MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: November 16 – November 18

2018-11-14T23:00:57-04:00

Thanksgiving might still be a week away, but many places are already getting in the Christmas spirit! Here are our picks for festive things to do in Montgomery County (plus, a screening of an 80s classic) for the weekend of November 16 through November 18. Plus, you can always check for more things to do [...]

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: November 16 – November 182018-11-14T23:00:57-04:00

Montgomery County Thanksgiving Guide 2018

2018-11-29T15:30:56-04:00

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It's time to enjoy good food and wonderful times with family and friends.  And with the help of our 2018 Thanksgiving Guide, you’ll be more than prepared to enjoy all the festivities Montgomery County has to offer. Dining Out for Thanksgiving Dinner Enjoy a delicious meal without the stress [...]

Montgomery County Thanksgiving Guide 20182018-11-29T15:30:56-04:00

7 Craft Workshops for Holiday Decorating

2018-11-01T22:05:25-04:00

It’s hard to believe but the year’s biggest and most widely decorated holidays are coming up fast. To help get you ready, two of Montgomery County’s parks are sponsoring a variety of great craft workshops. Learn how to design and create seasonal decorations using materials from nature while enjoying a fun afternoon. Spaces are limited [...]

7 Craft Workshops for Holiday Decorating2018-11-01T22:05:25-04:00

2018 Montgomery County Halloween Guide

2018-10-15T15:03:56-04:00

October is here, and that means it’s time to get in the Halloween spirit! With so many things to do in Montgomery County, you can celebrate every weekend of the month. Here's a list of the area's best events, some ongoing, and some that you'll want to put on your calendar so you don't miss [...]

2018 Montgomery County Halloween Guide2018-10-15T15:03:56-04:00

Four Unexpected Places to Tie The Knot

2018-07-24T12:31:50-04:00

by Nicole Loughan The Delaware Valley is the place to go if you want something old, something borrowed, something blue and something completely new. Those who choose to get married nearby get their choice of majestic castles or picturesque gardens, but there are a few places tucked away for the bride and groom looking [...]

Four Unexpected Places to Tie The Knot2018-07-24T12:31:50-04:00

Insect Lessons: The Spotted Lantern Fly and 7 other Popular Insects

2018-07-05T22:13:04-04:00

by Betsy Natter There’s lots of buzz about the Spotted Lantern Fly in Montgomery County and the danger it poses to area plants and trees. But do you know how to identify one? Do you know what to do to help rid the area of this non-native and harmful pest? Learn how to help by [...]

Insect Lessons: The Spotted Lantern Fly and 7 other Popular Insects2018-07-05T22:13:04-04:00

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

2018-04-10T12:33:40-04:00

Did you know that although Earth Day is on April 22, 2018, the entire month is celebrated as Earth Month? That allows plenty of time to get involved in your community and take part in supporting conservation and earth-friendly events in your area. From cleaning up existing habitats to creating new ones, check out the [...]

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day2018-04-10T12:33:40-04:00

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun

2018-01-23T23:14:23-04:00

// BY BETSY NATTER It’s cold outside but there is still plenty of activity in the woodlands and parks throughout Montgomery County. Many animals are especially active as owls and foxes are in the midst of mating seasons. Resist the urge to hibernate indoors and join naturalists at these area parks for winter excursions to [...]

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun2018-01-23T23:14:23-04:00

Montgomery County Commissioners to Light Tree, Menorah, and Kinara

2017-12-11T12:04:54-04:00

The Montgomery County Commissioners - Dr. Val Arkoosh, Ken Lawrence Jr., and Joe Gale - will light the county tree, menorah, and kinara celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa at 4:30 p.m. onTuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. The brief ceremony will take place on the plaza level of the courthouse overlooking Main Street in Norristown. (The lighting will take place [...]

Montgomery County Commissioners to Light Tree, Menorah, and Kinara2017-12-11T12:04:54-04:00

Talk of the Town: Lafayette Street Extension Project

2017-12-05T23:43:56-04:00

On Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at 10 a.m., Montgomery County commissioners and state and local officials will gather to break ground on the third phase of the Lafayette Street Extension Project. The Lafayette Street Extension Project is considered the largest local infrastructure project in the Commonwealth. It will provide improved access to downtown Norristown and [...]

Talk of the Town: Lafayette Street Extension Project2017-12-05T23:43:56-04:00