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TBA through October
INDIANAPOLIS (Central)
Africa Celebration '98: "The Spirit of a Continent"
Various locations. See January TBA listing for details.

TBA through November
INDIANAPOLIS (Central)
Hoosier State Games
Various locations. See June TBA listing for details.

1-2 Hoosier Artist
CHESTERTON (Northern)
Chesterton Art & Crafts Fair
Hawthorne Park. The 40th year for this prestigious gathering of 135 artists in this juried fine art and craft fair. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Minakshi Ghuman, (219) 926-4711.

1-2
COLFAX (Western)
Ole Hickory Days
Downtown & Main Street. See July 31 listing for details.

1
EVANSVILLE (Southern)
Evansville Riverfest
Riverside Drive. See July 29 listing for details.

1
HARLAN (Eastern)
51st Harlan Days
Community Park. See July 30 listing for details.

1-2
LAFAYETTE (Western)
Hot Summer Nights Festival
Various locations. See July 24 listing for details.

1-2
LEROY (Northern)
Stoney Run Bluegrass Festival
Stoney Run Country Park. The best bluegrass music around! Food concessions, playground, children's games. Fishing and camping available. 9 am-7:30 pm. Adm. Chg. Jim Cadwell, (219) 769-PARK.

1
MARKLEVILLE (Eastern)
Markleville Adams
Township Jamboree
Community Park. See July 29 listing for details.

1
NEW CASTLE (Eastern)
Appalachian Festival
Westminster Community Center. Sweet sounds: live bluegrass, country, gospel, and contemporary music. Promenadors, cloggers. Various booths; homemade meals. 10 am-8 pm. No Adm. Chg. Rev. Craig M. Davis, (765) 529-5124.

1-2 Hoosier Artist
OWENSBURG (South Central)
Founders Day Festival
Main Street. Arts and crafts, flea market, free live music. Parade 2 p.m. on Sat. Homecoming in the park Sun. afternoon. 9 am-9 pm. No Adm. Chg. Anne Hirth, (812) 863-7919.

1-2
OWENSVILLE (Southern)
Watermelon Festival
Downtown. See July 31 listing for details.

1-16
ROME CITY (Eastern)
Gene Stratton-Porter
Chautauqua Days
Sylvan Lake. See July 31 listing for details.

1
SOUTH BEND (Northern)
Firefly Festival for the Performing Arts
Robert J. Fischgrund Center for Performing Arts. See June 13 listing for details.

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LAWRENCEBURG (South Central)
Tri-State Antique Market
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. See May 3 listing for details.

4-8
OAKLAND CITY (Southern)
Sweet Corn Festival
Wirth Park. Kickoff parade, free entertain-ment nightly, rides, kids'day (Sat.), fried chicken and smoked pork chop dinners, corn dipped in real butter! Tues-Fri: 5-10 pm; Sat: 4-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). Alvetta Wallace, (812) 749-4464.

5-8 Hoosier Artist
DELPHI (Western)
Carroll County Old Settlers' Celebration
113 S. Washington. Large street fair with carnival, craft booths, art show. Also nightly entertainment, pioneer village, museum tours. Thur. fish fry! Wed-Fri: 5-11 pm. Sat: 10 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Tom Gray, (765) 564-3034.

5-8
TELL CITY (Southern)
Schweizer Fest
Hall Park. Celebrate this town's Swiss-German heritage with authentic food, Brau Garten, nightly entertainment, amusement rides, and market. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. Donna Adams, (812) 547-2385.

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UNION CITY (Eastern)
Farmer Merchant Days
Various locations. Lots to do: arts and crafts, flea market, entertainment, melodrama, go-cart races, midway, concessions, mini-tractor pull, much more! No Adm. Chg. Chamber of Commerce, (765) 964-5409.

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NORTH MANCHESTER (Eastern)
North Manchester Funfest
Main Street Square. Fri. night street dance, car show with 250+ cars. Also crafts, entertainment for all ages, parade, basketball tournaments, more. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. Brian Wagnor, (219) 982-4919.

