Hang out with tarantulas, explore a showcase of antique vehicles in New Hope and celebrate National Peach Month with delicious peach treats and sizzling summer shopping deals this weekend in Bucks County! 

The Churchville Nature Center is hosting its annual Anthropaloosa, a weekend-long celebration of things insects and anthropods with tons of kid-friendly activities like scavenger hunts, beekeeping demonstrations and hissing cockroach races! The New Hope Auto Show returns for its 61st year, featuring a the finest in classic, antique, foreign and domestic vehicles – plus enjoy the show’s first food truck festival! Shop sweet deals and savor all things peach during the annual Peach Festival and Sidewalk Sale in the beautiful Peddler’s Village!

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.

NOTE: Look out for event cancellations due to this weekend's inclement weather!

Friday, August 10

Bucks County Playhouse in the Evening

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 10 – 12, check online for times

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: $40 - $80

Charity Movie Night: Encino Man at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

Charity Movie Night returns with the 1992 Brendan Fraser/Pauly Shore/Sean Astin comedy Encino Man!  Hang out at the taproom and enjoy some brews to help benefit this month’s charity, the Middletown Skate Park.

When: August 10, 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

Cost: Free to attend

Broadway Summer Spectacular at Bristol Riverside Theatre

Broadway Summer Spectacular brings Broadway to Bristol in one sensational concert. It’ll be an evening packed with Broadway hits from composers like Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jerry Herman, and Leonard Bernstein.

When: August 10 – 12, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Cost: $30 - $45

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 10 – 12, 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 10, 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 10 – 12, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Churchville Nature Center

Cost: $8

Rat Pack Together Again! at the Newtown Theatre

Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and Frank Sinatra will appear together again as the Rat Pack for a night of songs and laughs that will make you feel like you are living in the golden era of Las Vegas!

When: August 10, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Newtown Theatre

Cost: $25

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 10, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $5

S’mores and Stars at the Peace Valley Nature Center

Visit the Peace Valley Nature Center for a short hike and marshmallow roast around the campfire. Make some s’mores and gaze at the stars!

When: August 10, 7 – 8 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

“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 10 – 12, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Included with admission

Rumplestiltskin at Acting Naturally Theatre

Bring the kids for a kid-friendly performance of Rumplestiltskin at the Acting Naturally Theatre. Expect a show full of magic, spells and dastardly plots!

When: August 10 – 11, check online for showtimes

Where: Acting Naturally Theatre

Cost: $10- $12

“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 10 – 12, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

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 10, 7 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

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

Little Women: The Musical at DCP Theatre

The DCP Theatre is celebrating 150 years of Louisa Mary Alcott’s beloved story, Little Women, with a live musical performance!

When: August 10 – 12, check online for showtimes

Where: DCP Theatre

Cost: $16 - $18

Saturday, August 11

Peddler's Village

Peach Festival and Sidewalk Sale at Peddler’s Village

Celebrate National Peach Month at Peddler’s Village during their Peach Festival & Sidewalk Sale, featuring plenty of peachy treats, sizzling shopping deals and family fun!

When: August 11 – 12, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Lulupalooza at Paxson Hill Farm Nursery & Gardens

As part of their Music to the Rescue series, Lulu's has an all-star line-up of national and local musicians for an all-day outdoor music festival filled with tasty food, kid-friendly entertainment and awesome vendors at the beautiful Paxson Hill Farm in New Hope.

When: August 11, 12 – 8 p.m.

Where: Paxson Hill Farm Nursery & Gardens

Cost: $30 in advance, $35 at the door (Teens get in for $20 and kids under 12 are free!)

Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market returns to Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company for their annual Summa' time show in beautiful downtown Croydon, PA! Attendees can look forward to over 100 unique vendors, delicious food trucks, the full line of Neshaminy Creek beers and more!

When: August 11, 12 – 7 p.m.

Where: Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

Cost: $5

Anthropaloosa at the Churchville Nature Center

Visit the Churchville Nature Center for a weekend full of insects, anthropods and everything without a backbone! Meet a beekeeper, hang out with tarantulas, watch hissing cockroach races and more!

