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Easter at Amish Acres

The secular traditions and festivities that surround and symbolize Easter create a spring stir on the farm. An Easter egg hunt for 1,000 hidden eggs in the courtyard brings out a vigorous group of kids of all ages. A coloring contest in the Barn Loft Grill provides a place for families to wait for their …

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Linton’s Easter Egg-Straordinaire!

Free photos with the Easter Bunny with canned food donation, 8-6pm. Donations benefit the food bank at church community services. Visit baby chicks, baby ducks, baby lambs, a calf, and baby goats in our conservatory. And, back this year, our exclusive Duck Waterslide! Watch the baby ducklings climb up the ramp and slide down the …

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Old Fashioned Independence Day at Amish Acres

Mayor Thompson welcomes you to Nappanee’s 4th of July parade and fireworks. Amish Acres welcomes you to a day of special events to honor our nation’s freedoms. If you’ve never stood on the sidewalk on Main Street and watched a small town marching band, freshly waxed fire engines, boy scout troops, farm tractors, horse troops, …

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Chuck Wagon Gang (Lighting Ceremony)

Shaye Smith The group’s owner, manager, and alto singer, Shaye Smith is the granddaughter of the Gang’s original alto, Anna Carter Gordon Davis, and Howard Gordon, who was the group’s guitarist for many years. Shaye was born in Nashville, TN and grew up in Baton Rouge, LA. She is married to Andy Smith, and they …

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Howe Farmers Market

Every Saturday from May to October. Our market offers Fruits, Vegetables, cookies and baked goods under the Park Shelter. Homegrown by local farmers.  In the park, you will also have crafts made by locals.

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LaGrange Farmers Market

Produce, baked goods, wooden items and plants.  SNAP, WIC, Visa & MC accepted. Market will be open on Tuesdays from 1p-5p and Saturdays 8a-1p. Strawberry Fest June 23, 2018 8a-1p!!  

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Shipshewana Flea Market

The Shipshewana Flea Market is a do-not-miss Hoosier tradition with nearly 900 booths in an open-air market covering 40 acres. The vendors are open 8:00 am-5:00 pm every Tuesday and Wednesday, May through September. Also open Memorial Day, 4th of July & Labor Day! Vendors offer a variety of products and truly have something for …

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Shipshewana Flea Market 2018 Season Opener

The Midwest’s Largest Flea Market opens for the 2018 season on Tuesday, May 1! The Shipshewana Flea Market is a do-not-miss Hoosier tradition with nearly 900 booths in an open-air market covering 40 acres.  The market is open every Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., May through September. Vendors offer a variety …

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Memorial Day Extended Flea Market

The Midwest’s Largest Flea Market is open Monday, May 28 through Wednesday, May 30 for Memorial Day! The Shipshewana Flea Market is a do-not-miss Hoosier tradition with nearly 900 booths in an open-air market covering 40 acres. Vendors offer a variety of products and truly have something for everyone – fresh seasonal produce, crafts, home …

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