Are you looking for things to do with your dad this Father’s Day weekend in Berks County? You’ll be pleased to find all kinds of fun and activities to entertain your entire tribe of Father’s Day celebrators. If you’re planning a picnic, some of these events are on Saturday and some can be enjoyed before or after a family get together. The Fightin Phils are in town this weekend; some games include a fireworks show. There are parks and trails to hike and bike, lakes to fish and boat, great exhibits at local historic sites and museums and there are there are our suggestions too. Whatever you decide to do, we wish all a very Happy Father’s Day in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region.
Art on the Avenue
June 16 | 11:00 am – 8:00 pm | Penn Avenue, West Reading
Art on the Avenue is one of West Reading’s many family-friendly events. Penn Avenue is the site of the annual festival that features local and regional artists, superb shopping, live entertainment, wine tasting and plenty of great food!
Music in the Barn
June 16 | 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Pinnacle Ridge Winery
Relax to the music of the Craig Thatcher Band this Saturday at Pinnacle Ridge Winery. The band has a well-earned reputation for blending classic rock and blues with impressive original tunes.
Rock-A-Billy Music & Dance Party featuring Bill Haley Jr. & the Comets
June 16 | 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm | Evergreen Club, 415 Hartz Road, Fleetwood
How fun is this? Part of Berks Country Fest, the Rock-A-Bill Music & Dance Party features a “Jump-In Dance Contest”, a Best Dressed Couple Contest, a Best Street Rod Contest, and three great bands with almost non-stop music. Food, adult beverages and soft drinks are available for sale throughout the evening. Have fun, and win big!
Father’s Day Beef & Beer
June 16 & 17 | 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm | Colebrookdale Railroad
Treat Dad to a memorable ride on the Colebrookdale Railroad. Father’s Day Beef & Beer is designed to cater to the special men in your life with a two-hour long ride that will take him a century and a half back in time.
Concert: Groovin’ in the 60’s and 70’s
June 17 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Gring’s Mill Amphitheatre
Maria Damore and her band cover female artists from the 60s and 70s, including Carole King, Carly Simon, Linda Rondstadt, Barbra Streisand, Patsy Cline, Dusty Springfield, Dionne Warwick, and more!