Halloween Dinner Party and Haunted Tour at Summerseat

Historic Morrisville Society presents a gourmet meal and tour of the 250-year-old Colonial mansion, Summerseat, 130 Legion Avenue, Morrisville, on Saturday, October 25th, from 6:00 to 10:00pm. The tour will be led by guides who have had personal experiences with strange sounds, floating mists, fleeting lights, and other on unexplained phenomena.

There will be an open mike after the tour to share your own personal accounts with the paranormal.

Tickets are $20 for general admission and dinner, $25 for VIP seating in the Haunted Crypt. Call 215-295-2900 for reservations.

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Hike Against Hunger in Morrisville on October 18th

The fall foliage should be out in its full glory by Saturday morning, October 18th, when people start assembling in the parking lot of the Morrisville Presbyterian Church, 771 North Pennsylvania Avenue, at 9:30am to participate in the 11th Annual Hike Against Hunger. This year the four-mile hike will include a walk on the towpath along the Delaware Canal, as well as on leafy residential streets leading back to the church parking lot, where a celebratory picnic starting at 11:30am will be provided by generous sponsors.

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MBA to host Fall General Membership Meeting

The Morrisville Business Association will be hosting its annual Fall General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, October 14th at 6:30pm. The event will be held at LaVilla Pizza & Family Restaurant, located at 21 S. Pennsylvania Avenue in Morrisville. This year’s speaker will be Bob Stellar, real estate agent for Berkshire-Hathaway HomeServices, Fox & Roach Realtors. The MBA’s annual appreciation awards will also be presented.

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ScarePros Halloween & Christmas celebrates 20th anniversary

ScarePros Halloween & Christmas is celebrating their 20th year as Bucks County’s only locally-owned Halloween company. This month, every costume storewide is 20%-75% off with no exceptions. Keep in mind, ScarePros already beats virtually all temporary “pop-up” stores by 10%-30% before the discounts…so the extra savings can really pile up!

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New Jersey State Museum commemorates 100th anniversary of last passenger pigeon

The New Jersey State Museum is currently showing “A Shadow Over the Earth: The Life and Death of the Passenger Pigeon.” The exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon.

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Jonathan Sprout pays homage to William Penn in new song

Nationally, songwriter Jonathan Sprout has earned 23 music awards including a Grammy nomination for children’s music. Locally, families will have a chance to experience the music and stories live in October and November. Ole’ William Penn, featured in Sprout’s new song, “Come With Me!” is one of the heroes that made it on Sprout’s latest “American Heroes #4” CD. Jonathan jokes, “The song made it just in time for William Penn’s 370th birthday which is coming up!” “Come With Me” recounts the statesman’s daring vision in founding Pennsylvania. Mr. Sprout will sing this inspirational new song at the annual Fallsington Day activities on Saturday, October 11th, performing at 10:00am and signing CDs afterwards.

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Get hands-on with 18th century science at the Old Barracks Museum

Visit the Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street, Trenton, on Saturday, October 11th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm, for “Keeping Current: Electricity and Other Marvels in 18th Century Science.” Come learn how to fly a model of the 18th century Montgolfier hot air balloon, watch recreations of Henry Cavendish and Joseph Priestley’s early gas experiments, and partake in early field surveying and field engineering!

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Get your feet moving for the Friends of the Delaware Canal Walk

The Friends of the Delaware Canal have embarked on their 27th Annual Canal Walk, which began October 4th. The guided walking tour started at the Forks of the Delaware Recreation Area/Fishladder in Easton. On the four upcoming Saturdays, a different section of the Canal will be explored, ending at Riverfront Park in Bristol Borough on November 1st.

The Delaware Canal is always an adventure, but this year will be exceptional as the walkers learn about the means and methods that ensure that the water from the Lehigh River in Easton makes its way south to New Hope and beyond.

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Historic Fallsington Day – A celebration of the past

On Saturday, October 11th, from 10:00am until 4:30pm, Historic Fallsington, Inc. will host its annual Historic Fallsington Day. Held on Meetinghouse Square, this time-honored event will feature folksingers, puppets shows, jugglers, Colonial and Native American dancing; demonstrations of Colonial open-hearth cooking, spinning, basket making, and blacksmithing; craft tables, and book sales; tours of museum buildings and local churches.

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Fourth Annual All-Years Morrisville High School Reunion is October 4th

The Fourth Annual All-Years Morrisville High School Reunion will be held October 4th, at a new venue, the Morrisville High School Courtyard/Stage area, located at 550 W. Palmer Street, Morrisville.

This year’s event runs from noon to dusk and features music from DJ Scott Robinson and The First Time Around Band, featuring Joe Palmucci. Both Scott and Joe are graduates of MHS and giving back to their school and community.

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