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

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

3 Music Festivals to End Summer on the Right Note


by Betsy Natter It may be hot during these last days of summer, but so is the music scene in MontCo. There is still plenty of time to take in a local outdoor concert or even attend a larger music festival before heading back to work and school routines. These three upcoming festivals represent a [...]

3 Music Festivals to End Summer on the Right Note2018-08-12T22:42:26-04:00

Harleysville Flower Show Greets Spring


Spring is just around the corner, so why not get a jump on enjoying it by attending the 35th annual Flower Show at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville on March 15-17.  Following on the heels of the popular Philadelphia show, this local show offers fewer crowds and no traffic! This year’s theme is Legendary Gardens [...]

Harleysville Flower Show Greets Spring2018-03-05T13:41:56-04:00

3 Festivals to Round-out Summer


By Betsy Natter Summer fun is still going strong and August is the perfect time for several annual festivals. Whether stepping into the past and learning about our region’s cultural heritage, gathering tips and information for your home and gardens or relaxing to the sounds of today’s folk music stars there is something for everyone [...]

3 Festivals to Round-out Summer2017-08-01T12:27:39-04:00

5 Memorial Day Celebration Activities


By Betsy Natter Memorial Day marks the official start of summer, but traditionally it is the remembrance of those fallen soldiers who have defended and served our nation. Originally called Decoration Day, the practice of laying flowers and wreaths on the graves of fallen soldiers began in 1868 following the American Civil War. Remembrances have [...]

5 Memorial Day Celebration Activities2017-05-23T15:57:50-04:00

Local Flower Show Provides Glimpse of Spring


By Betsy Natter If the last shot of winter weather kept you from enjoying the annual big-city flower show in Philadelphia, you can still enjoy a sneak peak at spring’s beauty by attending the 34th annual Flower Show at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville, PA. The annual event is being held March 23-25 at the [...]

Local Flower Show Provides Glimpse of Spring2017-03-14T23:10:10-04:00

Student Essay Contest Now Open!


by Betsy Natter Our country has a long history of immigration and the current discussions over policies have kept it in the forefront of daily news. Now, Montgomery county students have any opportunity to delve into the history of the eastern Pennsylvania region and those who immigrated here over the centuries through participation in the [...]

Student Essay Contest Now Open!2017-02-13T11:33:34-04:00

PA German Arts Thrive in Montgomery County


By Betsy Natter Eastern Pennsylvania is richly steeped in history and traditional arts, practiced and preserved for future generations by the skillful and resourceful German settlers who inhabited our region. Many of these historic art collections are displayed in museums and even homes throughout the area. For those who want to keep the traditions alive, [...]

PA German Arts Thrive in Montgomery County2017-01-25T09:01:41-04:00