Lecture: Penn to Potts


https://www.facebook.com/pottsgrovemanor Join historian Dan Graham and uncover the story of the land between the time of William Penn to John Potts during this lecture at Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, November 4, 2017 beginning at 1:00 PM. Over 70 years passed from the time William Penn received the charter for Pennsylvania in 1681 to [...]

Lecture: Penn to Potts2017-10-22T23:05:13+00:00

Summer Insect Workshops for the Family


By Betsy Natter Summer is filled with sunshine, flowers, and lots of things that creep, crawl and buzz. What exactly are those things flying around and will they start “bugging” you? Gather some new information and enjoy some hands on exploration with this variety of workshops designed to teach you about some of these amazing [...]

Summer Insect Workshops for the Family2017-08-06T11:53:41+00:00

5 Community Picnics and Campouts to Kickoff July!


By Betsy Natter The start of July means cookouts, gatherings of family and friends and for some an annual camping trip to enjoy the great outdoors. If your family is looking for a fun day without the labor of hosting your own backyard bash or packing up the family car with all your camping gear, [...]

5 Community Picnics and Campouts to Kickoff July!2017-06-27T18:55:40+00:00

A Smokin’ Party Coming Soon: The Philly Cigar Festival


Attention cigar aficionados! The Philly Cigar Festival debuts Sunday, October 29th, 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) for a day full of fat stogies, drinks, food, and fun at the BIGGEST [...]

A Smokin’ Party Coming Soon: The Philly Cigar Festival2017-06-02T17:24:28+00:00

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, [...]

PA German Arts Thrive in Montgomery County2017-01-25T09:01:41+00:00

“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 [...]

“Colonial Wreaths and Kissing Balls” Holiday Workshop2016-12-10T16:19:24+00:00

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 Happenings, Presented by Jamba Juice2016-12-10T16:19:24+00:00

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 [...]

Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor2016-12-10T16:19:25+00:00

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Cheers! 3 Fall Beer Festivals in Montco2016-12-10T16:19:29+00:00