It's hard to believe, but summer is coming to a close. But don't let that stop you from enjoying the warm weather and good times in Berks County. So here are a few events coming up in Berks County to help you and your family get the most out of the rest of summer.

Permian Monsters
Reading Public Museum
Friday, August 16 from 11:00 am to 05:00 pm

View fossilized skeletons and reconstructed models of amazing creatures that dominated land and sea. Learn about the greatest extinction the world has ever seen. This unique exhibition blends art and science with artwork offering a glimpse back in time through the eyes of award winning paleo-artist Julius Csotonyi. 

Reading Fightin Phils vs. Trenton Thunder | Last Saturday Night Fireworks Show
FirstEnergy Stadium
Friday, August 16 from 07:10 pm to 09:30 pm
Saturday, Aug 17, 6:45 PM

The first place R-Phils return home for their final set of weekend games August 16-18. Come out on Sat, August 17 for the final Saturday night fireworks show of the season following the game.

West Reading Farmer's Market
West Reading
Sunday, August 18 from 09:00 am to 01:00 pm

The West Reading Farmers’ Market features the very best in locally grown produce, sustainably raised meats, poultry and farm fresh eggs, artisan baked goods including breads and desserts, value-added products made with locally sourced ingredients and more. 

Rail Diesel Car Excursions
Reading Outer Station
Saturday, August 24 from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

Enjoy a day trip from Reading to Jim Thorpe by rail.  Once in historic Jim Thorpe you have 3 1/2 hours to explore attractions, shops and restaurants. The RDC trains run every Saturday and Sunday in June, July, August, September, and November from Reading Outer Station, stopping at Port Clinton, on the way to Jim Thorpe.

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