American Folk Art: Form and Function at Clay on Main |Oct 9, 2015

Clay on Main is pleased to present an exhibition of folk art by the late Doris Fry and Jeff Dietrich.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Oct 9, 2015

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

Turning Leaf Festival returns, bringing autumn excitement |Oct 9, 2015

One of Boyertown’s favorite Parks and Rec events will be happening this Saturday (Sunday if it rains). The 8th Annual Turning Leaf Fall Festival kicks off with the Boyertown Rotary’s Fall Frolic 5K run/walk that will take off from the Rohrbach Pavillion at 8:15 a.

Studio B to host Panel Discussion on Critiquing, Publishing, and Promoting |Oct 7, 2015

Writers interested in publishing and promoting their work are invited to Studio B Fine Art Gallery and Studio on Sunday, Oct. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. for a panel discussion entitled “Critiquing, Publishing, and Promoting” featuring Virginia Beards, Professor and writer; Jim Breslin, author, publisher, and founder of the West Chester Slam; Heather Thomas, published author, former poet laureate, and English Professor emeritus; and Dawn Wivell, owner and lead writer at Dawn Wivell Writing Services and teacher of email and social media marketing seminars and webinars.

ArtFusion, Pottstown, highlights inspiring women |Oct 7, 2015

ArtFusion 19464’s latest educational exhibit Her Story opened on Sept. 19 and will run through Oct. 31. This show highlights artwork inspired by women’s history, celebrating notable woman and also addressing important issues, both from the past and today, that highlight the evolution of a woman’s role in society.

French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust to hold biggest fund raiser of the year |Oct 7, 2015

French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust announced Oct. 5 that the “Protecting Our Watersheds: It’s Working” Annual Auction Party will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.

SunnyBrook Foundation presents Dance with Jerry Blavat, The Geator with the Heater, at SunnyBrook Ballroom |Oct 6, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Blavat, the Geator with Heater, the Boss with the Hot Sauce, the King of Philly Rock & Roll, returns to the SunnyBrook Ballroom in Pottstown, on Friday, Oct. 9th, at 7 p.

Borough invites spectators to swoop, chug and motor along at the Elverson Halloween Parade |Oct 6, 2015

Planes will swoop, trains will chug and automobiles will motor down Main Street in this year’s Elverson Halloween Parade, to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, beginning at 7 p.m. at the corner of South Pine and Main Streets.

Tel Hai to host The Wheatland Chorale for ‘shimmering’ performance |Oct 6, 2015

Tel Hai Retirement Community invites the public to a Tel Hai Concert Series performance by The Wheatland Chorale on Friday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in the community’s StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts, located at 4000 Tree Line Drive in Honey Brook.

The King’s Heralds to perform as part of Tel Hai Concert Series |Oct 6, 2015

Tel Hai Retirement Community and Conestoga Mennonite Church invite the public to a concert performance by The King’s Heralds on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the community’s StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts in Honey Brook.

Exeter Community Library to host yearlong film series |Oct 6, 2015

On Friday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. the Exeter Community Library, led by Ben Sneeringer (a Native Berks Countian, library supporter, and avid film enthusiast) and Executive Director, Mallory Hoffman, will be hosting their first film in a yearlong film series entitled “The Best of the 2000’s: 2000-2009”.

ReadingFilmFEST presents the first ever ‘Art of Film’ |Oct 6, 2015

The ReadingFilmFEST (RFF) presents the first ever “Art of Film,” a fine art exhibition featuring regional artists designed to highlight the theme of “FILM,” create awareness of the revamped film festival, and engage the community in the event.

Kutztown native markets award-winning independent film in NYC |Oct 5, 2015

Kutztown native Sara Kyle, 22, Founder and Managing Director of digital marketing company Vault Collective, has joined forces with Brooklyn-based Harmonium Films & Music to support the theatrical and digital distribution of the award-winning feature film “Movement + Location.

Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibit highlights photos by native Philadelphian Dave Heath |Oct 3, 2015

“At 84 years old, he’s finally getting his due,” commented Norman Keyes, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s director of communications.

