2018 Calendar & Events

March

St. Patrick's Day with the Malarkey Brothers

March 10 – St Patrick's Day Buffet and Concert, featuring the famous Malarkey Brothers, 5:00 p.m.  Click Here to view the Event Flyer.  No show only tickets will be sold.  This has quickly become one of the highlights of our yearly calendar.  Doors open 5:00 p.m., the AYCE Irish Buffet is served at 6:00 p.m. and the show begins at 7:00 p.m.  This event is SOLD OUT.  Please call the club to have your party added to the waiting list.


March 14 – Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.

March 16 - General Membership Meeting 7:30 p.m.


G.T.V. Edelweiss Frontier Feast

March 17 – G.T.V. Edelweiss Frontier Feast, 5:00 p.m.  Click Here to view the Event Flyer and Reservation information.  The Advance Ticket Sales deadline is March 7th.  This event always SELLS OUT, so get your tickets now while supplies last.  Entertainment featuring the Mountain Folk Bluegrass Band!  The Menu for this event includes Venison, Buffalo Carving Station, Wild Game Soup, Prairie Chicken, Chuck Wagon Chili, Rocky Mountain Oysters Bread Pudding w/ Rum Sauce and MUCH MORE!  Use the Order Form on the Event Flyer to reserve your seats today or speak to Dieter Wolter.  Payment due at time of reservation.


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March 21 – Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Join us for this fantastic AYCE Buffet featuring delicious foods from Bonn, Germany.

 

 

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March 22 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m. featuring Beers from Lagunitas Brewing Company.  A fun evening with giveaways at the Bar, and samples of their Beers too.  Thirsty Thursday at the Reading Liederkranz is a fun evening designed to quench your Beer Thirst!  

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March 23 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.  Our favorite entertainer...don't miss out on the fun!  

 

 

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March 24 - RLK Ladies Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt for children and grandchildren of members, ages 1-10.  Doors open at  9:30 a.m. and the Egg Hunt begins at 10:00 a.m.  Surprises for the children will be included.  Reservations required.  Call Linda Ohlinger to make reservations at 610-929-8428.  Children under 1 are also welcome to attend to have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny.


Bockbierfest 2018

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March 24 – Bockbierfest!  Doors open 5:00 p.m.  You won't want to miss this annual tradition at the Club...one of the oldest events celebrated on our calendar.  More than a century of tradition is poured into this fun filled evening...featuring Bocks, Great German Food and Live Goats!  Chef Marlis will be offering the Full Menu from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  The event will also feature LIVE Dance Music by the Alpenlaenders and our very own G.T.V. Edelweiss Schuhplattlers.  Everyone loves the parade led by live goats!  Members FREE, guests $5.00.  We STRONGLY suggest reservations to guarantee seating. Click Here to view the event flyer.


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March 28 - Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.  Also tonight, some delicious FUN from the kitchen...EGGS BENEDICT NIGHT at the club.  Original Eggs Benedict, Chesapeake Crab Benedict, Bavarian Benedict and others.

 

April

Easter Dinner

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April 1 – Easter Dinner.  Join us for a delicious presentation as Chef Marlis prepares a Holiday Feast for all to enjoy.  Select your seating time, 1:00 p.m. or 3:30 p.m., to enjoy this Four Course Dinner.  Herb Roasted Turkey, Smoked Baked Ham or Combination Dinner Dinner includes: Hors d'oeuvre Bar, Soup, Salad Buffet, Home-made Potato Filling, Vegetable, Baked Yams, Cranberry Relish & our Famous Dessert Buffet. Adult Member: $20, Children 5 -12: $9.50, under 5: FREE Adult Guest: $25.  (All Dinners plus 6% PA Sales Tax).  Prepaid reservations are required.  Please call the club or see the General Manager, Robin Pritz.   Click here to view the Event Flyer.


