Happy Fourth of July!
On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by
the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to
freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of
holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues
across the country. Here in State College we have one of the country's most
Spectacular Firework displays. There will be events, music and more up and around Beaver Stadium all day on Saturday. Go up early and enjoy the day. The Spikes play at 1pm and 4thFest events start at 4pm.
Have a Great Holiday Weekend!
State College Arts Festivals
Aside from Penn State home football games, no other single event brings
as much excitement and energy to the State College area as the Central
Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. The Arts Festival returns next week July 9-12 and Children's Day is July 8th. There will be Music, Kid's Activities and of course, Arts and Crafts galore!
VIsit our Festuival of the Arts Guide to get a full schedule of events, and more information. While you are there, be sure to check out the Art-Fest Camera, post to the Micro-blog and share your pictures.
Don't forget the People's Choice Arts Festival is also happening in Boalsburg July 9-12.
So put on some comfertable shoes and make a day of it in State College. It's All Right Here!
CRPR "Kids-On-Wheels" Parade
Hey Kids! Show your patriotism and be part of the annual “CRPR
Kids-on-Wheels” Parade. Bring your bike, wagon, scooter, stroller or
skateboard and meet us at the corner of Foster Avenue and Locust Lane.
The parade will end at Central Parklet where we will celebrate our
nation’s birthday by singing “Happy Birthday to US” and eating
Saturday, July 4, 2009, 9:30 AM line up / Step off at 10AM
Summer is in full swing and local vegetables are in season. Be sure to check out the local Farmer's Market's in our area. Local produce is available through the Fall growing season. You will not only find produce, but also eggs, baked goods, crafts, etc. Pick up some fresh produce this week!
What state led the nation in watermelon production last year (861 million pounds)?
Last week's answer:
16 - (What is the Spikes largest margin of victory?)