First Night State College
First Night State College will take over downtown Dec. 31. Large ice sculptures will be located in the 100 block of South Allen Street, while smaller one block sculptures will be located in Sidney Friedman Park, on the Municipal Building Plaza, and in front of sponsoring businesses and churches. First Night will feature musical and theatrical performances in downtown churches, carriage rides, a Grand Procession, indoor and outdoor resolution sculptures, and art workshops for young people downtown. (more info)
The First Friday of each month will become a festive atmosphere in downtown State College beginning at 5pm. Patrons to the downtown can count on a mixture of art, music, and activities, along with retail and restaurant discounts. This Friday (Jan 2) enjoy Magician Fred Probst, roaming street performers and much much more. (more info and events)
State College Preschool Fair
Starting the preschool selection process for your child, but don’t know where to begin? Visit the State College Preschool Fair next Saturday, January 10, at the State College High School South Building from 10:00am-noon.. This event is FREE and will provide parents and caregivers an opportunity to visit with more than 20 preschool directors and representatives from a variety of schools throughout the State College area. (more info)
More vehicles are stolen on New Year's Day than on any other holiday throughout the year.