Calendar

Looking for something fun and special to do? Check out our Special Events!

Jan
4
Sat
Girl Scouts Get Outdoors Winter Challenge Day
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Girl Scouts can check several activities off their challenge check list by attending our Girl Scout Get Outdoors Winter Challenge Day! Get all the details here and then sign up today! Cost is only $5 per Girl Scout thanks to a generous donor. Register no later than December 30 by calling 814-938-1000 or e-mailing info@weatherdiscovery.org.
Jan
13
Mon
Brookville School District Visit
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Jan
18
Sat
Snow Day Saturday
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

It’s a day full of SNOW much fun! Including:

  • Snow relay races
  • Snowball games
  • Make your own snow!
  • Snow crafts
  • Build your own snowman interactive game
  • Snowball snack and hot chocolate
  • Our annual famous snowball fight

Cost is $7 per person and includes free time on the exhibits. Pre-registration is appreciated but walk-ins will be welcome!

814-938-1000 or info@weatherdiscovery.org

Jan
25
Sat
Little Mr. & Miss Groundhog Crowning
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jan
31
Fri
Groundhog Day Festivities
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm

Make your visit to Punxsutawney for Groundhog Day complete with a stop at the Weather Discovery Center! Explore our interactive exhibits, challenge yourself with our scavenger hunt, and make a groundhog mask or a groundhog finger puppet!

Groundhog Day Weekend hours:
Friday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 2, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Feb
1
Sat
Meteorologist Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Our annual induction into our Hall of Fame of a meteorologist or scientist who has made significant contributions to the science and broadcasting of weather. See the ceremony, meet the inductee and see Punxsutawney Phil! Groundhog cookies and punch after the ceremony.

Extreme Weather: Are You Ready?
Feb 1 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Enjoy a special presentation by our Hall of Fame Inductee, Meteorologist and extreme weather expert, Erik Salna. The presentation features your chance to try the immersive technologies of augmented reality and virtual reality! (Limited to visitors ages 10 and up.) Located in our theater. Regular admission of $7 per person, children 2 and under free + $2 donation at the theater door.

Feb
2
Sun
Extreme Weather: Are You Ready?
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Enjoy a special presentation by our Hall of Fame Inductee, Meteorologist and extreme weather expert, Erik Salna. The presentation features your chance to try the immersive technologies of augmented reality and virtual reality! (Limited to visitors ages 10 and up.) Located in our theater. Regular admission of $7 per person, children 2 and under free + $2 donation at the theater door.

Feb
15
Sat
Glow in the Dark Day
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

It’s all about the glow during this fun-filled program! We’ll explore glowing ghost eggs, make glow-in-the-dark fingernail polish, make glow in the dark bouncy balls and more! A snack and free time on the exhibits included. Preregistration is helpful, but walk-ins are welcome. Best for grades kindergarten through sixth.

Feb
29
Sat
Learn About Light
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn About Light
Saturday, Feb. 29
$10 per person – Limit 12

Light. What is it? Where does it come from? Can it affect our weather? Learn the answers to these questions and more through activities and crafts. Plus, you’ll make your own kaleidoscope! Registration is necessary for this program by Mon., Feb. 24. Limit is 12 children. Best for ages 5-12. 814-938-1000 or info@weatherdiscovery.org.

Mar
3
Tue
Butler Montessori Outreach Program
Mar 3 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mar
7
Sat
Boy Scout Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please pre-register no later than Feb. 28th to info@weatherdiscovery.org or 814-938-1000. This badge has pre-requisites. Visit Boy Scout Programs for additional details.

Mar
13
Fri
Rainbow Express Pre-K Visit
Mar 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:15 am
Mar
28
Sat
Weird But True Weather – CANCELLED
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pre-registration is appreciated, but walk-ins are welcomed. Call 814-938-1000 or email info@weatherdiscover.org

May
2
Sat
Punxsutawney Phil’s Weather Extravaganza for Girl Scouts – Cancelled @ Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center & Gobblers Knob
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for adventure, learning and fun in the Weather Capital of the World! Start with a visit to the Weather Discovery Center and a walking tour of the Phantastic Phils Public Art. Then move onto Gobblers Knob for lunch, a walk on the trail and to meet Punxsutawney Phil! Click here to see the flyer, then register at gswpa.org.

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