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August 3-5 Odon Old Settlers Festival Odon Park, Odon September 1 Wine, Cheese & Art Festival Main Street, Washington September 2 Lucille Dillon Amish Quilt Auction Simon J Graber Building, Cannelburg September 7-10 Daviess County Turkey Trot Ruritan Park, Montgomery

September 7-10 White River Valley Antique Show Daviess County Fairgrounds September 16 Gasthof Amish Villiage Fall Festival and Quilt Auction Gasthof Amish Village, Montgomery September 16-17 20th Century Chevy Car Festival East Side Park, Washington

AUTHENTIC AMISH QUILTS FABULOUS FOOD ANTIQUES GUIDED TOURS 812.254.5262 • sbobbitt@dcchamber.com Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 3 for County & Regional Map.

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! e m o c l e W Indiana Travelers and Festival Fans,

From January to December, it’s always festival season in Indiana. From classic cars to unique foods and everything in between, there’s something for everyone. On behalf of the Indiana State Festivals Association and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development we would like to thank you for choosing Indiana as your first choice festival destination all year long. The 2017 Indiana Festival Guide is the best source of information for all things ‘festival.‘ So pick your favorites, mark your calendars and enjoy all that the Hoosier state has to offer. Safe Travels and Best Wishes!

Mission Statement: The Indiana State Festivals Association (ISFA) is a non-profit organization created to “Empower Indiana Festivals, Events and Organizations through education, networking and leadership.” ISFA is devoted to promoting and enhancing festivals and events throughout the state.

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2017 Convention: The ISFA Scholarship Pageant and Annual Convention will be held Jan. 6-8, in partnership with the Indiana Association of Fairs. Indianafairsandfestivals.org/convention.php

2017 ISFA Spring Workshop: April 15 - Indianapolis Marriott East

About the Cover: The Fun Starts Here! Learn more about the festivals of Madison County at VisitAndersonMadisonCounty.com. Photography by Dale Pickett, Nan Hodge, The Times-Post Pendleton, Keeley Miller and Dean Gillette. Larry Bemis President, Indiana State Festivals Association Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb

Mark Newman Executive Director, Indiana Office of Tourism Development

In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972 2017 Indiana State Festivals Association Board Members

Larry Bemis President Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb

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Nancy Alldredge Kirk Works Secretary Treasurer Riley Festival Swiss Wine Festival

Eric Rowles Kim Stevens Assistant Treasurer Past President 500 Festival Frankfort Hot Dog Festival

Gale Gerber Past Past President Elkhart County 4-H Fair

Cheryl Hamilton Brenda Chris Benson Linton Freedom Alexander Wabash Garden Festival Frankton Heritage Festival Days


To become an Indiana State Festivals Association member or an Indiana Festival Guide advertiser, contact your Regional Account Executive.

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Doug Weisheit - ISFA Coordinator

765-569-3650, info@IndianaFestivals.org

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Terri Grabill - North

574-315-0662, terrigrabill.isfa@gmail.com

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SOUTH CENTRAL Katy Cavaleri - Central and East

317-535-4291, kcavaleri@embarqmail.com SOUTH

2017 Indiana Festival Guide is lovingly dedicated to

Darla S. Blazey - West, S. Central and South

812-630-1311, darlasblazey@gmail.com

Jim Muciarelli 1942-2016

Mark Hall Peru Circus City Festival

Larry Hardman Judah Heritage Festival

Bernadette Manuel Yellowstone Trail Fest

Vanessa McClary Don Morrison Kiwanis Club of Marshall County South Central Blueberry Festival Indiana Balloon Fest

Katie Holderby South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority

Rachel Blankenship Visit Lafayette– West Lafayette

Past President and Historian, a 40-year member of the Indiana State Festivals Association’s Board of Directors

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Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 3 for County & Regional Map.

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Whiting (Lake Co., North Reg.) For more than 60 years, Hoosier Energy and our electric cooperatives have been providing clean and reliable electricity across Central and Southern Indiana. Proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972. hepn.com Indiana Office of Tourism Development Request free information to plan your Indiana getaway. Browse our site for events and festivals, attractions, discounts and firsthand tips. 800-677-9800; VisitIndiana.com C Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.) Amish Country/Elkhart County Visitor Center Gateway to the nationally recognized Heritage Trail, 19 all-new Quilt Gardens (May 31-Oct. 1) and 7 eclectic communities. Start at the Visitor Center. 800-262-8161; AmishCountry.org

City of Whiting

Between the sites of Chicago and the shores of Lake Michigan, there's a small, heartwarming community celebrating big events all year. Visit website for event information.

219-659-7700; whitingindiana.com

Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Columbus Area Visitor Center Providing daily tours of Columbus' world-renowned architecture, public art and landscapes. 812-378-2622; columbus.in.us

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Covered Bridge Capital-Parke County Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Anderson/Madison County Visitors Bureau

The fun starts here! With an abundance of casino action, sports, arts, entertainment, recreation, fairs and festivals, there's always something to do. C 800-533-6569;

VisitAndersonMadisonCounty.com Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Information on events, attractions, shops and museums in Zionsville, Lebanon, Whitestown, Thorntown, Advance and Jamestown. 765-484-8572; boonecvb.com Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce

Discover Carroll County, where you'll find the unexpected just down the road, river or trail. You can fish and canoe our many rivers and streams or hike and bike our many trails. 866-374-6813; carrollcountychamber.com

Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.) Cass County Visitors Bureau Uncover and Discover the treasures of Cass County including France Park and the Cass County Carousel, one of a few remaining carousels hand-carved by Gustav Dentzel. 574-753-4856; visit-casscounty.com

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Parke County Tourism is a cooperative effort of the Parke County Convention/Visitors Commission and CVB, promoting year-round tourism and great festivals.

765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com

Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.) Daviess County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau Daviess County stands for: Amish pleasures, festive events, family recreation and adventure. Fishing, hunting, camping and much more. 800-449-5262; daviesscounty.net

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Auburn (Dekalb Co., East Reg.)

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260-927-1499; dekalbcvb.org

Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Dubois County Visitors Center Home to a variety of family-friendly festivals throughout the entire year! Create memories to last a lifetime! 812-482-9115; visitduboiscounty.com

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Evansville (Vanderburgh Co., South Reg.) Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau Home to exciting events, excellent hotels, quality attractions and unique restaurants, Evansville is the perfect stop for festival fun! 800-433-3025; visitevansville.com

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TRAVEL INFORMATION explore! Southern Indiana Natural beauty and year-round attractions. Explore caves, visit museums, sip wines, ride scenic trains, ski and boat on beautiful lakes and rivers, and so much more! ExploreSouthernIndiana.com

Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.)

Fayette County Tourism Bureau

Fabulous Fayette County invites you to enjoy our hospitality, scenery and historic sites. Sightseeing, recreation, shopping, dining and more!

765-852-1523; tourconnersville.com

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.) Franklin County Convention, Recreation & Visitors Commission Plan a getaway to Brookville Lake, Historic Metamora and the Village Of Spires Oldenburg. Great history and outdoor recreations for everyone. So much to experience! 765-647-6522; franklincountyin.com

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Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau Turn one of our many festivals into a weekend getaway with glass factory tours, auto museums, art galleries, great local restaurants and comfortable hotels! 800-837-0971; VisitKokomo.org

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Monticello (White Co., West Reg.) Greater Monticello Chamber of Commerce & White County Visitors Bureau Festivals, food and family fun. Come enjoy White County. "Home of Indiana Beach." 574-583-7220; enjoywhitecounty.com

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Hamilton County Tourism, Inc.

Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Harrison County Convention and Visitors Bureau Historic Corydon, Harrison County visitor information and travel assistance. Historical sites, outdoor concerts, wineries, caving, casino, ziplining, much more. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org

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New Castle (Henry Co., East Reg.)

Henry County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Henry County welcomes you! We have many attractions, such as go-karting, fishing, camping and more. Also enjoy one of our many festivals throughout the year.

765-593-0764; henrycountyin.org

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Indiana Tourism Association Advocating the value of tourism in Indiana's economy and supporting the best practices of its member organizations. 317-902-4557; IndianaTourismAssociation.com

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Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.) Jackson County Visitor Center Proud of our community festivals and quaint small towns. We are just one hour from Indy, Bloomington and Louisville! Stop in today! 855-524-1914; jacksoncountyin.com Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.) Jay County Visitor & Tourism Bureau Home to the world's largest gas engine and tractor show, nation's largest vintage bike show and festivals year round. Enjoy the Glass Museum and Museum of the Soldier. 260-726-3366; visitjaycounty.com Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg.) Jennings County Tourism Stop by the Visitor's Center at the Muscatatuck County Park or the Perfect Day Cafe in Downtown North Vernon to pick up brochures and other info! 812-592-8087; jenningscounty.net

A fun, affordable getaway is closer than you think. Enjoy shopping, dining, world-class entertainment and attractions, trails, festivals, the arts and more!

317-848-3181; VisitHamiltonCounty.com Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Hancock County Visitors Bureau & Hancock County Tourism Commission 119 W North St. Just 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis, enjoy various museums, arts and entertainment, events, antiques, golfing, parks, historic downtowns, festivals, restaurants, lodging and more.

866-384-8687; hcvb.org

Warsaw (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

Kosciusko County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Take time to escape everyday stress while discovering new everyday places. Walk a festival, ride a tour boat or move on bike trails. Step into unique shops, relax lakeside, take in a performing arts show or dine with delight. Plan a group tour. Live Well In The Moment. 800-800-6090; VisitKosciuskoCounty.org C

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TRAVEL INFORMATION Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.) LaGrange County Convention & Visitors Bureau Staff provides you with travel information and maps, as well as sharing valuable insights on area attractions. 260-768-4008; visitshipshewana.org

Mitchell (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.) Lawrence County Tourism "Limestone Country", home to outdoor playgrounds of caves, forests, rivers, Bluespring Caverns, Springmill State Park and the communities of Bedford and Mitchell. 800-798-0769; limestonecountry.com

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Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.) Marion/Grant County Convention & Visitors Bureau Discover fabulous classic car shows, bike rallies, vintage aircraft, The Garfield Trail and James Dean attractions. 765-668-5435; ShowMeGrantCounty.com

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Plymouth (Marshall Co., North Reg.) Marshall County Tourism Unwind, enjoy our famous festivals, lakes, quaint towns, barn quilts and blueberries. Visit us – you’ll enjoy our hospitality. 800-626-5353; visitmarshallcounty.org Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Miami County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau See a circus, experience museums, hike and bike trails, explore orchards, canoe down rivers, learn Cole Porter history and Miami Indians legends. 765-472-1923; enjoymiamicounty.org

North Webster (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

North Webster Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce

Family-friendly lake community. From the Historic Dixie Boat to the entertaining SkiBees, all are welcome to experience the joys that North Webster has to offer. 574-834-7076; northwebster.com

Tell City (Perry Co., South Reg.) Perry County Convention & Visitor's Bureau Visitor Center and artisan gift shop. 60,000-acre Hoosier National Forest surrounded by the Ohio River. Hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, boating, ziplining and horseback riding. 888-343-6262; perrycountyindiana.org

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Richmond (Wayne Co., East Reg.) Richmond/Wayne County Tourism Bureau & Old National Road Welcome Center Offering many free and intriguing themed trails to experience from chocolate, wine/ale to antiques, murals and whimsical fairies. Many vibrant annual festivals. 765-935-8787; visitrichmond.org

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Versailles (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.) Ripley County Tourism Bureau Visit us for information about the area and events. Versailles State Park, Milan '54 Hoosiers Museum, unique inns, museums, driving trails and much more. 812-689-7431; ripleycountytourism.com Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.) Shelby County Tourism & Visitors Bureau It is all about Shelby County! The historic Porter Visitor Center offers brochures, maps, festival information, and walking and driving tours. 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com

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Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.)

South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority

Muncie Visitors Bureau

Indiana Welcome Center I-80/94 and Kennedy Ave. Cultural exhibits, “made in I‑ndiana” gift shop and restrooms. Pet-friendly. C alongthesouthshore.com

800-568-6862; visitmuncie.org

Sweet Owen Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.

Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.) Muncie, Indiana offers a wide variety of entertainment, dining, culture and the arts. We are known for our big city service at small town prices.

Rome City (Noble Co., East Reg.)

Noble County Convention & Visitors Bureau State park, hiking, camping, trails, Gene Stratton-Porter site, museums, animal sanctuary, lakes, golf, festivals, B&Bs, Farm to Fork events, orchards, lavender farm, organic produce, wineries and breweries, Tombstone Trail cemetery tours, perfumery, and much more!

260-854-2115; visitnoblecounty.com

Spencer (Owen Co., West Reg.)

Escape to the natural beauty of "Sweet Owen” County. Indiana's first state park, McCormick's Creek and much more. Adventure awaits!

812-714-8110; sweetowencvb.org Sullivan (Sullivan Co., West Reg.)

Tourism Commission of Sullivan County Explore historical sites, family-oriented destinations and fun-filled festivals in Sullivan County!

812-905-0131; sullivancountyin.com

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Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Visit Bloomington

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800-800-0037; visitbloomington.com

Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.) Visit Fort Wayne Visit Fort Wayne for family fun and amazing festivals any time of year! 800-767-7752; VisitFortWayne.com

French Lick (Orange Co., South Reg.)

Visit French Lick West Baden

History, luxury and the great outdoors. Enjoy familyfriendly attractions, world-class golf and award-winning spas. Memories are waiting to be made!

812-936-3418; visitfrenchlickwestbaden.com Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Visit Lafayette - West Lafayette Visitors center, lodging availability, brochures, maps. Meeting, convention and sporting event planning, group tours, itineraries, coupons and packages. 765-447-9999; HomeOfPurdue.com

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Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Visit Morgan County Discover hidden gems and scenic beauty just minutes from Indianapolis and Bloomington. Small towns, fun festivals, local artisans, farms and unique shops await. 765-346-5611; visitmorgancountyin.com

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ATTRACTIONS and FESTIVAL SUPPLIERS ATTRACTIONS Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.) Big & Tall Outlet 1333 S Nappanee St. One of the nation's largest selections of brand name men's casual clothing, sportswear and shoes at 50% off. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-9pm. 574-293-0111; bigandtalloutlet.com

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Indiana State Parks Providing excellence in stewardship, recreational diversity, interpretation, service and growth resulting in unique places that people respectfully use, enjoy and cherish. 317-232-4140; StateParks.IN.Gov Marengo (Crawford Co., South Reg.) Marengo Cave Designated a US National Natural Landmark, Marengo Cave is recognized as one of the best show caves around. Open every day. 812-365-2705; marengocave.com FESTIVAL SUPPLIERS

Cody Ikerd and the Sidewinders Traditional outlaw country band that incorporates the sounds of classic acts, such as Hank Williams Jr., Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard. 812-276-7071 C Bloomington Online Photography Providing fun, high quality souvenir photos of your attendees. Custom layouts to market your event, as prints and social media. 812-322-4452; bloomingtononline.photography Express ATM We provide mobile ATMs and merchant services to festivals, fairs, outdoor concerts and more. 877-385-5228; expressatm.com C

South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.) Visit South Bend Mishawaka Experience everything fun to do in the South Bend area. Take a Notre Dame campus tour, visit the interactive River Lights, and go white water rafting downtown. 800-519-0577; visitsouthbend.com Wabash (Wabash Co., East Reg.) Visit Wabash County Let us make arrangements for you. Tour group itineraries. Fine dining, historic hotels, world class entertainment, museums, festivals, covered bridges, art galleries. 260-563-7171; visitwabashcounty.com Salem (Washington Co., South Reg.) Washington County Tourism Don't just read about history...experience it in beautiful Washington County. Museums, festivals, lakes, hiking and so much more! For complete details, visit washingtoncountytourism.com

Michigan Festival & Events Association Statewide organization serving communities and volunteers throughout Michigan, promoting local events, festivals and destinations throughout the Midwest. Celebrating over 20 years of bi-state festival partnership. 989-845-2080; mfea.org C

Indiana Historical Society’s History on Wheels

Bring History on Wheels, a state-of-the-art traveling exhibit, to your festival today! Discover Indiana’s rich automotive heritage through interactive displays on the history of the auto industry, racing, modern manufacturing and more. Contact Curt Barsic at cbarsic@indianahistory.org for details. C

317-234-7798; indianahistory.org

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Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance has served Hoosiers since 1934. The company has grown to include insurance products for auto, life, home, business and farm. C

800-723-3276; infarmbureau.com

Indiana Ticket Company We are an industry leader in the manufacturing and sale of quality tickets and admission control products. 800-428-8640; indianaticket.com

Legendary Entertainment Productions Multi-service statewide company. Custom designed pyrotechnic displays for outdoor, indoor, close prox, reenactments, stage and movies. Book local, regional and national. 614-402-2375; legendaryentertainment.net Propeller Marketing Advertising agency specializes in tourism, festivals/events, attractions, destinations. 317-770-8183; propellermktg.com C Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, Inc. Your best source for rain insurance, cancellation insurance, and other event insurance needs. We are not just an insurance provider, we create solutions. 816-810-2346; SpectrumWeatherInsurance.com

JANUARY

explore &learn Beautiful parks and lakes with picturesque views await your discovery...

From Indian mounds to pioneer cemeteries, early inhabitants utilized the rich farm ground and natural resources found here‌ as we still do today. Explore the history! Camp and picnic in area parks and fish and hunt in the many available recreational areas. Visit libraries, museums, restaurants, unique shops, festivals & events, or just sit back, relax and enjoy!

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Home of Outdoor Recreation

LODGING

Choice Hotels-Indiana Co-op Book Early and Save Up to 20% at Choice Hotels in Indiana. 888-228-5050; ChoiceHotels.com/Indiana-hotels Indiana State Park Inns 7 full service hotels located in beautiful state parks. Lodging specials and events throughout the year. 877-563-4371; IndianaInns.com J.W. Rentals Guest Houses and Suites Short-term overnight lodging with all the comforts of "Home away from Home." 765-564-6045; jwrentals.com

Jan. 5-7 Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel

ISFA & INAF Convention

Join festivals and fairs from across Indiana for educational sessions, entertainment showcases, ISFA queen pageant and industry trade show attended by over 1,500 festival and fair representatives.

Indianafairsandfestivals.org/convention.php

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Sullivan County Chamber of Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Commission Commerce Tourism Commission 25 S. Main St.,&P.O. Box 325 25 S. Main P.O. Box 325 Sullivan, INSt., 47882 Sullivan, IN 47882

812-905-0131 812-905-0131 www.sullivancountyin.com www.sullivancountyin.com

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation.


JANUARY/FEBRUARY JANUARY Jan. 6; Feb. 3; Mar. 3; Apr. 7; May 5; Jun. 2; Jul. 7; Aug. 4; Sep. 8; Oct. 5; Nov. 2; Dec. 8 Goshen (Elkhart Co., North Reg.) Goshen First Fridays Downtown Goshen is the place to be. From craft breweries to woodfired pizza, rustic venues to top performing halls, biking trails, historic architecture. No adm. chg. 574-312-9922; cityonthego.org X Jan. 14; Feb. 11; Mar. 11; Apr. 15; May 13; Jun. 10; Jul. 15; Aug. 12; Sep. 9; Oct. 14; Nov. 11; Dec. 9 Nappanee (Elkhart Co., North Reg.) Nappanee Second Saturday Downtown Pavilion. The second Sat. of each month our town comes together to showcase all that Nappanee has to offer. Store discounts, giveaway, speakers and musical entertainment. No adm. chg. 574-773-7812; visitnappanee.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jan. 13-Dec. 8

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Eagles in Flight Weekend Jan. 27-29 Marshall (Parke Co., North Reg.) Eagles in Flight Nature Center. Discover nests, an overnight roost and hunting grounds as we explore the habitats of eagles, hawks and owls, our large birds of prey. Meet live raptors! Adm. chg. 765-597-2635; dnr.in.gov

FEBRUARY Feb. 3 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) Chocolate Celebration Kokomo First Church of the Nazarene. Don't miss Kokomo's sweetest event with a great variety of delicious and mouth-watering chocolate treats. Come early for best selection! 11am-2pm. No adm. chg. 765-453-7611; samaritancaregivers.org X Feb. 3 Goshen First Fridays See Jan. 6 listing.

Feb. 4 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Pajama Sale

Townwide. Grab your girlfriends and wear your pajamas for dreamy sales at the annual Shipshewana Pajama Sale! Enjoy the fun of shopping in your pajamas, just like shopping from home. The best sales start before the sun comes up! No adm. chg. 866-631-9675; shipshewana.com X

Feb. 11 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing. Feb. 12 Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.) Old Post Bluegrass Jam Vincennes University Beckes Student Union. Day of bluegrass musical entertainment. Open jam sessions all day long and afternoon scheduled performances. Acoustic instruments only. No adm. chg. 800-886-6443; visitvincennes.org X Feb. 17-19 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) 2nd Annual Great American Fly Fishing Expo State Fairgrounds. Premier fly fishing event showcasing fly fishing manufacturers, guides and lodges, clothing, fly tying tools and materials, travel, shops and seminars from the pros. Adm. chg. 765-641-7712; greatflyfishingexpo.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Feb. 16-18

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Feb. 17-19 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) 26th Annual Indiana Motorcycle Expo State Fairgrounds Expo Hall. Indiana's premier motorcycle show. Over 70,000 square feet of bikes, accessories, gear and travel destinations plus a biker's showcase and the International Bikini Team. Adm. chg. 877-892-1723; indysportshow.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Feb. 16-18

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Feb. 17-26 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Ford 63rd Annual Indianapolis Boat Sport & Travel Show State Fairgrounds. Over 650,000 square feet of the outdoors, indoors. Acres of boats, RVs, fishing tackle, outdoor destinations, ATVs, seminars and entertainment. Parking chg. Adm. chg. 877-892-1723; indysportshow.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Feb. 16-25

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Feb. 23-26 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) 20th Annual Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo State Fairgrounds Expo Hall. Featuring hunting gear, apparel and outfitters from across the globe. Learn from the pros at our Big Tine Seminar Series. Adm. chg. 877-892-1723; indysportshow.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Feb. 22-25

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Feb. 25 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) 4-H Pancake and Sausage Breakfast 4-H Fairgrounds. 7am-7pm. Pancakes and sausage. Silent auction. Adm. chg. 765-472-1921; enjoymiamicounty.com X

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HISTORY

ON WHEELS IS ROLLING OUT MAY 2017! Step on board the Indiana Historical Society’s state-of-the-art traveling exhibit to experience Indiana’s rich automotive history.

RESERVE FOR YOUR FESTIVAL TODAY! Contact Curt Barsic at cbarsic@indianahistory.org or by calling (317) 234-7798. 12

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FEBRUARY/MARCH

Feb. 25-26; Mar. 4-5 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Parke County Maple Syrup Fair

4-H Fairgrounds. Parke County Maple Syrup Producers tap the trees that provide sugar water for making maple syrup. Pancake Breakfast served all day, painting, arts & crafts and maple syrup. Tour maple camps. No adm. chg. C X

765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com 2018 Festival Dates: Feb. 24-25; Mar. 3-4

MARCH Mar. 2-4 Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.) Indiana Heritage Quilt Show Downtown convention center. Over 200 quilts on display, workshops taught by nationally known instructors, variety of vendors and free shuttle to other community quilt exhibits. Adm. chg. 812-334-8900; ihqs.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Mar. 1-3

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Mar. 3 Goshen First Fridays See Jan. 6 listing. Mar. 3-4 Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg.) Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival Humphreys Park and Goose Pond FWA. Spring Sandhill Crane migration. Fri. kickoff dinner features speaker from International Crane Foundation and live auctions. Sat. birding bus tours, arts and crafts vendors, food, live raptors and reptiles. Adm. chg. 812-847-5027; friendsofgoosepond.org X

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Parke County Maple Syrup Fair See Feb. 25 listing.

Mar. 10-11 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.) Jay County Fiber Arts Festival 115 E Water St. Festival for all fiber crafters. Kate Larson classes and lecture, demonstrations, vendors, sheep shearing, kids' area, old spinning wheel demonstration, kids' area and legacy quilts. $1 adm. chg. Under 6 free. 260-726-3366; visitjaycounty.com X Mar. 11 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing.

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Festivals! Culver Winter Fest Bremen Firemen’s Festival 4-H Fair Culver Lake Fest Bourbon Summer Fest Blueberry Festival Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Rentown Old Fashion Days Oktoberfest Culver Fall Fest Holy Walk Christmas Fest at Hensler’s Nursery 2017 dates available at VisitMarshallCounty.org

VisitMarshallCounty.org • 800-626-5353

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Mar. 30-Apr. 1 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Daffodil Stroll Shop along Historic 4th St. in Huntingburg for the Daffodil Stroll. Great sales and spring collection items available in many antique and specialty shops. No adm. chg. 812-683-5699; huntingburgchamberofcommerce.org X

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P.O. Box 502797 Indianapolis, IN 46250

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Mar. 11-19 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Indiana Flower and Patio Show

State Fairgrounds Expo Hall and West Pavilion. With more than 110,000 guests attending each year, our visitors come to see our 70,000+ square feet of fully landscaped gardens and stay to learn about, compare, and purchase premium indoor and outdoor living products from our 450+ exhibitor experts! It's a must! Adm. chg. C X 800-395-1350;

indianaflowerandpatioshow.com 2018 Festival Dates: Mar. 10-18

Mar. 16-18 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) St. Patrick's Day Celebration Downtown. Indy's official St. Patrick's Day Parade & Block Party presented by the Hoosier Lottery, Shamrock Run & Walk and Greening of the Downtown Canal. Adm. chg. 317-498-5299; indystpats.com X

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Apr. 1-2 Portage (Porter Co., North Reg.) Duneland Woodcarvers Show Woodland Park. 41st Annual. Artists in woodcarving, gourds and wood working from the Midwest display pieces and be judged in 47 categories. Free for children under 16 with an adult, $5 Adm. chg. 219-662-0044; dunelandwoodcarvers.com X Apr. 7 Goshen First Fridays

See Jan. 6 listing.

Apr. 7-9 Madison (Jefferson Co., East Reg.) Indiana Hot Luck and Fiery Foods Marketplace Winery Grounds. Fiery gathering of Chileheads! Bring covered dish to share at Fri. Hot Luck. The hotter the better! Chile, sauce vendors, food demonstrations and salsa contest Sat. No adm. chg. 812-273-3755; indianahotluck.us

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Mar. 17 Crown Point (Lake Co., North Reg.) St. Patrick's Day Nighttime Parade Downtown. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Crown Point with the only nighttime parade in Northwest Indiana. No adm. chg. 219-662-3290; crownpoint.in.gov X

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

CCS FEST: CCS Spring Festival & BBQ Competition

Calvary Christian School. Great American BBQ competitors. Festival games, prizes and massive KidZone with BounceCity. Food trucks, 100+ artisan booths, car show. All-day concert. No adm. chg. C X

317-789-8710; ccsfest.com

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Mar. 18-19 New Carlisle (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.) Sugar Camp Days Bendix Woods County Park. Visit the Sugar House. Pancake breakfast. Sugarbush tours. Music. Horse-drawn wagon rides. Ice carving. Kids' activities. Artisan demos. Native American lifeways and more! Adm. chg. 574-654-3155; sjcparks.org X

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Pow-wow Apr. 8-9 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.) 26th Annual Traditional Pow-wow 4-H Fairgrounds. Native American singing, dancing, Red Road specials, vendors and food. Adm. chg. 765-453-9025; americanindiancounci.wixsite.com/americanindiancounci X

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APRIL Spring Festival Workshop

April 15, 2017 IndianaFestivals.net

Apr. 15 Nappanee Second Saturday

See Jan. 14 listing.

Apr. 22-23 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Corydon Extravaganza Fairgrounds. The area's best antique dealers and wide range of unique finds. Primitives, old advertising, furniture, architectural salvage and other treasures. Adm. chg. 888-738-2137; corydonextravaganza.com X

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HANCOCK COUNTY Spring / Summer Event Calendar

Riley Wranglers Craft Fair -- May 6, Greenfield Strawberry Festival -- May 20, Shirley Hancock Co. 4-H Fair -- June 23 - 30, Greenfield Independence Day Fest -- June 24, New Palestine Pennsy Trail Art & Music Festival -- August 5, Greenfield Hancock Co. Tourism Commission & Hancock County Visitors Bureau www.hcvb.org info@hcvb.org 866-384-8687 16

Apr. 22 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Garden Gate Jazz, Art, Wine and Craft Beer Festival Downtown, Market St. Enjoy the sounds of Jazz. Sip on samples of wine and craft beer. Shop the Art Garden. 5k and Kiwanis car show. Adm. chg. 812-683-5699; huntingburgchamberofcommerce.org X

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Apr. 22-23 Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg.) Sassafras Tea Festival & Civil War Living History Courthouse Lawn and Museum. Civil War reenactments, mock battles, parade. Demonstrations in old time arts, woodcarving, spinning. Working blacksmith shop, hot meals, homemade pies. No adm. chg. 812-346-8989; jenningscounty.org X Apr. 26-29 Orleans (Orange Co., South Reg.) Orleans Dogwood Festival Historic Congress Square. Visit Indiana's Dogwood Capital. Enjoy arts and crafts, carnival rides, live entertainment, food, parade, viewing of the dogwoods, and more. No adm. chg. 812-865-9930; orleansdogwoodfestival.com X

Apr. 28-30 Marshall (Parke Co., West Reg.) Turkey Run Women’s Wellness Retreat Turkey Run INN at Turkey Run State Park. Women's wellness retreat includes classes ranging from wood carving, candle making, wine tasting and lots more with or without INN room nights. Adm. chg. indianainns.com/turkeyrun X

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Apr. 28-30 Wakarusa (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Electric cooperatives in the United States employ nearly 70,000 Americans.

Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival

Historic downtown. All-you-can-eat! Lion's Club pancakes and sausage, or Wakarusa's PTO Nelson's BBQ meals. Free popcorn, parade, entertainment, sugar camp/ museum tours, contests with cash prizes. Face painting, animal acts, magicians. Food and craft vendors. Fresh maple syrup sales! No adm. chg. C X

574-862-4344; wakarusamaplesyrupfestival.com Apr. 29 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Apple Blossom Fest 5k & Bike Ride McClure's Orchard. 5k run, bike ride, tours, horse rides, petting zoo, wine/hard cider tasting. Fee for run and ride. No adm. chg. 765-985-9000; mccluresorchard.com

Bridgeton Mountain Man Rendezvous Apr. 29-30 Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.) Bridgeton Mountain Man Rendezvous 1878 Grounds. Early 1800s living history reenactment with trading posts, muzzleloader shoot, tomahawk and knife throwing demonstrations, canoe race, and cooking in the Case Cabin. No adm. chg. 765-548-2136; bridgetonindiana.com X

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Apr. 29-30 Troy (Spencer Co., South Reg.) Dogwood Tour St. Pius Catholic Church grounds. Tour the beautiful dogwood trees while enjoying food vendors, flea markets, craft booths, quilt shows, sassafras tea. Visit our website for all blooming dogwood locations. No adm. chg. 812-547-7933; perrycountyindiana.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Apr. 28-29 Apr. 29 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.) Kite Komotion Dazzling, colorful and unusual kites soar over the Shipshewana skies! Watch international kite teams, learn to fly professional kites and make and fly your own kite! No adm. chg. 260-768-4008; VisitShipshewana.org X

Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival Apr. 29-30 Mansfield (Parke Co., West Reg.) Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival Mansfield Village. Mushroom auction, mushroom hunt ($7). Food and vendor sales. Car show Sun. No adm. chg. 765-653-4026; MansfieldVillage.com X Apr. 29 Alexandria (Madison Co., East Reg.) Madison County Master Gardener Indiana Garden School V 4-H Fairground building. Experts in gardening and sustainable living: Jo Ellen Sharp, Colletta Kosiba, Jan Rankin, Megan Dillon, Ronda Hamm. Event open to the public $35. 765-282-0100; madisoncountymastergardener.org X

Apr. 29-May 27 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Pay Less Little 500 Presented by UAW-GM, City of Anderson Little 500 Festival

City Wide and Anderson Speedway. County wide festival with over 30 events culminates in the running of the 69th Pay Less Little 500 Presented by UAW-GM. In its 30 year history, the festival has raised over $2 million for local charities. Events continue throughout May. Adm. chg. X 765-642-0206;

andersonspeedway.com

Apr. 29-30 Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.) Redbud Trail Rendezvous Fulton County Historical Society grounds. Pre-1865 period event. French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, Voyageurs, Western Fur Trade and Civil War. Foods cooked over wood fires, programs, pre-1865 music. Adm. chg. 574-223-4436; fultoncountyhistory.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Apr. 28-29

MAY Spring TBD Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) Kokomo BurgerFest Foster Park, Downtown. Charity burger cook-off, burger battle contest, live music and more. No adm. chg. 765-452-8963; caminchopeforhomeless.org/home/kokomo-burgerfest X

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MAY May 3-28 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

500 Festival

Downtown and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indy 500 at action-packed events throughout May. From the nation's premiere half marathon to the third largest parade, there's something for all ages and interests! Adm. chg. 317-927-3378; 500Festival.com C X May 5-7 Batesville (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.) 7th Annual Batesville Regional Fine Arts Fair RomWeber Marketplace. Over 50 artists displaying original works of art for sale, children's craft corner, music, food and artist demonstrations. No adm. chg. 513-519-9936; romwebermarketplace.com X

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May 5 Goshen First Fridays See Jan. 6 listing.

to music. May 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28; Jun. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, Jun. 30-Jul. 2; Jul. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30; Aug. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27; Sep. 1-3, 8-11, 15-17, 22-24, Sep. 29-Oct.1; Oct. 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29

(Clark and Floyd Co., South Reg.) Southern Indiana Music Weekends Along Ohio River. From toe-tapping to dancing, and rising stars singing new and old favorites is Southern Indiana Music weekends from May to Oct. No adm. chg. 812-280-5566; GoSoIN.com X

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May 6-7 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.) Anderson Sertoma Club Mayor's Cup Grand Prix Downtown streets. Free bleacher seating. Food trailers, kids' class to shifter karts. Sponsors drive invited in sponsor race. No adm. chg. 765-610-1563; members.toast.net/randough X

May 5-6 Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.) Highway 38 Sale Downtown. Miles and miles of shopping! Antiques, yard sales and food! No adm. chg. pendletonin.org; pendletonbusinessassociation@gmail.com X 2018 Festival Dates: May 4-5

indiana gourd societyState Show May 5-6 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Indiana Gourd Society State Gourd Show Fairgrounds. Gourd art, crafting supplies, auction, demonstrations, classes, food, crafted gourds, dried gourds, gourd seeds. Adm. chg. 765-674-8088; indianagourdsociety.org X May 5-6 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.) MayFest in Shipshewana Townwide. Good, old-fashioned fun to celebrate Spring. Bluegrass and gospel music, food, family activities. Grand Parade Sat. 10am. No adm. chg. 866-631-9675; shipshewana.com X

May 6-Jun. 10 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.) Bikes in Bloom Historic Downtown. Bikes are in bloom! Vintage bicycles, adorned with bright colors and spring flowers, line the downtown streets. BIKE*SHOP*EAT*REPEAT! No adm. chg. 317-358-5284; greenfieldmainstreet.org X

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May 6 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.) Riley Wrangler's 33rd Annual Arts and Crafts Fair 4-H Fairgrounds. 120+ booths inside. Arts, crafts and food vendors. Open 9am-5pm. Free parking and admission. Door prizes every 30 min. Live entertainment. 317-459-1319; rileywranglers.com X

SATURDAY, MAY 6 & SUNDAY, MAY 7 VEVAY, IN May 6-7 Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg.) Rivertown Art Tour Visit the Community Art Center to see Plein Air Painters at work. Creative pieces in many different mediums. Visit and talk with 15 artists on site. No adm. chg. 812-427-3237; switzcotourism.com X

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MAY May 7 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.) Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival Downtown Main Library. Japanese folk dance, traditional music, contests (anime, cosplay, haiku), tea ceremony, taiko drums, karaoke, food, merchandise, games, origami, bonsai exhibits. No adm. chg. 260-432-7780; cherryblossomfw.com

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May 7; Jun. 4; Jul. 2; Aug. 6; Sep. 3; Oct. 1 Lawrenceburg (Dearborn Co., South Central Reg.) Tri-State Antique Market Fairgrounds. Indiana's largest antiques and vintage market. Held the first Sun. of the month, May through Oct. Rain or shine. Over 200 dealers selling on each Market day. Adm. chg. 513-738-7256; lawrenceburgantiqueshow.com X 2018 Festival Dates: May 6; Jun. 3; Jul. 1; Aug. 5; Sep. 2; Oct. 7

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May 12-13; Jun. 9-10; Jul. 7-8; Aug. 11-12; Sep. 8-9 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale Citywide and countywide. Garage sales. Lots of great items 8am-5pm. No adm. chg. 765-472-1923; perumiaminews.com

Bridgeton Art and Wine Fair May 13 Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.) Bridgeton Art and Wine Fair 1878 Barn. Unique fine art and original crafts show and sale. Wine tasting. Live music noon to 5pm. Some artists returning from the festival. Great gifts for Mothers Day! No adm. chg. 765-548-2136; bridgetonindiana.com X

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May 13 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Living History Mount Hope Cemetery. 8 actors portray founding fathers, Cole Porter, Circus folk and other VIPs from Miami County's history. Champagne reception at Cemetery Chapel. No adm. chg. 765-472-7655; enjoymiamicounty.com May 13-14, 20-21 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Madison In Bloom - Spring Garden Tour Downtown Historic District. 27th Year! Explore private gardens within Madison's National Historic Landmark District. Adm. chg. 812-265-2335; madisoninbloom.com May 13; Jun. 3; Jul. 8; Aug. 12; Sep. 2 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Mosey Down Main Street Downtown. Live entertainment, food. Family-friendly introducing the sights, sounds, venues and merchants of downtown Lafayette. No adm. chg. 765-714-4844; moseydownmain.com X 2018 Festival Dates: May 12; Jun. 2; Jul. 14; Aug. 11; Sep. 1

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May 13 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing. May 13 Southport (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Southport Spring Festival City Park. Activities include an art show, food trucks, craft vendors, live entertainment, pie baking contest, kids' zone and pet parade. No adm. chg. 317-786-5489; southportevents.org X 2018 Festival Date: May 12

May 13 Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.) Wings Over Muscatatuck Migratory Bird Festival Celebrate the outdoors, see birds of prey, build birdhouses, take a bird walk, and visit the refuge closed area. You might even see a bald eagle! Visit our FB page. 812-522-4352; jacksoncountyin.com X

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May 19-20 Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.) Franklin County Quilt Show Brookville Government Center. 6th annual show with community quilts, Hoffman Challenge quilts, bedturning, challenge category, vendors, food, fun, door prizes! 866-647-6555; quiltbatts.org X

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May 19-20 Harrodsburg (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.) Harrodsburg Heritage Days Community Center. Fish fry, parade, baby contest, live entertainment, juried arts and crafts, pet parade, contests, kiddie rides and games. Fun for all. No adm. chg. 812-327-4590; harrodsburgheritagedays.org X May 19-21 Arcadia (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) May Festival Arcadia Ballpark. Arts, crafts, flea market, amusements and games for kids, food. Entertainment Fri. and Sat. Fri. night street dance. Car show Sun. No adm. chg. 317-220-2204; mayfestivalarcadia.com X

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May 19-21 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.) Mayberry in the Midwest Historic downtown square. Celebrate all things Mayberry! Tribute artists, Squad Car Nationals, themed contests, arts and crafts vendors and much more wholesome fun. No adm. chg. 317-319-1492; MayberryintheMidwest.com X 2018 Festival Dates: May 18-20

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May 19-20 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival Bicentennial Park, Madison Riverfront. Nationally known contemporary and traditional folk/roots musicians, storytelling, traditional crafts, food, regional wines and craft beer festival. Family-friendly. Adm. chg. 800-559-2956; riverroots.org X 2018 Festival Dates: May 18-19

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Family Fun in Ripley County, SE Indiana! May U.S. 50 Yard Sales June Sunman Fire & Wine Festival NMLRA Muzzle Loading Shoots Friendship Flea Markets F.A.R.M. Club Antique Machinery Show July 4th Celebrations Ripley County 4-H Fair

May 20 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.) 32nd Brick Street Market Downtown. Held on Zionsville's brick Main Street, this arts and crafts' fair features handmade items by over 175 vendors plus great food and entertainment. No adm. chg. 317-873-3836; zionsvillechamber.org X

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May 20-21; Oct. 28-29 Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.) Heritage Days Rendezvous Lincoln Pioneer Village. Lincoln Legacy in Spencer County, where Abraham Lincoln spent his formative years. Encampment, demonstrations, entertainment, food, music and museum tours. No adm. chg. 812-649-9147 X

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May 20 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Madtown 5K Mud-Climb Heritage Trail. Intense 5k mudder requires endurance, stamina and strength to navigate the winding 6-16% incline course. Adm. chg. 812-265-5811; madtownmudrun.com May 20 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) The Greatest Spectacle in Tasting Bona Vista Programs. Tasting of restaurant fare, fine wine, specialty beer, live music and silent auction in an outdoor tent. Adults 21+ only. Adm. chg. 765-457-8273; bonavista.org X

August Whispering Beard Folk Festival Bacon, Blues, and Brew Festival September NMLRA Muzzle Loading Shoot Friendship Flea Markets Versailles Pumpkin Show Batesville Apple Festival

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May 20 Walton (Cass Co., East Reg.) Walton May Day Festival Downtown. Family fun festival with vendor and crafter booths, kids' games and food vendors. Yard sales throughout the community. No adm. chg. 574-626-2821; visit-casscounty.com X

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May 20 Newburgh (Warrick Co., South Reg.) 12th Annual Wine, Art & Jazz Festival Old Lock & Dam Park, Hwy. 662. On the banks of the Ohio River. Wineries, craft beer vendor, restaurants, talented artists and live jazz all day long! Bring your friends and raise a glass. Adm. chg. 812-853-2815; historicnewburgh.org X

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Zoom Town Covered Bridge 5k Run/Walk

May 20 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Zoom Town Covered Bridge 5k Run/Walk 4338 W 40 N and US Hwy. 36. Run through the Sim Smith and Phillips Covered Bridges. Medals for top three male and female. Award for largest group. $20 5k registration fee. $22 after Apr. 30. Registration 7am, race begins 8am. 765-592-0829; montezuma.in.gov X All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation.

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ANNUAL EVENTS 2017 Shirley Strawberry Festival May 20 Vendors, music, bounce houses (765) 738-6415 NC-HC Chamber of Commerce Memorial Day Parade & Festival May 29 Largest Memorial Day Parade in Midwest. Vendors, music, food (765) 529-5210 Knightstown Jubilee Days May 31-Jun. 3 Carnival, food, entertainment (765) 345-5131 Middletown Lions Club Fair Jun. 5-10 Carnival, food, live entertainment, parade and fireworks (765) 354-4673 Wilbur Wright Birthplace Festival Jun. 9-10 Museum tours, food, vendors (765) 332-2495 Shirley Mud Bog Food, NO COOLERS (765) 730-1571

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New Castle Mini Marathon Jun. TBD 5k, 10k, 13.1 mile mini marathon run/walk www.munciemultisport.com Spiceland Freedom Days 40th Anniversary Jul. 7-8 Parade, food, live entertainment (765) 520-7969

Hope Initiative Outdoor Living And Garden Tour Jul. 15 7 to 8 gardens Tickets available at local florists (765) 465-4200

Eaton’s Farm Fall Festival Crafts, music, food, hayride. (765) 686-2417

Oct. 6-8

New Lisbon Old Time Days Jul. TBD Tractor/car show, old gas engines (765) 524-1998

Whitetail Tree Farm Fall Family Fun Oct. TBD Maze, hay rides, fire pit, gift shop Closed Mondays (765) 524-4891

Mooreland Free Fair Aug. 7-12 Carnival, food, live entertainment, tractor pull, truck pull, parade (904) 505-4813

Wilbur Wright Birthplace Christmas Walk Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11 Festival of trees, museum tours, food (765) 332-2495

Middletown/Fall Creek Twp Historical Society Car Show Food, live entertainment (765) 354-2000

Henry County YMCA Turkey Trot 5k or 10k run/walk (765) 529-3804

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Shirley Founders Day Aug. 18-19 Car show, food, talent show (765) 738-6415 Sulphur Springs Community Days Aug. 25-26 Mud bog, food, car/tractor show (765) 524-4669 or (765) 427-9834 Whitetail Tree Farm Pumpkin Fest Sep. TBD Corn maze, hayride, games, vendors, food, music 12–7 pm (765) 524-4891 Farmers Pike Festival Sep. 1-4 Beautiful antiques & better collectibles www.farmerspike.com Knightstown Fall Fest Sep. 30-Oct.1 Fall crafts, mums, petting zoo (765) 345-5131

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Shirley Christmas Walk Nov. 25 Hot chocolate, cookies, popcorn Christmas tree lighting (765) 730-1571 Jane Ross Reeves Octagon House Christmas Tree Walk Dec. 2-3, 9-10 Beautifully decorated trees in every room, free tours–self guided or guided, food available (765) 738-6736 or (765) 737-6856 NC-HC Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk – Downtown Dec. 7 Carriage rides, lighting of the tree, exotic petting zoo, Santa www.nchcchamber.com Middletown Christmas Parade Dec. 2 Santa, hot chocolate and cookies East entrance to Dietrich Park Parade starts 4 pm. www.krnorfleet@aol.com

Henry County Convention & visitors Bureau 765-593-0764 or 888-676-4302 www.HenryCountyin.org

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MAY/JUNE May 24-28 English (Crawford Co., South Reg.) English Reunion Festival Wm. H. English Park. Rides, games, queen pageant, parade, horse pull, food and entertainment for all ages. No adm. chg. 812-338-2654; englishreunion.weebly.com X

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May 25-Jun. 3 Terre Haute (Vigo Co., West Reg.) 34th Banks Of The Wabash Festival Fairbanks Park. Live music, midway rides and games nightly. Tempting foods, crafters, bingo games. Sun. gospel music day. No adm. chg. 812-232-2727; terrehaute.in.gov/parks X May 25-29 Jeffersonville (Clark Co., South Reg.) Abbey Road on the River Downtown. Big 4 Station Park, River Stage. World's largest Beatles inspired music festival. Over 60 bands perform on 5 stages with the Ohio River as a backdrop to this new Indiana festival. Adm. chg. 216-407-8929; AROTR.com X 2018 Festival Dates: May 24-28

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May 27 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Southern Indiana Uncorked Fairgrounds. Sample wines from all over Southern Indiana with a fun, festive atmosphere. Enjoy live music, food and friends. Must be 21 or over to enter. Adm. chg. 888-738-2137; pointblankbrewing.com X

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May 27-28 Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.) Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous French Commons and George Rogers Clark NHP. American Revolutionary War reenactment featuring soldiers, craftsmen, traders and merchants. Live entertainment and demonstrations for all ages. Adm. chg. 800-886-6443; spiritofvincennes.org X

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May 28; Jun. 4, 11, 18, 25; Jul. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27 Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.) Summer Sundown Music Series Little Turtle Waterway Plaza. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy your Sun. evening sitting along the Wabash River listening to a different musical artist each week. Bring the entire family. No adm. chg. 574-735-2787; casscountyartsalliance.org X

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May 26-28 Warsaw (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.) Northern Indiana Lakes Festival Center Lake. Join us for a fun weekend on the lake featuring Paddle Wars, Kayaks for Kids, lake education, food vendors, live music, Sat. fireworks and more! No adm. chg. 574-372-5100 ext. 6452; lakesfestival.org X

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May 26-28; Sep. 29-Oct.1 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Old Court Days Around the courthouse square. A wide variety of arts crafts, collectibles, antiques and food booths. 10x10 vendor spaces $100 for all three days. No adm. chg. 812-493-2024; pilotclubofmadison.com X

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May 27 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Ride Around the Reservoir Breakaway Bike Shop. Ride starts at Breakaway Bike Shop in Peru. Adm. chg. 765-473-3848; breakawaybike.com May 27 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Round the Fountain Art Fair Courthouse Square. One of the best one-day outdoor fine art fairs in the Midwest. Features paintings, sculptures, pottery, photography, prints and jewelry. No adm. chg. 765-491-6298; roundthefountain.org X 2018 Festival Date: May 26

May 31-Jun. 3 Dunkirk (Jay Co., East Reg.) 51st Annual Dunkirk Glass Days Festival Downtown. Free entertainment, contests, food vendors, crafts, glass demonstrations, tours and much more. Something for everyone! Facebook updated daily with schedule. No adm. chg. 765-578-0229; dunkirkglassdaysin.wix.com/dunkirk-glassdays X 2018 Festival Dates: May 30-Jun. 2

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May 31-Jun. 3 Knightstown (Henry Co., East Reg.) Knightstown Jubilee Days Town Square. Carnival rides, games, Queen contest, parade, chamber fish wagon. Local businesses and organizations. Rain or Shine. No adm. chg. 800-668-1895; knightstownchamber.org X

JUNE Jun. 1-3 Fort Branch (Gibson Co., South Reg.) Fort Branch Community Pride Festival Fort Branch Community Park. Three-day festival with good food, rides, parade and live music in the beer garden. Events vary daily. No adm. chg. 812-664-6737; fortbranch.org X

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Hobart (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Hobart Summer Market on the Lake Thursdays Festival Park. Shop vendors, stop by the craft beer garden and listen to a free concert. Free Movie in the Park starts at dusk. No adm. chg. 219-942-4511; Cityofhobart.org C

Jun. 2-4 Campbellsburg (Washington Co., South Reg.) All-American Country Hoedown Campbellsburg Park. Join us for some good, old-fashioned country fun including music, rides, contests and more! No adm. chg. 812-896-7979; campbellsburgcountryfestival.com X

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Jun. 2 Goshen First Fridays

See Jan. 6 listing.

Jun. 2-3 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.) Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival Fairgrounds. Celebration of fiber arts, top notch teachers and classes, wide selection of vendors, demonstrations, fiber animals. No adm. chg. 317-403-5667; hoosierhillsfiberfestival.com X

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Jun. 2 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) Kokomo Strawberry Festival Downtown Courthouse Square. Homemade shortcakes with strawberries, ice cream and whipped cream. Live music and kids' activities. Starting at 11am. No adm. chg. 765-457-5301; greaterkokomo.com X Jun. 2-4 Merom (Sullivan Co., West Reg.) Merom Bluff Chautauqua Merom Bluff Park. Three days of fun including parade, BBQ chicken, craft and flea market vendors, stage entertainment, kids' games, tractor and garden tractor pull, contests and bands. Adm. chg. 815-674-1302; meromindiana.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 2-3

Rosedale Strawberry Festival Jun. 2-4 Rosedale (Parke Co., West Reg.) Rosedale Strawberry Festival Main Street and Civic Center. Totally scrumptious family fun: KidZone, crafts, fireworks, pageants, meals, contests, car show, more. Free live stage and g-g-gallons of freshly made shortcakes. No adm. chg. 765-832-9455; historicrosedale.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 1-3

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JUNE Jun. 2-4 Russiaville (Howard Co., East Reg.) Russiaville Summer Fest Downtown. Carnival, cornhole tournament, antique tractors, parade, craft and food vendors, three days of entertainment, children's games and more. No adm. chg. 765-883-5739; townofrussiaville.com X

to music. Jun. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, Jun. 30 Southern Indiana Music Weekends See May 5 listing. Jun. 2 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.) Taste of Shelby County Downtown Public Square. Local flavors of unique restaurants, and wines and brews by local breweries. Music throughout the day, kids' activities and chalk art contest. 6pm-10pm. Adm. chg. 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com X

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11th Annual Miami Indians All Nations Gathering Jun. 3-4 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) 11th Annual Miami Indians All Nations Gathering Three miles east of Raccoon Lake, US 36. Native drumming, singing, dancing, storytelling, flutists, over 20 native craft vendors and foods. Miami Living Village. Join the fun! Adm. chg. 765-473-9631; miamiindians.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 2-3

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Jun. 2 Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.) Train to Dinner on the Scenic Whitewater Valley Railroad Check out the website for all the excursions offered throughout the year. Adm. chg. 765-825-2054; whitewatervalleyrr.org

cruZionsville Jun. 3 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.) CruZionsville Downtown. The largest Porsche car show in the state. Car judging, kids' activities and family fun. Benefits Alzheimer's research. No adm. chg. 317-733-1622; cruzionsville.com X

Main Street Rockville Cruise-In, Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show Jun. 3 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Main Street Rockville Cruise-In, Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show Parke County Courthouse Lawn. Awards for cars, bikes, motorcycles, scooters. Registration fee. Street dance, food and shopping on square. 4pm-9pm. No adm. chg. 765-344-8109; mainstreetrockville.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 2

Jun. 3 Mosey Down Main Street See May 13 listing.

Jun. 3-4 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Strawberry Days

Yard of the Jonathan Banes House. Walk the delightfully quaint historic village as you enjoy strawberry shortcake. Live music both days. 40 specialty shops, Grist Mill and horse-drawn canal boat ride. No adm. chg. 765-647-1212; metamoraindiana.com X

Jun. 4, 11, 18, 25 Summer Sundown Music Series See May 28 listing Jun. 4 Tri-State Antique Market

See May 7 listing.

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Evansville, Indiana

AN EVENT FOR EVERY SEASON Franklin Crawl & Mardi Gras Grand Parade

Germania Männerchor Volksfest

February 24–25

August 4–6

Maple Sugarbush Festival

Frog Follies Classic Car Show

April 1–2

Funk in the City Art Festival April 22 & Sept 23

ShrinersFest June

National Theatre on Ice Competition June 21–25

August 25–27

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival October 2–7

Reitz Home Museum

Victorian Christmas November 15–December 30

VisitEvansville.com (800) 433-3025

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JUNE

Jun. 7-10 North Liberty (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Potato Creek and Lions Strawberry Festival

Downtown. Entertainment, vendors, festival food and strawberry shortcake. Family-friendly. 5k Spud Run. No adm. chg. 574-656-4447; northlibertychamber.org C X Jun. 8-11 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Cole Porter Festival Throughout Peru. Great music, theatre, interesting tours, fabulous food, events, film, multimedia presentations. Chg. for some activities. No adm. chg. 765-473-9183; coleporterfestival.org

Jun. 9-10 Clay City (Clay Co., West Reg.) Clay City Lions Club Pottery Festival Goshorn Park. Clay City Pottery, crafts, flea market, entertainment, car show, chicken dinner, fish fry, pottery painting, pottery tours, demonstrations. No adm. chg. 812-939-2910; claycitypottery.com X

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Jun. 9-10; Sep. 8-9; Nov. 9-11 Norman (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.) Country Neighbors' Tour Lawrence and Jackson Counties. Hidden throughout the countrysides of Lawrence and Jackson Counties, our unique home-based shoppes offering antiques, primitives and handmades. It's a journey to remember! No adm. chg. 812-276-9541; picturetrail.com/countryneighbors

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Jun. 8-10 Crothersville (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.) Crothersville Red, White & Blue Festival Crothersville Community School grounds. Free entertainment, food, carnival, talent show, antique tractor display, parade, firemans waterball, Zambelli fireworks. Kids' contest. No adm. chg. 812-569-0407; crothersvillerwb.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 7-9 Jun. 8-11 Michigan City (LaPorte Co., North Reg.) Queen of All Saints Parish Festival Queen of All Saints Parish. Music, food, fun rides, beer garden, bingo, crafts, kids' games and more. No adm. chg. 219-872-9196; qas.org X

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Jun. 9-10 Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Smoke On The Square-Annual Bartholomew County BBQ Cook-Off Downtown Square. BBQ competition in pork ribs, pulled pork, chicken and brisket categories. Pulled pork and brisket available for purchase. Vendors, activities, live entertainment. No adm. chg. 812-546-4499; hopebbqcontest.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 8-9

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Jun. 9-10 Bunker Hill (Miami Co., East Reg.) Bunker Hill Community Garage Sale Downtown. Garage sales throughout the town with lots of goodies. No adm. chg. 765-472-1923; enjoymiamicounty.com

Jun. 9-11 Crawfordsville (Montgomery Co., West Reg.) Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival Lane Place. National entertainment acts Fri. and Sat. night, car shows, tractor show, children's activities, arts and crafts, food, tennis and softball tournaments, 4k run. No adm. chg. 765-366-3666; Crawfordsvillestrawberryfestival.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 8-10 Jun. 9 Decatur (Adams Co., East Reg.) Decatur Sculpture Tour Downtown. Sixth annual sculpture exhibit unveiling with art-centric activities, food, wine tasting and walking tours. Exhibit year-round. No adm. chg. 260-724-2604; decatursculpturetour.com X

Jun. 9-11 South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.) St. Andrew 41st Annual Greek Festival Church Grounds. A family event for all with your favorite Greek foods and desserts, live music, ethnic dance performances and church tours. Adm. chg. 574-277-4688; saintandrewgoc.org X

Jun. 9-10 LaFontaine (Wabash Co., East Reg.) LaFontaine "Ashland Day's" Festival Branson St. and Wabash Ave. The Biggest Little Festival Around. Rummage sales, police K-9 demonstration, lawn mower poker run, cornhole contest, live music and more. Parade 10am Sat. No adm. chg. 260-330-2534; lafontainefestival.weebly.com X

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Spring Mill State Park, Bluespring Caverns & FUN FESTIVALS, too!

2017 Lawrence County Events/Festivals MAY

May 27 – Heltonville Festival May 29 – Huron Memorial Day

JUNE

June 9-10 – *Country Neighbors’ Tour June 16-17 – Springville Festival June 22-24 – *Judah Heritage Festival June 23-25 – *Gem-Mineral-Fossil Show June 24 – *Chardo-Neigh Wine & Music Festival June 30-July 1 – *Limestone Heritage Festival

JULY

July 13-17 – The ABATE Boogie July 15-16 – Astronauts Weekend July 15-22 – Lawrence County Fair July 16 – Rodeo

AUGUST

Aug. 5 – *Mitchell Hillbilly 500 Race

SEPTEMBER

Sep. 8-9 – *Country Neighbors’ Tour Sep. 23-30 – *Persimmon Festival

OCTOBER

Oct. 7 – Bedford Half Marathon

NOVEMBER

Nov. 9-11 – *Country Neighbors’ Tour Nov. 18 – *Holiday Village Festival

DECEMBER

Dec. 2 – *Festival of Lights Christmas Parade

*Find additional details for these featured festivals inside this Festival Guide

For more information visit

LimestoneCountry.com 1-800-798-0769

Check us out on Facebook

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JUNE Jun. 9-10 Remington (Jasper Co., North Reg.) Remington Water Tower Days Downtown. 5k walk/run, parade, kids' area, kiddie tractor pull, vendors, free entertainment, dinners, breakfast, petting zoo, beer and wine garden. Two days of family fun! No adm. chg. 219-863-0999; remingtonindiana.com/remington-water-tower-days.aspx

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Jun. 9-11 Wakarusa (Elkhart Co., North Reg.) Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival Festival grounds, 66402 SR 19. 13th annual. See website for artists, schedule and pictures from past festivals. Adm. chg. 574-862-1688; WakarusaBluegrassFestival.com X

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Jun. 10; Sep. 16 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Antique Market Front Porch Primitives. Many vendors with lots of wonderful items, live entertainment and food. 8am-4pm. No adm. chg. 765-472-3222; frontporchprimitivesindiana.com

Jun. 10 Spencer (Owen Co., West Reg.) Arts in the Park McCormick's Creek State Park. Live music, art vendors, food and interactive artistic activities. Adm. chg. 812-829-4344; friendsofmccormickscreek.org X 2018 Festival Date: Jun. 9

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Jun. 10-11 Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.) Bridgeton Quilt & Woodworking Show & Sale Downtown. Beautiful antique and new quilts, hand and machine made. Unique wood crafters. Live demonstrations by local quilters, woodworkers and carvers. No adm. chg. 765-548-2136; bridgetonindiana.com X

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Jun. 10 Buffalo (White Co., West Reg.) Buffalo Community Daze Buffalo Fire Department and Lightstream Telephone Co. 9am-3pm car/motorcycle show; 7am-4pm brisket, buffalo burgers and more. Town-wide yard sales, craft and flea market vendors. Vendors call 574-581-2915. No adm. chg. 574-595-0745; enjoywhitecounty.com X 2018 Festival Date: Jun. 9

June 17 - Hog Jog & Cruise-In July 1-2 - Canal Days Festival Aug. 9-12 - Old Settlers Festival Aug. 26 - Indiana Bacon Festival Sep. 15-17 Burlington Fall Festival

Oct. 21, 28-29 Haunted Adams Mill Dec. 2 - Old Fashioned Christmas at the Canal

For more info, call the Carroll County Chamber 866-374-6813

www.CarrollCountyChamber.com Jun. 10-18; Sep. 9-17 Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.) Friendship Flea Market SR 62, one mile east of Friendship. Indiana's most unique flea market and antique show welcoming visitors and vendors since 1968. No adm. chg. 859-341-9188; friendshipfleamarket.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 9-17; Sep. 8-16

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Jun. 10 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) Kokomo Ribfest Foster Park, Downtown. Ribs, live music, food and restaurant booths. Beer garden, kids' games, inflatables and more. No adm. chg. 765-457-9318; kokomosummerseries.com X Jun. 10 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing.

