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Things To Do In State College Pennsylvania – March 2014

Things To Do In State College Pennsylvania – March 2014 –There is a plethora of things going on in State College, Pennsylvania, this month. Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night out or a fun event for the whole family, you will find it in the area. Here are five events going on near you this month.


The French Connection

When: March 2

Admission: $4 – $12

Make your way out to Eisenhower Auditorium as Penn State Philharmonic Orchestra, Concert Choir, Glee Club, and Oriana Singers perform Gloria.


Sesame Street Live

When: March 11

Admission: $17 – $57

Bring the kids out to Bryce Jordan Theatre for the fun filled and thrilling event of Sesame Street Live.


The Original Harlem Globetrotters – 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour

When: March 5, 7:00 pm

Admission: Varies

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will be at the Bryce Jordan Center so get your tickets to join the fun.


Moscow Festival Ballet Swan Lake

When: March 20

Admission: $15 – $38

Make your way out to the Eisenhower Auditorium for a perfect date night consisting of the world-famous Moscow Festival Ballet Swan Lake.


“Canvas Unconscious” Exhibit, New Paintings by Art Margaux

When: All month long

Admission: Free

Make your way out to Commonplace to witness the images of nature, life and love on raw, un-stretched canvas, without borders or limitations.

Things To Do In State College, Pennsylvania – January, 2014


Ring in the New Year with all of the fun events and activities that State College, Pennsylvania, has to offer. Whether you’re looking for an afternoon out with the family or a local college sporting event on the weekend, you can find it in the area. Here are 5 Things To Do In State College, Pennsylvania – January, 2014…


Discovery Space

When: January 1, 12:00 – 5:00 pm

Admission: $3 per person

Head out to Discovery Space for half-priced admissions and fun for the whole family all day long!


SLEDDING-SLab Cabin Park

When: All month long

Admission: Free

Head out to Slab Cabin Park all month long for free admission for a day of thrilling sledding for the whole



Holiday Book Drive – Barnes & Noble

When: January 1, 9:00 am

Admission: Free

Bring your old books out to Barnes & Noble in State College for the last day of the holiday book drive



First Day Hike

When: January 1, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Admission: Free

Head out to Black Moshannon State Park in Philipsburg to ring in the New Year with a 2.1 mile hike.


Sweet Yinzers @ Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks

When: January 4, 8:00 am

Admission: Varies

Make your way out to Elk Creek Cafe & Aleworks to experience the sweet harmonies of Pure Cane


Things To Do in State College Pennsylvania – December 2013

Mt. Nittany Dog Training Club Dog Agility Trial

When: December 1, 2013

Times: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Snider Agricultural Arena

AKC Dog Agility Trial held at the Snider Agricultural Arena on November 30 and December 1 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm each day.


Twas the Week Before Christmas

When: December 4, 2013

Times: 9am-Noon

Location: Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

Children ages 5-12 are invited for a morning of holiday fun and a visit from the big man himself! Little ones will delight in having their picture taken with Santa, participating in holiday games, and crafts, and enjoying some sweet treats. To top off the event, we’ll be showing the classic “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” Pre-registration is required; only $15 per child!


Stocking Stuffer Preview Party

When: December 5, 2013

Times: 6:30-9:00pm

Location: Centre Furnace Mansion

Get the exclusive first peek at the Stocking Stuffer Antiques, Art & Fine Craft Sale, while enjoying wine, and hors d’oeuvres and desserts donated by the area’s finest restaurants. Shop local and choose from hand-crafted work and fine antiques from 50 local vendors on display in a festively decorated historic house museum. Party attendees will be able to purchase items before the event is open to the public. The Preview Party will be held on Thursday, December 5th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Proceeds from this annual fundraiser help the Centre County Historical Society further its mission in helping people understand, experience, appreciate, and preserve our county’s cultural and natural heritage.


$30.00 per person ($25.00 for CCHS members). RSVP by December 2nd to Megan at 814-234-4779, or online at www.centrecountyhistory.org/events/stockingstuffer.html.


Philipsburg Holiday Parade

When: December 7, 2013

Times: 1:00 PM

Location: Downtown Philipsburg

A community celebration of it’s past and future including entertainment, food, events for children and much more!

Mannheim SteamrollerChristmas

When: December 13, 2013

Times: 8:00 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

Get a jump on the holidays when America’s favorite holiday celebration, Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis brings the best the holiday has to offer to the Bryce Jordan Center on Friday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m.


School of Music Feature Mosaic

When: December 8, 2013

Times: 4:00 pm

Location: Eisenhower Auditorium

Now in its seventh year, Mosaic promises ninety minutes of surprises and delights. The popular School of Music concert features an array of Penn State bands, choirs, orchestras, chamber ensembles, and soloists situated throughout Eisenhower Auditorium. Large ensembles give way to individuals. Jazz follows seventeenth-century masterworks. Voices resound in the balconies, while instrumentalists take the stage. Think of it as a wonderful gift to give to yourself. It’s sheer enchantment as you experience an eclectic mosaic of performances by amazingly talented students.

17th Annual Holiday Lights on the Lake at Lakemont Park

When: December 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013

Recurring daily, open 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Times: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: Lakemont Park

This drive through tour features 51 acres of holiday lights and animations, plus a holiday gift shop filled with delicious refreshments, holiday decorations and gifts, and photos with Santa Claus. The Alto Model Train Museum presents its annual model train display each night.

Bellefonte Victorian Christmas

When: December 13, 2013 – December 15, 2013

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday

Times: Call for time

Location: Bellefonte

Bellefonte Victorian Christmas offers a taste of Christmas past, with our historic homes tour, an arts & crafts show, concerts, horse-drawn buggy rides, gingerbread house contest, railroad rides, strolling entertainment, breakfast with Santa, a Victorian tea party and musical presentations.


For more ideas of what to do near State College, visit the Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau. 

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