2017 Calendar & Events

March

March Bar Specials

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT, 7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.

Friday, March 31, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!  As an added treat, plan to be with us to celebrate Stoudts Brewing Company's 30th Anniversary and meet Carol Stoudt and try a PA Pearl Helles Bock.   Carol Stoudt became the country’s first female brewmaster when she brought flavorful, handmade beers to Lancaster County, Pa., more than 20 years ago. Since then, Stoudt’s Brewing has swelled in size and added a roster of ales and extreme brews to its original slate of German lagers. 

April

April Bar Specials


Bockbierfest

Saturday, April 01, 2017 - Bockbierfest, clubhouse opens 5:00 p.m.  Dinner available 6:00 p.m.  Joe Weber Band from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Special performance by our G.T.V. Edelweiss Schuhplattlers, live goats and our Kinder Parade.  Plenty of Bock Biers for you to enjoy.  If you are looking for a fantastic evening of German culture...this is it!  Share the invitation with your friends and plan a fun evening at the club.  Click here to view the list of Bocks on Tap and in Bottles at the Festival.  We are happy to ADD another Bock Bier - Spaten Optimator will also be on tap. $5.00 admission for guests/non-members.


Wednesday, April 05, 2017 - German Language Class, 6:30 p.m.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Open to all members, prior attendance is not necessary.


Children's Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 08, 2017 - Children's Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary.  Participants are asked to arrive by 9:45 a.m. to check in.  The Egg Hunt and indoor activities will last from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. followed by light refreshments.  This event has grown every year...a fun morning for children and grandchildren of our members.  Pre-registration is required for this event by using the form found in the newsletter or calling Linda Ohlinger, 610.929.8428.


Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  All members are welcome to join this group for drinks and dinner and a program about Germany and German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot.

Friday, April 14, 2017 -    Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!


Easter Dinner

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - Easter Dinner.  Two seatings, 1:00 and 3:30 p.m.  Click here to view the Event Flyer.  Please note reservations are strongly suggested, and please have your menu selections ready when you make reservations.  Click here to view the Easter Dinner Bar Specials.


Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., featuring foods from Stuttgart, Germany, home of Mercedes Benz.

Friday, April 21, 2017 -    Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - RLK Singers Spring Concert.  Clubhouse and bar open 1:00 p.m.  Concert, featuring the RLK Singers and performances by guest choruses, 2:00 p.m.  Dinner and music, 4:00 p.m.  Click here to view the Event Flyer.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT, 7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.  Featured this month - Captain Lawrence Brewery.  Enjoy a sampling of beers, with prizes and giveaways from Captain Lawrence Brewery.  

Friday, April 28, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - Pretzel City Sports Dark-n-Dirty Run, 7:45 p.m., grove.

May

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - German Language Class, 6:30 p.m.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Open to all members, prior attendance is not necessary.


Kentucky Derby Party

Saturday, May 06, 2017 - Kentuckey Derby Party, clubhouse opens 5:00 p.m.  Post-time for the 143rd "Run for the Roses" is 6:34 p.m. DST.  Our traditional Ladies Hat Contest judging will take place after the race, with three prizes awarded, $25, $15 and $10 RLK gift certificates.  Our kitchen will feature Kentucky Derby Specials, including the famous Hot Browns, and the Full Menu.  The party moves outside following the race -- join us for the G.T.V. Edelweiss Bavarian Fling.


G.T.V. Edelweiss Bavarian Fling

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Saturday, May 06, 2017 - G.T.V. Bavarian Fling, featuring German music provided by the Haus Band.  Our famous Biergarten Kitchen will open at 6:00 p.m.  Einmarch is at 8:00 p.m.  Enjoy a great evening with our Dancers and visiting Verein from other German clubs.  Please click here to view the Event Flyer.  The event is outside under our pavilions.  Come join the fun and enjoy fantastic German dancing.  This event is a G.T.V. Edelweiss event, admission is $7.50.  All are welcome.


