If you celebrate Christmas, you’re probably counting down the hours until you can get started on all of the holiday festivities. What’s on your agenda? Baking cookies? Drinking wine? Wrapping presents (or running out to the store to pick up said presents)?
Whatever the plans, we can help you get started. There’s a few activities happening in and around Bucks County leading up to the holiday. And if you’re not celebrating Christmas, get a head start on your New Year’s Eve plans.
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Gifts for the foodie in your life.
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Events are listed in chronological order
Lumberville General Store Supper Club
Fri, Dec 22 and Sat, Dec 23
Lumberville General Store
3741 River Rd., Lumberville, PA
Skip the cooking this weekend and enjoy the Supper Club of the Lumberville General Store. You can dine with friends and your fellow foodie community members. Get to know someone new over a three-course meal complete with a starter, for $24.95 per person. And, it’s BYOB, so bring your favorite bottle of bubbly or wine and celebrate the holidays. Entrées on the menu this week include Cedar plank salmon, braised short ribs, pan roasted chicken breast or wild mushroom risotto.
Wrightstown Winter Farmers Market
Sat, Dec 23, 10 am – 12 pm
Barn @ The Gathering
2324 2nd Street Pike, Wrightstown, PA
Finish your last minute holiday shopping, stock up on winter veggies, and other goodies this weekend. The market is excited about its new Market Annex, which gives them extra spread for shopping comfort. Hot breakfast from The Fancy Fig joins the market in the Annex, serving up breakfast sandwiches and warm hot chocolate. Santa will also be at the market stocking up on local carrots for his reindeer. Stop by with the kids and snap a selfie.
Sat, Dec 23, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
4120 Lower Rd., Levittown, PA
Think you can bake the best cookies in town? Join the folks at the Newportville Inn for a holiday cookie contest, where you can share a batch of your favorite cookies. If your goodies are voted the best tasting, you’ll take home prizes and recognition. Contest starts at 8 pm.
Make Plans for New Year’s Eve!
It’s time to welcome in the New Year. Don’t have any plans? No need to travel to the city, there’s much to do in Bucks County and over river in Jersey. Here’s where you can drink some bubbly, eat a nice meal, and celebrate the start of a new year. Cheers to ringing in 2018!
umDinger Alpacas (gift
In the works…
The Farm Cooking School – Save the date for a five-course meal sourced from Roots to River Farm and other nearby farms. Chefs Ian Knauer and Shelley Wiseman will also demonstrate some of the dishes before we eat! Saturday, April 7, 6 pm. Details to follow. SAVE THE DATE!
James & Jamie – Local restaurateur and chef James Seward (Bowman’s Tavern, Bowman’s North) and Jamie Hollander (Jamie Hollander Gourmet) are teaming up to make us one wonderful dinner. (Winter 2018)
Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm (Winter 2018)