7-9
ANDREWS (Eastern)
Andrews Western Days
Downtown. Dress appropriately for the old West! Old-fashioned games for children, chuck wagon meals, parade, Nashville band. Fri: 5-10 pm; Sat: 10 am-11 pm. Sun. 10 am community church service followed by a hog roast. No Adm. Chg. Van Juillerat, (219) 786-3848.

7-9
BLUFFTON (Eastern)
Wheels of Yesteryear Antique Power Show & Pioneer Festival
Wells County 4-H Park. Pre-1840 encampment with active trading, pioneer crafts. Antique tractor and engine show, tractor pulls, flea market, auction, food, entertainment, more. Fri-Sat: 8 am-dark; Sun: 9 am-3 pm. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). Rolland R. Myers, (219) 565-3217.

7-9 Hoosier Artist
CONVERSE (Eastern)
Converse Sesquicentennial
Throughout the town. Celebrating 150 years as a town! Parade, community picnic, fish fry, variety acts, carnival, crafts, tractor pull, sports, more. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. Donna Mooneyhan, (765) 395-3459.

7-9 Hoosier Artist
GARRETT (Eastern)
Garrett Heritage Festival
Heritage Park. A variety of dealers offer antiques, railroad collectibles, crafts. Also games, entertainment, contests. Railroad Museum tours. 8 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Pat Bartels, (219) 357-4123.

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MUNCIE (Eastern)
Summer Heat
Muncie/Delaware County Airport. See 45 glorious hot air balloons rise! Also air shows, entertainment, art and craft booths, much more. Fri: 4-11 pm; Sat: 11 am-11 pm; Sun: 11 am-6 pm. Adm. Chg. Victoria Veach, (317) 284-2700.

7-8
PIERCETON (Northern)
Pierceton Days
Brower Park. Hot times with a classic car show, garage sales, parade, cake walk. Cool off with a free watermelon feast! 7 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Brenda J. Whitaker, (219) 594-5557.

7-9
RUSHVILLE (Eastern)
Pioneer Engineer Club of Indiana, Annual Steam Show
Rush County Conservation Club. See how antique farm machinery works; operators explain the intricacies. Also craft demonstrations, music, dance, large flea market. 7 am-10 pm. Adm. Chg. Dale Sorber, (765) 938-1047.

7-8
SCOTTSBURG (Southern)
Scottsburg Beautification
Pig Roast in the Park
Beechwood Park. A porcine celebration: hog calling contest, pig kissing, hog roast. Also live music, dancing, sports tourneys, more food! Fri: 6-10 pm; Sat: 9 am-9 pm. Adm. Chg. to some events. Kelly Neuhauser, (812) 752-4343.

7-8
ZOAR (Southern)
Zoar Mosquito Fest!
United Methodist Church grounds. Food, country store, old-fashioned games, wiffleball tourney, homemade ice cream, nightly entertainment. Fri: 4-11 pm; Sat: 6:30 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Ralph E. Hemmer, (812) 536-2920.

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BATESVILLE (South Central)
Batesville Fire & Rescue Festival
Liberty Park. Follow the parade to great food, refreshments, amusements, games, raffles, music, and fun for the whole family! 1 pm-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Denis Schutte, (812) 934-3385.

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DEMOTTE (Northern)
Touch of Dutch Arts
& Crafts Festival
DeMotte Elementary School & Freedom Park. Start with a pancake breakfast; 5K walk/run. Stay for the large arts and crafts festival, parade. 6 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Diane Marzynski, (219) 987-6502.

8
EVANSVILLE (Southern)
Rainforest Festival
Mesker Park Zoo. Journey through four continents to learn about the endangered habitat of the rainforest. Rainforest games, hands-on crafts, displays, animals. 10 am-3 pm. Adm. Chg. Lee Ann Eakins, (812) 428-0715.

