Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts
The Arts Festival returns next week (July 11-15) 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.
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)
Lift For Life
Penn State Football Uplifting Athletes' Annual Lift for Life is set for next Friday at 2:00pm from 5-7pm at the new lax stadium Lift For Life is open to the public with a suggested donation. 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)
Kranich's Moving: Kranich’s Jewelers, located in the Nittany Mall, is moving to North Atherton Street in September. (Old KFC Location)
Pedestrian Mall: Despite opposition from local business owners on the block, Borough Council voted to send the idea of an Allen Street pedestrian mall pilot program to the DID for further discussion. (test run)
Paterno email Response: Days after emails were leaked to CNN indicating former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was allegedly involved in the cover-up of Jerry Sandusky's child sexual abuse, the Paterno family fired back for the second time since Saturday. (what they want)
Concussion Series: Two-part series examining concussions and their prevalence in collegiate athletics. (read)
Penn State Scandal CONTINUING COVERAGE
Bellefonte Garden Club Tour
The Bellefonte Garden Club presents Its 2012 Garden Tour featuring "Beauty and Bounty." See fine local gardens that include edibles in their landscapes this Sunday, July 8, from 1-6 pm. Tickets available at the VIsitor's Center, Plumb's Woodrings and at gardens on the tour. (more info)
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