Outdoor Fun

Vote for Neshaminy Creek for Pennsylvania River of the Year

Vote for Neshaminy Creek for Pennsylvania River of the Year

Heritage Conservancy is thrilled to announce that the Neshaminy Creek has been nominated for Pennsylvania’s 2015 River of the Year. Each year, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources partners with the Pennsylvania Organization of Watersheds and Rivers to crown a River of the Year. The public is invited to vote online, choosing from among […]

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Kick off the Holidays in Bristol Borough

Historic Bristol Borough is gearing up for its annual riverside tree lighting ceremony which promises to be bigger and better than ever. Located at the juncture of Mill Street, the commercial center of town; Historic Radcliffe Street, and overlooking the the landmark Bristol Wharf, the 40 foot spruce tree, complete with over 7000 lights, will […]

Enjoy Apple Picking Season from Farm to Table

Enjoy Apple Picking Season from Farm to Table

by Lauren Rooney Aren’t apples great? There’s apple butter, apple jelly, apple juice, caramel apples, candied apples, apple pie, apple strudel… Okay I’ll stop before I start sounding like Bubba from Forrest Gump. Seriously though, apples are great. They are delicious, healthy and full of fiber and can be used in so many different ways. Fall […]

Fall is the Perfect Time to Race to the Finish

Fall is the Perfect Time to Race to the Finish

Running is a great way to get or stay in shape and cool fall weather is perfect for starting or getting back into the sport.  If you need a little motivation, signing up for a race can be the perfect solution.  Bucks County and the surrounding areas are filled with racing opportunities and you can be sure […]

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 […]

Sunday Afternoons in the Park with Newtown Chamber Orchestra

Sunday Afternoons in the Park with Newtown Chamber Orchestra

The Newtown Chamber Orchestra will kick off a new Sunday afternoon concert series in Washington Crossing Historic Park. The orchestra will perform on Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. in the park’s Visitor Center auditorium. Tickets range from $25 to $45 and are available at the Visitor Center, located near the intersection of River Road and […]

Bucks County Artists Featured in Art Everywhere US

Bucks County Artists Featured in Art Everywhere US

Our neck of the woods has long been revered as a place that is bursting with artistic talent. This summer a new art initiative has been put in place that features great American art as part of what is being called “the largest outdoor art show ever conceived”. The movement is called “Art Everywhere US” […]

Bucks County Makes it Grange!

Bucks County Makes it Grange!

The 66th annual Middletown Grange Fair starts this Wednesday August 13th at 10am and runs through Sunday August 17th at 576 Penns Park Road in Wrightstown. The fair, which started in 1948 as a corn growing competition for farmers, is a very popular, family-friendly event that celebrates Bucks County’s rich history in agriculture.  There will […]

Annual Bluegrass Festival Welcomes Beppe Gambetta

Annual Bluegrass Festival Welcomes Beppe Gambetta

The annual Bucks County Bluegrass Festival will have an international flare to it with Italian born acoustic guitar flatpicker and singer Beppe Gambetta headlining. The Friday September 5th and Saturday 6th Bluegrass Festival will also include the HogMaw, from York, Pennsylvania who are festival favorites and will close both nights on the picturesque pastures of […]

Registration Now Open for Covered Bridges Bike Ride

Registration Now Open for Covered Bridges Bike Ride

The Central Bucks Bicycle Club’s Annual Covered Bridges Ride will be held Sunday, October 19, 2014 (rain or shine). Choose from five gorgeous rides: flat, family-friendly 20 and 30 mile rides or challenging, hilly 33, 50 or 63 mile rides. Enjoy Bucks County’s beautiful fall colors, scenic roads and historic bridges. Rides start and end at […]

Take a Fun-filled Ride for a Good Cause! The New Hope Automobile Show 5th Annual Road Rally

Take a Fun-filled Ride for a Good Cause! The New Hope Automobile Show 5th Annual Road Rally

What’s better than a leisurely car ride through beautiful Bucks County? A Road Rally roaming across Bucks County’s scenic countryside! The 5th Annual New Hope Automobile Show Road Rally kicks off at 10:00 am Sunday, July 27, 2014 from the New Hope-Solebury High School, 182 West Bridge Street, New Hope, PA. Sponsored by Solebury Parks […]

Summer Nights Bring Movies Outdoors

Summer Nights Bring Movies Outdoors

After a long Bucks County winter the best thing to do in the summer is get outdoors.  We will find any way possible to enjoy the warm weather from sitting at an outdoor restaurant or bar to outside activities like mini-golf or theme park visits.  One great way to get outside and spend time with […]

Happening Hero: NAC members raise $50,000 for life-saving kidney transplant

Happening Hero: NAC members raise $50,000 for life-saving kidney transplant

A motivated community is a powerful force. Hundreds of NAC members, friends, family, and corporate donors where led by the vision and generosity of NAC owner Jim Worthington to raise in excess of $50,000 for Jim Wilson’s life-saving kidney transplant. Jim Wilson needs to receive a kidney transplant to save his life, but also needs to meet certain physical […]

Explore Bucks County Beauty at Garden Conservancy Open Days

Explore Bucks County Beauty at Garden Conservancy Open Days

On Saturday, June 28, six private gardens in Doylestown, Erwinna, Mechanicsville, New Hope, and Wrightstown will open to the public through the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Open Day is rain or shine, and no reservations are required. Admission to each private garden is $5; children 12 & under free. […]

Where to Go and what to Eat in Bucks County for International Picnic Day

Where to Go and what to Eat in Bucks County for International Picnic Day

Today is International Picnic Day and Bucks County is full of great places to enjoy this particular holiday.  Here is a list of parks that are primed for picnic baskets and a few delicious recipes to pack up! Neshaminy State Park is along the Delaware River in lower Bucks County. The park takes its name […]