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SAP RUN AND SYRUP STROLL

Friends of LaGrange County Parks is hosting a syrup season 5K Fun Run & 1 Mile Stroll Saturday, March 14, at 10 a.m. Packet pick-up starts 9:15 a.m. Registration forms and online registration can be found on the Facebook page for Friends of LaGrange County Parks events. The event is open to runners and walkers …

Trading Post Fall Fest

Live music from Rebekah Meldrum Band ft. Joe Hart at 7 PM Food & Drinks from Ziffle’s Zip ‘N’ Go & Indy Beer Taps at 5 PM Cornhole Tournament at 12 PM & Outdoor Games

Scenic Fall Drive in Shipshewana, Indiana

Typically when you roll into Shipshewana, you’re greeted by endless farms and open fields. It might be surprising to hear of the beautiful fall foliage that can be seen this time of year. The natural beauty here in LaGrange County can often be underappreciated, many people not knowing about hidden gems like the Pigeon River …

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 …

Ribs @ Rogers

Ribs. Brisket. Pulled Pork. Chicken. Is your mouth watering yet? Then you missed a great opportunity to have a full-on feast. The first ever Ribs @ Rogers event was a great success! The David Rogers Memorial Park filled up early in the morning with 14 vendors firing up their grills. I was lucky enough to …

Delt Church Dash 5K Run/Walk

The Delt Church Dash meets at the East River Pavilion near the playground.  Registration begins at 6p.  The Dash begins at 7p. Age classes are: 15 & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50 & above. Cost per runner is $3.00  To preregister for the Delt Church Dash, download the form at lagrangecountyparks.org or request …

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 …

Road Trip Season

Summer is almost over… that’s right, I said it. I’m not happy about it either. But the keyword here is “almost.” That means you still have time to get those last minute summer plans in that you didn’t have time to do before. I know somewhere on that list of things you want to do …

Caring for Petunias in Hanging Baskets

  by Karen Weiland, Advanced Master Gardener     A hanging basket of petunias is sure to reward you with a bounty of colorful blooms all summer, that is, if you take care of it properly. Watering and fertilizing is critical when it comes to caring for petunias in a hanging basket.  Keep in mind …