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Shartlesville, located in Eastern Pennsylvania along Interstate 78, Berks County PA. along the Pennsylvania Blue Mountains is a small town with a lot to offer.
We are known for our Pa Dutch cooking where you can eat till you can't move and many restaurants to choose from. Antique stores filled with beautiful items bringing back years of history. Also visit a miniature village that is well known across the country along with camping resorts located in the Blue Mountains, with hiking on the Appalachian Trail, swimming pools, hayrides, games for the children, horse events, rodeo's, monster trucks, demolition derby's, fishing and much more. Enjoy wine tasting at our local winery and see all these sites from our local horse drawn carriage rides. Spend some time visiting local craft stores and other shops around town and visit some of our historical buildings and just minutes from Cabela's.
In Shartlesville Berks County Pa. you will find something for everyone.

Shartlesville Community Calendar of Events

Weekly Events for 2005

Shartlesville Lions Club meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of the Month at
Haag's Hotel.
Contact Alyse Mitten, Secretary for info 610-914-0142.

- Tent Sale Every Weekend at the Shartlesville Sheepskin Shop during the
months of June thru August.

-Family Fun Adventures - Every Wednesday evening at Mountain Springs
Camping Resort - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Movies - Crafts - Activities for
the Family. Parents must attend with the children.

January 2005

1st - Happy new year

Feburary 2005

14th - Happy Valentines Day Carriage rides in town by Bee Tree Trail

March 2005

17th - Happy St Patrick's Day
28th - Happy Easter

April 2005

1st - April Fools day
3rd - Horse Sales - Mountain Springs Camping Resort

May 2005

29th - Tuff Trucks - Mountain Springs Camping Resort
30th - Demolition Derbies - Mountain Springs Camping Resort

June 2005

19th-26th - Strawberry Festival at Blue Mountain Family Restaurant
25th - Teddy Bear Picnic in the Village of Shartlesville. Most events
are taking place at Haag's Pavilion area.

26th - Rodeo - Mountain Springs Camping Resort

July 2005

3rd - Tuff Trucks - Mountain Springs Camping Resort
4th - Demolition Derbies - Mountain Springs Camping Resort
9th - SCA Scholarship Fund Yard Sale. Blue Mountain Family Restaurant & Shartlesville Sheepskin Shop area. Other area businesses are part of the event.

10th - Rock Concert - Mountain Springs Camping Resort
17th - Rodeo at Mountain Springs
- Mountain Springs Camping Resort
27th - 31th - Christmas in July at Choice Critters & Crafts. Christmas
in July Yard Sale to be held Saturday.

30th - Monster Trucks - Mountain Springs Camping Resort
31st - Monster Trucks - Mountain Springs Camping Resort

August 2005

7th - Rodeo - Mountain Springs Camping Resort
7th - Shartlesville 240th Anniversary Celebration.
Activities begin at 9:15 p.m. with a Founder's Day Service. Experience
what it was like in the 1800's as the men sat on one side of the church
and the women and children the other. Watch as the deacons strolled
along the aisles waking those who nodded off. Hear the old-time hymns
that were favorites at that time played on the original Dieffenbach organ.
Activities will continue with a Down Memory Lane parade*. We will be
depicting the eras of history with motorized vehicles and the dress of
the time. The parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. Food and Beverages will be
available at Haag's Pavilion area.
Gather at Haag's Pavilion area following the parade for fun and
fellowship and Old Fashioned Games. Games beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Following the games will be more fellowship and music.

14th - Indian Pow Wow - Mountain Springs Camping Resort
15th - Indian Pow Wow - Mountain Springs Camping Resort
27th - Peach Festival - Yumm. Peach Festival cookbooks available
for $1.

28th - Rodeo - Mountain Springs Camping Resort

September 2005

4th - Tuff Trucks - Mountain Springs Camping Resort
5th - Demolition Derbies - Mountain Springs Camping Resort

October 2005

9th - Demolition Derbies

November 2005

6th - Horse sales

December 2005

3rd - Candlelight Christmas throughout the Shartlesville area.
More details to follow.


We want to thank the members of the Shartlesville Community Association Berks County Pa. for making this info available to the public which can be useful to all and in helping our community to grow.
For more info on the Shartlesville Community Association and how you can help.

Around Shartlesville Pa. there are many atttractions to choose from such as Rodeo's, Demo Derby's, Monster Trucks, Carriage rides around town and stop along the way and visit some of our Shops, Craft Stores, Antique Stores, and Winery. Hiking the Blue Mountains along the Appalachian Trail, just minutes from lakes for Boating, Fishing, and swiming. Spend a weekend or a week at one of our Camping Resorts and see what we have to offer. Just minutes from Cabela's. We are located in the center of some major cities such as Reading, Harrisburg, Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Schuylkill Haven, and Pottsville. So getting away from the city and going off into the wilderness is just a short drive. We hope to have supplied you here with enough information or contacts such as Shartlesville Fire Co., Shartlesville Grange, Upper Bern Twp Berks County Pa., and other local businesses to help you while you are visiting or looking to move in the Berks county area.

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