• Big Potato and Model T's Big Potato and Model T's ....because it's FUN!
  • Cambridge City Public Library Cambridge City Public Library Home to the Overbeck Museum
  • Food Truck Extravaganza Food Truck Extravaganza Each Wednesday from 11a.m. to 2p.m. at Elstro Plaza in Richmond

     

 

Photo: Trillium Hill at Hayes Arboretum

Outdoor Experiences

There is a wealth of different opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in Wayne County. From public trails to horseback riding, camping to basketball, fishing to tennis, there's plenty of enticement to get out and enjoy summer!

Supplied Photo: The Chocolate Garden

The Chocolate Garden

Chocolate, music, lovely garden...and did we mention that it's all FREE?! You're invited to The Chocolate Garden on Saturday, May 26 from 4-6pm for free chocolate samples, and a performance by the Symphony brass in the Rose Garden at 2514 E. Main, Richmond.

Supplied Photo: Ford Tri-Motor

Fly the Ford Tri-Motor

Families are invited to visit the Richmond Municipal Airport this weekend to see and learn about the Ford Tri-Motor, the first luxury airliner. Rides are available for $75 from 2-5pm Thursday, and 9am-5pm Friday-Sunday, courtesy of the Hagerstown EAA Chapter 373.

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Transforming the Night - Saturday, May 26th

Color SplashdownCome to Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 North Sixth Street, Richmond, for local music, storytelling, and fire dancing! Get to know your neighbors and AVP facilitators from across the country. Performers include Phil English, Tin Cup, and Patchwork Moonlight, Van Temple Imagine Motion, and more. This event is free and open to the public in conjunction with the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) USA National Gathering. For more information, call 765.983.1425.

Spring Bird Hikes - Tuesdays at 7:00 a.m.

Prothonotary WarblerCope Environmental Center. These hikes offer a place for bird enthusiasts, experts, and aficionados to come and share their knowledge of and excitement about birds! You could spot a robin, hear the call of the red-winged blackbird, or go on a wild-goose chase for the elusive, marsh-dwelling Sora. Meet at Cope Environmental Center, 1730 Airport Road, Centerville at 7:00 a.m. FREE! For more information, call 765.855.3188.

Food Truck Extravaganza - Wednesdays at Jack Elsto Plaza

Playing in the Fountain at Elstro PlazaCome get your food truck fix down at Elsto Plaza, 47 North Sixth Street, Richmond! A variety of food trucks from the Richmond/Wayne County area will set up on Wednesdays this summer, so come on down to grab your lunch, get outside, and support local! We'll play some background music all summer, but in June & July we will also have live music! For more information, call Richmond Parks & Recreation at 765.983.PARK.

Richmond Walking Club - Each Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

Walking Shoes...Each week on Thursday, through the last Thursday in August, the Richmond Walking Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. on the Glen Miller Park Golf Course, 2514 East Main Street, Richmond for an approximately 2-3 mile walk throughout the Golf Course and Glen Miller Park. This is a great opportunity to form new relationships, bond with your friends and family, and relax! Dogs welcome too! Hosted by the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department, 765.983.7275.

Richmond Farmer's Market - Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

Richmond Farmer's MarketVisit Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 North Sixth Street, Richmond, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m.to 12:00 noon to get fresh produce, local meats, eggs, baked goods, artisan crafts, and much more. The Market takes place rain or shine every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, so come on out and support your local farmers and creators! For more information, call 765.983.7425.

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Did You Know?

Wayne County, Indiana is home to three universities. Indiana University East, Earlham College, and Ivy Tech Community College as well as two seminaries, Earlham School of Religion [Quaker] and Bethany Theological Seminary [Church of the Brethren].