Get in the autumn spirit at local fall festivals, escape the room at Pennsbury Manor, and check out arts and crafts in New Hope!
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 27
Suzanne Westenhoefer Live
Catch a laugh with stand-up comedian Suzanne Westenhoefer, who has been telling jokes for 25 years. Suzanne tells the truth. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on “Late Night with David Letterman.” Suzanne is described as open, courageous, and charismatic.
When: September 27, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: New Hope Winery
Back by popular demand, Pennsbury Manor's Escape Room transports you back in time to solve a murder or a witchcraft mystery. Space is limited. Reservations required. Not recommended for children younger than 13 years.
When: September 27 & October 4, 6 p.m.
Where: Pennsbury Manor
Cost: General Admission $35, Member Ticket: $30
The Artsy Naturalist DIY Night - Galaxy Glass Painting
Discover more about the natural world by creating a trendy piece of art. This month, paint Galaxy Wine Glasses (can also double as a candle holder when turned upside-down!) and explore what makes nebulas, stars, and comets so special! Space is limited, so register early.
When: September 27, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Honey Hollow Environmental Education Center Branch Park
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
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! Be sure to enjoy all the Peddler’s Village shops and restaurants throughout your stroll.
When: Recurring daily until October 27, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Peddler's Village
Cost: Free to attend
Saturday, September 28
Pair select drinks with German food, music, and local vendors at Moss Mill’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest. General admission includes entry 2 to 7 p.m., a branded 12 oz event mug, first four drink tokens, and more!
When: September 28, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Moss Mill Brewing Company
Cost: General $20, VIP $40, At Door $25
New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival
Explore New Hope’s Annual Arts and Crafts Festival this weekend! Enjoy works of different mediums including pottery, wood work, glass, jewelry, photography, illustrations and more. This is an outdoor, rain or shine event with festival food, a complimentary shuttle, and music.
When: September 28-29, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: New Hope-Solebury High School
Cost: $1 admission, $5 parking
Froehlich’s Farm Fall Festival
It starts today! Grab the whole family for an exciting fall day on the farm. All ages can enjoy the pick your own pumpkin patch, 5-acre corn maze, S’mores roasting and live music.
When: September 28 – October 27
Where: Froehlich’s Farm and Garden
Cost: Free admission, pay as you go activities
Colonial Cocktails & Cuisine
Join the Friends of Washington Crossing Park in celebration of our tenth anniversary of supporting educational programs at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Lanterns will light the way as guests walk from building to building in the Historic Village, sampling colonial-era cocktails and gourmet food. Revolutionary War reenactors will also be on scene.
When: September 28, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park
Cost: $150 single, $250 couple
Create Your Own Scarecrow
Bring your old cast-off clothing and Gasper Home & Garden will supply the straw, twine, safety pins and paint to design your own scarecrow. Enjoy free hot cider and refreshments!
When: September 28, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Gasper Home & Garden
Cost: Free to attend
The leaves outside may not 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
Sunday, September 29
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, trick-or-treating and weekend parades!
When: Recurring daily September 21- November 3, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Sesame Place®
Cost: Prices vary
Germany comes to Perkasie! Dress in full traditional German attire and earn yourself a free beer. Get ready for a full day of fun with friends, great food and even beer slushies!
When: September 29, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Free Will Brewing Company
Cost: Free to attend
Henry Planter And The Bubbling Brew Family Mystery Dinner
Test your investigative skills while enjoying delicious eats at 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 29, 5 p.m.
Where: Cock 'n Bull
Cost: Adult $31.95, Child 12 & under $27.95 (includes buffet, 45-minute show, tax & service charge)
An Ideal Husband
Check out this adaptation of the original 1895 stage play. Maryalice Rubins-Topoleski and Charlotte Kirkby tell their story which will have you laughing as it visits political corruption in the 1960s.
When: September 27-29, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Heritage Center Theatre
Cost: Adults (ages 13-61) $20; Seniors (62 yrs+) $17; Children (< 13yrs) $10
“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