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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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30th Anniversary – Maplewood Nature Center

Celebrate with an evening of memories and outdoor enjoyment! Cupcakes & Punch Luminary Walk S’mores Campfire Picture Slideshow Music Dress for cool weather! The Friends of LaGrange County Parks will be serving gourmet maple s’mores and selling hot beverages fireside.

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Old Fashion Farming Day

Demonstrations of by-gone equipment and activity all day plus exhibits on display along with old fashion fun for the children. Schedule TBA OTHER ACTIVITES….. Hay Cutting, Cross Cut Sawing, Hay Wagon Rides, Barrel Train NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST/STOLEN ITEMS OR ACCIDENTS  

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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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Classic Car Cruise In at the Essenhaus

Whether you are a classic car owner or a car enthusiast this event is for you! We invite you to join us every Thursday night from May to September, 4:30pm-8pm, for this free event featuring theme nights, LIVE entertainment, hand dipped ice cream & old fashioned sodas.  Registering your classic car is completely free and …

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Weekend Flea Market – Mother/Daughter Days

Bring your Mama to Shipshewana! The Shipshewana Flea Market will be open August 16 & 17 for a special Mother / Daughter weekend event! We will have activities for Moms and Daughters including a mother/daughter lookalike contest, a free photo booth and special door prize drawings!   Friday, August 16: 3pm-8pm Saturday, August 17: 8am-2pm …

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Shipshewana Antique Market Festival

Bring the whole family and find a treasure at the 2019 Shipshewana Antique Festival! Admission and Parking are free. Festival Events / Activities: Antique & Vintage Market: Shop an outdoor pavilion full of antique dealers selling a variety of antiques, collectibles, furniture, salvage, signs, glassware, toys, vintage items, jewelry and more! Working Demonstrations: See old-fashioned …

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Shipshewana Steam & Gas Show

Hear the roar of the engines and watch the annual steam and tractor show with Gas Engines, 30+ Antique Tractors, and Hit & Miss Engines. Held in conjunction with the Shipshewana Antique Festival & Vintage Market. Steam Engine Set Up includes a spark show after dark and is held the night before on Friday, August …

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Shipshewana Independence Day Extended Flea Market

The Midwest’s Largest Flea Market is open Tuesday, July 2, Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day! The Shipshewana Flea Market is a do-not-miss Hoosier tradition with nearly 700 booths in an open-air market covering 40 acres. Find bargains on home décor, clothing, furniture, jewelry, tools, crafts, books, beauty supplies, accessories, and …

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