Signature Events

Annual Festival of Trees November 15, 2023-January 7, 2024

Ticket Purchase & Reservation Required – Call 215-249-0100 x110

View the rooms of Pearl S. Buck’s iconic Bucks County stone farmhouse (a National Historic Landmark) as they come alive with the glow of holiday decorations. The event showcases beautiful trees and vignettes designed by some of Bucks County’s best artists/decorators and local community groups. The Festival of Trees is one of the most unique and historic holiday traditions in the region. Visitors vote for the best display. See the Events Calendar for specific dates and times.

Holiday Craft Show November 24–December 3, 2023

Janet L. Mintzer Center

Enjoy a unique shopping experience at this high end craft show which offers jury-selected gifts, decorations, food, jewelry, apparel, and more from professional crafters, artists, and chefs. The Holiday Craft Show has been a Bucks County tradition for nearly three decades.

Community Holiday Party December 10, 2023

3-5 pm

Be our guest at the Holiday Community Open House which features complimentary tours of the Festival of Trees. This annual event carries on the historic tradition of Pearl S. Buck’s holiday party for the local upper Bucks County community. Please save the date for this special event.

Taste of the World Gourmet Gala

Local VIPs, dignitaries, and friends of Pearl S. Buck International gather for this gala gourmet event which showcases upper Bucks County's premier food and beverage offerings from the best local restaurants as well as food and drink purveyors. Held on the grounds and in the Estate Pavilion of the beautiful Pearl S. Buck estate, this is one perfectly delicious evening-out for foodies and friends!

Proceeds from this annual event benefit the work of Pearl S. Buck International in bridging cultures and changing lives.

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Woman of Influence Award Dinner September 21, 2023

Each year the Woman of Influence Award honors our founder, Pearl S. Buck, by recognizing women who continue in her footsteps. This year, we are expanding our search. Nominations are now closed for Woman of Influence 2023 but you may submit a nomination for Woman of Influence 2024. Find more information and our nomination form at:

For the full list of Woman of Influence honorees from 1979-2020, click here.


Living the Legacy Breakfast

Complimentary (Donations Encouraged) and Registration Required

This heartwarming annual event is a community favorite that raises essential funds to continue the legacy of Pearl S. Buck. Inspirational speakers and videos showcase the lives changed by the work of Pearl S. Buck International. This year, experience a new look with our new lunchtime hour and our hybrid presentation—an in-person socially distanced event and a professionally produced live stream. If you missed last year’s Living the Legacy event, you can watch the video of it here.