Brunch & Brushes with BHC Curator Amber Vroman

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

The Berks History Center is excited to continue offering our new special program Brunch and Brushes, led by BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman. During April and May of 2022, participants will be painting a BRAND NEW design, inspired by the upcoming summer season. Create your own masterpiece while enjoying good conversation and delicious refreshments. This […]

Walk the Spangsville “Loop” with historian Michelle Lynch

Historian Michelle Lynch leads a moderate 3+ mile walk along Spangsville Road in Oley while sharing the history of Oley churches, the Oley Forge, artist Frederick Spang, the Oley Turnpike, two covered bridges, Yoder genealogy and more. Participants are asked to please meet in the parking lot at Salem UCC, located at 307 Covered Bridge […]

Brunch & Brushes with BHC Curator Amber Vroman

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

The Berks History Center is excited to continue offering our new special program Brunch and Brushes, led by BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman. During April and May of 2022, participants will be painting a BRAND NEW design, inspired by the upcoming summer season. Create your own masterpiece while enjoying good conversation and delicious refreshments. This […]

Brunch and Brushes with BHC Curator Amber Vroman- *Rescheduled from January 15, 2022*

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

**Please note, this program is the rescheduled date from the January 15, 2022 Brunch & Brushes** The Berks History Center is excited to offer a new event called Brunch and Brushes, led by our very own BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman. Create your own masterpiece while enjoying good conversation and delicious light refreshments! This unique […]

Summer Sunflower Basket Workshop

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

Join BHC Education Curator, Vicky Heffner, in creating this unique, contemporary and decorative basket in the oak tradition of weaving. Tickets are $45/BHC Member and $55/Non-Member and can be purchased by calling the Berks History Center at 610-375-4375 from Wednesday to Saturday, 9 AM- 3 PM.  Please note that space is limited to facilitate social […]

Wunnerbaar Schee! Junior Historian Camp

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

Learn everything Pennsylvania German "wonderful" and "nice," including painting Distelfinks, weaving baskets, fracturs, music, food and more! Junior Historian Camp will take place from Tuesday, June 21, 2022 to Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 10 AM to 3 PM. The price for camp is $35/Member of the 1776 Club, and $50/Non-Member. Participants will need to […]

Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Agnes

Reading Area Community College - Yocum Library 30 South Front Street, Reading, PA

Join us at The Yocum Library at Reading Area Community College on June 22, 2022 at 7:00pm for a presentation to commemorate the anniversary of Hurricane Agnes, which impacted Berks County 50 years ago. Retired Reading Fire Chief William Rehr, a volunteer firefighter who assisted in many serious calls during the 1972 natural disaster, will […]

Annual Members Meeting & Potluck Dinner

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

Please join us for Berks History Center's 2022 Annual Membership Meeting & Potluck Dinner. Get the latest report on Berks History Center's progress and give us your feedback. Membership Matters! As a member of the Berks History Center, your input is crucial to the success of our mission to preserve, educate & inspire. We will […]

Taste of Taxation: The Whiskey Rebellion

Pennsylvania Military Museum 51 Boal Avenue, Boalsburg

*This program will be held at the Pennsylvania Military Museum, 51 Boal Avenue, Boalsburg, PA,16827 A protest of the taxation of distilled spirts, with the goal of raising revenue to pay down the war-debt from the Revolutionary War, resulted in the calling-up of troops to suppress a violent uprising. Join historian Mr. Bradley Smith, Archivist […]