Oct. 22

Berks County Patriots Candidates Night: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Leesport Farmer’s Market, 312 Gernants Church Road, Leesport. 50/50 Raffle and Gun Raffle. Free meeting.

Oct. 24

Fall Craft Fest: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at GRQ Used Furniture, 14129 Kutztown Road in Fleetwood. Food, live music with Matthew Bailey 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Coloring Contest & Pumpkin Decorating for the kids. 25% off all JMA and GRQ items 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Receive 30% off if pay with cash or check. Over 45 local vendors registered, including 3 local food vendors. Vendors will be located outside. Practice social distancing.

Oct. 24 & 25

OneRunTogether’s Ready Set GLOW Virtual 5K/10K Race: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, to 10 p.m. on Oct. 25. We are unable to run together due to COVID, so we are taking it to the neighborhoods, roads, and treadmills. Light up the night by running with our glow sticks! Benefits local cancer patients. www.oneruntogether.org or 484-844-1249

Oct. 24

Berks History 2020 Road Ramble: starts at Berks History Center, 940 Centre Ave, Reading, ramble through Centre Park, Reading, West Reading, and Northern Berks County. Takes 2 ½ - 3 hours and covers 45 plus miles. Tickets $35 per car, call Center 610-375-4375 Wednesdays to Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4759424. Pick up Packet at Center's Henry Janssen Library Parking Lot Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Museum closed Oct. 24.

Oct. 31

Owloween: 10 a.m. to noon at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton. $5, $3 for members. Celebrate Halloween on the Mountain with creepy crawly cold-blooded creatures - slithery, slimy, lots of legs - and of course, owls! Event will be set up open-house style, with walk through stations. Registration required.

Oct. 31

Hamburg Grange Drive-Thru Trunk-or-Treat: 1 to 4 p.m. in parking lot of Hamburg Field House. Visitors will stay in their vehicles as they drive through the parking lot, collecting treats along the way, according to a Grange flyer. The event is free and costumes are optional. The Grange is looking for churches, businesses and community groups to participate in the event. For information, email hamburggrange2103@gmal.com or call 610-562-5933.

Nov. 2 to 23

2020 Fall Blacksmithing Classes: 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23. Classes presented by blacksmith David Fisher of Fisher Forge. $170 per person. Contact Hamburg Arts Alliance at 610-562-3106 or hamburgarts@verizon.net.

Nov. 7

Eagle Day: noon and 2 p.m. at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Outdoor Amphitheater. Trail fee for non-members, free for members. See a Golden and Bald Eagle up close. Arrive early to allow time to purchase admissions ticket inside Visitor Center. Be prepared to show your ticket, membership card, or be wearing admission sticker upon entering the Amphitheater. Social distancing and masks required. Seating is limited. There is plenty of standing room, but this is usually a highly-attended program.

Nov. 7

Unique Holiday Bazaar: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Church, 14833 Kutztown Road, Kutztown. Money Raffle, Basket Raffle, and take-out food only, including homemade cookies, kielbasa, frozen homemade soups and barbecue. Pandemic guidelines will be in place. For more information call Annie 484-333-5538.

Nov. 13

Wine, Chocolate & Cheese event: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. hosted by Lazy Dog Vintage, Hamburg. Tasting Passport to many participating downtown Hamburg businesses to encourage supporting local businesses. Music on the street, explore Downtown Hamburg while enjoying wine, bites and holiday shopping. Purchase Tasting Passports at Lazy Dog Vintage, 484-660-3695, in-store or at event unless sold out. Night of event, check in at Lazy Dog to pick up wine glass and Passport. Use parking lot at library. Must be age 21 or older, come with photo ID. $20 per person, no glass sharing.


Teen Reading Lounge: Wednesdays at 4 p.m. Socialize with teens, discuss current events, and get a free book! Link to zoom meeting can be found at kutztownlibrary.org.

Zoom Story Time: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Hear stories, sing songs, and see friends! Link to zoom meeting can be found at kutztownlibrary.org.


Attitude, Inspiration and Composition - A No BS Approach To Photography: Oct. 19 at 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. via Zoom presented by Rich Lewis. If not a member, go to website for information on membership, https://berksphotographic.org. To attend as a guest, email at info@berksphotographic.com.

Word on the Street Photography: Oct. 26 at 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. via Zoom. Professional photographer Joe Pizzuto will discuss street photography as an explorative process and personal vision, based on his work and that of other artists. If not a member, go to website for information on membership, https://berksphotographic.org. To attend as a guest, email at info@berksphotographic.com.


Send event listings to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com about 2 weeks in advance

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