Weekend Update: TAP for TAF & Purdue Spring Fest

Cricket Spitting at Springfets

Cricket Spitting at Springfest

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.

IMG_0358Craft Beer Lovers and/or the Craft Beer-curious that are 21+ this event is for you! Join fellow Tippecanoe Arts Federation supporters at the TAP for TAF Craft Beer Fest! TAP for TAF is an event highlighting the growing interest in craft beers and craft microbreweries. This special event takes place at the top floor of the 2nd Street Parking Garage in Downtown Lafayette on Saturday, April 6 Please note non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.

Families, couples, any and all, head to Purdue University for a day of science, agriculture, entomology and more at the annual event showcasing the lighter side of higher education; Spring Fest! This free event, taking place April 6 and 7, is a great opportunity to learn about animals, art, astronomy and much more in two full days of hands-on activities. It’s part education, part entertainment, and all fun! Make sure you head to the cricket spitting area…it is an activity you will never forget!

Springfest

Springfest

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

Spring Fest! Bug Bowl!

Ewww....Bugs!!

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

This Saturday and Sunday, is a weekend not to be missed in West Lafayette, Indiana!  It is the Purdue Spring Fest annual event showcasing the lighter side of higher education. This free event is a great opportunity to learn about animals, art, astronomy, science and much more!

Have you ever experienced a cricket spitting contest or watched a cockroach race?  You can at the annual Purdue Bug Bowl, the largest known insect event of its kind!   Preschoolers through retirees take part in numerous hands-on insect activities, including an insect petting zoo and a honey tasting room.

Support cancer research at Purdue University at the Challenge Walk/Run this Saturday, April 14.  Gather a group of friends and family to walk or run together.  100% of the money raised goes directly to support cancer research at the Purdue Center for Cancer Research.  Also, yummy, nourishing food and drinks are provided to participants after the race!  (And they are free!).

Purdue Spring Fest is a celebration for all!  There are a host of unique events that cater to every whim and fancy, so make sure you add this to your “must do” list for the weekend.  For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.