Berks Country: Calendar for Oct. 20 – Reading Eagle

Pulled pork, fries and applesauce meal, 4-7 p.m., Central Berks Fire Company, 111 Callowhill St., Centerport. Cost is $9.50.
Oley Fire Company Take & Bake Pizza and Homemade Soup Sale, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Oley Fire Company, 26 Jefferson St., Oley. Take-and-bake 16-inch pizzas and homemade chicken corn noodle and ham and bean soup sold by the quart. Costs: plain pizza, $10; pepperoni, $12; soups, $5.50. Drive-thru pickup Oct. 23 on the Oley Fairgrounds, 26 Jefferson St.
Flea market and bake sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 210 N. 25th St., Mount Penn. Clothing and household items. $3 bag sale at 11 a.m. Masks required.
Harvest Fun Day, 1-4 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Road, Bern Township. The Yocum Institute’s  middle school/high school ensemble will perform “Legends of Berks County.” Games, wagon rides, jugging workshops, pumpkin painting, apple prints, sing-a-longs.
25 Cent Sale, 8-11 a.m., Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Clothing, shoes, books, housewares and more.
Harvest Craft Fair, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Muhlenberg Township Building, 210 George St. Seasonal and personalized crafts, 50/50 & basket raffles. Food available for purchase. Benefits the Muhlenberg Community Library.
Book and Bake Sale at the Robesonia Community Library, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 75 South Brooke St., Robesonia. Special bag sale from noon to 1 p.m.. Sponsored by the Friends of Robesonia Community Library.
The Berks County Fair Fall Festival, noon-5 p.m., 1216 Hilltop Road, Bern Township. Straw maze, pumpkin patch, games (free or minimal charge), animals, antique tractors, hayride. Free admission and parking. For more information, call 610-589-2473. Every child 10 and under will get a free pumpkin to decorate and an ice cream cone, while supplies last. Food: potato donuts, cider, soup, chili dogs, kettle corn, Soul Food Truck
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Italian hoagie sale, Pioneer Grange, 46 E. Keller St., Topton. Deadline to order is Oct 24. Cost: $5. Pickup, Nov. 1, 3-5 p.m. at the grange hall. Orders: Tammy at 610-463-7213.
The Pennsylvania Long Rifle or The Kentucky Rifle, 2 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Road, Bern Township. Local historian and Revolutionary War expert Lynn Otto will speak about the history of the Pennsylvania Long Rifle and the ongoing naming debate of Pennsylvania versus Kentucky Rifle. Otto will also focus on gun making in Colonial America.
Women of the Civil War, 7 p.m., Robesonia Community Library, 75A S. Brooke St., Robesonia. The Friends of the Robesonia Community Library are sponsoring the program presented by local high school teacher Steve Heffner. For more information:  610-693-8039.
Christmas Bazaar, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m., McGlinn Conference Center, 460 St. Bernardine St., Reading. Handcrafted items, greeting cards, original art work, ornaments, needlework, baked goods. Basket auction raffle drawing at 2:30 p.m.
Trunk or Treat, 1-3 p.m., Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Come rain or shine to this free event.
Triumphant Quartet, 3 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 117 E. Arch St. , Fleetwood. Doors open at 2 p.m.  Artist of the Year by Southern Gospel News three years running in 2018, 2019 and 2020 with multiple top 40 songs and multiple hits reaching No. 1.  In 2019 they received a Dove Award for their album “Yes” voted Gospel Album of the Year. Cost: adults, $20; children under 12,  $10.For tickets contact Sharon or Missy Neff at 610-657-8727.
Friends of Mifflin Community Library Books and Bauble Sale, noon – 8 p.m., 6 Philadelphia Ave., Shillington  Hours on Nov. 5 and 6.: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $5/bag,Friday and $3/bag plus 50% off jewelry Saturday. More info: 610-777-3911
Christmas Bazaar, 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, 14833 Kutztown Road, Richmond Township. Contact Annie 484-333-5538 for more info.
Annual Turkey Supper, 2-6 p.m., St. John Hill United Church of Christ Picnic Grove, 620 Hill Church Road, Pike Township. Drive-thru take-out only served 2-6 p.m. or till sold out. Tickets sold via pre-order till sold out by calling 610-367-8114. Limited walk-thru tickets available day of supper. All tickets $14 (tickets purchased via credit card: $14.50) Dinner includes: turkey, potato filling, gravy, butter beans, corn, applesauce, chow chow, roll and butter and ice cream. Details: 610-367-8114  or
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet, 7-11 a.m. , Geigertown Fire Company, 3433 Hay Creek Road, Robeson Township.  For more information see our Facebook page  or All proceeds benefit the fire company.
Drive-Thru Jewish Food Festival, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.,  Reform Congregation Oheb Sholom, 555 Warwick Drive, Wyomissing. Brisket, corned beef sandwiches, bagels with lox and cream cheese, matzoh ball soup and Oheb Sholom’s signature apple cake. Pre-ordering is strongly recommended at Deadline for placing orders is Nov. 3. A limited number of items will be available for purchase on the day of the event for cash only.
Leesport Area Historical Society Museum Open House/Book Signing, 1-4 p.m., 128 Main St. Leesport. Signing by author Benjamin L. Bernhart. Bernhart never lost interest in his childhood fascination for the history and operations of transportation systems. During his senior year, Benjamin wrote his first publication, entitled “The Outer Station, Reading, Pennsylvania.”  Q&A and a book signing of “Trolley and Streets Signs of Reading. Museum tours available.
St. Michael’s Christmas Bazaar, 529 St Michael’s Road, Tilden Township. Nov 12, 4- 8 p.m.
Nov 13, 8 a.m.-noon. Basket raffle, large assortment of Christmas Cookies, and food-to-go. Pre-order church-made: 8-inch pies $7/pie;  soup  $6 /quart. Pie selection: lemon strip, lemon sponge, cherry, coconut cream, shoo-fly, pumpkin. Soup selection: beef vegetable, ham and bean, Italian wedding, rivvel. Details: [email protected]
Meet and Greet the Goldens, 10 a.m.- noon, Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Golden Gateway facility, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds. Meet and greet the Golden Retrievers and dogs that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer all questions, and food is also available for purchase. No admission charge. (No photos please.) More information: Inza at [email protected] or 717-484-4799.
Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Filling Sale, Pioneer Grange, 46 E. Keller St., Topton. Deadline to order is Nov 15. Cost: $4, 1 1/2 lbs; $6, 2 1/2 lbs. Pickup is Nov. 24, 2-6 p.m. at the Grange hall. Orders: Tammy at 610-463-7213. Limited quantity will be made.
Annual Bazaar, bake sale, basket raffle and flea market, 9 a.m.–1 p .m., Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto.
50th Der Belsnickel Craft Show, New Hanover United Methodist Church Campus, 3065 Charlotte St., New Hanover Township, Montgomery County. Boyertown Area Historical Society will hold this juried craft show of top quality handmade crafts on Nov. 26, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., and on  Nov. 27, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Admission: $5; age 12 and under, free. Masks required.
Boyertown Area Historical Society’s Holiday Tour, 4-9 p.m., 43 South Chestnut St., Boyertown. Tour Starts at Boyertown Area Historical Society. Tickets are $15. Advanced tickets at The Peppermint Candy Store, Frecon Farms or online at
Tickets can be purchases the day of the event at the Boyertown Area Historical Society (cash only).
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