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

Shakespeare in the Park at Green Lane Park

2017-06-19T13:24:31+00:00

Commonwealth Classic Theater Company makes a return visit to Green Lane Park on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm. This year’s production is Shakespeare’s beautiful and heartrending masterpiece, Romeo and Juliet. Young love and old grudges collide in this timeless romantic tragedy. Critically acclaimed director Kathryn MacMillan returns to CCTC with a fast paced [...]

Shakespeare in the Park at Green Lane Park 2017-06-19T13:24:31+00:00

Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties

2017-06-15T09:05:59+00:00

Montgomery and Berks Counties have been central to the car industry for decades, employing residents of the cities and surrounding small towns. Pottstown first came to be known as the cruising capital of the East Coast in the 1950s and held on to the title for many years. In the 1960s, hundreds would line the [...]

Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties 2017-06-15T09:05:59+00:00

Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” Saturday March 11th

2017-03-07T13:21:10+00:00

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will offer a “Waterfowl Watch” program on Saturday March 11th at 1:00 p.m.  The spring migration of ducks, geese and swans should be well underway as we search the lakes of Green Lane Park. Join us in our search for these north-bound travelers. Bring binoculars and meet at Tennis Court [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” Saturday March 11th 2017-03-07T13:21:10+00:00

Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids

2017-02-06T21:45:05+00:00

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 [...]

Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids 2017-02-06T21:45:05+00:00

Montgomery County Commissioners Holiday Celebration

2016-12-15T21:41:04+00:00

The Montgomery County Commissioners will light the County tree, menorah, and kinara celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa at 4:15pm on Thursday, December 15, 2016. The brief ceremony will take place on the plaza level of the courthouse overlooking Main Street in Norristown. WHO:           Montgomery County Commissioners Dr. Val Arkoosh, Josh Shapiro, and Joe Gale WHAT:         [...]

Montgomery County Commissioners Holiday Celebration 2016-12-15T21:41:04+00:00

Birdwatching at Lorimer Park

2016-12-14T08:35:26+00:00

Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 8:30am to look for winter resident birds. All are welcome, including new birders and experienced birders alike. Leaders will be from the Wyncote Audubon Society. Participants are encouraged to bring their own [...]

Birdwatching at Lorimer Park 2016-12-14T08:35:26+00:00

Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor

2016-12-10T16:19:25+00:00

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor between Friday, November 25, 2016 and Sunday, January 8, 2017 for a glimpse of colonial life during the holiday season. With the museum’s annual “Twelfth Night Tours,” visitors of all ages can enjoy a guided tour of ironmaster John Potts’ elegant 1752 Georgian manor house, decorated with greenery for Yuletide. Along [...]

Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor 2016-12-10T16:19:25+00:00

MontCo Parks Get Ready for the Holidays

2016-12-10T16:19:25+00:00

By Betsy Natter With more of a chill in the air you may not think about wandering out into one of Montgomery County’s many parks to spend an afternoon. But in preparation for the holiday season, many sites are holding workshops and open houses to help everyone get ready. Enjoy a candlelit tour, make a [...]

MontCo Parks Get Ready for the Holidays 2016-12-10T16:19:25+00:00

Fall is for the Birds!

2016-12-10T16:19:28+00:00

By Betsy Natter Fall is a great time to learn about birds as they are very active. Many species are preparing for fall migration and toward the end of the season the owls will begin to search for mates. Several Montgomery County parks are offering programs to get you outside and enjoy our feathered neighbors. [...]

Fall is for the Birds! 2016-12-10T16:19:28+00:00