Summertime is about halfway over, so it's time to get out in Berks County and enjoy the great weather while it lasts. There's plenty of ways to enjoy the summer in Berks County, with evens and activities for the whole family. Here's a few events you can plan for over the coming weeks in August.
Ghost Tour of Brinton Lodge
AUG 3, 2019 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM | HISTORIC BRINTON LODGE
Through darkened halls and secret rooms, this candlelight ghost tour leads you into an otherworldly realm that overlaps with our own. You will have the opportunity for your own close encounter using the ancient technique of divining rods. Discover why Brinton Lodge was named one of the top 10 most haunted houses in Pennsylvania!
Grings Mill 5k and 10k Races
AUG 4, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | BERKS COUNTY HERITAGE CENTER
The race will still be run on the scenic Grings Mill canal path, but a new start/finish location for this year will be at the Berks County Heritage Center, located at 1102 Red Bridge Road. There will still include both a 5K and 10K. Be sure to bring the whole family whether you're interested in running, hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking, volleyball or just enjoying a little down time - Grings Mill Park has something for everyone.
Hands on History Days
AUG 6, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | LANDIS VALLEY VILLAGE & FARM MUSEUM
Step back in time and experience chores, historic crafts, and a school lesson. For more information, please visit our website at www.landisvalleymuseum.org. August 6, October 17, 24 & 31 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission: $11 per child
Penn Street Market
AUG 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | PENN SQUARE, DOWNTOWN READING
The Penn Street Market is an open-air, seasonal farmers market in the heart of downtown Reading, PA. The Market features local farm produce, fresh meats, baked goods, locally owned restaurants and food trucks, and more!
Read 'n' Pick Story Time
AUG 14, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM | WEAVER'S ORCHARD
Looking for things to do with the kids on a summer day? Bring preschoolers, kindergarteners and elementary school children to Weaver’s Orchard for Read ‘n’ Pick Story Time.
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