Friday in the ‘Fonte: May 29, 2020

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The last Friday of each month, celebrate downtown Bellefonte’s shopping, dining, arts and craft beverages during Friday in the ‘Fonte! This month, we’re showcasing businesses that have reopened their stores or are doing special promotions. Enjoy our wonderful Bellefonte businesses by patronizing them safely (masks on!) or from the comfort of your home!

Business and Organization Members

Big Spring Spirits

198 Match Factory Place (814) 353-4478
Store Hours: Curbside pickup hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Our favorite local distillery is still busy selling spirits, bottled ready-to-drink cocktails, and hand sanitizer! Order online and choose curbside pickup, free local delivery, or $5 shipping anywhere in PA. 

All revenue generated from the sale of hand sanitizer will be donated to the Bellefonte YMCA and The FaithCentre to support their mission to feed those in need in our community. 

Current Food Truck Schedule (subject to change! Check Facebook for updates.)

  • Wednesday: Tacos, Inc. 12 -7pm
  • Thursday: BBQ by Clem and Rosie’s Pierogies- 12 – 7:30
  • Friday: BBQ by Clem, Rosie’s Pierogies, and Flo Bros Pizza 12-7:30
  • Saturday: Flo Bros Pizza 12 – 7:30
  • Sunday: Flo Bros Pizza 12 -7:30, Bonnie Blue’s Smokey’s and Sweets 4 – 7pm


Bellefonte Art Museum

133 N Allegheny St •
Store Hours: currently closed thru May

Just because you can’t visit BAM in person doesn’t mean you can’t immerse yourself in local art. BAM has been providing many virtual opportunities to engage with the museum and their local artists. Currently, BAM has several projects for the community to participate in, such as the C19 Photo Project and Chalk Party! Check out their Facebook page for more information. 


The Cakery

135 W High Street •
Store Hours: currently closed, but accepting custom orders.

Whether you like cakes, cupcakes, pies, bread, scones, or some other sweet treat, The Cakery will most certainly meet your needs! While the store may not be open, you can still email for custom orders for contactless porch pick up, or you can snag some of their freshly baked goods at Maine Bay & Berry in Lemont. Beginning May 19, The Cakery scones will be available at Bonfatto’s Italian Market & Cafe! Make sure to visit their Instagram and Facebook page to see the latest Cakery creations!


Jabebo Studio

213 E. Bishop St. 814-353-1022
Store Hours: Open by chance or by appointment. If you are out walking around, stop by and see if there is someone here or call ahead and they’ll make sure someone is in the store!

Although their website is set up for wholesale customers, if you see earrings you like, just give them a call and they can arrange to have your earrings ready for contact-less pickup! You can also purchase earrings through their Etsy page.

Jabebo’s earring are made out of recycled cereal boxes and are sold to hundreds of stores across the US and Canada! They are always collecting cereal boxes from the community and have a drop-box on Cherry Lane across from Jim’s. You can also bring them to the store when they’re open, and if you have a big stack, just give them a call and they’ll arrange to pick them up!  


Juniper Studio

203 W High Street
Store Hours: currently closed, but booking for future appointments.

Welcome Juniper Studio to downtown Bellefonte! Whether you’re getting your first tattoo or you’re looking to add to your growing collection, Juniper Studio is your answer. Natalie Burkey, owner and tattoo artist, has created a space that is welcoming, inclusive, safe, and respectful for all clientele. Due to PA Governor’s orders, the studio is currently closed, but you can purchase a gift card now for future use. They are currently booking appointments for when the studio reopens, so schedule your appointment today!


Sleep Inn & Comfort Suites

111 & 132 Village Drive, State College • (814) 235-1020, (814) 235-1900

Need a place to stay while you’re in the area? Both the Sleep Inn & Comfort Suites have been newly renovated and are ready to welcome you. While HFL Corporation has always committed to the highest standard of cleanliness, both hotels are taking extra steps and precautions during this time to ensure the safety of their guests and employees. You can read more about their safety measures here.

* Thank you to our Business and Organization Members!

Additional Downtown Businesses

Confer’s Jewelers

100 N. Allegheny Street (814) 355-8836
Store HoursMon-Wed 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thurs & Fri 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Confer’s is celebrating the Class of 2020! Seniors receive a gift bag with Vera, jewelry and other items! There will be food and fun to celebrate their achievements!


Good Intent Cider

167 South Potter Street
Daily Deliveries: Order by 3pm for same day delivery within 20 miles.
Store Pickup: Contactless pick-up from 1-5 pm on Saturday + Sunday.

Don’t let the coronavirus keep you from your favorite local cidery! Good Intent Cider is celebrating Friday in the ‘Fonte on May 29 with a small-batch cider release for delivery or pick-up, available only in crowlers or cans. Order online for local delivery or pickup.


Governor’s Pub

211 W High Street (814) 353-1008
Curbside Pickup & Takeout Hours: Sunday thru Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Our local pub is still offering take out and curbside pickup! Be sure to check Facebook for their daily specials. Ordering online is fast and easy!


Local Historia and Bellefonte Bed & Breakfast

214 N Allegheny Street • or  and

All Business Bellefonte Trivia! Come learn about business past and present during a trivia session hosted by Matt Maris of Local Historia and Phil Breidenbaugh of Bellefonte Bed and Breakfast. Prizes to be given during the session!

You are invited to test your trivia knowledge (and typing speed) in a Zoom style contest planned for Friday, May 29 at 8:00 pm. If you would like to participate please contact Matt at or Phil at by noon on Friday, May 29 and email to be used in the Zoom invite. A separate email with the Zoom meeting invite will be sent to the email specified.


Shawna L. McKean, LPC, LLC

113 S. Spring St., #2 •

These are certainly challenging times and focusing on mental health is important. That’s why Shawna McKean is offering therapy sessions online during this time. She offers a holistic approach and specializes in individual therapy, couples therapy,  and EMDR trauma therapy. Appointments can be made by calling Call 814-355-5684.


Summers Martial Arts

115 N. Allegheny Street • (814) 933-6031

Have you always wanted to try martial arts? Summer Martial Arts will hold a free karate classes for all ages on Friday, May 29th in Talleyrand Park. This will be limited to 25 people, will include proper social distancing, and no contact. Because it’s difficult to practice karate with a mask, they will not be required. Both classes will be held in the lawn next to the Match Factory. Just show up and join in!
Kids (elementary thru middle school) class @
12:00 to 12:30 p.m.
Teenagers and Adults class @ 12:45 to 1:15 p.m.

The Queen, A Victorian Bed and Breakfast

176 E. Linn Street (814) 355-7946
Hours: Daily 8AM to 10PM

If you’re looking for a change of scenery from the four walls inside your home, take a walk through the gardens of The Queen – just remember your mask! While you’re there, book a reservation for yourself or a special friend or family member that’s looking for a quiet escape from the responsibilities of life! If you’re staying at home, visit their online shop for lots of goodies, ranging from comfy sheet sets and delectable treats. 10% off all reservations made or gift certificates purchased on May 29th.


Interested in becoming a Friday in the ‘Fonte sponsor? Interested businesses or organizations should contact Gina Thompson at

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