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Photo: Pottery glass with grapes and leaves

For Love Of Grapes & Hops

15th annual For Love of Grapes & Hops Festival is being held on Friday, Oct. 26 at the Richmond Municipal Airport. $35 tickets include a tasting glass for samples and food by Mojo's Food Truck. There will also be a costume contest, door prizes and an after party! Must be 21 or older!

Photo: Buddha at Wayne County Historical Museum

Haunted Museum

It's fun for the whole family when you tour the Wayne County Historical Museum at night! Costumed volunteers hand out treats and there will be games, crafts, food and storytelling by Ghouliana! 6:30 pm to 9pm, $6/person. Families to dress in costume to compete for a Family Membership.

Photo: Whitby Abbey / Dracula Text

Dracula

Count Dracula begins to exert his will on the residents of London, they try to piece together the clues of his appearances in a valiant attempt to save themselves from a hideous fate when Richmond Civic Theatre brings Bram Stoker's classic novel to life. Tickets are $18/person.

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The Making of Donald Trump - Thursday, October 25

David Cay Johnston, a former reporter for "The New York Times", where he won his Pulitzer for his coverage of how people take advantage of the tax system. David is also an expert on President Trump, having written two best-selling books on Trump, including one that came out this year. He is a frequent guest on national news programs, like Rachel Maddow's show on MSNBC.There will be opportunities for the public to ask questions of this best-selling author, whose most recent book, "It's Even Worse Than You Think" debuted at No. 2 on the nonfiction best-seller list earlier this year. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in room 105 of the Landrum Bolling Center on the Earlham College campus, 801 National Road West, Richmond. For more information, call 765.983.1771.

FANGtastic Fall Festival at Morrisson-Reeves Library - Thursday, October 25th

Fangtastic Fall FestivalMorrisson-Reeves Library invites you to bring your little ones to the library on Thursday, October 25th to trick or treat at the library! There will be games, candy and family fun! Activities take place between 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 765.966.8291.

Early Voting

Election Day, November 8, 2016Review the candidates, then, if you wish, you may cast your ballot for the November election early at the Wayne County Courthouse, 301 East Main St., Richmond. Vote Centers will open on October 29 - November 3. Election day is Tuesday, November 6th.

Escape Rooms!

Eqyptian MummyGather your friends and test your skills at two escape room options being hosted by the Joseph Moore Museum this weekend. In the Egypt Escape Room you must rescue the scarab stolen from the Museum's mummy, Ta'an! In the Beaver Breakout Room you will have 60 minutes to crack codes, find clues, solve puzzles, and save the world's most complete giant beaver skeleton before it becomes toast! $8/person. Tickets available online. For more information, call 765.983.1303.

Richmond Symphony Orchestra Concert - Saturday, October 27th

Logo: Richmond Symphony OrchestraA late symphony by Haydn opens this Richmond Symphony Orchestra concert, his Symphony No. 96 "Miracle". Richard Strauss' tone poem, "Don Juan," follows with short works by French composers Lili Boulanger and Cesar Franck. The finale marks the return of popular pianist Spencer Myer playing the lovely Piano Concerto No. 2 by Camille Saint-Saens. Adults & Seniors $20 / Students $10. For more information, call 765.966.5181.

Conscious Living Workshop Series with Heartfulness Meditation - Each Monday in October

Supplied Flyer: Conscious Living WorkshopEach Monday evening in October from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. the Dwyer Community Center, 1417 North A Street, Richmond will host a Conscious Living Workshop Series with Heartfulness Meditation. This is a free workshop with a suggested donation of a small gift or gift card to support the Township Trustees Holiday program. For more information, call 765.977.2138.

Tri-Kappa Halloween Party - Saturday, October 27th

Goodbye.Come on out to Cope Environmental Center on Saturday, October 27th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for a great night of food, fun, drinks (cash bar), and dancing! Costumes are optional, but greatly encouraged! This is, afterall, a Halloween Bash! Channel your inner Pink Lady/T-Birds, or are you a KISS fan?? Get your friends together and get creative! Tickets are $50/person or $75/couple.

College Goal Sunday - Sunday, October 28th

Logo: College Goal SundayGet FREE hands-on assistance in completing the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) at the College Goal Sunday event, held at the Richmond High School Library/Lab from 2-4p.m. For more information, contact Christy Tollett at 765.973.8328.

ArbLeaf 2018

Fall ColorWhether you are completing a school assignment, brushing up on your tree ID skills, or simply want to take a different hiking route, Hayes Arboretum's ArbLeaf adventure is fun, educational and open to all. Bonus points...it's FREE! Open 9am-5pm, Tuesdsay-Saturday.

Richmond Farmer's Market - Saturday 8am to 12:00 Noon

Onions and PotatoesHead to 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, 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?

The Levi Coffin House in Fountain City is recognized as the "Grand Central Station" of the Underground Railroad. Levi and Catharine Coffin were legendary, helping more than 2,000 former slaves escape to freedom in the North.