This weekend is hopping with some great Bucks County favorites! So check out our guide for Thursday, August 14th, 2014 – Sunday, August 17th, 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.
Middletown Grange Fair
576 Penns Park Rd, Wrightstown
10:00am – 11:00pm
The Middletown Grange Fair is back again for it’s 66th year! Enjoy the annual games, rides, vendors, and fair atmosphere. Cost is $10 per car load.
Bristol Riverside Theater, 120 Radcliffe St, Bristol
It’s the hottest concert of the summer! Enjoy an evening of memorable hits from your favorite Broadway musicals, past and present. Fabulous performers, a pulsating band, and show stopping songs that will get you out of your seat and dancing!
Giant Flying Turtles
Triumph Brewing Company, 400 Union Square, New hope
Giant Flying Turtles plays high octane roots music (Rock/Blues/Americana/Jazz) With two singers their unique sounding harmonies compliment their gutsy instrumental adventures.. Their passionate performances are garnering them a consistently growing fanbase. Cover is $5 at the door.
Headlamp Hike & Shadow Show
Peace Valley Nature Center, 170 North Chapman Rd, Doylestown
Join in as we explore PVNC at night and discover night-time happenings. A great way to spend a Friday night with friends and family. The evening will end with a shadow show up on by the hikers. While this is free, there is a participant limit and pre-registration is required.
First Annual August Author Fest
Doylestown Bookshop, 16 S. Main St, Doylestown
Enjoy an afternoon with 7 distinguished female authors in a panel discussion, a question and answer session, and a book signing! Featured authors include: Robin Black, Rachel Cantor, Pamela Erens, Nomi Eve, Elise Juska, Violet Kupersmith, and Maya Lang.
Annual Revolutionary War Reenactment
Historic Moland House, 1641 Old York Rd, Warminster
10:00am – 4:00pm
The grounds of the Moland House will come alive with musket fire, 18th century music and demonstrations by crafters and artisans of the period, including blacksmithing, basket making, wool and flax spinning, quilting, folk painting, woodworking, powder horn making and scherenschnitte. Children will have the opportunity to participate in colonial games, play with colonial toys, screen for artifacts, enjoy a Penn’s Woods Puppet Show, and hear Kim Hanley as Molly Pitcher. Colonial sutlers will be selling their wares and the Moland gift shop will be open. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. Admission includes a tour of the Moland House, the Native Pennsylvania Garden and the Well House.
10 Unforgettable Stories that History Forgot!
Free Library of Northampton Township, 25 Upper Holland Rd, Richboro
Why was the Sultana considered the greatest maritime disaster in US History? Was the great Chicago Fire the largest fire ever? Who were the Mississippian Indians and how large were the cities they built? The answers might surprise you! Join us for this presentation which details some of history’s most important and largely forgotten stories and looks at why one story is more important than another and who is telling us what stories are important to remember.
Community Fun Day!
Municipal Complex, 2501 Bath Rd, Bristol
4:00pm – 9:00pm
Enjoy a local event with food, craft vendors, entertainment, a petting zoo, face painting and more! This is a free event.