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