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5 Fall Foliage Hikes Near State College 5 Fall Foliage Hikes Near State College
2 weeks ago - - Christina Platt
While Mount Nittany is great, Rothrock State Forest offers plenty of options for hikes to see beautiful views and lovely fall foliage. [Read More]
Picture-Perfect Scenery: Local Photographers Talk Fall in Central PA Picture-Perfect Scenery: Local Photographers Talk Fall in Central PA
5 weeks ago - - Rebekka Coakley, Town&Gown
Whether it’s while hiking, biking, camping, or finding a random spot just off the highway, local photographers have found some idyllic places for a scenic shot. [Read More]
Pennsylvania Fall Foliage Outlook Is Bright, Experts Say Pennsylvania Fall Foliage Outlook Is Bright, Experts Say
5 weeks ago - - staff
A rainy and relatively cool spring and summer will make for colorful fall foliage in Pennsylvania, according to Penn State forest experts. [Read More]

Past Articles

'Schwabo' Said to Haunt Schwab Auditorium 'Schwabo' Said to Haunt Schwab Auditorium
51 weeks ago - - Centre County Report
Strange creaks and the sound of footsteps. Things mysteriously falling from tables. Unexplained lighting problems during performances. Are they the effects of an old building, or the sign of a supernatural presence in Schwab Auditorium? [Read More]
Candy Karma Candy Karma
52 weeks ago - - John Hook
The broad social rule is: give out candy. Raisins do not count as candy. However, as adults, the great conundrum for this candy spectacular holiday comes not from what kind of candy to hand out, but how much to spend on the candy? [Read More]
The Avid Gardener: The Story Behind All Those Fall Pumpkins The Avid Gardener: The Story Behind All Those Fall Pumpkins
53 weeks ago - - Centre County Gazette, Lora Gauss
Today, not only are there the traditional orange pumpkins (whose Americanized name pumpkin comes from the original Greek, pepon, meaning large melon), but other squashes of various green, white, blue and orange hues for decorating and eating. [Read More]

Halloween and Fall Events in State College

Trick-or-Treat Night will be held in the Centre Region Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 6-8 PM. This designation will apply to the Borough of State College and the Townships of College, Ferguson, Harris and Patton. The official time in Halfmoon Twp. is 5:30 - 8:30 PM. 


Below are a  list of Fall events happening in the area. If you have an event you would like to add feel free to contact us. You can also add events to our Community Calendar throughout the year for Free!.

Haunted Lake Loop Trail
eady to be scared?!? The Haunted Lake Loop Hike will take place on October 21 at Black Moshannon State Park. Enjoy a good scare and some laughs.
October 21st 2017 at 7:00 pm

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Safe & Seen in the Ballpark
Bring the whole family out for the annual trick-or-treating event with the Spikes and Centre Life Link EMS at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Sunday, October 29 from 3-5 p.m.
October 29th 2017 at 3:00 pm

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Penn State Golf Course Halloween Par-Tee
Come out to our children's event at Penn State Golf Courses. The event is on October 29th, 2017 from 10am-1pm. The event is for ages 12 and under. Register online at https://form.jotform.
October 29th 2017 at 10:00 am

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Halloween Train Rides
Halloween Rides These spooky rides are approximately 1 hour long. Candy is given out by characters on the train. Destination is the Fish Hatchery along Axemann Road. Costumes are highly encouraged.
October 27th 2017 at 4:00 pm

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Bellefonte Halloween Party
Halloween at the Bellefonte YMCA hosted by students from Penn State’s RPTM 356 class. FREE TO THE COMMUNITY! 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
October 27th 2017 at 6:00 pm

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Forensic Science Club Haunted House
It's that time of year again! Come join us as Pine and Spruce cottages are transformed into a Nuclear Fallout zone.
October 26th to October 28th 2017 at 8:00 pm

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PSASM Trick or Treat Night
On Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 2pm-4pm the Penn State All-Sports Museum (PSASM) invites the local community to celebrate Halloween at their 9th annual Trick or Treat Night (ToTN).
October 29th 2017 at 2:00 pm

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Spook Haven Haunted House
Central PA's Premier Haunted Attraction. Ready to open Friday, October 6th with many special events throughout the month. Open every Friday and Saturday in October.
Ongoing from October 6th to October 29th 2017 at 7:00 pm
  • - Friday
  • - Saturday

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Invite the neighbors, bring a friend, and join us for this free fall event open to all ages! Check out the hayrides, firetrucks, bounce houses, & much more! Come in costume, or come as you are, have a...
October 29th 2017 at 5:00 pm

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Fall Festival
Every year Way Fruit Farm hosts a Fall Festival on the 2nd and 3rd Saturday's of October, from 9am-4pm.
Ongoing from October 14th to October 21st 2017 at 9:00 am
  • - Saturday

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71st Annual Halloween Parade
The parade forms on N. Burrowes Street at 6:30pm with parade step-off at 7:00pm.
October 29th 2017 at 6:30 pm

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Howard Volunteer Fire Company 7th Annual Punkin Chinkin Festival
Howard Volunteer Fire Company's Annual Punkin' Chunkin' Festival - Please come join us for a day of fun at Bald Eagle State Park in Central Pennsylvania.
October 21st 2017 at 10:00 am

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Haunted Camp Anderson
Haunted Camp Anderson Dates: Oct. 20, 21 and Oct.
Ongoing from October 20th to October 28th 2017 at 6:00 pm
  • - Friday
  • - Saturday

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Trick or Treat Night
Through cooperation with the three Centre Region Police Departments--Borough of State College, Ferguson Township, and Patton Township--and the Council of Governments' General Forum, the Annual Trick ...
October 31st 2017 at 6:00 pm

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