September Events

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Indiana State Festival Association Member.

TBA through October
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.

Wabash Valley Coin Club Fall Coin Show

31 1/2 13th Street. Many coin and currency dealers. Great opportunity for all levels of collectors. Free door prizes, raffle. 9 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Walt Fortner, (812) 234-4772.
VINCENNES (South Central)
Indiana State Chili Cook-Off
Main Street. Some like it hot! Winner advances to the "chili" world championship! Local competition, too. Family entertainment, sidewalk sales, historic sites. 9:30 am-3 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dave Kiefer, (812) 882-6440.


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Catfish Festival
Old football field. Crafts, rides, food, performing artists, delicious catfish dinners. 10 am- 10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Pike County Chamber of Commerce, (812) 354-8155.


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AUBURN (Eastern)
Auburn-Cord Duesenberg Festival, Inc. e
Various locations. A magnificent classic car auction; decorator showcase home. Quilt, antique, arts and crafts shows. Parade of Classics Sat. at 1 pm. Automotive museums. 9 am-midnight. Adm. Chg. Deb Gautney, (219) 925-3600.


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Montpelier Jamboree
Street fair. Arts and crafts, rides, art show, free nightly entertainment. Sunday concert performed by a nationally known recording artist. Thur-Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat-Sun: 9 am-midnight. No Adm. Chg. James McPherson, (765) 728-8562.


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BEAN BLOSSOM (South Central)
Brown County Old Settlers Days
Clupper Grove. Carnival atmosphere blended with a free grandstand program: dance groups, country music, auction, hymn sing. Pioneer program, children's contests, food. Fri: 4 pm-midnight; Sat: 12:30 pm-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Judy Clupper, (812) 988-2626.


CHELSEA (South Central)
132nd Chelsea Jubilee
Saluda Park. Indiana's oldest community reunion features country music, carnival, pony rides, dancers, swine rodeo, games, tournaments, fun, food, and more! Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. William Doug Stanley, (812) 889-2726.


CLINTON (Western)
Little Italy Festival
Water Street. A colorful festival, punctuated by Italian music and authentic food. Spaghetti-eating contest, grape stomping, more fun! 11 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Maxine R. Guinn, (765) 832-8205.


EARL PARK (Western)
Earl Park Fall Festival
Town Park. Everybody join the fun! Free family entertainment, games, large flea market. Also truck and tractor pulls, bluegrass music, more. 10 am-9 pm. No Adm. Chg. David Cobb, (219) 474-5081.


HESSTON (Northerm)
Hesston Steam & Power Show
Steam Museum. Steam train rides cross 155 scenic acres. Restored steam power plant, sawmill, baker fan. Antique gas engines, tractors. Flea market. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. John P. Edris, (219) 872-7405.

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Jeffersonville Steamboat Days e
Riverside Drive. Celebrate the importance of steamboats and early inland waterways! Arts and crafts, children's rides, food booths, free entertainment, exhibits. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. Jack Alexander, (812) 288-9295.


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Labor Day Weekend Tri-State Bluegrass Festival
Noble County 4-H Fairgrounds. Featuring 12 regional and national bluegrass groups. Parking lot pickin'. Camping available. Fri: 7-10:40 pm; Sat-Sun: 10:40 am-10:40 pm. Adm. Chg. James A. Winger, (219) 432-4485.


LIGONIER (Eastern)
Ligonier Marshmallow Festival
Main Street. The country's center for marshmallow manufacturing! Bake-off, marshmallow putting contest, other games, crafts, rides, car show, entertainment, parade, factory tours. 9 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Larry Stahly, (219) 894-4159.


Lakefront. An international amalgamation of food, artistry, and entertainment! All kinds of music, dancing, foods. Also a car show, magician, rides, crafts, more. Fri: 5 pm-midnight; Sat-Sun: noon-midnight; Mon: noon-8 pm. Adm. Chg. Linda Pavlak, (219) 872-3206.


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NEW CASTLE (Eastern)
Farmers Pike Festival
850E & 200S. Acres of treasures! Over 300 booths of antiques, crafts, arts. All kinds of live music, old-time dance band, more. Fri-Sun: 8 am-10 pm; Mon: 8 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Dick and Rheta Land, (765) 332-2134.

PRINCETON (Southern)
112th Labor Day Celebration
Gibson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Lots to do: parade, carnival, arena shows, talent show, other contests, children's events, fireworks, more. Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat-Mon: 10 am-11 pm. Adm. Chg. to some events. Terry Bennett, (812) 749-4706.


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Steam Corner Labor Day Celebration e
U.S. 41 & S.R. 32, 5 miles south of I-74. 10-acre flea market, antiques, collectibles, arts and crafts, food. Sunday church service. Festival hours: 8 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Don or Ruth Staggs, (765) 798-5710.


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Global Fest
Morton Community Center. A celebration of the city's many cultures, depicted in its inter- national foods, cultural displays, dance, free music, more. Fri: 6-9 pm; Sat: 10 am-9 pm. No Adm. Chg. Pennie Ainsworth, (765) 775-5110.


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Zanesville Sesquicentennial/ Homespun Days
Various locations. Kickoff concert Fri. with Spike and the Bulldogs; Sat. 10 am parade. Entertainment, pioneer village, crafts, food. Sun. historical pageant. Mon. antique tractor show, car show. Fri: 6 pm-close; Sat-Mon: 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Melba McBride Edwards, (219) 638-4327.

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BLOOMINGTON (South Central)
Fourth Street Festival of the Arts & Crafts
4th & Grant Streets. This beautiful downtown area serves as a showcase for original art and designer crafts. 10 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. George Zajicek, (812) 335-3814.


BOURBON (Northern)
Bourbon Antique Engine & Tractor Show
South of Bourbon. Watch wheat being threshed, corn shelled, other antique gas- and steam-powered engines, tractors doing their work. 8 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. James Bates, Jr., (219) 342-0571.

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CANNELBURG (South Central)
Amish Quilt Show & Auction
All Saints Hall. See the beauty and practicality of Amish quilts, baked goods, hand-crafted furniture. Quilting demonstrations and more. 8:30 am-close. No Adm. Chg. Lucille Dillon, (812) 486-3491.


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8th Annual Frontier Days Rendezvous
Treaty-Line Pioneer Village & Museum near Liberty. Narrated dramatization of Miami Chief Little Turtle and William Wells, 1780-1812. Camps, musicians, open fire foods, artisans, fur trading, more. Sat-Sun: 9 am-6 pm; Mon. 9 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Ray Dickerson, (765) 855-5681.


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HAYDEN (South Central)
Steam Power & Horse
& Buggy Days
Hayden Historical Museum. See what powered the work of yesteryear. Also pie baking contest, chicken BBQ meals; arts and crafts, yard sales, musical entertainment. 9 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Rodger D. Ruddick, (812) 346-8212.


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Penrod Art Fair
Indianapolis Museum of Art. A sensory delight! Over 250 artists display, sell their creations. Gourmet restaurants offer food; 30 musical groups offer entertainment. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Erick Ponader, (317) 252-9895.


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Riverfront Jazz & Blues Festival
Riehle Plaza. The name says it all! Mellow out for the evening. Food, beer and wine available. 4 pm-midnight. Adm. Chg. Julie Pope, (765) 742-2313.


MARSHALL (Western)
Turkey Run Inn Cruise-In & Classic Car Show
Turkey Run State Park. A full day of hot rods, classics, and oldies! Adm. Chg. (765) 597-2211.


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MITCHELL (South Central)
Old Time Fiddle Contest
Opera House. Watch, listen as contestants are judged on rhythm, timing, creativity, expression, authenticity, and more. Jam session afterwards. 7:30-10:30 pm. Adm. Chg. Peggy Hartzell, (812) 849-2337.


PLYMOUTH (Northern)
Marshall County
Blueberry Festival
Centennial Park. Over 600 craft and commercial booths, food booths. Parade, circus, fantastic fireworks, 15K run, car show, sports. Luscious blueberry treats! Sat-Sun: 9 am-9 pm; Mon: 9 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Linda Wakeland, (888) 936-5020.


Steam Harvest Days & Tractor/Engine Show
Billie Creek Village. Demonstrations of steam engine-powered threshing machines, straw bailing. Putt-putt engines; tractor driving contests. Craft show. Pioneer village open. 10 am- 4 pm. Adm. Chg. Doug Weisheit, (765) 569-3430.


SALEM (Southern)
Aviation Awareness Days
Municipal Airport. See a hot air balloon race; watch parachutists, various aircraft. Enter-tainment; flymarket. Breakfast and lunch served. 6 am-dusk. No Adm. Chg. Judy Myers, (812) 755-4541.


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TIPTON (Eastern)
38th Tecumseh Lodge Pow Wow
Tipton County 4-H Fairgrounds. Over 600 native dancers from 20 states perform. Beautiful native American arts, crafts, food for sale. 10 am-10 pm; dancing Sat. & Sun. at 1 pm & 7 pm. Adm. Chg. Ray L. Kappmeyer, (317) 745-2858.


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Front Porch Folk Festival
Sunset Hill Farm County Park. Enjoy folk and acoustic music! Arts and crafts. Family activities include hayride tours with a naturalist, drawing lessons, puppet shows. 11 am-7 pm. Adm. Chg. Allen Pease, (219) 465-3641 or (219) 465-3586.


Mopars at the Drive-In Car Show
Drive-in theater on N. Calumet Street. All-Chrysler car show and parts swap. Also crafts, collectibles, contests, mystery TV car. 9 am- 3 pm. Adm. Chg. Bill Ladra, (219) 879-2432.


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VERNON (South Central)
Labor Day Antiques
& Collectibles Market
Various locations. Over 200 quality dealers line the streets with their antiques, collectibles, and crafts. A collector's paradise! Opens Sat. at 1 pm; closes Mon. at 4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Peg Percifield, (812) 377-6102.


LAWRENCEBURG (South Central)
Intergalactic Bead Show
Top Hat Reception Center. See June 6 listing for details.

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

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LOWELL (Northern)
Lowell Labor Day
S.R. 2 & Mill Street. Juried arts and crafts fair, live entertainment daily starting at 2 pm. Kiddie Parade Sun. at 1 pm. Vegas night Sun. 4-8 pm. 265-unit parade Mon. at 10 am. 10 am-8 pm. No Adm. Chg. Louise Roys, (219) 696-2745.


Pike County Old Tyme Auto Show
Harnady Park 4-H building. Includes 16 classes of autos. Judging, trophies awarded. Food booths. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Pat Johnson, (812) 354-8427.


Labor Day Breakout
Old Jail Museum. See the only rotary jail built in Indiana! Watch the jail cells turned! Also music, entertainment, children's events, free refreshments. 11 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Museum Director/Curator, (765) 362-5222.


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Hanna Fest e
Hanna Center & Hanna Park. A combination community carnival and multi-cultural fair. Games, vendors, crafts, food, car show, pony rides, cake walk, family fun! Noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Terri E. Boone, (765) 742-0191.


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MUNCIE (Eastern)
Labor Day Solidarity Event
Springwater Park Local #287 Building. Parade downtown at 11 am; picnic-style food at noon. Live bands, dancing; children's games, clowns, train rides, more. Craft booths. 10 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Sue Crose, (765) 289-2438.


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SULLIVAN (Western)
Sullivan County Jaycees
Corn Festival
Courthouse Square. Come enjoy the carnival midway, food stands, and arts and crafts booths. Tues-Fri: 6-9 pm; Sat: 11 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Carmen Williams, (812) 745-6108.


Beech Grove Promoters Fall Festival & Craft Show
Main Street business district. The center of town turns into a street fair which includes a carnival, midway, entertainment, games, food, and more. 6-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Betsy Grady, (317) 862-4077.


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GRABILL (Eastern)
Grabill Country Fair e
Main Street. An outstanding arts, crafts, and food festival! Nightly entertainment, parade Saturday at 10 am. Try the apple dumplings and caramel corn! 9 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Terrie Spieth, (219) 627-3202.


New Palestine Fall Festival/Fish Fry
Lions Club Park. Reasons to stay outside: food, games, booths, prizes, live entertainment daily, delectable fish! Parade Sat. at 10 am. Festival hours: Thur-Fri: 4-9 pm; Sat: noon- 9 pm. No Adm. Chg. New Palestine Chamber of Commerce, (317) 861-2345.


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Spring Valley Quilt Guild Show
Falls Park Historical Museum. Over 100 beautiful quilts and quilted items on display. One lucky person will win one in a raffle! Thur: 10 am-5 pm; Fri: 10 am-6 pm; Sat: 9 am-5 pm; Sun: 1-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Carolyn Titus, (317) 326-2129.


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ROANN (Eastern)
Roann Covered Bridge Festival
Downtown. An enormous parade (over 140 units), free live entertainment daily, antique tractor and horse pulls. Food, crafts, flea market, more. Thur-Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat: 9 am-11 pm; Sun: 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Ann Haupert, (765) 833-4871.


ANDERSON (Eastern)
Mounds State Park 6th Annual Antique Tractor Show
Mounds State Park. Antique tractors, gas engines, tractor competitions, kiddie tractor pull, musical entertainment Sat. evening. Park sites open for tours. Fri-Sat: 9 am-6 pm; Sun: 9 am-3 pm. Adm. Chg. (765) 642-6627.


BATESVILLE (South Central)
Indian Lakes Balloonfest
Indian Lakes Resort. Hot air balloon race, tethered rides, kids' karnival, food booths, spectacular "Fire in the Sky" Friday! Hours vary. Adm. Chg. Kim Linkel, (812) 934-4767.


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CANAAN (South Central)
Canaan Fall Festival
Village Square. Pony Express mail run, Indian papoose contest, Indian painting contest, entertainment, parade, arts and crafts, flea market, food, much more! Fri: 9 am-10 pm; Sat: 8 am-10 pm; Sun: 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Gale H. Ferris, Sr., (812) 839-4770.


Fun Fest
Junction of Rt. 231 & I70. Midway, carnival, bingo, stage entertainment, demolition derby, truck and tractor pulls, queen/baby contests, 5K walk/run, food! Thur-Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat: noon-11 pm; Sun: 9 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Lyndon Poindexter, (765) 795-3993.


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CONVERSE (Eastern)
Central Indiana Bluegrass Association Bluegrass Festival
Converse Fairgrounds. Excellent performing bluegrass bands, jam sessions. Food, craft, and other vendor booths. Camping on the grounds. Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat: 11 am-11 pm; Sun: 9 am-2 pm. Adm. Chg. Audra DeMarcus, (765) 674-5117.


ELNORA (South Central)
White River Valley Antique Association's 14th Annual Show
Daviess County Fairgrounds. See skills, lifestyles from yesteryear: saw mill, machine shop, shingle mill, threshing, grinding, steam/gas engines. Also log cabin, one-room schoolhouse. 9 am-7 pm. Adm. Chg. Vickie Buckthal, (812) 328-2359.


Lanesville Heritage Weekend
Heritage Park. Gas and steam engine shows, machinery and draft horse demonstrations, tractor pull, German food, parade, contests, more. Fri: noon-midnight; Sat: 8 am-midnight; Sun: 8 am-5:30 pm. No Adm. Chg. Maynard Lambertus, (812) 952-2624.


MARKLE (Eastern)
Wildcat Festival
Markle Park. 1875 cow camp and period encampment; classic car and antique tractor show, auction. Parade, free entertainment. Fri: 5-11 pm; Sat: 10 am-11 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Mary M. Miller, (219) 758-2525.


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MATTHEWS (Eastern)
Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival/Antique Engine, Car,
& Tractor Show
Cumberland Covered Bridge. Go through the bridge for food, crafts, entertainment, kiddie rides, steam-powered saw mill, antique tractor pull, flea market, senior citizens' tent, more! Fri: noon-10 pm; Sat: 8 am-10 pm; Sun: 9 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Roger Richards, (765) 998-2928.


MUNCIE (Eastern)
Little Chicago Festival
Downtown at Walnut Street Plaza. '20s and '30s theme with period food, dress, architecture, vintage cars. Live outdoor entertainment, theater; art show, street vendors. 10 am-midnight. No Adm. Chg. Lisa Hubble, (765) 288-6760.


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NASHVILLE (South Central)
Art Renaissance Festival
Brown County Art Guild. Celebrate this area's art, past and present. All shops, galleries open! Fri. reception; Sat. T.C. Steele paint out; juried show, prizes awarded. More. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. Donna Stouder or Cynthia Orbaugh, (812) 988-6185.


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NORTH VERNON (South Central)
St. Mary's Pork Festival
St. Mary's Church. The best BBQ sandwiches and grilled pork chops around! Also country store with crafts, baked goods; silent auction, 3-on-3 basketball, more. Fri: 4:30-10 pm; Sat: 8 am-11 pm; Sun: 10 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. The Rectory, (812) 346-3604.


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OSSIAN (Eastern)
Ossian Days
Downtown. Rides, games, crafts, concessions. Wake up to a pancake and sausage breakfast and parade on Sat. Chicken BBQ Sat. evening. Fri: 4-11 pm; Sat: 9 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. J. R. Dickey, (219) 622-4986.


OXFORD (Western)
Dan Patch Days e
Rommel Park. Enjoy the rodeo, draft horse pull. Parade, continuous entertainment. Bingo, Dan Patch memorabilia and over 100 flea market vendors. Fri. 5 pm-close; Sat: 6 am-dark; Sun: 6:30 am-dark. Adm. Chg. (some events). John Schoen, (765) 385-2251.


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Fall Creek Heritage Fair
Falls Park. Over 200 booths of lovely arts and crafts. No commercial or flea market items allowed. 9 am-6 p m. No Adm. Chg. Lana Barton, (765) 642-2731.


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September Fest Downtown
Downtown. Savor fall and the outdoors: live entertainment, horse carriage rides, country music, 50 arts/crafts booths, homemade food. (fresh fudge!) Fri-Sat: 8 am-8 pm; Sun: 11 am-5 pm. Debbie Alberts, (765) 778-1625 or (765) 533-4457.


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Little Cousin Jasper Festival
Courthouse Square. Parade Sat. at 1 pm; family fun with stage entertainment, children's games, crafts, bingo. Remote control car race Sat. Yummy food! 9 am-9 pm. No Adm. Chg. Lauretta R. Anders, (219) 866-7430.


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ROANOKE (Eastern)
Roanoke Fall Festival
Community Park. Games, food, contests, crafts, entertainment, sports tourneys. Parade down Main Street Sat. at 4 pm. Festival hours: Fri: 6-11 pm; Sat: 7 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Steve Jenkins, (219) 672-8949 or Robert Hoffman, (219) 672-2773.


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ST. PAUL (South Central)
St. Paul Fall Festival
Downtown. Its 24th annual celebration features arts, crafts, flea market, live bands and street dances on Fri./Sat. nights. Parade Sat. at 11 am. Festival hours: Fri: noon-9 pm; Sat: 8 am-10 pm; Sun: 9 am-3 pm. No Adm. Chg. Catherine Motz, (765) 525-9999.


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German Oberlandler Club Oktoberfest
National Guard Armory. Enjoy the "Gemuetlichkeit"—fun and fellowship—of this old-world setting, with German song and dance, food, and drink. 5 pm-midnight. Adm. Chg. John Phillips, (812) 466-9260.


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Kiwanis Balloonfest
Porter County Fairgrounds. Balloons from all over the Midwest! Fri. 6 pm launch and glow. Sat./Sun. 6 am launches; Sat. 6 pm launch and glow. Food booths, crafts, souvenirs. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). John Albers, (219) 462-7684.


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Zionsville Fall Festival
Lions Park. Art, antiques, crafts, apparel show, parade, food, games, rides, entertainment. Fri. night carnival rides only. Fri: 7-11 pm; Sat: 10 am-11 pm; Sun: 11:30 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Debbie Cranfill, (317) 873-3836.


AURORA (South Central)
St. Mary's Riverfest
Lesko Park. Stroll along the beautiful Ohio River at this church festival! Featuring food, drink, entertainment, games, raffles, and a country store. Sat: 4-11 pm; Sun: 11-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Marge Beinkemper, (812) 926-0060.


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Craft Demonstration Day/Jonah Fish Fry
Historic district of Bridgeton. Visit the past at the Bridgeton Mill and covered bridge; watch demonstrations of how crafts were made in bygone days. No Adm. Chg. Blanche Case, (765) 548-2136.


COAL CITY (Western)
Coal City Fall Festival
Throughout the town. Flea market, baby contest, cake walks, homecoming events, food, free entertainment, DJ, and dance. Sun. worship service and dinner. 9 am-close. No Adm. Chg. Kae Smith, (812) 859-4553.


Mexican Independence Celebration
Block Stadium. Go north to get south-of-the-border food and fun! Celebrate the cultural/historical contributions of the Mexican people. Noon-10 pm. Adm. Chg. East Chicago Park Department, (219) 391-8474.


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FARMLAND (Eastern)
Farmland Good Ole Days
Downtown. Something for everyone: crafts, skilled artisans, antiques, flea markets, entertainment, food. Sat: 8 am-8 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Betty Jenkins, (765) 468-8451.


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FILLMORE (Western)
Hobbit Gardens Herb Festival
Outdoors, in the Gardens. Take a garden tour and herb walk; hear lectures, workshops on using herbs. Children's activities; potters, weavers, dyers. Sat: 9 am-5 pm; Sun: 1-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Constance Ferry, (765) 246-6315.


FRIENDSHIP (South Central)
National Fall Shoot
Walter Cline Range. Re-creating the skill of our forefathers through muzzle loading firearms, camping (tepees), and competitions. 8 am- 10 pm. Adm. Chg. (812) 667-5131.

Tillage Days
Northern Huntington County. Horses plow the fields; antique tractors on display. Open tent in the field serves chuckwagon-style ham 'n beans dinner afterwards. 9 am-dusk. No Adm. Chg. Gale Rust, (219) 672-3331.

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HYMERA (Western)
Seafood Festival
Ruritan Building. Seafood dinners of clams, scallops, shrimp start 11 am. Also arts and crafts, flea market, local yard sales, children's games. 7:30 am-9 pm. No Adm. Chg. Harry Carpenter, (812) 383-4921.

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LAPORTE (Northern)
Barn Fest '98
1026 N. Forrester Road. A one-day extra-vaganza featuring many unique pieces of art; also one-of-a-kind crafts, antiques—all housed in a two-story barn. 8 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Lisa Steinhiser, (219) 362-4924.

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NASHVILLE (South Central)
9th Annual Great Outdoor
Art Contest
T.C. Steele State Historic Site. Participants set up at 7 am and work until judging at 2 pm. No Adm. Chg. (entry fee for artists). Mike Linderman or Andrea Smith, (812) 988-2785.

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NEW CASTLE (Eastern)
Raintree County Jamboree
W. G. Smith Auditorium, Memorial Park. Enjoy a variety of entertainment, music, line dancing, clogging, door prizes. Also arts and crafts, exhibits, food booths. Sat: 10 am-7 pm; Sun: noon-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Angie Dishman, (765) 766-5603.

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Old Oaklandon Days
Arts & Craft Fair e
Fire Station. Arts and crafts, food, entertainment for all ages in this small-town atmosphere. 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Vicki Kimsey, (317) 823-6756.

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PERU (Eastern)
23rd Annual Heritage Days
Miami County Courthouse & Museum. Re-enactors, pioneer crafts and demonstrations, black kettle cooking, Miami Indian exhibits, regional crafts and farmers' market. Art show; car show. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Catherine Powell, (765) 473-9183.

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SALEM (South Central)
Old Settlers' Days
Steven's Memorial Museum. Travel back in time! Tour the reconstructed Pioneer Village. Pioneer craft demonstrations, children's games. Juried art show, food, entertainment. Sat: 10 am-6 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Rebecca Marshall, (812) 883-4500.

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Scott County Courtfest
Scott County Courtyard. Over 100 booths of arts, crafts, food waiting to be purchased! Continuous live music, dancing programs. 9 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Paula Donahue, (812) 752-2475.

