8 Things You Gotta Do in Bucks County This Weekend (Jan 26-28)

In need of a weekend pick-me-up? Enjoy a cozy lunch, hot bowls of soup, drink New Jersey wines, and plan for your big Super Bowl party. What are you eating this weekend? Scroll through for local events and happenings.

Events are listed in chronological order

19th Annual Burns Dinner

Black Bass Hotel sits on River Road in Lumberville, PA

Fri, Jan 26 6:30 – 10:30 pm
Black Bass Hotel, 3774 River Rd., Lumberville, PA

For an authentic evening of revelry and debauchery, join the Black Bass Hotel for a traditional Burns Night Supper to celebrate the life of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. A piper will pipe you in, the haggis will be treated with respect, and there will be four savory courses including wine, beer, whiskey, port and scotch. Enjoy numerous toasts, most notably the sarcastic “Tae the Lassies” given by the men and “Frae the Lassies,” a witty reply given by the women. It’s $125 per person, call 215.297.9260 today or visit their Facebook page.

2Lunch Club at Bowman’s Tavern

Bowman’s Tavern
1600 River Rd., New Hope, PA

Are you in the club? The lunch club? Join Bowman’s Tavern lunch club Monday through Friday, 11:30 am – 4 pm, where after the fourth visit, the fifth lunch is on them! Free lunch is based on the average of the four paid visits. One person per lunch club card, and the offer excludes beverages, tax and gratuity.

32014 “Heritage” Cabernet Franc Release Weekend 

Sat, Jan 27 – Sun, Jan 28, 11 am – 5 pm
Alba Vineyard
269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Rd., Milford, NJ

Take a trip to New Jersey, and taste some lovely Alba Vineyard wine during their release weekend. The 2014 vintage wine is big and bold, featuring lush black fruit and estate minerality leading to a lingering finish. As part of your tasting experience they are pairing this wine with a warm Beef Wellington puff pastry. Wine tasting is $15/person, 21 and older. No reservations required.

4Wrightstown Indoor Winter Farmers Market

Sat, Jan 27, 10 – 12 pm
Barn @ The Gathering
2324 2nd Street Pike, Wrightstown, PA

Stock up for the big Super Bowl party at the Wrightstown Winter Farmers Market this Saturday. Get some great cuts of meat for some BBQ and all the classic football fixings. Check out some of the farms and all of their winter produce, jams, soups, sweets, breads, and more.

5Surf and Turf Kitchen with Nonni’s Wood Fired Pizza: Grand Opening

Sat, Jan 27, 11 am – 9 pm
Surf and Turf Kitchen
2400 Street Rd., Unit 69, New Hope, PA

Join Surf and Turf Kitchen with Nonni’s Wood Fired Pizza for its grand opening and enjoy 10% off their full menu, which includes everything from lobster rolls to Nonni’s Wood Fired Pizza. For the occasion, Free Will Brewing Co. will be there serving beer samples. Get more info here.

6Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Sat, Jan 27, 7 – 10 pm
Sand Castle Winery
755 River Rd., Erwinna, PA

Ready for dinner and a show? The Sand Castle Winery is hosting a murder mystery dinner theater and they still have tickets left. Tickets include dinner, the show, and a complimentary glass of Alpine Spiced Wine. Call 610.294.8303 or visit here for more info and reservations.

7Firehouse Breakfast

Sun, Jan 28, 2018, 8 am – Noon
Haycock Fire Company
850 Old Bethlehem Rd
Quakertown, PA 18951

All-You-Can-Eat Buffet – Pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage links, plain and seasoned potatoes, cream chipped beef, toast, and homemade desserts. Fruit toppings and whip cream available! Cost: Adults, $7. Children 4 – 7 y.o., $5. Children under 3, free.

8Annual Soup-a-Thon

Jan 20 – Jan 28
Participating restaurants
Bucks County and Hunterdon County

There’s nothing like a cup or bowl of hot soup in the winter, which is why Lambertville and New Hope’s Winter Festival features an annual soup-a-thon at restaurants all over town. How does chicken enchilada soup from Caffe Galleria sound? Or Grandma’s Pasta e Fagioli from DiNapoli? And let’s not forget the andouille sausage and pasini cajun soup from Marsha Brown Restaurant. The soup-a-thon runs through January 28.

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Upcoming Events


Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm (Sunday, March 25, 2018) We are thrilled to once again bring the Bucks County Taste Dinner Club to the Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm. Chef Josh Homacki will create a wonderful, seasonally inspired meal for us in this intimate dining space. If you haven’t been to the Inn’s restaurant yet, mark your calendar. This is one of the best kept secrets in Bucks County — although increasingly not a secret! Make a weekend of it and stay at the Inn. For more information about the Inn, click here. Details to follow.

The Farm Cooking School (Saturday, April 7, 6 pm)  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!

Hamilton’s Grill Room (Sunday, May 20, 2018) Yikes. It’s been two years since we had a wonderful dinner at this favorite. Stay tuned for more details.


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