Weekend Events and Festivals in Bucks County: Aug. 9 – 11, 2019
This weekend in Bucks County you can go to a musical, see reptile demonstrations, or to a car show. Whether you’re looking for a night out at the theater or for a chance to see special, antique cars up-close, we’ve got you covered!
Here is a list of weekend events around Bucks County:
Friday, August 9
Liz Longley Live
Liz Longley song have been likened to diving into a vivid dream. Come experience these songs for yourself at the New Hope Winery this Friday evening, where this celebrated musician will be performing for an intimate audience! Reservations are required.
When: August 9, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: New Hope Winery
Annie, The Musical
Bring the whole crew to this family friendly musical phenomenon! One of the most beloved musicals of all time is coming to DCP Theatre right in Upper Bucks County. Annie and her dog Sandy will you have you smiling and singing throughout the entire show.
When: August 9-11, August 15-16, 8 p.m. and Sundays 2 p.m.
Where: DCP Theatre
Cost: Adults $18; Seniors, Students & Children under 12 $16
Always… Patsy Cline
Opening night at the Bucks County Playhouse! Always…Patsy Cline is a showcase of 27 songs, described as a valentine to the friendship between housewife Louise Seger and Patsy Cline, a great American music icon. Reservations are required.
When: August 9 to September 7
Where: Bucks County Playhouse
Cost: Ticket Prices vary
David Corsaro – Amazement for All
Head to the Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater for a night that can only be described as magical as they host celebrated magician David Corsaro. Corsaro has been a professional magician for over 25 years, gracing millions with his performance—and amazing them all. Reservations are required.
When: August 9-10, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater
Cost: Ticket Prices Vary
The Bucks County Center for the Performing Arts proudly presents this classic musical that will have you laughing so hard your sides will hurt! Reserve your tickets in advance and watch the hilarious story of a Broadway Producer and accountant who scheme to put on the most notorious flop in Broadway history.
When: August 7 – August 18
Where: Delaware Valley University-Life Sciences Building Auditorium
Cost: Ticket Prices Vary
Jordan White Live Music and Oink Joint Food Truck
Looking to relax, enjoy Wine Slushies and BBQ? Ready to listen to great live music? Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery, has you covered. Oink Joint, a popular Pipersville southern BBQ joint will be serving food until they run out. 18 different wines will be available!
When: August 9, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery
Cost: Free to attend
SATURDAY, AUGUST 10
Cold Blooded Critters: PA Amphibian and Reptile Survey
The Bucks County Audubon Society invites families to strap up their boots and come play in the creek at the Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey! After learning about the important work of the survey, participants will head to the field to find an assortment of reptiles and amphibians.
When: August 10, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Audubon Society
Dinner on The Canal: Molly Polly Chunker Revisited
Join Historian Martha Capwell Fox for an evening rich in history and flavor! During a delicious meal along the water, take in the fascinating history of the famous 1886 voyage of the canal boat Molly Polly Chunker! This is a BYOB event, and reservations are required. Dinner cruises are not suitable for children under the age of 10.
When: August 10, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Hugh Moore Park
Peach Festival & Annual Sidewalk Sale
Celebrate National Peach Month at Peddler’s Village with peachy treats, sizzling shopping deals, and family fun. Savor a juicy, sweet peach and celebrate this season’s favorite fruit. After, stop by the Sidewalk Sale for deals that will dazzle even the savviest shopper.
When: August 10-11, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Peddler’s Village
Cost: Free to Attend
The New Hope Automobile Show
Feel a need for speed? The New Hope-Solebury Community Association will present the 62nd edition of The New Hope Automobile Show on the grounds of New Hope-Solebury High School. Stop over for an afternoon of fine, antique cars, both foreign and domestic. All vehicles must register in advance.
When: August 10-11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: New Hope-Solebury High School
Cost: $10, Children under 12: Free
SUNDAY, AUGUST 11
Bucks County Quilt Show
Visit Bucks County will host the 15th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show at the Bucks County Visitor Center from June 30 through September 2. Come enjoy the artistry, workmanship, and talent of Bucks County's quilters. The exhibit boasts over more than 100 quilts hanging from 25-foot high beams.
When: June 30 – September 2
Where: Bucks County Visitor Center
Join the Churchville Nature Center for a weekend of insects and arthropods! From hissing cockroach races to beekeeping demonstrations, you’ll never be more fascinated by Earth’s tiniest inhabitants. Stop by for an afternoon of activities, games, scavenger hunts, food, and more!
When: August 10 – 11, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Churchville Nature Center
In 2-Dimenstions Exhibition
Visit the New Hope Arts Center to check out this brand-new exhibition! Explore great two-dimensional works created by members of New Hope Arts and Artsbridge. You won’t want to miss put on this special summer salon-style exhibition.
When: August 10, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: New Hope Arts Center
Cost: Free to Attend
Tour with the Curator: McConkey’s Ferry Inn
From McConkey’s Ferry on December 25, 1776, hours before the crossing, Washington wrote to Colonel Cadwalader: “I am determined as the night is favorable to cross the River…” Step back in time and explore a guided tour of this historical building!
When: August 11, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park
Cost: Free to attend, registration is required
*Info & Photo Courtesy of www.visitbuckscounty.com
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