War and “Camping” in MontCo this Fall

2017-09-19T20:38:49+00:00

By Betsy Natter Credit: Pennypacker Mills Many places boast that “Washington slept here,” and it is no different in Montgomery County. During the Revolutionary War in particular, George Washington, leader of the Continental Army, travelled throughout the region as he maneuvered his troops to engage the British. Local areas and historic homes became [...]

War and “Camping” in MontCo this Fall 2017-09-19T20:38:49+00:00

PennSuburban Chamber bringing health, wellness and fun to Lansdale this August

2017-08-28T12:10:21+00:00

by Anna Idler On August 26th 2017, the PennSuburban Chamber of Greater Montgomery County will be hosting its annual free Community Health & Wellness Fair at the Railroad Plaza in Lansdale. Kim Nguyen, Vice President of Member Services, cited the residents of Montgomery County as where the inspiration for this expo comes from. “That search [...]

PennSuburban Chamber bringing health, wellness and fun to Lansdale this August 2017-08-28T12:10:21+00:00

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