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August 15, 2014

Fonthill Castle Hosts Its Annual Beer Fest Featuring Local Beer, Homemade Brews, Food Pairings And Music, Next Saturday, August 23

Raise a glass! Fonthill Castle hosts its annual Beer Fest next Saturday, August 23. Beer-lovers, head out for craft beer in a super picturesque location — Fonthill Castle at the Mercer Museum is a stone mansion modeled after a European 13th-century estate. Over the course of the day, sip beers from a number of local […]

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July 1, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To July 4th Fireworks, Parades, Barbecues And More In The Philadelphia Countryside

Philadelphia goes all out for July 4th, but the celebration is not limited to the city limits. The surrounding Towns of the Countryside host a number of not-to-be missed Independence Day festivities. Whether it’s a spectacular fountains and fireworks show at Longwood Gardens, an old-fashioned celebration at Fonthill or a weekend of BBQ along the […]

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November 26, 2013

The Mercer Museum And Fonthill Castle Celebrate The Holidays With Special Tours, Festive Exhibitions, After-Hours Events And Much More

The holidays have arrived at stately Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle in Doylestown. Throughout the season, museum-goers are invited to participate in craft workshops, explore Christmas-themed exhibitions, festive decoration displays and bask in the holiday merriment. Discover history through toys and games as the Mercer Museum presents its annual Christmas exhibition, Under the Tree: A […]

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August 15, 2013

The Annual Beer Event At Fonthill Castle Provides The Masses With A Variety Of Local Beer, Food And Live Music, This Friday, August 16

Looking for a spirited evening? This Friday, August 16, an evening of local beer, wine and food brings a lively scene to the lawns of the historic Fonthill Castle in Doylestown. Grab your friends and sip and dine under the stars. Discover the local brews (and one wines!) produced in small-town Pennsylvania with selections from […]

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December 7, 2012

Roundup: Museum Gift Shops In Philadelphia To Consider For Unique Holiday Presents This Season

Philadelphia is home to some of the most impressive and unique museums in all the world. Let us not forget that in addition to beautiful galleries and treasure-packed collections, nearly every museum has its own gift shop full of merchandise that could end up being exactly what the hard-to-gift might genuinely get excited about this […]

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October 26, 2012

Harry Potter’s Guide To Philadelphia: A Special Hogwartsian Itinerary In Honor Of Chestnut Hill’s Annual Harry Potter Festival

Chestnut Hill is bringing back its bewitchingly popular Harry Potter Weekend for 2012, hitting Germantown Avenue this Friday through Sunday, October 26-28. We’re huge fans of the festival, and we want to make sure you’re fully equipped for a weekend’s worth of entertainment so wild it will knock you off your broomstick. So we’ve consulted […]

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December 2, 2011

Doylestown’s Historic Fonthill Castle Is Offering Winter Wonderland Tours Throughout December

If ever there was a location to experience a true winter wonderland, it’s the beautiful Fonthill Castle in Doylestown. Presently managed by the Bucks County Historical Society, it was once the castle home to archeologist, anthropologist, ceramist, scholar and antiquarian Henry Mercer, who built Fonthill both as his home and as a showplace for his […]

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