2016 Elks Crawfordsville Car Show

The 14th Annual Crawfordsville Elks Lodge 483 Car Show, will be held Saturday August, 2016, in Crawfordsville, Indiana. There is a new venue this year, it will be at Creekside Lodge, beside Sugar Creek, just off of Lafayette Avenue, west of US 231. Click below to view and print the event flyer, from the Ben Hur Car Club website.

Elks of CrawfElks CarShowFlyer Jun2016

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2016 Wolcott Summer Festival

We are looking forward to visiting the 48th Annual Wolcott Summer Festival, on Monday, July 4, 2016.

The Annual Wolcott Summer Festival started in 1969 when the town of Wolcott experienced several disastrous fires and some of the citizens pondered on how to perk up the town’s spirit. “Why not a festival like we had in 1961 to celebrate the town’s Centennial.” July 4th was suggested and what would be better than to celebrate our town and the birthday of the United States at our festival. It was done! And Wolcott Summer Festival began…

Visit their Facebook Page at

www.facebook.com/WolcottFestival

Wolcott Festival Website

This annual festival features a classic car and a tractor show, and live music on stage. This year featuring one of my favorite bands, the Groove Catz.

The Groove Catz on stage at Wolcott

General view of the show

A general view of the car show by cjp02 on http://www.flickr.com

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2016 Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival

If you didn’t know, the annual Strawberry Festival will be held this coming weekend, in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

The Festival runs June 10, through the 12th, 2016.

(Pictures from 2013 Festival – by cjp02 on FLICKR)

Festival Grounds

The Groove Catz on stage at the Festival

General view of the show

With great entertainment, a flea market, tractor show, and on Sunday, a large classic car show, there is plenty for people of all ages. My favorite part is the car show, on Sunday.

Checkout their website for schedule and much more:-

http://thestrawberryfestival.com/

From Lewis and Clark to a cemetery in Indiana

Colins Place

Old Pioneer Cemetery in Waynetown is the final resting place of William Bratton, a member of the historic expedition to explore the Louisiana Purchase territory in 1804-06.

William Bratton’s headstone - Old Pioneers Cemetery, Waynetown, Indiana This bronze plaque and marker were later added to William Bratton’s headstone, explaining that he was a member of the historic Lewis & Clark expedition in 1804-06.(Photo: Kevin Cullen/For the Lafayette Journal & Courier)

WAYNETOWN — Old cemeteries are filled with surprises.

One stone in this particular resting place remembers a baby who died in 1830. Beneath another lies a Civil War sailor. Many cast shadows over the graves of pioneers who worked themselves to death turning forests into corn fields.

But the Old Pioneer Cemetery on U.S. 136, at the eastern edge of town, contains a much bigger surprise. Among its weathered stones is one that marks the grave of William Bratton.

Bratton, who lived from 1778 to 1841, settled near here…

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Pictures from the 2015 Covington Apple Festival

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To see more pictures from the Festival, go to my Flickr Album

https://www.flickr.com/photos/aroundourarea/albums/72157658726061618

2015 Waynetown Fish Fry

  The annual Fish Fry, will be held at the park, in Waynetown, Indiana, from, Thursday through Saturday, September 17 – 19, 2915. 

It features a parade and a car show, amongst the many events. 

I hope to see you there?

Colin

2015 Knight of Columbus 5th Annual Charity Car Show

July 11, 2015 – Lafayette, IN 47909. The Knights of Columbus 5th Annual Charity Car Show to benefit Lafayette Central Catholic School Professional Development Fund, will be held at the Central Catholic JR/SR High School, 2410 S 9th St, Lafayette, IN 47909.

Registration opens at 4:00PM, Show and Judging from 6:00PM to 8:00PM, Awards 8:00PM to 8:30PM. $15 registration day of event, additional $5 for additional entries. Dash plaque and t-shirt on registration while supplies last.

For more details contact Coordinator Details: Matt Lewis
Email: lafkofccarshow@yahoo.com
Phone: 765-532-6945

Featuring, 50/50 drawing, Raffle, Great Food and Great DJ , Prize Categories: BEST OF SHOW, BEST PAINT, BEST INTERIOR, CHAPLAINS CHOICE, BISHOPS CHOICE, MAYOR’S CHOICE, STOCK 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 00’s; CUSTOM 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 00’s; SPORT COMPACT, TEEN, SHOW TRUCK, 4X4, WORK IN PROGRESS, PRO-STREET, ANTIQUE, LOW RIDER, TRACTOR

http://www.oldcarsonly.com/page/page/192696.htm
http://www.oldride.com/events/2333128.html