3 Arts and Craft Festivals for Late Summer Fun


by Betsy Natter Buyers browse for unique gifts at the Craft Marketplace at Pennypacker Mills Summer vacations are over, kids are heading back to school, but the weather is still great for getting out in MontCo for weekend fun. September is a great time to check out one of these annual craft and [...]

3 Arts and Craft Festivals for Late Summer Fun2018-08-25T16:51:51+00:00

3 Music Festivals to End Summer on the Right Note


by Betsy Natter It may be hot during these last days of summer, but so is the music scene in MontCo. There is still plenty of time to take in a local outdoor concert or even attend a larger music festival before heading back to work and school routines. These three upcoming festivals represent a [...]

3 Music Festivals to End Summer on the Right Note2018-08-12T22:42:26+00:00

See the Work to Make MontCo a Cycling Paradise


The Montgomery County Planning Commission is working on making the county a better place to bike. On Wednesday, June 20, they will be holding a meeting titled Bike Montco: Building a Bike-Friendly Montgomery County. The meeting will focus on how to make the community safer and more attractive to bicyclists. During this free seminar, several [...]

See the Work to Make MontCo a Cycling Paradise2018-06-17T12:34:59+00:00

Experience MontCo’s Grand Estates


If you’ve ever driven by one of Montgomery County’s grand old homes and wondered what it would be like to stroll the grounds or experience a few hours at one of these grand estates, this summer is your chance. Two local estates are hosting events where visitors can tour the buildings and learn about daily [...]

Experience MontCo’s Grand Estates2018-06-08T14:11:26+00:00

Harleysville Flower Show Greets Spring


Spring is just around the corner, so why not get a jump on enjoying it by attending the 35th annual Flower Show at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville on March 15-17.  Following on the heels of the popular Philadelphia show, this local show offers fewer crowds and no traffic! This year’s theme is Legendary Gardens [...]

Harleysville Flower Show Greets Spring2018-03-05T13:41:56+00:00

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun


// BY BETSY NATTER It’s cold outside but there is still plenty of activity in the woodlands and parks throughout Montgomery County. Many animals are especially active as owls and foxes are in the midst of mating seasons. Resist the urge to hibernate indoors and join naturalists at these area parks for winter excursions to [...]

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun2018-01-23T23:14:23+00:00

2017 Montgomery County Holiday Guide


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 Guide2017-11-22T12:08:42+00:00

Holiday House Tour in Historic Trappe


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 Trappe2017-11-20T12:03:29+00:00

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


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 Society2017-10-25T10:15:54+00:00

Corn Maze Guide 2017


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 20172017-10-17T21:46:19+00:00