Celebrate Earth Day this weekend in Bucks County! Stroll through a Spring Fling, explore an art exhibit in bloom and watch a musical performance that utilizes instruments made of found materials like trash cans, tires and golf clubs.

Peddler’s Village invites visitors to its Spring Fling – allowing shoppers to stroll its winding brick pathways as you sample seasonal cuisine, watch live entertainment and enjoy a drink or two along the way. Bristol’s Centre for the Arts is hosting “Bloom!”, an art show featuring floral inspired works that are surrounded by beautiful floral arrangements from the area’s talented local florists. Visit the James A. Michener Art Museum for a unique concert entitled “Recycled Sound”, featuring talented percussionist Dendê Macêdo and his assortment of instruments made from recycled materials.

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, April 20

Pennsbury Manor

Escape Rooms: Cottage in the Woods or Witches in the Woods

Back by popular demand, Pennsbury Manor's Escape Room transports you back in time to solve serial murder or witchcraft mystery. Joining the successful "Cottage in the Wood" Escape Room theme, the Manor is adding a new Escape Room theme this year - "Witches in the Woods." Reservations are required.

When: April 20, 6 – 10:30 p.m.

Where: Pennsbury Manor

Cost: $35

Brandywine River Museum of Art and the Studio of Andrew Wyeth

Explore the art and the landscape that inspired three generations of Wyeths and other renowned artists with a guided tour of the Brandywine River Museum of Art. View an extensive collection of works by the internationally acclaimed Wyeth family housed in a converted 19th-century grist mill on the banks of the Brandywine in Chadds Ford, PA. Reservations are required.

When: April 20, 1 – 3 p.m.

Where: The Andrew Wyeth Studio

Cost: $20

Angel Street at DCP Theatre

Join DCP Theatre for Angel Street, a psychological thriller that became the 1940s Hollywood classic, Gaslight. Follow Jack and Bella Manningham in their 19th century London home where Bella seems to be going slowly insane.

When: April 20 – 22, 8 – 10 p.m.

Where: DCP Theatre

Cost: $18

Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective at the Michener Art Museum

The James A. Michener Art Museum is unveiling Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, an exhibition examining the work of Wyeth and Hurd’s work since 1967. The married couple’s individual artistic careers are thoughtfully examined in this new collection.

When: April 20 – 22, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James A. Michener Art Museum

Cost: $18/adult; $17/senior; $16.00/college student w/ ID; $8/kids 6-18; kids under 6 free

Bloom! Art Exhibit at the Centre for the Arts

Bristol Borough Centre for the Arts is proud to present “Bloom!”  - a multi-media gallery art show featuring artists' interpretations of flowers, plants, nature, and spring. See exciting and diverse work by some of the area's most talented artists, enhanced by beautiful live floral arrangements from local florists.

When: April 20 – 22, 12 p.m.

Where: Centre for the Arts

Cost: Free to attend

Bonnie and Clyde, the Musical at Town and Country Players Barn Theater

Join Town and Country Players for the first show of its 2018 season, Bonnie and Clyde, the Musical, which tells the tale of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, the ill-fated lovers whose story has been infamous since they achieved folk hero status during the Great Depression.

When: April 20 – 21, 8 p.m. (Friday & Saturday); 2 p.m. (Sunday)

Where: Town and Country Players Barn Theater

Cost: $20

Kashmir and Tempest Celtic Rock at the New Hope Winery

One of the nation’s best Led Zeppelin tribute shows, Kashmir, is visiting The Note at New Hope Winery to perform a playlist of Led Zeppelin’s greatest hits on Saturday. The high-energy Celtic rock band, Tempest, will take the stage on Sunday to deliver an entertaining mix of folk and rock sounds.

When: April 20, 8 – 10 p.m. (Kashmir); April 21, 8 – 10 p.m. (Tempest)

Where: New Hope Winery

Cost: $35

Art in Bloom at the Michener Art Museum

Celebrate the accomplishments of over 300 student artists in this exhibition of artwork created throughout the year during the James A. Michener Art Museum’s various youth programs. Paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, and mixed media works inspired by Michener collections will fill the Education Center.

When: April 20 – 22, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: James A. Michener Art Museum

Cost: $18/adult; $17/senior; $16.00/college student w/ ID; $8/kids 6-18; kids under 6 free

Happy Hour at the Winery – Cheers to That!

Stop by Crossing Vineyards during the happiest hours of the day to enjoy scenic vineyard views, beautiful garden seating and special Happy Hour pricing on glasses of wine, craft beer and hard cider.

