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You’ve got friends in Happy Valley. “You’ve got a friend in Pennsylvania” is still my favorite of our ever-changing Pennsylvania slogans. In this spirit, I say hello again, and remind you, you’ve got friends in Happy Valley! With the snow gone (at least for a while), Happy Valley, the crown jewel of Pennsylvania, is ready to sparkle in the springtime sun. Penn State Baseball has kicked off in its new big league home, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, shared with the State College Spikes. Indeed, the best of Happy Valley lies ahead in the coming months. As a mecca for hikers, mountain bikers, campers, boaters and fishermen, our parks, lakes, rivers and streams will come to life with outdoor enthusiasts. Sports fields and classrooms will spring into action with summer youth camps for young athletes, artists and scholars. Close to 3000 young men will take part in football camps alone! Even adults get a chance to live their dream at Penn State’s Football Fantasy Camp. Which, of course leads me to this: it’s never too early to get excited for football season, especially with Notre Dame (Sept. 8) and Ohio State (Oct. 27) home games on tap for this season! But not before we get our tailgating arms and legs back into shape at the Blue-White Game (April 21).

Central Pennsylvania 4th Fest and Arts Festival (July 11-15) are right around the corner, enhanced by the second season of summer fun with the State College Spikes, who open June 19 against the Williamsport Crosscutters. Medlar Field at Lubrano Park offers affordable ticket prices, great food, and a wide selection of beer. The Spikes are now a Pittsburgh Pirate Affiliate, so, for your Pirate fans, “The Bucs start here.” Finally, this edition is designed to meet the rising demand of friends, family, visitors, and Penn State alumni to live here, retire here, or invest in a weekend home here. So if you’re planning your move, or just dreaming about it, enjoy this issue and check www.happyvalley.com for up-to-the-minute information. Enjoy this issue of our quarterly print companion to our soon to be redesigned HappyValley.com, just one more way we’re working to help you plan your FUN in Happy Valley. Visit www.happyvalley.com. Sincerely, Greg J. Woodman PUBLISHER

New in Happy Valley In Happy Valley, there are always exciting new things to do or see. Be sure to add one of these great new places or activities to your list of things to do during your stay!

Immerse Yourself in the Arts The State Theatre. Treat the family to a live show at the newly remodeled State Theatre. Reopened in December 2006 after more than five years, The State Theatre offers a local outlet for your family to enjoy music and the arts. Upcoming family-friendly shows include musician Peter Moses on April 7. 130 W. College Ave., 814-272-0606, www.thestatetheatre.org. First Thursday. Learn more about the local artsand-culture scene at this showcase. Held on the first Thursday of each month, the event was organized in February 2007 to provide a venue for performances, seminars and exhibits for the community to enjoy year-round. Each month, activities are held simultaneously at local businesses, including The Artisan Connection, Palmer Museum, Webster’s Bookstore Café and the Penn State School of Music. 814-238-1126, www.firstthursdaystatecollege.org.

Tempt Your Taste Buds Cereality Cereal Bar and Café. Happy Valley’s newest addition, Cereality perfectly preserves the essence of a lazy Saturday morning in a public setting through its all-breakfast-cereal menu. Arrive in your jammies (if you dare!) and make your own combo, choose a pre-created specialty mix or try your cereal in a whole new way. There’s no better way to ensure the most important meal of the day literally lasts all day long (or at least until closing time at 7:30 p.m.). 134 W. College Ave., www.statecollege.cereality.com. Five Guys. Their tagline says it all: “famous burgers and fries.” While there isn’t much more on the menu, their fresh (never frozen) burgers have been voted #1 six years in a row by Washingtonian Magazine. Their cost-effective menu has also been named the best “Bang for the Buck” by Zagat Survey. 226 W. College Ave., 814-238-3066, www.fiveguys.com. Rita’s Italian Ice. Just in time for spring, this wellknown frozen-treat chain opened a location on Beaver Ave. Rita’s menu includes Italian ice, gelati and frozen custard. 119 E. Beaver Ave., State College; 814-231-1366; www.ritasice.com. PA Mr. C’s Grill Specialties. At this fast-food joint, you won’t hear “do you want fries with that?”

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– because EVERY signature “Fat” sandwich comes topped with French fries. A fried-food-lover’s dream, Mr. C’s features sandwiches topped with chicken fingers, mozzarella sticks and jalapeno poppers. 119 S. Pugh St., State College; 814-235-1000. Kaarma. Opened in March 2007, Kaarma serves traditional Indian cuisine as well as Indian-style Chinese food. The restaurant, which has been quoted by its owners as an effort to “redefine Indian food,” features lunch and dinner buffets. 120 E. Beaver Ave., State College.

Treat the Family to a Day of Fun! Fun Unleashed. Get your game on at this junglethemed arcade, which features a three-level, 1700 square-foot jungle gym, two-level laser tag area, Rainforest Café and approximately 40 video and prize redemption games. Birthday party rooms are also available. 339 Benner Pike, 814-238-8780, www.fununleashed.com. College 9. Catch a movie at the area’s newest theater, right next to the new Lowe’s complex. The nine-screen theater features reclining seats to enjoy the latest flick. 3031 Carnegie Dr., 814-272-3050, www.uecmovies.com.


