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Newsletter for October 10th - October 16th
Volume 140
Entertainment Highlights

The Express

This true life sports drama follows the life of former Syracuse running back Ernie Davis, the first African-American man to win the Heisman Trophy.

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Body of Lies

City of Ember


Giants of Science
10:00 p.m.
Arena Sports Bar & Grill

DJ Troy Breon
10:00 p.m.
PA Roadhouse

Spider Kelly
10:30 p.m.
Darkhorse Tavern

Maxwell Strait
10:00 p.m.
Bar Bleu

John Sebastian & David Grisman
8:00 p.m.
The State Theatre

State College Community Theatre Presents A Bright Room Called Day
10/10 & 10/11
8:00 p.m.
Boal Barn Playhouse

Obama Benefit Concert
5:30 p.m.
Bryce Jordan Center

Sphinx Chamber Orchestra

7:30 p.m.
Eisenhower Auditorium

State College H.S. Football vs. Central Dauphin East
7:00 p.m.
Memorial Field

Bellefonte H.S. Football at Central Mountain
7:00 p.m.

Penn State Men's Soccer vs. Ohio State
7:00 p.m.
Jeffrey Field

Women's Field Hockey vs. Virginia
1:00 p.m.
AstroTurf Field


Way Fruit Farm Apple Festival
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Great Pumpkin Event
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Michael's Arts & Crafts

Boalsburg 200th Birthday Street Party
Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Village Square


Downtown Fall Festival & Chili Cookoff

The 9th annaul Downtown Fall Festival and the 3rd annual Chil Cookoff will take place Saturday, October 11th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the 200 block of South Allen Street in downtown State College.  The festival will feature pony rides, free hayrides, crafts, pumpkin decorating, and a dessert contest.  Admission to the festival is free.  Visitors to the festival can purchase all-you-can-eat chili wristbands for $8 ($4 for children ages 12 & under).

Other Interesting Events Community Calendar 

Sunday, October 12th
8:00 p.m.
The State Theatre
Known for their 1997 pop hit MMMBop, Hanson will perform at the State Theatre.  Tickets are $37/adult and $20 for University Park Penn State students.

Tuesday - Thursday, October 14th - 16th
A Man of No Importance
8:00 p.m.
Citizens Bank Theatre
The performance is presented by Penn State's School of Theatre.  Previews are October 14th & 15th, tickets are only $10/adult and $8.50 for students for both Previews.  The first regular performance will be October 16th, tickets are $14/adult.

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Local Headlines More News 

Car Crashes Into House In Downtown State College
A 1995 Mercedes Benz struck a home at 820 West College Avenue  early Wednesday, causing significant damage to the home's foundation, leaving four residents homeless.  Read more on this story....

State College Police Nab Men With Drugs
After pulling a car over for running a red late this past weekend, police found more than half of a pound of marijuana in the car's trunk.  Read more on this story....

PA Health Department Reminds Individuals To Get A Flu Shot
With record amounts of flu vaccine available, the PA Department of Health is urging Pennsylvania citizens to protect themselves against the flu this winter.  Read more on this story....

Community Spotlight

Boalsburg Bicentenary Ball

The Boalsburg Bicentenary Ball will take place in the Boal Mansion, Saturday, October 11th at 7:30 p.m. to celebrate Boalsburg's 200th birthday.  Eighth and ninth generation members of the historical Boal family will be at the ball to greet guests.  A television will be set-up in the library for football fans wanting to watch the Penn State & Wisconsin game.  Tickets to the formal ball are $75/person and will benefit the historic preservation of Boalsburg and 200th birthday activities.  The ball is open to the public.  For more information about the evening, visit the Boal Mansion's website.

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Fun Fact of the Week
The movie The Express premieres this week. Which year did Ernie Davis win the Heisman Trophy?
a. 1959
b. 1961
c. 1963
d. 1964
Last week's answer:
Andre Iguodala
Halloween Guide

Visit's Halloween Guide to see local trick-or-treat schedules and a listing of fall/Halloween activities in and around Centre County. More Weather 


High 46°F
Low 29°F

On-and-off rain and drizzle this morning


High 46°F
Low 37°F

Mostly sunny and chilly


High 50°F
Low 31°F

A couple of afternoon showers


High 41°F
Low 34°F

Windy and colder with some sun


High 48°F
Low 33°F

Partly sunny

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