6 things you gotta do in Bucks this weekend (December 15-18)

Put on your festive and “ugly” Christmas/holiday sweaters this weekend and check out what’s going on in Bucks County. Santa is popping up all over town, there are plenty of community breakfasts to enjoy, and don’t forget to stop by the indoor farmers market to get some local stocking stuffers!

Also, if you are looking for a place to dine out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, we went ahead and compiled a nice list for you here. This list also includes where you can get take-out holiday meals so you can eat in the comfort of your own home. Happy holidays!

Events are listed in chronological order

1. Pancakes & Pajamas

Saturday, December 17, 9 – 11 am, Newtown Athletic Club, 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA

Photo Credit: Newtown Athletic CenterThe Newtown Athletic Club (NAC) is hosting a special holiday event geared towards the public, children of all ages, and members of the NAC. Breakfast will take place in the NAC Brown Gym and the cost for the event is $12 per child and $17 per adult.

Kids can spend time with their family and take pictures with Santa. There will be Hanukkah crafts for the kids as well. The NAC Cafe is providing a breakfast buffet for anyone who attends, including a spread of favorites like eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, toast, fresh fruit, and refreshments, as well as coffee and juice. Email the NAC at programs@newtownathletic.com or call 215.968.0600 ext. 112.

2. Wrightstown Indoor Farmers Market

Saturday, December 17, 10 am – 12 pm, Barn at The Gathering, 2324 2nd Street Pike, Wrightstown, PA

Photo Credit: Wrightstown Farmers Market

In case you missed the news last weekend, the Wrightstown Farmers Market has moved inside for the winter. Shop your favorite vendors at the Barn at The Gathering in Wrightstown (half a mile north of the regular market, at the corner of Penns Park Road and Second Street Pike). The new hours are 10 am – 12 pm. You can check out the same produce, meat, dairy, coffee, artisan breads and chocolates, and other local products that you enjoyed during the summer.

This weekend is your chance to pick up local artisan-made gifts to give for the holiday season. Grab some fresh cheeses and produce for the office party, stock up on chocolates for your sweetheart, and grab some other local goodies for stocking stuffers. Be sure to stop by the Bucks County Taste table to pick up your 2017 calendar, which consists of fresh Bucks County produce pictures. Hope to see you there!

3. Awakening Saturdays at Doc Bakers Farmulations

Saturday, December 17, 11 am – 3 pm, Doc Bakers Farmulations, 22 North Main St., Doylestown, PA

Kombucha, Photo Credit: Doc Bakers Farmulations

On Saturdays, Doc Bakers turns its store into a pop-up marketplace that hosts a variety of vendors who will help you nourish your body and soul. Stop in for freshly made juice, smoothies or homemade kombucha. Also, this is a great time to pick up some healthy and homemade gifts for the holiday. Perfect for all of your Earth-loving friends! Get more information here.

4. Lunch with Santa at Wycombe Publick House

Saturday, December 17, 12 – 2 pm, Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Rd., Wycombe, PA

Wycombe Publick House Santa Lunch, Photo Credit: Wycombe Publick House
Head to the Wycombe Publick House this Saturday, December 17 for a Publick House tradition. Santa is visiting for lunch and kids and their families can also enjoy horse carriage rides from 12 – 2 pm. While you are there, grab an adult beverage from the restaurant’s extensive beer list, and pair it with some spicy wings.

5. Santa’s Grotto at Lumberville General Store

Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2 – 4 pm, Lumberville General Store, 3741 River Rd., Lumberville, PA

Photo Credit: Lumberville General Store

Get out of the cold and come sit by the warm fire this weekend at the Lumberville General Store for some holiday fun. Not only can you enjoy a nice, fresh lunch with baked goods, but you can take the kids to see Santa, who is visiting this weekend.

For all you adults, stay for the store’s Supper Club event from 6 – 9 pm. Dine with friends and community members, and enjoy a starter with roasted garlic and herb foccia with whipped tahini hummus, and later, try out one of the entrees like cedar plank salmon or braised short ribs. Check out the full menu here.

6. Breakfast with Santa

Sunday, December 18, Perkasie Fire Co., Fifth and Arch Sts., Perkasie, PA

Breakfast, Pixabay

Love a traditional breakfast? The Perkasie Fire Co. is hosting one of its fire company breakfasts, complete with eggs, pancakes, waffles, home fries, bacon, scrapple, juice, and more. Top it off with a dessert to complete the meal! Also, Santa will be there to eat breakfast and greet the kids. Enjoy a 50/50 drawing as well. Bring the whole family for a hearty meal that supports a good cause. Adults cost $7, children ages four to 12 cost $3.50 and children three and under are free. Call 215.257.6950 for more information.

Also, Santa is stopping by the Plumsteadville Inn for brunch from 11 am – 1 pm. Reservations are not required but highly recommended.



None of these strike your fancy? You can always check our Food Events in Bucks County calendar 7 days a week, 24 hours a day here.

Have a great weekend!

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