All Posts by KPass

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.

Mar 17

Spring Break 2017: Fun Ideas for Families in Wayne County

By KPass | Centerville , Cope Environmental Center , Downtown Richmond , environment , Hayes Arboretum , Health and Fitness , Local shopping , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , places to shop in Wayne County , Richmond , Richmond Parks And Recreation , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Tin Lizzie Cafe , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

Will your family be hanging out in Wayne County IN for Spring Break this year?  The last week in March through the first week in April will be the busiest time for families looking for something fun to do with their kids.  And whether you are looking for a one day or week long experience- you will […]

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Mar 15

Special Reception & Viewing of Carnival Eats at Ullery’s Ice Cream

By KPass | 4 H Fair , Depot District , Places to eat in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

This is exciting!  Be sure to attend and support local business: Ullery’s Ice Cream at this reception, Sunday, March 19, 2017, 1-4 p.m.  The reception and viewing of footage from the show, Carnival Eats, will be at Ullery’s Ice Cream in their new location at 168 Ft Wayne Ave, Richmond IN.

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Feb 25

Hiking the Great Outdoors: Wayne County IN

By KPass | cardinal greenway , Cope Environmental Center , environment , Hayes Arboretum , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , trails , wayne-county

It doesn’t look like it today, but soon the warmer weather will hold and we’ll all be thinking about getting out in nature more.  Hiking in Wayne County is easy, with so many great outdoor spaces to choose from.  Whether you are a power hiker or someone who likes to take your time enjoying the […]

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Feb 06

Reflections from Linda Sarsour’s Visit, by Erica Coulter

By KPass | Earlham College , Local Bloggers , Local News , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , wayne-county

By Erica Coulter When Linda Sarsour walked on to the stage at Earlham College last Wednesday, she began by telling the audience how speechless she was. She told us that she never expected such a warm welcome in Indiana. As a proud Hoosier, this is an issue for me. My home state has always been […]

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Jan 31

Organizer of the Women’s March: Linda Sarsour to speak at Earham College

By KPass | Earlham College , Earlham College , Local News , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, civil rights activist and organizer of the Women’s March, Linda Sarsour, will be the speaker for Earlham’s convocation at 1:00 p.m. in Goddard Auditorium on the Earlham College campus. According to the Earham events page, “Linda Sarsour is a working woman, racial justice and civil rights activist, and every Islamophobe’s worst […]

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Jan 31

Book Sale….Book Sale @ MRL!!

By KPass | Local shopping , Morrisson Reeves Library , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , places to shop in Wayne County , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

What better way to beat the winter blahs than to snuggle up to a good book?  And now is a chance for the whole family to find books they love…for 1.00 or less!  It’s the Morrisson Reeves Library Book sale!  (See below for more details…)

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Jan 10

Events Coming up at Earlham College: January 2017

By KPass | Earlham College , Live Music , Local News , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

  We are lucky in Wayne County to have such a rich culture of the arts and entertainment open to the public at Earlham College.  For the month of January, 2017, that is no exception.  Here are some of the events open to the public: Step Afrika (Update: postponed until later in semester- stay tuned!) […]

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Dec 22

Morrisson Reeves Library: Fun Winter Activities

By KPass | Downtown Richmond , Morrisson Reeves Library , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

Libraries are awesome!  Where else can you get great quality programming for kids and families for free!!??  This winter is no exception… Look at some of the fun things lined up: Winter Reading Program: December 14 – January 11  Hula Hooping Workshop: Ages 10 – 13  Stay tuned for more ideas for Winter fun! Check […]

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Dec 18

Giving Season Series: Alpha Omega “Random Holiday Blessings”

By KPass | Alpha Omega Moto Club , Giving Season Series , indiana , non-profits , positively wayne county , Richmond , The Giving Season , wayne-county

Random Holiday Blessings: Alpha Omega Moto Club When the idea to do a series on giving this holiday season first came to mind, one group popped into my head immediately— the Alpha Omega Moto Club.  Giving is not just a holiday experience for this group, it is a year round focus.  However especially during the […]

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Dec 08

Grand Opening O’Onda Gallery & Gifts: Downtown Richmond IN

By KPass | Local News , Local shopping , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , places to shop in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , wayne-county

Grand Opening of O’Onda Gallery Friday, December 9, 2016 from 12- 6 p.m. the public is invited to the Grand Opening of the new downtown gallery, O’Onda at 534 East Main Street. The gallery specializes in fair trade art and gifts and will offer gourmet food and coffee during the event with music by Tom […]

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Dec 05

Follow The Gingerbread Trail…

By KPass | Local Businesses , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , places to shop in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

The Gingerbread Trail is back and bigger than before! Pick up your map to the Gingerbread Trail at any of the participating businesses in Richmond to visit all the creative gingerbread themes. You will find gingerbread creations out of Legos, giant gingerbread men, a gingerbread tea house, and many more fun variations of gingerbread along […]

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Nov 29

Depot District: The Old Fashioned Christmas Festival Starts Today!

By KPass | Depot District , Festival , Live Music , Live Music , Local Businesses , Local News , Local shopping , non-profits , Places to eat in Richmond IN , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , places to shop in Wayne County , Richmond

Old Fashioned Christmas Festival It’s back!  The annual Old Fashioned Christmas Festival is even bigger than before, and the weather report is perfect for the first night of this holiday favorite which starts tonight from 5-9 p.m in Richmond Indiana in the Depot District. New: Festival of Trees This year the Festival of Trees will […]

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