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Corn Maze Mania

Corn Maze Mania

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 […]

Native American Day in Norristown

Native American Day in Norristown

Come to Norristown Farm Park for the annual Native American Day on Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. See Native American artifacts as well as replicas. Experienced presenters will give demonstrations and displays of Lenape culture, including flint knapping, jewelry, clothing, tools, foods, and animal pelts and bones. Come and talk to these […]

Real Housewives of New Jersey Star Teresa Giudice to Appear at Happenistas Night Out

Real Housewives of New Jersey Star Teresa Giudice to Appear at Happenistas Night Out

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice will appear at the upcoming Happenistas Night Out event on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 6PM to 9PM at the Sheraton Bucks County in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Ladies throughout the greater Philadelphia region are invited to Happenistas Night Out, hosted by local lifestyle authorities Bucks Happening, Montco Happening, […]

Vote for the Winner in Montco’s Ultimate Makeover Contest

Vote for the Winner in Montco’s Ultimate Makeover Contest

Over the past few months, hundreds of women entered to win Montgomery County’s Ultimate Makeover, and now, the finalists have been revealed! Women from all corners of Montgomery County are competing for the chance to win a head-to-toe makeover, valued at over $5,000, including: Nutritional counseling from Amolean Cosmetic dentistry by Skippack Village Dentistry Med Spa services from […]

Five End of Summer Fairs You Don’t Want to Miss

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 […]

Philadelphia blues master Frank Bey

Swing into Fall

International blues master Frank Bey and his Swing City Blues Band will kick off the fall community concert series at St. Paul’s Elkins Park on October 8, 2016. Nominated by the Blues Foundation for 2016 Soul/Blues Male Artist of the Year, Bey is a Philadelphia-based artist with Georgia roots who performs with a tight, jazzy […]

Photo courtesy of Ruth King, Environmental Education Specialist

Explore the Senses

Take a “first look” at the five senses during a “Using Our Senses” program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:00pm. Explore the woods with a particular emphasis on using each sense to help learn about the surroundings. Participants will do special seeing, hearing, and smelling activities that will hone sensory […]

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Get Moving with Aerobic Rhythmics

by Christa Peressini Keeping fit isn’t always easy, especially in today’s hectic world. Between work, grocery shopping, shuttling kids to various activities, and whatever else the day may hold, many people find themselves over-scheduled and logging many miles in their cars throughout the day. Squeezing in time to exercise can be tough, not to mention that […]

Cheers! 3 Fall Beer Festivals in Montco

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 […]

Montgomerian on the Move: Island Living

Montgomerian on the Move: Island Living

Anna Idler “The island is ours. Here, in some way, we are young forever.” – E. Lockhart. Flip flops, easy smiles, and friendly hey–where-are-you-froms surround us from all sides. Rach and I have just walked into Earthers Hostel in Hvar, Croatia to check in. Even after just minutes waiting in the reception area to find […]