Summer is in full swing here in Central Pennsylvania. Are you taking advantage of all the culture and fun waiting for you in Reading?
If you still have a items to check off your summer fun “bucket list,” here are a few local options for you:
100th Anniversary of the Reading Public Museum – The Painters of Berks
Location: Reading Public Museum, 500 Museum Rd., Reading, PA
Phone: (610) 371-5850
Cost: Museum admission. See specials on the museum web site.
This exhibit showcases paintings by 19th and 20th century Berks County artists. View nearly 60 works and trace the development of the regional school of painting in Reading, which emphasized landscapes, still life, and portraits. James Arthur Benade, Francis D. Devlan, J. Heyl Raser, Christopher Shearer, Ben Austrian, among others, are featured.
Chris Bergson Band @ the Bandshell, Reading City Park
Location: Hill Rd. and Constitutional Blvd., Reading, PA
Date: July 26th, 7:00 p.m.
Cool blues on a sultry summer night – what could be better? Concert is free and open to the public!
Jim Gaffigan – The White Bread Tour
Location: Sovereign Performing Arts Center, 136 N. 6th Street, Reading, PA
Date: Sunday, August 4th, 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $39.75 – $49.75; available through TicketMaster
How about a little comedy? A major talent, beloved to a wide range of audiences, Jim Gaffigan has achieved accolades and awards for his stand-up comedy, acting, and writing. His clever, quiet style has made him one of the top five most successful touring comedians in the country today.