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Vote for Perkasie Farmers Market in 2017 Best of Bucks Contest


The Perkasie Farmers Market has been nominated as the Best Farmers Market in Bucks County in the Bucks Happening Mag 2017 Best of Bucks Contest.

PLEASE take a moment to vote for the market. It’s quick and easy. Click this link to vote – you can vote once for every email address you use. Winning the award helps us enormously with marketing and enhances our reputation with vendors, shoppers and visitors to our town.

We were the WINNER of the 2016 Best in Bucks Contest, and would love to receive the honor for a 2nd year. Thank you!

Borough residents invited to apply for Parks and Recreation Board


Perkasie Borough is seeking residents that may be interested in volunteering to serve on the PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD. The Board meets monthly and advises Council on many issues associated with parks and recreation. The term is available through December 2019.

Interested Perkasie Borough residents my contact any Councilmember, the Mayor or the Borough Office at 215-257-5065. An optional application form is available on-line at www.perkasieborough.org.  Applications accepted through March 20, 2017.

Electronic Waste Recycling Event is March 25th


Perkasie Borough will host an ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING EVENT from 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. on March 25th, 2017.  Fee of $10 per car. Additional fees apply for certain items. NO FREON-FILLED ITEMS.

Please read this flyer for more details: E-Waste Recycling Event 2017

This rain or shine event is organized and operated by Perkasie PC Repair & Recycling LLC. All questions, including questions about what they will accept for recycling should be directed to them at (215) 257-7727.
 Click this link to find Perkasie PC Repair & Recycling online.

Perkasie Farmers Market Vendor Applications Open


Vendor applications are OPEN for the Perkasie Farmers Market. We are seeking local food producers who might be interested in a full or part season spot at our busy community market in the center of Perkasie. The market runs Saturdays from 9am – 12pm; the season opens on June 3 and runs for 22 weeks until October 29. All vendors must supply a Certificate of Insurance evidencing general liability insurance.

Click this link for an application and more information.


Questions to (215)-257-5065.

Perkasie’s 107th Annual Tree Lighting



Thank you again to everyone who came out, who volunteered, and who worked on the team to make the 107th Annual Tree Lighting, which took place on Saturday December 3rd. Perkasie is truly honored to host America’s oldest Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Thank you to FlyDronePhotos, www.flydronephotos.com for allowing us to share this spectacular footage of the moments before and after the tree lighting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSgE0oG0DEI

Mark your calendars now for the 108th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, from 5pm-8pm.

Perkasie is host to 2016 Excellence in Design Seminar and Tour

Perkasie is delighted to host the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce as they bring their 2016 Excellence in Design Seminar and Tour to town this week.

The seminar and panel discussion is free to attend but registration is required: Thursday 22nd Sept at the Bucks County Community College, Upper Bucks Campus on Hillendale Road.
The tour costs $25 in advance: 1pm – 4pm on Sunday 25th September and concludes with light refreshments and a reception at Free Will Brewing.

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Click this link to REGISTER.

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Questions about the Seminar and Tour to the Central Bucks Chamber at 215-348-3913.

Perkasie Fall Festival seeking vendors

Vendor applications are invited for the 15th annual Perkasie Fall Festival, scheduled for 12pm – 5pm on October 2nd, 2016.

This popular festival is located in Perkasie’s historic downtown and at nearby Menlo Park. A free trolley shuttle connects the two locations. Festival favorite activities include a FREE petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, a trackless train, pumpkin decorating, 3 music stations, entertainers, a scarecrow contest, face painting, a large vendor fair and more. New this year is a large Holiday tent with Santa, Holiday crafts and music; applications from vendors with Holiday themed items are especially welcome; these are covered spaces.

Cost to vendors is $50 (no charge for non-profits) and a Certificate of Insurance, naming the Borough of Perkasie is required. Applications are welcome from art, craft, service and non-profit vendors at www.perkasierec.com.

Questions about the Fall Festival to Perkasie Borough Event Coordinator, Linda Reid at 215-257-5065 or events@perkasieborough.org.

 

Perkasie Unplugged at LENAPE Park August 10th

Join us AUGUST 10TH for the last of the Perkasie Summer Concert Series as we host three young, local singer songwriters at the skate pavilion in Lenape Park from 7pm – 9pm. This is a great way to hear something new, and to support local music!

Shannon Rupp, Chronic Wolf and Aaron David & The Wise Owls will play a mix of original and well-known songs.

Again, please note that this concert will take place at LENAPE PARK, not at Menlo Park.

Grants available to help tree planting along streams to improve water quality in PA

The departments of Conservation and Natural Resources and Environmental Protection today have announced that grants are being made available to assist landowners with planting trees along streams in Pennsylvania to improve water quality. Applications close September 15th.

Click on the link below for more information.
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/cs/groups/public/documents/news/DCNR_20031997.pdf