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January 2019

New Members, New Year Holiday Happy Hour

January 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Not just for new members! New, rejoining and long-time members are invited to celebrate the season with a members-only cocktail hour and behind the scenes tour of the BHC museum. A free benefit of membership to the BHC. RSVP Required. Call 610-375-4375

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April 2019

Stroll Through History

April 6, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Dig up the past with guided walking tours of Aulenbach’s Cemetery and enjoy history presentations by Civil War enthusiast, Mark Pflum. Two tour times are available: 12:30PM & 2:30PM. Pre-payment and reservations required. Call 610-375-4375 $5.00 members, $8.00 non-members

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4th Annual Berks History Conference

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Berks County & the Civil War Join us for our 4th annual history gathering featuring 4 informative lectures on Berks County’s Civil War history. Lunch provided. Call 610-375-4375 for brochure & registration. $25 Students/$50 members/$60 non-members

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Cherokee Wheel Basket Workshop

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Learn to weave a unique, Cherokee-inspired storage basket decorated with colorful reed “wheels” with Education Curator, Vicky Heffner. Materials and instruction included. $45 members/$55 non-members. Call 610-373-4375 to register.

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May 2019

Hike Through History

May 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover the secrets of Rose Creek Valley with a guided hiking tour led by Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club member, Paul Schumann, and Reading historians, Corrie Crupi and Paul Druzba. Visit Mineral Spring Park, Pendora, Engleman's and more! Pre-payment and reservations required. Call 610-375-4375. $5.00 members, $8.00 non-members

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June 2019

Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annual Reception

June 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Join us as we celebrate the newest members of the Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with our annual meet & greet reception. Enjoy refreshments and entertainment. Free for Members & Inductees of the Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Non-Members pay regular admission - $5.00 seniors, $7.00 adults

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Berks Country Fest Storytellers Concert

June 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

  More information TBA

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BHC Annual Meeting & Potluck Dinner

June 27, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Members Only. Please join us for BHC’s annual update and progress report followed by a potluck dinner. Please RSVP. Call 610-375-4375

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July 2019

Stonewall: 50 Years & Beyond

July 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with a special evening reception and history program with Reading Pride at the BHC museum. More information TBA.

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August 2019

Magical History Tour 7

August 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Evergreen Club, 415 Hartz Road
Fleetwood, 19522

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock at the 7th Annual Magical History Tour concert – the flagship event and official awards ceremony of the Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. All ticket sales benefit BHC’s educational programming. Tickets: $20 advance/$25 at door. Tickets on sale in June 2019. Evergreen German Club, 415 Hartz Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522.

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