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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
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 activities and... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – It looks like we’re finally going to get a nice weekend in Happy Valley. Temperatures are expected to be in the 70s this weekend, just a few days after a dusting of snow covered yards in Centre County. But the weather has cleared just in time for the weekend – and that’s a very good thing because there’s plenty going on in Happy Valley this weekend. Let’s take a closer... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Who doesn’t love a good rags-to-riches story? "Jersey Boys," a musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons being the blue collar boys who made it big in the pop music industry, is coming to the Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 18. Chris Stevens, who will play one of the original Four Seasons — Nick Massi, is excited for the... MORE
(Editor's note: Several weeks ago, we asked readers of to contribute photos of man's best friend. We received many submissions. Here is Part 2 of the best of the best.) STATE COLLEGE — Having a bad day? Having a good day? About to go home and see your pupster? About to go home to a pet fish or pet rock, even, but always enjoy a good puppy photo? Well, this is your lucky day... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – It looks like the snow is finally gone. Right? Right? We are just a couple of weeks away from Blue-White Weekend. However, until then, there is plenty to keep you busy in Happy Valley. Let’s take a closer look at some of this weekend’s top events: FRIDAY, APRIL 6 Penn State softball vs. Michigan – The Penn State softball team returns to Beard Field for a series with... MORE


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