Create-Your-Own Scarecrow!

$12 per scarecrow. No registration required!

Create your very own scarecrow! You will design and paint your scarecrow's face, assemble with seasonal attire, and stuff it with straw.

Family fun is what making a scarecrow is all about! Bring a hat or other accessories to add that personalized flare!

ARToberFEST Workshops!!

Pre-registration is required for all workshops by Wednesday, October 17th.

Call the Community Arts Center at 814-255-6515 to reserve your spot today!


12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meet these amazing clowns as they Razzle & Dazzle you with their balloon twisting and face painting! They are always a hit with the kids!

Monica Smith

Thank you to our ARToberFEST sponsors!

More Fun Vendors!

Come support the work of local artists and entrepreneurs.

Bonnie's Floral Designs

& the Alan Gordon Fund

ARToberFEST Workshop!
Sign Language

Saturday, October 20

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Members: $15, Non-Members: $20

Instructor: Beth Fluke

Have you wanted to learn sign language? ASL (American Sign Language) is an expressive language and in this workshop you will learn how to finger-spell, count to twenty and sign basic phrases. Beth will also introduce you to Deaf Culture and history of American Sign language.

ARToberFEST Workshop!
Cupcake Decorating

Saturday, October 20

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Members: $39, Non-Members: $44

Instructor: Chad Lamb

Chad Lamb of Lambcakes Bakery will teach the basics of buttercream roses, borders, and simple techniques that can be applied to both cupcakes and cakes. You will leave the clss with a half-dozen cupckes to share or enjoy all alone! All supplies, including cupcakes will be supplied by Lambcakes Bakery of Johnstown.

Free Kids' Korner!

Pumpkin Painting (Ages 2-7)

Pumpking Carving (Ages 8+)

Fall Tissue Paper Flowers

Craft Stick Jack-O-Lanterns

Leaf Luminaries

ARToberFEST Workshop!
Autumn Road Acrylic Painting

Saturday, October 20

 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Members: $39, Non-Members: $44

Instructor: Lara Rice

Lara will guide you through this painting down memory lane! If you love autumn, this is the class for you. The fall colors and deep blues will make you excited for this this season. 


Saturday, October 20th, 2018

This fun FAMILY DAY festival features Autumn & Halloween handcrafted vendors, warm foods, & FREE entry! Also enjoy our workshops for both children & adults. We welcome & encourage you to dress in COSTUMES!

Halloween Costume Dance Party!!

Presented by Forte Dance Center, Hosted by the Community Arts Center

Saturday, October 20th
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Couples: Members $11, Non-Members $16
Families: $20

Forte Dance Center is excited to host a Halloween Dance Party this year in partnership with CACCC! Come in your favorite or spookiest Halloween costume ready to "Monster Mash" and dance with the Forte instructors, learn a dance combo, and participate in the "spookiest" dance battle! Prizes awarded for dancing and various costume categories! Don't miss out on this year's Halloween fun!

ARToberFEST Workshop!
Bob Ross-TV's favorite Artist
- Sold Out!

Saturday, October 20

 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Members: $55, Non-Members: $60

Instructor: Al Just

"In painting, you have unlimited power -- you can move mountains!"  Al is a certified Bob Ross instructor who will teach you how to paint those mountains, free some clouds, and make happy trees, just like  Bob Ross. "It'll be our little secret." The 12x16 canvas and supplies included. A light snack will be served. Wear old clothes and bring a roll of paper towels and wet wipes.

ARToberFEST Workshop!

MOVED TO Saturday, October 20

12:00 PM -3:00 PM

Members: $42, Non-Members: $47

Instructor: Dale Thompson

Dale will lead you in the exploration of woodcarving basics and then take your new-found experience a step further into 3-D. The project will be started for you to complete at home. A sample is available at CAC. Supplies to bring with you: cut-resistant glove (available on Amazon-approx $10)

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ARToberFEST Workshop!
DIY Leaf Bowl
(Mommy/Daddy & Me Class)

Saturday, October 20

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Members: $25, Non-Members: $30

Instructor: Tanya Kvarta

Let Tanya help you & your young “bestie” make bowls out of silk leaves. If you don’t have a child to come with you, come on your own! This is a fun and easy project for all ages.

ARToberFEST Workshop!
Fall Leaf Banner

Saturday, October 20

 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Members: $34, Non-Members: $39

Instructor: TBD

Bring together embroidery and textile techniques to create a unique piece of art for your wall. We’ll be using felt, embroidery floss, ribbon and more. You’ll be able to use the colors of your choice to match your décor and taste.