Category Archives for "Local News"

Sep 13

Tin Lizzie Cafe & Tin Cup Tea & Gift Shop First To Get Facade Facelift

By KPass | Downtown Richmond , Local News , 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 , positively wayne county , Restaurants in Richmond IN , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Tin Lizzie Cafe , wayne-county

For Immediate Release,   September 13, 2018 The First of Five Stellar Façade Projects Gets Underway Tomorrow The owners of the Tin Lizzie Café and the Tin Cup Tea and Gift Shop today announced that tomorrow, Friday, September 14, they will begin renovation on their building at 818-820 East Main Street as part of the Stellar […]

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Nov 27

Author Visit: Nancy Werking Poling “Before It Was Legal: A Black-White Marriage”

By KPass | Earlham College , Local News , Wayne County Historical Museum

Nancy Werking Poling will visit Richmond IN to discuss her new book “Before It Was Legal: A Black – White Marriage (1945-1987) at two separate events in the area this Saturday.  Nancy shares that “Richmond and Earlham College play prominent roles in my most recent non-fiction book.   The book is based on my 11-day interview […]

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Oct 04

October In Wayne County: All The Spooky Things

By KPass | Downtown Richmond , Featured , Local News , Night Life , non-profits , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Richmond Parks And Recreation , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , Wayne County Historical Museum , wayne-county

It’s October in Wayne County, and we all know what that means.  Fall leaves, bonfires, hiking in the woods…yeah, yeah, yeah….but mostly it’s about Spooky Things! Wayne County excels in bringing all kinds of spooky delights to the community for people of all ages.  Here are just a few of those events coming up: (Find […]

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Sep 27

LeAnn Rimes: Live at Civic Hall Performing Arts

By KPass | civic hall performing arts , 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

LeAnn Rimes will perform live at Civic Hall Performing Arts, Richmond IN, on October 7, 2017, 7:30 pm.  Starting her musical career as a young child, Rimes has developed into an international favorite you won’t want to miss. Winning two Grammy awards as a country singer, Rimes is also the recipient of the songwriter’s ASCAP […]

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Sep 06

Girls Inc of Wayne County Grand Open House: by Erica Coulter

By KPass | Featured , Girls Inc. , Local News , non-profits , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

by Erica Coulter, Girls Inc. The Grand Open House Girls Inc. of Wayne County Wednesday, September 20th 5:00-7:00pm 1407 S. 8th St., Richmond, IN Girls Inc. has moved, and it’s time to celebrate! Mark your calendars, because on Wednesday, September 20th from 5:00-7:00pm, you’re invited to tour our new location and see the first of many […]

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Aug 23

Wayne County Kids Enjoy Solar Eclipse 2017

By KPass | Centerville , education , Local News , Outdoors , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , wayne-county

A Solar Eclipse! All over Wayne County on Monday, some kids were able to observe a possibly once in their lifetime occurrence in their own backyards…well the school yards anyway. In Centerville at the Centerville Abington Elementary school, kids from 2-6th grade were scattered over the school grounds, some on blankets and all with protective […]

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Jul 31

What’s Happening This Week in Wayne County? Lots!

By KPass | Chanticleer Quartet , Downtown Richmond , Elstro Park , environment , Hayes Arboretum , Live Music , Local News , Night Life , 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 Civic Theatre , Richmond Parks And Recreation , summer activities , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

The summer is in full swing, as families get their kids ready to start school soon and want to enjoy the last bits of summer freedom.  So many choices—so little time.  So enjoy! Twilight Farmers Market: Elstro Park Tuesday, August 1, 2017  4-7 p.m. Enjoy all your favorites plus food trucks, a beer garden and […]

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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 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 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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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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Oct 14

Elstro Plaza: A Beautiful New Downtown Space

By KPass | Downtown Richmond , farmers market , Local News , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events

Yesterday I was fortunate to be able to take a moment to stop by the new Elstro Plaza to check on the progress and also to run into one of the crew members who has helped with the project. A few minutes before I had arrived, the fountains had been turned on for the very […]

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Oct 03

Scary (& not so scary) Things to Do In October Part II

By KPass | Depot District , InConcert Series , Local News , Local shopping , Night Life , Places to eat in Richmond IN , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events

There are SO many cool and ghoulish things to do this month of October in Wayne County.  So many…that we are making this a multi-part post.  This is Part II of Scary (& not so scary) Things to Do in October.  Click here if you missed Part I. Film Brew at Roscoes showing “Halloween” October […]

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Oct 01

Scary (and not so scary) Things To Do In October Part I

By KPass | Local News , Local shopping , non-profits , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Tin Lizzie Cafe , Upcoming Events , Wayne County Historical Museum

Part I   Scary Things….. All over Wayne County, there are spooky events happening through the end of October. You can visit a haunted museum, frightening woods and a scary Depot District. Whatever level of spookiness you and your family enjoy, you can find it this month!  Check back in for Part II of Scary […]

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