Umbrella drinkI know many people are away this time of the summer, but, boy is there a lot going on in Bucks and nearby! And perfect weather to sit out and sip an adult beverage.

Peaches are still “in.” The Market at Del Val is celebrating this stone fruit all weekend at Peachy Fun Days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm. Enjoy a wagon ride to the peach orchard where you can pick-your-own peaches ($0.99/lb.). There will also be an inflatable attraction and crafts. Admission is $2.

Come out to Old York Cellars in Ringoes, NJ for Jersey Peach Weekend. You’ll be able to sample Jersey peach salsa and cobbler paired with their wines, and sip Jersey Peach Sangria.

Free Will BrewingTonight is the annual Brewery Night “Eat and Drink Local” at the Fonthill Museum in Doylestown. Local brews, local food and local spirits, including Free Will Brewing Company, Keystone Homebrew Supply, Stonekey Winery, Mackenzie’s Brew House and Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company. Light fare is provided. Cost is $35/$28 members, and registration and pre-payment is required. Call 215.348.9461.

The Middletown Grange Fair, Bucks County’s county fair, started this past Wednesday and goes through Sunday. See lots of 4-H Club animals, including competitions for the best calf, rabbit, lambs and more. Be sure to get the chicken dinner. It’s the best food going at the fair. Weather should be beautiful this weekend too.

DFC-F2TdinnerAd2The Doylestown Food Co-op is hosting a Farm to Table Tapas dinner at Honey Hollow Farm in New Hope on Saturday, August 24. There will be live music from Lori Rosolowsky and Jazz With Friends as Chef Michael Kanter prepares a variety of appetizers, starting with a lighter fare and moving to somewhat heavier items as the evening goes on, ending with dessert. Deadline for tickets is this Monday, August 19. Go to their website for more information and to purchase tickets.

All this coming week is Yardley Restaurant Week. Eight great restaurants will be participating from August 19 through August 25 with discounted menus.

Also in Yardley this week, the Yardley Inn is hosting the King Estate & Acrobat Wine Dinner Cookout on Thursday, August 22, starting at 7 p.m. Located near Eugene, Oregon, King Estate Winery focuses on organic and sustainable farming and production methods. Call the Yardley Inn for reservations at 215.493.3800.

To market, to market. New this week…Pears, winter squash, field peas and edamame (soy beans). Also look for basil, beets, blackberries, blueberries (maybe), cantaloupe, celery, cherry tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, dandelion greens, eggplant, garlic, heirloom tomatoes, lettuce and lettuce mixes, okra, onions, parsley, peaches, peppers (sweet & hot), potatoes, radishes, rosemary, scallions, shallots, string beans, summer squash, Swiss chard, thyme, tomatillos, watermelon, and zucchini.

You’ll also find eggs from pasture-raised chickens, baked goods, pasture-raised beef and pork, cheese, yogurt and lots more. See our listing of area farmers’ markets for the one near you.

On the radar…

  • 22nd Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival – Ukrainian American Sport Center, Lower State and County Line Rds., Horsham, PA [Aug 25, 12 – 8 pm]
  • Great Tomato Tasting – Rutgers Snyder Research & Extension Farm, 140 Locust Grove Rd , Pittstown, NJ [Aug 28, 3 pm – dusk]
  • 2013 48th Polish-American Festival – National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Road , Doylestown, PA [Aug 31, Sept 1-2, Sept 7-8]

For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County. Have a delicious weekend. Follow Bucks County Taste also on Facebook and Twitter.

Bucks County Food CalendarFriday, August 16:

