Grab your friends and family and head to one of Bucks County's local events this weekend. There is something for everyone! Take a dip at the Newtown Athletic Club's Outdoor Winter Plunge. This event is open to the community and includes a free family swim in the adult pool. Proceeds from the event will go towards NAC Have a Heart. Art in the Barn is hosting three interactive workshops, including a President's Day Workshop on Monday. Check out our full list of weekend happenings below.

Love Notes, A Mixed Repertoire | BCCC

Zlock Performing Arts Center, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA
February 18, 3-5 pm

A concert of musical storytelling with artfully curated selections of dance scenes varying in genre, mood, music and themes of love. Dance Del Bello will be performing scenes from Don Quixote, The Firebird, Shitau & The Seasons.

NAC Outdoor Winter Plunge

120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA
February 17, 10 am – 2:30 pm

Join the NAC for the Have a Heart Family Winter Plunge on Saturday, February 17th. There will be two time slots available: 10 am – 12 pm and 12:30 – 2:30 pm. This event is open to the community and there is a free family swim in the adult pool. After taking the frosty plunge, warm up with hot chocolate, soft pretzels and taking a dip in the heated Adult Pool and hot tub. Capture the moment in the photobooth. Proceeds from the event will go towards NAC Have a Heart. Register here.

Art in the Barn Weekend Workshops

Friday, Saturday & Monday
91 Rogers Road, Furlong, PA

This Friday, Art in the Barn is hosting a Dried Flower Wall Hanging Workshop. On Saturday, there is a Beginner Knitting Workshop and on Monday, children can enjoy “A Day Off From School: President's Day Workshop” from 9-3 pm for ages 7+.

February 16, 7-8:30 pm: Dried Flower Wall Hanging Workshop

February 17, 6:30-9 pm: Beginner Knitting Workshop

February 19, 9 am – 3 pm: Day off From School – President's Day Workshop

Philly Nelson: A Tribute to Willie Nelson

February 18, 3-5 pm
The Newtown Theatre, 120 North State Street, Newtown, PA

The historic Newtown Theatre will present Philly Nelson: A Tribute to Willie Nelson this Sunday. Philly Nelson is a jam band made up of local musicians who share a common love for the music of an American musical icon. Concertgoers can expect improvisation, spontaneity, and a unique interpretation of the vast catalog of Willie Nelson’s songs, both written and recorded.

A Raisin in the Sun | Bristol Riverside Theatre

February 16, 17 & 18
120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA

1950s  Chicago. The five members of the Younger family are each looking for ways to improve their lot through education, business, real estate, and sheer self-determination. The arrival of a long-awaited life insurance check promises life changing opportunities. But how to spend it best? Lorraine Hansberry’s masterpiece, A Raisin in the Sun, one of the greatest plays ever written in the English language, fearlessly interrogates the American dream in the face of racial and economic challenge.

Mardi Gras Celebration | Sesame Place

February 17 – March 17
100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA

Let the good times roll at Sesame Place’s family-friendly Mardi Gras Celebration! Join in the festivities and celebrate by dancing along with special strolling entertainment, participating in the Mardi Gras Mask Scavenger Hunt, and much more! Enjoy Sesame Street-themed rides and attractions for guests of all ages. The Sesame Street Mardi Gras Parade is a celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends dressed up and ready to shine, and features lively tunes, fancy dancing, and floats decked out in Mardi Gras colors of sparkly purple, green, and gold. There will be exciting rides and attractions, interactive storytimes, shows and parades, and delicious Mardi Gras themed dining.

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