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By Cara Aungst   Summer is here, and you're going to want to spend some of it at our local wineries. First of all, the locations are stellar. Our local wineries are each situated in a beautiful piece of central...
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By Curtis Stratton   Summer fun in Happy Valley is never far away. Whether it’s crossing off your bucket list with a visit to Penn’s Cave, afternoon fun for the kids at WildRiver Waterpark or a family trip to see the...
Jun 24, 2019 01:45pm
By Jeff Cavanaugh   There is nothing better than a Saturday tailgate before a big Penn State home game in Happy Valley. Whether it is an early season noon game or a primetime White Out against Michigan, tailgating in...
Jun 24, 2019 01:40pm
By Marisa Ramiccio   The lazy days of summer are here, but why stay indoors when there is so much to explore in Centre County? There is no shortage of outdoor celebrations, festivals and competitions that offer...
Jun 24, 2019 01:35pm
By Christen Bell   As the summer dwindles, “We Are” chants are heard around the Penn State campus and the first coin toss commences, football season — and thousands of accompanying fans — will take over Happy Valley....
Jun 24, 2019 01:30pm
By Jeff Cavanaugh   Happy Valley is a football area come Fall, but in the Summer, we are all about baseball.  The State College Spikes return to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park this June with a jam-packed schedule of...
Jun 24, 2019 01:27pm
By Abbe Hamilton   Did you know that Pennsylvania’s deepest gorge AND biggest lake can be found within an hour’s drive of State College? Jack’s Narrows and Raystown Lake are two superlative features of Central...
Jun 24, 2019 01:05pm
The slow, relaxed weekends of summer are even better at The Nittany Lion Inn. Make plans to kick back and enjoy their Friday night PA on the Patio, or add a golf experience to your stay and get their legendary food, a...
Jun 24, 2019 01:03pm
The Penn Stater's location in Innovation Park makes it the perfect location for a business lunch (none of the hassle of downtown traffic or parking garages), Sunday Brunches or a celebratory burger and beer with friends...

Mark Your Return to Happy Valley at Penn State’s We Are Weekend

Penn State’s We Are Weekend is fast approaching, and now is the perfect time to prepare for this exciting, once-a-year event! Experience the pride and culture of Penn State again, when you attend this fun-filled weekend, scheduled to run May 31–June 2.

Enhance your Harlem Globetrotters experience with the best Happy Valley has to offer

Happy Valley is no stranger to great basketball, particularly from our Penn State Nittany Lions. But when it comes to showmanship, creativity and entertainment, nothing beats the world-class Harlem Globetrotters.

A Three-Part Piano Recital You Don’t Want to Miss

“Life is a lot like a piano—what you get out of it depends on how you play it.”

— Thomas Lehrer

Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

Oh, boy! Clicking on this article means one of two things.

One: you have an idea for what to do with your significant other on February 14, but you don’t think it’s good enough…

Make a Weekend of the Winter Jam

You’re probably going to have to sit down for this. Make sure it’s something stable!

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Best Hotels and Restaurants Near the Bryce Jordan Center

“But I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more… just to be the man who walks a thousand miles, to fall down at your door.”

The Five Best Outdoor Winter Activities in Happy Valley

A mug of hot chocolate, warming up hands near the fireplace, fuzzy socks on your feet—that’s winter’s indoor paradise. Oh, I’m forgetting the good book to curl up with in bed while the snow outside is falling.

Make a Weekend of the Travis Scott Concert

Weekends seem to be Happy Valley’s specialty: there are restaurants, events, venues and landmarks galore to help keep us lions entertained.

The Bryce Jordan Center, in particular, brings in acts from all over the country whether it be Elton John, Kevin Hart, The Weekend, you name it.

Penn State hoops set to host highly-ranked Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State hoops is set to host a top-ranked conference opponent in February, and there's one question looming over Happy Valley:

The Top 5 Arts Events to Check Out This Season

Happy Valley is known for its blue and white fever: the football games that enchant us, the tailgates that invigorate us and oh the glory of the Nittany Lion roar.

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