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May 18, 2022

Every weekend is chock full of exciting things to do in Wayne County IN, and this weekend is no exception.  Whether your form of fun is with groups of people sampling wines and foods, a parade, or on a quiet trail through a wooded forest, Wayne County has your weekend getaway option just minutes from your doorstep.

Flavor of Wayne County

Flavor of Wayne County, brought to you by 3Rivers Credit Union, will be happening Friday, May 20th at 6 pm…on top of the Richmond Parking Garage. Guests 21 and over will enjoy a fun event at a unique location. There will be samples from all of our favorite, locally-owned restaurants, live music, and much more!
In the case of rain, this event will be held at the Starr Gennett Building ( 101 S. 1st Street, Richmond). Ticket holders will be notified by email if the event will be moved to the Starr Gennett Building.
Natco Credit Union is sponsoring the beer and wine garden, which will accept cash and card.   Special thanks to the following sponsors of this event:
  • Title Sponsor – 3 Rivers Credit Union
  • Head Chef Sponsor – Better Homes & Gardens FRG
  • Sous Chef Sponsors – Coldwell Banker Lingle, Dot Foods, G101.3, Merchants Bank, Natco Credit Union, North Mechanical, The Recycling Center, Reid Health
We look forward to seeing you on May 20th on top of the Richmond Parking Garage for Flavor of Wayne County! Tickets are 25.00.

The Local Stitch

The Local Stitch will be brought to you again by the Village Forager this Saturday, May 21, at 10:00 am! Kicking off the summer with a festival that celebrates local artisans, crafters, and makers!! With vendors selling cool handmade things, henna tattoos, a tarot card reader, including fantastic food from a local food truck.  This event is free and open to the public.
Stop by and support local!

Centerville Veteran’s Parade

The Centerville Veteran’s Parade on Main Street in Centerville IN, will begin at 6 pm on Saturday, May 21, 2022, followed by FREE Ullery’s Ice Cream at Maplewood Park (While supplies last).
All Wayne County Veterans are welcome.  If you are a veteran of any war, from any generation, we would be honored to have you in the parade!  To participate in the parade, you can contact Marilynn at (765) 855-2389 or by email at cm3mego@aol.com or report to Crown Creek Blvd near 4th Street in Centerville at 5:30 pm.
Spectators can enjoy the parade while showing gratitude to our local veterans.

Townsend Center First Annual Block Party

Join in the fun with food and free resources at the first annual Townsend Center Block Party!.  Dr. Lucinda M. Wright wants each and every one of YOU to join Townsend Community Center, Inc. for an incredible DAY of Community resources, Fun, and Fellowship!” (Sponsored in part by Forward Wayne County).
WHEN: Saturday| 5.21.22
WHERE: Townsend Center, North 10th ST
TIME: 11am-4pm

Read & Roam – Hayes Arboretum

Looking for something relaxing to do outdoors to enjoy all that is Spring?  Hayes Arboretum is offering “Read & Roam” an interactive trail where you can enjoy the written work of Kevin Henkes “When Spring Comes” as you walk the Yellow Trail.  The trail is one mile and begins behind the Nature Center on 801 Elks Road.
This event is free and open to all : Tuesday- Saturday from 9 – 5 pm, through May 28, 2022.
Check out our calendar at GoWayneCounty.com for more events updated regularly.  Did you know you can add events to our calendar as well?  If you have an event that is open to the public in or near Wayne County, please share by adding it to the GWC events calendar.
About the Author KPass

Karole Passmore is a freelance writer who enjoys writing articles and short stories, interviewing local people, and researching non-fiction subject matter– preferably historical. Graduate of RHS, Ivy Tech Richmond, and Earlham College– with a major in History, Karole has spent most of her life in Wayne County and enjoys the quaint atmosphere of a small town.

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