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.
When: December 4, 2013
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!
When: December 5, 2013
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
When: December 13, 2013 – December 15, 2013
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Call for time
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.