Berks Country: Calendar July 21

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Jul. 21—Through Aug. 21

Now through Aug. 21, the public is invited to play BARN-opoly by visiting farmers markets, farm stores, ice cream shops, wineries, an alpaca farm and a general store. Find the map at

July 22

Master Gardener Information Sessions, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and July 26, 7-8 p.m. Both sessions will be held online via Zoom. Register ( for an information session to receive the online meeting link to attend.

July 24

Vince's Cheesesteak Food Truck and Grange bake sale, 2-8 p.m., Kutztown Grange Hall, South Kemp Street, Kutztown.

July 25

Ham and cheese or turkey and cheese sandwich sale, Pioneer Grange, 46 E. Keller St., Topton. Deadline to order is July 25. Cost: $3.50. Pickup Aug. 2, 3-5 p.m. at the grange hall. Orders: Tammy at 610-463-7213.

July 26

Leesport Area Historical Society program, 7 p.m., Bethany Evangelical Church, 308 Main St., Leesport. John D. Rausch, local historian, will talk about the Pennsylvania Dutch, their language and customs, origins and where they are now.

July 30

Friday Night Fun Show, 7 p.m., Good Fellowship Riding Club, 724 Monocacy Creek Road, Amity Township. Details:

July 31

Advent Lutheran Church Book Sale, 8 a.m.-noon, 16 Telford Ave., West Lawn (same hours on Aug. 7). Books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games, all $2 and under; fill a bag for $5 on Aug. 7. Cash only, wear a mask.

Flea Market and 25 Cent Clothing Sale, Saturday, July 31, 8 — 11 a.m., Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Come and see the many new items for sale. All are welcome.

Aug. 1

Berks County Fair (formerly the Reading Fair), 11 a.m., 1216 Hilltop Road, Bern Township. The fair continues daily 9 a.m. until Aug. 7. Activities and closing times vary. For more details:

Leesport Area Historical Society Open House, 1-4 p.m., 128 Main St., Leesport. Visit a circa 1940-50s school room and the artifacts room, including a 1750s Quaker marriage certificate.

Aug. 7

Annual Hill Church Ringgold Band Concert/Picnic, 3:30- 8 p.m., Hill Church Picnic Grove, 620 Hill Church Road, Pike Township. Food available at 3:30 p.m.; music at 5 p.m. Details: 610-367-8114 or

Bernville Community Day, 2 p.m. to dusk, Umbenhauer Park, Umbenhauer Drive, Bern Townshipe. Food, games, karaoke and bands, baking contents, silent auction, fireworks. Details:

Aug. 13

Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in social room, St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 5 W. Arch St. Fleetwood. Continues Aug. 14, 8 a.m.-noon.

Aug. 14

Miller Blood Bank visit, Miller Blood Bank visit: 7 a.m. — 3 p.m., St. Paul's UCC, 5 W. Arch St. Fleetwood. Sign up online at — code 3302.

Birds and Brew, 5-8 p.m., Hawk Mountain, Albany Township. Live band, unlimited samplings, dinner options, and an overall good time, all benefiting Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. Tickets: Cost: $60, $25 for under 21/Designated Drivers and couples: $100, $45 for under 21/Designated Drivers.

Sept. 5

Ringgold Band Concert, 5 p.m., Conrad Weiser Homestead Park, 28 Weiser Drive, Heldelberg Township. Annual event honors all military Veterans. Admission and parking is free. Free will donation accepted. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket.

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