The Community Arts Center of Cambria County will be premiering a new festival, ARToberFESTSaturday, October 21st 11:00am-6:00pm.This premier FAMILY DAY will feature handcrafted Autumn/Halloween, Food and Beverage Vendors.
ARToberFEST is supported by the sponsorship of the Alan Gordon Fund, Johnstown Area Arts Endowment, WJAC TV, and Jose L. Otero for his donation of pumpkins to the Kids Korner.
HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY (7:00-9:30pm)
Instructor: Angela R. Godin Per Couple M: $11 or NM: $16
Join us for the first ever Community Arts Center Dance Party! This Halloween Dance Party is costume themed, with prizes for various categories. Come “shake your groove thing”. This party is open to the public and will feature classic songs, modern, and even some Halloween inspired music. Preregistration is encouraged, but not required. Mini Hustle Dance Class Included. Refreshments provided, adult beverages for purchase.
Autumn Mixed Media: Miro Mobile Workshop (10:00am-12:00pm)
KIDS WORKSHOP Ages 8+
Instructor: Tanya Kvarta M: $10 or NM: $15
Build your own mobile “in the style of” Joan Miro. Use craft wire and colorful shapes of autumn leaves with various materials. AND… it really moves! This workshop requires preregistration; please call us at 255-6515.
Pumpkin Painting (Ages 2-7) FREE
Pumpkin Carving (Ages 8+) FREE
Flowers Face Painting FREE
Fall Tissue Paper Flower FREE
Create a Sunflower
“How-To” Create Your Own Scarecrow (all day; 11:00am-6:00pm)
$12 Per Scarecrow (NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
Create your very own scarecrow. You will design and paint his or her face, assemble with seasonal attire and straw. Family participation is welcomed and encouraged. Bring a hat or a different accessory to personalize him or her!
Decorative Gourd Painting (11:00am-2:00pm)
Instructor: Sande Staib M: $15 or NM: $19
Paint a GOURD! This simple Autumn primitive scene incorporates crows, country stars and MORE! Great Fall decoration for your home. Easy step-by-step Instructions and no previous painting experience required. Example on display at the Community Arts Center.
Yoga & You (12:00pm-12:30pm)
Instructor Adriann White FREE
Energize your life! Try yoga to restore and renew your spirits. Yoga is a great way to release tension & stress and boost radiance. Make sure to wear loose and comfortable clothing. If you have your own yoga mat and tension strap, please bring them to class.
FIGURE Drawing (12:00pm-3:00pm)
Instructor: Tanya Kvarta M: $29 or NM: $34
For the beginner to intermediate student. Learn important structural characteristics of the human figure, including posture, movement, angle of view, contour, and more, as you draw a live model. Explore light and shade, plus different approaches to make our drawing appear 3-D. Use charcoal and white pastel pencil as your drawing medium. Please bring a picture of a figure or choose one from a magazine.
Halloween Nights Painting (2:30pm-4:30pm)
Instructor: Lara Rice M: $14 or NM: $17
Enjoy this guided acrylic painting class on canvas. A seasonal painting of a fun and eerie Halloween sky-scape that incorporates your own personal touch with silhouetted pumpkins and jack lanterns. Example on display at the Community Arts Center.
Spooky Halloween Wreath (5:00pm-7:00pm)
Instructor: Melanie Rossi M: $21 or NM: $26
Spook up your life with a decorative black Halloween Wreath! You’ll use spider webs, black flowers, petite pumpkins, and other accessories to make a one-of-a-kind wreath you can hauntingly ornate your house with for years.
Please register ahead of time for these workshops!
Call us at 255-6515!
Community Arts Center of Cambria County
Hours of Operation
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tell your friends you are here
so they can join you too!
Attendees of all ages are welcomed and encouraged to wear costumes at ARToberFEST, mindful of the activities or arts and crafts they will be able to participate in.
1:00PM- Scarecrow and Community Arts Center’s Lily the Turtle reveals her Halloween Costume
RAZZLE & DAZZLE CLOWNS
3:00PM- Meet these amazing clowns as they Razzle & Dazzle you with their balloon creations!
Soccer Shots will be participating with their 20 x 14 foot blow up soccer field.
Keeping the Arts Alive in Cambria County.
ARToberFESTwill culminate with a Halloween Costume Dance Party