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Events for Saturday September 30, 2017


2017 Canal Walk, Part One

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Saturday September 30, 2017
9:00 AM

The Friends of the Delaware Canal will embark on their 30th annual Canal Walk beginning on September 30. All 58.9 miles of the Canal will be explored over the course of five Saturdays.  The guided walking tour will start at the Forks of the Delaware Recreation Area in Easton and end at Riverfront Park in Bristol Borough on October 28.  

Canal Walk 2017 will give hikers the opportunity to learn about the area’s past and future while taking in the autumn scenery of the Canal and Delaware River corridor.  Susan Taylor, Executive Director of the Friends, along with local history and conservation authorities, will tell about the Delaware Canal where mule-drawn boats once transported coal and other goods.  They will also point out many other sites of historic and environmental significance along the route.  

The five segments of the Walk are:
September 30 –  Forks of the Delaware Recreation Area in Easton to the Indian Rock Inn in Upper Black Eddy – 13 miles
October 7 – Indian Rock Inn to #2 Bridge 2 Lane, Point Pleasant, PA 18950 (Use Pipersville, PA for GPS)  11.9 miles
October 14 – Point Pleasant to Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve south of New Hope – 11.7 miles
October 21 – Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve to the Black Rock Road Picnic Area in Yardley. – 10 miles
October 28 - Black Rock Road Picnic Area to Riverfront Park adjacent to Mill Street in Bristol Borough – 12.3 miles 

The Walks begin at 9 a.m. on each Saturday.  Participants are invited to walk on any or all of the Saturdays.   Please bring a light lunch and beverage on each day. Transportation back to the starting point will be accomplished by carpooling. 

The walks are free, and the public is encouraged to participate.  

For more information about Canal Walk 2017 and other Friends’ activities, call 215-862-2021, visit http://www.fodc.org


McConkey's Market

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Saturday September 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Shop this bi-annual outdoor event for Artisan Crafts, Handmade jewelry and everything repurposed and upcycled!

Artist crafts include pottery, glass, woodcraft, paintings, clothing, and much more.
Handmade and vintage jewelry makes a great gift—for you or a loved one!

Upcycled & Repurposed furniture.

Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road Washington Crossing, PA 18977

https://www.mcconkeysmarket.com/


Picnic Lunch in the Vineyard, Crossing Vineyards and Winery

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Saturday September 30, 2017
12:00 PM

Picnic Lunch in the Vineyard, Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, PA, 215-493-6500, Ext. 19
Noon., Includes a tour, a basket full of food, and a bottle of wine. $85 per basket. Registration required., www.crossingvineyards.com


Woodland Fairy Tales, Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

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Saturday September 30, 2017
1:00 PM

Woodland Fairy Tales, Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Road, New Hope, PA, 215-862-2924
1 p.m., Journey through Penn's Woods to help the plants and animals of the preserve. $15., www.bhwp.org


Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story, Bucks County Playhouse

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Saturday September 30, 2017
2:00 PM

Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-2121
2 and 8p.m., Musical drama about the true story of Alan Freed , www.bcptheater.org


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Bristol Riverside Theater,

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Saturday September 30, 2017
2:00 PM

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Bristol Riverside Theater, 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA, 215-785-0100
2 and 8 p.m., Musical comedy. $30 and up., www.brtstage.org


The Amazing Max!

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Saturday September 30, 2017
3:00 PM

Max combines magic and comedy, making objects appear and disappear and generally defying the laws of physics inches from theatergoer’s faces. This high-energy, interactive and all-around silly show is appropriate for audiences of all ages (recommended 3 & up).

Zlock Performing Arts Center, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown PA 

http://tickets.bucks.edu/calendar


Tom Yermack, Washington Crossing Inn

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Saturday September 30, 2017
6:00 PM

Tom Yermack, Washington Crossing Inn, 1295 General Washington Memorial Boulevard, Washington Crossing, PA, 215-493-3634
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Playing two hand guitar. Weather permitting.