Dust off that bike or pull on the sneakers and get out to enjoy the beauty of the Wayne County countryside during Labor Day weekend. Did you know you can get on the trail in downtown Richmond and ride all the way to Marion? Don't forget to sign up for the BikeTOURberfest Ride, held on September 26th!
September's busy festival season is upon us! September 11th-13th is the Starr Gennett's Richmond Music Festival, Wayne County Historical Museum celebrates the 50th year for the Heritage Festival, Cambridge City hosts Canal Days, and Sunsplash welcomes back students at Earlham College, with headliner, Nappy Roots.
While not a traditional college town, with five institutions of higher learning, we're definitely an "education town"! Students at Ivy Tech, IU East, Earlham, Purdue, Earlham School of Religion and Bethany Theological Seminary began classes last week. Please welcome them with our traditional, warm Hoosier Hospitality!
Begin your holiday weekend with a relaxing stroll through Richmond's Depot District while you enjoy looking at all the beautiful automobiles during the First Friday Cruise In. Free parking for all cars and spectators are free! For more information, call 765.220.0938.
Fresh produce is in abundant supply at local farmer's markets. Richmond's Farmer's Market is located in the parking lot across from Morrisson-Reeves Library on Saturday morning from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This week, in addition to the market, the Harvest Festival will have fun free kids crafts and activities, an inflatable obstacle course, and more! Nettle Creek Valley Farmer's Market is open on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. They are located in the Hagerstown Elementary School parking lot at 299 North Sycamore Street.
Coon Hunters from around the country gather at the Wayne County Fairgrounds on Labor Day weekend (September 3-6) for a weekend of hunting, bench shows and story swapping. The public is invited to stroll the grounds, shop the vendor booths, and see award-winning hunting dogs.
Explore the current exhibit at Leeds Gallery in Runyon Center, Earlham College, the collaborative photographs of Emma Powell and Kirsten Hoving. The Gallery is open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily. Free. For more information, call 765.983.1474.
|Location:||East Central Indiana, USA|
Highest Point in Indiana
|Mail:||50 North 5th St.
Richmond, IN 47374
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