What's happening this weekend? A lot! You'll find a free virtual dance class and other events for kids, live music, ways to get creative, Black History Month events and more in our Weekend Picks.
For even more ways to celebrate Black History Month, click HERE.
America's History Live: Welcome to Historic Newtown Hall
When: Now through March 21, daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem
Step back in time to the 1850’s at Newtown Hall, now known as The Newtown Theatre. Learn about the Newtown Hall sermons by Frederick Douglass, Lucretia Mott and other key figures of the early anti-slavery and women's suffrage movements. Discover the story of many of our nation's abolitionists and early women's suffrage pioneers while viewing life-sized figures dressed in period attire, anti-slavery literature, women’s suffrage memorabilia, accessories, photos, and more. In celebration of Black History Month, this display will also include Bucks County children’s artwork.
Black History Month Exhibition at Arete Gallery
When: Thursday through Sunday in February from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 122 S. Main Street, New Hope
Arete Gallery celebrates Black History Month with the alluring work of three distinct and influential Black female artists. This month, come enjoy photographer Estizer Smith, poet Dr. Martina McGowan and mixed media artist Natalie Alleyne.
America's History Live: Welcome to Historic Newtown Hall, Bucks County Visitor Center in Bensalem
Step back in time to the 1850’s at Newtown Hall, now known as The Newtown Theatre. Learn about the Newtown Hall sermons by Frederick Douglass, Lucretia Mott and other key figures of the early anti-slavery and women's suffrage movements. Discover the story of many of our nation's abolitionists and early women's suffrage pioneers while viewing life-sized figures dressed in period attire, anti-slavery literature, women’s suffrage memorabilia, accessories, photos, and more. In celebration of Black History Month this display will also include Bucks County children’s artwork.
Experience Janis: The Music of Janis Joplin Live at The New Hope Winery
When: Friday, February 19 at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)
Where: 6123 Lower York Road, New Hope
Experience Janis! With a twinkle in her eye and that rasp in her voice, CC Coletti channels the spirit of Janis Joplin, belting out hit after hit in a heartfelt tribute performance. Her band of seasoned pros recreates the sound that defined a generation, slamming through classic 60s jams, laying down the soul, and conveying the tender ballads and old timey blues numbers that made Joplin a legend.
Seating is cabaret-style with 4 people per table. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets are $30. Purchase HERE.
Baby Yoda Make & Take at Makers Off Main
When: Saturday and Sunday, February 20 and 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: 224 N. Main Street, Doylestown
Drop in to create your very own Baby Yoda out of a cardboard tube. Includes all of the materials needed – cardboard tube (super sturdy from rolls of vinyl), vinyl features, paper, glue and markers. $10 per child. You can craft inside with masks or at tables outside. No pre-registration required.
Kids' Flow/Paint Pouring Workshop at Amanda Layre's Fine Art Studio
When: Saturday, February 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 33 Union Street, Doylestown
Bring your art-loving young ones to the studio for a memorable paint-pouring session!
This is an easy-to-follow workshop that promises immense fun, as your child gets to identify and express their emotions through colors. Through hands-on play, (s)he will be able to create paintings with acrylic pouring techniques in colors that best represent him/her.
Laura will be demonstrating 3 fluid art techniques, and afterward, your child will create your masterpieces, on a 12″/16″ canvas. Painting can be picked up after 5 days.
Suitable for children aged 6 and above. You can assist your child, OR you can join the fun with your very own canvas if you get the desire to. $58 ticket includes all the supplies needed for one painting. Find out more and sign up HERE.
Murder in Tinseltown: Murder Mystery Dinner at Fishers
When: Saturday, February 20 at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Where: 1858 Street Road, Bensalem
Murder Mystery Dinners are BACK at Fishers! Your meal includes tossed salad, your choice or entree and dessert. For a limited time, the price is only $49.99. Seating is limited. Must be 18 to attend. Find out more and purchase tickets HERE. BTW, Happening List Winner Annabella's has now moved into Fishers and is overseeing the food!
Toddler Time at Funzilla
When: Sunday, February 21 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (every Sunday)
Where: 500 Lincoln Highway, Fairless Hills
This weekly event is just for the little kids – 5 years and under. Tickets start at $15 for 2 hour access to trampolines and playground for one child and one parent. Closed to the public. Tickets required. Find out more HERE.
Free Virtual Dance Class with The Dance Academy
When: Sunday, February 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Where: YOUR HOME!
The Dance Academy of Holland is sharing their love of dance with a complimentary virtual dance class for young dancers, ages 4-6 years old. Find out more about TDA and how to sign up for the class HERE.
Dream Castle Painting with Princess Trivia at Painting with a Twist
When: Sunday, February 21 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: 2337 Street Road, Bensalem
If you're a Disney princess fan, this event is for you! Paint a beautiful castle while listening to Disney music and playing trivia. BYOB. Event is for adults only. Get tickets HERE.