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Across the Pond back by popular demand; perform at Honey Brook Concert in the Park Sept. 13

By Lisa Mitchell|

Hope 4 Joy benefit concert will raise funds to help little girl

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. ...

Calvin & Janet High Fine Arts Center |

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  • Entertainment

    A call for singers — 3rd Annual Amity Idol Singing Contest slated for Saturday, Sept. 12

    The Daniel Boone Optimist Club is looking for singers between the ages of 11 - 19 to compete in the 3rd Annual Amity Idol Singing Contest on Saturday, Sept. 12, during their Community Day event. Singers can perform alone or in a group of up to four people. Returning as a guest judge this year will be Jon Gosselin, star of TLC’s hit show Jon & Kate Plus 8.

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  • Music

    WTIM: Music Around Town

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

    By Tim Dietterick tdietterick@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Entertainment

    Hay Creek Festival slated for Sept. 11, 12 and 13 — set to be entertaining as well as historic

    September is upon us, and that means it’s time for the Hay Creek Festival held at Historic Joanna Furnace. Now, in its 39th year, this popular southern Berks County historic festival is an authentic traditional technology, arts and crafts event. At the same time, it also gives visitors an opportunity to enjoy the timeless entertainment, the kind which is suitable for the entire family.

    Hay Creek Festival |

  • Entertainment

    The extraordinary historic adventure continues at the 39th Annual Hay Creek Festival

    Celebrate the 2015 Hay Creek Festival. Bring the whole family to Historic Joanna Furnace in southern Berks County the weekend after Labor Day. The entire 26-acre Joanna Furnace historic site, an 18th and 19th century ironmaking community, will be teeming with history, food, crafts, music and excitement for everyone. Join the 1500 volunteers, interpreters and crafts-people in celebrating the 160-year life span of the iron making community 1791 to 1950.

    Hay Creek Valley Historical Association |

  • Entertainment

    Playcrafters of Skippack set to present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

    Music, comedy, and a little bit of horror blend deliciously in Playcrafters’ upcoming show, “Little Shop of Horrors,” where a unique flower shop plant finds its nourishment in the unthinkable.

    By Mary Cantell For Playcrafters |

  • Entertainment

    Lyons Fiddle Festival returns with old-fashioned fiddlin’ fun

    Every September, thousands of music lovers gather for old-fashioned fiddlin’ fun and food galore, which includes a pig roast, kettles of homemade soups, funnel cakes and baked desserts.

    By Roxanne Richardson Fiddle Fest |

  • News

    Yocum Teens present Miss Electricity at Berks County libraries

    Teens from Hamburg and Oley put on a show for children this summer across Berks County, stopping at community libraries in Berks.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Entertainment

    WTIM: Music Around Town

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

    By Tim Dietterick tdietterick@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Entertainment

    PHOTOS: Vintage baseball comes to Memorial Park

    Digital First Media POTTSTOWN >> Vintage baseball came to Memorial Park Sunday. The Colebrookdale Railroad played host to a vintage baseball game at the park and the community came out to ride through the Secret Valley Line with the players.

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  • Music

    Lancaster Symphony Orchestra launches world-influenced program

    Talk about a season! Fall is that time of year when we get over doing summer yardwork but gear up to get busy for the holidays. In its own way, the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra is no exception.

    Lancaster Symphony Orchestra |

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