Father’s Day is this weekend! There are plenty of ways to celebrate this special holiday – from summer concerts to food truck festivals, there are plenty of fun ways to make this weekend special for Dad. 

Shady Brook Farms and the Market at DelVal are hosting their summer-long concert series, featuring local craft brews, lawn games and great live music! Swing by Pennsbury Manor for the 6th Annual Brews and Bites to indulge in beer, wine and delicious food along the scenic Delaware River. The Newtown Food Truck Fest returns this Sunday! Bring the family for a day of family-fun activities and explore a food truck paradise.

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 and be sure to read our Celebrate Father’s Day in Bucks County article for even more unique ways to celebrate dad!

Friday, June 15

An Act of God

An Act of God at Bucks County Playhouse

In an era where seemingly everything from “Roseanne” to “Will and Grace” has received a reboot, God also has decided to take a fresh look at one of his greatest cultural achievements, The Ten Commandments, in the hilarious Broadway comedy, An Act of God.

When: June 15 – 16, check online for showtimes

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: $40 - $75

Bucks County Wine Month

Explore the Bucks County Wine Trail for its second annual Bucks County Wine Month! The eight family-owned wineries will celebrate in their own unique ways. Visit the wineries and enjoy live music, wine tastings, specialty pairings, wine slushies, new wine releases, Father's Day festivities and more!

When: June 15 – 17

Where: Bucks County Wine Trail

Cost: Pay as you go

Summer Wine Concert at the Market at DelVal

Bring the whole family to relax on the lawn and enjoy great LIVE entertainment by local musicians, while sipping on locally made Rose Bank Winery wines or PA craft beers at the Market at DelVal.

When: June 15, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: The Market at DelVal

Cost: $3

Unforgettable: A Tribute to America’s Greatest Songwriters

Unforgettable invites you to the Bristol Riverside Theatre to hear the best songs from pop culture, musicals, and movies. You’ll hear songs like “Night & Day”, “Summertime”, and “The Pink Panther Theme”.

When: June 15 – 17, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Cost: Check online for prices

Summer Unwined Concerts at Shady Brook Farms

Party at Shady Brook Farm all summer long…and you’re invited! Come for live music by local bands, wines by Rose Bank Winery, locally brewed craft beer, signature cocktails featuring PA distilled spirits, great food, lawn games, and fun for the kiddos.

When: June 15, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $5

“Racing: A Need for Speed” at Mercer Museum

The Mercer Museum’s “Racing: A Need for Speed” exhibit explores the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of the native Lenape to the fairs and horse tracks of the 1800s, to the auto speedways and bicycle velodromes of the 20th century.

When: June 15 – 17, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Included with admission

Tour of Phillips Mill

Take a walking tour of the Phillips Mill Community, a “window into yesterday,” and the historic home of the Pennsylvania Impressionists. Learn about the historic properties in the English village, including the Inn at Phillips Mill, Morgan Colt’s studio, forge and shop, William Lathrop’s home and the Phillips Mill which will showcase its annual photography exhibition. Reservations are required.

When: June 15, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: Phillips’ Mill

Cost: $40

Firefly Frolic at Peace Valley Nature Center

What makes that light? Why are they flying around flashing? Where do they go during the day? Many questions, many answers. Explore the Peace Valley Nature Center as you discover these absolutely amazing insects. Reservations are required.

When: June 15, 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

The Sum of Us at the Heritage Center Theatre

The Sum of Us follows a widower and his gay son in a heart-warming play about wanting love but being afraid to look for it; about finding love and being afraid to go for it; and about having love and not being able to hold onto it.

When: June 15 – 17, 8 p.m. (Friday & Saturday); 2 p.m. (Sunday)

Where: The Heritage Center Theatre

Cost: $10 - $20

 “American Moderns” and “View Finders” at James A. Michener Art Museum

“American Moderns: The Legacy of Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest?” features 27 works from Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest that highlight the development of modern art in America. “View Finders: Four Photographic Voices” illuminates the work of four local, contemporary photographers who represent four distinct approaches to the medium.

When: June 15 – 17, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

Never Too Late at DCP Theatre

DCP Theatre presents, Never Too Late, a comedy by Sumner Arthur Long. Follow the Lambert family as unexpected news changes their lives forever – a must see comedy!

When: June 15, 8 – 10 p.m.

