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Newsletter for October 6th - October 13th
Volume 244
Entertainment Highlights

Opening:

Secretariat

It's Kind of a Funny Story

Life As We Know It

My Soul To Take 3D

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

My Hero Zero
10/8
10:30 pm
Cafe 210

Screaming Ducks
10/9
10:00 pm
Arena

Chicken Tractor Deeluxe
10/9
8:00 pm
Elk Creek Cafe

Brew Devils
10/9
10:00 pm
Darkhorse

Snoopy!! The Musical
10/7-9
7:00 pm
Boal Barn Playhouse

Taylor Eigsti Trio
10/12
7:30 pm
Schwab Auditorium

The History Boys
10/12-25
Click for times
Pavilion Theatre

 

PSU M-Soccer
10/10
3:00 pm
Jeffrey Field

PSU M-Soccer
10/13
7:00 pm
Jeffrey Field

PSU W-Soccer
10/15
7:00 pm
Jeffrey Field

PSU W-Volleyball
10/15
7:00 pm
Rec Hall

Owl Prowl
10/8
7:00 pm
Shaver's Creek

YMCA Family Night Out
10/8
7:00 pm
YMCA Bellefonte

Build & Grow Funhouse Mirror
10/9
10:00 am
Lowe's

Cranberry Festival
10/9
Noon
Black Moshannon State Park

 

Noteworthy
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Penn State Homecoming Weekend

This weekend is Penn State's Homecoming Weekend.  There are many events happening besides the game against Illinois Saturday at noon. Whether you are an alumnus, a student or just a PSU supporter, check out all  the Homecoming events and coverage including a live webcast of the parade.  Also, keep up with Penn State Football and all PSU Sports on the StateCollege.com PSU Pages.

Other Interesting Events Community Calendar 
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Fall Festivals

Way Fruit Farm - Way Fruit Farm hosts a Fall Festival this Saturday and next Saturday. The Festival is a great time to come out with family or friends and take a free wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch and pick just the pumpkin you want. There is also numerous other things to do at the festival. There is an apple slingshot, more than a dozen crafters, a petting zoo and other activities to enjoy.(more)

Wasson Farm - Come out to the Wasson Farm this weekend to celebrate fall with fun family activities, pumpkins, a corn maze, and 180 gallons of homemade soup! (more)


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Penn State Horticulture Show

Saturday and Sunday inside the Snyder Agriculture Arena there will be a display of landscapes of different styles varying from city green spaces to the beautiful countryside. Seasonal produce will be available along with cider, mums, and both large and small plant material. All are welcome so please come enjoy the scenic tour and take a walk through the show's City Escapes and Country Estates. (more)

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Local Headlines More News 
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Paterno Blue About Red Zone by Mike Poorman

We all knew Penn State’s troubles in the red zone in 2010 were bad – but we didn’t know how bad. Until now. Of the 120 teams in the FBS, Penn State ranks 114th and 115th in red zone offense and defense, respectively. Think things can’t get worse? The Illini offense is tied for No. 1 in the nation for scoring in the red zone; they’ve converted on all 12 of their trips -- seven touchdown and five field goals -- this season...read column


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Verizon Building Talks Bound for State College Council by Adam Smeltz

State College Borough Council may begin discussing Nov. 1 the fate of the former Verizon Communications building. Karen Burgos, an RDA member, stressed that she would like to see a community center, a senior center or another community-driven function take shape at the property. "I'm very much a control freak, and I hate to see the borough lose control," Burgos said Monday. "I think they should have a finger in the pie."...read article

Community Spotlight
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Boalsburg Heritage Festival

Celebrate Boalsburg's 202nd birthday this Sunday with a community celebration! Music, food, crafts and more!  Make plans to visit this festival celebrating Boalsburg's unique link with Columbus and featuring ethnic crafts, food, live music and free historic tours by wagon. (more)

Penn State Gameday Notes

Penn State (3-2, 0-1) vs. Illinois (2-2, 0-1)

When: Saturday, October 9
Where: Beaver Stadium (107,282)
Kickoff: 12:01 p.m. ET
Series Record: Penn State, 14-3

ESPN2 will nationally televise the contest with Bob Wischusen and Brian Griese calling the action.

The contest is the Nittany Lions' 91st Homecoming Game and Penn State has a 65-20-5 mark all-time; 39-5 under Coach Joe Paterno. The Nittany Lions are coming off a 24-3 loss at then No. 17 Iowa. The Fighting Illini are coming off a 24-13 home loss to No. 2 Ohio State.

Illinois is tied for first in the nation in red zone offense, scoring on all 12 of its trips inside the 20 this season (seven touchdowns and five field goals). Only four other teams have scored on 100 percent of their red zone trips.

Illinois punter Anthony Santella leads the Big Ten and is second nationally in punting with a 48.3 average.

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Fun Fact of the Week
What is the percentage of water in a pumpkin?
A. 50%
B. 90%
C. 75%
D. 2%
Last week's answer:
Firefly-What is Pennsylvania's official state insect?
Upcoming Events

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

Goo Goo Dolls 10/19

A Chorus Line 10/21

Robert Randolph 10/26

Moscow State Symphony 11/9

AccuWeather.com More Weather 

Fri

High 50°F
Low 38°F

Mostly cloudy, a shower in the afternoon

Sat

High 49°F
Low 32°F

Mostly cloudy and breezy with a shower

Sun

High 44°F
Low 29°F

Turning sunny, windy and cold

Mon

High 52°F
Low 37°F

Warmer with more sunshine than clouds

Tue

High 59°F
Low 45°F

Partial sunshine

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