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Valparaiso Popcorn Festival e
Downtown. Unique popcorn parade! Also arts/crafts, 5-mile run, 3K walk, hot air balloon show, children's play/activity areas, food, live entertainment. 7 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Glennas Kueck, (219) 464-8332.

WABASH (Eastern)
Honeywell Center. Arts education for kids of all ages! Antique carousel, wagon rides, kids' plaza entertainment, craft booths. Kids' theater show at 3 pm. 10 am-3 pm. Adm. Chg. to concerts. Jayne Rice, (800) 626-6345.

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WESTPORT (South Central)
Westport Kiwanis Barbeque
Community Park. Stay all day: entertainment, arts and crafts, carnival, parade, and lip-smackin', tastebud-tinglin' BBQ dinner! 9 am-9 pm. No Adm. Chg. Mike Gasper, (812) 591-2066.

ELKHART (Northern)
S. Ray Miller Auto Museum. Open antique, classic, vintage car and truck show, including custom cars, street rods, imports. Museum tours; arts and crafts. 9 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Eleanor Billey, (888) 260-8566.

Lime City Cruisers Car Show
Hier's Park and downtown. '50s/'60s music and DJ; car cruise, awards, dash plaques. Swap meet; flea market. 8 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Charles Flaugh, (219) 786-3581.

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LAWRENCEBURG (South Central)
Arts & Crafts in the Park
Newtorn Park. Over 200 spaces jammed with artists and crafters from a tri-state area, selling handcrafted items. Great food—especially the grilled chicken dinners! 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Mrs. Robert McKain, (812) 537-2735.

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BLUFFTON (Eastern)
Bluffton Free Street Fair
Downtown. Midway, arts and crafts exhibits, high school band and swing choir, cheerleading contests, horse pulling, and more. Tues: 7 pm-midnight; Wed-Fri: noon-11 pm; Sat: 8 am-midnight. No Adm. Chg. Dennis Monroe, (219) 824-4351.

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FRANKTON (Eastern)
Frankton Heritage Days Festival e
Baileys Field. Food, crafts, games, entertain-ment, all next to beautiful Pipe Creek. 5:30 am-10:30 pm. Adm. Chg. Esther Burger, (765) 754-7469.

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HIGHLAND (Northern)
Highland Fall Festival
Main Square Park. Food and game booths, amusement rides, arts and crafts, entertainment in the gazebo. 10 am-11 pm. No Adm. Chg. Chris Hubbard, (219) 923-3666.

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NORMAN (South Central)
Norman Fall Bluegrass Jam
Conservation Club. A weekend of oh-so- fine pickin' 'n grinnin'! Rough camping, fishing, jam sessions. Musicians welcomed. Thur-Fri: 1 pm-close; Sat: all day. No Adm. Chg. Dean Fisher, (812) 995-3498.

Little Eagle Creek
Bluegrass Festival
Rynearson Farm. See July 16 listing for details.

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ATTICA (Western)
Potawatomi Festival e
Wabash riverfront. Native American drumming, dancers, craft demonstrations. 200 booths of crafts, flea market. Food. Sunday parade. Fri-Sat: 8 am-11 pm; Sun: 8 am-6 pm. Adm. Chg. Harold and Stella VanDame, (765) 762-2245.

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BROWNSTOWN (South Central)
Brownstown Watermelon Festival
Courthouse Square. Crafts, food, flea market, parade, Here and Now art contest, live entertainment, and all you can eat of that juicy red stuff! Thur-Fri: 11 am-10 pm; Sat: 9 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Brownstown Chamber of Commerce, (812) 358-2930.

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Burlington Fall Festival e
Burlington Park. Pioneer village, antique tractors; crafts, bingo, amusement rides, children's games, flea markets. Chili supper, fish fry. Fri: 4-9 pm; Sat: 9 am-9 pm; Sun: 11 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Betty Terry, (765) 566-2679.

COMMISKEY (South Central)
Commiskey Fall Festival
Downtown. Various locations. Parade, baby pageant, greased pig contest, flea market, clogging, line dancing, entertainment, mini tractor pull, volleyball. Fri: 6 pm-close; Sat: 9 am-close. No Adm. Chg. Brenda Wright, (812) 346-5208 or Jennings County CVB, (800) 928-3667.

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Francesville Fall Festival e
Downtown. Free family entertainment, horseshoe pitching, softball/volleyball tournaments. Arts and crafts, flea markets. Auto show; parade 2 pm on Sat. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. Betty Kruger, (219) 567-9689.

GRANDVIEW (Southern)
52nd Grandview Fall Fest
Civic Center. This festival has cooking "down pat": BBQ chicken, pork chop dinners, short order foods. Car show, quilt show, bingo, line dancing, more. Fri: 6-10 pm; Sat: 10 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. David Grose, (812) 649-4046.

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NAPPANEE (Northern)
Nappanee Apple Festival e
Railroad Plaza. Arts and crafts, food, entertainment. Bed race, 5K run, pie eating contest, cross cut saw competition, antique tractor show, parade. 10 am-8 pm. No Adm. Chg. Stan Huffer, (219) 773-7812.

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PAOLI (Southern)
Indian Summer Festival
Orange County Courtyard. Enjoy late summer's warmth as you browse arts and crafts, listen to the music (nightly). Festival culminates Sunday at 2 pm with a parade. No Adm. Chg. Bettye Kemple, (812) 723-4769.

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PRINCETON (Southern)
Golden Heritage Folk Festival e
Downtown Square. Quilt display, family feud contest, line dancing, music, courthouse tours, puppet shows, 100+ craft booths, more. Fri-Sat: 9 am-close; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Peggy Michas, (812) 385-5336.

Rush County Festival e
Downtown. With names like Family Friday and Rush Fest Party, who can resist? Also children's games, parade, human bowling, country dancing. Fri: noon-10 pm; Sat: 8 am-midnight; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. for most events. Terry VanNatta, (765) 932-2880.

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SWEETSER (Eastern)
Sweetser Harvest Festival
Main Street & S.R. 18. Enjoy nature's bounty! Craft booths, concessions, classic car show, live entertainment, kiddie rides, parade. No Adm. Chg. Jay Lawson, (765) 384-7452.

