Romantic MontCo Spots for Your Wedding & Engagement Photos


By Betsy Natter Bella Vista (Photo by John Kellar Photography, 2019 Happening List Winner for Wedding Photographer) Wedding Day photographs and engagement announcements are special moments you want to capture in a way that communicates the uniqueness of your relationship. Choosing the perfect spot is important, so we’ve selected some of Montgomery County’s [...]

Romantic MontCo Spots for Your Wedding & Engagement Photos2019-04-18T17:23:34-04:00

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: April 12 – April 14


With egg hunts, comedy shows, and more, there's fun for everyone this weekend! Here are our picks of things to do in MontCo from April 12 through April 14. We've included a few Easter events, but be sure to check out our Easter Guide for even more! Whitpain Tavern Comedy Show When: Friday, April 12 [...]

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: April 12 – April 142019-04-09T13:29:23-04:00

MontCo Easter Guide 2019


Spring is here, and Easter is just around the corner! With egg hunts, brunches, photos with the Bunny and more, there's so much going on in Montco this Easter holiday season. Browse our list of ideas for family fun. Community Events Hippety Hop When: Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. Where: Upper Schuylkill Valley Park, 1615 [...]

MontCo Easter Guide 20192019-04-01T12:07:20-04:00

5 Cures for Cabin Fever


By Betsy Natter We're hoping that Punxsutawney Phil was right, and we'll be enjoying spring weather soon enough. But the last stretch of winter can be brutal as everyone starts to get a little stir crazy from too much time cooped up inside. If you're starting to feel the effects of [...]

5 Cures for Cabin Fever2019-03-07T17:32:27-04:00

7 Craft Workshops for Holiday Decorating


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 [...]

7 Craft Workshops for Holiday Decorating2018-11-01T22:05:25-04:00

Montgomery County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour


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 [...]

Montgomery County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour2018-10-29T15:53:23-04:00

Insect Lessons: The Spotted Lantern Fly and 7 other Popular Insects


by Betsy Natter There’s lots of buzz about the Spotted Lantern Fly in Montgomery County and the danger it poses to area plants and trees. But do you know how to identify one? Do you know what to do to help rid the area of this non-native and harmful pest? Learn how to help by [...]

Insect Lessons: The Spotted Lantern Fly and 7 other Popular Insects2018-07-05T22:13:04-04:00

Romp through American History with Theater in the Parks


by Betsy Natter Need to brush up on your American History? Do you usually find learning history boring? Well, this summer enjoy The Complete History of America (Abridged) during a free outdoor theater experience and have a few laughs too. As the title suggests, this is a comedic play that spans 600 years of history [...]

Romp through American History with Theater in the Parks2018-07-05T22:05:42-04:00

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun


// BY BETSY NATTER It’s cold outside but there is still plenty of activity in the woodlands and parks throughout Montgomery County. Many animals are especially active as owls and foxes are in the midst of mating seasons. Resist the urge to hibernate indoors and join naturalists at these area parks for winter excursions to [...]

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun2018-01-23T23:14:23-04:00

Green Lane Park Hosts “Holiday Craft Wrokshops”


Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host two Holiday Craft Workshops on Saturday November 18th. At 10:00 a.m. we will be making “Holiday Centerpieces” using local nuts, cones and seedpods. At 1:00 p.m. we will use natural materials to create “Winsome Woodland Creatures”. Participants are asked to bring a hot glue gun if possible. (If [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Holiday Craft Wrokshops”2017-11-03T13:39:33-04:00