Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring for 2020—warm up this last stretch of winter with plenty of chocolate, wine and art related fun.

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, February 7

Audubon Society

Intro to Botanical Illustration Workshop

This event is a BYOB evening of drawing fun! Take a look at how botanical illustration differs from simply drawing a flower, and practice from live and sample specimens. This workshop is perfect for any and all levels of drawing experience! Space is limited, so register early.

When: February 7, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Audubon Society

Cost: $15

Building On The Dream: From Africa To Bucks County

The exhibit pays tribute to the lives, culture, accomplishments and contributions of African Americans in Bucks County, featuring a timeline of events in African American history in Pennsylvania and the history of the Underground Railroad in Bucks County. The exhibit also includes a three-part speaker series to continue with “Untold Stories of African American Civil War Soldiers buried at Slate Hill Cemetery” on March 15, and “Contributions of African Americans from Bucks County during the Civil War Era” on April 5.

When: Now Through April 7, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Visitor Center

Cost: Free to attend

Calendar Girls, An Adult Comedy by Tim Firth

A group of women volunteers at a small Yorkshire village hospital raise money to purchase new seating for the waiting room. Their grand scheme involves creating a calendar that becomes the hottest news story in England. Join DCP Theatre as they kick off their 2020 season with this hilarious, based on a true story adult comedy you won’t want to miss!

When: Now Through February 14

Where: DCP Theatre

Cost: Adults $16, Senior and Students $16

Harry Leith-Ross: Scenes from Country Life

Leith-Ross, recognized for depicting humble scenes of rural life and beauty in the everyday activities of people, became renowned for his vibrant, carefully composed oil paintings and transparent watercolor technique. In the tradition of the eighteenth-century, his collection provides a distinctive view into the artistic process and private thoughts of one of the most important American artists of the first half of the 20th century.

When: Now Through February 9

Where: Michener Art Museum

Cost: Adult $15, Senior $13, College students $8, Ages 6-18 $5, Children under 6 Free

Cheers to Murder

Interactive Murder-Mystery Dinner Theater? Yes, please! Join Sam, Diane, Carla, and Cliff as they mourn their longtime friend, Norm, at his wake. Questionable circumstances surround his demise at this very bar, so beware – accusations fly, tempers get heated, pasts are dug up, and someone (maybe even you) could be the next victim.

When: Now Through April 25, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Peddler's Village

Cost: $69.95 per person

Find Jack Frost Scavenger Hunt

Families and friends are invited to search for Jack Frost all around Peddler’s Village. Stop by the Hospitality Center in the entrance to the Cock ‘n Bull to pick up your guide. Collect a sticker for each Jack Frost you spot. Collect 15 or more different store stickers and bring them to the Hospitality Desk in the Cock ‘n Bull lobby to claim your prize! (The more stickers you receive, the better your prize!) For every 15 stickers collected, patrons receive a drawing entry to win a free dinner for four at Cock ‘n Bull.

When: Now Through February 17

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to participate

Spider’s Web

A production of Agatha Christie’s mystery with an added a touch of comedy completes this characteristic tale of murder and mayhem. A young wife discovers real life may be more exciting than make-believe... and she's lucky to survive. Produced with special arrangement by Samuel French.

When: Now through February 16 (Friday & Saturday - 8 p.m.; Sunday - 2 p.m.)

Where: Actor’s NET of Bucks County

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Saturday, February 8

Bucks Brewfest

Bucks Brewfest 101

As many as 70 different drafts of all styles will be offered, along with great music and awesome food, from the experienced team that brings you the famed Washington Crossing Brewfest (WCBF) every year! From this volunteer run event, 100% of the proceeds benefit educational scholarships for Bucks County Community College.

When: February 8, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Community College, Linksz Pavilion

Cost: $45

2020 Mill Street Chocolate Festival

Enjoy complimentary treats from 20 participating Bristol Borough Businesses and discounts from several of the area’s restaurants. Visit at least 10 participating locations for your chance to win $250 dollars. Plus, the more you visit, the more sweet treats you’ll gain! 

When: February 8, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mill Street Businesses

Cost: $5

Crime of Thrones

Join Without a Cue Productions LLC, for dinner and a show, based upon the world of the popular TV show, “Game of Thrones.” “Crime of Thrones” is an interactive performance sure to entertain fans and newcomers alike.

