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

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


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 Food2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

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


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 Oktoberfest2017-10-03T07:42:36+00:00

War and “Camping” in MontCo this Fall


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 Fall2017-09-19T20:38:49+00:00

Trappe Community Day


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 Day2017-09-13T21:25:42+00:00

Ursinus 2017 Community Fair


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 Fair2017-09-13T21:13:54+00:00

PARK(ing) Day in Norristown


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 Norristown2017-09-13T16:14:40+00:00