Cocktails at the Castle

Tickets on sale now!

Friday, October 11, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (VIP Reception 6:30 p.m.)

 $250 VIP  •  $175 General Admission,
$150 Members  •  A limited number of $95 “Mercer’s NextGen” (21-30 years)
Mercer Museum (84 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA)
Black-Tie Optional
Purchase Tickets to Cocktails at the Castle View and Bid on Silent Auction 


Foodies and history lovers will again join forces to celebrate Doylestown’s iconic Mercer Museum at the museum’s major annual fundraiser, Cocktails at the Castle, on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.


Food & Drinks:

This legendary evening of culinary delights in a one-of-a-kind castle setting features crafted cocktails and scrumptious offerings from the area’s most renowned restaurants, caterers, and bakeries, all in support of the Mercer Museum’s year-round exhibitions, youth education programs and community initiatives.

2019 Culinary Providers:

Ann’s Cake Pan
Clusters Handcrafted Popcorn
Chambers 19 Bistro & Bar
Corporate Source Catering & SophistiCatered Events
Edible Arrangements of Doylestown
Empanada Mama & Nourish by Mama
Jeffrey A. Miller Catering
Joseph Ambler Inn
Laurie’s Chocolates
Luberto’s Bakery and Deli
Nina’s Waffles & Ice Cream
PA Soup and Seafood House
Penn Taproom
Piccolo Trattoria
Pierre’s Chocolates
Sand Castle Winery
Simply Fresh by McCaffrey’s 
Sweet Victory Gluten & Dairy Free Treats
Sweetah’s Gluten Free Bake Shop
Wegmans Food Markets, Warrington
Wycombe Vineyards
The Zen Den

More to Come!


To become a culinary provider at Cocktails at the Castle, email Eileen Shapiro at



An important fundraising component of Cocktails at the Castle is the online silent auction that features one-of-a-kind experiences, artwork, vacations and more. Supporters will be able to bid online before and during the gala, and tickets to the event are not required to bid. Music and dancing will round out a fun-filled evening to benefit a great cause.


View and Bid on Silent Auction



2019 Cocktails at the Castle Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:

Wells Fargo Advisors

Pinnacle Sponsor:

BLBB Charitable 
ESCA Blast

Tower Sponsors:

A to Z Party Rental
Dontech, Inc.
Penn Color, Inc.
Penn Community Bank

Spire Sponsors:

Bucks Mont Party Rental
Curtin & Heefner LLP
Linda B. Hodgdon
Thompson BMW

Finial Sponsors:

Advent Security Corp.
Bucks County Community College
Kathleen Herb Brower, DMD, MD
Maureen and Mark Carlton
Doris Hart Carr, in memory of George M. Carr III
Heather Cevasco and John Platek
Doylestown Health
DunlapSLK CPAs
Susan E. Kane
Keenan Motor Group – Keenan Motors & Keenan Honda
John Ortolf and Gail Linenberg
Brian and Louise McLeod
Tom Modzelewski
Rockwood Wealth Management
Taffy and Fred Schea
Lisa Kristin Soren
STAT Waste Solutions, LLC
Tom Thomas
Walter R. Dorn Estate, Inc.
Worth & Company, Inc.

Media Sponsor:

Bucks County Herald



There are 44 rooms in Fonthill including 10 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms and 18 fireplaces. Completed in 1910 Fonthill boasted modern conveniences- 2 dumbwaiters, an Otis elevator, an intercom buzzer system and phones to communicate within the house.

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