Kickoff apple season at Peddler’s Village, take advantage of last chance Halloween haunts and watch the debut of the Broadway-bound show, The Rivals, at the Bristol Riverside Theatre! 

Peddler’s Village is hosting its annual Apple Festival, filled with family-friendly entertainment and plenty of delicious apple treats! If you’re still in the mood for spooks, the Valley of Fear in Feasterville still has a couple weekends of terrifying attractions to experience. Don’t miss the debut of the Bristol Riverside Theatre’s hilarious musical comedy, The Rivals!

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, November 2


Canal-o-Ween’s 10th Annual Jack-o-Lantern Stroll

Take a peaceful stroll along the beautiful and historic Delaware Canal in Yardley to view the 300+ Jack-o-Lanterns of Canal-O-Ween glowing in the darkness. Join Visit Bucks County for a guided tour of Yardley during our fall Photo Walk before the stroll from 4:30 – 6 p.m.!

When: November 2 – 3, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Delaware Canal in Yardley

Cost: Free to attend

The Rivals at the Bristol Riverside Theatre

The Rivals, the famously funny farce with Mrs. Malaprop, is now a hilarious new musical. Be the first audience to experience this Broadway-bound, world premiere with book and lyrics by two-time Tony nominee, Peter Kellogg, and music by two-time Richard Rodgers Award-winner, Stephen Weiner.

When: November 2 – 4, check online for showtimes

Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Cost: $46 - $54

Valley of Fear and the Original Haunted Hayrides

Ride through the deepest, darkest woods in Bucks County! With new spooks, new scares and even more thrilling, the Original Haunted Hayride, Scarytales, The Facility and Operation Z Escape.

When: November 2 – 4, 7 – 10 p.m.

Where: Phoenix Sport Club

Cost: $21 – $47 for attractions

Once Upon a Time… Exploring the World of Fairy Tales at Mercer Museum

Step inside the larger-than life pages of beloved fairy tales from around the globe including Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and Jack and the Beanstalk during the Mercer Museum’s “Once Upon A Time… Exploring the World of Fairy Tales” exhibit. Check out this Friday’s “Twilight Tales” special event!

When: November 2 – 4, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Free with museum admission

Fall Harvest Festival at Hellerick’s Family Farm

Bring your family and friends to the historic Hellerick’s Family Farm a festival filled with family-fun activities like hayrides, pumpkin bowling and an Aerial Adventure Park!

When: November 2 – 4, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Hellerick’s Family Farm

Cost: $9.99/Fridays, $12.99/Saturday & Sunday

“30 Years: Art at the Michener” at the James A. Michener Art Museum

The Michener presents “30 Years: Art at the Michener, 1988-2018”, a special exhibition that invites visitors to learn new stories about familiar works of art and discover objects from the Museum’s vault that have never before been on display.

When: November 2 – 4, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

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: November 2 – 3, 7 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Pub

Cost: $69.95

Bucks County’s First Art Hotel

The Centre Bride Inn is presenting Bucks County’s inaugural Art Hotel venture to the area’s community of art enthusiast far and near.

When: November 2 – 3

Where: Centre Bridge Inn

Cost: Free to attend

Mill Street Music Photography Exhibition & Reception

The Centre for the Arts is hosting a night of music photography featuring dynamic images from live performances and local and national acts. Enjoy live music by Mikey Jr. and Matthew Daniels!

When: November 2, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Centre for the Arts

Cost: Free to attend

TC Tahoe Stand-Up Comedy & Magic

Watch TC’s perfect blend of improvisational stand-up comedy, world class sleight-of-hand and acclaimed storytelling on display at the Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater! Reservations are required.

When: November 2, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Cost: $25- $35

Live Music at the New Hope Winery

Don’t miss memorable performances by New York State of Mind and Eaglemania this weekend at the New Hope Winery! Reservations are required.

