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Holiday Events Return to the Historic Pearl S. Buck Estate

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An array of winter holiday events return this month to the historic Pearl S. Buck Estate.

Each year during the Annual Festival of Trees, the rooms of Pearl S. Buck’s iconic Bucks County stone farmhouse come alive with the glow of holiday decorations. The event showcases beautiful trees and vignettes designed by Bucks County’s best artists, decorators, and local community groups to convey the spirit of Pearl S. Buck’s legacy as an author, humanitarian, and activist. Guests will be treated to more than 20 holiday displays throughout the museum. Visitors have the opportunity to vote for their favorite display.

Festival of Trees remains one of the most unique and historic holiday traditions in the region. Choose either the historical and traditional Life & Legacy Tour featuring our holiday-themed décor or the Décor Tour, which is a tour of each decorated room with no historical interpretation. Festival of Trees starts November 16 and runs through January 7, 2024. For tour times and prices, go to

Be our guest at our Community Holiday Party on Sunday, December 10 from 3-5 pm. This event features complimentary tours of the Festival of Trees, announcement of the winners, light refreshments, and a visit from Santa! This annual event carries on the historic tradition of Pearl S. Buck’s holiday party for the community. Please save the date for this special complimentary event.

The Pearl S. Buck Holiday Craft Show returns Friday, November 24 and runs through Sunday, December 3 from 10 am-4 pm. The Holiday Craft Show has been a Bucks County tradition for three decades. 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 is the perfect place to find an array of amazing holiday gifts for your family and friends. Admission is $5. This event is produced by the Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Association.

Join us Sunday, December 17 at 2 pm for a winter holiday centerpiece-making class with Mark Bryan Designs. Based out of Upper Black Eddy, Mark Bryan has over 30 years of excelling at floral design, landscaping design, and horticultural experience. Bring your friends and family members as Mark expertly leads you in the design and creation of stunning centerpiece for the holidays. $75 for the class covers the cost of all supplies. Registration is available now at

Proceeds from all these events go to support the humanitarian and educational work and mission of Pearl S. Buck International. All events take place at the historic Pearl S. Buck Estate, located at 520 Dublin Road, Perkasie, PA 18944. For more information, call 215-249-0100 or visit


Pearl S. Buck International® provides opportunities to explore and appreciate other cultures, builds better lives for children around the globe and promotes the legacy of our founder by preserving and interpreting her National Historic Landmark Home.

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