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Weekend Planner: Huge Garage Sale, Theatre Gala

Plus, the Newtown Library Company is hosting "The Amazing Race" and the Foodshed Alliance has a benefit Sunday.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are a few options:

NEWTOWN GRANT GARAGE SALE

Where/when: Saturday from 8 to 1 p.m. at the Newtown Grant Rec Center parking lot

Why go: Looking for toys, books, electronics or home wares? The Newtown Grant Garage Sale is the place to find it. Hundreds of sellers convene at the parking lot at the Newtown Grant Rec Center parking lot. You can find pretty much anything and the price is right. Come early for best selection.

THE AMAZING RACE

Where/when: Saturday at 9:30 a.m. beginning at the Newtown Library Company

Why go: This activity, loosely based on the popular television show, will send participants on a quest throughout town seeking clues. Proceeds benefit the library.

Cost: $50 per team. To register or for more information call 215-968-7659 or email newtownfb@gmail.com

NEWTOWN THEATRE GALA

Where/when: Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Newtown Theatre

Why go: The“Let’s Get Digital…Digital” gala will help raise the $100,000 needed to convert the theatre’s projection system from film to digital. Enjoy food and wine while watching old newsreel clips and classic comedy shorts. Plus, there will be live music and a silent auction of movie posters, memorabilia and other items. 

Cost: $100 per person. To purchase tickets, visit www.savenewtowntheatre.com

FITNESS DANCE PARTY

Where/when: Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Newtown Athletic Club

Why go: The event benefits the Bucks County Performing Arts Institute, a non-profit organization for the advancement of performing arts for the area’s youth. 

Cost: Tickets are $20 and include the party, water, light refreshments and a raffle.  Click here for more information.

FALL GARDEN BENEFIT

Where/when: Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hortulus Farm

Why go: The event benefits the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering and expanding the local food supply. It will feature wine and light fare from local producers. There will be a talk on vegetable gardening as well as a self-guided tour of the grounds. Attendees can also view the owners’ collection of Bucks County impressionist paintings.

Cost: $25 in advance or $30 at the door. To purchase tickets online, visit www. bcfa.eventbrite.com.

Jennifer Wind September 27, 2012 at 10:47 PM
The garage sale is sold out! 126 people selling all their stuff. Weather should be fine and we are ready for buyers. Hope to see everyone out there. We are on Facebook if you have questions.
Jennifer Wind September 27, 2012 at 10:50 PM
Oh, and there will be parking available (for $1) so that you don't have to worry about getting a ticket along Eagle Road or South Drive
Kara Seymour September 27, 2012 at 10:58 PM
Thanks for the update Jennifer! We'll have more coverage of the sale tomorrow morning on Patch!

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