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...
Purdue Fall Sports

Purdue Fall Sports

Boiler Up! It’s GO time! Boilermakers are back for Fall sports, and we’re all in. From football to golf to soccer to volleyball, Purdue Athletics are united, showing promise of a FANtastic seasons. After a long 22 months, games are open to the public. This is a huge benefit to our Greater Lafayette, IN community, and we’re proud to support these players. If you’re feeling well, grab your families and head out to see some of these games! Here are some stats about this year’s Purdue Fall Sports. Football Even just in the first games, Purdue Football shows they’re ready to play. Fun fact: there are a couple local guys on the team this year. George Karlaftis (Defensive End) went to West Lafayette High School. He was even named 71st of the top 100 college football players of 2021 on ESPN. Also, Jackson Anthrop (Wide Receiver) went to Central Catholic. Purdue takes on UConn at UConn 9/11/21, but then they play at Notre Dame on 9/18/21. However, here are the home games. Get over to Ross Ade Stadium to see Purdue Football live! All are Big 10 games! Illinois at Purdue 9/25Minnesota at Purdue 10/2Wisconsin at Purdue 10/23MI State at Purdue 11/6Indiana at Purdue 11/27 Volleyball Purdue Volleyball is #6 in the nation! This year is the highest ranking in Purdue program history. Click here to view an entire article highlighting this massive achievement! Then chemistry on this team is amazing, and you’ll want to visit a game to watch this team play together. Go Purdue! Soccer Purdue Women’s home games are free to the public. Enjoy beautiful Fall...
Labor Day Around Greater Lafayette

Labor Day Around Greater Lafayette

Labor Day is Monday, September 6th, 2021. The majority of the Greater Lafayette, IN area will be off school and work, and it’s always a fun day to celebrate and pay tribute to American’s work force. In one way or another, Labor Day might mark the end of summer for you! It’s been an amazing one for the books, that’s for sure! Here are a couple of ways to spend it in the Greater Lafayette, IN area. If you’re interested in how Labor Day came to be, the U.S. Department of Labor has an impressive layout of its history and morph into a holiday. Click here to view more information! Lafayette Citizen’s Band – Riehle Plaza Enjoy this annual Labor Day event. Bring lawn chairs with you downtown to Riehle Plaza and view this free show! You’ll love seeing the Citizen’s Band play! Labor Day Weekend Free Family Day – Columbian Park “Join us in Columbian Park for a day of fun on Saturday, September 4, featuring FREE pedal boat rides, FREE train rides, FREE zoo admission, FREE live music by Scott Greeson & Trouble with Monday, food trucks, and more! This event is in conjunction with the Northwest Indiana Labor Council’s annual Laborers Day Picnic.” This is part of “Labor Day in the Park” hosted by the City of Lafayette. Be sure to stop by the new and striking Loeb Field too while you’re visiting the park! Purdue Kick Off Bash Purdue Football kicks off on Labor Day weekend! Check out the entire day surrounding the Oregon St. football game! First Friday, Mosey Down main St, the Greater...
2021 Greater Lafayette Fall Festivals

2021 Greater Lafayette Fall Festivals

What’s not to love about a Fall festival? More often than not, the amazing Fall weather sucks us in, but we really love the delicious, specialty foods available, the hand made crafts that get us thinking toward Christmas and all its wonder, and the smiling faces that bring the community together year after year. There are a few main-staple, can’t-possibly-miss Fall festivals around Greater Lafayette, IN, and we’re going to list them for you. Be sure to check out “Visit Indiana” for a comprehensive list of all festivals in the state of Indiana for the 2021 season. Earl Park Fall Festival September 3rd – 6th, 2021 Weekend fun for the whole family! The festival’s large committee of volunteers is busy planning all of the special events that happen during the annual Labor Day weekend event. Anyone attending the festival can enjoy a craft and flea market, Bluegrass music, and concession food stands each day of the festival. There is a different dinner specialty everyday, including a fish fry, spaghetti dinner, chicken noodle dinner, and chicken dinner. Brown’s Accents Fall Festival September 10 – 11, 2021 Brown’s Accents is your place to find unique, handmade items for your Christmas list this year! “September 10th-11th for a family fun day full of our favorite vendors!!Friday September 10th from 4PM-8PM and Saturday September 11th from 9AM-3PM!” Germanfest September 11, 2021 from 5:00 – 11:00 P.M. This year’s Germanfest is a mini version! There will be many of the normal things, such as , “Food, Dancing, Beer Garden and Games! Music Featuring: der Polkatz,” and more! Be sure to check out this Lafayette,...