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

Trappe Community Day

2017-09-13T21:25:42+00:00

This year’s Annual Trappe Community Day will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm at Water Works Park (W 1st Ave Trappe, PA, PA 19426).  Rain date is Saturday, September 30. It will be a day of family fun, featuring activities for children, music, stage performances & demonstrations for the enjoyment of all [...]

Trappe Community Day 2017-09-13T21:25:42+00:00

Ursinus 2017 Community Fair

2017-09-13T21:13:54+00:00

The college is kicking off its Homecoming & Reunion Weekend with a Community Fair featuring live music, games, activities and fun for everyone!  This free event on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on the lawn in front of the Berman Museum is fun for the whole family and is dog-friendly. Enjoy strolling the campus [...]

Ursinus 2017 Community Fair 2017-09-13T21:13:54+00:00

PARK(ing) Day in Norristown

2017-09-13T16:14:40+00:00

The Montgomery County Planning Commission and Montgomery County Health Department, along with the Municipality of Norristown, will celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2017 on Friday, Sept.15. Everyone is invited to come see how an ordinary parking spot can be transformed into a great public space. The event will take place, weather permitting, in front of the county courthouse [...]

PARK(ing) Day in Norristown 2017-09-13T16:14:40+00:00

International Food Festival Provides Tastes from Afar

2017-09-12T12:38:47+00:00

By Betsy Natter Our country is privileged to host a melting pot of cultural customs and flavors among the makeup of our people. Yet while most of us enjoy can enjoy pizza from the shop around the corner, sushi from the display at the grocery store or dumplings when it’s time for take-out, some other [...]

International Food Festival Provides Tastes from Afar 2017-09-12T12:38:47+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

MontCo Oktoberfest Guide 2017

2017-09-11T09:00:15+00:00

By Betsy Natter The approach of cooler fall weather also brings a seasonal favorite for beer lovers – Oktoberfest! While not strictly always held during the month of October, beer festivals will be taking place throughout September and October all over the region. With the increased popularity of craft brewing and micro-breweries popping up everywhere, [...]

MontCo Oktoberfest Guide 2017 2017-09-11T09:00:15+00:00