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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

Hellerick's Fall Festival

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Saturday September 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Our annual fall festival includes hayrides, corn mazes, animal attractions, spider net, corn box plus 45 other family friendly activities. We also offer a huge supply of pumpkins, gourds, squash, straw bales, corn shocks and everything for fall decorating. Our Aerial Adventure Park is also open... the high ropes adventure features 30 elements and zip lines! Hellerick's Family Farm, 5500 N Easton Road, Doylestown PA

Good Shephard School's Harvest Festival

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Saturday September 30, 2017
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sponsored by: Good Shepherd Preschool, A fun day with kids' activities, vendors, a silent auction, and raffles. This is a free event and open to the public. Vendors include Bucks County Apiaries, Thirty-One Gifts, LulaRoe, Every Stitch Counts LLC, SD Wood Designs, Plexus, and more.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 877 Street Road, Southampton, PA 

Apple Festival with Apple and Pumpkin Picking

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Saturday September 30, 2017
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All kinds of kid's entertainment included in admission price! Kids love the giant jumping pillows and all-new Sports Zone.

Huge corn maze, life sized lawn games, animals, inflatables and more.

Ice cream, food, snacks, wine and beer available in ther festival field.

Wagon rides to pick your own pumpkins and different varieties of apples run a loop throughout the afternoon.

Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley PA


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.,

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

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