The nights are getting chilly, but the days are still warm. It certainly feels like September is on its way!
The first apples are appearing at farmers markets and local orchards like Manoff Market Gardens and Solebury Orchards. Look for Sanza at Manoff’s and Gala apples at Solebury. Pick your own is available at Solebury. Manoff’s also still has peaches as well as fall raspberries.
But August isn’t over yet and with a beautiful weather forecast this week, there is plenty to enjoy in Bucks and nearby including freshly baked cinnamon buns, a vegan wine tasting dinner and a spiritual reading with dinner!
Find a new waterside restaurant to kick back at and enjoy the weather. See our post, 14 Great Waterside Restaurants (including 9 that Zagat missed)
Bring your pooch with you! See our post, Woof! 35 dog-friendly restaurants in Bucks & nearby
Cinnamon-yum sale! Picture this: a warm, gooey cinnamon bun next to a piping hot cup of coffee (or tea). This could be your breakfast if you stop by the Central Bucks Senior Center to pick up some of their fresh-baked cinnamon buns, handmade by the members of the center.
You can enjoy the buns plain, with raisins or nuts, or both. Learn more about the sale here or call the center for more information. Save some for the weekend, or eat them all as soon as you get home!
Message From Beyond Dinner at the Logan Inn. Explore the unknown with Author and Spiritual Medium, Edward Tabbitas, on Tuesday, August 29 at 7 pm for a three course dinner plus glass of wine, followed by a group reading. More information, including the menu, and to RSVP, click here.
Vegan winemaker’s tasting. The Sand Castle Winery is hosting its first vegan winemaker’s tasting event at its newly reinvented taste restaurant location in Phoenixville. They will serve up six signature plates paired with six Sand Castle wines. While you are there, meet the vineyard founder and winemaker himself as he takes your taste buds through all of the flavors of these perfect pairings.
Seating starts at 5 pm and the food and wine pairings start at 5:45 pm. You must buy your tickets by Tuesday, August 29. Tickets are non-refundable. More information is available here.
Red Barn Milk Company. The options for fresh dairy items like ice cream and cheese are abundant, especially when you live in Bucks County. If you feel like crossing state lines to Ringoes, NJ, you’ll find the new Red Barn Milk Company, operated by the Double Brook Farm and the owners of Hun-Val Dairy Farm. They bring the milk and tables for tasty milkshakes and soft serve, and Double Brook will bring the beef, bratwurst, veggie and chicken patties, and more. A great partnership with good food!
Red Barn Milk Co
392 State Route 31 South
Ringoes, NJ 08551
Farmers market fun. Where’s your favorite farmers market? Did you know there are plenty in and around Bucks County? Stop by your area farmers markets this week, and pick up some watermelon, corn, peaches, zucchini, tomatoes, mixed greens, and other local items like jams, honey, treats, and more. The markets should be bursting with plenty of summer produce, so don’t miss out. Plus, you’ll want to stock up for Labor Day weekend!
Check out which market is near you, or try a new one!
On the radar…
- Bucks County Foodshed Alliance 5K & 1-mile fun run, Saturday September 2: Register online through August 19 until midnight for an early bird discount and guaranteed race t-shirt of $25 per person. Register online from August 20 – September 1 for $30.
- Labor Day BBQ at the Lumberville General Store. Yep, Labor Day is only a week away! On Sunday, September 3, from 3:30 – 7 pm the Lumberville GS is hosting another one of their great BBQs. Menu includes a Burger Bar, Grilled salmon with whole grain mustard glaze, BBQ pulled pork with roasted pineapple, Smoked chicken breast with apple cider BBQ glaze, Spinach and chickpea-stuffed portobello mushrooms and delicious summery sides and desserts, all for $19.95 per adult, $9.95 per kid. More information here.
And, for more details on any of our food calendar events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County, or click the “continue reading” link below.
Bucks County Taste Dinner Club
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