June 13 - June 14, Pow Wow-NCGLNAC 17th Annual Gathering, Portland (Jay) -

Portland (Jay), Tri-State Antique Gas Engine Association grounds. Native American drums, singers, dancers, vendors, food, pre-1840s camp, free kids’ activities. Event opens 11 a.m. Native dancing — Saturday, 1-4:30 p.m., 6-9 p.m.; Sunday, Noon-4 p.m. Admission charge. 765-650-1028. 


June 04 - June 07, Queen of All Saints Parish Festival, Michigan City (LaPorte) -

Michigan City (LaPorte), Queen of All Saints Parish. Music, food, rides, beer garden, bingo, kids’ games and more. Free. 219-872-9196.


June 05 - June 06, Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival, Franklin (Johnson) -

Franklin (Johnson), Johnson County Fairgrounds. Vendors offering yarns, spinning fibers and handmade goods. Workshops, demonstrations, competitions, and door prizes.  Friday, 10:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free. 317-403-5667. 


April 24 - April 25, Crossroads Acoustic Music Fest, Seymour (Jackson) -

Seymour (Jackson), downtown. Regional and national artists at multiple venues. Food vendors, wine and beer, artist merch and more. Admission charge. 812-707-9583. 

April 25 - April 25, St. Joseph Spring Garden Show, North Vernon (Jennings) -

North Vernon (Jennings), St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Hall. Garden plans, crafts and homemade foods. 812-346-3604. 

May 15 - May 16, Smoke on the Square, Hope (Bartholomew) -

Hope (Bartholomew), town square. BBQ competition in pork ribs, pulled pork, chicken and brisket categories. Pulled pork and brisket available for purchase. Vendors, activities, live entertainment. Free. 812-546-4499. Friday, 4- 8 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. or

May 23 - May 23, Swift Creek Garden Railway Open House, Greenville (Floyd) -

Greenville (Floyd), Swift Creek Garden Railroad (6265 Buttontown Road). Garden railway with a miniature city built around it. 5 p.m. to dusk. Free. 812-923-1537.

June 06 - June 07, Metamora Strawberry Days, Metamora (Franklin) -

Metamora (Franklin), downtown. Strawberry shortcake and live music. Visit specialty shops and the Grist Mill. Train and canal rides available. Free. 765-647-1212. 


April 18 - April 26, Orleans 52nd Annual Dogwood Festival, Orleans (Orange) -

Orleans (Orange), Historic Congress Square. Parade, carnival rides, food, live music and more. Free. Visit website for events and times. 812-865-9930.

May 02 - May 02, Newburgh Wine Fest, Newburg (Warrick) -

Newburg (Warrick), Old Lock & Dam Park. Features Indiana wineries, craft beer garden, restaurants, food trucks, artists and live music all day. Admission charge. Must be over 21 to attend. Noon-9 p.m. (Central Time). 812-853-2815. 

May 15 - May 16, Harrodsburg Heritage Days, Harrodsburg (Monroe) -

Harrodsburg (Monroe), Community Center. Fish fry, parade, baby contest, food booths, kiddy tractor pull, arts and crafts, free entertainment under outside pavilion. Kids’ rides and games. Hours vary by day. 812-320-3020.

May 24 - May 25, Huron Memorial Day Festival, Mitchell (Lawrence) -

Mitchell (Lawrence), Railroad Street. Local food, games, flea markets, bands, tractor show, yard sales and parade at 2 p.m. Free. 812-583-2987.

June 04 - June 06, Fort Branch Townfest, Fort Branch (Gibson) -

Fort Branch (Gibson), Fort Branch Community Park. Food, kid-friendly entertainment, parade, 5K, car show and beer garden with live music. Events vary daily. Free. 812-664-6737.