Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Traditional Irish Fare

Pennsylvania’s Americana Region may be known for its PA Dutch heritage and delicacies, but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of Irish food choices in the area. With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we compiled a list of traditional Irish and European fare...

Liederkranz Reading PA Oktoberfest

What’s so special about the Liederkranz Oktoberfest in Reading, PA? One of Pennsylvania’s most popular fall events takes place annually in Reading, PA. The Reading Liederkranz’s Oktoberfest is the oldest and most authentic Oktoberfest in all of Pennsylvania, and one...

Enjoy Pretzel Day in PA’s Americana Region

April 26th is National Pretzel Day and Pennsylvania’s Americana Region is celebrating. After all, pretzel baking began not too far from our region and the industry grew significantly in Berks County. Today, we are home to several pretzel bakers, including famous Tom...

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...

Visiting the Covered Bridges of Berks County, PA

Visiting the Historic Covered Bridges of Berks County, Pennsylvania By Jim Cheney Berks County, Pennsylvania, is home to five of the most scenic covered bridges remaining in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Several of the bridges also have a look to them that’s rare among...