Thanksgiving Guide Presented by The Shops at Valley Square

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Bucks County Thanksgiving Guide 2017

Presented by The Shops at Valley Square

Join the Shops at Valley Square for Two Fantastic Events:

The Opening of Our New Town Center!
Friday, November 10th 12:30PM Sharp

Great Prizes and Free Gifts for All! Including:

  • Free Hot Chocolate and the “Hot Chocolate” Dance
  • Try out our new GIANT games from 1-3PM
  • Bring the little ones for a turn on the play train engine
  • Enjoy live music and our new Pavilion with fireplace and our firepit too!
  • Enter to Win a Lionel Train Set, Ivyland Express Family Pack & Keepsake Ornaments!
  • Free S’more’s Gift Packs, Train Whistles & More!

Santa Arrival & Tree Lighting
Friday, November 17th 6:00PM

Join The Shops at Valley Square for the “Magic in Toyland” Show and watch Santa appear! Followed by the Tree Lighting in our new Town Center!

Join The Shops at Valley Square for these fantastic events! For more information and to sign up for sales and event info from your favorite stores, visit our website at http://www.shopvalleysquare.com

Shopping Hours:

  • Monday-Saturday 10am – 9pm
  • Sunday 11am-6pm
Save the Date

by Caitlyn Walsh

It’s that time of year! The time when family and friends reunite to eat way too much food, watch football, enjoy a parade, and most importantly, celebrate everything they have to be grateful for! And with the help of our 2017 Thanksgiving Guide, you’ll be more than prepared to enjoy all the festivities Bucks County has to offer!

Dining Out for Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Bella Tori at the Mansion

This locally owned family restaurant combines an affordable menu with the elegant backdrop of a historical mansion for a beautiful dining experience you won’t soon forget! Make reservations for Thanksgiving if you would like to enjoy their Traditional Thanksgiving Feast complete with a turkey and ham carving station. The Bella Tori will serve between the hours of 10:30 and 4:00pm and will also prepare delicious favorites like homemade macaroni and cheese, rosemary roasted brisket with root vegetables & colonial gravy, roasted butternut squash soup, and seafood bruschetta appetizers. See the full menu on their website and call the number below to make a reservation!

321 S. Bellevue Ave.
Langhorne, PA, 19047
215-702-9600
www.BelaTori.com

The Golden Pheasant Inn

This historical 1857 inn is the longest continuously operating restaurant/hotel along the Delaware Canal and has been owned by the same family for over 30 years. While it’s historical heritage has been carefully preserved, it has also recently received a complete restoration with updated features like a new oversized wood burning fireplace that sets the cozy autumn ambiance perfectly! The kitchen proudly supports organic farming, responsible animal husbandry and sustainable fishing and farming practices. This Thanksgiving The Golden Pheasant Inn is preparing a less traditional yet delightful feast and will be serving things like roasted duck breast with wild rice, sautéed green beans and a Swedish lingonberry sauce, or sautéed Alaskan halibut with smashed elba potatoes, creamed corn, with a citrus dill sauce! See the full menu on the website below and make reservations.

763 River Road
Erwinna, PA 18920
(610) 294 9595
www.goldenpheasant.com

Washington House

Visit the Washington House this Thanksgiving and be treated to a complete 4-course dinner of appetizers, salad, entree, dessert and coffee for only $39 or $45 depending on entree choice and $10 for children 10 and under. Dinner will be served from 12 PM to 7 PM. The Washington House, which is joined with a boutique hotel and located right next to the Sellersville Theater, has an elegant dining room with a sophisticated décor for your casual to fine dining experience!

136 North Main Street
Sellersville, PA 18960
215-257-3000
www.washingtonhouse.net

The Logan Inn 

New Hope founder John Wells originally established the Logan Inn as a tavern in 1722. It is Bucks County’s oldest continuously run Inn and the only in-town hostelry in the National Register of Historic Places. Their Thanksgiving 3-course menu will allow you to choose from delectable soups and salads, a variety of five entrees and incredible desserts. Whether you go with the Honey Ham Dinner with baked sweet potatoes and seasonal vegetables, or the Turkey Dinner with gravy, whipped potatoes, stuffing, cranberry/orange relish, carrots and peas, you are sure to leave the Logan Inn full, happy, and ready to welcome the Christmas season! Be sure to stop by the Tavern (the oldest part of the Inn) for some truly eclectic cocktails and an incredible beer and wine selection! Dinner at the Logan Inn in New Hope will be served from 12pm – 8pm for $49 per adult, and $20 per child under the age of 10.

