2016 Montgomery Holiday Guide, presented by BKZ Consulting

by Edie Weinstein  Your 2016 Holiday Guide is sponsored by BKZ Consulting Partners, LLC, a veteran-owned credit card processing provider based in North Wales. BKZ manages and maintains relationships with the best processing and merchant services companies in the United States and delivers that expertise to local businesses. First-hand experience of the strengths and weaknesses [...]

“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 [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” November 26th at 1:00 p.m.

Green Lane Park will host a Waterfowl Watch program on Saturday November 26th beginning at 1:00 p.m. Did you know that Green Lane Park is one of eastern Pennsylvania’s premier birding destinations, and has been designated as an “Important Bird Area” by Audubon Pennsylvania ? The fall migration of ducks, geese and other birds will [...]

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 [...]

MontCo Parks Get Ready for the Holidays

By Betsy Natter With more of a chill in the air you may not think about wandering out into one of Montgomery County’s many parks to spend an afternoon. But in preparation for the holiday season, many sites are holding workshops and open houses to help everyone get ready. Enjoy a candlelit tour, make a [...]

Turkey Tales at Norristown Farm Park

Photo courtesy of Ruth King, Environmental Education Specialist Gobble wobble season is here. Head to Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1:00pm to learn about the bird around which the Thanksgiving holiday revolves. Hear a turkey call, touch a turkey feather, and make a special turkey craft. What do turkeys [...]

2016 Thanksgiving Guide

By Betsy Natter With fall festivals over and everyone trying to figure out what to do with piles of Halloween candy, it’s time to think about Thanksgiving and turkeys. From nature programs, to buying fresh farm raised birds, to running a race in their honor, Montgomery County has something for everyone this November. Learn About [...]