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Newsletter for July 7th - July 14th
Volume 231
Entertainment Highlights

Despicable Me

Coming soon:

Visit's Movie Section!

Grab dinner and a movie. Visit's Dining Guide for dining suggestions, user ratings, menus and more!

Billy Bauer Band
10:30 pm
Cafe 210

8:00 pm

Screaming Ducks
10:00 pm

10:30 pm

Dark Star Orchestra
8:00 pm
State Theatre

Wonderful Town
thru 7/10
8:00 pm
Boal Barn Playhouse

Smokey Joe's Cafe
Penn State Downtown Theatre Center

Spikes vs Lake Monsters
Click for times/promos
Medlar Field

Arts Festival 5k/10k
8:30 am
Medlar Field

Engineers of Black Moshannon
2:00 pm
Black Moshannon State Park

Heritage Days
All day

10:00 am
Schlow Library

Read It, Watch It
State Theatre


Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

State College is abuzz with activity this weekend. The Arts Festival has returned and will bring over 125,000 people to downtown State College and the University Park campus.  Come celebrate the arts with the nationally recognized sidewalk sale and exhibition, sand sculpture, great music, theatrical performances, children activities and all sorts of food choices!

You can find all your Arts Festival information by using our Online Arts Festival Guide.  You can look at and share photos, make comments in the blog. view the live Arts Fest Camera and of course see all the events happening at the Festival.


People's Choice Festival

While at the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts don't forget to stop over in Boalsburg for the People's Choice Festival. This annual arts festival features some of the very best of Pennsylvania artisans. Food, fun and family entertainment in a park-like setting on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum. (more info)

Other Interesting Events Community Calendar 

Lift For Life

Penn State Football Uplifting Athletes' Annual Lift for Life is set for this Friday at 2:00pm in Holuba Hall. 80 members of the Nittany Lion football team are scheduled to compete. Lift For Life is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5 per students/child and $10 per adult. Fans will have a chance to meet and get autographs from current and former members of the Penn State Football team. Proceeds will benefit the Kidney Cancer Association. (more info)

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Local Headlines More News 

Webster's Bookstore Cafe Supporters Mobilize by Adam Smeltz

Supporters of Webster's Bookstore Cafe pledged Tuesday to pursue letter-writing and petition campaigns to advocate for the troubled State College icon. Well more than 50 people gathered for a quickly called community meeting Tuesday evening at the more here


Penn State Workers Asked to Cut Power Use by Adam Smeltz

Penn State has asked employees to reduce their on-campus electricity use every afternoon this week. As the heat wave pushes daytime temperatures into the 90s, heavy dependence on air conditioning will put a strain on the regional power grid, university spokesman Paul Ruskin more here

Community Spotlight

AstroFest 2010

Looking for something to do after the Arts Festival winds down? AstroFest will run 8:30 to 11:30 pm at Davey Lab through Saturday. Astronomy crafts, demonstrations, planetarium shows, rooftop stargazing, 3D tours of Mars, the Milky Way, and the Universe and activities for children of all ages will be featured. (see more info)

Open Houses
July 11th, 2010 1:00pm - 2:30pm
July 11th, 2010 11:00am - 1:30pm
July 11th, 2010 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fun Fact of the Week
How many days long was the first CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS?
A. 1
B. 5
C. 7
D. 9
Last week's answer:
Vexillologist-What do you call a person with an expert knowledge of flags?
Upcoming Events

Just a few upcoming events.  Post and see other events on our Community Calendar:

Wingfest 7/15

Black Moshannon SummerFest 7/17-18

Vietnam Revisited 7/24-25

Penn State Football vs Youngstown St. 9/4 More Weather 


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Low 45°F

Not as cool; a little morning rain


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Intervals of clouds and sun


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Clouds and sun


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Mostly cloudy

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