8-9
FORT WAYNE (Eastern)
Muddy River Run Car Show
Allen County Fairgrounds. Huge car show with 1100 street rods. Auto swap meet also. Proceeds go to Turnstone. Sat: 8 am-5 pm; Sun: 8 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Richard Sordieliet, (219) 497-0161.

8-9
GOSHEN (Northern)
Goshen Airshow
Municipal Airport. Large show featuring civilian, military, and historical aircraft. Jet areobatics and military jet demonstrations also. 8:30 am-5:30 pm. Adm. Chg. Dennis Kane, (219) 295-3177.

8-9 Hoosier Artist
ROCKVILLE (Western)
Parke County Arts & Crafts Days
Billie Creek Village. Over 40 crafters demonstrate and exhibit their handmade wares. Visit over 30 historical buildings; also horse-pulled wagon rides. 11 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Doug Weisheit, (765) 569-3430.

11-15 Hoosier Artist
ODON (South Central)
Old Settlers Days
City Park. Carnival, exhibits, nightly music, famous fish sandwiches! 50-year club on Fri. Kids' Day, drawings for bicycles, cash, savings bonds on Sat. Tues-Fri: 5 pm-close. Sat: all day. No Adm. Chg. Thelma or Paul Moore, (812) 636-4460.

12-23
INDIANAPOLIS (Central)
Indiana State Fair
Indiana State Fairgrounds. See page 79 for details.

13-15 Hoosier Artist
BROWNSBURG (Central)
Brownsburg's 150-Year Celebration
Grounds of Brownsburg High School. Old-time contests, live entertainment, historical style show, hot air balloon rides, craft booths, food, parade, fireworks, much more! Thur-Fri: 6-10 pm; Sat: 9 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Melanie Myers, (317) 852-7885.

13-16
COLUMBUS (South Central)
Gospel Music Festival
The Commons. Get into the Spirit of things! Free celebration of gospel music. Local and regional groups perform live. Thur-Sat: 7-9 pm; Sun: 2-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Deborah Lane Nelson, (812) 376-2539.

13-16 Hoosier Artist
DENVER (Eastern)
Denver Community Lions Festival
Community Park. Family fun! Crafts, games, food booths, car show, horse pull, tractor pulls, entertainment, parade. Thur-Fri: 6-11 pm; Sat: 9 am-11 pm. Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Everett Manning, (765) 985-3266.

13-15 Hoosier Artist
ELWOOD (Eastern)
Ellwood Glass Festival e
Callaway Park. Glass factory tours, craft and flea markets, food, carnival, volksmarch, quilt show, giant parade, car show, and much more. Pat Bollinger or Bill McQuitty, (765) 552-0180.

13-16
SOUTH BEND (Northern)
44th Annual Midwest RV & Outdoor Super Show & RV Rally
University of Notre Dame's Joyce Center. See page 82 for details.

13-15 Hoosier Artist
VAN BUREN (Eastern)
Van Buren Popcorn Festival e
Downtown. Popcorn goodies, 150+ unit parade, 100+ booths, crafts, free entertainment, children's activities, cruise-in, line dancing, much more! Thur-Fri: 6-11 pm; Sat: 8 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Jim or Carolyn Lee, (765) 934-4888.

14-15 Hoosier Artist
CAMDEN (Western)
Camden Lions Tractor
Pull & Fun Fest
Camden-Jackson Township Park. A beautiful park setting for a craft show, bingo, festival food, softball tournaments, farm stock, antique tractor pull. Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat: 11 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Tom Gray, (219) 686-2634.

14-15 Hoosier Artist
HOWE (Northern)
Howe Days
Village Square. Nostalgic festival featuring a historic walking tour, parade, entertainment, food, arts and crafts. 10 am-close. No Adm. Chg. Karen Frischkorn, (800) 354-8090.

14-16
INDIANAPOLIS (Central)
Circle City Camaro Celebration II
Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Huge display of all models, years, and styles of Camaros that were ever made. Activities for the whole family. Fri: 11 am-9 pm; Sat: 9 am-9 pm; Sun: 9 am-noon. No Adm. Chg. Doug Aldridge, (317) 787-0648.

