5 Enchanting Autumn Outings

2017-10-03T21:33:30+00:00

by Betsy Natter  Enjoy fall fun around Montgomery County: Scarecrow Making – 10/15 Norristown Farm Park 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown, PA 19403 (610) 270-0215 Do you need some help decorating for the Halloween season? Come on out to Norristown Farm Park join in the fun as you learn how to make your own scarecrow [...]

5 Enchanting Autumn Outings 2017-10-03T21:33:30+00:00

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

Fall Festivals Highlight Local Artisans

2017-09-05T17:42:17+00:00

By Betsy Natter For many, perusing craft fairs and art festivals has become a favorite fall activity. This year’s lineup is sure to please with plenty of local artisans and crafters displaying and selling their wares to those eager to get in some pre-holiday shopping. Check out the listings below and join in on the [...]

Fall Festivals Highlight Local Artisans 2017-09-05T17:42:17+00:00

Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday

2017-07-10T16:53:22+00:00

By Betsy Natter This year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the Harry Potter book series in the U.S. and fans are still loving everything about the magical world created by author J.K. Rowling. Seven books, eight movies and a few spin-off books later, Harry is still a popular fellow. Celebrate his birthday, [...]

Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday 2017-07-10T16:53:22+00:00

Vintage Base Ball at its Best!

2017-05-23T13:27:07+00:00

Batter Up! Originally founded in 1859, the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia became a base ball powerhouse in those early years, drawing upon local amateur clubs that became the de facto farm teams for the Athletics. Today, a new Athletics team has emerged to introduce communities around Philadelphia to the well-played game [...]

Vintage Base Ball at its Best! 2017-05-23T13:27:07+00:00

Plan to Paddle the Perkiomen

2017-03-07T18:34:48+00:00

By Betsy Natter Make plans now to spend time this spring and summer on Montgomery County’s beautiful Perkiomen Creek. Three special events sponsored by the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy will allow participants to challenge their physical stamina, enjoy and learn about the natural habitat surrounding the watershed and simply have fun. It’s the Perkiomen Trifecta and [...]

Plan to Paddle the Perkiomen 2017-03-07T18:34:48+00:00

Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids

2017-02-06T21:45:05+00:00

Spend a winter morning at Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Kids will have fun making four Valentine crafts to share, including two awesome Valentine ornaments, a 3-D card that will have a sweet surprise inside, and finally, a small gift in a special [...]

Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids 2017-02-06T21:45:05+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

6 Frightfully Fun Halloween Events

2016-12-10T16:19:27+00:00

By Betsy Natter It’s time to gear up for Halloween fun. Treat your family to this mixed treat-bag of activities throughout the county. Whether hiking, crafting, listening to a ghost tale or good old-fashioned trick-or-treating there is something for everyone. Morris Arboretum – Scarecrow Walk 100 E. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118 (215) 247-5777 Take [...]

6 Frightfully Fun Halloween Events 2016-12-10T16:19:27+00:00

Apples and Pumpkins and Scarecrows – Oh My!

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

We’re heading into that colorful season of the year when fall harvesting takes on a special wonder all its own. Many local organizations and businesses are featuring the best of fall with events that feature apples, pumpkins and entertaining scarecrows to fill your weekends with fun. You’re sure to find plenty to paint, carve, drink [...]

Apples and Pumpkins and Scarecrows – Oh My! 2016-12-10T16:19:28+00:00