What is it about chocolate? The delectable treat that causes mouth watering experiences has now caused a sort of cocoa craze to take over Wayne County, Indiana. Richmond and Wayne County's self-guided journey down the Chocolate Trail takes you to a one-of-a-kind ice cream parlor, amish market, candy shops/factories, gift shops and more. Chocolate is featured at each stop and is presented in many different forms - all FREE to sample!
February is Black History Month, and Wayne County honors its African-American heritage in meaningful ways.
Often referred to as the Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad, the Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site and Interpretive Center in Fountain City recently underwent an extensive upgrade to improve the visitor experience through interactive educational exhibits.
Things are heating up in Richmond, Indiana this January! The sounds of chainsaws buzzing, children laughing and live music all welcome you as you arrive in Richmond for the Meltdown Winter Ice Festival from January 23 – 26th.
For the past 7 years, thousands of visitors from hundreds of miles away have traveled to Richmond for the Meltdown Winter Ice Festival. It’s a cool festival you don’t want to miss!
Having trouble coming up with holiday gift ideas for those difficult-to-please folks on your shopping list? Consider locally made items from Wayne County, Indiana.
Whether you live here, are a former resident, are visiting or just passing through, Wayne County has a lot to choose from. You’re sure to find something for Everyone on your holiday shopping list.
First, there’s the tried and true.
Josh Minor is enthusiastic about Richmond, Indiana’s Historic Depot District.
“It’s kind of like a street fair but all year long,” he said after searching several minutes for just the right description.
Exploring museums together can be a wonderful family adventure – fun and educational.
Unfortunately, it can also get a little pricey.
That’s why the Smithsonian Institution has designated Saturday, Sept. 21, as Museum Day. It’s not just a name, it’s a gift from America’s national museum to you!
Go to www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday and get a free ticket for you and a guest to visit a participating museum at no charge on that day. One ticket per email address.
Looking for something fun to do in September?
How about live music, kids’ activities, beer gardens, tasty food and vendors galore?
Not enough to tempt you?
Then let’s add in a Weiner Dog Parade, a race to see which potter can create the tallest cylinder from three pounds of clay in three minutes, a costume contest for Parrotheads and Parakeets (Jimmy Buffett fans, for those who don’t know), an array of fall-themed scented candles, and a chance to visit the Birthplace of Recorded Jazz.
Have we got your attention now?
Who can say no to a 3 day weekend? If you have yet to plan a trip and still unsure of where to go, Richmond & Wayne County has bustling events, activities and more to fulfill your Labor Day Weekend! Spend the weekend rewarding yourself with entertaining theater, unique shopping, live music, and delicious food!
Julie Frame has always loved flowers.
About six years ago, she was visiting her son and daughter-in-law in Tennessee and the two women found themselves standing in line for an hour, waiting to buy fresh bouquets at a farmers market.
Frame, who lives with her farming husband in Wayne County, Indiana, found herself unexpectedly inspired.
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