Things to Do in November in Berks County, PA

November may be most notable for Thanksgiving and Black Friday, but it also acts as the bridge between October’s festivals and December’s celebrations. This November in Berks County eases into the the holiday season with a flurry of fun events. So, while...

All Aboard in Berks County, Pennsylvania

All aboard! With that familiar command, we eagerly boarded the Allentown and Auburn Railroad, an impressive diesel-powered connection back to a time when the rails commanded the nation’s transportation network. With two vintage cabooses, two coaches, one dating from...

Visit Saucony Creek Brewery this weekend

As more local breweries bubble up in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region and beyond, I continue to admire how many of them re-purpose historic or outdated buildings for their fermentation tanks, pubs and serving areas like Saucony Creek Brewery. Saucony Creek, a brewery...

Great Stuff Summer Challenge Week Four in Berks County

Summer solstice has arrived with longer days and warmer nights. It’s a great time to experience all Berks County has to see and do. To kick start your summer fun, we put together PA’s Americana Region Great Stuff Challenge. It’s a checklist filled with weekly...

Great Stuff Summer Challenge Week Three, Reading Berks County, PA

Summer solstice 2018 arrived with longer days and warmer nights. It’s a great time to experience Berks County events. To kick start your summer fun, we put together a PA Americana Region Great Stuff Summer Challenge. This summer challenge is a checklist filled with...

Mister Softee at the Boyertown Museum, Berks County

Jingles and Chimes—Mister Softee at the Boyertown Museum! Les Waas died in 2016 at age 94.  Who is Les Waas, you may ask?  You may not have heard his name, but you’ve more than likely heard his work.  He wrote the Mister Softee jingle. Waas wrote the song in 1960,...