Enjoy the sights and sounds of local culture throughout Wayne County. With an expansive variety of artistic talent ranging from music, to paintings, pottery and more, Wayne County has a lot to offer if you just know where to look. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
A friend in the antiques business says books about World War II are hot commodities right now. Several customers make a beeline for the military shelves the second they enter her shop.
Reading is a wonderful way to “experience” another time and place.
So is seeing for yourself and from Aug. 23-25, you will have a chance to do just that.
The heat is beating down on Wayne County! What better to beat it than sampling some of these delicious spots around town to cool off. From ice cream to donuts, chocolate and desserts, everyone will find the perfect treat with a journey around Wayne County!
Head into Hagerstown for a soaring good time
Imagine a 4,000-foot runway, long enough to accommodate a commercial jet.
Now imagine that runway made entirely of grass – a smooth stretch of green covering nearly a mile of flat landscape.
Looking for the perfect spot to soak up some vitamin D while relaxing with friends over a mouthwatering meal? The food at these local restaurants is just as tasty outside as in! Whether you're looking for a quiet hide-away, a place to hear live music, or just to people watch, Wayne County is full of restaurants that can meet your needs. Keep reading to discover these must-try restaurants with outdoor dining options!
If you’re traveling along the Historic National Road or Interstate 70 through Indiana, be sure to check out the Old National Road Welcome Center, located at 5701 National Road East, Richmond, IN 47374 . Inside, you’ll find helpful information about Richmond, Wayne County and the entire state of Indiana! Here are a few reasons why you should visit during your trip!
1. Hoosier Hospitality from our knowledgeable volunteers
Whether you live in Wayne County, Indiana, are planning a vacation here, or are just passing through on your way to another destination, midsummer offers lots to see and do.
The sixth annual Richmond Shakespeare Festival is in full swing through July 6, with productions of “Hamlet” and “The Tempest.” Performances are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in a unique venue – a former factory building. The building offers some protection from the weather but has no windows, so there’s a feeling of being out of doors.
Treat yourself to the rest and relaxation you deserve before the long, hot summer days are upon us.
May 29th – June 2
The National Road – the country’s first major improved highway and one of the main routes for settlers heading west in the 1800s – stretches from Maryland to Illinois and runs right through the heart of Wayne County, Indiana.
Agritourism is relatively new in Wayne County, Indiana, with a few notable exceptions.
Since 1985, Ed and Debbie Bell have grown strawberries at their farm on Indiana 38 west of Hagerstown.
Bell’s Strawberry Farm expects to open to visitors shortly before Memorial Day. There’s a shop where you can buy strawberries and strawberry-related items, but the very best way to experience the farm is to get down and dirty and pick your own.
School is still in session but the coming of spring puts us all – adults and kids alike – in the mood for something new and exciting.
How about an adventure in Richmond, Indiana?
You read that right. Richmond, Indiana.
Ever see Jack Hanna on “The Late Show” thrilling the host and audience with four-legged, winged or slithery talk show guests? Or maybe you’ve caught one of his own TV shows, “Jack Hanna Into the Wild” or “Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown.”
Hanna will be bringing some of those animals to the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Richmond on Tuesday, May 21.
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