The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at HappyValley.com/events
Attend the History of Radio in Centre County Encyclopedia Live Talk by David Dzikowski on Sunday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the Centre Furnace Mansion!
Centre County Historical Society invites visitors to experience the beginning of Happy Valley at the Centre Furnace Mansion
Elevated on a hill overlooking busy College Avenue, the Centre Furnace Mansion has witnessed a lot. Now serving as the Centre County Historical Society’s (CCHS) headquarters, the mansion offers a glimpse of what life was like when Happy Valley was just beginning to develop.
As the days grow longer, and the warm rays of the sun call us outdoors, it's important to remember that soaking up the sun requires some careful preparation. Sun safety should be a top priority for everyone, during every season, regardless of age or skin type.
Happy Valley is rich in history, culture, and creative residents who love celebrating both. The region’s museum scene is top-notch and varied, offering a mix of traditional galleries and more interactive experiences.
For many artists, their work is a labor of love — a fact made all the more apparent when your work consists of a dilapidated historic home that can’t be saved, you’re a one-man show, and there’s no gain in sight other than simply contributing something beautiful to a community. Such is the case with Benjamin Fehl and The Crooked House.
A new walking tour app will test users’ knowledge of Penn State by providing fresh perspectives on the university’s original land, history and purpose. The free site-specific walk “through memories of wildness” is a creative partnership between the Center for the Performing Arts and theater artist Marike Splint.
It's never too early to take tick precautions. May is the most active time for ticks in Pennsylvania, and with the mild winter, we have already been in the midst of tick season for some time. Ticks will remain active throughout the summer and into the fall.
July 20th is National Pennsylvania Day, and for the last two years, America250PA has partnered with Natural Food Group in support of Feeding Pennsylvania to staff food banks across the Commonwealth. Thus far, with the help of several EPIC volunteers, America250PA has packaged over 17,000 boxes of food, prepared 958 meals, sorted over 9,000 lbs of produce & frozen food, and filled over 400 volunteer shifts.