Robust June Events Calendar Also Includes a Juneteenth Celebration, Colonial Camp, and Weekly Summer Sunday Events
MORRISVILLE, PA, June 16, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — The historic Pennsbury Manor today announced it is preparing for a large crowd of visitors at this year’s annual Brews & Bites fundraising event scheduled for June 24th. This one-of-a-kind event will feature craft beer tastings from breweries in Bucks County and beyond, the region’s favorite food trucks for tasty eats, and live music from 4-8 p.m. Attendees will also be treated to 17th Century brewing demonstrations live on the beautiful grounds of Pennsbury Manor on the banks of the Delaware in Bucks County.
Among the breweries attending are: Newtown Brewing Company, Ship Bottom Brewery, Odd Logic Brewing Co., Blackledge Research Winery, Second Sin Brewing Company, Bitchin’ Kitten Brewing, Naked Brewing Company, and more.
“This event is ideal for beer lovers and history buffs alike. Brews & Bites is definitely one of Pennsbury Manor’s most anticipated fundraising events,” said Zachary Brian Long, Museum Educator II, Pennsbury Manor. “Guests are treated to the best of both worlds as they savor delicious craft beers while listening to live bands as they explore the stunning historic grounds of Pennsbury Manor. The food trucks are very popular too. It’s going to be a fantastic event!”
All Brews & Bites attendees must be 21 to participate. Advance tickets are required and can be purchased online through Eventbrite by clicking here.
There’s Something for Everyone at Pennsbury Manor in June
In addition to Brews & Bites, visitors can also enjoy Summer Sundays at Pennsbury and other entertaining events throughout the month, including:
Art in the Garden: Botanical Drawing Workshop (Friday, 6/17) – Outdoor art for all skill levels. This guided drawing workshop will focus on plants in the kitchen garden. Registration is required; $35/non-members $30/members. Materials are provided.
Juneteenth Celebration (Sunday, 6/18) – Organized by Yardley native Shirley Lee Corsey, Pennsbury Manor will host a program in celebration of Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Bring a lunch and blanket or chairs and enjoy a peaceful afternoon on the banks of the Delaware River.
Open Hearth Cooking: Dinner for William Penn (Sunday, 6/18) – The cooks will prepare and present a complete seasonal dinner meal as it would have been served to William Penn.
Storytime in the Garden (begins Thursday 6/22 and runs weekly through 8/31) – Looking for something to do with your little ones this summer? Beginning June 22nd, this event will happen every Thursday from 10-11 am. Join us in the garden for story time with Ms. Kerry. Stay afterwards to explore the beautiful grounds. Bring a picnic lunch, find a shady tree, and enjoy the beauty of nature by the Delaware River. Admission: $3 Grounds Pass; No advance reservations required. *Suggested ages 3-8 but all are welcome!
“We hope visitors will join us this June – and all summer long – for our beloved Bucks County traditions and other new events we have planned for their enjoyment,” added Long. “We love hosting guests from far and wide, and sharing the beautiful grounds and rich history of Pennsbury Manor.”
SIGN UP NOW FOR SUMMER COLONIAL CAMP!
July 17-21, 9am-4pm
You’ve never experienced the adventure of a camp like this one! At Pennsbury Manor, we offer an exclusive week of summer camp that is sure to intrigue, delight, and educate your children. From the Manor House to the Stable, campers will explore and learn from the entire site and our team of living history experts. Reservations are required and space is limited. Call (215) 946-0400 or email [email protected] to register. *Suggested ages: 6-8
For additional details on these and other activities throughout the year, view the full events calendar at: www.pennsburymanor.org/events-at-pennsbury-manor/.
About Pennsbury Manor
Pennsbury Manor is a reconstruction of William Penn’s country estate set on 43 picturesque acres along the Delaware River in Morrisville, PA. As the only site in the nation dedicated to preserving the historical significance of William Penn, Pennsbury Manor brings the past into the present by telling the stories of the colonists, servants, enslaved people, and Native Americans who lived on this land.
The Manor House at Pennsbury Manor is furnished with an outstanding collection of late 17th-century furniture and objects, while the outbuildings contain reproductions that allow visitors to experience history through demonstrations and hands-on activities. Its gardens contain heritage plants, and its stables house the resident farm animals who represent their colonial counterparts.
Pennsbury Manor is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission with the assistance of The Pennsbury Society, a non-profit support organization. A steward of the past, Pennsbury Manor brings history to life through a variety of cultural and educational programming and events.
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