14-16 Hoosier Artist
MEDARYVILLE (Northern)
Medaryville Community
Potato Fest
Downtown. Serving up spuds with all imaginable toppings, curly fries, other potato creations. Parade, craft booths, auto show, flea market. Vicky Alva, (219) 843-3371.

14-16 Hoosier Artist
OSCEOLA (Northern)
Osceola Bluegrass Festival
Fern Hershberger Park. Furious fiddlin' at this best of bluegrass festival! Fri. evening jam session. Food, craft booths also. Fri: 7-10:30 pm; Sat: 9 am-10:30 pm; Sun: 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Tom Krueger, (219) 674-8878.

14-16 Hoosier Artist
VALPARAISO (Northern)
Renaissance Times Festival e
Porter County Exposition Center. Period actors, artisans re-create life in the 1500s: jousting, hunting, sewing, kids' crafts, theatrical and musical performances, merriment and revelry! Hours vary. Adm. Chg. Ann Weitgenant, (219) 464-9621.

15-16
AURORA (South Central)
5th Annual Civil War
Re-enactment
U.S. 50 at Aurora. Relive Morgan's raid through Dearborn County. Over 150 re-enactors involved. Also settlers selling wares and clothing. 9 am- 9 pm; battles start at 2 pm. No Adm. Chg. Roger R. Potraffke, Sr., (812) 744-3288.

15-16
BOURBON (Northern)
Bourbon Summerfest
Town Park. A great street fair, complete with Parade of Lights. Softball, volleyball, kiddie tractor pull, fireworks Saturday evening, car show Sunday. 9 am-close. No Adm. Chg. Chris King, (219) 342-2001.

15
HOLTON (South Central)
Ripley Flywheelers Reunion
Off U.S. 50, at end of 800W. Old-fashioned day with exhibits of antique engines, tractors, memorabilia. 10 am-close. No Adm. Chg. Wanda English Burnett, (812) 689-7340.

15-16 Hoosier Artist
LEBANON (Central)
American Indian Council's 16th Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds. Native American dancing, singing, food, arts and crafts. Dancing Saturday at 1:30 pm & 7:30 pm; Sunday 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Festival hours: Sat: 10:30 am-close; Sun: 10:30 am-4:30 pm. Adm. Chg. Nancy Malatrerie, (765) 482-3315 or Susie Deem, (317) 545-5057.

15
MADISON (South Central)
2nd Annual Midsummer
Garden Tour
Various locations. Stroll through more than 20 residential gardens in Madison's beautiful 133-block historic district. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. (donation). Dwight Werner, (812) 265-2799.

15-16 Hoosier Artist
MICHIGAN CITY (Northern)
Lakefront Art Festival
Washington Park. Large juried art show featuring more than 100 artists from over 15 states. Wood, pottery, glass, and more. Food, entertainment. Sat: 10 am-6 pm; Sun: 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Barbara Stodola, (219) 874-4900.

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MONTICELLO (Western)
Heritage Lakes Festival. . .
in the Heartland
Downtown. Art show, quality crafts, Glimpses from the Past, historical celebration, entertainment, food from the Heartland, lake activities, farmers' market, tournaments. 8 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Janet Dold, (219) 583-7220.

15-16 Hoosier Artist
PERRYSVILLE (Western)
Skinner Farm Museum & Village Steam & Gas Show
4 mi. West of Perrysville on S.R. 32. Visit ten historic buildings depicting life from 1826 to 1900. See rare farm machines, threshing, sawing. Crafts, food. Exotic farm animals. 8 am-6 pm. Adm. Chg. Norman Skinner, (765) 793-4079.

15-16
REDKEY (Eastern)
16th Annual Gas Boom
Days Festival
Downtown historic district. Celebrate the late 19th century natural gas boom with an old-fashioned parade, musical entertainment, square dancing, king/queen contest, food. Sat: 9 am-midnight; Sun: 9 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Redkey Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc., (765) 369-2736.

