OCTOBER 2-4 AND 9-11
Experience a free, authentic German Oktoberfest with a special Pennsylvania flair. Highlighting the event is the giant Yuengling Festhalle tent at PNC Plaza: 645 E. First Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, featuring German food, beer and polka, rock and party bands.
- Craft Brewers’ Village presented by the Brewers of Pennsylvania
- Wiener Dog Races!
- Yuengling Oktoberfest 5K Sign up – Sunday, October 4th
Come out and join us for a celebration! We will officially open the Arboretum at 10:30 AM with a very brief ceremony followed by a community picnic. There will be free food (donations always accepted :), an art exhibit and sale, a silent auction, and other great organizations that will be joining us as we have fun and thank all who helped create this amazing place called the Althouse Arboretum. Take the opportunity to relax, meet with neighbors, enjoy some walks along our trails and find out what the Arboretum is all about. Parking will be at the Hillside Aquatic club on Moyer Road. Shuttle service is available.
We’re having a silent auction at the picnic to raise money for the Arboretum. We already have several beautiful gift baskets donated. If you’d like to donate an item for the auction contact Nancy. A great way to advertise your business and support for the Arboretum!
Sprogel’s Run 5K Race & Walk
Saturday, September 26th, opens at 9am
Cost: $20 for 3 mile run $10 for Fun Run and Walk
A 5k run along Sprogel’s Run Trail. Or join other community members in a 1 or 2 mile (your choice after the half-way point!) WALK or FUN RUN. Ending at the beautiful Althouse Arboretum where we will be celebrating our GRAND OPENING with a short ceremony and community picnic!
Details, Maps and Registration info here.
The 33rd annual dinner of the Northeast Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will be held on Sunday, October 4th in the DeNaples Center of the University of Scranton, 800 Mulberry Street beginning at 5:00 pm. This year the Northeast Chapter will induct 10 local athletes.
Tickets are $40.00 per person and $25.00 for children 10 years and up, and may be obtained by contacting Bob Walsh (570) 346-2228 or Alice Foley (570) 346-5796.
The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization.
The Olivet Boys & Girls Club is hosting a free event at their Pottstown Unit, the Richard J. Ricketts Center, located at 658 Beach Street in Pottstown, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 26. The purpose is to strengthen relationships between the Club, partners and the Pottstown community, in addition to celebrating and supporting our kids. The best way to do that is to invite the community into the Club. The event will include food, games and entertainment. Pottstown School District staff, students and parents, along with community members and community partners, will be invited.
The 8th Annual Oktoberfest is a fundraising event for Building a Better Boyertown. Oktoberfest includes local food vendors, a beer garden, live music, raffle, craft vendors, local businesses and organizations, and a lot of fun!
Boyertown kicks off it’s annual Oktoberfest, a regional fund raising event for the Building a Better Boyertown. The annual event kicks off around the same time as the world famous Oktoberfest in Germany.
The Boyertown area and its residents boast strong heritage ties to Germany and thus their couldn’t be a more appropriate place to host such an event. In the Oktoberfest style, the event features some of the regions best local food, beer, and wine vendors. Other festival highlights include live music, traditional German dances, crafters and other local businesses and organizations.
The event will start Friday night, September 18th, 2015 at 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm and run throughout the day on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 11:00 am – 9:00 pm. The mayor will kick off the celebration with the tapping of the keg ceremony at 11:00 am.
However, the fun doesn’t stop then. Many of Boyertown’s local businesses feature music and brews well into the evening hours!
During Oktoberfest parking is available on Philadelphia and Reading Avenues, the lot of the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles S. Reading Avenue, and the lots of National Penn Bank, and Good Shepherd Church, St. Johns Church. North Reading Avenue, second street and Walnut Street.
Steel River Playhouse cordially invites you to our 2015 Annual Gala! Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? Steel River Playhouse invites you to join us for our first ever formal Gala to kick-off our 2015-2016 season with “An Evening In Paris.” Come with us and enjoy a night of amazing food, great people and a sneak peek at some of the entertainment this upcoming season. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Grand Opening & Community Picnic!
11am to 1pm Begins with 5k Trail Run at 10am
Come out and join us for a celebration! We will officially open the Arboretum at 11:00 AM with a very brief ceremony followed by a community picnic. There will be food, art exhibits, a silent auction, and other great organizations that will be joining us as we have fun and thank all the volunteers that helped create this amazing place called the Althouse Arboretum. Take the opportunity to relax, meet with neighbors, enjoy some walks along our trails and find out what the Arboretum is all about.
