February 9: Family Maple Syrup Day
Cope Environmental Center, 1730 Airport Rd., Centerville, Indiana, 765-855-3188 www.copeenvironmental.org
Travel back in time to discover how maple syrup was made by Native Americans and early settlers. Next, make your way to the sap house for a lesson in maple syrup production in today’s world. All participants will finish the morning with a pancake lunch using Cope’s maple syrup!
March 1-3: 2019 Richmond Gem & Mineral Show
Wayne County Fairgrounds, 861 N. Salisbury Rd., Richmond, IN, 937-216-5928
Jewelry, fossils, minerals, silent auction, displays, demonstrators, children’s activities, and food available. Over 29 dealers & demonstrators.
March 15-16: Centerville Stamp Show
Friends Fellowship Church, 2030 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN, 765-935-5185
Many stamp dealers, beginners table, and on-site U.S. Post Office at show.
April 27: Family Earth Day Celebration
Cope Environmental Center, 1730 Airport Road, Centerville, 765-855-3188 www.copeenvironmental.org
This free event will offer family fun focusing on what people can do to love and protect the Earth.
May 3-5: Warm Glow Spring Open House
Warm Glow Candle Store, 2131 Centerville Rd., Centerville, IN 765-855-2000
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 29-June 2: 16th Annual Historic National Road Yard Sale
Along U.S. 40 (the National Road), contact Donna Tauber at 765-987-7565 www.facebook.com/nationalroadyardsaleUS40
The 824 mile sale from St. Louis to Baltimore 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!
June 1: Heartland Antique Show Summer Edition
Wayne County Fairgrounds, 861 N. Salisbury Rd., Richmond, IN, 843-812-0282 www.heartlandantiqueshow.com
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, stoneware, architectural, ethnic, Native American, and a whole lot more!
June 5: First Annual Bloom & Glow
Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Rd. West, 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 at 6:30pm where local vendors will have various food items in the garden. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from the Welcome Center. The hot air balloons set up in the area next to the garden with the glow of the balloons appearing shortly after 9pm.
June 21-July 6: Richmond Shakespeare Festival
Starr-Gennett Pavilion, Whitewater Gorge Park, 201 S. First St., Richmond, IN, 765-373-9022 https://www.richmondshakespearefestival.org
Presenting Hamlet and The Tempest as a dynamic pairing in rotating repertory, the productions will be created by a brilliant 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 16: Hagerstown Flying Circus-11th Annual Fly-In
Hagerstown Air Strip, 999 S. Washington St., Hagerstown, IN, 765-886-5098 www.facebook.com/HagerstownFlyingCircus
See beautiful vintage airplanes from the early days of aviation as they fly into America’s longest, smoothest 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!