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BRISTOL (Northern)
Bonneyville Celebration
Bonneyville Mill County Park. Features historic crafts, food, and entertainment that were typical of an agricultural turn-of-the-century community. 8 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Jerry Good, (219) 535-6458.

Brookston Apple/
Popcorn Festival
Downtown. Two all-American favorites play center stage to a day of activities including 200 craft booths, contests, entertainment, more food, 5K/10K runs. 9 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dottie Smith, (765) 563-3172.

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Brownsburg Olde Fashioned
Fall Festival
Arbuckle Acres Park. Arts and crafts, food booths, displays, entertainment, contests, games, family fun! 9 am-5pm. No Adm. Chg. Mary Miller, (317) 852-3104.

Wizard of Oz Festival
Downtown. Festival revolves around this classic movie. Meet some of the actual MGM Munchins other celebrities. Other "wizardly" activities. Sat: 9 am-6 pm; Sun: 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Marilyn Zengler, (219) 926-5513.

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Falls Fossil Festival
Falls of the Ohio State Park. The river yields age-old secrets in fossils and minerals that are for sale. Also lapidary, jewelry, other crafts. Educational workshops, exhibits, hikes along fossil beds. Sat: 9 am-7 pm; Sun: 9 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. for indoor activities only. Alan Goldstein, (812) 280-9970.

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COLUMBUS (South Central)
Chautauqua of the Arts e
Mill Race Park. Traditional and contemporary folk art, one-of-a-kind pieces by 230 artists from 23 states. Juried fine arts and crafts show/sale. Also food, music. 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dixie J. McDonough, (812) 265-5080.

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Children's Art Fair
Mesker Park Zoo & Botanical Gardens. More than 50 art and craft activities throughout the zoo. Clowns, costumed characters roam and greet guests. Live entertainment. 10 am-3 pm. Adm. Chg. Lee Ann Eakins, (812) 428-0715.

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FORT WAYNE (Eastern)
Johnny Appleseed Festival
Johnny Appleseed Park. Celebrate the life and times of John Chapman through re-enactments of pioneer life, period entertainers, demonstrations, crafts. No Adm. Chg. Judy Zehner, (219) 497-0417.

HOPE (South Central)
Hope Ride
Houser High School. Some of the best scenic bike tours offered in southern Indiana. Food! Fun! Music! More! 7:30 am-6 pm. Reg. fee for bikers. Paul Ashbrook, (765) 525-7226.

4th Annual Heritage Day e
Robin Run Village. See Indiana history circa 1850-1900. Delicious foods, storytelling, cabin tours. Living history via period artisans, Woodland Indians, African-Americans, settlers. 10 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Michael Perigo, (317) 293-5500.

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Western Festival/Chili & BBQ State Championships
Eiteljorg Museum & White River Park grounds. The event of the "seasons" as devoted cooks dish up their taste-tempting best! Also live music, arts/crafts sale, children's activities. 10 am-6 pm. Adm. Chg. Judy Clayton, (317) 636-WEST.

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KOUTS (Northern)
Kouts Pork Fest
Downtown. Parade, homemade crafts, entertainment throughout the day. Firefighters serve pork chop dinners. Hog calling contest, guess a pig's weight. 8 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Betty Werner, (219) 766-2867.

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LEBANON (Central)
Back to the Fifties
Courthouse Square. Live bands, two DJs all day. Art display in the courthouse rotunda. Micky Mouse Club kids' rides, activities. Antique car show. 9 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Bill Stuteville, (765) 482-0893.

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MILLHOUSEN (South Central)
Millhousen Fall Festival
Knights of St. John Hall. Artwork, crafts, demonstrations of all kinds in the Hall. Flea markets around the town. Also antique tractor pull, car show. Sat: 11 am-6 pm; Sun: 9 am- 3 pm. No Adm. Chg. Joe and Donna Johannigman, (812) 591-3703.

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MITCHELL (South Central)
52nd Annual Mitchell
Persimmon Festival e
Main Street. Persimmon pudding, novelty persimmon dishes. Bake-off with awards. Parade, arts and crafts, photography competitions. Antique autos, golf scramble, carnival, free entertainment. Mon-Fri: 5-10 pm; Sat: 10 am-midnight; Sun: noon-9 pm. No Adm. Chg. Greater Mitchell Chamber of Commerce, (800) 580-1985.

Colonel Vawter Day
Downtown. Help celebrate the 1831 founding of Morgantown. Craft booths, flea market; games, activities; antique auction, music, food, free street dance. 9 am-5 pm; dance at 7:30 pm. No Adm. Chg. Beverly Rainwater, (812) 597-6024.

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MUNCIE (Eastern)
Minnetrista Arts Festival
Minnetrista Cultural Center. Over 40 artists from the Midwest display and sell their wares. Enjoy the food while admiring their art, jewelry, pottery, paintings, more. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. Karen Vincent, (765) 282-4848.

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MUNCIE (Eastern)
YWCACraft and Hobby Show
YWCA. Over 50 booths of crafts featuring country, Victorian, and Christmas items for sale, Light refreshments served. 9 am-3 pm. No Adm. Chg. Sally Stonebreaker, (765) 284-3345.

NEW HARMONY (Southern)
Various locations. A large German craft festival, featuring 19th century craft demonstrations, German food, and German music. Sat: 10 am-5 pm; Sun: noon-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Annetta Buckland, (812) 682-3490.

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PORTER (Northern)
Duneland Harvest Festival
Chellberg Farm & Bailly Homestead. An annual celebration of turn-of-the-century rural life! Crafters, music, dancing, fur traders. 11 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). Information Desk, (219) 926-7561, ext. 225.

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PRINCETON (Southern)
Golden Heritage Fall Festival
Courthouse lawn. 150 crafters; food; quilt show. Entertainment, Heritage Days Family Feud, children's mini-tractor pull. 9 am-9 pm. No Adm. Chg. Peggy A. Michas, (812) 385-5336.

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ROCHESTER (Northern)
Trail of Courage
Living History Festival e
FCHS grounds 4 miles N of Rochester. Learn the history behind the 1838 Trail of Death. Live descendants tell their story via music, dance, open fire foods, crafts, re-enactment of camp. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Shirley Willard, (219) 223-4436.

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SCOTLAND (South Central)
Scotland Festival
The Village. Tour a historic 1870's hostel; enjoy the art and quilt shows; craft booths, flea markets, music wagon. Also a diaper derby, parade, food. 8 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Kay Toon, (812) 854-7800.

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SPENCER (Western)
Owen County Apple
Butter Festival
Downtown Square. Apple butter cooked in open kettles; other apple specialty foods. Also crafts, exhibits, music. Demolition derby and parade on Saturday. 8 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Spencer Lions Club, (812) 829-3245.

Chili Cook-Off
Vigo County Fairgrounds. Cooks from all walks of life compete; you have the fun of tasting the results! 10:30 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Gladys Frankeberger, (812) 234-5442.

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Country Treasures Show
Wabash Valley Fairgrounds. Over 100 booths showcase a splendid display of arts and crafts. Sat: 10 am-5 pm; Sun: 10 am-4 pm. Adm. Chg. Jann Severit, (618) 539-3395.

WASHINGTON (South Central)
20th Century Chevy Carfest
& Cruiz-in
East Side Park. Saturday night cruiz-in; car show Sunday featuring 25 classes of cars. Car giveaway; T-shirts, trophies, dash plaques, door prizes, concessions. Sat: 5-11 pm; Sun: 8 am- 4 pm. No Adm. Chg. unless entering a car in the contest. Mike McLemore, (812) 254-4062.

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Native American Days
Angel Mounds State Historic Site. Educa- tional, hands-on events highlighting the Mississippian and modern native American cultures. Demonstrations including flintnapping, dancing, arts. 11 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). Mary Alexander, (812) 853-3956.

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BLOOMINGTON (South Central)
Lotus World Music
& Arts Festival
Downtown. Seven indoor venues and two outdoor locations provide intimate atmospheres in which to present music and art from around the world. 10 am-1 am. Adm. Chg. Lee Williams, (812) 336-6599.

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VERSAILLES (South Central)
96th Annual Versailles
Pumpkin Show
Courthouse Square. Carnival, concessions, art displays, contests, entertainment. Parade Saturday at 10:30 am. Giant pumpkin weighing, other pumpkin activities. Wed-Fri: 6-10 pm; Sat: all day. No Adm. Chg. Jerry Gilpin, (812) 689-6188.

BROOKVILLE (South Central)
Franklin County Antique Farm Machinery Show
Franklin County Fairgrounds. See demonstrations of lost arts such as corn shredding, soap making, blacksmithing, broom making, cider pressing. Primitive camping. Tempting food! Hours vary. Adm. Chg. Dave Taulbe, (765) 962-7415.

MUNCIE (Eastern)
Rebel Run Car Show
& Swap Meet
Delaware County Fairgrounds. Many custom and antique cars are on display; also an automotive swap meet. 8 am-10 pm. Adm. Chg. Fred Stocker, (765) 768-6141.

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CORY (Western)
Cory Apple Festival
Community Center. A celebration of the days when Cory produced apples commercially. Specialty foods, huge flea market, crafts, carnival, entertainment, parade, more. 9 am-close. No Adm. Chg. Kim Bettenbrock, (812) 864-2383.

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Fairmount Museum Days/ Remembering James Dean Festival
Main Street & Playacres Park. James Dean Run Auto Show, look-alike contest, parade, museum tours, live entertainment with '50s music. Dance contest, art contest, more. Fri: noon- 11 pm; Sat: 8 am-11 pm; Sun: noon-7 pm. No Adm. Chg. Fairmount Historical Museum, Inc., (765) 948-4555.

FISHERS (Central)
Conner Prairie Agricultural Fair
Conner Prairie Historic Areas and Museum Center. It's fair time, 19th century style! Contests, demonstrations, interactive exhibits for all ages. Fri-Sat: 9 am-5 pm; Sun: 11 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Visitor Services, (800) 966-1836.

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JASONVILLE (South Central)
Jasonville Homecoming
& Autumn Festival
Downtown. Multi-high school homecoming. Also parade, crafts, flea market, art show, tournaments, bike tour, alumni banquet, chili supper, pancake breakfast. 8 am-10 pm. No Adm. Chg. Judy Taylor, (812) 665-3251 or Janice Hamilton, (812) 665-2359.

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MADISON (South Central)
Old Court Days
Courthouse Square. Large array of high-quality, handmade crafts and art. Now's the time to start thinking about Christmas—big sellers are holiday items! 9 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Dee Gauger, (812) 273-6226.

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NEWBURGH (Southern)
Fiddler Fest
Downtown. Outdoor festival featuring fiddlers—both the eating kind (catfish)—and the musical kind! Continuous entertainment; craft, game, food booths. 10 am-8 pm. No Adm. Chg. Historic Newburgh Office, (812) 853-2815.

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PLYMOUTH (Northern)
End of Summer
Bluegrass Festival
Centennial Park. True blue pickin' will set your toes to tappin'! Concerts, parking lot pickin' around the campsites. Food, vendor booths also. Fri: 7-11 pm; Sat: 11 am-11 pm; Sun: 11 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Mike Woolfington, (219) 936-9000.

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Bleemel Days & Terre Haute Brewery District Brewfestival
The Bleemel Building. The Midwest's earliest existing brewery and Mogger's host a weekend of good food, live music, beer tasting, pioneer demonstrations, art displays. Hours vary. No Adm. Chg. (812) 232-2466.

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WANATAH (Northern)
Wanatah Scarecrow Festival
Junction of U.S. 421 & U.S. 30. Family fun: scarecrow sculpturing, crafts, parade, toy show, tractor pull, car show, games, rides, food, continuous entertainment. Fri: 4-9 pm; Sat: 8 am-midnight; Sun: 10 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Eugene Shurte, (219) 733-2183.

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ATLANTA (Central)
Atlanta New Earth Festival
Main Street. Something for everyone! Over 400 booths of arts and crafts; antiques and collectibles, too. 10 am-6 pm. No Adm. Chg. Roberta Terry, (765) 292-2152.

