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Visitor Guide

Welcome to Noble County We’re glad you’re here! Noble County is a destination where nature rejuvenates you. With a state

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unwind from your busy schedule. Noble County is home to one of the only perfumeries in the US along with a state historic site, the only windmill

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County has a wide variety of experiences for you and your family to enjoy. Visit our website to get a closer look into all Noble County has to offer.

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Chain O’ Lakes State Park This state park is every small boater’s dream. Navigate the nine interconnected lakes by boat, kayak, or canoe. While you’re there, hike over 10 miles of trails and stay overnight in one of their cabins. You can learn about all the surrounding nature in the one-room Stanley Schoolhouse. 2355 E 75 S Albion 260-636-2654 in.gov/dnr/parklake/2987.htm

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Black Pine Animal Sanctuary A home for the REST of their lives. Get up close and personal with lions, tigers, bears, monkeys, and exotic birds during a guided tour. Your family will not forget this unique experience at this accredited animal sanctuary. 1425 W 300 N, Albion 260-636-7383 blackpine.org

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Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

Gene Stratton-Porter is Indiana’s most widely known female author. J.K. Rowling stated that the Girl of the Limberlost by Porter was one of her top five favorite works of fiction. Visit Porter's home and grounds in Rome City to learn about her life as an author, naturalist, and cinematographer. 1205 Pleasant Point Dr. Rome City 260-854-3790 indianamuseum.org/gsp 4


Mid-America Windmill Museum

Experience the only windmill museum east of the Mississippi River and take a look at over 50 historic windmills. Take a guided tour to learn about the history of wind power and local companies who used windmills to operate their businesses. 732 S. Allen Chapel Rd. Kendallville 260-347-2334 midamericawindmillmuseum.org 5


ALBION PARKS Amenities Include: • • • • • • • •

Splash Pad Playgrounds 2-mile Walking Trail Pavilions Camping Disc Golf Course Nature area Soccer Fields

• Baseball/Softball Diamonds with Lights • Basketball Court with Lights • Pickleball Court with Lights • Sand Volleyball Pit • Chess/Checker board • Handicap-accessible Restrooms • Concessions

Annual Events Include:

Fireworks at Central Noble School Christmas Lights Around Town

Hidden Diamonds Park

89 acres Look for the sign off of Weber Road

Owen Park

4 acres 510 East Main Street

Valleyview Park

3 acres 411 West Main Street

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Tee Time Trail� Cobblestone Golf Course Located in Kendallville, Cobblestone is home to an award-winning golf course as well as an event center. If it’s raining outside, be sure to check out their indoor golf simulator which has over 20 world-class courses. 2702 Cobblestone Lane, Kendallville 260-349-1550 cobblestonegc.com Kendallville Golf Course Kendallville Golf Course is home to a unique 9-hole experience. With beautiful greens and a popular clubhouse, Kendallville Golf is great for golfers of all abilities. 120 Weston Ave., Kendallville 260-347-3440 Noble Hawk Golf Course Noble Hawk is Northeast Indiana's most unique public golf facility with a wide combination of both links and traditional golf. They pride themselves in their scenic course challenged with trees, sand and water. 3005 Noble Hawk Dr., Kendallville 260-349-0900 noblehawk.com

Noble County is home to a growing system of scenic trails equipped for hiking and biking with wheelchair accessibility.

Strawberry Valley Cultural Trail Located in Ligonier, this 5-mile loop trail that goes through Kenney Park is a great place to walk while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Noble Trails Noble Trails is a non-profit that strives to improve the quality of life in Noble County through the development of trails. Explore the Fishing Line Trail which connects the communities of Rome City and Kendallville and extends over 10 miles. These trails are paved and accessible for wheelchairs, biking, and hiking.

