Escape Rooms now open

Escape Rooms Altoona is now open at 505 E. 25th Ave.

Owned by Dan Shaffer and David Wilhelm, Escape Rooms Altoona is a live adventure strategy game.

Escape Rooms is based in Johnstown and games are designed for teams of four to eight people. When both rooms are in operation, Escape Rooms can accommodate teams of up to 16.

Participants are locked up in a mysterious room with a fun-themed story and have exactly 60 minutes to get out.

Hours are 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 12:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Reservations can be made online at

The telephone number is 569-3020.

Business After Hours set

The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Hampton Inn Altoona, 180 Charlotte Drive.

The cost to attend is $10 for chamber members and $20 for nonmembers.

Reservations can be made by calling the chamber at 943-8151 or online at