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There are so many things to do in Berks County!

There are so many things to do in Berks County!

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Scales of Gold, Wings of Jade: The Dragon in Art

Reading Public Museum

Celebrating the Year of the Dragon (2024), this focus exhibition in the first-floor Meinig Family Gallery explores the theme of the dragon in art from the East to the West. Drawn from The Museum’s rich permanent collection, the show complements The Lost World of Dragons which runs concurrently. More than twenty works that enlist dragon […]

The Amazing Castle

Reading Public Museum

Temporary children's exhibition at the Reading Public Museum. Visitors to The Amazing Castle, a bilingual hands-on exhibit, are transported to a magical place and time. Inside the castle’s stone walls lies a happy and peaceful little community where every citizen has a special job to do. As visitors explore The Amazing Castle and its eight […]

Winnie-the-Pooh & Friends

Labuda Center for the Performing Arts

Winnie-the-Pooh & Friends Based on the classic stories from A.A. Milne Written by Jason King Jones Directed by Jenna Place July 5 to August 3 | Schubert Theatre Step into the enchanting world of the Hundred Acre Wood in this heartwarming story inspired by A.A. Milne’s timeless tales. Join Christopher Robin and his beloved pals […]

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The Color Purple

Labuda Center for the Performing Arts

The Color Purple Book by Marsha Norman Music & Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray Directed by Amina Robinson July 17 to August 4 | Main Stage The epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker comes to life in an emotional tour de force musical infused with a soul-stirring score of jazz, […]

Drift Jam

Jim Dietrich Park

Kayak with us from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM; then enjoy live music by the water with a variety of food/drink vendors. (You do not have to participate in kayaking to jam!)

Shakespeare for Kids

Labuda Center for the Performing Arts

Shakespeare for Kids Written by Erin Sheffield Directed by Matt Pfeiffer July 24 to August 3 | Main Stage A high energy one-hour production designed for children ages 4 to 10 to actively experience Shakespeare’s vibrant language and characters. S4K activates imaginations and generates laughs for the entire family. Using a combination of songs, puppets, […]