2017 Montgomery County Easter Celebrations

By Betsy Natter Easter celebrations are some of the most anticipated activities of spring as weather warms, flowers begin to bloom and the earth springs back to life. In preparation for the season, local churches and parks are hosting a wide variety of activities including craft activities, egg hunts and religious observances. Check out the [...]

World Famous Harlem Wizards at Abington Schools

Harlem Wizards team members “Rocket” and “Tojo” presented “pre-game” warm-up assemblies at Abington Schools this week in preparation for the Wizards basketball game against Abington teachers and principals hosted by the Abington Educational Foundation (AEF) on April 8, 2017. The Abington Educational Foundation is thrilled to host the Harlem Wizards Family Fun Evening on Saturday, [...]

Trappe Celebrates 300th Anniversary in 2017

Elected Officials include: Scott Martin, Stu Strauss, Cong Ryan Costello, Mayor Connie Peck, Nevin Scholl, Cathy Johnson, Rep Tom Quigley, Pat Webster, and Sen Senator Bob Mensch Trappe, Pennsylvania, is celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2017. The festivities kicked off with a special celebration on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The Borough was settled in [...]

Central Perkiomen Valley Park Hosts “Winter Tree ID Made Easy” Walk

Montgomery County’s Central Perkiomen Valley Park will hold a “Winter Tree ID Walk” on Saturday, January 28, 2017 beginning at 1:00pm. No leaves? No problem! While most native trees have lost their leaves, there are many ways to identify them in the dead of winter. Join the staff Central Perkiomen Park as they share tips [...]

28-acre Lower Salford Property to be Preserved

Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties, now totaling 158 farms. The farm was preserved under the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Montgomery County is one of 58 counties participating in this voluntary state program. This newest preserved farm belongs to Sheldon Derstine, whose family has [...]

Corn Maze Mania

by Betsy Natter Nothing says outdoor fall fun like tramping through acres of cornfields, searching for clues, hitting dead ends, and hopefully finding the exit. Believed to be the first in the U.S., a corn maze created in Annville, PA near Lebanon Valley College in 1993 drew thousands of visitors. Since then, thousands of detailed [...]

Fly over to Green Lane Park

Fly over to Green Lane Park on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 11:00am to 3:00pm where the Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites and Audubon, Pennsylvania will host their 6th Annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival. The fun continues this year as the Red Creek Nature Center will arrive with native [...]

2016 Hall of Fame: Valley Forge Casino

Valley Forge Casino Resort & Radisson Valley Forge Hotel 1160 First Avenue King of Prussia, PA 19406 Winner:  Hotel  The Valley Forge Casino Resort is the region’s only full-amenity gaming resort with live table games and all the latest and greatest slot machines. Valley Forge Casino Resort boasts 7 restaurants, 4 bars and lounges, 4 ballrooms, 2 hotels, [...]

20th Annual Riverside Festival of the Arts

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! On Saturday and Sunday September 17 & 18, 2016 the 20th annual Riverside Festival of the Arts will be held in downtown Easton along the scenic banks of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers. The Festival continues to host more juried artists and fine craftspeople each year. Exhibiting artists and craftspeople compete to [...]