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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
STATE COLLEGE – Smile! You’re in Happy Valley, the happiest valley in the world. But some days it’s hard to smile. Some days there is something weighing down on our shoulders, our minds, our backs and our hearts. It’s hard to find reason to smile. But Happy Valley is here to fix that with its many perks. Not every town has what State College does and with its many features, it’s time to... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – When it comes to yoga studios, Happy Valley has a nice selection. If you are looking for a place to work out, you’ve come to the right town! Check out the many options in the happiest of valleys: Lila Yoga Studio If your practice is rooted in the energy of a space, you belong at the warmly lit, tapestry and string light ambiance offered in their studio, the Treehouse. Its... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – At 5 years old, Alexander Baron had the spotlight in the countless shows and plays he performed at. During his sophomore year of high school, Baron ventured somewhere away from the stage lights, finding something special in the backstage production and work. In an interview Baron had with Forbes, the junior at Penn State University revealed that he wrote a one-act play... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – OK, so the Blue-White Game has come and gone. Don’t worry, spring has (finally) sprung and there’s plenty to do this weekend in Happy Valley. Let’s take a closer look at this weekend and what’s on the docket. FRIDAY, APRIL 27 Penn State baseball vs. Northwestern – The Penn State baseball team opens a three-game series with Northwestern at 6:30 p.m. at Medlar Field at... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s not the setting for a fairytale, but Happy Valley is producing beautiful beginnings and happily-ever-afters for more than Penn State’s 40,000-plus students. Young professionals, entrepreneurs, growing companies and more are finding central Pennsylvania is the ideal place growing their careers, innovations and businesses. When the Happy Valley area started... MORE


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