How Sweet it is…

Since 2007, Pure Cane Sugar girls’ sultry voices, soulful harmonies, and powerful lyrics, have evoked exquisite vocals. The result is “an assemblage of masterful melodies and haunting harmonies that inspire sweet dreams”. With rooted accompanying artists Daryl Branford on drums, Jason “Junior” Tutwiler on slide guitar, and Bob Hart on bass, their original, artful arrangements […]

Urban Fusion Rules Friday

The “FUNK BROTHER’S of State College play your favorite mix of funk, soul, jazz, Motown, the Philly sound, and R&B! This group includes Penn State’s well-known Dr. Andrew Jackson, Sr., percussionist and independent scholar. See them perform on the South Stage at 3 p.m. Friday.

Handmade Teddy Bears Become Collectible

As with many true artists, Penny French began making teddy bears as a hobby a few decades ago. Now Penny French’s Back Mountain Bears are sought-after toys that have become collectible in some circles. Penny works eight-hour days in her Lycoming County workshop to create bears that she markets at arts and craft shows. See […]

Young & Upcoming Performer Series

All day today on the North Stage, including Hannah Richardson, State College Rock Camp, Elmira-Hope, Kenzie McCarter, and Guitarman Studios Rock School.

Rib-stickin’ Finger-licken’ Bar-Bee-Cue!

Prospector’s Allegheny Rib Company returns to People’s Choice Festival with a full menu of picnic food for lunch and dinner – Pulled Pork BBQ, Ribs, Chicken, Baked Beans, Macaroni & Potato Salads. Pick up a pile of barbecue and head for one of the cool dining tents and pick a table for your feast.

More about Our Beautiful Region

The Central PA Convention and Visitors Bureau will be at Community Service Tent B on Thursday from 3-8 p.m. and Saturday from 3-8 p.m.  Their mission is to provide visitors to the People’s Choice Festival with information on other things they can do before and after the Festival, as well as answer any questions they […]

Popular Potter Returns

Perdian’s Clayworks,, offers those hard-to-find African violet planters and an assortment of other useful pottery in a variety of colors: black, navy blue, hunter green, almond, yellow, periwinkle, rose, dark rose, teal, dark teal, grey. Household products also include bathroom sets, kitchen items, violet and orchid planters, vases, platters, small to large pots, etc. […]

Vintage Country Music

One of Central Pennsylvania’s rising country stars, Nashville Recording Artist, Joe Bonson, treats your ears to a taste of “Country” the way we all love to hear it; traditional country music to the tune of a seven-piece band. The band consists of drums, bass, acoustic, lead, steel and fiddle, two support vocals and lead vocal. […]

Pitt Beef Returns to Festival

One of our more famous food vendors, Sherlock’s Pitt Beef, has returned to People’s Choice Festival. Think about this… Beef roasted to perfection, sliced paper thin, piled high, topped with your choice of BBQ sauce, Caramelized onions or the hottest Horseradish you ever had. Nuff said, right?

Making Science Fun!

“Oceans” is the theme at the DSC portion of the science museum this year, so about one third of the exhibits will be ocean-related.  Ellen McHenry said, “We’ll have our crochet coral reef on display, as well as a coral reef ‘eel wall’ with moray eel puppets embedded in a section of reef.  Also, coral […]