2016 Museum Happenings
CHANGING EXHIBIT GALLERY: This Gallery rotates every six months
RESTORATION LEARNING CENTER: Open to the Public, for Group Tours, School/Camp Field Trips
MUSEUM IS AVAILABLE TO HOST YOUR SPECIAL OCCASION, HOLIDAY PARTY, WEDDING, OR EVENT, Group Tours,
School Field Trips, Camp Programs and more!
TAKING RESERVATIONS YEAR-ROUND.
Sept. 1 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
Sept. 5 Museum Closed – Labor Day
Sept. 10 Cars, Corks, & Chocolates – 11am-4pm: Enjoy Classic Cars, Wine Sampling & Chocolates
Sept. 24 Smithsonian Museum Day – FREE ADMISSION to participating museums (including AOW) with “COUPON” – visit www.smithsonianmag.com and print out coupon. COUPON A MUST!
October 6 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
October 7 Breast Cancer Awareness – Wear Pink – BOGO (Buy One Get One Admission FREE)
October 9 1:00pm-2:30pm – FIRE PREVENTION DAY – Classic & Modern fire equipment on site and
Safety Square Programs
October 15 10:00am – 4:00pm – First Annual Toy & Model Car Show and People’s Choice Contest
October 22 AOW CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON 10/22 DUE TO PRIVATE WEDDING RECEPTION
October 30 1:00pm – 3:00 pm – TRUNK OR TREATING – Gather up your miniature ghost and goblins and head over to America On Wheels for Trunk or Treating. Children will enjoy a Halloween Scavenger Hunt. Decorate your own treat bag. Children 12 & under FREE.
NOVEMBER 2016 HOLIDAY TRAIN DISPLAY
November 25 to December 31, 2016
November 3 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
November 6 Calling all EDUCATORS – Join us from 1pm to 3pm as we gather to showcase our newly developed
educational programs and upcoming summer camp programs. Our goal is to offer entertaining and engaging ways for K-12 students
to understand and appreciate the history and science behind transportation.
Show your Teacher ID and admission is FREE for you and one guest.
November 13 11:00am – 3:00pm – DORNEY PARK MAHONING SPEEDWAY (Race Car Display outside), Memorabilia, Hall of Fame Induction and Driver Interviews
November 25 11:00am – The Comedy Magic of Joseph Keppel *Reservations Suggested
November 26 11:00am & 1:00pm – Robin & Jim – Holiday Tunes and songs of the 50’s www.robinandjimduo.com
November 27 1:00pm – Storyteller Ingrid Bohn *Reservations Suggested www.iubtheater.wix.com/ingrid-b-storyteller
December 1 Seniors FREE 62 & Over
December 3 Texas Roadhouse (Trexlertown) – FREE Children’s Meal Coupons to the First 100 Children
December 3 6:00pm – 10:00pm – Ugly Sweater GALA. Food, Silent Auction, Music by Robin & Jim. Call for ticket information
December 4 12:30pm – 3:30pm – Model Train Scavenger Hunt & Steam Engine Demonstration (Outside – weather permitting)
December 6 3:00pm-8:00pm – Scout Community Day – FREE admission to Boy/Girl Scouts who wear their uniform. Children
12 & Under FREE. SANTA on Site. Open to the Public
December 10 11:00am –3:00pm – Enjoy Holiday Songs by DJ Jimbo
December 11 1:00pm – 3:00pm – LEGO Holiday Ornament – Create Model Magic Keepsake Holiday Ornaments using LEGO Bricks as Stamps *Reservations Suggested
December 16 National Ugly Sweater Day – Buy ONE Admissions Get ONE FREE
December 17 11:00am – 1pm – Live remote with B104’s Kyle Anthony and the B104 BEE will be buzzing through the galleries
December 18 1:00pm – Christmas Marionettes and Elves Meet the Mock Turtle Marionettes. Make your own Christmas Elf *Reservations Suggested
December 26 10:00am – 5:00pm – SPECIAL MONDAY MUSEUM OPENING – Trains Running SPECIAL for Holiday. Museum will be OPEN on MONDAY to continue to celebrate the Holiday Train Display
December 29 11:30am – 3:30pm – Big Dipper New Year’s Eve Daytime Party for the whole family *Reservations Suggested
*For Activities with Reservations Suggested call 610-432-4200 x 14
Enjoy the sounds, lights and action of many model trains stationed around the museum’s galleries. Fun for adults
and kids of all ages! The museum is a Toys for Tots drop site. Bring a new, unwrapped toy and it will be placed on
the Mack Truck for delivery to children in need.
Click here to print the 2016 Calendar of Events