Berks County Pennsylvania
Renewable Energy Festival


A photo of a 1919 electric car at the PA Energy Festival A photo of an adult tricycle at the PA Energy Festival An electric car at the PA Energy Festival

The Annual Pennsylvania Renewable Energy Festival
September 21st,22nd, & 23rd 2012 - See announcement below about 2013
Berks County - Kempton, PA


The Annual PA Renewable Energy Festival was cancelled in 2012 due to drop in vendor participation and concerns over financial shortfall. No word yet if the 2013 festival will take place. It's sad to think this unique festival my be just a memory, especially since PA is just starting to realize how important renewable energy is to our country.


Take this opportunity to explore Berks County Pennsylvania Renewable Energy Festival and discover an educational festival that inspires everyone to become part of the solution our world's energy crises is facing today.

See demonstrations and join in the lectures and workshops on timely topics like, solar energy, wind energy, natural building construction, agriculture, land-use planning, forestry and naturally healthy living practices.

See an electric car built in 1919. How many of you know of the solar powered tractors now being built?

Find out how our future is actually going back to our past with ways to grow our food, plow our fields and depend on the sun to cook our foods and heat our homes. You'll never look at the sun, feel the wind on your face or pour a bathtub full of water again without remembering what you learned at Berks County Pennsylvania Renewable Energy Festival.

You and your family can enjoy a weekend of live entertainment, a farmers market, interactive learning for all ages, along with great food and a community of like minded people that's only interest is finding ways to introduce our energy crises and offer solutions.



An outdoor oven at the PA Energy Festival A photo of a horse pulling a log at the PA Energy Festival A photo of a solar tractor at the PA Energy Festival


Glimpse into the Future
Camp Under the Stars in Berks County

A photo of solar panels on display at the Pennsylvania Renewable Energy Festival The Pennsylvania Renewable Energy Festival is all about showing what we can do as we slowly transform from a fossil fuel lifestyle.

See a glimpse into the future as America learns through hands on workshops and demonstrations of what the world we know now will be doing to conserve our energy and find alternative ways to transform our homes, workplaces and transportation into solar energy, wind energy and efficient ways to adapt to our ever changing world. Learn what you can do now to make your home energy efficient while you explore ways to produce your own organic food, cooking in clay baked ovens and what is now known as "green homes".

Bring your family to camp under the stars in Berks County at the Kempton Community Center. The price is only $15.00 a night and you'll find exiting scenic countryside attractions, hiking trails close by and a variety of special events and attractions that will keep your family entertained the entire weekend.

A photo of puppet show displaying energy power to children at the Pennsylvania Renewable Energy Festival Watch your children interact and learn ways they can take part in ways they can make our world green and environmentally friendly. The fair is relaxed and family-friendly. It offers a range of fun activities for youngsters, including a well-equipped playground. Face painting, clay modeling, chalk murals and other fun crafts will be practiced by parents and children alike.

September is an exciting month for Pennsylvania Festivals and Berks County Pennsylvania Renewable Energy Festival makes Pennsylvania proud to be on the cutting edge of renewable energy awareness.



Directions, Prices and Links

Directions to the Kempton Community Center Community Drive, Berks County, Kempton, PA 19529

Coming From:

Reading

North onto US-222 (Kutztown Rd) toward Kutztown Keep RIGHT onto Ramp towards PA-737 / Krumsville Turn RIGHT (North) onto SR-737 Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-737 to Kempton (11 mi.) SR-737 curves left - go straight on Kistler Valley Rd. to enter Kempton. Kistler Valley Rd bears right - make immediate left on Creek Rd - cross bridge Go straight and head towards Kempton Community Recreation Center sign. Follow the signs for parking

Philadelphia:

PA Turnpike North-east extention (I-476) At exit 56, keep RIGHT onto Ramp [Lehigh Valley Interchange] towards US-22 / I-78 / PA-309 / Allentown / Harrisburg Take Ramp (LEFT) onto US-22 towards US-22 / I-78 W / Harrisburg Merge onto I-78 [US-22] At exit 40, turn RIGHT onto Ramp towards PA-737 / Kutztown / Krumsville Keep RIGHT to stay on Ramp towards PA-737 / Krumsville / Kempton Turn RIGHT (North) onto SR-737 [Krumsville Rd] Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-737 to Kempton (5 mi.) SR-737 curves left - go straight on Kistler Valley Rd. to enter Kempton. Kistler Valley Rd bears right - make immediate left on Creek Rd - cross bridge Go straight and head towards Kempton Community Recreation Center sign. Follow the signs for parking

