Fire & Ice Festival for Cold Weather Fun


By Betsy Natter Hatfield Township's Fire & Ice Festival on Sat. Jan. 20 is an annual fundraiser and celebration that fully embraces the cold weather of winter. A full line up of activities is planned from 2-5 pm including Sharky's Shivering Slides Polar Plunge event, a cook-off, ice sculptures and a bonfire to keep warm. [...]

Fire & Ice Festival for Cold Weather Fun2018-01-04T13:00:08+00:00

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered to Outdoor Leaders


By Betsy Natter Picture yourself out on the open trail, deep in the woods or on a canoe trip miles from the nearest roadway. What happens if a medical emergency arises? Are you prepared to manage the situation and take care of someone in your group, getting them stabilized and evacuated to receive medical care? [...]

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered to Outdoor Leaders2017-12-27T15:01:13+00:00

Winter Break Ice Skating Fun


by Betsy Natter Its time to hit the ice! Here are some local spots to enjoy some ice skating fun: Hatfield Ice 350 County Line Rd., Colmar, PA 18915 (215) 997-9797 Kids are definitely allowed to play in the Reindeer Games at Hatfield Ice on Sun., Dec. 24, beginning at 7:30 am. Three levels [...]

Winter Break Ice Skating Fun2017-12-20T09:33:03+00:00

Birding Fun during Migration Season


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 Season2017-10-10T18:29:18+00:00

Green Lane Park Hosts “Leave it to Beavers”


Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Leave it to Beavers” on Saturday October 28th beginning at 4:30 p.m. Explore the world of the North American Beaver and learn about their incredible adaptations for a life spent mostly in and under water. After a brief indoor session, head outdoors to search for [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Leave it to Beavers”2017-10-15T20:41:56+00:00

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


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 Food2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Come & See the Budweiser Clydesdales in Horsham


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 Horsham2017-10-02T20:53:20+00:00

Outdoor Fun to Kick Off Fall in Montco


By Betsy Natter The nights are beginning to get crisp and there is a tinge of color to the foliage on the trees. As the bustle of back to school ends and schedules settle in, take some time to relax with the family and enjoy the outdoors at one of these family friendly events. Upper [...]

Outdoor Fun to Kick Off Fall in Montco2017-09-27T14:24:34+00:00

War and “Camping” in MontCo this Fall


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 Fall2017-09-19T20:38:49+00:00

International Food Festival Provides Tastes from Afar


By Betsy Natter Our country is privileged to host a melting pot of cultural customs and flavors among the makeup of our people. Yet while most of us enjoy can enjoy pizza from the shop around the corner, sushi from the display at the grocery store or dumplings when it’s time for take-out, some other [...]

International Food Festival Provides Tastes from Afar2017-09-12T12:38:47+00:00