10 West Ferry St,
New Hope, PA 18938
215-862-2300
www.loganinn.com

The Yardley Inn

The Yardley Inn has an extensive and interesting history and was once called the White Swan Inn, resurrected in 1832. It has had ups and downs over the centuries, and was eventually harmed by a disastrous flood in 1955, leading to its close a few years later. However, in 1979, it’s present owners brought it back to life as the Yardley Inn. This Thanksgiving, this picturesque inn will be serving up a large variety of traditional favorites, unique dishes, and even gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options, from 1pm until 7pm! Try their grass fed Filet Mignon, served with au gratin potatoes, creamed spinach, and chianti demi, or go with the Roasted Squash & Goat Cheese Cannelloni, served with besciamella, grated walnuts, fried sage, and parmesan. Finish it off with a traditional pumpkin or apple pie, or go for the Smoky Chocolate Cake, with salted almond butter and ganache! No matter what you choose, the Yardley Inn will make this Thanksgiving a meal to remember!

East Afton & Delaware Ave
82 East Afton Avenue
Yardley, PA 19067
215-493-3800
www.yardleyinn.com

The Brick Tavern Inn

The Brick Tavern Inn, established in 1818, has a relaxed ambiance, warm and welcoming staff, and historic charm. They will be preparing all of your old-fashioned favorites, plus a few extras like their Brick Tavern Crab Cakes, Broiled Sea Scallops, or Brie & Raspberry appetizer! Each entrée is served with your choice of soup or salad, mashed potatoes, vegetables and cranberry sauce! Dinner will be served from 12pm until 6pm. They will also be offering a Thanksgiving take-out meal in case you would prefer to eat at home but don’t feel like cooking! Just be sure to call and order by November 17th.

2460 Old Bethlehem Pike
Quakertown, PA 18951
215-529-6488
www.thebricktaverninn.com

The Buck Hotel

The Buck Hotel has colonial-style décor and will be serving Thanksgiving dinner “family style” for $49.95 for adults and $26.95 for kids 10 and under. Make reservations here to enjoy oven roasted turkey, buttered green beans, corn, bread rolls, mashed potatoes and more!

1200 Buck Rd
Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053
215-396-20002
www.thebuckhotel.com

Black Bass Hotel

The Black Bass Hotel was built in the 1740’s and was a haven for river travelers, traders and sportsmen. The hotel once turned away George Washington, was victim to a massive fire, and has since hosted a list of celebrities and famous names. Although the hotel’s history is extensive, one thing has not changed – it’s rich tradition of fine dining and warm hospitality. This Thanksgiving, dinner will be served from 12pm – 8pm and will offer a 7-course prix-fixe menu that includes a main course and dessert buffet for $75 per person. You’ll start the night off with appetizers that, among other things, include a smoked salmon mousse, beef consommé, and rock shrimp with mussels in a fish veloute. Next you will be served a palate cleanser of cranberry sorbet before the main course buffet! Top the night off with one of the incredibly decadent desserts, and some coffee or tea.

3774 River Road
Lumberville, PA 18933
215-297-9260
www.blackbasshotel.com

Thanksgiving Week Events

Exhibit: Under The Tree: A Century Of Holiday Trees And Toys
Saturday, November 18th 

Saturday, November 18th, the Mercer Museum in Doylestown kicks off its annual holiday exhibit. This event captures the excitement of Christmas from a child’s point of view.  The show features trees decorated to the tastes of earlier years, along with some of the toys and games that once delighted children on Christmas mornings, from the Victorian Era through the 1980s. This event is open from 10am November 18th until 5pm on December 31st.

