Looking for things to do during the long weekend? Watch a firework display on Sesame Street, experience the community favorite Polish-American Family Festival and indulge in the Newtown Food Truck Fest this Labor Day weekend!

Rock out with Elmo and the Sesame Street gang during their rocking Labor Day Weekend concert in Sesame Place! Stick around after the show to watch the sky light up with brilliant lights during the firework finale. The annual Polish-American Family Festival and Country Fair is back this year, celebrating Polish culture through an exciting line-up of live performances and carnival attractions! Say “so long!” to summer during the Newtown Food Truck Fest, promising a day of delicious cuisine and fun family-friendly activities.

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. If the weekend proves to be a rainy one, visit our Indoor Fun page for ideas on how to enjoy the weekend in the great indoors!

Friday, August 31

Million Dollar Quartet performance by the Bucks County Playhouse

Million Dollar Quartet at the Bucks County Playhouse

Million Dollar Quartet takes you behind the music of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins with a monumental night that explodes off the stage with a talented cast playing 21 legendary hits including “Blue Suede Shoes”, “Walk the Line”, “Great Balls of Fire” and more!

When: August 31 – September 2, check online for times

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: $40 - $80

Bucks County Quilt Show

Join us for the 14th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show. This show is your opportunity to view the exceptional talent of Bucks County's quilters! View more than 100 quilts and vote for your favorite, plus give quilting a shot with a quilt provided by Mothers and Others Quilt Guild.

When: August 31 – September 2, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Visitors Center

Cost: Free to attend

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: August 31, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: The Market at DelVal

Cost: $3

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: August 31 – September 2, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Churchville Nature Center

Cost: $8

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. Stick around for a stunning firework finale!

When: August 31, 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: August 31 – September 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Included with admission

The Goblet of Poison at Peddler’s Pub

Visit Peddler’s Pub for a night of magic and murder as you investigate a deadly crime in the school of Hagmoles. Enjoy a delicious meal to compliment your night of solving the murder mystery! Reservations are required.

When: August 31 & September 1, 7 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Pub

Cost: $69.95

Chris Isaak at Xcite Center

Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Chris Isaak is performing hits from his legendary career on the Xcite Center stage.

When: August 31, 8 p.m.

Where: Xcite Center

Cost: $45 - $85

“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: August 31 – September 2, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

Marilyn Monroe Photo Exhibition in New Hope

Gallery Des Artistes invites guests to a photographic exhibition of Marilyn Monroe and other Hollywood Legends by noted photographer Lawrence Schiller.

When: August 31 – September 2, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Gallery des Artistes

Cost: Free to attend

Summer Wine & Music Series at Crossing Vineyards

Enjoy wine, beer and cheese as you listen to live musical performances along Crossing Vineyards and Winery’s gorgeous countryside property.

When: August 31, 7 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $15 in advance; $20 at the door

Saturday, September 1

Sesame Fireworks

Labor Day Weekend Fireworks at Sesame Place

Rock out with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and Count von Count, as their music fills the air and the sky is covered with colorful bursts of brilliance to celebrate Labor Day weekend!

When: September 1 – 2, 8 – 9 p.m.

Where: Sesame Place

Cost: $45 - $65

Polish-American Family Festival & Country Fair

The annual Polish-American Family Festival & Country Fair is back, celebrating Polish culture, heritage and traditions! Guests can look forward to live performances, midway rides and tons of vendors to explore.

When: September 1 – 2, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa

Cost: $12

Summer Unwined Concert with Fireworks at Shady Brook Farm

Don't miss Shady Brook Farm’s special Summer Unwined Concert featuring fireworks! Best of the Eagles will be performing live music as you taste refreshing wines and craft beers, enjoy family-friendly attractions and watch a dazzling firework finale.

When: September 1, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $10

Tower Tour for Families at Fonthill Castle

Fonthill Castle is offering a special one-hour tour, allowing guests to explore Henry Mercer’s castle and visit areas not available on the regular tours – including the Morning Room and Winding Room. Reservations are required.

When: September 1, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Where: Fonthill Castle

Cost: $8 - $15

Civil War Cycle Tour with Encore Rides

Cycle through Doylestown’s Civil War history, see the home and graves of generals, learn about Bucks County’s link to the Underground RR and then tour the Bucks County Civil War Museum and Library. Reservations are required.

When: September 1, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Civil War Museum

Cost: $40

Saturday Night with Low Totem at Naked Brewing Co.

Check out the Naked Brewing Co. to enjoy food truck cuisine by The Flying Pie Guy and live music by Low Totem as you taste the Naked Brewing Company’s delicious line-up of beer.

When: September 1, 5 – 10 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Co.

Cost: Free to attend

Bucks Foodshed 5K Race & 3K Walk

The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance invites runners and lovers of local food to Run and Walk for Our Farms. Win prizes and enjoy a scavenger hunt as you explore the two courses. Registration is required.

When: September 1, 8:30 – 11 a.m.

Where: Delaware Valley University

Cost: $25 - $30

Saturday Morning Bird Walk at Peace Valley Nature Center and Churchville Nature Center

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

When: September 1, 8 – 9:30 a.m. (Peace Valley) & 7 – 9 a.m. (Churchville)

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center & Churchville Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

Sunday, September 2

Crowd at the Newtown Food Truck Festival

Newtown Food Truck Fest: Summer Send-Off!

Say “so long!” to summer with the Newtown community during the popular Newtown Food Truck Fest! Attendees can look forward to more than 20 local food trucks serving up delicious food, including snacks, entrees, drinks and desserts. There will be a DJ spinning tunes, as well as plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained.

When: September 2, 12 – 7 p.m.

Where: Council Rock High School North

Cost: Free to attend

Community Pride Day in Lower Makefield Township

Visit the Lower Makefield Township for their annual Community Pride Day! This annual event has vendors, rides, food and family-friendly entertainment, plus a firework finale at sunset!

When: September 2, 12 – 9 p.m.

Where: Lower Makefield Township Community Park

Cost: Free to attend

Sunday Crafternoons at Naked Brewing Company

Join the Naked Brewing Company for Sunday Crafternoons! Enjoy discounted drinks and participate in a different arts and crafts project each week.

When: September 2, 4 – 7 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Company

Cost: Free to attend

Pairing Wine & Chocolate at Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Indulge in a "sweet" afternoon filled with tips on how to pair wine and chocolate from one of Crossing Vineyards’ talented instructors. Afterwards, enjoy a wine tasting and a tour of the beautiful property!

When: September 2, 2 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $35

Celebrate Vulture Day at Peace Valley Nature Center

Bring the whole family to the Peace Valley Nature Center to learn about these misunderstood birds and their important role in nature. Guests can enjoy fun activities and a trek into the wilderness to spot a few vultures in the wild!

When: September 2, 2 – 3 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend