• Hagerstown Flying Circus - July 19th! Hagerstown Flying Circus - July 19th!
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  • Fairy Garden Tour Fairy Garden Tour Spark your child's imagination when you go on the Enchanted Fairy Trail!

     

 

Photo: Burnside - Oakley - Wright

Neighborly Nod

What do General Ambrose Burnside, Annie Oakley and Wilbur Wright all have in common? They were born in counties that are neighbors to Wayne County! Looking for something different to do on your stay-cation this year? Explore our neighboring counties for fun things to do!

Photo: Hand Lawn Mower (Reel) by Ulrike Mai

Industry & Inventions

At the turn of the 20th century, Wayne County was the center of an amazing amount of creativity and inventiveness, leading to the creation of products that changes the lives of people around the world. Take a look at our Industry & Inventions page to learn about those products!

Photo: Farm Equipment as Art

Camping Adventures

If Wayne County is your home, you may not have had a reason to visit any of the campgrounds listed in WayNet's Lodging section, but if you're looking for a fun, weekend getaway, it might be time to check out some of these properties! Some even have cabins, most have swimming and/or fishing as well as additional fun for all ages.

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Reid Ride - Saturday, July 23rd

Reid Ride 2015Enjoy this family-friendly bike ride across Wayne County. Money raised from the Reid Ride goes to buy shoes for area youth. There will be lots of door prizes and volunteers to cheer you on! Register online or if you have questions, call 765.983.3102.

Indiana Private College Week

Tyler HallIndiana's 31 private, non-profit colleges and universities will welcome students, parents and others from July 18 through 22 to learn about the college selection process and experience the personality of each campus through tours, informational sessions and conversations with current students and staff during Indiana's Private College Week. All activities are free. Be sure to check out Earlham College!

Wing Walkers Concert - Friday, July 22nd

The Wing WalkersOur neighbor to the south, Liberty, invites you to bring your lawn chairs or blankets to The Courthouse Square in Liberty, Indiana, and join The Wing Walkers at the Farmer's Market from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Friday, July 22ndfor an afternoon of fun and food with free activities for kids thanks to the generosity of West End Bank. For more information, call 765.966.5181.

Richmond Farmer's Market - Every Saturday This Summer!

Farmer's Market FlowersRichmond Farmer's Market is being held at 10th and East Main Street in Richmond, across from Civic Theatre from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon each Saturday through October. Local vendors will have homemade baked goods, sweets, honey, jewelry, meat, eggs, in-season produce (as it becomes available), and more. The Richmond Farmers Market is growers-only, to ensure your purchase is directly from the producer. Questions? Call 765.983.7425.

Richmond Jazz Baseball - Sunday, July 24th

Logo: Richmond JazzEnjoy a fun night at McBride Stadium watching the Richmond Jazz baseball team, a member of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. Tickets are only $3/person and kids under 12 are free! Sunday, July 24th the game begins at 5:05 p.m. as the Richmond Jazz takes on the Cincinnati Steam. McBride Stadium is located at 201 Northwest 13th Street, Richmond. For more information, call 765.977.3063.

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Richmond native, C. Francis Jenkins, is recognized as the inventor of the first motion picture projector and was a pivotal inventor in early television.