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Home Sweet Happy Valley Region’s Real Estate Market Doesn’t Reflect National Trends Take a drive through Happy Valley and you’ll see a growing trend in our area coming to life: from new home communities to condos to town homes, new neighborhoods are taking shape across Happy Valley, from State College to Bellefonte to Penns Valley. Despite what you’ve probably heard on the nightly news about national real estate trends, the market for new homes, and resale homes, is still thriving in our region. According to Sunrise Homes’ President and CEO Barry Begoumian, “Although the national news paints a grim picture, we’re still experiencing growth in Centre County.” Sunrise Homes, he says, has been successful by offering “unique customizations in a condominium environment that provides buyers with flexibility in their building needs and a lifestyle they value.” Begoumian believes Happy Valley appeals to people looking for alternatives to city living that offer security and a relaxed atmosphere as well as opportunities to be part of a strong professional community and a thriving cultural scene. Mark Bigatel of Kissinger, Bigatel and Brower says, “In most price ranges in the State College market, we are back in balance between buyers and sellers. It’s a good time for buyers to buy and a good time for sellers to sell.” He notes that with our area’s strong economic base, we haven’t seen the major up or down swings like other areas of the country. While there are still cases where houses that are priced right sell quickly, buyers can now afford to take a little more time to comparison shop for the house that best meets their needs. Overall, he expects the existing home market in 2007 to be similar to 2006. At CDG Properties, Partner Jim Stein estimates three times as many people as last year are calling for custom built homes.

CDG Properties has been successful by offering homes across a wide spectrum, from starter homes to high-end homes, and condo associations to custom builds. Stein credits the area’s new home surge to a growing job market, superior school districts, and the draw of Happy Valley for Penn State alumni looking for a great place to retire or raise families. According to Stein, town homes and condos are proving an ideal choice for busy people in all stages of life who appreciate the services provided by a neighborhood association, such as lawn maintenance and snow removal. Even Happy Valley families, Stein says, like to “work hard and play hard,” and don’t necessarily want the added stress of caring for their lawn and landscaping. Begoumian agrees, saying the condo lifestyle is appealing for the freedom it offers, as well as the amenities, such as access to a clubhouse. He also finds young professionals and families like the flexibility of a condo lifestyle in a single family-style home, rather than a town home-style, which Sunrise Homes offers in Springfield Commons in Harris Township. Sunrise Homes is the exclusive builder in Springfield Commons. Both Stein and Begoumian note that condo-style purchases are popular for soon-to-be retirees and “weekenders” who currently own second homes in Happy Valley for use during key times of the year, such as football season, fishing season, and Arts Festival weekend. From an existing home perspective, Susan Rupert, a realtor for Kissinger, Bigatel and Brower, says Happy Valley is still enjoying low interest rates and nice appreciation of properties. In other words, it’s still a good time to buy. In addition to appealing to families and Penn

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Home Sweet Happy Valley… Continued State alumni, she’s also found the area is a good starting point for young professionals who plan to stay for 2-4 years. Rupert finds an ongoing appreciation for older homes, in particular those with modern updates and new features, and notes that buyers are looking for bigger lots and a little privacy. Scott Yocum of Remax agrees that buyers are looking for amenities like wireless access, as well as for updated systems, like electrical. Yocum recommends buyers interview several agents and

Custom Home Builders: CDG Properties

551 E. College Avenue Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 814-359-4304

Fine Line Homes

1426 Benner Pike State College, PA 16801 814-237-5581

Haubert Homes, Inc

1356 South Atherton Street State College, PA 16801 814-867-3262

Sunrise Homes Inc.

2790 W College Ave State College, PA 16801 814-231-8500

Bachman Homes

PO Box 78 Boalsburg, PA 16827 814-466-7001

Bosak Construction Inc 300 Crestwood Dr Centre Hall, PA 16828 814-364-9234

Country Living Home Builders, Inc. PO Box 828 State College, PA 16804 814-466-2151

DeHaas Builders, Inc.

2214 N. Atherton Street State College, PA 16804 814-237-3580

find one who understands their needs and can provide value and comfort in decision-making. All in all, the experts agree, Happy Valley is still a great place to buy a new or existing home. For an up-to-date, complete listing of Happy Valley’s new home communities, and information on buying a home in the area, visit the Live Here section of HappyValley.com.

GEM Homebuilders Inc 230 Canterbury Dr State College, PA 16803 814-238-8113

Homan Construction

2134 Sandy Dr, Ste 2 State College, PA 16803 814-237-4051

Long Construction Company 140 Colyer Rd Centre Hall, PA 16828 814-364-9851

Payne Custom Building 710 Weaver Hill Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 814-353-1597

Pinehurst Homes Inc

2090 E College Ave State College, PA 16801 814-237-4663

Rider Construction Inc. 123 Autumn Circle Port Matilda, PA 16870 814-692-8198

Realtors Kissinger, Bigatel and Brower 1612 N. Atherton Street State College, PA 16804-4000 814-234-4000 RE/MAX Center Realty 1375 Martin St. State College, PA 16803 814-231-8200 Buyers Only Realty, Inc.

1315 W. College Ave., Ste. 302 State College, PA 16801-2776 814-235-7653

Coldwell Banker University Realty 126 E. Foster Ave. State College, PA 16801 814-237-6543

Prudential First Choice Realty 2214 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803 814-231-2214; 800-528-3805

Roeshot Construction Inc 2040 Sandy Drive State College, PA 16803 814-238-5400

See the Drum Major do a flip

Steve Hackman Builder PO Box 140 Spring Mills, PA 16875 814-422-8470

Witmer Construction Inc. 1310 W College Ave State College, PA 16801 814-238-6062

Elevation picture of a home in Springfield Commons, being developed by Torron Group with Sunrise Homes as the exclusive builder.

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Dose of the Great Outdoors the Perfect Cure for Cabin Fever Spend a day at the park picnicking with the kids, treat yourself to a day of hiking on a local trail, or take the whole family camping for the weekend. Take advantage of the many opportunities for outdoor family fun in Happy Valley.

Biking Bellefonte Centre Rail Trail. This trail preserves the historic and cultural value of the Bellefonte Centre Railroad, provides recreational and communiting alternatives for bicyclists and pedestrians, and furnishes access into the interior of The Arboretum at Penn State. www.centrebike.org/railtrail.html.

Moshannon State Forest land. Adjacent state forest roads (unpaved) are also open for bicycling. Philipsburg; 814-342-5960; www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/b-mo.htm.

