Berks Country: Calendar for Sept. 29

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Sep. 28—Oct. 2:

Artist Jon Bond's Autumn Art Exhibition, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 59 Kempton Road, Kempton. The exhibit will feature more than 100 original works including egg tempera, oil, watercolor, and silverpoint drawings. Dozens of images on display feature the scenery, images, and atmospherics that surround Jon's gallery among the rolling hills of northern Berks County. Gift items and items featuring reproductions of Jon's art include zippered carryalls, puzzles, hats, pencil sets, postcards, greeting cards, and more. More information: Jon at 610-756-4490 or bondart@ptd.net or http://jonathanbond.com.

Spring Valley Boutique, 12:30 — 1:30 p.m., Spring Valley Church of God, 2727 Old Pricetown Road, Temple. Park in the upper parking lot; boutique is set up in the gym.

Annual Fall Flea Market, Bake Sale, Craft Show and Basket Raffle, 8 — 11 a.m., Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Rain or shine. Outdoor vendor space is available ($10 per spot). Register at www.calvaryuccbarto.com.

14th Annual Stahl's Fall Pottery Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 6826 Corning Road, Zionsville, Lehigh County. Admission: $4 for adults; under 18, free. More info: www.stahlspottery.org or 484-306-3868. Pottery demonstrations, contemporary potters selling their wares and tours of historic redware pottery museum exhibit. Light lunch available.

Indoor Flea Market, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Social Hall, St Michael's Church, 529 St. Michael's Road, Tilden Township. Food available. Rain or shine. More information: 610-488-1783.

Isaac Meier Homestead Country Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Isaac Meier House, 524 S College St, Myerstown, Lebanon County. Eighteenth century demonstrations on blacksmithing, military history, children's toys and barnyard animals. Browse handicrafts at our various vendors, and try delicious food and homemade baked goods.

Oct. 3:

Leesport Area Historical Society Open House/Kids interactive presentation, 1-4 p.m., 128 Main St., Leesport. Jean Davis speaks about what it was like to be a first grade student in the West Leesport School House in 1958. The program will occur every half hour beginning at 1:15 p.m. until 3:15 . Museum tour included.

Oct. 8-9:

Friends of the Exeter Community Library Book Sale, 2-6 p.m., 4569 Prestwick Drive, Exeter Township. The sale continues Oct. 9 , 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $5 bag of books, noon — 3 p.m.

Oct. 9:

Berks History Center Road Ramble, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., start at Berks History Center, 940 Centre Ave., Reading, and ramble through Muhlenberg, Longswamp and Alsace townships. A self-guided driving tour concludes at the William Penn Fire Tower on Skyline Drive, where there will be a pork barbecue fundraiser (additional charge). Food will also be available at the Longswamp Township Historical Society for purchase. Cost: $45 per car for non-members. Details: https://www.berkshistory.org/event/fall-21-road-ramble/ or call BHC at 610-375-4375 on Wednesdays to Saturdays, 9 a.m. — 3 p.m.

Southern Gospel Concert featuring Brian Free and Assurance, 6 p.m., Bridge of Hope Church, 309 West Franklin St., Womelsdorf. Cost: $16, adults; children 4-12, $10. Love offering will be received. For more details: call 484-651-010.

Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue "Meet & Greet the Goldens," 10 a.m.-noon, Golden Gateway facility, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds. Meet golden retrievers and dogs available for adoption. Food available for purchase. No admission charge. (No photos.) For more information: Inza at events@dvgrr.org or 717-484-4799.

Rummage sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Grace Lutheran Church, 33 S. 11th St., Reading. Clothing, books, white elephant items; bags will be provided. CDC guidelines will be followed.

Breakfast, 7:30-11 a.m., Central Berks Fire Company, 111 Callowhill St., Centerport. All you can eat buffet is $10.

Oct. 10:

Strausstown Fire Company's Breakfast, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Strausstown Community Campus, 50 East Ave., Strausstown. A full breakfast menu available. Proceeds benefit the Apparatus Fund.

Oct. 21:

Pulled pork, fries and applesauce meal, 4-7 p.m., Central Berks Fire Company, 111 Callowhill St., Centerport. Cost is $9.50.

Oct. 23:

Oley Fire Company Take & Bake Pizza & Homemade Soup Sale, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Oley Fire Company, 26 Jefferson St., Oley. Take-and-Bake 16-inch pizzas and homemade chicken corn noodle and ham & bean soup sold by the quart. Costs: plain pizza, $10; pepperoni, $12; soups, $5.50. Pre-orders required by Oct. 16. Drive-thru pickup Oct. 23 on the Oley Fairgrounds, 26 Jefferson St. Pre-orders: call Kevin at 484-256-8009.

Flea market and bake sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 210 N. 25th St., Mt. Penn. Clothing and household items. $3 bag sale at 11 a.m. Masks required.

Oct. 24

Italian hoagie sale, Pioneer Grange, 46 E. Keller St., Topton. Deadline to order is Oct 24. Cost: $5. Pickup, Nov. 1, 3-5 p.m. at the grange hall. Orders: Tammy at 610-463-7213.

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