Where: DCP Theatre

Cost: $16 - $18

Saturday, June 16

Sand Castle winery

Golden Girls Murder Mystery at Sand Castle Winery

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! Reservations are required.

When: June 16, 6 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Sand Castle Winery

Cost: $65

6th Annual Brews & Bites

Visit the Pennsbury Manor for the 6th Annual Brews and Bites! The hugely popular Father’s Day weekend fundraiser brings together craft beers, ciders, wines with food and live music along gorgeous Delaware River front for an early summer celebration.

When: June 16, 4 – 8 p.m.

Where: Pennsbury Manor

Cost: $40 for general admission; $10 for designated driver

Antiques Appraisal Fair

Do you have a painting from your grandparent’s attic, an old clock or watch, collectables? Curious as to what they may be worth? Bring them out to an “Antiques Roadshow” style appraisal fair and find out not only what your item is worth, but the history as well. Appraisers will give the audience interesting and fun facts about all the items they appraise.

When: June 16, 12 – 2 p.m.

Where: Quakertown Farmers Market and Flea Market

Cost: Free to attend (Check online for appraisal pricing)

Puppy and Kitten Yoga at Last Chance Ranch

It’s yoga at its cutest! In this class at Last Chance Ranch you’ll stretch and flow, relax and rejuvenate; all while being visited by playful puppies and kittens that are happy to meet you! Who knows, you may even decide to take one home! Reservations are required.

When: June 16, 10 – 11 a.m.

Where: Last Chance Ranch

Cost: $35

Butterfly House Tours at Churchville Nature Center

The Butterfly House at the Churchville Nature Center will be opening this year for a full season of fun! Starting the weekend, guests can explore the nature center and observe these beautiful insects.

When: June 16, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Churchville Nature Center

Cost: $8

California Wine Stroll in Peddler’s Village

Stroll and savor the finest wines in beautiful Peddler's Village. Join host Michael Conti of Vintage Imports as he takes you on a tasting journey of 15 hand-picked selections from California.

When: June 16, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: $44

Saturday Morning Bird Walk at Churchville Nature Center

Join the Churchville Nature Center every Saturday morning for an early morning bird walk with an experienced bird watcher.

When: June 16, 7 – 9 a.m.

Where: Churchville Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

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: June 16, 1 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Pay as you go

Pedal & Pub with Encore Rides

Pedal around scenic Doylestown and learn about its history, including ties to a 1745 inn and tavern established by William Doyle. After the ride, experience the town’s current hospitality with some craft beers at the Tasting Room, which is part of the Doylestown Brewing Company; the latest chapter in a family story that spans three generations in the beer industry. Reservations are required.

When: June 16, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Doylestown, PA

Cost: $45

Music on Main: Peter V Blues Train

Enjoy some fantastic blues music and performance under the open sky with Yardley-led Peter V Blues Train! This is a BYOB and picnic-friendly event, so explore nearby take-out eateries around Yardley.

When: June 16, 6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Buttonwood Plaza

Cost: Free to attend

Walter Calvert, Artist – “A Retrospective” 1901 - 1960

The Doylestown Historical Society is honored to exhibit a Walter Calvert Retrospective. Judy Yerkes, daughter of W. Walter “Cal” Calvert, a Bucks County artist and illustrator, will host the exhibit of her father’s original paintings and illustrations.

When: June 16, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Doylestown Historical Society

Cost: Free to attend

Sunday, June 17

Founded by Willian Penn in 1684, Newtown has been and continues to be one of the "coolest small towns in the nation" as declared by Yahoo! Travel. With a main street lined with unique shops, taverns and restaurants as well as a bustling festival calendar, there is always something to see and do. From historic inns full of history to classic American film, there's plenty of fun for everyone in Newtown, PA.

Newtown Food Truck Fest

Back by popular demand: Newtown Food Truck Fest! Start your summer off right with this Father's Day food truck fest, featuring music, children's activities, face-painting, and the chance to grab food from more than 20 area food trucks.

When: June 17, 12 – 7 p.m.

Where: Newtown Theatre

Cost: Free to attend

Lunch in the Vineyard for Dads

What do dads want for Father's Day? BBQ, beer and family-time! Join Crossing Vineyards for a Texas-style BBQ lunch will feature pulled pork, mac n' cheese, baked beans and coleslaw, served with a glass of beer or wine. Lawn games on tap for added fun! Reservations are required.

When: June 17, 12 – 2 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $55