4 things you gotta do in Bucks this weekend (Jan 29 – 31)

Jonas the Blizzard has left us, but not without leaving mounds of snow behind. It’s going to take awhile for this to melt, so you might as well pretend it’s not even there. No sense huddling indoors waiting for the cold to go away. Get out this weekend and enjoy some end-of-January winter food events!

1. Wrightstown Winter Farmers Market

Saturday, Jan. 30, 10 – 11 am, Wrightstown Farmers Market, 2203 2nd Street Pike, next to the Wrightstown Township municipal offices, Wrightstown, PA

Veggie collage; photo L. Goldman

It may be winter, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of good locally grown, baked and produced food happening. The Wrightstown Winter Farmers Market takes place the 2nd and 4th Saturdays through April. Due to the snowstorm last week, the market has been rescheduled to this Saturday. Come for…

  • Wood-fired brick oven sourdough breads, Bavarian style soft pretzels, pastries, cookies, and granola
  • Eggs from pasture-raised chickens
  • Produce: carrots, parsnips, potatoes, turnips, celery root, radishes, salad greens, onions, leeks, beets, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, romanesco, cauliflower, Swiss chard, spinach, mizuna, kohlrabi, parsley, kale, fennel and apples.

Want to know what you can make with all those lovely root vegetables? Click here for an easy and delicious recipe.

  • Local raw honey, including wildflower, blueberry, cranberry; semi-solid raw honey; creamed honey – made in small batches in natural, cinnamon, orange, pumpkin spice, cranberry cinnamon walnut; local honeycomb; PA maple syrup
  • Locally roasted organic coffee
  • 100% grass-fed beef and pasture-raised chicken
  • Pork- chops, loin end roasts, shoulder roasts, cutlets, chipped, ground, spare ribs, sweet Italian and country sausage, nitrate-free smoked ham slices, roastlets and bacon. Turkey – London broils, thighs, shanks, drumsticks, tenderloins, ground turkey.
  • All natural, homemade fermented foods like Curtido – a traditional Latin American sauerkraut made with green cabbage, onion, carrot, hot pepper and oregano, Kim Chi and “Kurry Kraut.”
  • Farm fresh mozzarella, yogurt, and ricotta
  • Prepared foods and soups
  • All natural gourmet dog treats.
  • And more!

2. Winterfest Food Events

Saturday, Jan. 30, 1 – 4 pm, Triumph Brewing Company, 400 Union Square, New Hope, PA

Sunday, Jan. 31, 8 – 11:30 am, New Hope Solebury School, 182 West Bridge Street, New Hope, PA

The New Hope/Lambertville Winterfest is still kicking, despite all the slush and snow. This weekend, on Saturday, January 30 from 1 – 4 pm it’s Beef ‘n’ Brew at Triumph Brewing Company in New Hope. Come for some hot roast beef sandwiches and Triumph brews and listen to live music for a warming afternoon. Tickets are $40 each and can be bought here. Only for adults!

Then, on Sunday, January 31, stop by the New Hope Solebury High School for their annual pancake breakfast, served by the New Hope Solebury Girls Soccer team. There will be pancakes (obviously!) eggs, french toast, sausages, and beverages. The cost is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, and $3.50 for children. The breakfast will be served in the middle school cafeteria.

3. Firehouse Breakfast

Sunday, Jan. 31, 8 am – 12 pm, Haycock Fire Company, 850 Old Bethlehem Road, Quakertown, PA

What better way to celebrate the last day of January, then with breakfast? At the Haycock Fire Company in Quakertown, bring the kids and the family to get a good, all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. They will be serving breakfast from 8 am – 12 pm. Adults are $7, children from ages four to seven are $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. 

4. 19th Annual Chili Cook-off  

Sunday, Jan. 31, 1 – 4 pm, Triumph Brewing Company, 400 Union Square, New Hope, PA

Chili, Pixabay

Come in from the cold and warm yourself up with a spicy hot chili competition, featuring some of the areas most original chili. This is created by local restaurants and accompanied by local beers, and the event is made possible thanks to Triumph Brewing CompanyThis is also a part of the Lambertville/New Hope Winter Fest. Come and vote for your favorite chili in the People’s Choice Award competition and see what the judges choose. The competition is expected to be lively (and spicy). The 19th Annual Chili Cook-Off is this Sunday, January 31 from 1 – 4 pm. A full list of restaurants participating can be found here. Tickets for this event are $50 for adults, $45 for under 21. Buy your tickets online.

Have a great weekend!

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