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Fall is the perfect time to enroll in dance class.  Reach out today to find out why The Dance Academy is the perfect place for your child.  Whether you seek a place for your child to get introduced to dance in a relaxed and fun environment, or a place for your child to receive best-in-class dance instruction, The Dance Academy has the right class for you. Since 1987, The Dance Academy in Holland, PA has been offering dance training with a personal touch, instilling the love of dance to students and families throughout Bucks County. Under the direction of Miss Donnajean Kline (BFA in Dance, Temple University) and staffed by a group of highly-trained instructors, The Dance Academy has acquired countless awards and accolades each year at local, national, and international competitions. Through recitals, competitions, advertising publications, professional companies, and tours; Dance Academy students are spreading their passion for dance both here in the States as well as on international stages. •

Shady Brook Farm Fall Fest 2018

Where: Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd. Yardley, PA 19067

  • Apple Fest is on September 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30 from 11am to 5pm. Wagon rides to pick pumpkins and apples, both sold by the pound. The last wagon goes out at 4 pm, the field closes at 5 pm.
  • Pumpkin Fest open daily from Oct. 5 to Oct. 31 from 11 am to 5  pm.
  • Pumpkin Fest After Dark is open Sept. 29, Oct. 11, 18, 25, and all HorrorFest nights from 5 pm to 8 pm.
  • HorrorFest is open September 29, Oct. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, and 26-28.

Tickets are available online or at the ticket booth. General Admission is $16.00 per person on Friday nights and weekends and $10.00 Monday – Thursday; infants under 2 years of age are free. For more information, dates, HorrorFest prices and coupons for Fall Fest, including PumpkinFest and HorrorFest, please visit www.shadybrookfarm.com or call 215-968-1670.

9-11 Memorial Garden of Reflection Remembrance in Light Ceremony

When: Monday, September 11 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Where: The Garden of Reflection in Memorial Park, Lower Makefield

A morning Remembrance Ceremony will mark the chronological events to remember and honor those The evening event is a candlelight ceremony.

Peddler’s Scarecrow Festival

When: September 15 and 16, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Peddler’s Village, Routes 202 and 263, Lahaska, PA 18931

Stroll among the scarecrows on display throughout the Village. Guests can sign up for scarecrow-making workshops and take home their very own scarecrow! Live entertainment, food, children’s activities and pumpkin pie-eating contests both days.

Yardley’s Harvest Day

When: September 15th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Downtown Yardley Borough

What: Yardley Harvest Day will emphasize the many unique aspects of living, dining, socializing, shopping, working and enjoying one of Bucks County’s most historic and best communities. Downtown Yardley is an idyllic setting for this community gathering, which showcases the Delaware Canal and the Delaware River. Yardley Harvest Day features unique artist and crafters, music and great food, historic and educational tours, and local civic groups and businesses.

Peace Fair

When: Saturday, September 22, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Buckingham Friends Meetinghouse

The Peace Fair provides a comfortable family-friendly atmosphere in which adults and children can learn about how others promote peaceful relations in their organizations and their own lives. The fair is nonsectarian and nonpartisan and seeks to attract people of all beliefs from all walks of life. Visit www.peacefair.org for more information.

18th Village Renaissance Faire- A Faire for a Cause

When: September 15 and 16

Where: Middletown Grange Fairgrounds

One weekend every year, watch as the fairgrounds are transformed into the ultimate family festival with stories, intrigues, history, crafts, varied entertainment, and interactive play. Enter the village known as Penn’s Park, which consists of eight stages and various sets: Merchant Squares, Living History Pavilions, food courts, gaming area, multi-cultural enclaves, craft corners, and Kid’s Kingdom.

Perkasie Fall Festival

When: Sept. 30, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Menlo Park

All children’s activities at Menlo Park this year are free of charge: petting zoo, face painting, pony rides, inflatables, children’s entertainers, craft show, pumpkin decorating, food, and music.

42th Annual Historic Bristol Day

Where: Bristol Lions Park, Radcliffe St., Bristol
When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This free, family-friendly street fair features a variety of arts and craft vendors, food vendors and entertainers, children’s games, a sailing regatta on the Delaware River, a car show and much more.

Autumn Alive!

Where: 312 Broad St., Quakertown
When: Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  (Rain date October 27)

The 18th Annual Autumn Alive! celebration is a day of outdoor fun in Quakertown for the family. Children’s activities and crafts, farm-fresh produce, demonstrations, native plant sale, flea market, informational booths from local groups, merchant specials, live music and more. Don’t forget to bring your furry friends for the pet parade.

Halloween:

The Counts Halloween Spooktacular

When: Weekends from September 22th to October 28
Where: Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd. Langhorne, PA 19047

Horror Fest at Shady Brook Farm

When: Sept. 29 and weekends in October, tickets at 6 p.m., attractions begin at 7.
Where: 931 Stony Hill Rd. Yardley, PA 19067

HorrorFest features four thrilling attractions: The Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, Alien 3-D Encounter, and Carnage.

Sleepy Hollow Hayride/House in the Hollow

When: Opens Sept. 30 and runs throughout the Halloween Season
Where: Sleepy Hollow, 881 Highland Rd. Newtown PA 18940

Valley of Fear & Haunted Hayride

When: Opens Sept. 28

Where: 301 W. Bristol Rd. Feasterville, PA 19053

The four main attractions are a haunted hayride, Scarytales, The Facility, and Operation Z Escape.

Ghost Tours of New Hope

Where: Main St. & Ferry St., New Hope
When: Fridays and Saturdays in September and October, tour starts promptly at 8 p.m.

Follow a lantern-led “walk” along picturesque streets where you’ll learn about the doings of such places as the towpath itself; or see the phantom hitchhiker who may pass you in the moonlight; or see the historic inn where Aaron Burr appears from time to time and stares with sightless eyes…. Plus new exciting stories have been added to the tour! Cost is $10 per person.

Canal-o-ween

When: Oct. 28 to Nov. 3

Where: Delaware Canal, N. Edgewater Ave, Yardley

Carving, lighting, and strolling by jack-o-lanterns since 2009! A week-long traditional-style Halloween lighting of jack-o-lanterns along the Delaware Canal. Bucks County residents can enjoy the beauty of the season within the natural setting of the Canal itself.

Frankenstein Rocks

When: Friday, Oct 26, 7 p.m.
Sat, Oct 27, 2 and 7 p.m.
Sun, Oct 28, 3 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Community College

Frankenstein ROCKS is a comedic rock musical that explodes onto the stage with all the Awesomeness and Amperage you would expect from an 80’s style hair metal rock concert. Turn on the electrodes, raise the platform and throw the switch. A storm is brewing and you don’t want to miss this hilarious adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic tale.

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