Jun. 10-11 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Eagle Creek Folk Festival Marina at Eagle Creek Park. 43rd festival: 2 days of live entertainment and workshops by the lake. Folk-acoustic performances, workshops, food, instrument petting zoo, open stage. No adm. chg. 317-327-7110; indianafolkmusic.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 9-10 Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 3 for County & Regional Map. 29


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Jun. 10 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.) North Street Fitness Festival North St., Downtown. FOOD*FUN*FITNESS New demonstrations every half hour! Yoga, Zumba, CrossFit and more! Enjoy heart-pumping music and the kids' fun zone. 12-4pm. No adm. chg. 317-358-5284; greenfieldmainstreet.org X

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Jun. 10-11 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.) Pow Wow-NCGLNAC 14th Annual Gathering of Great Lakes Nations Tri-State Antique Gas Engine Association grounds. Native American drums, singers, dancers, vendors, food, pre1840s camp, kids' activities, raptors. Native American dancing Sat. 1-4:30pm, 6-9pm; Sun. Noon-4pm. Adm. chg. 765-426-3022; ncglnac.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 9-10 Jun. 10 Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.) Two Rivers Arts and Music Festival Little Turtle Waterway Plaza. Great bands with fun music, fabulous food all set outside along the banks of the Wabash River in downtown Logansport. Adm. chg. 574-735-2787; casscountyartsalliance.org X 2018 Festival Date: Jun. 9

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Jun. 14-18 Huntington (Huntington Co., East Reg.) Huntington Heritage Days Downtown. Action-packed festival. Carnival, hot air balloon launches at HNHS, 2 car shows, Kids' Zone, entertainment, parade, brat tent. JeFFFest art festival Sun. pm. No adm. chg. 260-356-5300; huntingtonheritagedays.com X

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Jun. 15-17 Haubstadt (Gibson Co., South Reg.) Haubstadt Sommerfest Old Haubstadt Gym. Three days of rides, live music, delicious food and Southern Indiana's finest Bierstube! Laufenfest 5k Run, Walk & Lil' Dutch Run on Sat.! No adm. chg. haubstadtsommerfest.com X

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This Spring & Summer in Festive Fort Wayne: BuskerFest • Three Rivers Festival Vera Bradley Outlet Sale • & more!

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Jun. 15-17 Lagro (Wabash Co., East Reg.) Lagro Good Ole Days Downtown. Food, fireworks, mud volleyball, crafts, face painting, moonwalks, motorcycle show, queen contest, elephant rides, bands, games, car show, parade and circus. No adm. chg. 260-571-3271; lagroindiana.com X

Jun. 16-17 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Art at the Old Capitol Downtown. Celebration of Indiana art and artists, young and old, in historic Corydon, Indiana. No adm. chg. 888-738-2137; artattheoldcapitol.com X

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Jun. 16-17 Bunker Hill (Miami Co., East Reg.) Bunker Hill Festival Downtown. Food, great music, craft and other vendor booths. No adm. chg. 765-461-3135; miamicochamber.com

Jun. 16-18 Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.) Community Yard Sale Communitywide. Come find that special bargain at our two-day "treasure hunt"! There's something for everyone. Hope to see you there! No adm. chg. 765-825-1523; tourconnersville.com Jun. 16-18 Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.) Fulton County Historical Power Show Fulton County Historical Society grounds. Fri.-Sat. parades and displays of tractors, garden tractors, hit-n-miss engines, and antique trucks. Flea market, craft vendors, swap parts vendors, toy show. Adm. chg. 574-223-4436; fultoncountyhistory.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 16-17 Jun. 16-17 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.) Lexington Old Settlers Days Lexington Park. Oldest festival in Scott County! Food, music, games, vendors and other activities in one of the most serene places in the state. No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com X

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Jun. 16-18 North Judson (Starke Co., North Reg.) North Judson Mint Festival Lane St. and N Judson Park. Indiana's ONLY Mint Festival, celebrating its 41st year. Cooking with mint contest, bands, carnival, food, crafts, car show, bingo. 5k run Sat. Parade Sun. No adm. chg. 219-395-6504; starkecountychamber.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 15-17

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Jun. 16-17 Royal Center (Cass Co., East Reg.) Pioneer Days Rea Park. Free family fun for more than 48 years. Parade, area food vendors, tractor pulls and so much more. No adm. chg. 574-643-9914; visit-casscounty.com X

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JUNE

Goshen First Fridays

Taste of the Gardens

1st Friday of Every Month CityOnTheGo.org

August 26 | WellfieldGardens.org

Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival

September 14 – 17 | NappaneeAppleFestival.org

April 28 – 30 | WakarusaChamber.com

Elkhart Jazz Festival June 23 – 25 | ElkhartJazzFestival.com

Nappanee Apple Festival Middlebury Fall Festival September 15 – 16 MiddleburyINChamber.com

Elkhart County 4-H Fair

Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale

July 21 – 29 | 4HFair.org

September 22 – 23 | MennoniteSale.org

Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival

Gathering at Five Medals

August 3 – 6 | AmishAcres.com

October 21 – 22 | GatheringAtFiveMedals.org

View a full listing of area Festivals & Events at HTadventures.com/events

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JUNE October 1 st & 2 nd Kendallville Apple Festival at the Noble County Fairgrounds

May

Bluegrass Festival, Kendallville

June

Ligonier Marshmallow Festival, Ligonier Stone’s Trace Pioneer Festival, Ligonier

Chain O’Lakes Festival, Bluegrass Festival, Albion Kendallville

July

Fun on Sylvan Lake, Rome City Noble County Fair, Kendallville KPC Triathlon, Kendallville Cromwell Days, Cromwell Chautauqua Days, Rome City Onion Days, Wolf Lake Kid City, Kendallville

Harvest Festival, Albion

October

Pumpkin Fantasyland, Fashion Farm, Ligonier Apple Festival, Kendallville

November & December

Christmas in the Country Windmill Winter Wonderland, Kendallville

June — October

Tombstone Trail www.tombstonetrail.com

twitter.com/visitnoble facebook.com/visitnoblecounty instagram.com/visitnoblecounty

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Nature Fest, Wolf Lake

August

Jun. 17 Derby (Perry Co., South Reg.) Derby Riverfest Mulzer Park. Antique tractor and gas engine show, flea market, community yard sale, food vendors, children's games, boat parade, live entertainment, wine garden, 5k Road Race. No adm. chg. 812-836-4403; perrycountyindiana.org X 2018 Festival Date: Jun. 16

Jun. 17-18 South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.) Leeper Park Art Fair Leeper Park. A juried fine art festival that spans 48 years. Artists exhibit from all over the country. No adm. chg. 574-276-2942; leeperparkartfair.org X

Jun. 17 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Maker Fair & Art Sale

Historic Courthouse Square. Celebrate artistic endeavors, and shop for great arts and crafts at the same time. Coinciding with the popular St. Michael's Strawberry Festival, our Maker Fair and Art Sale brings you products by local 'Makers' of all kinds. Fine art and more. No adm. chg. C X 317-452-3690;

NickelPlateArts.org

2018 Festival Date: Jun. 16

Jun. 17-24 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Miami County 4-H Fair Fairgrounds. Amazing exhibits, delicious food, entertainment, huge tractor show and exciting midway. Midway chg. No adm. chg. 765-472-1921; ag.purdue.edu/counties/miami

INDIANA’S OLDEST JURIED ART FAIR

TALBOT ST ART FAIR Jun. 17-18 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Talbot Street Art Fair Between 16th St. and 20th St. Indiana's oldest juried art fair in a historic neighborhood featuring over 250 local and national artists. Food available. No adm. chg. 317-745-6479; talbotstreet.org X

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JUNE Jun. 17 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) TASTE of Tippecanoe Downtown riverfront. Celebrating culinary, musical and performing arts. Live music and local cuisine. Fireworks. Children 12 and under are free. Adm. chg. 765-423-2787; tasteoftippecanoe.org X 2018 Festival Date: Jun. 16

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Jun. 17-24 Richmond (Wayne Co., East Reg.) Wayne County 4-H Fair Fairgrounds. 4-H shows, track events, vendors, food, free entertainment, carnival, tractors, petting zoo and more! Download our app! Adm. chg. 765-939-0834; wayneco4hfair.com X Jun. 18-24 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Harrison County Fair Fairgrounds. Our 158th consecutive year! Enjoy rides, games, a demolition derby, tractor and truck pulls, dirt drag races, 4-H fair, food and more. Adm. chg. 888-738-2137; harrisoncountyfair.com X

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Jun. 18 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Madison Riverfront Wine, Stein & Barrel Madison Riverfront at the Gazebo. Taste the best wines, bourbon and craft brews the region has to offer. Enjoy music, food pairings and an art show. Adm. chg. 800-559-2956; madisonriverfront.com X

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Jun. 21-24 North Webster (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

DeKalb County INDIANA

Drive The Experience!

FESTIVALS

AUBURN CORD DUESENBERG FESTIVAL • August 28 - September 3, 2017 STRAWBERRIES IN THE PARK June 21, 2017 GARRETT HERITAGE DAYS July 3-4, 2017 BUTLER DAYS FESTIVAL August 11-12, 2017

Mermaid Festival - 72nd Annual

Lions Club Festival Grounds. Queen pageant, Cutie King & Queen contest and Cutie Parade for Scholarships. Amusement rides, entertainment on stage, Fireman's Challenge, demolition derby, food and big parade. Food/vendor space available for fee. No adm. chg. 574-834-4316; nwlionsclub.com C X

Jun. 21-24 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Quilt Festival

ST. JOE PICKLE FESTIVAL July 20-22, 2017 DEKALB COUNTY FREE FALL FAIR Sept. 25 thru Sept. 30, 2017

Shipshewana area. One of the largest quilting events in the Shipshewana area. Juried quilt show with cash prizes awarded, vendor show, quilter's schoolhouse, workshops and a shop hop, Shipshewana-style! Featured speakers: Mark Dunn, Ricky Tims, Rob Appell, Jerry Granata and Doug Leko. Adm. chg. X

866-243-9434; shipshewanaquiltfest.com FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

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Jun. 22-25 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.) Greek Festival Headwaters Park, Downtown. Family festival. Great food, pastries, traditional dancing, children's rides and games. Live music, taverna and raffle. Adm. chg. after 4pm Thu.Sat., No adm. chg. on Sun. Adm. chg. 260-489-0774; fortwaynegreekfestival.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 21-24

Don’t just read about history, be a part of it! Home of... Pekin Fourth of July Celebration, America’s Oldest Continual 4th Celebration Campbellsburg Country Festival, June 2-4 Old Settler’s Days Festival, September 16-17 Washington County...Great Festivals, Museums, Parks, Eateries, Shops and so much more! For complete festival and visitor information visit us at

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Jun. 22-24 Judah (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.) Judah Heritage Festival Johnny Junxions. Family fun at its best! 3 days packed with a 5k race, parade, live music, food, flea market, cruise-in, carnival, Judah Idol, queen contest and fireworks. Don't miss it! No adm. chg. 812-583-5249; judahfestival.com X

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Jun. 23-24 Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.) Brookville CanoeFest Brookville Town Park. Indiana's largest canoe and kayak races. Chicken, music and so much family fun! No adm. chg. 866-647-6555; Brookvillecanoefest.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 29-30

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Jun. 23-25 Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Elkhart Jazz Festival

Downtown. The party of the summer 30 years running! 100+ musicians play 7 stages across 3 days. Past headliners include Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Trombone Shorty and Preservation Hall. Adm. chg. 800-294-8223; elkhartjazzfestival.com/isfa2017 C X

Jun. 23-25 Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.) 52nd Annual Gem Mineral Fossil Show Fairgrounds. Wide variety of gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, beads, rocks. Lapidary, rockhound and prospecting equipment and supplies. 4-H and science project materials. No adm. chg. 812-675-6034; lawrencecountyrockclub.org X

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JUNE Jun. 23-25 Goodland (Newton Co., North Reg.) Goodland Grand Prix Downtown. A 69-mile, 8-turn street course racing venue that winds through the streets of Goodland. No adm. chg. 219-208-0659; goodlandgrandprix.com X

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Jun. 23-25 Battle Ground (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering Tippecanoe Battlefield. Three-day acoustic music festival featuring the best in old time folk, swing and Celtic music. Adm. chg. 765-588-1376; indianafiddlersgathering.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 22-24

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Jun. 23-24 Monticello (White Co., West Reg.) Spirit of Monticello Festival Downtown Courthouse Square. Great live music, arts and craft vendors, huge food court, beer and wine garden, car cruise-in, car show, family contests, talent show, petting zoo, huge kids' play area. No adm. chg. 574-870-4888; spiritofmonticello.org X

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Jun. 23-24 Woodburn (Allen Co., East Reg.) Woodburn SummerFest Woodburn Community Park. Live music, parade, fireworks, front street drags. Cornhole, baseball, crafters, 5k, trivia, food, beer and wine. Benefits local charities. No adm. chg. 260-632-5318; WoodburnSummerFest.com X

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Art Affair on the Square Jun. 24 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Art Affair on the Square Courthouse Square. Juried art show that includes music and showcases children's art. Authors discuss writing and getting published. Shabby chic vendors will be present. No adm. chg. 765-366-1487; coveredbridges.com X Jun. 24 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Bluegrass on the Square Downtown Square. Enjoy bluegrass music as the downtown square of Historic Corydon comes alive this summer! Bring your lawn chairs or blanket. 4-8 pm. No adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org X

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Brick Street Market Jun. 24 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Brick Street Market Rockville Square. Funky pop-up market in historic downtown. Vintage, re-purposed and unique items for your shopping delight. No adm. chg. 765-344-1487; coveredbridges.com X Jun. 24-25 Clarksville (Clark Co., South Reg.) Clark Days George Rogers Clark Homesite. Highlights the Clark Family and the 1800s: militia, Lewis & Clark expedition, Native Americans, indentured servants, encampment, demonstrations and cabin tours. No adm. chg. 812-280-9970; fallsoftheohio.org X

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Covered Bridge Antique Power Club Tractor Drive Jun. 24-25 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Covered Bridge Antique Power Club Tractor Drive Fairgrounds. Drive your antique tractor across the county for a unique tour of covered bridges and rural communities. One or two-day drive. Fee includes meals and snacks. Adm. chg. 765-569-5878; coveredbridges.com

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JUNE Jun. 24 Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.) 8th Annual Eat Shop & Rock: a celebration of the 1960s, 1970s, and the Beatles! Downtown. Vendors, live music, car show, live art demos, “Imagine” a “Yellow Submarine” and everything in between! Fun for the whole family. “Come Together” for a groovy time! 219-512-4298; downtownhammond.org X

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Jun. 24-25 Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Fishers Freedom Festival 5k event, arts and crafts, children's area, business vendors, free games, teen area, live entertainment, parades, fireworks, and more! $5 parking. No adm. chg. 317-595-3195; fishersfreedomfestival.org X

Jun. 24 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.) Riverpalooza/Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races Headwaters Park West, downtown. Live music, food trucks, children's activities. 8am Traditional Chinese Opening Ceremony, 9am race. No adm. chg. 260-427-2146; riverpaloozafw.org X

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Jun. 24 Greenwood (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Greenwood Freedom Festival

Craig Park and Greenwood Amphitheater. Begin your day at the community parade, then to Craig Park to enjoy over 150 beer, wine, food and local vendors. Some of the areas' finest live bands. Family entertainment with kids' games serves as a prelude to the best fireworks in the area! No adm. chg. C X

317-881-4545; greenwood.in.gov/FESTIVAL

Jun. 24 Avon (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.) Hendricks County Rib-Fest & Avon Balloon Glow Kingsway Christian Church. Restaurants compete for best ribs/ sauce in Hendricks Co. Kids' games, great food, sponsor booths, live music, 5k Fun Run/Walk, Kids' 1/4 Slab Run, balloon glow, fireworks and much more. $5 parking. No adm. chg. 317-272-4333; avonchamber.org X

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Jun. 24 Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.) Tenderloin Throwdown Downtown Square. Come show us your loins! Join us in downtown Greensburg to find out who has the best pork tenderloin in the state. Craft beer, wine, music, kids' activities and more. No adm. chg. 812-222-0037; mainstreetgreensburg.com X

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Jun. 25 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) 31st Annual Wanamaker Old Settlers Day Street Fair and Classic Car Show I-74/Post Rd., exit 96. Over 100 booths of art, craftsmen, antiques, food, kid items/rides, entertainment with live sound stage, games, classic car, truck, tractor and motorcycle show, door prizes and more! No adm. chg. 317-617-5351; IndyFTLions.org X 2018 Festival Date: Jun. 24

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Jun. 28-Jul. 4 Covington (Fountain Co., West Reg.) Covington 4th of July Celebration City Park. Carnival, entertainment, queen pageant and parade. No adm. chg. 765-793-4220; covingtonfourthofjuly.org X

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Jun. 24-25 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Indian Market & Festival Eiteljorg Museum. Native American fine art, food, music, dancing, storytelling and family activities. Children 17 and under free. Includes museum access. Parking chg. Adm. chg. 317-636-9378; eiteljorg.org X

Jun. 29-Jul. 1 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) Haynes-Apperson Festival Downtown, Foster Park. Celebrating Kokomo, home to America's first automobile. Family fun, food, fireworks, parade, car shows, concerts, rides, sports and fantastic entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-854-1234; haynesappersonfestival.org X

Jun. 24-25 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Morgan County Antique Machinery Association's 24th Annual Show Fairgrounds. Antique tractors, oil field and hit-miss engines, garden tractors, steam engines, old cars and trucks, food, large flea market, and toy show. No adm. chg. 765-342-4212; mcama.org

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Cedar Lake Summerfest

Town Complex. Nightly live entertainment, two nights of fireworks over lake, rides, carnival games. Cardboard boat race, parade, food, crafts, beer garden, bingo tent. Teen scavenger hunt, talent show, car show, checker tournament, daily cupcake contest by age, kids' games. No adm. chg. 219-794-4122; cedarlakesummerfest.com C X


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JUNE Jun. 30-Jul. 2 Liberty (Union Co., East Reg.) Liberty 4th of July Festival Courthouse Square. Over forty years of family fun, arts and craft vendors, live entertainment, food booths, parade. No adm. chg. 765-458-5976; ucdc.us X 2018 Festival Dates: Jul. 6-8

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Jun. 30-Jul. 1 Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

Limestone Heritage Festival

Downtown Square. BBQ cook-off contest, live music, food vendors, limestone carving exhibit, cornhole tournament, parade and fireworks display at dusk. No adm. chg. 812-329-4221; downtownbedford.org C X

Jun. 30-Jul. 2 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Madison Regatta Riverfront. 200 mph racing with world's fastest race boats. Unlimited hydroplanes, air show, parade and fireworks. Adm. chg. 800-559-2956; madisonregatta.com X

Jun. 30 Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration Town Square. Free games, crafts, music, food booths, fireworks at dark. 5pm-dark. No adm. chg. 812-371-7969; townofhope.org X Jun. 30-Jul. 4 Warren (Huntington Co., East Reg.) 50th Annual Salamonie Summer Festival Downtown. Free concerts, parade, fireworks, antique tractors and engines. Games, contests and sporting events, kids' activities, family fun and food. No adm. chg. 800-356-4440; warrenindiana.us X

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Jun. 30-Jul. 4 Shoals (Martin Co., South Central Reg.) Shoals Catfish Festival Main St., ball park and museum (Old Courthouse). Variety of booths, fishing, team and individual sport competitions, a parade, catfish sandwiches, and fireworks. No adm. chg. 812-631-1329; visitmartincounty.org/catfish_festival.htm X 40

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JUNE/JULY Jul. 1-4 New Pekin (Washington Co., South Reg.) 4th of July Celebration Pekin Park. Oldest consecutive annual 4th of July Celebration in the nation, celebrating 187 years. 10am parade honors freedom. Amusement rides, flea market and fireworks. No adm. chg. 812-216-3300; pcbo.webs.com X

Jun. 30-Jul. 8 South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

St. Joseph County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. Celebrating its 92nd year. Live music, free daily entertainment, carnival rides, commercial and craft vendors. 4-H exhibits and shows, antique tractors, monster trucks, demolition derby, NTPA tractor pulls, rodeo. 3-on-3 soccer and basketball. Fireworks. Adm. chg. 574-291-4870; 4hfair.com X

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Boone County

4-H Fair Jul. TBD Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Boone County 4-H Fair 4-H Fairgrounds. Free parking, entertainment, antique tractors, tractor pulls, 4-H exhibits, animal exhibits, food vendors. No adm. chg. 765-482-0750; Extension.purdue.edu/boone X Jul. 1 Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.) Abraham Lincoln Freedom Festival Rockport City Park. Parade, food, music, and large fireworks display. Festival begins at noon CT and concludes with the fireworks show at dark. No adm. chg. 888-444-9252; X IndianasAbeLincoln.org 2018 Festival Date: Jul. 7

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Jul. 1-2 Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.) Canal Days Canal Park. Celebrate the 1850s canal era! Canal boat rides, interactive museum, artisan demonstrations, food and music. Adm. chg. 765-564-2870; wabashanderiecanal.org X

Jul. 1 Newburgh (Warrick Co., South Reg.) Fireworks & Evening in the Park Old Lock & Dam Park, Hwy. 662. Old-fashioned, community Independence Day celebration complete with "summer social" games, food, homemade ice cream, community concert, fireworks. X No adm. chg. 812-853-2815; historicnewburgh.org 2018 Festival Date: Jul. 3

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Jul. 1-4 Cicero (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Lights Over Morse Lake Festival Community Park, Morse Lake and various locations. Fireworks on Morse Lake, parade, kids' carnival, zip line, craft and food vendors, sports tournaments, balloon glow, live music, talent show. X No adm. chg. 317-446-1352; lightsovermorselake.com

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Jul. 1-8 Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg.) Linton Freedom Festival Humphrey's Park (City Park). Host to Indiana's largest Independence Day parade on Jul. 4 at 10am. Week long festivities include great tenderloin sandwiches, entertainment, car show and carnival. No adm. chg. 812-847-4846; lintonfreedomfestival.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Jun. 30-Jul. 7

Jul. 1-2 Griffith (Lake Co., North Reg.) Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival Central Park. Some of the most talented blues artists from around the world. Outstanding regional BBQ. Great Blues! Great BBQ! X No adm. chg. 219-924-7500; broadstreetbluesfest.com

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Adventure In All Seasons! (812) 714-8110 / 54 E. Market St., Spencer IN 47460 www.sweetowencvb.com Spencer PRIDE Festival - June 3 Call (812) 821-3073 Antique Machinery Show - June 9-11 Call (812) 821-6482 Arts in the Park - June 10 E-mail: sarthur@dnr.in.gov Owen County Fair - July 9-15 Call (812) 829-5020 Gosport Lazy Days - August 10-12 www.Gosportlazydays.com Coal City Festival - August 18-20 Call (812) 859-4185 Spencer Riverfront Festival/Duck Race- August 25-27 E-mail: rwhite47460@yahoo.com White River Poultry Show - Sept 2 Call (812) 829-2487 Chalk It Up - September 9 E-mail: spencermainstreetinc@gmail.com BBQ & Blues - September 9 E-mail: sarthur@dnr.in.gov Apple Butter Festival - Sept 16 & 17 Call (812) 829-3168 Cataract VFD Bean Festival - October 7 & 8 Call (765) 795-4022 The Harvest Moon Festival - Oct 7 www.owenvalleywinery.com Spencer Christmas at the Square –Dec 2 www.christmasatthesquare.com Gosport Holiday Festival - December 9 www.gosport.us Owen County Farmers’ Market Saturdays, May thru mid-October www.owencountyFarmersMarket.com *Reflection Tree design courtesy of Susan Shorter, Fine Art & Illustration, Spencer, Indiana

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www.franklincountyin.com

1-866-647-6555

Please visit our Calendar at www.franklincountyin.com for more exciting events such as Live Music, Haspin Acres, Metamora Performing Arts, Franklin County Arts Council, and so much more.

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Franklin County Quilt Show Third Weekend in May Strawberry Days First weekend in June Brookville CanoeFest Last weekend in June Oldenburg’s Freudenfest Third weekend in July Franklin County Fair Third full week in July Metamora Music Festival Labor Day weekend Franklin County Antique Machinery Show Last Wed. through Sun. in September Metamora Canal Days First Fri. through Sun. in October Native American Gathering Second weekend in October Metamora Christmas Walk Opens the day after Thanksgiving Holiday Under the Spires First weekend in December

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JULY Jul. 1 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Mexico Community Garage Sale Uptown Mexico. Games, food, community garage sales with lots of great items for your house and yard. No adm. chg. 765-985-3633; enjoymiamicounty.com

Parke Countian’s Favorite Fireworks Jul. 1-2, 4 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Parke Countians' Favorite Fireworks Jul. 1 - Raccoon Lake Park, Free. 765-344-1412 Jul. 2 - Rockville Lake Park, $5/car load. 765-569-6541 Jul. 4 - Montezuma Aztec Park, Free. 765-592-3739 Beginning at dusk. coveredbridges.com X

Jul. 4 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) July 4th Celebration Maconaquah Park. Kids' games, great food, music and amazing fireworks at dusk. No adm. chg. 765-472-2400; cityofperu.org Jul. 4 Walton (Cass Co., East Reg.) July 4th Festival Downtown. 5k run, vendor booths, huge parade, car show, fish fry and fireworks at dusk. For vendor booth information call 574-626-2821. No adm. chg. visit-casscounty.com X 2018 Festival Date: Jul. 4

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to music. Jul. 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 Southern Indiana Music Weekends See May 5 listing. Jul. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Summer Sundown Music Series See May 28 listing. Jul. 2 Tri-State Antique Market See May 7 listing. Jul. 3-4 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) CarmelFest Carmel Civic Square. With our patriotic parade, spectacular fireworks, fantastic entertainment, festival food and shopping marketplace, CarmelFest has something for everyone. Join us! No adm. chg. carmelfest.net X 2018 Festival Dates: Jul. 3-4 Jul. 3-8 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.) Shelby County Fair Fairgrounds. 4-H exhibits, live music, great food and vendor booths. Superb midway and special activities every night. No adm. chg. 317-392-1612; shelbycountyfair.us X Jul. 4 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Firecracker Run Peru Fire Department. 5k run/walk begins at 8am. $20 registration fee. Adm. chg. 765-472-1979; mcymca.org

Jul. 4 Whiting (Lake Co., North Reg.) 98th Annual 4th of July Parade Celebrate our annual parade, featuring nationally recognized characters followed by a Whiting Lakefront Park Character Meet and Greet. 219-659-7700; whitingindiana.com Jul. 4 Twelve Mile (Cass Co., East Reg.) Twelve Mile 500 Plank Hill Park. Lawn mower races featuring Briggs and Stratton and other modified engines. 48 laps of fun for more than 50 years. Jul. 3 parade and fireworks. Adm. chg. 765-469-0888; visit-casscounty.com X 2018 Festival Date: Jul. 4

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Jul. 6-8 Bristol (Elkhart Co., North Reg.) Bristol Homecoming Festival Congdon Park. 130-year-old, three-day festival. Family fun events, queen pageant, entertainment, rides, food, parade and wonderful fireworks display! No adm. chg. 574-326-7302; facebook.com/Bristolhomecoming X

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JULY Jul. 6-9 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

National Powwow XVII

Nationally prominent, American Indian cultural event. Educational seminars, intertribal dances, tee pee encampment and more. No adm. chg. 317-718-8750; visithendrickscounty.com

Jul. 6, 13, 20, 27

Hobart Summer Market on the Lake Thursdays See Jun. 1 listing.

Jul. 7-8 Angola (Steuben Co., North Reg.) Angola Balloons Aloft Angola High School. Some of the finest hot air balloon pilots compete for prizes over Northern Indiana Lakes Country. No adm. chg. 800-525-3101; angolaballoonsaloft.com X

Jul. 7-8 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Artie Fest 2017 Courthouse Square. Family festival. Entertainment, outdoor movie, 5k, craft fair, car show, kids' activities, cornhole, fitness competition, chalk art, food and more! No adm. chg. 812-340-2162; facebook.com/ArtieFestHomecoming.MartinsvilleIN X

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May 6-June 10 Bikes in Bloom June 3 National Road Yard Sale 8am-5pm, Courthouse lawn June 10 North Street Fitness Festival Noon-4pm North Street, between State and Penn Sept. 11 Hometown Heroes Celebration 5pm-7pm, Courthouse Plaza Sept. 16 Chalk Fest 3pm-6pm, Courthouse Plaza Nov. 25 Shop Small Saturday Passport Kickoff

Jul. 7-8 Freetown (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.) Freetown July Festival Freetown Park (behind fire station). Family-oriented festival featuring parade, fireworks, food, entertainment on stage, games for kids, tractor drive, vendors, auction. No adm. chg. 812-569-2710; freetownjulyfestival.com X Jul. 7 Goshen First Fridays See Jan. 6 listing. Jul. 7-8 Arcadia (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Hamilton County Bluegrass Festival Bishop’s Park. Music performances with headliner bands, Jams, and great food. Free music clinics on Sat. Adm. chg. 317-770-4400; myhamiltoncountyparks.com X

Nov. 29, Dec. 6 & 13 Holiday Movies at the Ricks 1pm & 7pm, Ricks Centre Dec. 2 & 9 Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides 6pm-9pm, downtown

GreenfieldMainStreet.org Sponsored by Hancock County Visitors Bureau & Hancock County Tourism Commission

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Sampling of Upcoming Events March 17, 18

Classic Country Weekend

April 8, 9

Blackhawk Renaissance Festival

April 26 - 29

Orleans Dogwood Festival

July 1

Thunder Over Patoka presented by Visit French Lick West Baden

September 8 - 10 Paoli Fall Festival

September 15 - 17 Block Bash

September 27 - October 1 Pumpkin Festival

October 13 - 15 Art on the Green

October 14

Fall Fun Fest in the Park

Weekends November - December The Polar Express

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JULY Jul. 8 Mosey Down Main Street See May 13 listing. Jul. 7-8 Fremont (Steuben Co., North Reg.) Musicfest Downtown. Musical entertainment from jazz to country. Parade, kids' games, fireworks and special merchant sales. No adm. chg. 260-495-9010; lakes101.org X Jul. 7-8 Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale See May 12 listing.

Jul. 7-9 Crown Point (Lake Co., North Reg.) South Lake County Agricultural Historical Society Antique Tractor and Farm Show Fairgrounds. Antique and garden tractors, gas engines, cars and trucks, flea market, large model railroad, threshing, sawmills, kids' area, homemade pies, pork chop dinner. Adm. chg. 219-662-9204; slcahs.org X

Jul. 7-15 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Three Rivers Festival

Headwaters Park. Create great memories at this 9-day celebration. Over 80 events held in beautiful downtown Fort Wayne. Enjoy live music, junk food alley, craft and merchandise vendors, midway rides and more! 49-year tradition. No adm. chg. C X

260-426-5556; ThreeRiversFestival.org

Jul. 8 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Corydon Capitol Day Downtown Square. Take a step back in time in Indiana's First State Capitol. Corydon Capitol Days is a celebration of history with demonstrators, food and old-fashion fun. No adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org X

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Jul. 8-15 LaGrange (LaGrange Co., North Reg.) LaGrange County 4-H Fair Fairgrounds. Our 64th annual, family-friendly fair includes a variety of grandstand events, free events and 4-H competitions. Something for everyone! Adm. chg. 260-463-2862; lagrangecounty4hfair.com X

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Jul. 8 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Wabash Riverfest Tapawingo Park. Free, family-friendly celebration of the Wabash River. Canoe races, food, music, educational exhibits, 5k run, bike events, children's activities and more! No adm. chg. 765-420-8505; wabashriverfest.com X 2018 Festival Date: Jul. 7

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Jul. 9-15 Princeton (Gibson Co., South Reg.) Gibson County Fair Fairgrounds. The 162nd annual event offers something for everyone: rides, food, concerts, truck and tractor pulls, motocross racing, 4-H exhibits and more! Adm. chg. 812-385-3445; gibsoncountyfair.com X

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Jul. 9-15 Warsaw (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.) Kosciusko County Community Fair Fairgrounds. Join our community fair for exciting grandstand events, outstanding 4-H exhibits, wonderful fair food and thrilling midway rides. Adm. chg. 574-269-1823; kcfair.org X Jul. 9-15 LaPorte (LaPorte Co., North Reg.) LaPorte County Fair Fairgrounds. 4-H exhibits, open class, draft horse, Pioneer Land, carnival rides, grandstand events, free entertainment tent, food vendors. Adm. chg. 219-362-2647; laportecountyfair.org X

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Jul. 9-15 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.) Scott County Fair Fairgrounds. Get back to the basics of life and good ol' family fun. 42 acres of activities for everyone. Conveniently located 1 mile off I-65! No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; scottcountyfairgrounds.com X

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Jul. 10-15 Greentown (Howard Co., East Reg.) Howard County Fair Fairgrounds. One of the largest county fairs in Indiana! 4-H exhibits and shows, live music, food, live daily entertainment, pioneer village, rides, vendors and family fun! No adm. chg. 765-628-3247; howardcofair.com X

Jul. 13-15 Winchester (Randolph Co., East Reg.) Hawaiian Steel Guitar Convention Towne Square Community Center. Steel guitar enthusiasts meet together and play, dance and enjoy the beauty of the Steel Guitar sound and atmosphere. No adm. chg. 765-584-3266; roamrandolph.com X

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JULY Jul. 13-16 Winamac (Pulaski Co., North Reg.) Northern Indiana Power From the Past Antique Power Show & Flea Market Fairgrounds. Family-oriented event featuring antique farm equipment, horse pull, children's games, large flea market, shaded grounds and many demonstrations. Adm. chg. 574-946-3712; winamacpowershow.com X

Jul. 14-16 Culver (Marshall Co., North Reg.)

Culver Lake Fest

Culver Town Park, Lake Maxinkuckee. Fireworks! Parade, food vendors, Miss Max pageant and live entertainment. Sailboat, kayak and canoe events. Fishing tournament, 5k run, bicycle ride, arts and craft booths, car and boat show, kid games and events. No adm. chg. 317-538-2695; CulverLakeFest.org C X 2018 Festival Dates: Jul. 20-22

Jul. 14-15 Lapel (Madison Co., East Reg.) Lapel Village Fair Main St. Town-wide rummages, craft booths, food, live music, parade, free Doug Anderson concert, car show, walk/ run, children amusement. No adm. chg. 765-617-1498; lapelvillagefair.com X

Jul. 15 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Art of Wine Carmel Arts & Design District. Features local and international wines, wine-related art, entertainment and special activities. $20 wine tasting fee for those 21 and over. Open to all ages. No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelartsanddesign.com X

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Jul. 15; Sep. 10; Oct. 13-14 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.) Arts in the Park/Tour D' Art Blue River Memorial Park/Forest Hills Cemetary. Jul. 15 Arts in the Park 9am-2pm. Children's activities, adult classes, puppets, projects. Sep. 10 Tour D'Art 2-5pm. Visit grave sites, review tombstone decor. Oct. art show and choir concert. No adm. chg. 317-364-0712; shelbycountyartsfest.com X

Jul. 15-22 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Circus City Festival

Downtown. Youth circus in three-ring arena. Festival with rides, food booths and more. Huge free parade 10am Jul. 22. Adm. chg. X

765-472-3918; peruamateurcircus.com

Jul. 15-24 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Circus Hall of Fame SR 124. Museum full of circus memorabilia. Adm. chg. 800-771-0241; circushalloffame.com X

Jul. 15 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Dancing & Cruising in the Streets Downtown. Enjoy a classic car and motorcycle cruise, food, beer and wine, plus two stages of live entertainment. No parking chg. Adm. chg. 765-742-4044; dancinginthestreets.net X 2018 Festival Date: Jul. 21

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Jul. 15-16 Converse (Miami Co., East Reg.) E.W.C.C. Woodcarving Festival Borderman Gym. Amazing wood carvers demonstrations. No adm. chg. 765-395-3943; ewcc.wordpress.com

Jul. 15 Brownsburg (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.) Festival of the Arts Arbuckle Acres Park. A family event featuring music, food, children's activities, more than 120 artisans and craft exhibitors from the Midwest. Adm. chg. 317-852-7885; brownsburgfota.com X Jul. 15-21 Rensselaer (Jasper Co., North Reg.) Jasper County Fair Fairgrounds on Hwy 114 E. 4-H exhibits, grandstand events, concerts, pioneer village, demolition derby, antique tractor parade, midway rides, demonstrations, food vendors. Free parking. Free adm. 219-866-7263; jaspercountyfair.weebly.com X

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Jul. 15 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing.

Pioneer Heritage Festival Jul. 15 Marshall (Parke Co., West Reg.) Pioneer Heritage Festival Nature Center at Turkey Run State Park. Pioneer-style crafts and demonstrations. See how common tasks of today were performed many years ago. Great for all ages. Adm. chg. 765-597-2635; dnr.in.gov X Jul. 15 Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.) Red Skelton Festival Red Skelton Museum. Honoring one of America's favorite clowns with entertainment, clowns, fun and food. Evening performance features a Red Skelton impersonator. No adm. chg. 800-886-6443; vincennescvb.org X

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Family Fun is our specialty

in Boone county! Whenever you visit, Boone County has something fun for you and your family to do. Discover our many locally owned shops and restaurants, learn about our history, attend a polo match or enjoy one of our many weekend festivals.

Right here in the Heart of it All. What’s happening in Boone County? Please visit www.boonecvb.com. 52

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Jul. 16-22 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Hendricks County 4-H Fair

4-H Fairgrounds. Sports fan, animal lover, or just a kid at heart? The Hendricks County 4-H Fair has you covered! A great place where affordable family fun meets tradition. Parking chg. No adm. chg. 317-718-6153; 4hcomplex.org C X Jul. 16-22 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.) Johnson County 4-H & Agricultural Fair Fairgrounds. 4pm Jul. 15 parade. 4-H projects, livestock shows, food, merchants, grandstand events, midway and more. Parking $5 No adm. chg. 317-738-3247; johnsoncountyfair.com X

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Jul. 16-22 Alexandria (Madison Co., East Reg.) Madison County 4-H Fair Beulah Park. Animals, free entertainment, food, crafts, rides, garden tractor pulls, parade, contests and competitions. Bracelet days and senior day. $4 parking chg. No adm. chg. 765-724-7006; madisoncounty4hfair.org X

Jul. 19-23 Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Festival of the Lakes

Wolf Lake Pavilion. Annual, free festival including nationally-known live musical entertainment, a carnival, food vendors, 5k walk/run, splash, polka party, hot rod and custom bike show, fishing derby, Senior Day. Parking $25. No adm. chg. 219-853-6378; festivalofthelakes.com C X

Jul. 20-24 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.) 45th Annual Vintage Motor Bike Club Meet Fairgrounds. The largest vintage motor bike show in the USA. Reminisce the Simplex, Mustang, Whizzer and Cushman bikes and more! Adm. chg. 419-605-5336; vintagemotorbikeclub.org X

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Jul. 21-29 Goshen (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Elkhart County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. One of the largest county fairs in the nation. Free top-name entertainment, famous food row, rides, rodeo, demolition derby, PPL tractor pulls and much more. Adm. chg. 574-533-3247; 4hfair.org C X 2018 Festival Dates: Jul. 20-28

Jul. 21-29 Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.) Monroe County Fair Fairgrounds. Where friends meet friends! Come out and enjoy 4-H exhibits, live music, food vendors, carnival, free music and grandstand events. No adm. chg. 812-825-7439; monroecountyfairgrounds.in X Jul. 21-22 Oldenburg (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.) Oldenburg Freudenfest Town Hall. German festival with food, beer garden, games, German music, 10k walk, 7 or 20 mile bike ride, good family fun. No adm. chg. 866-647-6555; freudenfest.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Jul. 20-21

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Parke County 4-H Fair Jul. 22-28 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Parke County 4-H Fair Fairgrounds. Great rural county fair! Parke County's largest parade on Thu. 6pm. Queen contest on Sat. No adm. chg. 765-569-3176; parkecountyfairgrounds.com X Jul. 22 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Bluegrass on the Square Downtown Square. Enjoy bluegrass music as the downtown square of Historic Corydon comes alive this summer! Bring your lawn chairs or blanket. 4-8 pm. No adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org X

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Jul. 22 Terre Haute (Vigo Co., West Reg.) "On The Banks of the Wabash" Community Band Festival Fairbanks Park. Community concert bands from IN, IL and KY. Each perform a one-hour concert of band music. Bring your lawn chairs for a day of good music and good times. No adm. chg. 812-535-6440; terrehautecommunityband.org X Jul. 22-29 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair Fairgrounds. All phases of agriculture, 4-H exhibits, wide variety of youth activities, carnival rides, games and mouth-watering fair food. No adm. chg. 765-474-0793; purdue.edu/extension X

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JULY Jul. 23-29 Brownstown (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.) Jackson County Fair Fairgrounds. One of the World's Largest Fairs! Enjoy fun packed days for the whole family in scenic Brownstown. Features agriculture, food, rides, stock car racing and more. 812-358-2751; jacksoncountyfair.org X

Jul. 28-30 New Carlisle (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.) New Carlisle Hometown Days Memorial Park. Three fun-filled days of family entertainment, vendors, food, parade, fireworks, car show and the ever popular wiffle ball tournament. No adm. chg. 574-276-8962; hometowndays.net X

Jul. 28-29 Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Jul. 28-30 Whiting (Lake Co., North Reg.) Pierogi FestŽ Downtown. Whiting’s weekend long festival full of entertainment, a beer garden, and hundreds of vendors serving traditional foods and a variety of European delicacies. 219-659-7700; whitingindiana.com

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Jul. 27-29 Berne (Adams Co., East Reg.) Berne Swiss Days Downtown. Swiss experience. Food, crafts, competitions, family-friendly rides, quilt show, horse pull, musical concerts, tours, polka music, parade and games. No adm. chg. 260-589-8080; bernein.com X

Frankfort Hot Dog Festival

Downtown Square. Frankly the BEST HOT DOGS in the WORLD! Great American Dog Competition, exciting sporting events the entire family will love - Over the Top Tours Street Vaulting, Crossfit & Wrestling Tournaments, Dachshund racing, Disc Dog Competition, Bowser Bash Car Show, 5k Bun Run/Walk. Over 100 antique, arts & craft vendors. Free entertainment both days. So much fun for everyone! No adm. chg. C X

765-654-4081; frankfortmainstreet.com

Jul. 28-30 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Hoosier Heritage Festival Fairgrounds. Celebrating our agricultural heritage with antique tractors, engines and equipment, food, entertainment, tractor pull, parades and flea market. No adm. chg. 765-438-3835; hoosierheritagefest.com X

Jul. 28-29 Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.) Indiana Family Star Party At Camp Cullom Camp Cullom. Indiana's Largest Star Party. Astronomy camping Jul. 26-29. Public viewing nights Jul. 28- 29. Food, speakers, kids' sky trekker program, telescopes. Adm. chg. 765-296-2753; indianastars.com X

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Jul. 28-Aug. 5 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Morgan County Fair Fairgrounds. 4-H exhibits, arts and crafts, demolition derby, free entertainment, tractor pull, live music, fair food, carnival rides, livestock, merchant vendors. No adm. chg. 765-342-9905; mcfair.org X

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Jul. 28-29 Hartford City (Blackford Co., East Reg.) Fifth Annual SummerFest 2017 Courthouse Square. Fri. evening art show at Art Center. Sat. juried fine arts and crafts, music and food on the square from 9am-5pm. No adm. chg. 765-499-2357; indianafestivals.org X

Jul. 29 North Webster (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

9th Annual Dixie Day Festival & Art Fair

Downtown and Fairgrounds. Art fair, car, truck and bike show, sidewalk sales, ride the historical Dixie boat, Dixie games in the park, huge antique tent sale, open air market, food vendor row. No adm. chg. 574-834-7076; northwebster.com X 2018 Festival Date: Jul. 28

Jul. 29-Aug. 5 Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.) Fayette County Free Fair Fairgrounds. Indiana's oldest free fair. Rides, great food, harness racing, livestock shows, motorsports events. Camping available. No adm. chg. 765-265-1300; fayettecountyfreefair.com X Jul. 29 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Tippecanoe Steam and Gas Power Show Tippecanoe County Amphitheater. Working show with tractors, gas engines and demonstrations throughout the day. Flea market and food. No adm. chg. 219-984-5936; tsgpai.org X 2018 Festival Date: Aug. 4

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation.


JULY/AUGUST Jul. 29-30 Orland (Steuben Co., North Reg.) Vermont Settlement Festival Orland Town Park. Full days of family fun, primitive village, car show, parade, concessions, mud volleyball, arts and crafts. No adm. chg. 260-829-6411; orlandchamber.net X

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Aug. TBD South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.) Art Beat Downtown. Art Beat is a day-long showcase of over 900 visual, performing and culinary artists from South Bend and surrounding areas, located in the heart of downtown. No adm. chg. 574-282-1110; ArtBeatSouthBend.org X

SASSAFRAS TEA FESTIVAL & CIVIL WAR RENACTMENT

Aug. 3-6 Nappanee (Elkhart Co., North Reg.) Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival Amish Acres. 300+ vendors demonstrate their trade and sell their wares. Family-style Threshers' dinner in the century old barn and guided tour of the historic house and farm. Adm. chg. 800-800-4942; amishacres.com X

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Hobart Summer Market on the Lake Thursdays See Jun. 1 listing.

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WINGS OVER MUSCATATUCK/ INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD FESTIVAL Second weekend in May

T3/TAME THE TERRAIN Third Weekend in June

HOME & GARDEN TOUR Fourth Weekend in June

DINO - MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

Aug. 3-5 Harlan (Allen Co., East Reg.) Harlan Days Festival Harlan Community Park. Food, rides, games, car show, free entertainment, arena events, craft tent, live music, parade, 5k and more! No adm. chg. 260-657-5108; harlandays.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 2-4 Aug. 24-27

Fourth Weekend in April

Indiana’s Largest 4-Day Wine Festival

First Weekend in July

JENNINGS COUNTY FAIR First full week in July

LABOR DAY HOMECOMING FESTIVAL Saturday & Sunday Labor Day Weekend

HAYDEN DAYS

Saturday Labor Day Weekend

GHOST WALK & MYSTERY DINNER October

BOYD’s PUMPKIN DISPLAY October

Visit us!

www.jenningscounty.net (812) 592-8087

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AUGUST Aug. 3-6 Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Jasper Strassenfest Downtown and Citywide. Family-oriented street festival with German music, food, dancing, rides, games, beer garden, 5k run/walk, craft and wine show, events, entertainment and so much more! No adm. chg. 812-482-6866; jasperstrassenfest.org X Aug. 3 Oakland City (Gibson Co. South Reg.) Oakland City Lion's Sweet Corn Festival Wirth Park. Celebrate corn! Rides, parade, music, food vendors, fried chicken and pork chop dinners. Top it off with a corn eating contest. No adm. chg. 812-677-0728; gibsoncountyin.org X

Aug. 4 Goshen First Fridays See Jan. 6 listing. Aug. 4-13 Crown Point (Lake Co., North Reg.) Lake County Fair Fairgrounds. Daily horse shows, entertainment for all ages, thousands of exhibits, carnival rides, food and vendors of all types. Adm. chg. 219-663-3617; lake-county-fair.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 3-12

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to music. Aug. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27 Southern Indiana Music Weekends See May 5 listing.

Aug. 3-5 Odon (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.) Old Settlers Festival Odon City Park. Odon Old Settlers is one of the oldest continuous celebrations in Indiana. Big parade, food, carnival rides, bingo, nightly entertainment. No adm. chg. 812-636-8218; odonoldsettlers.com X

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Aug. 3-5 Van Buren (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Van Buren Popcorn Festival

Downtown. Three days of family fun, food and free entertainment from the Popcorn Capital of the World. Parade, nightly entertainment, children's games and activities, fair food, and 5k. No adm. chg. 765-934-3991; popcornfestival.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 2-4 Aug. 4-9 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Colt World Series Bert E. Loeb Stadium. Teams of 15 and 16-year-olds from all over the world vie for this baseball championship. Adm. chg. 765-807-1514; coltworldseries.com X

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Aug. 4-20 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Indiana State Fair

Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center. Each August the Indiana State Fair returns to honor youth, agriculture and education in an entertaining and fun environment. Join us August 4 – 20, 2017 for the fun! Adm. chg. C X 317-927-7500; indianastatefair.com 56

Aug. 5 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Art Fair on the Square Courthouse Square. Enjoy charming historic downtown Noblesville with juried artists, all painting mediums, sculpture, pottery, jewelry and more. Art experience for kids. Food available. No adm. chg. 317-289-5235; hcaa-in.org X

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Aug. 5 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Grissom Air Museum Warbird Cruise-In Grissom Air Museum. Huge car show, food, vendors. Museum open. Adm. chg. 574-398-1451; grissomairmuseum.com X Aug. 5 Mitchell (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.) Mitchell Hillbilly 500 Race Burton Ln. A downhill gravity race with cars made from all sorts of miscellaneous parts. Nonprofit organizations selling food and offering games for the whole family. No adm. chg. 812-508-1319; lionsclubsinternational.org X

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Aug. 5 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Antique Festival

Shipshewana Trading Place Pavilion & Farmstead Inn & Conference Center. Nearly 75 vendors on grassy areas and around the winding sidewalks of Shipshewana Trading Place. Adjacent to the Farmstead Inn & Conference Center featuring the Antique Telephone Collector's Association Annual Show. Food, entertainment and more! 8am–4pm. No adm. chg. C X

260-768-4129; visitshipshewana.org

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation.


AUGUST Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27 Summer Sundown Music Series See May 28 listing. Aug. 6 Tri-State Antique Market See May 7 listing. Aug. 9-13 Tell City (Perry Co., South Reg.) Schweizer Fest City Hall Park. Amusement rides, games, food, beer garden, wine tasting, exhibit market, live entertainment, queen pageant. No parking chg. No adm. chg. 888-343-6262; tellcityschweizerfest.com X

HANCOCK COUNTY Aug. 10-12 Dana (Vermillion Co., West Reg.) Dana Ernie Pyle Fireman's Festival Downtown. Ernie Pyle WWII Museum. Cake walk, car show, fish fry and queen contest. Small town festival on the Indiana/ Illinois border just north of US 36. No adm. chg. X

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Aug. 10-13 Denver (Miami Co., East Reg.) Denver Days Festival Downtown. Hometown parade, delicious food, car show, great entertainment, other activities. Chg. for midway rides. No adm. chg. 765-985-2284; enjoymiamicounty.com

Aug. 10-12 North Manchester (Wabash Co., East Reg.) Fun Fest by the River Market Square Downtown. The area's largest family festival. Free live entertainment, food and craft vendors, one of the area's largest car shows, huge parade. Basketball and baseball tournaments. No adm. chg. 260-578-3009, 260-982-7644; northmanchesterchamber.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 9-11

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Aug. 10-13 Tipton (Tipton Co., East Reg.) MidAmerica Threshing & Antique, Inc. 4-H Fairgrounds. Working demonstrations of threshing, saw mill, shelling, plowing and baling. Tractor pull Fri. and Sat., $20 hook fees. No adm. chg. 317-966-2539 X

Summer / Autumn Event Calendar

Founders Day -- August 19, Shirley Cumberland Arts Goes to Market -- August 19, Cumberland Lions Fall Festival -- Sept. 7-9, New Palestine Cruise on Main -- Sept. 9, Fortville Riley Festival -- October 5-8, Greenfield Hancock Co. Tourism Commission & Hancock County Visitors Bureau www.hcvb.org info@hcvb.org 866-384-8687

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Indiana’s Largest 4-Day Wine Festival

August 24-27, 2017 August 23-26, 2018

Top 10 Event in Indiana by Top Events USA!

• Enjoy over 100 of Indiana’s Finest Wines • Free Big Name Entertainment (with festival admission Fri., Aug. 25)

• Midwest Championship Grape Stomp • Grand Festival Parade • Riverboat Cruises • Huge Beer Garden

Aug. 11-13 Columbia City (Whitley Co., East Reg.) Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow Morsches Park. Native American dancing, storytelling, demonstrations, crafts, art and food. Fri. Buffalo stew feast, silent auction, flute music. Sun. Childrens’ day, activities. Adm. chg. 260-244-7702; www.miamipowwow.org X Aug. 11-12 Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale See May 12 listing. Aug. 11-12 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.) Pig Roast in the Park Beechwood Park. Enjoy great music, food, craft booths, kids' games, fireworks, sporting and various activities. Fun for the whole family. No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com X

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Aug. 10-13 LaGrange (LaGrange Co., North Reg.) 36th Annual Steam and Gas Show 4-H Fairgrounds. Steam engines, antique tractors, gas engines, antique farm machinery, sawmills, arts and crafts, flea market, wheat threshing, tractor pull, and parade of tractors. Adm. chg. 888-277-3184; VisitShipshewana.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 9-12 Aug. 11 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.) Chocolate Walk Downtown. Visit various stores and locations to gather samples of chocolate. Event benefits the Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Read-Up program. Adm. chg. 317-477-4188; greenfieldcc.org Aug. 11-12 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.) Dan Patch Festival at Hoosier Park Signature racing event hosted by Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. See website for details. No adm. chg. 800-526-7223; hoosierpark.com X

Aug. 11-13 Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.) Hog Daze Motorcycle Rally SR 18 E. Bike shows, motorcycle rodeo, field events, live bands, contests and swap meet. $5 weekend pass. 765-356-2470; hogdaze.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 10-12

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Aug. 11-12 DeMotte (Jasper Co., North Reg.) Touch of Dutch Spencer Park. Day of fun with a parade, arts and crafts, food and family entertainment! No adm. chg. 219-987-5800; facebook.com/touchofdutch X

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Aug. 12 Mosey Down Main Street See May 13 listing. Aug. 12 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing. Aug. 12 Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.) Taste of Cass County Downtown. Food, fun and music! Sample food and drink from local eateries. Live music and fun for the whole family! Adm. chg. 574-722-9345; loganslanding.com X

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Aug. 17-20 New Haven (Allen Co., East Reg.) Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Association 40th Annual Festival Jefferson Township Park. Antique tractors, steam and gas engines, plowing, sawing, threshing, shingle mill, tractor pull, food, entertainment, horses. Adm. chg. 260-414-9489; maumeevalley.org X

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation.


AUGUST Aug. 17-20 Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.) Greensburg Power of the Past Fairgrounds. Annual machinery display and demonstrations. Allis Chalmers, feature tractor. Flea markets, food booths, kids' games, toy show, parade, entertainment and more. Adm. chg. 812-662-4723; greensburgpowerofthepast.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 16-19

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Aug. 17-20 Russiaville (Howard Co., East Reg.) Winding Creek Bluegrass Festival 100 S 9980 W. Bluegrass in the woods. Enjoy America's best bluegrass bands. Music workshops, vendor booths and free camping. Bring lawn chairs. Visit website for bands and schedule. Adm. chg. 765-513-8848; windingcreekbluegrass.com X Aug. 18-20 Elwood (Madison Co., East Reg.) Elwood Glass Festival Callaway Park. Arts, crafts, food, entertainment, glass factory tours, quilt show, carnival, car show, contests, parade and much more. No adm. chg. 765-552-0180; elwood-in.com/chamber-home X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 17-19

Aug. 18-19 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues

Riverfront. A FUN festival for the whole family! Fabulous blues music with nationally known performers. KCBS sanctioned, Backyard (amateur) and KidzQ (young chefs) BBQ competitions. Riverboat rides, 5k walk/run and bike ride. Concrete pigs, rib eating fun and cornhole competiton. Adm. chg. C X

800-559-2956; madisonribberfest.com

Aug. 18-20 Terre Haute (Vigo Co., West Reg.) 3rd Annual Ribs On The River Fairbanks Park. Great BBQ on the river. Rib tasting contest (vendors only). Live music and beer garden. Adm. chg. 812-232-2727; terrehaute.in.gov/parks X Aug. 19-20 Alexandria (Madison Co., East Reg.) Alexandria Grand Prix Downtown streets. One of the largest go-kart racing events in Indiana. Food vendors, entertainment and great racing! Sanctioned by the SIRA. No adm. chg. 765-724-3144; alexandriagrandprix.com X

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Aug. 19 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Augtoberfest Downtown. A celebration of all things German, Bavarian style beers, live music and traditional food. 21 years and older event. Something for everyone. $5 Adm chg. 317-447-8036; facebook.com/TheHeartofLebanon

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Aug. 19 Cumberland (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Cumberland Arts Goes to Market Town Hall. A Celebration of Art & Community! 9th annual festival with 70+ arts and crafts vendors and 20+ farmers market vendors. Entertainment. Fun for all ages. Great food. Free parking. No adm. chg. 9am-4pm. 317-894-2645; cumberlandarts.org X 2018 Festival Date: Aug. 18

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Aug. 19 Decatur (Adams Co., East Reg.) Kekionga Festival Downtown and Riverside Center. Community festival celebrating Decatur's heritage. Historic reenactments, crafts, food and fun. No adm. chg. 260-724-2604; decaturchamber.org X 2018 Festival Date: Aug. 18

Aug. 19-20 Michigan City (LaPorte Co., North Reg.) Lubeznik Art & Artisan Festival Lubeznik Center for the Arts. Featuring contemporary art galleries, artists, and artisans from the region. Exciting and eclectic music lineup, food, beer, wine and art happenings. Adm. chg. 219-874-4900; lubeznikcenter.org X

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Aug. 19 Greenwood (Johnson Co., Central Reg.) WAMMfest Craig Park. Wineries, microbreweries, six bands, entertainment, food and juried art fair featuring over 70 artists. Ticket proceeds donated to local charities. Adm. chg. 317-289-7575; wammfest.com X

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Indiana’s Largest 4-Day Wine Festival

Aug. 24-27 Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg.)

