Bernville Community Day

Sat 8/4/18
8:45 am to 10:00 pm
Location: 
Umbenhauer Park
Umbenhauer Drive
Bernville, PA 19506
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Annual Bernville Community Day festival, featuring food from local non-profits, Art Bus and games for kids, silent auction, used book sale, Cow Pie Bingo, The Happy Dutchman German band, Drew and The Blue, and much more fun for the family.  The festivities end with fireworks at approximately 9 pm.

8:45 a.m. – Flag raising ceremony
9:00 a.m. – 5 K Road Race and 1K Walk (9:30 a.m.), benefiting Epilepsy Awareness.  There is still time to sign up.  Note: Some borough roads may be temporarily blocked.
Noon – 4 p.m. – Craft Fair/Vendor Fair; with over 30 vendors registered to date, including: Pink Zebra, Lularoe, My Thirty-One, Paparazzi, Young Living, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple, Mary Kay, and many more.  Proceeds from the event support the Bernville Area Community Library.    
2 – 3 p.m. – Bernville’s Got Talent Show in the band shell. Participants welcome.
4 – 6 p.m. – The Happy Dutchmen German Band plays toe-tapping tunes.
5 – 8 p.m. – The Art Bus will be here for youngsters.
5 – 7 p.m. – Cow Pie Bingo. $10/ticket; call 484-955-6969 to purchase.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Drew and The Blue perform their energetic music.
8:30 – 9 p.m. – Bernville’s Got Talent: winning acts perform.
9:15 p.m. – Fireworks!

Other activities to look forward to in the park (starting at 4:00 p.m.): silent auction, used book sale, baking contest, Boyer’s Basket Walks, water balloon battles, and plenty of good food for sale. Calvaresi winery will be selling their wine.  In addition, a radar gun will be in the park—see how fast you can throw, and sign up for youth fall baseball.  Representatives from Penn State Health St. Joseph’s will be in the park for basic health screenings and information, and the Animal Rescue League of Berks Co, Inc. will be on hand as well.  Several state and county elected officials have been invited and may make an appearance.  This is a prime opportunity to meet them, shake their hands, or ask them questions.   Additionally, the Bernville Pool will be open and free for all from noon to 8:00 p.m.!  (Do not bring outside food or beverages.)