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What’s Happening This Weekend In Bucks County

Martin Millner

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Aug 16 10 minutes read

It’s a toe-tapping musical weekend in Bucks County! Visitors and locals alike can groove to the tunes of the 60s and 70s at the Bristol Riverside Theatre, enjoy an exhilarating Broadway performance at the Bucks County Playhouse and watch Lee Brice make his Xcite Center debut at Parx Casino all in one weekend!

The Bristol Riverside Theatre is transporting audiences back in time to enjoy their Time in a Bottle Summer Music Fest performance, featuring some of the best tunes from the 60s and 70s! Visit the Bucks County Playhouse to discover the magic of Broadway with its biggest show yet, 42nd Street. Plus, country superstar Lee Brice will perform his chart-topping hits live at the Xcite Center for the very first time!

Here is a guide for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County.

Friday, July 20

42nd Street at the Bucks County Playhouse

Celebrate the magic of Broadway with one of show business’s most beloved fables! Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer straight off the bus from Allentown, PA, arrives in New York armed with her tap shoes and big dreams. Can she dance her way from chorus girl to star?

When: July 20 – 22, check online for showtimes
Where: Bucks County Playhouse
Cost: $40 - $80

Bucks County Quilt Show

Join us for the 14th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show. This show is your opportunity to view the exceptional talent of Bucks County's quilters! View more than 100 quilts and vote for your favorite, plus give quilting a shot with a quilt provided by Mothers and Others Quilt Guild.

When: July 20 – 22, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Visitors Center
Cost: Free to attend

Summer Wine Concert at the Market at DelVal

Bring the whole family to relax on the lawn and enjoy great LIVE entertainment by local musicians, while sipping on locally made Rose Bank Winery wines or PA craft beers at the Market at DelVal.

When: July 20, 6 – 9 p.m.
Where: The Market at DelVal
Cost: $3

Butterfly House Tours at Churchville Nature Center

The Butterfly House at the Churchville Nature Center will be opening this year for a full season of fun! Starting the weekend, guests can explore the nature center and observe these beautiful insects.

When: July 20 – 22, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Churchville Nature Center
Cost: $8

“Racing: A Need for Speed” at Mercer Museum

The Mercer Museum’s “Racing: A Need for Speed” exhibit explores the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of the native Lenape to the fairs and horse tracks of the 1800s, to the auto speedways and bicycle velodromes of the 20th century.

When: July 20 – 22, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Mercer Museum
Cost: Included with admission

Time in a Bottle at Bristol Riverside Theatre

As part of the 2018 Summer Music Fest, the Bristol Riverside Theatre’s Time In A Bottle has all your favorite songs from the 60s and 70s to transport you back in time. Hear songs such as “Just The Way You Are”, “Let It Be”, “The Way We Were” and more!

When: July 20 – 22, check online for times
Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Cost: $30 - $45

Summer Unwined Concerts at Shady Brook Farms

Party at Shady Brook Farm all summer long…and you’re invited! Come for live music by local bands, wines by Rose Bank Winery, locally brewed craft beer, signature cocktails featuring PA distilled spirits, great food, lawn games, and fun for the kiddos. Stick around for a stunning firework finale!

When: July 20, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Shady Brook Farm
Cost: $5

“American Moderns” and “View Finders” at James A. Michener Art Museum

“American Moderns: The Legacy of Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest?” features 27 works from Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest that highlight the development of modern art in America. “View Finders: Four Photographic Voices” illuminates the work of four local, contemporary photographers who represent four distinct approaches to the medium.

When: July 20 – 22, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: James. A Michener Art Museum
Cost: Free to attend

Romeo and Juliet at The Heritage Center Theatre

Visit the Heritage Center Theatre to watch Romeo and Juliet, the classic tale of two star-crossed lovers as they fly heedlessly toward tragedy.

When: July 20 – 22, 8 p.m. (Friday & Saturday) and 2 p.m. (Sunday)
Where: The Heritage Center Theatre
Cost: $10 - $20

Friday Night with Johnny Moskal at Naked Brewing Company

Celebrate the end of the work week by cutting loose at Naked Brewing’s taproom! Johnny is back to kick out the jams, plus enjoy happy hour from 4 – 6pm.

When: July 20, 7 – 10 p.m.
Where: Naked Brewing Company
Cost: Free to attend

Saturday, July 21

Lee Brice at the Xcite Center

Catch two-time Song of the Year winner, Lee Brice, as he takes the stage for his Xcite Center debut. The country star is known for raucous live shows and contemplative songs – so this is a live performance you won’t want to miss!

