Birding Fun during Migration Season

2017-10-10T18:29:18+00:00

By Betsy Natter Fall’s cool weather is a great time for a hike in the woods or up a mountain side to take in a panoramic view of colorful leaves, but is also the perfect time to watch for colorful warblers, honking waterfowl and graceful raptors as they migrate to winter habitats. Pennsylvania is in [...]

Birding Fun during Migration Season 2017-10-10T18:29:18+00:00

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

2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

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 Food 2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Come & See the Budweiser Clydesdales in Horsham

2017-10-02T20:53:20+00:00

The Clydesdales Budweiser will be in Horsham on Saturday October 14th, 2017 from 10:00 am - 11:30 am. The Budweiser Clydesdales are well-known for their promotions and commercials by the Anheuser-BuschBrewing Company. During the early 20th century, the Clydesdales delivered beer by wagon. Later on, the Budweiser Clydesdales were introduced to the public on April [...]

Come & See the Budweiser Clydesdales in Horsham 2017-10-02T20:53:20+00:00

War and “Camping” in MontCo this Fall

2017-09-19T20:38:49+00:00

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 Fall 2017-09-19T20:38:49+00:00

Fall Festivals Highlight Local Artisans

2017-09-05T17:42:17+00:00

By Betsy Natter For many, perusing craft fairs and art festivals has become a favorite fall activity. This year’s lineup is sure to please with plenty of local artisans and crafters displaying and selling their wares to those eager to get in some pre-holiday shopping. Check out the listings below and join in on the [...]

Fall Festivals Highlight Local Artisans 2017-09-05T17:42:17+00:00

August History Fun in MontCo Parks

2017-07-25T09:27:57+00:00

By Betsy Natter Photo credit: http://www.peterwentzfarmsteadsociety.org/ Are you looking for fun activities for the family that will keep everyone’s brains going and ready for the start of school? Then plan to visit several of Montgomery County’s historical sites throughout August for fun and educational programming for the entire family. Most events are free, [...]

August History Fun in MontCo Parks 2017-07-25T09:27:57+00:00

Kategory 5 Band ‘70s and ‘80s Concert at Green Lane Park

2017-07-25T09:20:02+00:00

On August 6, 2017, at 7:00pm, Green Lane Park will host Kategory 5 Band. Kategory 5 is the reigning 2016-2017 House band for WMGK. Hailing from Newark, Delaware, they are six top notch performers who bring an amazing variety of classic and progressive rock and pop from the ‘70s and ‘80s. Their musicianship is so [...]

Kategory 5 Band ‘70s and ‘80s Concert at Green Lane Park 2017-07-25T09:20:02+00:00

Adult Scavenger Hunt

2017-07-17T22:48:56+00:00

Credit: http://www.facebook.com/pennypackermills Join Pennypacker Mills on July 29, 2017 from 4:30pm to 7pm for a scavenger hunt of historic items and points of interest all around the grounds! Collect a token at each stop on the hunt. Prizes will be awarded. At the end of the hunt, cool off with cold beer and light fare. [...]

Adult Scavenger Hunt 2017-07-17T22:48:56+00:00

Green Lane Park Hosts “Incredible Insects”

2017-07-05T18:57:22+00:00

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Incredible Insects” on Saturday, July 15, 2017 beginning at 1:00 pm. Join staff for a close-up look at our six-legged neighbors, the insects. Participants will use nets and bug magnifier boxes to examine our discoveries. All bugs will be released unharmed. Meet atTennis Courts (2298 [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Incredible Insects” 2017-07-05T18:57:22+00:00

7 Outdoor Concert Venues

2017-06-20T20:51:55+00:00

By Betsy Natter If you are looking to enjoy a music-filled summer, local Montgomery County parks will keep you happy all season long. The free outdoor concerts are sponsored by many local community organizations and are open to everyone. Just bring your blankets, chairs and a picnic supper if you’d like and enjoy the varied [...]

7 Outdoor Concert Venues 2017-06-20T20:51:55+00:00