The Halloween season is slowly creeping up on us. Whether you're looking to do some early trick-or-treating or just want to go to a traditional Bucks County event, don't forget to check out our guide for Thursday, October 8th, 2014 – Sunday, October 12th, 2014 below. We have included some of the best events happening in Bucks County this weekend. Also, make sure to check out more fun things to do on our sortable calendar of events & restaurant guide.
Trick or Treat Trains
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, 32 W Bridge St, New Hope
Bring the kids to ride aboard this spooky train. Children of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes, helping to make the train a scary sight. Afterwards, trick or treat around the New Hope train station for more surprises! Trick or Treat bags and assorted toys and candy will be given out onboard as well as at the station.
10th Annual Basket Bingo
Northampton Township, 165 Township Rd, Richboro
Come join us for our 10th Anniversary Basket Bingo. 20 games for $25, 2 special games, raffle baskets and a 50/50. This promises to be an evening of games, chances & prizes! You must be 18 years of age or older to participate. Order your tickets early, only a limited number of tickets will be sold.
Art for Conservation
Rising Sun Farm, 207 Church Hill Rd, Kintnersville
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Join us at Rising Sun Farm for a unique pop-up art gallery from the Artists of the Gallows Run! For the sixth consecutive year, Artists of the Gallows Run will transform the iconic barn of Rising Sun Farm into a gallery of exceptional works of art, capturing the unique beauty of Upper Bucks County through a variety of media including paintings, photography, prints and sculpture. Guests are invited to meet the artists, listen to live music, bid on silent auction items and purchase original artwork. Fifty percent of profit from sales is donated by the artists to support land conservation efforts in Nockamixon Township.
Court St & Center Ave, Newtown
10:00am – 4:00pm
Market Day is a well-attended and wonderful event featuring crafters, artisans, fine arts, entertainment and food. Over 50 crafters will present a wide variety of interesting crafts, and demonstrations will include: chair caning, quilting, and rug hooking. Our latest addition, a Farmer’s Market, will sell fresh-from-the-farm produce. Folk music, children’s activities, games, horse-drawn hayrides and a colonial militia encampment will be held throughout the day. Featured this year is a Puppet Theater in the Boone Garden. Local restaurants are participating in our Festival of Foods and Open Hearth Cooking will also be demonstrated.
Historic Fallsington Day
4 Yardley Ave, Fallsington
10:00am – 4:30pm
This time-honored event will feature folksingers, puppets shows, jugglers, Colonial dancing, and Native American dancing; demonstrations of Colonial (open-hearth cooking, spinning, basket making, and blacksmithing), craft tables, and book sales; tours of museum buildings, and local churches. Children’s activities, hayrides, bakes sales, a quilt raffle and a wide array of delicious food for sale will add to the festivities. This event is free and open to the public.
Fall Harvest Weekend Events
Snipes Farm, 890 W. Bridge St, Morrisville
9:00am – 6:00pm
Family fun for all! Take a hayride to the apple orchard and pick a pumpkin in the pumpkin patch. Explore the land of scarecrows; the Ol'Time Farm Museum and the Barnyard Playground. Enjoy fun games and activities in the Circus Labyrinth, face painting and pumpkin painting, too! Farm fresh vegetables and apples, our own fresh pressed cider, pies, donuts and snacks are available. Package Price for general admission and corn maze: Adults – $14.00; Children under 12 – $11.00. Corn Maze pnly admission: Adults – $8.00; Children – $6.00 Purchase tickets at the door.
Women's Center of Montgomery County Benefit Concert
Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave, Sellersville
11:30am – 1:30pm
nxt2normal performs a concert benefitting the Domestic Violence Project of the Women's Center of Montgomery County. Doors open at 11:30am, concert begins at noon. nxt2normal is a local area band performing original music. $15 is the cost of a general admission.
The County Theater, State St, Doylestown
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Enjoy watching all the winning and honorable mentioned films. Discover who the finalists are of the screenwriting competition. And enter your vote for Fan Favorite. $10 per person. Tickets are available at Bucks Fever Filmfest website.