WTIM: Out and About at The Peanut |Oct 2, 2015

Sometimes you find a vocation and sometimes, a vocation finds you. For those lucky few, enjoying what they do is very evident to the people around them. I was lucky to find some folks that like what they do and do their best to share their passion with everyone.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Oct 2, 2015

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

Reading Library presents ‘Haunted Berks County’; program to feature noted local author Charles J. Adams III |Oct 2, 2015

The Reading Public Library will host a presentation of “Haunted Berks County” by Charles J. Adams III, noted Berks County author and lecturer, at the Library’s Foundation Building, 113 South 4th Street, on Saturday, Oct.

Laurel Dance Company to host ‘Stars of Hollywood’ Masquerade Fundraiser |Sep 30, 2015

On Saturday, Oct. 17, The Laurel Dance Company will hold a “Stars of Hollywood” Masquerade Fundraiser. The event will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, New Holland from 6:30 to 9:30 p.

Local nonprofit micro-farm to offer free public workshops |Sep 30, 2015

Satoyama Homestead, a nonprofit micro-farm, edible landscape and outdoor classroom in Warwick Township, is excited to announce our 2015-16 Satoyama Presents! Events free monthly workshop series.

Drama of education funding hits the stage in school play |Sep 29, 2015

Pennsylvania’s school funding crisis will take center stage in School Play at a location to be announced — at 7 p.m.

‘Jacques Brel is Alive and Well … and Living in Paris’ comes to Steel River Playhouse |Sep 28, 2015

“No music I’ve ever heard speaks so directly to our humanity.” So says, Steel River Artistic Director, Gene Teruso, of the theater’s next offering, “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well … and Living in Paris.

Crystal Cave announces 2015 Halloween events |Sep 28, 2015

Come to Crystal Cave in October and experience cave tours by a different light. The Halloween “Ghost” Lantern Tour is a re-creation of the original Crystal Cave tour from the 1870s, guided by the glow of hand-held lantern light.

Dancing Tree Creations names Tori Burks in Budding Artist Program for Young Local Artists, reception set for Oct. 1 |Sep 26, 2015

Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio will kick-off their Fall Events by inviting the public to meet their next featured Budding Artist, Tori Burks, by joining them, along with many other local artists, for light refreshments on Thursday, Oct.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Sep 25, 2015

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

Hay Creek Apple Festival returns to Joanna Furnace |Sep 25, 2015

Apples ready to harvest are a sure sign that fall is in the air. Enjoy a crisp autumn weekend at Historic Joanna Furnace and the Hay Creek Apple Festival. Throughout the weekend, Oct. 10 and 11, Historic Joanna Furnace becomes the setting for the area’s premier apple attraction.

Boyertown Artist Kay Youse displays work at the Yocum Institute |Sep 23, 2015

Full time artist and Boyertown local Kay Youse currently has her art work featured in a gallery at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education in Wyomissing. The grand opening was this past Sept. 11, and the public had the opportunity to come look at, and even purchase her pieces.

Annual BERKS COUNTY ART™ Show to be held at Greshville Antiques; show slated for Oct. 4 through Oct. 11 |Sep 23, 2015

The Annual BERKS COUNTY ART™ Show will be held at Greshville Antiques and Fine Art on Sunday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 11. Promoting the works by Berks County artists from 1850-1950, it’s the only show of its kind.

Flying Colors Fine Art Show slated for Oct. 17 and 18 |Sep 23, 2015

Flying Colors, a group of 19 professional artists, will host its Annual Art Show on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18, at Montgomery School’s Bell Hall, 1141 Kimberton Road (Route 113), Chester Springs.

Valley Forge, Montgomery County host bushels of fall festivals |Sep 22, 2015

Once local leaves start to turn from green to golds and browns, the calendar in Valley Forge and Montgomery County gets red hot.

David Rogers, classical jazz & fusion guitarist, to perform at Chaplin’s |Sep 22, 2015

Solo guitarist David Rogers is slated to perform a concert Thursday, Oct. 15th at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) at Chaplin’s, 66 North Main Street, Spring City.

WTIM Music Around Town: The Divots Experience |Sep 21, 2015

I am lucky to be surrounded by many musically talented people. I am also lucky that every week I can do just a little bit to let people know who’s playing where, doing my part to help encourage live local music.

Lost and Found to perform concert at St. Michael’s Church |Sep 18, 2015

LOST AND FOUND, Michael Bridges and George Baum, have been traveling around the world performing concerts of their original music and making friends since they were in high school.

