“COCKTAILS AT THE CASTLE”: The Mercer Museum’s annual fall fundraiser returns to Doylestown, Pennsylvania on the evening of Saturday, October 15. The event supports the museum’s educational programs, exhibits and community initiatives.
The Mercer Museum’s annual fall fundraiser, Cocktails at the Castle, returns to Doylestown, Pennsylvania on Saturday, October 15 from 6-10 p.m. for one night to benefit the museum’s educational programs, exhibits and community initiatives. Mercer Museum.
Guests will enjoy an evening on the grounds of the Mercer Museum featuring specialties from Bucks County culinary purveyors, as well as craft cocktail creations and entertainment.
The evening begins with a “Pine Street Stroll” cocktail hour, where guests can enjoy an elaborate selection of appetizers from Jeffrey A. Miller Catering and the musical sounds of the Birdhouse Center, featuring Bronwyn Bird and Justin Nawn at the guitar and nyckelharpa, a traditional Swedish instrument.
After the aperitif hour, local restaurant and caterer partners will serve their specialties to the guests. Guests will enjoy sampling a curated list of craft cocktails and soft drinks throughout the evening. Musical acts include Philadelphia-based party band Where’s Pete.
Kyle McKoy, Executive Director of the Bucks County Historical Society, said, “We are thrilled to welcome our supporters and community friends to another wonderful Cocktails at the Castle event this year. With so many regional favorites returning to share their culinary creations, as well as exciting new additions to the roster, all in a stunning historic setting, we know it’s going to be a year to remember.
In addition to the event, a major fundraising component of Cocktails at the Castle is the online silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind experiences and one-of-a-kind packages, all to benefit the Bucks County Historical Society.
Bidders do not need to buy tickets or attend the event and anyone can bid on auction items virtually. The silent auction will end at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 15. All auction items can be picked up at the Mercer Museum.
Tickets for cocktails at the castle are $200 for general admission and $175 for members of the Bucks County Historical Society. The event is rain or shine. Tickets are limited, non-refundable and non-transferable.
The Mercer Museum is located at 84 South Pine Street in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. For more information on events and auctions and to purchase tickets, visit mercermuseum.org/cocktails.