2011 Fall Guide

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FALL FUN

SEPTEMBER

New Hope Friday Night Fireworks, extended to September 23rd,: If you haven’t seen the fireworks yet, you have a few more weekends to get to New Hope for the big show! (they’ve been extended into September due to rain cancellations throughout the summer).  A spectacle of lights over the Delaware River takes place at 9:30pm on Friday nights. Orchestrated by Garden State Fireworks, a glittering ten-minute firework show will illuminate the sky over the Delaware River for the summer season. In addition, most retail businesses on both sides of the river will stay open late. The fireworks displays will take place, at the same launch site each week, about 500 feet south of the New Hope Lambertville Free Bridge, about 500 feet offshore on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware river. In the case of inclement weather, please check the website by 12 noon on Friday’s for possible cancellations.

Sesame Place BBQ & Fireworks, Sunday, September 4th, 10am-8:30pm: Come celebrate Labor Day with all your favorite Sesame Street friends at Big Bird’s Riverside Pavilion. Dinner is from 7:30-8:30pm. Dinner prices are adult $24 and children (ages 2-11) $16. Menu includes BBQ chicken, smoked beef brisket, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, mashed potatoes, mac n’ cheese, salads, rolls, desserts and assorted Pepsi products. After a fun-filled dinner enjoy the end of summer fireworks display! The night sky will be sparkling at Sesame Place, with a spectacular fireworks show, set to a Sesame Street sound track, making the festivities on Labor Day weekend truly memorable.

Washington Crossing Park Race, Sunday September 4th, 7:30am – 10:30am: Join hundreds of athletes from the Delaware Valley and beyond for a fun filled morning of racing. All Money raised from the event will benefit two worthy causes: The Washington Crossing Visitors Center, and the Missy Flynn Fund, which provides financial aid for medical assistance to the Newtown athlete who survived a life-threatening brain aneurysm five years ago.

Bristol Lions Summer Concert, Sunday, September 4th, 6pm: Tri county band perform at Bristol Lions Park.

Morrisville Fire Company Labor Day 10k & Fun Run, Monday, September 5, 2011:  The 10k course begins at Williamson Park on North Delmorr Ave. and course maps are also available at the Morrisville Fire Company. You can mail or drop off your registration to Morrisville Fire Company – 528 North Pennsylvania Ave. – Morrisville, Pa 19067. Entry fees are $25.00 until 9/4/2011 and $30.00 on race day between 7:00am – 8:45am. The one mile fun run registration is $20.00, and all checks can be made payable to Morrisville Fire Company. Number and shirt pick up will take place at the Morrisville Fire Company on September 3, 2011 from 9:00am – 4:00pm and September 4, 2011 from 9:00am – 4:00pm.

Mayor’s Labor Day Picnic, Monday, September 5th, 9am – 5pm, Williamson Park, Morrisville: Picnic will include music, fun, games and door prizes.

Veterans Square Labor Day Concert & Ground-Breaking Ceremony, Monday, September 5th 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Veterans Square Park Corner of Edgewood and Heacock Roads Lower Makefield:  Presented by Lower Makefield Township Veterans Square Monument at Veterans Square Park Join us this Labor Day for a brief ground-breaking ceremony for the LMT Veterans Monument, followed by a concert by the Pennsbury Community Band, a 40 –member band put together by Pennsbury School District Music Coordinator Frank Mazzeio and comprised of music teachers, adults in the community, and select students.  Event includes auction off the 12 eagles painted by various members of the Artists of Yardley, snacks for sale, basket raffles to buy, and a chance to win a 50/50.. There is no admission charge, just a requested donation to go toward building the veterans monument.

Washington Crossing Open Air Theater Presents Up, Titusville: Show starts at sundown (7:22pm) Karl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and now in his 78th year he launches his house into the sky via thousands of balloons. Right after liftoff he discovers he has a stowaway in the form of an over optimistic 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer named Russell. This hilarious journey takes you into a lost world with the least likely duo on Earth.

Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Competition & Display- Starting Monday, September 5th. Bigger than life scarecrow creations are displayed outdoors and compete for over $5000 in cash prizes. Be sure to vote for your favorites! These exceptional pieces of American Folk Art are displayed in the following categories: The Keystone Krow, Traditional/Whirligig, Extraordinary Contemporary, KidsOnly!, Quite The Character, and Group Crow. Check out 2010 pics below.

