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


Pictures from the 2015 Covington Apple Festival

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


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:


2015 Spirit of Monticello Festival

The annual Spirit of Monticello Festival, will be this weekend in Monticello, Indiana.

June 27, 2015 – ( Monticello, IN 47960 ) Spirit of Monticello Car Show. Downtown Monticello (around the Square) 65 Total Awards! 4 Classes. This is an open show and a judged show. Registration from 10am till Noon. Fee is $10.00 Awards at 4pm.

This event ties in with the Spirit of Monticello Festival which will be going on Friday & Saturday. Huge Food Court, Art/Craft Vendors, Live Bands, Talent Contest, Children’s Play Area & a Beer & Wine Garden! Car Cruise-In on Friday Night, June 26 from 5-9pm.

Contact: Ken Prieboy at 574-870-4888 or kenprieboy@comcast.net


2014 Elks Annual Car Show – journalreview.com

Elks car show


The Crawfordsville Elks Lodge will have its 12th annual Car, Truck & Cycle Show on Saturday August 2nd, 2014, at the lodge on S.R. 32.

Registration is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $15 and is open to cars, trucks and motorcycles. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 vehicles. Awards will be presented at 3 p.m. About 48 awards will be given along with door prizes.

The program includes grilled food, the Elks American flag exhibit with a World War II military vehicle, 50s and 60s music as well as licensed raffles.

The event is used to support the Elks Cancer Fund, a statewide Elk’s fund that is used to support cancer research at Indiana and Purdue universities. Overall Indiana Elks give about $250,000 per year for cancer research without any administrative expenses incurred.

Carsten Lemkau, event organizer, said about $1,700 was raised locally last year.

The event, which is free to spectators, is co-hosted by the Ben Hur Car Club.

For information or to make a donation to the Elks Cancer Fund, contact the Elks Lodge at 362-0705 or Lemkau by email at Carsten835@gmail.com. A car show flyer also is available at the car club’s website at benhurcarclub.com.

After the show, dining is available in the lodge.

via Elks plans annual Car, Truck & Cycle Show – journalreview.com: News.

2014 Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival and Car Show


The Mansfield Village Car Show will be held Sunday (April 27, 2014) with registration from 8 AM until Noon. Enjoy a free oldies concert under the Pavilion. Awards will be presented immediately following the concert.  This is a great chance to show off your car while enjoying the Mushroom Festival.


Every special event in Mansfield offers lots of shopping and great food.  Mansfield shops will be open and vendors will be set up selling arts, crafts, antiques and flea market gems.  Free tours will be given at the Historic Mansfield Roller Mill and for those who come to eat there’s every kind of food imaginable.

Mansfield is located in Parke County, Indiana, 6 miles south of US 36, just off the east side of SR 59 or 10 miles north of US 40.  Mansfield is just north of Brazil on State Road 59.  For more information about the Festival, call 765-653-4026.  For Car Show information, call 765-344-1889.



2013 Strawberry Festival

It looks like the weather might be cooperating for the car show at the Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival, after all. I will be headed that way shortly, camera in hand…

See you there?

1939 Oldsmobile








1939 Oldsmobile. seen at the 2012 show


Car Show Flyer