Boating Stone Valley Recreation Area. Located in the scenic woodlands of central Pennsylvania, this 700-acre park features rustic-looking facilities in a natural setting. The land is administered by Penn State, and provides a wide variety of activities for all ages. Route 26, State College; 814-863-1164. Whipple Dam State Park. A beautiful day-use area, the 256-acre Whipple Dam State Park is a delightful and quiet place to visit, indulge in a refreshing dip, bird watch and more. Huntingdon; 814-667-1800. Poe Valley State Park. This cozy state park is nestled in a rugged mountain valley in Centre County. Seemingly endless forests surround the 25-acre Poe Lake. Milroy; 814-349-2460.

Black Moshannon State Park. Two miles of mountain bike trails provide access to many additional miles of trails on nearby

Dive o the 10 meter board at the outdoor pool

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Camping Bald Eagle State Park. Features unlimited-horsepower boating,


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Hiking

KOA Kampground. Provides terrific fly and lake fishing. Activities include hayrides and nightly movies, Amish goods and ice cream socials Saturdays, free pancakes Sunday. Heated pool and stocked fishing pond. 2481 Jacksonville Rd., Bellefonte; 814-355-7912; www.koa.com/where/pa/38117.htm.

Mount Nittany. Drive to the end of Mt. Nittany Road in Lemont. It’s okay to park there, even though it looks like private property. Follow the white-blazed trail up the mountain, but be sure to follow the trails because it is easy to get lost otherwise. Intersecting blue-blazed trails are loops to see the views. There are about four overlooks with great views. Mt. Nittany Rd., Lemont; www.hikepa.com/trails/central/mount_nittany.htm.

Seven Mountains Campground. Provides 20/30 amp electric, water, picnic tables, fire rings and TV hookup at RV sites. Sewer & 50-amp hook-ups available. Primitive tent sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Cabin and camper rentals. Modem friendly. 101 Seven Mountains Campground Rd., Spring Mills; 814-364-1910; www.geocities.com/sevenmountainscampground.

Poe Valley. Offers six miles of trails which also connect to many more trails available in the Bald Eagle State Forest. The hiking in this area includes trails for beginners as well as very rugged, steep trails recommended for experts. The 206-mile Mid-State Trail system passes through Poe Valley. Milroy; 814-349-2460; www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/poevalley.aspx.

Woodward Cave & Campground. Features cabin rentals, numerous events, cave tours, dances and retreats. The lodge is available for large group rentals. Off Rt. 45, Woodward; 814-349-9800; www.woodwardcampground.com.

Picnic

Fishing

Tusseyview Park. Features a playground, basketball court, 2 tennis courts, and a picnic pavilion. 320 E. Marylyn Ave., State College.

Centre Mills Bed & Breakfast. This summer, the B&B will host Fly-Fishing School weekends led by famed teachers Dawn Foley and Dennis Charney from the Wulff School in New York. Space is limited! 461 Smullton Road; Rebersburg; 814-349-8000; www.centremills.com/index.html. Tussey Pond. Sit back and relax while you fish at the pond at the foot of Tussey Mountain. The pond has several native and stocked fish and is governed by a “Catch & Release” policy. Open 9 a.m. to dusk. NOTE: A Valid PA Fishing License is required by all over the age of 16 to fish on the propert. 301 Bear Meadows Road, Boalsburg.

Smithfield Park. Includes a playground, picnic pavilion, and half-court basketball.1210 Smithfield St.; State College.

Dalevue Park. Perfect for the whole family!, This park includes a playground, picnic pavilion, bike path, basketball court, 1 tennis court, volleyball court, and youth ball field. 413 Goldfinch Dr., State College. Slab Cabin Park. This park includes a picnic pavilion at the bottom, and a playground at the top. There is also a seasonal sledding slope and covered bridge. 316 Elmwood St.; State College.

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361 President’s Drive • State College, PA 16803 (814)238-1949 • (800)238-3173 www.villageatpennstate.com

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Calling All Sports Fans: Penn State Baseball’s New Venue Only One Part of Exciting Season Come out and support the 2007 Penn State baseball team and check out their new home stadium! This season, which kicked off March 21, will be the team’s first at the new Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. There are more opportunities to catch a game than ever before, as Penn State will play a record 26 home games this season. This is the third year as head coach for Robbie Wine, who is running one of the fastestgrowing programs in the nation.

Who to Watch

Home Games Not to Miss

The Nittany Lions feature several players that may be looking at professional careers in the future. The middle infield of Matt Cavagnaro and Scott Gaffney is one of the best in the Big Ten. First baseman Cory Wine, son of head coach Robbie Wine, is developing as a power hitter and should be a fixture in the Penn State lineup. Senior Craig Clark is one of the best starting pitchers in the Big Ten while Mark Wyner throws a fastball in the low to mid 90’s. Newcomer Ryan Stobart and Bellefonte native Seth Whitehill complete what should be one of the best starting rotations in the Big Ten this year. Out of the bullpen, Drew O’Neil and Matt Ogrodnik should prove to be two of the best relievers in the Big Ten.

March 30: vs. Minnesota (First Big Ten series of the year) April 3: vs. Bucknell (Most-played series in school history) April 20-22: vs. Northwestern (Blue-White weekend)

Get Your Peanuts, Get Your Popcorn, Get Your Tickets General admission tickets are $4.00 per game and $2.00 for youth and students. Season Tickets are $63.00 for adults and $20 for youth and students. Reserved seating and luxury suites are also available. Purchase tickets by visiting the PSU athletic website at www.gopsusports.com, by calling 877-997-7453, or just stop by Medlar Field anytime Monday-Friday 9:00 am -5:00 pm.

