Happy June! It seems we have skipped over spring and went straight to summer. The weather has been pretty good lately, which makes it easy to have BBQs, picnics, and other outdoor events. This weekend, sunshine or rain, there are plenty of food events—both indoors and outdoors. Still, let’s cross our fingers and hope for some sun!
1. Que for the Troops
Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, Falls Township Community Park, 9125 Millcreek Road, Levittown, PA
The 7th annual BBQ competition “Que for the Troops” is this Friday, June 3 – Saturday, June 4, and this year, 75 teams will compete in the Kansas City Barbecue Society event. Cash prizes are awarded to the best chicken, pork ribs, and brisket. Over the years, the event has raised more than $65,000 for Liberty USO, a nonprofit that supports active duty, National Guard and reserve military personnel.
The two-day event also features a chicken wing eating contest, mechanical bull, food vendors, a car show, live music, and fireworks. There will also be plenty of children’s events.
2. Celebrate National Donut Day
Friday, June 3, 8 am – 1 pm, One Cup Joe, 352 York Road, Warminster, PA
One Cup Joe in Warminster is teaming up with Shragher Chiropractic Center at the new Warminster location to celebrate donut day. Donuts will be provided, and while you are there, get a free spinal screening from the chiropractic center. Choose from coffee and tea for $0.75, and the donuts are free!
3. Beer Tasting: Fat Head’s Brewery
Friday, June 3, 5 – 7 pm, The Washington House Restaurant, 136 N. Main St., Sellersville, PA
Try another beer tasting at The Washington House Restaurant this Friday, June 3. The brews are from Fat Head’s Brewery, which was founded in 1992 in the historic south side of Pittsburgh, PA. The brewery produces craft brews and produced over 5,000 barrels in its first three years of business. Fat Head’s offers brews like imperial IPAs, pale ales, pilsners, imperial stouts, and more.
4. Homestead Coffee Roasters Meet and Greet
Saturday, June 4, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Doylestown Food Market, 29 West State St., Doylestown, PA
Come meet the men behind the company Homestead Coffee Roasters, and taste some of their refined coffee brews at the Doylestown Food Market. Michael and Trevor, the guys behind this local coffee brewing company, have been brewing since 2006, close to the Delaware River. Together, they are researching and crafting the perfect cup of joe. Homestead Coffee Roasters coffee is 20% for the month of June.
5. Fun on the Farm at The Market
Saturday, June 4, 11 am – 4 pm, The Market at DelVal, 2100 Lower State Rd., Doylestown, PA
It’s time for the annual Fun on the Farm Day at The Market at DelVal. This Saturday, from 11 am – 4 pm, the Market is inviting the community to get a tour of DelVal University’s animal farm and enjoy other kids’ activities on the farm. A tour of the dairy barn is scheduled for 3 pm, and the wagon rides will give a tour of the farm, getting up close and personal with cows, sheep, horses, and pigs. During this event, stop at the Market for sandwiches (like their famous pulled pork sandwich) and other local goodies like produce, honey, chips, baked goods, wine, and more.
6. Picnic Lunch in the Vineyard
Sunday, June 5, 12 – 2 pm, Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, PA
Grab your best gingham blanket and head over to the Crossing Vineyards and Winery for a relaxing and casual picnic lunch. The lunch includes a tour, a basket full of goodies, and a bottle of wine. Find a great spot in the vineyard and spread out your blanket, enjoying your wine and snacks. Perfect for couples or a group of friends. You get to keep the basket, glasses and souvenir corkscrew.
Have a great weekend!
Want to know what’s happening in Hunterdon County? See our Food Events in Hunterdon County calendar.