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April 11 – LOBSTER NIGHT, 5:00 p.m. and Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  Chef Marlis will offer various Lobster dishes.

 

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April 13 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.  Always a great time when Kermit is in the Haus!  Learn why they say the Reading Liederkranz is the #1 FUN Destination in Berks County!


G.T.V. Edelweiss Stiftungsfest

April 14 - G.T.V. Edelweiss Stiftungsfest, Clubhouse, 5:00 p.m.


RLK Singers' Spring Concert

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April 15 – RLK Singers' Spring Concert, 2:00 p.m.  Support the RLK Singers and enjoy great German music, food and dance music featuring The Joe Weber Band.  A delicious Buffet will be available too.  There is a $5.00 donation for all non-Singers.  Click Here to view the event flyer.


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April 18 – Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Our AYCE German Buffet will feature foods from Bad Boll, Germany.  This month Chef Marlis will be serving several delicacies from the ancestral home town of our 1st Vice President Fritz Allmendinger. Enjoy some of his favorite childhood foods. Bad Boll is a municipality in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. (near Stuttgart, Germany) Chef Marlis will explore this historic City and unlock some of their culinary secrets.

April 20 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.


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Beer Pairing Dinner

April 21 - Beer Pairing Dinner, 5:00 p.m.  Enjoy a savory 5 Course Dinner and 7 Imported Beers served at 6:00 p.m.  Members $35, Guests $40.  You must be 21 to attend this event.  A prepaid reservation is required.  Click Here to view the Event Flyer.


April 25 – Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.

April 26 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

April 28 – Ron Horn Dark & Dirty Run 7:00 p.m.

May

Kentucky Derby Party

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May 5 – Kentucky Derby Party, Clubhouse, 4:00 p.m.  Join us for the 144th Run for the Roses, post time 6:24 p.m.  Hat Contest, 7:00 p.m.  Our FULL MENU will be available 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.  with Special Menu Features, see the Event Flyer.  Bar Specials too. Click Here to view the Event Flyer.  Biergarten Kitchen will also be open for our Maifest Celebration in the Biergarten and Grove, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.  


MAIFEST

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May 5 – Maifest with Alex Meixner, Biergarten and Grove, 5:00 p.m.  We are also happy to announce that our RLK Singers and G.T.V. Edelweiss Schuhplattlers will also be performing as we open our historic Biergarten and Grove for the summer season.  Join us as we open our Historic Biergarten for the summer.  Outside Bar opens 5:00 p.m.  Biergarten Kitchen open 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Clubhouse Dining Room open 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Alex Meixner Band on our Biergarten main stage, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.  Member admission $5, non-member admission, $10.00.  Don't miss the BLOW OUT German party on the mountain!  Rain or shine.  Plenty of Free Parking.  Click Here to view the Event Flyer.


May 6 - RLK Singers' Maifest German Service at St. John's Lutheran Church, 11:00 a.m. 

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May 6 – Maifest Brunch, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Join us for our AYCE DELICIOUS Maifest Brunch, served at 11:30 a.m.  Chef Marlis presents an impressive spread of traditional German fare and international dishes.  Members $15 and non-members $18.  Children 5-12 $9.  Click Here to view the Event Flyer.


May 9 – Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.

May 11 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.


Mother's Day Champagne Buffet

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May 13 – Mother’s Day Dinner, featuring two seatings, 12:30 and 3:00 p.m.  In the finest traditions of the Reading Liederkranz, Chef Marlis presents a delicious Buffet, featuring a Glass of Champagne for all adults, Top Round of Beef Carving Station Served with its own Au Jus & Horseradish Cream, Savory Strudel Action Station Our crisp and buttery strudel stuffed with Fish and Crabmeat, Black Oak Smoked Ham Carving Station Tender and Juicy Baked Ham with a Pineapple Glaze, Chicken Divan Cubed Chicken breast fillets over spears of cooked Broccoli smothered in a creamy Morney sauce. Buffet of our Hors d'oeuvres and Chef Marlis’ Famous Dessert Buffet.  Reservations required.   Click Here to view the Event Flyer.


