Happy Memorial Day, Bucks County! While you are busy eating potato salad, and burgers straight from the grill, don’t forget to take time to thank the men and women who have served our country. After all, their help is what allows us to celebrate with fireworks, BBQ, and all the other fun summer activities we enjoy so much. So raise a glass and be sure to check out what other foodie events are happening this week in Bucks County.
Parades and Pancakes. Enjoy a pancake breakfast in Doylestown this Monday, May 30, and swing by the parades after. At the Doylestown Lodge there is a pancake breakfast from 7 am – 12 pm for $7 a person, and $3 for ages 10 through six. Kids under six eat for free. Take out is available, open rain or shine.
In honor of Memorial Day, several towns are hosting their own parades. The annual Memorial Day parade for Warminster starts after the ceremony, which begins at 10 am. The parade route starts at the Warminster Township Building on 401 Gibson Ave.
The Doylestown Memorial Day parade travels from CB West on West Court Street, Doylestown. This parade also starts at 10 am.
The Perkasie Borough is holding a parade starting at 9 am on 7th & Market Street in Perkasie.
There is also the Newtown Memorial Day parade which will start at the Commons West Building on Newtown-Yardley Road. This parade will start at 9 am.
The Quakertown Memorial Day parade will form at 9th Street and Park Avenue and begin at 9 am as well.
Get some breakfast or brunch after any of the parades, using our Breakfast in Bucks County guide. Be sure to call the restaurant to see if they are open on Memorial Day.
The 2016 Summer Farm Tours begin!
The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance, the Bucks County Buy Fresh Buy Local chapter, and the Doylestown Food Market are launching a 2016 series of farm events that introduce customers to local products, farms, farm markets, and more.
The first tour in the series starts this Wednesday, June 1, with a visit to Durham Glen Farm in Pipersville.
The farm uses sustainable farming practices and offers pastured lamb and duck raised in humane conditions as well as brown eggs from pastured hens. Heritage fruits and vegetables are also available seasonally. The farmers produce local raw honey and this fall will offer “woodlot pork” from their Gloucester Old Spots, a heritage English breed.
The delicious potluck begins at 6 – 7 pm, with the tour to follow. Visitors are asked to bring a dish to share with others, and bring their own eating equipment, beverages and seating. Be expected to carry out your own trash.
Save the dates! The next summer farm tour will be at Rolling Hills Farm outside of Lambertville, NJ on Thursday, July 9. In August, come to Manoff Market Gardens in Solebury for a potluck and tour on Wednesday, August 3.
Know your farmer, know your food!
Summer happy hour. Check out a new summer happy hour that begins this Wednesday, June 1, at the Crossing Vineyards and Winery and continues every Wednesday in June, July, and August from 5 – 8 pm. The happy hour includes two drink tickets for wine by the glass, access to the winery after-hours and a gourmet cheese display. Seating available on the garden patio and barrel room. Reservations suggested. Cost is $30 per person.
Wine dinner. The Sand Castle Winery is hosting a wine dinner at Uno Chicago Grill restaurant at the Neshaminy Mall in Bensalem. The wine dinner will feature a four-course homemade dinner. Cost of the event is $45 per person, and reservations are required. Call the restaurant at 215.322.6003.
On the radar…
- CB Cares Celebrity Chef & Waiter Gala: Come to the table for CB Cares Education Foundation Chef and Waiter Gala 2016. This year’s proceeds allows CB Cares to continue its work to provide development assets-based programs for the youth and community. The gala is from 5 – 9 pm on Sunday, June 5. A list of sponsor, donation, and ticket information is on their website.
- Lobsterfest: Every year the Trinity Episcopal Church in Solebury holds this fun and delicious event to raise money for the Trinity Youth Group’s Mission Philadelphia outreach efforts. This year Lobsterfest is on Saturday, June 4. You can order your lobster or rib dinners online here or mail-in your order. Take out also available.
- Brews and bites: Stroll the Pennsbury Manor on June 18 and taste regional craft beers and food, along the 43-acre country estate of William Penn. General admission is $40, and you can purchase online or by phone at 21.946.0400.
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It’s feeling like summer, and perfect timing too since there are plenty of parades and other Memorial Day activities this weekend. Most towns in Bucks County are having their own parades, all through Lower and Central Bucks. In between all the delicious picnic food and summer-like events, take time to remember all the men and women who served our great country, and community. Enjoy the weekend, and here are some food-filled events for you.
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