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You're invited! The alumni Association here at Penn State is putting together the first We Are Weekend to provide you with memorable moments, exciting entertainment and the inside scoop on our most famous facilities. Registration is still open for the weekend event, held June 1-3, at University Park. Make sure you make it for a beautiful movie night under the starts with a viewing of Star Wars... MORE
So you think all the excitement is gone from Happy Valley just because school is finished and the students are gone? Think again! Happy Valley has so many exciting summer events, you'd better start planning now to fit them all in. We Are! That's right, the first ever We Are Weekend is coming up June 1-3, and there is a definite buzz in the air. Attending alums get a behind-the-scenes look at... MORE
Memorial Day is fast approaching, rain or shine, and we have the inside scoop on the best places to celebrate our U.S. veterans and reconnect with friends and family. We have to remember that Memorial Day is about more than hotdogs and burgers on the grill. It's about remembering our fallen soldiers who fought to protect our country and their fellow Americans, and there’s no place better to... MORE
STATE COLLEGE: Get ready and get out to enjoy your weekend with live muisc, baseball and book and flower sales. Here our our top picks for weekend events: FRIDAY, May 11 The Machine Performs Pink Floyd For over 25 years, The Machine has performed Pink Floyd's music around the world, and on May 11, they will be bringing their show to The State Theater. Tickets are $35 if you purchase in... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Fireworks and baseball go together, don’t you think? After home runs, fireworks are the perfect celebration. And on a hot summer night, there’s nothing better than a postgame fireworks show. Locally, no one does it better than the State College Spikes. The Spikes recently announced that during the 2018 campaign, there will be 12 fireworks shows at Medlar Field at Lubrano... MORE
On Sept. 28, J. Cole and Young Thug will be performing in University Park. Fresh off his album release, ‘KOD’, J. Cole is set to go on a 34-show tour. Cole has seen his albums on the Billboard 200 chart five times in a row, and has a few platinum albums.   Young Thug recently put out ‘Hear No Evil’, a three-song EP featuring Nicki Minaj and Lil Uzi Vert. Although the Atlanta rapper... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Believe it or not, minor league baseball season is right around the corner. The State College Spikes open the season on Saturday, June 16 against the Williamsport Crosscutters. Once the season begins, there are a plethora of giveaways. Opening night will be a memorable one as Lion Country Kia gives away a car. Opening night also features as schedule magnet for all fans.... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – While Happy Valley may not be a traditional city, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t a variety of attractions and things to see in the area. One particular area that Happy Valley thrives in is its museums. From one of the oldest historical societies in the United States to a museum entirely dedicated to Nittany Lion sports, Centre County has plenty for locals, visitors and... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Summer is just around the corner. It’s time to start making plans for your next visit to Happy Valley – now! There are a plethora of great events taking place over the next few months, so get out your calendar or smartphone and get ready to head to Happy Valley for a summer filled with fun and excitement. Here’s the month-by-month breakdown: We Are Weekend (Friday-... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Don't think Happy Valley is suddenly boring and uneventful just because classes are ending at the university. Between baseball games and the Birding Cup, locals and visitors should have no problem finding the perfect way to spend their weekend. FRIDAY, MAY 4 Birding Cup – Shaver’s Creek is hosting a scavenger hunt for bird lovers on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5. This... MORE


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