Roxey Ballet presents 20th anniversary production of ‘The Nutcracker’

Roxey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” is a magical way to bring in the holiday season as Clara and her friends promise to take you on her enchanting voyage meeting magical mice, giant rats, marching soldiers, swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy and her cavalier.

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New Hope & Ivyland Railroad announces ‘The North Pole Express’

The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad once again welcomes Santa and Mrs. Claus along with a whole host of holiday revelers. The North Pole Express runs from November 21st through January 4th on select days.

Reservations are strongly suggested. For reservations, ticket fares and a complete schedule, visit www.newhoperailroad.com or call 215-862-2332. You can also purchase discounted North Pole Express tickets at their Cart at the Willow Grove Mall (first floor near elevator).

All trains depart from the New Hope station, located at 32 West Bridge Street. The New Hope Train Station is located one block west from the intersection of Bridge and Main Streets in downtown New Hope.

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Secrets of palette knife painting at New Hope Art League meeting

Betty Minnucci, a self-taught artist from Doylestown, will share her secrets of palette knife painting at the New Hope Art League meeting on Tuesday, November 18th at 7:00pm, at the St. Martin of Tours Church School, 1 Riverstone Circle, New Hope.

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Canal Frame-Crafts Gallery presents 16th Annual Holiday Small Works Show

Canal Frame-Crafts Gallery is excited to present its acclaimed Annual Holiday Small Works Show for the 16th year with an opening reception on Sunday, November 9th from 1:00 to 4:00pm. The show will start Saturday, November 8th and continue through Wednesday, December 31st.

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Roxey Ballet to present 20th anniversary of ‘The Nutcracker’

Lambertville, New Jersey’s Roxey Ballet Company has announced its 20th anniversary of their annual production of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.” This highly acclaimed holiday event has become a favorite tradition of the area residents and visitors alike.

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Nakashima Foundation Celebrates Inclusion in World Monuments Watch

The Nakashima Foundation for Peace and the World Monument Fund will hold a “Watch Day” event on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. commemorating the Nakashima Foundation’s inclusion on the World Monuments Watch List. The event is free and open to the public.

Launched in 1996 and issued every two years, the World Monuments Watch calls international attention to the challenges facing cultural heritage sites around the globe. Inclusion on the list provides an important opportunity for the Nakashima Foundation for Peace to work towards improved site-protection and to build community engagement in their preservation efforts.

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Solebury School hosts Open House October 19th

Solebury School, a college preparatory, day and boarding school with 235 students, grades 7 – 12, located on a bucolic 90-acre campus on Phillips Mill Road in New Hope, will host an Open House on Sunday, October 19th from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Prospective parents and students are welcome to take this opportunity to learn how Solebury School can ready your child for college and for life.

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Howell Farm’s corn maze open weekends through October 26th

A tall order awaits the challengers of Howell Farm’s 2014 corn maze, a three-acre field of 10-foot stalks and double-depth hedgerows where getting lost is guaranteed, but getting out is not.

Inspired by the farm’s recent hosting of the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit about the hometown teams that shape our communities, the maze puts a sports twist into the game by making teamwork the key to beating the opponents at hand: time, distance and what maze designers call ‘cornfusion’ – or, the disorientation caused by being surrounded by 120,000 stalks of corn.

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David Library’s fall lecture series gets underway

The David Library of the American Revolution will present a lecture by Michael C. Harris, author of “Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle That Lost Philadelphia But Saved America, September 11, 1777,” on Tuesday, October 14th at 7:30pm. The lecture is titled, “General John Sullivan and the Battle of Brandywine,” and will be held in Stone Hall at the David Library, 1201 River Road (Route 32) in Washington Crossing, PA, 1.3 miles from the Washington Crossing Bridge. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling 215-493-6776 ext. 100, or by sending an e-mail to rsvp@dlar.org.

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Bucks County Women’s Initiative brings LUNAFEST® Film Festival to New Hope

LUNAFEST®, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by the Bucks County Women’s Initiative at the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, on Wednesday, October 15th.

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