Market Day – What To Do

Market Day is Saturday, October 6th, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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What To Do

Market Day offers entertainment & activities for all ages. While admission to Market Day is free, some activities require a small participation fee in cash. Be sure to ask vendors & restaurants if they accept credit cards before placing your order. An ATM is available at the First National Bank & Trust Co at the corner of State St and Center Ave.

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Family Entertainment

Hayride Wagon
A Better Way Belgians joins us once again with a fun hayride pulled by their popular and friendly (and very tall) Belgian Draft Horses. Take a ride around the historic streets of Newtown Borough! Sponsored by Johnson Kendall & Johnson, Insurance Consultants. ($4/per rider; cash only.)

Children’s Puppet Show
Presented by the Penn’s Woods Puppet Theatre, this puppet show will be held in the Boone Garden on Court Street. Show times are 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

What’s This Strange Thing?
Test your knowledge of historical objects and take a guess at what this year’s “Strange Thing” could be at the Newtown Historic Association table! Plus, we’ll have postcards & other items for sale, brochures to pick up, information about becoming a member, and some historical books & maps of interest.

Revolutionary War Encampment
Stop by the backyard of the Half Moon Inn and see what’s it’s like to camp outdoors colonial style! Presented by the First Crossing Volunteers. NOTE: Includes loud gun discharges with blank ammunition.

Candle Dipping
Light up your dreary winter nights with taper candles you dipped in the Boone Garden across the street from the Half Moon Inn. Dip your own candles the old fashioned way!

Make a Scarecrow
Come inside the Half Moon Inn to make your own scarecrow for your garden! (Materials fee: $5/person; cash only).

Kids Craft Project
Stop by the Washington Crossing United Methodist Church booth for a fun, free kids craft activity!

Enjoy the Free Music
Bill Dooley and The Coyotes will perform live folk music at the corner of Center & Court Streets, 12:00-4:00 pm.

Enter the Raffle for a Trip to Cape May
Stop by the Newtown Historic Association table to enter our popular fundraiser raffle for a chance to win a $400 gift certificate toward a stay at the Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast in Cape May. Chances are $1 each or 6 for $5.

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Crafters & Artisans

The following crafters & artisans have been invited to set up booths at this year’s Market Day.

Adam and Kate Toussaint
Adam works mainly in watercolor, acrylic, and oil paint. At this show he will showcase his portraits and architectural paintings. Kate is an artist, illustrator and photographer. We will display and sell originals and prints, and we will be there painting in person! (Kate:
By Adam Toussaint, Hatboro, PA Website

Alice Lea Designs
We make jewelry from vintage silverware and semi-precious stones. We also use other recycled items such as hardware and shells.
By Barbara Cavanaugh, Langhorne, PA

American Folk Art
Pewter & tin alloy casting
By David Nyman, Perkasie, PA

Aunt Nancy’s Nut Brittle
Nut brittles, peanut brittle & cashew brittle.
By Charles Files, Perkasie, PA

Bucks County Brittle & More, LLC
Over 15 flavors of nut brittles: the traditional (peanut, almond & cashew) and the gourmet (maple pecan bacon, smoked jalapeno, angry creeper, ginger almond cranberry, toasted coconut, orange cranberry praline, covered coffee) and seasonal (pumpkin spice, caramel apple). Many more!
By Joanne Moroz, New Hope, PA Website

Bucks County Cookie Co.
Baked goods (cookies)
By Susan Kahn, Blooming Glen, PA Website

Bucks County Expressions
Bucks County fine art
By Craig Hackett, Newtown, PA Website

Changewater Designs
Fragrant balsam fir pillows in beautiful decorator fabrics. The balsam fir is a renewable crop from Maine. In aromatherapy, balsam is a relaxation scent. The pillows are made with upcycled high end decorator fabrics. Hand-made in Changewater NJ.
By Carol Krickus, Washington, NJ

Crafts by Susan
Hand puppets and other items for children
By Susan Ebert, Bensalem, PA

Different Grain Woodworking
Custom-made cutting boards (both end grain and face grain), bread and cheese boards. All made with hard woods. We also accept orders for boards to be engraved.
By Gregg & Linda Thomas, Hatboro, PA Website

