Special Events

Our Events

For activities specifically for kids, visit our Daily Fun at the Johnstown Children's Museum page!

October 1 - October 31 •

October special: Free gift with admission!

In October, we're pleased to offer a free gift with your paid admission to the Johnstown Flood Museum or Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children's Museum! Visitors to the JFM will receive...

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October 20 • 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Ultimate Rail Fan Tour

Johnstown Train Station

ALL RAIL TOURS ARE NOW SOLD OUT! Thank you for your interest in this program. Explore the region's railroad history and enjoy the fall scenery on a train ride from...

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October 20 • 4:00 PM

Author presentation: Kathleen George, The Blues Walked In

Heritage Discovery Center

Kathleen George, a native of Johnstown, is a noted author and a professor of theater arts and creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of The...

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October 26 • 5:30 PM

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

Heritage Discovery Center

Join us for Last Friday featuring the Westside Blues Band, a new act featuring well-known local musicians Mike Borstnar on guitar and vocals, Brian Moore on bass and vocals, and Jason Williams on...

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October 26 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A Halloween Night at the Museum

Johnstown Children’s Museum

Kids are invited for safe trick-or-treating through the museum, including candy and games in the Children's Museum! We'll show the movie Ferdinand in the Iron & Steel Theater, with popcorn...

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October 27 • 8:40 AM - 5:30 PM

Ride the Rails Tour

Johnstown Train Station

ALL RIDE THE RAILS TOUR DATES ARE NOW SOLD OUT. Thank you for your interest in this program! xplore the region's railroad history and enjoy the fall scenery on a...

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October 28 • 12:30 PM

Spooky Science with Dr. Matt

Johnstown Children’s Museum

Join Dr. Matt of UPJ as we explore scientific principles like static electricity and density while using candy and Halloween characters—you might even see a volcano blow! We invite you...

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November 30 • 5:30 PM

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

Heritage Discovery Center

Join us for Last Friday in our authentic Ethnic Social Club! Everyone is welcome! The acoustic duo of Walt & Jackie will entertain. Walt Churchey and Jackie Kopco are two...

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