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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
STATE COLLEGE – When you bleed blue and white, it’s easy to get caught up counting down the days until you’re back at Beaver Stadium tailgating with your friends and cheering on the Nittany Lions. But we're here to help you make the most of every sunny day and warm evening until then. Happy Valley always brings its A-game. No matter what season it is, you’re sure to find a variety of unique... MORE
If you have never explored our area waterways by boat, you are missing out. The Juniata River offers an afternoon of sun, glimpses of fish in its pristine water, and the best view you'll find anywhere. On June 8-10, 2018, you can celebrate the grand opening of canoe/kayak access points in Mapleton and Mount Union, Pennsylvania. These access points bookend Jacks Narrows - the deepest gorge... MORE
STATE COLLEGE  — Whether you’re an alum coming back to town, a parent bringing the kids for a trip, or any other kind of visitor to the Centre Region, we want you to get the most out of your visit here. Our area is chock-full of fun and exciting ways to make your trip memorable, from food and drink to recreation. No matter the reason for your visit, you can upgrade your getaway by adding in... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – In Happy Valley, it’s the biggest event of the spring. There is nothing quite like Blue-White Weekend. Sure, there’s the Blue-White Game, which marks the official end of spring practice. But there’s so much more than that. Here are some of the highlights of Blue-White Weekend. And while most are football-related, others are not. There’s so much to do in Happy Valley from... MORE
BELLEFONTE  — When I ask people who live in Bellefonte about what they love the most about their town, one word keeps coming up. Charm. “I love the vibe,” Melissa Hombosky, founding member of the State College Young Professionals group, and member of the Bellefonte Borough Council says, “Every town has its problems, but it’s easy to overlook ours.” It has a small-town TV show feel to it... MORE
Say goodbye to the cooped up days of winter. Spring is here, which means endless outside fun in and around Happy Valley. Whether you’re here visiting this spring or you’re a Happy Valley resident, take advantage of all the awesome outdoor activities our area has to offer.
Centre County's summer slate of festivals is about to get an exciting new addition. This summer, the inaugural Central PA Theatre & Dance Fest will take downtown State College by storm from June 22-24. More than 20 companies will come together to perform and produce the festival, including musical theatre, vaudeville, tap, belly dancing – even circus arts! The festival will include a wide... MORE


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