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Reading Public Museum revives dinosaurs with new exhibit

From Reading Public Museum|

Philadelphia Folk Festival to return with female-leaning lineup

This might go down in history as the Philadelphia Folk Festival’s “Year of the Woman.” ...

By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|


  • Music

    Swing Fever brings back swinging sounds of Big Bands to Kutztown Park

    Take a trip back in time to the sounds of the Big Bands during that Swing era, as we welcome the return of the renowned swing band Swing Fever to the Kutztown Park Bandshell from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 21.

    By John Schmoyer Kutztown Recreation Director|

  • Entertainment

    Kutztown Kruizz attracts anticipated 300 vehicles, thousands of spectators

    Cars of all sorts head to Kutztown on Saturday, July 28 for the 4th annual Kutztown Kruizz.

    From Kutztown Community Partnership|

  • News

    Yocum Teens perform ‘The Commedia Rapunzel’ at Berks libraries

    Yocum Institute Teens present “The Commedia Rapunzel” at Berks County libraries for the Summer Reading Program.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Entertainment

    Winds blow ‘Mary Poppins’ to Fleetwood July 19 to 21

    Fleetwood Community Theatre is proud to announce the opening of “Mary Poppins” on July 19. The production will play at the Fleetwood High School Auditorium, 803 N. Richmond St., Fleetwood, for four performances only, July 19, July 20 and July 21 at 7 p.m. and July 21 at 2 p.m.

    From Fleetwood Community Theatre|

  • Entertainment

    National Liberty Museum presents ‘Spacelab: An Interstellar Exhibit of Glass Art’

    “Spacelab: An Interstellar Exhibit of Glass Art,” a new installation at the National Liberty Museum, examines humanity’s relationship with the universe, including space travel; extraterrestrial beings and intergalactic discoveries; and the vastness and mystery of space.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Step Back in Time or head to concert by Sterling Koch and Freeway Jam on July 22

    Step Back in Time Day will be held July 22, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Berks County Heritage Center in Bern Township.

    From Berks County Parks & Recreation Department|

  • Entertainment

    Berks Art Alliance exhibit at Heritage of Green Hills July 13

    The Heritage of Green Hills, a healthy life plan community, will host a reception for the opening of an exhibition of artwork by 10 members of the Berks Art Alliance (BAA). The reception will be held at the community on Friday, July 13, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The Heritage is located at 200 Tranquility Lane, Shillington, just off Morgantown Road/Route 10 across from The Flying Hills Golf Course. The event is free and open to the public for the opening night only. Complimentary wine, cheese and...

    From David Culver|

  • Entertainment

    Rodeo’s Drive-Thru Hollywood News: Sail away with Styx, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts and Tesla

    I love rock ’n roll! On June 30, I had a chance to see Tesla, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and Styx at The Giant Center in Hershey. A lot of people came out to see these historical artists who have changed the meaning of music during the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s, and their decades of hits.

    By Rodeo Marie Hanson Kid Reviewer|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Come out for Vet Fest, Kutztown Folk Festival and much more

    Salute to vets SteelStacks: Vet Fest returns to 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 7 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 8. Highlights of the free festival include a motorcycle Bike Run at 11:30 a.m. July 7 and a 5K at 8 a.m. July 8. Bike Run registration is onsite only and costs $20 for riders and $10 for passengers. Participants in the 5K can register in advance at or day of for $25. Vet Fest will also have live music by Schubert and Binder,...

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Sounds of Dixieland era uplift spirits at Kutztown Park July 14

    The Borough of Kutztown will welcome back to the Kutztown Park bandshell stage the sounds of Ben Mauger’s Dixieland Band. They will be performing from 7 to 9 p.m., in the Borough of Kutztown’s 2018 Concert Series in the Park on July 14. There is no concert Saturday, July 7.

    By John Schmoyer Kutztown Recreation Director|

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