Train to freedom

Historian Millard Mitchell discusses how the Underground Railroad operated in Bucks County at a lecture at the Mercer Museum.

Mercer Museum. 84 S. Pine St. Doylestown, 12:30 p.m. Monday. $8. 215-345-0210 or


A side order of song

Fans of Stephen Sondheim will delight in "Side by Side with Sondheim," a musical revue of the master's early Broadway works. Hear songs from "West Side Story," "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," "Gypsy" and more.

Studio on 3 at the Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 7:30 p.m Tuesday. Runs through July 1. $28. 215-574-3550 or


Bottom's up

Join "Once Upon a Nation's" Tippler's Tour, a chance to learn all about some of Old City's historic taverns, their drinking traditions and even some classic toasts. The tour stops at City Tavern, Plough & The Stars, Old Original Bookbinders and Society Hill Hotel Restaurant and your guide will sing and tell tall tales about these historic haunts.

Independence Living History Center, 115 S. 3rd St. 5:30 p.m. Thursday. $25-30. 215-629-4026 or