Events Archive – 2014

Calendar of Events

  • January 26, 2014 [Sunday @ 6:00 PM at the Temperance House]Appreciation Dinner for the Holiday Open House Tour Sites and Volunteer of the Year
  • March 8, 2014 [Saturday @ 7:00 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Tavern Night (Reservation Form & Press Release)
  • March 15, 2014 [Saturday @ 8:30 AM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Annual Spring Clean-Up (Press Release)
  • March 16, 2014 [Sunday @ 2:00 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Sunday Social at the Half Moon Inn (Press Release)
  • March 17, 2014 [Monday @ 8:00 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)“Metal Detecting in Bucks County” by Dr. John Whitehead
  • April 21, 2014 [Monday @ 8:00 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Annual Meeting (Press Release)“Treasures from the Attic: Selected Items from the NHA Archives”
  • April 26, 2014 [Saturday @ 5:00 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Cocktail Party (Press Release)
  • June 4, 2014 (Wednesday from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM)5th Grade Walking Tour of Newtown (Press Release)
  • June 20, 2014 [Friday @ 6:30 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]Historic Walking Tour(Press Release)
  • September 14, 2014 [Sunday @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] Sunday Social at the Half Moon Inn (Press Release)
  • October 11, 2014 (Saturday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM)Market Day (Press Release)
    Rain date is October 12th – Call 215-968-4004 on the day of the event to confirm.
    Admission is free.
  • October 26, 2014 [Sunday @ 2:00 PM at the Newtown Cemetery Chapel]General Membership Meeting (Press Release) “A Walking Tour of the Newtown Cemetery” by members of the NHA Board
  • November 17, 2014 [Monday @ 8:00 PM at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)]General Membership Meeting (Press Release)“Taverns of New Jersey” by Dennis Bertland
  • December 6, 2014 (Saturday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM)Open House Tour (Press Release)
    Inclement weather date is December 7th – Call 215-968-4004 on the day of the event to confirm.
    Tickets will be available at the Newtown Book & Record Exchange beginning November 6th and on the NHA Website.
  • December 20, 2014 [Saturday @ noon to 2 pm at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn)] – “Joulupkki”, Santa Claus from Finland is making an early visit to Newtown to check his “naughty or nice” list. Bring your children to visit him and receive a small gift.


Other Events:

  • Special Lecture Program – Invited speakers on topics of interest are regularly scheduled. Contact the Newtown Historic Association headquarters for more information.
  • Walking Tours – Newtown has retained a feeling and historic charm marked by the intangibles left by the many people who have contributed to its rich historical heritage. Experience the many things in Newtown that are of interest to the antiquarian by enjoying a walking tour. Brochures and maps are available at the Newtown Historic Association headquarters, or download and print the following walking tours and enjoy them on your next visit to town:
    • Newtown Heritage Walk
    • A Walking Tour of Newtown – (Note: large PDF file)
    • Revolutionary Sites Walking Tour of Newtown – (Note: very large PDF file)
  • Architectural Scavenger Hunt – Test your knowledge of Newtown’s architectural heritage by taking a scavenger hunt looking for specific architectural details. This activity is a fun and unique way for families a friends to enjoy the sights and attractions found in Newtown. Download and print the following list of architectural details and join the fun on your next visit to town:
    • Architectural Scavenger Hunt – (Note: large PDF file)


To see lists of past events, click on a year: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

Upcoming Events

Night of Newtown Memories

September 30, 7:00pm
Join Marty Moss-Coane at the Newtown Theatre for a trip down memory lane at the first-ever “Night of Newtown Memories.”


Market Day

October 1, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Save the date! It is our proud tradition to feature high-quality crafters, artisans & fine artists; colonial-era demonstrations, reenactments & activities; farm stands; entertainment for all ages; and food from local restaurants.


Historic Walking Tour of Tyler Park

October 8
This annual event is designed as a self-guided walking tour of the historic properties and farmhouses scattered throughout the Tyler State Park grounds.



The Edward Hicks Room

The Newtown Historic Association invites you back in time to experience the life of Newtown's most famous artist, Edward Hicks. The Edward Hicks Room displays many of the treasures owned by Hicks during his lifetime. These items include a double-faced swinging sign portraying William Penn's Treaty with the Indians and Penn's Landing at Chester in 1844...learn more


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