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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.’

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Bellefonte businesses welcome the spring season with Fling in the 'Fonte

Downtown Bellefonte businesses are joining forces to host Fling in the 'Fonte, a spring day of shopping and fun in our community. Come join us in Bellefonte on Saturday, April 30 — whether you're experiencing Bellefonte for the first time as a visitor; or you're a long-time resident hoping to support some small businesses. Remember that parking is free downtown after 12 p.m. on Saturdays!

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Where Adventures Begin

Originally published by Suburban Life Magazine in Philadelphia, PA

From Penn State football to outdoor excursions, and from farm-to-table dining to first-rate shopping, Happy Valley offers the perfect backdrop for a memorable getaway.

Various local legends and theories pertain to the origin of the phrase Happy Valley, though nobody can say for sure how it came to be associated with Penn State University and the surrounding communities. Ed Stoddard believes there is a fairly simple reason why the name has stuck, and it begins with the residents who call the region home.

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Remote work initiative launches in Pennsylvania Wilds community

Individuals encouraged to apply by April 30 for Bellefonte live-and-work opportunity

Workers with the flexibility to perform their jobs remotely could now do so during a live-and-work visit to a PA Wilds community. The Wilds Are Working: A Remote Lifestyle Experience, launched in early April by the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, offers that opportunity.

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Top picks for your next Happy Valley shopping spree

Happy Valley has a dynamic shopping scene, with one-of-a-kind finds to be discovered at shops throughout Centre County. You’ll want to spend a few days to shop them all, starting with these top picks:

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