It’s a big week for Bucks County! Restaurants, theaters, museums, and more are allowed to start reopening at limited capacity. Take advantage by attending a show at Sellersville Theater, an educational walk through Silver Lake Nature Center or bask in the last bits of Christmas at Fonthill Castle, the Pearl S. Buck House and Sesame Place. 

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.


Peddler's Village Holiday

Gingerbread Competition & Display

The Gingerbread Competition & Display is a feast for the eyes with creative and whimsical entries in several categories: Traditional, Authentic Reproduction, 3-D, Movie or TV Set, Student, Kids Only and more. The Gingerbread entries will be on exhibit in the Village Gazebo during shopping hours.

When: Through January 9, Display Times Vary

Where: Peddler's Village

Cost: Free to attend

25th Annual Holiday Light Show

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open-air wagon ride (weather permitting). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at a toasty bonfire. 

When: Through January 10, 5 - 10 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm


A Very Furry Christmas

Now extended through January 18! Visit for a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends. The park is transformed into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations all around.

When: through January 18 

Where:  Sesame Place® Philadelphia

Cost: Ticket prices vary



Holidays at Fonthill Castle

Fonthill Castle is officially reopening and ready for business! Don’t worry, they have extended their decorated holiday tour through the rest of the month just for you! Tickets go on sale Friday and tours begin Saturday so make sure to get your ticket ASAP so you can experience an historic holiday like never before.

When: through January 31

Where: Fonthill Castle  

CostTicket prices vary

Earl David Reed

Who doesn’t need a laugh these days? Comedian Earl David Reed's genius is the way he interacts with the crowd. He has a way of knowing just who to pick on to get the biggest laugh, and the audience loves it! Luckily, he is just in time for the Sellersville Theater in-person reopening. If you still prefer streaming from the comfort of your couch then they have a ticket for that, too. Either way, don’t miss out on a night of laughs with Earl David Reed!

When: January 9, 8 – 11 p.m.

Where: Sellersville Theater

CostFree to attend

42nd Annual Holiday Festival of Trees

Now extended through the end of January! The rooms of the Pearl S. Buck House in Perkasie come to life with the incredible glow of holiday decor. Tickets are required for the tours, which showcase trees and vignettes designed by local artists, decorators and community groups.

When: Daily until January 31

Where: Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site

CostTicket prices vary

Live Music at the Vineyard 

Enjoy acoustic music from local performers! Check the website for complete details: performances and schedule subject to changes. Light bites available, as well as beer wine and cocktails! 

When: January 9, 2 - 6 p.m. 

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery 

Cost: Free to attend 


Silver Lake

Free Guided Walk on the SLNC Trails

Looking to beat the winter blues? Grab the family for an afternoon of outdoor fun. Join Silver Lake Nature Center for a leisurely and informative walk covering seasonal topics. The spacious and scenic trails wander through diverse habitats preserved at the Nature Center. 

When: January 10, 2 - 3 p.m. 

Where: Silver Lake Nature Center 

Cost: Free to attend 

Work In Woods 2020

Works in Wood 2020 traditionally celebrates the woodworking heritage of Bucks County. The national draw of this exceptional curated exhibition, features the finest contemporary examples of fine furniture, turned objects and sculpture and innovative uses of the wood medium. Now in its 21st anniversary year, the annual juried exhibition is presented in live and virtual formats in keeping with the challenges of hosting publicly accessible events. Viewing opportunities, timed admission, and private viewing options are available in the gallery.

When: every weekend through January 10, noon – 5 p.m.

Where: New Hope Arts Center

CostFree to attend

Family Mystery Walking Tours: Elf on the Stealth

Santa’s elves have been watching your family all year long. Now it is finally time for them to start revealing themselves. Unfortunately, one very special elf named Shelfie is missing and we need your help to find him. Join Mrs. Claus at the North Pole for this walking tour and help solve the mystery of the missing Elf on the Shelf!

When: through January 10

Where: Cock ‘n Bull

Cost: $25

Bucks County: Wish You Were Here Small Works Exhibition and Sale

The Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County presents an invitation to "Wish You Were Here: A Small Works Exhibition and Sale." All images in this show are postcard size, 5" by 7", and represent iconic cultural, historical, and natural landmarks in Bucks County. Support your local artists and purchase a unique piece of Bucks County art piece for someone special, or just stop in to admire the exhibit. 

When: through January 31

Where: Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County

Cost: Free to attend