Fire­works, Sousa and pa­tri­otic fun to mark a fes­tive Fourth

The Advance of Bucks County - - BUCKS COUNTY BUSI­NESS -

Park­ing will be avail­able at Coun­cil Rock High pchool North. Free shut­tle bus serYLFH wLOO EH SURYL­GHG IURP 6:30 WR 10:30 p.m. by McCaf­frey’s pu­per­mar­kets.

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.

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