2007 Home Schedule 3/30/07 3/31/07 4/01/07 4/03/07 4/04/07 4/11/07 4/18/07 4/20/07 4/21/07 4/22/07 4/25/07 5/01/07 5/05/07 5/06/07 5/18/07 5/19/07 5/20/07

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Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Bucknell Kent State Temple Mount St. Mary’s Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Duquesne Villanova Purdue Purdue Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State

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Ten Reasons to Smile on a Rainy Day There is no good excuse to stay cooped up inside due to bad weather. Happy Valley offers plenty of rainy-day activities to keep you occupied morning, noon and night. Whether you’re up for some indoor exercise or a browsing a museum’s exhibits is more your speed, there is something for everyone.

Explore a Museum The Palmer Art Museum offers a wide array of artwork and exhibits free of charge. With 11 galleries, a print-study room, 150-seat auditorium, and outdoor sculpture garden, the Palmer Art Museum provides more than enough entertainment and education for a rainy afternoon. Curtin Road, University Park; www.psu.edu/dept/palmermuseum. Tour the remodeled Pennsylvania Military Museum and you will experience a full-scale replica of a World War I trench battlefield, displayed uniforms and weapons along with their narrative histories and renovated military equipment. Rt. 322, Boalsburg; www.psu.edu/dept/aerospace/museum. Bask in Nittany Lion sports as you stroll through the exhibits at the Penn State All-Sports Museum. Located on the ground floor of Beaver Stadium, there is no better place to celebrate your Nittany Lion pride and brush up on Penn State sports history. Beaver Stadium; 814-865-0044; www.gopsusports.com/Museum/museum.cfm. The restored and furnished ironmasters’ home of Centre Furnace Mansion represents Happy Valley in the 18th century. Browse the archived collections on Centre County to learn more about the area’s history. 1001 E. College Ave., State College; 814-234-4779; http://centrecountyhistory.org.

Do you like bugs or are you trying to conquer your fear of them? Penn State’s Frost Entomology Museum is the place for you. 501 ASI Building, University Park; 814-863-2865; www.ento.psu.edu/home/frost.

Hit the Rinks Ice skating is not just a winter activity. The Penn State Ice Pavilion is open to the public year round for whenever you want a taste of winter or some unconventional exercise. Greenberg Indoor Sports Complex, University Park; 814-865-4102; http://php.scripts.psu.edu/dept/ice_pavilion/index.php. A trip to Penn Skates is a great place to spend an afternoon for children and adults alike. Not only will you get a great workout on the rink, but you are guaranteed some laughs. 2210 High Tech Rd., State College; 814-357-6898; www.pennskates.com.

Other Ways to Spend a Rainy Day Paint your own pottery at 2000 Degrees, where you can choose from hundreds of pre-molded pieces. After your handiwork is decorated, employees will glaze and fire your creation. 202 W. College Ave., State College; 814-234-1151.

The newly-renovated Schlow Centre Region Library is a great place to browse the shelves and curl up with a book. Free parking is available right behind the building, making this a convenient stop in the heart of downtown. 211 S. Allen St.; State College; 814-237-6236; www.schlowlibrary.org. New stores are consistently opening at the Nittany Mall, so there is always something for everyone. Grab a bite to eat while you are there at one of the eight eateries. 2901 E. College Ave., State College; 814-238-8037; www.shopnittanymall.com.

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Bed and Breakfast Listings The Aaronsburg Inn

100 East Aaron’s Square, Aaronsburg, PA 16820. Circa 1802, this Inn was lovingly restored to welcome the traveler whose taste for comfort is matched by an unerring eye for quality. Call 814-349-8626.

Claire’s Inn of Linn

A 1908 family Bellefonte B & B located in the historic district of Victorian Bellefonte. Blocks from all of Bellefonte’s attractions and just 10 miles from Penn State. Call 814-357-5799.

Bed & Breakfast at the Rock Garden

Situated between the village of Lemont and Historic Boalsburg, this newly constructed home offers relaxation in a beautiful country setting while just minutes away from State College. Call 814-466-6100; (888) 620-7625.

Bellefonte Victorian Manor

347 East Linn Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823. Upon entering this historic house, built in 1877, you will notice an instant feeling of warmth! Beautiful hardwood floors, a soft country touch and candlelight glow will put you instantly at ease. Rooms with fireplaces make for the perfect respite on a cold night. Call 814-355-3554.

Carnegie House

Cricklewood Dr. and Toftrees Ave., State College. A country inn presented in the time-honored tradition complete with fires burning on hearths, casting their glow on old wood and brass. Call 814-234-2424; 800-229-5033.

Centre Mills Bed & Breakfast

Featured in Country Living Magazine. Minutes from I-80, Routes 322 and 144. Experience the quiet sounds of nature, fresh country air and our warm hospitality. Call 814-349-8000.

The Chatelaine B & B

347 West Pine Grove Road, Pine Grove Mills. The Chatelaine Bed and Breakfast is a vintage farmhouse on the 1791 homestead purchased by Thomas Ferguson, founder of the village of Pine Grove Mills. Call 800-251-2028.

Christopher Kratzer House

101 E. Cherry St., Clearfield. For a small-town country experience just 3 miles off I-80, Christopher Kratzer House has special appeal for travelers. Call 888-252-2632; 814-765-5024.

Carnegie House

The Earlystown Manor Bed & Breakfast

Centre Hall. The five exquisitely appointed, air-conditioned bedrooms are spacious and tastefully decorated with queen-size beds and private baths. Call 814-466-6118; 877-466-6481.

The Garret

217 W. Linn St., Bellefonte. This Red Carpet Bed & Breakfast in Victorian Bellefonte remains frozen in time to remind the future of its past. Call 814-355-3093.

The Great Oak Inn B&B

State College. Like Home...but even better! Be prepared to step into a world of fresh baked aromas and such comfort that you just might not want to go back home again. Call 814-867-1907.

Home at Town Center

State College, in-town location. The sights are just steps away from your door. A three-story, red brick guest house features five gracious guest rooms, 2.5 baths, living room, dining room, and kitchen. Entire house is able to be rented. It can be your private family inn. Close proximity to Penn State campus and football stadium. Call 814-238-8304.