Tower Tour for Families at Henry Mercer’s Castle, Saturday September 3rd, 2011 – 10:30 am & 11:45 am: Children and parents explore Henry Mercer’s castle from basement to tower and learn about Mercer’s creative ideas through stories and prints. Children must be 6 or older and able to climb steep stairs. $10 adults, $9 seniors, $4 Youth (ages 6 -17), $7 member adults, $3 member youth. Reservations required, call 215-348-9461 or e-mail: fhmail@fonthillmuseum.org

In-Gallery Demonstration Series, Saturday September 3rd, 2011 from 2-4 pm: Enrich your visit to the Mercer and the “A-Z” exhibit by dropping in on one of these programs – part of a series of special demonstrations continuing throughout the summer. In each program, a local artist, craftsperson, musician or collector brings the exhibit to life by sharing his or her expertise and creative passion.

Point Pleasant Village Designer House, 34 River Road, Point Pleasant, PA: Tour this historic canal home and grounds to see how a team of talented designers, landscape designer, contractors, painters, and volunteers have transformed an 1850’s parsonage into a charming, livable abode. From Sept. 1 to Sept. 25, the completed designer house will be open Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit Point Pleasant Baptist Church and the community of Point Pleasant. Point Pleasant Village Designer House, 34 River Rd, Point Pleasant, PA 18950. For more information, visit  or call 215-267-278-4666.

Walking Tours of Historic Doylestown, Saturday, September 10th, 11am -12pm: Doylestown Historical Society, 56 S Main Street , Doylestown, PA – On Saturdays, May14, June 11, July 9, Aug 13, Sept. 10, & Oct 8, 2011; 11 a.m, the Doylestown Historical Society presents walking tours through the streets of historic downtown Doylestown. Tour groups are limited to 15 people. For a reservation, please RSVP to DHS Administrator Fletcher Walls at 215-345-9430. The tour is free. Donations are welcome. free to the public

1st Annual “Ride of Reflection” Motorycle Ride, Saturday, September 10, 2011: Marking the 10th Anniversary of the Attacks on our Nation is the inaugural “Ride of Reflection” motorcycle ride. The ride will commence at Brian’s Harley-Davidson in Langhorne and end at the Garden of Reflection. T-shirt and patch are included in Registration.

Candle light vigil at The Garden of Reflection, Saturday, September 10, 2011, 7:30pm: 2,973 candles were made in remembrance for all 2,973 victims we lost on that tragic day. The Vigil on the eve of the Remembrance Ceremony gives us a chance to pray for a loved one and to show they are never alone.

Remembrance Ceremony at the Garden of Reflection, 8:30am, September 11, 2011: The Remembrance Ceremony commemorating the 10th year will honor and remember all the lives lost during the attacks on our nation The ceremony marking the chronological events will feature music, prayers, speakers and official honors. All are invited to attend. Guests should arrive by 8:00AM for the ceremony, starting promptly at 8:30AM until 10:15AM. Limited seating and accommodations for disabled will be provided The Garden of Reflection stands as an uplifting remembrance and beacon of hope to all 2,973 who are not with us today

Bucks Happening 2nd Anniversary Party at New Hope Railroad Thursday, September, 15th 6pm: Join Bucks Happening to celebrate the magazine’s 2nd birthday! Enjoy complimentary appetizers and a free scenic train ride aboard New Hope Railroad!

8th Annual 9/11 Garden of Reflection 5K Run/Walk, Saturday, September 17, 2011: The 5k Run/Walk, now in it’s 8th year, raises money for the ongoing maintenance of the memorial. Thanks to our generous sponsors and participants, this race has raised over $85,000 toward this effort.

Rainbow Ridge Farm Western BBQ, Music Fest and Charity Chili Cook Off! Sunday, September 11, 1pm – 9pm, Rainbow Ridge Farm 4841 Applebutter Rd. Pipersville, PA: Live Music all day, 92.5 WXTU, All you can eat BBQ, Charity Chili Cook Off, Vendors, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Kids Activities, Country Line Dancing, Moonbounce, Happy Heart Pets Live Reptile Show, Old Fashioned Soda Truck. Purchase Tickets on-line. Adults $18, Children 3-9 $10, Under 2 Free. Proceeds will benefit Rainbow Ridge Farm Camps and Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization which provides individualized equine related therapeutic activities to children & adults with physical, developmental, social, and emotional disabilities.

