August 2-9, 2014
to Aug. 9
Come celebrate the 125th anniversary of The Elkhart Truth on Saturday, Aug. 9. There will be events that entire week in downtown Elkhart, ending with the Celebrate Elkhart Block Party. There will be food and entertainment for the entire family. Craft vendors and craft beer will be part of the event, as well as a variety of musicians. A concert is being planned at the gorgeous Lerner Theatre that night. Mark your calendars. Sponsored by Welch Packing Group.
Dog Daze of Summer
5 - 10 p.m., Civic Plaza
Presented by the Pillars of Elkhart to benefit the Humane Society of Elkhart County
Outdoor Movie in the Garden
2 p.m., Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Free family Sunday and old-fashioned ice cream social 1-4 p.m.
Truth Serum Tap Party
6 p.m., Iechyd Da
Special brew to celebrate The Elkhart Truth’s 125th anniversary.
Flavor 574 Tap Party
6 p.m., New Paradigm
Showcasing beers from around the region.
6 - 9 p.m., Cubby Bear Pizza
Pizza special and frozen yogurt with cartoons on the big screen.
Paul Revere & The Raiders
7:30 p.m., The Lerner
Tickets available at thelerner.com. Wine and cheese after party at 523 Tap & Grill.
Arts, Crafts, Vintage and Handmade Goods
10a.m. - 6p.m.
Saturday Morning Cartoons at The Lerner presented by WNIT
10:30a.m. - 12p.m.
Special appearance by The Man in the Yellow Hat
Street Entertainment and Kids Activities
12 p.m. - 6p.m. including:
South Bend Silver Hawks Autograph Session
Yamafit Yoga Activities • Street Chalk Activities
Outdoor Stage Entertainment
12p.m. - 8p.m. including:
Raise The Bar Drum Line • Fairfield Jazz • Yamafit Dance
Bad Entertainment • 3 Guys With Rhythm • That’s Dancing Studio
The Elkhart Education Foundation Kick Off Classic (learn more here)
5 p.m., Civic Plaza
Carnival Games, Touch a Truck, LARP (Live Action Role Play) Tournament. Community Pep Rally at 8pm.
The Tumbleweed Jumpers
Featuring Cornhole. Craft beer provided by New Paradigm. Food provided by Cubby Bear, New Paradigm and 523 Tap & Grill