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Newsletter for July 13th - July 20th
Volume 284
Entertainment Highlights

Opening this week:

Harry Potter

Winnie the Pooh

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

Mr. Hand
10:00 pm

Spider Kelly
10:00 pm

Screaming Ducks
10:00 pm

My Hero Zero
10:30 pm
Cafe 210

The Survivor
8:00 pm
Boal Barn Playhouse

10:00 pm
Festival Shell Stage

Summer Jazz Celebration
2:00 pm

Spikes vs Crosscutters
7/17 - Fireworks
7/18 - Night of Wizardry
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Medlar Field

Learn Archery
3:00 pm
Black Moshannon State Park

Arts Fest Races
8:30 am
Medlar Field

Despicable Me
9:00 pm
Tussey Mountain

Philipsburg Heritage Days
Thru 7/17
Downtown Philipsburg

Read It, Watch It
The Day The Earth Stood Still
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 

AstroFest 2011

Looking for something to do after the Arts Festival winds down? AstroFest will run during the Arts Festival 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)

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Local Headlines More News 

Arts Festival Begins: As Tuesday's sun beat down on the Arts Festival route, workers, artists and food vendors prepared for Wednesday's onslaught. (see photos)

Win Tickets: Enter's trivia contest for a chance to win tickets to see Dispatch at the Bryce Jordan Center. (enter here)

Spanier VIsits Bhutan: Penn State President Graham Spanier visited the Kingdom of Bhutan back in May. The country, whose prime minister is a Penn State alumnus, is interested in collaborating with the university. (read)

Gun Warning: Controversial salary and warning sign proposals did not receive enough support to be considered at a regular State College Borough Council meeting. (read)

Penn State's LincolnGeorge W. Atherton, the man for whom State College's main thoroughfare is named, was Penn State's seventh president, its "second founder" and, perhaps, its financial savior as a land-grant institution. (read)

(All News)

Community Spotlight


Celebrate books and authors at the second annual BookFestPA. On Saturday, authors will talk about their work, sign books, and meet their fans on campus at the Hintz Family Alumni Center. Downtown events will be at the State College Presbyterian Church and in the Downsbrough Room in the Schlow Centre Region Library. (more info)

Open Houses
July 17th, 2011 1:00pm - 3:00pm
July 17th, 2011 12:00pm - 2:00pm
July 17th, 2011 1:00pm - 3:00pm
July 17th, 2011 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Fun Fact of the Week
You will burn seven percent more calories walking on hard dirt then pavement.
Upcoming Events

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

Tussey Mountain Wingfest - starts 7/21

45th Annual Peanut Carnival - 7/28

Last Cruise - 7/30

Bellefonte Arts & Craft Fair - 8/19-20

The Zombies - 9/28

Cats - 11/15 More Weather 


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