When: April 20, 5 – 7 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Free to attend

April Art Show at Peace Valley Nature Center

Stop by the Nature Center during April to enjoy some wildlife photographs and artwork from two of our Teacher Naturalist. Barbara Burdack will have scenic and nature photographs on display and Kathy Formica will be showcasing her original pen and ink artwork of animals and nature scenes.

When: April 20 – 22, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

7th Annual Juried Art Exhibition at Artists of Yardley

The AOY Art Center invites local art lovers and artists to their 7th Annual Juried Art Show, curated by the very talented Lorraine Glessner.

When: April 20 – 22, 12 – 5 p.m.

Where: Artists of Yardley

Cost: Free to attend

A Little Night Music at the Heritage Center Theatre

Visit the Heritage Center Theater to get swept away to a weekend in the Swedish countryside during a romantic musical based on Hugh Wheeler’s book, A Little Night Music.

When: April 20 – 22, check online for showtimes

Where: The Heritage Center Theatre

Cost: $20

Saturday, April 21

Peddler's Village spring

Spring Fling at Peddler’s Village

Spring is blooming in the Village! Savor local seasonal foods from our restaurants and eateries, spruce up your home for spring at our Home & Garden Displays, chill out with friends at Earl's Beer Garden and treasure hunt for an original handcrafted work at the Artisans Market. Treat the kids to inflatables, boardwalk style food and live entertainment!

When: April 21 – 22, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Saturday); 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Sunday)

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Health and Wellness Weekend at the Ferry Market

Ferry Market will host its first Health and Wellness Weekend to promote overall well-being. This event will feature healthy food and drink options from regular and pop-up vendors, group workout classes, and wellness professionals.

When: April 21, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Ferry Market

Cost: Free to attend

The Cashore Marionettes at the Bucks County Playhouse

Award-winning artist Joseph Cashore creates and manipulates these amazing lifelike marionettes in two performances entitled Life in Motion and Simple Gifts. Characters of depth, integrity, and humanity are portrayed during a show unlike anything else in theater today.

When: April 21, 2 p.m. (Simple Gifts); April 21, 8 p.m. (Life in Motion)

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: $12 - $20 (Simple Gifts); $25 (Life in Motion)

Chris Westfall’s Earth Day Concert

The Silver Lake Nature Center welcomes back singer, songwriter, musician, and Nashville recording artist, Christopher Westfall to celebrate Earth Day with at the Visitors’ Building! Guests are invited to arrive early for a walk along the trails.

When: April 21, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Silver Lake Nature Center

Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door

Mardi Gras Murder Mystery Dinner at Fisher’s Tudor House

Spend an evening investigating a murder at the annual VooDoo Ball while trying delicious cuisine during this Mardi Gras-themed murder mystery dinner at Fisher’s Tudor House. 

When: April 21, 7 p.m.

Where: Fisher’s Tudor House

Cost: $57.99

Live Music at the (Crossing) Vineyard!

Stop by Crossing Vineyards any weekend this Winter and relax with a “Crossing Cocktail,” a frosty YARDS Beer, or wine by the glass or bottle. “Un-wined” after a busy work week with live music and dancing.

When: April 21 – 22, 1 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Pay as you go

Sunday, April 22

Group cheers at Crossing Vineyards

Bubbles and Breakfast at Crossing Vineyards

Join Crossing Vineyards and Winery on a lazy Sunday morning for a sparkling wine bar and continental breakfast fare in their light and airy Garden Room. Enjoy live music while you sip and nibble in the company of friends, family and vineyard views. Reservations are required.

When: April 22, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $40

5th Annual Bucks, Bacon & Beer

Visit the Triumph Brewing Company for a delicious tasting event featuring local purveyors of bacon, sausage, artisanal food, spirits and more! Snag a ticket before they sell out!

When: April 22, 12 – 4 p.m.

Where: Triumph Brewing Company

Cost: $35 - $40

Recycled Sounds with Dende Macedo

Recycled Sounds is a project that developed out of world renowned percussionist Dendê Macêdo’s interest in making instruments out of found materials. Visit the Michener Art Museum to watch Macêdo incorporate his trove of instruments including a bucket shekere, a golf club berimbau and a tire drum, all of which are made from found materials. Reservations are required.

When: April 22, 1 – 3 p.m.

Where: James A. Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

Lorax Reading and Hike at Peace Valley Nature Center

The Peace Valley Nature Center is hosting a reading of the Lorax followed by a walk to search for Truffula Trees. Construct some seedling pots out of newspaper and plant a sunflower to take home with you! Bring the kids for this fun, entertaining and educational family activity.

When: April 22, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend