October Events

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GREENSBURG (South Central)
Hearts & Holly Craft Show
Greensburg Community High School. Artisans from central and southern Indiana display and sell handcrafted items for all seasons. 10 am-3 pm. Adm. Chg. Kelly Oakley, (812) 663-8165.


Africa Celebration '98: "The Spirit of a Continent"
Various locations. See January TBA listing for details.

TBA through November
Hoosier State Games
Various locations. See June TBA listing for details.

Harvest Dance
Hungarian Hall. A traditional Hungarian festival celebrating a successful harvest. Live band, ethnic food, games for all ages. Steal the hanging fruit without getting caught! 7 pm-midnight. Adm. Chg. Anita Greasor, (812) 232-4691.

ANDERSON (Eastern)
Indiana Derby Festival
Hoosier Park. See September 27 listing for details.

FRENCH LICK (Southern)
Orange County Pumpkin Festival
Downtown parking lot. See September 27 listing for details.

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Riley Festival
Downtown. Commemorate James Whitcomb Riley's birthday! Poetry contest, parades, entertainment, fine arts show, photo- graphy contest, pumpkin contest, antique show, food, more. Thur: 5-9 pm; Fri-Sat: 9 am-9 pm; Sun: noon-9 pm. No Adm. Chg. Nancy Alldredge, (317) 462-2141.

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GREENSBURG (South Central)
Tree City Fall Festival e
Historic Tower Tree Square. Parade, God Bless America rally, gospel sing, entertainment, bingo, arts and crafts, street dance, more. No Adm. Chg. Bob Bostic, (812) 663-2832.

City Park at First & Cherry Streets. German harvest festival featuring a parade, carnival, food and game booths, pageants, flea market, farmers' market. Entertainment inside League Stadium. Thur-Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat: 11 am-11 pm; Sun: 11 am-6 pm. Cameron Bardwell, (812) 683-5699.

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LOWELL (Northern)
108 E. Commercial Ave. Traditional German festival with food, biergarten, stage performances, arts and crafts, children's activities, cake walk, raffles, more. 11 am-midnight. No Adm. Chg. Georgia Regnier, (219) 696-0231.

Stonycreek Farm Pumpkin Harvest Festival
11366 S.R. 38 East. See September 26 listing for details.

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SEYMOUR (South Central)
Seymour Oktoberfest
Downtown. A German street festival featuring free entertainment, arts, crafts, food, parade, hot air balloon race, 5K walk/run, beer garden, ethnic dancing. 11 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Kathy Mead, (812) 522-1414.

TOPEKA (Northern)
Fall Carriage, Antique
& Horse Auction
Auction Horse Arena. Vendors from all over the U.S. display handmade carriages, authentic prairie schooners, sleighs, stagecoaches— to be auctioned off. Also draft horse auction. 8 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Robert Bale or Art Pagel, (219) 593-2522.

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Small Town USA Festival e
Beulah Park. Midwest Americana at its best! Beautiful park setting, food, crafts, free entertainment, Aladdin display, car show, patriotic music/decor. Fri: 4-8 pm; Sat: 9 am-8 pm; Sun: 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Nancy Steele, (765) 724-7528.

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BLOOMFIELD (South Central)
Bloomfield Apple Festival
Courthouse Square. Sample fall's harvest while you enjoy the parade, street dance, country music, crafts, flea markets, food, apple butter making. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. David Grounds, (812) 384-8995.

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BLUFFTON (Eastern)
Midwest Nostalgia Festival
Wells Co. 4-H Fairgrounds. Celebrate fall with hay rides, pumpkin carving contest, crafts, kids'fair, other fall fun. Also '50s/'60s fun: star look-alike contests, memorabilia, car show, more. Fri: 4-8 pm; Sat: 9 am-8 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Ed Ferguson, (219) 622-6820.

Squirrel Village Festival
& Rendezvous
One mile N of Bunker Hill at 200W & 650S. See May 2 listing for details.

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METAMORA (South Central)
Canal Days & Traders Rendezvous
Various locations. Huge crowds swell this historic town to shop hundreds of booths of arts, crafts, antiques. Local shops stay open. 8 am- 5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Al Rogers, (765) 647-2194.

NEWPORT (Western)
Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb
An uphill drag race for antique cars. Also a collectors' car auction, car show, flea market, gospel concert, parade, cruise-in, street dance, more. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). Newport Lions Club, (765) 492-4032.

Sorghum & Cider
Making Festival e
Billie Creek Village. Relive the 1890s' way of life. See sorghum and cider pressed, using hoofed horse power! Other displays open. 11 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Doug Weisheit, (765) 569-3430.

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VERSAILLES (South Central)
Versailles State Park
Bluegrass Festival
Versailles State Park. Bluegrass bands from all over the state gather to perform traditional, eclectic, old and new tunes. Fiddling contest Sat. at 6 pm. Festival hours: Fri: 5-9 pm; Sat-Sun: noon-4 pm. Adm. Chg. for park entrance fee only. Ted Tapp, (812) 689-6424.

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WHITING (Northern)
Historic Downtown. Ride or drive the History Bike Tour—like a scavenger hunt with prizes! Also sidewalk sales, ethnic entertainment, food, arts, crafts, farmers' market. 10 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Peggy Berryman, (219) 659-0292.

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CATARACT (Western)
Cataract Bean Dinner and Flea
& Craft Market
Various locations. Bean dinner with cornbread and trimmings—served all day. Open air crafts, flea market, antiques. Horseshoe pitching, more. 7 am-dark. No Adm. Chg. Don Meek, (765) 795-4022.

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DANVILLE (Central)
Heartland Apple Festival
Beasley's Orchard. Arts and crafts, entertainment, apple pie bake-off, hay rides, lots of food: apple dumplings, cider, caramel apples, apple butter, more! 9 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Debra Beasley, (317) 745-4876.

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ENGLISH (Southern)
English Oktoberfest
Various locations. Celebrate fall with arts and crafts, wood carving, continuous entertainment, hot air balloon rides, parachute jump, antique car show, more. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Tim Smith, (812) 338-3214.

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Clinton County Harvest Festival
Clinton County YMCA. A community event and fun for all ages! Craft booths, games, entertainment, activities, more. 9 am-2 pm. No Adm. Chg. Nancy A. Moore, (765) 654-9622.

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Berry Street Flea Market
Several blocks on Berry Street. Over 150 booths of arts and crafts, antiques and treasures. Lots of food: homemade bean soup (open kettle cooking), famous local BBQ, more. Entertainment. 7 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Cheryl Salsman, (765) 653-8591.

LOOGOOTEE (South Central)
Civil War Reenactment
West Boggs Park. Battle re-creations depict contributions of war veterans from Martin County. 10 am-8 pm. Adm. Chg. Tim Cherry, (812) 295-3421.

LOWELL (Northern)
Buckley Homestead Days
Buckley Homestead County Park. Historic theme with authentic food, crafts, interpreters, entertainers, and hands-on activities at an 1850's pioneer log house, a 1910 schoolhouse, and barnyard. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Karen Spencer, (219) 696-0769.

NEW ALBANY (Southern)
Harvest Homecoming
Various locations. 300+ craft and food booths anchor this festival. Also a parade, carnival; sporting events, concerts, fun for the whole family! 9 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dena Cain, (812) 944-1593.

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Heritage Harvest Fair
Memorial Park. Celebrating the arts, crafts, and life skills of the 1800s: open-fire cooking, demonstrations, traditional crafts, children's games. Sat: 10 am-5 pm; Sun: 10 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Marcy Kauffman, (219) 654-8394.

NEW HARMONY (Southern)
Scot in Harmony
North Street. A family festival celebrating the town's historic links to Scotland. Traditional music, dancing, entertainment, and more. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Connie Weinzapfel, (812) 682-4488.

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Harvest Festival
Main & Walnut Streets. Fall family fun: farmers' market, antique auction, crafts, bake sales, country music, pumpkin painting, antique farm equipment displays. 8 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Judie Silvers, (219) 982-7644.

Patricksburg Fall Festival
Community Center. The parade starts at 2 pm; lots of music, good food, entertainment all day. Egg drop contest, hat contest—try your skill! 8 am-close. No Adm. Chg. Shirley Grimes, (812) 859-4240.

Pike County Arts Festival
Courthouse Square. Children's art activities, displays, live entertainment, food booths. 9am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Mary Lou Froehle, (812) 354-6511.

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ROCKPORT (Southern)
Christian Education Foundation Craft Show & Flea Market
St. Bernard School. Fine arts and crafts featuring local and regional artists. Also a flea market; food booths. Sat: 9 am-6 pm; Sun: 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Renee Campbell, (812) 649-9445.

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SHERIDAN (Central)
Harvest Moon Festival
Main Street. Grand parade, bands, classic car show, arts and crafts fair, food court, kids' corner, hay rides, line dancing, more. Sat: 9 am- 10 pm; Sun: 11 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Sharon Wilson, (317) 758-1311.

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STARLIGHT (Southern)
Stumler Orchard Applefest
Stumler Orchard & Restaurant. Smells of autumn mingle with open kettle cooking! Apple butter making, cornmeal grinding; hay rides, arts/crafts, flea market, antique machinery demonstrations. Sat: 10 am-8 pm; Sun: 10 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Marcella Stumler, (812) 923-3832.

Pioneer Days
Fowler Park. See a pioneer log village come alive with an active grist mill, period crafts and activities. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). Darlene Norman, (812) 462-3391.

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VEVAY (South Central)
Legend of Sleepy Hollow Celebration
Downtown. Bake sales, crafters, contests, fall decorating, quilts, and other items that say "fall" can be found here. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Ann Mulligan, (800) HELLO-VV.

Village Tour of Homes
Various locations. Tour architecturally and historically unique private homes. Shops and restaurants open downtown. 1-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Debbie Cranfill, (317) 873-3836.

GAS CITY (Eastern)
Gas City Historical Society "Tour of Homes"
Various locations. Tour five private homes that are unique either in their architectural design or their decorating. 1-5 pm. Adm. Chg. JoAnn Frame, (765) 674-2906.

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GENEVA (Eastern)
Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Limberlost State Historic Site. See antique engines and tractors, corn shelling. Crafts, sewing demonstrations; Lions Club, other service organizations serve food. 11 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Ken Doherty, (219) 368-7518.

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival
West Franklin Street. Sample incredible food from many nationalities—over 115 booths! Nightly entertainment, carnival rides, more. 11 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dan Fulton, (812) 985-9459.

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Winchester Mardi Gras
Courthouse Square. Carnival, arts, crafts, food, entertainment, live bands, parade, family fun! Wed-Thur: 5:30-11 pm; Fri: 5:30 pm-midnight; Sat: 11 am-11:30 pm. No Adm. Chg. Vicki Phenis, (765) 584-2017.

BLOOMINGTON (South Central)
Fall Festival of Wines
Monroe County Convention Center. Sample from more than 300 different wines. Food available. Stay for the raffle! 6-8 pm. Adm. Chg. Kim Hamm, (812) 332-9495.

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Bainbridge Fall Festival
West U.S. 36 at the water tower. Things you think of with autumn: pumpkin decorating contest, bake-off, food, arts and crafts, Amish quilt raffle. Car show, more. 8 am-5:30 pm. No Adm. Chg. Pat Inman or Linda Blocher, (765) 522-6238.

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BEAN BLOSSOM (South Central)
24th Annual Bean Blossom Autumn Bluegrass Festival
Bill and James Monroe's Festival Park & Campground. Top-flight bluegrass performers from many states! Hall of Fame inductees on Saturday. Camping available. Fri-Sat: noon-11 pm; Sun: 10 am-5 pm. Kathy Chrestman, (615) 868-3333

COLUMBUS (South Central)
Ethnic Expo
Downtown. A colorful celebration of international proportions! Ethnic food, music, dancing, exhibits, bazaar. Parade, kids' activities, spectacular fireworks. Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat: 11 am-7:30 pm; Sun: 11 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Melanie Maxwell, (800) 468-6564.

ELIZABETH (Southern)
Rebirth of the Buffalo Festival
Needmore Buffalo Farm. See life in the late 1800s! Visit a frontier Indian village; see authentic pioneer skills; tour the farm in a wagon. Rodeo; buffalo burgers served. 9 am-dark. No Adm. Chg. Art or Jane Stewart, (800) 752-4766.

9th Annual Civil War Days
& Living History
S.R. 26. See battles at 3:30 pm on Sat., 1:30 pm on Sun. Watch demonstrations of skills from Civil War days; tour a medical training school. Formal ball Saturday at 9 pm, 4-H building. Friday is Students' Education Day. Sat: 9 am- 11 pm; Sun: 9 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Orville Uggen, (765) 348-3200, ext. 395.

Parke County Covered
Bridge Festival e
County-wide. Communities celebrate Indiana's historic past and Parke County's 32 covered bridges. All routes begin in Rockville. Participating communities: Rockville, Billie Creek Village, Bridgeton, Mansfield, Mecca, Montezuma, Rosedale, Tangier. Festival hours: Sun-Thur: 9 am-5 pm; Fri-Sat: 9 am-7 pm. No Adm. Chg. Anne Lynk, (765) 569-5226.

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MADISON (South Central)
3rd Annual Lanier Days Social
Lanier Mansion. Mid-19th century skills are showcased: rug making, candle making, cider pressing, log hewing, wool spinning, quilting, blacksmithing, pottery throwing. Old-fashioned games. 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. David Cart, (812) 265-3526.

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MILFORD (South Central)
Milford "Old Crister Mill" Festival
Various locations. Ham 'n bean dinner, hog roast, contests, antique tractors, flea market, arts and crafts. Proceeds help restore the town's historic sites. Sat: 10 am-6 pm; Sun: 10 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Linda Spurling, (812) 663-4717 or Don Fortner, (812) 663-3949.

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Steam Corner Bridge Festival
Veedersburg. Cross the covered bridge to arts and crafts, antiques and collectibles; visit with an Abe Lincoln look-alike. Dawn-dusk. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). Don or Ruth Staggs, (765) 798-5710.

ANDERSON (Eastern)
Indian Trails Festival
5th & Main Streets. Scout this one out: festival depicts traditions of the American Indians, with authentic demonstrations, displays, and wares. Sat: 10 am-6 pm; Sun: 11 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Diana Graves, (800) 533-6569.

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BENNINGTON (South Central)
Bennington Homecoming
Next to the United Methodist Church. Hometown fun! Parade, terrapin race, greased pig chase, egg throwing, hog and husband calling contests! Arts and crafts, food. 8 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Betty Bovard, (812) 427-3530.

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BRISTOW (Southern)
Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour
Various locations. A different part of the county featured each weekend: Bristow on the 10th-11th; Derby/Rome on the 17th-18th; Tell City/ Troy/Cannelton on the 24th-25th. View fall foliage along the Ohio River. Enjoy local music, live entertainment, local artists. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. Donna Adams, (812) 547-2385.

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Blue River Festival
Morshes Park. A "must see!" Many craft and food vendors, antique tractors and engines, games, spacious park. Sat: 9 am-6 pm; Sun: 1 pm-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Tom Maley, (219) 248-5180.

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FRANKLIN (Central)
Franklin Heritage Festival
Downtown Square. Come for a fun-filled day of entertainment, food, craft booths, games, a parade. Good friends having good times! 9 am-10 pm. Adm. Chg. to some events. Suzanne Findley, (317) 736-3689.

Fabulous Fossil Festival
Indiana State Museum. See some of Indiana's best fossil finds! Bring in your fossils to have an expert identify them. 10 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Jessica Crawford, (317) 232-1637.

Knightstown Fall Festival
Downtown. Fun for all ages: arts, crafts, food, Halloween parade, clowns wagon, pony, and train rides. Antique malls. Working coppersmith. Sat: 10 am-6 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Bill Gorman, (765) 345-5290.

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Feast of the Hunters' Moon
Fort Ouiatenon Historic Park. Large-scale re-creation of the French and Native Americans at a fur-trading outpost in the mid-1700s. Authentic crafts, period clothing, food, music, traders, militia. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Leslie Dotson, (765) 476-8402.

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LAWRENCEBURG (South Central)
Perfect Autumn Festival
Perfect North Slopes Ski Area. Chair lift rides, pony rides, hay rides, live music, children's games, clogging, antique tractors, crafts, more. 11 am-7 pm. Adm. Chg. Ellen M. Perfect, (812) 537-3754.

MUNCIE (Eastern)
Harvest Fair
Oakhurst Gardens. Celebrate your fall harvest with workshops and demonstrations; learn what to do with the food you've grown. Hours vary. Adm. Chg. Amy Kress, (765) 741-5113.

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RISING SUN (South Central)
Navy Bean Festival
Main & Front Streets. Feast on bean soup made in an open kettle; watch the horse parade. Craft and food booths, artists, entertainment, line dancing. 11 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Debbie Cole, (812) 438-2011.

Antique, Collectible,
& Craft Show
Porter County Expo Center. A wide variety of antiques and crafts for display, browsing, purchase. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Janice Maihofer, (219) 462-6267.

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Sunflower Festival
Art Barn School of Art. Featuring local artists, crafts, country music, food, children's activities, all located in a century-old barn. 10 am- 7 pm. Adm. Chg. Jan Sullivan, (219) 462-9009.

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VERNON (South Central)
Bittersweet & Cider Days/
Fall Tour of Homes
Various locations. Over 50 booths of arts and crafts; display of over 150 antique apple peelers; history-related demonstrations. Historic and unique homes open for tours. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. for tour only. Joan Bentz, (812) 346-2654.

Knightsville Car Show
Knightsville Community House. Cars and trucks of all types and vintages are on exhibit. 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Steve Withers, (812) 442-0021.

9th Annual Northwest Indiana Storytelling Festival
Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center. Hear local stories, stories from around the world. Musical stories, sacred, children's, and ghost stories; also special "how to" sessions. Fri: 7:30-8:30 pm; Sat: 9:30 am-8 pm; Sun: 10 am-3 pm. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). Wendy Smith, (219) 926-1390.

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Boo at the Zoo
Mesker Park Zoo & Botanical Gardens. Halloween extravaganza including spooky trails, safe trick-or-treating, games, activities, frightful fun! 6:30-9 pm. Adm. Chg. Lee Ann Eakins, (812) 428-0715.

Riehle Plaza. Celebrate the city's German heritage! Beer garden, polka bands, brats and other authentic foods, hay rides, more. 5-11 pm. Adm. Chg. Julie Pope, (765) 742-2313.

MADISON (South Central)
Tri Kappa Tour of Homes in Historic Madison
Various locations. See privately owned, architecturally significant homes that are not normally open to public viewing. Area includes 131 blocks on the National Register of Historic Places. Fri-Sat: 10 am-6 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Teri Lock, (800) 559-2956.

PORTAGE (Northern)
Elvis Fantasy Fest
Woodland Park Community Center. Elvis convention with special guests, impersonator contest, sock hop, car show, games, raffles, VIP reception, and—of course—Elvis music! Fri: evening; Sat-Sun: all day. Adm. Chg. Kay Lipps, (800) 283-8687.

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BETHLEHEM (Southern)
Autumn on the River
Town Commons. Taste this town's famous steamboat stew and flatboat bean soup! Pioneers and Indians re-create the founding of Bethlehem in 1812. Reconstructed village; arts, crafts, folk music. Sat: 9 am-6 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dan Waterfill, (812) 256-6111.

Kids' Fall Funfest
Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center. Children of all ages will enjoy storytelling, puppet shows, crafts, other hands-on activities to learn about nature. Music, food. Sat: 10 am-4 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. (park entrance fee). Wendy Smith, (219) 926-1390.

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COLUMBUS (South Central)
Country Music Festival
& Craft Show
The Commons. Enjoy the best in regional country music performers, along with a country craft show. Sat: noon-9 pm; Sun: 1-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Deborah Lane Nelson, (812) 376-2539.

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JASPER (Southern)
Harvest Home Festival
Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. An extraordinary craft show: approximately 330 booths of high-quality, unique crafts made in the area. Sat: 10 am-5 pm; Sun: 10 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Dave Elgin, (812) 354-6808.

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MARION (Eastern)
Mississinewa 1812
Mississinewa Battlefield, 7 miles N of Marion on S.R. 15. Re-creation of this battle; also Woodland Indian villages along the river, authentic period merchants, artisans, folk musicians, food, crafts. 9 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Martin Lake, (800) 822-1812.

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PLYMOUTH (Northern)
Heartland Artists Regional
Art Exhibition
First United Church of Christ. Juried fine arts show, featuring all types of media (oils, watercolors, pen and ink, etc.). Mon-Sat: 10 am- 6 pm; Sun: 1-3 pm. Adm. Chg. Jayne Jacobson, (219) 936-8766.

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ROCHESTER (Northern)
Hoosier Heritage Arts
& Crafts Festival
Fulton County Historical Society grounds. Fine arts/crafts that help preserve Indiana's heritage. Historic play, foods, period music. Round Barn Museum, Living History Village open. Sat: 1-5 pm; Sun: 10 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Shirley Willard, (219) 223-4436.

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VALLONIA (South Central)
Fort Vallonia Days
Main Street & Fort Vallonia. See 1800s history unfold: blacksmithing, weaving, spinning, musket loading, apple butter making. Also a Saturday parade, continuous entertainment, crafts, more. 9 am-dark. No Adm. Chg. Edna Smith, (812) 358-3137.

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WABASH (Eastern)
American Heritage Craft Show
Honeywell Center. Juried arts and crafts, featuring country items, folk art, seasonal decorations, clothing, jewelry, furniture. The Center will be decorated for fall. 9 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Jayne Rice, (800) 626-6345.

CRANE (South Central)
Fall Foliage Tour
Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center Base. Tour 62,800 picturesque acres of Southern Indiana hill country at autumn's peak. Free tours by bus, pontoon, or car. Buffet lunch. 11 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. (pay for lunch). Candi Winklepleck, (812) 854-1640.

FERDINAND (Southern)
Primitive Corn Shredding Festival
1.5 miles N of Ferdinand on S.R. 164. Mules, horses work the fields. Horse-drawn power take-off equipment from the 1800s grinds corn, bales fodder. Corn shucking competition. 10 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Mike Lindauer, (812) 367-1206.

11th Annual Old Fashioned Day
Collett Park. Old-fashioned fun in the city's oldest park! Hay rides, carriage rides, music, food, horseshoe tournament, more. Noon-close. No Adm. Chg. Rita Coleman-Alsop, (812) 232-2727.

DECATUR (Eastern)
Callithumpian Festival
Various locations. Festival lives up to its name as a "loud, boisterous affair," with contests, poster painting, craft show, carnival, parade, fireworks, more. Hours vary. Adm. Chg. to special events only. Linda Morris, (219) 724-2604 or Mike Gumm, (219) 728-4266.

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Haunted Halloween Happenings
Deming Park. Halloween tricksters of all ages will enjoy the haunted train, hay rides, ghost stories, and pumpkin contest! 7-9 pm. Maralee M. Britton, (812) 232-0147.

CUTLER (Western)
Adams Mill Treasure Hunt
Adams Mill. A driving scavenger hunt to look for clues that tell about the area's history! Emergency kits provide extra clues. Roast hot dogs, marshmallows afterwards. 1-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Barbara Cottingham, (765) 463-7893.

PORTAGE (Northern)
Maquis Gras '98 Charity Star Trek Convention
Days Inn. Calling all Trekkies and sci-fi fans! Support local charities and have fun! Autographs, memorabilia, celebrity appearances, dance, auction. Sat: 10 am-5 pm; Sun: 10 am-3 pm. Adm. Chg. Cindy Faraone, (219) 759-2272.

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Rockville Rotary's Halloween Fright Night
Billie Creek Village. Enjoy a tractor-pulled "fright ride" through a haunted covered bridge. Scary fun! Bonfire, music, crafts, shopping in the Village. 6:30-9 pm. Adm. Chg. Doug Weisheit, (765) 569-3430.

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SALEM (Southern)
4th Annual Crusade for Children Craft Show
Bradie Shrum Upper Elementary School. A pleasant day of shopping: quality, handmade art and craft items. Unique craft raffle. Goes for a good cause! 9 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Doris Duffy, (812) 883-6920.

Halloween Zoo Boo
Indianapolis Zoo. Safe trick or treating at the Zoo! Costume contest, games, shows—including a Scary Animal Show! 3-7 pm. Adm. Chg. Eric L. Utterback, (317) 630-2009.

CEDAR LAKE (Northern)
The Forbidden Forest
Lemon Lake County Park. Witches, ghosts, and monsters await you in this haunted forest. If you survive, refreshments are at the end of the trail! 6-10 pm. Adm. Chg. Jim Cadwell, (219) 769-PARK.

Haunted Hay Rides!
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve. Warm yourself by a friendly bonfire before taking a mildly spooky ride through a haunted field! Roast hot dogs, marshmallows afterwards. 7-11 pm. Adm. Chg. Scott Kramer, (812) 479-0771.

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Autumn Winds Jamboree
Porter County Expo Center. 150 exhibitors from a six-state area pack the Center with every imaginable kind of arts and crafts! Fri: 5-9 pm; Sat: 10 am-5 pm; Sun: 11 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Karen Yackley, (630) 231-8644.

CORYDON (Southern)
Halloween on the Square
Old Capitol Square. A frightful-friendly fun time with a Halloween parade, costume contests, music, food booths, games, pumpkin painting, more. 5-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Bill Brockman, (812) 738-4890.

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LAWRENCEBURG (South Central)
Extension Homemakers Annual Quilt Show & Craft Boutique
Agner Hall, Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. Gorgeous display of quilts. Crafts, quilting, and various other demonstrations. Crafts, other homemade items for sale. Sat: 11 am- 5 pm; Sun: noon-4 pm. Adm. Chg. JoAnn Folke, (812) 537-7025.

VINCENNES (South Central)
Harvest Moon Homecoming
Indiana Territory State Historic Site. Bring your friends as we bring in the harvest! Fall produce and crafts, hay rides, storytelling around the campfire. Antique tractors. 10 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Jane Campbell, (812) 882-7422.


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