When it comes to barbecues, most people think of cracking open a cold beer with their hot dogs and corn on the cob. Truth is, wine can pair even better with traditional picnic fare.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Sesame Place, the only theme park in the U.S. based entirely on the award-winning show, Sesame Street, has announced a phased reopening (with capacity limitations) on July 24.
NEW HOPE >> Over the last 62 years, The New Hope Automobile Show has taken place as one of the premiere automobile shows in the nation. The Show was conceived in 1957 to support the New Hope-Solebury community and the students of the New Hope-Solebury School District.
NEW HOPE >> Bucks County Playhouse has launched new outdoor Courtyard Cabarets — featuring a variety of young talented artists who have previously appeared at the Playhouse.
NEW HOPE >> Just in time for the official start of Summer -- and the re-opening of Bucks County -- The Deck Restaurant and Bar at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope has resumed dining-in restaurant operations.
BUCKS COUNTY >> The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and Buy Fresh Buy Local Bucks County has announced its 2020 series of popular farm evenings that introduce consumers to the local small-scale producers who put the freshest foods onto our tables via direct sales, community-supported ag…
BUCKS COUNTY >> The Bucks County Wine Trail wineries will be expanding to (limited capacity) indoor service beginning Friday as part of Bucks County’s “green” phase of reopening.
We’re getting there. At the date of this writing, Pennsylvania has moved into the “Yellow Phase,” and we can finally at least start the return to normal. Hopefully, the “Green Phase” will not be far behind.
PINEVILLE >> The Pineville Tavern in Bucks County is now offering craft cocktails to-go, thanks to a temporary relaxation of PA liquor laws aimed at helping the restaurant industry, which has been hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATE: With so many unknowns due to COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders, the Newtown Business Association has now cancelled Welcome Day for 2020.
PHILADELPHIA >> In celebration of National Oatmeal Cookie Day on Thursday, April 30, the Famous 4th Street Cookie Company is giving back to customers and the community.
BUCKS COUNTY >> In lieu of its annual Restaurant Week scheduled to take place April 26 through May 2, Visit Bucks County is encouraging locals to order takeout and delivery to support the local hospitality industry as everyone focuses on staying safe, healthy and at home.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The AOY Art Center wants to encourage and support the public's creativity during this period of quarantine and is making a variety of free art resources available to the community.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Michener Art Museum is shifting its focus with efforts to offer art-inspired programs through a variety of digital platforms.
New seasons of AMC’s “Better Call Saul” and Netflix’s “Ozark” are the best fresh shows of recent weeks, but the program getting the most attention, in terms of viewership and commentary, is another Netflix offering, “Tiger King,” subtitled “Murder, Mayhem, and Madness.”
NEW HOPE >> While in-person live performances are waiting in the wings, Bucks County Playhouse is inaugurating an online, streaming version of its popular story-telling series, “Word of Mouth.”
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> In keeping with the tradition “the show must go on,” ActorsNET has released on YouTube a video of their March production of George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs. Warren’s Profession, it was announced by Cheryl Doyle, the theatre company’s artistic director.
When even people who would gladly go to a show or movie every night in spite of any crisis or decree, have the theaters, movies, concerts, gatherings, recreation, and sports events taken away, it’s great to know we live in an amazing multi-channel world in which a wide variety of entertainme…
UPDATE: The Bucks County St. Patrck's Day Parade Committee has decided to cancel all parade events scheduled for March 14th, 2020. "Please know that this was a hard decision to make, but we felt that in the best interest of the community it needed to be done."
EVENT POSTPONED: The postponement was made after the college decided to close all campuses for deep cleaning out of an abundance of caution and concern for public health amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. For updates on the college’s response, visit bucks.edu/coronavirus.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> Once considered scandalous, George Bernard Shaw’s witty "Mrs. Warren’s Profession" takes to ActorsNET’s Heritage Center stage March 13 through 29, starring area stage veterans Carol Thompson and George Hartpence.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Pennwood Middle School is bringing the tap-dancing musical spectacular, “42nd Street” to the stage for three performances only on March 13 at 7 p.m. and March 14 at 2 and 7 p.m.
