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Brown Bag-It with the Arts provides lunchtime entertainment


Each year from May through September, the lawn of the former Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown comes alive with live music and performances by local artists.

Each Wednesday at noon (weather permitting) you can bring a blanket and the kids, or bring a co-worker. Pack a lunch or stop by a local restaurant before (or after the event), then come and enjoy sounds and performance from many different genres.

The season started May 24 with the jazz bands from Central Bucks East, South and West. It continues Wednesday, with Delaware Valley Saxophone Quartet; June 7 with Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival; June 14 with Elvis Pretzel; June 21 with School of Rock; June 28, also with School of Rock; July 5 with Lou Pompillo; July 12 with Eco Man; July 19 with Bucks County Folk Song Society; July 26 with Bill Aust; Aug. 2 with Edward George; Aug. 9 with Joan & Steve; Aug. 16 with BC Country Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus & Cairngorm Pipes & Drum; Aug. 23 with Tom & Marianne Tucker & No Windows; Aug. 30 with Back Porch Jug Band; and Sept. 6 with No Strings Attached.

New for Brown Bag It this year, the top three attendees this season be be rewarded with one of the following prizes: Wegman’s Gift Card, Chamber’s 19 Gift Card, County Theater One Year Membership. Attend the Brown Bag-it event any Wednesday this Summer to collect your season Punch Card and get started.

Brown Bag-It with the Arts is a program of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce. It is sponsored by Peddler’s Village and Carroll Engineering Corporation. Special thank you goes to: Bucks County Commissioners, The Up Agency, Bucks County Women’s Journal, and the Bucks County Herald.

To see the video of the events, check out the Chamber’s YouTube channel.

For a full schedule and more information contact the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce at or 215-348-3913 x115.

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