119 articles

Screenshot 2022 12 07 142641

Casting Crowns Extends Successful ‘Healer’ Tour Into 2023 With Additional 33 Cities Featuring Special Guests

Following a hugely successful touring season in 2022, performing in front of more than 300,000 people in 80+ tour markets, GRAMMY® winning multi-platinum group Casting Crowns has announced plans to extend The Healer Tour to 33 more U.S. cities in the spring of 2023. Presented by Compassion International, the Spring 2023 Healer Tour will visit the Bryce Jordan Center Friday, April 7. The spring leg of the tour features special guests We Are Messengers and Ben Fuller.

Centre Film Festival 1

The Arts in Happy Valley

Don't let the pride in Penn State sports fool you--Happy Valley also boasts a thriving arts and culture scene, thanks to university-based resources and a local culture that promotes creativity and appreciates and fosters talent in arts. The area is a regular stopping point for major acts, including musicians, comedians and production tours thanks to local venues on campus and in the community.

Mike Lynch Vista

Hiking Mount Nittany

My wife (Karen) and I are reaching our late-60s, but we’re thankful that our abilities and health still allow us to hike all but the longest and most treacherous trails. We recently visited Centre County, which has some of the best hiking trails for every skill set. Some pathways lead through flat marshes and fields, where visitors may view a wide variety of flora and fauna. Others lead up and down steep mountains, covered with lush forestation.

Harrisons Eat Well Catering Photo Harrisons Eat Well Catering

From ready-made to DIY: Happy Valley’s best tailgate foods

As the home of Nittany Lion football, Happy Valley has your tailgate party foods, drinks and snacks covered. Whether you’re a grill master or a host who prefers ready-made fare so you’re free to mingle, you’ll find plenty of local options to fill up your tailgate menu.

IMG 2414

Becky Burger: More than anything, my role allows me to connect with people

Seasoned hospitality veteran Becky Burger is the General Manager at the Allen Street Grill in downtown State College. With 40 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality business (19 of them with the Allen Street Grill), Burger feels she can truly make a difference by treating staff and customers with compassion and care. Years ago, she was nicknamed “Momma Bear” by her team, and she feels it has been a fitting title... her door is always open to council, to mentor, to encourage.

Bald Eagle

Stay at The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle this October

Starting today through the remainder of October, receive two complimentary boxed lunches when you book a new stay arriving between now and October 31st, 2022. Give us a call directly at (814) 625-2879 to make your reservation and claim these free boxed lunches today!

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at