Bucks County Arts & Entertainment
In the 1930’s, the headline of an article in a New York newspaper read….”artists, writers, painters and business men are buying in Bucks County.” Indeed, within close proximity to New York and Philadelphia, Bucks County’s woodsy, rolling countryside dotted with streams, ponds, covered bridges, colorful villages and wonderful old stone farmhouses offered a welcome retreat from life in the city. Over the years, notables such as Pearl Buck, Oscar Hammerstein, George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart brought their talent and creativity to this area and joined with Bucks County natives like James Michener and the impressionist painters from Philadelphia to set the cultural tone for Bucks County. Today, this areas numerous theaters, art galleries, antique shops, libraries and museums continue to inspire and satisfy the special interests of residents and tourists alike. The visit Bucks County website is a wealth of information on history, culture, event and things to do!