15th Annual Village Renaissance Faire returning Sept. 20th & 21st

The 15th Annual Village Renaissance Faire returns on Saturday, September 20th, and Sunday, September 21st (11:00am to 6:00pm both days) at the Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, 576 Penns Park Road, Wrightstown.

Admission, a mere $5, and free parking, gains you access to aerialists, birds of prey, jousters, fire-breathers, human chess, trebuchet, working artisans, demonstrators, dancers, singers, musicians, free children’s activities, and fun for all ages.

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NHA presents ‘Sunday Social at the Half Moon Inn’

The Newtown Historic Association (NHA) will hold a “Sunday Social” on Sunday, September 14th from 2:00 to 4:00pm at the Half-Moon Inn, 105 Court Street (Court Street and Centre Avenue), Newtown.

This will be an Open House reception, featuring a tour of the research facility and a chance to see the Hicks Hanging Tavern Sign. The NHA is a repository of thousands of items relating to Newtown’s history and also genealogical information of the people who lived here. It is a non-profit organization solely supported by membership dues and contributions and donations from interested parties. All donations go to the upkeep of the facility and of the historic Thornton-Hicks House, which is next door and was once the residence of famous primitive painter Edward Hicks.

The public is invited and refreshments will be served. For further information call 215-968-3914 or visit the NHA website, www.newtownhistoric.org.

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Thompson Bucks County Classic is just around the corner

September 13th and 14th is the biggest weekend in Bucks County! Together, the Thompson Bucks County Classic and Doylestown Arts Festival draw over 30,000 spectators to the bustling downtown streets. There’s something for everyone – don’t miss this exciting two-day event!

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BCAEYC announces annual fall conference

The Bucks County Association for the Education of Young Children (BCAEYC) has announced the theme of its 26th annual fall conference. On Saturday, October 4th, early childhood educators will be attending, “Keep the Ball Bouncing – Healthy Minds and Bodies in Early Childhood Education” at Bucks County Community College in Newtown.

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BARC gears up for the 10th Annual Walk-A-Thon and Community Day

On Sunday, September 14th, BARC Developmental Services will host its 10th Annual Walk-A-Thon and Community Day at Tyler State Park in Newtown. Check in begins at 10:00am and the walk starts at 11:00am.

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Congregation Brothers of Israel hosts Shabbat Under the Stars

Come celebrate Shabbat Under the Stars at Congregation Brothers of Israel, located at 530 Washington Crossing Road in Newtown, on August 15th at 6:00pm. Prospective members are welcome as guests. This community event will include a kosher family BBQ and entertainment, along with an outdoor Shabbat service plus Oneg Shabbat.

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BCFA announces final Summer Farm Evening for 2014

The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and the Bucks County chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local® present the final event in a series of farm evenings that introduce consumers to the local small-scale producers who put the freshest foods onto our tables via direct sales, community-supported agriculture operations (CSAs), farmers’ markets, farm stands and other venues.

On Wednesday, August 6, BCFA members, Bucks BFBL partners and all interested individuals and families are invited to Anchor Run Farm CSA for a potluck meal and tour.

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Newtown Arts Company celebrates 50th anniversary of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Newtown Arts Company celebrates the 50th anniversary of “Fiddler on the Roof” (book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Block, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick) with its production of this well-known musical at the Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State Street, Newtown, on: Thursday, August 7th at 7:30pm; Friday, August 8th at 8:00pm; Saturday, August 9th at 8:00pm; Sunday, August 10th, at 3:00pm; Tuesday, August 12th at 7:30pm; and Wednesday, August 13th at 7:30pm.

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Makefield Highlands Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Spirit Golf Management announces the 10 Year Anniversary of Makefield Highlands Golf Club. The celebration begins Friday July 18th at 7pm with local Yardley band Infinite Bandwidth rocking the Highlands Grille with hits from the 80’s, 90’s and now. Saturday July 19th will have the 10th Anniversary 6 inch cup Peoria event with two shotgun starts (8:00am & 1:00pm). Your entry fee of $99 includes golf, range balls, cart, a BBQ lunch, and a 10th Anniversary golf shirt from Antiqua and prizes for flight winners.

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Newtown Antique & Classic Auto Show is July 20th

The annual Newtown Business Association Antique & Classic Auto Show will be held on Sunday, July 20th from 10:00am to 3:00pm on historic State Street, and will feature over 150 cars in all makes and models from 1900 to 1989. In order to have the judging completed more quickly and impartially, trained judges who will score each car according to a uniform set of guidelines, will be used this year.

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