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Poe Valley Troubadours

Dispatch from The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau - July 28, 2020

JULY 28, 2020: From the Poe Valley Troubadours in Millheim to the Go Karts at Tussey Mountain Fun Centre to the Old Mud Church in Philipsburg, there are in-person events and places to visit in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. Enjoy Friday in the 'Fonte this Friday in Bellefonte. Read more in this week's dispatch. Please follow health guidelines and wear a mask to protect yourself and others.

ADVENTURE changes by person and moment by moment. Adventure can mean shopping, sports events, dining, attending a great conference, a great stay at a hotel or B&B, seeing a thrilling performance on stage or time by the campfire relaxing along the trail. ADVENTURE is personal. ADVENTURE happens in #HappyValleyPA.

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Friday in the 'Fonte - July 31, 2020

Downtown Bellefonte will again be home to two pop-up outdoor dining spaces, as well as a downtown Sidewalk Sale, on July 31, 2020, during the community’s monthly Friday in the ‘Fonte celebration. Photo Credit: Kathy Breidenbaugh

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Dispatch from The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau - July 9, 2020

JULY 9, 2020: Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts AND Peoples Choice Festival go virtual

News to know to help you plan some leisure time in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. ADVENTURE changes by person and moment by moment. Adventure can mean shopping, sports events, dining, attending a great conference, a great stay at a hotel or B&B, seeing a thrilling performance on stage or time by the campfire relaxing along the trail. ADVENTURE is personal. ADVENTURE happens in #HappyValleyPA.

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200th anniversary of Philipsburg’s Old Mud Church to be celebrated on-line

The planned events for the 200th anniversary of Philipsburg’s Old Mud Church will not be taking place over the summer of 2020 due to restrictions of the COVID-19 epidemic. But this doesn’t mean the old church has been forgotten. A number of on-line celebrations will be hosted on the new website of the Philipsburg Historical Foundation, soon to be announced.

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Dispatch from The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau - Happy Independence Day!

JULY 4, 2020: Fireworks to light the skies in Happy Valley, PA! Details herein.

News to know to help you plan some leisure time in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. ADVENTURE changes by person and moment by moment. Adventure can mean shopping, sports events, dining, attending a great conference, a great stay at a hotel or B&B, seeing a thrilling performance on stage or time by the campfire relaxing along the trail. ADVENTURE is personal. ADVENTURE happens in #HappyValleyPA.

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Lincoln Caverns celebrates 90 years of discovery

Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28, 2020, 9 AM – 5 PM each day. The 2020 celebration offers a weekend of special historic tours, programs, children’s activities and savings, plus a few new surprises everyone will enjoy! Portraying the roles of those significant in the discovery and history of the caverns, interpreters will offer a special historic tour of both Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks. Tickets for adults and children will be offered for $9 in celebration of 90 years. Panning for gems is available for an additional charge. The one-hour historical tours leave from the visitors’ center approximately every half hour, rain or shine. No reservations are necessary to experience the splendor and beauty of Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks, however tour size is limited, and are filled in the order tickets are sold. Masks are required in the Visitors Center and on the tour. As an added treat, ECHO THE BAT, Lincoln Caverns’ mascot, joins the family at Discovery Days, 12 – 3 PM both Saturday and Sunday, with photo ops and gifts for all our young visitors.

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Be a Hunger Hero for 4th Fest

Organizers of the Central PA 4th Fest are looking to do something just as spectacular for the Happy Valley community as its annual fireworks display by holding a countywide food drive during the month of July to assist Centre County residents in need.

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau cannot stress enough that we believe in responsible and safe travel. We do encourage visitors planning business or leisure travel to Happy Valley to refer to the following resources for reliable information and updates regarding COVID-19. Please keep in mind that some articles on this blog were written in a different age pre-virus. Please refer to the individual business websites for current status and hours available. HVAB links to business and other appropriate pages at every opportunity.