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.
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…
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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.
To see more pictures from the Festival, go to my Flickr Album
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.
(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:
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
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
Here are a couple of the many local events, to celebrate July 4th.
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/
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
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/