Doylestown Arts Fest, Doylestown Borough & Univest Grand Prix, 9/17-9/18: Mark your calendars, September 17-18th is the annual Doylestown Arts Fest and Univest Bike Race. This 50 mile race circles beautiful downtown Doylestown and is described as “short circuit, fast-action racing.”  While watching the race, stroll through Doylestown’s Annual Art Festival which is also held in unison with the race. Doylestown Arts Festival has a list of exhibitors that include food, jewelry, clothes, pottery, photography, murals and even fun for the kids. Literally the streets of Doylestown will be shut down so everyone can walk the streets and enjoy the festival. Mainly the festival takes place on State & Main Streets along with West Oakland and Hamilton Streets. Check out more about the Univest Grand Prix on Montco Happening!

4th Annual Fall Festival & Open House, Sat, September 17, 10am – 3pm, 407 Keystone Dr. & Bethlehem Pike, Sellersville: The Historical Society of Hilltown Township is holding the 4th Annual Fall Festival & Open House to be held at the circa 1840 Hartzel-Strassburger Homestead. Tour the Homestead and enjoy local artisan exhibits in the Homestead and under the tent. Live demonstrations through out the day. Antiques & Collectibles. Large book sale in the Society’s library Baked goods for sale. Silent auction. rain or shine. Free admission

Nockamixon Community Day, Sat, September 17, 11am – 5pm, Bucks County Horse Park, 8934 Easton Rd Revere, PA: 11am to 5pm rain or shine, FREE,  There’s something for everyone for free: Children- moon bounce, trackless train, crafts, face painting Teenagers and adults- climb the Rock Wall, take a simulation ride in the NASCAR simulator, LARGE inflatable slide, monkey bridge Entertainment- Live band, 3 different dance troops, medivac helicopter, demonstrations by local fire and ambulance companies, ice cream, vendor booths ….and take a picture with the official show car Nationwide NASCAR series.

Upper Black Eddy Decorated Canoe Parade & Picnic, Sun, September 18, 2pm – 4pm, Delaware Canal from Trail’s End to Berm Lane, Upper Black Eddy: Decorate a canoe for the 19th annual Upper Black Eddy Canoe Parade & Community Picnic. No fees or pre-registration. All are welcome. Put in at Trail’s End at 2:PM SHARP. Potluck picnic at Berm Lane at the conclusion of the parade. Prizes will be awarded for the best canoe designs!

Harvest Day, Yardley: On September 24th, from 10 AM until 5 PM, over 100 fine artists and one-of-a-kind crafters will set up their beautiful artwork and handmade pieces along West Afton Avenue, up Penn Valley Drive, and into Buttonwood Park. While strolling along West Afton Avenue, visitors will be able to enjoy the scenic beauty of Lake Afton and historic Yardley Borough. The festival offers a full day of family entertainment, music, delicious food vendors, and community-sponsored booths. It is held rain or shine and admission is free to the public.

New Hope Craft Fair, Saturday 10am-8pm & Sunday 10am-6pm, September 24-25, New Hope: New Hope’s 18th Annual Outdoor Fine Arts & Crafts Festival; this year’s festival will take place at our new location at Union Square.

Annual Picnic in New Hope, Sun, September 25, 4:30pm – 7:30pm, Dark Forest, 3720 Windy Bush Road, New Hope: Annual pot luck picnic in an amazing location. The “burgers & dogs” and beverages are provided; you bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share. Live music by the High Water String Band. Valet parking. Free.

OCTOBER

PumpkinFest at Shady Brook Farm: Bring the family for a day of Fall Fun down on the Farm! Open DAILY from 11 AM to 4 PM from Sept. 24 – Oct. 31, 2011. $12 Admission price includes : Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch to pick-your-own pumpkins (pumpkins not included), Inflatable Amusements, Barn of Horror, Jr., Alien Encounter, SBF 500 Racetrack, Straw Maze, Barn Yard Animals, Giant Corn Maze, Tee Pee Play Area, Gem Mining offered daily for an extra fee, Pig Races (weekends only), & LIVE Entertainment (weekends only). Activties offered on the weekends for an extra fee include Pony Rides, Sand Art, Face Painting, Paint Ball, Monster Truck Rides, ALL NEW Corn Cannons, & Balloon Twisting.

Fall Fun Days, Sat, September 24, 11am – 5pm, The Market at DelVal, 2100 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA: Weekends Only from September 24th-October 30th, The Market at DelVal is the place for fall fun! Perfect for families and groups of all kinds, take wagon rides to Pick-Your-Own pumpkins ($2 per person), weave your way through the GIANT Corn Maze while playing the Fabulous Finger Find game ($4 per person), and bounce yourself silly on the inflatables ($2 per person). Buy a combo ticket for $7 a child and $5 an adult for unlimited access all day! Tickets available for purchase from 11am-4pm and activities run from 11am-5pm.

