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Welcome to the StateCollege.com Holidays page. Use the links below to discover whats happening right here in State College and Centre County.

Events

A Christmas Carol: by Dr. Tony Lentz
Small actions sometimes have big consequences, like the first time Dr. Tony Lentz heard a reading of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” back in 1965.
December 21st 2015 at 7:00 pm

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It’s a Wonderful Life
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.
December 21st to December 23rd 2015 at 7:30 pm

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It’s a Wonderful Life
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.
December 21st to December 23rd 2015 at 3:00 pm

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First Night State College
First Night State College takes place in downtown State College, Pennsylvania and on the adjacent University Park campus of The Pennsylvania State University each New Year’s Eve.
December 31st to January 1st 2016 at 12:01 pm

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Santa Photos at Mall
Monday-Saturday noon until 8pm (November 14-December 10) Sunday Noon-6pm (November 14-December 6) Break: 3-4pm (Mon-Sat) and 2:15-2:45 (Sundays) Monday-Sunday 10am until 8pm December 11-December...
November 14th to December 24th 2015 at 12:01 pm

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Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer: The Musical
The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage at the Bryce Jordan Center December 16, 2015! Come see all your favorite characters from the special i...
December 16th 2015 at 7:00 pm

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Bolshoi Ballet – Nutcracker at The State Theatre
Bolshoi Ballet – Nutcracker at The State Theatre http://thestatetheatre.
December 20th 2015 at 12:55 pm

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Articles

VIDEO: Sprucing Up the Holiday VIDEO: Sprucing Up the Holiday
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Taking care of one Christmas tree can be hard enough. So how about taking care of 20,000? Centre County Report's Nikki Cheshire, Yang Hong, and Kim Deausen check out what it takes to run a Centre County tree farm during this very busy time of year. [Read More]
VIDEO: Animal Kingdom Ready for Busy Holiday Season VIDEO: Animal Kingdom Ready for Busy Holiday Season
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
The holiday season is already in full swing with holiday music heard on every block downtown, Christmas lights seen strewn across every lamp post, and classic movies on TV. Animal Kingdom, a toy store on South Allen Street, is fully prepared for one of its busiest times of year. [Read More]
Christmas Crusade for kids underway Christmas Crusade for kids underway
34 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — It's the most wonderful time of the year — or so the song says. For many children in Centre County, Christmas is anything but the most wonderful time of the year because they won't have presents to open on Christmas morning. However, the Centre County Youth Service [Read More]
All Aboard the 'Polar Express' for a Magical Christmas Journey All Aboard the 'Polar Express' for a Magical Christmas Journey
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Take a magical ride around State College on the Polar Express to celebrate the holiday season. The Christmas season tradition is back for another year in downtown State College. It all starts with a reading of the award-winning holiday story The Polar Express at the library. [Read More]
Boxes Filled with Hope and Love Boxes Filled with Hope and Love
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown
Cindy Kolarik believes that every child deserves the gift of play. She is the founder and director of the Jared Box Project, a nonprofit organization that fills plastic storage boxes with games, toys, and activities, which are then given to children who are in hospitals. [Read More]
After the turkey, enjoy some fine entertainment options After the turkey, enjoy some fine entertainment options
36 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Thanksgiving is here, and if you're not headed out to the Black Friday sales, you might want to check out some of the arts and entertainment offerings coming up this week around Centre County. ART ■ “Inspired and Inspiring: The Passions of Joan Chittister’s Life,” is an [Read More]

Volunteering

Red Cross

Salvation Army


State College Area Food Bank

  • Volunteers needed for holidays to pack bags, stock shelves and general office work.
  • Visit website
  • 814-234-2310

   
Toys for Tots - link

  • Toy donations should be new, unwrapped toys for infant through young adult (13 and above).

 


Toys for Tots Basketball Games

 

Shopping

Shop one of our great advertisers right here in the statecollege.com mall.

Recipes

Tah chin, submitted by Maryam Neshastehriz,

Who won a $50 gift certificate to Alto for her holiday Persian rice dish, below:

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 Figgy Yam Saute over Wild Rice, submitted by April Myers,

Chef and owner of The Enchanted Kitchen

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe by Chef Harrison Schailey

Of Harrison's Wine Grill & Catering (at the Hilton Garden Inn), 1221 East College Ave.

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