15 Hoosier Artist
VALPARAISO (Northern)
Sunset Hill Music Festival
Sunset Hill Farm County Park. A celebration of American music with a mini-carnival for kids; also arts and crafts, food court. Noon- 6 pm. Adm. Chg. Allen Pease, (219) 465-3641 or (219) 465-3586.

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SELMA (Eastern)
Billie Bird Festival
Lions building & grounds. This community effort to raise funds for charity features rides, food, games, crafts, music, and bingo. Wed.-Fri: evenings; Sat: all day. No Adm. Chg. George Roberts, (765) 286-9575.

20-23
SHIRLEY (Eastern)
Shirley Founders Days
Town Park. Cloggers, singers; flea market, antique and hobby shows; circus, donkey baseball. Try the "railroad special" sandwich at the food booths! 6-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Beverly Estell, (765) 737-6000.

21-22 Hoosier Artist
BEDFORD (South Central)
Mum's the Word
Lawrence County Courthouse Square. Art exhibits inside the courthouse; craft booths on the lawn; food, games, live music; hundreds of chrysanthemums for sale. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Steve Wyatt, (812) 275-8047.

21-22 Hoosier Artist
BOWLING GREEN (Western)
Old Settlers Reunion
Old courthouse square. Jonah fish fry, horse pull, crafts, flea markets, quilt show, country store, stage entertainment. 4 pm-close. No Adm. Chg. Paul Schiele, (812) 986-2945.

21-23 Hoosier Artist
GREENSBURG (South Central)
Power of the Past
Decatur County Fairgrounds. Antique farm machinery show, steam engines on display and at work, tractor pulls, horse events, flea market, crafts, fiddling contest. 8 am-9 pm. Adm. Chg. Dale Wilson, (812) 663-9224.

21-23 Hoosier Artist
KENTLAND (Western)
Kentland Days
Courthouse Square. History is the focus: music, kiddie tractor pull, ice cream social, quilt show, antique raffle, flea markets, street dance, games. Fri: 5-10 pm; Sat: 8 am-11 pm; Sun: 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Allysce Witman, (219) 474-5610.

21-29 Hoosier Artist
SHELBYVILLE (Central)
Bears of Blue River Festival
Downtown Circle. Free family togetherness event! Nightly entertainment, children's day, medical day, parade, crafts, flea market. Weekdays: 4-10 pm; Sat.-Sun. all day. No Adm. Chg. Leroy Whitcher, (317) 392-6246.

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CUTLER (Western)
Rodgers Rangers Rendezvous e
Grounds of Adams Mill. History comes alive with re-enactments from the French and Indian War. Talk to blanket traders, musicians, entertainers, merchants. 11 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Barbara Cottingham, (765) 463-7893.

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INDIANAPOLIS (Central)
Reptiles, Etc.
Indiana State Museum. See wild birds; hold frogs, snakes, and turtles. Discover wildlife and learn about conservation. 10 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Jessica Crawford, (317) 232-1637.

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LAFAYETTE (Western)
Wild West Fest
Riehle Plaza. Relive the days when the West was largely unsettled! Cowboy shootouts, carriage rides, saloon, live entertainment, food. 4 pm-midnight. Adm. Chg. Julie Pope, (765) 742-2313.

22-23
LAGRANGE (Northern)
David Rogers Days, Pioneer Living History Festival
David Rogers Park. See demonstrations of skills from 19th century life. Also folk music, storytelling, crafters, folk dancing, other entertainment. Sat: 10 am-7 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Scott Beam, (219) 463-4022.

22-23 Hoosier Artist
MAUCKPORT (Southern)
Riverfest
Mauckport Park. Demonstrations of old-time skills, log saw contest. Arts and crafts booths, street dance, kids' contests, antique vehicles, parade. Sat: 9 am-1 am; Sun: 8:30 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Thelma Crosier, (812) 732-4771.

