2017 Montgomery County Holiday Guide

2017-11-20T17:45:33+00:00

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 Guide 2017-11-20T17:45:33+00:00

Holiday House Tour in Historic Trappe

2017-11-20T12:03:29+00:00

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 Trappe 2017-11-20T12:03:29+00:00

The Montgomery Awards Program

2017-11-14T12:50:21+00:00

The Montgomery Awards Program is an annual program that recognizes the best in planning, design, and advocacy in Montgomery County. In 2017, the program will celebrate its 50th anniversary. This year, the Montgomery County Planning Commission partnered with the Montgomery County Conservation District, which will present a 2017 Environmental Stewardship Award as part of the Montgomery [...]

The Montgomery Awards Program 2017-11-14T12:50:21+00:00

Green Lane Park Hosts “More Holiday Craft Workshops”

2017-11-14T09:31:17+00:00

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold two Holiday Craft Workshops on Saturday December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Join us at 10:00 a.m. when we make “Kissing Balls” from local nuts, pods and cones.  At 1:00 p.m. we will be making a “Holiday Wall Hanging” using local natural materials.  Participants are welcome [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “More Holiday Craft Workshops” 2017-11-14T09:31:17+00:00

Photo Recap: 2017 Happenistas Night Out with Special Guest Dorinda Medley

2017-11-13T18:34:48+00:00

  On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, hundreds of Happenistas gathered for a spectacular evening at Sheraton Bucks County to discover amazing gifts from dozens of local vendors; participate in fabulous beauty demonstrations; sip on delicious drinks; win big prizes, get tips from local experts on the demo stage (videos coming soon!), and meet the [...]

Photo Recap: 2017 Happenistas Night Out with Special Guest Dorinda Medley 2017-11-13T18:34:48+00:00

The Narberth Dickens Festival 

2017-11-09T19:31:56+00:00

Photo credit: Ed Ridgway The biggest holiday festival on the Main Line, where downtown Narberth transforms into 1840s London for one December afternoon every year. The event includes period street vendors and food, caroling, musicians, costumed performers, puppet shows, dance performances, ice sculpting, carriage rides, and much more. Kids join in the free [...]

The Narberth Dickens Festival  2017-11-09T19:31:56+00:00

All Aboard! The Shops at Valley Square to Reveal New Town Center with Train Extravaganza

2017-11-07T14:14:20+00:00

It's time for the big reveal! A few months back, The Shops at Valley Square announced plans to renovate "Center Court" – the focal point of the popular mixed-use lifestyle center in Warrington. The highly-anticipated renovation has been completed just in time for the busy holiday shopping season.  "Center Court" has transformed into a dynamic [...]

All Aboard! The Shops at Valley Square to Reveal New Town Center with Train Extravaganza 2017-11-07T14:14:20+00:00

Happening Kids: Roslyn Elementary School First Graders Use Pumpkins To Create Their Favorite Book Characters

2017-10-27T12:41:43+00:00

First graders at Roslyn Elementary School brought the harvest theme into school for some reading fun throughout the month of October! They recreated their favorite book characters using pumpkins as their canvas. Students enjoyed sharing their projects, describing their character, and summarizing the story. The students and staff of Roslyn are enjoying the festive display [...]

Happening Kids: Roslyn Elementary School First Graders Use Pumpkins To Create Their Favorite Book Characters 2017-10-27T12:41:43+00:00

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

2017-10-25T10:15:54+00:00

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 Society 2017-10-25T10:15:54+00:00

The Past Comes to Life: Fall Living History Events in MontCo

2017-10-24T23:19:25+00:00

By Betsy Natter Experience the rich local history of Montgomery County as it comes to life this fall during several events designed to inform and stimulate your appreciation for the past. Kids will love the hands-on experience of becoming a soldier and adults might just learn a few things they missed in history class. Check [...]

The Past Comes to Life: Fall Living History Events in MontCo 2017-10-24T23:19:25+00:00