2016 ECM Special Event Schedule 

Please check our educational page for classes/camps and our event calendar for additional programming.

*No special coupons may be used

**Pre-registration required, call to register: 814-453-3743



  • 6th – Multicultural Asia Day*

Multicultural Asia Day will feature Asian cultural displays, cultural performances and many hands-on activities!  The countries participating are Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, and Pakistan.  Cultural performances for the day will begin at 1pm.

  • 21st – Fancy Nancy Party (10am-12pm)**

Wear your fanciest party clothes and join us for a special tea party.  This splendid (a fancy word for special) morning includes tea (juice) and petite (that’s fancy for little) cupcakes, cookies and fruit for all! We’ll visit with real princesses and learn how to curtsy and hold a cup of tea just like they do! Crowns, wand making, glitter – it will all be here at the museum. Visit the princess nail salon to get your nails painted too.


  • 6th – Bunny Days (10am-12pm)**
  • 13th – Bunny Days (10am-12pm)**
  • 20th – Bunny Days (10am-12pm)**

Sponsored by Pulakos Chocolate and Tim Hortons

Bunny Days features a puppet show from Betsy and Friends, an Egg Hunt in the outdoor classroom (kids can hunt for as many as 5 eggs), a visit with some real bunny friends from EARS , face painting by Taradoodles and yummy tim bits, milk, coffee and juice! Kids can visit with the Easter Bunny and receive a special gift too.


  • 10th – Jedi Academy (10am-12pm)**

Join Hans Cliff for a magical training show to become an official Jedi Knight! Complete levels of training that include making a light saber to take home, creating an R2 Unit craft and enjoying Star Wars inspired snacks.  We’ll even meet Storm Troopers, Darth Vader and Jedi’s too! Every child gets a Jedi Training Certificate to take home.


  • 21st – Future Me (10am-2pm)*

Test drive your future! Join us for a kid-size career fait, expERIEnce style! Meet an architect, athlete, dentist, doctor, cashier and many others representing a wide variety of careers.


  • 6th – Street Soiree**

Our annual fundraising event! The museum will be closing at 1pm on this day. Visit our Street Soiree tab for additional details.


  • 15th – Super Science Day*
  • 29th – Kooky Spooky Halloween party (6-8pm)*

Check back for additional details!


  • 4th – Breakfast with Santa**
  • 9th – Pizza Dinner with Santa**
  • 10th – Breakfast with Santa**
  • 11th – Breakfast with Santa**
  • 17th – Breakfast with Santa**
  • 18th – Breakfast with Santa**
  • 31st – Noon Year’s Eve Celebration*

Check back for additional details!