Mercer Museum
84 South Pine Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
215-345-0210

Holiday Bazaar & Craft Fair
Saturday, November 18th 

Get a head start on holiday shopping and enjoy crafts and activities at this free event from 9am – 3pm the Saturday before Thanksgiving!

Newtown Township Administration Building
100 Municipal Drive
Newtown, PA 18940
 

Thanksgiving Tea Party
Sunday, November 19th

Bring your little ones, ages 3-8, to Newtown’s Township Administration Building for a Moana themed Thanksgiving Tea Party! From 11am – 12pm, come dressed up to enjoy a story, singing, dancing, games and snacks! Register through the link below, and don’t forget your camera! 

100 Municipal Drive
Newtown, PA 18940
http://newtownfun.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=30437 

The CP DUO: Thanksgiving Eve at Sandy’s Beef & Ale Sports Bar
Wednesday, November 22nd

Who doesn’t love live music? Reconnect with family and friends out at Sandy’s Beef and Ale Sport’s Bar. The CP Duo is made up of locals Andy and Chuck, who play a mix of Rock, Pop, Country and Blues. Stop out for a mix of music that is sure to have something for everyone. They say they’re loud enough to enjoy a sing-a-long without needing a bullhorn to talk to your friends!

2028 E Old Lincoln Hwy
Langhorne, PA 19047
(267) 852-2333
www.sandysbeefale.com

Thanksgiving Eve 2017 Extravaganza
Wednesday, November 22nd

Hosted by Puck Pub in Doylestown, PA from Doors open at 8pm and the show is at 9pm – 2am. Free admission!

1 Printers Alley
Doylestown, PA 18901
(215) 348-9000
www.pucklive.com

The FRANTIXX’s Thanksgiving Eve Bash
Wednesday, November 22nd

The FRANTIXX is a three piece rock and roll group from the Philadelphia suburbs who are determined to bring back Rock ‘n’ Roll! They play sounds reminiscent of the 1950s and 1960s. Hosted by Candlewyk Bar and Grill, which was once a feed mill in the early 1900s! It now has an incredible craft beer selection, serves gastro pub food and hosts live music.

2551 Durham Rd
Buckingham, PA 18902
(215) 794-8233
www.candlewyckbar.com

The Doylestown Jingle Bell Turkey Trot
Saturday, November 25th

This is the Second Annual Doylestown Jingle Bell Turkey Trot, hosted by the festive Market at DelVal! You can take part in the 10k, 5k, or the Kid’s Run & 2 Mile Walk on Saturday November 25th! Not only will the race include a holiday decorated course for all 3 runs, but there will also be fun family activities, hot chocolate and cookies provided to all registered athletes post race as they take place in the awards ceremony and wait for SANTA to fly in on a helicopter!! Registration is $45 until November 23rd and $50 on race day, and the whole event takes place from 8am – 12pm.

2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA US 18901
https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Doylestown/DoylestownJingleBellTurkeyTrot10k5kKidsFunRunWalk

Thanksgiving Day Events

Customer’s Bank BCRR Thanksgiving Day 5-mier and One-Mile Fun Run

The largest running club in Bucks County, Pennsylvania will conduct the 28th Annual Customers Bank BCRR Thanksgiving Day Five Mile foot race and one-mile fun run. The five-mile course starts at 9am and runs from Summit Square Shopping Center through streets of Middletown Township to Core Creek Park and back. The one-mile Fun Run starts at 9:06am and is out-and-back. The cost is $35 per person and a portion of the proceeds will benefit several charities including Advocates for the Homeless and Those in Need, and the Parkinson Alliance. 

