Men on Boats: Penn State Off-Centre Stage

A rollicking adventure tale brought thrillingly to life by a cast of diverse performers, who use carefully exaggerated theatrics to tell the story of an actual 1869 expedition led by John Wesley Powell to chart the Colorado River. Comical but never camp, pointed but never political, this rousing historical saga is a provocative meditation on […]

Vintage Pop-Up Shop to Benefit CLSN Youth Group

Join us at Webster’s Bookstore and Cafe on April 6th and 7th for a vintage pop-up shop. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to Centre LGBTQA Support Network’s Youth Group. You’ll find vintage and up-cycled clothing, jewelry, accessories, vintage decor and more! The sale will be held from 10am-6pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Vintage Pop-Up Shop to Benefit CLSN Youth Group

Join us at Webster’s Bookstore and Cafe on April 6th and 7th for a vintage pop-up shop. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to Centre LGBTQA Support Network’s Youth Group. You’ll find vintage and up-cycled clothing, jewelry, accessories, vintage decor and more! The sale will be held from 10am-6pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Happy Valley Indian Performing Arts Festival, 2019 – Day 1

Central Pennsylvania’s premier Indian music and dance event, the fifth annual Happy Valley Indian Performing Arts Festival features top artists from over the world. Join Society for Indian Music and Arts and Nritya on the evenings of April 5 and 7, for moving, spectacular, and memorable performances! The evening of April 5th will present two […]

October First Friday

Downtown State College celebrated our First Friday event on October 5. This monthly event promotes art and entertainment for community members and visitors to enjoy, as well as exclusive offers and discounts at local businesses. This month’s First Friday featured a live acoustic set by Chris Good at MLK plaza and modern jazz group Urban […]

19th Annual Fall Festival

Downtown State College welcomed hundreds of local residents and families to the 19th Annual Fall Festival. The 200 block of Allen Street was filled with dozens of family-friendly activities including different crafts, food vendors, music and more. This year, mini-pumpkins lined Allen Street where children could choose their pumpkin and adorn it with Halloween-themed decorations. […]

September First Friday Highlights

Downtown State College kicked off September with the monthly First Friday event, an evening that brings together community members and local businesses to promote community engagement and entertainment for everyone. This month’s First Friday offered a wide range of activities for all State College residents. From kid’s crafts to professional art; plenty of treats from […]

State College Culture Crawl and Festival

This monthly festival showcases original art, handmade products and live music on the second Sunday of the month through October. Calder way is closed to allow for dozens of vendors, artisans and musicians to line the street! Enjoy the festival while taking advantage of free parking on Sunday’s downtown!

Central PA Festival of the Arts Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. The Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition is the place to be when it comes to shopping for a unique gift or shopping for yourself, as it has been […]

Central PA Festival of the Arts Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. The Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition is the place to be when it comes to shopping for a unique gift or shopping for yourself, as it has been […]