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BATESVILLE (South Central)
Apple Festival
Liberty Park. Taste nature's best: crisp, juicy apples, country cider, sweet apple butter. Also music, entertainment, demonstrations, activities, arts and crafts. Sat: 11 am-8 pm; Sun: 11 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. Bill Hines, (812) 933-6103.

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BLOOMINGTON (South Central)
5th Annual Monroe County
Craft Fair
Monroe County Fairgrounds. Many dealers from a tri-state area offering arts, crafts, collectibles, and gift items for sale. Huge food court. Games. 10 am-4 pm. No Adm. Chg. (parking fee). Helen Lucas, (812) 277-0875.

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BROOKLYN (Central)
Brooklyn Charity Festival
Town center & Kids' Park. Clothe-A-Child yard sale; parade, food, crafts, car show, games, fun! 8 am-dark. No Adm. Chg. Sharon Meloche, (317) 831-3343.

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Connersville Fall Festival
& Car Show
Roberts Park. Arts and crafts, 5K walk/run, classic car show, rides, demonstrations, horse and wagon rides, food court, hourly entertainment. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Connersville Chamber of Commerce, (765) 825-2561.

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Downtown. Two stages of continuous entertainment, food, craft booths, beer garden. Children's area with games, activities. 4 pm-midnight. Adm. Chg. Bill McCormick, (765) 364-0820.

CUTLER (Western)
Buckskinners Rendezvous e
Adams Mill. Covered wagons, tents, oxen teams illustrate the early settlers' way of life in the forest. 11 am-6 pm. Adm. Chg. Barbara Cottingham, (765) 463-7893.

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CUTLER (Western)
Cutler Collage Festival
Downtown. Fine arts, antiques; covered bridge and Adams Mill tours; antique power from the past; free hay rides; music. 8 am-8 pm. No Adm. Chg. Angela C. Brown, (765) 268-2635.

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HOPE (South Central)
31st Annual Hope Heritage Days
Town Square. An arts and crafts festival with entertainment, huge parade Sunday. Sat: 9 am-9 pm; Sun: 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Donald Dillman, (812) 546-4707.

Old Fashioned Bargain Days
Business District. 4th Street merchants roll back the prices on clothing, gift shop items, produce, crafts. Old-time prices; priceless treasures! 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Chamber of Commerce, (812) 683-5699.

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Forks of the Wabash
Pioneer Festival
Hier's Park. Celebrate the pioneer spirit of the early settlers through historical re-enactments, demonstrations, encampments, games, entertainment, and crafts. Sat: 10 am-6 pm; Sun: 9 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Cindy Klepper, (219) 359-8937.

Old Settlers Days
Jonesboro Park. Country store, campsites for old settlers and their displays, musical entertainment, cake walk, homemade ice cream. Teen dance 7-11 pm. Festival: 11 am-5 pm. George W. Hiles, (765) 674-5139.

LAPORTE (Northern)
Pioneer Days
Creek Ridge County Park. Plenty of hands-on activities, demonstrations, and entertainment that depict the pioneer era. 10 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Niki Schmutte, (219) 324-5855.

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MADISON (South Central)
Harvest Celebration
123 Mill Street. Artist and craft demonstrations; items available to purchase. Tour the gardens; wine tasting; more. 9 am-5 pm. No Adm. Chg. Twila Fallis Osbourne, (800) 41-WINES.

Stonycreek Farm Pumpkin Harvest Festival
11366 S.R. 38 East. Hayrides; pick your own pumpkin. Haunted barn, Country Market. Special events: Native American dancing, Rendezvous 1758, Civil War Re-enactment. Weekdays: 10 am-6 pm; weekends: 10 am- 5 pm. Adm. Chg. (317) 773-3344.

RICHLAND (Southern)
Richland Fest
Lions Park. Craft and flea market, 5K run/walk, queen contest, baby contest, car show, horseshoe tourney, lots of food, and more. Sat: 9 am-7 pm; Sun: 8 am-7 pm. No Adm. Chg. Jeffrey Smith, (812) 359-4710.

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12th Annual Ethnic Festival
Fairbanks Park. A unique opportunity to sample the world through ethnic displays, foods, costumes, music, and dance. Noon-6 pm. No Adm.Chg. Rita L. Coleman-Alsop, (812) 232-2727.

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Sellabration Fall Fest/Art
& Craft Show
Porter County Expo Center. All the supplies you need to make your own crafts! Or purchase ready-made artwork, crafts, needlework, and more. 9 am-5 pm. Adm. Chg. Wil Erikson or Deborah Lamb, (219) 477-2737.

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Fenton Fair
Zion United Church of Christ. Entertainment, arts and crafts, flea market, games, softball tournament, fish fry, and more. 9 am-7 pm. No Adm. Chg. Shirley Marcum, (317) 894-3394.

WARSAW (Northern)
Back to the Days of Kosciuszko
Lucerne Park. A Revolutionary War-era re-enactment celebrating the county's namesake —Tadeusz Kosciuszko. Also a fundraiser for the county's services. 10 am-4pm. Adm. Chg. Jack Felger, (219) 267-2012.

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WARSAW (Northern)
Indian Pow Wow "Land of the Lakes—Gathering of the People"
Kosciusko County Fairgrounds. Traditional, native American Pow wow with arts and crafts, foods, and a presentation of native spiritual ways. 10 am-close. Adm. Chg. Tom Maze, (219) 267-5315.

ANDERSON (Eastern)
Indiana Derby Festival
Hoosier Park. Week-long celebration of sport precedes the 4th running of the Indiana Derby, a premier event of racing, speed, and beauty! Races at 7 pm weekly; noon on Derby Day. Adm. Chg. Brent Carter, (800) 526-RACE.

French Lick (Southern)
Orange County Pumpkin Festival
Downtown parking lot. Big, orange fun! Crafts and booths revolve around this seasonal symbol. Carnival rides, Big Pumpkin parade on Sunday. Festival hours: 5-11 pm. No Adm. Chg Alan Barnett, (821) 936-2405.


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