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The Best of the Season’s Shopping, Celebrating, and Santa Greeting For the happiest season of all, what better place could there be for holiday fun than somewhere with “Happy” right in its name? Holiday festivals, seasonal concerts, treats, sightseeing… There are so many ways to celebrate in Happy Valley this holiday season. Here’s a preview of our favorite holiday events to add to your... MORE
Iconic Penn State Gear and Goods Can Be Shipped to Anyone on Your Gift List Gifting your Penn Stater friends and family with awesome local items is a surefire way to make them feel super happy and at home. Especially if they can’t be in Happy Valley this holiday season; just bring Happy Valley to them! Best of all, there are plenty of gifts that you don’t even need to leave your couch to... MORE
Tickets for the first ever Happy Valley Jam at Beaver Stadium are now on sale! The first-of-its-kind country concert on July 8 will feature Blake Shelton, Chris Young, Big & Rich, David Ray and Adley Stump. And though some probably thought they'd never see the day, Beaver Stadium will also be selling beer and wine at the event. Tickets for reserved seating, including on-field... MORE
People are passionate about music around here. The announcement of Blake Shelton as Beaver Stadium’s first musical performer was met with a divided reaction. Country lovers rejoiced, while others were—to put it mildly—not so pleased. What’s important to remember is that in Happy Valley, you can see live music of every kind. Between the BJC, Eisenhower Auditorium, Schwab Auditorium, The... MORE
After weeks of waiting and many guesses, Penn State Athletics has announced that the first concert in Beaver Stadium on July 8, 2017 will be headlined by Blake Shelton. Shelton will be one of five country acts in the lineup for the "Happy Valley Jam", along with Chris Young, Big & Rich, David Ray, and Adley Stump. The night will also mark another big first for Beaver Stadium:... MORE
Penn State plays against Iowa for one of our very last home game weekends of the season. Here's how to make the most of it. 
Penn State made a massive announcement last Saturday night before the Ohio State game: that Beaver Stadium will host its first concert ever on July 8, 2017. There have been whispers of it happening for some time—as many stadiums have begun to double as concert venues for years—but it was always a mystery whether or not the university would pull that plug. Now, it’s officially on. The catch... MORE
In Central Pennsylvania, it feels impossible to go anywhere during the fall without getting a good look at the colorful trees. But there are some places you can go to step up your leaf-viewing game.                
There are a ton of spooky things to do for Halloween in Happy Valley. The only question is, are you brave enough to try them?   Haunted Miner’s Maze and Flashlight Tours at Penn’s Cave 10/28 & 10/29, 6-9 p.m. Take a tour of Happy Valley’s historic cave by flashlight while hearing its ancient legends and spooky tales, or explore the dimly lit miner’s maze for an eerie (but... MORE
The State College Spikes and Centre LifeLink EMS are bringing this year's safest and most fun children's trick-or-treating event -- Safe and Seen -- to Medlar Field this Saturday from 4-6! The event is designed for young trick-or-treaters and their families and includes fun activities for children and their families. Admission and parking are free. Kids... MORE


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