Celebrating The Women of Berks County

We are honored to celebrate Women’s History Month by recognizing some of the most influential women who called Berks County home. To usher in March for 2022, the Berks History Center will host the Second Saturday Program – First Females in Berks County: Past and...

Succulent and savory, pork and saurkraut welcomes the New Year

The New Year can’t arrive soon enough for this COVID-19 weary world. As people near and far welcome 2021, many will include local traditions in their celebrations, all in the hopes of securing a healthier, happier, and wealthier year ahead. Many of these “lucky”...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Traditional Irish Fare

Pennsylvania’s Americana Region may be known for its PA Dutch heritage and delicacies, but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of Irish food choices in the area. With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we compiled a list of traditional Irish and European fare...

Liederkranz Reading PA Oktoberfest

What’s so special about the Liederkranz Oktoberfest in Reading, PA? One of Pennsylvania’s most popular fall events takes place annually in Reading, PA. The Reading Liederkranz’s Oktoberfest is the oldest and most authentic Oktoberfest in all of Pennsylvania, and one...

Enjoy Pretzel Day in PA’s Americana Region

April 26th is National Pretzel Day and Pennsylvania’s Americana Region is celebrating. After all, pretzel baking began not too far from our region and the industry grew significantly in Berks County. Today, we are home to several pretzel bakers, including famous Tom...