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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

The Spirit of the American West Exhibit

Art exhibit featuring Western art from the private collection of Leland & LaRita Boren will be presented on the campus of Taylor University.  The public is invited and there is no admission fee.  The display features works in oil, watercolor, pasterl, charcoal, ink, wood, bronze, marble and mixed media.  Opening presentation and reception in the Butz-Carruth Recital Hall on Sept. 11, 2014 from 6-7:30pm.

Event Date(s)

08/22/2014 8:00 am - 10/05/2014 5:00 pm

Taylor University
236 W. Reade Ave.
Upland, IN 46989
Get Directions Phone:765-998-2751

Gas City Labor Day Weekend

Celebrate Labor Day in Gas City!  Camp at the park from Aug 29-Sept. 2, join the Golf Cart Poker Run on Monday, find treasures at rummage sales throughout Gas City and Jonesboro.  Featuring the First Annual Bacon Fest 2014!  Concerts include Aug. 29 Park Board Concert, Aug. 30 Hiles Brothers Tribute, Aug. 31 CitP Concert; Fran Cosmo, former lead singer of Boston.

Event Date(s)

08/29/2014 - 08/31/2014

Gas City 'Beaner Linn' Park
718 S. Broadway
Gas City, IN 46933
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Gas City’s National Bacon Festival

Join us in Gas City to celebrate all things bacon!  Labor Day weekend event at Beaner Linn Park in Gas City features music, contests, and great food!   Complete Schedule.  Friday night enjoy music by The Mooncats, watch the movie ‘Footloose’ starring Kevin Bacon, and enjoy bacon flavored popcorn! Saturday is the George Hiles Memorial Ride & Music Fest.   Saturday’s fun includes the Junior Piggy Pageant, a Bacon Eating Contest, a Pig Calling Contest, the National Bacon Fest Rodeo, music by the Dave Liles Band, the Hiles Brothers Band, and the Untouchables Band!  Gas City Kiwanis Fishing Contest Sunday, Bacon Baseball Games, Bacon Cook-Off, and Pig Wrasslin’!  Concert Sunday night features Fran Cosmo, former lead singer of the band Boston! All weekend music pass only $10!  Available in advance from Mutual Bank, Salin Bank, Star Bank, Via Credit Union, The Cellular Connection, and Dennis Roach State Farm Insurance.  Music Pass also available during the festival.

Event Date(s)

08/29/2014 - 08/31/2014

Gas City 'Beaner Linn' Park
718 S. Broadway
Gas City, IN 46933
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Upland Labor Day Festival

Labor Day celebration featuring family fun and activities.  Truck show, car cruise-in, parade, rummage, talent variety show, pedal tractor pull, mud bog and mud drag events, ice cream social, pancake breakfast, food vendors, farmers market,  craft vendors and live entertainment.  August 30 from 4-10pm – Battle of the Bands. Cruise In & Swap Meet Sunday 10am-6pm.  Proceeds benefit the School Weekend Backpack Meal Program. Parade Monday 10am.

Event Date(s)

08/30/2014 9:00 am - 09/01/2014 9:00 pm

Town of Upland
Main Street
Upland, IN 46989
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Taylor University Men’s Tennis Match

vs. Marian at 10am, vs. Lawrence Tech 2:30pm.

Event Date(s)

08/30/2014 10:00 am - 08/30/2014 4:30 pm

Taylor University
236 W. Reade Ave.
Upland, IN 46989
Get Directions Phone:765-998-2751

Taylor University Women’s Tennis Match

vs. Marian at 10am, vs. Lawrence Tech 2:30pm.

Event Date(s)

08/30/2014 10:00 am - 08/30/2014 4:30 pm

Taylor University
236 W. Reade Ave.
Upland, IN 46989
Get Directions Phone:765-998-2751

Indiana Wesleyan University Volleyball Meet

Wildcat Invitational.  vs. Rio Grande, OH 12pm, vs. Cardinal Stritch 4pm.

Event Date(s)

08/30/2014 12:00 pm - 08/30/2014 6:00 pm

Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, 46953
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Upland Labor Day 5K Run/Walk

Sponsored by the Upland Lions Club and ENER-G Running Group.  Registration begins at 7am.  Free one-mile fun run for children of all ages begins at 7:30am.  5K begins at 8am.  Every participant is invited to ride the 5K float in the Labor Day parade, which begins at 10am.  $15 pre-entry includes t-shirt.  $20 day of race, no t-shirt guarantee.  Pre-registration deadline Aug. 25, 2014.  For additional information please contact Beth Davis, 765-998-1337.

Event Date(s)

09/01/2014 8:00 am - 09/01/2014 10:00 am

Upland Lions Club Park
328 N. Lake St.
Upland, IN 46989
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Gas City Gospel Concert

Featuring Brad Luzadder.  In the event of inclement weather, the concert will move to the sanctuary of Eastview Wesleyan Church, 414 N. 10th Street, Gas City.

Event Date(s)

09/01/2014 7:00 pm - 09/01/2014 9:00 pm

Gas City 'Beaner Linn' Park
718 S. Broadway
Gas City, IN 46933
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