Friday, April 19, 2013
The annual carnival to benefit the Christine McCaffrey Community Emergency Fund runs through Sunday.
The annual carnival to benefit the Christine McCaffrey Community Emergency Fund is now open at Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd. The carnival will feature rides by Majestic Midways, games, food and more. Carnival hours are: Today's forecast calls for a 30 percent chance of rain and temperatures in the mid 70s. Weather.com says Saturday should be in the mid 50s with a slight chance of a.m. rain. On Sunday, it should be sunny and in the mid 50s, according to weather.com.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
A look at events happening in and around Newtown this weekend.
SHADY BROOK CARNIVAL What: The annual carnival to benefit the Christine McCaffrey Community Emergency Fund When/where: Friday 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday 3 to 10 p.m., Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. at Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley Cost: Rides vary RECORD STORE DAY What: Newtown Book & Record Exchange is celebrating Record Store Day with live music by local artists. When/where: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Newtown Book & Record Exchange Cost: Free TYLER GARDENS LECTURE What: The Sixth Annual Tyler Gardens and Landscape Lecture will feature guest speaker Drew Becher, the president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. When/where: Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Bucks County Community College's Newtown Campus. Cost: Tickets are $15 for the…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The annual carnival at Shady Brook Farm opens Thursday at 6 p.m.
The annual carnival to benefit the Christine McCaffrey Community Emergency Fund opens Thursday at Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd. The carnival will feature rides by Majestic Midways, games, food and more. Carnival hours are: The current forecast on weather.com is calling for clouds Thursday and a high temperature of 68. On Friday, forecasters predict clouds and a high of 74. Saturday's forecast has a chance of rain and Sunday is expected to be sunny with temperatures in the mid-50s.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Shady Brook Farm's Easter Eggstravaganza will be held Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Haven't had a chance yet to meet the Easter Bunny? There's still time. Shady Brook Farm's Easter Eggstravaganza is happening Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to Shady Brook Farm's website, there will be "jumping pillows, wagon rides, inflatable attractions" and a hunt for six candy-filled eggs. Plus, the Easter Bunny will be there. The cost is $8 per child. For more information, visit http://shadybrookfarm.com
Friday, March 15, 2013
The annual Jog 'n Hog, set for July 21, involves running about a mile and a half, eat either a quart or a pint of ice cream and then running back to the starting line.
In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, Shady Brook Farm is hosting the second annual Uncle Dave’s Ice Cream Jog 'n Hog on July 21. Registration opens Sunday at a special price that will be available for 24-hours only. The festivities will kick off at 8:30 a.m. at Shady Brook Farm. Runners will jog about a mile and a half, stop and eat either a quart or a pint of Uncle Dave’s ice cream and then run back to the starting line. According to race organizers, there are several new features for this year’s Ice Cream Jog ‘n Hog, including the introduction of two divisions. “The gastrointestinally brave can register in the Whole Hogger Division, which involves eating a quart of ice cream at the race’s halfway point. Those who are less confident …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Santa arrived via helicopter Friday at Shady Brook Farm in Lower Makefield Township.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The classic rockers will perform at Mitt Romney's rally Sunday at Shady Brook Farm.
The Marshall Tucker Band, known for their Classic Rock hit "Can't You See," will perform at Mitt Romney's rally Sunday at Shady Brook Farm. Tickets to the rally are free but you must reserve them online by clicking here. Doors open at 2 p.m. and the event begins at 5 p.m. According to information from the Romney campaign, all attendees will go through "airport-like security" and should bring as few personal items as possible. No bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids or signs will be allowed in the venue, however, cameras are permitted. Shady Brook Farm is at located 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley. (Use Morrisville in your GPS.) See related links:
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Get a peek behind the scenes, as Bucks County's Shady Brook Farm takes haunted Halloween celebrations to a new level.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Video courtesy of metra4.com.
Friday, July 27, 2012
When Mother Nature is stingy with rain, area farms make their own.
There may be such a thing as perfect crop-growing weather, but Pat Kohler, of Kohler Farms in Horsham, can’t recall the last time she actually experienced it. Kohler, like farmers nationwide, is coping with this summer’s extreme heat, and in some states, drought conditions. “I’ll take not enough rain anytime,” Kohler said. “You can’t do anything to take the water away but you can always put water on.” The artificial rain that farmers live by is that of irrigation. For the most part, they contend that the lines pumping water during dry spells do the trick – but at a cost. “It’s moving around the lines,” Kohler said of operations on the 100-acre farm. “That takes half a day for four to five people. If you just got a two-hour rainfall it …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The inaugural Uncle Dave’s Ice Cream Jog n’ Hog requires participants to run two miles, eat a quart of ice cream and then jog back.
In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, Shady Brook Farm is hosting the inaugural Uncle Dave’s Ice Cream Jog n’ Hog on July 15. This “fun and slightly crazy event” will challenge participant's bodies, minds and stomachs, organizers said in a press release. During the event, runners will jog two miles on Shady Brook Farm then stop and eat a quart of Uncle Dave’s vanilla ice cream. But the ice cream isn’t a reward for exercising – participants will then run two miles back to the starting line after eating the creamy dessert. The Jog n’ Hog starts at 8:30 a.m. It is open to anyone age 13 and up. Children under age 13 can run the Junior Hogger, which consists of dashing 100 yards, eating a three-ounce cup of Uncle Dave’s ice cream and …