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A Different Kind of Golf Whether you're at Bixler Lake in Kendallville or at Hidden Diamonds Park in Albion, enjoy a round of Disc Golf! Instead of aiming a golf ball at a hole, players throw a disc at a chain basket. The sport is played using rules similar to golf on a course of 9 or 18 holes. 7


Farm� & Orchard�

Blossom Hill Orchard Blossom Hill Orchard is a pick-your-own cherry farm. The farm grows 12 varieties of sweet cherries and four varieties of tart cherries. Visitors may pick their own cherries or choose from the selection of pre-picked cherries in the retail market. 421 E Weimer Rd., Avilla 260-347-3682 blossomhillorchard.com Cook’s Bison Ranch Cook's Bison Ranch is a working ranch that was established in 1999. This family-owned and operated farm uses no growth hormones or stimulants and raises almost all of its own hay and grain for feed. Visit their website for a complete listing of tours and meal options. See page 24 for tour information. 5645 E 600 S, Wolcottville 866-382-2356 cooksbisonranch.com

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Fashion Farm This family-owned farm comes alive in the fall. Visit Pumpkin Fantasyland and watch pumpkins come alive like never before! Explore Fashion Farm's pumpkin patches, greenhouses, and gift shops during your visit. Year-round you can find the Fashion Farm restaurant open with delicious homemade meals. See ad below. 1680 Lincolnway W, Ligonier 260-894-4498 fashionfarminc.com Freedom Acres Freedom Acres is an interactive farm experience near the Lincoln Highway and Lake Wawasee. The farm offers basic horse handling, farm tours, animal feedings and caretaking, wooded walking tours, countryside picnics, horse boarding and bookings for 4-H events, and field trips. 3343 N 900 W, Cromwell 260-215-2292 freedomwireinc.com/freedom-acres

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The Lavender Lane This family-owned farm grows, distills, and sells lavender. The lavender is planted in an inviting garden setting which allows visitors to rest and enjoy the nature on the property. While you're at the farm learn about their honey bees, petting farm, and lavender infused products. 2258 E. Northport Rd., Rome City 260-854-4494 thelavenderlane.com


Maple Acres Maple Acres is family-owned and offers tours that teach the history of making maple syrup. Tour the farm and view their nine miles of piping which helps extract maple from 1,500 sugar blocks. Many maple products are made here including syrups, sugars, and creams. See page 24 for tour information. 535 S 500 E, Avilla 260-636-2073 maple-acres.com Robert’s Farm Roberts Farm offers family-friendly experiences in an atmosphere that makes you feel at home. Explore their corn maze, wagon or hayride, pumpkin patch, or sunflower field. This family-owned farm is bound to become a staple in your family’s fall adventures.

DeCamp Gardens DeCamp Gardens is a certified-organic farm and offers a variety of fresh produce, homemade noodles, preserves, and gluten-free items. Their Veggie Bin delivery system delivers fresh produce around Noble County. You can tour their farm and participate in educational experiences year-round. See page 24 for tour information. 1165 N 75 E, Albion 260-636-2924 localharvest.org/decamp-gardens-M50629

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Orchard Hill Farms Orchard Hill Farms has various, delicious fresh-picked apples and an orchard market that features locally produced honey, maple syrup, apple cider, apple butter, apple syrup, apple jelly, apple cider vinegar and apple spice. The farm offers 31 varieties of apples, peaches, pears, plums as well as both sweet and tart cherries. See page 24 for tour information.

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11061 E 415 N, Kendallville 260-347-3682 orchardhillfarms.com Fox Trail Farms This Certified Naturally Grown farm produces over 100 varieties of vegetables, as well as fruits, herbs, flowers, beeswax, honey and hand-crafted personal care products, artisan foods, and preserves. During you visit to Fox Trail Farms, learn about employing solar and wind power on farms. 1272 N 75 E, Albion 574-536-2421

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Don't Miss...

Acres Landtrust Acres Landtrust strives to acquire and own land to protect working land, forests, wetlands, native grasslands, unique geologic formations, and a habitat for rare, threatened and endangered species. With six properties in Noble County, these preserves have various trail lengths and difficulty ratings and are open to the public from dawn to dusk.

1,189 acres of woodlands, wetlands and prairies near Wolf Lake.

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Eight miles of hiking trails open dawn to dusk, free of charge.