  • 65th Annual Middletown Grange Fair – Middletown Grange, 576 Penns Park Road, Wrightstown, PA [10 am – 11 pm]
  • Peachy Fun Days – The Market by Shady Brook Farm at Delaware Valley College, 2100 Lower State Rd, Doylestown, PA [11 am – 4 pm]
  • Stockton Market – 19 Bridge St., Stockton, NJ [3 – 7 pm]
  • Ottsville Farmers’ Market – Linden Hill Gardens, 8230 Easton Rd., Ottsville, PA [4 – 8 pm]
  • Beer Tasting, Phillips’ Fine Wines, 17 Bridge St, Stockton, NJ [4 – 8 pm]
  • Wine and Music Under the Stars – Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ [6 – 9 pm]
  • Wine Concert Series – The Market by Shady Brook Farm at Delaware Valley College, 2100 Lower State Rd, Doylestown, PA [6 – 9 pm]
  • Wine Concert Series – Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley, PA [6 – 9 pm]
  • Lumberville General Store Supper Club – Lumberville General Store, 3741 River Road, Lumberville, PA [6 – 9 pm]
  • Music & Merlot – Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Rd., Pennington, NJ [6 – 9 pm]
  • Summer Wine & Music Series: Animus – Crossing Vineyards, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa [7 – 9 pm]
  • Fonthill’s Brewery Night “Eat and Drink Local” – Fonthill Museum, 525 E Court St, Doylestown, PA [7 – 10 pm]
  • Friday Night Fireworks – New Hope, PA and Lambertville, NJ [9:30 – 10:30 pm]

Saturday, August 17:

  • Doylestown Farmers’ Market – W. State & Hamilton St., Doylestown, PA [7 am – 12 pm]
  • Sergeantsville Farmers’ Market – Across from Delaware Township Building, Route 604, Sergeantsville, NJ [8:30 am – 12 pm]
  • Perkasie Farmers’ Market – 7th and Market Sts, Perkasie, PA [9 am – 12 pm]
  • Plumsteadville Grange Farm Market – Plumsteadville Grange, 5901 Easton Rd (Route 611 & Keller’s Church Rd), Plumsteadville, PA [9 am – 12:30 pm]
  • Wrightstown Farmers’ Market – Wrightstown Twp. Municipal Bldg (parking lot), 2203 2nd Street Pike, Wrightstown, PA [9 am – 1 pm]
  • Stangl Factory Farmers’ Market – Stangl Factory, 12 Mine Street, Flemington, NJ [9 am – 2 pm]
  • Stockton Market, 19 Bridge St, Stockton, NJ [9:00 am – 4 pm]
  • 65th Annual Middletown Grange Fair – Middletown Grange, 576 Penns Park Road, Wrightstown, PA [10 am – 11 pm]
  • Peachy Fun Days – The Market by Shady Brook Farm at Delaware Valley College, 2100 Lower State Rd, Doylestown, PA [11 am – 4 pm]
  • Jersey Peach Weekend – Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ [12 – 5 pm]
  • Summer Sangria – Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ [12 – 5 pm]
  • Wine Tasting – Phillips’ Fine Wines, 17 Bridge Street, Stockton, NJ [12 – 6 pm]
  • Beer Tasting – New Hope Beverage, 6542-K1 Lower York Rd (Logan Square), New Hope, PA [3 – 7 pm]
  • Grapevine Express Wine & Cheese Pairing – New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, 32 West Bridge Street, New Hope, PA [5 – 7 pm]
  • Music & Merlot – Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Rd., Pennington, NJ [6 – 8 pm]
  • Lumberville General Store Supper Club – Lumberville General Store, 3741 River Road, Lumberville, PA [6 – 9 pm]

Sunday, August 18:

  • Breakfast – Riegelsville Fire Company, 333 Delaware Road, Riegelsville, PA [8 am – 12:30 pm]
  • Breakfast – Silverdale Fire Co, 111 Main Street, Silverdale, PA [8 am – 1 pm]
  • Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market – Dvoor Farm, Route 12 Circle, Flemington, NJ [9 am – 1 pm]
  • Frenchtown Farmers’ Market – Kathee’s General Store, 4 Kingwood Avenue, Frenchtown, NJ [10 am – 2 pm]
  • Stockton Market – 19 Bridge St., Stockton, NJ [10 am – 4 pm]
  • 65th Annual Middletown Grange Fair – Middletown Grange, 576 Penns Park Road, Wrightstown, PA [10 am – 5 pm]
  • Peachy Fun Days – The Market by Shady Brook Farm at Delaware Valley College, 2100 Lower State Rd, Doylestown, PA [11 am – 4 pm]
  • Summer Sangria – Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ [12 – 5 pm]
  • Jersey Peach Weekend – Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ [12 – 5 pm]
  • A Dummies Guide to Wine Tasting – Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, PA [2 – 4 pm]
  • Jazzy Sundays – Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Rd., Pennington, NJ [2 – 5 pm]
  • Grapevine Express Wine & Cheese Pairing – New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, 32 West Bridge Street, New Hope, PA [5 – 7 pm]

