MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: October 19 – October 21


There are so many things to do this time of year! We're making things easy for you by highlighting our top picks in the area for October 19 through October 21. For more fun ideas, remember to check our Fall and Halloween Guides. Witches & Wizards Weekend When: Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20 [...]

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: October 19 – October 212019-08-21T10:25:26-04:00

Explore, Paint & Relax in Montco’s Glorious Gardens


by Betsy Natter Montgomery County is in full bloom and summer is the perfect time to enjoy the gorgeous color and fragrances of the season at a public garden or arboretum. While the Greater Philadelphia area is well known for the magnificence of Longwood Gardens, there’s no need to take a long drive when several [...]

Explore, Paint & Relax in Montco’s Glorious Gardens2019-08-21T09:51:18-04:00

August History Fun in MontCo Parks


By Betsy Natter Photo credit: 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 Parks2017-07-25T09:27:57-04:00

Take Your Family on the MontCo Trail Challenge


By Betsy Natter Three Montgomery County agencies have partnered to sponsor the 2nd annual Montgomery County Trail Challenge, an outdoor initiative to encourage residents to get outdoors and explore the community via the county’s vast network of trails and parks. The County Health Department in cooperation with the County Planning Commission (MCPC), and the Parks, [...]

Take Your Family on the MontCo Trail Challenge2017-05-09T13:59:07-04:00

Birdwatching at Lorimer Park


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 Park2016-12-14T08:35:26-05:00

Montgomerian on the Move: Island Living


Anna Idler “The island is ours. Here, in some way, we are young forever.” - E. Lockhart. Flip flops, easy smiles, and friendly hey-where-are-you-froms surround us from all sides. Rach and I have just walked into Earthers Hostel in Hvar, Croatia to check in. Even after just minutes waiting in the reception area to find [...]

Montgomerian on the Move: Island Living2016-12-10T16:19:29-05:00

Support Literacy Day by Visiting a Local Bookstore


by Betsy Natter Kids are back in school and cracking open books just in time for International Literacy Day on Sept. 8th. This year marks the 50th anniversary that UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has promoted the day in an effort to mobilize international communities to encourage literacy and increase literacy [...]

Support Literacy Day by Visiting a Local Bookstore2016-12-10T16:19:29-05:00

2016 Montgomery County Fall Guide


Gorgeous foliage, spooktacular Halloween adventures, delicious fresh food, and so much more bring Montgomery County to life in the fall. With so much to do, bookmark this handy fall guide to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun! Check in with the calendar of events for more to do. FAMILY FUN FALL [...]

2016 Montgomery County Fall Guide2017-08-06T11:57:25-04:00

Take to the Skies this Fall


by Betsy Natter Thinking of trying something new this fall? Consider looking to the skies for your next adventure. Get behind the controls of a Cesna and buzz over your house, drift lazily over the rolling fields of northern Montgomery County in a colorful balloon or gaze heavenward into the starry night to catch a [...]

Take to the Skies this Fall2016-12-10T16:19:29-05:00

Hit the Trail on Horseback in Montco


By Betsy Natter Horses have long been one of man’s closest companions. They come along side in work, provide transportation and capture the hearts of young and old alike. And while not everyone can own their own equine friend, several local farms share their beloved animals and knowledge of these special creatures with the public. [...]

Hit the Trail on Horseback in Montco2016-12-10T16:19:30-05:00