Where earth and people meet. Annie Oakley Natural Perfumery Visit one of the only perfumeries in the US, right here in Ligonier. Owner Renee Gabet creates, bottles, and ships all of her products worldwide from her factory in Ligonier. All of Annie Oakley’s products are essential oil-based and come in both men's and women’s scents. See page 24 for tour information. 300 Johnson St., Ligonier 260-894-7219 annieoakley.com Hidden Ego Event & Recreational Facility Located in Kendallville, Hidden Ego is an outdoor recreation center open to visitors of all ages. Here people can enjoy recreational volleyball, cornhole, ping pong, live music, a bar, delicious food, and great times with friends and family. 555 W Ohio St., Kendallville 260-349-5598 hiddenegovball.com

Check our website for upcoming public programs:

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Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center Explore this 1,189-acre nature sanctuary owned by Goshen College. Here you can experience wetlands, prairies, and savanna areas. Visit the website for directions, complete visitor guidelines, and upcoming public programs. 2388 S 500 W, Albion 260-799-5869 goshen.edu/merrylea

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STONE’’S TRACE STONE

Historic Site and Musuem Located on the corner of SR 5 & US 33, 1.5 miles south of Ligonier

Old Jail Museum Managed by the Noble County Historical Society, the Old Jail Museum, built in 1876, encompasses a rich history of Noble County’s jail, school and medical systems. Take a self-guided tour on Saturdays from 1:30pm-4:30pm, available Memorial Day through Labor Day. 215 W Main St., Albion 260-740-8692 noblehistoricalsociety.org

The historic tavern, built by Richard Stone in 1839, is one of the oldest restored buildings in Noble County. Come see local artifacts from the area's prairie days.

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Stone's Trace Pioneer Festival and Fall Rendezvous Sept. 12, 9am-5pm Sept. 13, 10am-4pm

Stone’s Trace Historic Site and Museum Step back in time at Stone’s Tavern and learn about the life of early American settlers and pioneers. Their annual festival, Hearthside Dinner, and summer workshops make Stone’s Trace a great place to learn and explore history. 5111 Lincolnway S, Ligonier stonestrace.com

General U.S. Grant

Join the Fun: Pioneer Craft Vendors, Food, Entertainment Children's Activities and a Civil War Reenactment

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Arts & Theatrďż˝

Fairy Doors Noble County is awash in fairies, gnomes and trolls. Over 20 new fairy and gnome homes can be found in the local cities. Families can improve literacy and be active together as they search for the hidden doors. The community collaboration is sponsored by Activate Noble County, Parkview Noble, Cole Family YMCA, Kendallville Public Library, and various Kendallville businesses. adventurenoblecounty.com

SoZo Art Studio Sozo Art Studio, located in Kendallville, offers an array of artsy products and services. From art lessons, wine and canvas, and prints for your home, owner Peggy Tassler offers it all. 102 S Main St., Kendallville 260-347-5000 sozoartstudio.com

The Strand Theatre Located in Kendallville, this historic theatre first opened in 1880. Today, The Strand Theatre shows two movies with matinee and evening show times. This theatre is affordable and is a great place for family-friendly entertainment. Located next to the theatre, The Alley is home to colorful murals as well as outdoor seating for dining or gathering with friends. 221 S Main St., Kendallville 260-347-3558 • strand-theatre.com 12


Murals Explore several beautiful murals located throughout each community in Noble County. These colorful murals express the culture and history of Noble County and show you why it is a great place to call home!

Ligonier Murals The city of Ligonier is flooded with over 30 murals that express the city’s art, culture, and history. Take a self-guided tour of the city to explore Ligonier’s downtown district. ligonier-in.org 13


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Overnightďż˝ Come and stay awhile! Noble County has a variety of accommodations for your overnight stay. Check in at any one of our fabulous hotels, sleep under the stars at one of our campgrounds, or cozy up in one of our quaint Bed & Breakfasts.

Bed and Breakfasts Kimmell House Inn 1397 N US 33, Kimmell 260-635-2193 kimmellhouseinn.com See ad on page 20

Brick Ark Inn Bed & Breakfast

Brick Ark Inn Bed & Breakfast

Mirror Lake Bed & Breakfast

Enjoy your favorite breakfast on your schedule

Mirror Lake Bed & Breakfast Mirror Lake offers a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities and packages to enjoy fishing, hunting and horseback riding. 11463 N CR 150 W, Rome City 260-854-4675 mirrorlakebb.com

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Hotels

Best Western This large hotel is located off of US 6 and makes getting to the fairgrounds or Sports Complex a breeze. 621 Professional Way, Kendallville 260-347-5263 bestwestern.com/innkendallville

Solomon Mier Manor

Solomon Mier Manor Stay in one of the Victorian mansion's beautifully decorated rooms with antique furnishings, and get a glimpse into their rich history. Located near downtown Ligonier. 508 S Cavin St., Ligonier • 260-894-3668 • smmanor.com

1431 W North St., Kendallville 260-347-3500

Camping and Cabins Deer Lake Campground Enjoy this scenic lakeview during your stay in Kimmell. 6790 W 100 N, Kimmell 260-856-3095

Chain O' Lakes Cabin

Chain O’ Lakes State Park Enter an outdoor oasis during your stay. Spend a day on the lake or explore miles of forested trails. 2355 E CR 75 S, Albion 260-636-2654 in.gov/dnr/parklake/2987.htm

Cottonwood Campground Enjoy this quiet campground located off of US highway 6 in Ligonier. 1767 US 6, Ligonier 574-457-4389

Economy Inn The Economy Inn provides great accommodations off of US 6 near Parkview Hospital in Noble County.

Rodeway Inn Staying at the Rodeway Inn makes weekend tournaments at the Sports Complex a breeze to get to. 1917 Dowling St., Kendallville 260-343-0000

Hidden Diamonds Park Campground Hidden Diamonds Park Campground offers primitive and full hookup sites. Enjoy nearby attractions like Chain O’ Lakes State Park and Black Pine Animal Sanctuary. 200 Weber Rd, Albion 260-636-2246 albion-in.org/departments/parks/index.php

Kendallville Campground Explore local parks, Bixler Lake, and be near the Sports Complex during tournament weekends. 1650 Lake Park Dr., Kendallville 260-242-6898 kendallville-in.org/departments/park/blp.aspx 19


Bed and Breakfast, Tea Room and Café

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Eatďż˝ From historical, local favorites to fine dining, Noble County has a variety of eateries to experience. Dive in and enjoy the many unique places Noble County has to offer. There is a place perfect for every occasion! During your stay, grab a bite to eat and enjoy delicious food with small-town charm.

Local Eats The Breakfast House Enjoy your breakfast favorites at an affordable price in a casual atmosphere. Be sure to grab the fan favorite, biscuits and gravy while you’re here. 323 S Main St., Kendallville 260-343-0832

One10 West Main Enjoy a finer dining experience with a unique menu. With a full bar and daily specials, this small-town restaurant is a friendly place to dine. 110 W Main St., Albion 260-636-8965 one10westmain.com

St. James Restaurant This former hotel is now home to the oldest restaurant in Northeast Indiana. St. James has been voted to have the best chicken, soup, and steak in the area. 204 E Albion St., Avilla 260-897-2114 stjamesavilla.com

Twin Six This small-town restaurant is bursting with flavor. They have been serving up comforting foodie favorites since 1967. 101 S Main St., Wolcottville 260-854-2002 twinsixrestaurant.com 21


Sweet� & Treat�

Blue Heron Ice Cream Shop Grab some hard scoop ice cream in a variety of flavors or explore their menu with milkshakes, sundaes, or a huge banana split.

Kimmell House Inn Tea Room This elegant and relaxed atmosphere allows you and your friends to enjoy fresh tea, finger sandwiches, fresh baked scones, and fresh cakes.

Sweet Tooth Chocolates This small chocolate shop has the finest chocolate treats around. Grab a famous maple cream while they’re open from November to springtime.

