Weekend Planner: Music, Parade to Celebrate Unofficial Start of Summer
Kick off the long weekend with some live jazz music and wrap it up with a Memorial Day parade in Newtown.
Sticking around town this Memorial Day weekend? Well, there's plenty to do. Here's a list of events happening in and around Newtown:
What: Enjoy live jazz music from the Eric Mintel Quartet while sipping local wine
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday, Crossing Vineyards
Why go: A perfect way to kick off your Memorial Day weekend -- relax, unwind and unplug.
Cost: $10; click here for reservations or call 215-493-6500, ext. 19.
What: The Central Bucks Family YMCA is hosting its last Teen Night of the year for students in 7th to 9th grade.
When/Where: 7 p.m. Friday, Central Bucks Family YMCA, 2500 Lower State Rd, Doylestown
Why go: Teen night includes time in the Teen Center with music and games with the option to go swimming or shoot hoops in the gym. Participants may come and go as they please.
Cost: Free for members, $10 for nonmembers
What: Town and Country Players’ production of “Our Town”
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Town and Country Players, 4158 York Road, Buckingham
Why go: Highlighting the large cast is Broadway guest actor and artist, Tom Foral, who is returning to his Doylestown roots and reappearing on the Town and Country stage after 52 years of performing professionally.
Cost: $15; click here to reserve online
What: The weekly Wrightstown Farmers’ Market
When/where: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wrightstown Township Municipal Building, 2203 Second Street Pike
Why go: Pick up fresh veggies from local producers
Cost: Items vary
More info: www.buckscountyfoodshedalliance.org
What: Re-enactors will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War on the grounds of the Mercer Museum during this annual encampment
When/where: Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m. at the Mercer Museum, 84 S Pine St, Doylestown
Why go: Take a step back in time -- visit with military engineers and map makers, learn about Civil War era medicine and interact with re-enactors
Cost: Included with museum admission, which is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $6 for children ages 5-17
What: Newtown’s annual Memorial Day Parade
When/where: Monday starting at 9 a.m. throughout Newtown Borough and Township