20+ Live Performances, Beer Festivals, & More

by Jenna Scull on August 11, 2021

Need weekend plans? Then look no further! Explore the New Hope Automobile Show, sip a local brew at Fonthill Castle Beer Fest or catch live entertainment at Sellersville Theater. Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events Calendar. FRIDAY, AUGUST 13 December ‘63 The music of…

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What to Do in August at Shady Brook Farm

by Brittany Brown on August 9, 2021

There has never been a better time to visit Shady Brook Farm in Yardley! Whether you are looking to spend a fun day in the sun wandering through the fields, browsing the market for some locally made treats or relaxing with friends, listening to live music over on the festival field, Shady Brook Farm is guaranteed to have something to entertain your whole group. Here’s what you can do there the…

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Step Back in Time with a Tour of William Penn’s Summer Home in Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on August 6, 2021

Morrisville, the oldest borough in Bucks County has a lot to be proud of! Located at the falls of the Delaware River across from Trenton, sometimes this tiny town is overlooked. However, did you know this area is the former summer home and colonial estate of William Penn, the founder and governor of Pennsylvania and the city planner of Philadelphia? Pennsbury Manor is where William Penn resided a…

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What's Up This Weekend: 23+ Ways to Enjoy the First Weekend of August

by Jenna Scull on August 4, 2021

August is in full swing! This weekend in Bucks County, check out the peach festival, attend a beer tasting or go on a family-friendly nature walk. Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events Calendar. FRIDAY, August 6 Peddler’s Village Sidewalk Sale Starting at 10 a.m. on Friday…

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