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 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 Indiana County 4H Fair Schedule

The annual 4H county Fairs scheduled around our area include:-

Benton County July 22 – 27

Boone County July 24 – 30

Carroll County July 10 – 18

Clay County July 18 – 24

Clinton County July 11- 18

Fountain County July 17 – 23

Hendricks County July 19 – 25

Jasper County July 18 – 24

Montgomery County July 17 – 24

Newton County July 13 – 18

Parke County July 18 – 25

Putnam County July 17 – 25

Tippecanoe County July 18 – 25

Vermillion County June 19 – 26

Vigo County July 12 – 18

Warren County June 9 – 13

White County July 25 – 30

For a complete list of all the County 4H Fairs, please visit this page, on the Purdue University 4H site

http://www.four-h.purdue.edu/downloads/new/2015_County%20Fair%20Dates.pdf

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2015 Kingman annual auction

There will be a large auction held on the park, in Kingman, Indiana on Saturday June 6, 2015. This is an annual event, where you can find everything from dollar lots up to machinery, RV’s, furniture and vehicles, and just about everything in between. 

It is definitely worth checking out if you are in the area. Kingman is a small community, in southern Fountain County, on State Road 234, between US41 and state road 63, about one mile west of US41.