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The AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival has announced that The Devon Allman Project featuring special guest Duane Betts will headline the event on Friday, August 3.

Devon Allman is a festival favorite, having played the festival in 2010 with his band, …

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On Wednesday of this week, five additional artists were added to the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival, which is coming up August 3-4, 2018. They are country rockers Pure Prairie League; the “controlled chaos” of Andy Frasco & the U.N. …

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The Johnstown Film Festival is back after a two-year hiatus! Pennsylvania Highlands Community College and the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) are collaborating on the revamped event, which is set for September 8, and the call for …

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JAHA and the Johnstown Tomahawks are partnering on a special two-part promotion! On Saturday, Jan. 13, it’s Princess and Super Hero Night at the Johnstown Tomahawks game at the 1st Summit Arena at the Cambria County War Memorial. JAHA is …

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The Path of the Flood Races (a 5K, 12K, and half-marathon) will be run on May 26, 2018, and registration opens on Black Friday with a $5 off special! This special price is good from Nov. 24-27 ONLY. For more …

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The holidays are almost upon us, and JAHA is delighted to offer educational and entertaining events for all ages. Check out our events feed for full details, but mark your calendar for:

  • Next-to-Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club, 5:30 …

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Programming at the Johnstown Children’s Museum is kicking into high gear as the holiday season approaches! Mark your calendar for:

  • October 27, 6-8 pm: A (Halloween) Night at the Museum
  • November 4, 12 pm: Ballerina for a Day
  • December 17, 10 am-5 pm: …

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By popular demand! Our Oct. 19 tour is sold out, so we’ve scheduled one more evening tour.

Learn about the Wagner-Ritter House and the lives of the family who lived there for 126 years. View never-before displayed artifacts from the house, …

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October 4, 2017 10:27 am

New Ride the Rails Tour added, 10/28!

Due to overwhelming demand, an extra Ride the Rails tour to Altoona has been added to our busy October schedule! The additional tour is set for Saturday, October 28, and just seven seats remain after we contacted …

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The Johnstown Slavic Festival was a fantastic time this year! We had a wonderful day of programming and were blessed with great weather, too. This quote, from The Tribune-Democrat’s wrap-up story on the event, sums it up: “Right …

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