57.) Shelby County BBQ and Brewfest Review – Shelbyville, Indiana – September 22, 2018

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This festival has been renamed to the Shelby County Brewfest. **** Saturday evening in downtown Shelbyville… …the Shelby County Tourism booth was checking ID’s… …and distributing pig noses… …for the Shelby County BBQ and Brewfest. Hungry festival goers lined up for hot BBQ (Dave’s Double Barrel BBQ/Mel’s Catering)… … Read more

56.) Harvest Moon Fall Festival Review – Bargersville, Indiana – September 22, 2018

In Bargersville, Indiana… …the Harvest Moon Fall Festival took place… …on both sides of the tracks that ran through town. One side consisted of vendor tables… …where festival goers could find seasonal crafts… …creative T-shirts (Heather Tees)… …and crystal gifts… …as well as dance academy info (Stage 1)… …games and … Read more

55.) Rock the Clock Review – Greenwood, Indiana – September 22, 2018

Just next to the City of Greenwood’s tall timepiece… …there was a celebration called Rock the Clock… …where families could spend the afternoon in the Fun Zone… …with jump houses… …motorized inflatables, obstacle courses… …a mechanical bull… …and all sorts of games… …such as corn hole, Connect 4… …and Jenga. … Read more

54.) St. Thomas More Applefest Review – Mooresville, Indiana – September 22, 2018

I walked onto the grounds of St. Thomas More Church… …for their annual Applefest… …stopping first at a large tent… …where festival goers examined tons of prizes in the huge basket raffle… …and then continuing to the Wine Spot, where adults enjoyed wine and beer… …during a friendly game of … Read more

53.) Quaker Day Craft and Community Festival Review – Plainfield, Indiana – September 22, 2018

On the grounds of the Plainfield Friends Church… …the Quaker Day Craft and Community Festival was taking place… …with plenty of shaved ice (Frigid Frog) and inflatables for the kids… …an enormous car show for the automobile aficionados… …and a craft show that ran along the sidewalks… …with seasonal decor… … Read more

52.) Hopwood’s Big Grape Stomp Review – Zionsville, Indiana – September 22, 2018

In the picturesque town of Zionsville… …a local winery decided to have a festival… …called the Big Grape Stomp. With a $3 entrance admission… …festival goers received a raffle ticket, a $3 coupon for winery purchases… …and access to a painting party… …outdoor lounging… …adult jump houses… …(which were sometimes … Read more

51.) Carmel International Arts Festival Review – Carmel, Indiana – September 22, 2018

When I arrived in downtown Carmel, Indiana… …I greeted some of the residents… …and then joined the mass of festival goers… …to celebrate the Carmel International Arts Festival. Here, artists were lined up along Main and Rangeline Streets… …displaying beautiful leather journals (The Binding Bee)… …fine art abstractions (William Oistad)… … Read more

50.) New Earth Festival Review – Atlanta, Indiana – September 22, 2018

In the town of Atlanta, Indiana… …festival goers came early to park in fields and yards… …purchase a rolling shopping bag… …and shop… …shop… …and shop… …among over 600 vendors… …that took over the entire town… …whether along the streets… …along the train tracks… …in front of churches… …inside barns… … Read more

47.) YpsiFest Review – Ypsilanti, Michigan – August 26, 2018

Along Ypsilanti’s Cross Street… …and throughout Riverside Park (even Frog Island at times)… …the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival, or YpsiFest, took place… …uniting community groups to bring awareness to our land (Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy)… …our sustainability (Ypsilanti Food Co-op)… …our veterans and youth (VVA310/Ypsi Kids)… …our government and faith (MI … Read more