Informative, fun, and entertaining events, inspired by the legacy of Pearl S. Buck, are offered throughout the year. Proceeds from events support the humanitarian, intercultural, and historic preservation work of Pearl S. Buck International.
For sponsorship opportunities contact Director of Development Heather Harter at 215-249-0100 x 130 or hharter@pearlsbuck.org.

Living the Legacy Fundraising Lunch

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Thursday, October 1, 2020
11:30 am–1:15 pm EST
Hybrid Event–Estate Pavilion & Live Stream
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. Watch the 2019 Living the Legacy video here.

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Annual Festival of Trees

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Tuesday, November 10–Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Pearl S. Buck House
Ticket Purchase Required – Available at the Welcome Center

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

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Cultural Center
Will be virtual this year!
Please check back for more details soon

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 27 years. See the Events Calendar for specific dates and times.

Produced by the Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Association.

Community Holiday Open House

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Cancelled for 2020 Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus
6:00–8:00 PM
Cultural Center

Be our guest at the Holiday Open House which features entertainment, an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus, complimentary tours of the Festival of Trees, and the announcement of the Festival of Trees contest winners. 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 event.

Woman of Influence Award Dinner

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Julie Henning
Pearl S. Buck International 2020 Woman of Influence
September 24, 2020

Each year the Woman of Influence Award honors our founder, Pearl S. Buck, by recognizing women who continue in her footsteps.  The 2020 Woman of Influence is Julie Henning—an author and advocate for Amerasian issues who was raised as Pearl S. Buck’s daughter. For the full list of honorees from 1979-2019, click here.

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

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Taste of the World

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Estate Pavilion
CANCELLED FOR 2020

Local VIPs, dignitaries, and friends of Pearl S. Buck International gather for this gala gourmet event which showcases the area’s premier food and beverage offerings from local restaurants as well as food and drink purveyors. Beautiful and unique objects and experiences are offered at a fun live auction and a silent auction. 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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