Theater, arts, and musical events are plentiful this weekend in Berks County, offering a variety of great entertainment options. Choose from museum and gallery exhibits, concerts, plays, even a children’s theater event. There’s no excuse for boredom when PA’s Americana Region offers so many things to do. Need help planning your weekend itinerary?  No worries! Start with our list of suggestions, then visit our Calendar of Events to discover more ways to spend your free time. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at all there is to do and see in our region.

March 2

Arts, music, theater, enjoy them all this weekend in Berks County, PA March Spotlight Night
Goggleworks Center for the Arts
Reading, PA
5:30 – 7:30 pm

Start your weekend immersed in the arts at Spotlight night. Tour the GoggleWorks campus and view the exhibitions, meet the artists, see the teaching studios while enjoying complimentary refreshments.  Join visiting artist, Delaney DeMott for her artist talk, then, help her plant GoggleWorks’ first mobile, community dye garden. So much to do and see and it is all free.

Arts, music, theater – enjoy them all this weekend in Berks County, PALittle Big Town with special guests Kacey Musgraves & Midland
Santander Arena
Reading, PA
7:30 -11:00 pm

Don’t miss country music stars Little Big Town as they bring their latest tour – The Breakers Tour to Berks County. Hear their latest songs, and hopefully some of your old favorites too. Tickets start at $40.00

 


March 2, 3, 4Arts, music, theater – enjoy them all this weekend in Berks County, PA

To Kill A Mockingbird 
Steel River Playhouse
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Times vary

Over the next three weeks, Steel River Playhouse presents the stage version of Harper Lee’s beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mocking Bird. The story is renowned for its warmth and humor, despite dealing with the serious issues of rape and racial inequality. It follows lawyer Atticus Finch and his daughter Scout as they seek truth and bring hope to a neighborhood in turmoil. Despite dealing with serious issues, the play captures the warmth and poignancy of the best-loved classic with heart and emotional depth.

March 3

Arts, music, theater – enjoy them all this weekend in Berks County, PA The Talisman Players present Pinocchio
St. John’s Lutheran Church
Boyertown, PA
11 a.m.

The theater, the theater, even little people love the theater. They’re sure to enjoy spending time with you at this stage production of  Pinocchio. The children’s tale is presented by Talisman Players, from neighboring Kutztown, PA.  Following the play, stay for lunch, and a meet and greet with the cast. Sounds like fun!  Tickets: Adults: $12 | Seniors: $10 | Children (3-11): $6

 

Reading Symphony Orchestra Classics 4: Soaring Strings  Arts, music, theater – enjoy them all this weekend in Berks County, PA
Scottish Rite Cathedral
West Reading, PA
7:30 p.m.

Concerto for Two Violins and String Orchestra | Symphony No. 5

The Reading Symphony Orchestra performs two masterpieces of the 20th century, alongside Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5. RSO’s own violinists Christopher Collins Lee and Eliezer Gutman showcase Malcolm Arnold’s melodic and exuberant Concerto for Two Violins and String Orchestra. The program is rounded out by Vaughan Williams’s Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, one of the composer’s most famous and beautiful works.

March 2, 3, 4Arts, music, theater – enjoy them all this weekend in Berks County, PA

To Kill A Mockingbird 
Steel River Playhouse
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Times vary

Over the next three weeks, Steel River Playhouse presents the stage version of Harper Lee’s beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mocking Bird. The story is renowned for its warmth and humor, despite dealing with the serious issues of rape and racial inequality. It follows lawyer Atticus Finch and his daughter Scout as they seek truth and bring hope to a neighborhood in turmoil. Despite dealing with serious issues, the play captures the poignancy of the best-loved classic with heart and emotional depth.

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