Weekend Planner: Bucks County Holiday Treefest, Bone Marrow Donor Drive
There are a variety of weekend events being held in the Lower Bucks County area.
7th Annual Bucks County Holiday Treefest
Where/when: Bucks County Visitors Center, 3207 Street Rd, Bensalem, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Why go: The Bucks County Visitor Center in Bensalem transforms into a wintry wonderland as the main gallery becomes home to the 7th Annual Bucks County Holiday Treefest.
Farmhouse Christmas Craft Show at Moland House
Where/when: 1641 Old York Rd, Hartsville, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Why go: Find the perfect, handcrafted gift for everyone on your list. There will be beautiful creations from over 55 local crafters in this historic park.
Cost: $1 admission benefits the Moland House Restoration Project
Pet Valu Animal Food and Supply Drive
Where/when: Pet Valu, 800 Bustleton Pike, Richboro, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, all day
Why go: Donate leashes and collars to help Pet Valu lessen the burden for shelters and struggling pet owners who need supplies to properly care for, and provide a healthy life for their furry companions. They are also collecting toys for training and stimulating playful and social lives, beds and coats to keep warm, canned and dry food, or monetary donations to help shelters purchase supplies most needed.
Energy Concepts and One Warm Coat - Local Drive
Where/when: 2136 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Why go: Energy Concepts is collecting clean, gently used coats and jackets as part of the One Warm Coat community service project. Coats of all shapes sizes are welcome. Just bring your clean, gently used coats and jackets to 2136 Bristol Pike in Bensalem. All donated coats will be given to the United Way of Bucks County for distribution to local people in need.
Artists of Yardley Exhibit
Where/when: Bucks County Visitors Center, 3207 Street Rd, Bensalem, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Why go: See the artwork of over 20 artists from Artists of Yardley, ranging from watercolors, oils, collage, photography and more.
Christmas Tree Sale Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 153
Where/when: Kmart, 176 W. Street Rd, Feasterville Trevose, Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Why go: A Lower Southampton Boy Scout Troop will be selling fresh-cut Christmas trees. They will have Douglas Firs and Fraser Firs in all sizes & shapes in addition to a 'Stand Straight' tree drill. They will be able to help you secure your tree to your car.
Cost: Prices vary—cash only.
Be the Match: Bone Marrow Donor Drive
Where/when: Northampton Township Administration Building 55 Township Rd, Richboro, Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Why go: Nick is in need of a bone marrow transplant and his siblings are not matches. Get tested to see if you're a match to help Nick.
Council Rock Breakfast for Veterans
Where/when: Applebees, 2 West Rd, Newtown, Sunday, 8 to 10 a.m.
Why go: A local Girl Scout is hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser to benefit the National Veteran's Cemetery.
Cost: $5 for kids 6-12, $7.50 for adults