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Tickets on Sale NOW: 2013 WPSU International Wine Festival
Sunday, September 29
The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
Begin the afternoon with A Taste of Italy Wine & Food Pairing with wine connoisseur Steve Pollack. The 1 PM seminar will feature tastings of Chairman’s Selection wines paired with small plates of Italian dishes. Seating is limited to 100 attendees who also purchase Grand Tasting tickets. During the Grand Tasting, stroll through the indoor wine garden as you sip and savor a wide selection of unique and premium wines. Also enjoy live music, food tastings, and an on-site PA Wine & Spirits Store, plus a silent auction will offer dining opportunities, baskets, wine accessories, and art. Early Bird pricing is available for tickets purchased before September 15 so don’t wait! Learn More
Spikes Light it Up at Home
The Spikes start a 6-game home series tonight facing off against the Connecticut Tigers. Wednesday is half-price night, Thursday night kids eat free, and Friday night features 4 for $44, which includes 4 Diamond Club seats, 4 hot dogs and 4 small soft drinks. Saturday and Sunday evening games conclude with fireworks and Monday is Super Splash Day! Check out their website for more information on promotions during this home stand!
Jazz in Bellefonte
JazzPA is an annual event in Bellefonte that features the sounds of both local and national jazz artists against the beautiful backdrop of downtown’s Talleyrand Park. Set for July 25-28. Local artists set to person this year include State College Area High School Jazz Band, Jay Vonada, Tommy Wareham and Zeropoint.
It’s On in Ireland, Make the Trip
Attend the Nittany Lions’ first ever international game vs. UCF. Kickoff is at 1:30 PM at Croke Park. The Official Penn State Tour, presented by the Penn State Alumni Association and the Nittany Lion Club, provides alumni, members, students and fans an opportunity to discover Ireland's rich history, unique traditions and scenic beauty Game tickets are currently only available through the Official Penn State Tour. Visitpsu.crokeparkclassic.com for more information.
Make your fall weekend reservations now at theHoliday Inn Express State College at Williamsburg Square. Conveniently located right off I-99 this beautiful hotel is just a few miles from University Park airport, Beaver Stadium and downtown State College, and has several dining options next door in Williamsburg Square. The Holiday Inn Express offers free airport shuttle service and free high-speed wifi, plus a fitness center and meeting rooms. Check it out for your fall stay in Happy Valley, or any time of year!
Take a Walk in Huntingdon
The 4 and More Cultural District walking tours are held Wednesdays through August 14. Tours begin promptly at 10 AM at the corner of Penn Street and 6th Street. Enjoy a different and unique tour each week! Cost is FREE but donations are accepted. Tours will go rain or shine! Upcoming tours: July 24, Art; July 31, History; August 7, Stained Glass; August 14, River Walk.