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 [...]

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, [...]

Five End of Summer Fairs You Don’t Want to Miss

by Betsy Natter Summer is almost officially over, but the festivals are still going strong. There’s a lot to choose from, whether it’s a taste of history or a taste of honey – and everything in between. Check out one of these great fairs before September ends. Central Schwenkfelder Church – Country Fair 2111 Valley [...]

Support Literacy Day by Visiting a Local Bookstore

by Betsy Natter Kids are back in school and cracking open books just in time for International Literacy Day on Sept. 8th. This year marks the 50th anniversary that UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has promoted the day in an effort to mobilize international communities to encourage literacy and increase literacy [...]

Hit the Trail on Horseback in Montco

By Betsy Natter Horses have long been one of man’s closest companions. They come along side in work, provide transportation and capture the hearts of young and old alike. And while not everyone can own their own equine friend, several local farms share their beloved animals and knowledge of these special creatures with the public. [...]

6 August Festivals to Celebrate Life & Art

By Betsy Natter Photo credit: http://pfs.org/philadelphia-folk-festival/55th-folk-festival/ As summer begins to to wind down, it's time to soak in the sunshine and hit up the town. Enjoy some family time at these upcoming Montgomery County August events: 50th Annual Goschenhoppen Festival - Henry Antes Plantation 318 Colonial Rd., Perkiomenville, PA 18074 (just off of Rt. 73) [...]

3 Unique Outdoor Games to Try this Summer

By Betsy Natter Are you looking to try some outdoor activities that go beyond backyard ring toss? Montgomery County has lots of courts and courses where you can try your hand at some not so common sports. Grab a partner or the whole gang and try one of these outdoor recreational spots. Mennonite Heritage Center [...]

MaGerk’s 2nd Annual Mutts & Martinis Fundraiser!

Fort Washington's favorite neighborhood pub is once again opening up their patio to all our four legged friends on a special day this Spring! On Sunday, April 24th, MaGerk's Pub & Grill in Fort Washington will host their 2nd annual Mutts & Martinis event to help raise funds for Alpha Bravo Canine. This non-profit organization [...]

MH Goes Behind the Music with ROZES!!!

Everything is coming up ROZES!!! Montco Happening recently had the chance to sit down for a one on one interview with music sensation, North Penn graduate and Montgomeryville resident, LizBeth Mencel, aka ROZES. If your not familiar with the name right now, just turn on your radio and listen to her first hand. With an [...]