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Holiday Lights

 

December 1-30, 2018

Thursday through Sunday

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Closed 12/24 & 12/25

Gring's Mill Recreation Area

Wyomissing, PA

Directions to Gring's Mill

 




 2018 Schedule


Bring your family & friends to Gring's Mill, and walk through the illuminated park and see our light displays and decorations. Sit in the upper level of the barn by the fireplace and enjoy lively entertainment each night from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Kids will look forward to visiting Santa and telling him their wish list.

They will also like watching the trains wind their way through the miniature town in the former Generating Station on the bridge. Built and operated by members of the Pottstown & Reading Chapter of the National Historical Railway Society.

Light refreshments available. Admission is $5.00 per car. For more information please call 610.374.8839.

 

Gring's Mill blanketed in snow

 

 

Lighted Deer Display

Santa Claus nightly until 12/23 in the lower level of the barn.

  •  Model Train Display nightly.
  •  NEW-Closed and "dark" Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday  Evenings.

  •  Entertainment nightly, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the upper level of the barn. 

  

2018 Schedule

 

12/01 Mt. Laurel Brass is a “Holiday Lights’ at Gring’s Mill” favorite! This seven piece brass ensemble, who specialize in seasonal music; has been entertaining Berks County for over 30 years.

 

12/02 Free Kid's Holiday Movies & Crafts  1-4:00 pm

Kids can make crafts to decorate your home, and Christmas tree.  Visit with Santa for a treat, or check out to the model train display.  Free admission!
  

Polished Brass quintet has been together for over 25 years, performing a wide variety of brass music, ranging from the classics to contemporary.  Through the years, these five brass players, originally from the Pottstown Band, have played in various locations even at an art show!  With their vast experience and unique approach this show promises to put you in the mood for holiday fun.  mrgumpert@yahoo.com

 
 
 

12/6   Mike Miskie -

 
 

12/7    Reading Choral Society Chamber Choir is a subset of the full Choral Society that takes on small ensemble projects and outreach performances in the community. They have prepared a selection of Christmas carols-some familiar and some unusual choices.

 

12/8   Brass Menagerie invites you to enjoy an evening of traditional and "less traditional" seasonal brass music.  There is no better place than Gring’s Mill’s Holiday Lights to enjoy this Berks County based brass sextet. Playing together for over 15 years, the Brass Menagerie offers a night of music that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

 
12/09 Free Kid's Holiday Workshop & Santa Sing-A-Long  1-4:00 pm
Kids can make crafts to decorate your home, and Christmas tree.  Visit with Santa for a treat, or check out to the model train display.  Free admission!
  
The Belle Tones  (6:30-8:30)  
 
  

12/13  The Berks Holiday Tubadors 

 
 

12/14    Pretzel City Chorus 

 
 

12/15      Christmas Traditions in America with Roy Justice 

 
 

12/16     Jurkiewicz Family Musicians- Join us for an evening of some elegant chamber music featuring Mercedes Jurkiewicz, a cello player in the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, and her three musical children.

 

12/20     Celtic Seasonings with Ken Gehret and Irish Mist - Ken Gehret and the Irish Mist is based in Reading, and performs locally and regionally featuring Ken and friends, Alan Chelius and Henry Koretzky.They play a full spectrum of celtic music including traditional, modern, original and seasonal favorites for the holidays.www.kengehret.com

 
12/21     The Williams Duo  
 
 

12/22    Dave Kline & A Mountain Folk Christmas w/ Special Guests 

 

12/22      Brass Menagerie invites you to enjoy an evening of traditional and "less traditional" seasonal brass music.  There is no better place than Gring’s Mill’s Holiday Lights to enjoy this Berks County based brass sextet. Playing together for over 15 years, the Brass Menagerie offers a night of music that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

 
 

12/23    Harp & Soul- features Nichole Rohrbach on the harp and Noelle Bryant on the cello.  The unique blend of the rich tones of the cello with the percussive sounds of the harp will help you ease into the holiday spirit.  www.harpnsouln.com

 

12/27    Maggie Spike w/ Tom Montgomery

 
 

12/28      Peter Errich & Todd Zarzecki 

 

 12/29     Good Time Family Fun, Music & Comedy w/ Ray Owen 

 
 
12/30    Harrisburg Mandolin Ensemble
 
 
 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

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Location: Gring's Mill Recreation Area
This event is 2 miles from you (19601).

 

 

6 PM - 9 PM

 

 

Contact: Becky Richards Email: rrichards@countyofberks.com
Phone: 610-374-2944

 

 

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