Festival of Trees
The Annual Festival of Trees and Craft Show at the Ag Arena runs
through this Sunday. Along with the beautiful trees, there will be
children's crafts, Santa's workshop, music, breakfast with Santa and
Event runs through Sunday. (click for times and more info)
The Polar Express
All Aboard the Polar Express! With a story at Schlow Library, a trolley
ride, and a visit to Santa's Workshop, this event will be a treat for
the whole family. Children 12 and under will receive a free gift from
Santa's Workshop as well as a free picture with Santa. The Polar Express will be running this weekend and next. Click here for more details.
Frightmare Before Christmas
Something a little different this Holiday Season. Take a walking tour of a Christmas-themed haunted house presented by the Penn State School of Theatre this weekend at the Playhouse Theatre. There will be family-friendly tours from 5:30-7pm Friday and Saturday. Adult (more scary) tours run Thursday through Sunday 7-11pm. (more info)
Child Protection: Penn State will launch a number of initiatives to combat sexual abuse,
including a national Center for the Protection of Children.
1000 Points: Penn State defeated Virginia Tech, 66-28, and junior point guard Alex Bentley surpassed the 1,000-point mark. (read)
Hetzel Street: Borough Council decided part of Hetzel Street may be closed for as many as 10 months. They also advanced a proposal to
limit student housing more tightly in some areas. (read)
Lottery: Members of the public who want to attend Jerry Sandusky's preliminary hearing will need to enter a lottery-style drawing. (read)
Victorian Christmas Bellefonte
Bellefonte Victorian Christmas, one of the most beautiful and popular
annual events in central Pennsylvania! Opening ceremony Friday evening.
Saturday and Sunday activities include a wonderful arts and crafts
show, concerts, historic homes tour (Sat. only), model railroad
exhibit, gingerbread house contest and display, horse-drawn buggy
rides, walking tours, Santa's house, breakfast with Santa, Victorian
tea party, museum exhibits, food vendors, and much more! (more info)
Alabama was the first state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday in 1836.