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A sea of tents dot the bucolic landscape at Pennypacker Mills in Schwenksville offering a host of holiday shopping possibilities .

The 3rd Annual Craft Marketplace at Pennypacker Mills

The Friends of Pennypacker Mills will be hosting their 3rd Annual Craft Marketplace this September in Schwenksville, and our entire community is encouraged to attend! This local event is a great chance to support our community while getting some early holiday shopping done. The Marketplace will be filled with great gift ideas! or stopping in […]

Collegeville’s Holiday House Tour 2014

Collegeville’s Holiday House Tour 2014

The non-profit Collegeville Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) is hosting Collegeville’s 2nd Holiday House Tour on Sunday, Dec. 7th from 1pm to 5 pm. Guests of this local tour will be welcomed into eight of Collegeville’s most interesting and unique homes to view custom architecture as well as various styles of interior design. Much like last […]

The 2014′ Red Carpet Bash: Video Recap!

The 2014′ Red Carpet Bash: Video Recap!

On May 1st, 2014, over 250 of Montgomery County’s finest arrived in style at Flourtown Country Club for Montco’s 2nd annual Happening List Red Carpet Bash.  The entire night was dedicated to all the winner’s in this years Happening List, Montgomery County’s largest peoples choice contest. Thanks to your participation, votes and enthusiasm, this years […]

Happening Events: The Grand Opening of Manatawny Still Works

Happening Events: The Grand Opening of Manatawny Still Works

After a successful soft opening last month, Manatawny Still Works in Pottstown is creating a huge buzz around Montgomery County, and for good reason!  The new distillery will be serving our residents the highest quality hand-crafted, small batch spirits in a space that has been transformed into a cutting edge distillery with time honored traditions […]

World Renowned Artist Brings Sculpture to Blue Bell Parish

World Renowned Artist Brings Sculpture to Blue Bell Parish

Renowned Canadian artist, Timothy P. Schmalz, of Kitchener, Ontario is devoted to creating artwork that glorifies Christ. He believes that an artist needs an epic subject to create epic art. Mr. Schmalz describes his sculptures as being “visual prayers.” The artist was recently noted for his controversial work entitled, “Homeless Jesus”, the arresting, life-sized bronze […]

Vegas Night in Conshy!

Vegas Night in Conshy!

The Plymouth-Whitemarsh-Conshohocken Rotary Club presents Vegas Night! Come early and watch the Kentucky Derby at the Washington Fore Co. on May 3rd at 6pm.  This event includes finger foods, dessert and a cash bar for anyone who wants to have a fun that’s geared towards giving back to our community. More Info Doors Open at […]

Montco Abroad: The Shepherd’s Village Foundation

Montco Abroad: The Shepherd’s Village Foundation

Last year Montco Happening was honored to help share the mission of James Sanken, a local resident who inspired us with his pursuit to help bring clean drinking water to a community half way across the world. We recently sat down to catch up with James and are happy to report that the Foundation which […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month with Rydal Park

Celebrating Women’s History Month with Rydal Park

A vibrant series of three special events at Rydal Park continuing care retirement community called “Celebrate Herstory” will help to celebrate Women’s History Month. The annual month-long March event is designed to help recognize and honor the contribution of women to events in history and contemporary society. Each event is free and open to the public […]

Montco’s Guide to St. Patrick’s Day 2014′

Montco’s Guide to St. Patrick’s Day 2014′

If you’re looking for some happening spots to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Montgomery County, our 2014′ Guide is here to help. It’s got everything from Irish dancing, traditional Irish food, live music and oh yeah…a lot of great beer! Whether you’re single, married, have kids or are just looking for the right place to […]

The Brew Spot: Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery

The Brew Spot: Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery

With the popularity of craft beers and micro-brews surging to an all time high residents of Montgomery County knew it would only be a matter of time before someone jumped at the opportunity to take control of the building that once housed the General Lafayette Brew Pub. The historical and allegedly haunted building now goes by […]