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Jan. 23, 2016

Montgomery County Home Owners Get Creative at Abington Art Center

Do art near your Montgomery County home.Art enthusiasts who call Montgomery County home have the chance to visit the Abington Art Center as often as they wish. Located on 27 acres 10 miles outside of Center City, this facility proudly presents exhibitions, programs, events, and classes to all. Come visit this historic property and take a stroll around the grounds anytime between sun up and sun down to view the sculptures. The art on display changes every few months. Visit the center during a coffee break when one of the featured artists talks about their work that is on display. This is also a beautiful facility in which to host a wedding or corporate event. It makes a lovely backdrop for your special day.

Enjoy some time away from your Montgomery County home and experience the art firsthand through a class or workshop. Opportunities are available for both children and adults. Choose from such listings as drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry making, ceramics, photography, paper making, printmaking, metalsmithing, and much more. Classes are available year round. Kids and teens can choose from special listings that cater to the young minds and spark the imagination. Try out classes such as stop motion animation, writing comics, digital photography, creative clay time, and many more. Consider becoming a member to receive discounts on events and classes. Take a look at Abington Art Center to learn more, plan a visit, and view all available class listings.

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Jan. 22, 2016

Visit Natural Chester County Real Estate at Riverbend Center

Visit natural Chester County real estate.All who own Chester County real estate are invited to come get some fresh air and learn about nature at the Riverbend Environmental Education Center. Located near a bend in the Schuylkill River just off of I-76, this facility has many trails, a visitors center, and programs to get active in the outdoors. Trails are available for all abilities, ranging from easy to difficult to steep. Picnic areas are on site as well so that guests can make a day out of their visit. Consider a membership starting at only $25.00 a year to have complete access to all trails and discounts on classes and events. Memberships help maintain the center and support programs that benefit the youth education programs.

Consider the Riverbend Environmental Education Center for a field trip, summer camp, nature club, or birthday party. Programs are available on days when school is not in session so that children can have a fun and enriching day away from home. Check out the Girl Scout and Boy Scout programs to get children involved and outside. Special events such as the Farm to Table dinner, Summer Solstice, and Shiverfest take place here every year as well. All Chester County real estate owners are invited to visit Riverbend online to learn more about this property and the many programs that are available to visitors.

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Jan. 21, 2016

Visit Historic Berks County Property at Daniel Boone Homestead

Visit historic Berks County property.Journey back into time with a trip to the Daniel Boone Homestead. This Berks County property has preserved a bit of American homestead history at the place of Daniel Boone’s birth. Visitors can grab a ready map of the historic area and stroll the grounds on a self guided tour. Oley Valley residents will be able to envision the lifestyle pioneers lived in the 18th Century. Buildings here include the Boone House (the log cabin where Daniel Boone was born), the Boone House cellar and smokehouse, a blacksmith shop, homestead barn and threshing floor, sawmill, cemetery and more. Guided tours are also available of the Boone house. A host, attired accurately in time period garb, will lead guests through the cabin relaying facts and insights. History buffs who are Berks County property owners will be thrilled with periodic Flintlock marksmen demonstrations put on by the First Pennsylvania Regiment at the onsite rifle range.

Three picnic areas are available for use by the public at the Daniel Boone Homestead. Plan to spend the day, and after touring the historic site, explore the multitude of hiking and walking trails or lounge about the shore of Daniel Boone lake. The grounds are also equipped for campers with tent sites and the Wayside Lodge which holds two bunkhouses, bathroom facilities and a kitchen area. A listing of hours may be found on the Daniel Boone Homestead website.

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