Race dragons on the water at the Bucks County Dragon Boat Festival, celebrate Halloween at Sesame Place, and see over 100 scarecrows at Peddler’s Village!

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, September 20

Ready for a twist on a traditional tasting? Let the Broken Goblet break your perspective on how you experience craft beer. Try one of their year-round brews like the Yin Yang Oatmeal Stout, or dare to taste one of their exclusive specialty brews like Old Toby, a Belgian Pale Ale with Basil. No matter your choice, you can enjoy your suds with eclectic hot dogs and robust nachos as you listen to live music or take in a movie in the comfortable Taproom lounge.

8th Annual Liberty Musicfest

The Liberty Musicfest strives to bring together musicians, fans and industry professionals for one incredible weekend. Music-enthusiasts get introduced to up-and-coming regional and touring artists on indoor and outdoor stages. Enjoy great brews and music from over 20 artists/bands!

When: September 20-21, Friday starts 6 p.m., Saturday starts 1 p.m.

Where: Broken Goblet Brewing

Cost: Free to attend

Kim Richey Live

American singer and songwriter Kim Richey sings country-rock and folk rock live at New Hope Winery! Richey won a Grammy Award for Best Country Song in 1997.

When: September 20, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: New Hope Winery

Cost: $25

Pop-Up Park for PARK(ING) Day

The area in front of Siren Records will turn into a music-themed park for all ages. Interact with a music wall enjoy live performances by local musicians!

When: September 20-21, 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Siren Records

 Cost: Free to attend

An Ideal Husband

Check out this adaptation of the original 1895 stage play. Maryalice Rubins-Topoleski and Charlotte Kirkby tell their comedic story which visits political corruption in the 1960s.

When: September 20 – 22, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Heritage Center Theatre

Cost: Adults (ages 13-61) $20; Seniors (62 yrs+) $17; Children (< 13yrs) $10

Autumn Exhibition

The leaves outside have changed colors yet, but award-winning artists including Frank Arcuri, Dot Bunn, Katharine Krieg, Janine Dunn Wade and many more, will feature their fall-inspired landscape and still-life paintings at this Autumn Exhibition.

When: September 13 - November 24, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Patricia Hutton Galleries

Cost: Free to attend

Friday Night Band Jam: Scott Wolfson And Other Heroes

Let Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes, an Indie Americana and Folk-Rock band, set the tone for your weekend. There’ll be a cash bar and snacks available. Browse the museum or stroll around Doylestown before the music starts.

When: September 20, 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Where: Michener Art Museum

Cost: $25 includes Museum admission

Saturday, September 21

Petting Zoo

10th Annual Fall Festival

Visit pot belly pigs, walk through the petting zoo, watch martial arts demonstrations and jump in bounce houses. The kids will certainly enjoy this day of fall fun. There’ll also be a car show, music, and live dance performances!

When: September 21, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: North Branch Park

Cost: Free to attend

5th Annual Bucks County Dragon Boat Festival

“Paddling out hunger” is the goal of this family-friendly event. Enjoy the many vendors and cultural presentations throughout the day.

When:  September 21, Racing begins 8:30 a.m.

Where: Core Creek Park

Cost: Free for spectators

Doo Wop in the Park

Bring your chairs and blankets to Bristol Borough’s 14th Annual Concert. All ages will enjoy the music. Some performers include The Chicklettes, New Stylistics, and The Coasters. Food trucks, free parking, and shuttle services will be available.

When: September 21, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Bristol Waterfront Park

Cost: Free to attend

Hellerlick’s Fall Festival

It’s time for some good ol’ fashioned fun on the farm! Explore this 18-acre farm, which includes over 45 activities for children and adults. Take a hayride, get lost in the corn maze and try your hand at pumpkin bowling!

When: Recurring daily September 14 - November 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Hellerlick’s Family Farm

Cost: Weekends $12.99; Weekdays $9.99

Sunday, September 22

Sesame Place is transformed into a not-too-spooky haunted haven for children of all ages during the Count's Spooktacular.

The Count's Halloween Spooktacular

Dress the kids in their costumes and join the Sesame Street gang for not-so-scary fun as the park becomes a Halloween haven. Don’t miss themed shows, rides, and the parade!

When:  September 21 – November 3, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Sesame Place®

Cost: Prices vary

Scarecrows in the Village

Get an early Halloween spook! Walk through the village, and take a look at all the scarecrows on display before voting for your favorite one! Enter your own scarecrow if you dare.

When: Recurring daily until October 27, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Village  

Cost:  Free to attend

Henry Planter and The Bubbling Brew Family Mystery Dinner

Test your investigative skills while enjoying dinner with your family during this themed mystery dinner. Arrive early so you can walk around Peddler’s Village and check out all the shops Lahaska has to offer!

When: September 22, 5 p.m.

Where: Cock 'n Bull

Cost:  Adult $31.95, Child 12 & under $27.95 (includes buffet, 45-minute show, tax & service charge)

“Elements of Art” An Exhibit of Abstract Acrylic Art by Skyler Granville

Skyler Granville is a 23-year-old painter who lives in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Skyler paints with his feet using his toes, and recently started experimenting with a paintbrush, which has produced an interesting evolution in his work.

When: September 8 – November 1, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Visitor Center

Cost: Free to Attend

Alice In Wonderland Adapted By Madge Miller

Join the magical adventure as you watch talented actors play the roles of Alice, the White Rabbit, and other characters in this production based on the famous novel. Prior to the show, head into town for dinner from one of the many restaurants. 

When: September 22, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: DCP Theatre

Cost: $12