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Every Wednesday/Friday 7-9 pm

    First Wednesday of each month, the public is invited - 7:00 pm
    Every Tuesday, (Seasonal), 2-6pm

First Friday of each month.  Merchants open till 7 pm


First Wednesday of the month - A Basket Full

Pennsylvania Military Museum
U.S. Rt 322 in Boalsburg -
(814) 466-6263

    March 14
    Free admission to the Military Museum and other select Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission sites on this date to commemorate the granting of the Charter from Charles II to William Penn which founded “Penn’s Woods” in 1681.
    Museum hours: Noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates. *Annual
  • EXHIBIT: "Memories of Service - PA National Mementos from the Great War"
    April thru June
    More than 25,000 Commonwealth citizens served with the 28th Infantry Division in World War One. This temporary exhibit will showcase the souvenir items that soldiers bought, found, traded or made to commemorate their experiences. Museum admission required to view exhibit.
    Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates.
  • LECTURE: Military History Speaker Series: "Airpower's Effectiveness in Operation Iraqui Freedon/Operation Enduring Freedom"
    March 29
    Due to conventional capabilities, coupled with technological advances, airpoere is more essential today than ever before in the current counterinsurgency fight in Afghanistan. LTCOL Jeffery M. Smith, USAF, will discuss the role of airpower on today's battlefield. Check website www.pamilmuseum.org for updated schedule.
    Free admission - 7:30 p.m.
  • LECTURE: Central Pennsylvania Civil War Roundtable Presents: Dr. Greg Ferro will speak on "Abraham Lincoln - United We Stand."
    April 17 & 18
    Dr. Ferro has been inteviewed numerous times on local radio and television on topics regarding Abraham Lincoln and other Presidents. He currently teaches two courses through Elerhostel including "The Six Most Interesting Presidents of the Twentieth Century."
    Free Admission - 7:00 p.m.
  • LECTURE: Military History Speaker Series: “The War of ‘98”
    April 26
    The Spanish-American War of 1898 was a defining moment in history that launched the United States onto the international stage and concretized Spain’s decline as an empire. Through various socio-historical and critical perspectives, Dr. Fernández-Medina’s presentation will examine the war of 98 to provide a more variegated rendering of how the United States-Cuba-Spain power play affected concepts of nation and national identity on both sides of the Atlantic. Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates.
    Free Admission - 7:30pm
    May 16
    U.S. Army reunion and memorial service sponsored by the Pennsylvania National Guard commemorating the Pennsylvanian Citizen Soldier. Activities include a military band concert, distinguished speaker, helicopter/vehicle displays and a twenty-one-gun, 105mm howitzer battery salute. Call ahead for itinerary.
    Hours – 12:30pm to 2:30pm
    Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates. *Annual
    May 29 & 30

    American and German WWII re-enactors will bivouac on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum portraying field life in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-45. A small squad tactical demonstration against German opposition is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. each day. Bivouac and tactical open to the public 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. Call ahead for itinerary.
    Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates. *Annual
    May 29
    Folk artists Dan and Galla will Celebrate America by entertaining the troops at the World War II Revisited bivouac on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum. This special USO style show will highlight the WWII era with a performance by our area’s best recognized vocal and musical duo. Free Admission - 3:00 p.m.Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates. *Annual
    May 31
    Local Regional Antique Automobile Club of America Chapter’s annual summer season kickoff event featuring many pre-war through modern classics on display throughout the grounds of the 28th Division Shrine Complex/PA Military Museum.
    Donation accepted for parking. 9am to 4pm
    Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates. *Annual
    May 31
    Food, music and family fun in this inaugural wing festival cook-off between dozens of area restaurants on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum with the proceeds from sales benefiting museum operations for 2010. Fee for on-site parking.
    June 14

