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Bucks County Free Library Announces “Let’s Play School”

The Bucks County Free Library has many free resources for families with young children. The latest is Let’s Play School- a fun, online educational program to help children prepare to enter school ready to read, write, and listen. By completing fun activities using common household materials, children earn badges while practicing skills that are essential for school […]

Faerie Con performer S.J. Tucker will headline the Mythmusica Festival

Mythmusica Music and Faerie Festival

On August 15, 2015, Country Creek Winery at 133 Cressman Rd. is going to be transformed into a fantasy land of mythical faeries and a unique assortment of musicians. Headlining the musical acts are FaerieCon performers S.J. Tucker and Betsey Tinney. A variety of remarkable musicians to also take our stage are Ashagal, Brian Henke, […]

New Hope & Lambertville 1st Friday Map – April 2015

New Hope & Lambertville 1st Friday Map – April 2015

First Friday on April 3, 2015 will include 31 galleries as well as live music from John Sonntag at The River Queen Artisans Gallery. Get the complete map below:

Refresh Your Skin in April with $45 Facials

Refresh Your Skin in April with $45 Facials

REFREH organic facials & skincare is celebrating their one year anniversary this April with a special gift for locals- $45 Facials all month long! “Our skin is the first thing to hit the cold air of winter or the harsh sun of the summer months so a facial every season can really help keep you […]

Get Down to Earth at Mushroom Week

Get Down to Earth at Mushroom Week

Roasted Portabella Benedict with crab meat and sauteed red peppers and onions… Wild mushroom fratatta… Mushroom soup, topped with shallots and truffel oil…  Drooling yet? This is just a small sample of the deliciousness that awaits locals at The Down to Earth Cafe’s annual Mushroom Week! This Bucks County farm-to-table favorite, located in Perkasie, is literally getting […]

Bucks Happening This Weekend

Bucks Happening This Weekend

Welcome March with some Bucks County fun! Keep moving this weekend with our guide for Thursday, February 26th, 2015 – Sunday, March 1st, 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 & […]

First Friday in New Hope & Lambertville

First Friday in New Hope & Lambertville

A new era begins in New Hope & Lambertville on Friday, February 6, 2015! They two vibrant river towns are kicking off the beginning of a new ongoing series of First Friday events that combines galleries and artist’s studios on both sides of the Delaware River- First Friday by The Greater Lambertville – New Hope Chamber of […]

Photo by David Walbert

Open Hearth Cooking at Yardley Friends Meeting

Rekindle the Past! On Friday, January 23, 2015, Yardley Friends Meeting will host a 6:30pm Colonial Cooking demonstration conducted by Mercy Ingraham followed by a potluck dinner. Mercy has been showing people how cooking was done on the open hearth at many of the areas historic sites throughout the region. She is author of Colonial […]

Introducing Bucks County’s First Community Supported Bakery

Introducing Bucks County’s First Community Supported Bakery

Does your office need a box of fresh baked pastries each week? Would your family love a box of treats for the weekend? Do you crave fresh baked bread and warm rolls for dinner? You’ve probably heard of a “CSA” – community-shared agriculture – program, but what if you took the same philosophy and replaced fresh, local […]

Family Fun Films at County Theater

Family Fun Films at County Theater

Need to get the family out of the house for a little fun this winter? Doylestown’s County Theater offers weekly family fun events every Saturday morning at 10:30am. Best of all, these events are FREE for members & their family and just $4 for non-members general admission. Here’s the winter 2015 line-up: The Karate Kid, Saturday January […]

2014 Bucks County Halloween Costume Contest

2014 Bucks County Halloween Costume Contest

With a new chill in the air, a warm plate of homemade pasta is especially divine. And we know just the place to go. On us! 3 Bucks County residents with outstanding Halloween costumes will win $50 gift cerfificates to Carlucci’s Italian Grill! Readers will vote for their favorite Halloween costumes in 3 categories – “Scary”, “Adorable”, and […]

Starter Mom: Tea Time

Starter Mom: Tea Time

by Nicole Loughan We cordially invite you to put your pinkies up and to join us for afternoon tea. My daughter and I have been swooning over Kate Middleton’s style and drooling over baby George’s nursery pictures and have now decided to have our own little tribute to the royal family ala tea time. Read […]

One Day Sale! Wilson/DeMarini Day

One Day Sale! Wilson/DeMarini Day

What: The Wilson/DeMarini Baseball and Softball 2014-2015 Day.  Test out their new 2015 bats, gloves, batting gloves, catching gear, apparel, uniforms, before buying them for the upcoming season!  All items will be available for purchase through Big Leagues Academy. Why: Through a close partnership with Wilson, the NAC is able to offer an exclusive “One Day Sale”. […]

Yardley Harvest Day Promises Return to Roots

Yardley Harvest Day Promises Return to Roots

by Jim Boyle Margaret Bork is not sure when, but some time during the last 45 years the annual Yardley Harvest Day grew a bit too big. The signature community event developed something that could be seen in Anytown, U.S.A. and lost some of its unique flavor. “It became a festival that just happened to be held […]

Back to School and Back in Shape!

Back to School and Back in Shape!

It’s time to work off all of those summer splurges with the Pilates Bodies Back to School Special; you can book 10 classes at their Yardley studio for only $99 through September 10, 2014. (Yes- that’s less than $10 per class!) Class options include Pilates Fusion, RealRyder Cycling, Belly Up Barre, and even a “newbie” Pilates class. Email […]