Weekend Update: Tour the Town & Lafayette Farmers Market

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.Have you ever toured our 2 great cities? You can this Saturday, August 4 during “CityBus” Tour the Town. This is a free guided tour on Saturday mornings in downtown Lafayette. A volunteer tour guide shares facts about landmarks, people and community history while traveling by bus from downtown Lafayette to Purdue University and back. There are two tours each Saturday now through August 18. The bus departs at Fifth and Main streets at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The tour is available on a first-come, first-served basis. It lasts approximately 50 minutes and returns to the starting point. Great for visitors and locals alike, the tour is operated in conjunction with the Lafayette Farmers Market.

Before or after you Tour the Town, shop at the Lafayette Farmers Market. This market has been around for over 165 years! On Saturdays, from early May through late October, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the air in downtown Lafayette is filled with the smell of fresh garden flowers, baked goods, vegetables, fruits, plus honey, jams and jellies. Regardless of the day or time, a visit to the Lafayette Farmers Market promises some of the finest and freshest produce, as well as an enjoyable opportunity to browse as you stroll through one of Indiana’s oldest outdoor markets!

For more information about these events and other events happening this weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at HomeOfPurdue.com.

Lafayette-West Lafayette Weekend Update: Family Day at the Farm & Tour the Town

Such a cute little duckling at the Farm at Prophetstown!

Such a cute little duckling at the Farm at Prophetstown!

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.

Family Day is back at the Farm at Prophetstown! Please join the fun filled day on The Farm on Saturday, June 4. They will have demonstrations, blacksmithing, games, food, plenty of animals to see and more. Don’t forget to join in the  pie eating contest at 12:00pm! This event is FREE with park admission. Trolley rides will also be available throughout the day for $3 per person.

Have you ever toured our 2 great cities? You can this Saturday, June 4 during “CityBus” Tour the Town. This is a free guided tour on Saturday mornings in downtown Lafayette. A volunteer tour guide shares facts about landmarks, people and community history while traveling by bus from downtown Lafayette to Purdue University and back. There are two tours each Saturday now through August 20. The bus departs at Fifth and Main streets at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The tour is available on a first-come, first-served basis. It lasts approximately 50 minutes and returns to the starting point. Great for visitors and locals alike, the tour is operated in conjunction with the Lafayette Farmers Market.

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

Weekend Update: Fort Ouiatenon Blockhouse Museum & Tour the Town

IMG_4625Weekend 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.

Fort Ouiatenon Blockhouse Museum is open for the summer season! Step back in time to experience life at a French Fur Trading post and learn how modern archaeology has uncovered clues about this early Indiana settlement. The Blockhouse Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 pm May 30th through August 30th, 2015.

Interested in learning about Lafayette-West Lafayette? Hop on the “Tour the Town” bus this Saturday, June 5 and discover Purdue University campus, Chauncey Hill shops and downtown Lafayette’s restaurants, bars, art galleries and shops. CityBus offers narrated tours on Saturday mornings, May through September. Tours depart at 9:40 and 10:40am. No reservations are necessary. First come, first served. This route is FREE for all riders, all the time!

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

Memorial Day Weekend Update: Round the Fountain Art Fair & Trolley Tours

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAMemorial Day 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 Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Art, art, art! Did you know Lafayette-West Lafayette prides our self on being an arts community! We have local artists who specialize in glass, watercolor, sculpture, pottery, jewelry and much more.  This Saturday, May 24, explore a gallery of color and expression at the Round the Fountain Art Fair! This fair actually takes places around our historic courthouse. It is a day to bring the family to discover our majestic downtown and explore the arts like never before!

It’s back again this summer! Trolley Time! At 9:40 am and 10:40 am this Saturday, May 24, the CityBus Trolley will be taking guests on complimentary rides throughout downtown Lafayette and West Lafayette. The tour departs from Fifth and Main Streets in downtown Lafayette. A volunteer guide will narrate a 50-minute fact-filled tour of our area!

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