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The Versiti Bloodmobile will be at the Parke County Public Library Wednesday, October 6 from 2 to 7 p.m. for blood donations. All blood types are needed. Due to COVID-19 and emergencies, they are 20,000 units below average. You can make an appointment at https://bit.ly/2Y9Fpkp

Thu Oct 0 7

TAB Teen Programs

Parke County Public Library is hosting TAB Teen Programs every first and third  Thursday of the month from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 7, will be “game day.” Bring your favorite board games and few friends to play!

Thu Oct 0 7

PAL Group Meeting

PALgroup.org. Free weekly support for Parents, Spouses, and Families (over 18 years old) of Addicted Love-ones.  Faith based, anonymous and evidence-based curriculum.  Thursdays 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Immanuel Southern Baptist Church on Highway 36.

Montezuma, Guided Wabash and Erie Canal history tour of Montezuma held daily and both weekends. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily-Hog Roast, Beans, and Cornbread dinner, Crullers by the Montezuma Eastern Star No. 537. Also daily chair caning, rope making and other demonstrations.

The Marshall Volunteer Fire Department will have a Jonah Fish Fry Friday, October 8 and Saturday, October 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Fire Station in Marshall on Highway 236.

PARKE HERITAGE HOMECOMING PARADE will take place Friday, October 8 at 5 p.m. beginning at Beechwood Park.  Line up for the parade will be begin at 4:15 p.m. The parade route is Beechwood Park to College Street, North to High Street, East to Jefferson, North to York Street, West to Market Street and North to Howard Street, West to Beadle Street and then North to Stark.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com.

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Re-opening of Mecca One Room School, Friday, October 8 at noon. Living Historian at the school, check for days and times.

Fri Oct 0 8

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Montezuma, Guided Wabash and Erie Canal history tour of Montezuma held daily and both weekends. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily-Hog Roast, Beans, and Cornbread dinner, Crullers by the Montezuma Eastern Star No. 537. Also daily chair caning, rope making and other demonstrations.

The Marshall Volunteer Fire Department will have a Jonah Fish Fry Friday, October 8 and Saturday, October 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Fire Station in Marshall on Highway 236.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com.

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Sat Oct 0 9

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Parkeville Community Christian Church, 7934 E 350 N, Rockville, IN (North of Bellmore) will host their second Saturday music jam on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 6 p.m. All instrument players, singers, and listeners are welcome. Finger foods to share are welcome, though not required. We sing mostly gospel music, with some old-time clean country and bluegrass thrown in. All kinds of music are welcome, as long as it is clean. For information, call John Cornell at 765-397-3641 or Tina Cornell at 765-585-6109. Plan extra time for traffic, as this will be during the bridge festival.

Sat Oct 0 9

Mecca Homecoming

Mecca- First Saturday, October 9-Mecca Homecoming – Breakfast 7 to 9 a.m.; Parade lineup, 9:30 a.m. Parade start – 10 a.m. Duck race following parade. Shopping and tour old schoolhouse.

Montezuma, Guided Wabash and Erie Canal history tour of Montezuma held daily and both weekends. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily-Hog Roast, Beans, and Cornbread dinner, Crullers by the Montezuma Eastern Star No. 537. Also daily chair caning, rope making and other demonstrations.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com.

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Sun Oct 1 0

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com.

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Mon Oct 1 1

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com.

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Tue Oct 1 2

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com.

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Wed Oct 1 3

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Thu Oct 1 4

PAL Group Meeting

PALgroup.org. Free weekly support for Parents, Spouses, and Families (over 18 years old) of Addicted Love-ones.  Faith based, anonymous and evidence-based curriculum.  Thursdays 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Immanuel Southern Baptist Church on Highway 36.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com.

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Thu Oct 1 4

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com.

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Fri Oct 1 5

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Montezuma, Guided Wabash and Erie Canal history tour of Montezuma held daily and both weekends. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily-Hog Roast, Beans, and Cornbread dinner, Crullers by the Montezuma Eastern Star No. 537. Also daily chair caning, rope making and other demonstrations.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com.

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Sat Oct 1 6

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Montezuma, Guided Wabash and Erie Canal history tour of Montezuma held daily and both weekends. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily-Hog Roast, Beans, and Cornbread dinner, Crullers by the Montezuma Eastern Star No. 537. Also daily chair caning, rope making and other demonstrations.

The Young at Heart Ministry of the Hillsboro Nazarene Church announces these upcoming Saturday events.  Unless otherwise noted, each event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and reservations may be made by calling the church at (765) 798-2350.  Activities are open to all older adults in Fountain and neighboring counties. Saturday, October 16, Oktoberfest.  Activities include German music, a wursti (sausage) lunch and a variety of theme-related related activities. There will be a cost. Location: Senior Apartments, 411 East Jackson Street, Attica.  Reservation deadline: October 13.

October 16, Country Hoedown- 2 to 4 p.m. Live Music;

Indiana State Sanatorium, Covered Bridge Festival tours, October 8 thru 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dairy Barn tours free, 8 to 5 p.m. 12,000 square feet barn built 1914 designed by Purdue University.  A variety of tours, Hay Wagon, (check for ages) or Guided Flash Light tours, (Tunnels, Main building, 1908 T.B. Hospital, Supt. Mansion, Nursing Home, Mental Hospital) U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Sun Oct 1 7

Art in the Barn

“Art in the Barn”, at Sassafras Ridge, 2302 S. Bridgeton Road. Pottery, Weaving, Blacksmithing, Toys, Soapmaking, Fiber, Jewelry, Quilling, during Covered Bridge Festival only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 2 miles south of Rockville on Bridgeton Road, or 8 miles north of Bridgeton on Bridgeton Road.

Montezuma, Guided Wabash and Erie Canal history tour of Montezuma held daily and both weekends. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily-Hog Roast, Beans, and Cornbread dinner, Crullers by the Montezuma Eastern Star No. 537. Also daily chair caning, rope making and other demonstrations.

Sun Oct 1 7

Mecca Gospel Sing

October 17, Gospel Sing 1 to 3 p.m.

There will be a 100th year Birthday Celebration of the Marshall Arch at 1 p.m. Sunday, October 17. It will be an outdoor program of history, speakers and music. Open to the public; social distancing is required. Located at the junction of Hwy. 236 and Main Street in Marshall.

Rockville, The Historic Ritz Theatre.  Parke Players presents “A Fate Worse Than Death” , a Melodrama by Dunstan Weed at the Ritz, October 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, & 19 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets at the theatre during CBF 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at door night of the performance.  For information (765) 569-7529 or historicritztheater.com

Thu Oct 2 1

PAL Group Meeting

PALgroup.org. Free weekly support for Parents, Spouses, and Families (over 18 years old) of Addicted Love-ones.  Faith based, anonymous and evidence-based curriculum.  Thursdays 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Immanuel Southern Baptist Church on Highway 36.

Thu Oct 2 8

PAL Group Meeting

PALgroup.org. Free weekly support for Parents, Spouses, and Families (over 18 years old) of Addicted Love-ones.  Faith based, anonymous and evidence-based curriculum.  Thursdays 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Immanuel Southern Baptist Church on Highway 36.