2017 Montgomery County Holiday Guide

2017-11-20T17:45:33+00:00

by Melanie Stauble  The weather is getting colder and the decorations are starting be displayed because it is everyone’s favorite time of the year. Jump right into the holiday spirit and start planning all of the fun activities to come over the next few weeks. Layer up for the outdoor activities or put on your best [...]

2017 Montgomery County Holiday Guide 2017-11-20T17:45:33+00:00

Holiday House Tour in Historic Trappe

2017-11-20T12:03:29+00:00

Get in the holiday spirit with a tour of eight private homes, historic houses, and churches along the Main Street corridor. It's all happening on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 between noon and 4 p.m. Stops include: Grange Hall, with a display of Swedish Christmas decorations Speaker's House, where the new corner fireplaces will be lit [...]

Holiday House Tour in Historic Trappe 2017-11-20T12:03:29+00:00

McKinley Elementary School Wins “Garden of Distinction Award” from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

2017-10-25T10:15:54+00:00

McKinley Elementary School received the “Garden of Distinction Award” from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.  The McKinley Garden was selected from over 350 entries submitted in the Society’s 2017 Gardening and Greening Contest. The Garden Committee at the school, led by the McKinley parents, devotes time and creativity to developing beautiful selections of flowering plants, shrubs, [...]

McKinley Elementary School Wins “Garden of Distinction Award” from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 2017-10-25T10:15:54+00:00

Corn Maze Guide 2017

2017-10-17T21:46:19+00:00

Since the first corn maze was created in Pennsylvania nearly 15 years ago, the task of winding in and hopefully out of corn stalk walls has excited maze goers ever since. Each year, farmers carve out paths and decorative pictures, seen only from aerial shots, to delight and challenge their visitors. Try your hand at [...]

Corn Maze Guide 2017 2017-10-17T21:46:19+00:00

Burns & Wilcox Makes Major Investment in Pennsylvania

2017-10-17T12:49:58+00:00

Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, announced today the relocation and expansion of its Philadelphia office, making its second investment in the state of Pennsylvania this year. This larger space in the metropolitan area gives Burns & Wilcox the ability to double the current size of its staff. “As [...]

Burns & Wilcox Makes Major Investment in Pennsylvania 2017-10-17T12:49:58+00:00

Weldon Volunteer Fire Fighters Visit Kindergarteners at Copper Beech Elementary School

2017-10-17T09:30:25+00:00

  Copper Beech kindergarteners were delighted to learn about fire safety from the Weldon Volunteer Fire Company on Easton Road in Glenside.  This is a celebrated event held annually at Copper Beech Elementary School as part of Fire Prevention Week.  The students and staff thanked the firehouse for their visit!

Weldon Volunteer Fire Fighters Visit Kindergarteners at Copper Beech Elementary School 2017-10-17T09:30:25+00:00

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

Oktoberfest Fun: German History, Heritage, Gardening and Great Food

2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Celebrate the Trappe area's German heritage at a family-friendly Oktoberfest held on the grounds of The Speaker's House on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m..   Enjoy live music, delicious food, 18th century trade demonstrations, colonial kids' games, and locally-made artisanal wares. Learn about the historic house's ongoing restoration on a behind-the-scenes tour and [...]

Oktoberfest Fun: German History, Heritage, Gardening and Great Food 2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Community Music School Features “Pop. Rock & Brews”–a Musical Oktoberfest

2017-10-03T07:42:36+00:00

An Oktoberfest Fundraising Event  will be held Saturday October 7, 2017 from 7:30-11 p.m. at Community Music School in Collegeville. Head over for a fun-filled evening of pop and rock music performed by local area bands! Beer and pizza will be available for purchase. Proceeds to support CMS. Music includes: Just for Kicks Band  specializes in guitar driven rock and [...]

Community Music School Features “Pop. Rock & Brews”–a Musical Oktoberfest 2017-10-03T07:42:36+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