What to Do

Phillippe Performing Arts Center / IWU

This beautiful structure houses three separate performance venues – the Auditorium, the Herman Baker Recital Hall, and the RCA Blackbox Theatre. Programming includeds a variety of productions.

Playacres Park

Open year round. Thirteen acre park offers a shelterhouse, playground, picnic shelters, picnic tables, grills, a lighted basketball court, baseball diamonds and a tennis court. Home of the James Dean Run classic and custom car show each September.Playacres features a 2,000 sq. ft. community building

Quilters Hall of Fame

International in scope, the Quilters Hall of Fame was founded by Hazel Carter of Vienna, VA to celebrate and document the lives of those who have made outstanding contributions to the world of quilting. View unique quilts in the beautiful surroundings of Marie Webster’s restored Colonial Revival house. Explore the studio where Marie wrote her landmark book in the early 1900’s and where she conducted her quilt business. Each year during the 3rd week of July, a quilting celebration with a variety of classes and lectures is offered as a new honoree to the Hall of Fame is inducted. The… Read more »

Rebel Rebel

A unique 1950’s and 1960’s collectible shop featuring a large selection of lamps, dishes, toys, ashtrays and ceramics. Collectibles from the 1950’s abound, and you’ll find an extensive collection of books relating to music, movies, television and the entertainment industry.

Red Rooster, The

This charming antique store offers vintage antiques and upcycled rustic treasures. Great furniture, knick knacks and art for your home. Discover one of a kind finds and must haves for all decors. Open noon-6pm Wed-Fri, 10am-2pm Sat. Call ahead to avoid disappointment.

Ride & Leather

Custom leather motorcycle gear for you and your bike, including Astech seats and accessories. Leather jackets, vests, gloves, saddlebages, belts, helmets, and cool shades. Check out our man-cave signs. Gift certificates available for every gift-giving occasion for every biker on  your list.

River’s Edge Family Golf Center

Bring the whole family!  Enjoy the day with us, or spend your evening here. Miniature golf is a great way to connect with your family and friends, and you may just end up with the lowest score!  We also offer a driving range and batting cages.  Try our new foot golf course and see if you can conquer this fun sport. Bring a picnic lunch and use our picnic shelter to enjoy some family time.

Riverside Sporting Goods & Tackle

Let us help you enjoy the great outdoors!  We carry a complete line of sporting goods, fishing equipment, and we have canoe rentals.  We are close to the Mississinewa River and a canoe launch site, so stop here before putting in.

Salamonie Reservoir

11,594 acres and a 2,855 acre lake. This property boasts sixty ponds, marshes and wetlands. The name Salamonie was derived from the Native American word “O-sah-mo-nee,” which means “yellowpaint.” Native Americans made yellow paint from the bloodroot plant which grew in great abundance along the winding banks of the river.  Be sure to visit the nearby Salamonie River State Forest, which encompasses 850 acres and offers many recreational opportunities to its visitors. Activities & Facilities Amphitheatre Basketball Courts Biking Trails  Boating / Launch Ramps/ Marina   Bridle Trails Canoeing/kayaking  Cross-country Skiing – no rental Fishing / Ice Fishing Fishing Pier (open when water… Read more »