Four Places to Celebrate Fastnacht Day 2017

By Betsy Natter        Photo credit: http://www.facebook.com/WeinrichsBakery Montgomery County and eastern Pennsylvania have many cultural foods that are unique to the area. Eating fastnachts, a special type of fried doughnut pronounced “fost-nokt” on Fastnacht Day is another opportunity to indulge your taste buds in one of these specialties! Literally meaning “fast night,” this annual [...]

Maple Sugar Magic at Green Lane Park

Magic on Saturday, March 4, 2017. There will be two demonstrations, beginning at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Join staff celebrating the annual maple sap harvest in the park. Park staff and volunteers will demonstrate this centuries-old American process which includes tree tapping, boiling of sap in our evaporator, and the tradition of “sugaring off”. Visitors can [...]

Montco Band SPiN Rock Stars On Stage and Behind the Scenes

by Anna Idler In an interview for NJ.com, Steven Van Zandt, member of Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band, said that “a great band is more than just some people working together.” “It's like a highly specialized army unit, or a winning sports team,” Van Zandt explained. “A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than [...]

Locally Grown Showcase

The Souderton-Telford Business and Professional Women’s Club wants to help close the gap between the local community and unknown locally grown vendors. Their new Spring event the Locally Grown Showcase coming March 18th at the Indian Creek Foundation will help promote farm to table restaurants, food producers and suppliers, local organizations, and local charities. Their [...]

Barenaked Ladies to perform at Valley Forge Music Fair

  Valley Forge Casino Resort welcomes Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies to Valley Forge Music Fair on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The band is still together after nearly three decades, producing 14 studio albums which have collectively sold more than 14 million copies, won eight Juno Awards, earned multiple Grammy nominations, a U.S. chart-topping single [...]

Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids

Spend a winter morning at Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Kids will have fun making four Valentine crafts to share, including two awesome Valentine ornaments, a 3-D card that will have a sweet surprise inside, and finally, a small gift in a special [...]

Abington Senior High School’s George Reid to play D1 Football at Temple University

Abington football coach Kevin Conlin described George as a “team leader and hard worker, second to none;   George is always the first one at practices and the last to leave.” In addition, he is an outstanding student with an excellent academic record. Among his many achievements, George received the 2017 Maxwell Football Club’s “Mini Max” [...]

Trappe Celebrates 300th Anniversary in 2017

Elected Officials include: Scott Martin, Stu Strauss, Cong Ryan Costello, Mayor Connie Peck, Nevin Scholl, Cathy Johnson, Rep Tom Quigley, Pat Webster, and Sen Senator Bob Mensch Trappe, Pennsylvania, is celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2017. The festivities kicked off with a special celebration on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The Borough was settled in [...]