Allied Artists of Johnstown Winter Show will have an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at AmeriServ Financial, Main and Franklin streets in downtown Johnstown.

Johnstown Brassworks will play at 7 p.m. Friday at The Grand Halle, 306 Broad St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown, as part of the Grand Halle Performance Series.

From Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison to Alice Cooper, the 2016 season at Windber’s Arcadia Theater will cover a menagerie of musical genres.

God’s mercy and favor, the journey of Advent and finding hope, peace, joy and love in the season are a few of the Christmas messages that will be heard in area churches.

A Jazzy Christmas will be presented by Chloe Wieczorek on vocals and Nick Adams on upright bass at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Art Works building of Bottle Works, 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The beauty of the Pennsylvania landscape is being highlighted in an area exhibition.

Ring in the Christmas season with a medieval feast. The 45th annual Madrigal Christmas Feaste will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Bertschi Center and Technology Commons on the campus of Mount Aloysius College, Cresson.

Theater production Bedford County Players will stage Ken Ludwig's, "The Games Afoot or Homes for the Holidays" Friday through Sunday and Nov. 20 through 22 at Bedford Elks Country Club, 937 S. Richard St., Bedford.

A pop culture phenomenon is set to bring electrifying dance moves to an area stage.

Patrons of Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto will have twice the treat when visiting the museum this fall.

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“A Year with Frog and Toad” will be presented by Kids on Stage at 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Arcadia Theater,

Get prepared to learn local history and be a tad scared along the way. The Haunted Johnstown Ghost Tour will be held Oct. 23 and 24 in downtown Johnstown, and organizers are hoping people will have a spooktacular time.

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Allegheny Adventure X-Fest will be held Saturday and Sunday at Peoples Natural Gas Park, 90 Johns St., downtown Johns-town, and various locations throughout the Allegheny region.

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It’s about to get extreme throughout Cambria County. Allegheny Adventure X-Fest will be held Saturday and Oct. 4, and it’s a weekend designed to showcase the area’s outdoor opportunities, create a culture of health and fitness and encourage residents to experience  recreation that is in their own backyards.

The work of a local artist and her family will be on display in two exhibits.“Sally Stewart and Family Works: Defining a Family Through Their Art” will be on display through Oct. 31 at Bottle Works and its Arts Works building, both on Third Avenue in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.