Richmond/Wayne County Spring & Summer Events

May 4-6: Warm Glow Candle Store Spring Open House

Warm Glow Candle Company, 2131 N. Centerville Rd., Centerville, Indiana, 765-855-2000

Up to 60% off Sale! DIY Weekend! -Create ~Learn ~Shop
Shop inside Warm Glow with 70,000 square feet of candles, home décor, food items, clothing, jewelry, wine plus an additional tent outdoors for garden items.

May 11-12 & 18-20: Richmond Civic Theatre Presents Moon Over Buffalo Richmond Civic Theatre

1003 E. Main St., Richmond, IN, 765-962-8011

“Moon Over Buffalo is hilarious! Ludwig stuffs his play with comic invention, running gags and neat sense of absurdity. An evening of farcical delight. Go and enjoy!” – New York Post

May 30-June 3: 15th Annual Historic National Road Yard Sale

Along U.S. 40 (the National Road), contact Donna Tauber at 765-987-7565 or Kim Couch at 765-969-7593

The 15th Annual Historic National Road Yard Sale will begin May 30th and run until June 3rd, 2018 from St Louis to Baltimore, Maryland. The 824 mile sale celebrates this historic by-way, giving communities the opportunity to host festivals and other community events. Also many individuals and vendors are expected to set up with an assortment of roadside treasures including antiques and furniture, housewares, collectables, and much more! Sales are from dawn to dusk.

June 2: Heartland Antique Show Summer Edition
Wayne County Fairgrounds, 861 N. Salisbury Rd., Richmond, IN, 843-812-0282

The tradition of great antiques continues at the June show. We’ll have late 18th- and early 19th-century American country and formal furniture and accessories, folk art, fine art, textiles, treen, redware, stone- ware, architectural, ethnic, Native American, and a whole lot more!

June 6: First Annual Bloom & Glow

Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Rd. East, Richmond, IN, 765-914-0304

First Bloom and Glow is an annual event to celebrate the first blooms of the roses. It has also become a fundraiser for the maintenance of the Rose Garden. The event takes place in the Rose Garden from 6:30PM until 8:30PM. There are usually 6 local vendors in the garden with various food items. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from the Welcome Center. Then the hot air balloons begin to set up in the area next to the garden. The glow of the balloons happens shortly after 9PM around dusk.

June 15-30: Richmond Shakespeare Festival

Starr-Gennett Pavilion, Whitewater Gorge Park, 201 S. First St., Richmond, IN, 765-373-9022

Vaulting ambition, murderous plots, scheming witches, jealous kings, and misplaced princesses are all on the menu as Richmond Shakespeare Festival prepares to serve up their 2018 season. Presenting The Win- ter’s Tale and Macbeth as a dynamic pairing in rotating repertory, the productions will be created by a bril- liant cast and crew of AEA and non-AEA professionals, college-age interns, and volunteers sourced from as nearby as Richmond, and Indianapolis, and as far away as Utah, Maine and New York.

July 8-13: 2018 Model T National Tour

Model T Ford Museum, 309 N. 8th St., Richmond, Indiana, 765-373-3106

This is the tenth year anniversary of the Centennial and we have a national tour you won’t want to miss. You will take a leisurely drive on an eleven mile private scenic road, visit the National Air Force Museum, and Dayton’s version of Greenfield Village – Carillon Park. You will drive through covered bridges and see logs turned into lumber by steam. Be a part of the parade thru town and see the theater production O Henry, and the Tin Lizzie, which last played at the Centennial. Of course, the ever expanding MTFCA Mu- seum will be open for you. Stay an extra day and be part of Homecoming. We hope to see you here.

July 17: Hagerstown Flying Circus-10th Annual Fly-In

Hagerstown Air Strip, 999 S. Washington St., Hagerstown, IN, 765-886-5098

See beautiful vintage airplanes from the early days of aviation as they fly into America’s longest, smooth- est grass air strip. Visit with pilots, be amazed at their flying skill. And, enjoy tasty treats and gift items from a variety of vendors. Main Event starts at 6 p.m. Bring your own chair or blanket. It’s FREE!

September 8: Potterypalooza

Richmond Art Museum, 350 Hub Etchison Pkwy., Richmond, IN, 765-9733738

Join us for a celebration of ceramics as we turn a spotlight on talented regional artists who work in clay! Pottery will be on display and available for purchase. Functional ceramics like plates, bowls, and mugs will be shown alongside sculpture and art pieces. We will also highlight area food vendors who will be on site, selling delicious fare to enjoy while browsing the ceramic booths. Plus, there is nothing like good, live music to liven up any festival. Bring the whole family as there will be hands on opportunities for both children and adults. Come get your hands in the clay!