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November 2017

World War I & Berks Project & Temporary Exhibit

November 10, 2017 - November 10, 2018
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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  The World War I & Berks project is a year-long commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of World War I that examines Berks County’s contributions to the Great War and the effects the war had on our local community. The World War I & Berks exhibit, located in the Berks History Center’s Palmer Gallery, tells how Reading and Berks County responded to the nation’s call to arms through a remarkable eagerness to serve and unwavering patriotism. The exhibit began with the Gallery Opening Reception…

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April 2018

Berks History Conference

April 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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Berks County’s Foodways Join us for our 3rd annual gathering featuring four informative lectures on Berks County’s history. Lunch provided. Call for 610-375-4375 for prices and brochure. RSVP by April 1st.

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August 2018

Magical History Tour: Part 6

August 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Evergreen Club, 415 Harz Road
Fleetwood, 19522
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Join us for a rockin’ good time at the Magical History Tour: Hours of Flower Power.  This is THE event of the season! Berks History Center presents CHAPTER SIX of our local Berks County ‘Woodstock-like’ music festival. Reading and Berks are known for their great musicians and the venues where they played back in the day, such as the Hamburg Field House, St. Lawrence Stadium, the Bandshell, and even Boscov’s East’s parking lot! Reunions of local bands will include Hot Ice, Clench, and Number Nine. …

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October 2018

Four Centuries in Berks Historic Property Tour

October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Berks History Center is proud to celebrate architectural styles intrinsic to the county’s historical and contemporary culture. Join us on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 9AM-4PM for the 4 Centuries in Berks Historic Property Tour. All proceeds will help support educational programs at the Berks History Center Tour Location TBA. Tickets on sale August 2018. Tickets: $35.00 per person (The tour is limited to age 12 and older)

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