October has arrived! What better way to celebrate than experiencing a weekend in Bucks County filled with things to check out like an Oktoberfest, Newtown Market Day and even a wrestling extravaganza at the Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company.

The Triumph Brewing Company’s annual celebration of German cuisine and brews is back! Bring the family to this year’s Oktoberfest and experience tasty food, delicious brews and kid-friendly entertainment. Stop by the community-favorite Newtown Market Day to celebrate the area’s historical past and explore dozens of unique vendors setting up shop. The Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co. is gearing up for its second wrestling event, Oktoberslamfest, featuring an action-packed night of wrestling action and craft beer!

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, October 5

. Herman Fleming founded the farm in Andalusia in 1913 to grow wholesale crops for Philadelphia area markets. Since then, the Flemings moved to Lower Makefield and added more than 100 acres.

Fall unWined: Party on the Patio

Visit Shady Brook Farm to experience their new Party on the Patio during the fall season! Enjoy a laid-back evening of live music by local musicians, delicious brews in The Stone’s Throw and delicious food from the deli all the while taking in the crisp, fall air.

When: October 5 – 6, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: Free to attend

The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place

Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®. Come in costume and enjoy three special Halloween-themed shows, soar, swing, fly and cruise on three Count von Count-themed mechanical rides, and see everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume. Don’t miss the Count’s Batty Birthday Bash special event this weekend!

When: October 5 – 7, 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Sesame Place

Cost: Check online for ticket prices

Oktoberslamfest Wrestling Event: NCBC vs. 2SP

Live wrestling returns to Neshaminy Creek as NCBC takes on Delco's 2SP Brewing Company for a night full of wrestling action, craft brews and fun for the whole family!

When: October 5, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

HorrorFest and PumpkinFest at Shady Brook Farm

In a dark corner of Eastern Pennsylvania awaits America’s most haunted farm. HorrorFest features four thrilling attractions: Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, Alien 3-D Encounter, and Carnage. For those looking for a less spooky experience, check out the farm’s family-friendly PumpkinFest!

When: October 5 – 7, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $22 - $50

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.

When: October 5 – 7, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Free with museum admission

Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End at the Bristol Riverside Theatre

Erma Bombeck captured the frustrations of her generation by asking, “If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?” In this one-woman tour de force, discover the story behind America’s favorite housewife who championed women’s lives with a wit that sprang from the most unexpected place of all – the truth.

When: October 5 – 7, check online for showtimes

Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Cost: $33 - $50

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: September October 5 – 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Hellerick’s Family Farm

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

River Towns Ride with Encore Rides

Bike the historic Delaware River towns of Bucks County. See mills and inns that date to the Revolution, Victorian and Federal style architecture and scenery that generated a colony of artists that became known as the New Hope School. After the ride enjoy lunch at the 1770’s Lumberville General Store. Reservations are required.

When: October 5, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Lumberville General Store

Cost: $45

“30 Years: Art at the Michener” and “American Moderns” 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. The Michener is also presenting “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: October 5 – 7, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

Kids Night Out at Fabby-Do

The Fabby-Do Creative Boutique is promoting Parents Night Out this Friday! Drop the kids off at Fabby for pizza, crafts and a movie while you enjoy a night of fun. Reservations are required.

When: October 5, 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Fabby-Do Creative Boutique for Kids

Cost: $35

Art at Kings Oaks

Art at Kings Oaks, the much-anticipated pop-up art exhibition near Newtown, Pennsylvania, returns for its sixth year. The exhibition features paintings, works on paper, sculpture, ceramics, and textiles works from 26 renowned and emerging artists in an historic barn and chapel on Kings Oaks farm.

When: October 5 – 7, check online for times

Where: Kings Oaks

Cost: Free to attend

Friday Nights on the Farm

Spend your Friday nights at Froehlich’s Farm and Garden and check out haunted tractor drawn hayrides, live music, bonfires, local breweries and food trucks!

When: October 5, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Froehlich’s Farm and Garden

Cost: $15 per person, $50 for groups of four

Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now Exhibit

From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining in Bristol Borough. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities through photos, records and memorabilia.

When: October 5 – 7, 6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library

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: October 5 – 6, 7 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Pub

Cost: $69.95

These Things I Carry Art Exhibit

You’re invited to artist Kimberly Stemler’s exhibit, “These Things I Carry”, at Cairn University! The exhibit is about the subtleties of life and the environment. The works primarily revolve around landscapes that are densely patterned, layered, and focused on color.

When: October 5 – 7, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Connie A. Eastburn Gallery, Cairn University

Cost: Free to attend

Art of the Barn Tour

Tour 7 local barns, view and purchase art from 20 diverse artists, and get to know the quaint country side of Bucks County!

When: October 5, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Audubon Society

Cost: $35

Fall Colors, A Multi-Media Art Exhibit

Celebrate the arrival of fall with light refreshments and a multi-media art exhibition, “Fall Colors”.

