Weekend Update: Fiddlers Gathering & Theater in the Garden

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.

This weekend is very special! Why? It is the 46th Annual Indiana Fiddler’s Gathering!

Join the crowds at Tippecanoe Battlefield Park from June 22nd to 24th. Evening concerts begin at 8PM, and afternoon concerts at 2PM. Enjoy this unique three-day music festival offering FREE workshops, children’s concert and gospel concert. This year features bands such as Aaron Weinstein, The Volo Bogtrotters, Rochie Toochie and the Ragtime Shepherd Kings, The New Hoosier Broadcasters, The Basement Bluegrass Band, and Bing Futch. You won’t want to miss this mix of bluegrass and other musical styles! Camping sites are available for purchase, both for tents and RVs. More information available at their website.

This weekend you can also enjoy Theater in the Garden! This event is brought to you by The Haan Museum of Indiana Art and Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. Theater in the Garden offers the Civic Youth Summer Theatre Institute’s production of “Make it Happen”. Come down to the Theater Garden behind the Haan Museum on June 22 & 23 for this wonderful display of the arts in our community. This will be the premier of both the new stage and the play, which was specifically written by Laurie Russell for this event. Tickets for “Make it Happen” are $7 per person and can be reserved at LafayetteCivic.org or by calling 765-423-PLAY (7529). The rain date is Sunday, June 24 at 2pm. Parking is available on State Street. Don’t forget to get your tickets to this very special opening weekend!

Past year’s performance at Haan Mansion

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

Weekend Update: Art in Bloom & Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering

Fiddlers'

Fiddlers’

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.

West Lafayette is alive with color with Saturday, June 25! Art in Bloom is a West Lafayette garden and art tour. As an outgrowth of winning the 2008 America in Bloom contest, the City of West Lafayette offers a beautification month (June), with emphasis on planting colorful annuals, recognizing award-winning landscapes and an innovative garden tour, “Art in Bloom”, which pairs local artists with some of the home landscapes that have received the Beautification Award. The Indiana Bicentennial will be celebrated by plantings in blue and gold and reflected in the art work displayed. Glass artists will be present in each garden on the tour. The garden tour is open to the public at no charge, and will be on Saturday, June 25th from 10 AM until 2 PM.

Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom

Celebrate music all weekend long at the Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering June 24-26. This festival is a celebration of traditional music, food, crafts and continuous activities throughout the weekend. It is located on the grounds of the historical Tippecanoe Battlefield. A few of the acts are the following: The Fretless, The Barefoot Movement, the Kountry Kernals and more!

Fiddlers'

Fiddlers’

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

Weekend Update: 43rd Annual Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering & 2nd Annual Tippecanoe County Glass Trail Weekend!

Fiddlers 2014.5Weekend Update! It’s a weekend for the Arts! 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.

This weekend, June 26-28, do not miss the 43rd Annual Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering, located on the grounds of the historical Tippecanoe Battlefield. This event is a celebration of traditional music, food, crafts and continuous activities.  Music lovers will have the chance to clap, stomp and enjoy the sounds of old-time, bluegrass, swing jazz fiddle, string band, Celtic and ethnic music.  This is an acoustic music festival that has featured some of the most famous musicians of our time! Performers in 2015 include the following: Solas, Barefront Movement, Appleseed Collective, Red Tail Ring, Whipstitch Sallies, Fiddle River String Band, Kountry Kernals, Bahler’s “Golden Age” Band, Battle Ground String Band and Mark Lyons.

Sharon Owens, Inspired Fire, Glass Work

Sharon Owens, Inspired Fire, Glass Work

This weekend also features the 2nd Annual Tippecanoe County Glass Trail Weekend!  On Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27, a slew of fun glass activities are planned all throughout Lafayette-West Lafayette.  Visit local gardens and see many artists at work demonstrating their particular medium at “Art in Bloom” in West Lafayette. Explore the beauty of the natural world at “Art in the Garden” and feast on a variety of work by local and regional artists. Discover Artists’ Own, an artist cooperative featuring a variety of mediums. Find the perfect artwork to compliment your home or office decor and shop for gifts. Explore Inspired Fire Glass Studio and Gallery, a fully operational studio that offers classes and sports an unusually diverse gallery of art from the truly local to the internationally inspired.  Demonstrations will be done throughout the day.  Examine the beautiful beads, jewelry and other glass work as well as the additional art displayed at Something Special of Lafayette.  Observe live demonstrations all day!

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