It’s the first weekend of May and there’s plenty to do around town. Check out our list of local events:
What: The Bucks County Housing Group will host its second annual Mother’s Day Tea to raise money for families participating in the organization’s supportive housing programs
When/where: Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at
Why go: The event will feature tea, light refreshments, 20 vendors, a raffle and a scavenger hunt with a Kindle Fire as the prize. The Tea Can Company will be offering specialty teas. A variety of treats, including cupcakes, tea sandwiches and scones, will be served.
Cost: Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for children if purchased in advance. Tickets will be available at the door for $25, $15 and $10.
More info: www.bchg.org.
What: Opening day of the
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: Used book sale at the
Where/when: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Village Library
Why go: Grab tons of books for bargain prices
Cost: Items vary
More info: http://www.wrightstownlibrary.org
What: is hosting a Grand Opening Extravaganza to showcase its new shops
Where/when: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carousel Village, Durham Road, Wrightstown
Why go: There will be free carousel rides, mini ice cream cones from OwowCow, crafts and face painting. Enjoy shopping or grab a bite from one of the many food vendors, including the , The Pineville Tavern and
Cost: Event is free, food items vary
More info: www.facebook.com/carouselvillage
What: Hosted by the Bucks County Wine Trail, this self-guided tour will showcase area wineries, including and
Where/when: Sunday at various wineries throughout Bucks County
Why go: Sample local wines and enjoy refreshments that complement the flavors
More info: www.buckscountywinetrail.com
What: The annual street fair hosted by the Newtown Business Association
Where/when: Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sycamore Street in Newtown
Why go: The day will feature a variety of family-friendly activities, including games, food and entertainment. Area businesses set up booths along Sycamore Street and distribute information and giveaways.
More info: www.newtownbpa.org
What: A fundraiser for Nor’Wester Readers, a canine assisted learning program that works in area school districts including Council Rock.
Where/When: Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at (use the entrance by the Arts Center)
Why go: In addition to the walk, the day will feature pet/family photography, dancing dog demonstrations, face painting, pony rides, raffles, vendors, a dog contest and more.
Cost: $15 per person, $25 for a parent and child and $50 for a family