Newsletter for January 18th - January 25th
Happy Valley Rocking
Christian Rock: The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, Christian music's largest annual tour will be rolling into the BJC next Friday. the show will be headlined by Grammy®-nominated alternative rockers Skillet and will also feature Sanctus Real, former Newsboys frontman Peter Furler and more. Tickets are only $10 at the door. (more info)
Hard Rock: Two days later (Sunday, Jan. 29) Chicago rockers Rise Against will make their only PA appearance at the BJC with special guests A Day to Remember and The Menzingers. (more info)
'80's Rock: The worldwide party musical and five-time Tony® nominee ROCK OF AGES, an arena-rock love story told
through the mind-blowing, face-melting hits of Journey, Night Ranger,
Styx, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, and many more will play at Eisenhower Auditourium next Wednesday at 7:30pm. (more info)
WInter Festival - Rescheduled
The Black Moshannon Winter Festival originally scheduled for this Saturday, January 21st, will now be held on February 4th due to lack of snow & Ice. You will be able to enjoy ice
skating, broom ball, ice miniature golf, snow sculpture building, sled
riding, curling and much more. Events run noon until 5:00pm. (more info)
Growing Pains: "They're working harder than they've ever worked before," Penn State
men's basketball coach Pat Chambers said "It's a lot to handle."
Fatal Stabbing: A small-time drug transaction gone awry led to the fatal stabbing of a College Township man. (read)
Rematch: Penn State wrestlers took a thrashing last season at the hands of the
Iowa Hawkeyes. But "I think I learned a lot from last year's match,"
Nittany Lions coach Cael Sanderson said. (read)
Larger Space: The Penn State trustees' next regular meeting, scheduled for Friday,
will be held in the Nittany Lion Inn ballroom to accommodate increased
public and media interest. (read)
Centre County Reads Indoor Sports Day
Join Centre County Reads at the State College YMCA on Sunday, January 22 from 1-3 p.m. to
find out more about The Book Thief and to take part in fun activities
that celebrate the uplifting nature of sports. Climb the rock wall, race on scooters, shoot some hoops and more. They will also be giving away
copies of the book! Ike the Spike and the Nittany Lion will also make appearances. (more info)
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
More clouds than sun
Mostly cloudy and damp
Cloudy, rain becoming steadier; breezy
Windy and colder with snow showers
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