107 S Main St., Kendallville 260-242-5395

1397 N US 33, Kimmell 260-635-2193 kimmellhouseinn.com

2089 W North St., Kendallville 260-349-1568 sweettoothchocolates.net

The Cougar Cone Enjoy premium hand-dipped ice cream or all beef hot dogs and coney dogs at this off the road ice cream stand. 118 E Main St., Albion 260-636-2500

Gabriela’s European Bakery & More Enjoy homemade desserts with themes from American and European traditions. Pick up freshly baked bread, pastries, cookies, or a cake for your next occasion. 204 S Cavin St., Ligonier 260-221-0622

JR’s Dari Sweet Drive Inn Drive by for some yummy ice cream or delicious food. Gather with friends and family and enjoy the fun, drive-in atmosphere. 1066 S US 33, Wolf Lake 260-635-2045

Sundaes on Sylvan Enjoy the lakeside view and a sweet treat during the hot Indiana summers. While you’re here, try the Big Kahuna challenge with your friends! 253 Kelly St., Rome City 260-854-4815 sundaesonsylvan.com

WhatchamaCAKES This women-owned, womenoperated bakery offers the biggest, freshest cookies in town. While you’re here, grab a sandwich and soup, some of the best coffee in town and of course, beautifully decorated and delicious cakes! 201 S Main St., Kendallville 260-350-2494 fb.com/WhatchamaCAKESkville

Testimonies Bakery Testimonies Bakery is a locallyowned bakery that specializes in a variety of baked goods. They can easily accommodate vegan, gluten-free, or food sensitive allergies. 108 E Albion St., Avilla 260-897-9100

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Wineďż˝ & Brewďż˝ Albion Ale House Located in downtown Albion, the Albion Ale House not only serves a variety of craft beers but also delicious food. With dine-in and carry-out services, the Ale House will accommodate you in any circumstance. 108 S Orange St., Albion 260-636-2446

Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard Country Heritage Winery offers a well-rounded variety of wines, from dry reds and whites to sweet and fruity. Each wine is crafted with high-quality fruit and produced on site. Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard

0185 CR 68, LaOtto 260-637-2980 countryheritagewinery.com

Harry Stuff Brewing Co. Located in Wawaka, this family-owned, family-inspired brewery is a great place to sit back with family and friends and enjoy the natural countryside of Northeast Indiana. 4319 W US 6, Wawaka 260-350-9137 harrystuffbrewing.com

LaOtto Brewing LaOtto Brewing serves fine beer along with quality interpretations of their favorite sandwiches, small plates, and other deliciously satisfying fare. 202 S Main St., LaOtto 260-897-3360 laottobrewing.com

Sylvan Cellars Sylvan Cellar features a vast selection of handcrafted cocktails, craft beer, and a wine list from all over the globe. 2725 E Northport Rd., Rome City 260-854-9463 sylvancellars.com

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Group� & Tour�

Explore our: 5 Parks • Fairy doors Sylvan Lake and West Lakes • Fishing Line Trail • Library Annie Oakley Natural Perfumery Annie Oakley offers 45-minute tours that take you throughout their unique perfume store and factory. During the tour, you will learn about the production of various fragrances and products. Handicap accessible. Black Pine Animal Sanctuary Get up close and personal with lions, bears, monkeys, and exotic birds during a guided tour. Cook’s Bison Ranch Tours include a 30-minute wagon ride around the farm, a brief history lesson of the bison, and a question and answer session at the end. DeCamp Gardens DeCamp Gardens offers group tours guided on golf carts. During the tour, participants can take a stroll through the gardens and taste the produce. Mid-America Windmill Museum The Windmill Museum offers guided tours that take participants through their exhibit of 52 windmills. During the tour, you will learn about the history of these windmills as well as their significance in our world today. Orchard Hill Farms The 1-hour Orchard Hill Farms tour explores acres of apple trees as well as the indoor processing facilities on the farm. In addition to guided tours, there are several self-guided tours offered in Noble County. To learn more about additional tours, check out

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2020 Calendar April 1 – Gene Stratton-Porter Historic Site Opens 25 – Sundaes on Sylvan Opens May 8 – Spring Fling July 3 – 4 – 10 – 11 –

Lyrics at Lakeside Park Fireworks on Sylvan Lake Car Show at Sylvan Cellars Poker Run on Sylvan Lake

Aug. 7 – Lyrics at Lakeside Park 8 – Parade 9 – Boat Parade on Sylvan Lake Nov. 20 – Tree Lighting for the Holidays 21 – Lakeside Holidays Rome City Chamber of Commerce provides a reliable network of community partners that are honest, caring, helpful and focused on the needs of others.

