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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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Eastern Woodlands Culture & Storytelling

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Uncover the culture and life-ways of the people that Europeans found on "Turtle Island," both before and after contact, with Lenni Lenape Elder, Uhma Ruth. No Tickets Required. All Second Saturday programs are “pay at the door.” $5.00 members, $8.00 non-members. Light Refreshments served at 9:30AM. Off street parking available at 160 Spring Street, Reading. All programs subject to change. Berks History Center is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

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June 2019

Blue Marsh & the Pleasant Valley: One Last Look

June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Take one last look at Blue Marsh Village & Pleasant Valley prior to the construction of the Blue Marsh Dam with a photographic history and book-signing by author, Paul Miller. No Tickets Required. All Second Saturday programs are “pay at the door.” $5.00 members, $8.00 non-members. Light Refreshments served at 9:30AM. Off street parking available at 160 Spring Street, Reading. All programs subject to change. Berks History Center is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

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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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October 2019

4 Centuries in Berks Historic Property Tour

October 12, 2019 @ 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. This year we will be exploring the architectural treasures of the borough of Wyomissing. All proceeds will help support educational programs at the Berks History Center Tickets: $35.00 per person (The tour is limited to age 12 and older) Tickets on Sale in August 2019.

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