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April 2020

CANCELED: 5th Annual Berks History Conference

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

This event has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. Lunch provided. Cost: $25 Students/ $50 Members / $60 Non-Members / $90 for Admission and a Membership to the Berks History Center ($10 savings on individual level membership) Call 610-375-4375 to register or send your check and registration form to Berks History Center: 940 Centre Ave. Reading, PA 19601 Conference Topics & Speakers: Problems That Confronted the First Women Jurors in Berks County Brian Engelhardt, Esq. Although passage of the 19th…

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CANCELED: Berks History Express: History & Wine on the Allentown & Auburn Railroad

April 25 @ 2:00 am - 5:00 pm
Allentown and Auburn Railroad, 232 Railroad St,
Kutztown,, PA 19530

To ensure the safety of our community this event has been canceled. We plan to reschedule this train excursion in spring 2021. If you purchased tickets to this event you are entitled to a full refund and will receive an email about the refund process. If you have any questions, please contact Vicky Heffner at education@berkshistory.org All Aboard the Berks History Express! Ride the Rails of History with the Berks History Center on the Allentown & Auburn Roadroad. Enjoy wine tastings…

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CANCELED: Walpurgisnacht: “May Eve” A Cross-Quarter Day

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict. It may be rescheduled in the future. Join Charlie Adams for a twilight visit to Witchcraft Road and “Witches Hill” and uncover how this folkloric tradition migrated from the dark mountains of Europe to the hills of Pennsylvania. This driving tour takes place in Virginville. Pre-purchase Required. $20 Members/ $25 Non-Members. Call 610-375-4375 to register. Meeting locations will be given upon purchase.

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May 2020

CANCELED: Krista’s Oval Basket Workshop

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

To ensure the safety of our community this event has been canceled. We plan to reschedule this workshop in spring 2021. If you registered for this event you are entitled to a full refund and will be contacted directly. If you have any questions, please contact Vicky Heffner at education@berkshistory.org Learn how to weave a unique basket with a handmade handle with Education Curator, Vicky Heffner. Materials included. $45 Members/$55 Non-Members. Call Vicky Heffner at 610-375-4375 to register. Off street…

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CANCELED: Homeschool Day

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Due to the extended stay at home orders, this event has been canceled. We plan to schedule another Homeschool Day in the fall of this year. Contact education@berkshistory.org for more information.  Learn & play at the BHC museum with special guided tours & hands-on student activities. Reservations Required. Tour begins at 11am. Call 610-375-4375. Admission: $10 for parent and student with additional students costing $3.00 per child. Call Education Curator, Vicky Heffner to reserve your space. Call 610-375-4375

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Carsonia Park: Digital Second Saturday Program

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Missing BHC Second Saturday? So are we! Thanks to the help of Herbein + Co. and our friend, Paul Druzba, the Berks History Center would like to invite you to our very first digital Second Saturday program! In lieu of our canceled May Second Saturday program, we are giving this digital option a try. We hope that you will join us, as we explore this brave new world together, from the comfort our own homes! Discover the fascinating history behind…

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June 2020

VIRTUAL: Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
PA United States

The Official 2020 Induction Ceremony of the Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is going virtual with Americana Fest. Same date as previously scheduled, tune in to Americana Fest on facebook on Friday, June 12th at 6:30pm. Click here to follow Americana Fest.

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CANCELED: Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at the Reading Fightin Phils

June 13 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
First Energy Stadium, 1900 Centre Ave
Reading, PA 19601
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Due to concerns with COVID-19 and statewide restrictions on large events, this event has been canceled. Join us for a special Berks County Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony featuring the R-Phils Mascot Band during Star Wars Night at the Reading Fightin Phils! Also enjoy Carpenter MEGA Blast Fireworks, a "Star Wars" Tribute with character appearances, "Star Wars" Jerseys auctions and raffles, a pre-game concert by the Mascot Band.

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CANCELED: Junior Historian Camp

June 16 @ 10:00 am - June 18 @ 3:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Due to concerns with COVID-19, this year's Junior Historian Camp has been canceled. We hope to see our junior historians next year! Step back in time with hands-on learning and fun at the BHC museum. $50 Campers/$35 1776 Club Members

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VIRTUAL – BHC Annual Meeting

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Members Only. Please join us for BHC’s annual meeting and progress report via Zoom. Please join us for Berks History Center's Annual Membership Meeting on June 25, 2020 at 5:30pm. As a member of the Berks History Center your input is crucial to the success of our mission to preserve, educate & inspire. Due to current restrictions related to COVID-19, this year’s Annual Membership Meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. We thank Herbein + Co. for allowing us to…

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