RLK Singers Maifest Concert & Sunday Brunch

Sunday, May 07, 2017 -  RLK Singers Maifest Concert, St John's Church, 11:00 a.m. followed by Sunday Brunch at the Reading Liederkranz.  Door opens at 11:00 a.m. and Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  A variety of breakfast and dinner foods will be served, including our famous Dessert Bar.  Click here to view the Singers Concert Event Flyer.  Click here to view the Brunch Flyer.


Sunday, May 07, 2017 -  Brunch, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  All members are welcome to join this group for drinks and dinner and a program about Germany and German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot.

Friday, May 12, 2017 -    Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!


Maifest featuring Alex Meixner

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - Maifest - Alex Meixner, 5:00 p.m.  The dining room and Biergarten kitchen will be open.  This event is open to the public.  Admission $5.00 for members and $8.00 for guests and non-members.  The event will also feature a unique Maifest Beers Tap Takeover.  Click here to view the Event Flyer.


Mother's Day Champagne Buffet

Sunday, May 14, 2017 -  Mother's Day Champagne Buffet, featuring two seatings, 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  This has become one of our most popular events of the year, please make reservations early to avoid disappointment.  Treat Mom to a great afternoon at the club.  Click here to view the Event Flyer.


Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, May 19, 2017 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.  Featured this month - Firestone Walker Brewery.  Enjoy a sampling of beers, with prizes and giveaways from Firestone Walker Brewery.  

Friday, May 26, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT, 7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.

June

Friday, June 02, 2017 - Friday Evening in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Music, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 - German Language Class, 6:30 p.m.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Open to all members, prior attendance is not necessary.

Friday, June 09, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  All members are welcome to join this group for drinks and dinner and a program about Germany and German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot.

Friday, June 16, 2017 - Friday Evening in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

Friday, June 16, 2017 - General Membership Meeting, 7:30 p.m.  


G.T.V. Edelweiss Father's Day Clambake

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - G.T.V. Edelweiss Father's Day Clambake, 12:00 noon in the grove.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.  Featured this month - Southern Tier Brewery.  Enjoy a sampling of beers, with prizes and giveaways from Southern Tier Brewery.  


Wurstfest!

Friday, June 23, 2017 - WURSTFEST!  5:00 p.m.  Biergarten, Clubhouse, Dining Room, and outside kitchen open 5:00 p.m.  Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!  German music in the grove, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT, 7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.

July

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 - German Language Class, 6:30 p.m.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Open to all members, prior attendance is not necessary.

Friday, July 07, 2017 - Friday Evening in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  All members are welcome to join this group for drinks and dinner and a program about Germany and German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot.

Friday, July 14, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!


RLK Singers Sommerfest

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Sunday, July 16, 2017 – RLK Singers Sänger Sommerfest and Car Show, All Day, grove.


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Friday Evening in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -   RLK 132nd Anniversary, 12:00 noon.  Biergarten and outside kitchen open, 12:00 noon.  German music 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., including special performances by the RLK Singers and G.T.V. Edelweiss Schuhplattlers.  Presentation of the RLK Scholarships, 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT, 7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.  Featured this month - Sly Fox Brewery.  Enjoy a sampling of beers, with prizes and giveaways from Sly Fox Brewery.  

Friday, July 28, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

August

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - German Language Class, 6:30 p.m.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Open to all members, prior attendance is not necessary.

Friday, August 04, 2017 - Friday Evening in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 09, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, August 09, 2017 - Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  All members are welcome to join this group for drinks and dinner and a program about Germany and German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot.

Friday, August 11, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Sunday, August 13, 2017 – Pretzel City Sports Half Wit Trail Run, 9:00 a.m.  Grove.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, August 18, 2017 - Friday Evening in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.

Friday, August 18, 2017 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 20, 2017 – German/American Day at the Evergreen Country Club

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.  Enjoy a sampling of beers with prizes from participating breweries.

