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STATE COLLEGE – If you're still on the hunt for the perfect Christmas gift, time is winding down. Quickly. How about a spa day? Today, our “12 Days of Christmas” feature takes us to the Carnegie Inn and Spa in State College. When it comes to a spa day, there’s none better than the ones offered by the Carnegie Inn and Spa. The spa delivers a revitalizing wellness experience enhanced by... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – If you are trying to see Santa Claus, there’s still time. Sure, you can go the traditional route and visit Santa at a shopping mall (the Nittany Mall in State College and the Logan Valley Mall in Altoona are safe bets). Or, you can add a little fun to it and couple the Santa visit with a meal. If you are looking to do that, there are some local options. Let’s take a closer... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Organizers of Pop Up Ave recently announced they will host a market just in time for the holiday shopping season. The flea market hosts the hippest handmade and vintage vendors from around the state, a variety of food vendors and live music. “Bundling up and strolling through the winter markets in Germany is something I looked forward to every year,” said co-founder Brad... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Looking for a really unique gift for someone on your Christmas shopping list? We’ve got an idea. Today, our “12 Days of Christmas” feature takes us to the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. Although Arts Fest is several months away, you can always give an Arts Fest gift. And who doesn’t love Arts Fest. The folks at Arts Fest sell their unique posters year-round.... MORE
If you are counting down the weekends until Christmas, just a few remain. OK, three. If you are tired of shopping, wrapping, baking, decorating or anything else on your holiday list, take a break and have some fun! There’s plenty going on in Happy Valley this weekend! Here’s a handy list of what’s going on so you can plan your weekend for maximum fun! FRIDAY, DEC. 8 Penn State women’s... MORE
If you haven’t yet gotten a Christmas tree, there’s still plenty of time to do so. We’re a little less than three weeks away from Christmas. If you aren’t a fan of the artificial trees, then it’s time to get out and find yourself a tree. When it comes to Christmas tree farms in Centre County, there are plenty of options. Here are some places you can find a tree: Kuhn’s Tree Farm – At... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Winter is coming. OK, it’s here. Although it may not feel like December just yet in Happy Valley, the calendar tells us that it is indeed December. College football is over (for now), but there’s still plenty to do in Happy Valley. Let’s check out this weekend’s events: FRIDAY, DEC. 1 Christmas in Lemont – From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the German-style market will take... MORE
It’s Cyber Monday. Are you looking for something unique to give the Penn State fan on your holiday shopping list? Well, look no further than the store at We’ve got a plethora of unique gifts in our store. Looking for a T-shirt you won’t find anywhere else? We’ve got it. In addition to T-shirts, you’ll find a host of other items – from Christmas ornaments to outerwear –... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Ready. Set. Shop. If you are headed out to the big box stores this holiday season, don’t forget to patronize local businesses as well. Throughout Happy Valley, there are a number of small businesses and other organizations that offer unique gifts for those on your holiday shopping list. Let’s take a closer look at some of the places you should check out: Center for the... MORE
It’s almost the weekend. For many, it’s a long weekend. A four-day weekend, to be exact. While most Americans will spend Thanksgiving Day eating turkey and watching football, the following three days are up in the air. Even though it is a holiday weekend, there are plenty of weekend events to keep you and the family busy. Let’s take a closer look at what’s happening in and around Happy... MORE


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