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Weekend Plans: Friday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 9

by on December 07, 2012 4:19 PM

Be sure to check out our calendar of events and  yard-sale classifieds  to see everything going on this weekend. Or visit our weather page for the latest forecasts.

Friday, Dec. 7


In "Playing for Keeps," a former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn. 

Check showtimes, theaters and all movie listings on our movie page.

Bars and Clubs 

The Autoport boasts it's 'Chef Feature' and $5.50 martinis. Happy hour is seven days a week! 5-7 p.m., the 
Best Happy Hours in Town!" Half off all draft beers, wines, well-mixed drinks and appetizers.The Emily Mathis Trio plays.

At Kildare's, there's $3 Stella Artois all day and half-off happies from 10 p.m. to midnight.

Lowjack plays at 10:30 p.m. at Bar Bleu and happies are half-off. 

Check our more on our bar tour guide

Saturday, Dec. 8

The Bill Welch Cartoon Series returns to The State Theatre! Starting at 10 a.m., come downtown to The State Theatre to watch all of your Warner Brother’s favorites.

Each weekend is free! Get complete information here

Check out the Holiday Concert Winterfest '12 at the State College Area North Building! WPSU's community music concert, "Winterfest ’12: What Sweeter Music" will feature performances from Anne Sullivan, harpist; Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra, Douglas Meyer, conductor; and State College Area High School Chamber Singers, Robert Drafall, director.

Doors open at 6:15 a.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Get complete information here

Watch Penn State Men's basketball take on Army at 4 p.m. in the Bryce Jordan Center. Get ticketing information here

Sunday, Dec. 9

The Happy Holidays Ice Show starts at 3:30 p.m. at the Penn State ice rink! Get complete information here

Hungry? Check out our dining guide to pick out whatever you're craving.

Don't forget: Tickets are now available for the Polar Express and the Santa Express. Get your tickets now!


Laura Nichols is a news reporter and @LC_Nichols on Twitter.
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