Celebrate the New Year and take advantage of your last opportunity to explore Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show, 30 Years: Art at the Michener art exhibit and the Once Upon a Time at the Mercer Art Museum

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, January 4

Shady Brook Farm

Holiday Light Show at Shady Brook Farm

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open-air wagon ride.

When: January 4 – 6, 5 – 10 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $30/carload, $50 mini-bus, limo or RV, $125/bus

 “The Janis Project” and “30 Years: Art at the Michener” at the James A. Michener Art Museum

Marvel at the striking large-scale sculptures by the talented Frank Hyder during the Michener’s latest exhibition, “The Janis Project”. Make sure to check out “30 Years: Art at the Michener, 1988-2018” as well, a special exhibition that invites visitors to learn new stories about familiar works of art and discover objects from the Museum’s vault that have never before been on display.

When: January 4 – 6, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

Once Upon a Time… Exploring the World of Fairy Tales at Mercer Museum

Step inside the larger-than life pages of beloved fairy tales from around the globe including Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and Jack and the Beanstalk during the Mercer Museum’s “Once Upon A Time… Exploring the World of Fairy Tales” exhibit. Check out this Friday’s “Twilight Tales” special event!

When: January 4 – 6, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Free with museum admission

Blues Brothers Revue at Bucks County Playhouse

There have been many imitators, but there is only one duo in North America sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi to don the official hat and sunglasses and walk in the legendary footsteps of Jake and Elwood Blues. Catch them live at the Bucks County Playhouse! Reservations are required.

When: January 4, 8 – 10 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: $50

Peddler’s Village Gingerbread Competition & Display

Check out the winners of this year’s Gingerbread House Competition & Display as you enjoy the festively decorated Peddler’s Village – plus get a jump start on your holiday shopping!

When: January 4 – 6

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Unforgettable Fire at the Sellersville Theater

One of the country’s best U2 tribute bands will be performing at Sellersville Theater for the first time!

When: January 4, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Sellersville Theater

Cost: $25

Saturday, January 5

With a main street lined with unique shops, taverns and restaurants as well as a bustling festival calendar, there is always something to see and do in Newtown.

Jessica Kirson Comedy Show

Comedian Jessica Kirson, who has appeared on The Tonight Show, The View and is a regular contributor to the Howard Stern Show, is coming to the Newtown Theatre for a night of hilarity! Reservations are required.

When: January 5, 8 – 10 p.m.

Where: Newtown Theatre

Cost: $20

Thoroughly Modern Mile at Acting Naturally Theatre

Come to the Acting Naturally Theatre to watch a high-spirited musical romp that has all the glitz and glamor of New York City 1920's called the Throughly Modern Mile!

When: January 4 – 5, check online for showtimes

Where: Acting Naturally Theatre

Cost: $10 – $12

Marc Schimsky Solo Show at Touchstone Art Gallery

Visit the Touchstone Art Gallery to explore the beautiful work of artist Mark Schimsky.

When: January 4 – 6

Where: Touchstone Art Gallery

Cost: Free to attend

Sunday, January 6

Sellersville Theater

The Okee Dokee Brothers at the Sellersville Theater

The Grammy award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers are performing their family act to the Sellersville Theater stage!

When: January 6, 1 p.m.

Where: Sellersville Theater

Cost: $19.50

Christmas at the Shrine

Start a new family tradition this Christmas! Explore a light display of 100,000 lights when you visit the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, sitting on 170 acres of land and overlooking Peace Valley.

When: January 4 – 6

Where: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa

Cost: Free to attend