Weekend Update! Starry Night Festival and Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

Lafayette-West Lafayette Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in or near Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Starry Night

Starry Night

Head to West Lafayette this Saturday, September 30 for the Starry Night annual street festival.  This special event draws thousands of people with its unique blend of excellent music, a variety of merchants, interactive creativity, and food. The festival is designed to bring people together around the thread of story and seeks to expose the public to the cause of literacy through the local initiative Read to Succeed. Starry Night is hosted by Campus House and Greyhouse Coffee and, thanks to their generous sponsors, is FREE. Please come be a part of this amazing night!IMG_7822

A festival that is “tradition” and “celebration” to those from the area and beyond is the Feast of the Hunters’ Moon, taking place on the banks of the Wabash River on September 30 and October 1.  The Feast is a re-creation of the annual fall gathering of the French and Native American which took place at Fort Ouiatenon, a fur-trading outpost in the mid 1700s. It is held annually in early autumn four miles southwest of West Lafayette. Thousands of participants re-enact this event creating a feast for your senses. Smell the wood smoke, hear the report of the rifles, savor authentic food and more. Come and celebrate it’s 50th anniversary!

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.

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Weekend Update! Starry Night Festival and Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

Starry Night Festival

Starry Night Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lafayette-West Lafayette Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in or near Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Head to West Lafayette this Saturday, October 1 for the Starry Night annual street festival.  This special event draws thousands of people with its unique blend of excellent music, a variety of merchants, interactive creativity, and food. The festival is designed to bring people together around the thread of story and seeks to expose the public to the cause of literacy through the local initiative Read to Succeed. Starry Night is hosted by Campus House and Greyhouse Coffee and, thanks to their generous sponsors, is FREE. Please come be a part of this amazing night!

Feast

Feast

A festival that is “tradition” and “celebration” to those from the area and beyond is the Feast of the Hunters’ Moon, taking place on the banks of the Wabash River on October 1 and 2.  The Feast is a re-creation of the annual fall gathering of the French and Native American which took place at Fort Ouiatenon, a fur-trading outpost in the mid 1700s. It is held annually in early autumn four miles southwest of West Lafayette. Thousands of participants re-enact this event creating a feast for your senses. Smell the wood smoke, hear the report of the rifles, savor authentic food and more.

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.

Weekend Update! Starry Night Festival & Fifth Annual Walk for Wolves

We Had Some Fun Packs for our 3rd Annual Walk for Wolves FundraiserWeekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Enjoy the arts and great music?  The Starry Night Festival is the place to be this Saturday, September 21, to listen to live music, create hands on art projects, discuss social issues, and have a really good time. This annual event is a venue for artistic and creative expression and participation that includes music, art and marketplace.  The musical line-up this year includes Carielle, Marc Imboden & Friends, and Tate Kirgiss.  This special event takes place from 7:00 p.m. to Midnight and this year’s cause is in support of “Read to Succeed” to raise awareness about how we can positively impact the community around the Purdue campus.

Dharma Greets the CrowdOn Saturday, September 21, Wolf Park is hosting their Fifth Annual Walk for Wolves event.  Spend the day celebrating wolves, and Wolf Park’s commitment to saving our natural world.  All morning walkers will stroll around this beautiful, unique park seeing the wolves, foxes, coyotes and bison up close and personal!  Join honorary Chairman, Jeff Smith, from WLFI TV 18, emcee, Brittany Rayburn, local Purdue basketball star, and famous entertainer, Scott Greeson & Friends as they participate in this special event.  Silly Safaris will have a show featuring some live animals and The Outpost Catering will be here serving up lunch including drink and desert for only $5!  Plus, all participating walkers will receive FREE ADMISSION to Wolf Park for the remainder of the day.

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon & Starry Night Music Festival

2 Great Festivals, 1 Great Weekend Update!  Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway?  Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by?  Check out the endless possibilities for fun and relaxation happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Start your weekend off right, by attending the annual “Starry Night Music Festival” at Purdue University, Friday, September 21 at 6:30pm!  This street festival is heavy on music, art, social issues, conversations and a really good time. This year the line-up includes nationally touring bands, Farewell Flight and Deas Vail, along with some great regional acts.  While you listen to the energetic music, you can browse a wide variety of art and goods, available for purchase, including caricatures, funky clothes & jewelry, sculptures made from appliances, coffee, music, and more.  The best part is the awesome festival if free!

Feast Food

This Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, is a time to enjoy history, culture and wood smoked, authentic food at the annual “Feast of the Hunters’ Moon“!  The Feast brings thousands of participants to the banks of the Wabash River to re-create the annual fall gathering of the French and Native Americans which took place at Fort Ouiatenon, a fur-trading outpost in the mid 1700s. The weekend is truly a feast for your senses.  As soon as you arrive you smell the wood smoke and hear the sizzle of food being roasted.  Your senses will burst as the blasts of the rifles periodically go off.  The Feast of the Hunters’ Moon is celebrating 45 years of re-enactments, so do not miss all the fun!

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com