Our picks for this weekend include some science, kid events, wine, history, a little St. Patrick's Day preview and more! For even more things to do, take a look at our Event Calendar. You can also find Ways to Celebrate Women's History Month and our 2020 St. Patrick's Day Guide.
Irish Festival Preview at Green Parrot
When: Thursday, March 5 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, March 6 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Saturday, March 7 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: 240 N. Sycamore Street, Newtown
Green Parrot is giving a little preview of the following weekend's festivities with live Irish music Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
Family Fun Friday at Neshaminy Mall
When: Friday, March 6 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 707 Neshaminy Mall, Bensalem
This month’s theme is “Wacky Science” with a science show presented by Mad Science. The show will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Barnes & Noble Court. There will also be a 5:30 performance by Riley’s Irish Dance, moonbounces, a free craft, balloon art, face painting, and characters. Plus, you can shop vendors such as Mary Kay, Thirty-One, Tastefully Simple, Color Street, Usbourne Books and more.
Dye-ing for Wine at Chaddsford Winery’s Wine Shop & Tasting Room
When: Friday, March 6 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Peddler’s Village, Lahaska
Tie dye is back in style! Tie-dye a Chaddsford logo shirt while you enjoy some wine. Your $20 ticket includes the t-shirt, supplies, and one glass of wine. Purchase tickets here.
Brilliantly Resilient LIVE! Event
When: Saturday, March 7 from 8:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Cornerstone Club, 847 Easton Road, Warrington
Everyone has one—past, present or future. How do you keep your train wreck from becoming your story? How do some people come through stronger while others never recover? Mary Fran Bontempo and Kristin Smedley, two past Happening List Winners, are presenting Brilliantly Resilient Live. This life-changing event will share strategies and successes in discovering resilience, surmounting challenges, and uncovering brilliance. So that YOU can thrive in the face of adversity and beyond. Find out more here.
Paper Bag Princess Day
When: Saturday, March 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol
Come celebrate the 40th anniversary of “The Paper Bag Princess” by Robert Munsch! Listen to the story, and do a craft afterwards. Come in costume if you’d like. No registration required.
Storytime Featuring How to Catch a Dinosaur and How to Catch a Unicorn
When: Saturday, March 7 from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble, 210 Commerce Boulevard, Fairless Hills
Listen to two adorable rhyming stories, followed by fun activities.
Bucks County Wedding Show
When: Sunday, March 8 from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Delaware Valley University, 700 E. Butler Avenue, Doylestown
Calling all Brides! Learn more about some of the area’s best vendors and venues, all under one roof. Enjoy food and beverage tastings along with several DIY and entertainment sessions and a fashion showcase. Admission is free. Register here.
Charter Day at Pennsbury Manor
When: Sunday, March 8 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville
The Manor begins 2020 with a free celebration of Pennsylvania's 339th birthday. The public is invited to experience the sights and sounds of 17th-century Pennsylvania life, including spending the afternoon at Penn’s home and experiencing colonial demonstrations like hearth cooking, blacksmithing and beer brewing. Children can learn to write with a quill pen, play with 17th century toys and games, and even spend time with William Penn and some of the early settlers! Pennsbury Manor will also be holding a food drive to benefit the Bucks County Housing Group’s Penndel Food Pantry. Please consider donating a non-perishable item to help families in your community. This event is a great way to shake off those winter blues and step into what is sure to be a lovely spring!
Super Science Day Hosted by Newtown Parks & Recreation
When: Sunday, March 8 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 100 Municipal Drive, Newtown
Discover the World of Science Around You. Super Science Sunday is a FREE event sponsored by Newtown Business Commons Association. Activities will include engineering rocket building, chemical experiments with slime and ooze, computer and robotics experiments and exploring the prehistoric world and the skies and outer space with Engineering for Kids, Mad Science, STEM STARS, and more. Games and prizes for all ages – come out and learn that science equals fun for the whole family. Pre-register here.