Dog Daddy Festival, Sat, October 1, 10am – 5pm, Solebury Highschool, West Bridge Street, New Hope,Pa
DJ, food, vendors, hayrides,speakers.live entertainment,fundraiser for the health and well being of dogs. Don’t miss the 2pm Doggy Costume Contest.

Fall 2011 Craft Fair, Sat, October 8, 10am – 3pm, Pennridge Community Center, Rts 113&152, Silverdale: A combination of indoor and outdoor vendors. Each Artisan/Crafter shows his/her own work and in a few instances, the work of a close associate.  A mix of music from Country Western to Jazz will be playing in the background. In addition to a fun day for all, you can munch on breakfast sandwiches and/or an available light lunch fare. Free Parking

Harry Potter’s Tour of Mystical Wizardry, Friday October 14th,  5:30 pm – 8:30 pm:  The Market at DelVal, 2100 Lower State Road , Doylestown , PA – Join us for a magical night of enchantment and wizarding wonders! A sorting hat ceremony and wand creation will ensue under the twinkling lights of the greenhouse. Search the maze for clues to solve tonight’s mystery! The evening will continue with Quidditch, a bonfi re and potions(time permitting). Before departing, spend your galleons earned at Honeydukes, Zonkos and Madame Fortesques. Tickets are $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents.

Monster Pumpkin Madness & Country Fair, Sat, October 15, 11am – 4pm, The Market at DelVal, 2100 Lower State Road, Doylestown: Come out on Saturday, October 15th to see the monster pumpkin weight-off, Sunday October 16th for the monster pumpkin auction, and stay all weekend for the fun! From 11am-4pm both days, The Market at DelVal would like to invite you to this FREE event to showcase the coolest fall activities around. There will be vendors with neat things to buy, a pig roast, inflatables and crafts for the kids, wagon rides to pick-your-own pumpkins, and games for the whole family! Admission and parking are free as well as most activities. Games are run by students and have a small charge to benefit their clubs and organizations.

NOVEMBER

Loudseed Events for Emerging Artist Showcase, Fri, November 4, 5pm – 9pm, Allure West Studios, 15 E. State Street, Doylestown: Free and open to the public: All Artwork for sale Featuring the work of: Daniel Everett, Johan Walstrom, Natalie/Jung Wi, Norman Sarachek, Aurelia Nieves-Callwood, Mary Sand and Kathi Everett Yarnall Refreshments served; beer provided by Free Will Brewery Allure West Studios 15 E. State St. Doylestown, Pa 18901.

2011 Nouveau Wine Festival, November 19-20, 12pm – 6pm, Crossing Vineyards & Winery, Washington Crossing: Come celebrate the release of Crossing Vineyards’ 2011 “Le Nouveau.” Wine tastings, by the glass and bottle available for purchase. Case discounts available. Please contact us if you want to arrange a private tasting for your group.

A World of Things: The Mercer  Museum A-Z, Sun, November 27, 7am – 8am, Mercer Museum, 84 South Pine Street , Doylestown: The Mercer Museum’s first exhibit in its new, state-of-the-art exhibition gallery, offers a fresh look at the museum, its collections and its history. The exhibit features a diverse sampling of the museum’s renowned collections. Interactive experiences include ‘Design Your Own Mouse Trap,’ ‘Create a Castle’ and more. Opening day activities include ribbon-cutting, music, crafts and free admission for the first 100 people. $10 adults, $9 seniors (65+), $5 (6-17), under 5 and members are free.

FLAVORS OF FALL

EVENTS

Wine Festival, Saturday, September 10, 2pm – 5pm, Peace Valley Holistic Center, 224 Old Limekiln Rd., Chalfont ; With Crossing, Sandcastle, Rose Bank and Peace Valley wineries, Music by bkeg, plus live and Chinese auction Proceeds benefit PVHC special needs children’s service

Savor New Hope, Sunday, September 11, 6pm – 9pm, New Hope Arts Center Building: Savor will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. “Savor New Hope” tickets are available by calling New Hope Arts or visiting the website www.newhopearts.org. The price per ticket is $40 in advance or $50 at the door and includes dinner, wine and live entertainment on Sunday evening as well as the reception for Deux Grande Dames on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket will be donated to the Eagle Fire Company, New Hope in remembrance of 9/11. The featured exhibition, Deux Grande Dames, will be open to the public that evening for viewing. This exhibition of the art work by Dee Rosenwald and Dorothy Grider, two long-time New Hope residents who are over 90, will be open through the month of September, showcasing the historic art community of New Hope.

