WAYNE TOWNSHIP, IN. —The Hamilton County Bicentennial Commission would like to announce its lineup of grant-funded and community events for August 2023. Wayne Township, located in the eastern part of Hamilton County and home to places like Ruoff Music Center, Finch Creek Park, and the communities of Durbin and Clarksville, is being celebrated during August. You can see details and other events on our online calendar at www.hamcoturns200.com/events.
July 29 - August 4 Noble Crossing Elementary School, Noblesville
August 5 - 11 Legacy Images, Sheridan
August 12 - 18 Clarksville Christian Church, Noblesville
August 19 - 25 Janus Developmental Services, Noblesville
August 26 - September 1 Hamilton East Public Library, Noblesville
NOBLESVILLE TOWNSHIP’S SIGNATURE EVENT:
HAMILTON COUNTY FABRIC ARTS SHOW
August 8-12, various times
Noblesville Township Community Room
S 8th Street, Noblesville
Join us as we celebrate the fabric arts, both old and new! Hosted in partnership with Nickel Plate Arts, this art show will showcase dozens of artists and techniques for different fabric arts. Noblesville Township’s Signature Event is so big we had to squeeze it into August instead of July! Check out heirlooms and new pieces and vote for your favorite. Tuesday - Thursday: 12-5 p.m., Friday: 12-7 p.m., and Saturday: 12-5 p.m with awards ceremony.
TASTE OF HISTORY: FINDING YOUR FARMING ANCESTOR
August 12, 11 a.m.
Hamilton East Public Library - Noblesville
Library Plaza, Noblesville
In the 1820s, 72% of the American workforce was engaged in “farm occupations.” Join the staff of Hamilton East Public Library’s Indiana Room to learn more about the sources available to research your farming ancestors by looking at a local farm family. Discover historic farming traditions in Wayne Township and take a taste of Hamilton County today as we sample a small harvest from a local farm. Sign up on the library website.
WAYNE TOWNSHIP’S SIGNATURE EVENT:
FARMING PAST AND PRESENT
August 13, 2-5 p.m.
Clarksville Christian Church
Lehr Street, Noblesville
FREE To start the event, join lifelong farmers Donald and David Zeller at 2:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. as they explain how farming in Wayne Township has changed over the decades. This will include show and tell of artifacts. Inside the church, see history displays about Clarksville and surrounding areas. Outside the church, experience the Hamilton Southeastern Schools FFA “touch a truck” area with old tractors alongside new Reynolds farm equipment and old Ford trucks and Model T’s alongside new trucks. Free refreshments will be provided at the church, with the Wayne/Fall Creek Lions Club providing food for sale.
About the Hamilton County Bicentennial
The Hamilton County Bicentennial Commission was established by the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners as the official oversight agency for the upcoming 200th anniversary of the county in 2023. It will do so in partnership with the Hamilton County Historical Society and Hamilton County Tourism, Inc. Duke Energy, Hamilton County, the Hamilton East Public Library and Hamilton County Tourism are all lead sponsors of the Bicentennial activities. For more information, visit HamCoTurns200.com or follow HamCoTurns200 on Facebook and Instagram.