Dolores Warmkessel
Silk floral arrangements & wreaths
By Dolores Warmkessel, Riegelsville, PA

We are a husband and wife team who handcraft all our items. Our items are original designs, colorful, whimsical and unique. We create Carnival-style Punk Art dolls, Sugar Skull pillows, folk art-style Halloween and other holiday-inspired figures and ornaments.
By Mary Beth Rennie, North Plainfield, NJ Website

Each envelope in my shop is crafted by hand for holiday messages, friendly greetings, birthday wishes, special occasions, gift holders, party invitations, and much more — the possibilities are limitless! I use vivid, brightly colored, acid- and lignin-free card stock in all my creations.
By Elise Todderud, Newtown, PA Website

Fallsington Antique & Craft Shop
Canvas floor cloths, game boards, stencilled boxes, embroidered items. I cut most of my own stencils and all my stiched items are original design. I also use recycled items for my work.
By Gloria Switzer, Fallsington, PA

Finesse Woodworking
Homemade woodworking
By James Thornton, Philadelphia, PA

Gladiola Jewelry
Hand-crafted bead-woven jewelry utilizing fire-polished Czech glass, Swarovski crystals and pearls and Japanese seed beads.
By Heidi Seeman, Yardley, PA Website

Good Day Sun Chimes
My husband and I use recycled materials to create stained glass sun chimes. Most of our glass is from churches and synagogues and over 100 years old. Every piece is one-of-a-kind!
By Krista Kopf, Newtown, PA Website

Handicrafts Unlimited by Beverly
Watercolor paintings and acrylic-painted decorative objects for the home
By Beverly Weinstein, Levittown, PA

Happy Creative Arts
Face painting
By Maura Kelley, Newtown, PA Website

Hooked by Heidi C
Crocheted hats, scarves, etc. Quilted table toppers, bibs, wooden crafts, etc.
By Jean Glaser, Manalapan, NJ

Jane Stoller Jewelry LLC
Unique, one-of-a-kind jewelry using some combination of gemstones, silver, pearls and/or leather. Organic gemstones are featured.
By Jane Stoller, Pennington, NJ

Jennifer Dash Designs
Handmade jewelry utilizing Swarovski crystals, sterling silver, and genuine leather.
By Jennifer Dash, Jamison, PA Website

JJ’s Candle Company
Homemade soy candles, body scrubs and bath bombs. We also feature handmade jewelry.
By Jaclyn Jiras, Richboro, PA Website

JJ’s Woodcrafts
Custom-made bird houses and feeders made from repurposed barn wood and hardware from the mid-1800s. Each house is one of a kind. They are very artistic and unique.
By Jack Jones, Nazareth, PA

Keith Mountford Fine Art
Original watercolors and fine art giclee reproductions
By Keith Mountford, Yardley, PA Website

Kim OHara Designs
Nature-themed artisan porcelain ceramic jewelry
By Kim O’Hara, Sparta, NJ Website

Ladybug Hollow Photography
Scenic photos mostly printed on canvas, canvas wraps, framed prints using reclaimed wood, like American Chestnut, Red Oak, Redwood.
By Thomas Harrington, Fort Edward, NY

Lingerlong Woodworking LLC
American-made products from American hardwoods — wooden cutting boards, cheese boards, dipping boards, wine caddies & other wood-related items
By J. Thomas Hartnett, Kirkwood, PA Website

Offbeat Gourmet
All natural specialty gourmet condiments produced in Bucks County. We produce: sauces for grilling, hot sauce, rubs, mustards, spreads, marmalade, artisan infused honey, preserves, pie fillings.
By Allison Wright, Chalfont, PA Website

Olde Liberty Goodes
Olde Liberty Goodes specializes in handmade crafts and skincare inspired by the past. Most of our inspiration comes from 18th century techniques and recipes. We make body butters, herbal salves, clay masks, lip balms, felted soaps, as well as beeswax candles, ornaments, and dried flower cones.
By Lauren Hammond, Hightstown, NJ Website

PA Farm Furniture
Country rustic furniture and framed antique maps. You’ve seen us at the Middletown Grange Fair and the Doylestown Art Festival for many years!
By Robert Burmeister, Orangeville, PA Website

