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Holiday Happenings, Concerts, and Craft Fairs This Weekend In Bucks County


Holiday Happenings, Concerts, and Craft Fairs This Weekend In Bucks County

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This weekend in Bucks County go ride to the North Pole on Santa’s Steam Spectacular and celebrate the holidays with all of the concerts and holiday magical experiences around Bucks County!

Friday, November 29 

Gingerbread Competition & Display 

Feast your eyes on the creative and whimsical entries within several categories: Traditional, Authentic Reproduction, 3-D, Movie or TV Set, Student, Kids Only and more. The Gingerbread entries will be on exhibit in the Village Gazebo during shopping hours.

When: November 15 - January 4, Display Times Vary
Where: Peddler's Village
Cost: Free to attend

Santa's Steam Spectacular

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a ride upon their magical Steam Train through the historic Bucks County countryside. Sing along with the train’s roaming musicians as they play Christmas carols and you sip hot cocoa! Share your wishes with Santa as he and Mrs. Claus visit with the children. Each child will receive their own sleigh bell gift from Santa himself. Children and adults are encouraged to wear pajamas while settling in for a relaxing ride aboard this festive train!

When: Daily November 29 – December 24, Times Vary
Where: New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
Cost: Prices Vary

Black Friday - Ralphius And Ella Release

This year, Free Will Brewing took a broader approach to their complex blended Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout (Ralphius) and the varied nuances of their Apple Brandy Barrel Aged Belgian Quad (Ella). They will release 19 different bottles and 2 cans on Black Friday! Get ‘em before they’re gone.

When: November 29, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Where: Free Will Brewing Company, LLC

Black Friday Jazz Concert

Lynn Randall, Larry McKenna and Warren Vache will perform at the upcoming Black Friday Jazz Concert. Yardley's own vocalist Lynn Randall has performed at clubs and casinos all over the world. She has definitely assembled an all-star group for this concert.!

When: November 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Yardley Community Center
Cost: $20

Crafts at Moland House

Skip the mall and shop local this holiday! Moland House has gathered over 65 talented local makers to lift your spirits with their creativity. Find the perfect gift, tasty treat or decoration for your home! They will be offering pottery, floral arrangements and wreaths, primitive items, candy, cakes, dips and savory treats, jewelry and so much more!

When: Daily November 29 – December 7, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Moland House
Cost: $1 Benefits the House Restoration Project


A talented cast of actor-musicians performs the Tony-winning best musical, Once, which tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician and part-time vacuum repairman, Guy. Don’t miss this show in its final weekend at the Bucks County Playhouse!

When: November 29 & 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Playhouse
Cost: Ticket Prices Vary

Gingerbread in the Log House

Join food historian Susan Plaisted in the Mercer Museum’s Log House for a family-friendly drop-in program. Learn how gingerbread evolved from a mixture of ginger and breadcrumbs to its present-day form, including the cut-out gingerbread man.

When: November 29, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Mercer Museum
Cost: Free with museum admission

Green Friday Family Day #Optoutside

Looking to avoid the Black Friday crowds or want to #OptOutside after Thanksgiving? Join Bucks Audubon for our first Green Friday event and explore the great outdoors. Bring the whole family for an afternoon of hiking and learning about amazing plants and animals that call Bucks Audubon home, then join us back inside to participate in a take-home project!

When: November 29, 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Honey Hollow Environmental Education Center
Cost: Free to attend

Live Music and Food Truck

Start off your Friday Night right and come over to Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery for Live Music and Food Trucks. Musicians are local and create a lovely, relaxing evening to sit around and just unwind! The venue has bonfire pits and an indoor accommodation area.

When: Fridays until December 7, 5 – 9 p.m.
Where: Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery
Cost: Free to attend


Holiday Trees

Make the Visitor Center your first stop when celebrating the Holidays in Bucks County. Don’t miss Holiday Trees at the Visitor Center, a beautifully decorated display of trees. Make sure to pick up the exclusive Bucks County Holiday Experience Book for must-see holiday attractions and events in the area.

When: November 20 – January 4, 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Visitor Center
Cost: Free to attend

25th Annual Holiday Light Show

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open-air wagon ride (weather permitting). The two-mile trail takes about 20 minutes to drive through if you’re taking your time to enjoy the sights (on a non-busy night). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at their toasty bonfire!

When: November 23 – January 5, 5 - 10 p.m.
Where: Shady Brook Farm
Cost: $30/carload

Christmas Festival

Celebrate the holidays at the Peddler’s Village Christmas Festival with Santa Parades starting 1:30 p.m. both days. Shops are open until 9 p.m. on Saturday and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Visit the Annual Gingerbread House Competition and Display in the Village Gazebo throughout the weekend!

When: November 30 – December 1, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Peddler's Village
Cost: Free to attend

Verycoollights Christmas Light Show

You don’t want to miss this Christmas Light Show! Enjoy over 23,000 LED lights choreographed to a combined 15 songs at their two locations. This event is always free. Thank you to our amazing sponsor Smart Decor and more!