Friday, August 25, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - Yappy Hour in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Members are welcome to bring their friendly dogs to enjoy the Biergarten.  Dinner service will be available too.

September


Button Box Festival

Saturday, September 2nd and Sunday, September 3rd.  Mark your calendars now.  We are thrilled to announce that Mr. Frank Vidergar will be with us this year...easily one of the nation's finest Button Box musician.  Stay tuned for more details about this event.


Sunday, September 03, 2017 – Pretzel City Sports Labor Pains Run, 7:00 a.m. - ALL DAY, Grove.

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 - German Language Class, 6:30 p.m.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Open to all members, prior attendance is not necessary.

Friday, September 08, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  All members are welcome to join this group for drinks and dinner and a program about Germany and German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - General Membership Meeting, 7:30 p.m.  

Friday, September 15, 2017 - OKTOBERFEST Kickoff Party!  Biergarten, clubhouse, dining room and outside kitchen open 5:00 p.m.  Spaten Take Takeover!  German music in the grove 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

*Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT outside!  7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.

Friday, September 22, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Wednesday, September 27 to Sunday, October 01, 2017 - OKTOBERFEST

October

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend combined with the monthly German Language Class, 5:30 p.m.  All members are welcome to join this group for drinks and dinner and a program about Germany and German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Prior attendance is not necessary.

Friday, October 13, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT, 7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.  Enjoy a sampling of beers with prizes from participating breweries.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

November

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - German Language Class, 6:30 p.m.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Open to all members, prior attendance is not necessary.

Monday, November 06, 2017 - G.T.V. Student Night, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - G.T.V. Student Night, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  All members are welcome to join this group for drinks and dinner and a program about Germany and German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot.

Friday, November 10, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Pretzel City Sports Ghouls and Fools Run, 6:00 p.m.

Monday, November 13, 2017 -   G.T.V. Student Night, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -   G.T.V. Student Night, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, November 17, 2017 - General Membership Meeting & Elections, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 -  RLK Ladies Auxiliary Fashion Show, 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - THIRSTY THURSDAY on Wednesday Night!  5:00 p.m.  Enjoy a sampling of beers with prizes from participating breweries.  Special limited menu and open Juke Box!

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - Thanksgiving Dinner, two seatings, 1:00 and 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT, 7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.

December

Friday, December 01, 2017 – G.T.V. Edelweiss Christmas Dinner, 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 03, 2017 – Christkindlemarkt, 11:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - German Language Class, 6:30 p.m.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Open to all members, prior attendance is not necessary.

Friday, December 08, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!  Join us for our second annual UGLY SWEATER Contest too!  Plan to join us wearing your favorite "ugly" sweater.  Judging will take place at 8:00 p.m., with three prizes awarded, $25, $15 and $10 RLK gift certificates.

Saturday, December 09, 2017 - Children's Christmas Party sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  All members are welcome to join this group for drinks and dinner and a program about Germany and German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot.

Friday, December 15, 2017 –  RLK Ladies Auxiliary Holiday Cookie Sale, while supplies last, 5:00 p.m.  Enjoy some delicious holiday treats, including many traditional German cookies, baked by our Ladies Auxiliary members.  

Friday, December 15, 2017 - Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 17, 2017 -  RLK Singers Christmas Concert, St John's Church, 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - RLK Christmas Dinner, clubhouse opens 12:00 noon.  Dinner served 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 21, 2017 -  Thirsty Thursday, 5:00 p.m.  Enjoy a sampling of beers with prizes from participating breweries.

Friday, December 22, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Sunday, December 24, 2017 - Christmas Eve at the Reading Liederkranz.  Doors open at 5:00 p.m.  Admission into this event is a snack/covered dish that you can share with others.  It's a Pot Luck Christmas Eve party!  Beer merchandise and RLK merchandise giveaways and open Juke Box!  The kitchen is closed but there will be plenty of food.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT, 7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.

Friday, December 29, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!

Sunday, December 31, 2017 – Silvester Ball, 6:00 p.m.