Tube down the Delaware during the Grand Prix and Regatta, paint pumpkins at the Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival, or solve a murder mystery at a Game of Thrones themed dinner!
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 13
Back To Back To Black: Amy Winehouse Tribute Ft. Remember Jones
Treat your ears to soul music as a 12-piece orchestra performs 17 songs including some hit singles from Grammy Award winner Amy Winehouse. The set will open with Remember Jones originals. Don’t miss musicians from some of the biggest soul and funk bands out of Philadelphia, New York, and Asbury Park!
When: September 13, 8 p.m.
Where: Sellersville Theater
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.
When: September 13 -- September 22, 8 p.m.
Where: DCP Theatre
Come Together: Celebrating 50 Years Of Abbey Road
Sing along to Beatles’ songs for one night only, as a special group of local musicians performs the full Abbey Road album, plus other Beatles’ songs. The show’s venue is America’s oldest operating theater, with its first movie showing in 1906!
When: September 13, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Newtown Theatre
Cost: $15 online; $20 at the door (if available)
Kalmar Nyckel Sails in Bristol
The Tall Ship of Delaware comes to Bristol! Discover a unique hands-on experience at the intersection of adventure and education. Set sail and learn the story behind this full-scale replica of the 17th century Swedish merchant ship.
When: September 12 – 15, times vary
Where: Bristol Wharf
Cost: Sails: Adults $50, Ages 17 & under $35; Deck Tours: Adults $10, Youth $5
Outdoor Movie Night: The Wizard of Oz
Bring your chairs, your picnic blankets and your friends! Enjoy this classic movie under the stars. Want to test your Wizard of Oz knowledge? Participate in trivia when you’re waiting for the movie to begin!
When: September 13, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Peddler’s Village
Cost: Free to Attend
Saturday, September 14
Delaware River Grand Prix And Regatta
Be a part of something fun while raising money for Binnacle House, a non-profit which serves youths at risk. Run through the Canal State Park Trail and tube down the Delaware River. As a participant, you’ll attain an event towel!
When: September 14, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Delaware River Tubing
Cost: 7 Mile Run: $50, 5k Run $40, 1 mile Walk $35, 7 Mile Run and Tube: $90, 5k Run and Tube $80, 1 mile walk and tube $75
“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
Bolton Mansion Fall Festival
Join the friends of Bolton Mansion for a fun day of pony rides, face painting and many other family friendly activities! Grab a bite to eat the local food trucks and explore the Revolutionary War Encampment.
When: September 14, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Historic Bolton Mansion
Cost: Free to Attend
Crime Of Thrones Murder Mystery Dinner
Do you love Game of Thrones? Test your investigative skills while enjoying dinner with your friends during this themed murder mystery. Arrive early so you can walk around Peddler’s Village and check out all the shops Lahaska has to offer!
When: September 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cock 'n Bull
Cost: $69.95 per person (includes dinner, show, tax & service charge)
"Great Expectations" By Gerald Dickens
Have you ever seen a one-man show? If not, tonight is the night. Gerald Dickens’ adaptation of “Great Expectations” is sure to exceed your expectations. This production revolves around orphan Pip making his way into London. After the show, you can visit the Christmas Museum and gift shop.
When: September 14, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Byers' Choice®, Ltd.
Sunday, September 15
20th Annual Village Renaissance Faire - A Faire For A Cause
There will be fun for everyone at the Renaissance Faire. Check out jousters, aerialists, fire breathers, show performances, and archery matches! There’ll also be dancers, musicians, crafts, fine artisans, and a kid’s kingdom.
When: September 14 and 15, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Middletown Grange Fairgrounds
Cost: Adults $10; Students $5; Under 5 FREE
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: September 14 & 15, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Hellerlick’s Family Farm
Cost: Weekends $12.99; Weekdays $9.99
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: Sep 13 - 15, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Heritage Center Theatre
Cost: Adults (ages 13-61) $20; Seniors (62 yrs+) $17; Children (< 13yrs) $10
40th Annual Scarecrow Festival
Get an early Halloween spook! Bring the kids to make their own scarecrows and paint pumpkins. Walk through the festival display before voting for your favorite scarecrow. Live music will entertain everyone and there’ll be other activities for children.
When: September 14 and 15, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Peddler's Village
Cost: Free Admission & Free Parking