The 1st weekend of March is here and there are fun events all over Bucks County to enjoy this weekend. From a Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Run at Washington Crossing Historic Park to a Not-So-Silent Cinema presentation of Charlie Chaplin films!

The talented musicians of Not-So-Silent Cinema are visiting the Bucks County Playhouse to perform original scores to classic Charlie Chaplin silent films. Join the Raven this Sunday for a viewing party of the Oscars, with plenty of drink specials to keep the party going throughout the night! Visit the Washington Crossing Historic Park for their Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Run, promising a fun trail with great post-race cuisine! Here is a list of some things to do this 1st weekend of March!

Friday, March 2

Not-So-Silent Cinema: Charlie Chaplin Short Films with Live Music

Visit the Bucks County Playhouse as the folks of Not-So-Silent Cinema present classic Charlie Chaplin films set to new original scores performed live! Watch talented musicians breathe new life into Chaplin’s unparalleled slapstick comedy films.

When: March 2, 8 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Playhouse
Cost: $25

Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective at the Michener Art Museum

The James A. Michener Art Museum is unveiling Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, an exhibition examining the work of Wyeth and Hurd’s work since 1967. The married couple’s individual artistic careers are thoughtfully examined in this new collection.

When: March 2 – 4, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: James A. Michener Art Museum
Cost: $18/adult; $17/senior; $16.00/college student w/ ID; $8/kids 6-18; kids under 6 free

The Winter Unwined at Shady Brook Farm

Visit Shady Brook for an evening of live acoustic music, locally brewed craft beer and wines from Rose Bank Winery. The Kitchen will also offer lite fare to pair with your drinks.

When: March 2 – 3, 7 p.m.
Where: Shady Brook Farm
Cost: Free to attend

Red Velvet at The Heritage Center Theatre

Catch the debut of the Actors’ NET of Bucks County’s latest production, Red Velvet. In the early 1800s, a black American Shakespearean actor finds he is not welcome on the London stage, but triumphs in Europe.

When: March 2 – 4, 8 p.m. (Friday and Saturday); 2 p.m. (Sunday)
Where: The Heritage Center Theatre
Cost: $10 – $20

Virtually Rudy: New Dimensions in Sculpture at the Michener Art Museum

Join the Michener for the debut of their new innovative exhibition, Virtually Rudy: New Dimensions in Sculpture. Rudy sculptures will appear alongside their digital representations, exploring the intersection between 20th century art and 21st century technology.

When: March 2 – 4, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: James A. Michener Art Museum
Cost: $18/adult; $17/senior; $16.00/college student w/ ID; $8/kids 6-18; kids under 6 free

Saturday, March 3

Tower Tour for Families at Fonthill Castle

Take a one-hour tour of Henry Mercer’s castle starting in the basement and climbing all the way to the tower. Children and parents can explore areas not normally seen in regular tours, including the Kitchen, Morning Room, Wind Room, as well as the top terrace.

When: March 3, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Fonthill Castle
Cost: $15/adults; $8/youth

21st Century Essentials – A Quilter’s Accessories

What is essential for a 21st-century quilter? Friendly Quilter Myra Nevius visits the Mercer Museum to take you inside her accessory bag, revealing the most up-to-date materials for the contemporary quilter. Plus, check out the African American Quilts: From Traditional to Contemporary while you’re there!

When: March 3, 2 – 3 p.m.
Where: Mercer Museum
Cost: Included with museum admission

Mardi Gras Murder Mystery Dinner at Fisher’s Tudor House

Spend an evening investigating a murder at the annual VooDoo Ball while trying delicious cuisine during this Mardi Gras-themed murder mystery dinner at Fisher’s Tudor House.

When: March 3, 7 p.m.
Where: Fisher’s Tudor House
Cost: $57.99

Live Music at the (Crossing) Vineyard!

Stop by Crossing Vineyards any weekend this Winter and relax with a “Crossing Cocktail,” a frosty YARDS Beer, or wine by the glass or bottle. “Un-wined” after a busy work week with live music and dancing.

When: March 3 – 4, 1 – 5 p.m.
Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery
Cost: Pay as you go

Sunday, March 4

Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Run

Lace-up and head to Washington Crossing Historic Park for a 4-mile run through the park’s gorgeous property. Participants can look forward to – you guessed it – tomato soup and a couple of grilled cheese sandwiches upon finishing the trail! Entries are limited, so reserve your spot quickly!

When: March 4, 10 a.m.
Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

A Lecture-In-Song at the Michener Art Museum

Join the Michener for another in the extensive series of Lectures-in-Song, drawn from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, Hollywood, Tin Pan Alley, and traditional American folksong. The museum welcomes pianist Fred Miller to lead this weekend’s lecture performances. Reservations are required.

When: March 4, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Where: James A. Michener Art Museum
Cost: $15

Oscar Viewing Party at The Raven

Visit the Oak Room at the Raven to attend their 90th Academy Awards viewing party. Champagne toast during the awards. Hosted by Miss Betty Cox.

When: March 4, 6 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Where: The Raven Resort & Restaurant
Cost: Pay as you go

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