Cheese lovers, giddy-up this October for Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Weekend |Sep 18, 2015

Get Cheesy! during the Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend along the Berks County Wine Trail this October. This annual event is a fantastic opportunity to experience and enjoy an array of different cheeses and wines.

Kutztown Area School District to present Beauty and the Beast |Sep 18, 2015

The new school year means the start of rehearsals for Kutztown Area School District’s annual musical production, which features student performers from the district’s elementary, middle and high schools.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Sep 18, 2015

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

Bluegrass music kicks off again at Fivepointville Fire Hall |Sep 16, 2015

An evening of bluegrass music featuring East Side Dave and The Mountain Folk Band will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at Fivepointevill Fire Hall, Route 897, north of Terre Hill.

Montgomery County Community College to host Chester County Art Association’s Invitational ‘Members Show’ |Sep 15, 2015

Montgomery County Community College is pleased to host Chester County Art Association’s (CCAA) Invitational “Members Show” at its Fine Arts Gallery, North Hall, 16 High Street, Pottstown from Wednesday, Sept.

Playcrafters of Skippack presents Scotland Road |Sep 14, 2015

The night the venerable Titanic sunk in the icy waters of the northern Atlantic, 705 survivors were loaded into lifeboats and eventually led to safety. In Playcrafters’ production of Scotland Road, one of those survivors apparently misses the boat, yet she still manages to survive.

Leesport author to take part in first ever Allentown Cocktail Week; David J. Reimer, Sr. will take part in two book signing events during the week |Sep 11, 2015

David J. Reimer, Sr., of Leesport, will take part in two book signing events during the inaugural Allentown Cocktail Week, September 13 to 19 in Allentown. He will participate in the PA Craft Spirit Affair on Sept.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Sep 11, 2015

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

Garden Spot Village hosts Paraguayan Harp Concert Sept. 26 |Sep 10, 2015

Garden Spot Village invites the public to a performance of Paraguayan harp music on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the community chapel.

Murder Mystery to be held at Hibernia Mansion |Sep 9, 2015

The Friends of Hibernia County Park invite you to an evening of “Peace, Love & Homicide” on Sept. 25th and 26th, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Hibernia Mansion.

Children’s Theatre of Albright presents ‘If you Give a Pig a Party’ |Sep 4, 2015

The Children’s Theatre of Albright will present “Make a Play – If You Give a Pig a Party,” on Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13, at 1 p.m., in the College’s Roop Hall.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Sep 4, 2015

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

Across the Pond back by popular demand; perform at Honey Brook Concert in the Park Sept. 13 |Sep 3, 2015

Honey Brook Borough’s final concert of the season for the free Concert in the Park series will be held Sept. 13.

Celebrate harvest time at Hopewell Furnace |Sep 2, 2015

The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to “Harvest Time,” a historic crafts day at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (NHS) on Saturday, Sept. 26. The day-long, free event will feature the apples available for picking and autumn harvest activities of a 19th century “iron plantation.

Enjoy wholesome fall family fun at Weaver’s Orchard |Sep 2, 2015

Families are invited to Weaver’s Orchard in the rolling hills of Berks County for wholesome, kid-centered fun in the great outdoors as the orchard starts its fall festivals, which run every Saturday, Sept.

18th and 19th century processes highlighted at Hay Creek Festival |Sep 2, 2015

The spirit of 18th and 19th century Historic Joanna Furnace comes to life Sept. 11, 12 and 13 with the 2015 edition of The Hay Creek Festival. Each year, 1,500 craftsmen, artisans, interpreters, mechanical technology folks, food service workers and parking aids (all volunteers) bring the Joanna Furnace community to life through the years 1791 to 1950.

Hope 4 Joy benefit concert will raise funds to help little girl |Sep 2, 2015

A Christian Benefit Concert featuring Mark Schultz, Jean Watson and Heaven’s Thunder will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Calvin & Janet High Fine Arts Center located on the Lancaster Mennonite School campus.

Studio B invites submissions for third annual exhibit; “To Be: Know Thyself... You Do You” combines literary and visual art |Sep 1, 2015

Writers and artists are invited to submit work to Studio B’s third annual exhibit combining literary and visual art entitled “To Be: Know Thyself... You Do You.”