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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...

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.

The Spas and Gyms Your New Year’s Resolutions Would Love

We are well into 2019 now — and it no longer feels strange to write a nine at the end of the dateline instead of an eight.

The Right Way to Spend Your Upcoming Winter Weekends

There is nothing like venturing into downtown State College, and enjoying the exciting night life and entertainment under the twinkling lights of College Avenue. Walking out of the State Theatre after a scintillating performance and hearing the laughter and enjoyment spilling outside from The Corner Room and other venues is an experience unlike any other.

Plan the perfect Valentine's Day in State College

What’s that knocking on our door… February? Is that really you? 

Plan an ultimate hockey and wrestling weekend in Happy Valley

The football season gets a lot of hype with the tail gates, touchdowns and the Blue Band music while the We Are flags are waving down on the Beaver Stadium field.

As football fever winds down, the winter brings us lions new blessings like men’s hockey and men’s wrestling — sports that deserve the same amount of excitement.

This Year in Happy Valley: THON, Blue White Weekend, 4th Fest and more!

2019 is already in full swing — who would have ever thought? Time really flies…especially when there are fun events to add to your calendar! So, be sure to add these following adventures to your list!

THON

Your Guide to THON Weekend as an Alumni

THON is ON this Feb. 15 to Feb. 17 — dates that honestly are around the corner. Penn State runs in our blood but “for the kids” is something that beats in our hearts, something that matters to students, families and alumni all over the country and world.

So, why not come on out that weekend and indulge in Happy Valley for everything it offers?

Whether it’s participating in the alumni challenge or eating a grilled sticky for old time’s sake, there is a way for every lion present and past to get involved this weekend!

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