No one goes quite as all-out as Lambertville, NJ when it comes to Halloween decorations! Right across the river from New Hope, Pennsylvania (dubbed by many as "America's Most Haunted Town"), Lambertville, New Jersey is usually the quieter of the sister river towns. Not so during the spookiest season, when enthusiastic residents and retailers break out the blacklights and transform Lambertville into "Halloweenville". Take a look!
The Rocky Horror Show is alive at Bucks County Playhouse! The show is back and better than ever – LIVE ON STAGE at Bucks County Playhouse!
Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, a musical that inspired the 1975 classic cult film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, follows innocent couple Brad and Janet as they seek shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night, where they encounter transvestite Dr. Frank N Furter, his “perfect” creation Rocky, and an assortment of other crazy creatures.
Dates for the show:
Friday • October 21 • 7:30pm, 11:30pm
Saturday • October 22 • 7:30pm, 11:30pm
Sunday • October 23 • 3:00pm
Tuesday • October 25 • 7:30pm
Wednesday • October 26 • 7:30pm
Thursday • October 27 • 7:30pm
Friday • October 28 • 7:30pm; 11:30pm
Saturday • October 29 • 7:30pm; 11:30pm
Sunday • October 30 • 3pm
To purchase tickets go to:
Book, Music & Lyrics: Richard O’Brien
Given the nature of the subject matter, we recommend audiences no younger than 17.
We've enjoyed tremendous growth in the last two months, with new members from all over the Greater New Hope area. We'd like to introduce you to our newest members!
Bee, Bergvall & Co. • bbco-cpa.com
The Lambertville Station Restaurant & Inn • lambertvillestation.com
Bowman's Tavern, New Hope, PA • bowmanstavernrestaurant.com
Bucks County River Country, Point Pleasant, PA • rivercountry.net
The People's Store, Lambertville, NJ / New Hope Antiques Center • peoplesstore.net
Ganga Roof / A. Brooks Construction • abrooksconstruction.com
Bucks County Playhouse • New Hope, PA • bcptheater.org
26 Bridge Studio & Gallery • weare26bridge.com
Phantasm Comics, New Hope, PA • phantasmcomics.com
Dezigns by JJ, New Hope, PA • dezignsbyjj.com
WDVR 89.7 FM • wdvrfm.org
Penn Community Bank, New Hope, PA • penncommunitybank.com
The Wolverton Inn • woolvertoninn.com
Full Moon Cafe • cafefullmoon.com
Porches on the Towpath • porchesnewhope.com
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Mark Your Calendar! New Hope is getting the full hitch appearance of the Budweiser Clydesdales!! September 10th at 2:00. The 3 truck Convoy that carries the horses, beer wagon, tack, etc should arrive at the Eagle Firehouse around 12:30pm. They will have parking in the grass field next to the firehouse if you wish to come and watch the team get tacked up before the parade. It is also a great opportunity for close up pictures. Fire Company personnel will be directing you to the parking area. There will also be drinks and hot dogs available for a small donation. Bathrooms and a firehouse tour will also be available.
The parade should depart the firehouse around 2pm, and head down Bridge Street into town, and then proceed South on Main Street.
First introduced in 1933, after the repeal of Prohibition, the Clydesdales have served as living symbols of not just Budweiser, but also the unconquerable American spirit.
Famous worldwide for their appearances in parades, television broadcasts, and even Presidential inaugurations, they're now set to make their most important appearance yet - the one with you! Hang out with the hitch and get your picture taken with these living legends.
For more info: http://www.budweiser.com/en/clydesdales/doylestownpa.html #followthehitch #visitnewhope
The Friends of the Delaware Canal (FODC) will host a ‘Sock Hop’ dance benefit on Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Barn at Hope Ridge Farm in New Hope.
The evening includes live music by RB Express, classic cars, dinner, drinks, and dessert.
“Come show off your best 50s dance moves and, if you like, your letter sweater or poodle skirt!” said Susan Taylor of the Friends of the Delaware Canal. ..... FOR MORE INFORMATION, go to The New Hope Free Press Article.
A food truck fundraiser being held on Friday, Aug. 5, will seek not only to satisfy appetites and raise spirits, but also raise money for the New Hope-Solebury Education Fund.
The event kicks off..... To Read More Go To The New Hope Free Press.
Canal Fest is rapidly approaching! We thought a perfect kickoff would be to open our First Annual New Hope Canal Instagram Contest. To enter: take a photo of your favorite spot on the New Hope Canal - can be a bridge shot, an up-close of a canal critter, or a sunset on the towpath. Post to Instagram using #NewHopeCanal. Our panel will judge each entry and choose from the following categories: Most Original or Most Beautiful. Entries will be judged now through July 30th. One winner in each category will receive two tickets to the Philadelphia Phillies game on Friday August 12th.
Whether or not you're an Instangram fan, please join us for the Delaware Canal Festival in New Hope on July 30th. Town will be hopping with a scavenger hunt, duck decorating contest, Civil War Re-enactors and Plein Air Artists on the Canal. All this activity will bring a new view to our often overlooked Canal!
Hope to see you there!!
