Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor


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 [...]

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MontCo Parks Get Ready for the Holidays


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 [...]

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Fall is for the Birds!


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. [...]

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Blessing of the Animals in Honor of Saint Francis Day at Saint Miriam


In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, Saint Miriam's in Flourtown will host their annual Blessing of the Animals event on Saturday, October 1st at 11am in the Angels of Assisi Garden.  

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Wild Mushrooms at Lorimer Park


Head to Lorimer Park for the annual mushroom walk on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:00pm. Learn which mushrooms are edible and the important role of fungi in the ecosystem. Participants will get to collect and identify mushrooms. This program is suitable for adults and children 10 and older. Preregistration is required. Please call 215-947-3477or [...]

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Corn Maze Mania


by Betsy Natter Nothing says outdoor fall fun like tramping through acres of cornfields, searching for clues, hitting dead ends, and hopefully finding the exit. Believed to be the first in the U.S., a corn maze created in Annville, PA near Lebanon Valley College in 1993 drew thousands of visitors. Since then, thousands of detailed [...]

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Real Housewives of New Jersey Star Teresa Giudice to Appear at Happenistas Night Out


Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice will appear at the upcoming Happenistas Night Out event on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 6PM to 9PM at the Sheraton Bucks County in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Ladies throughout the greater Philadelphia region are invited to Happenistas Night Out, hosted by local lifestyle authorities Bucks Happening, Montco Happening, [...]

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Five End of Summer Fairs You Don’t Want to Miss


by Betsy Natter Summer is almost officially over, but the festivals are still going strong. There’s a lot to choose from, whether it’s a taste of history or a taste of honey – and everything in between. Check out one of these great fairs before September ends. Central Schwenkfelder Church – Country Fair 2111 Valley [...]

Five End of Summer Fairs You Don’t Want to Miss2016-12-10T16:19:29+00:00

Swing into Fall


Philadelphia blues master Frank Bey International blues master Frank Bey and his Swing City Blues Band will kick off the fall community concert series at St. Paul’s Elkins Park on October 8, 2016. Nominated by the Blues Foundation for 2016 Soul/Blues Male Artist of the Year, Bey is a Philadelphia-based artist with Georgia [...]

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Explore the Senses


Photo courtesy of Ruth King, Environmental Education Specialist Take a “first look” at the five senses during a “Using Our Senses” program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:00pm. Explore the woods with a particular emphasis on using each sense to help learn about the surroundings. Participants will do [...]

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