BENSALEM >> The African American Museum of Bucks County (AAMBC) is showcasing their mobile exhibit, "Building on The Dream: From Africa to Bucks County," at the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road, Bensalem 19020.
DOYLESTOWN >> Each year, as the Lenape Chamber Ensemble opens the March and April concert series, a welcome “breath of spring” is brought to Bucks County music lovers.
GLENSIDE >> Top works of art from Bucks and Montgomery County high school students will be featured during the 33rd Annual “Touch the Future” art show at Arcadia University from March 1-27.
WARMINSTER >> The Warminster Symphony Orchestra presents a concert entitled “Young and Ambitious” on Saturday, March 14 beginning at 8 p.m. The concert features the winners of the Young Artists Competition, who are area residents, and will include Poet and Peasant Overture, von Suppe; …
DOYLESTOWN >> Patrick Radden Keefe, an award-winning New Yorker staff writer, will be signing and discussing the paperback release of his book, "Say Nothing," at The Doylestown Bookshop on February 26 at 6:30 p.m.
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> Come celebrate George Washington’s 288th birthday on Sunday, Feb. 16 from 12 to 4 p.m. at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Admission is free.
NEWTOWN >> Comedian Vinnie Brand returns to the Newtown Theatre on Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m. General admission tickets are $20 and are available at JJComedy.com. Beer, wine and concessions will be sold prior to the performance. This show is for mature audiences only.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> One of Broadway’s most endearing musical, “Hello Dolly!” will sing and dance its way across the stage at Pennsbury High School this weekend with humor, romance and high-energy dancing.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Take 32 3rd to 8th grade children with talent and tenacity. Add exceptional direction, superb musical instruction, and first-rate choreography. Sprinkle with a liberal dose of patience. And rehearse for four months.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The Yardley Historical Association presents "Books and Brownies," a Second Saturday Book Swap on Saturday, February 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Old Library by Lake Afton
NEW HOPE >> The Phillips’ Mill Community Association is pleased to announce the addition of Spencer Saunders to its Board of Directors. As founder of the annual Photographic Exhibition, Saunders previously served on the board between the years of 1992 to 2013.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Sesame Place, the only theme park in the U.S. based entirely on the award-winning show, Sesame Street and the first theme park in the world to become a Certified Autism Center, has unveiled plans for its season-long 40th Birthday celebration, including a new fami…
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The AOY Art Center, a Pennsbury Partner, will host its fourth annual gallery show of adjudicated Pennsbury student work on two weekends.
It’s the New Year … and a new decade … time to get healthier, smarter, better. If wine’s one of those things you’ve always wanted to learn more about, it’s the perfect time to visit Crossing Vineyards and Winery in Washington Crossing.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Makefield Highlands Golf Club is pleased to announce a line-up of great musical talent this winter to bring Lower Bucks residents out of the cold into the inviting warmth of Makefield’s Public House on Friday evenings in January and February.
NEW HOPE >> Winter Festival kicks off its 23rd year on Jan. 17 with 10 days packed with events and activities for all ages!
NEW HOPE >> The public is invited to revisit the greatest musical hits of all time when the Bucks County Playhouse presents its 2020 Winter Visiting Artists Series.
LANGHORNE BOROUGH >> The Langhorne Council for the Arts and The Peace Center invite the public to examine the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement through a screening and discussion of “Touch The Sky,” from the PBS documentary, “Black America Since MLK: And St…
TRENTON >> Under the baton of Music Director Daniel Spalding, The Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey will be bringing in the New Year as it presents one of this area’s most treasured traditions - the annual New Year’s Eve concert at the War Memorial Patriots Theater on Tuesday, Decembe…
Do you know what gives champagne its bubbles? Or what grapes it’s made from? Better yet, why is the world’s favorite celebration wine called champagne?
Winter begins in December for observers in the Northern Hemisphere, bringing cold nights and the return of one of the most famous constellations to our early evening skies: Orion the Hunter!