You might think that summer is the time for outdoor activities, food festivals, and farmers markets. Fall is when the real party begins, and weekends in September and October are always jam-packed. Check out all activities happening in Bucks County, like the Fall Friend-of-a-Farmer Dinner, beer and wine tasting at a local farm, picking your own pumpkins, and more.
Events are listed in chronological order
1. Friend of a Farmer Dinner
Thursday, September 22 and Friday, September 23, Caleb’s American Kitchen, 5738 Route 202, Lahaska, PA
The Friend of a Farmer dinners are back for the fall. This Thursday and Friday, head to Caleb’s American Kitchen for a four-course prix-fixe dinner made with local ingredients from None Such Farm, Fulper Farm, Manoff Market Gardens, and more. Cost is $50 per person on Thursday and $54 per person on Friday (not including tax & gratuity). Reservations required for all dinners. Check out the full menu here.
2. Bake Sale
Friday, September 23, 4 – 6:30 pm, B&B Beverages, 6770 Sawmill Road, Doylestown, PA
Come out to B&B Beverages in Doylestown this Friday, September 23 to support The Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter. They are having a bake sale with a large variety of fall treats. Pick some up for your friends and family, but don’t forget to keep some for yourself. Contact Linda for more information.
3. Wine & Workshop: Fall Container Gardening Event
Friday, September 23, 6 – 8 pm, Froehlich’s Farm 3143 York Rd., Furlong, PA
This Friday, September 23, enjoy a night of fall color and wine tastings. Celebrate the autumn season by exploring container gardening and create your own beautiful addition to your porch or indoor garden. You’ll learn how to create a whole new container or transform summer plantings into fall display with different colors and textures. The wine samplings are provided by local Bucks County wineries. Light refreshments will be served as well. To register stop by Froehlich’s Farm or call 215.794.8733. The registration fee is $35 and includes a basic 12” pot, plants, soil and fertilizer. You can bring your own container if you’d like.
4. Localicious 2016
Friday, September 23, 6 – 9:30 pm, Spring Mill Country Club, 80 Jacksonville Rd., Ivyland, PA
The annual Localicious event is this Friday, September 23 from 6 – 9:30 pm, featuring seasonal produce from Pennypack Farm, and local beer and wine. Tickets are $60 per person and a portion of the ticket cost is tax deductible. For questions or comments, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. An Evening of Mediterranean Tastings
Friday, September 23, 6:30 – 9 pm, Chimayo Gallery & Gift Shop, 21 North 7th St., Perkasie, PA
Dianne McNally, a certified holistic health coach, is hosting a tastings event of L’Acropoli di Puglia Italian Olive Oil and Terro del Tuono Balsamic Vinegar. She will share ideas on food pairings, and all of the products are 100% natural with no preservatives, and 100% Italian and filled with anti-oxidants. Preregistration requested as this workshop will fill up fast. Call the gallery at 267.733.5012 or send an email to see if there are any spots left. This event is free of charge.
6. Fall Harvest Sampler
Enjoy a fall harvest sampler featuring seasonal craft beers, tasty harvest foods and desserts expertly paired and served by B&B Beverages and Memorable Affairs Catering. This first annual fall harvest event features music, a silent auction, door prizes, raffles, and a commemorative pint glass. Tickets are available at Peace Valley Nature Center, B&B Beverages and online. All proceeds go to support Environmental Education at Peace Valley Nature Center. The event is sponsored by The Friends of Peace Valley Nature Center and Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation. The fall harvest sampler requires a $75 donation per person.
7. Apple Fest at Shady Brook Farm
Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 11 am – 4 pm, Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley, PA
An apple a day keeps the end-of-summer blues away! The fall harvest is on at the Shady Brook Farm. This Saturday and Sunday come pick-your-own apples right from the tree. They are juicy and delicious and will go great in pies and other fall baked goods. The fall festival includes wagon rides to the apple orchard, giant jumping pillows for kids, inflatable attractions, a giant corn maze, hay maze, and more. Admission is $15 per person, and PYO apples are $1.29 per pound.