When: November 2, 8 – 10 p.m. (NYSOM) and November 3, 8 – 10 p.m. (Eaglemania)

Where: The New Hope Winery

Cost: $25 (NYSOM), $39 (Eaglemania)

Michelle Lordi at the Bucks County Community College

In the tradition of great jazz and popular singers like Peggy Lee, Jo Stanfford, K.D. Lang and Patsy Cline Michelle Lordi's music defies traditional categorization. Hear her perform this weekend at  the Bucks County Community College!

When: November 2, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Community College

Cost: $10

Saturday, November 3

Peddler's Village Apple Festival

Apple Festival at Peddler’s Village

Celebrate apple season in Bucks County with a weekend of family fun at the Peddler’s Village 45th Annual Apple Festival.

When: November 3 – 4, 10 a.m. – 6 pm.

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Fonthill and Flames

Join local potter, Eric Boyton, for a fun, hands on workshop and learn about the age-old firing techniques of Raku pottery. Reservations are required.

When: November 3, check online for workshop schedule

Where: Fonthill Castle

Cost: $75

Theatrical Storytime with Storybook Musical Theatre: Cinderella

Join Storybook Musical Theatre and the Mercer Museum for a family-friendly storytelling program featuring Cinderella. This event features a reading of the beloved fairy tale as well as theater games and activities.

When: November 3, 2 – 3 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Free with museum admission

Tower Tour for Families at Fonthill Castle

Take a one-hour tour of Henry Mercer’s castle starting in the basement and climbing all the way to the tower. Children and parents can explore areas not normally seen in regular tours, including the kitchen, morning room, wind room, as well as the top terrace. Reservations are required.

When: November 3, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Where: Fonthill Castle

Cost: $15/adults, $8/youth

Pairing Wine with Food and Cupcakes at Crossing Vineyards

Enjoy a tasting of several of Crossing's award-winning wines, paired with a selection of sensational mini cupcakes, as well as a class on basic food pairing. Reservations are required.

When: November 3, 2 p.m. (Cupcakes) and 7 p.m. (Food)

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $35/cupcake pairing, $65/food pairing

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: November 3, 1 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Pay as you go

Race for Resources at Bucks County Community College

Come to the Race for Resources for a family friendly morning featuring games and a delicious lunch! Runners can choose from a 5K or 10K course through Tyler State Park while walkers enjoy a 1-mile stroll through the picturesque Bucks County Community College Campus.

When: November 3, check online for race times

Where: Bucks County Community College and Tyler State Park

Cost: $35

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: November 3, 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, November 4

Mercer Museum

Stories and Stuff: Once Upon a Time

In this creative workshop series of ten sessions guided by artist-in-residence Darcy Fair, children ages 6-12 create their own magical stories inspired by fairy tales. Sessions feature live music, read-aloud stories and imaginative play. Reservations are required.

When: November 4, 1 – 2:15 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Free to attend

An Afternoon of Opera and Song at the Michener

Enjoy a concert of classical and near-classical repertoire by the award-winning Resident Artists of Philadelphia’s world-renowned Academy of Vocal Arts with a program to include selections from opera, operetta and classic Broadway. Reservations are required.

When: November 4, 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Where: James A. Michener Art Museum

Cost: $25

 “It Was a Very Good Year” – A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra

Watch Tony Sands as he delivers a multimedia extravaganza that featuring plenty of stunning graphics – a must see for any Sinatra fan!

When: November 4, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Where: Newtown Theatre

Cost: $20

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: November 4, 4 – 7 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Co.

Cost: Free to attend

Annual Small Works Show

Don’t miss the opening reception of the Annual Small Works Show, featuring over 35 artists with new work being displayed regularly.

When: November 4, 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: Canal Frame – Crafts Gallery

Cost: Free to attend

Vinyasa at the Vineyard

Enjoy a one-hour Vinyasa yoga class at Crossing Vineyards – fun for all levels from beginner to advanced. Then savor a guided tasting of Crossing's award winning-wines with perfect little bites and keep your logo wine glass as a souvenir! Reservations are required.

When: November 4, 11 a.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $50