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April 1, 2015
Times: 4:30 pm through 8:15 pm; dinner at 5:15
Location: Grace Lutheran Church

This Lenten event includes museum-catalog quality digital images of Renaissance paintings from around the world; a talk about icons as a tool for meditation and prayer; Stations of the Cross paintings; a pig roast and Renaissance-themed fellowship meal; art exhibits; and a Lenten hymn sing with music on the harp,... [ read more ]

April 1, 2015
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Pennsylvania Military Museum

Friends’ Richard Koontz Memorial Lecture Series: “Remembering WWII, A Pilot’s Journey” Army Air Forces pilot John F. Homan discusses his experiences during World War II. 7:30 p.m. Donation Requested [ read more ]

April 1, 2015
Times: 6:30 PM
Location: Medlar Field at Lubrano Park

April 1, 2015
Times: 5:00 PM
Location: Beard Field at Nittany Lion Softball Park

April 1, 2015
Times: 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: South Hills School of Business & Technology

South Hills School and SCORE, an all-volunteer affiliate of the U.S. Small Business Administration, have teamed up to bring you an intensive series of hands-on workshops designed to help you supercharge your small business! A team of award-winning professionals from the worlds of Marketing, Sales, Finance, Personnel and Business Analytics... [ read more ]

April 1, 2015
Times: 8:00 PM
Location: Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

This is not your little sister or brother's egg hunt. This is bigger, better, darker and extremely COOL for kids in grades 6 -8 with candy and prizes! Don't forget to bring your flashlight. Rain or shine; remember to dress for the weather. [ read more ]

February 17, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Recurring daily
Times: Tuesday - Thursday 12 - 6 pm, Friday - Sunday 12 - 4 pm, Closed Mondays
Location: Robeson Gallery

This exhibition is a culmination of photographers, painters, quilt makers, curators and scholars, including work from Bayete Ross Smith, Robert Pruitt, Terry Bodie, Malvina Latham, Rick Lowell, Kimberly Camp, Dr. Deborah Willis, Bettye Saar, John Penderhughes, Dawoud Bey and Wendell White. Also included are the works of a number of... [ read more ]

March 20, 2015 - May 3, 2015
Recurring daily
Times: Tuesday - Thursday 12 - 6 pm, Friday - Sunday 12 - 4 pm, Closed Mondays
Location: HUB Gallery

This juried exhibition displays the studio art portion of the Annual Graduate Research Exhibition, offering students the opportunity to display their work in a professional setting. Visual Arts students will exhibit artwork in a variety of media, based on their in-progress work towards their thesis portfolio. The Annual Graduate Research... [ read more ]

April 1, 2015 - April 11, 2015
Recurring daily
Times: Evenings 7:30 p.m., Preview/Matinee 2:00 p.m.
Location: Penn State Downtown Theatre Center

Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Book by Peter Duchan. Directed by Richard Roland “They’re the dogs; no, they’re the slimes who hurt nice girls for real nice times.” Dogfight, a musical based on a 1991 film of the same name, tells a tender and brutal tale... [ read more ]

September 13, 2014
Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Times: 10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Location: Discovery Space

Visit with your 6-month to 2-year-old to explore science together through books and movement. FREE with membership or paid admission. [ read more ]

December 3, 2014
Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Times: 10:15-10:45 AM and 10:45-11:15 AM
Location: Discovery Space

NEW! There are now two sessions of baby explorers from 10:15-10:45 AM and 10:45-11:15 AM! Visit with your 6-month to 2-year-old to explore science together through books and movement. FREE with membership or paid admission. [ read more ]

March 1, 2015 - September 1, 2015
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Friday
Times: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: Centre Furnace Mansion

Everyday Iron explores the progression from “furnace to market”, with a special emphasis on the role of the blacksmith. Featuring a rich and wide variety of over 100 iron artifacts from CCHS, private collectors and other local historical organizations, this broad range of artifacts made of iron punctuates its importance... [ read more ]

March 31, 2015 - April 25, 2015
Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Location: Gallery Shop

Animals in Art The Gallery Shop will have a special Atrium show and sale in April, celebrating our animal friends. Domestic and wild mammals as well as birds, fish and reptiles will be showcased in various two and three-dimensional media. Realistic paintings and photographs of wildlife as well as fanciful... [ read more ]

April 1, 2015 - May 13, 2015
Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Times: 7:00am - 8:30am
Location: Shaver's Creek Environmental Center

Spring 2015 dates: April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22, April 29, May 6, May 13 (Wednesdays). Take a leisurely hike to see and hear the numerous bird species that migrate through central Pennsylvania. Shaver’s Creek naturalists Doug Wentzel and Joshua Potter will help participants identify the songs, calls... [ read more ]

October 3, 2014
Recurring monthly on Day 1
Times: 5PM-9PM
Location: Discovery Space

Discovery Space is staying open until 9pm as part of the State College Downtown Improvement District's First Friday experience. Visit for information on all the special activities going on downtown! [ read more ]

November 4, 2014
Recurring monthly on the 1st Wednesday
Location: Centre Region Senior Center

This free monthly diabetes support group is led by a Diabetes Network certified diabetes educator. Held from 10:15–11:15 am at the Centre Region Senior Center, 131 S. Fraser St., #1, State College. For more info, call Carol Clitherow at 814.231.3076. [ read more ]


Centre County/Penn State
Visitor Center | CPCVB

800 E. Park Ave
State College, PA. 16803

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Local: 814-231-1400
Toll Free: 800-358-5466
Fax: 814-231-8123

The Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau includes member businesses in State College, Bellefonte, Boalsburg, Philipsburg and all of Centre County. Find hotels, bed & breakfasts, restaurants, attractions, recreation, events, and information about Penn State University, as well as information for meeting & sports planners, group tour planners, and family vacations. Be sure to check our Calendar of Events to find out what's going on in Centre County when you Visit Penn State.

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