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LaGrange Council on Aging Thanksgiving

Feast with family & friends this Thanksgiving. Open to all, no one should go without a meal for Thanksgiving. Bring a dish to pass if you can! Hosted by Cheri & David Perkins with the LaGrange County Council on Aging. RSVP at 260.463.4161 or 260.499.1166

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Lighting of Shipshewana-Light Parade

The Holiday Light Parade and Lighting of Shipshewana on November 7, 2020, kicks off the Christmas season in Shipshewana and begins at dusk (6 pm). The parade will wander throughout Shipshewana. Along with the traditional tree lighting in front of the Blue Gate Restaurant & Theatre, there will be Christmas Carols, Santa visits at The …

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LaGrange Farmers Market

LaGrange Farmers Market- Fresh Baked Goods, Locally made crafts, Fresh roasted Coffee, beans or ground and brewed coffee, canned goods, locally grown produce    

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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.   CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE    

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Mayfest – Celebrating 30 Years of Hometown Traditions!

Kick of our Mayfest on Friday with entertainment and food at the main tent all day long. Friday evening will feature musical talent in the main tent. Saturday morning kicks off with a benefit pancake and sausage breakfast, a 3 on 3 basketball tourney, a 5K Road Run and Softball Tournament. Then at 10 am …

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Shipshewana Quilt Festival

The 2020 Quilt & Vendor Show will open at 12 noon on Wednesday, June 24. The Quilt Show will once again be juried and limited to approximately 200 quilts. You can look forward to the best of the best! Many different vendors from around the country will provide you with the newest and best products. …

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Fall Crafter’s Fair

Shipshewana will be hosting a festival of crafters, entertainers, and musicians that has become an annual fall event. The festival will take place in and around the town, located in the heart of beautiful Northern Indiana Amish Country.  The event is planned for families and individuals looking for something truly unique and different from normal …

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Maple Syrup Days

Maple Syrup season is worth celebrating and that is what we do! There’s much more to experience than the meal.  We show three different ways to make maple syrup: how we used to do it, how we do it now, and how you can do it at home.  Horse wagons carry visitors into the maple …

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