New York:

East on I-78 towards RT-24 W / I-287 / Springfield / Morristown Enter Pennsylvania At exit 40, turn RIGHT onto Ramp towards PA-737 / Kutztown / Krumsville Keep RIGHT to stay on Ramp towards PA-737 / Krumsville / Kempton Turn RIGHT (North) onto SR-737 [Krumsville Rd] Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-737 to Kempton (5 mi.) SR-737 curves left - go straight on Kistler Valley Rd. to enter Kempton. Kistler Valley Rd bears right - make immediate left on Creek Rd - cross bridge Go straight and head towards Kempton Community Recreation Center sign. Follow the signs for parking

Harrisburg:

Onto I-83 towards I-83 / Hershey / Airport Merge onto I-283 [I-83] 0.7 Road name changes to I-83 [US-322] At exit 51A, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-81 towards I-81 / Hazleton / Allentown At exit 89, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-78 towards I-78 / Allentown At exit 40, turn RIGHT onto Ramp towards PA-737 / Kutztown / Krumsville Keep RIGHT to stay on Ramp towards PA-737 / Krumsville / Kempton Turn RIGHT (North) onto SR-737 [Krumsville Rd] Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-737 to Kempton (5 mi.) SR-737 curves left - go straight on Kistler Valley Rd. to enter Kempton. Kistler Valley Rd bears right - make immediate left on Creek Rd - cross bridge Go straight and head towards Kempton Community Recreation Center sign. Follow the signs for pa

Pittsburgh:

*Toll road* I-76 [Pennsylvania Tpke] *Toll road* Road name changes to I-70 [I-76] *Toll road* Road name changes to I-76 [Pennsylvania Tpke] Keep RIGHT onto Ramp [Carlisle Interchange] towards I-81 / US-11 / Carlisle / Harrisburg Keep STRAIGHT to stay on Ramp Keep LEFT to stay on Ramp towards US-11 / I-81 / Harrisburg 0.3 Keep STRAIGHT onto US-11 [Harrisburg Pike] Bear RIGHT (South-East) onto Ramp towards I-81 / Harrisburg Take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-81 At exit 89, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-78 towards I-78 / Allentown At exit 40, turn RIGHT onto Ramp towards PA-737 / Kutztown / Krumsville Keep RIGHT to stay on Ramp towards PA-737 / Krumsville / Kempton Turn RIGHT (North) onto SR-737 [Krumsville Rd] Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-737 to Kempton (5 mi.) SR-737 curves left - go straight on Kistler Valley Rd. to enter Kempton. Kistler Valley Rd bears right - make immediate left on Creek Rd - cross bridge Go straight and head towards Kempton Community Recreation Center sign. Follow the signs for parking

Baltimore:

Onto I-83 [Jones Falls Expy] towards I-83 Take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-695 [I-83] towards I-695 / I-83 / Beltway / Towson / York Pa 1.5 At exit 24, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-83 [Baltimore Harrisburg Expy] towards I-83 / Timonium / York Pa Entering Pennsylvania At exit 41A, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-83 towards I-83 / Harrisburg Merge onto I-283 [I-83] Road name changes to I-83 [US-322] At exit 51A, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-81 towards I-81 / Hazleton / Allentown At exit 89, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-78 towards I-78 / Allentown At exit 40, turn RIGHT onto Ramp towards PA-737 / Kutztown / Krumsville Keep RIGHT to stay on Ramp towards PA-737 / Krumsville / Kempton Turn RIGHT (North) onto SR-737 [Krumsville Rd] Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-737 to Kempton (5 mi.) SR-737 curves left - go straight on Kistler Valley Rd. to enter Kempton. Kistler Valley Rd bears right - make immediate left on Creek Rd - cross bridge Go straight and head towards Kempton Community Recreation Center sign. Follow the signs for parking



Dates and Times:

  • Exhibits open until 6:30 PM
  • Adults: $12.00
  • Ages 13 to 21: $6.00
  • Under 12: FREE
  • Campers: $15.00
  • Parking: FREE
Most lectures, exhibitors, and demos will be included with admittance fee.

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