Tag Archives: Grant County Indiana

Mississinewa 1812 – 2022

Largest War of 1812 living history event in the U. S.  Battle re-enactments, reconstructed Indian village, trapper camps, sutlers, traditional craftsmen, food purveyors, and musicians.  The Battle of Mississinewa 1812 commemorates the battle fought here between 600 federal troops and British-allied Indians. Authentic attention to detail makes the difference as you step back in time…

Quilters Hall of Fame Exhibit

Joe Cunningham:  Finding Freedom.  Joe Cunningham started making quilts in 1979, and for about 20 years primarily made copies of old quilts and imitations of old quilt styles.  Around the year 2000, he began to make quilts inspired by the adventurous spirit of the 19th century quilters rather than the literal structure.  In his attempt…

Muddobbers National Enduro Event

Part of the Kenda AMA National Enduro Championship Series. Row assignments made by LiveLaps on a first come first serve basis. Maximum 500 riders.  Riders meeting 8:15am.  Key time 9am.  Scoring will be done electronically, transponders available for $15.  Primitive camping available. Food vendors on site.

Bliss Barn Monthly Market

Join us at Bliss Barn for this monthly market.  Lots of great gifts and treasures to be found.  Spend some time browsing and enjoy some retail therapy. Text Abbey at 765-618-3400 to become a vendor.

James Dean Memorial Service

At 5:45pm on September 30, 1955 the world lost movie star James Dean, but gained a timeless legend.  Fairmount, Indiana native James Dean made only three movies in his short life:  East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant, but the mark he made on an entire culture is his true legacy.  Memorial service…

Gas City I-69 Speedway James Dean Classic

USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars, USAC NOS Energy Drink national midgets. Adult General Admission $25, Children 12 & Under Free, Pit Pass $30. Special event night prices range from $18-$25 for adult general admission. Pit Gates open 3pm, GA Gates open 5pm, Hot Laps 6:30pm. Racing Starts 7:30pm. Tickets available at the speedway ticket office…

Remembering James Dean Festival and the James Dean Run Car Show

Sponsored by the Fairmount Historical Museum annually, this event includes a huge car show featuring 50’s classic and custom autos.  Parade of Neon, special guests, swap meet, and plenty of 50’s entertainment!  James Dean look-alike contest, dance contest, carnival rides and lots of fun along Main Street in the heart of James Dean’s hometown of…