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October 4, 2021

Fall is in the air and we can see it in the changing colors all around Wayne County.  And with Fall in October comes spooky things and Fall festivals.  Below are some of the many ways to enjoy the month of October:

Ghost Walk: Wayne County Historical Museum

The Wayne County Historical Museum is hosting “four nights of Spooktacular fun!” Each group will have expert paranormal investigators that will tell you about different ghostly encounters that they or others have experienced in houses and buildings within the Depot and Starr Historic District! Please call or come to the museum to pay for tickets. This is a walking tour so be sure to wear comfortable shoes.  Masks are required inside the museum,  and guests are asked to social distance during the event.

From cemeteries to parks and everything in between the Haunted History Tours will give visitors a look into the paranormal realms of Wayne County. Guests will learn about some of the Wayne County Historical Museum’s spookiest residents, as well as some that share the neighborhood with us!


  • Friday October 8
  • Saturday October 9
  • Friday October 29
  • Saturday October 30

Time: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Where: Wayne County Historical Museum 1150 N. A St. Richmond, IN

Admission: $10.00/ Person

Tickets must be reserved in advance via Eventbrite



Wayne County 4-H Fall Fun Fest

Looking for a family fun activity for the little goblins?  This weekend you can enjoy the Fall Fun Fest hosted by Wayne County 4-H!  At the Wayne County Fairgrounds, you can take the little ones for a family-friendly and fun fall event!  Family-friendly costumes are welcome. There will be games, treats, and fun! This is a free and public event. All are welcome to attend!
When: Sat, Oct 9, 2021
Time:  2:30 – 4:30 pm
Where: Wayne County Fairgrounds
861 Salisbury Rd, Richmond, IN
Cost: Free

Fall Antique Fair: Cambridge City

This weekend!  All along Main Street antiques will be on showcase from the local shops and vendors in Wayne County, Indiana for the annual Fall Antique Fair in Cambridge City.  Shop from the many outdoor antique dealers and the numerous antique shops while enjoying the Fall weather.  You can eat at one of several local restaurants or from the vendors selling tasty treats.   Free Parking and no admittance fee!

When: Saturday, October 9, 2021

Time: 9-4 pm

Where: Main Street, Cambridge City IN


For more events during the month of October, you can visit our calendar at GoWayneCounty.com.



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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