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Don’t miss your chance to buy individual tickets to the many performances coming to the Center of the Performing Arts at Penn State this upcoming 2017-18 season. Tickets will be available to the public on June 26th, so make sure you purchase them either online or by phone, as you do not want to pass up a chance to see some of these amazingly talented artists. This season is going to be filled... MORE
This warmer weather is ideal for golf and what better place to golf than in Happy Valley? There are many local places that will ensure you an enjoyable and relaxing game. Skytop Mountain Golf Club is right outside of State College and nestled in the mountains, making for a beautiful view while golfing in a hilly terrain. It's an 18-hole course; their website describes it as... MORE
There are a lot of lesser-known summer fun opportunities right at your fingertips here in Happy Valley. These local ideas make for a killer summer bucket list that is both affordable and enjoyable for all ages! Whether you are headed to Penn’s Cave for Karoondinha Festival in July or just to explore the beautiful wildlife and infamous limestone cavern, you can’t go wrong with a trip here. This... MORE
Join us in Boalsburg, the birthplace of Memorial Day, on Monday, May 29. Here's what's planned: Boalsburg Fire Company Parade Saturday, May 27, 5 p.m. The fun starts on Saturday at 5 with the Boalsburg Fire Company Parade, rain or shine! Memorial Day Run Monday, May 29, 8:30 a.m. Check in at Blue Springs Park at 8:30 to join the 37th annual Memorial Day Run. This 3.8-mile... MORE
Penn State’s Eric Mock fired a pitch during the team’s season finale Saturday against Nebraska. See more photos from the game, below!
I know, I know. We are all counting down the weekends until those seven Saturdays this fall when the Nittany Lions fill Beaver Stadium. But between now and then, there is a terrific lineup of FUN that you don't want to miss.  Happy Valley has found a way to maximize every season and this summer is no different. Enjoy the weather and reconnect with your family and friends, all while... MORE
Nestled in the hills beside the Juniata River, Huntingdon is one of the oldest settlements in Pennsylvania. It's also the closest town to Raystown Lake, one of our very favorite places to play. Raystown has been called Happy Valley's backyard and it earns the name with a bevy of lodges and house boats, beaches, picnic areas, bike trails and more to keep us having fun all summer long. But if... MORE
From a bobblehead honoring a Keystone State football hero to the chance to drive off in a KIA, State College Spikes fans have another long list of giveaway nights to look forward in 2017. A total of 14 different giveaways highlight the slate this summer at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, starting with Opening Night, presented by PSECU and NEWSRADIO 1390 WRSC, on Monday, June 19. The tradition of... MORE
Penn’s Cave, John Legend, and the Magic of Happy Valley By now, you have likely heard about Karoondinha, the music and arts festival coming to Happy Valley in the summer. If you're like me, your first thought was COOL!, followed immediately by HOW? It seems like Karoondinha Music and Arts Festival (July 21-23) appeared out of thin air, headlining names of world-class performers like John... MORE
The Centre Region has been exploding with new businesses during the past few months. As the population grows, both in downtown State College and the outer regions like Bellefonte and Centre Hall, we’ve had a hard time keeping up with all of the openings. Here’s a list of some of our favorites. The Barn at Lemont Part organic garden center and part home goods, the Barn occupies that... MORE


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