Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Goshen first Fridays
On the First Friday of every month - throughout the year - businesses, artists, and entertainers throw a party in downtown Goshen. Hours are from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m
Middlebury 3rd Fridays
Visit downtown Middlebury on the 3rd Friday of every month in 2015 for Fun! Special Events, Sales and Good Times! Shops Open until 8pm
Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival April 24-26, 2015
Pancakes smothered in maple syrup, kettle popped corn, giant jellybeans, parades & entertainment make a fun family event.
Check out the website for more information.
Essenhaus Thursday night Classic Car Cruise-ins
Begins May 1, 2015 4:30-8pmCruise on by every Thursday evening through September. Enjoy door prize giveaways, live entertainment, restaurant specials from 3PM to close or the all you care to eat BBQ pork ribs buffet at a special price.
2015 Quilt Garden Tour
FREE From 5/25-10/1/2015 Each quilt garden has its own splendid pattern, many are original designs, and each has its own unique story. Here's a peek of the exciting gardens!--Call 800-254-8090 to receive you official Quilt Gardens Map! More than a million vibrant blooms! 20 gigantic gardens & 20 hand-painted super-sized murals in 7 welcoming communities.
Elkhart Jazz Festival June 19-21, 2015 Elkhart, IN
Friday, June 19, 2015 - Sunday, June 21, 2015
This is an All Day Event
Downtown Elkhart's Arts & Entertainment district comes alive with a weekend-long celebration of jazz during the Elkhart Jazz Festival!
Check out the Elkhart Jazz Festival Facebook page for updates and Instagram ElkhartJazzFestival to view & share photos. Be sure to include #elkhartjazzfestival on Instagram!
For information, see www.downtownelkhart.org/elkhart-jazz-festival .
Pumpkinvine Bike Ride
Saturday, June 20, 2015
This is an All Day Event
Bicycle on the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail plus county roads through Amish country. Bicycle to an Amish home for a Thresher' dinner. New ride routes use a combination of the 16-mile Pumpkinvine Nature Trail and county roads passing through the third largest Amish community in the U.S. Cruise on roads with horses and buggies past fields with farm animals enclosed by white fences. Ride with 1200 other bicyclists past country stores and country schools and see new-born foals in summer pastures. Join our optional Friday Evening Dinner Ride and bicycle to an Amish home where you will enjoy a hearty Thresher's Dinner.
For more information about the Pumpkinvine Bike Trail visit http://pumpkinvine.org/
8th Annual Essenhaus Quilt & Fiber Show
Come enjoy vendors, seminars, quilts on display, interactive demonstrations and a live quilting bee. Natural fibers, fiber crafted supplies and items produced from natural fibers will also be displayed.
For more information visit www.essenhaus.com
Elkhart County 4H fair July 24-Aug 1, 2015
Non-stop action and 140 acres of family fun are guaranteed at one of the largest county fairs in the nation. 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, rodeo, harness racing, tractor-pulls, demolition derby, top-name grandstand entertainment, a giant midway and so much more.
visit www.4HFair.org for more information
Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival August 6-9, 2015
A historic Amish farmstead listed on the National Register is the setting for the 350 juried artists and crafters from around the nation to display and sell their work. Festivities include festival foods and local fare, four stages of live entertainment and more!