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Fireworks Over the Mississinewa

Celebrate summer with us! Plan to arrive early as parking is limited. Fun events include family archery 11am, cornhole tournaments 1pm, beach games.  The Peru Amateur Youth Circus performs at the beach at 2pm and 4pm.  Public juggling clinic offered afterwards.  Fireworks 10pm. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and plenty of bug spray!  Fun for the…

Small Business Saturday

It’s finally that special time of the year for some festive holiday shopping! Every year after Thanksgiving, deal-seeking shoppers rush to stand in line to shop Black Friday deals at busy department stores. The day after Black Friday, enjoy a day of peaceful shopping at your favorite local small business. On Small Business Saturday, discover…

Motorcycle History in Grant County

Grant County is Home of the Hog! Every biker knows that the nickname for a Harley-Davidson motorcycle is “hog.” What they may not know is that the iconic nickname was coined right here in Marion, Indiana, almost 100 years ago! Coming off the heels of World War I, the 200-mile “Cornfield Classic” was instrumental in…

Outdoor Adventures in Grant County

During the summertime we all long to spend time outside, experiencing nature and breathing in the fresh air. Whether it’s lake time, a casual stroll in the park or a serious hiking excursion, there are a lot of outdoor adventures to be had in Grant County. Here is our list of the top recreational places…

Most Nostalgic Places to Visit in Grant County

Grant County, Indiana, is home to everything that is classic and cool. Whether it’s a picnic by a beautiful covered bridge, lunch at the drive-in or reliving the gas boom of Gas City, our towns are chock-full of nostalgic charm. Below are some of the most nostalgic places to visit in Grant County. Cumberland Covered…