Fall Guide 2018


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 Music Festivals to End Summer on the Right Note


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

Experience MontCo’s Grand Estates


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


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

Harleysville Flower Show Greets Spring


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 Spring2018-03-05T13:41:56+00:00

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Ardmore Music Hall


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

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


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 Manor2017-12-25T21:56:15+00:00

Holiday House Tour in Historic Trappe


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 Trappe2017-11-20T12:03:29+00:00

Thanksgiving Guide 2017


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 20172017-11-07T20:31:21+00:00

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


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 MontCo2017-10-24T23:19:25+00:00