When: July 21, 8 p.m.
Where: Xcite Center
Cost: $35 - $65

Intro to Kayaking at Washington Crossing Historic Parking

Learn basic paddling skills while kayaking on the Delaware Canal. Participants will start out on land to familiarize ourselves with the parts of a kayak, basic paddling technique and water safety, then take to the water to try out what they have learned. Reservations are required.

When: July 21, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Doylestown at Dusk Car Show

Visit downtown Doylestown for the ninth annual Doylestown at Dusk Car Show, featuring over 500 antique, classic and custom automobiles.

When: July 21, 5 – 10 p.m.
Where: Downtown Doylestown
Cost: Free to attend

Summer Wine & Music Series at Crossing Vineyards

Enjoy wine, beer and cheese as you listen to live musical performances along Crossing Vineyards and Winery’s gorgeous countryside property.

When: July 21, 7 p.m.
Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery
Cost: $15 in advance; $20 at the door

Grandma’s Table and 2StreetSammies at Naked Brewing Company

Every Saturday night the Naked Brewing Company has live music and a food truck at the taproom! Grandma’s Table will be playing some tunes and you can grab a bite to eat from 2StreetSammies.

When: July 21, 6 p.m.
Where: Naked Brewing Company
Cost: Free to attend

Music on Main: Tumbleweed

Enjoy fantastic South American music under the open sky with Eco Del Sur! This is a BYOB and picnic-friendly event, so explore nearby take-out eateries around Yardley.

When: July 21, 6 – 8 p.m.
Where: Buttonwood Plaza
Cost: Free to attend

Beautiful Butterflies: North American Butterfly Count

Love butterflies and pollinators? Learn all about them during the Bucks County Audubon Society’s annual Butterfly Count citizen science project! Visit for a brief presentation and then head out into their fields and meadows in search of these flighty creatures.

When: July 21, 2 – 4 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Audubon Society
Cost: $3

Cycle & Sip with Encore Rides

Enjoy a 16-mile guided bicycle excursion from Washington Crossing Historic Park to New Hope/Lambertville and back. Then visit the winery to savor a tasting of Crossing's award-winning wines paired with cheeses, cured meats and chocolates. Reservations are required.

When: July 21, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park
Cost: $50

Saturday Morning Bird Walk at Churchville Nature Center

Join the Churchville Nature Center every Saturday morning for an early morning bird walk with an experienced bird watcher.

When: July 21, 7 – 9 a.m.
Where: Churchville Nature Center
Cost: Free to attend

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: July 21, 1 – 5 p.m.
Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery
Cost: Pay as you go

Sunday, July 22

Beer Brewing & Garden Highlights at Pennsbury Manor

Join the brewers of Pennsbury Manor to learn about how the brewing process worked in the 17th century. Plus, meet their gardeners to learn what is in store for the fall harvest.

When: July 22, 1 – 4 p.m.
Where: Pennsbury Manor
Cost: $5 - $9

Goat Yoga at Mountain Pride Farm

Goat Yoga is returning to Mountain Pride Farm! Stretch and destress in the company of adorable goats from the farm. Reservations are required.

When: July 22, 9 – 10 a.m.
Where: Mountain Pride Farm
Cost: $35

Sunday Crafternoons at Naked Brewing Company

Join the Naked Brewing Company for Sunday Crafternoons! Enjoy discounted drinks and participate in a different arts and crafts project each week.

When: July 22, 4 – 7 p.m.
Where: Naked Brewing Company
Cost: Free to attend

Vinyasa at the Vineyard

Crossing Vineyards and Winery is hosting a one-hour Vinyasa yoga class for all levels. After, savor a guided tasting of Crossing's award winning-wines with small bites and keep your wine glass as a souvenir! Reservations are required.

When: July 22, 11 a.m.
Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery
Cost: $50

Footloose at McCoole’s Arts & Events Place

One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto McCoole’s stage with exhilarating results. Visit McCoole’s Arts & Events Place to watch Footloose unfold live on stage!

When: July 22, 2 – 7 p.m.
Where: McCoole’s Arts & Events Place
Cost: $12 - $18

*Courtesy of www.visitbuckscounty.com
*Photo courtesy of Bucks County Playhouse

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