Venture through Silver Lake’s trails during a Full Moon Night Hike and enjoy all of the exciting festivities coming to the Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival this weekend 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, January 18

Visit Bucks County, the official tourism agency, operates a Visitor Center in Bensalem.

“Equality - Pride in our History” Exhibit

“Equality - Pride in Our History” exhibit takes visitors on a journey through the decades of gay pride and will showcase a collection of stories, photos, memorabilia contributed by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and their allies (LGBTQA).

When: January 18 – 20, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Visitor Center

Cost: Free to attend

Wisconsin Cheese and Bishop Estate Wine Pairing

Try a wine pairing with Wisconsin Cheeses and delicious Bishop Estate Wines this weekend! Sample carefully selected cheeses and some of Bishop Estate’s best wines, plus enjoy live music Friday and Saturday.

When: January 18 – 20, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Friday and Saturday) 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Sunday)

Where: Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery

Cost: $10

Full Moon Night Hike at Silver Lake

Join the Silver Lake Nature Center for a special night on the trails after dark. Hikers will make their way down to the Earthship to cap the evening off with a campfire and marshmallows! Reservations are required.

When: January 18, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Where: Silver Lake Nature Center

Cost: $10

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 18 – 20

Where: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa

Cost: Free to attend

Heads That Make Us Smile

Enjoy the Frank Hyder Janis Project exhibition and share his message of equality and unity while creating your own head, to display in the Michener Education Gallery!

When: January 18 – 20, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James A. Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

Marc Schimsky Solo Show at Touchstone Art Gallery

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

When: January 18 – 20

Where: Touchstone Art Gallery

Cost: Free to attend

Saturday, January 19

The festival features a parade, chili cook-off, children's activities, concerts, ice sculptures, music, shopping, food and more.

Winter Festival

Visit New Hope to celebrate the 22nd annual Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival! Festivities include a parade, chili cook-off, concerts, ice sculptures, pub crawls and much more!

When: January 19 – 20, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Where: New Hope, PA

Cost: Check online for event ticket prices

History of Silver Lake Presentation

Local Historian, Clarence King, will host an in-depth presentation on the history of Silver Lake and some surrounding towns, that covers the past 300 years!

When: January 19, 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: Silver Lake Nature Center

Cost: $6

Slaying at the Speakeasy

Enjoy an evening of mystery and delicious cuisine! Join the Fisher’s Tudor House for a murder mystery dinner in the roaring 20’s!

When: January 19, 7 p.m.

Where: Fisher’s Tudor House

Cost: $56.99

Super Chili Tasting Event at Tubby Olive

The Tubby Olive invites guests into their cozy store to taste delicious, easy to prepare chili creations – all made with the tasty products the store offers. Come for great recipes and free tastings!

When: January 19, 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: The Tubby Olive Newtown

Cost: Free to attend

3rd Saturday Night with Low Totem (And a Food Truck)

The Naked Brewing Company welcomes Low Totem for a live performance while guests enjoy delicious food truck cuisinse.

When: January 19, 5 – 10 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Company

Cost: Free to attend

The Golden Girls Murder Mystery

Your favorite ladies from the ‘80s are throwing a party, and you’re invited! Sophia, Blanche, Rose, and Dorothy have worked long and hard to throw the perfect celebration, but will they still be celebrating when they discover a deadly flaw in their party guest, Arthur? Enjoy dinner as you put your detective skills to the test!

When: January 19, 7 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Pub

Cost: $69.99

Pennsbury HS Art Majors Show

The talented artists of Pennsbury High School are bringing their best work to the Artists of Yardley Art Center!

When: January 19 – 20, 12 – 5 p.m.

Where: AOY Art Center

Cost: Free to attend

Sunday, January 20

James A. Michener Art Museum

Martin Luther King Day of Service and Art

Come to the Michener Art Museum for a Martin Luther King Day of Service and Art! Explore the beautiful galleries and exhibitions at the museum, including Frank Hyder’s Janis Project. Registration is required.

When: January 20, 1 – 3 p.m.

Where: James A. Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free family program

Family Fun Cooking Class with Let’s Cook!

Join Chef Monica for a fun cooking class designed for parents who want to pair up with their kids to learn how to prepare a sweet and savory dish together! Reservations are required.

When: January 20, 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Where: Let’s Cook!

Cost: $45/pair

The Bubbling Antidote Dinner

Help Harry, Ron and Hermione as they attempt to successfully brew a potion within the dungeons of Hogwarts – plus enjoy a great meal as the students attempt to evade Professor Snape!

When: January 20, 1 p.m.

Where: Fisher’s Tudor House

Cost: $34.99