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Paddle for Parkview

There’s something for everyone at our 2019 “Paddle for Parkview” and it is the perfect opportunity to spend the afternoon being active in the great outdoors enjoying one of our county’s natural treasures. Participants will have a choice between two paddle options: a family-friendly, leisurely seven-mile paddle down the Pigeon River or a more challenging …

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The Farm Place Benefit Auction

Save the Date! Auction, Haystack Meal & 1/4 Beef Drawing   The Farm is a faith-based initiative whose mission is to provide a safe, nurturing and restorative place for children in need through animal companionship and other therapeutic methods.  

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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.    

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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.   TRAFFIC ALERT: SR 120 will be closed for a brief time.   Please use alternate routes: From the North SR 9 …

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4th of July Celebration

Road race, food, parade, puppet show, kids games, softball tourney, draft horse pull and big fireworks at dark. Parade at 5:30 pm.   DAILY SCHEDULE TBA!    

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Rise’n Roll Customer Appreciation Day

Join us once again for our annual Customer Appreciation Day and Open [email protected] Come for family-friendly fun and activities such as bounce houses, corn hole, games, balloons, and of course, all of the FREE samples you can fit on a plate! Bring your friends & family!

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FREE Family Fishing Day

Take the family fishing for free on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Rainbow Pit. Enjoy Indiana’s last free fishing weekend.  Poles and bait will be provided while supplies last. The Friends of LaGrange County Parks are having a freewill donation fish fry from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The …

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Shipshewana Area Historical Society Chicken Bar-B-Que

Who’s Hungry?  The Shipshewana Area Historical Society will again be hosting their Annual Chicken BBQ! We will be kicking off the season on May 11, 2019 from 10am-1pm. Chicken sales will be in the Shipshewana Livestock Auction parking lot. Stop in and pick up some delicious chicken for the whole family. Help support your local …

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Spring Wildflower Walk

Cure your cabin fever with a wildflower walk at Maple Wood Nature Center.  Join the Naturalist on the casual walks that will last approximately 1 hour.  Participants will learn to identify blooming wildflowers and enjoy folklore tales.  Walkers are invited to help pull invasive Garlic Mustard as well. All ages are welcome.  The trail is …

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