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First Night State College

First Night State College First Night State College is an alcohol-free, visual and performing arts-centered community New Year's event presented in downtown State College, PA

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Out to make it a late night at First Night? You will find some of our local fan favorites performing.  Jon Rounds, The G...
12/31/2021

Out to make it a late night at First Night? You will find some of our local fan favorites performing. Jon Rounds, The Gill Street Band, Tussey Mountain Moonshiners, Natascha & the Spy Boys and many more. http://ow.ly/PjEo30s5I0K

One man sideshow performer David Darwin will be performing in the State College Municipal Building Community Room at 5:0...
12/31/2021

One man sideshow performer David Darwin will be performing in the State College Municipal Building Community Room at 5:00, 7:00 pm & 9:30 pm. Be sure to arrive early. http://ow.ly/ybJ930s5HV6

Hops & Vines will be performing at 4:30 pm in St. Paul's United Methodist Church.  Why not stop in before dinner and hea...
12/31/2021

Hops & Vines will be performing at 4:30 pm in St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Why not stop in before dinner and hear some local favorites. http://ow.ly/2e7r30s5HYr

Chinese acrobat Li Liu will be performing at the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center at  4:30, 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Be sure t...
12/31/2021

Chinese acrobat Li Liu will be performing at the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center at 4:30, 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Be sure to arrive early. This is a show you will not want to miss. http://ow.ly/Cb2830s5HUO

12/31/2021

No matter your vaccination status, masks that cover your nose and mouth are required at all First Night venues in accordance with the local ordinance in the Borough of State College. In addition, proof of Covid vaccination is required to attend the performances of Happy Valley Improv this evening.

Comedic variety performer Jonathan Burns will begin his performance day at 3:30 pm in the The State Theatre .  He will a...
12/31/2021

Comedic variety performer Jonathan Burns will begin his performance day at 3:30 pm in the The State Theatre . He will also be performing at 7:30 & 10:00 p.m. http://ow.ly/iTMY30s5HEE

Happy Valley Improv begins their day of First Night performances at 2:00 pm. The 2:00 pm is a youth show.  They also hav...
12/31/2021

Happy Valley Improv begins their day of First Night performances at 2:00 pm. The 2:00 pm is a youth show. They also have shows at 4:30 pm, 8:30 pm & 10:30 pm. All shows will be in the Blue Brick Theatre. http://ow.ly/Yj2z30s5HBx

If you are out in the early afternoon, some of our performers include Middle-earth Studios, State High Thespians, and Ri...
12/31/2021

If you are out in the early afternoon, some of our performers include Middle-earth Studios, State High Thespians, and Rick Hirsch 5. http://ow.ly/wc0Q30s5HVp

The ice carvers will start carving the large ice sculptures at 10:00 am.  Take a picture of you with your favorite sculp...
12/31/2021
Ice Sculptures – First Night State College

The ice carvers will start carving the large ice sculptures at 10:00 am. Take a picture of you with your favorite sculpture and send it to us #FNSC. http://ow.ly/OSlm30s5I2a

Come see the Russian ice slide, the giant ice piggy bank, and dozens of one-block ice sculptures made from crystal clear Pennsylvania ice.

Out with the Old, In with the New! Write your new resolutions for 2022 and burn the 2021 resolutions you didn't complete...
12/31/2021
Out with the Old, In with the New! – First Night State College

Out with the Old, In with the New! Write your new resolutions for 2022 and burn the 2021 resolutions you didn't complete. We have ten resolution sculptures for your enjoyment. ow.ly/hntY30s4gGK

Resolution exhibits are created by artists to help us publicly declare our hopes, dreams, and promises to ourselves for the New Year.

If you are looking for a quick dinner tomorrow evening, stop by the University Baptist & Brethren Church.  They will be ...
12/31/2021
First Night State College – First Night State College

If you are looking for a quick dinner tomorrow evening, stop by the University Baptist & Brethren Church. They will be holding their Soups & Sweet Café as a takeout cafe, 4:30-8:30 pm. Can't wait to get my homemade soups and sweets always yummy! http://ow.ly/X0BV30s4g8w

First Night State College is back in person on Friday, December 31, 2021.

There is still plenty of time to sign up for the First Night State College 5K Resolution Run. http://ow.ly/ST1P30s5Hsk
12/30/2021

There is still plenty of time to sign up for the First Night State College 5K Resolution Run. http://ow.ly/ST1P30s5Hsk

12/30/2021

JUST ADDED - The Fraser Street Saxtet under the direction of Rick Hirsch will be playing at First Night at 8:30 pm in the University Baptist & Brethren Church. The State College High School Jazz Band is unable to perform at this time. http://ow.ly/Vhci30s5HoF

Due to unforeseen circumstances Rama-Lama is unable to perform at First Night.  Check our website for all of the other f...
12/30/2021

Due to unforeseen circumstances Rama-Lama is unable to perform at First Night. Check our website for all of the other fantastic performances. http://ow.ly/flva30s5Ahe

We are still in need of volunteers for First Night.  You can be in out of the cold and enjoy the performance as well. ow...
12/30/2021

We are still in need of volunteers for First Night. You can be in out of the cold and enjoy the performance as well. ow.ly/gXGv30s4LcU

JUST ADDED: Hops & Vines will perform at St. Paul's United Methodist Church on December 31 at 4:30 pm.  http://ow.ly/5Pr...
12/29/2021

JUST ADDED: Hops & Vines will perform at St. Paul's United Methodist Church on December 31 at 4:30 pm. http://ow.ly/5Pr630s5z1W

Just added to First Night--Second Season.  They bring their beautiful recycled mittens to Allen Street on December 31.  ...
12/29/2021

Just added to First Night--Second Season. They bring their beautiful recycled mittens to Allen Street on December 31. It might be a little warm on New Year's Eve, but you know the snow will be coming soon.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Callanish will not be performing at First Night. There are still many great evening per...
12/29/2021

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Callanish will not be performing at First Night. There are still many great evening performances. http://ow.ly/HwzR30s5x3i

Mount Nittany Health brings Healthy Resolutions to First Night. The final one is Rethink Your Drink.  Details on our web...
12/28/2021

Mount Nittany Health brings Healthy Resolutions to First Night. The final one is Rethink Your Drink. Details on our website. http://ow.ly/Yu2p30s4iu4

From the Board & Staff to All --
12/25/2021

From the Board & Staff to All --

Check out the link for information that will make your participation in First Night State College more enjoyable and saf...
12/23/2021
Know Before You Go – First Night State College

Check out the link for information that will make your participation in First Night State College more enjoyable and safe. http://ow.ly/wHsJ30s4TRE

Useful information that will make your visit to First Night State College more enjoyable and safe. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for news and updates.

Leave 2021 in the dust and run toward the new year! Sign up for the First Night State College 5K Resolution Run.  ow.ly/...
12/22/2021

Leave 2021 in the dust and run toward the new year! Sign up for the First Night State College 5K Resolution Run. ow.ly/U4Cl30s38PY

Ice skating is one of our most popular First Nights events so sharpen your skates and head out to Pegula Ice Arena  on N...
12/22/2021

Ice skating is one of our most popular First Nights events so sharpen your skates and head out to Pegula Ice Arena on New Year's Eve. Special thanks to Geisinger for sponsoring the ice skating. http://ow.ly/i4zf30s4TCJ

Out with the Old, In with the New! Write your new resolutions for 2022 and burn the 2021 resolutions you didn't complete...
12/22/2021

Out with the Old, In with the New! Write your new resolutions for 2022 and burn the 2021 resolutions you didn't complete. We have ten resolution sculptures for your enjoyment. http://ow.ly/4hoj30s4TMo

We are still in need of volunteers for First Night. You can be in out of the cold and enjoy the performance as well. htt...
12/22/2021

We are still in need of volunteers for First Night. You can be in out of the cold and enjoy the performance as well. http://ow.ly/gXGv30s4LcU

Mount Nittany Health brings Healthy Resolutions to First Night. Number Two is Get Healthy with Small Steps.  Details on ...
12/21/2021

Mount Nittany Health brings Healthy Resolutions to First Night. Number Two is Get Healthy with Small Steps. Details on our website. http://ow.ly/Yu2p30s4iu4

12/21/2021

Due to unforeseen circumstances Arietta Women's Ensemble will not be performing at First Night.

Address

403 South Allen Street, Suite 205A
State College, PA
16801

Centre Area Transportation Authority White Loop

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm

Telephone

(814) 237-3682

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Out to make it a late night at First Night? You will find some of our local fan favorites performing. Jon Rounds, The Gill Street Band, Tussey Mountain Moonshiners, Natascha & the Spy Boys and many more. http://ow.ly/PjEo30s5I0K
One man sideshow performer David Darwin will be performing in the State College Municipal Building Community Room at 5:00, 7:00 pm & 9:30 pm. Be sure to arrive early. http://ow.ly/ybJ930s5HV6
Hops & Vines will be performing at 4:30 pm in St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Why not stop in before dinner and hear some local favorites. http://ow.ly/2e7r30s5HYr
Chinese acrobat Li Liu will be performing at the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center at 4:30, 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Be sure to arrive early. This is a show you will not want to miss. http://ow.ly/Cb2830s5HUO
No matter your vaccination status, masks that cover your nose and mouth are required at all First Night venues in accordance with the local ordinance in the Borough of State College. In addition, proof of Covid vaccination is required to attend the performances of Happy Valley Improv this evening.
Comedic variety performer Jonathan Burns will begin his performance day at 3:30 pm in the The State Theatre . He will also be performing at 7:30 & 10:00 p.m. http://ow.ly/iTMY30s5HEE
Happy Valley Improv begins their day of First Night performances at 2:00 pm. The 2:00 pm is a youth show. They also have shows at 4:30 pm, 8:30 pm & 10:30 pm. All shows will be in the Blue Brick Theatre. http://ow.ly/Yj2z30s5HBx
The State High Thespians will be performing at 1:00 & 3:00pm in the Community Room at the State College Municipal Building. Be sure to come out and support these young people. http://ow.ly/ufVg30s5HyI
If you are out in the early afternoon, some of our performers include Middle-earth Studios, State High Thespians, and Rick Hirsch 5. http://ow.ly/wc0Q30s5HVp
Our children's workshops begin at 1:00 pm. Be sure to stop in the State College Presbyterian Church and make a beautiful slate. Also at 1:00 pm you can learn to Belly Dance at 3 Dots Downtown. http://ow.ly/SCvk30s5HtY
The ice carvers will start carving the large ice sculptures at 10:00 am. Take a picture of you with your favorite sculpture and send it to us #FNSC. http://ow.ly/OSlm30s5I2a