The Homestead at Shavers Creek

A stunning home on a large expansive property with breathtaking views. The Homestead is located in the Shavers Creek vicinity near the Stone Valley Recreation. Area less than thirty scenic minutes from the Penn State campus. Call 814-667-3700; 814-574-4690.

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House on Top of the Hill Bed & Breakfast

606 Rosslyn Road, Huntridge Manor, Boalsburg. The lovely Huntridge Manor features a panoramic view including Mt. Nittany, the Tussey Mountain, and more and is adjacent to the Elks Country Club. Call 814-466-2070.

The Inn at Solvang

Situated four miles north of Huntingdon on Route 26. The Inn is surrounded by forests and spacious lawns, and offers privacy as well as the convenience of an innkeeper just steps away. Call 814-643-3035; 888-814-3035.

The Inn at Walnut Acres

The Inn at Walnut Acres has everything the discriminating traveler has come to expect: elegance, quietude, warm hospitality, comfort, romance, beautifully lush established gardens and a location which invites an extensive stay. Call 814-353-1597.

Limestone Inn B&B

Meckley Rd., State College. A peaceful night’s sleep and a mouthwatering breakfast in a beautiful country setting. Just 4 miles from PSU. Call 814-234-8944 or 888-922-8944.

The Lodge at Woodward Camp

Route 45, Woodward. Features swimming, jacuzzi and patio deck area in a country setting. Call 814-349-5520.

Mountain Hideaway

Beautiful mountain hideaway, 20 minutes from Penn State. Surrounded by nature, quiet and scenic view. Great area for biking, hiking and fishing. Near Black Moshannon State Park. Take route 322 west, through Port Matilda staying on 322 and turn right on ramp to East Mountain Road, turn right at the stop sign and go three miles. 1544 is on the left in long lane. Call 814-692-4980.

The Queen: A Victorian Bed & Breakfast

176 E. Linn St., Bellefonte This impeccably restored Queen Anne, complete with tower rooms, fireplaces, slipper tub and collection of Santas, Black Americana, Victorian memorabilia and more takes you to another time and place. Call 814-355-7946; 888-355-7999.

Reynolds Mansion Bed & Breakfast

101 W. Linn St., Bellefonte. Escape to this glorious mansion and enter a romantic atmosphere of Victorian elegance and luxurious comfort. Call 814-353-8407; 800-899-3929.

Riley’s Bed & Breakfast

863 Washington Ave., Tyrone. A Mediterranean Revival Mansion featuring full private baths, Queen size beds, brick fenced courtyard, generous breakfast and much more. Call 814-684-1198.

River’s Edge Guesthouse

Spend a weekend or a week in the River’s Edge Guest House overlooking the Little Juniata River. Call 814-696-0530. Centre Mills Bed & Breakfast

The Keller House

110 W. Church St., Centre Hall. Reminisce of the days gone by at the Keller House, where simple country pleasures abound. It is nestled in the lush farm country of Penns Valley and situated in the charming village of Centre Hall. Call 814-364-2225; 800-554-2588.

Laurel Ridge Bed & Breakfast

1673 Mountain Laurel Ct., Warriors Mark. We occupy two acres on a wooded ridge 250 feet above an agricultural valley. You can sit and relax, read, visit, bird watch or nap on either the deck surrounding the house, or on the canopied glider in our water garden with several waterfalls, stream & pond. Call 814-632.6813.

Springfield House

126 E. Main St., Boalsburg. Travel back in time to a special place where front porch chats, afternoon tea and gracious hospitality are everyday pleasures. Call 814-466-6290; 888-782-9672.

Victorian Loft Bed & Breakfast

216 S. Front St., Clearfield. The Victorian Loft Bed and Breakfast is an elegant 1894 Victorian home where your hosts, Tim and Peggy Durant, offer warm hospitality and a friendly atmosphere. Call 800-798-0456; 814-765-4805.

Whispering Sisters B&B

Philipsburg. This 1885 Mansion is restored to its Victorian Grandeur. A brick patio, special landscaping, porch rockers, and gazebo add a special touch of romance. Call 571-233-8606.

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Bed & Breakfasts Are a Best Kept Secret Are you visiting Happy Valley for the first time? Why stay at the same old hotel? Happy Valley offers many exciting lodging options to choose from, and a bed & breakfast is a great choice for a cozy, relaxing stay. Enjoy your time in the area at one of the many fine local bed & breakfasts, and take time for yourself to have some fun! Here is some more information on a few of our favorites! At The Aaronsburg Inn, “the details add up to luxury.” This country inn bed & breakfast was lovingly restored to welcome the traveler whose taste for comfort is matched by an unerring eye for quality. Also offers a destination and day spa with 3-7 day retreats, including yoga, massage, Tai Chi, and more.100 East Aaron’s Square, Aaronsburg; 814-349-862; www.aaronsburginn.com. Upon entering the historic Bellefonte Victorian Manor, built in 1877, you will notice an instant feeling of warmth! Beautiful hardwood floors, a soft country touch and candlelight glow will put you instantly at ease. Rooms with fireplaces make for the perfect respite on Mountain Hideaway a cold night. 347 East Linn Street, Bellefonte; 814-355-3554; www.bellefontemanor.com.

