Newport, Indiana – now known as Fountain City – was well known before the Civil War as a place of safety for freedom-seekers, or runaway slaves. On this half-mile walking tour, visit locations in town and find out how Newport residents like Levi and Catharine Coffin were instrumental in providing support along the Underground Railroad.Tickets are $5/person, $10/family of four or more. Registration required one day prior to the program.
Listen to a reading of Frederick Douglass' speech, "What, to the slave, is the Fourth of July?" Then, join Dr. John McGivigan of the Frederick Douglass Papers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis for a community discussion on one of Douglass' most famous - yet most scathing - speeches.Tickets are $5/adult, $3/youth (ages 3-17), 25% discount for members. Registration required by 5 p.m. on June 30.
Family fun at MRL! Come early for the best seats. Austin Haus is from Hagerstown Indiana and since childhood was fascinated with the wonders of illusion. Along with his magic, Austin’s electric personality along with his jokes and witty remarks will keep you laughing, entertained, and smiling for days to come.
Community members of all ages can come and make art! We will have several professional artists on hand to facilitate participants creating their very own artwork! Through the use of paint, drawing and 3D design elements, participants will engage with the raw beauty and wonder found in the natural world.We will encourage insect-, animal-, or botanical-based artwork inspired by the natural world and the book "World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments" by Aimee Nezhukumatathil and illustrated by Fumi Nakamura.
Ever wish you could know what your dog is REALLY thinking? It turns out there may be a way for dogs to talk to us using real words!Discover that talking with animals may not be such a fairy tale after all at an in-person presentation with Dr. Amalia Bastos, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, San Diego.WHEN: Thursday, July 7th, 5:30-6:30pm (with plenty of time for Q&A)WHERE: The Joseph Moore Museum on Earlham College’s Campus. (After turning into Earlham’s main entrance, turn left at the first stop sign.
Come and see The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra on Saturday, October 1st, 2022 at 7:30 pm. We are selling Season Tickets until Labor Day.
Have an evening out with wine slushies, beer, and a live performance at the Oldest family operated orchard in the state of Indiana every Friday throughout the 2022 season.
Get your engine revving for our next Family Series Event sponsored by First Bank Richmond, G101-3, and Reid Community Benefit. Race with us on Tuesday, July 19th to our Touch-A-Truck themed Mother-Son Date Night.Mother-Son duos will get a hands on experience as they walk around the Glen Miller Park Pond to interact with many of our local city departments and businesses that have a big impact on our community.
Join us in downtown Cambridge City, Indiana, for the Artisan Fair, Antiques, & Farmers Market event! 25+ artists will be set up outdoors selling their wares & demonstrating their skills. Artisans at the event include fountain maker, lighting maker, wood workers, jewelry makers, and more! Farmers’ Market at the corner of Foote and Main Streets. The event runs from 9AM-3PM, but the area antique stores are open until 5PM.
• Antique shopping
• Fresh produce
• Crafts & fine art
• Unique eateries
Take in the Fountain City Fireworks at the East Side Ball Diamonds. Fireworks starting at Dusk.