Paintings from the covers of Birdwatcher's Digest and Pennsylvania Game News, as well as selections by the National Audubon Society and National Wildlife Federation, will be on display.
An environmental exhibit room will feature displays on wildlife and land conservation by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Bucks County Planning
Commission, Bucks County Conservancy and three county nature centers - Peace Valley, Silver Lake and Churchville.
Admission is $3 for adults; children under 12 will be admitted free. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds will benefit the Honey Hollow Environmental Education Center in Solebury, which offers a variety of field trips, on-site nature programs and workshops for teachers, students and the community. For information, call the Audubon Society at 297-5880.
The Delaware Valley Philharmonic Orchestra will present its holiday concert, "International Merrymakers," at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Council Rock High School. The program, conducted by Michael Pratt, associate conductor of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, includes Christmas concertos and works by Brahms, Holst, Copeland and Strauss. The school is on Swamp Road in Newtown. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children and senior citizens.
An exhibit of traditional paintings by Ranulph Bye, James W. Edwards, Rosemary Gonnella, Nancy Silvia and Richard Zinn is set to begin today at the Bargeron Gallery in Washington Crossing.
Bye, a well-known Bucks County watercolorist, paints farms, villages, bridges and historic structures in the county. He recently published Ranulph Bye's Bucks County, a collection of his work. He is retired from the faculty of the Moore College of Art and lives in Mechanicsville.
The artists will be honored at a reception from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the gallery, 1087 General Greene Rd. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. The exhibit ends Dec. 29. For information, call 493-1360.
The James A. Michener Arts Center is showing four recent acquisitions to the center's permanent collection, as well as selected collages by author James A. Michener.
The acquisitions are Tulip (1988), a bronze sculpture by David Crane of Plumsteadville; Wooden Vase (1989), a wood turning by George Radeschi of Doylestown, and sculptures Shorn Medusa (1959) and Pennsylvania Farm Wife (1934) by Charles Rudy, who lived in Ottsville until his death in 1986.
Michener's works are collages on wood, which he created during breaks between novels. A documentary on Michener will be shown during the run of the show.
The collages and new acquisitions will be on display through Feb. 4. In the center's Byers Gallery, "Toys and Trains, Dolls and Games" and "Vincent Ceglia: Paintings, Drawings, Assemblages" are on view through Jan. 28.
Admission to the Michener Arts Center is $3 adults, $2.50 senior citizens and $1.50 students. For information, call 340-9800.
Magician David Lyle will perform a holiday show at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bristol Riverside Theater. Lyle is performing as part of a continuing children's series at the theater. Tickets are $5. For information, call 788-7827.
Pennsbury High School in Fairless Hills will present three one-act plays tomorrow and Saturday in the school auditorium. Going In by David Kranes examines the life of a successful surgeon as his son is on the verge of breaking athletic records the doctor set while he was in high school. The Actor's Nightmare by Christopher Durang follows an actor who wanders on stage, not knowing what to expect. Vanities by Jack Heifner follows three high school friends as they go to college. The performances begin at 7:30 p.m., and admission is $3. The school is at 705 Hood Blvd. For information, call 943-6200.
An exhibit featuring the artwork of adults 50 and older begins Monday at the Southampton Library, Street and Churchville Roads. The works, including acrylics, pastels and mixed media, were created by students in a cultural program sponsored by Catholic Social Services at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Southampton. The exhibit continues through Jan. 28.
Neighbors welcomes news about art and entertainment in Bucks County. Send information, including a telephone number, to Cynthia Henry, Bucks County Neighbors, The Inquirer, Fourth Floor, 400 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19101.