Apple Fun Days, Sat, September 17, 11am – 4pm, The Market at DelVal, 2100 Lower State Road, Doylestown: Wagon Rides to Pick-Your-Own Apples (98¢ a pound), Kids Coloring & Crafts, Inflatable Slide, Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Apple Treats, & Apple Specials. An Applicious-Fun-Filled Weekend!

Harvest Tour & Tasting in the Vineyard, Sun, September 18, 1pm – 3pm, Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd, Washington Crossing: Enjoy the beauty of the vineyard at harvest time with an exclusive small group tour and tasting. The mid-September walk-around highlights the white wine varietals and the late-September event focuses on the reds. Take home a special logo glass as a souvenir. Cost: $35 per person. Groups limited to 25. Reservations required. Call: 215-493-6500, ext. 19 or buy on-line: www.crossingvineyards.com.

Newtown Beerfest, Sat, September 24, 12:30pm – 4:30pm, The Stocking Works, 410 South State Street, Newtown Borough, PA: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm – 1st Tap Session, 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm – General Admission Newtown Beerfest 2011 is presented to you by the Newtown Fire Association Saturday, September 24, 2011 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm Beer Tasting – Live Music, Food & Fun The Stocking Works 410 South State Street Newtown Borough, PA 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm – 1st Tap Session – $75.00 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm – General Admission – $40.00 Designated Driver – $10.00

River Horse Oktoberfest, Saturday, October 8th: Enjoy locally brewed craft beers, food, & music at River Horse in Lambertville.

River Horse Oktoberfest, 10/8/11

Newtown Brewfest, Sat, October 22, 12pm – 5pm, Newtown Swim Club: Newtown’s  6th Annual Original BREWFEST !!! 175 brews, wines from the region, food from area eateries, vendors and awesome bands. New this year Home Brewers….Judging competition and a fabulous private VIP tent that includes all your food and a FREE t-Shirt not to mention early entry. For more information and ticket sales visit www.AllAboutNewtown.org.

Harvest Winemaker’s Dinner, Sat, October 22, 7:30pm – 10:00pm, Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd, Washington Crossing: Spotlight on Vintage 2011 Winemaker Tom Carroll, Jr. will offer his thoughts on the 2011 vintage. The evening will feature a five-course seasonal menu and will include award-winning vintages from the 2011 competition season. Join us in celebrating the “fruit of our labor.” Cost: $89 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservation required. Call for reservations: 215-493-6500, ext. 19 or buy on-line: www.crossingvineyards.com

FARMERS MARKETS

Langhorne Farmers’ Market, Tuesdays, 3:30pm to 6:30pm at Jesse Soby American Legion Post, 115 W. Richardson Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047.

The Farmers’ Market at Playwicki Farm, Wednesdays 3pm to 6pm at 2350 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, PA.

Apple Picking at Solebury Orchards: During weekends in September and October there are wagon rides through the orchards for apple picking. All pick-your-own fruit is priced by the pound for whatever you pick, with no additional charges. Pick your own is open rain or shine.

New Hope Farmers’ Market, Thursdays from 2:30pm to 6:30pm at 6520 Lower York Rd (next to the Eagle Diner), New Hope, PA 18938: The New Hope Farmers’ Market is at a NEW LOCATION: New Hope Flea Market (6520 Lower York Rd) next to the Eagle Diner. Call 215.348.8471 for additional info or email newhopefarmersmarket@verizon.net. Vendor List coming! Support Your Family Farms & Businesses Buy Local! Be Healthy! Eat Delicious!

Lower Makefield Farmers’ Market, Thursdays 3:30pm to 6:30pm atVeterans Square Park, Edgewood and Heacock Rds, Lower Makefield, PA 19067: Founded in 2007, the LMT Farmers’ Market is a seasonal, producer-only, open-air venue featuring fresh vegetables, fruits, meat, eggs, milk, cheese, handmade soap, mushrooms, prepared foods, gourmet ice cream, artisan breads, flowers, plants and more. In 2009 the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance assumed sponsorship of the market.