Monday, August 19:

  • Burger Night – Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA [4 – 10 pm]
  • Yardley Restaurant Week – Yardley, PA [5 – 10 pm]
  • Farm Market Mondays – Hearth, 7 East Ferry Street New Hope, PA [5 – 10 pm]
  • Free Dinner – Presbyterian Church of Deep Run, 16 Irish Meetinghouse Rd, Perkasie, PA [5:30 – 6:30 pm]
  • Monday Wine Special plus Surf & Turf – Yardley Inn, 82 E. Afton Ave., Yardley, PA [5:30 – 10 pm]
  • Half Price Burgers Night – Continental Tavern, 2 North Main Street Yardley, PA [6 – 10 pm]

Tuesday, August 20:

  • Langhorne Farmers’ Market – Jesse Soby American Legion Post, 115 W. Richardson Ave., Langhorne, PA [3:30 – 6:30 pm]
  • Cheese Steak Night – Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA [4 – 10 pm]
  • Wings and Yuengs – Jamison Grill, 2600 York Road Jamison, PA [5 – 9 pm]
  • Yardley Restaurant Week – Yardley, PA [5 – 10 pm]
  • Food, Wine, Beer & Spirits Tastings – Old Bethlehem Road Hotel, 243 Old Bethlehem Road, Quakertown, PA [6 – 9 pm]
  • Sushi Night in the Wine Cellar – The Inn at Lambertville Station, 11 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ [6 – 10 pm]

Wednesday, August 21:

  • Specialty Keg Tappings – Isaac Newton’s, 18 South State Street, Newtown, PA [12 – 9 pm]
  • The Farmers’ Market @ Playwicki Farm – 2350 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, PA [3 – 6 pm]
  • Wings & Yuengs – Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA [4 – 10 pm]
  • Kids Eat Free Night – Jamison Grill, 2600 York Road Jamison, PA [5 – 9 pm]
  • Burger Night – Jamison Grill, 2600 York Road Jamison, PA [5 – 9 pm]
  • Yardley Restaurant Week – Yardley, PA [5 – 10 pm]
  • Free Community Dinner – Christ Community Bible Church, 1830 N. Ridge Rd, Perkasie, PA [5:30 – 6:30 pm]
  • Supper Club – The Raven, 385 W. Bridge St, New Hope, PA [6 – 10 pm]
  • Harvest Time: Seasonal Cooking (Hands-on) – Carlow Cookery, Doylestown Shopping Center, 432 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA [6:30 – 8:30 pm]

Thursday, August 22:

  • Lower Makefield Farmers’ Market – Veterans Square Park, Edgewood and Heacock Rds, Lower Makefield, PA [3:30 – 6:30 pm]
  • Community Hero Night – Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA [4 – 10 pm]
  • Clam Bake – Logan Inn, 10 W. Ferry St, New Hope, PA [5 – 9 pm]
  • Mexican Night – Jamison Grill, 2600 York Road Jamison, PA [5 – 9 pm]
  • Yardley Restaurant Week – Yardley, PA [5 – 10 pm]
  • Pizza Workshop – Casa Casale, #1 and #2 Peddler’s Village, Lahaska, PA [6:30 – 8:30 pm]
  • Wine Dinner Cookout – Yardley Inn, 82 E. Afton Ave., Yardley, PA [7 – 10 pm]

Coming up:

  • 22nd Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival – Ukrainian American Sport Center, Lower State and County Line Rds., Horsham, PA [Aug 25, 12 – 8 pm]
  • Great Tomato Tasting – Rutgers Snyder Research & Extension Farm, 140 Locust Grove Rd , Pittstown, NJ [Aug 28, 3 pm – dusk]
  • 2013 48th Polish-American Festival – National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Road , Doylestown, PA [Aug 31, Sept 1-2, Sept 7-8]

For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County. Follow Bucks County Taste also on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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