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Bellefonte Shop Small Crawl to begin on Small Business Saturday

Black Friday marks the official start to holiday shopping, and Small Business Saturday, held each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, reminds us to support local businesses by shopping small. On Saturday, November 26, find special promotions and discounts at many businesses in downtown Bellefonte.

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Four stops for fall Agventures

The changing colors of the leaves, the crisp fall air and Penn State football are just a few of the many reasons that there is nothing like fall in Happy Valley, PA. Across the region, many local establishments make the most of local agriculture to create harvest-time menus, featuring one-of-a-kind entrees and seasonal craft cocktails.

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Spend This Friday Evening Out On The Town!

On Friday, September 30th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Downtown Bellefonte will be celebrating the second to last Friday in the 'Fonte of the year. Bring your lawn chair and blankets and stop by the Centre County Courthouse to listen to live music by Granma Ben and check out many local vendors.

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Get Game Ready With Tait Farm Foods!

For sports fans, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Football returns and with it comes tailgate season. These days, tailgating has moved well beyond the stadium parking lot and into homes everywhere. Here are our best suggestions to easily satisfy an appetite for victory and great food.

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Fritz Smith: Fate Kept Bringing Me To This Magical, Thriving Community

For Fritz Smith, president and CEO of The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau, the love for hospitality started at a very early age, in a place fueled by tourism.

“I grew up in Washington, D.C., a place where the two major industries were government and tourism,” he said. “You saw thousands of people visiting the Washington Monument and going in and out of the Smithsonian Museum buildings almost year-round. Something inside me said, “I bet those people are spending a whole lot of money while they are here!”

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Make It The Coolest Summer Ever!

As summer approaches, there is no better way to cool down and relax in the late afternoon or evening than with a cold, tasty, sweet treat perfect for the whole family. Our ideas are not only super satisfying, they will create a fun family activity with kids, grandkids, or just those young at heart.

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Central Pennsylvania Stories

State College, PA – Central Pennsylvania Stories, a new anthology of 41 historical articles by local historian Ralph Seeley, has just arrived at Centre Furnace Mansion and is now available to the public. Published for the Centre County Historical Society by Mt. Nittany Press, the book’s varied stories cover Centre County and nearby locales from the 17th through 20th centuries.

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27th Annual Centre Furnace Mansion Plant Celebration

The Centre County Historical Society is pleased to invite the public to its 27th Annual Plant Celebration sale on Saturday, Saturday, May 14, from 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. at Centre Furnace Mansion, 1001 E. College Ave., State College.

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Happy Valley Agventures Bucket List

Centre County boasts a wealth of unique and memorable ag-focused things to see, do and taste! Follow these suggestions throughout the year when planning your next ‘Agventure.’

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at HappyValley.com/events