All-Sports Museum readies new exhibits, programming for Blue-White Weekend

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State All-Sports Museum celebrates Blue-White Weekend with the opening of two new exhibits and a variety of programming this weekend. All exhibits and events will be held at the museum and are available to the general public.

From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, the museum will host Lion Cub Zone -- its free pre-game programming, which includes a variety of family-friendly games and an opportunity to have a photo taken wearing current or 1920s Penn State football equipment.

At 10 a.m. Sunday, April 21, the museum will open a new exhibit titled "From the Vault: Highlights from the Museum’s Collection," which features rarely seen items from the museum’s holdings. Highlights from the exhibit include the Nittany Lion mascot suit worn during the 1987 Fiesta Bowl, football cleats from the 1910s and a selection of historic Penn State footballs. The exhibit will run until Dec. 1.

Also at 10 a.m. April 21, the museum will unveil its expanded Football Exhibit, which includes game highlights, equipment from the 2012 season and a focus on head coach Bill O’Brien’s background.

From 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 21, the museum has partnered with the State College area Home Depot to host a free Kid’s Workshop featuring a football themed project for the first 200 children visiting the museum.

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Last Updated April 16, 2013