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WTIM: Music Around Town

By Tim Dietterick |

Musical groups to perform all day at Christmas in Kutztown

This year’s Christmas in Kutztown celebration, on Dec. 5, is slated to include an expanded set of musical offerings. Five musical groups from the Kutztown University Music Department, as well as bands and choirs from the Kutztown Area School Di...

By Vicki Schaffer Kutztown Community Partnership |


  • Entertainment

    BAHS announces Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins’ as 2016 musical

    Mark your calendars! The BAHS music department has begun preparations for the 2016 Spring musical, Disney’s “Mary Poppins.”

    BAHS Music Department |

  • News

    Hamburg Strand screens 3 films in Reading Film Fest

    The Hamburg Strand took a break from its regular programming for three independent films on Saturday. The small-town, single-screen screen venue hosted showings of “The Incredible Adventures of JoJo (and his annoying sister Avila),” “The Marquee on Main Street” and “Wildlike.”

    By Kolleen Long For Berks-Mont News |

  • Entertainment

    Christmas Carol Trolley rolls into West Reading for second year

    Back by popular demand, the Pennsylvania Dutch A Christmas Carol Trolley is rolling into West Reading once again! Join us for our second big year!

    Fecho Productions |

  • Entertainment

    Crime Alert annual Christmas Concert is first for new DoubleTree Hotel in Reading

    Crime Alert Berks County presents Peter Mayer and his 15th annual “Stars and Promises” Christmas Tour Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the new DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Hotel, 701 Penn Street. This will be the first concert to be performed at the new hotel, which opens just one day ahead of the concert on Tuesday, Dec. 8.

    Crime Alert Berks County |

  • 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 |

  • Entertainment

    A three-night, candlelit 1865 Victorian Christmas comes to Historic Joanna Furnace

    From Dec. 4 to Dec. 6, visitors to Joanna Furnace will be whisked away to the Christmas season of 150 years ago, back to the joyous celebration of the Christmas of 1865. This was an indescribably happy time for the iron master’s family and the village inhabitants at Joanna Furnace. The War is over! After four and a half years, the rugged iron community of Joanna Furnace is now free to celebrate the end to the worst of times. This allows the friends, new and old, to be freed of heavy...

    Hay Creek Valley Historical Association |

  • Entertainment

    Albright College slates concerts throughout November and December

    The Albright College Music Department will offer the following concerts in November and December. All concerts are free and open to the public, and held in Memorial Chapel:

    From Albright College |

  • News

    Friends of Kutztown Community Library host Holiday House Tour Plain and Fancy on Dec. 6

    The Friends of the Kutztown Community Library invite you to enjoy their 2015 Holiday House Tour on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

    Friends of Kutztown Community Library |

  • Entertainment

    The Kevin Prater Band to bring pure Kentucky sound to Fivepointville

    Farm Country Shindig is proud to present The Kevin Prater Band on Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Fivepointville Fire Hall.

    Fivepointville Fire Hall |

  • Entertainment

    Garden Spot Village announces 2015-16 Saturday Evening Concert Series; season opens with Break from Blue Collar on Nov. 21

    Garden Spot Village invites the public to enjoy outstanding musical entertainment with the return of the community’s popular Saturday Evening Concert Series. The new season opens on Saturday, Nov. 21, with a performance by Break from Blue Collar, a modern barbershop quartet.

    Garden Spot Village |

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