The holiday rush has officially begun! Between your holiday shopping and parties, take a moment to check out our weekend guide for Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 through Sunday, December 6th, 2015 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 & Holiday Guide 2015.
A Wonderful Life (Musical)
Newtown Theatre, 120 North State Street, Newtown
Christmas family friendly Frank Capra holidays It's A Wonderful Life live theater musical theater Newtown Arts Company Newtown Theatre
Frank Capra’s film classic has been brought to vibrant theatrical life through the remarkable collaboration of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner Sheldon Harnick and Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo. The story of George Bailey and his wonderful life in Bedford Falls remains a timeless fable of dreams, disillusionment and the power of love. An uplifting chronicle of the extraordinary lives of ordinary folk, the musical A Wonderful Life exhilarates the mind and heart as it celebrates the innate goodness in us all.
Annual Festival of Trees
Pearl S. Buck House , 520 Dublin Road , Perkasie
11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, & 3:00pm
It's that time of year again for the annual Festival of Trees. Each room in the historic Pearl Buck farm house features a tree that is decorated by local artisans, businesses and nonprofits who share their artistic expression of holiday joy. $16 Adults, $13 Seniors, $8 Students Call 215-249-0100
Bolton Mansion Holiday House & Tree Lighting Ceremony
85 Holly Drive, Levittown
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Enjoy the Holiday House with its Christmas decorations, music, candle making, food, and beverages! The tree will be lit at 6:00PM, and the mansion will be open from 6-9PM. Meet the historic reenactors and stop at the gift shop for the perfect gift. If you cannot attend the tree lighting consider attending this historic event on December 5 from 2:00-8:00PM or December 6 from 1:00-4:00PM. Entrance to the Holiday house is $5 per adult and $2 for those 12 and under.
Quakertown Holiday Tree Lighting Festival
Downtown, West Broad St, Quakertown
Santa will arrive at 7PM courtesy of the Quakertown Fire Department. The event will also feature Quakertown High Varsity Singers, alpacas, strolling carolers and a live nativity. This is an event not to be missed.
Saint Andrew School Christmas Bazaar
Saint Andrew Catholic School, 51 Wrights Rd, Newtown
9:00am – 4:00pm
Saint Andrew School Christmas Bazaar @ Saint Andrew Catholic School | Newtown | Pennsylvania | United States
The annual Saint Andrew Christmas Bazaar, to be held Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6, features something for everyone. Vendors include everything from jewelry and accessories to home décor. In addition, Children’s Games and a visit with Santa Claus is featured for the little ones, while the “young at heart” can take their chance on one or more of our Raffle Baskets, valued between $200 and $500. Fun for the whole family and a wonderful way to kick-off the Christmas Season!
McCaffrey’s Food Market’s Holiday Parade in Newtown
Stocking Works Building, South State St, Newtown
The holiday parade, sponsored by the Newtown Business Association, is a family tradition! It will begin on South State St at the Stocking Works building and continue through Washington Ave, ending at the intersection of Sycamore Street and Durham Road. The parade will feature the local high school marching bands, a Mummers band, floats, antique cars, fire trucks, Santa, and more. This year will also feature recognition for participants’ efforts in making the parade terrific. Float categories include best theme, best decorated, and best musical group. A hand-picked panel will be reviewing every participant in the parade and deciding on the best based on their presentation, creativity, and theme.
Holiday Light Show
225 Lincoln Properties , 225 Lincoln Hwy Suite 140 , Fairless Hills
5:00pm to 12:00am
The fifth annual animated holiday light show is up and running bigger then before. Come out and listen to some of your favorite holiday music and watch the fascinating light show all from the comfort of your own car, and in the safety of our parking lot. The light show is located at 225 Lincoln Highway Fairless Hills, Pa. and runs nightly in December starting at 5:00pm. The show runs continuously until midnight from now until 1/4/16. The show is free for all to attend. There is, however a voluntary collection box located by the flag pole for those who enjoy the show wish to donate. 100% of all money collected will go to the Last Stop Recovery Center. We are also having a “guess the amount of lights” contest again this year. Prizes will be awarded to the people whose guesses come closest to the number of lights used in this years show
Holiday Wine Festival
Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road , Washington Crossing
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Holiday Wine Festival at Crossing Vineyards & Winery Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6, Noon to 6:00 pm. Celebrate the holidays at Crossing Vineyards & Winery. Stock up your wine cellar and find the perfect gift for the hard-to-buy-for wine-lover(s) on your list: award-winning wines, fine glassware & accessories, wine classes, concerts and more