9 Things You Gotta Do in Bucks County This Weekend (March 9 – 11)

Okay. It’s all my fault. Last week I mentioned how happy I was that it was March. I actually wrote, “We’ll probably get a March snow storm” but the “end is in sight.” (sigh) Now I’m staring out the window at nearly a foot of snow. But…the lights are (still) on and we are warm, which is more than I can say for earlier this week.

So, what’s there to do this weekend, besides shovel and/or watch snow melt? Lots! Read on and find something tasty to do.

1Knights of Columbus Lenten Supper

Fri, March 9, 5 – 7 pm
St Vincent de Paul Church Hall
654 Hatboro Road, Richboro, PA

Yes, it’s that time of year again! Even if you don’t abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent, the traditional community Lenten dinner is always fun. Come enjoy homemade soups, salad, mac n’cheese, breads, desserts and beverages, all served by the Knights of Columbus Raymond V. Hennessy Council #6145 (based in Newtown). A good will donation is requested, which will benefit the Poor Clare Sisters Langhorne Monastery.

2Fish Fry

Fri, March 9, 5 – 7 pm
Riegelsville Fire Company
333 Delaware Road, Riegelsville, PA

Another annual favorite is the weekly Fish Fry presented by the Riegelsville Fire Co. This is the same firehouse that serves up wonderful monthly breakfasts (read more about them here). These folks know what they are doing.

3Italian Night: Truffles with Chef Fabio

Fri, March 9, 7 – 8:30 pm
Altomonte’s Italian Market
856 N Easton Rd, Doylestown, PA

Chef Fabio Auguadro will demonstrate the many ways in which you can use truffles, Italy’s famous mushrooms, in your everyday cooking. Then you’ll get to taste the dishes, drink wine, and have a private shopping experience. The evening is $85 per person with the following menu: Rucola (arugula) Salad, Scrambled Eggs with Black Winter Truffle, Risotto with Truffles, Butterfly Ribeye, Grilled Italian Style Zucchini and Eggplant, and Gelato. To register, visit altomontes.com/events or call Nicole at 215.489.8889.

4Fermentation for Life

Sat, March 10, 9 am – noon
Snipes Farm and Education Center
890 W. Bridge St, Morrisville, PA

Come to Snipes Farm and Education Center to learn about the fascinating and wonderful world of fermentation. This Saturday morning, you’ll be able to explore the process of making kombucha, sauerkraut, pickled beets, yogurt and quark cheese — and sample them along the way! Each participant will take a jar of kraut to ferment at home, a scoby to start your own batch of kombucha, recipes and a list of resources. Agnes Kozak, home fermenter, will share about the power of fermented foods for health and the ease with which you can include them in your life. It will be edifying, delicious and fun. $30 per person. For more information or to register, visit their website.

5Wrightstown Indoor Winter Farmers Market

Sat, March 10, 10 am – noon
The Barn @ The Gathering
2324 2nd Street Pike, Wrightstown, PA

Freshly baked breads, homemade soups, artisanal cheese, creative and tasty condiments, pasture raised pork and beef, root veggies (potatoes, radishes, turnips, you name it), salad greens, kombucha and pickled delicacies, winter squash, sweet baked goods, freshly roasted coffee, apples and a whole bunch of things I’m probably forgetting. Come to the Wrightstown Indoor Winter Farmers Market this Saturday to pick up your eggs, coffee, bread and more!

6Wine, Art and Artisan Cheeses

Sat, March 10 & Sun, March 11, 1 – 4 pm
Villa Milagro Vineyards
33 County Rd 627, Phillipsburg, NJ

Four extremely talented artists will display their work for this “gallery” event. Photos of landscapes, butterflies, rare birds and more will fill the walls at Villa Milagro Vineyards. While you stroll about with a glass of wine to meet the artists, enjoy samples of cave-aged cheeses from Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse. Admission $10.

7Spaghetti Dinner

Sat, March 10, 5 pm
Point Pleasant Fire House
6500 Point Pleasant Pike, Point Pleasant, PA

The Point Pleasant Community Baptist Church holds their annual Spaghetti Dinner at the Firehouse this year. The dinner is $10 for adults, children under 12 years old eat free. Limited seating. Please call 215.297.5047 to reserve your seats. Please bring non-perishable food for the local food pantry.

8Miss New Hope Celebrates Pageant 2018

Sat, March 10, 6 pm
The Event Center by Cornerstone
46 N Sugan Rd, New Hope, PA

Enjoy a catered dinner, cash bar, amazing show and a fun night with the New Hope community as New Hope Celebrates & Party Gurlz Productions present “I Dream in Color: The Miss New Hope Celebrates Pageant 2018.”

Get ready for an evening of rhinestones, glitter and glam. It’s female impersonation at it’s best! With Mistress of Ceremonies “The Ebony Enchantress” Miss Victoria Lace and featuring Miss New Hope Celebrates 2017, Cyannie Lopez. Tickets are $55 for general admission and $75 for VIP. Click here to purchase.

9Ham Dinner

Sun, March 11, 11 am – 5 pm
Sellersville Volunteer Fire
2 South Main St, Sellersville, PA

Some of the first signs of spring in the Sellersville area are the robins chirping and crocus popping up — and the fire company’s semi-annual Ham Dinner. The dinner is famous throughout the area for the tasty Leidy’s® ham and homemade mashed potatoes. Eat in or take out, $9 for adults, $5 for children 5-10 years old, and children under 4 years old eat free.

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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. Tickets are going fast. Register HERE.


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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