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Cool summer nights in Lubrano Park are fast approaching. With those summer nights, comes your chance to see our favorite up-and-coming major league players as the State College Spikes officially begin their season. Opening Night Opening night against Williamsport is June 16 at 7:05 p.m. Fans can enter in LuCKy’s Kia Giveaway at the Lion Country Kia table for a chance to leave the park... MORE
While we should be grateful for the father figures in our lives every day, this special Sunday in June gives us a great excuse to treat our fathers and thank them for being the amazing men they are. Of course, this happy valley of ours hosts an array of events, activities and restaurants to help make this Father’s Day memorable. From baseball to brews, golf rounds to car shows, celebrate the... MORE
The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State has finalized its 2018–19 performance schedule, and it’s packed with acclaimed Broadway hits, performances from dance troupes with a message, celebrations of figures in American pop culture and so much more. Tickets are available here starting June 18, and can also be purchased by phone at 814-863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX; and in person at... MORE
Although you never really need an excuse to visit Happy Valley, this weekend’s highly anticipated celebration is the perfect reason to make your way back. We Are Weekend, a premier summer event hosted by the Penn State Alumni Association, is here to help you reunite with old classmates, share the joy of Penn State with your family and reminisce on your time as a Nittany Lion. With countless... MORE
Happy Valley has one of the best festival seasons around, hands down, and when there isn't a festival, there’s always another exciting event waiting for you and your family. With so many upcoming fairs, festivals and shows, it can be hard to keep track! Thankfully, Happy Valley has the insider details on all the weekend events you won’t want to miss! We Are Weekend: June 1–3 It's finally... MORE
Whether you are looking to reunite with friends, share memories with your family or spend some quality time with your partner, turn to the Bryce Jordan Center and the Center for Performing Arts for a wide array of musical and theatrical performances. From award winning artists to compelling performances, buy your tickets and let Happy Valley be your entertainment destination this upcoming season... MORE
Summer is just around the corner, so make sure to work plenty of outside time into your plans! Here are a few of our favorite spots for fun in the sun in Happy Valley’s beautiful great outdoors. The Arboretum at Penn State If you're looking for a place to sit in the sun or take a relaxing walk under a clear blue sky, then the Arboretum is perfect for you. With 11 gardens and groves to... MORE
For golfers, Happy Valley is a slice of heaven. And fitting in a game between reunions or on a football weekend has never been easier. Bring your sticks next time you are in town, and set aside some time to play. I've been playing here in Happy Valley for 12 years and I'm going to hit straight with you about the best places to tee it up.  Nestled at the foot of Tussey Mountain is another... MORE
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


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