It’s Blue-White weekend, which means alumni, fans and visitors will flood into University Park from Friday until Sunday to enjoy all that this jam-packed weekend has to offer. From football to food trucks, there is definitely something for every Nittany Lion. To prepare for all this weekend had to offer, here is a list of what is going on and where you should be so that you don’t miss any of the action:
- Football (obviously) headlines this Blue-White weekend, with the game slated to start at 3 p.m. on Saturday, but fans can grab their autographs starting at 12:15 p.m. Players are divided up by position and each located at specific gates, so make sure you check where your favorite players are going to be.
- Softball takes on Big Ten opponent Rutgers for a three-game home series now starting on Friday at 1 p.m. due to weather. Saturday and Sunday’s games might move around from their current timeslot, so make sure you keep an eye on the weather and the press releases on the team’s page.
- Baseball takes on Big Ten rival Nebraska at home and will also be affected by weather this weekend. Their Friday game now at 1 p.m. ,and their Sunday game has been moved to a doubleheader on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. Again, make sure to check their page for updated information about start times and weather impacts.
- Golf hosts the Rutherford Intercollegiate at home this weekend with the first tee-off at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.
- Women’s tennis hosts two Big Ten conference teams this weekend. On Friday they take on Indiana starting at 4:30 p.m., and on Sunday they host Purdue at 11 a.m.
- Blue-White Family Zone includes live entertainment, games, activities and giveaways.
- Fan Festival along Curtain Road will feature food truck vendors, local businesses and sponsors, along with other activities.
- From 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. there will be a Blue-White Apparel sale by Penn State Athletics, where you can buy Penn State clothing, game-worn items and equipment.
- The Penn State All-Sports Museum will be open from noon to 2 p.m. for visitors to take a peek inside.
- Make sure you check out all the restaurants, shops and sites around campus and downtown.
- On Sunday, make sure you stay for the Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run supporting the Special Olympics.
For more information or tips on where to go, check out the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau’s site.