A Smokin’ Party Coming Soon: The Philly Cigar Festival

Attention cigar aficionados! The Philly Cigar Festival debuts on Saturday, June 3, 2017, featuring 30 of the finest premium cigar manufacturers in the world like Alec Bradley, Cuban Stock Cigars, Miami Cigar & Company, Padrón, and Rocky Patel. Head to the Norco Fairgrounds (144 West Schuylkill Road, Pottstown, PA) on June 3, 2017 for a day full of fat stogies, drinks, [...]

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, [...]

“Colonial Wreaths and Kissing Balls” Holiday Workshop

Learn about holiday decorations from the colonial era and make a mini-wreath and mistletoe “kissing ball” in a workshop led by Museum Educator, Lynn Symborski, at Pottsgrove Manor on Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Crafters may bring their own greens or use those provided at the session. This program is suitable for [...]

Holiday Happenings, Presented by Jamba Juice

By Betsy Natter The end of the year is fast approaching, but there is always lots to do in Montgomery County. Before the holiday season gets too hectic enjoy some time locally at one or more of these community events taking place during the first two weeks in December. Holiday Theater Byers Choice – A [...]

Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor between Friday, November 25, 2016 and Sunday, January 8, 2017 for a glimpse of colonial life during the holiday season. With the museum’s annual “Twelfth Night Tours,” visitors of all ages can enjoy a guided tour of ironmaster John Potts’ elegant 1752 Georgian manor house, decorated with greenery for Yuletide. Along [...]

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 [...]

Cheers! 3 Fall Beer Festivals in Montco

Cheers to fall!  Here are three can't miss beer festivals coming to Montgomery County this fall: TAPPED Ultimate Beer Fest: Saturday, September 24 · Elmwood Park Zoo 1661 Harding Blvd. Norristown, PA 19401 TAPPED Ultimate Beer Fest gives you the chance to share a beer with a bison, an Allagash with an alligator, or a draft with a giraffe [...]

Take to the Skies this Fall

by Betsy Natter Thinking of trying something new this fall? Consider looking to the skies for your next adventure. Get behind the controls of a Cesna and buzz over your house, drift lazily over the rolling fields of northern Montgomery County in a colorful balloon or gaze heavenward into the starry night to catch a [...]

5 Free Library Programs to Keep Summer Reading Going Strong

By Betsy Natter Keep your kids summer reading inspired with these free programs sponsored by your Montgomery County Libraries. All programs are a part of the summer reading programs held each year and are free to the public. Here we highlight five, but check your local library for programs offered close to you.  Horsham Township [...]

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 [...]