Tussey Mountain WingFests
WingFest is back starting this Thursday (July 17) at Tussey Mountain. Each week you can vote for your favorite then the winners will face off to see who is King of the Wing at the finals Aug. 28. Gates open at 5:30 pm and fun continues until 10::00pm. Each week will also feature the best live, local music. This week: The Glimmer Twins. (more Wing Fest info)
Be sure to check out upcoming event at Tussey: Movie on Mt. (Lego Movie) - July 25, Brew Expo - Aug. 16 and Thickhead Music Festival - Sept. 5.
Black Moshannon Summer Festival
Axes and watermelon seeds will fly and logs will be rolled and cross-cut during the Lumber Day competition of the 29th annual Black Moshannon Summer Festival this weekend. This is an amateur competition for prizes and the titles of Lumber Jack and Lumber Jill of the Year in the adult, teen, and youth categories. In addition to Lumber Day activities the festival will feature a craft show, live music and food vendors on both days, canoe races, flycasting, Smokey Bear, children’s games. a mountain bike ride, a Saturday evening beach party with music and free refreshments and much more. (more info)
Alcohol Emergencies: The number of alcohol-related incidents seen at the local emergency room over Arts Fest weekend exceeded the number seen during State Patty's Day weekend. (see the numbers)
Joe's Bench: Design plans for the project to honor Joe Paterno with a life size bronze statue are going back to the drawing board. (what's next?)
Popular Draw: A year after winning their first division title, the State College Spikes are near the top of the standings again. (GM interview)
College Heights School: Reversing a decision made one week ago, State College Borough Council decided the borough will not purchase the College Heights School. (read)
Visit this Living History bivouac (encampment) this weekend on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg, with re-enactors portraying the combat soldier of the Vietnam era in-country in Southeast Asia. Daily programs include accompanying squads on Short Range Recon Patrols and a tactical patrol ambush demonstration. (more info)
The honeybee kills more people world-wide than all the poisonous snakes combined.