The Carnegie House is a country inn presented in time-honored tradition, complete with hearth-burning fires casting their glow on old wood and brass. Enjoy elegant rooms and fine dining at this bed & breakfast. Cricklewood Dr. and Toftrees Ave., State College; 814-234-2424 or 800-229-5033; www.carnegiehouse.com. Spend a day biking or enjoy two miles of private Class A limestone spring fed fly-fishing in Elk Creek on the property of Centre Mills Bed & Breakfast. This historic home will take you back in time, yet accommodate all your daily needs and more. 461 Smullton Road, Rebersburg; 814-349-8000; www.centremills.com/index.html. The beautiful Inn at Walnut Acres offers five acres of serene gardens to relax in. Take peaceful walks and enjoy yourself for a weekend. The Inn at Walnut Acres is capable of hosting weddings as well as receptions. 699 Weaver Hill Road, Bellefonte; 814-353-1597; www.innatwalnutacres.com. Get in touch with your outdoors side at the one-of-a kind Mountain Hideaway. Enjoy hiking and biking in the Black Moshannon State Park, games and beautiful scenery. Located only 16 miles from Penn State University! 1544 E. Mountain Rd (Turn left onto the long gravel lane until you reach the log home.); www.mthideaway.com.

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Beat Summer Boredom with Cool Camps for Every Kid With the array of camps offered in Happy Valley, there is no reason any child should be without something to do this summer. Keep your children active and give them an experience they don’t have during the school year by enrolling them in one of these great summer camps. There is a camp to fit every child’s interest - from art and music to sports and drama.

Art Camps and Craft Camps

Dance Camps & Drama Camps

Art Alliance of Central PA. Summer art camps for children age 5 to 12. Small class sizes, courses include Drawing and Cartooning, Fun with Clay, Color & Painting, Collage and Paper Magic. 818 Pike St., Lemont; 814-234-2740.

Movement Arts Studio. Summer Dance Program for children ages 4 to 8. Half-day program includes Creative Movement, Art, Music, and Children’s Literature. 140 Kelly Alley, State College; 814-237-0037.

Artistic Horizon. This non-profit integrative Art Center strives to bring fresh and innovative programs to the State College area. Summer programs are for children K through 8th grade. Themes include Art, Theatre, Pee Wee, Hands-On Science and more! 219 S. Patterson St., State College; 814-234-3441. Center for Arts & Crafts at Penn State. Summer camp sessions are two weeks long and include the option for full days (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or half days (9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) A wide variety of specialized camps is designed to stimulate the imagination and attract the individual interests of children (ages 5 to teen). Every year new and exciting art camp projects are designed by CFAC staff and Penn State art education - art majors and grad students who work as camp instructors. Mixed media, painting and drawing, printmaking, nature, music and fantasy, cultural art, papermaking, wheel-thrown pottery, and photography are just some of the varied art camps offered every summer. 11A2 Grange Building, University Park; 814-863-1238. The Creative Oasis. Creative Oasis art camps run from June to August. Kindercamps, Youth Camps, PreTeen Camps, Teen Fine Arts Series. Programs include: Hand Puppets and Dolls, Painting & Drawing, Handbuilding & Sculpture, Printmaking, Weaving & Fabrics, Storybooks & Telling Tales, Art of Collage, Found-Object Art, Mobiles & Dreamcatchers, and Bead Jewelry. 133 E. Beaver Ave., State College; 814-237-1982.

Academy of the Performing Arts. Offering Baby Ballet for children 3 years through first grade, Ballet for grades 2 through 6, and Intermediate & Advanced Ballet for grades 6 through 12. Also offers theatre Camp (grades 3-8), Musical Theatre (grades 2-6), and a Historical Arts Immersion Camp (grades 2-6). These reputable State College Music, Drama and Dance Camps are committed to the artistic development of all ages! 1320 Houserville Rd., State College; 814-238-2361. The Arts Conservatory. Provides excellent instruction in music, dance, and theater for students of all ages in the Centre Region. It is the official school of the Ballet Theatre of Central Pennsylvania, and home of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra. 3006 Research Dr., State College; 814-234-4961. Singing Onstage Studios. Eleven to 18 year olds are invited to register for a three-week theatre camp experience to be in a live stage version of the hit Disney movie High School Musical. New participants will need to auditionfor this exciting musical theatre camp production. Elementary school students are invited to register for a two-week camp that will culminate in a 30-minute show of Disney’s The Aristocats Kids. 1108 S. Pugh St., State College; 814-238-1099.

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Cool Camps…Continued Environmental Studies Camps Lincoln Caverns. The Kids Cave Camp provides a unique educational day camp for youth in grades 1 through 6. Each weeklong camp includes Rock, Fossil and Geology Day, Caving Day and Animal Day. 7703 William Penn Highway, Huntingdon; 814-643-0268.

who are enthusiastic about science. Students entering Kindergarten through 3rd grade can attend half-day or full-day sessions. For students entering 4th-12th grade, we offer a choice of full-day and residential options. Students entering 9th-12th grade can apply to be Junior Mentors. College of Information Sciences & Technology, 428 Thomas Building, University Park; 814-865-0083.

Shavers Creek Environmental Center. There are a variety of camps are offered for children of all ages and interests. 3400 Discovery Rd., Petersburg; 814-863-2000.

Music Camps The Arts Conservatory. Provides excellent instruction in music, dance, and theater for students of all ages in the Centre Region. It is the official school of the Ballet Theatre of Central Pennsylvania, and home of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra. 3006 Research Dr., State College; 814-234-4961. The Music Academy. The Jazz and Rock Camp is open to intermediate students in Guitar, Drums, Saxophone, Trumpet, Clarinet and also to intermediate to advanced students in Piano and Bass and Voice. The Music Enrichment Camp for Young Musicians (grades K-6, Beginners through Early Intermediate) is open to all instruments and voice. The Summer Day Camp at the Music Academy is open to instrumentalists, vocalists and dancers in grades 6-12. 3091 Enterprise Dr., Building D, State College; 814-238-3451. Penn State High School Summer Music Camp. If you are a student who loves music, wants to study music with outstanding teachers, and experience college life at one of America’s great universities, then this is the camp for you. You will have opportunities to meet other talented student musicians and learn from the best, Penn State’s music faculty. 301 Outreach Building, University Park; 814-863-5100. State College Suzuki Program. The String & Guitar Camp provides a fun-filled week of music as children are stimulated and inspired with innovative and exciting classes designed to supplement and enhance their regular Suzuki studies. This program will feature instructors Andra Cannon (guitarist and nationally-certified teacher of music from Houston, Texas) and Terri Columbo (violinist in the Venice Baroque Orchestra in Padua, Italy). 118 Keller Building, University Park; 814-863-1009.

