Weekend Planner: 'The Voice,' Newtown Beerfest, Bike the Basin & More
Spend this first official Fall weekend at these local events.
Saturday marks the first day of Fall 2012, so get out there and celebrate the season change at these local weekend events.
Juliet Simms and Tony Vincent of NBC's "The Voice"
Where/when: Parx Casino and Racing, Friday, 8 p.m.
Why go: Though season 3 of NBC's "The Voice" is underway, favorites from season 2 have not been forgotten. Juliet Simms and Tony Vincent of season 2 will perform live at Studio 360 at Parx.
Bensalem Lions Club Flea Market
Where/when: 2201 Street Rd, Bensalem, Saturday, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Why go: Browse treasures and trinkets while enjoying hot dogs, pretzels, and refreshments are sold from the Bensalem Lions Club Food Truck.
Cost: Free to browse
43rd Annual Yardley Harvest Day
Where/when: S. Canal Street & E. College Avenue, Yardley, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rain or shine
Why go: Fine artists and one-of-a-kind crafters will set up along Canal Street and down East College Avenue, from Main Street to Delaware Avenue (River Road) in historic Yardley.
Where/when: 410 S State St, Newtown, Saturday, 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Why go: Newtown Beerfest 2012 is Newtown's premiere beer event presented to you by the Newtown Fire Association. Taste beers from over 80 breweries while enjoying live music and local food vendors.
Cost: General admission $40, Designated Driver $10
Bike the Basin
Where/when: Northampton Recreation Center 345 Newtown Richboro Rd, Richboro, Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Why go: At this event, kids ages 1-13 ride their bikes around a 1/2 mile track and participate in fun bike safety activities while kids ages 14 and older assist with all the activities. In addition to the bike events, kids can take part in the free face painting, balloon animals, fitness activities, etc. This event raises money to fund retinal research.