8. Fall Fun and Monster Pumpkin Madness at The Market at DelVal
Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 11 am – 4 pm, The Market at DelVal, 2100 Lower State Rd., Doylestown, PA
The fall harvest festivities continue at The Market at DelVal. Hop into a wagon and take a ride to the pumpkin patch to pick out your perfect carving pumpkin, bounce on inflatable attractions or visit the animal education tent. Kids and adults can navigate through the corn maze, rope maze, or hay bale/corn stalk maze. Admission is $8 per child, $6 per adult. PYO pumpkins are $0.59 per pound. Also, stop by the Monster Pumpkin Madness competition. Competitors will showcase their prize pumpkins and compete in a weigh-off and other categories. Prizes awarded up to $1,500. Come see some mega pumpkins and guess which one will take home the champion title.
9. Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins Begins
Saturday, September 24, 10 am – 3 pm, Peace Valley Winery, Old Limekiln Rd., Chalfont, PA
Summer is over, there’s no denying it. Time to start really thinking about fall and that means picking pumpkins. This year, Peace Valley Winery planted pumpkins and they are turning out great. There is a variety of pumpkins available to pick starting this Saturday, September 24 from 10 am – 3 pm. Pumpkins range from small to huge, smooth and warty. Visit the Peace Valley Winery’s website for more information on picking your own produce.
10. 2nd Annual Riegelsville Brewfest Along the Delaware
Saturday, September 24, 4 – 8 pm, Mueller’s General Store and Kitchen, 3205 South Delaware Drive, Easton, PA
The Riegelsville Public Library in Bucks County is hosting its 2nd Annual Brewfest Along the Delaware this Saturday, September 24 from 4 – 8 pm. It’s $25 for admission and it includes samplings from PA craft breweries, hors d’oeuvres from Mueller’s Kitchen, live music from PA’s The Price is Rice, raffles, and more. Visit the library’s Facebook page to stay up to date, and buy tickets at Mueller’s General Store or at the door.
11. Forest Grove Presbyterian Church Chicken BBQ
Saturday, September 24, 4 – 7 pm, 1856 Forest Grove Rd., Forest Grove, PA
The Forest Grove Presbyterian Church is hosting a chicken BBQ from 4 – 7 pm on Saturday, September 24. Dinner includes a half chicken (or ¼ for children), with homemade sides of baked beans, apple sauce, cole slaw, corn muffin and dessert. It’s eat in or take out. Pre-order tickets can be ordered by calling 215.794.8575. Adult tickets cost $14 and children are $9.
12. Happy Hour at Linden Hill
Saturday, September 24, 4 – 6 pm, Linden Hill Gardens, 8230 Easton Rd., Ottsville, PA
Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and an early evening stroll with Jerry Fritz from Linden Hill Gardens. He will take you through the fall flowers at Linden Hill on Saturday, September 24 at 4 pm. The tour is free, but the gardens would like to know if you are coming. Sign up for the event here.
13. Firehouse Breakfast
Sunday, September 25, 8 am – 12 pm, Haycock Fire Company, 850 Old Bethlehem Rd., Quakertown, PA
Nothing beats a warm meal on a Sunday morning. Enjoy the all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet at the Haycock Fire Company in Quakertown this Sunday. The fire company is serving breakfast from 8 am – 12 pm. Adults pay $7, children from ages four to seven $5, and children three and under eat free. There will be pancakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage links, plain and seasoned potatoes, cream chipped beef, toast, fruit cocktail, and homemade desserts.
14. Get Your Buzz On!
Sunday, September 25, 1 – 4 pm, Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd., Morrisville, PA
Why are bees so important? Learn about nature’s pollinators and their importance of bees from the gardeners and brewers of Pennsbury Manor. You’ll also learn about the bees’ honey in the 17th Century, and how honey was harvested. Visit the brewers who will be making some delicious mead. Cost is $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for children ages three to 11, at the door.
Have a great weekend!
Want to know what’s happening in Hunterdon County? See our Food Events in Hunterdon County calendar.