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/

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 Covington Apple Festival

 

COVINGTON, Ind. — The 25th annual Covington Apple Fest will fill the square around the Fountain County Courthouse on Saturday.

The day’s events actually start at 7 a.m. with the Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast at the fire station. It will be served until 10 a.m. EDT.

At 8 a.m. EDT, a bicycle tour sponsored by the Fountain Trust Co. will pedal off. Call the Covington Banking Center at (765) 793-2237 for information.

Events begin with a 9:45 a.m. EDT welcome from Mayor Brad Crain. Vendors will be set up around the courthouse until 5 p.m. EDT.

The Little Miss Apple of Your Eye and Johnny Appleseed contest will begin at 10 a.m. EDT. Registration for boys and girls ages 4-8 begins runs 9-9:30 a.m. EDT at festival headquarters.

A car, truck and motorcycle show runs during the event. Registration will be 9-11 a.m. EDT with trophies awarded at 2 p.m.

Tours of the historic courthouse murals by Kay Hunter are at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The 1842 Fountain County Clerk’s Building/Museum at 516 Fourth St. will be open all day as well.

The Masonic Fish Fry will close out the day, serving from noon until 6:30 p.m. EDT at the fire station.

Entertainment Schedule

(All times EDT)

• 9:45 a.m. — Welcome; City of Covington Mayor and 2015 Apple Fest Queen

• 10-10:30 a.m. — Johnny Appleseed & Little Miss Apple of Your Eye Contest

• 10:30-11 a.m. — Joseph White, balloon artist, story teller, magician

• 11-11:30 a.m. — Covington High School Band

• 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. — Wabash Valley Area Band

• 12:30-1 p.m. — Forgiven

• 1:15-1:45 p.m. — Friendship Circle Center Line Dancers

• 2-2:45 p.m. — Curt Kiser

• 3-3:30 p.m. — Shozet Keller-Stump

• 3:30-4 p.m. — Sweet Adelines

• 4-5 p.m. — Kasey Burton

This report about the festival from the Commercial News:

http://www.commercial-news.com/news/local_news/covington-ready-for-apple-fest/article_4e842119-92f4-5aeb-a577-6149e5c206c0.html

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 July 4th events

Here are a couple of the many local events, to celebrate July 4th.

7th Annual
Wolcott Summer Festival

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Welcome to the 47th Annual Wolcott Summer Festival. It all 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… http://wolcottfestival.com

July 4 – 47th Annual Wolcott 4th of July Car Show. 308 N Burke. Fee $20. Registration 8am-11am, Special Appointed Judge (not involved in show) 10am, Awards 2pm. Top 30 pre 1980 and Top 10 post 1980. Best of Show Car, Best of Show Truck . Motorcycles welcome. Food and craft vendors, carnival rides, petting zoo, live music, 4th of July parade, and fireworks after dark. For more information contact Steve Scheherhorn (219) 613-4773 http://wolcottfestival.com/

This is a decent car show, and tractor show. They usually have good music, this year they feature the Groove Katz, one of my favorite local bands http://www.groovecatz.com/

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July 4, 2015 – ( New Richmond Indiana ) Hickory Hoosiers and Charioteers will have a show Registration is 10am-1pm Awards Top 25 and Dash plaques Food, games and Fireworks at dusk. Info John Rose 765-362-9497

The firework display is pretty good, for such a small community. https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Richmond-Fireworks/234028223283593

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And of course, the Covington July 4th Festival is ongoing, see the other post on this site, about the parade https://aroundourarea.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/2015-covington-in-4th-july-parade/

2015 Covington, IN – 4th July Parade

The Annual parade, held in Covington, Indiana, as a part of the 4th of July celebrations, will be on Friday July 3rd, 2015.

The line up will be at 4:00PM, at the Covington High School parking lot, with the parade itself, beginning at 5:00PM.

Parade Route:

Proceed down 5th street (south) to Liberty St. 

Turns right (west) and goes to 4th St.

Turns right (north) and proceeds to the park

Rain Date: July 4th 

Line up at 3pm 

Parade at 4pm

http://covingtonfourthofjuly.org/parade-entry-form.html

Fire engine, formerly serving the Covington, Indiana Volunteer Fire Department

Fire engine, formerly serving the Covington, Indiana Volunteer Fire Department