MOONLIGHT PARADE KICKS OFF BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
Richmond is planning a year long party to celebrate it's 200th birthday in August of 2006. The party begins with a Moonlight Parade on Saturday, August 27th at 8:00 p.m. The parade route will follow U.S.
40 from Southwest 1st Street, across the bridge to Southwest 13th Street, where it will end at the Municipal Pool parking lot.
HISTORY OF RICHMOND, INDIANA
Learn more about the history of the founding of Richmond and the growth of this pioneer community.
WayNet's History Synopsis
Morrisson-Reeves Library Local History Online
ARCHWAY DAYS IN CENTERVILLE
The 17th Annual Archway Days Festival will be Friday, August 26th, Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th. There will be activities all day and evening, including live entertainment, arts and crafts, parade, car show, pie contest and several other drawing activities. Learn more about Centerville's unique archways and download a .pdf schedule of events from Promote Centerville, Inc.'s web site:
SYMPHONY IN THE PARK
Bring the family, lawn chairs & blankets and enjoy an evening of "Symphony on the Prairie style" musical pleasure with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra under the stars in Glen Miller Park on Roosevelt Hill. An instrument Petting Zoo will be held from 6-6:30 p.m. prior to the concert for the children to try different instruments from the orchestra.
HISTORY COMES TO LIFE
Volunteers make history come to life at Pioneer Harvest Days at the Wayne County Historical Museum. Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Wayne County Historical Museum and Richmond's Bicentennial!
There's something for everyone, food, crafts, carriage rides, and more!
On the grounds of the Wayne County Historical Museum, 1150 N. A, Richmond.
Entry fee $5/adult; $2.00/child 6+; FREE to museum members! Visit from 10 am to
5 pm on Saturday, August 27 and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 28.
QUILT SHOW AT THE MANSION HOUSE
If you appreciate fabric art, don't miss the 33rd Annual Quilt Show at the Mansion House Inn in Centerville this weekend. The show features both old and new quilts. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Friday-Saturday;
12 Noon to 4 pm Sunday. $3.00 admission Mansion House Inn, 214 East Main Street, Centerville, Indiana
ARE YOU A HITCHCOCK FAN?
If you are a fan of Alfred Hitchcock movies, don't miss this month's featured movie at Richmond Civic Theatre's Classic Film Series, "Rear Window", starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly.
NOTHING TO DO? YOU'VE GOT TO BE KIDDING!
Nothing in this list has interested you so far? Well, never fear! There are several more events on the schedule for this weekend. Be sure to visit WayNet.org's Community Calendar to see all the events.
ATTENTION: LOCAL ARTISTS
All area fine artists are invited to exhibit and sell their works at the Richmond Art Club Lawn Show and Sale will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 1 – 4 pm on the lawn of the Wayne County Historical Museum on North A Street, Richmond. Rain date is September 18th.
This event is free to area artists. For display information and registration,
email the Richmond_Art_Club at
Richmond_Art_Club@yahoo.com, or phone (765) 478-5793.
WAYNE WORKS HISTORY
Former Wayne Works employees and others interested in the history of the old school bus manufacturer will be interested in the following links:
History of Wayne Works Buses & Vehicles
Wayne Corporation by Wikipedia
Photo of Horse Drawn Hack
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