Student Essay Contest Now Open!

2017-02-13T11:33:34-04:00

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

2017-01-25T09:01:41-04:00

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

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

2016-12-10T16:19:29-04:00

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 [...]

Five End of Summer Fairs You Don’t Want to Miss2016-12-10T16:19:29-04:00

Support Literacy Day by Visiting a Local Bookstore

2016-12-10T16:19:29-04:00

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 [...]

Support Literacy Day by Visiting a Local Bookstore2016-12-10T16:19:29-04:00

Hit the Trail on Horseback in Montco

2016-12-10T16:19:30-04:00

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. [...]

Hit the Trail on Horseback in Montco2016-12-10T16:19:30-04:00

6 August Festivals to Celebrate Life & Art

2016-12-10T16:19:31-04:00

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) [...]

6 August Festivals to Celebrate Life & Art2016-12-10T16:19:31-04:00

3 Unique Outdoor Games to Try this Summer

2018-06-01T12:45:57-04:00

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 [...]

3 Unique Outdoor Games to Try this Summer2018-06-01T12:45:57-04:00

MaGerk’s 2nd Annual Mutts & Martinis Fundraiser!

2016-12-10T16:17:34-04:00

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 [...]

MaGerk’s 2nd Annual Mutts & Martinis Fundraiser!2016-12-10T16:17:34-04:00

MH Goes Behind the Music with ROZES!!!

2016-12-10T16:17:39-04:00

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 [...]

MH Goes Behind the Music with ROZES!!!2016-12-10T16:17:39-04:00

Montco Happening Holiday Decorating Contest; presented by Jefferson Outpatient Imaging

2016-12-10T16:17:43-04:00

Deck the Homes! We all know Montgomery County is a beautiful place to live year round, but every holiday season, our county's small communities shine their brightest under the glow of holiday light and decoration displays! In the spirit of holiday giving, Montco Happening has teamed up with the caring professionals at East Norriton's Jefferson Outpatient [...]

Montco Happening Holiday Decorating Contest; presented by Jefferson Outpatient Imaging2016-12-10T16:17:43-04:00