Four Places to Celebrate Fastnacht Day 2017

2017-02-22T09:14:04+00:00

By Betsy Natter        Photo credit: http://www.facebook.com/WeinrichsBakery Montgomery County and eastern Pennsylvania have many cultural foods that are unique to the area. Eating fastnachts, a special type of fried doughnut pronounced “fost-nokt” on Fastnacht Day is another opportunity to indulge your taste buds in one of these specialties! Literally meaning “fast night,” this annual [...]

Four Places to Celebrate Fastnacht Day 2017 2017-02-22T09:14:04+00:00

PA German Arts Thrive in Montgomery County

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

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 County 2017-01-25T09:01:41+00:00

Corn Maze Mania

2016-12-10T16:19:28+00:00

by Betsy Natter Nothing says outdoor fall fun like tramping through acres of cornfields, searching for clues, hitting dead ends, and hopefully finding the exit. Believed to be the first in the U.S., a corn maze created in Annville, PA near Lebanon Valley College in 1993 drew thousands of visitors. Since then, thousands of detailed [...]

Corn Maze Mania 2016-12-10T16:19:28+00:00

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

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

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 Miss 2016-12-10T16:19:29+00:00

6 August Festivals to Celebrate Life & Art

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

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 & Art 2016-12-10T16:19:31+00:00

Hope, Health & Healing at Montco’s Hedwig House

2016-12-10T16:17:30+00:00

There's a special place in Montgomery County where opportunity, support, and hope are fostered each day. A place where personal struggles are being transformed into proud achievements, and where self- limitations are blooming into boundless possibilities. Montco Happening is honored to introduce our readers to Hedwig House Inc., a local mental health organization in operation since 1975. [...]

Hope, Health & Healing at Montco’s Hedwig House 2016-12-10T16:17:30+00:00

MaGerk’s 2nd Annual Mutts & Martinis Fundraiser!

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

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+00:00

20 Timeless Tips for Shopping Smart

2016-12-10T16:17:35+00:00

Do you know what you have in your closet? Chances are that you don’t. Most likely it’s full of clothes you no longer wear, and it’s packed so tight you have trouble reaching the back. You find yourself wearing the same “go to” outfits a few times a week. It’s time for a change. The [...]

20 Timeless Tips for Shopping Smart 2016-12-10T16:17:35+00:00

MH Goes Behind the Music with ROZES!!!

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

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+00:00

Knights for Life Fundraiser to Benefit a Local Family in Need!

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

Montco continues to be a community of people finding a way to make a difference in everyone’s life, no matter how big or small. Lansdale's own, Knights 4 Life non-profit foundation is no exception. This small group’s goal is to support individuals and families who are experiencing a tremendous loss, or declining health. Sponsoring fundraising [...]

Knights for Life Fundraiser to Benefit a Local Family in Need! 2016-12-10T16:17:39+00:00