Events

JANUARY
January 26 TWO for ONE THURSDAY
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FEBRUARY
February 2 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
February 9 TWO for ONE THURSDAY
February 12 CARS, CORKS & CHOCOLATES – 12:30pm – 3:30pm
February 16 CUPID RATES – Two for $10
February 18 LITTLE WHEELER DAY – 1:00pm – 2:30pm
All children invited to design their own white wall tire with chocolate donuts and frosting
February 23 TWO for ONE THURSDAY
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MARCH
March 2 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
March 12 Children’s Discovery Hour – 1pm – 3pm – Children will discover the museum through a museum scavenger hunt. (Children 12 and under FREE accompanied by parent/guardian)
March 18 BOGO – Buy One Get One Admission BY wearing GREEN
March 19 MOVIE DAY 11am – CANNONBALL RUN – 1981’s Cannonball Run follows the story of a
group of wild street racers that compete in a cross-country race (loosely based on a true
story). Cast including Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Dean Martin,
Sammy Davis Jr. and Terry Bradshaw
March 23-26 Visit America On Wheels at the Lehigh Valley Auto Show AT Stabler Arena
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APRIL
April is National Distracted Driving & Volunteer Appreciation Month
April 6 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
April 8 The Museum turns 9 Years Old – Special WW1 Presentation and Ambulance 255 will be site
11am – Presentation on Camp Crane. Presenter: Dr. King
Outdoor Display: The Professional Car Society – Enjoy local chapters from the Northeast Chapter and Tri-State Chapter as they showcase a variety of professional vehicles, including examples of vintage ambulances, hearses, flower cars, limousines and more. Special $9.00 Museum Admission in celebration of the Museum’s 9th Birthday. Outside display FREE
April 23 Annual BULLDOG BEAUTY CONTEST – 1pm – 3pm. (REGISTRATION REQUIRED – OPEN
TO THE FIRST 30 BULLDOGS). For more information call 610.432.4200
April 29 Highway 10 Special Event – At the NB Center for American Automotive Heritage – 6pm-10pm
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MAY
May is National Bicycle & Transportation Month
May 4 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
May 6 10am – 3pm – Heavy Equipment Petting ZOO (outside event FREE)
May 14 Mother’s DAY – All Mom’s FREE
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JUNE
June 1 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
June 3 10am – 2pm – America On Wheels presents our annual EDDIE SACHS MEMORIAL SLOT
CAR DAY ECHORR will again sanction and run this HO Slot Car race. Vendors will be selling all types of Slot Car items for racers and collectors of many scales of Slot Cars
June 17-18 HOODS UP WEEKEND – Celebrate Father’s Day with Dad by bringing him to see what’s
under the hoods at the museum. Selected cars on display with hood’s up
June 18 Happy Father’s Day – Buy One Get One Admission FREE
June 24 Pony Car Picnic along the waterfront at America On Wheels – 11am – 2pm. Bring your
beach chairs, blankets, pack your picnic lunch, enjoy outside activities and music. Outside event FREE. Discounted admission
June 27-30 Session 1 – Summer Camp Week 1-4pm / visit website for information or call 610.432.4200
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JULY
July 5 Wear your RED, WHITE & BLUE for a Buy One Get One Admission
July 6 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
July 11-14 Session 2 – Summer Camp Week 1- 4pm / visit website for information or call 610.432.400
July 20 Celebrating National Ice Cream Month – Enjoy Ice Cream Sundaes for only $3
July 25-28 Session 3 – Summer Camp Week – 9am – Noon / visit website for information or call
610.432.4200
July 29 Educator Open House Day – Teacher’s FREE with ID – 11am-1pm – Visit the museum as you
gear up for your 2017 school field trips. Reservations suggested
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AUGUST
August 1-4 Session 4 – Summer Camp Week – 9am – Noon/visit website for information or call
610.432.4200
August 3 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
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SEPTEMBER
Sept. 7 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
Sept. 9 WEAR your favorite SPORTS TEAM Apparel and receive half price admission
Sept. 30 Smithsonian Museum Day – FREE ADMISSION to participating museums (including AOW)
with “COUPON” – visit www.smithsonianmag.com and print out coupon. COUPON A MUST!
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OCTOBER
October is National Fire Prevention Month
October 5 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
October 14 Visit the MACK Fire Truck – Bring your camera for a fun Photo Op
October 29 TRUNK OR TREAT – 1pm – 3pm. TRUNK OR TREAT around the museum. Gather up your miniature ghost and goblins and head over to America On Wheels for Trunk or Treat. Decorate your own treat bag. Museum admission is FREE for Children 12 and Under. Adults $10.00 / Seniors $7 / Students 13-16 $5. Reservations preferred by calling 610.432.4200
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NOVEMBER
November 2 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
More Information Coming Soon:
SAVE THE DATE: Tune In for official date for our Annual Dorney Park/Mahoning Valley Speedway Reunion
SAVE THE DATE: Holiday TRAIN Display – November 24 – December 30, 2017
DECEMBER
December 5 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
December 15 National Ugly Sweater Day – Receive a Buy One Get One Admission by wearing an ugly sweater.
December 28 12:30pm – 3:00pm Songs & Stories of the American Road by Matt Dodd. Fun songs and fascinating stories about wagons, cars, trucks, trains, bikes, motorcycles, hot rods, old roads, highways and more! Visit: songsandstories.homestead.com
HOLIDAY NOTE:
Holiday TRAIN Display through December 30, 2017 – Stay tuned for exciting weekend activities and events
Enjoy the sounds, lights and action of many model trains stationed around the Museum’s Galleries. Fun for
Children and adults of all ages. America On Wheels Museum is a TOYS for TOTS drop-off site. Bring a new, unwrapped toy and it will be placed on the special truck for delivery to CHILDREN in NEED.