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Top 10 Montco Movers & Shakers of 2016, Presented by BKZ Consulting Partners

Top 10 Montco Movers & Shakers of 2016, Presented by BKZ Consulting Partners

The results are in. After many hours of difficult deliberation, here are Montgomery County’s Top 10 Movers & Shakers of 2016! Stay tuned as we share the stories behind these incredible locals in spotlights throughout the fall on Montco Happening. Lori Fischer, Owner of Rethink Home Interiors R. Samuel Valenza, CEO of Bux-Mont Transportation Co. Marci Schankweiler, Founder & CEO […]

Jenkintown Theatre to Present Philadelphia-Area Premiere of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Jenkintown Theatre to Present Philadelphia-Area Premiere of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Pulley & Buttonhole Theatre Company is excited to announce the Philadelphia-area premiere of Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Performances are scheduled for October 21, 22 and 28 at 8pm andOctober 29 at 2pm at Homestead Hall, 821 Homestead Road in Jenkintown. In Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, author Anne Washburn explores the role […]

28-acre Lower Salford Property to be Preserved

28-acre Lower Salford Property to be Preserved

Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties, now totaling 158 farms. The farm was preserved under the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Montgomery County is one of 58 counties participating in this voluntary state program. This newest preserved farm belongs to Sheldon Derstine, whose family has […]

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Mauritius

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Mauritius

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the exciting crime drama, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, on stage for four weeks only, Oct. 25-Nov. 20. This contemporary thriller centers on two half-sisters sparring over rare stamps from the island of Mauritius. After their mother’s death, one sister attempts to sell the stamps for a fortune, and unwittingly […]

Postmodern Jukebox to Play at Keswick Theatre

Postmodern Jukebox to Play at Keswick Theatre

YouTube favorite Postmodern Jukebox is coming to Keswick Theatre in Glenside on October 2, 2016. Known for their popular modern reworks of different vintage genres, especially early 20th century forms such as swing and jazz. In its first few years of existence, Postmodern Jukebox has amassed over 500 million YouTube views and 2 million subscribers. Each week, Postmodern […]

Apples and Pumpkins and Scarecrows – Oh My!

Apples and Pumpkins and Scarecrows – Oh My!

We’re heading into that colorful season of the year when fall harvesting takes on a special wonder all its own. Many local organizations and businesses are featuring the best of fall with events that feature apples, pumpkins and entertaining scarecrows to fill your weekends with fun. You’re sure to find plenty to paint, carve, drink […]

Blessing of the Animals in Honor of Saint Francis Day at Saint Miriam

Blessing of the Animals in Honor of Saint Francis Day at Saint Miriam

In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, Saint Miriam’s in Flourtown will host their annual Blessing of the Animals event on Saturday, October 1st at 11am in the Angels of Assisi Garden.  

Wild Mushrooms at Lorimer Park

Wild Mushrooms at Lorimer Park

Head to Lorimer Park for the annual mushroom walk on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:00pm. Learn which mushrooms are edible and the important role of fungi in the ecosystem. Participants will get to collect and identify mushrooms. This program is suitable for adults and children 10 and older. Preregistration is required. Please call 215-947-3477or […]

Football Players to Tackle Breast Cancer at Abington vs. Truman Game October 14.

Football Players to Tackle Breast Cancer at Abington vs. Truman Game October 14.

Abington Jefferson Hospital nurses, Philadelphia Affiliate Susan G. Komen for the Cure volunteers, and volunteers from the Breathing Room will staff tables with breast cancer awareness materials and information. Fundraising at the game will benefit Abington Jefferson Hospital’s Rosenfeld Cancer Center, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia Affiliate, the Terry Hanifin Memorial Scholarship […]

Montgomerian on the Move: The Power of a Familiar Face

Montgomerian on the Move: The Power of a Familiar Face

by Anna Idler “You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind… because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.” – Frederick Buechner Back in the day when I was studying […]