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Lapel Village Fair coming up

LAPEL — Lapel Village Fair is set for Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9.

On Friday, food and craft vendors will be open from noon to 8 p.m.; there will be rummage sales throughout town and live entertainment on Main Street; a street dance is scheduled for 8 to 10 p.m.

On Saturday, the 5K Lapel Dawg Jog Run/Walk is planned for 8 a.m., the Lapel Optimist Club breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m., vendors will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and a car show will run from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Lapel Legion Tenderloin Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rummage sales and live entertainment continue on Saturday, a parade takes place at 3:30 p.m. and Madison County Community Band performs at 7 p.m.

For details about booths, call Margo Sink at 765-617-1498; the parade, Connie Sears, 765-534-3442; and the walk/run, Matt McClintick at 765-620-7070; for more information, visit

Farmers market continues

PENDLETON — Pendleton, Indiana, Farmers Market started its five-month season on Saturday, May 7, in Falls Park, with about 60 vendors, including a few junior vendors.

The market runs 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, through Oct. 8, in Falls Park, where Falls Park Drive is shut to automobile traffic so people can stroll through the vendors safely.

Gallery 119 offers art classes

PENDLETON — Pendleton Artists Society’s Gallery 119 offers art classes on a regular basis.

The next classes are:

Children’s Art Classes — 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the second Saturday each month. Each class will be different and taught by different teachers. Each class is independent and will need its own registration. The class for each month will be advertised on the PAS website.

Registration for classes can be completed at the gallery, 119 W. State St., Pendleton; by phone at 765-778-0986 during regular business hours, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; or online at

Spring Juried Show at Gallery 119

PENDLETON — Pendleton Artists Society’s Spring Juried Show is set to run through July 6.

The show will have three categories: 2-D, 3-D and Photography.

Prizes for winners of each division will be: first place — $100, second place — $75 and third place — $50.

Judge for the event will be Tina Mangos.

The show’s First Friday event set for 6 to 8 p.m. June 3, with hors d’oeuvres and a chance to meet the artists.

The public is can vote for their favorite artwork for People’s Choice award of $25.

Gallery 119 is located at 119 W. State St., Pendleton.

Kids’ summer art camp set at PAS

PENDLETON — Pendleton Artists Society is taking registrations for Kids Art Camp 2022, which takes place July 11-15 at Gallery 119.

During camp, participants will learn and create age appropriate art with various artists and medias.

More than 10 artists will be teaching various medias such as acrylic and watercolor painting, drawing, deco clay, cyanotype photography, gelli print and more.

On the last evening, participants will have a display of the art projects created throughout the week for parents to see before taking them home.

There is a morning or afternoon session for students ages 6-12: Morning session is 9 to 11:30 a.m. and the afternoon session is 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Class limit for each session is 30.

An evening session for students ages 12 and older is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

Class limit is nine.

Register at the gallery, 119 W. State St., Pendleton or by phone at 765-778-0986, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Bicentennial Committee announces logo contest

MADISON COUNTY — Madison County Bicentennial Planning Committee has announced a contest to select a logo for the county’s 200-year celebration in 2023.

“We are interested in a logo that represents the history, heritage and strengths of Madison County,” committee chairman Tim Lanane said. “Artists should keep in mind a design that reflects our entire county with its varying communities and facets. Judging will be based upon these criteria, as well as color and uniqueness of the logo” Lanane said.

The winning design will be announced at this year’s Madison County 4-H Fair, to be held the third week of July.

Contest entries must be submitted by today, June 30, to the Madison County Historical Society, at the email address [email protected]

Pendleton Lions Club Concert in the Park Series

July 31, Aug. 28, 2022

Falls Park

Rock Bottom Boys of Madison County bluegrass trio (June 26); Fall Creek Valley Community Band (formerly Lapel Community Band, July 31); Pendleton Heights High School Band Marching Arabians and Madison County Band Directors’ Jazz Band (Aug. 28). Shows start at 6 p.m. near the park gazebo. There is no admission charge, refreshments are available and people can bring their own lawn chairs and shade umbrella.


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