Summit Square Shopping Center
16 Summit Square Shopping Center
Langhorne, PA 19047
https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Langhorne/CustomersBankBCRRThanksgivingDay5Miler

Thanksgiving Day Two Town-Turkey Trot

Why not work off some pre-dinner calories this year, before you sit down to your Thanksgiving Feast? For $35 per person, you can take part in the Second Annual Two Town Turkey Trot from Lambertville the Lambertville Station in NJ to New Hope! You can run in the 5k race, or walk in the 1-mile health walk. Take in the scenic views across the Lambertville-New Hope Bridge through out New Hope and back to Lambertville’s downtown district. Runners are encouraged to arrive at 7am for this 8am race, and will be electronically chip timed. The first 1000 participants who pre-register will receive a commemorative race shirt and medal and prizes will be awarded to the winners! Register at the link below!

http://delawarerivertowns.com/run/

Thanksgiving Yoga Class with Ken

Located at Yoga Tree in the Pennridge Wellness Center, this special Thanksgiving yoga class will be from 8am – 9:15 and will free (donations accepted)! All donations may be in the form of cash, food, pantry items, etc. and will benefit Pennridge Fish. The yoga class will be an all-level style session. What a great way to start your day of gratitude by celebrating your health, body, and community! A link to their signup page is provided below. You may also call to sign up for this free class!

1281 Route 113
Perkasie, PA 18944
215-257-3938
www.clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/mainclass

26th Annual Tel Hai Turkey Bowl 5k

This Thanksgiving race is a cross-country style run that will take you around a lake, up and down hills and around the landscapes of Tel Hai Camp and Retreat. The race takes place at 9:40am, with registration and race packet pick-up going from 7:45am until 9:20am. Fees are $22 until November 9th and $27 after November 9th. A one-mile fun run will also take place for children for only $8.

31 Lasso Drive
Honey Brook, PA 19844
610-273-3969
http://telhaiturkeybowl5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=6329

Thanksgiving Community Meals

Zion Mennonite Church

Call by November 20th to make reservations. Food served from 11am – 2pm.

149 E Cherry Ln
Souderton, PA 18964
215 – 723 – 3592
[email protected]

Thanksgiving at Covenant Church

Covenant Church in Doylestown, PA will host a Thanksgiving meal from 1 – 3 and will even offer transportation to the meal for those who are without a vehicle. This event will include food, crafts, and games for the kids! Call the number below if you need transportation or to RSVP to this event.

(267) 880-3713
4000 route 202
Doylestown, PA 18902

Local Thanksgiving Turkeys

Serve your family a local farm, fresh turkey dinner from one of these local farms:

Bolton’s Farmers Market

These locally raised turkeys are available whole, in sizes from 10-40 lbs and each turkey contains a bag of giblets and a neck. Bolton’s turkeys are minimally processed and never frozen so you are taking home 100% turkey: no salt, no added water, no fillers, and you are saved the hassle of thawing! Fresh turkeys are packed in ice so they stay fresh until your holiday meal; this makes them cook faster than a traditional frozen turkey. Fresh turkeys are $3.69 per pound and must be picked up Tuesday or Wednesday if being used on Thanksgiving Day.  Pickup times are Tuesday from 8am – 7pm and Wednesday 7am – 5pm.

1005 E. Main Street
Silverdale, PA 18962
215-257-6047
www.boltonfarmmarket.com 

Necessity Farms & Dairy

These turkeys are free-range and non-GMO. They also have free-range non-GMO chickens, local fresh dairy products and homemade, added sugar free fruit butters like a pumpkin butter and apple cider sauce! Contact the email below to place your order for this Thanksgiving!

202 Green Hill Road
Telford, Pa 18969
267-382-0556
[email protected]
www.necessityfarms.com

Purely Farm’s Organically Pastured Meats

Purely Farm’s Organically Pastured Meats is located in Pipersville and is a small-scale diverse farm. They practice sustainable agriculture and treat their animals humanely. Every animal on the farm lives in an organic environment and the several methods of pasture management are used to guarantee that the animals are raised in a wholesome and humane way. The farm also raises all of it’s animals to be antibiotic and hormone free, and are non-certified organic. Contact Joanna or Marc Michini to order your Thanksgiving turkey!

Ways to Give Back

Thanksgiving food drive at Witt Pilates: We are collecting non perishable food items that can be used for a holiday meal. Donations can be dropped off to the studio between 11/1 – 11/22. All food items will be donated to Family Service Association of Bucks County, so local families will benefit.

Witt Pilates
4 Penn Valley Dr
Yardley, PA 19067
http://wittpilates.com

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