The New Hope Film Festival kicks off this Friday and runs through July 31st. All different genres from documentaries to thrillers, short films to features will be presented. For ticket information go to: newhopefilmfestival.com
The festival received a record 591 entries during the 2015-16 submission season, and judges named 106 official selections, including 89 films from 11 countries, and 17 scripts. Many of the films are U.S. and world premieres. Countries represented include the U.S., Italy, Canada,..... to see more go to: The New Hope Free Press.
The New Hope live music scene isn't just alive and well, it's hosting some of the best gigs in the area! Whether you are into live rock, acoustic, musical theater, or cabaret, there is something for everyone! These establishments aren't just hosting nationally known acts, but up and coming talent, and open mic nights as well. Below is just a sample of some of the great musical acts hitting New Hope this season! It might be time to ask "if New Hope is the Live Music Capital of Bucks County"?
John and Peters
Mickey Melchiondo (AKA: Dean Ween), has been hosting one of the best rambles in the area at John and Peters right under everyone's noses. The Invitational, with a house band of all-star musicians including some celebrities, play every Wednesday night at 9pm sharp until closing. Good musicians with a positive attitude are encouraged to sit in with the band--there is a sign up sheet and house gear that you can play through. Just come organized with an original or cover song in mind, bring your respective instrument, whether it's a guitar, bass, or set of drum sticks, your voice, a horn, etc....and sit back and make some great music. The best part of all is that admission is FREE.
Check the J&P website for their full monthly event calendar!
Havana has hosted some of the best musical acts for years. and this summer is no different! Spend An Evening With The Yardbirds on July 8th. Like great classic rock? Check out Midnight North on July 21st. Are you a KISS fan? Come down on July 24th for KISS Tribute band Rock N Roll Over! Singer-Songwriter Howie Day with hits like "Collide" and "She Says" takes the stage July 29th. Check out some great blues with the JB Kline Band on July 31st. Check the Havana website for their full monthly event calendar!
New Hope Winery
When it comes to live music, the New Hope Winery never disappoints! On Saturday, July 9th, check out Yellow Brick Road: A Tribute to Elton John. On July 23rd & 24th, the winery will be hosting a two day Wine & Music Festival, with music from Not Fade Away - The Music of Buddy Holly, and local favorite John Beacher among others. So far, slated for the Fall are The English BEAT, Donna The Buffalo, and tribute bands for Led Zeppelin, CSN, and the Stones!
Check the Winery website for their full monthly event calendar!
Great brew isn't the only thing on tap at Triumph this season. John Beacher & Jason Ager share the stage on July 15th. Richie Navigator on July 16th, and Matthew Szlachetka on July 25th.
Check the Triumph website for their full monthly event calendar!
The Bucks County Cabaret
Ruben Castillo takes you on a musical journey with ELVIS-Unplugged: The Seventies on July 9th. Singer-Songwriter Nellen Dryden plays July 15th and Jeffrey Folmer plays the Cabaret July 30th. Some of the areas best singers sing SONGS FROM THE MOVIES on August 5th. Chaslyn Sweetwood is accompanied by Bob Egan for her highly anticipated Cabaret debut!
Check the Cabaret website for their full monthly event calendar!
Bucks County Playhouse
If you're into musical theater, you've come to the right town! BUDDY- The Buddy Holly Story runs through to July 16th. The Bucks County Youth Company proudly presents The Sound Of Music from August 3rd to August 13th.
The new musical Cake Off runs August 19th to September 10th, and of course the fall would not be complete without The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which runs Oct 21st to 30th.
Looking for a fun thing to do in the New Hope area? Why not get your ticket and jump aboard one of The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad's special event rides?
Sunday Brunch Trains
Brunch Trains return to the New Hope and Ivyland Railroad, on select Sundays at 10:30 am. Enjoy a leisurely ride along our historic rails, in our fully restored antique dining car from the 1920's while enjoying freshly prepared breakfast entrees and beverages.
Murder Mystery Dinner Trains
The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad and Act 1 Productions bring you another season of mystery on the rails. An edge-of-your-seat, whodunit evening of suspense and comedy!
Evening Star Dinner Trains
Passengers can ride the rails in first class comfort, enjoying dinner and cocktails while appreciating the strolling scene provided by the Bucks County countryside.
The Grapevine Express
A Romantic Wine and Cheese Excursion at 5:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays May 28th thru October 30th. Ride the rails in first class comfort in a beautifully restored, air conditioned Parlor Car for a 50 minute tour. Enjoying fine cheeses, toasted crackers and exclusive vintages from various regions. Each month a different region will be featured.
Wildflower Express Train
Adults and children will love to ride on the open air car* as they enjoy the scenic surroundings with an unobstructed, wide-open view of the Bucks County countryside. Once onboard, enjoy the live narration, reflecting the many interesting facts and happenings along our rails, the train will slow at a certain point on your ride and the conductor will instruct the children where to throw their seeds. The children may return during the month of August and September to see their Wildflowers bloom!
For information on ticket prices and schedules, go to: https://www.newhoperailroad.com/upcoming-events.cfm