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New James Dean Cut-Out Mural Installed at the James Dean Gallery

Pass by the James Dean Gallery at 425 N. Main Street in Fairmount Indiana, and you will be in for a big surprise. And, we mean BIG! Standing nearly 12 feet tall, you can’t miss the latest gallery installation on the lawn. It’s a full color cut-out mural of legendary actor and cultural icon, James…

The Wondrous History of the Christmas City Walkway of Lights

What do the city of Marion, Indiana, an Indianapolis television station and a company called General Plastics all have in common? They all played a large part in the creation of the Christmas City Walkway of Lights.  This well-known, holiday light display originated in Marion and is located along the Mississinewa Riverwalk. Well-known Here is…

Charm Those You Treasure with Gifts from Grant County

With so many reasons to get your holiday shopping done early this year, wouldn’t it be cool to shop local and get it done earlier than ever too? Grant County has an abundance of local shops that are hidden gems, and they’ll make gift-buying a pleasure and gift-giving a joy. Get a jumpstart on your…

It is Harvest and Halloween Season in Grant County

Most Hoosiers agree Fall is the very best season in Indiana. The brilliantly colored leaves, mild temperatures and gentle autumn breezes make it an ideal time to get outdoors and celebrate the harvest and Halloween season. Harvest Celebration! As the fields are harvested, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and apple orchards buzz with the bounty that…

Grant County Offers Exciting Labor Day Weekend Events

With August and back-to-school in full swing, Labor Day is fast approaching. Now is a great time to make plans for this three-day weekend, and Grant County has some exciting options for the whole family!   Hosted by the Upland Lions Club, The Upland Labor Day Festival is three days of family fun, September 4…

Hog Daze is Back!

Hog Daze is back and better than ever! This year, August 13, 2021 through August 15, 2021, Marion Indiana will be hosting their annual Hog Daze Motorcycle Rally. Every biker knows that a Harley-Davidson motorcycle is called a “hog”. But, what they may not know is that the iconic nickname was coined in Marion, Indiana,…

Trail Time in Grant County

Did you know that part of Indiana’s longest rail trail resides in our classic cool, Grant County? The Cardinal Greenway Trail, a 62-mile, hall of fame trail, is Indiana’s longest span of recreational trails. Spanning from Marion through Muncie to Richmond in East Central Indiana, Cardinal Greenways boasts an abundance of scenic Indiana sights. You…

Classic Cool Indiana

Grant County will take you back to all things classic cool. Some may even say we are going all the way back to the 50s! If you are looking for a small town filled with old-fashioned fun, Grant County is the place to be. Cruise on over to classic cool Indiana and discover nostalgic goodies…

Outdoor Adventures

March is here, and that means that spring is right around the corner. It’s finally time to start planning outdoor adventures again, and we couldn’t be more excited! Nothing beats getting back outdoors and enjoying the sun on your face after a chilly winter. Whether the pace is slow or swift, outdoor adventures are hidden…