Community Events

What's Happening Around Huntingdon County

Events and Happenings of Huntingdon County

Huntingdon County offers many event throughout the year for both local residence and visitors to our area. We love to come together as a community and celebrate many different occasions. Many of our events are annual events that happen every year, and sometimes a community member will sponsor a new event in the area. Everyone is always welcome at all of our public events. We hope to see you. You can get a complete list of events happening around the county from our Visitors Bureau.

The Huntingdon Country Visitors Bureau offers a nice event page. Check out there event listings at https://raystown.org/event-list


Historical Annual Events

2022
Date Event and location Links
EBT 2022 Events East Broad Top Railroad has events going throughout the year. Check out their website for the lastest events. Website
  October Events
October Friday & Saturday Bricktown Museum

The Horrorween Haunted Warehouse!! Come get your haunt month started off at Pennsylvania’s largest and scariest indoor haunt! They will have a food truck, craft vendors and treat vendors this year! Something for everyone! Hope to see you there! Located at the Bricktown Model Railroaders Association’s Bricktown Museum in Mount Union! Open every Friday and Saturday in October 7pm-11pm $10 per person.
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Happening Now Juniata College Museum of Art:

The Juniata College Museum of Art is featuring a new exhibit highlighting the East Broad Top in celebration of the railroad's 150th Anniversary! Students from the Museum Studies Program have worked in close collaboration with the EBT Foundation, the EBT Archives and Special Collections Program, the Friends of the East Broad Top, the Bricktown Model Railroaders Association, photographer Matthew Malkiewicz, and many more to bring our history to life! Consider paying a visit this fall and enjoying their hard work, see some artifacts and displays from the railroad itself, and learn a bit more about the East Broad Top Railroad National Historic Landmark.
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2nd Saturday in October Hartslog Heritage Day - Main Street Alexandria
Hartslog Day is a charming autumn festival hosted in the historic town of Alexandria, PA by the Hartslog Heritage Museum. Join them for a day of arts, crafts, entertainment, food, fun, and friends! 8am-4pm 
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October 22, 23, 29, 30, 2022 East Broad Top Railroad:

This October, join Snoopy and Charlie Brown for a day of fall fun at the historic East Broad Top Railroad aboard PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express! You'll enjoy a scenic train ride to the Sincere Pumpkin Patch, participate in a variety of games, and every child will take home their very own Perfect Pumpkin! Many departures are already sold-out, and our remaining seats are disappearing quickly. Don't wait, book your tickets today! Located in Rockhill Furnace, PA.
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Oct. 7-9, 2022 FEBT Reunion at East Broad Top Railroad Website
2nd Weekend in October Broad Top Coal Miner's Heritage Days - Robertsdale Website
Oct. 15 -16, 2022 Train & Trolley Pumpkin Festival Website
Oct. 22, 2022 Swigart Museum

All are invited to join them for their Annual Trunk -or- Treat at the Swigart Museum on Saturday October 22, 2022 from 9am-11am! Taking place during the Raystown Kruisers weekly Kars & Koffee, they are very kind for always being happy to participate in this event by handing out candy and some even decorating their vehicles! We can’t thank them enough! Bring your children to see the cars and fill up their bags with candy. This is a free event in our parking lot.
During the Trunk-or-Treat, Tours of the museum will be available- Adults will get $2 off admission when they bring a child(s) to tour the museum during the event. All children will get free admission to the museum. Come join us for some great family fun for Cars and Candy Costumes and Vehicle Decorating is strongly encouraged!
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October 26, 2022 Huntingdon County Historical Society

Free Genealogy Class on Finding Female Ancestors and Developing a FAN Network for your ancestors. To be held in the Exhibit Gallery at 6:30 pm. Call or Email to reserve your place, spots are limited. (814)-643-5449 or hchsmail@gmail.com
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Oct. 22 -23, 2022 Train & Trolley Pumpkin Festival Website
November 4, 2022 Huntingdon County Historical Society

Opening of Art Exhibit in the Exhibit Gallery. They are showcasing some pieces from their fine art collection. Lasts from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. (814)-643-5449 or hchsmail@gmail.com
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Nov.25-27, 2022 Christmas in Coal Country at East Broad Top Railroad & Rockhill Trolley Museum. Website
Dec. 2-4, 2022 Christmas in Coal Country at East Broad Top Railroad & Rockhill Trolley Museum.

Pennsylvania's most unique holiday rail experience is back! Every ticket includes a train ride to meet Santa AND a vintage trolley ride through a magical light display. You'll also enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate and a cookie, and every child will take home a special gift! Passengers have the choice of reserving seats in a cozy coach or a historic caboose. Reservations are highly recommended, create a new family Christmas tradition and book your tickets today!
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December 2 - 3, 2022 Huntingdon County Historical Society

Hometown Holidays at the McMurtrie House from 10:00 am. until 8:00 pm. both days. (814)-643-5449 or hchsmail@gmail.com
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Dec. 9-11, 2022 Christmas in Coal Country at East Broad Top Railroad & Rockhill Trolley Museum. Website
2nd Sunday in December Greeenwood Furnace Open House - Greenwood Furnace State Park Website
Dec. 16-18, 2022 Christmas in Coal Country at East Broad Top Railroad Website