Science & Technology Camps Action Potential Science Experiment, Penn State. Your child will conduct hands-on experiments in Penn State laboratories under the careful guidance of experienced educators. From the solar system to the petri dish, campers will participate in the fascinating world of scientific research, and spend time with University student mentors

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Penn State Weather Camp. Are you curious about how weather predictions are made? Come to Penn State Weather Camp and find out! Get hands-on experience in many aspects of weather, including the actual process of making a forecast, during your week at the premier location for studying weather, Penn State’s Department of Meteorology at the University Park campus. 301 Outreach Building, University Park; 814-778-8632. State College Friends School. The Friends Summer Camp will be geared toward providing campers with enriching, rewarding and entertaining experiences in an environment guided by the Quaker principles of tolerance, equality, integrity and community. Eight separate weeks, each with a different theme, are available to K-5 students and three weeks are offered for 6th-8th grade students. In addition to the reputable programs, this summer brings new handson science camps for grades K-6. 1900 University Drive, State College; 814-237-8386. Women in Sciences & Engineering (WISE) Institute. The Women in the Sciences and Engineering (WISE) camp summer program, a residential science and engineering career exploration program for 11th or 12th graders, will be held the week of June 24-30. The program is now in its 12th year at Penn State. This unique program is specifically designed for young women with an aptitude in science and math who would like to learn about careers in science, engineering, and technology.


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Cool Camps…Continued Additionally, a nonresidential day camp for young women entering 11th or 12th grade will be held July 16-20. This camp is designed to introduce young women to science and engineering as college majors and careers. 319 Boucke Building, University Park; 814-865-3342.

Sports & Recreation Camps C3 Sports Day Camps. C3 Sports is bringing values-based sports programs to Central Pennsylvania. The goal of the programs is to provide excellent technical sports instruction and to provide an encouraging atmosphere to relate values lessons and the hopeful message of Christ. Summer programs include Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball and Soccer. Christ Community Church, 1606 Norma St., State College; 814-234-0711.

4th and 5th grade with an opportunity to have a four-night camping experience. Located just off Rt. 322 between Lewistown, PA and State College, PA. 9 Taylor Dr., Reedsville; 717-667-9236. Summer Sports Camps at Penn State. Sign your young athlete up for a sports camp with Penn State coaches as the instructors. A large variety of camps are offered, from fencing to football. 301 Outreach Building, University Park; 814-863-5100. State College Area School District. Shorts & Sports is a full-day educational and recreational day camp for Grades 1-6. Each student chooses two educational short-term enrichment courses to participate in each morning and then rotate through afternoon recreational activities. All courses offered at the high school north building. 411 S. Fraser St., Room 116; State College; 814-231-1061. State College Assembly of God , Boys Developmental Football Program. This football camp is open to boys ages 6-13 and will be held July 30 - August 2. Boys at all skills level will learn, as no prior football experience is needed. Both team skill and individual skills will be taught and developed. In addition to prayer and devotions, a special guest speaker every night will share how the skills learned in football relate to everyday life. 2201 University Drive Extension, State College; 814-238-3800. Stone Valley Recreation Area. Sailing and canoe camps are offered for children of all ages in groups or individually. Upon completion, participants receive a Stone Valley sailing card certificate. 108 Business Services Building, University Park; 814-863-1164.

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Centre Region Parks and Recreation. From fly fishing to martial arts, the Centre Region Parks and Recreations offers a wide array of camps. 2643 Gateway Dr., State College; 814-231-3071. Centre Soccer Association The Association will hold two separate camps this year: Strikers Camp is open to all children age 6 through 15. The camp will include work on individual skill development with an emphasis on supporting roles of players. Major League British Soccer Camp is one of Centre Soccer’s most popular summer camps. This camp is open to players age 4 to 16. Players will enjoy the opportunity to learn and train with experienced soccer players from England. 814-235-7406. Juniata Valley Council Boy Scouts of America. Seven Mountains Scout Camp is owned and operated by the Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America. Cub Scout Day Camp provides boys entering grades 1-5 with an opportunity to have a three-day camp experience.The Webelos Summer Camp provides boys entering the

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Spa Services Offer Relaxation in Happy Valley Spa treatments are no longer reserved for the wealthy; they have become a means of relaxation for the mainstream. Spa services such as facials and massage therapy offer an escape from our hectic lives! Recent years have brought a boom to the day spa business and now a new trend, mobile spa services, bring everything to you at home, the office, hotel and even, private parties. Here are some listings to find the perfect solution to your relaxation needs. The Aaronsburg Inn & Spa. Revel in the Old World charm. Come for a single spa treatment, or enjoy a longer stay with one of the Destination and Day Spa’s 3-7 day retreat programs, incorporating wellness education and treatments through programs with specific themes. Enjoy yoga, Tai Chi, demonstrations of herbal remedies, a Thai massage, and more. Be pampered in the quietly elegant, yet casual surroundings. Stay in a guest room or stop in for pampering in one of our new treatment rooms. 100 East Aaron’s Square, Aaronsburg; 814-349-8626; www.aaronsburginn.com Bellefonte Victorian Manor. This historic bed & breakfast in Bellefonte offers massage therapy to guests, and by appointment to non-guests. Swedish massage (for relaxation), therapeutic massage (for health issues), sports massage, hydrotherapy, facial and foot massage, and even a couple’s massage are available for your convenience. 347 East Linn Street, Bellefonte; 814-355-3554; www.bellefontemanor.com The Central Pennsylvania School of Massage Gift Shop. The Central Pennsylvania School of Massage is conveniently located in downtown State College, with plenty of free parking in our lot directly behind the building. Enjoy a massage in the privacy of one of our quiet therapy rooms. Gift certificates available. Couples massage and Bridal Party Packages available. 336 South Fraser Street; 888-649-3337 or 814-234-4900; www.schoolofmassage.com Designer’s Denn Salon and Spa. Conveniently located in downtown State College, Designer’s Denn offers facial treatments, spa and body treatments, massage therapies, waxing services and treatments exclusively for men. 212 Calder Way; 814-234-3366; www.designersdenn.com Dragonfly Therapeutic Massage. This day spa offers many services ranging from skin care, to special massages. “Spa parties” are also offered and are a great way to get together with friends! 1212 N. Atherton Street; 814-237-5220; www.dragonflymassages.com