When: August 11 – 12, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Churchville Nature Center

Cost: $8

Kids Who Race Day at the Mercer Museum

Experience the ways kids in the Bucks County area race and compete during Kids Who Race Day at the Mercer Museum. Try your luck at family-friendly competitions and activities such as the Mercer Stakes, Rollo’s Relay Races, Hot Wheels Racing, Pinewood Derby races and much more!

When: August 11, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Free with museum admission

2nd Saturdays with Faraway Guys at Naked Brewing Co.

Check out the Naked Brewing Co. to enjoy food truck cuisine by Chuck’s BBQ and live music by the Faraway Guys during its 2nd Saturdays celebration.

When: August 11, 5 – 10 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Co.

Cost: Free to attend

Vintage Road Rally at New Hope-Solebury High School

The New Hope Automobile Show’s Second Annual Vintage Road Rally kicks off the 2018 New Hope Automobile Show weekend! Browse vintage vehicles, compete in a fun scavenger hunt and bring your own car to participate in the rally! Reservations are required for Rally participants.

When: August 11, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: New Hope-Solebury High School

Cost: Free to attend, $50 per car for rally participants

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 10 - 12, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Gallery des Artistes

Cost: Free to attend

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: August 11, 7 – 9 a.m.

Where: Churchville Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

Yardley 2nd Saturdays

Experience vibrant and authentic downtown Yardley every Second Saturday evening. Visitors will find specials, events, and activities from a variety of the town’s independent businesses.

When: August 11, 3 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Where: Downtown Yardley

Cost: Free to attend

Music on Main: Honey Hill

Enjoy eclectic folk/pop/punk music under the open sky with Honey Hill! This is a BYOB and picnic-friendly event, so explore nearby take-out eateries around Yardley.

When: August 11, 6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Buttonwood Plaza

Cost: Free to attend

A Potpourri of Plays at Acting Naturally Theatre

Acting Naturally Theatre’s talented cast is performing a series of one act plays, including tales about thieves, an unnerving hospital and passing strangers!

When: August 11, 4 p.m.

Where: Acting Naturally Theatre

Cost: $10 - $12

Sunday, August 12

New Hope Automobile Show, attendees browsing classic cars

The New Hope Automobile Show

The New Hope-Solebury Community Association will present the 61st New Hope Automobile Show, featuring the finest in classic and antique, foreign and domestic vehicles. Vote for your favorite vehicle and enjoy loads of delicious food truck vendors as you browse the show!

When: August 12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: New Hope-Solebury Community Association

Cost: $5 - $10

Nancy Wilson of Heart at PARX Casino

Nancy Wilson of Heart is ready to rock the Xcite Center with her band Roadcase Royale! Fronted by former Prince collaborator Liv Warfield and Nancy Wilson, co-founder of Heart, Roadcase Royale has a rich background in rock and R&B.

When: August 12, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Xcite Center

Cost: $25 - $55

Conservation Celebration at Silver Lake Nature Center

The Heritage Conservancy and Silver Lake Nature Center is hosting a free day of family fun at Silver Lake Nature Center! Participants are invited to walk the trails, connect with nature, meet live animals, enjoy a free Intro to Kayaking demonstration and more!

When: August 12, 12 – 3 p.m.

Where: Silver Lake Nature Center

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: August 12, 4 – 7 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Company

Cost: Free to attend

Craven Hall 2nd Sunday Tours

Tour the historic Craven Hall and the John Fitch Steamboat Museum to learn how the early Dutch families, the Cravens, Vansants & Bennetts lived and learn about the beginnings of modern transportation with the invention of the steamboat.

When: August 12, 12 – 3 p.m.

Where: Craven Hall

Cost: Free to attend (donations are very appreciated!)

Living History Theater: “Germantown Protest”

Listen in on the first documented protest of slavery in America during this historic gathering which was originally held at the Germantown Meetinghouse. Presented by the Pennsbury Manor!

When: August 12, 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: Pennsbury Manor

Cost: $5 - $9

Bucks County Tour of Honor Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show at PARX Casino

Parx Casino is hosting the Bucks County Tour of Honor 1st Annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show! All proceeds benefit veterans’ transportation to War Memorials in Washington D.C.

When: August 12, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: PARX Casino & Racing

Cost: Free to attend