Grant County Indiana

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Quilt Exhibit – The Quilts of Ruth McDowell

Quilts on display by the honoree of the Quilters Hall of Fame Celebration 2014, Ruth McDowell. Intertwined themes of nature, geometry, the piecing of medium and her abiding love of fabrics are evidenced in her work.   $4 General Admission, Seniors (65+) and Students $3, Children (6-12) $1, children under 6 no admission charge.  For additional information contact the Quilters Hall of Fame 765-664-9333.

Event Date(s)

07/17/2014 10:00 am - 09/27/2014 3:00 pm

Quilters Hall of Fame
926 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953
Get Directions Phone:765-664-9333

Northern Gospel Singing Convention

Dozens of Gospel music artists perform at this annual event.  Tickets available at the door or in advance at Tree of Life Christian bookstore, 1500 S. Western Ave., Marion, IN.  Matinee Friday and Saturday at 1pm, Evening Concert at 5pm all 3 days of the event.  Matinee tickets $8 advance – $10 at the door.  Evening tickets $10 advance – $12 at the door.   Doors open one hour prior to each performance.  for additional information contact Alan Godsey at 260-348-5164.


Event Date(s)

07/31/2014 1:00 pm - 08/02/2014 1:00 pm

Sunnycrest Baptist Family Life Center
2172 W. Chapel Pike
Marion, IN 46952
Get Directions Phone:765-664-3047

Marion Civic Theatre Presents ‘Seussical The Musical’

The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant amidst the world of the Whos.  He must not only protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg left to his care.  The powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged, and emerge triumphant.  A Great Show for the entire family!   Sunday matinee 2pm.

Event Date(s)

07/31/2014 7:30 pm - 08/03/2014 9:30 pm

James Dean Memorial Theatre
509 S. Washington Street
Marion, IN 46953
Get Directions Phone:765-668-7800

Converse Town Rummage

Town wide rummage and garage sale.  Map and featured item list available.   Sponsored by KDP Sorority.

Event Date(s)

08/01/2014 - 08/02/2014

Town of Converse
210 N Jefferson St
Converse, IN 46919
Get Directions Phone:765-395-3459

Grant County Farmer’s Market – Upland

Fresh, local produce.  Join us in Depot Park.

Event Date(s)

08/01/2014 3:00 pm - 08/01/2014 7:00 pm

Depot Park
159 S Main St
Upland, IN 46989
Get Directions

Main Street Marion’s First Friday

Free family event featuring live entertainment, artisans, crafts and children’s activities.  Annual backpack giveaway by God’s House Ministries. Join the fun at the Riverfront District.

Event Date(s)

08/01/2014 5:00 pm - 08/01/2014 9:00 pm

Downtown Riverfront - Marion
1st Street & Adams Street
Marion, IN 46952
Get Directions

Gas City I-69 Speedway Races

Fast paced racing action!   Sprints, UMP Modifieds, Midgets, Thunder Cars. HARF-DARF night – 1/2 off with 2014 membership.  Grandstand opens at 4pm.  Racing at 7:30pm.  For additional information visit or call 765-717-1817.

Event Date(s)

08/01/2014 7:30 pm - 08/01/2014 11:00 pm

Gas City I-69 Speedway
5871 E 500 S
Gas City, IN 46933
Get Directions Phone:765-717-1817

Norris 5K Run

Run begins at 8am.  For details and additional information contact John Norris at 765-395-7761.

Event Date(s)

08/02/2014 8:00 am - 08/02/2014 12:00 pm

First Farmers Bank & Trust
123 N. Jefferson
Converse, IN 46919
Get Directions Phone:765-395-3316

Sweetser Farmers Market

Fresh, locally grown produce.  Join us Saturday mornings at Sweetser Elementary School.

Event Date(s)

08/02/2014 8:30 am - 08/02/2014 11:30 am

Sweetser Elementary School
614 N. Main St.
Sweetser, IN 46947
Get Directions

Marion Open Air Market

Local, producer-only market boasts over 25 local artisan vendors offering handmade and homegrown goods. Open each Saturday May through October (rain or shine) 9am-2pm.  All of the vendors produce the items that they sell.  Shop for in season fruits and vegetables, garden plants, fresh-cut flowers, quality baked goods, handmade soaps, hand-blended teas, herbal lip balms, jewelry, fine arts and handmade crafts.  Wholesale prices – produce picked from our gardens – nutrition at it’s best. 

Event Date(s)

08/02/2014 9:00 am - 08/02/2014 2:00 pm

Marion Open Air Market
1500 S. Western Ave.
Marion, IN 46953
Get Directions Phone:765-251-6616