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Weekend Plans: Friday, Nov. 30 to Sunday, Dec. 2

by on November 30, 2012 4:04 PM

There may have been snow this week, but it's supposed to hit 60 degrees on Tuesday! How's that for December weather? 

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, Nov. 29


In "Killing Them Softly," Brad Pitt stars as Jackie Cogan, an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

Check out showtimes, theaters and all movies on our movie page

Bars and Clubs

DJ Direct plays at 10 p.m. at Duo and Brawny Cash is on stage at 9 p.m. at Rotelli. 

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. 1

Catch Les Miserables as put on by the Bald Eagle Area Drama Club!  The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. at Bald Eagle Area Middle/High School. Get complete information here

Take the plunge! The YMCA of Centre County's Plunge, that is. The Plunge is an event held by the YMCA of Centre County, the first Saturday in December, where participants enter into the water at Sayers Dam, at the Bald Eagle State Park, despite the frigid temperature. The plunge is held to raise money for the YMCA of Centre County’s Open Door program which allows the Y to turn no one away for their inability to pay. This year the YMCA will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary of the Plunge.

Awards will be given out and raffles drawn for prizes. Get registration and complete information here

The Elf on the Shelf Storytime and Adopt-an-Elf Event comes to Barnes and Noble at 11 a.m. The event will include a reading of The Elf on the Shelf book, activities and holiday treats. We will also be inviting elf-less families to adopt an elf of their own!

Get complete information here


Penn State Men's Basketball takes on the University of Penn at 2 p.m. in the Bryce Jordan Center. Get complete ticketing information here

Sunday, Dec. 2

Arlo Guthrie is at the State Theatre for his “Here Comes the Kid” Tour. Get showtimes and ticketing 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!


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