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We're just hours away, Happy Valley! THON 2017 kicks off this Friday evening. Whether you're coming to town to support a dancer you know or cheering on THON from home, here's everything you need to know for the weekend.   Where: Bryce Jordan Center Doors open: Friday, February 17 at 4 p.m. THON starts: Friday, February 17 at 6 p.m. THON ends: Sunday,... MORE
Do you know about the Guinness World Record attempt happening downtown this weekend? If not, you should—because you can still be a part of it! Light Up State College will take place Saturday, February 4, in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest ice lantern display ever, with more than 3,000 ice luminaries. An ice luminary, if you've never heard of one, is a... MORE
It's not easy to come up with ideas for Valentine's Day plans year after year, let alone to keep them original and fun. This year, we hope our cheat sheet to the best date ideas can help with that.  
There's no shortage of great businesses coming to Happy Valley in 2017, and some of them are already here! Take a look at the newest establishments in town. Any of one of them might be your new favorite hang-out spot.   Bone Bar & Boutique 135 West High Street, Bellefonte For the discriminating pet caretaker and their favorite creature, a new boutique-... MORE
When the cold combines with the post-holiday blues, it's easy to let winter get you down. But in Happy Valley, there's no excuse to let boredom set in. Try new spots! Snuggle on the ski lift! See some shows! Here are some of the best things to do this winter in Happy Valley. If you don't have fun, you can't blame us.   Have Fun Indoors Lace up your skates, visit one... MORE
Happy Valley will be chock-full of parties and specials this New Year's Eve. All you need to do is decide where you want to celebrate! Here's a guide to all the best parties and specials for you to ring in 2017.   First Night State College When: 10 a.m. – Night The grandest celebration in State College, as always, will be First Night. The good old fashioned, all-... MORE
2016 is wrapping up, and with it leaves a year's worth of football games, wings, Victorian Christmas, Arts Fest... LIFE. Pencil these dates into your calendar and get a head start on the reunions and hotel bookings … we'll find the best of fun for you closer to the time! THON  We're proud to have the largest student-led philanthropy in the world right here in Happy Valley! After months... MORE
So, it’s happened again: Christmas is less than a week away and you still haven’t finished all of your shopping. There's no need to panic this time, because we've got your last-minute gift ideas right here.  
If you have to be cold somewhere, it helps to be cold in a place as beautiful as Happy Valley in the winter. With sights like these, who can complain? Here are our favorite winter views in Happy Valley.    
How many things from our official Happy Valley winter bucket list can you say that you've crossed off? There's still plenty of time to get the ones you're missing!     Ice skate at Pegula Get a picture at the Lion Shrine wearing holiday gear Go to a Christmas festival (like any of these) Walk down Allen Street at night to see the lights and... MORE


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