November is so much more than the 11th month of the year of Thanksgiving. There are lots of fun ways to spend your time as we edge towards the holidays. Try any of the following suggestions to enjoy November fun in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region.

Logo ReadingFilmFestReading FilmFest 
October 31 – November 3
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts
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Now in its 6th year, ReadingFilmFEST brings up-and-coming filmmakers to our region for a weekend of film screenings, workshops, discussions and fun. Check out the film schedule and make time to see the original films by these talented artists.

 

A picture shows th beautifully restored Fegley's Diner car, with the words Reading Diner across the front of the car, sits in the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles.

Diner Day
November 2
10am – 1pm
Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles 

The Fegley Diner car resides in the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles. Three time per year, the museum opens the diner for business. With admissiong to the museum, the public is invited to sit in the diner and enjoy coffee and pie at 1938 prices. That’s right – 5¢ for a cup of coffee and 25¢ for a slice of pie. It’s a nostalgic way to spend your day.

A woman models a purple coral, tan and gold handcrafted shaw, one of the items for sale at the 3. PA Guild of Craftsmen Holiday Craft Show.
Reading Berks Guild of Craftsmen Holiday Craft Show
November 2 – 9am – 5 pm
November 3 – 10am – 4 pm
O’Pake Fieldhouse
Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

The Holiday Craft Show is a much anticipated event in Berks County. It showcases a variety of beautifully handcrafted items by juried craftspeople. It’s the perfect place to find original, quality gifts for the special people in your life. Adults $6, Children 12 & under Free

 

Koziars Christmas VillageKoziar’s Christmas Village 
November 2 – January 1, 2020
Bernville, PA
Weekends through Thanksgiving, then daily

It’s back! Celebrating its 72nd season, Koziar’s is open with new decorations and displays with over a million lights! A visit to the “Greatest Christmas Display in the U.S.A.” is a sure-fire way to get into the Christmas spirit.
3 & Under – FREE | 4 to 10 – $10.00 | 11 to 64 – $12.00 | Seniors (65+) – $11.00

 

Logo Reading Blues Fest Reading Blues Fest
November 22 – 24
DoubleTree by Hilton
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The 3rd Annual Reading Blues Festival will feature artists Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Vanessa Collier, Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers, Victor Wainwright & The Train, The Deanna Bogart Band plus Toronzo Cannon, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats and more… If you love blues, this festival is for you.

Three children in winter jackets lead the way for a group of young dancers in the Reading Holiday Parade.

Photo by Lauren Little

Reading Holiday Parade
10 am – 1 pm
November 23
Penn Street
Reading, PA 

Bundle-up the kids, grab lawn chairs and blankets and head to Penn Street so you can spend welcome Santa to town. Bands, baton twirlers, clowns, floats… and the jolly fellow himself will be in attendance. it’s everything you would expect from a holiday parade and more!


Advertisement for Magical Cirque ChristmasMagical Cirque Christmas
November 13
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Santander Performing Arts Center

Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists from all corners of the world, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. Get into the spirit of the season with this merry treat that’s perfect for the entire family.

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