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Bluegrass Festival

Festivals & Event� Explore upcoming events and festivals happening all year long in Noble County. Find events from bluegrass, live music, county fairs, summer festivals and much more!

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Huesman Amusement Car Show Band Brothers Dave and Rae Band Parade Fireworks Show Much More

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Fairy, Gnome, and Troll Festival

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Bluegrass Festival Join in a weekend of musical celebration of folk tradition. Whether you play music, want to listen, or aspire to learn, the Bluegrass Festival will be exciting for the whole family. Noble County Fairgrounds Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend bluegrassusa.net/nibga-festival Fairy, Gnome, and Troll Festival Dress up and join your fellow fairies, gnomes, and trolls in downtown Kendallville. With fun foods, crafts, and live performances, your family will not want to miss out on this experience. Downtown Kendallville adventurenoblecounty.com

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Avilla Freedom Festival See ad to the left.

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Chain O’ Lakes Festival Support and learn about Noble County’s state park during the annual Chain O’ Lakes Festival. This spring celebration is fun for the whole family. Courthouse Square fb.com/colfestival

JULY and AUGUST Chautauqua Days Enjoy a parade, live music, food, and games for kids. Rome City townofromecity.org Noble County Fair Celebrate all Noble County has to offer during their annual fair. Enjoy traditional fair foods, rides, and tons of activities for the kids. Noble County Fairgrounds noblecountyfair.org Onion Days Join Wolf Lake in celebrating their history through their annual festival. Wolf Lake fb.com/wolflakeoniondays Patriotic Pops Enjoy live music from the Fort Wayne Philharmonic at Bixler Lake to celebrate the Fourth of July. Bixler Lake Park kendallville-in.org


Noble County Fair

SEPTEMBER

Bluegrass Festival Held 2 times a year. See the May listing on previous page. Cromwell Days Celebrate summertime at the annual Cromwell Days festival. Cromwell fb.com/cromwelldays Harvest Festival Celebrate friends, family, and fun during this annual fall festival. Noble County Saddle Club fb.com/albionharvestfest Marshmallow Festival Join Ligonier in celebrating their rich history during the Marshmallow Festival. Grab yummy food and enjoy traditional fair rides during this event. Downtown Ligonier marshmallowfestival.com

Stone’s Trace Pioneer Festival

OCTOBER

Apple Festival Celebrate life in the 1800s during the Apple Festival. Enjoy a variety of foods cooked over an open fire and crafts from various local vendors. Bring your kids to enjoy the kids' corner and reenactments of lifestyle practices from the 1800s. Noble County Fairgrounds First full weekend in October kendallvilleapplefestival.com

DECEMBER

Windmill Winter Wonderland Watch the only Windmill Museum east of the Mississippi River transform into a winter wonderland. Enjoy an elaborate light display, craft vendors, and warm beverages during this beautiful light celebration. Mid-America Windmill Museum First two weekends in December midamericawindmillmuseum.org

Pumpkin Fantasyland Enjoy an elaborate display of painted pumpkins and watch your favorite storylines come to life at Fashion Farm Inc. While you’re there, grab pumpkins, mums, or pumpkinflavored goodies. Fashion Farm Inc. Month of October fashionfarminc.com

Stone’s Trace Pioneer Festival Celebrate early American life through educational simulations, crafts, and demonstrations at Stone’s Trace Historic Site. Stone’s Trace Historic Site stonestrace.com

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Noble County's ALL NEW Visitor Guide 2020  

Noble County is a destination where nature rejuvenates you. With a state park, miles of trails, and 117 lakes, this is a peaceful place to u...

Noble County's ALL NEW Visitor Guide 2020  

Noble County is a destination where nature rejuvenates you. With a state park, miles of trails, and 117 lakes, this is a peaceful place to u...