Penn State Homecoming Weekend
This weekend is Penn State's Homecoming Weekend. There are many events happening besides the official whiteout game against Michigan Saturday at 5:00pm. We welcome all alumni, students and PSU supporters back to State College. The parade is 6:00pm Friday, if you can't make it DownTown, watch it online at StateCollege.com. Keep up with Penn State Football and all PSU Sports on the StateCollege.com PSU Pages. A list of other Penn State Sports happening this weekend (and lots of other great things to do) can be found on our Community Calender.
More 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. Other activities are an apple slingshot, more than a dozen crafters, a petting zoo and more to enjoy. (more info)
Wasson Farm - Come out to the Wasson Farm this weekend to celebrate their annual Fall Fest with fun family activities, pumpkin patch, a corn maze, and 180 gallons of homemade soup! (more info)
Black Moshannon - Have fun this Saturday at the 6th Annual Cranberry Festival. Events include leaf printing, hay rides, making pine cone feeders, colonial candle-dipping, pumpkin races, food vendors and crafters and a cranberry drop competition. (more info)
PSU Records: Penn State is fighting to keep records regarding the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case out of the public eye. (dispute over emails)
PSU Wrestling: Looking for their fourth straight Big Ten and NCAA titles, Penn State enters the 2013-14 season ranked at the top spot. (read more)
Walk to Work: State College was ranked second in a post ranking the “10 cities where you want to walk to work.” (Ithaca number 1)
Sandusky Settlements:At least 19 men who say Jerry Sandusky abused them have settled claims with Penn State. (full story)
Ticket Error: Every student with a ticket to this weekend's game against Michigan will make it into the stadium, they just might not all be in the student section. (what happened?)
Penn State Horticulture Show
This weekend, come enjoy a beautifully displayed landscape designed and built by students of the Penn State Horticulture Club at the Ag Arena. While you are at the show don’t forget to enjoy some fresh apple cider and fresh produce! All plant material is for sale. Stop on by and pick out some new plants for your yard. What better way to enjoy time before or after the game. (more info)
Penn State (3-2) vs Michigan (5-0)
When: Saturday, Oct. 12
Where: Beaver Stadium (106,572)
Kickoff: 5:00PM ESPN
The Wolverines own a 10-6 edge in the series, but the Lions have won three straight on-field meetings.
Hackenberg leads the Big Ten in completions (109), is second in passing yards (273.4 ypg) and fourth in total offense.
QB Devin Gardner has recorded at least one rushing touchdown in nine consecutive regular-season games.
The Michigan defense has not allowed a rushing touchdown in six consecutive games.
Penn State Football Page
The first Jack O'Lanterns were actually made from turnips.