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Plan your Happy Valley Valentine’s Day

It’s not too late to plan a winter getaway this Valentine’s Day. Surprise your special someone with some quality time in Happy Valley, enjoying our beautiful natural landscape, picture-perfect small towns, unique restaurants, a variety of breweries, wineries, distilleries, and a lot more. Here’s our advice for a Valentine’s Day getaway that’s filled with love and happy-ness.

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35th Annual John H. Zieglier Historic Preservation Awards of the Centre County Historical Society

Since 1988, the Centre County Historical Society (CCHS) has annually recognized individuals and organizations for their outstanding work in preserving and interpreting Centre County history. Historic preservation and advocacy projects from around the county will be featured on Sunday, January 21, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Match Factory in Bellefonte, home of the American Philatelic Society. Light refreshments will be available.


VanDance announces winter dance classes

VanDance, the State College based dance company, announces its winter season dance offerings in downtown State College. Artistic Director Ann Van Kuren will teach Zena Rommett Floor-Barre® Technique as well as a combination class for adults with Floor Barre® Technique and ballet barre.

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5.Life Climbing Gyms Celebrate 30 Years of Supporting Community

Climb Nittany will offer special 1994 throwback pricing to celebrate the company’s 30th birthday on January 11th, 2024. Climb Nittany is one of four climbing gyms owned by 5.Life, a family owned and operated climbing gym company based in Columbus, OH. After opening two gyms in Columbus, owners Carrie and Alexis Roccos and Matt and Mardi Roberts expanded into the State College area in 2020 when they opened Climb Nittany in Boalsburg.

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