Trying to decide when to come visit for your winter escape? There are exciting events happening all over Lambertville and in Bucks county this winter. The following are some of the events and activities the staff at our acclaimed bed and breakfast is looking forward to over the next few months.
January 5th – 21st
42nd Street is one of show business’s most classic and beloved tales, full of tap dances, popular musical theatre standards, and show-stopping ensemble production numbers. It tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer’s rise from showgirl to star – the stuff of show business dreams.
January 21st – 29th
2018 marks the twenty-first year for this festival that consists of many family and adult-oriented winter activities which raise funds that are given back to the community. Enjoy a healthy, invigorating cold-weather experience in our river town communities with artwork, food, drink and music.
January 26th & 27th
Mystery and intrigue await those who dare to enter Fonthill Castle’s Escape Room. Enjoy the adventure of this whirlwind physical adventure game where the only way to solve the mystery is for groups to work together to uncover clues, figure out puzzles and discover the location of Bluebeard’s key before time runs out. This experience includes a 30-minute candlelit tour of the castle. Reservations are required, recommend for children over 12 only.
Set the stage to solve the murder: The Moulin Bleu has seen nothing but a decline in business since the Moulin Rouge opened down the street. Monsieur and Mademoiselle Ennui, the owners of the club, are desperate to find a solution to their problem. They come up with a plan that is more than a little disreputable, and the repercussions could be deadly.
February 2nd – 11th
Choreographed by company founder Mark Roxey, this electrifying one-act ballet is highly contemporary, and stylized in abstract decor. This sizzling tale of seduction and betrayal was first presented at Prince’s Theatre in London in 1949. Based on the fabled temptress of Seville, “Carmen” is a sensually vivid and passionate story of lust and treachery.
February 2nd – April 2nd
Can You Escape the Mill Before Time Runs Out? In this real-life adventure game, groups of 4 to 12 people are locked in a room. You’ll have to crack codes, solve puzzles, find clues and escape in less than 60 minutes. This experience is an excellent opportunity for small groups, corporate and team building exercises and parties of every type.
Help George Washington celebrate his 286th birthday on Sunday, February 18, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Washington Crossing Historic Park. This is a great event for the whole family, and admission is only $1. Various children’s activities will be offered, and kids are encouraged to bring homemade birthday cards to present to General Washington and enjoy the cake that he’ll cut with his sword!
March 18th – 22nd
There are even more amazing restaurants to choose from this year with Lambertville joining the celebration! Savor delicious, discounted food from the amazing restaurants of Lambertville and New Hope – prix-fixe fine dining from $19.95 to $29.95 per person! Bon Appetit!
Fonthill Castle was the home of Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930), archaeologist, anthropologist, ceramist, scholar and antiquarian. This castle was built between 1908 and 1912. , Mercer built Fonthill between 1908 and 1912, both as his home and as a showplace for his collection of tiles and prints. Mercer personally designed plans for a museum to house his collection. Fonthill Castle and Mercer Museum have permanent exhibits that bring history to life.
Relaxing Rooms, Cottages and Suites
Relax in your luxurious guest room at our inn near Lambertville, New Jersey. Luxuriate in your private bath (most with whirlpool tubs for two), dry off with an Egyptian cotton towel, slip into your fluffy terrycloth robe and drift off to sleep in a feather bed with Egyptian bed linens. Savor a three-course country breakfast in the morning (available in bed upon request).