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

Burns & Wilcox Makes Major Investment in Pennsylvania


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 Pennsylvania2017-10-17T12:49:58+00:00

Weldon Volunteer Fire Fighters Visit Kindergarteners at Copper Beech Elementary School


  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 School2017-10-17T09:30:25+00:00

5 Enchanting Autumn Outings


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 Outings2017-10-03T21:33:30+00:00