I know many of you are always on the lookout for fun Saturday activities for the kids to do! This Saturday you will have no trouble at all finding something the whole family is sure to enjoy because the Pendleton Community Library is hosting a Halloween themed magic show at 10 am Saturday morning (Oct.25th). During the show children will be asked to join in on the fun and all children will receive a prize for participating. Halloween refreshments will also be served. After the show is an ideal time to check out everything else that our amazing library has to offer! Hope to see you there!
Mark your calendar for a new July 4th event in Pendleton! Celebrate at the Fourth at the Falls!
The event kicks off with a parade at 4 p.m. The Fourth at the Falls festival will take place in front of the park. This is a FREE event to attend, and will include live music, bouncy houses, a volleyball tournament, rock wall, sumo wrestling and food vendors with food for purchase! Oh, and of course…K-Burgers!
This fun celebration will end with a fireworks display at dusk.
Make plans to take part in this first-ever event!
Did you new that we have one of the largest zip lines in the Midwest right by us?
White River Zip Lines opened a $1 million course just a couple of weeks ago in South Madison County and features eight zip line runs over 100 acres of Indiana woodlands. The course boasts high speeds and includes ten towers within the oak and maple trees.
The series of towers prepares you for the thrill of being high off the ground and moving at a quick pace down the line. The last tower to the final platform is said to be 1,000 feet long and gives you speeds up to 30 miles per hour. Wow! Want to learn more about the course? Click here for the overview.
Pricing starts from $49 and you can save money by making your reservations online.
Enjoy summer fun at one of Madison county’s treasures!
School’s out for summer! And, the June Jamboree is almost here!
The Pendleton Lions Club will once again be bringing the town of Pendleton our very own June Jamboree! The Jamboree takes place Tuesday, June 3rd through Saturday, June 7th! This annual Pendleton tradition that goes hand-in-hand with the end of the school year! Now that the kids are out of school, it’s time to celebrate with the jamboree.
Bring your families to Falls Park for the June Jamboree and enjoy the “famous” Kiwanis K-Burgers, funnel cakes, corn on the cob, cotton candy and all the well-known carnival food favorites. The park will be lined with rides for the kids, the ferris wheel, carousel, carnival games and other attractions. The vender tent will also be in the middle of the park to meet and talk with local businesses and service providers.
Tickets can be purchased in advance from a Lions Club member or at Marsh. The rides will all be one ticket. There is no admission charge to come out to the Jamboree…so load up the car and come visit this annual event to kickstart your summer!
Chartered in 1927 with around 50 members, the June Jamboree is just one of many of the events the Pendleton Lions Club puts on each year in Pendleton. The Pendleton Lions Club uses funds raised from the Jamboree to sponsor eyeglasses for children and also local Boy Scout troops.
Another key group that makes the annual Jamboree possible each year is Luehrs’ Ideal Rides, Inc. Luehrs provides fun rides and carnival games for all to enjoy!
Oh, the trash-to-treasure, bargain hunter, find-what-you’ve-been-looking-for event we love each year has arrived!
Today kicks off the annual Highway 38 Garage Sale, where roadsides 40 miles from Noblesville to New Castle, are dotted with sales.
Come out to shop the yard sales in town and throughout, as well as support our local stores, eateries and businesses this weekend! Shop from dawn to dusk…finding treasures for your home!
It’s that time of year again! The 7th annual Outfitters Gala brings the phantom to the gala. The benefit will take place March 1st from 6 to 11 p.m. at The Homestretch Club at Hoosier Park in Anderson.
You can click here to register for this wonderful event. Tickets are $50 per person. It is said that you’ll feel as though you’re walking through the doors at the majestic Paris Opera House upon your arrival.
Outfitters goal for this annual event is to raise $50,000. At the event you can participate in a dessert auction featuring tasty treats from restaurants and bakeries in Central Indiana, buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a diamond, take part in silent and live auctions, enjoy an incredible dinner and dancing.
Outfitters is a nonprofit organization that provides new and quality used clothing to economically disadvantaged children in South Madison County.
Bust out of the winter blues boredom and head to the State Fair Grounds for the 2014 Indianapolis Home Show.
This year’s home show debuts Friday, January 24th and runs through Sunday, February 2nd.
Get inspired to kick off some interior design and renovation projects, soak in the sights of summer with lush landscaping in several areas of the show and even tour the centerpiece home within the show!
Opening day, Friday the 24th, is Hero Day…paying tribute to our heroes. And, all military personnel and veterans, police and fire department staff enjoy FREE admission all day Friday! Tuesday, January 28th is Senior Day. Ages 65+ can enjoy half off admission price! (Valid ID required to receive discounts for these special days)
The centerpiece home, by Fischer Homes, is a two-story, featuring four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths and boasts 4,000 square feet of living space. Want to get some home decorating ideas? This home has been beautifully decorated in what has been called a “Fresh Urban” theme.
Want to feel a bit of spring and summer out of this winter weather? The Home Show has an exhibit called “Greenery Galore!” which features 25,000 square feet devoted to landscaping and garden (located in the West Pavilion). Give your winter blahs a shove off with beautiful floral variations from roses and lilies to dahlias and jasmines.
Enjoy the Butterfly House, which will not only include beautiful butterflies to give us hope for summertime, but will also be regulated at a balmy 80 degrees!
Many celebrity guests and experts will be on hand. Kevin O’Connor, who is currently hosting DIY Network’s series This New House, will be at the show on Saturday the 25th. HGTV’s Kimberly Lace and Todd Davis will also be in attendance as well as guest chefs, gardeners, TV hosts and personalities. Click here for the schedule on celebrities and experts at the show.