Welcome to the first edition of our monthly newsletter! Do you ever find yourself wondering what to do in the evening? Are you growing bored of your same old routine? This email will highlight some of the many things to do over the course of the month, so you'll always know what is happening around State college. Get out of your comfort zone and try something new this year!

Sips Happy Hour Hosted by State College Young Professionals 

$8 | Wednesday, February 1st | 5:30 PM | Federal Taphouse

Are you a young professional finding it hard to make meaningful connections in this transient town? Join State College Young Professionals (SCYP) at the Federal Taphouse! You are encouraged to come socialize and meet other young professionals in Happy Valley and make connections and network. Food and appetizers will be provided.

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Improv Comedy Show

$15 | Every Friday Night | 7 PM | Blue Brick Theatre

Every Friday night you are welcome to join Happy Valley Improv for an evening of laughter. The show features 3-long form improv sets with an intermission between each. Purchase your tickets below.


Of Dice & Dragons

Free | Saturday, February 4th | 10 AM | Schlow Library

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at Dungeons and Dragons? Or are you an experienced player looking for new peers to campaign with? Join Of Dice & Dragons the first Saturday of every month for a DnD session at the Schlow Library. It is open to ages 13-adult and any skill level is welcome, including beginners! Registration is required, so make sure your register below.


An Evening with George Winston

$35+ | Sunday, February 5th | 7 PM | The Friedman Auditorium

Enjoy an evening performance by the famous solo pianist, George Winston. He has inspired musicians for over 40 years, selling over 15 million albums, including the popular December and Winter into Spring albums. Come enjoy the evocative experience that is listening to George Winston live, and purchase your tickets using the link below.


Penn's Cave Tour

$23+ | Weekends | Penn's Cave

With the winter chill setting in, come enjoy the warmer air in this flat-bottom motorboat cave tour, where the temperature remains 52 degrees year 'round. Penn's cave is the only cave in Pennsylvania on the National Register of Historic Places and features breathtaking stalagmites that you may just find resemble some familiar shapes. This tour reopens February 4th, so get your tickets in advanced today!


Centre Social Dance

Free | Wednesday, February 8th | 7 PM | 3 Dots Downtown

Explore a variety of dance styles in this evening dance event. Whether it be your own personal favorite or something new, music will be played for anyone's style. No need to register or sign up, but you can visit their website and get more information in the button below.

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Carrie Underwood the Denim & Rhinestones Tour

$39.50+ | Friday February 10th | 7:30 PM | Bryce Jordan Center

Did you ever think you'd get the opportunity to see the 2005 American Idol winner, Carrie Underwood, live? Well, now you can! The 8-time GRAMMY® Award winner and special guest Jimmie Allen will be performing here in State College, at the Bryce Jordan Center. Experience the nostalgia of the on-screen performances from your 2005 living room and buy tickets below.


Penn State Centre Stage presents 'Everybody' by Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins

$12.50+ | Intermittent dates from February 14th-25th | 7:30 PM | Pavilion Theater

Follow along the play’s protagonist as they discover what it means to be human in this philosophical comedy. The play has a lottery casting with 120 different combinations, making no two shows alike. Get tickets below!


ClearWater’s Art & Chocolate Celebration  

Free | Friday, February 17th | 4 PM | 3 Dots Downtown

Join fellow passionate conservationists in this fundraiser event! You will have the opportunity to view local artist's work while enjoying sweets from local restaurants. You will also have the opportunity to bid on art and gift cards online, all proceeds to benefit conservation across PA. Entry to the event is free, but optional $30 Super Sweet tickets are available for purchase, which include a treat box from local restaurants and bakeries. Super Sweet tickets can be purchased for $30 on their website.

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Happy Valley Comic & Collectables Convention

$8+ | Saturday, February 25th & Sunday, February 26th | 10 AM |

Nittany Valley Sports Center

Come join in on the fun! There will be 100’s of booths and tables regarding comic books, sports cards, Anime, action figures, cosplay, artwork, and more! In addition to the vendors tables, attendees can get autographs and selfies from various celebrities and enjoy a game room for Magic the gathering tournaments or other tabletop games. You can arrive by car or utilize the free shuttle service, which will be making stops every half hour in front of Old Main and behind the Paterno/Pattee Library. To pre-purchase tickets for a discounted rate, click the link below.


Tussey Mountain

Are you an experienced skier or snowboarder, or maybe someone looking to pickup a new sport? Or maybe you are looking to relax in the comfort of the lodge surrounded by the slopes? Tussey Mountain offers day tickets, rentals, lessons, and season passes for your winter sport fill, as well as a comfortable atmosphere to decompress with a refreshing drink or entrée. This is only among the many things Tussey Mountain has to offer, so we recommend checking out their website for more details. Due to the seasonal nature of the activities, make sure you check the website for operating hours before you go.


Poll of the Month

Vote in our monthly polls! Every month we will be asking a question and post the final results in the following month's newsletter. Have a question you would like us to put out to the masses? DM us your question on Instagram, @ARPMrents, and your question may be selected next month!

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If you're attending an event in or around State College this month, post a picture or selfie to Instagram and tag us, @ARPMrents or post to #StateCollegeHappenings for a chance for your photo to be featured on a future newsletter or on our socials!

Remember, this list is only a fraction of the many things there are to do in the surrounding area, and more get added everyday. If none of these events caught your eye, check out sites such a downtownstatecollege.com and statecollege.com for updated events.

February Apartment Spotlight: Ivy Place

Ivy Place is a newly remodeled, affordable alternative to dormitory living. It offers fully furnished single rooms of various sizes and is located just one and a half blocks from campus. Rent starts at just $645 a month and includes most utilities. We still have availability for this fall! For more information on the property or to apply online, click the button below.

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Psst… PSU students, are you still in need of 2023-2024 school year housing? We don’t have much availability left and it is growing smaller by the day… so make sure you act fast to secure your place now before its too late! Click here to view our remaining rentals.

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