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RICHMOND (Eastern)
IU East Staff Council Craft Fair
I.U. East, Whitewater Hall. Features only true hand-crafted items. Proceeds go towards a scholarship that's awarded annually. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Star Johnson, (765) 973-8349.

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RISING SUN (South Central)
Taste of Southeast Indiana
Front Street. Restaurants, organizations, and individuals showcase their homegrown specialty dishes at this street fair. Enjoy the scenic Ohio River, live music. Noon-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. RS/OC CTVB, Inc. (888) RSNG-SUN.

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ROANOKE (Eastern)
Taste of Roanoke
Main Street. Restaurants and local vendors sell tastes of their best cuisine for 50 cents. Live music, street dance; relax and enjoy! 4-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Marylin M. Hoy, (219) 672-3315.

22-23 Hoosier Artist
ROLLING PRAIRIE (Northern)
Old Farmers' Fest
Downtown. Homegrown fun with crafts, food, tractor pulls, displays and demonstrations of antique machines. 9:30 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dade Surma, (219) 778-2591.

22-23 Hoosier Artist
SPENCER (Western)
Antique Train & Car Festival
Downtown Square. Take a steam train excursion from Indianapolis to Spencer. Train robbery at 4 pm daily! Also craft fair, antique cars. 8 am-6 pm. Adm. Chg. for train ride only. Deb or Les Jordan, (812) 829-6146.

22-23
VALPARAISO (Northern)
Midwest Corvette & Chevy Show Swap & Auction
Porter County Expo Center. Big swap, car show, collectors' cars, auction, giant food fest, and beer garden. 8 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Mario Alvarez, (219) 464-9918.

22-23 Hoosier Artist
VINCENNES (South Central)
Watermelon Festival '98: A Homegrown Knox County Tradition
Patrick Henry Drive & Main Street. Free watermelon, games, pageants, food sidewalk sales, 3-on-3 basketball, 5K run, arts and crafts; visit historic sites nearby. 10 am-7 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dave Keifer, (812) 882-6440.

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WABASH (Eastern)
Herb Festival of Wabash
Paradise Spring Park. Vendor booths represent growers, users, dryers, products made from herbs, landscaping. Hands-on demonstrations. 9 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Pat Lynn, (219) 563-5753.

22-23
WARSAW (Northern)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Car
& Truck Show
Petro's GM Showplace. Hog roast, 50s/60s sock hop and cruise-in on Saturday evening. Pancake breakfast, car/truck/motorcycle shows on Sunday. 7 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Beth Martin-Donovan, (888) 456-1600, ext. 104.

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FRANKLIN (Central)
Indiana Masonic Home Festival
Grounds of Masonic Home. Great food, crafts, live entertainment, Shrine parade (with other units), antique tractor pull, field demonstrations. 9 am-3 pm. No Adm. Chg. Mike Lennis, (317) 736-6141.

26-30 Hoosier Artist
PORTLAND (Eastern)
Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Jay County Fairgrounds. Tremendous showing of antique engines, tractors. Also arts and crafts, antiques and collectibles, food and entertainment. Camping available. Hours vary. Adm. Chg. Ken Doherty, (219) 368-7518.

27-30 Hoosier Artist
VEVAY (South Central)
Swiss Wine Festival e
Paul Ogle Riverfront Park. Celebrate Vevay's heritage with food, entertainment, wine tasting, arts and crafts, grape stomp, riverboat cruises, parade, amusement rides, athletic events. Thur-Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat: 11 am-midnight; Sun: 11 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Ann Mulligan, (800) HELLO-VV.

28-29 Hoosier Artist
BIPPUS (Eastern)
Bippus Days
Downtown. Country cookin', hometown hospitality! Friday fish fry; car show. Saturday pancake breakfast, parade, art show, craft booths, children's activities. Fri: 4:30-9 pm; Sat: 7 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Angie Rittenhouse, (219) 344-1357.

28-29
CEDAR GROVE (South Central)
Cedar Grove Firemen's Festival
Throughout the town. Fish fry, fried chicken, refreshments, food, games, rides. Win a new car! Noon-midnight. No Adm. Chg. Keith Brown, (765) 647-5528.