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The Finishing Touch Salon & Spa. Enjoy a day at the spa, with several hours of pampering and indulgence! The Finishing Touch offers an abundance of services from hair treatments, to facial and body massages, manicures, pedicures and skin care. 355-D Colonade Blvd.; 814-237-2117; www.thefinishingtouchsalonspa.com Le Salon & Spa. This full service hair salon and spa offers services such as body spa treatments, facials and pulsed light hair removal systems. 112 South Fraser Street; 814-238-6440; www.lesalonandspa.net St. Joseph Institute. Enjoy a few hours at the spa or escape for as much as four days of relaxation! St. Joseph Institute offers spa services, massages, healing, wellness, as well as fitness options. 134 Jacobs Way, Port Matilda; 814-692-4954; www.stjosephinstitute.com Tyler M. Wozniak, CMT Mobile Massage Therapy. This innovative concept is exactly what the name insists - massage services at your doorstep, in your hotel room, at your office or special event. Tailored to the individual, Mobile Massage Therapy’s trained professionals offer a wide array of services including 14 types of massage, aromatherapy, sea salt body scrub, facial and foot facial. 814-308-4900; www.tmwmobilemassage.com


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Upcoming Events Well Worth the Visit Mark your calendar and treat the family to one of these exciting local events. APRIL April 7, CRPR Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Come see the Easter Bunny and enjoy a fun afternoon! The hunt begins at 2 p.m. sharp at the South Sparks Street entrance of Holmes-Foster Park. Prize baskets for various age groups age 2 through 9 will be provided by members of the State College Rotary Club. Event is held rain or shine.

April 18-19, RENT Eisenhower Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. April 20-22, Blue-White Weekend

Get an early look at the upcoming season’s new squad! Game time Saturday at 2 p.m.. Friday evening and Saturday enjoy the Family Carnival in Beaver Stadium parking lot. Following the game on Saturday, the Penn State baseball team will play a double header at Lubrano Field at 4:30 vs. Northwestern.

April 26, Junior Brown The State Theatre, 7:30 p.m. April 27, Jerry Seinfeld Eisenhower Auditorium, 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. April 28, Larry the Cable Guy Bryce Jordan Center, 8 p.m. April 28, Ecstatic Visions presented by Nittany Valley Symphony Eisenhower Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. April 29, My Chemical Romance with Muse Bryce Jordan Center, 7:30 p.m.

May 7, Monday Night RAW Bryce Jordan Center, 8 p.m.

2007 Penn State Football Schedule

May 20, Bellefonte’s Annual Big Spring Festival

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May 26, DelGrosso’s Waterpark Opening Day

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May 28, Memorial Day Civil War Encampment Boalsburg, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. May 31-June 3, Penn State Alumni Weekend

JUNE June 22, Symphony Under The Stars

A special concert presented by The Nittany Valley Symphony at Tussey Mountain Amphitheater. The Nittany Valley Symphony and Guild are sponsoring a very special raffle to celebrate their 40th anniversary during the 2006-2007 season. A new MercedesBenz C230 Sport Sedan will be the grand prize. www.nvs.org.

June 23-24, Lincoln Caverns: 75th Anniversary Family Days Weekend

Just a short drive away in Huntingdon, PA. Celebrate 75 years of discovery with the Dunlavy family (owners of Lincoln Caverns 1932-2007). Special historic tours, workshops, children’s activities and fun! Specially priced tours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day). For more information, call 643-0268.

JULY July 4, Central Pennsylvania 4th Fest www.4thfest.org.

MAY May 4, Gaither Homecoming Concert: Give It Away Tour 2007 Bryce Jordan Center May 5, 12th Annual Plant Celebration Centre Furnace Mansion

The day’s activities will include a sale of plants donated by local growers and grown in the new Centre Furnace Mansion cold frame. Garden enthusiasts will be able to choose from annuals, perennials, trees, herbs, shrubs and specialist wetland plants among many others. Proceeds will benefit the Centre County Historical Society and the Pennsylvania Native Plant Society. www.centrecountyhistory.org.

May 6, DelGrosso’s Amusement Park Opening Day

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Florida International Notre Dame Buffalo at Michigan at Illinois Iowa Wisconsin Homecoming at Indiana Ohio State Purdue at Temple at Michigan State

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TBA Central Florida at Syracuse TBA Illinois at Purdue at Wisconsin Michigan at Ohio State at Iowa Indiana Michigan State

July 11-15, Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

This is among the most important happenings of the summer! One of the biggest and best juried arts festivals in the U.S., featuring the works of hundreds of outstanding artists from throughout the nation, outdoors along the streets and sidewalks! Cutting-edge live music and other performances, plus many food vendors offering delicious fare, and much more! www.arts-festival.com.

July 12-15, People’s Choice Festival of Pennsylvania Arts and Crafts

Boalsburg’s arts festival, held at the PA Military Museum. Annual outdoor arts festival in a lovely park-like setting, showcasing the works of hundreds of central Pennsylvania artists and crafters! Live music, food vendors, and more! This has grown from a scrappy grassroots gathering several years ago into a major annual arts event! www.peopleschoicefestival.com.

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