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Dust Settles After Another Lively Festival Weekend Wraps Up Dust Settles After Another Lively Festival Weekend Wraps Up
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
“I’m already thinking about next year and today’s not even over yet,” Eva Ratner said on Sunday. “I love football and I love things like FourthFest and all that, but this is really the one thing I look forward to all year long. This is a weekend that represents what we’re all about here. [Read More]
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Dust Settles After Another Lively Festival Weekend Wraps Up Dust Settles After Another Lively Festival Weekend Wraps Up
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
“I’m already thinking about next year and today’s not even over yet,” Eva Ratner said on Sunday. “I love football and I love things like FourthFest and all that, but this is really the one thing I look forward to all year long. This is a weekend that represents what we’re all about here. [Read More]

Kids' Lemonade Stand Raises Money for Library In Wake of Flood Kids' Lemonade Stand Raises Money for Library In Wake of Flood
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"We're raising money for charity," Zack Paterno says. "There was a flood in Schlow Library and it ruined some of their books so we're raising money so they can get their books back. People need to read and if they can't read they don't learn." [Read More]

Astronomers Give ArtsFest a Closer Look at the Sun Astronomers Give ArtsFest a Closer Look at the Sun
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"When we say we can look at the sun, people just go crazy because they say you can't look at the sun because it can damage your eyes," astronomy student Guang Yang says. "But this is a safe way to look at it, since you should never look at the sun directly." [Read More]

Book Benches Unveiled at Arts Fest Celebrate Centre County Book Benches Unveiled at Arts Fest Celebrate Centre County
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This will be a visual reminder to people of everything that’s great about Centre County in a beautiful, usable, interactive way,” Gyekis says. “We want to create pride and build community.” [Read More]

Stompers Project at Arts Fest Brings Mental Health Message to Wider Audience Stompers Project at Arts Fest Brings Mental Health Message to Wider Audience
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The stigma is certainly real," Jones says. "People seem to understand intellectually that something like depression is an illness, but somehow if you have it you still get treated like you're less than someone with a physical illness." [Read More]

State College Music Legends Reunite to Carry On Arts Fest Tradition State College Music Legends Reunite to Carry On Arts Fest Tradition
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Once upon a time in the 1980s, there was a band of merry minstrels in State College who were renowned for their angelic voices and soulful brand of rock and roll. Known as Cartoon, their songs eventually passed into legend, never to be heard live again. Until now. [Read More]

Unique Artisans Show Off Goods at Arts Fest Sidewalk Sale Unique Artisans Show Off Goods at Arts Fest Sidewalk Sale
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I wish I could buy one," Penn State alumna Claire Morgan says. "That's one of the cooler things I've seen here today, or ever at the festival for that matter." [Read More]

Arts Fest Forecast: Tornado Watch Posted With Storms Expected Thursday Arts Fest Forecast: Tornado Watch Posted With Storms Expected Thursday
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The first day of Arts Fest comes complete with thunderstorms and a tornado watch. “We’re going to see some pretty heavy rains that may lead to flooding problems, and there’s also the possibility for some damaging winds,” Walker says. [Read More]

Wild Kingdom Draws Crowd at Arts Fest Wild Kingdom Draws Crowd at Arts Fest
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
“My son loves snakes so he really wanted to visit this tent,” says Green. “We found snakes in our driveway one time and it’s neat to learn about the types of snake around our area.” [Read More]

Arts Fest Kicks Off With A Day Dedicated To Kids Arts Fest Kicks Off With A Day Dedicated To Kids
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
The Children and Youth Day Sidewalk Sale is one of the biggest attractions of the entire day. "There are 175 booths that are going to be set up during the sale," says Bryant. "Kids get a chance to show off their artistic side by displaying some of their original artwork." [Read More]

The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thousands and thousands of posters have been given away over the years. One turned up at a cocktail party in Jacksonville. “Right behind the commode there’s a poster from the Arts Festival,” he says. “And I thought, ‘At last, success!’” [Read More]

It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
When I asked my daughter why she enjoys playing with swords, she replied, "It's cool that you can use a sword when you're only 6-years-old." Just like it's cool to use a pretend stethoscope or a plastic Swiss army knife. [Read More]

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