When: February 8, 7 p.m.

Where: Fishers

Cost: $57.99-$59.99

House Plant Sale

Houseplants improve air quality, reduce dust and levels of pollutants, and offer a general sense of well-being! It may be time to spruce up your space with a new plant or two. Enjoy local potters selling beautiful plant pots, drink & snack vendors, workshops, and more.

When: February 8, 11 a.m.

Where: Churchville Nature Center

Admission: Free to attend

Pigskin Peanuts Exhibit

In its final weekend on display, Pigskin Peanuts showcases fifty of Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts comic strips that feature Charlie Brown, Woodstock, Snoopy and the gang, and football. Dress up as football players and take pictures at the interactive photo station featuring Peanuts characters. The companion exhibit, Bucks County Plays Football! highlights some of Bucks County’s own football history and traditions, including historic photographs, video footage, and other artifacts and memorabilia.

When: Now Through February 9, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where:  Mercer Museum

CostFree with Museum Admission

Wine & Chocolate Pairing

Celebrate the month of love with an intimate, sit-down wine and chocolate pairing at Chaddsford Winery! With 5 artisan chocolates carefully paired with our award-winning wines, guests are sure to enjoy a perfect Valentine's outing or a Girls Day Out. Winery staff will lead you through an educational pairing while providing interesting facts about the featured wines and chocolates.

When: February 8 & 9, Times Vary

Where: Chaddsford Winery

Cost: Advance tickets: $30 per person: Walk-ins: $35 per person

2nd Annual Chocolate Crawl

Take a stroll around Yardley to experience the town’s food and beverage options, specialty retail, and wellness services; most will offer a chocolate-related item or activity! At each participating business or organization visited or purchased from on the crawl, patrons can enter a raffle to win a #LoveYardley gift basket; three winners will be chosen in time for Valentine's Day.

When: February 8, 8 a.m. – 12 a.m. (All Day)

Where: Downtown Yardley

Cost: Free to attend

Sunday, February 9

Bristol Riverside Theater

King Lear

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear is an epic tale of sorrow, forgiveness, madness, and reconciliation. Led by director Eric Tucker, New York’s acclaimed Bedlam Theatre comes to Bristol Riverside Theater with a fresh interpretation of this Shakespeare classic.

When: Now Through February 16

Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Free Art Exhibit

The Bucks-Mont Art League, established in 1957, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the awareness of the visual arts and the cultivation of creativity, and welcomes amateur and professional artists, as well as non-artists

When: Now Through March 3, 10 a.m. - 08 p.m.

Where: Huntingdon Valley Library

Cost: Free to attend

Impressionism to Modernism: The Lenfest Collection of American Art

In 1999, the Michener Art Museum received the most important collections gift in its history: 59 Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings from Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest.  This collection is the finest collection of the art of Bucks County, which consists of works by: Garber, Coppedge, Folinsbee, Lathrop, Redfield, Sotter, Spencer, Baum & Schofield.

When: Runs Daily Through March 1,10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Michener Art Museum

Cost: $15, Senior $13, College Students $8, Ages 6-18 $5, Children under 6 Free

Ponstingl: Dreams of Past Futures

Ponstingl’s work represented in this exhibition spans the 1960s until the late 1970s. Inspired by dreams, his work in the 1960s recalls the work of Salvador Dalí and other Surrealist painters, and in the 1970s, he experimented with abstract patterning. A recurring theme in his paintings are visions of abandoned, future civilizations. His work can be seen at the Michener for a limited time only!

When: Now Through June 20

Where: Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

President Abraham Lincoln’s 211th Birthday Celebration

The Craven Hall Historical Society is pleased to announce that President Abraham Lincoln will be visiting to celebrate his 211th birthday! Special colonial cookies baked over open hearth will be served, and younger friends are invited to make a special cookie celebrating Lincoln. Historic Craven Hall and the John Fitch Steamboat Museum will also be open for tours.

When: February 9, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Craven Hall

Cost: Free to attend

Snow Moon Walk

Bundle up and join Peace Valley Nature Center for an evening stroll in the light of the Snow Moon. The forecast may hold snow in store—very appropriate for this event!

When: February 9, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend