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Local Historia Makes Connecting with History Easy

Maris operates Local Historia along with partner (and fellow school teacher ) Dustin Elder. Local Historia is an educational platform that focuses on “engaging content, walking tours, and other unique experiences,” including “History Pub” — an evening of cocktails and historical conversation at Big Springs Spirits, and an annual “Spooky Speakeasy,” with ghost stories at the Gamble Mill

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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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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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Lucy Rogers: We Have Good People Who Care, And Are Part Of Something

Big Spring Spirits Tasting Room Manager Lucy Rogers has been part of the wine scene in State College since 2003. She started at Harrison’s Wine Grill when it was at the Hilton Garden Inn, where she ran weekly wine tastings and wine classes, and moved on to Zola and catering management. When she heard about an opening at a brand new distillery in Bellefonte, she said without hesitation, “I’m on board.”

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