Fall Guide 2018

2018-09-04T22:23:16+00:00

by Betsy Natter Fall Festivals Country Fair When: Sept. 15, 10 am to 3 pm Where: Central Schwenkfelder Church, 2111 Valley Forge Rd., Lansdale, PA 19446 Spread throughout the church’s large grounds, enjoy a variety of activities including a live auction, railway display, games for the kids and live music. A variety of food stands, [...]

Fall Guide 20182018-09-04T22:23:16+00:00

3 Arts and Craft Festivals for Late Summer Fun

2018-08-25T16:51:51+00:00

by Betsy Natter Buyers browse for unique gifts at the Craft Marketplace at Pennypacker Mills Summer vacations are over, kids are heading back to school, but the weather is still great for getting out in MontCo for weekend fun. September is a great time to check out one of these annual craft and [...]

3 Arts and Craft Festivals for Late Summer Fun2018-08-25T16:51:51+00:00

3 Music Festivals to End Summer on the Right Note

2018-08-12T22:42:26+00:00

by Betsy Natter It may be hot during these last days of summer, but so is the music scene in MontCo. There is still plenty of time to take in a local outdoor concert or even attend a larger music festival before heading back to work and school routines. These three upcoming festivals represent a [...]

3 Music Festivals to End Summer on the Right Note2018-08-12T22:42:26+00:00

Explore, Paint & Relax in Montco’s Glorious Gardens

2018-07-31T13:17:45+00:00

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 Gardens2018-07-31T13:17:45+00:00

Experience MontCo’s Grand Estates

2018-06-08T14:11:26+00:00

If you’ve ever driven by one of Montgomery County’s grand old homes and wondered what it would be like to stroll the grounds or experience a few hours at one of these grand estates, this summer is your chance. Two local estates are hosting events where visitors can tour the buildings and learn about daily [...]

Experience MontCo’s Grand Estates2018-06-08T14:11:26+00:00

County Studio Tour Features MontCo’s Artists

2018-05-22T10:57:09+00:00

by Betsy Natter Artist Dora Ficher. Enjoy the beauty of MontCo’s many talented professional artists during the second annual Montgomery County Studio Tour. The open house driving tours will take place on Sat., June 9 and Sun., June 10 beginning at 10 am. The free tour event features 21 studios and 52 artists [...]

County Studio Tour Features MontCo’s Artists2018-05-22T10:57:09+00:00

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Ardmore Music Hall

2018-02-21T22:05:26+00:00

On Friday, March 30th, Eight-piece brass ensemble The Soul Rebels performs at the legendary Ardmore Music Hall with special guests Talib Kweli and GZA. The band has built a career around an eclectic live show that harnesses the power of horns and drums in a deep pocket funk party-like atmosphere. When not touring, The Soul [...]

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Ardmore Music Hall2018-02-21T22:05:26+00:00

9 Great Museums in Montgomery County

2018-02-21T14:38:07+00:00

By Betsy Natter Montgomery County is rich in heritage, culture and art. Check out these fantastic collections right in our own backyard. The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art Ursinus College Campus 610 E. Main St., Collegeville, PA 19426 (610) 409-3500 www.ursinus.edu/berman Located on the campus of Ursinus College, this museum includes works from [...]

9 Great Museums in Montgomery County2018-02-21T14:38:07+00:00

Tracy Grammer Coming Soon to Local Stage

2018-01-03T17:43:27+00:00

Tracy Grammer, writer and musician, is pleased to present words+music at Act II Playhouse on  Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at 7 p.m. — a captivating, intimate show featuring readings from her memoir-in-progress interspersed with songs on violin and guitar. Grammer rose to acclaim as half of the "postmodern, mythic American folk" duo, Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer. From 1997-2002, the duo [...]

Tracy Grammer Coming Soon to Local Stage2018-01-03T17:43:27+00:00

Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, with Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs

2017-12-28T11:37:11+00:00

Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, anew show from Philly's favorite comedy couple, Tony Braithwaite & Jen Childs, on stage in Ambler from Jan. 9-28, 2018. A glorious grab bag of sketches and songs, A Few of Our Favorite Things isa co-production with Philadelphia's 1812 Productions. Mary Carpenter is the director, and Owen Robbins joins the [...]

Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, with Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs2017-12-28T11:37:11+00:00