By Betsy Natter If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate the New Year with your kids before you head out for the night, we’ve got you covered. Here are five great ideas for spending some awesome family time on New Year’s Eve (day)! Family Bowling Bash – Limerick Bowl 653 W. Ridge Pk., [...]
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By Betsy Natter Looking for a fun way to ring in the New Year that's different than your usual date with the TV and slippers? Check out these spots in MontCo - everything from dancing to playing sports, to enjoying fine dining - where you can ring in 2019. Take your pick! Party Spots New [...]
By Betsy Natter The holiday season is filled with the giving and receiving of gifts. It’s also a time filled with frenzied shopping, crazy deals and jammed parking lots and malls. Six years ago, a group of people came up with #GivingTuesday as a way to counter the commercialism that so often takes over the [...]
By Betsy Natter It’s soon time for Hanukkah, the Jewish celebration also known as the Festival of Lights. The eight day festival remembers the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem. It takes place this year from sundown Sunday, December 2nd to sundown, Monday, December 10th. Each night of the celebration another candle is lit on [...]
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, has been around since the 1950s and has become a household phrase associated with great deals and holiday shopping. But only in recent years have businesses also promoted other days like Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. This year, Small Business Saturday takes place on Nov. 24, [...]
It’s hard to believe but the year’s biggest and most widely decorated holidays are coming up fast. To help get you ready, two of Montgomery County’s parks are sponsoring a variety of great craft workshops. Learn how to design and create seasonal decorations using materials from nature while enjoying a fun afternoon. Spaces are limited [...]
Do you want to know a secret? Some of Montgomery County’s cutest little shops and out of the way spots for shopping are ready to welcome you during the 2018 Best Kept Secrets Tour, held through Nov. 10th. The event, designed like a home or garden tour, includes dozens of off-the-beaten path stops for starting [...]
Picking pumpkins and meandering through acres of corn paths are fall traditions that never seems to go out of style. Although unusually heavy seasonal rain has delayed the start of the season, most farms are up and ready to go for the month of October. Check out this list of hot spots in MontCo to [...]
By Betsy Natter Fall is time for beer lovers to enjoy Oktoberfests in a variety of forms and venues. Breweries both local and regional are pouring up their latest batches for enthusiasts throughout the season. Look for your favorites at one of these featured events. KOP Beerfest Royal When: Thurs., Oct. 4 & Sat., Oct [...]
by Betsy Natter Who says you need an official reason like National American Beer Day on Oct. 27 to celebrate beer? With so many local breweries pouring their hand crafted libations, anytime sounds like the right time visit one of these great establishments. Learn about the special qualities of MontCo's growing industry as we feature [...]