28-30 Hoosier Artist
EVANSVILLE (Southern)
Evansville Iron Street Rod
Frog Follies
Vanderburgh 4-H Center. One of the biggest car shows and swap meets in the Midwest. Souped-up hot rods galore, concessions, craft fair. Sat: 8 am-4 p m; Sun: 8 am-2 pm. Adm. Chg. Bob Bell, (812) 477-3225.

28-30
FONTANET (Western)
Fontanet Bean Dinner
Holloway Grove. Serving up 2,000 pounds of beans seasoned with 300 pounds of bacon! Also Civil War re-enactment, live music, flea market, midway. Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat-Sun: 8 am-11 pm. Adm. Chg. Carl Gregory, (812) 877-1937.

28-29 Hoosier Artist
SCOTTSBURG (Southern)
Leota County Frolic
Leota. Music, fiddling contest, children's talent contest, dancing, pedal pull, arts and crafts, flea market. Fri: 11 am-10 pm; Sat: 7 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Eileen Losey, (812) 752-2834.

28-30 Hoosier Artist
SELLERSBURG (Southern)
Sellersburg Celebrates!
Silver Creek High School. 150 booths of food, crafts, more. Entertainment, games, contests. Juried art fair. Fri: 6-11 pm; Sat: 10 am-11 pm; Sun: noon-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Ken Alexander, (812) 246-8805.

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TERRE HAUTE (Western)
Catholic Charities of Terre Haute 24th Annual Benefit Dance, Buffet, & Art Auction
Providence Center O'Shaunessy Dining Room. Live band, buffet. Art, crafts, auction of celebrity items. 8 pm-midnight. Adm. Chg. John E. Etling, (812) 232-1447.

29 Hoosier Artist
DELPHI (Western)
Art Around the Square
Carroll County Courthouse. Local and out-of-state artists display their works for sale. Area groups provide entertainment and food. 9 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Cathy Geiser, (219) 859-3000.

29-30 Hoosier Artist
KNOX (Northern)
Harvest Days Festival e
Courthouse Square. Arts, crafts, quilt show, dance, parade, food. Courthouse bell tower plays music! Sat: 10 am-11 pm; Sun: 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Greg Matt, (219) 772-5548.

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MADISON (South Central)
The Big Texas Brisket Bash
Thomas Family Winery. Outdoor BBQ with Texas-style smoked brisket, trimmings, bluegrass music, contests, activities. 6-11 pm. Adm. Chg. Steve or Elizabeth Thomas, (812) 273-3755.

29 Hoosier Artist
NOBLESVILLE (Central)
The Julian Center's Amish Country Market
Hamilton County Fairgrounds. Over 175 craft and food Baskets, ceramics, pottery, stoneware, clothing, folk art, flowers, an-tiques. 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Adm. Chg. Sandra M. Noe, (317) 377-3063.

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ROSSVILLE (Western)
Rossville Summer's End Festival
Downtown. Bid a fond farewell to summer: parade, crafts, raffles, food, flea market, live entertainment, car show. Fireworks at dusk. 9 am- 10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dee Kelly, (765) 379-2887.

29-30 Hoosier Artist
SELLERSBURG (Southern)
Art-In-Speed Park
Speed Park. Juried fine arts and crafts show in a beautiful setting. Items both for show and sale. Children's art workshop. Sat: 11 am- 6 pm; Sun: noon-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Kim Johnson, (812) 246-9019.

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WARSAW (Northern)
Country Music Harvest Festival
Central Park. National talent is showcased in this toe-tappin' evening of music! 6-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Parks Department, (219) 372-9554.

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NASHVILLE (South Central)
The Art of Teddy Bears Show
Seasons Conference Center. Both local and national bear makers show their finest creations. Bears, supplies for sale. Competition for best bear. Food. 10 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Joyce Snyder, (812) 988-6463.

 

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