2017 Calendar & Events

July

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Friday Evening in the Biergarten, 5:00 p.m.  Music 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. featuring Neo Trio.


Reading Liederkranz 132nd Anniversary

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -   RLK 132nd Anniversary, 12:00 noon.  Biergarten and outside kitchen open, 12:00 noon.  The Joe Kroboth Band will entertain from 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., and 25 year member certificates too.


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.  Enjoy drinks & dinner while you play.


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!  Full Menu and Features too.  Enjoy the entertainment of "Dr. Squeezebox" and enjoy a little bit of Oktoberfest and German party fun!

 


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.  Music 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. featuring Kim and Paul.

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!  Full Menu and Features too.  Enjoy the entertainment of "Dr. Squeezebox" and enjoy a little bit of Oktoberfest and German party fun!

 


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.  Music 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. featuring Matt Bailey.

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.  Featured this month Southern Tier Brewing Co.  Enjoy a sampling of beers with prizes from Southern Tier Brewing Co.

Friday, August 25, 2017 - Kermit in the Haus!  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Gehacktes will be on the menu!  Full Menu and Features too.  Enjoy the entertainment of "Dr. Squeezebox" and enjoy a little bit of Oktoberfest and German party fun!

 


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.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - TRIVIA NIGHT, 7:00 p.m.  Join a team, bring your own team or just plan to watch and enjoy all the fun.  Enjoy drinks & dinner while you play.


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.  Other musicians include Anna Vidergar, David Bey, William Hayes, Ron Pivovar and our very own Cody McSherry.    Admission for members is FREE, general admission for non-members is $5.00.   Plenty of FREE parking for everyone too! Saturday enjoy the day in our historic Biergarten, 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., with great food available for purchase from our Grove Kitchen.  The outside bar will be open too.  Sunday enjoy a special Brunch inside the clubhouse, doors open at 9:00 a.m., Brunch served 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Click here to view the Event Flyer.


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!

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - MEMBERS ONLY, free bus trip and VIP Tour of the Yuengling Brewery, Pottsville, PA.  The bus leaves from the club parking lot.  Please CLICK HERE to visit the Bar Bus Tours page, and complete and SUBMIT the form, to reserve your bus seat.  We will only be taking one bus...so don't delay!

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.  


OKTOBERFEST Kickoff Party!

Friday, September 15, 2017 - OKTOBERFEST Kickoff Party!  Biergarten, clubhouse, dining room and outside kitchen open 5:00 p.m.  Hofbräu Take Takeover!  Taste and Enjoy the Royal Beer of Germany.  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!


OKTOBERFEST

Wednesday, September 27 to Sunday, October 01, 2017

2017 OKTOBERFEST SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Visit the Oktoberfest page of this website for more complete information.

Click here to view our delicious Oktoberfest menu!

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


October

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!

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.  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.

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.  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, 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.  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.