Passionately Natural Soap Co
Handmade all natural bath and beauty products and candles. Perfect for her and him. We make everything from scratch and use only the best natural ingredients. We color them with different kinds of clay and activated charcoal. Essential oils added for scent.
By Wanda Hughes, Philadelphia, PA Website

Peter Pearson Stained Glass
Stained glass panels, boxes & candle boxes.
By Peter Pearson, Rushland, PA

Quilted Table Centerpieces
100% all-cotton, Deston design, quilted centerpieces. Using fabrics depicting all animals, all flowers and all holidays.
By Janet Flyte, East Stroudsburg, PA

Scenic Outlook
Photographic art of historic and scenic places
By Earl Davis, Yardley, PA Website

SGB Couture
Each handbag starts with 100 percent wool and a stitch on a knitting needle. Wet felting, brushing and steaming are all done by hand. I do all my work myself and my handbags are one-of-a-kind.
By Susan Flanagan, Oreland, PA Website

St Luke’s Episcopal Church
Handknit, crocheted and sewn items
By Robin Connell, Newtown, PA

Tadpole Creations
Handcrafted goods for little ones and handcrafted fabric pumpkins.
By Renee D’Amico, Richboro, PA Website

Thyme Guitars
Guitar maker & wood worker
By Jeff Sutton, Huntingdon Valley, PA Website

Truly Pure and Natural
Local raw honey and local raw spreadable honey in 39 flavors, as well as Switzle Drink and other natural products.
By Sue Wolfgang, Telford, PA Website

Vic Ramos
Mixed repurposed media windchimes using flatware, bells, glass, keys and lots of brass (nice tone). Crystal jewelry made including repurposed silverware. Hand built electric guitars.
By Victor Ramos, Columbus, NJ Website

Witching Hour Treats
Children’s dresses and costumes with accessories.
By Cheryl Ramezzana, Cream Ridge, NJ

YB Creations
Rustic birdhouses, vintage pumpkins, and halloween pillows, candy corn. Vintage magnet boards & vintage bird feeders.
By Marian Sitko, Morrisville, PA

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Farm Stands

These local farmers will be selling fresh fruits, vegetables and other homegrown items.

Charlann Farms
King’s Indian Head Farm

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Come & watch these demonstrations of colonial-era trades and past times.

Rug Hooking by the Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild
Quilting & Quilling by the Newtown Quilters Guild
Chair Caning by the Yellow House Workshop
Wood Joinery by David Kirkpatrick
Flower Arranging by the Countryside Gardeners

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Stop by one of these food booths to purchase a delicious lunch.

Best Darn Kettlecorn
Isaac Newton’s Bar & Restaurant
Joe’s Premier Events & Catering by Executive Chef Joseph Garvey
McCaffrey’s Market
Nina’s Waffles Food Truck
Nothing Bundt Cakes
The Market at Styers Orchards
Thyme Bar & Grill

Cold water & soda will be on sale at the street corners for $1 each. Proceeds support the Newtown Historic Association.

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Other Vendors

Stop by these additional booths to support your local community.

Book Sale at the Newtown Library Company
Stock up on a fresh supply of gently used books at the ever-popular sidewalk sale outside the Newtown Library Company! Damp weather may move the sale into the basement.

Bake Sale by Newtown Friends Home
Support the Newtown Friends Home by purchasing baked goods from their stand on the sidewalk in front of Paxson Hall, across from the Newtown Library Company.

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Upcoming Events

Spring Garden Cocktail Gala

April 27 @ 5:00 pm

Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the gardens of the Half Moon Inn — it’s the NHA’s Spring Garden Cocktail Gala!


5th Grade Walking Tour of Newtown

June 5 @ 9:30 am


Historic Walking Tour of Newtown

June 14 @ 6:30 pm

“Historic Walking Tour of Newtown” by Jeff Marshall



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 treasurers 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


We invite you to sign up to stay informed of upcoming events, educational programs and community activities. Most are held in our historic Half Moon Inn, a tavern in the early days of Newtown, and are open to the public.

Join the celebration of our past and help ensure the preservation of our future.