Stockton Farmers’ Market, Fridays, 12pm to 7pm, Saturdays 9am to 4pm, & Sundays 9am to 4pm at 19 Bridge St., Stockton, NJ

Ottsville Farmers’ Market at Linden Hill Gardens on Fridays 4pm to 8pm at 8230 Easton Rd., Ottsville, PA 18942

Doylestown Farmers’ Market, Saturdays 7am to 12pm at W. State & Hamilton St., Doylestown, PA 18901: Every Saturday morning from spring to fall, vendors are happy to present you with an opportunity to buy healthy locally grown and produced items. We are a local producer-only market sponsored by the Buckingham Township Civic Association, which started the Market in 1979. Call 215 345-5355 for information or www.buckinghampacivic.org. Market products include seasonal, chemical free, and low input vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruits; bedding, vegetable, herb plants, container gardens, and orchids; jams, pie filling and preserved products; pastured chicken and eggs, duck and duck eggs, turkey, goat, and lamb; artisan bread, baked goods (cookies, cakes, biscotti, pies, stromboli, Greek pastries); handmade soaps, lotions, and skin care products; goat cheeses, yogurt, milk and meat; mushrooms, honey, maple syrup, granola, and prepared foods. Locally handcrafted woodenware, beeswax candles, alpaca yarn and other products, glass jewelery.

Wrightstown Farmers’ Market on Saturdays 9am to 1pm at Wrightstown Twp. Municipal Bldg (parking lot), 2203 2nd Street Pike, Wrightstown, PA.

Plumsteadville Grange Farm Market on Saturdays 9am to 12pm at Plumsteadville Grange, Route 611 North, opposite Keller’s Church Rd., Plumsteadville, PA

Saucon Valley Farmers’ Market on Sundays from 9am to 1pm at Saucon Valley Farmers’ Market, Water Street Park, Water Street, Hellertown, PA.

HALLOWEEN ADVENTURES!

Canal-O-Ween October 30th to November 6th, Delaware Canal/Edgewater Avenue in the Rivermawr section of historic Yardley Borough: Canal-O-Ween is an annual week-long traditional style Halloween lighting of Jack-o-Lanterns along the Delaware Canal in historic Yardley, PA so that residents and visitors can enjoy the beauty of the season within the natural setting of the Canal itself. Check out 2010 pics below.

Horrorfest at Shady Brook Farm, Yardley: Every weekend in October, from 7PM-10PM: Shady Brook Farm, Newtown – Shady Brook Farm is home to the Delaware Valley’s premiere haunted event! Horrorfest encompasses four thrilling attractions; the Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, Alien Encounter, and Deadtime Stories Corn Maze.  You don’t want to miss Bucks County’s most haunted hayride, most terrifying haunted houses, and darkest corn maze. Take your pick of spinetingling fun, of try all four – IF YOU DARE!

Haunted Train Ride, New Hope: Take a ride on the dark side onboard the Haunted Halloween Train. Do you trust yourself to be at the mercy of your own nightmares? When this ghost train leaves the safety of the station, you are tossed into the hands of the unknown…

Trick or Treat Trains, New Hope: Bring the kids to ride aboard this spooky train. Children of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes, helping to make the train a scary sight. Afterwards, trick or treat around the New Hope train station for more surprises! Trick or Treat bags and assorted toys and candy will be given out onboard as well as at the station. All ages welcome!

Hallowine” Costume Party, Sat, October 29, 7pm – 10pm, Crossing Vineyards & Winery,Washington Crossing: Join us for a spook-tacular evening in the grapeyard with boo-tiful costumes, frightful food and, of corpse, our lovable skeleton crew. Includes horrors-d’oeuvres, a monstrous buffet and a complimentary glass of haunted house wine. Enter the contest for “ghastliest costume.” (Get ready for some stiff competition!) Wine available for purchase, by the glass or bottle. Cost: $45 per person, plus tax. Reservations are a matter of life and death.

Festival of Fears Haunted House: Hayride, haunted house, & haunted corn maze on Thorpe Farm in Newtown.

Sleepy Hallow Haunted Hayrides: 1 and 1/4 mile journey through hay fields and haunted woods.

Ghosts of Riegelsville: Nestled in historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and on the banks of the Delaware River is the sleepy little village of Riegelsville. Built on a former Native American settlement, where folklore says the people would come to have their “spirits” cleansed, this quiet former paper mill town has an active list of haunted places. Author Jeffrey A. Wargo will share exclusive Riegelsville Ghost Tours Halloween Night 2011 at 8:30 pm and 10:45 pm.

Pics from last year’s Halloween Bash at the Newtown Athletic Club. Stay tuned for more info on this year’s event!

 

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