Swiss Wine Festival

Riverfront Park. Top 10 Event in Indiana by Top Events USA! 4th Best Food Festival in Indiana by Best of Indiana. Large wine pavilion with 100+ varieties of Indiana wines, grape stomp, riverboat cruises, entertainment. Parade, Sat. 10am. Arts & crafts, beer garden, poker run, rides. Adm. chg. C X

812-427-9463; SwissWineFestival.org

Aug. 19 Wabash (Wabash Co., East Reg.) Wabash Garden Fest Paradise Spring Historical Park. Annual Festival featuring herbs, plants, garden items, crafts, and Charity Chair Auction. Free adult seminars and Wee Garden with make-n-takes for kids! No adm. chg. 260-568-1299; visitwabashcounty.com X

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2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 23-26 Aug. 25-26 Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.) Carousel Festival in the Park Riverside Park. Spotlighting the historic Dentzel Carousel, the festival features entertainment, carousel rides, 5k run, circus acts, petting zoo and more. No adm. chg. 574-753-8725; visit-casscounty.com X

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Aug. 25-27 Evansville (Vanderburgh Co., South Reg.) Evansville Iron Street Rod Frog Follies Car Show Vanderburgh 4-H Center. 10,000 car lovers travel to attend "the largest pre-1949 street rod event." Family-friendly festival, swap meet area. Adm. chg. 812-428-FROG; frogfollies.org Aug. 19-20 Hamlet (Starke Co., North Reg.) Yellowstone Trail Fest County Fairgrounds. Family friendly kids’ games, ice cream social, Rainbow 5k fun run/walk, zucchini contests, recycled metal art contests, geo-caching, rendezvous, blacksmith, Draft Horse Show. No adm. chg. 765-438-2349; YellowStoneTrailFest.com X Aug. 23-26 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.) 52nd Annual Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show Fairgrounds. World's largest show of its kind. Over 3,000 engines and tractors. Antique and craft dealers, entertainment. Adm. chg. tristategasenginetractor.com

Aug. 25-26 Newburgh (Warrick Co., South Reg.) 37th Annual Fiddler Fest Old Lock & Dam Park, Hwy. 662. Fri. 5pm-8pm; Sat. Noon-8pm; Fiddler dinners, beer garden, hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade ice cream, jewelry, arts and crafts, and family games. No adm. chg. 812-746-1269; friendsofnewburgh.org X

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Aug. 25-27 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) GreekFest 2017 Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Greek food, pastries, culture, music, bazaar, grocery store and family-oriented children's area. Free parking. No adm. chg. 317-733-3033; indygreekfest.org X

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Aug. 25-26 Leota (Scott Co., South Reg.) Leota Country Frolic Downtown. If you've never been to the Leota Country Frolic then you've missed out! Once you go, you know! Bluegrass, fish and all kinds of great food in downtown Leota. No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com X

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AUGUST Aug. 26 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Beers Across the Wabash Downtown. Taste an assortment of ales and lagers from 30 Indiana breweries. Adm. chg. 765-714-4844; BeersAcrossTheWabash.com X 2018 Festival Date: Aug. 25

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Aug. 25-26 Macy (Miami Co., East Reg.) Macy Days Downtown. Hometown parade, delicious food, games, entertainment and other activities. No adm. chg. 574-328-2357; enjoymiamicounty.org Aug. 25-26 Sulphur Springs (Henry Co., East Reg.) Sulphur Springs Community Days and Mud Bog Two day event with vendors, entertainment, car show, bingo. Main event, Mud Bog Sat. night with $5 adm. chg. 765-524-4669, 765-427-9834; facebook.com/SulphurCommunityDays

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Aug. 25-26 Rossville (Clinton Co., West Reg.) Summer's End Festival Town Park. Craft and food vendors, Sat. morning parade, 5k run/walk, car and bike show, contests, entertainment, rides, and fireworks. Parking $2. No adm. chg. 765-379-2645; rossville.net X Aug. 25-27 Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.) Whispering Beard Folk Festival Old Mill Campground. Over 30 bands in the Friendship Valley plus art and craft vendors, food and more for the whole family. Adm. chg. 812-689-7431; whisperingbeard.com X

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Aug. 26-27 Sellersburg (Clark Co., South Reg.) Art in Speed Park Speed Park. Juried art show of nation's finest artisans and musical talents. Performing arts demonstrations, children's workshops, vast array of food selections and wine garden. No adm. chg. 812-944-4078; artinspeedpark.com X

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Aug. 26 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Artomobilia Carmel Arts & Design District. Enjoy automotive art while embracing the artwork of local galleries. See the design and presentation of iconic automobiles. No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelartsanddesign.com X

Aug. 26 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Bluegrass on the Square Enjoy bluegrass music as the downtown square of Historic Corydon comes alive this summer! Bring your lawn chairs or blanket. 4-8 pm No adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org X

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Aug. 26 Greencastle (Putnam Co., West Reg.) Greencastle Music Fest Downtown Square. Free community event with live music, local food, activities for kids, cornhole tournament and beer garden. No adm. chg. 765-721-0137; almosthomerestaurant.com X

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Aug. 26 Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.) Indiana Bacon Festival of Carroll County Downtown Square. Bacon, bands and brews at this 4th annual event. Live music, local foods, craft beer and wine, BBQ cook-off, kid zone and bacon eating contest. Adm. chg. 866-374-6813; indianabaconfestival.com X

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Aug. 26 Kouts (Porter Co., North Reg.) Kouts Pork Fest Downtown Main St. Small town festival at its best. Pork at its finest. Arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment, kids' area and parade. No adm. chg. 219-405-1452; koutsevents.com X

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Aug. 26 Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.) 3rd Annual Arts on the Ave Downtown. Hohman and Sibley. Live music, beer garden, vendors, art demos, children’s art activities, and more! 219-512-4298; downtownhammond.org

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Aug. 26-27 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Miami Days at the Pillars 7 Pillars. Family fun. Learn about the Miami Indians, drum dance, flint knapping, crafts, food. Miami language, finger weaving and beading. Donation entry. No adm. chg. miamiindians.org

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Aug. 26 Crawfordsville (Montgomery Co., West Reg.) Taste of Montgomery County General Lew Wallace Study & Museum. Symphony of sounds and festival of fabulous flavors representing the best of Montgomery County. Proceeds benefit the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum. Adm. chg. 765-362-5769; tasteofmontgomerycounty.com X 2018 Festival Date: Aug. 25

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Sep. 1-4 Earl Park (Benton Co., West Reg.) Earl Park Fall Festival Town Park. Bingo, truck and tractor pull, demo derby, flea markets, food and more. No adm. chg. 219-474-5081; earlparkfestival.com X

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Aug. 26 Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Taste of the Gardens

Wellfield Botanic Gardens. Unique event combining fine art, live music and cuisine from area restaurants. All within the beautiful setting of the gardens. Food from over 15 local restaurants while listening to live music. 60+ local and regional artists around the pond. Adm. chg. 574-266-2006; TasteoftheGardens.org C X 2018 Festival Date: Aug. 25 Aug. 26 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Uptown Jazz and Blues Downtown. Three stages of continuous live jazz and blues music, dancing, food, beer and wine. Adm. chg. 765-742-4044; ujbf.org X 2018 Festival Date: Aug. 25

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Aug. 29-Sep. 3 Auburn (Dekalb Co., East Reg.) Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival Communitywide. Collector car auctions, parade of classics, downtown cruise-in, live music, ice cream social, craft show, great food, flea market, antiques and much more! No adm. chg. 260-925-3600; acdfestival.org X

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SEPTEMBER Sep. TBD Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.) Scott County Quilt Festival Scott County Heritage Museum. Quilts, quilts and more quilts! Quilt-related vendors and supplies. No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com X Sep. TBD Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.) Scottsburg Airport Powered Paraglider Fly-In Scottsburg Airport. Check out the largest powered paraglider fly-in the United States of America! Huge fireworks show! No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com X

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Sep. 1-4 New Castle (Henry Co., East Reg.)

37th Annual Farmer's Pike Antique, Arts and Crafts Festival Seven miles east of New Castle (SR 38). Acres of treasures, 400 spaces of everything. Lighthouse Chapel. Southern gospel, bluegrass bands. Food galore! Adm. chg. farmerspikefestival@gmail.com C X

765-332-2576; farmerspike.com

Sep. 1-4 Ligonier (Noble Co., East Reg.) Ligonier Marshmallow Festival Downtown Square. Lots of fun! Rides, entertainment, games, contest, food, merchandise and more. No adm. chg. 260-302-2052; Ligoniermarshmallowfestival.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 31-Sep. 3

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Sep. 1-4 Clinton (Vermillion Co., West Reg.)

Little Italy Festival

Water St. and N 9th St. 52nd anniversary with music, food, dancing, rides, kids' games, and wagon rides. Fri. evening parade. Mon. night fireworks. Wine garden open daily. Landmarks and museums open daily. No adm. chg. C X

812-264-2322; thelittleitalyfestival.org


SEPTEMBER

Ben-Hur Antique Car Show Sep. 1-4 Plymouth (Marshall Co., North Reg.)

Marshall County Blueberry Festival Since 1967

Centennial Park. Children's activities, food, craft booths, carnival, parade, 15k and 5k run, classic car show, horse pull, garden tractor pulls, sport competitions, demonstrations at Historic Americana, bicycle cruise, HA balloons, fireworks, free entertainment. No adm. chg. X

574-936-5020; blueberryfestival.org 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 31-Sep. 3

Sep. 1-4 Paragon (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Paragon Homecoming Festival Union and Main Streets. Join us for the 93rd Homecoming Festival. Fun for the whole family. Rides, games, food, vendors and live entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-318-0899; paragonhomecoming.com

to music. Sep. 1-3, 8-11, 15-17, 22-24, 29-30 Southern Indiana Music Weekends See May 5 listing. Sep. 1-2 Jeffersonville (Clark Co., South Reg.) Steamboat Nights Big Four Station, base of Big Four Pedestrian Bridge. Family event with juried art village and live art demonstrations, authors' fair, parade, children's play area, musical entertainment, food vendors, craft beer garden. No adm. chg. 812-285-6440; JeffSteamboatDays.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Aug. 31-Sep. 1

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Sep. 1 Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Wine, Cheese and Art Festival

Meredith Plaza. Sample varieties of wine and cheese while listening to music. View antique cars, art and more. Includes wine glass and tastings with $10 Adm. chg. C X

812-254-5262; daviesscountychamber.com

Sep. 2 Marshall (Parke Co., West Reg.) Ben-Hur Antique Car Show Historic Turkey Run Inn grounds. Car show, automotive classes, awards, music and food. 765-597-2211; khale@dnr.in.gov

Sep. 2-3 Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Fourth Street Festival of the Arts and Crafts Fourth St., Grant St. to Indiana St. Fine art, original craft, entertainment in a beautiful urban setting. One of the top art festivals in the nation. Music, children zone and spoken word. 120 Artists. No adm. chg. 812-575-0484; 4thstreet.org X

Sep. 2 Cannelburg (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.) Lucille Dillon Amish Quilt Auction Simon J. Graber Community Building. Only auction selling authentic hand-stitched Amish made quilts from Daviess County. Only place to see the most beautifully made comforters and discuss the art of quilt making. No adm. chg. 812-296-1775; daviesscounty.net X

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Sep. 2-3 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.) Metamora Music Festival Lane's End Barn. Free performances and workshops. Dulcimer, mandolin, guitar and more. Enjoy two full days of traditional music along the Whitewater Canal. No adm. chg. 765-647-1212; metamoraMPA.org X

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Sep. 2 Mosey Down Main Street See May 13 listing. Sep. 2-4 North Salem (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.) North Salem Old Fashion Days Downtown and Machinery Field. Entertainment, food, raffle, parade, horse pull, pie contest, truck pull, car show, 5k/10k walk/run, line dancing and bike ride. No adm. chg. 765-808-4504; northsalemoldfashiondays.com X Sep. 2-3 Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.) Salute to Veterans of WWII Indiana Military Museum grounds. Living history event with WWII reenactment, vendors, indoor and outdoor static displays, WWII vehicle parade. No adm. chg. for WWII veterans and family. Adm. chg. 812-882-1941; indianamilitarymuseum.org X

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SEPTEMBER Sep. 2-3 Tipton (Tipton Co., East Reg.) 56th Annual Tecumseh Lodge Pow Wow Fairgrounds. Enjoy American Indian dancing, authentic arts and crafts and Native American food. 10am-11pm. Adm. chg. 317-745-2858; tecumsehlodge.org X

Sep. 2-3 Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg.) Vernon Labor Day Festival Around the square. Arts & crafts, live music, kiddie area, antiques and more. Sat. and Sun., 9am-5pm. Adm. chg. 812-592-0428; vernonindiana.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 1-2

Sep. 7-9 Grabill (Allen Co., East Reg.) Grabill Country Fair Downtown. Buggy rides, handmade crafts, food vendors. Sat. morning parade, children's games and contests. Entertainment and merchants' tent. No adm. chg. 260-627-5227; grabillcountryfair.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 6-8

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Sep. 3 Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.) Rockport Blues on the Rock Rockport City Park. Best blues entertainment around! 5 bands for $5. Finest BBQ in the region, local craft beer and wine. Bring your lawn chair. 2 pm CST music. No adm. chg. 812-649-9147; cityofrockport-in.gov X Sep. 3 Tri-State Antique Market

See May 7 listing.

Sep. 4 Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.) 97th Annual St. Peter's Labor Day Festival Church grounds. Delicious country-fried chicken, turtle soup, beer garden, quilts, country store, basket raffle, games. Oldfashioned country hospitality, scenic setting. No adm. chg. 765-647-5462; brookvilleparishes.com X

Sep. 7-10 Lanesville (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Lanesville Heritage Weekend

Heritage Park. Second Friday in September annually. Three days of family fun. Queen and princess pageant. Fiddlers' log-sawing and horseshoe pitchin' contests. Antique farm equipment with demonstrations, steam engines, hit 'n miss engines, sawmill and crafts demonstrations. No adm. chg. C X

812-952-2027; lanesvilleheritageweekend.org 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 6-9

Sep. 7-10 Montgomery (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.) Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival Montgomery Ruritan Park. Did you ever see turkeys race and pigs wrestle? You can see this plus live entertainment, crafts, bingo and much more! Adm. chg. 812-698-0524; montgomeryruritanclub.com/TurkeyTrot.htm X

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Sep. 7-9 Dale (Spencer Co., South Reg.) Dale Fall Fest Dale town park. 50th annual. Biggest small town fest in Spencer County. Queen contest, food, bands, beer garden, rides, BBQ contest, bingo, and raffle. Sat. afternoon parade. No adm. chg. 812-630-9465; dff.com X

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Sep. 8 Goshen First Fridays See Jan. 6 listing.

Sep. 7-10 Roann (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Roann Covered Bridge Festival

Downtown. Celebrating 100 years for Roann festivals Family friendly. Free concerts, vendors, carnival, games. Car show, hot-rod and farm tractor pulls. Sat. breakfast in the bridge. No adm. chg. 765-833-2136; roanncoveredbridgefestival.com C X

Sep. 7-9 Roanoke (Huntington Co., East Reg.) 64th Annual Roanoke Fall Festival Roanoke Park. Free concerts, kids' games, parades, demolition derby, NTPA tractor pull, helicopter rides, cornhole tournament, food alley, carnival rides, antique tractors. No adm. chg. 260-672-8116; roanokefallfestival.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 6-8

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SEPTEMBER

2017 nappanee

apple festival

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September 14-17

Festival opens 5pm Thurs. Two Stages of Entertainment Featuring Indiana’s Largest 7’ Baked Apple Pie

September 9

Tractor & Truck Pull

Exhibits, Contests, Tournaments Food & Crafts Carnival, Parade & MORE!

Wings & Wheels, Antique Tractor & Engine Shows Principal Sponsors of 2017 Nappanee Apple Festival:

www.nappaneeapplefestival.org

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Sep. 7-9 Tipton (Tipton Co., East Reg.) Tipton County Pork Festival Historical Downtown. Food vendors and pork, food court, carnival, car show, free concerts with national headliner, arts and crafts, parades, queen/princess pageant. Easy park & ride shuttle. No adm. chg. 317-513-4086; tiptoncountyporkfestival.com X Sep. 7-9 Elnora (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.) White River Valley Antique Show County fairgrounds. Working demonstrations of threshing machines. Sawmills, sorghum, apple butter and antique machinery. Gospel night. Children's Day Fri. Adm. chg. 812-692-5831; wrvaa.org X

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Sep. 8-9 Canaan (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) 53rd Annual Canaan Fall Festival and 51st Annual Pony Express Mail Run Town Square. Parade, Pony Express Mail Run, pie baking contest, vintage tractor pull, entertainment, food, games, cornhole, flea market. No parking chg. No adm. chg. 812-839-4770; jnliles@seidata.com X Sep. 8-9 Country Neighbors' Tour

See Jun. 9 listing.

Sep. 8-9 Darlington (Montgomery Co., West Reg.) Darlington Fish Fry & Festival Downtown Main St. Hand-breaded fish fry, car show, antique tractors, games and contests for all ages, parade, entertainment, vendors, kids' area. Free parking. No adm. chg. 765-794-4787; darlingtonindiana.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 7-8 Sep. 8-9 Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.) Downtown Pendleton Fall Festival Art and exhibits, craft booths, food, kid zone, music, hay rides, car show and more! No adm. chg. pendletonbusinessassociation@gmail.com; pendletonin.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 7-8 Sep. 8-9 Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.) Fall Creek Heritage Fair Falls Park. Visit 200 booths with a variety of arts and crafts displayed in beautiful Falls Park. Enjoy lots of good food and a craft auction on Sat. at 11am. No adm. chg. 765-393-1 X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 7-8

Sep. 8-10 Rensselaer (Jasper Co., North Reg.) Little Cousin Jasper Festival Historic Courthouse Square. Three days of family fun, arts and crafts, food, games, parade, contests and free entertainment every day. No adm. chg. 219-866-5001; littlecousinjasper.com X

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Sep. 8-10 Matthews (Grant Co., East Reg.) Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival Northwest side of the Cumberland Covered Bridge. Crafts, flea market, live stage entertainment, inflatable amusements, horse rides, lots of different foods, antique engines, tractors and much more. Adm. chg. 765-998-2928; matthewscoveredbridgefestival.com

Sep. 8-10 Mt. Vernon (Posey Co., South Reg.) Mt. Vernon River Days Downtown on the Ohio Riverfront. Family-oriented street festival with food booths, crafts, historical demonstrations, parade, fireworks, music, BBQ competition, car and bike shows. No adm. chg. 812-483-2922; mtvernonriverdays.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 7-9

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Sep. 8-10 Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Kiwanis Club of South Central Indiana Balloon Fest

Sep. 8-10 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Zionsville Lion's Club 64th Annual Fall Festival Downtown in Lions Park. Parade Sat. Carnival rides starting Fri. pm. Arts & crafts fair, pet pavilion, live music, beer garden and auction. Car show Sun. No adm. chg. 317-873-5540; zionsvillelions.com X

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Fairgrounds. Hot air balloons, Kiwanis Idol, kids' zone, 5k run/walk, car show, cornhole tournament, health and safety fair, fireworks, food and commercial vendors, bands, and more! Adm. chg. C X

812-327-8575; indianaballoonfest.com

Sep. 9-10 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Andersontown Powwow and Indian Market

Sep. 8-10 Paoli (Orange Co., South Reg.) Paoli Fall Festival Historic Courthouse Square. Food, arts, crafts, music, rides, games, contests, Fri. talent show, Sat. car show and Sun. parade. Join us! No adm. chg. 812-723-4769; paolichamber.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 7-9 Sep. 8-9 Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale See May 12 listing. Sep. 8-10 Union City (Randolph Co., East Reg.) Union City Arts Festival Downtown. Featuring artists with traditional art, music, food events and with high energy entertainment! See website for details. Adm. chg. 765-964-3700; romerandolph.org X

Athletic Park. Native American Powwow. Woodland Indians camp, tipi village, birds of prey, exhibition and inter-tribal dancing, music, cultural demonstrations, storytelling, children's activities, Native American food. Indian Market with jewelry, paintings, more. Adm. chg. C X

765-203-9770; andersontownpowwow.org

Bridgeton Milling Days Sep. 9-10 Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.) Bridgeton Milling Days Bridgeton Gristmill. Live gristmill demonstrations at the Mill, grinding organic flour and cornmeal on 200-year-old French burr stones. Try some of the Mill's original mixes. No adm. chg. 765-548-0106; bridgetonindiana.com X

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Sep. 8-9 Utica (Clark Co., South Reg.) Utica Homecoming Festival Community building and park. Free live music, parade, benefit auction, car show. Fried chicken, fish, pulled pork barbecue, giant baked potatoes. Video gaming booth, inflatable play area and more. No adm. chg. 812-987-4677; uticapreservation.com X

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Sep. 9-10 Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Columbus Scottish Festival Celebrating 25 Years! Celtic music, car show, highland games, ceilidh, dancing, sheepdogs, food, beer garden, merchants, children's area, living history camps and more. Adm. chg. 812-546-6060; scottishfestival.org X

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SEPTEMBER Sep. 9-10 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.) Danville Tri Kappa Fair on the Square Courthouse Square. Fine arts, crafts, live music, food vendors, farmers market, kettle corn, antiques and unique items for sale. No adm. chg. 317-927-8745; danvilletrikappa.org/fair-on-the-square.html X Sep. 9 North Manchester (Wabash Co., East Reg.) Eel River Arts Festival Downtown. 5th annual. Art, music, food and family fun, including kids' crafts. Explore our Main Street, starting at the farmers market. Create. Explore. Be Local. No adm. chg. 260-901-6670; EelRiverArtsFestival.com X 2018 Festival Date: Sep. 8

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Sep. 9-10 Liberty (Union Co., East Reg.) Founders Day Festival Courthouse Square. Craft demonstrations, kids' activities, juggler, magician shows, live bluegrass music, craft auction, craft vendors and food. Also enjoy the Depot Museum. No adm. chg. 765-732-3606; 765-458-6661

Sep. 9 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) French Market 42nd and Central, St. Joan of Arc Church. One of Indy's best neighborhood festivals. French and American cuisine, live music, children's activities, unique artisan booths. Beer and wine garden. No adm. chg. 317-283-5508; sjoa.org/frenchmarket X

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Sep. 9-17 Friendship Flea Market See Jun. 10 listing. Sep. 9-11 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.) 41st Annual Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 4-H Fairgrounds. More than 75 gem, jewelry, mineral and fossil dealers. Silent auctions, children's activities, educational displays. Scientific society meetings. Free parking. No adm. chg. 317-897-6639; 500earthsciencesclub.org X

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Sep. 9-10 Nineveh (Johnson Co., Central Reg.) Heartnut Community Festival Johnson County Park, north of Camp Atterbury. Craft and commercial vendors, kids' activities, train rides, food vendors, entertainment and much more! Free shuttle and parking. No adm. chg. 812-526-6809; jocoparks.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 8-9

Sep. 9 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Mississinewa Triathlon Mississinewa Park. Swim, bike, run triathlon. Entry fee. 765-473-6528; enjoymiamicounty.com Sep. 9 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing. Sep. 9 Richmond (Wayne Co., East Reg.) Potterypalooza Front lawn of the Richmond Art Museum. Pottery by regional artists displayed and for sale. Food vendors and live music. Live wheel-throwing and kids' clay area. No adm. chg. 765-966-0256; richmondartmuseum.org X 2018 Festival Date: Sep. 8

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Sep. 9-10 Greencastle (Putnam Co., West Reg.) Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days Putnam County Regional Airport. Family-friendly event with something for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. Weekend events include Young Eagle Rally for the kids and paid airplane rides for adults. No adm. chg. 765-721-1289; putnamcountyregionalairport.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 8-9 Sep. 9 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) St. Boniface Germanfest Downtown. Family-friendly festival with authentic German food, 5 bands, 3 beer gardens, $10,000 raffle. Free parking, free shuttle bus from St. Elizabeth Central. No adm. chg. 765-404-4717; lafayettegermanfest.org X 2018 Festival Date: Sep. 8

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Sep. 9-10 Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.) St. Michael's Fall Fest St. Michael the Archangel Church. Sat. smoked pork chop dinner. Sun. family style chicken dinner. Carry outs available. No adm. chg. 765-647-5462; brookvilleparishes.com X

Sep. 9 Valparaiso (Porter Co., North Reg.) Valparaiso Popcorn Festival Downtown. Celebrating its 39th year! 250 arts and craft booths, 35 food booths, kids' play place, popcorn parade, 2 live music stages and more! No adm. chg. 219-464-8332; valparaisoevents.com X

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SEPTEMBER Sponsors:

SEPTEMBER 8-10 MONROE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS 5700 W. AIRPORT ROAD BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA

• HOT AIR BALLOONS

some in special shapes

• HELICOPTER RIDES • SKYDIVERS • BOOM BLITZ BALL • WALK THROUGH BALLOON • BANDS • KIWANIS IDOL

(Auditions in August)

• 5K RUN/WALK • FOOD VENDORS • CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT • HAWAIIAN FEST

(Lei making, ukulele workshop, Hawaiian entertainment)

• FIREWORKS AND MORE! Fireworks sponsored by IBEW Local 725

Visit our Facebook page - Indiana Balloon Fest Tickets and schedule available online

www.indianaballoonfest.com

INC.

SEPT. 9-10

AT THE BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

WWW.SCOTTISHFESTIVAL.ORG Sponsors: Columbus Area Visitors Center; WTTS 92.3; Columbus Area Arts Council; Hotel Indigo; Indiana Arts Commission; Cline King & King P.C.; Thomasson, Thomasson, Long, & Guthrie, P.C.; Nugent Foundation; Custer Foundation; Chris J. Price; Mike and Carole Bostelman

Bagpipe Band and Solo Competition, Highland Games Competition, Ceilidh, Highland Dancing, Sheep Herding, Scottish Music, European Car Show, Clan Tents, Living History, Children’s Activities, and still more!

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Sep. 9-10 Ligonier (Noble Co., East Reg.) Stones Trace Pioneer Festival US 33 and SR 5. 1.5 miles south of Ligonier. Large array of trade crafts practiced by our forefathers. Period entertainment, black powder skills, kids' activities, Civil War encampment and good food. Adm. chg. 260-856-2666; stonestrace.com X Sep. 10 Arts in the Park/Tour D' Art

Sep. 15-17 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Annual Indy Irish Fest Military Park. Three days of Irish music, dance, cultural exhibits and demonstrations. Hurling, Celtic canines, sheep herding, kilted mile, kids' area, shopping, food and drink. Parking chg. Adm. chg. 317-713-7117; IndyIrishFest.com X

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Sep. 15-17 Attica (Fountain Co., West Reg.) Attica Heritage Days Arts & crafts, festival food, programs and tours. Sun. 2pm huge parade. No adm. chg. facebook.com/AtticaHeritageDays.

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Sep. TBD Oxford (Benton Co., West Reg.) Dan Patch Days Festival Rommel Park. Fun-filled weekend. Food, flea market, games and car show. No adm. chg. 765-586-6137; danpatchdays.net X

Sep. 13-16 Sullivan (Sullivan Co., West Reg.) Sullivan County Rotary Corn Festival Downtown Square. 61st Annual. Carnival rides, free nightly music, delicious fair food and multiple vendors covering the square. Family-friendly atmosphere. No adm. chg. 812-239-2910; sullivanrotary.org X

Sep. 15-16 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Back to the Fifties Festival, Inc Bring the family for live entertainment, food, shopping, kids' activities, classic cars and antique bicycles. Art and photography show. No pets, service animals welcome. No adm. chg. 866-447-5050; fiftiesfestival.com X

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Sep. 15-17 Francesville (Pulaski Co., North Reg.)

Francesville Fall Festival

Downtown. Free entertainment daily. Arts, crafts, flea markets, fun run, dinners, Sat. parade, auto show, garden tractor pull, cornhole contests, fireworks, Jungle John show, street music, craft demonstrations and kids' programs. No adm. chg. 219-567-9689; francesvillefallfestival.com C X

Sep. 14-17 Nappanee (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Nappanee Apple Festival

Downtown, Depot Plaza, Municipal Airport, Callander Sportsplex, Dutch Village. 42nd annual. Opens 5pm Thurs., Sept. 14. Ends 6pm Sun., Sept. 17. Family-friendly atmosphere, Midwestern hospitality attracts over 85,000 people. Largest 7' apple pie, Napple Store with everything apple, craft and commercial vendors, food booths, entertainment, carnival rides, exhibits, contests, antique farm equipment show. Shuttles in historic area. No adm. chg. C X

574-773-7812; nappaneeapplefestival.org

Sep. 15-17 Frankton (Madison Co., East Reg.) Frankton Heritage Days/Balloon Extravaganza Northwest side of town. 42 years of family fun. Entertainment, parade, antique tractors, displays, 5k, car show, balloon and helicopter rides, vendors, carnival. Free shuttle and parking. Adm. chg. 765-617-9864; heritagedays.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 14-16

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Sep. 15-17 Princeton (Gibson Co., South Reg.) Golden Heritage Days Festival Courthouse Square. Featuring food, rides, crafts, concerts and more! Come Join us! No adm. chg. 812-385-2134; gibsoncountychamber.org X

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SEPTEMBER Sep. 15-16 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.) Military Vehicle Show Fairgrounds. Displays of military vehicles, Jeeps and trucks. Vehicle parts and militaria for sale. Living history displays, vintage cars, R/C aircraft and food. Adm. chg. 260-726-3366; indianamvpa.org Sep. 15-16 Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) St. George Festival St. George Orthodox Christian Church. Experience a heritage of faith, hospitality, food, music, culture and crafts. Middle Eastern food, pastries, auction, church tours and children's games. Parking chg. No adm. chg. 317-845-7755; stgfest.org X Sep. 15-17 Rushville (Rush Co., East Reg.) Wendell Willkie Days Downtown. 9/15 Covered Bridge Dinner, 9/16 parade, wine tasting, games, vendors, art show, farmer's market, music, Touch-a-Truck, Mascot Olympics. 9/17 Out of the Darkness Walk. No adm. chg. 765-932-2880; rushcounty.com X Sep. 16-17 Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.) 20th Century Chevy Car Fest Eastside Park. Cruise-in Sat. night! Fabulous show of custom cars, antiques, most modern. Awards Sun. No adm. chg. 812-617-5580; 20thcenturychevy.com X

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Sep. 16 Antique Market

See Jun. 10 listing.

Sep. 16 Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.) Art on the Avenue Little Turtle Waterway Plaza. Fine Arts Festival on the banks of the Wabash River. Music, entertainment, food and free Kidz Korner for younger artists! Adm. chg. 574-735-2787; casscountyartsalliance.org X 2018 Festival Date: Sep. 15

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Sep. 16 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.) Chalk Fest Courthouse Plaza, Downtown. Everyone's an artist! Create your own work of art with a 3x3-foot sidewalk spot and chalk for $5. Cash prizes in five different age groups! 3-6pm. No adm. chg. 317-358-5284; greenfieldmainstreet.org X

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Sep. 16 Morgantown (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Colonel Vawter Day Main St. Community celebration, music, talent contest, art show, car show, 5k, arts and crafts vendors, BBQ pork chops, kids' games, food, wine. No adm. chg. 317-213-3105; facebook.com/ColonelVawterDay/?fref=ts X

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Sep. 16 Culver (Marshall Co., North Reg.) Culver Wine Fair Culver Cove Restaurant & Conference Center. 6th annual wine fair on the shores of Lake Maxinkuckee. Tastings of Indiana wines, local restaurants' appetizers, music and giveaways. Adm. chg. 574-842-5253; culverchamber.com X

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Sep. 16 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Fall Harvest Celebration Hunter's Honey Farm. We have harvested our honey and invite you to watch us extract and bottle this year's crop. Take a free tour of our honey barn, eat at our Honey Cafe' and much more! No adm. chg. 765-537-9430; huntershoneyfarm.com X

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Sep. 16 Ferdinand (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Ferdinand Folk Festival 18th St. Park. Join us for a free, earth- and family-friendly event promoting music, the arts and the environment. No adm. chg. 812-827-8404; ferdinandfolkfestival.com X

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Sep. 16 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Global Fest Morton Center and West Lafayette Library. One-day festival celebrating world cultures through music, dance, crafts, displays and international food. Continuous stage entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-775-5121; westlafayette.in.gov X

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SEPTEMBER Sep. 16-17 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.) Shelby County Pioneer Fair Fairgrounds. Living history from 1822-1865 in a village of costumed participants. Music, magic, food, crafters, animals and more. Adm. chg. 317-392-4634; grovermuseum.org X Sep. 16-17 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.) Johnny Appleseed Festival Archer and Johnny Appleseed Parks. Period festival with an array of food, crafts, antiques and music. Fun for the whole family! No adm. chg. 260-427-6003; JohnnyAppleseedFestival.org X

Sep. 16-17 Russiaville (Howard Co., East Reg.) Koh-Koh-Mah and David Foster Living History Encampment Wildcat Valley in Western Howard County. French and Indian battle, music, horse and artillery demonstration, 1700s food and crafts, tomahawk throwing contest. Learn more about Howard County history! Adm. chg. 765-513-8848; kohkohmah.com X Sep. 16-17 New Harmony (Posey Co., South Reg.) Kunstfest Main St. and throughout Historic New Harmony. Our biggest festival of the year! Honors German heritage and New Harmony's founding fathers. Great music, foods, reenactments, artwork and much more. No adm. chg. 812-682-3050; newharmony.biz X Sep. 16-17 Fountain City (Wayne Co., East Reg.) Lions Fall Festival (Formerly Levi Coffin Days) Citywide. Annual festival includes art and crafts, other vendor booths, parade, live entertainment, food, kids' activities. Many new activities this year. $3 parking. No adm. chg. 765-847-2691; indianafestivals.org X

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Sep. 16 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) OUTfest Downtown. Enjoy live entertainment, great food and beverages, drag show, vendors and family activities. Adm. chg. 765-423-7579; pridelafayette.org X 2018 Festival Date: Sep. 15

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Sep. 16-17 Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.) Old Washington Street Festival 500 block of E Washington St. Three entertainment stages, juried arts & crafts, food, demonstrations, kids' area, antique cars, historic home tours and Emily Kimbrough Museum. No adm. chg. 765-200-0411; munice-enca.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 15-16

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Sep. 16 Wheatfield (Jasper Co., North Reg.) Sandhill Crane Festival & Car Show Downtown Wheatfield. Car show, arts and crafts, food, kids' activities, and more! No adm. chg. 219-956-2220; wheatfieldchamber.org X

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Sep. 16-17 Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.) Trail of Courage Living History Festival Historical Society grounds. US 31 and CR 375 N. Pre-1840 event commemorating the time period before Potawatomi Indians were removed from the area in 1838 on the Trail of Death. Adm. chg. 574-223-4436; fultoncountyhistory.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 15-16

Sep. 16 Whitestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Whitestown Brew Fest Whitestown Municipal Complex. Top craft breweries from across Indiana. Home Brew competition, local food vendors, live music. Tickets available online. 21+ only Adm. chg. 317-732-4537; whitestownbrewfest.com Sep. 17 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Carmel PorchFest Arts & Design District. A variety of musical acts, ranging from acoustic to electric, solo to ensemble from a wide assortment of musical genres, perform live on neighborhood porches. No adm. chg. 317-804-1879; carmelporchfest.org X

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Sep. 19-23 Bluffton (Wells Co., East Reg.) Bluffton Free Street Fair Downtown. Annual street fair, vendor booths, food, games, parades, idol contest, free entertainment, horse show, horse and pony pull. No adm. chg. 260-824-4351; blufftonstreetfair.com X Sep. 20-24 Versailles (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.) Versailles Lions Club Pumpkin Show Courthouse Square. Bring the family Wed.-Sun. Games, rides, art, live music, contests, art, and crafts all week. Giant pumpkins in a giant parade Sat. and 5k Sun. No adm. chg. 812-621-0735; versaillespumpkinshow.com X

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SEPTEMBER Sep. 21-24 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Herbstfest Huntingburg City Park. Four-day festival. Food and game booths, rides, horseshoe, dodgeball and cornhole tournament. Citywide parade concludes the event. No adm. chg. 812-683-5699; huntingburgherbstfest.org X

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Sep. 22-24 Angola (Steuben Co., North Reg.) Angola Civil War Days Commons Park. Battle reenactments, Civil War dance, Sat. night artillery fire, interactive historical events and famous historical characters. No adm. chg. 800-525-3101; angolacivilwardays.com X

Sep. 22-24 Cory (Clay Co., West Reg.) Cory Apple Festival Community Building grounds. Crafts, flea market, antiques, yard sales, carnival, car show, beer garden. Sat. fish fry. Sun. chicken noodles and parade. No adm. chg. 812-864-2229; coryapplefestival.com X

Sep. 22-24 Thorntown (Boone Co., Central Reg.) 45th Festival of the Turning Leaves Main St. Fri. 6pm bluegrass jam. Sat. 5k, cornhole tournament, 1pm parade. Sat.-Sun. live music, kids' area, street fair and food. Sun. car and motorcycle show, banjo/fiddle contest. No adm. chg. 765-336-2488; thorntownfestival.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 28-30

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Sep. 22-23 Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Fishers Oktoberfest @ Saxony Witten Park. Celebrate German heritage with German food, beer garden, live music, arts and crafts vendors, kids' games and activities and other favorites. No adm. chg. 317-595-3195; fishersfreedomfestival.org X Sep. 22-24 Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Hope Heritage Days Historic Hope Town Square. 50th annual! Live music, fireworks, parade, car show, exhibitions, food and vendor booths. No adm. chg. 812-371-0472; heritageofhope.com X

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Sep. 22-24 Fairmount (Grant Co., East Reg.) Fairmount Museum Days/James Dean Festival Main St. and Playacres Park. Authentic James Dean memorabilia. Two motorcycles at the museum. James Dean look-alike contest, custom car show, carnival, parade, crafts, food, entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-948-4555; jamesdeanartifacts.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 28-30

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Sep. 22-24 Walkerton (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.) Falloween Fest John Glenn High School. Carnival rides, parades, entertainment, concerts, tractor pulls, car show, fireworks, great food, craft vendors, color run and garage sales. No adm. chg. 574-586-3195; FalloweenFest.com X Sep. 22-23 Alexandria (Madison Co., East Reg.) Family Fall Fest Gaither Music Campus. Craft vendors, artisans and demonstrations, food, free concerts. Special concerts are ticketed events with a charge. Meet and Greet. Adm. chg. 765-724-8405; familyfallfest.com X

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Sep. 22 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Oktoberfest Carmel City Center. Polkaboy performs at Carmel City Center. Enjoy food, entertainment and fall fun with the Palladium serving as a scenic background. No adm. chg. 317-571-2474; CarmelOktoberfest.org

Sep. 22-24 Wanatah (LaPorte Co., North Reg.) Wanatah Scarecrow Festival Scarecrow Square, N Main St. Free entertainment, craft and food vendors. Sat. 5k run, 3k walk, kids' race, parade. Sun. car show, 3-on-3 tournament. Family fun. Great small town festival. No adm. chg. 219-733-2786; scarecrowfest.org X

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Sep. 23-24 Atlanta (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Atlanta New Earth Festival Downtown. Hamilton County's largest and longest running festival. Over 600 vendors. Juried art show, crafts, antiques, collectibles, food, live entertainment and kids' area. No adm. chg. 765-292-2626; atlantaindiana.com X

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Sep. 23 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) 3rd Annual Brush of Fall Paint Off Mississinewa Lake and Converse. Indiana Area Paintout. Some fees apply. Adm. chg. 765-395-5237; enjoymiamicounty.com

Sep. 23 Burnettsville (White Co., West Reg.) Burnettsville Community Day/Monticello Chamber BeeBumble 5k-10k Run Walk

Around the BeeHive gymnasium. BeeBumble 5k/10k, 60+ vendors, kids' games, live music, BVF breakfast, huge raffle, car show, White County child ID, cake walk, parade, fish fry, RC blood drive, cornhole. No adm. chg. 574-297-1668; burnettsville.com C X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 22

Sep. 23-24 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Carmel International Arts Festival Arts & Design District. More than 130 diverse juried artists with live entertainment spotlighting international dance and music! A weekend of fun for the whole family. No adm. chg. 317-600-6118; carmelartsfestival.org X

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Sep. 23-24 Bowling Green (Clay Co., West Reg.) Clayshire Castle Medieval Faire Eastern Clay County. Medieval faire based on War of the Roses. Jousting, comedy, minstrels, dancers and vendors. 10:30am-5pm. Adm. chg. 317-797-3822; Clayshirecastle.com X Sep. 23-24 Denver (Miami Co., East Reg.) Doud Orchard Cider Weekend & Fall Fest 891 N SR 19. Fall has arrived! Come out and enjoy pumpkin picking, entertainment, food, crafts and fun for the entire family. No adm. chg. 765-985-3937; doudorchard.com

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Fall Harvest Craft Festival Sep. 23-24 Griffith (Lake Co., North Reg.) 38th Annual Fall Harvest Craft Festival Griffith Central Park. Shopping and homemade lunch items. Large variety of crafters from all the surrounding states. Application information online. Only handmade items allowed. No adm. chg. 219-670-8538; boyscoutroop264@weebly.com X

Sep. 23 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) 7th Annual Martinsville Chamber Chili Cook-Off & Chalk Art Contest Courthouse Square. Family fun! Wide variety of chili recipes to taste. Chalk art contest open to all ages. Prizes and farmers' market. $5 charge to enter chalk contest. No adm. chg. 765-342-8110; martinsvillechamber.com X

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Sep. 23-24 Huntington (Huntington Co., East Reg.) 42nd Annual Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival Fairgrounds, Hier's Park. Relive the mid-1800s. Encampment, military drills, pioneer village, entertainment, farmers' market, antiques, crafts, children's games, vintage baseball and food. Adm. chg. 800-848-4282; pioneerfestival.org X

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Sep. 23-24 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.) Hardy Lake Raptor Days Hardy Lake and Raptor Center. 3 days per year Hardy Lake opens the Raptor Center to the public to educate people on raptors. Raptors, Osprey tours and tons of activities for the whole family! Adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com X

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Sep. 23-24 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Harvest Celebration Festival Lanthier Winery. Grand gathering of artistic creations, wine, food and fall fun all set in the gardens surrounding Lanthier Winery. No adm. chg. 812-273-2409; lanthierwinery.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Sep. 29-30

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Sep. 23, 25-30 Mitchell (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

Mitchell's Persimmon Festival

Pioneer Village Candlelight Tour on 9/23 at Spring Mill State Park. Downtown Main Street vendors, persimmon pudding/desserts, stage entertainment, exhibits, food, amusement rides on 9/25 – 9/30. Parade on 9/30. No adm. chg. C X

812-849-4441; persimmonfestival.org

Sep. 23-27 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Model "T" Covered Bridge Tour Fairgrounds. 5-day tour of the covered bridges, Amish farmsteads, Parke County, and surrounding counties' parks and scenic drives. No adm. chg. 317-535-1100; westcentralindianamodelters.com X Sep. 24 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Art on The Wabash Tapawingo Park. Artists from 15 counties display their art along the beautiful Wabash River in this juried fair. No adm. chg. 765-775-5160; artonthewabash.com X 2018 Festival Date: Sep. 23

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Sep. 23-24 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.) Jay County Heritage Festival Jay County Historical Museum. Demonstrations, reenactors, entertainment, exhibits, crafts, artisans, music, history, kids' area, old-time games, kettle-cooked food. No adm. chg. 260-726-7168; jaycountyhistory.org X

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Sep. 28-Oct. 1 Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

23rd Annual Franklin County Antique Machinery Show

Fairgrounds. One of the largest antique and machinery shows. Oliver Machinery, soap making, horse pull, saw mill, steam engines and so much more. Adm. chg. C X

765-647-6522; fcamc.org

Sep. 29-Oct. 29 Whiteland (Johnson Co., Central Reg.) Kelsay Farms Kelsay Farms. Dairy farm, corn maze, farm tours, pumpkins, music, food, hayrides, kids' play area, moo choo, Bale Mountain, milkshakes, burgers and family fun. Adm. chg. 317-535-4136; kelsayfarms.com X

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Sep. 29-Oct. 1 Kewanna (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Kewanna Fall Festival

Street and park. Free continuous entertainment. Free circus, free carnival rides daily, festival food daily free for children under 16, 5k run, garden tractor pull, mush ball tournament. Parade Sat. at 1 pm. Food, arts and crafts vendors. No adm. chg. 574-653-2055 X

Sep. 29-Oct. 1 Newport (Vermillion Co., West Reg.)

Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb

Courthouse Square. 50th Annual. World's largest antique auto competition event. Timed runs over the historic Newport Hill for antique cars and motorcycles in 31 classes. Antique and street rod car show, collector car auction, flea market, Sat. 5pm parade, restored antique car raffle, great food! X

765-492-4220; newporthillclimb.com 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 5-7

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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER Sep. 29-Oct. 1 Old Court Days See May 26 listing. Sep. 29-30; Oct. 6, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Streaper's Nightmare Haunted Adventure 71 W 7th St. Haunted adventure awaits! Two floors of terror entirely indoors. Adm. chg. 574-292-1364; streapersnightmare.com Sep. 29-Oct. 1 Westville (LaPorte Co., North Reg.) Westville Pumpkin Festival Prairie Meadow Park. Family celebration of the pumpkin harvest. Pumpkin pie, crafts and food booths, tractor pull, parade, run/walk, kids' run, entertainment and car show. No adm. chg. 219-879-8280; westvillepumpkinfestival.com X

Sep. 30-Oct. 1 Denver (Miami Co., East Reg.) Doud Orchard Fall Fest 8971 N SR 19. Fall has arrived! Come out and enjoy pumpkin picking, entertainment, food, crafts and fun for the entire family. No adm. chg. 765-985-3937; doudorchard.com Sep. 30-Oct. 1 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Feast of the Hunters' Moon Fort Ouiatenon. Reenactment of life during the 18th century. French, British and Native American trading posts, food, crafts, demonstrations and music. Parking chg. Adm. chg. 765-476-8411; tippecanoehistory.org/feast.htm X 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 6-7

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Sep. 30 Covington (Fountain Co., West Reg.) Fountain Trust Apple Fest Bicycle Tour & Covington Apple Fest City Square. 5- and 30-mile bicycle tour, car-truck-motorcycle show, entertainment. Masonic Fish Fry. 100 booths. Courthouse and clerk building tours. No adm. chg. 765-793-3267; covington-cba.com X Sep. 30 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Indiana Vision Expo Indiana State Library. Opportunity for people with vision loss, their friends, family, and service providers to learn about resources available for independent living. Expert speakers. No adm. chg. 317-232-3675; indianavisionexpo.library.in.gov X

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Sep. 30-Oct. 1 Knightstown (Henry Co., East Reg.) Knightstown Fall Fest Town Square. Arts and crafts, antiques, food booths, farmers market, Hoosier gym tours. Rain or shine. No adm. chg. 800-668-1895; knightstownchamber.org X

Sep. 30 Princeton (Gibson Co., South Reg.) Lyles Station New Beginnings Celebration Lyles Station Historic School and Museum. Authentic pioneer settlement featuring an annual celebration with an 11-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, food and more. All of Oct.! No adm. chg. 812-385-2534; lylesstation.org X

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Sep. 30-Oct. 1 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art

Broadway to Vine Streets. Southern Indiana's premier outdoor juried fine arts and crafts show. Riverfront Foodfest, live entertainment. Experience our new Chalk Walk. No adm. chg. 812-571-2752; madisonchautauqua.com C X 2018 Dates: Sep. 29-30

Sep. 30 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Potter's Bridge Fall Festival Potter's Bridge Park. Arts, crafts and food vendors at the historical Potter's Covered Bridge along the White River. No adm. chg. 317-770-4407; myhamiltoncountyparks.com X

Sep. 30-Oct. 31 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Waterman's Fall Harvest Festival-Indianapolis 7010 E Raymond St. Tractor-drawn hayride to pumpkin patch, pumpkin-eating dinosaur, exotic animals, pony rides, straw bale and cornfield mazes for kids. Food and music on weekends. Adm. chg. 317-356-6995; WatermansFamilyFarm.com X

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OCTOBER Oct. 1-31 Ligonier (Noble Co., East Reg.) Pumpkin Fantasyland Fashion Farm. Pumpkins, gourds and squash create wellknown characters and historical events. Hayrides, mazes and refreshments. Family tradition for over 40 years. Adm. chg. 260-894-4498; pumpkinfantasyland.com X

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Oct. 1-31 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Pumpkin Harvest Festival Stonycreek Farm. 45th annual. Hayrides to pumpkin patch, school field trips, zip line, jumping pillow, climbing wall. Evening hayride parties with reservations. Parking chg. except on Mon. No adm. chg. 317-773-3344; stonycreekfarm.net X

to music. Oct. 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29 Southern Indiana Music Weekends See May 5 listing.


OCTOBER Oct. 5-7 Dugger (Sullivan Co., West Reg.) Dugger Coal Festival Community Center Park. Celebrating the town's coal mining heritage and Dugger Union H.S. homecoming since 1979. Great food, parade, arts and crafts, car and motorcycle show, and more. No adm. chg. X 812-699-0446; facebook.com/Dugger-Coal-Festival-121352164620236/

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Oct. 5 Goshen First Fridays See Jan. 6 listing.

Oct. 5-8 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Riley Festival

Downtown US 40 and SR 9. Four days of shopping, live entertainment, festival foods, parades and more in celebration of James Whitcomb Riley. 450 arts, crafts, food booths and flea market. Home arts and quilt, fine arts, photography shows, living history and fun zone. #rileyfestival. No adm. chg. C X

317-462-2141; rileyfestival.com 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 4-7

Oct. 1 Tri-State Antique Market See May 7 listing. Oct. 2-7 Evansville (Vanderburgh Co., South Reg.) West Side Nut Club Fall Festival West Franklin Street. Week-long food fest with rides, parades and 130+ local food booths. This streetfest has been around for 95 years and knows how to do it right. No adm. chg. 800-433-3025; nutclubfallfestival.com X

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Oct. 4-7 Aurora (Dearborn Co., South Central Reg.) Aurora Farmers Fair Downtown. Rides, food booths, huge street parade, two stages of free entertainment. No adm. chg. 812-926-1300; aurorafarmersfair.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 1-6 Oct. 5 Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.) ArtsWalk Downtown streets. Multiple gallery openings, Three Trails Music Series, Muncie Symphony Orchestra, multiple performances and exhibits by Ball State students and faculty. 5-9pm. No adm. chg. 765-282-7897; downtownmuncie.org X

Oct. 5-7 Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.) 45th Annual Seymour Oktoberfest Downtown. Food booths, arts and crafts, carnival, Biergarten, German band, parade, 5k walk/run, brat eating and stein hoist contests, live music and much more! No adm. chg. 812-523-1414; seymouroktoberfest.com X

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Oct. 5-7 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Fall Crafters Fair

Downtown. Annual Fall festival of crafters, demonstrators and musicians. A tribute to the crafting and old-fashioned culture of the surrounding countryside. Quilters, carvers, painters, potters, musicians and crafters of all types provide demonstrations and entertainment. No adm. chg. 866-631-9675; FallCraftersFair.com X

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OCTOBER Oct. 6-8 Cataract (Owen Co., West Reg.) 49th Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival Downtown. Crafts, tools, antiques. 700 lbs beans and ham, catfish, sausage, ice cream, tenderloins, BBQ. Benefits Cataract Volunteer Fire Dept. No adm. chg. 765-795-4022; freewebs.com/cataractvfd X 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 5-7 Oct. 6-8 Bloomfield (Greene Co., South Central Reg.) Bloomfield Apple Festival Town Park. Various craft and food vendors, carnival, car show, live music and a parade on Oct. 9. No parking chg. Free shuttle service. No adm. chg. 812-384-4946; bloomfieldapplefest.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 5-6 Oct. 6-7 Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Columbus Ethnic Expo Downtown. Celebration of cultural heritage and the diverse people of Columbus. Tens of thousands turn out for this international marketplace. Entertainment, food and activities. No adm. chg. 812-376-2520; ethnicexpo.org X

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Oct. 6-7 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Haunted Huntingburg Historic 4th and Market Streets. Join us if you dare. 5k Zombie run, blues fest, kids' activities and more! No adm. chg. 812-683-5699; hauntedhuntingburg.com X

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Oct. 6-8 Spiceland (Henry Co., East Reg.) Eaton’s Farm Fall Festival 7209 S CR 325 W. Enjoy crafts, music, food and vendors. Children's activities, play area, train and hay rides. Visit our family owned country market. Small adm. chg. 765-686-2417 Oct. 6-8 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.) Indiana Short Film Festival Royal Theater, Historic Downtown Courthouse Square. A showcase of independent short films from local and international filmmakers, in all genres. Just minutes west of Indianapolis in a historic theater. Adm. chg. #INShortFilm 317-745-2604; INShortFilmFest.com X

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Oct. 6-8 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.) Metamora Canal Days Autumn Festival Whitewater Canal. Celebrate Fall in Metamora, Indiana's Canal Town. Craft and antique vendors along the canal, flea market all over town. Operating grist mill, canal boat, train. No adm. chg. 812-216-7985; historicmetamora.net

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Oct. 6, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 Streaper's Nightmare Haunted Adventure See Sep. 29 listing. Oct. 7-8 Kendallville (Noble Co., East Reg.) Apple Festival of Kendallville Fairgrounds. 1800-1865 pioneer festival offering skilled demonstrators, primitive village, children's crafts and games, contests, antiques, crafts, foods and entertainment. No adm. chg. 260-350-1119; kendallvilleapplefestival.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 6-7

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Oct. 7-8 Fair Oaks (Jasper Co., North Reg.) CowtoberFest Escape to the country for one of the best fall family festivals in the region. Live music, costume contests, pumpkin carving and more! No adm. chg. 219-394-2025; fofarms.com X

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OCTOBER Oct. 7-8 Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.) Friendship Music Festival-Bluegrass in the Valley Old Mill Campground. Enjoy a weekend of bluegrass music in the beautiful outdoors. Regional bands, food and craft vendors, camping and more for all ages. 888-747-5394; friendshipmusicfestival.com Oct. 7 North Manchester (Wabash Co., East Reg.) Harvest Fest Market Square. Great family outing. Hot apple dumplings, crafts, activities and contests for kids, pumpkins, fall flowers, wagon rides. Visit our covered bridge. No adm. chg. 260-982-7644; northmanchesterchamber.com X 2018 Festival Date: Oct. 6

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Oct. 7-15 New Albany (Floyd Co., South Reg.) Harvest Homecoming Festival Downtown. On the beautiful Ohio River for 50 years. Parade, rides, entertainment, children's events, craft and food booths and more! Adm. chg. at some events. No adm. chg. 812-944-8572; harvesthomecoming.com X

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Oct. 7-8, 14-15 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.) Heartland Apple Festival Beasley's Orchard. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch, 8-acre corn maze, Barnyard Bonanza Jumping Pillow, ball zone and activities with chg. Live entertainment and great food! $5 parking. Fees for select activities. 317-745-4876; beasleys-orchard.com X

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Oct. 7-8 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Indiana Renaissance Faire

Klipsch Music Center. Formerly the Fishers Renaissance Faire. Costumed characters, nobles, and pirates. Full-contact jousting. Music, roving comedy, magic, swordplay, knighting ceremonies, fire eaters, and much more! Artisan shopping and food vendors. Fun for the whole family! Adm. chg. X

317-537-1705; indianarenfaire.com

Oct. 7 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Oktoberfest Traders Point Creamery. Head to the farm for a hog roast, biergarten and PolkaBoy bands, hayrides, games and crafts, animals, dairy sampling, artisan market and more! Adm. chg. 317-733-1700; traderspointcreamery.com X

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Oct. 7 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Oktoberfest Celebration: Cole Porter Classic and Chili Cook-Off Chili cook-off located on the Riverwalk features entertainment, food, kids' activities. The 5k, 10k run/walk starts at Circus City building. Adm. chg. 765-472-1923; enjoymiamicounty.com Oct. 7 Roachdale (Putnam Co., West Reg.) Roachdale Rib & Blues Fest Railroad St. BBQ vendors, local grilling competition, live music, entertainment, kids' safe zone, beer and wine garden, plus classic car cruise-in. Fun for all ages! No adm. chg. 765-522-1507; roachdalerca.org X

Oct. 8 Bristow (Perry Co., South Reg.) Bristow's Octoberfest & Street Rod, Antique and Classic Car and Truck Show Bristow Community Center. 24th annual. Food vendors, craft booths, flea market, door prizes, top 50 dash plaques. No adm. chg. 812-547-9991; perrycountyindiana.org X Oct. 8 Terre Haute (Vigo Co., West Reg.) Old Fashion Days Enjoy an afternoon of old-fashioned fun in beautiful Collett Park neighborhood. Hours for the event are Noon-5pm. 812-232-2727; terrehaute.in.gov/parks Oct. 12-15 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Morgan County Fall Foliage Festival Courthouse Square. A fun family event that has a car show, kids' events, arts and crafts vendors, a parade and much more. No adm. chg. 765-342-0332; morgancountyfallfoliagefestival.com X

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Oct. 13-14 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Anderson University Homecoming 2017

Anderson University. Homecoming activities include concerts, art exhibits, athletic events, a street fair and much more. No adm. chg. 800-428-6414; anderson.edu/alumni/homecoming/schedule X

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OCTOBER Oct. 13-14 Arts in the Park/Tour D' Art

See Jul. 15 listing.

Oct. 13-14 Austin (Scott Co., South Reg.) Austin Firemen’s Festival What's better than a good ole fire station fish fry? How about a fish fry with games, music and more! Growing every year since '98! Adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com Oct. 13-22 Bainbridge (Putnam Co., West Reg.) Covered Bridges of Putnam County Festival West end of town on Hwy. 36 across from fire dept. 10-day festival. Crafts, food, flea market, antiques. No adm. chg. Inside vendors 765-522-6238, outside vendors 765-307-1291; pccvbblog.wordpress.com X

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Oct. 13-14 Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.) Great Glass Pumpkin Patch Monroe County Courthouse. Over 900 handmade blown glass pumpkins spread out on the lawn like a real pumpkin patch. All are for sale. Come pick your own! For all ages. No adm. chg. 812-345-2470; bloomingtoncreativeglasscenter.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 12-13

Oct. 14 Roanoke (Huntington Co., East Reg.) A Renaissance in Roanoke Historic Main St. Outdoor juried art festival. Quality artwork from local and regional artists, kids' activities, demonstrations, entertainment, exhibits, Plein Air paint-out, food. No adm. chg. 260-341-3326; renaissanceinroanoke.org X

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Oct. 14 Cannelton (Perry Co., South Reg.) Cannelton Heritage Festival Washington St. Wine tasting, arts & crafts, vendors, food, pumpkin carving, children's activities, cornhole tournament, horse-drawn wagon rides. No adm. chg. 888-343-6262; cannelton.org/heritage/index.asp X 2018 Festival Date: Oct. 18 Oct. 14 Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Christmas in October Craft Fair Fishers High School. Over 150 juried arts & crafters. Quality items at great prices! It's not too early to shop for Christmas. $5 adults; $3 seniors and students over 13. Under 12 free. 317-595-3195; fishersfreedomfestival.org X

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Oct. 13-14 Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.) Grouseland Walnut Grove Festival Grouseland's Walnut Grove. Annual fall festival commemorating the historical significance of the Walnut Grove, where Harrison and Tecumseh had their contentious meetings. Adm. chg. 812-882-2096; grouselandfoundation.org

Oct. 13-21 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Haunted Village of Metamora

Throughout the village. The historic village is decorated with Halloween-themed vignettes, scary and funny. Enjoy beautiful Whitewater Valley autumn with the shops and attractions. Fri. & Sat. evening familyfriendly guided tours for spooky fun. Adm. chg. 765-647-1212; metamoraindiana.com

Oct. 13-15 Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Mississinewa 1812

Mississinewa Battlefield. Largest War of 1812 living history event in the USA. Reenactments, American and British military camps, Native American village, and wilderness camps. 150 sutlers, artisans, food purveyors, folk musicians, storytellers. Attendance 30,000. Advance tickets online. Adm. chg. C X

mississinewa1812.com; 800-822-1812 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 12-14

Oct. 14 Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.) Frankfort Oktoberfest Downtown Square. Oktoberfest returns with foot stompin' oom-pah-pah music, unbeatable beer and delicious German foods like bratwurst and frankfurters, and Oktoberfest games! Adm. chg. 765-654-4081; frankfortmainstreet.com X 2018 Festival Date: Oct. 13

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Oct. 14-15 Westport (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.) Harper Valley Pumpkin Patch Days Harper Valley Farms. Family fun, pumpkin picking in an 8-acre patch. Farm animals, sunflower maze, refreshments, fall decorations. Patch opens Sep. 23. No adm. chg. 812-591-3416; IndianaPumpkinPatch.com 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 13-14

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Sandlady Gourdfest

during the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival

Oct. 13-22 Tangier (Parke Co., West Reg.) Sandlady’s Gourd Farm 17th Arts & Crafts Festival West of US 41. Museum, gourd art collection. Collection, arts and crafts made with gourds. Tools and technique demonstration. During the Covered Bridge Festival. Raw gourd sale. 9am-5pm. 765-498-5428; sandlady.com X

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Parke County October 13-22 Rockville Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™

Historic downtown Rockville. Headquarters to the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival since its start in 1957. Vendors of homemade/handmade items, primitives, and antiques gather on the courthouse lawn. Local non-profits serve a variety of foods each day. Free covered bridge maps are available at the two information booths with staff on hand to help. Tickets for the guided bus tours of covered bridges available for purchase at the information booths. Store front business around the square for additional shopping. Art gallery, historical museum, and 1883 train depot open for a unique cultural experience. Historic Ritz Theater offers several theatrical presentations. No adm. chg. X

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Bellmore Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Pumpkins, mums, primitives, and family yard sales. A little-bit of-everything stop along your travels through the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival. No adm. chg. 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com

Bloomingdale Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ See homemade apple butter being made and for purchase. Local crafts and food all at historic Quaker church. No adm. chg. 765-498-1310; coveredbridges.com X

Bridgeton

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Quality handmade crafts, fine art, food courts, shopping, entertainment. Working grist mill and Indiana’s most famous covered bridge, rebuilt in 2006. No adm. chg. 765-548-2136; bridgetonindiana.com X

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October 13-22, 2017

Covered Bridge Festival Mansfield Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Surrounding Mansfield Covered Bridge a mix of old and new, flea market finds and collectables. Scenic and historic Mansfield Roller Mill on location. No adm. chg. 812-251-7660; mansfieldguestinn.com

Rosedale

Mecca

Tangier

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Mecca Schoolhouse/Mecca Covered Bridge. Handmade, Homemade, Local Crafts nestled alongside the Mecca Covered Bridge and a oneroom schoolhouse. No adm. chg. 765-592-4636; coveredbridges.com X

Montezuma Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™

Downtown. Wabash and Erie Canal tours. Famous roast hog. Crullers, iron pot ham and beans. Antiques, homemade crafts and demonstrations. Camping. FREE Parking. No adm. chg. 765-592-0821; montezuma.in.gov X

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Handmade, homemade, local crafts, and food. Nearby Roseville Covered Bridge and Thorpe Ford Covered Bridge. No adm. chg. 765-548-2522; coveredbridges.com X

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ World Famous Buried Beef served daily with a variety of homemade pies. Local crafts. Five covered bridges nearby for touring. No adm. chg. 765-498-5566; coveredbridges.com X

Visitors’ Center in Rockville

FREE Covered Bridge Route Maps Available year round at the Parke County Visitors’ Center 4 blocks east of the Courthouse on US 36 in Rockville.

