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The hills are alive with the Sound of Music, and for two nights this month, Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium will be too. The brand-new Broadway production tour will make a stop in Happy Valley Nov. 14 and 15 for two performances. Viewers will be delighted with musical favorites from the well-known film, including "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "Edelweiss,"... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Does the one-point loss to Ohio State have you down? Need a pick-me-up? Well, good news – the weekend is almost here. Even though the Penn State football team is out of town, there’s still plenty to do and see in Happy Valley this weekend. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights as you plan for the first weekend in November. FRIDAY, NOV. 3 Bellator 186 – Bellator... MORE
For the most part, kids enjoy ALL candy. However, we’re here to tell you the do’s and don’t’s for handing out candy this year ... in our opinion. Best: Reese’s: What’s not to love about chocolate with peanut butter? Not only do kids love Reese’s peanut butter cups, but Reese’s pieces are a great go-to as well.  Twix: Twix bars are the best bang for your buck! In one small wrapper,... MORE
HUNTINGDON – Still looking for something to do this pre-Halloween weekend? Up for a short road trip? Then check out the 34th annual Ghosts and Goblins Haunted Cave and Trail at Lincoln Caverns, “In the Belly of the Beast.” Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28 mark the final days of the Haunted Cave and Trail. Tours begin at 6 p.m. and last until 9:30 p.m. Experience haunted caverns, a haunted... MORE
Make the Most of Your PSU-Michigan Weekend Big weekend in Happy Valley. Michigan, White Out, night game, woo hoo! We know it’s all about the football, but even if you’re planning a daylong tailgate, there’s still weekend time left to explore Happy Valley during the most beautiful season of the year. No need to brainstorm, we’ve got your list right here: Friday night beverages/dinner... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – WPSU’s Eventapalooza is right around the corner. This year, the annual event will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22 at WPSU, 100 Innovation Blvd. The theme of this year’s event is “Ocean Friends Forever.” Splash and Bubbles will be on hand at the event and available for photos with children of all ages. Splash and Bubbles are characters from the creative... MORE
No football game this weekend? No worries. There’s plenty going on in Happy Valley. For starters, it’s Parents’ Weekend at Penn State. So while there isn’t a football game, town should be bustling with activity. Coming into town just for the weekend? Or are you just trying to figure out how to fill the void since the Nittany Lions are – gasp – off this week? Let’s take a closer look at the... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – One of the most popular Halloween traditions is back for another year. It’s the Aboretum at Penn State’s Jack-o’-Lantern Contest. This year, the contest will be held on Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 14. Want to participate? Well, you can – and it’s easy! There will be a free pumpkin pickup from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8 at the Arboretum – while supplies last.... MORE
OK, so the No. 4 team in the nation is on the road this week. Can’t make it to Evanston for the game? No worries, there’s lots to do in Happy Valley. Here’s a closer look at what’s going on this weekend: Thursday, Oct. 5 Wynonna & The Big Noise – There are very few artist who are known simply by their first name. Wynonna is one of the few. She and her band, the Big Noise, will... MORE
  UNIVERSITY PARK – Robert Booz flew over the jungles of Vietnam as an Air Force pilot. Debra Burger’s brother was declared missing in action soon after she celebrated her 11th birthday. Then-Penn State student Howard Davidson demonstrated against the war and marched in Washington, D.C. Their stories are among many local ones that have been shared as part of a WPSU project about the... MORE


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