Amid The Changing Leaves In Wayne County This Weekend….

By KPass | Featured

Oct 08

What’s Happening?

Grand Entry, 2010

Today:

A whole lot…and more on the GoWayneCounty.com calendar.  Just look below for some of the exciting events.  And send us pictures of what you did this weekend (karole@gowaynecounty.com) especially if they are Fall pictures and we will post them.

Gathering Of All Nations Pow Wow: Winchester IN

Starts today, Saturday, October 8 at 10:00am  and runs through October 9 until 6:00 pm.  Located at the Goodrich Park  on Union Street in Winchester, In., the Pow Wow will feature DANCERS , Drums : Southern Singers and Thunder With The Hands, Head Man- Aaron Stevens,from Richmond IN,  Head Lady- Amber Tave, Jr. Head Man -Cameron Dewalt, Jr. Head Lady- Kichie Malaterre Pennington, HEAD VETERAN- Martin Tall Horse, ARENA DIRECTOR- Leroy Malaterre, EMCEE- Brian Darst, FLINT KNAPPER- Ron Kennedy, STORY TELLER- Anna Fisher, FIRE KEEPER- Frank Snyder, TOMAHAWK THROWER- Steve Witt. A BENEFIT AUCTION will take place Saturday Night after the flag retreat. Grand Entry will take place Saturday 12 noon, 6 pm. and Sunday 1 pm.  The event will also include vendors and traders, demonstrators and performers. The learning center will be open and will be Geared toward Native American History. FREE PARKING.

Daniel Reid Day At The Wayne County Historical Museum

Daniel Reid made his fortune in the tin manufacturing industry and he was one of richest men in America.  Much of his fortune was spent on Richmond, such as the Reid Memorial Hospital, and the Reid Presbyterian Church and other great contributions.  He was an entrepreneur of the day.  Activities and more information will be included in today’s event from 12 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Mardi Gras Parade and Festivities Today In Winchester

A Mardi Gras Parade will take place at 5:00 p.m. in Winchester on the last day of their celebration.  Festivities will continue until 10:00 p.m. this evening with food, games, vendors and more.  Winchester is about 35 miles north on 27 north from Richmond IN.

SUNDAY

All dressed up for Oktoberfest

Barktoberfest at St Paul’s Episcopal Church

Sunday, October 9 · 10:30am – 1:30pm,  800 N. A St, Richmond, IN;  There will be a Blessing of the Animals at the 10:30 service on the front lawn followed by Oktoberfest pitch-in. St. Paul’s will provide the brats, sauerkraut and beer. You bring a side-dish to share. H.E.L.P. the Animal Shelter will be on hand with dog training tips, fun contests and information on adopting or sponsoring a dog or cat. Bring your pets to have them blessed and stay for the fun.Please have dogs on a leash and cats in either a carrier or on a leash. A free will offering will be taken for H.E.L.P. shelter, also please bring at least one of these items: Clay cat litter Canned dog or cat food dog treat/bisquits small dog or cat collars leashes dog & cat toys paper towels Toilet paper dish soap laundry detergent bleach used clean towels, sheets or rugs (no rubber backing)

About the Author

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.