Trunk or Treat Around Greater Lafayette

Trunk or Treat Around Greater Lafayette

Greater Lafayette, IN shows its family friendly side during this season. There are different ways to celebrate Halloween, and no matter what you choose, there’s an option for you in this community. Trunk or Treat is a near perfect set up – all the candy, all the games, all in one parking lot. Enjoy time together this season without thinking too much about it, and allow us to do the research for you. Here are the Trunk or Treats in Greater Lafayette, IN for the 2021 season! Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 Christ UMC Trunk or Treat (Christ UMC): 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. “Show up in your Halloween costumes and make your way through our many decorated trunks! After make sure to stop off for some food. We will be providing hot dogs, chips, and water bottles.” Trunk or Treat (Mintoyne Elementary School): 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Sunday, October 24th, 2021 Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat (Crestview Community Church): 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. “we will have bounce houses, pony rides, face painting, music, games, food and more! Trunk or Treating will take place through out the event so come dressed in your best costume! Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. This is a FREE event and EVERYONE is welcome!” Trunk or Treat (Woodland Heights Community Church; Crawfordsville): 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Join us for an evening of sugar-filled family fun! Come dressed up in your favorite, family-friendly costume and visit the many decorated cars filled with candy.” CRC’s Trunk or Treat (Community Reformed Church): 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. “Come enjoy supper, along with trunk or treating in...
Greater Lafayette October Events

Greater Lafayette October Events

Greater Lafayette, IN does the Fall, Harvest, and Halloween season WELL. We’ve kept you in the loop for pumpkin patches and corn mazes, fall festivals, and suggestions for a weekend away, and we’re not done yet! Here are just a few more fun Fall season October specific events from our team to your family. Feast of the Hunter’s Moon October 9-10 This is an amazing Greater Lafayette, IN experience! “The Feast of the Hunters’ Moon is a re-creation of the annual fall gathering of the French and Native Americans which took place Fort Ouiatenon, a fur-trading outpost in the mid – 1700s. It is held annually in early autumn on the banks of the Wabash River, four miles southwest of West Lafayette, Indiana. Thousands of participants re-enact this event creating a feast for your senses. Smell the wood smoke, hear the report of the rifles, savor authentic food and more.” Click here to view the entire event schedule, FAQ’s, parking accommodations, and purchase your tickets ahead of time! Trail of Scarecrows October 1 – November 7 Enjoy a walk or bike ride down the 12th annual “Trail of Scarecrows” at Prophetstown State Park. Community members and organizations create scarecrows and display them along the paved bike trail, and you can cast your vote for your favorite. Click here for more information, but just a $1 donation gets you 100 votes! It’s easy, fun, and an enjoyable evening activity throughout October! Prophetstown State Park also hosts their annual Fall Fest on October 15-17. Come hang out for some live music, a late night hike, and fun on the Farm! Covered...
Easy Fall Weekend Trips near Greater Lafayette, Indiana

Easy Fall Weekend Trips near Greater Lafayette, Indiana

What’s your down time look like? Are you a motorcycle rider? Or maybe you love a good bicycle ride with your family? Maybe you love curling up with a book and some coffee on a chilly, rainy afternoon? How about an overnight trip with your spouse or one of your children? The Midwest’s beautiful season changes give you all sorts of opportunity to experience the outdoors or whatever you’re interested in. Here are some ideas for all the fun fall things to make the most of your October and and November weekends! Motorcycle ride down to Rockville for the Covered Bridge Festival. You’re in for some SERIOUS scenery if you take this beautiful drive from Lafayette to Rockville. The Covered Bridge Festival is a main event with many stops to make and explorations to explore. This is a perfect festival to “hop” from place to place with your motorcycle! Bicycle ride in Prophetstown State Park. 3.5 miles of paved bike trails at Prophetstown State Park attract people from all over the area to enjoy wildlife and beautiful scenery. Stay for the weekend at the campground too! There are plenty of things to do for the kids! Check out the Farm at Prophetstown for their upcoming weekend event schedule. Attend a home Purdue Football game and spend the evening at the Whittaker Inn. There’s nothing like a Purdue game on our home turf. Experience the roar of the crowd, the secret saying during kick off, responsible tailgating, and so much more. Then, enjoy a “night away” at the Whittaker Inn. This Contemporary hotel has all the fun room themes, breakfast...
Small Business Spotlight: Heritage Farms

Small Business Spotlight: Heritage Farms

Just outside of Lafayette, IN, experience a classic farm in a whole new way. Heritage Farms focuses on restoration and preservation of the “old” on their 120 acre homestead of wetland, woods and creek, and farmland. This breathtaking property is a phenomenal place to visit for the weekend with family, enjoy for their daily events, or to host your big wedding day. There’s plenty of space here to spread out, and there are even some fun creatures on the farm to greet you – alpacas! This place is an Indiana treasure. We hope you make your way out to Flora, IN to check it out sometime! Here’s some additional information. All of the following information comes straight form the Heritage Farms website. About Heritage Farms “[As a second generation farm] Tim & Beth took over the farm in 1998 and named it Heritage Farm to honor their rich agricultural heritage. We wanted to main our property as a working farm, but were looking for non-traditional livestock to raise. That is when we discovered alpacas. We bought our first small herd in 2003 and have raising these wonderful creatures since. Besides running a successful livestock business our focus over the years has been to preserve the historic look of the farm and create an environment were our guests can enjoy the rural Indiana landscape of cornfields, meadows, forests and wetlands.  With that in mind, we invite you to visit for a 90 minute tour, an overnight stay, booking an event or participating in one of our regularly scheduled events. Our Mission We live by our motto of valuing the rich...
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Home maintenance is something that a lot of people enjoy. It’s a task that helps to preserve one of the biggest investments most will make in their lifetime. However, it can easily fall by the wayside if you allow it to. Life just gets going, and the tedious aspects to home maintenance tend to land in the section of the brain that says, “out of sight, out of mind.” Well, our hope here is to help make sure that doesn’t happen this Fall. There are many things you can and need to do around your home before the winter rolls around. Here are a few ideas to get you started. #1 Prepare your yard equipment for storage. This includes draining fuel from all gas-operated equipment such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and chain saws. Clean porch and deck furniture, and look for any needed repairs. Cover and store outdoor furniture and barbecues in a protected area. #2 Trim and prune trees. This prevents home damage from loose limbs during storms, but it is also great for the overall health of the tree! #3 Clean gutters. After leaves have fallen, clean out the gutters and downspouts, flush them with water, inspect joints, and tighten brackets if necessary. Clogged gutters are one of the major causes of ice dams. #4 Clear leaves from lawn, reseed patchy areas, and plant spring flowering bulbs before the first front. If deer are a problem, start deer-proofing by covering plants with netting and chicken wire. #5 Check for interior drafts. This will save your home’s efficiency, and it’ll save you money. While you’re at it, check for interior holes where...