The following events are planned for this weekend throughout the region:
• The King of Prussia Beerfest Royale will be held Saturday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. outside under tents at the King of Prussia Mall. The festival features more than 100 craft and international beers to sample, food, live music and giant yard games. Advance tickets are sold out. A limited number will be available at the door for $60. For more information, see kopbeerfest.com.
• The Carsonia Craft Beer & Wine Amusement will be held Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Carsonia Park, 905 Byram St., Pennside. Doors open at noon. Tickets are $40 in advance, and at the door if available, and include unlimited tastings from both local and nationally-known craft breweries, cideries and wineries, as well as a commemorative glass. Food will be sold by local restaurants, and there will be live entertainment. The event will be held rain or shine inside the Recreation Center and under a tent on the park grounds. For more information, including the list of participating vendors, and to reserve tickets, visit http://antietamvalley.org/ccbwa.
• The Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo runs Friday through Sunday at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. Hours are 3 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The family-oriented event features many educational demonstrations and seminars, hands-on-petting opportunities, special attractions, rescue groups and pet adoptions, and entertaining exhibits. Tickets are $15 for adults and $6 for ages 4 to 12. Friday is Family Night with free admission for children. For more information, see familypetshows.com.
• Three Dog Night will perform Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Miller Center at Reading Area Community College as part of the college’s 50th anniversary celebration. A “Party on the Lawn at the Miller Center,” with a ’70s theme, food and entertainment, will be held prior to the show, from 6 to 8 p.m., for anyone who has purchased a ticket to the show. Three Dog Night had 21 consecutive Top 40 hits, including three No. 1 singles, 11 Top 10’s, 18 straight Top 20s, seven million-selling singles and 12 straight RIAA Certified Gold LPs. Their music has appeared on best-selling charts in pop, rock and country. Tickets cost $50 and can be purchase at millercenter.racc.edu/three-dog-night or by calling the box office at 610-607-6270.
• The Hay Creek Apple Fest will be held Saturday and Sunday at Joanna Furnace Iron Works, Morgantown. Festival hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Both days start with an apple pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Other highlights include traditional early American dishes, apple dumplings, apple pies, apple crisp, homemade caramel apples with various toppings, apple fritters, hot mulled cider and freshly pressed cider. There will be a flea market, family activities and tours of the historic buildings. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.haycreek.org. or call 610-286-0388.
• Hedgerow Theatre Company, Rose Valley, is staging “The Weir” through Oct. 31. The play takes place in a small bar in rural Ireland, where a few locals gather to share stories, drinks and banter. On this night, a newcomer from Dublin joins them, and the tales and connections get deeper and darker. This powerful Laurence Olivier Award-winning play examines what it means to regather as a community and share in laughter, grief and loss. Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for ages 17 and younger. For showtimes and reservations, call 610-565-4211 or visit www.hedgerowtheatre.org.
• The Colonial Theatre presents “Halloween: The Thorn Trilogy,” a three-film marathon featuring the fourth through sixth installments in the “Halloween” movie series, on Saturday at 7 p.m. The films are “The Return of Michael Myers,” “The Revenge of Michael Myers” and “The Curse of Michael Myers.” Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. For more information and reservations, see thecolonialtheatre.com.
• The Kimberton Arts Alliance presents Shakespeare in the Park, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Kimberton Park Amphitheater. An Elizabethan Pig Roast precedes it at 6 p.m. in the Kimberton Whole Foods parking lot. The play costs $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. The pig roast costs $25 per person and includes two sides and non-alcoholic beverages. Beer will be for sale. For more information and reservations, see kimbertonartsalliance.org.
• The Berks History Center Road Ramble will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants can start the self-guided driving tour at the Berks History Center and ramble through Muhlenberg, Longswamp and Alsace townships. The route narrative covers the history of local towns and historic sites. It concludes at the William Penn Fire Tower on Skyline Drive where there will be a Pork BBQ fundraiser (additional charge). Food will also be available at the Longswamp Township Historical Society for purchase. Tickets are $35 per car for members and $45 per car for non-members at berkshistory.org or call 610-375-4375.
• Soul Joel’s Comedy Dome, Royersford, presents Dave Attell on Saturday at 6 and 9 p.m. and Elyse DeLucci on Sunday at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 for Attell and $20 for DeLucci. To see the full schedule and purchase tickets, visit souljoelscomedyclub.nightout.com.
• The WCR Center for the Arts, Reading, will celebrate the 75th birthday of the late singer-songwriter John Prine with a special event on Sunday at 2 p.m. The celebration will include a showing of “The Best of John Prine on Austin City Limits” video, birthday cake, live music, Prine merchandise, a chance to reminisce about favorite songs, concerts and lyrics with other Prine fans, and fun photo ops. Admission is free; donations will be accepted. Masks are required to attend.
• The Santander Performing Arts Center, Reading, hosts a big weekend of shows featuring comedian Jo Koy on Thursday at 7:30 p.m., country act Little Big Town on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and comedian Trey Kennedy on Sunday at 7 p.m. Limited seats remain for each show. Reserve at ticketmaster.com.
• The West Reading Community Revitalization Foundation hosts Second Friday on the Avenue, a time to celebrate and recognize independent shops and locally owned restaurants, on Friday evening along Penn Avenue. Jim Speese and Mark Steffy of Cloud Party will provide acoustic music from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sixth and Penn avenues. Rebel Hive Meadery will launch its new cocktail program and hold a fundraiser for breast cancer research by playing the classic game Jenga. And Art Plus Gallery will hold an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. for its “ARTCESSORIES” exhibit featuring the wearable artwork of Marilyn Pounder. For more information see visitwestreading.org.
• The Temple Fire Company hosts Rocking for Hope, a benefit for Laney’s Legacy of Hope, on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Scheduled to perform are Heart and Soul, Chaos Theory, Better Than Nothing, Penny’s Wasted, Perfect Strangers and DJ P Killa. Tickets are $10.
• Sellersville Theater presents Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams on Thursday at 8 p.m., Jackie Venson on Friday at 8 p.m., Dar Williams on Saturday at 8 p.m., Sam Amidon on Monday at 8 p.m., and Hotel California — A Salute to the Eagles on Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. For tickets, visit st94.com.
• The Keswick Theatre, Glenside, presents the Atlanta Rhythm Section and Orleans on Thursday at 7 p.m., Hello I Must Be Going (Phil Collins tribute) on Friday at 8 p.m. and Chazz Palminteri on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, visit keswicktheatre.com.
Source: Berkshire mont