The Kutztown (PA) German Festival annually (June -July) celebrates Pennsylvania Dutch culture. New this year will be a display and searching help from the Berks County Genealogy Society for ancestors from this part of Pennsylvania. Extensive records are also available at several area libraries. The Festival is very reunion friendly including special prices for groups of 25 or more. Call (toll free) 888-674-6136 or write PO Box 306, Kutztown PA 19530.
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Convention and Visitors Bureau is promoting Picnic in Our Parks in conjunction with the state’s Sesquicentennial from May 22 to Jun 21, 1998. During that time visitors who stay at area hotels will receive picnic baskets filled with edible and non-edible Fond du Lac products. Visitors will be encouraged to explore the area with unique Talking Country Roads cassettes, four pleasurable half-day tours, which you can listen to in the privacy of your own vehicle. You can turn off the tapes and take a hike, picnic, or visit a Clydesdale ranch or cheese and sausage shop (yum). For more information call 800-937-9123.
Note: Historic Galloway House and Village, a turn of the century mansion and farmstead is one of many attractions included on Talking Country Roads tapes from Fond du Lac (WI) CVB.