    The State College Elks Lodge and local veteran’s organizations will sponsor a joint Flag Day Service and U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony on the grounds of the 28th Division Shrine.The public is encouraged to bring their unserviceable American Flags for the proper disposal.
    Free Admission 6:00 p.mVisit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates. *Annual
    June 19
    2nd annual fund raising event for the Centre Volunteers in Medicine Organization which has been providing free medical and dental services to area residents since 2003. Participants may choose between 087, 35, 50 mile bike loops beginning and ending at the Pennsylvania Military Museum. Please visit www.cvim.net for more information.
    July 08 to 11
    Annual arts and crafts festival featuring the best of Central Pennsylvania’s artisans. Food, fun and family entertainment in a park-like setting.
    Visit www.peopleschoicefestival.com for more information.
  • LECTURE: Military History Speaker Series: "NATO" by Col. John Dobrowski
    June 28
  • LECTURE - Central Pennsylvania Civil War Roundtable Presents:
    July 6
    Scott L. Mingus will speak on "The Lousiana Tigers in The Gettysburg Campaign."
    Harry T. Hays' First Louisiana Brigade is well known for its role in attacking East Cemetery Hill at Gettysburg in July 2, 1863.
    Free Admisssion - 7:00 p.m.
    July 24 & 25

    Visit this Living History bivouac (encampment) on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum with re-enactors portraying the combat soldier of the Vietnam era in-country in Southeast Asia. Daily programs include accompanying squads on Short Range Recon Patrols and a tactical patrol ambush demonstration at 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Bivouac opens 10:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday and 10:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday. Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates. *Annual
  • LECTURE/PICNIC - Civil War Rountable Presents: "Civil War Medicine in Afghanistan? The Letterman Legacy 1862 to Present"
    September 7
    Mr. Wunderlich is the Executive Director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD, and a historian with The History Center, Inc.
    Free Admission - 6:00 p.m.
  • “THEN& NOW”
    September 11 & 12
    Visit this Living History Time Line of Uniforms and Equipment from the Colonial Period thru the 21st century on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum; Battle dress uniform fashion show begins at 1:00 p.m. each day with a weapons demonstration at 3:00 p.m. Call ahead for event confirmation.
    Free Admission – 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
    Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for updates. *Annual

    October 2
    Come join us and help in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease. Money raised by this event goes to support educational programs, family services, a 24/7 Help Line number, our Safe Return program, and many other programs for patients suffering from Alzheimer's as well as their families and caregivers.
    Call 814-237-2550 for information
  • LECTURE - Central Pennsylvania Civil War Roundtable Presents:
    October 5
    Dr. Janice S. McElhoe will speak on "Shadows of War - Prelude to the First Memorial Day." This presentation descrives events in Boalsburg before and during deployment of Company G of the 148th Pennsylvanians to the Civil War. It follows the young soldiers and their families through the excitement of going to war and the increasingly difficult years of the Civil War that culminated in the observance of the first Memorial Day.
    Free Admission - 7:00 p.m.
  • LECTURE - Central Pennsylvania Civil War Roundtable Presents:
    November 9
    John Quarstein will speak on "Fort Monroe: The Key to the South." Mr. Quarstein is an author of nine books and received the President's Award for Historic Preservation. He is currently the director of the Virginia War Museum in Newport News, VA.
    Free Admission - 7:00 p.m.
  • EXHIBIT - "Santa's Draft Card"
    November 27 thru December December 24
    Reverend Santa Claus of Saline County, Missouri, registered for the draft in World War II. A copy of his draft registration from the Selective Service System will be on display in the month long exhibit.
    Museum Hours - Thursday's thru Saturday's 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday's Noon to 4 p.m. *Annual



    How much do you know about Boalsburg? Test your knowledge and have fun at the same time. Available at Lindsay's on the Diamond, A Basket Full, The Federal House, and Boalsburg Apothecary. More info and additional games may be purchased by calling Pete at (814) 466-6842.
    Boalsburg Fire Hall. Doors open at 5PM and we start promptly at 6:45PM. Good food, good friends and good fun. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE. Wed. night is Fire CO. Bingo and Friday night is Centre County Carousel Bingo. SMOKING AND NON SMOKING ROOMS. More info at www.boalsburgfire.com
  • Farm Lectures, Walks, Workshops and Other Special Events at Tait Farm


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