Penn State Day at Knoebels set for May 21

On Saturday, May 21, the Penn State Schuylkill Alumni Society will co-sponsor the seventh annual Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, Pennsylvania. The event is open to all Penn State alumni, family, and friends.

Registration will begin at 10 a.m. at Pavilion M followed by a program at 11 a.m. featuring Paul Clifford, chief executive officer of the Penn State Alumni Association and associate vice president for alumni relations for the University. Additional highlights will include lunch, a performance by the Alumni Blue Band, an appearance by the Nittany Lion, and prize raffles. 

Several ticket options are available. Attendees 5 years and older can purchase a ticket for $20, which includes lunch and a $10 food and ride ticket booklet. The cost for children age 4 and under is $10 and will include lunch and a $10 food and ride ticket. A "Penn State lunch only" ticket can be purchased for $10 and does not include a food and ride ticket booklet. The live entertainment and prize raffles are all included with all ticket purchases. Penn State Day t-shirts can be ordered in advance for $10 each. The deadline for reservations is Friday, May 6.

Individual organizations hosting this event are Penn State Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre, and Worthington Scranton Alumni Societies, and the Anthracite, Greater Binghamton, Greater Hazleton, Greater Scranton, Greater Susquehanna Valley, and Schuylkill Chapters of the Penn State Alumni Association.

For more information and to register, please contact Patty Shoener, assistant director of alumni relations, at 570-385-6262 or [email protected].