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2017 Calendar & Events

OKTOBERFEST

Wednesday, September 27 to Sunday, October 01, 2017

2017 OKTOBERFEST SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

CLICK HERE to visit the Oktoberfest page, complete with up to the minute festival information.

CLICK HERE to view the 2017 Oktoberfest Entertainment page featuring photos and profiles of this year's festival entertainment.

Click here to view our delicious Oktoberfest menu!

CLICK HERE for How to find Oktoberfest, Parking and Admission Information

Planning to stay in Reading during the Oktoberfest.  CLICK HERE to be directed to the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading, the closest hotel to the festival, also providing Free Shuttle Service to and from the Oktoberfest for their guests.  

Please have a state issued PHOTO ID available for inspection when you enter the Oktoberfest. 

VOTE FOR THE READING LIEDERKRANZ ~ BEST in the USA!
USA TODAY has AGAIN nominated the Reading Liederkranz as the BEST Oktoberfest in the USA!  Please CLICK HERE to VOTE for us.  You may vote every day until the contest ends...so please VOTE EVERY DAY!


October

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - the Club is Closed.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - the Club is Closed.

Friday, October 6, 2017 - the Club is OPEN as normal, 5:00 p.m.  Full Menu and Dinner Features, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.  The BOOK will be drawn tonight!  You must be physically present at the club to sign the BOOK.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - German Language Class combined with our Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, 5:30 p.m.  Free and open to all members...join us for a fun and exciting evening learning German.  Prior attendance is not necessary.  Tonight's class will be joined by members of Deutscher Gemütlichkeit Abend, a monthly group that enjoys dinner and a program about German culture.  The fun of the group...they speak German...or give it their best shot. 

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


Adopt-a-Highway Spook Lane Clean-Up

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Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Adopt a Highway, Spook Lane Clean-up, 8:45 a.m.  Join us as we clean up Spook Lane as part of the national Adopt a Highway program.  Safety vests, signage and police presence will be on hand to ensure safety as we pick up trash along Spook Lane.  Service Hours opportunity for school students.  Everyone is welcome to participate.


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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Featured this month Munich, Bavaria.  Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and cavernous beer halls, including the famed Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589. Chef Marlis will explore this City and unlock some of their culinary secrets.


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.  Featuring Jack's Abby Brewing.  Enjoy a sampling of beers with prizes from Jack's Abby Brewing.

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.

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.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Our Culinary Tour Through Germany, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  This month we will be serving several delicacies from Hamburg, Germany. Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union. On the river Elbe, the port of Hamburg is the second largest port in Europe. The official name reflects its history as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League, as a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire. 


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.  featuring Evil Genius Brewing.  Enjoy a sampling of beers with prizes from Evil Genius Brewing.  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, 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.  Click Here to view the Event Flyer

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.  featuring Yards Brewing Co.  Enjoy a sampling of beers with prizes from Yards Brewing Co.

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.