Cara Aungst

Cara Aungst

Fun Guide Managing Editor

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Live, Work, Play in Happy Valley

Bob Cameron: As much as I relish my past and future journeys, I always enjoy coming home to Happy Valley, Pennsylvania

This April, Bob Cameron is writing a new chapter in his life. For the past seven years, he’s been the director of the Columbus Chapel and Boal Mansion Museum in Boalsburg, keeping the stories of Happy Valley’s past alive and in living color. Over those years, he worked to revitalize the historic destination, working with more than 600-900 volunteers per year to implement projects ranging from miles of trails to a walking bridge to new gardens and arboriculture.

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Penn State

Homecoming 2022: Here’s what we know so far

This year, Penn State will celebrate Homecoming on October 22 as the Nittany Lions battle Minnesota. In the days leading up to the game, Homecoming Week will celebrate the WE ARE spirit with Allen Street Jam, the return of the Best of Penn State Carnival, and the iconic Homecoming parade.

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2022 Inspiration Guide

RE Farm Café: Where You Can See Our Farm From Your Table

RE Farm Café at Windswept Farm is a unique dining experience where you “can see our farm from your table,” says LLC Managing Member Duke Gastiger. The café itself is sustainably built, their chefs (called composers) spend time tending the vegetables as they are grown, and every food either comes from the farm itself, or from a tiny network of sustainable growers. The result? Reviewers gravitate to the word “amazing.”

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2022 Inspiration Guide

Explore Our Valleys

Philipsburg Find a peaceful, historic getaway just minutes from Penn State in Philipsburg. Enjoy the annual Philipsburg Heritage Days, shop in their charming downtown or get outside with an excursion to Black Moshannon State Park.

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2022 Inspiration Guide

The State Theatre Is Your Theatre

The State Theatre is a non-profit performing arts center dedicated to serving the Centre County region. It’s a mainstay of the State College community and a vibrant hub of local culture, featuring artists both homegrown and nationally renowned.

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