The Covered Capital of the World™ Find more festivalBridge and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 3 for County & Regional Map.

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Roots Market

during the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival Oct. 13-15 Rockville (Parke Co., West Region) The Roots Market 9am-6pm. 100 plus vendors, hand picked original vintage and authentic hand made, boutique, artisan, gourmet foods, wine tasting in the Chautauqua Pavillion. FREE Parking. 765-245-2015; Facebook.com/RootsMarketRockville X

Oct. 14 Rising Sun (Ohio Co., South Central Reg.) Rising Sun Navy Bean Fall Festival Downtown, Ohio riverfront. Homemade bean soup, cornbread, parade, queen pageant, food and craft vendors, rides, stage shows, free headliner musicians. No adm. chg. 812-438-2750; navybeanfestival.org X

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Oct. 14 Medora (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.) HOPE Medora Goes Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Event Downtown. Enjoy amusement rides, wagon rides, great food, 5k run/walk. Schneck Medical Center, Health Fair and more. Proceeds benefit those with all types of cancer. 7am-4pm. No adm. chg. 812-966-2754; facebook.com/MedoraGoesPink X

Oct. 14 Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg.) Sleepy Hollow Fall Celebration Courthouse Square and Liberty St. Arts and crafts, "friendly" Headless Horseman, demonstrations, pie contest, kids' activities, music, food, wagon rides. No adm. chg. 812-427-3237; switzcotourism.com X

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Oct. 14 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games & Festival German Park. Live athletic competition, music, dance, bagpipers, rat pucking tournament, Royal Court, clan tents, food, drink and merchandise for the entire family. Adm. chg. 317-370-0766; indyscotgamesandfest.com X Oct. 14 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) McClure's Orchard & Winery Fall Fest McClure's Orchard. Food, live music, bike ride and 5k run, trolley rides, apple and pumpkin picking and petting zoo. No adm. chg. 765-985-9000; mccluresorchard.com Oct. 14 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing. Oct. 14 Elwood (Madison Co., East Reg.) Red Gold Chili Cook-Off Downtown City Fountain. $500 grand prize, Red Gold 5k Run to Crush Hunger, Indianapolis Colts Blue Sat. No adm. chg. 765-552-0180; elwood-in.com/chamber-home X 2018 Festival Date: Oct. 13

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Oct. 20-21 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Zimmerman Glasstoberfest Downtown. Family tradition of glass making. First-hand demonstration of glassmaking. Guest glass blowers from other parts of the state. No adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org X

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Oct. 21-22 Bethlehem (Clark Co., South Reg.) Autumn on the River Old Schoolhouse grounds. Celebrate fall in a quaint Ohio River village. Daily music, food, shops and museum. Sat. auction, veterans tribute, parade, Sun. car show. No adm. chg. 317-491-4148; autumnontheriver.wordpress.com X Oct. 21-22 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Harvest Home Festival Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. Early holiday shopping. Tristate's premier arts and craft show for 40 years. Over 200 vendors with handcrafted items. $2 parking. No adm. chg. 812-630-6218; 4riversartsandcrafts.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 20-21

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OCTOBER/NOVEMBER Oct. 27-28 Anderson (Madison Co., East Region) Breeders Crown Hoosier Park Racing and Casino. Harness racing’s annual series of 12 championship events will be held in the Midwest for the first time since 1995. hoosierpark.com/2017BreedersCrown Oct. 21-22 Vallonia (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.) 49th Annual Fort Vallonia Days Historic Fort on Main St. Food, craft, and flea market vendors. Sat. parade 1pm. Live entertainment. 5k run/walk. Baby contest. Muzzleloader shoot. Tomahawk, horseshoe and knife throw. Cornhole. No adm. chg. 812-358-4565; fortvalloniadays.com 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 20-21

Oct. 27-29 Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Yes Film Festival Downtown. Celebrating the best in international and domestic narratives, documentaries and short films. Adm. chg. X 812-378-0377; yesfilmfestival.com

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Oct. 28-29 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Corydon Extravaganza Fairgrounds. The area's best antique dealers and wide range of unique finds. Primitives, old advertising, furniture, architectural salvage and other treasures. Adm. chg. 888-738-2137; X corydonextravaganza.com

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Oct. 21-28 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Irvington Halloween Festival

E Washington St., Audubon Ave. 71st annual festival. Family-friendly, art vendors, magic show, pumpkin carving, pet-friendly, food vendors, costumes, window painting, live music and parade. No adm. chg. 317-759-3378; irvingtonhalloween.com C X

Oct. 21-22 Cannelton (Perry Co., South Reg.) Shubael Pioneer Village Heritage Weekend Hwy 66, Rocky Point. Reconstructed log homes in a pioneer village setting. Blacksmith, weaving, bread oven, stone jail, country store and hill music. No adm. chg. 812-547-7933; perrycountyindiana.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 20-21 Oct. 27-31 Decatur (Adams Co., East Reg.) Callithumpian Festival Citywide. Halloween celebration. Parade, creatures of the night, poster painting, fireworks and food. Charge for haunted wagon tours and 5k canter. No adm. chg. 260-724-2604; decaturchamber.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Oct. 26-30

Oct. 27-28 (Parke Co., West Reg.) Halloween in Parke County Oct. 27-28 – Rockville Lake Park. 765-569-6541 Oct. 28 – Montezuma. 765-245-2728 Oct. 28 – Raccoon Lake SRA. 765-344-1412 X coveredbridges.com

Oct. 28 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Genealogy & Local History Fair Indiana State Library. Annual event features guest speakers, experts in genealogy and Indiana history. Collect info from genealogical, local history, and Indiana public libraries. No X adm. chg. 317-232-3675; in.gov/library

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Oct. 28-29 Heritage Days Rendezvous See May 20 listing. Oct. 28 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Mischief on Meridian Downtown, Courthouse Square. Trunk or Treat, festive games and live music. 2 haunted houses. Scary one in the Old Boone County Jail and kid-friendly one with fun crafts. No adm chg. 317-447-8036; facebook.com/mischiefonmeridian

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NOVEMBER Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Exhibit Columbus Downtown. Celebration of architecture, design and manufacturing. Large-scale, site-specific public art installations paired with Columbus' most celebrated buildings. No adm. chg. 812-657-0995; exhibitcolumbus.org X

Nov. 2 Goshen First Fridays See Jan. 6 listing.

Nov. 3-4 Montgomery (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.) Gasthof Holiday Bazaar Gasthof Amish Village. 10am-4pm. Variety of vendors, handmade crafts, jewelry, home décor. Sample Gasthof goodies. Homemade Amish buffet, bakery and gift shops. No X 85 adm. chg. 812-486-4900; Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 3gasthofamishvillage.com for County & Regional Map.

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NOVEMBER JULY Nov. 4 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.) Delta Theta Tau 45th Annual Gift & Hobby Show Shelbyville Middle School. Celebrate 45 years. Handcrafted toys, jewelry, florals, porcelains, connections apparel, more. Refreshments. Proceeds support local charities. Nonperishable food item donation requested. No adm. chg. 765-525-7121; giftandhobbyshow.com X 2018 Festival Date: Nov. 3 Nov. 4-5 Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.) Muster on the Wabash Fort Knox II. War of 1812 reenactment. Period battles, duel, crafts, confrontation between Tecumseh and Harrison. Period food, demonstrations and merchandise. Adm. chg. 812-882-7422; visitvincennes.org/muster X

November 8–12, 2017

Nov. 4 Berne (Adams Co., East Region) 39th Annual Swiss Heritage Holiday Bazaar South Adams Schools. Over 100+ crafters to shop from! Professional photographer on site for holiday portraits. Delicious foods and our famous apple dumplings available for lunch. Adm. chg. 260-589-8007; swissheritage.org

Nov. 10-12 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Richard Quigley Jazz Fest and Richard Quigley Jazz Jam Fest Peru High School. Sun. at the Peru Maennerchor. Swing choir, vocalists, big band, jazz band jam session. No adm. chg. 765-469-0905; enjoymiamicounty.com X

Nov. 11-Dec. 31 Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.)

“A Christmas Story” Comes Home

Nov. 8-12 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Christmas Gift and Hobby Show

State Fairgrounds, West Pavilion. For over 65 years our fiveday, shoppers' paradise has been offering gifts for giving, yourself or entertaining during the holidays. All under one four-acre roof! 350+ vendors, free Merry Money, holiday stage, Santa and reindeer. Adm. chg. C X

800-395-1350; christmasgiftandhobbyshow.com 2018 Festival Dates: Nov. 7-11

Nov. 9-11 Country Neighbors' Tour

See Jun. 9 listing.

Electric cooperatives in Indiana employ nearly 1,500 Hoosiers.

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Nov. 9-11 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.) 32nd Annual Huntingburg Christmas Stroll Historic 4th Street. Enjoy unique specialty and antique shops in this charming Victorian Christmas setting. Carriage rides, holiday home tour and more! No adm. chg. 812-482-9115; duboiscountychristmas.com X

Welcome Center. Share with your family, scenes from the holiday movie classic, “A Christmas Story.” Enjoy special events, contests and photos with Santa. Take your picture with “Flick” on our flagpole and browse our official “A Christmas Story” merchandise in our gift shop. No adm. chg.

219-989-7979; AChristmasStoryComesHome.com

Nov. 11 Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.) Christmas in Pendleton Downtown. Snowball toss, parade, pictures with Santa, lighting of tree, Snow Queen and Princesses. Santa's workshop, carriage rides, shop vendors. Eat great food and have fun! No adm. chg. pendletonbusinessassociation@gmail.com; pendletonin.org X 2018 Festival Date: Nov. 10

Nov. 11-Dec. 31 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Christmas in Shipshewana

Townwide. Christmas season kicks off with the Light Parade and Tree Lighting ceremony. Other holiday events: Chocolate Day, Kids Day and Santa Visit. No adm. chg. 866-631-9675; shipshewana.com X

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation.


NOVEMBER Nov. 11 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.) Delts' Holiday Crafts & Gifts Show Jay County High School. 33rd Annual Event. Over 150 booths. Food available all day. Sponsored by a philanthropic organization. All proceeds go help others. Adm. chg. 260-726-5866; visitjaycounty.com; dttcraftshow@yahoo.com X

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Nov. 11 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing.

Nov. 18 Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.) 10th Annual Holiday Kick-off Celebration: A Tribute to Jean Shepherd Downtown Sibley Blvd. to Harrison Park. Pictures with Santa, carriage rides, vendors, contests, Turkey Bowling and Shoot Your Eye Out. Design a leg lamp shade, punch card chances for "major awards" and more! No adm. chg. 219-512-4298; downtownhammond.org X

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Nov. 11 Odon (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.) North Daviess Community Craft Show North Daviess High School. Community arts and crafts show highlighting the talents of the area. Adm. chg. 812-687-7686; daviesscounty.net X

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Nov. 15 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Downtown Peru Christmas Open House sponsored by NIPSCO Light up Peru. Parade, super shopping, lots of prizes, food sampling and great entertainment. See Santa at his house. No adm. chg. 765-472-1923; enjoymiamicounty.com Nov. 17 Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Christmas of Yesteryear Town Square. Live nativity, strolling carolers and carriage rides. Cookie decorating and visits with Santa. 5:30-8:30 pm. No adm. chg. 812-371-7969; townofhope.org X

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Nov. 17-18 Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.) 29th Annual Holiday Handcrafters Showcase and Marketplace Fairgrounds. Presentation of fine arts, crafts, upcycled and repurposed, vintage, collectibles along with antiques, home and personal items, and gourmet gift food. Adm. chg. 419-436-1457; cloudshows.biz X 2018 Festival Dates: Nov. 16-17 Nov. 18-19 Ferdinand (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt Seven markt locations. Over 200 lavishly decorated booths with quality hand-created items, antiques, art and Christmas wares. Delicious regional food and wine, live entertainment, free tours. No adm. chg. 812-482-9115; ferdinandchristkindlmarkt.com X

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Nov. 18-Dec. 3 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.) Festival of Trees Paramount Theatre. Christmas trees custom designed by professionals! Bands, choirs, large model train collection, children's magical Christmas Style Show, Wishes Christmas Celebration. Adm. chg. 765-642-1234; andersonparamount.org X

Nov. 18 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Holiday on the Square Carmel Civic Square. The annual holiday lighting ceremony draws many for food, fun and chance to see Santa and his reindeer. Entertainment will also be provided by various groups. No adm. chg. 317-571-2474; carmel.in.gov X

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Nov. 18 Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.) Holiday Village Festival 4-H Fairgrounds. Crafts and arts fair, food, entertainment, Santa, children's activities and more! Hosted by St. Vincent Dunn Foundation. No adm. chg. 812-276-1242; stvincent.org X

Bridgeton Country Christmas Nov. 24-26; Dec. 1-3 Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.) Bridgeton Country Christmas Historic District. Unique gifts, crafts, artwork, decorations, lights, music, food, festivities. Santa in the Log Cabin Sat. and Sun. only, 1-3 pm. Two big three-day weekends! No adm. chg. 765-548-2136; bridgetonindiana.com X

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Nov. 24-Dec. 31 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Festival Of Trees Lanthier Winery Tasting Room and Loft Gallery. Magical forest display of shimmer and shine. Release of holiday wines, along with free wine tastings. No adm. chg. 812-273-2409; lanthierwinery.com/events-FOT.html X 2018 Festival Dates: Nov. 22-Dec. 31

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Nov. 24-Dec. 10 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.) Festival of Gingerbread The History Center. The magic of the holidays takes shape in the form of over 100 handmade gingerbread houses and designs. Made by artists of all ages annually. Adm. chg. 260-426-2882; fwhistorycenter.com X

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Celebrate a Hancock County Christmas SHOPS

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Christmas Walk -- November 25, Shirley Christmas Walk -- Dec. 2, New Palestine Christmas Festival & Lights Parade -- Dec. 2, Greenfield

Hancock Co. Tourism Commission & Hancock County Visitors Bureau www.hcvb.org

info@hcvb.org

866-384-8687

Nov. 24-25; Dec. 1-2 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes Candlelight tour of private and public sites in Historic Madison. $15 pre-sale ticket available through Nov. 10. Children 5-12, $5. Adm. chg. 800-559-2956; nightsbeforechristmas.com 2018 Festival Dates: Nov. 23-24; Nov. 30-Dec. 1

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Nov. 24-25 Rensselaer (Jasper Co., North Reg.) St. Joseph's College Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament Richard F. Scharf Alumni Fieldhouse. Two day college basketball tournament; men and women. Thanksgiving weekend. Adm. chg. 219-866-6191; athletics.saintjoe.edu/index.aspx X

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Nov. 25-Dec. 23 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) Christmas at the Seiberling The Seiberling Mansion dressed in holiday splendor inside and out. Open Tues-Sun 1pm-4pm with evening hours on select days. Adm. chg. 765-452-4314; howardcountymuseum.org X

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Winter Festival -- Dec. 2, Fortville German Weihnachtsmarkt -- Dec. 2, Cumberland

Nov. 25-26 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.) Christmas in the Park Franke Park. Perfect place to bring your friends and neighbors to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season. Fun, family event. 11am-5pm. No adm. chg. 260-637-9980; ChristChildFest.org X

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Zionsville

Christmas in the Village

Nov. 25-Dec. 23 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Christmas in the Village Downtown. Festivities begin on Nov. 25 with a parade, tree lighting, Santa and live reindeer. Visits with Santa, special shopping and dining events, and more continue through Dec. No adm. chg. 317-873-3836; zionsvillechamber.org X

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Nov. 25 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Light Up Corydon Downtown Square. Make this a Christmas you'll always remember. Bring your family, take a horse-drawn carriage ride and catch the holiday spirit together. No adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org X

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation.


NOVEMBER/DECEMBER Nov 25-27, Dec 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 Metamora (Franklin Co, East Central) Metamora Christmas Walk Throughout town. Make a family tradition and celebrate the holidays in Indiana’s Canal Town with Santa, carolers and lanterns along the canal. Shops open until 10pm Fr.i and Sat. No adm. chg. 765-647-1212; metamoraindiana.com X

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Nov. 29-Dec. 13 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.) Very Merry Christmas Historic Downtown. It's a Very Merry Christmas in downtown Greenfield! Enjoy a holiday movie at 1pm and 7pm Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and 13. Horse-drawn carriage rides from 6-9pm Dec. 2 and 9. Adm. chg. 317-358-5284; greenfieldmainstreet.org X

Dec. 1-3 Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Jasper O'Tannenbaum Days Courthouse Square and Citywide. Talented artists and artisans demonstrate skills in 20+ stores and locations. Santa, carriage rides, great food and musicians, craft show, and church bazaars. No adm. chg. 812-482-6866; jasperin.org X

Dec. 1 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) Kokomo Home for the Holidays Lighting Ceremony Downtown lighting ceremony, visits with Santa, family fun and holiday entertainment. 5:30-9pm. No adm. chg. 765-457-5301; greaterkokomo.com X Dec. 1-2 Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes See Nov. 24 listing

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Dec. 1-3 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Parke County Covered Bridge Christmas

Dec. 1-31 Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.)

“A Christmas Story” Comes Home

Welcome Center. Share with your family, scenes from the holiday movie classic, “A Christmas Story.” Enjoy special events, contests and photos with Santa. Take your picture with “Flick” on our flagpole and browse our official “A Christmas Story” merchandise in our gift shop. No adm. chg.

219-989-7979; AChristmasStoryComesHome.com

Bridgeton Country Christmas Dec. 1-3 Bridgeton Country Christmas

See Nov. 24 listing.

Countywide. Holiday home tour, caroling, arts and crafts, and decorated communities celebrate the holidays along with 31 covered bridges. Rockville, Main Street, Bridgeton and Montezuma. No adm. chg. C X

765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com 2018 Festival Dates: Dec. 7-9

Rosedale Country Christmas Shoppe Dec. 1-3 Rosedale (Parke Co., West Reg.) Rosedale Country Christmas Shoppe Township Civic Center. Newest addition to the multi-site weekend of Parke County Country Christmas. Gifts, seasonal and home décor, Santa, homestyle plate meals. No adm. chg. 812-236-3155; historicrosedale.com X Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17 Santa Claus (Spencer Co., South Reg.) Santa Claus Christmas Celebration Santa Claus. Fun for the entire family the first three weekends of December. Roast chestnuts on an open fire, drive through Land of Lights and write a letter to Santa! No adm. chg. 888-444-9252; SantaClausInd.org X 2018 Festival Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 7-9, 14-16

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Dec. 2-24 Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.) Christmas Celebration of Lights Downtown Square. Ride our Santa Express Train from Downtown to the TPA Park. See more than 1 million Christmas lights. Enjoy a complimentary cookie, hot chocolate and Santa. Adm. chg. 765-654-4081; frankfortmainstreet.com X 2018 Festival Dates: Dec. 1-24

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Covered Bridge Art Association Home Tour Dec. 2 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Covered Bridge Art Association Home Tour Art gallery on north side of square. Area homes with beautiful holiday decor. Maps and tickets at gallery, free refreshments and special Christmas fundraisers. Adm. chg. 765-569-9422; coveredbridgeartgallery.org Dec. 2 Cumberland (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Cumberland Weihnachtsmarkt Old Town. The Weihnachtsmarkt (vie-noks-mart) is an annual, fun-for-all-ages event celebrating the holidays and our German heritage. Food, vendors, music, Santa and more! No adm. chg. 317-894-6302; town.cumberland.in.us X 2018 Festival Date: Dec. 1

Dec. 2 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Greater Lafayette Christmas Parade Downtown. Indiana's largest holiday parade. No adm. chg. 765-742-4044; lafayettewestlafayettechristmasparade.com X 2018 Festival Date: Dec. 1

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Dec. 2 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Holiday in the Arts District Carmel Arts & Design District. Elves, reindeer, carolers, carriage rides and the most unique Santa house in Indiana. Warm the Arts District this holiday season! 2-5pm No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelartsanddesign.com X

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Dec. 2 Oldenburg (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Holidays Under The Spires

Town Hall. Spend the day in our Village of Spires enjoying entertainment, old world style. This 14th annual event will instill the holiday spirit! No adm. chg. C X

866-647-6555; holidaysunderthespires.com Dec. 2-3 Kouts (Porter Co., North Reg.) Kouts Christmas Open Houses Private homes, churches and businesses. Celebrate the Christmas Season. Visit local craftsmen in their homes and find perfect gifts for everyone on your list. Lunch served on Sat. Maps available online. No adm. chg. 219-405-1452; koutsevents.com X Dec 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 Metamora Christmas Walk See Nov. 25 listing.

Dec. 2 Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.) Festival of Lights Parade Downtown Square. Live entertainment, food and craft vendors, Santa, free horse and carriage rides. No adm. chg. 812-329-4221; downtownbedford.org X

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Dec. 2 Plainfield (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.) Gingerbread Christmas Plainfield High School. Over 100 vendors, juried show, all homemade items. Very popular craft and novelty show for over 40 years. $5 Adm. chg. 317-221-3600; ptkgc.org X

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Dec. 2-3 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Purdue Christmas Show Elliott Hall of Music. For more than 82 years, this magical, lyrical, annual campus miracle has wowed audiences in the Elliott Hall of Music. Adm. chg. 765-494-3941; purdue.edu/pmo X 2018 Festival Dates: Dec. 1-2 Dec. 2 Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.) Rockport Christmas Festival County Courthouse. Pancake breakfast with Santa, craft show, parade, and a Christmas pageant. Victorian strollers, musical program and the lighting of the Christmas star. No adm. chg. 812-649-2242; cityofrockport-in.gov X

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DECEMBER/JANUARY 2018 Dec. 2 Mooresville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Victorian Christmas Downtown Main St. Fun, family event with many activities for children. Horse drawn carriages, puppet show, crafts, vendors, Father Christmas, plus great food and entertainment! No adm. chg. 317-831-6509; mooresvillechamber.com X

JANUARY

Jan. 5-7, 2018 Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel

ISFA & INAF Convention

Join festivals and fairs from across Indiana for educational sessions, entertainment showcases, ISFA queen pageant and industry trade show attended by over 1,500 festival and fair representatives.

Indianafairsandfestivals.org/convention.php

Dec. 4 Macy (Miami Co., East Reg.) Macy Christmas Festival Downtown. Horse carriage rides, free soup supper, kids' activities and bake sale. No adm. chg. 765-382-3575; enjoymiamicounty.com Dec. 6 Converse (Miami Co., East Reg.) Christmas in Converse Jefferson St. Wonderful shopping, prizes, food and great entertainment. Children can see Santa. No adm. chg. 765-633-3049; Facebook.com/conversebusinessalliance X

Eagles in Flight Weekend Jan. 26-28, 2018 Marshall (Parke Co., North Reg.) Eagles in Flight Nature Center. Discover nests, an overnight roost and hunting grounds as we explore the habitats of eagles, hawks and owls, our large birds of prey. Meet live raptors! Adm. chg. 765-597-2635; dnr.in.gov

Dec. 8 Goshen First Fridays See Jan. 6 listing.

Dec. 9 Nappanee Second Saturday See Jan. 14 listing. Dec. 16 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Winter Wine Walk Historic Downtown Corydon. Sample wines from Southern Indiana wineries and do some holiday shopping at the annual Winter Wine Walk. Adm. chg. 888-738-2137; pointblankbrewing.com/events X

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Dec. 28-29 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Ice Festival

Downtown. Watch experienced ice carvers compete and create ice sculptures representing local merchants! $5 adm. chg. for chili cook-off. Ice Festival pins for sale at participating merchants and chili cook-off. The pin also ensures Jan. discounts. No adm. chg. 866-631-9675; shipshewana.com X

Dec. 31 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.) Kokomo New Year's Eve Celebration Downtown Courthouse Square. Enjoy New Year's Eve with annual ball drop, live music and fireworks. 10:30pm-Midnight. No adm. chg. 765-457-5301; greaterkokomo.com X

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Indiana State Festivals Association Membership Index A Abbey Road on the River����������������������������������22 Abraham Lincoln Freedom Festival���������������������42 “A Christmas Story” Comes Home���������������86, 89 Alexandria Grand Prix��������������������������������������59 All-American Country Hoedown�������������������������24 Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival������������������55 Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival����������������������31 Amish Country/Elkhart County Visitor Center���������6 Anderson/Madison County Visitors Bureau�����������6 Anderson Sertoma Club Mayor's Cup Grand Prix���������������������������������������������������18 Andersontown Powwow and Indian Market���������67 Anderson University Homecoming 2017�������������80 Angola Balloons Aloft���������������������������������������47 Angola Civil War Days�������������������������������������73 Annual Indy Irish Fest���������������������������������������70 Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show������������������60 Antique Market������������������������������������������29, 71 Apple Blossom Fest 5k & Bike Ride��������������������17 Apple Dumpling Days���������������������������������������74 Apple Festival of Kendallville�����������������������������79 AquaX Jetski Races�������������������������������������37, 53 Art Affair on the Square������������������������������������35 Art at the Old Capitol���������������������������������������30 Art Beat����������������������������������������������������������55 Art Fair on the Square��������������������������������������56 Artie Fest 2017�����������������������������������������������47 Art in Speed Park���������������������������������������������61 Art of Wine�����������������������������������������������������51 Artomobilia�����������������������������������������������������61 Art on the Avenue��������������������������������������������71 Art on The Wabash������������������������������������������75 Arts in the Park������������������������������������������������29 Arts in the Park/Tour D' Art������������������ 51, 70, 81 Arts on the Ave, 3rd Annual������������������������������61 ArtsWalk���������������������������������������������������������78 Atlanta New Earth Festival��������������������������������73 Attica Heritage Days����������������������������������������70 Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival����������������������62 Augtoberfest����������������������������������������������������59 Aurora Farmers Fair�����������������������������������������78 Austin Firemen’s Festival������������������������������������81 Autumn on the River�����������������������������������������84 B Back to the Fifties Festival, Inc���������������������������70 Banks Of The Wabash Festival, 34th������������������22 Bargersville Harvest Moon Fall Festival���������������74 Batesville Regional Fine Arts Fair, 7th Annual������18 Beers Across the Wabash���������������������������������61 Ben-Hur Antique Car Show��������������������������������63 Berne Swiss Days���������������������������������������������54 Big & Tall Outlet�������������������������������������������������9 Bikes in Bloom�������������������������������������������������18 Bloomfield Apple Festival����������������������������������79 Bloomington Online Photography�������������������������9 Bluegrass on the Square���������������������� 35, 53, 61 Bluffton Free Street Fair�������������������������������������72 Boat Sport & Travel Show, Ford 63rd Annual Indianapolis�����������������������11 Boone County 4-H Fair�������������������������������������42 Boone County Convention & Visitors Bureau����������6 Brick Street Market, Rockville�����������������������������35 Brick Street Market, Zionsville 32nd�������������������20 Bridgeton Art and Wine Fair�����������������������������19