May 16 – RLK & Friends Pacific Cruise departure from Boscov’s East rear parking lot.

May 16 – Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

May 18 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

May 24 – Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

May 26 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

May 28 – Happy MEMORIAL DAY!

May 30 – Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.

June

June 1 – Friday Night Music in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

June 6 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

June 8 – Singer’s Sängerfest Registration, Grove, 6:00 p.m.

June 8 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

June 10 - RLK Singer’s Sängerfest Picnic

June 13 – Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.

June 13 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

June 15 - General Membership Meeting 7:30 p.m.  

June 15 – Friday Night Music in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

June 17 – G.T.V. Edelweiss Father’s Day Clambake, 12:00 noon

June 20 - Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

June 20 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

June 22 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

June 27 – Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.

June 27 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

June 28 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

June 28 – Friday Night Music in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

July

July 4 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

July 6 – Friday Night Music in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

July 11 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

July 11 – Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.

July 13 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

July 15 - RLK Singer’s Sommerfest Car Show, 10:00 a.m.

July 18 - Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

July 18 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

July 20 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

July 20 – Friday Night Music in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

July 22 – RLK 133rd Anniversary, 12:00 noon.

July 25 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

July 25 – Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.

July 26 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

July 27 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

August

August 1 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

August 3 – Friday Night Music in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

August 8 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

August 8 – Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.

August 10 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

August 12 – Ron Horn Run, 9:00 a.m.

August 15 - Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

August 15 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

August 17 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

August 17 – Friday Night Music in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

August 19 - German/American Day at the Reading Liederkranz, 12:00 noon

August 22 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

August 23 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

August 24 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

August 26-28 – RLK & Friends bus trip to Pittsburgh.  Departure location Boscov’s East rear parking lot.

August 29 – Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.

August 29 – Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten!

August 31 – Friday Night Music in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

September

September 2 – Ron Horn Run, Labor Pains, All Day, Biergarten and Grove

September 3 – Happy LABOR DAY!

September 12 – Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.

September 14 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

September 19 - Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

September 19 ­- General Membership Meeting 7:30 p.m.

September 21 - OKTOBERFEST Kick-off Party!  5:00 p.m. Clubhouse and Grove.

September 26 – Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.

September 27 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

September 29 – Ron Horn Run, Ghouls & Fools, 7:00 p.m.

October

October 3-7 – OKTOBERFEST 2018!

October 10-12 - Club is Closed

October 17 – Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

October 19 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

October 25 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

October 27 – Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

October 31 - Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.  Happy Halloween!

November

November 5 - G.T.V. Edelweiss German Student Night

November 6 -  G.T.V. Edelweiss German Student Night

November 12 - G.T.V. Edelweiss German Student Night

November 13 - G.T.V. Edelweiss German Student Night

November 14 – Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.

November 16 - General Membership Meeting 7:30 p.m. and Elections

November 21 – Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

November 22 – Thanksgiving Dinner (Club is Closed in the Evening)

November 23 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

November 28 - Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.

November 29 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

December

December 2 - Christkindlmarkt, 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.

December 7 - G.T.V. Edelweiss Christmas Dinner, 6:00 p.m.

December 8 - RLK Children’s Christmas Party, 10:00 a.m.

December 12 – Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.

December 14 – Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

December 16 - RLK Singer's Christmas Concert, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 11:00 a.m. 

December 16 – December 16 - RLK Singers' Weihnachtsgottesdienst, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 11:00 a.m.  

December 19 – Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

December 20 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

December 21 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

December 25 – MERRY CHRISTMAS!  The Club is closed.

December 26 - Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m.

December 28 - Kermit Ohlinger Night! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu.

December 31 - Silvester Ball, 6:00 p.m.