Author Archives: Ellen Matis

Downtown Bellefonte Inc. accepting applications for board of directors

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Interested in getting involved with Downtown Bellefonte Inc? We’re currently looking for applicants for our Board of Directors. Please fill out this form and return it to Gina Thompson, Main Street Manager, by September 15, 2020. Email your application to: manager@downtownbellefonteinc.com. We’re always looking for volunteers for our committees, as well. Committees include: Organization Economic […]


Summer Sounds in the Park 2020 Schedule

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The Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association will start their Sunday evening concerts beginning at 7 p.m. in Talleyrand Park on Sunday, June 28. Find a concert schedule below: June 28 – Eventide (classic acoustic rock) July 5 – Ramalama (50’s & 60’s a cappella doo wop) July 12 – Tommy Wareham (local favorite redux) July […]


Join the Bellefonte Online Egg Hunt 2020!

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Join the Bellefonte Online Egg Hunt 2020! Find BFT eggs across social media to be entered to win prizes from participating businesses. Here’s how to participate: Use this form to gather links to all of your Bellefonte eggs: https://forms.gle/Yv9YrEYHX4Ucsoqi7 Look on Bellefonte business’ Facebook pages or Instagram accounts to find the eggs, starting at 6 […]


Support Local Now: Bellefonte Business Directory

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Find updates from Bellefonte’s local businesses (including ways to support them now) on their social media profiles, websites or by calling them. RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS: In the Green Phase, food establishments are permitted to open, but many are still offering delivery or curbside pickup.   Axemann Brewery • 2042 Axemann Rd Suite 125 •  […]


Business announcements and opportunities amid COVID-19 outbreak

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In an effort to help our downtown businesses amid closures, cancellations and more, Downtown Bellefonte Inc. is curating this list of business changes and special notes from management. To be included on this list, email Gina Thompson at manager@downtownbellefonteinc.com.   Art a la Carte – CLOSED Art a la Carte will be closed for two […]


Chalk the Walk fundraiser planned in Downtown Bellefonte

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Join us for Chalk the Walk on Sunday, May 3, in Downtown Bellefonte!  As part of the Bellefonte Art Museum’s First Sunday celebration in May, we’re going to bring Bellefonte to life with colorful artwork created with chalk on High and Allegheny streets downtown. Squares will be designed by residents and families, as well as […]


Friday in the ‘Fonte: February 28, 2020

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The last Friday of each month, celebrate downtown Bellefonte’s shopping, dining, arts and craft beverages during our new event, Friday in the ‘Fonte! This month we are celebrating Mardi Gras! Visit these participating businesses for fun treats and special Big Spring Spirits, 4 to 10 p.m. Warm up inside Bellefonte’s only distillery with handmade cocktails […]


Workshop: Designing Creative and Effective Retail Displays

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Your display is the first thing that potential shoppers see when they walk in the door of your business. Creating an enticing retail display will help more passers-by become shoppers. In a workshop presented by Downtown Bellefonte Inc. at 5 p.m. on February 27, local designers Nicole Brown and Corinna Bressler will share their tactics […]


Open Coworking Day set for July 10

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Want to try out the coworking experience? Pack up your laptop (or favorite device!) and head down to SpringBoard for a day of Open Coworking (free!). It’s open to entrepreneurs, remote workers, or anyone that just wants a change of scenery from their 9 to 5 spot! You’ll get to see what it’s like to […]


Friday in the ‘Fonte activities: June 28, 2019

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The last Friday of each month, celebrate downtown Bellefonte’s shopping, dining, arts and craft beverages during our new event, Friday in the ‘Fonte! This month, these businesses are participating: Spotlight businesses: Cool Beans, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Cool Beans is open late for this Friday in the ‘Fonte! Craving breakfast for dinner? You’ll love […]