Wayne County Weekends

The Chamber’s Buy Local Committee invites you to spend your summer weekends in and around Wayne County.  There will be special activities, entertainment and, of course, great food and shopping!  There will be concerts, productions, parades and more!  Be sure to invite your friends and family to join you as you move from town to town, experiencing all Wayne County has to offer.  Stay local – Buy local!

For updates follow the Facebook Group at: www.facebook.com/groups/WayneCountyWeekends/

Thank you to the businesses that support Buy Local & Wayne County Weekends!

(Updated) Moved to Thursday, June 6 – 1st Bloom & Glow (6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Richmond Rose Garden) Celebrate the first blooms of the roses and watch hot air balloons glow.

Saturday, Jun 8 – Model T Homecoming (8 am to 3 pm, Depot District) Car show, swap meet, seminars, food tents & more. Free admission to the museum 8 am to 4 pm

Saturday, Jun 8 – Huddleston Jar & Antique Market (9 am to 3 pm, Cambridge City) Historic jar, bottle and antique show. Food Vendors, museum tours

Monday, June 10th – Richmond Community Orchestra (7:30 pm, Elstro Plaza) Shakespeare Themed Concert

Friday, Jun 21 – Richmond Shakespeare Festival  (June 21 to July 6th at the Starr Gennett Factory, Whitewater Gorge Park) Performances of Hamlet and The Tempest. Tickets required

Saturday, Jun 22 – Wayne County 4-H Fair (June 22 to June 29 at Wayne County Fairgrounds) Come out and enjoy the fair! See animals, food vendors, shows, live music, amusement rides and more! Full schedule online at WayneCo4HFair.com

Saturday, Jun 22 – Lifted Church’s 4th Annual Park Party (3 pm to 6 pm at Jack Elstro Plaza) Join us for free food, fun games, and much more! From blow up slides to free prizes, we want you to enjoy this event on us!

Saturday, Jun 22 – Blast at the Overpass (6 pm to 10 pm, Historic Depot District) This family-friendly concert helps support local nonprofits. Come out, grab some food and enjoy this summer concert!

Tuesday, Jun 25 – Chamber 535 (5:35pm, Fricker’s Richmond) Join the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate our newest Chamber members with a night of Speed Networking! This event is open to the public and is hosted by Frickers! Join us at 5:35pm for a night of fun networking!

Wednesday, Jun 26 – Main Street Centerville Celebration (5:30 pm Dedication) with Special Guest Lt Gov Suzanne Crouch. Following the presentation, at 6:30 pm there will be food trucks, live music and fun for the whole family.

Saturday, June 29 – Firework 5K (9 am at Glen Miller Park) Part of the Wayne County Challenge. You are invited to run or walk the scenic Glen Miller Park

Saturday, Jun 29 – All-American Richmond Farmers Market Celebration (8 am, Jack Elstro Plaza) a celebration of local farmers, producers, crafters and all things local and the wealth they add to our community and country.

Thursday, Jul 4 – Richmond Fireworks 75th year! (At Dark, on Roosevelt Hill) Live music and fun all afternoon leading up to the American Legion Harry Ray Post 65 city fireworks presented this year by Scarrette Pyrotechnics!

Saturday, July 6 – Fountain City Fireworks (At Dark) Join the local community at Fountain City’s Ball Diamond for a fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day! Bring blankets, family, friends, and your excitement!

Thursday, Jul 10 – Small Business Picnic (Downtown Richmond) Center City Development Corporation celebrating downtown small businesses. Updates about this event will be posted at  RichmondInnovates.com

Thursday, Jul 11 – Father – Daughter Walk (6 pm to 8 pm, Former Glen Miller Golf Course) Join dads and daughters at this event, celebrating parents and their children. The evening includes games, giveaways, and of course, walking!

Tuesday, Jul 16 – Hagerstown Flying Circus, (Hagerstown Airport, 999 Washington St.) Gates to the airport will open at 2 pm and the main event will lift off at 6 pm. An awesome exhibition of vintage aircraft and professional flying skill. Planes will be landing and taking off all afternoon. See the planes up close and talk to the pilots. Take a ride in a bi-plane, browse through the arts and crafts booths, fun games for the kids, and enjoy good food. Located at the longest grass airstrip in America. FREE, FUN, FAMILY FRIENDLY!!

Saturday, Jul 20 – Kid’s Triathlon (9 am, Begins at Dennis Middle School, ends at Cordell Municipal Pool) The triathlon is for children ages 5-10 yrs. There is an information session for athletes and parents at 7:30 pm July 17th at Cordell Municipal Pool.

Saturday, Jul 20 – Run with the Wolves 5K (Indiana University East) Registration at 7 am 5k Start at 8 am and “Run with Rufus” Family 1k at 9:05 am.

Saturday, Jul 20 – Bacon, Blues, & Brews (7 pm, Historic Depot District) Sample some of the best breweries of Indiana and celebrate all things beer! Foodie vendors and live music is also on tap.

Tuesday, Jul 23 – Chamber Farm Tour (6 pm to 8 pm, Dougherty Orchard near Cambridge City) Dougherty Orchards welcomes Chamber of Commerce friends to tour their farm and learn about the orchard’s history.  Register for this event, at WCAreaChamber.org which includes transportation, tour and a meal!

Saturday, Jul 27 – Community Fest in Centerville Antiques, farmers market, flea market, & handcrafted items from Noon to 6 pm. Free concert & beer garden 6 pm to 9 pm. Food trucks all day long.