EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 6/22/18

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GUIDED TOUR WEEKEND

Receive a personal guided tour for the regular admission price.

DATE/TIME:  Saturdays & Sundays Throughout JUNE 2018  1:00 p.m.

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KIDS DAY: DRESS UP & DISCOVER!

Kids of all ages get to wear combat gear and helmets from the museum education collection.   Pose for pictures behind the wheel of an authentic Jeep!  Regular admission rates apply. 

DATE/TIME:  Wednesday JULY 4, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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CENTRAL PA CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE: "ZOUAVES: AMERICA'S FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS"

Mr. Schroeder will dress in a Zouave uniform and display more Zouave uniforms as he discusses their origin in Africa and France and the Zouaves who wore these uniforms in the Civil War.

DATE/TIME:  Tuesday JULY 10, 2018  7:00 p.m.

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PEOPLE'S CHOICE FESTIVAL OF PENNSYLVANIA ARTS

Annual arts and crafts festival features the best of Central Pennsylvania's artisans with food, fun, and family entertainment in a park-like setting.  Visit www.peopleschoicefestival.com for more information.  $5 for on-site parking. 

DATE/TIME:  Thursday - Sunday JULY 12 - 15, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 6/15/18

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GUIDED TOUR WEEKEND

Receive a personal guided tour for the regular admission price.

DATE/TIME:  Saturdays Throughout JUNE 2018  1:00 p.m.

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BUZZ CUT SATURDAY

Commemorate the beginning of summer with a traditional boot camp haircut. Donation accepted or free with admission. 

DATE/TIME:  Saturday JUNE 16, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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BOOT CAMP PREP: ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT TO SIGN UP!

Group instruction in close order drill, military etiquette, and history of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine designed as an educational adjunct of those enrolling in the August Boot Camp For Kids.  Lunch provided.  $25 per person.  Reservations required.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday JUNE 23, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Boot Camp Prep Class Online Registration | Printable Prep Class Application

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KIDS DAY: DRESS UP & DISCOVER!

Kids of all ages get to wear combat gear and helmets from the museum education collection.   Pose for pictures behind the wheel of an authentic Jeep!  Regular admission rates apply. 

DATE/TIME:  Wednesday JULY 4, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 6/8/18

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GUIDED TOUR WEEKEND

Receive a personal guided tour for the regular admission price.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday & Sunday JUNE 9 & 10, 2018  1:00 p.m.

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LECTURE/MOVIE: "THE BEAR THAT INSPIRED WINNIE THE POOH"

Adopted by a Canadian Regimental Veterinarian before being shipped to England for service in World War I, this presentation and movie tells the story of the real bear at the London Zoo that inspired the author A.A. Milne.  Donations encouraged for admission. 

DATE/TIME:  Saturday JUNE 9, 2018  1:30 p.m.

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NITTANY LEATHERNECKS VIETNAM WAR COMMEMORATION

Nittany Leathernecks Detachment 302 and Centre County Veterans Affairs are proud to support Vietnam Veterans and their families.  Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces between November 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975, regardless of location, are eligible to receive recognition.  All members of the community are invited to attend and observe this special ceremony. 

  • 1:30 - 2:00: Welcome
  • 2:00 - 3:00: Ceremony
  • 3:00 - 5:00: Picnic

DATE/TIME:  Sunday JUNE 10, 2018  1:30 - 5:00 p.m.

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FLAG DAY CELEBRATION

The State College Elks and local veteran organizations host a joint Flag Day and flag retirement ceremony on the grounds of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine. 

DATE/TIME:  Thursday JUNE 14, 2018  6:00 p.m.

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BOOT CAMP PREP: RESERVE YOUR SPOT!

Group instruction in close order drill, military etiquette, and history of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine designed as an educational adjunct of those enrolling in the August Boot Camp For Kids.  Lunch provided.  $25 per person.  Reservations required.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday JUNE 23, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Boot Camp Prep Class Online Registration | Printable Prep Class Application

EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 6/1/18

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GUIDED TOUR WEEKEND

Receive a personal guided tour for the regular admission price.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday & Sunday JUNE 2 & 3, 2018  1:00 p.m.

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FRIENDS' LECTURE SERIES: "FLYING THE B-52 BOMBER, GUARDIAN OF FREEDOM"

This 40 minute presentation covers a brief history of the nation's longest serving combat aircraft.  The talk includes discussion of the B-52 Bomber's capabilities and Colonel O.J. Johnston's personal experience flying the aircraft during the Cold War as part of Strategic Air Command.  Colonel Johnston spent 5 years as a combat crewmember on nuclear alert until the conclusion of the Cold War.

DATE/TIME:  Sunday JUNE 3, 2018  2:00 p.m.

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LECTURE/MOVIE: "THE BEAR THAT INSPIRED WINNIE THE POOH"

Adopted by a Canadian Regimental Veterinarian before being shipped to England for service in World War I, this presentation and movie tells the story of the real bear at the London Zoo that inspired the author A.A. Milne.  Donations encouraged for admission. 

DATE/TIME:  Saturday JUNE 9, 2018  1:30 p.m.

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FLAG DAY CELEBRATION

The State College Elks and local veteran organizations host a joint Flag Day and flag retirement ceremony on the grounds of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine. 

DATE/TIME:  Thursday JUNE 14, 2018  6:00 p.m.

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BOOT CAMP PREP: ONLY A FEW WEEKS LEFT TO ENROLL!

Group instruction in close order drill, military etiquette, and history of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine designed as an educational adjunct of those enrolling in the August Boot Camp For Kids.  Lunch provided.  $25 per person.  Reservations required.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday JUNE 23, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Boot Camp Prep Class Online Registration | Printable Prep Class Application

EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 5/25/18

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WORLD WAR II REVISITED LIVING HISTORY BIVOUAC

Axis and Allied living historians encamp on the grounds portraying field life in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-45.  A short history of the war begins at 12:45 p.m., immediately followed by a tactical demonstration against German opposition.  Musical entertainment from Joey Vincent at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.  Donation requested. 

DATE/TIME:  Saturday & Sunday MAY 26 & 27, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN REGION AACA CAR SHOW

Regional Antique Automobile Club of America'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. $5 for on-site parking. 

DATE/TIME:  Monday MAY 28, 2018  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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GUIDED TOUR WEEKEND

Receive a personal guided tour for the regular admission price.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday & Sunday JUNE 2 & 3, 2018  1:00 p.m.

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EXPLORING THE ARMOR TOUR: LAST WEEK TO REGISTER!

Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles, including a look inside the crew compartments.  Tour begins in the museum theater.  Seating is limited; reservations required.  The tour typically lasts 2 hours.  Admission to event: $15.00 per person, or $5.00 with museum membership.

Due to a cancellation, our June 2nd tour is no longer sold out - reserve your spot before we fill up once again!

Exploring the Armor Tour Online Registration (June 2nd) 

DATE/TIME:  Saturday JUNE 2, 2018  2:00 p.m.

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FRIENDS' LECTURE SERIES: "FLYING THE B-52 BOMBER, GUARDIAN OF FREEDOM"

This 40 minute presentation covers a brief history of the nation's longest serving combat aircraft.  The talk includes discussion of the B-52 Bomber's capabilities and Colonel O.J. Johnston's personal experience flying the aircraft during the Cold War as part of Strategic Air Command.  Colonel Johnston spent 5 years as a combat crewmember on nuclear alert until the conclusion of the Cold War.

DATE/TIME:  Sunday JUNE 3, 2018  2:00 p.m.