When: November 29 – January 12, 5 - 10 p.m.
Where: 901 Catalpa Road, Warminster, PA 18974
Cost: Free to attend

Kaiju Big Battel: Betrayal

Kaiju Big Battel is a performance-based entertainment troupe. The performances are parodies of both professional wrestling and the tokusatsu kaiju eiga films of Japan. These Battels are presented in the style of professional wrestling events, with the costumed performers playing the roles of giant, city-crushing monsters similar to Godzilla and Gamera. This is sure to be a good time!

When: November 30, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
Cost: $21.50

Loudon Wainwright: Surviving Twin

Legendary Grammy Award-winning Loudon Wainwright III comes to Bristol Riverside Theatre for one night only with Surviving Twin. A solo piece many years in the making, Surviving Twin is what the singer-songwriter calls a “posthumous collaboration” with his writer father. Part concert, part dramatic reading, part family slide-show, you won’t want to miss him LIVE one night only at Bristol Riverside Theatre.

When: November 30, 8 - 10 p.m.
Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre
Cost: $45

What the Deadly Dickens? Murder Mystery Dinner

It’s another Dickens of a murder! Despite hosting a murderous holiday party last year, which resulted in the murders of Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim, the Sawyers are going to give it another try. They have invited all of their closest friends for their annual holiday party – and are hoping for no mishaps this year. But when an uninvited guest shows up, someone is bound to exclaim, “What the deadly Dickens?”

When: Select dates November 9 - January 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Peddler's Village
Cost: $69.95 per person (includes dinner, show, tax & service charge)

Route 80s: The Final Ultimate 80s Dance Party

Help us celebrate the start of the holiday season by dancing to the music of the 80s! This will be our final dance party of the year and to say a warm thank you, we've slashed the price of tickets! Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your shoulder pads and scrunchies! New Jersey's top 80's show band, Route 80's, brings the audience back to the incredible decadent decade that brought us Madonna, Guns and Roses, U2 and more!

When: November 30, 8 – 10 p.m.
Where: New Hope Winery
Cost: $15


A Very Furry Christmas

A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place® Philadelphia is a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends. The park is transformed into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations all around.

When: November 23 – January 1
Where: Sesame Place® Philadelphia
Cost: Ticket prices vary

Sunday Afternoon Cartoons

Join cartoonists from the National Cartoonists Society at this drop-in afternoon event celebrating the new Pigskin Peanuts exhibit and see how cartoons are drawn and leave with a token drawing of your very own.

When: December 1, 1 – 3 p.m.
Where: Mercer Museum
Cost: Free with museum admission

Santa Sundays

Be sure to bring your own camera, as Santa will be visiting the Holiday Trees Exhibit at the Bucks County Visitor Center! Make sure to pick up the exclusive Bucks County Holiday Experience Book for must-see holiday attractions and events in the area.

When: December 1, 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Visitor Center
Cost: Free to attend

Behold! The Ed Bennett Exhibition

The use of reclaimed materials and objects, married with Ed Bennet’s signature cutting-edge art, results in striking, fully functional furniture that is a study in contrasts. Old world meets new in a one-of-a-kind visual symphony meticulously orchestrated to play well in almost any decor.

When: November 10 - January 3, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Visitor Center
Cost: Free to attend

Pigskin Peanuts Exhibit

Just in time for football season, Pigskin Peanuts showcases fifty of Charles M. Schulz's daily and Sunday Peanuts comic strips featuring the sport of football and the popular characters Charlie Brown, Woodstock, Snoopy and more. The companion exhibit, Bucks County Plays Football! highlights some of Bucks County’s own football history and traditions and will include historic photographs, video footage, game programs, tickets, sports cards and other artifacts and memorabilia.

When: November 15 – February 9, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Mercer Museum
Cost: Free with Museum Admission

A Little Night Music: Stephen Sondheim And Broadway

Stephen Sondheim is considered to be one of the most influential Broadway writers of our lifetime. He is known for West Side Story, Gypsy, Into The Woods, Company, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music and many more. This program presents his music, featuring duets from many of his shows! Performed by Steve Pollack, Kaitlyn Tierney and Tom Lawton, Accompanist.

When: December 1, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Michener Art Museum
Cost: $25, $10 student with valid ID

Holiday Craft Fair

Visit many amazing vendors selling their locally crafted goods! Get your holiday shopping done with unique finds and perhaps even a little something special for yourself! This is an indoor event.

When: December 1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Churchville Nature Center
Cost: Free

Charlotte Schatz: Indomitable

Bucks Professor Emerita and celebrated regional artist Charlotte Schatz explore issues of social justice and urban life as she moves effortlessly between sculpture, painting and collage. This exhibit brings together major works from throughout her artistic career.

When: Through December 2, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Hicks Art Center, Bucks County Community College
Cost: Free to Attend

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