• Gingerbread House Contest Gingerbread House Contest Meet & Mingle with St. Nick on Saturday at the Historical Museum.
  • Holiday Lights Holiday Lights This one is located at 2270 Inke Road, Richmond.
  • E. J. Barton Art Moderne Home E. J. Barton Art Moderne Home This unusual - for Richmond - Art Moderne home in Reeveston was built in 1935.



Photo: Gingerbread House

Meet & Mingle w/St. Nick

The Wayne County Historical Museum invites you to come visit with St. Nick in their Community Room from 1-4pm on Saturday, Dec. 15. There will be games to play, crafts to make & treats for everyone. Take a photo with Santa! Gingerbread competition winners announced at 3:30pm!

Supplied Logo: The Music Makers of Gennett Records

Story of Gennett Records

Richmond, IN had a huge impact on the music of America, thanks to Gennett, located in the Whitewater Gorge. Learn about many famous artists who recorded here and why it's still impacting music recorded today. Watch The Music Makers of Gennett Records free all month!

Graphic: A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Your favorite holiday classic comes to life on the Richmond Civic Theatre stage December 14-16. Join the Peanuts gang as they discover the true meaning of Christmas with the background of the classic Vince Guaraldi score! Tickets are $18/adults; $15/seniors or students.

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Christmas Festival in the Historic Depot District

Old Fashioned Christmas FestivalChristmas time is a special time of year in the Historic Richmond Depot District. During this magical season our neighborhood comes alive with attractions and events for young and old alike. Enjoy a horse drawn carriage or wagon ride, see live reindeer, view the FantasyLand model train display in the Winter Wonderland room at the Richmond Furniture Gallery! There will be twinkling lights, caroling, and the wonderful feel of Christmas past! From 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, November 27, December 4 and 11 only. For more information, call 765-939-3349.

Richmond Jazz Orchestra - Wednesday, December 12

Clarinet Player, Richmond Jazz BandEnjoy Christmas Jazz tunes at the annual holiday concert of the Richmond Jazz Orchestra as they perform at Morrisson-Reeves Library, 80 North Sixth Street, Richmond. You'll recognize many of the performers as the group is made up of local Richmond musicians. Toe-tapping favorites sure to ignite holiday memories from years past, beginning at 6:30 p.m.. Free! For more information, call 765.966.8291.

Christmas Victorian Dinner - Thursday, December 13

Evans House, Quaker Hill Conference CenterEnjoy a special evening with a historically designed Victorian dinner at Quaker Hill Conference Center in historic Evans House built in 1855. In addition to enjoying a fine six course meal designed in Victorian manner you may also tour the facilities. Dennis and Valeta Bridgewater will play selected Christmas music on their hammer and mountain dulcimers for your enjoyment. The proceeds from this event will benefit Quaker Hill Conference Center, a 501C3 not-for-profit organization. $45 per person. For reservations, call 765.962.5741.

Season of Light - December 14th through 16th at Joseph Moore Museum

Supplied Poster: Season of LightLearn about light in a full dome film experience at the planetarium of the Jopseh Moore Museum! This special holiday feature of the 30-minute film "Season of Light" will explore the many ways light brightens our lives. Discover the astronomical meaning behind seasonal traditions, including the "Star over Bethlehem," and learn the history behind different celebrations of the winter solstice. Tickets are $5 a person. Movies run December 14th, 15th, and 16th at 9am, 10am, and on the hour 1-5pm. For more information, call 612-759-3014.

Christmas Carols and Holiday Favorites - RSO Singers

Graphic: Choir FiguresThe Richmond Symphony Orchestra Singers perform Christmas Carols and Holiday Favorites in this free concert at Christ United Church, 3430 Backmeyer Road, Richmond at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 16th. Free! For more information, call 765.966.5181.

Richmond Winter Farmer's Market - New Location!

Logo: Winter Farmer's MarketFind local products each week at the Richmond Winter Farmer's Market, now at the Richmond Senior Community Center, 1600 South 2nd Street, Richmond from 10am to 1pm. Follow the signs along South 5th Street for easy access. Every week you'll find local products from 100% certified local farmers & vendors. Produce, meat, eggs, honey, baked goods, jams and jellies, candles, soaps, jewelry, fine art, and so much more!


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Did You Know?

Richmond was long known as "The Rose City" due to being home to Hills' Roses. Founder, E. G. Hill, was a gifted rose hybridizer, and introduced countless roses to the world. Hills' was once known as the largest grower of roses under glass. Hill Floral Products stopped growing roses in 1995.