Big pa­rade in New­town, Holly Nights at Penns­bury, shop­ping on the farm

The Advance of Bucks County - - WORD ON THE STREET - By Staff Re­ports

BUChS COUNTY – The hol­i­day cel­e­bra­tions con­tinue in Bucks County with the big New­town Hol­i­day Pa­rade, an ap­pear­ance by Ra­dio Dis­ney in New­town, the third an­nual Lo­cal carms Hol­i­day Shop­ping Event, and lots more. Here’s just a sam­pling of some of the events be­ing planned dur­ing the coming few weeks to get you in the hol­i­day spirit and shop­ping lo­cally. heep check­ing back as the list is up­dated.

New­town Hol­i­day Pa­rade – The 8th an­nual New­town Hol­i­day Pa­rade steps off on Sun­day, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. Pre­sented this year by the New­town Busi­ness As­so­ci­a­tion, the pa­rade prom­ises “a mag­i­cal ex­pe­ri­ence” for the en­tire com­mu­nity. More than 5,000 peo­ple are ex­pected to watch the es­ti­mated 1,200 par­tic­i­pants, in­clud­ing high school march­ing bands, 0uPPHUV, KRUVH-GUDwN FDUULDJHV, flRDWV, DNWLTuH FDUV, FRORU JuDUG, fiUH WUuFNV, 6DNWD and even some live an­i­mals. Spec­ta­tors are en­cour­aged to ar­rive early and bring fam­ily and friends, blan­kets and chairs to watch the pa­rade. The pa­rade will be­gin on South State Street at the Stock­ing Works build­ing and con­tinue north on State Street, turn left onto Washington Av­enue, then turn right onto Sy­camore Street and come to an end at Durham Road (at the dreen Par­rot). Be­fore and af­ter the pa­rade, many of the New­town busi­nesses will have spe­cial pro­mo­tions so don’t leave town be­fore grab­bing a bite to eat or stock­ing up for the hol­i­days. cor ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, visit www.New­townBA.org.

Ra­dio Dis­ney in New­town - Ra­dio Dis­ney AM 640 will be in New­town on Sun­day, Dec. 2 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at Bill Marsh cord, 10 North Sy­camore Street, New­town, in con­junc­tion with New­town’s Hol­i­day Pa­rade, which steps off at 2 p.m. Ra­dio Dis­ney’s Road Crew will be there with prizes, in­ter­ac­tive en­ter­tain­ment for the fam­ily and the lat­est hits from Ra­dio Dis­ney. Ra­dio Dis­ney is a 24-hour ra­dio net­work de­voted to kids, tweens and fam­i­lies. hids help pick the mu­sic that is played and are en­cour­aged to in­ter­act via a toll-free phone line to the Ra­dio Dis­ney stu­dio. The net­work’s cur­rent playlist, driven by lis­tener re­quests and rep­re­sent­ing ma­jor record la­bels, in­cludes record­ing artists Selena domez, gustin Bieber, Tay­lor Swift, haty Perry, Cody Simp­son, Mind­less Be­hav­ior, Hot Chelle Rae and Adele

Hol­i­day shop­ping on the ‘farm’ - The 3rd An­nual Lo­cal carms Hol­i­day Shop­ping Event takes place Wed­nes­day, Dec. 5 from 2 to 8 p.m. in­side the com­mu­nity room at the Northamp­ton Town­ship cree Li­brary, 25 Up­per Hol­land Road, Rich­boro. Shop­pers can WDNH KRPH WKH VSLULW, WHxWuUHV DNG flDYRUV RF lo­cal farms for the hol­i­days and shop for gifts and for the home from lo­cal farm­ers and pro­duc­ers. Shop­pers are in­vited to bring mar­ket bas­kets and cloth totes. The event is pre­sented by the Bucks County cood­shed Al­liance and lo­cal farm­ers and pro­duc­ers who are work­ing to­gether to build a lo­cal, sus­tain­able food sup­ply in Bucks County. cor in­for­ma­tion, visit www.Buck­sCoun­ty­cood­shedAl­liance. org or call 215-598-3979.

Penns­bury Manor Holly Nights - Penns­bury Manor will con­tinue its an­nual hol­i­day tra­di­tion Dec. 6 and 7 with its “Holly Nights” cel­e­bra­tion. Boast­ing ac­tiv­i­ties for all ages, the two-night event will fea­ture demon­stra­tions of open hearth cook­ing, black­smithing, joyn­ery, beer brew­ing, and soap mak­ing by colo­nial crafts­peo­ple dressed in pe­riod cloth­ing. sisi­tors to the 43-acre site will also be able to take a can­dlelit tour of the Manor House and take in a tra­di­tional “Mum­mer’s Play.” Through­out “Holly Nights,” which runs from 6 to 9 p.m. both evenings, hol­i­day mu­sic from en­sem­bles such as The Men of Har­mony, Har­mony Trio, Le­vit­town Cho­raliers, New­town Recorder Con­sort, Tru­man High School Hol­i­day En­sem­ble, Wil­liam Penn Mid­dle School Cho­rus, Wing and a Prayer Brass En­sem­ble, Penns­bury High School Brass En­sem­ble, Bucks County Women’s Cho­rus, and the Penns­bury High School cal­con Strings. Ad­mis­sion to Holly Nights is $10 for adults, $9 for se­nior ci­ti­zens 65 and older, $6 for chil­dren 3-11, and chil­dren un­der 3 are free. cree park­ing and hot-mulled cider are in­cluded with ad­mis­sion. cor more in­for­ma­tion call 215-946-0400 or visit www. penns­bury­manor.org.

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