ADAMS TOWNSHIP, IN. —The Hamilton County Bicentennial Commission would like to announce its lineup of grant-funded and community events for May 2023. Adams Township, located in the northwestern section of Hamilton County and home to Sheridan, is being celebrated during May. We hope to see you there!
During May, we’re highlighting Adams Township events from vintage cars to murals to frisbee golf. Our traveling exhibit will also be touring during this month. You can see details and other events on our online calendar at www.hamcoturns200.com/events
HAMILTON COUNTY BICENTENNIAL TRAVELING EXHIBIT
May 6-12, Sheridan Public Library, West 1st St., Sheridan
May 13-19, University High School, West 116th St., Carmel
May 20-26, Trinity Free Clinic, West 146th St., Carmel
May 27-June 2, Country Moon Winery, Prairie Baptist Rd., Noblesville
Learn about all five of our Bicentennial themes: Arts, Diversity/Inclusion, Education, Historic Preservation, and Parks/Environment. Contact the hosting organization for information on when the exhibit is open to the public.
May 4, 6-7 p.m.
Sheridan Public Library
West 1st St., Sheridan
Storyteller Debby Gullery from Storytelling Arts of Indiana will lead the public in an interactive workshop on family histories and the importance of passing stories through generations.
SHERIDAN FIRST FRIDAY
May 5, 5-8 p.m.
Main Street, Sheridan
Tour the Sheridan Historical Society as well as other businesses during this First Friday event, and enjoy free music during the Bluegrass Band Session.
ADAMS TOWNSHIP SIGNATURE EVENT:
“WAITING ON THE BUS DOWNTOWN” MURAL UNVEILING
May 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sheridan Historical Society
South Main Street, Sheridan
See artist Melinda Spear-Huff’s 8’x7’ mural portraying transportation history in Sheridan, specifically the bus line that had a stop right next to her studio. Also enjoy activities including a Model T and antique car show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Veteran’s Park, the dedication of new veteran banners, and the Sheridan alumni banquet at 5 p.m at Sheridan Elementary School. (For alumni information, call 317-758-5170.)
DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT AT BIDDLE PARK
May 13, Beginning at 10 a.m.
Biddle Memorial Park
East 10th Street, Sheridan
Join Sheridan Parks at Biddle Park as they debut their new-and-improved frisbee golf course. Each hole at this historic park includes a course map and local-history fact. Watch or participate in a tournament, with prizes for the top teams. (Teams must register. Call 317-758-5170.)
SHERIDAN COMMUNITY CHOIR PATRIOTIC MUSICAL
May 20, 7 p.m., and May 21, 3 p.m.
Six Points Church
West 226th Street, Sheridan
The Sheridan Community Choir will present a Patriotic Musical for the whole community. Join us for one of two performances!
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.