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Chalk the Walk, Live Music and more on Howard Street at July 30th Friday in the ‘Fonte

Friday in the ‘Fonte — a free summertime event which supports Bellefonte’s shopping, dining, craft beverage producers and more — is held on the last Friday of the month in May, June, July and September. As part of the Friday in the 'Fonte celebration in July, we’re bringing Bellefonte to life with colorful artwork created with chalk on High, Allegheny and Spring streets downtown. Squares will be designed by residents and families, as well as local businesses and organizations during this fundraiser that benefits Downtown Bellefonte Inc.!

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Head to Happy Valley, PA for a mid-summer weekend full of family fun

Happy Valley’s quaint, historic communities are pulling out all the stops to make the July 9-11 weekend one to remember. From festivals to fireworks, to new ways to experience art, music and more, gather your family or friends and head to your new happy place for a full slate of first-time events and weekend fun.

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Celebrate National Caves & Karst with Lincoln Caverns & Whisper Rocks

The National Caves Association, which represents 90 show caves in the United States, Bermuda and Barbados, declared June 6 as National Caves and Karst Day to increase awareness of the roles both play in our lives and the environment. This year, 2021, marks the fifth year for this special event. 2021 also happens to be designated the International Year of Caves and Karst, bringing together cave scientists (speleologists), cave explorers and show cave owners and staff from all over the United States and the world.

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Spend a day in the Bald Eagle Valley

New accessible outdoor recreation opportunities, and dining options bringing soulful comfort food and authentic Mexican cuisine to northern Centre County, offer even more reasons to spend a day in Happy Valley, PA's beautiful Bald Eagle Valley.

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Spikes’ Single-Game Tickets On Sale Now!

The State College Spikes’ 2021 season, the first of the brand-new Major League Baseball Draft League, starts with Opening Night presented by PSECU on Monday, May 24. Single-game tickets for all 34 home games on the Spikes’ 2021 home schedule are now on sale by calling 814-272-1711, visiting the Spikes Ticket Office at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, or logging on to StateCollegeSpikes.com.

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Live Music and Outdoor Dining are just the beginning for May 28th Friday in the ‘Fonte

Downtown Bellefonte will kick off its 2021 Friday in the ‘Fonte Summer Series on May 28, 2021. The series will feature free live music, pop-up outdoor beverage and dining spaces, kids activities and historic walking tours by Local Historia. A special Friday in the ‘Fonte Shop Small Crawl will begin in May and continue through the end of September.

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PENN STATE HOMECOMING UNVEILS 2021 LOGO

Penn State Homecoming revealed its 2021 logo on Saturday, April 17, 2021. The logo was unveiled through a logo reveal video before a modified version of the Blue-White Game as a part of the annual Legacy Celebration.

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