When: October 5 – 7, check online for times

Where: Centre for the Arts

Cost: Free to attend

Scarecrow Competition & Display at Peddler’s Village

Visit Peddler’s Village to explore a collection of larger than life scarecrow creations throughout the village! Participate in the competition by voting for your favorites.

When: October 5 – 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Saturday, October 2

From historic inns full of history to classic American film, there's plenty of fun for everyone in Newtown, PA.

Newtown Market Day

For four decades, the Newtown Historic Association has celebrated Market Day, reviving a colonial harvest tradition in Newtown. This year there will be more than 60 crafters, artisans, farmer stands and demonstrators filling the streets with a wide variety of interesting crafts and demonstrations as visitors explore the area and enjoy delicious local cuisine from some of the County’s best restaurants.

When: October 6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Newtown Historic Association

Cost: Free to attend

Oktoberfest! At Triumph Brewing Company

Triumph's annual Oktoberfest celebration is back with traditional German food, beer and music. There will be a line-up of kids’ activities, including magic, balloon art and face painting – it will be a fun for the entire family!

When: October 6 – 7, 11:30 a.m.

Where: Triumph Brewing Company

Cost: Free to attend

Froelich’s Farm Fall Festival

Celebrate the return of fall at Froelich’s Farm Fall Festival! Events include a hayride around their 107-acre farm, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, 10-acre corn maze, inflatable obstacle course, pony rides, face painting, and more fun for all ages!

When: October 6 – 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Froelich’s Farm and Garden

Cost: Free to attend, events are ticketed and vary in price

Celebration of the Performing Arts 12 Hour Marathon

The Arts and Cultural Council of Bucks County is presenting a Celebration of the Performing Arts Festival a 12-hour marathon event showcasing productions, sculpture walks, concerts, live art demonstrations and much more from around the County!

When: October 6, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Community College

Cost: $10

Cycle & Sip with Encore Rides

Enjoy a 16-mile guided bicycle excursion from Washington Crossing Historic Park to New Hope/Lambertville and back. Then visit the winery to savor a tasting of Crossing's award-winning wines paired with cheeses, cured meats and chocolates.  Reservations are required.

When: October 6, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: $50

Jazz Night Featuring Conjunto Philadelphia

Watch Conjuto Philadelphia perform the music of pre-revolutionary Cuba at the James A. Michener Art Museum this Saturday for Jazz Night! Reservations are required.

When: October 6, 8 – 11 p.m.

Where: James A. Michener Art Museum

Cost: $53

Canal Walk 2018 to Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

Take a guided hiking tour with the Friends of the Delaware Canal. Nearly the entire length of the Canal, 53.9-miles from Bristol Borough to Easton, will be explored over five successive Saturdays. The Canal Walk is a great opportunity to learn about the area's past and future while taking in the autumn scenery of the Canal and Delaware River corridor.

When: October 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Riverfront Park

Cost: Free to attend

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: October 6, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Where: Fonthill Castle

Cost: $15 for adults, $8 for kids

Saturday Night with Mike and Shanna at Naked Brewing Co.

Check out the Naked Brewing Co. to enjoy food truck cuisine and live music by Mike and Shanna as you taste the Naked Brewing Company’s delicious line-up of beer.

When: October 6, 7 – 10 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Co.

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: October 6, 1 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Pay as you go

Yvette Palmer “Race to Zero” Purple Pinkie 5K Race

The Rotary Club of Doylestown is hosting the Yvette Palmer “Race to Zero” Purple Pinkie 5K for a day of friendly competition in order to raise money to end polio worldwide.

When: October 6, 9:30 – 11 a.m.

Where: Delaware Valley University

Cost: $35 for adults, $25 under 18

Open Mic Night – Bernard Block

Bernard Block, poet and host of the Manhattan poetry series ‘From Whitman to Ginsberg’, comes to Tyler Park Center for the Arts to do a reading from his book Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

When: October 6, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Tyler Park Center for the Arts

Cost: Free to attend

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: October 6, 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, October 7

Peace Valley Canoes, contest winner

Naturalist Foray: Clues and Critters

Explore the trails around the Peace Valley Nature Center to check out the various habitats seeking the clues as to what critters were there or could be there!

When: October 7, 2 – 3 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

Eagles Tailgate Party at the Plumsteadville Inn

Dolan DJ will be spinning tunes for the Eagles pregame tailgate party at the historic Plumsteadville Inn.

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

Where: Plumsteadville Inn

Cost: Free to attend

The Australian Pink Floyd Show at the Xcite Center

Performing the music of Pink Floyd with note to note perfection, the Australian Pink Floyd Show is bringing its critically acclaimed tribute show to the Xcite Center at Parx Casino!

When: October 7, 8 p.m.

Where: Xcite Center

Cost: $35 - $165

Vinyasa at the Vineyard

Crossing Vineyards and Winery is hosting a one-hour Vinyasa yoga class for all levels. After, savor a guided tasting of Crossing's award winning-wines with small bites and keep your wine glass as a souvenir! Reservations are required.

When: October 7, 11 a.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $50