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Photo courtesy Barbara BrownThe Bellefonte Community Easter Egg Hunt
April 19, 2014 at 2 p.m.

The Bellefonte Community-wide Easter Egg Hunt is held annually prior to Easter. All children 12 years and under are invited to attend.  Games, refreshments, and a visit from the Easter Bunny are highlights of the event, along with 10,000 Easter Eggs.  The children are divided up into age groups throughout the park.  Golden eggs with coupons for special baskets, gift certificates, and prizes from the downtown businesses are included in the day's festivities.  Centre Crest, local clubs, churches, and fire companies will supply the candy-filled eggs and special prizes.  There is no charge for this event. It is held in conjunction with Historic Bellefonte Inc.  If any children need to complete community service time for school, they may volunteer to help with this event.

Photo courtesy Barbara BrownThe Big Spring Festival
May 18, 2014 from Noon to 4 p.m.
Talleyrand Park, Bellefonte

The Big Spring Festival takes place on the third weekend in May and celebrates our bountiful supply of water with entertainment, water sports, crafts, fish stocking of Spring Creek and more. Activities will go on all afternoon courtesy of Kayaking Tussey Mountain Outfitters, Children’s Activities Sponsored By The Youth Service Bureau, Food Vendors will be on hand and Non Profit Group Activities & Fundraisers will be part of the day. The Stocking of Spring Creek is sponsored by Stocker Chevrolet Subaru. Fish are Furnished by Elk Creek Hatchery located in Millheim, PA.
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Photo courtesy Barbara BrownBellefonte Children's Fair
June 7, 2014
The Bellefonte Children's Fair, held on a Saturday in early June, fetures five fun-filled hours of games, activities, entertainment, raffles and displays. This event is made possible by Bellefonte Sunrise Rotary and proceeds benefit the Bellefonte Borough playgrounds. Click for more...

Photo courtesy Barbara BrownThe Bellefonte Cruise
June 13-14, 2014
The Bellefonte Cruise, held Father's Day weekend, includes an open cruise, a sock hop, all-vehicle show, parade of high performance and classic show cars, motorcycle poker run, and lots more. In 2012 they added New Truck classes, redefined Motorcycle and Car classes, FREE Children's Class registration, and a Sunday Event – HBC 5K Run/walk to benefit Centre County Y!
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The Bellefonte Garden Club Garden Tour
Early Summer 2014
Whether you are a gardener, a homeowner or if you simply enjoy beauty and serenity, join us, rain or shine, to enjoy Bellefonte's Garden Tour. The 2013 Garden Tour showcased six diverse gardens, ranging from the town's Victorian Period to a rural bed and breakfast. Highlights include extensive gardens with meandering pathways, hide -away gardens and a collector’s classroom.
As an added feature in 2013; a Lawn and Garden Yard Sale at Centre Crest the day of the tour on the side lawn. Other highlights included a house tour and wine-tasting at the Inn at Walnut Acres and light refreshments at most gardens.   Details about the 2014 event will be posted upon completion. In the meantime, like us at  www.facebook.com/bellefontegardenclub. Please call  (814) 355-4174 for more information.

Photo courtesy of Bellefonte Arts & Crafts FairBellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair
Friday, August 15 & Saturday, August 16, 2014
The Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair will be held Friday from 10am to 8pm and Saturday, from 10am to 5pm in Tallyrand Park. The fair includes over 100 juried artists and crafters, family entertainment, great food, and free children's activities. Park and ride shuttle service available from the Bellefonte High School.
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Photo courtesy Barbara BrownFall Festival Weekend: Festival, Halloween Parade
October 18 & 19, 2014
The Annual Fall Festival is the following day from Noon - 4pm in Talleyrand Park with the Halloween Parade stepping off at 1:30. (Parade forms on High Street in front of YMCA at 1 PM. Costume judging prior to parade.) Enjoy free activities for children, ghost stories, music, food and more after the parade in Talleyrand Park.

Photo courtesy Barbara BrownBellefonte Victorian Christmas
Friday, December 12 through Sunday, December 14, 2014
Bellefonte Victorian Christmas offers a taste of Christmas Past with an Historic Homes Tour, an Arts & Crafts Show, concerts, horse-drawn buggy rides, gingerbread house contest, train rides, strolling entertainment, breakfast with Santa and a Victorian Tea Party. Held on the second weekend in December.
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HBI is a not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the revitalization of Bellefonte and the preservation of the Borough's rich historic, cultural and architectural heritage. Through a volunteer structure, HBI serves as an umbrella vehicle to coordinate community efforts to carry out its mission.

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PO Box 14,
Train Station,
Bellefonte, PA 16823

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