Unwind with a glass of wine and live music, kayak under the moonlight, or enjoy a traditional barbeque festival! Whatever your weekend plans are, there’s always something to do in Bucks County!

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, July 12

Shady Brook

Carl Mercurio — Spreading Magic and Love Worldwide

Carl Mercurio, a celebrated comedian and cabaret magician, has brought smiles to audience’s faces across the country. Prepare yourself for a magical evening sure to amaze you and make you laugh! Reservations are required, must be 13 or older to attend. 

When: July 12 & 13

Where: Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Cost: $35/$25 evenings

Exposure 2019—America on the Move 5th Juried Photo Exhibit

Humans are constantly on the move. Take a moment out of fast-paced, daily life to appreciate the art within transportation at this juried photo exhibit. As you explore the art, you’ll find yourself reflecting—what keeps me going?

When: July 12 & 13

Where: New Hope Arts Center

Cost: Free

Songs of the Grateful Dead

Rock out for a night of music from one of the most celebrated groups of all time. Newtown Theatre will host Acoustic DEADication, a five person band that performs acoustic versions of infamous Grateful Dead songs. Reservations are required.

When: July 12, 8 p.m.

Where: Newtown Theatre

Cost: $20 online, $30 at door

The Winter’s Tale

Join Actors’ NET of Bucks County for a production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. It’s a tragedy, romantic comedy and drama all wrapped into one. Shepherds, princes, con men, and more—this is a show not to be missed!

When: July 12-14, 8 – 10 p.m.

Where: The Heritage Center Theatre

Cost: Varies

Summer UnWINEd Concert

Unwind from a long week under the setting sun on Shady Brook’s lawn. As you sip on specialty wines, enjoy music from Time Peace, an acoustic cover band—the perfect ending to a long week!

When: July 12, 5:30 – 10 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $7.50

Saturday, July 13

Silver lake roasting marshmallow

2nd Saturdays: Faraway Guys & On a Roll Food Truck

Stop in for a cold, specialty brew and some high energy music, as Naked Brewing Co. hosts the Faraway Guys. Be sure to come hungry because On A Roll Food Truck will also be stopping by.

When: July 13, 7 – 11 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Co.

Cost: Free to Attend

BBQ Bash

Join the Bucks Club for their fourth annual BBQ Bash! The event features food, drinks, games, live entertainment and, of course, great barbeque! This is an afternoon that will be fun for the whole family.

When: July 13, 3 – 8 p.m.

Where: The Bucks Pub

Cost: Free to Attend

Comedy Show—Newtown Theater

Join the Newtown Theatre as they host comedians Kevin Downey Jr. and Larry XL for an evening sure to have you laughing! These two comedians have performed across the country, to celebrated acclaim. Reservations are required.

When: July 13, 8 p.m.

Where: Newtown Theatre

Cost: $20 each

Full Moon Kayaking Excursion

Under the twinkle of bright moonlight, embark on a kayaking adventure from Silver Lake Park to an island in the middle of Magnolia Lake. Once there, toast marshmallows by a roaring campfire. This adventure is recommended for individuals 18 and older who have kayaked at least once before. Reservations are required.

When: July 13, 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Where: Silver Lake Nature Center

Cost: Free

Summer Gala Concerts

Enjoy an evening of music presented by the Lenape Chamber Ensemble. You’ll hear infamous classical tunes played by musicians from the most celebrated orchestras in New York and Philadelphia.

When: July 13

Where: Delaware Valley University

Cost: Varies

National French Fry Day at Chickie’s & Pete’s

Celebrate Chickie’s & Pete’s 5th annual Crabfries for Heroes fundraising event to support the families of fallen police officers. This year's goal is to beat a record and raise $40,000! Enjoy one-dollar Crabfries and $5 Miller Lite pitchers.  All sales will be donated to charity.

When: July 13

Where: Chickie’s & Pete’s at Parx Casino

Cost: Free to Attend

Sunday, July 14

Quilt Show

Beer and Yoga

Say ‘Namaste’ as you sip! This event begins with a yoga class suitable for all skill levels, and will be followed by a private beer tasting, where you can pick your own flight of four beers! Guests must be 21 years of age. Reservations are required.

When: July 14, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Where: Free Will Brewing Company, LLC

Cost: $25

Bucks County Quilt Show

Visit Bucks County will host the 15th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show at the Bucks County Visitor Center from June 30 through September 2. Come enjoy the artistry, workmanship, and talent of Bucks County's quilters at this exhibit, featuring over 100 quilts hanging from 25-foot high beams.

When: June 30 – September 2, 2019

Where: Bucks County Visitor Center

Cost: Free

Independent Documentary Night

Stop by the Newtown Theatre Sunday night for an evening of independent documentaries. Presented through the eyes of diverse individuals, these eight pieces are varied and thought-provoking. Beer, wine, and concessions will be available for sale.

When: July 14, 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Where: Newtown Theater

Cost: $5

The Wedding Show

Weddings can be stressful, but Durham Springs can help! This conference convenes vendors that provide services throughout the wedding industry. Whether you’re just engaged or are deep into planning your special day, this is an event not to be missed! Reservations are required.

When: July 14, 12 – 3 p.m.

Where: Durham Springs Culinary Event Center

Cost: Free