PA Dutch Classes

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

Kannscht du Deitsch schwetze? Bradley Smith, Archivist at the Berks History Center, will present an eight-week course that introduces participants to the language and culture of the Pennsylvania Dutch.   […]

Printmaking Workshop

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

Led by BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman, participants will receive step-by-step instructions on how to carve and print their very own Pennsylvania German motif and will create a series of […]

Printmaking Workshop

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

Led by BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman, participants will receive step-by-step instructions on how to carve and print their very own Pennsylvania German motif and will create a series of […]

Oley Valley Barn Tour: Part VII

Discover Hidden Barn Treasures in Historic Oley Valley! During this enriching program, Greg Huber (the Sherlock Holmes of Pennsylvania barns), will share his wealth of knowledge about various Oley Valley […]

Brunch & Brushes

Berks History Center 940 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA

Flower Design The Berks History Center is excited to continue offering our special program, Brunch and Brushes, led by BHC Museum Curator, Amber Vroman. During October and November of 2022, […]

Twisted: Mindful Pretzel Consumption

Great-great-granddaughter of Julius Sturgis, author Jill Marie Thomas, presents the history of America’s oldest commercial pretzel bakery which started in Lititz and is now located in Reading. (This program is […]

Kuechler’s Roost Hike

Explore the outdoors with BHC trustees Corrie Crupi-Zana and Rick Polityka, along with BHC member and guide, Paul Schuman, as they lead participants on a moderate three-mile hike ascending Mt. […]

Fall 2022 Road Ramble

Berks History Center invites you, your family, and friends to participate in our Fall 2022 Road Ramble on Saturday, October 22nd! Previous Road Rambles have attracted more than 100 participants. […]

Ride the Rails in West Virginia

Join the BHC and White Star Tours as we enjoy three days and two nights exploring wild and wonderful West Virginia as it is bursting with colorful fall foliage!  Participants […]