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aOvLEpTOWN - Fonthill Castle’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration WDNHs SODFH Rn 7KuUsGDy, -uOy 4 IURP 12 WR 4 S.P. Rn WKH JURunGs RI )RnWKLOO CDsWOH Ln aoylestown. The event is inspired by early 20WK FHnWuUy -uOy )RuUWK FHOHEUDWLRns RI yHsteryear. This family-friendly daytime event features old-fashioned games, live music and entertainment. Fonthill Castle will also be open for self-guided tours. The day’s festivities begin at noon, with the singing of the National Anthem lead by a group of students from rnami Middle pchool, folORwHG DW 12:30 S.P. Ey D FRORUIuO CKLOGUHn’s aecorated Bike Parade. For the parade, children are invited to dress themselves and their bikes (or other wheeled conveyance) in red-white-and-blue for the traditional ride down Fonthill’s tree-lined driveway. Prizes will be awarded in various categories. After the bike parade, visitors can try their hand at a host of old-fashioned games - tug-o-war, watermelon eating, an obstacle course, town EDOO (19WK FHnWuUy EDsHEDOO), sDFN UDFHs, sWLOW walking, bucket brigade relays, wheelbarrow races and a cake walk (musical chairs). Performing patriotic and old-time music throughout the day are the pellersville Merry Makers, the Galena Brass and autoharp YLUWuRsR, 0DUWL RRJHUs. BDUEHUsKRS TuDUWHWs from the Bucks County Country Gentleman will stroll the grounds serenading guests. Award-winning storyteller and writer, Robin Moore, will be performing in front of his teeSHH DW 1:30 DnG 3 S.P. AnWLTuH ELFyFOHs wLOO also be on display and ridden by the Pennsylvania Wheelman. Food will be available from vendors including Happy pnacks and auck aeli, however guests may also bring their own picnic lunches onto the grounds. Gate admission to Fonthill’s Castle’s Old)DsKLRnHG )RuUWK RI -uOy CHOHEUDWLRn Ls $4 IRU DGuOWs, $2 IRU PHPEHUs, $1 IRU FKLOGUHn (DJHs 5 WR 17) DnG IUHH IRU FKLOGUHn IRuU DnG under. Parking on the grounds is free. No dogs are allowed on the grounds and solicitation is prohibited. Heavy rain cancels the HYHnW. BHJLnnLnJ DW 1 S.P., )RnWKLOO CDsWOH will be open for tours. Guests will have the unLTuH RSSRUWunLWy WR YLsLW WKH HsWDWH’s wLnH cellar and rarely seen crypt. These rooms are not a part of the regular tour and provide a view into Henry Mercer’s life in his castle. A separate admission fee to tour the FDsWOH Ls $3 IRU DGuOWs, $2 IRU sHnLRUs, $1 IRU children, and free for members presenting a YDOLG PHPEHUsKLS FDUG. PURFHHGs EHnHfiW HGucational programs at Fonthill Castle and the Mercer Museum. Fonthill is located at East CRuUW 6WUHHW DnG RRuWH 313 Ln DRyOHsWRwn.
pOrTHAMPTON - The pouthampton DDys CRPPLWWHH KROGs LWs 42nG AnnuDO CRunWUy )DLU, “0DGH ,n WKH U6A,” -uOy 1 WR S from S p.m. to close. The fair features free concerts at the Lions Grove Bandstand and on the Midway ptage and free children’s entertainment. ppecial amusement ride bands FDn EH SuUFKDsHG DW WKH IDLU IRU $40 SHU SHUson, offering unlimited rides for the entire week. pouthampton aay will be celebrated 7KuUsGDy, -uOy 4 sWDUWLnJ wLWK Dn ,nGHSHndence Parade. Festivities in the park begin at S p.m. with a concert by the pouthampton Community Band at 7 p.m. Fireworks will OLJKW uS WKH sNy DW 9:30 S.P. GHnHUDO DG- PLssLRn Ls $3 SHU SHUsRn (NLGs unGHU WKUHH will be admitted at no charge) for the fair, FRnFHUWs DnG fiUHwRUNs Rn -uOy 4. )RU LnIRUmation and the event schedule visit www. southamptondays.com. Events take place at Tamanend Park adjacent to hlinger Middle 6FKRRO, 1415 6HFRnG 6WUHHW PLNH, 6RuWKDPSton.
LA0B(R7V,LL(, N- - HRwHOO LLYLnJ History Farm invites the public to enjoy an old fashioned “ice cream party” on paturday, -uOy 6 IURP 10 D.P. WR 4 S.P. )HDWuUHG DFWLYities include music, wagon rides, games and contests, a children’s craft program and lots of ice cream making and eating. Ice cream PDNLnJ wLOO EHJLn DW 11DP wKHn YLsLWRUs DUH invited to help draw and grind ice from the )DUP’s LFH KRusH. 7KH fiUsW EDWFK RI KRPHmade ice cream will be ready for dipping at noon. Ice cream sodas and sundaes will be sHUYHG unWLO 3:30S.P. 7KH IDUP Ls ORFDWHG Rn VDOOHy RG., MusW RII RW. 29, WwR PLOHs sRuWK RI Lambertville, N.J. Parking and admission DUH IUHH. HRuUs DUH 10 D.P. WR 4 S.P. 7uHsGDy WKUu 6DWuUGDy; 12 WR 4 S.P. Rn 6unGDys. )RU LnIRUPDWLRn, FDOO 609-737-3299.