If you have visited the State College area, odds are you have heard of, or even attended, the Centre County Grange Encampment and Fair. With an impressive assortment of activities, rides, and classic fair food, the Grange Fair is an undeniable destination every August. However, when walking around the fair, enjoying a funnel cake or watching a sheep show, you might wonder what happens when the vendors pack up and the animals return to their pens.
Hiking in a forest alone never crossed my mind as something I would be doing before 2023. I had barely set foot in a forest. As a former long-distance runner, I thrived on the adrenaline of a long run. Never would I see myself hiking slowly through a forest, having to be aware of such things as snakes and bears. After the passing of my mother in late 2020, I thought I would use running to heal, but I found that I could no longer find the motivation to do so. After many failed attempts to return to running, I began walking instead.
The Pennsylvania State University, one of the largest universities in the country and a member of the Big Ten Conference, was founded in 1855. The University Park Campus today covers more than 5,000 acres and provides more than 40,000 students with about 160 baccalaureate and 150 graduate programs.
On Thursday, February 22, celebrate a pre-party for Rhoneymeade Fest 2024, support our artists, and enjoy a free drink courtesy of our official beer vendor Boal City Brewing!
Much of downtown State College’s charm is owing to its historic buildings and community institutions, such as Harpers, The Corner Room, The Tavern, and the Shandygaff. While these standbys have sustained local retail, food, and drink needs for decades, the downtown region is alive, growing, and thriving — constantly attracting new shops and restaurants and inspiring events that make revisiting the business district a regular, must-do activity.
Beyond-classical-rock string trio Time for Three will return to the Center for the Performing Arts for the first time since 2015. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Eisenhower Auditorium.
Penn State Golf Courses encourages guests to take advantage of the nice weather headed to Happy Valley!
Happy Valley becomes a winter wonderland for sports enthusiasts - like skiing and snowboarding. Hit the slopes and take in a Nittany Lion game! Happy Valley's winter season offers a variety of activities, creating an ideal setting for those in search of a fun-filled getaway. Experience winter in Happy Valley! Book your stay now.
The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle has another month of food deals for all of their awesome guests, with a whole extra day to enjoy the inn with it being a leap year! The season for deals is starting to wind down so be sure to come to stay with The Nature Inn before they're gone!