We’re also having a silent auction at the picnic to raise money for the Arboretum. We already have several beautiful gift baskets donated. If you’d like to donate an item for the auction contact Nancy.
5K Race & Walk
Saturday, September 26th, opens at 9:00 am
Cost: $20 for 3 mile run $10 for Fun Run and Walk
A 5k run along Sprogel’s Run Trail. Or join other community members in a 1or 2 mile (your choice after the half-way point!) WALK or FUN RUN. Ending at the beautiful Althouse Arboretum where we will be celebrating our GRAND OPENING with a short ceremony and community picnic!
Details, Maps and Registration info here.
Saturday & Sunday, August 29th & 30th, 2015,
Come any time in between 10:00 am & 3:00 pm
We’ll be doing a little of everything!
No experience necessary!
Click here to be taken to their website.
Pottstown, PA – Looking for something fun to do in August? Make plans to join ArtFusion 19464 for their fifth annual summer beef and beer fundraiser on Saturday, August 8 from 6-9pm. This year’s event will again be held at the ArtFusion facility at 254 E. High St.
Advance tickets are $20, if purchased before July 25. Tickets purchased after this date are $25. If the event has not sold out, tickets will be available at the door. Tickets can be bought online at http://www.artfusion19464.org, in person at ArtFusion, or over the phone by calling 610-326-2506. Guests can choose a beef entrée, or a vegetarian sandwich option.
Victory Brewing Company has once again generously donated their amazing beer for this event. The Butcher and the BBQ will be making the hot beef sandwiches and Montesano Bros. will again be creating their amazing side salads and veggie sandwiches. The Community Gardens in Pottstown will be donating a fresh garden salad for everyone to enjoy. There will be soda and water in addition to Victory beer and homemade desserts to finish off the meal.
Along with enjoying great food and great beer, guests will have the chance to win fun door prizes and try their luck at a 50/50 raffle. Guests could win a $50 Wegman’s gift card, a gift basket from local soapmaker Scentual Gardens, a gift card from Connections coffee shop, goodies from Milkman Cake Shoppe, a “Shop Local” gift basket donated by Dolan Law Group, a basket of cheer donated by the ArtFusion Board of Directors and featuring a selection of red and white wines, and their choice of original artwork. Each guest will receive one door prize chance free with their paid ticket. Additional tickets will be one sale throughout the night. Proceeds benefit ArtFusion 19464’s upcoming fall educational exhibit Her Story. This show will feature artwork inspired by women’s history.
ArtFusion 19464 is a 501(c)3 non-profit community art center located at 254 E. High St. in downtown Pottstown. The school offers day, evening and weekend classes to all ages. The goal of these classes is to help students develop their creative skills through self-expression and independence. ArtFusion’s gallery hosts rotating shows featuring local artists. The gallery also sells handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gift items. The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-3pm. The gallery is closed Sunday and Monday.
The Berks Celtic Oyster fest was established in 2002 as an annual event to raise money so the Berks County Irish-American fraternal association (BCIAFA) can set up an establishment in the community that we can call home. Our event is a celebration of Celtic heritage with food, drink, Irish entertainment and various vendors.
Hours: 11 AM – 9 PM (Rain or shine)
Music from Noon to 9 PM
$8 + fee (online)
$8 in advance
$10 at the gate
Children 12 years and younger are free
Free parking onsite
Willow Glen Park, Sinking Spring
Click here for more information
A new event is coming to Pottstown. The craft beer movement is sweeping the nation and Pottstown is no exception.
The event will feature 100+ craft beers and hard ciders from 50+ brewers that you can sample. Sly Fox will be there representing Pottstown along with many Pennsylvania brewers AND brewers from more than a dozen other states (as far away as Oregon!).
There will be food (Lily’s Grill, The Heart Foodtruck, The Cow and the Curd and Grumpy’s) and music (Celtic Spirit Band).
1500 tickets go on sale starting July 17th at 9:00 am.
The Brew Fest benefits the Pottstown Elks Lodge #814.
Click here to check out the website and buy your tickets starting July 17th.
Memorial Park and Manatawny Park are the same place. So no matter what you call it, you know where to go :).