Harleysville Flower Show Greets Spring

2018-03-05T13:41:56+00:00

Spring is just around the corner, so why not get a jump on enjoying it by attending the 35th annual Flower Show at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville on March 15-17.  Following on the heels of the popular Philadelphia show, this local show offers fewer crowds and no traffic! This year’s theme is Legendary Gardens [...]

Harleysville Flower Show Greets Spring 2018-03-05T13:41:56+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 Hall 2018-02-21T22:05:26+00:00

Discover the history of women’s pockets and hand-sew one of your own during this interactive workshop at Pottsgrove Manor

2017-12-25T21:56:15+00:00

Ever wondered how colonial women carried around the items they might need throughout their day? They used their pockets! However, these pockets look a lot different from modern ones. They were worn around the waist and were not attached to any gowns or petticoats. Find out more about the history and use of pockets while [...]

Discover the history of women’s pockets and hand-sew one of your own during this interactive workshop at Pottsgrove Manor 2017-12-25T21:56:15+00:00

Holiday House Tour in Historic Trappe

2017-11-20T12:03:29+00:00

Get in the holiday spirit with a tour of eight private homes, historic houses, and churches along the Main Street corridor. It's all happening on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 between noon and 4 p.m. Stops include: Grange Hall, with a display of Swedish Christmas decorations Speaker's House, where the new corner fireplaces will be lit [...]

Holiday House Tour in Historic Trappe 2017-11-20T12:03:29+00:00

Thanksgiving Guide 2017

2017-11-07T20:31:21+00:00

By Betsy Natter Despite the warmer weather this season, fall celebrations of thanks are just around the corner.  As always, there is plenty to do in MontCo, from nature programs, to buying fresh farm raised birds, to running a race to burn off all those extra calories in advance. Check our list of options for [...]

Thanksgiving Guide 2017 2017-11-07T20:31:21+00:00

The Past Comes to Life: Fall Living History Events in MontCo

2017-10-24T23:19:25+00:00

By Betsy Natter Experience the rich local history of Montgomery County as it comes to life this fall during several events designed to inform and stimulate your appreciation for the past. Kids will love the hands-on experience of becoming a soldier and adults might just learn a few things they missed in history class. Check [...]

The Past Comes to Life: Fall Living History Events in MontCo 2017-10-24T23:19:25+00:00

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

2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

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 Food 2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Come & See the Budweiser Clydesdales in Horsham

2017-10-02T20:53:20+00:00

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 Horsham 2017-10-02T20:53:20+00:00

War and “Camping” in MontCo this Fall

2017-09-19T20:38:49+00:00

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 Fall 2017-09-19T20:38:49+00:00

International Food Festival Provides Tastes from Afar

2017-09-12T12:38:47+00:00

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 Afar 2017-09-12T12:38:47+00:00