Edward Stoddard

Edward Stoddard

Communications Director

A life-long Pennsylvania resident; Ed enjoys family activities, hiking, photography, community events, the arts, history and travel. Ed visited Happy Valley frequently in the 80s and lived here from 1991-2008. He is very happy to be back and sharing Happy Valley stories with the world.

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Friday In The Fonte July21 1

Events

Chalk the Walk, Live Music and more on Howard Street at July 30th Friday in the ‘Fonte

Friday in the ‘Fonte — a free summertime event which supports Bellefonte’s shopping, dining, craft beverage producers and more — is held on the last Friday of the month in May, June, July and September. As part of the Friday in the 'Fonte celebration in July, we’re bringing Bellefonte to life with colorful artwork created with chalk on High, Allegheny and Spring streets downtown. Squares will be designed by residents and families, as well as local businesses and organizations during this fundraiser that benefits Downtown Bellefonte Inc.!

Kayak photo Nature Inn at Bald Eagle CP

Places To Stay

Looking for a fun summer getaway? There are still a few rooms available for the Kayak Adventure Weekend at The Nature Inn!

One of the best ways to truly experience the Pennsylvania Wilds is by paddling our local Happy Valley waterways while staying within the unique comforts of the Nature Inn at Bald Eagle. Fulfill this goal during our two-day exclusive kayaking adventure on the waters of F.J. Sayers Lake and Bald Eagle Creek. It’s certain to be a weekend you won’t soon forget!

Lincoln Caverns_Myron Sr in Whisper Rocks

Events

Celebrate National Caves & Karst with Lincoln Caverns & Whisper Rocks

The National Caves Association, which represents 90 show caves in the United States, Bermuda and Barbados, declared June 6 as National Caves and Karst Day to increase awareness of the roles both play in our lives and the environment. This year, 2021, marks the fifth year for this special event. 2021 also happens to be designated the International Year of Caves and Karst, bringing together cave scientists (speleologists), cave explorers and show cave owners and staff from all over the United States and the world.

State College Spikes field

Sports

Spikes’ Single-Game Tickets On Sale Now!

The State College Spikes’ 2021 season, the first of the brand-new Major League Baseball Draft League, starts with Opening Night presented by PSECU on Monday, May 24. Single-game tickets for all 34 home games on the Spikes’ 2021 home schedule are now on sale by calling 814-272-1711, visiting the Spikes Ticket Office at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, or logging on to StateCollegeSpikes.com.

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau cannot stress enough that we believe in responsible and safe travel. We do encourage visitors planning business or leisure travel to Happy Valley to refer to the following resources for reliable information and updates regarding COVID-19. Please keep in mind that some articles on this blog were written in a different age pre-virus. Please refer to the individual business websites for current status and hours available. HVAB links to business and other appropriate pages at every opportunity.