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Bridgeton Country Christmas�����������������������87, 89 Bridgeton Milling Days�������������������������������������67 Bridgeton Mountain Man Rendezvous�����������������17 Bridgeton Quilt & Woodworking Show & Sale�����29 Bristol Homecoming Festival������������������������������45 Bristow's Octoberfest & Street Rod, Antique and Classic Car and Truck Show��������������������������80 Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival�������������������42 Brookville CanoeFest����������������������������������������34 Brush of Fall Paint Off, 3rd Annual���������������������74 Buffalo Community Daze�����������������������������������29 Bunker Hill Community Garage Sale������������������27 Bunker Hill Festival�������������������������������������������30 Burnettsville Community Day/Monticello Chamber BeeBumble 5k-10k Run Walk�����������74 C Callithumpian Festival���������������������������������������85 Canaan Fall Festival, 53rd Annual���������������������66 Canal Days�����������������������������������������������������42 Cannelton Heritage Festival�������������������������������81 CarmelFest������������������������������������������������������45 Carmel International Arts Festival�����������������������74 Carmel PorchFest���������������������������������������������72 Carousel Festival in the Park������������������������������60 Carroll County Chamber of Commerce�����������������6 Cass County Visitors Bureau��������������������������������6 Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival���������������������79 CCS FEST: CCS Spring Festival & BBQ Competition������������������������������������������14 Cedar Lake Summerfest������������������������������38, 96 Chalk Fest�������������������������������������������������������71 Chocolate Celebration��������������������������������������11 Chocolate Walk�����������������������������������������������58 Choice Hotels-Indiana Co-op�����������������������������10 Christmas at the Seiberling��������������������������������88 Christmas Celebration of Lights��������������������������90 Christmas Gift and Hobby Show������������������������86 Christmas in Converse��������������������������������������91 Christmas in October Craft Fair�������������������������81 Christmas in Pendleton��������������������������������������86 Christmas in Shipshewana��������������������������������86 Christmas in the Park����������������������������������������88 Christmas in the Village������������������������������������88 Christmas of Yesteryear�������������������������������������87 Circus City Festival�������������������������������������������51 Circus Hall of Fame������������������������������������������51 Clark Days������������������������������������������������������35 Clay City Lions Club Pottery Festival�������������������27 Clayshire Castle Medieval Faire������������������������74 Cody Ikerd and the Sidewinders��������������������������9 Cole Porter Festival������������������������������������������27 Colonel Vawter Day�����������������������������������������71 Colt World Series���������������������������������������������56 Columbus Ethnic Expo��������������������������������������79 Columbus Scottish Festival���������������������������������67 Community Yard Sale���������������������������������������30 Cory Apple Festival������������������������������������������73 Corydon Capitol Day���������������������������������������50 Corydon Extravaganza�������������������������������������85 Country Neighbors' Tour���������������������� 27, 66, 86 Covered Bridge Antique Power Club Tractor Drive������������������������������������������������35 Covered Bridge Art Association Home Tour���������90 Covered Bridge Capital-Parke County�������������������6 Covered Bridges of Putnam County Festival���������81 Covington 4th of July Celebration����������������������38 CowtoberFest��������������������������������������������������79

Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival����������������������27 Crothersville Red, White & Blue Festival��������������27 CruZionsville���������������������������������������������������25 Culver Lake Fest�����������������������������������������������51 Culver Wine Fair���������������������������������������������71 Cumberland Arts Goes to Market�����������������������59 Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival������������������66 Cumberland Weihnachtsmarkt���������������������������90 D Daffodil Stroll��������������������������������������������������14 Dale Fall Fest���������������������������������������������������64 Dana Ernie Pyle Fireman's Festival���������������������57 Dancing & Cruising in the Streets�����������������������51 Dan Patch Days Festival, Oxford������������������������70 Dan Patch Festival at Hoosier Park���������������������58 Danville Tri Kappa Fair on the Square����������������68 Darlington Fish Fry & Festival����������������������������66 Daviess County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau������������������������������������������6 Decatur Sculpture Tour��������������������������������������27 Dekalb County Visitors Bureau�����������������������������6 Delta Theta Tau 45th Annual Gift & Hobby Show������������������������������������������������86 Delts' Holiday Crafts & Gifts Show���������������������87 Denver Days Festival����������������������������������������57 Derby Riverfest������������������������������������������������32 Development, Indiana Office of Tourism����������������6 Dixie Day Festival & Art Fair, 9th Annual������������54 Dogwood Tour�������������������������������������������������17 Doud Orchard Cider Weekend & Fall Fest����������74 Doud Orchard Fall Fest�������������������������������������77 Downtown Pendleton Fall Festival�����������������������66 Downtown Peru Christmas Open House sponsored by NipsCO����������������������������������87 Dubois County Visitors Center������������������������������6 Dugger Coal Festival����������������������������������������78 Duneland Woodcarvers Show���������������������������14 Dunkirk Glass Days Festival, 51st Annual������������22 E Eagle Creek Folk Festival����������������������������������29 Eagles in Flight������������������������������������������11, 91 Earl Park Fall Festival����������������������������������������62 Eaton’s Farm Fall Festival����������������������������21, 79 Eat Shop & Rock: a celebration of the 1960s, 1970s, and the Beatles!, 8th Annual���������������38 Eel River Arts Festival����������������������������������������68 80’s Night�������������������������������������������������������36 Elkhart County 4-H Fair�������������������������������31, 53 Elkhart Jazz Festival�����������������������������������31, 34 Elvis Cruise Night��������������������������������������������37 Elwood Glass Festival���������������������������������������59 English Reunion Festival������������������������������������22 Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau����������������6 Evansville Iron Street Rod Frog Follies Car Show����������������������������������������������������60 E.W.C.C. Woodcarving Festival������������������������51 Exhibit Columbus ��������������������������������������������85 explore! Southern Indiana�����������������������������������7 Express ATM������������������������������������������������������9 F Fairmount Museum Days/James Dean Festival�����73 Fall Creek Heritage Fair������������������������������������66 Fall Harvest Celebration������������������������������������71 Fall Harvest Craft Festival, 38th Annual��������������75 Falloween Fest�������������������������������������������������73


Indiana State Festivals Association Membership Index Family Fall Fest������������������������������������������������73 Farmer's Pike Antique, Arts and Crafts Festival��������������������������������������������������21, 62 Fayette County Free Fair�����������������������������������54 Fayette County Tourism Bureau����������������������������7 Feast of the Hunters' Moon��������������������������������77 Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt��������������������������������87 Ferdinand Folk Festival�������������������������������������71 Festival of Gingerbread������������������������������������87 Festival of Lights Parade������������������������������������90 Festival of the Arts��������������������������������������������51 Festival of the Lakes������������������������������������53, 96 Festival of the Turning Leaves�����������������������������73 Festival of Trees, Anderson��������������������������������87 Festival Of Trees, Madison��������������������������������87 Fiddler Fest, 37th Annual����������������������������������60 Firecracker Run������������������������������������������������45 Fireworks & Evening in the Park�������������������������42 Fireworks & Party in the Park�����������������������������36 Fishers Freedom Festival������������������������������������38 Fishers Oktoberfest @ Saxony����������������������������73 500 Festival����������������������������������������������������18 Ford 63rd Annual Indianapolis Boat Sport & Travel Show�������������������������������������������������11 Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival������������������75 Fort Branch Community Pride Festival�����������������22 Fort Vallonia Days��������������������������������������������85 Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival�������������������19 Founders Day Festival���������������������������������������68 Fountain Trust Apple Fest Bicycle Tour & Covington Apple Fest������������������������������������77 4-H Pancake and Sausage Breakfast������������������11 4th of July Celebration��������������������������������������42 4th of July Parade, 98th Annual�������������������36, 45 Fourth Street Festival of the Arts and Crafts���������63 Francesville Fall Festival������������������������������������70 Frankfort Hot Dog Festival���������������������������������54 Frankfort Oktoberfest����������������������������������������81 Franklin County Antique Machinery Show�����������76 Franklin County Convention, Recreation & Visitors Commission����������������������������������������7 Franklin County Quilt Show�������������������������������19 Frankton Heritage Days/Balloon Extravaganza����70 Freetown July Festival���������������������������������������47 French Market�������������������������������������������������68 Friendship Flea Market�������������������������������29, 68 Friendship Music Festival-Bluegrass in the Valley�������������������������������������������������80 Fulton County Historical Power Show������������������30 Fun Fest by the River����������������������������������������57 G Garden Gate Jazz, Art, Wine and Craft Beer Festival�����������������������������������������16 Gasthof Holiday Bazaar�����������������������������������85 Gathering at Five Medals����������������������������������31 Gem Mineral Fossil Show, 52nd Annual�������������34 Genealogy & Local History Fair�������������������������85 Gibson County Fair������������������������������������������50 Gingerbread Christmas�������������������������������������90 Global Fest�����������������������������������������������������71 Golden Heritage Days Festival���������������������������70 Goodland Grand Prix���������������������������������������35 Goshen First Fridays��������������������������������������������� ��11, 13, 14, 18, 24, 31, 47, 56, 64, 78, 85, 91 Grabill Country Fair�����������������������������������������64 Great American Fly Fishing Expo, 2nd Annual����11

Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show, 41st Annual�������������������������������68 Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau��������������������������7 Greater Lafayette Christmas Parade��������������������90 Greater Monticello Chamber of Commerce & White County Visitors Bureau���������������������������7 Greatest Spectacle in Tasting, The����������������������20 Great Glass Pumpkin Patch�������������������������������81 GreekFest 2017�����������������������������������������������60 Greek Festival��������������������������������������������������34 Greencastle Music Fest�������������������������������������61 Greensburg Power of the Past����������������������������59 Greenwood Freedom Festival����������������������������38 Grissom Air Museum Warbird Cruise-In��������������56 Grouseland Walnut Grove Festival���������������������81 H Halloween in Parke County�������������������������������85 Hamilton County Bluegrass Festival��������������������47 Hamilton County Tourism, Inc.����7, Inside back cover Hancock County Visitors Bureau & Hancock County Tourism Commission����������������7 Hardy Lake Raptor Days�����������������������������������75 Harlan Days Festival�����������������������������������������55 Harper Valley Pumpkin Patch Days���������������������81 Harrison County Convention and Visitors Bureau�����������������������������������������������7 Harrison County Fair����������������������������������������33 Harrodsburg Heritage Days�������������������������������19 Harvest Celebration Festival������������������������������75 Harvest Fest�����������������������������������������������������80 Harvest Homecoming Festival����������������������������80 Harvest Home Festival��������������������������������������84 Haubstadt Sommerfest��������������������������������������30 Haunted Huntingburg���������������������������������������79 Haunted Village of Metamora����������������������������81 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Convention���������������������50 Haynes-Apperson Festival����������������������������������38 Heartland Apple Festival�����������������������������������80 Heartnut Community Festival������������������������������68 Hendricks County 4-H Fair��������������������������������53 Hendricks County Rib-Fest & Avon Balloon Glow�38 Henry County Convention & Visitors Bureau����������7 Henry County YMCA Turkey Trot������������������������21 Herbstfest��������������������������������������������������������73 Heritage Days Rendezvous��������������������������20, 85 Highway 38 Sale���������������������������������������������18 Hobart Lakefront Festival�����������������������������������96 Hobart Summer Market on the Lake Thursdays��������������������������������������� 24, 47, 55 Hog Daze Motorcycle Rally�������������������������������58 Holiday Handcrafters Showcase and Marketplace, 29th Annual�����������������������������87 Holiday in the Arts District���������������������������������90 Holiday Kick-off Celebration: A Tribute to Jean Shepherd, 10th Annual��������������������������87 Holiday on the Square��������������������������������������87 Holidays Under The Spires��������������������������������90 Holiday Village Festival������������������������������������87 Hollywood Cruise Night������������������������������������36 Hoosier Energy�������������������������������� 6, Back cover Hoosier Heritage Festival����������������������������������54 Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival��������������������������������24 Hope Heritage Days�����������������������������������������73 Hope Initiative Outdoor Living And Garden Tour��21 HOPE Medora Goes Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Event�������������������������������������������84 Howard County Fair�����������������������������������������50

Huntingburg Christmas Stroll�����������������������������86 Huntington Heritage Days���������������������������������30 I Illuminated Christmas Parade�����������������������������37 Indiana Bacon Festival of Carroll County������������61 Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo�������������11 Indiana Family Star Party At Camp Cullom����������54 Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance�������������������������� Inside front cover, 10 Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering�������������������������������35 Indiana Flower and Patio Show�������������������������14 Indiana Gourd Society State Gourd Show�����������18 Indiana Heritage Quilt Show�����������������������������13 Indiana Historical Society’s History on Wheels������9 Indiana Hot Luck and Fiery Foods Marketplace����14 Indiana Motorcycle Expo, 26th Annual���������������11 Indiana Office of Tourism Development�����������������6 Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games & Festival������������������������������������������84 Indiana Renaissance Faire���������������������������������80 Indiana Short Film Festival���������������������������������79 Indiana State Fair��������������������������������������������56 Indiana State Park Inns�������������������������������������10 Indiana State Parks��������������������������������������������9 Indiana Ticket Company�����������������������������������10 Indiana Tourism Association��������������������������������7 Indiana Vision Expo�����������������������������������������77 Indian Market & Festival�����������������������������������38 Irvington Halloween Festival������������������������������85 ISFA & INAF Convention�����������������������������10, 91 J Jackson County Fair�����������������������������������������54 Jackson County Visitor Center������������������������������7 Jamestown Apple Cider Festival�������������������������80 Jane Ross Reeves Octagon House Christmas Tree Walk�������������������������������������21 Jasper County Fair�������������������������������������������51 Jasper O'Tannenbaum Days������������������������������89 Jasper Strassenfest��������������������������������������������56 Jay County Fiber Arts Festival����������������������������13 Jay County Heritage Festival������������������������������75 Jay County Visitor & Tourism Bureau���������������������7 Jennings County Tourism�������������������������������������7 Johnny Appleseed Festival���������������������������������72 Johnson County 4-H & Agricultural Fair���������������53 Judah Heritage Festival�������������������������������������34 July 4th Celebration������������������������������������������45 July 4th Festival������������������������������������������������45 J.W. Rentals Guest Houses and Suites�����������������10 K Kekionga Festival���������������������������������������������59 Kelsay Farms���������������������������������������������������76 Kewanna Fall Festival���������������������������������������76 Kite Komotion��������������������������������������������������17 Kiwanis Club of South Central Indiana Balloon Fest�������������������������������������������������67 Knightstown Fall Fest����������������������������������21, 77 Knightstown Jubilee Days����������������������������21, 22 Koh-Koh-Mah and David Foster Living History Encampment��������������������������������������72 Kokomo BurgerFest�������������������������������������������17 Kokomo Home for the Holidays Lighting Ceremony����������������������������������������������������89

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Indiana State Festivals Association Membership Index Kokomo New Year's Eve Celebration�����������������91 Kokomo Ribfest������������������������������������������������29 Kokomo Strawberry Festival������������������������������24 Kosciusko County Community Fair����������������������50 Kosciusko County Convention & Visitors Bureau�����7 Kouts Christmas Open Houses���������������������������90 Kouts Pork Fest�������������������������������������������������61 Kunstfest���������������������������������������������������������72 L LaFontaine "Ashland Day's" Festival�������������������27 LaGrange County 4-H Fair��������������������������������50 LaGrange County Convention & Visitors Bureau�����8 Lagro Good Ole Days��������������������������������������30 Lake County Fair����������������������������������������56, 96 Lanesville Heritage Weekend�����������������������������64 Lapel Village Fair���������������������������������������������51 LaPorte County Fair������������������������������������������50 Lawrence County Tourism������������������������������������8 Leeper Park Art Fair�����������������������������������������32 Legendary Entertainment Productions������������������10 Leota Country Frolic�����������������������������������������60 Lexington Old Settlers Days�������������������������������30 Liberty 4th of July Festival����������������������������������40 Lights Over Morse Lake Festival�������������������������42 Light Up Corydon���������������������������������������������88 Limestone Heritage Festival��������������������������������40 Lions Fall Festival (Formerly Levi Coffin Days)������72 Little Cousin Jasper Festival��������������������������������66 Living History���������������������������������������������������19 Lubeznik Art & Artisan Festival��������������������������59 Lucille Dillon Amish Quilt Auction�����������������������63 Lyles Station New Beginnings Celebration�����������77 M Macy Christmas Festival������������������������������������91 Macy Days������������������������������������������������������61 Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art�������������������77 Madison County 4-H Fair����������������������������������53 Madison County Master Gardener Indiana Garden School V������������������������������������������17 Madison In Bloom - Spring Garden Tour�������������19 Madison Regatta����������������������������������������������40 Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues�����������������������59 Madison Riverfront Wine, Stein & Barrel�������������33 Madtown 5K Mud-Climb�����������������������������������20 Main Street Rockville Cruise-In, Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show���������������������������������25 Maker Fair & Art Sale��������������������������������������32 Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival������������������17 Marengo Cave��������������������������������������������������9 Marion/Grant County Convention & Visitors Bureau�����������������������������������������������8 Marshall County Blueberry Festival Since 1967��������������������������������������������������63 Marshall County Tourism�������������������������������������8 Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival��������������13 Martinsville Chamber Chili Cook-Off & Chalk Art Contest�����������������������������������������75 Mascot Hall of Fame����������������������������������������11 Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Association 40th Annual Festival�������������58 Mayberry in the Midwest����������������������������������19 MayFest in Shipshewana����������������������������������18 May Festival����������������������������������������������������19 McClure's Orchard & Winery Fall Fest���������������84 Mel Kenyon Classic������������������������������������������25

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Mermaid Festival - 72nd Annual������������������������33 Merom Bluff Chautauqua����������������������������������24 Metamora Canal Days Autumn Festival���������������79 Metamora Christmas Walk��������������������������89, 90 Metamora Music Festival�����������������������������������63 Mexico Community Garage Sale�����������������������45 Miami County 4-H Fair�������������������������������������32 Miami County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau�����������������������������������������������8 Miami Days at the Pillars����������������������������������61 Miami Indians All Nations Gathering�����������������25 Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale�������������������������31 Michigan Festival & Events Association�����������������9 MidAmerica Threshing & Antique, Inc.���������������57 Middlebury Fall Festival������������������������������������31 Middletown Christmas Parade���������������������������21 Middletown/Fall Creek Twp Historical Society Car Show����������������������������������������������������21 Middletown Lions Club Fair�������������������������������21 Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow�����������������������������58 Military Vehicle Show���������������������������������������71 Mischief on Meridian���������������������������������������85 Mississinewa 1812������������������������������������������81 Mississinewa Triathlon��������������������������������������68 Mitchell Hillbilly 500 Race��������������������������������56 Mitchell's Persimmon Festival�����������������������������75 Model "T" Covered Bridge Tour�������������������������75 Monroe County Fair�����������������������������������������53 Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival������������������������64 Mooreland Free Fair�����������������������������������������21 Morgan County Antique Machinery Association's 24th Annual Show���������������������38 Morgan County Fair�����������������������������������������54 Morgan County Fall Foliage Festival�������������������80 Mosey Down Main Street��������� 19, 25, 50, 58, 63 Mt. Vernon River Days��������������������������������������66 Muncie Visitors Bureau���������������������������������������8 Musicfest���������������������������������������������������������50 Muster on the Wabash�������������������������������������86 N Nappanee Apple Festival����������������������������31, 70 Nappanee Second Saturday��������������������������������� �������� 11, 13, 16, 19, 29, 51, 58, 68, 84, 87, 91 National Powwow XVII�������������������������������������47 NC-HC Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk - Downtown�����������������������������������������21 NC-HC Chamber of Commerce Memorial Day Parade & Festival�����������������������������������21 New Carlisle Hometown Days���������������������������54 New Castle Mini Marathon�������������������������������21 New Lisbon Old Time Days�������������������������������21 Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb�����������������������76 Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair�����������������������96 Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes����������������������������������������88, 89 Noble County Convention & Visitors Bureau����������8 North Daviess Community Craft Show����������������87 Northern Indiana Lakes Festival�������������������������22 Northern Indiana Power From the Past Antique Power Show & Flea Market����������������51 North Judson Mint Festival��������������������������������30 North Salem Old Fashion Days�������������������������63 North Street Fitness Festival�������������������������������30 North Webster Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce�����������������������������������8

O Oakland City Lion's Sweet Corn Festival�������������56 Oktoberfest, Carmel�����������������������������������������73 Oktoberfest, Zionsville��������������������������������������80 Oktoberfest Celebration: Cole Porter Classic and Chili Cook-Off����������������������������������������80 Old Court Days�����������������������������������������������77 Oldenburg Freudenfest�������������������������������������53 Old Fashion Days��������������������������������������������80 Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration����40 Old Post Bluegrass Jam�������������������������������������11 Old Settlers Festival������������������������������������������56 Old Washington Street Festival��������������������������72 "On The Banks of the Wabash" Community Band Festival������������������������������������������������53 Orleans Dogwood Festival��������������������������������16 OUTfest����������������������������������������������������������72 Sweet Owen Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.����8 P Paint the Town Pink������������������������������������������36 Paoli Fall Festival���������������������������������������������67 Paragon Homecoming Festival���������������������������63 Parke Countians' Favorite Fireworks�������������������45 Parke County 4-H Fair��������������������������������������53 Parke County Covered Bridge Christmas�������������89 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Rockville����������������������������������������������������82 Bellmore����������������������������������������������������82 Bloomingdale���������������������������������������������82 Bridgeton���������������������������������������������������82 Mansfield��������������������������������������������������83 Mecca�������������������������������������������������������83 Montezuma������������������������������������������������83 Rosedale���������������������������������������������������83 Tangier������������������������������������������������������83 Parke County Maple Syrup Fair�������������������������13 Pay Less Little 500 Presented by UAW-GM, City of Anderson Little 500 Festival�����������������17 Perry County Convention & Visitor's Bureau����������8 Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale����������������������� 19, 27, 50, 58, 67 Pierogi Fest���������������������������������������� 36, 54, 96 Pig Roast in the Park�����������������������������������������58 Pioneer Days���������������������������������������������������30 Pioneer Heritage Festival�����������������������������������51 Pony Express Mail Run, 51st Annual������������������66 Potato Creek and Lions Strawberry Festival���������27 Potter's Bridge Fall Festival��������������������������������77 Potterypalooza������������������������������������������������68 Pow Wow-NCGLNAC 14th Annual Gathering of Great Lakes Nations����������������������������������30 Propeller Marketing������������������������������������������10 Pumpkin Fantasyland����������������������������������������77 Pumpkin Harvest Festival�����������������������������������77 Purdue Christmas Show������������������������������������90 Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days����������68 Q Queen of All Saints Parish Festival���������������������27 R Redbud Trail Rendezvous����������������������������������17 Red Gold Chili Cook-Off�����������������������������������84 Red Skelton Festival������������������������������������������51 Remington Water Tower Days����������������������������29 A Renaissance in Roanoke��������������������������������81


Indiana State Festivals Association Membership Index Ribs On The River, 3rd Annual��������������������������59 Richard Quigley Jazz Fest���������������������������������86 Richard Quigley Jazz Jam Fest���������������������������86 Richmond/Wayne County Tourism Bureau & Old National Road Welcome Center�����������������8 Ride Around the Reservoir���������������������������������22 Riley Festival����������������������������������������������������78 Riley Wrangler's 33rd Annual Arts and Crafts Fair����������������������������������������������������18 Ripley County Tourism Bureau������������������������������8 Rising Sun Navy Bean Fall Festival���������������������84 Riverpalooza/Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races�����38 RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival���������������19 Rivertown Art Tour��������������������������������������������18 Roachdale Rib & Blues Fest�������������������������������80 Roann Covered Bridge Festival��������������������������64 Roanoke Fall Festival, 64th Annual���������������������64 Rock ‘N Rail Street Festival��������������������������������96 Rockport Blues on the Rock�������������������������������64 Rockport Christmas Festival�������������������������������90 Roots Market, The��������������������������������������������84 Rosedale Country Christmas Shoppe������������������89 Rosedale Strawberry Festival�����������������������������24 Round the Fountain Art Fair�������������������������������22 Russiaville Summer Fest�������������������������������������25 S Salamonie Summer Festival, 50th Annual������������40 Salute to Veterans of WWII�������������������������������63 Sandhill Crane Festival & Car Show�������������������72 Sandlady’s Gourd Farm 17th Arts & Crafts Festival�����������������������������������������������81 Sand Sculpting Competition������������������������������36 Santa Claus Christmas Celebration��������������������89 Sassafras Tea Festival & Civil War Living History�����������������������������������������������16 Schweizer Fest�������������������������������������������������57 Scott County Fair���������������������������������������������50 Scott County Quilt Festival���������������������������������62 Scottsburg Airport Powered Paraglider Fly-In�������62 Seymour Oktoberfest����������������������������������������78 Shelby County Fair�������������������������������������������45 Shelby County Pioneer Fair�������������������������������72 Shelby County Tourism & Visitors Bureau���������������8 Shipshewana Antique Festival����������������������������56 Shipshewana Fall Crafters Fair��������������������������78 Shipshewana Ice Festival����������������������������������91 Shipshewana Pajama Sale��������������������������������11 Shipshewana Quilt Festival��������������������������������33 Shirley Christmas Walk�������������������������������������21 Shirley Founders Day����������������������������������������21 Shirley Mud Bog����������������������������������������������21 Shirley Strawberry Festival��������������������������������21 Shoals Catfish Festival��������������������������������������40 Shubael Pioneer Village Heritage Weekend��������85 Sleepy Hollow Fall Celebration��������������������������84 Small Town Christmas���������������������������������������37 Smoke On The Square-Annual Bartholomew County BBQ Cook-Off�����������������������������������27 Southern Indiana Music Weekends��������������������� 18, 25, 45, 56, 63, 77 Southern Indiana Uncorked�������������������������������22 South Lake County Agricultural Historical Society Antique Tractor and Farm Show����������50 Southport Spring Festival�����������������������������������19 South Shore Brewery Trail���������������������������������96 South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority�������8

Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, Inc.��10 Spiceland Freedom Days 40th Anniversary���������21 Spirit of Monticello Festival��������������������������������35 Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous��������������������������22 St. Andrew 41st Annual Greek Festival���������������27 St. Boniface Germanfest������������������������������������68 Steam and Gas Show, 36th Annual�������������������58 Steamboat Nights��������������������������������������������63 St. George Festival�������������������������������������������71 St. Joseph County 4-H Fair��������������������������������42 St. Joseph's College Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament�����������������������������������88 St. Michael's Fall Fest���������������������������������������68 Stones Trace Pioneer Festival�����������������������������70 St. Patrick's Day Celebration�����������������������������14 St. Patrick's Day Nighttime Parade���������������������14 St. Peter's Labor Day Festival, 97th Annual���������64 Strawberry Days����������������������������������������������25 Streaper's Nightmare Haunted Adventure�����77, 79 Sugar Camp Days��������������������������������������������14 Sullivan County Rotary Corn Festival������������������70 Sulphur Springs Community Days and Mud Bog�����������������������������������������������21, 61 Fifth Annual SummerFest 2017��������������������������54 Summer's End Festival��������������������������������������61 Summer Sundown Music Series������� 22, 25, 45, 57 Summer with the Symphony�������������������������������42 Super Hero Saturday����������������������������������������36 Swiss Heritage Holiday Bazaar, 39th Annual������86 Swiss Wine Festival������������������������������������������60 T Talbot Street Art Fair�����������������������������������������32 Taste of Cass County����������������������������������������58 Taste of Montgomery County�����������������������������62 Taste of Shelby County��������������������������������������25 Taste of the Gardens����������������������������������31, 62 TASTE of Tippecanoe����������������������������������������33 Tecumseh Lodge Pow Wow, 56th Annual������������64 Tenderloin Throwdown��������������������������������������38 Three Rivers Festival�����������������������������������������50 Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair������������������������������53 Tippecanoe Steam and Gas Power Show������������54 Tipton County Pork Festival��������������������������������66 Touch of Dutch�������������������������������������������58, 96 Tourism Commission of Sullivan County�����������������8 Traditional Pow-wow, 26th Annual���������������������14 Traditional Pow-wow, 35th Annual���������������������59 Trail of Courage Living History Festival���������������72 Train to Dinner on the Scenic Whitewater Valley Railroad���������������������������������������������25 Tri-State Antique Market����� 19, 25, 45, 57, 64, 78 Turkey Run Women’s Wellness Retreat����������������16 Twelve Mile 500����������������������������������������������45 20th Century Chevy Car Fest����������������������������71 Two Rivers Arts and Music Festival���������������������30 U Union City Arts Festival�������������������������������������67 Uptown Jazz and Blues�������������������������������������62 Utica Homecoming Festival�������������������������������67 V Valparaiso Popcorn Festival�������������������������68, 96 Van Buren Popcorn Festival�������������������������������56 Vermont Settlement Festival��������������������������������55 Vernon Labor Day Festival���������������������������������64

Versailles Lions Club Pumpkin Show�������������������72 Very Merry Christmas���������������������������������������89 Victorian Christmas������������������������������������������91 Vintage Motor Bike Club Meet, 45th Annual�������53 Visit Bloomington�����������������������������������������������9 Visit Fort Wayne������������������������������������������������9 Visit French Lick West Baden�������������������������������9 Visit Lafayette - West Lafayette�����������������������������9 Visit Morgan County�������������������������������������������9 Visit South Bend Mishawaka�������������������������������9 Visit Wabash County������������������������������������������9 W Wabash Garden Fest���������������������������������������60 Wabash Riverfest���������������������������������������������50 Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival�����������������������������29 Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival�������������������17, 31 Walton May Day Festival����������������������������������20 WAMMfest������������������������������������������������������60 Wanamaker Old Settlers Day Street Fair and Classic Car Show�����������������������������������38 Wanatah Scarecrow Festival�����������������������������73 Washington County Tourism��������������������������������9 Waterman's Fall Harvest Festival-Indianapolis������77 Wayne County 4-H Fair������������������������������������33 Wendell Willkie Days���������������������������������������71 West Side Nut Club Fall Festival������������������������78 Westville Pumpkin Festival���������������������������������77 Whispering Beard Folk Festival��������������������������61 White River Valley Antique Show�����������������������66 Whitestown Brew Fest���������������������������������������72 Whitetail Tree Farm Fall Family Fun��������������������21 Whitetail Tree Farm Pumpkin Fest�����������������������21 Whiting Lakefront Park Back to School Event�������37 Whiting Lakefront Park Holiday Light Spectacular��������������������������������������������������37 Whiting Park Festival Orchestra and Chorus Concert��������������������������������������36, 37 Wickedly Whiting��������������������������������������37, 84 Wilbur Wright Birthplace Christmas Walk�����������21 Wilbur Wright Birthplace Festival�����������������������21 Winding Creek Bluegrass Festival����������������������59 Wine, Art & Jazz Festival, 12th Annual��������������20 Wine, Cheese and Art Festival��������������������������63 Wings Over Muscatatuck Migratory Bird Festival�������������������������������������������������19 Winter Wine Walk�������������������������������������������91 Woodburn SummerFest�������������������������������������35 Y Yellowstone Trail Fest����������������������������������������60 Yes Film Festival�����������������������������������������������85 Z Zimmerman Glasstoberfest��������������������������������84 Zionsville Lion's Club 64th Annual Fall Festival����67 Zoom Town Covered Bridge 5k Run/Walk����������20

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