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A Simple Sanctuary- a New Musical

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7:00pm
(March 28th- October 31, 2019) She prayed the day would never come, but when her past comes calling, Melissa James has no choice but to flee. Pursued and living on the run, she finds desperate...

A Simple Sanctuary- a New Musical

Friday, March 29, 2019, 1:00pm
(March 28th- October 31, 2019) She prayed the day would never come, but when her past comes calling, Melissa James has no choice but to flee. Pursued and living on the run, she finds desperate...

A Simple Sanctuary- a New Musical

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 1:00pm
(March 28th- October 31, 2019) She prayed the day would never come, but when her past comes calling, Melissa James has no choice but to flee. Pursued and living on the run, she finds desperate...

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2019 Shipshewana MayFest

THEME: Mayfest: 30 Years of Hometown Traditions

Date: May 3 & 4, 2019

Are you ready for spring? It's right around the corner, and so is our MayFest celebration!  We are excited to be celebrating the 30th year for Mayfest in Shipshewana.   We can't think of a better way than to reminisce about all the Mayfest Hometown Traditions of the past 30 years.  Come join us for some good ole' fashioned hometown fun! 

Shipshewana MayFest kicks off on Friday, May 3rd with entertainment and food at the main tent all day long.

Saturday morning kicks off with a benefit pancake and sausage breakfast, a 3 on 3 basketball tourney,a 5K Road Run and Softball Tournament. Then at 10am is the Grand Parade.

After the parade there will be buggy races, puppet shows, art awards, magic shows, kids' games, a corn hole tournament, human hamster race, egg drop, a garden tractor pull and, of course, a full day of food and entertainment in the main tent.The evening is capped off by concerts by two bands, and it's free!

All activities will be held downtown Shipshewana unless noted otherwise.

 

 

2019 Mayfest Schedule

Friday, May 3rd & May 4th

TO BE ANNOUNCED            

 


 

 

 

 

 

Food and activities all day long!

Food, Food, Food!!! – Corner of Main & Morton Street

*All events will pause for the Parade. 

 

Thank you to our 2018 Mayfest Sponsors!

Gold

Highland Ridge RV, Inc.;  Hubbard Feed;  LaGrange County Community Foundation; Michiana Event Center (The MEC); Parkview LaGrange Hospital; W. Weaver & Associates and  Woodland Park, Inc.

Silver

Chupp Auctions & Real Estate, LLC;  Countryroad Fabric; Douglas G. Whitehead, DDS; E-Z Freeze Refrigeration, LLC; Farmers State Bank; Finishworks; Forks County Line Store; Hoosier Banquets; Hoosier Hardwood Floors, Inc.; Marast, Inc. (5 & 20 Restaurant); R.H. Yoder Woodworking, LLC; Shipshe Automotive Service; West Point Woodworking; Yoder Insurance Agency, Inc.; Yoder’s Shipshewana Hardware; and Yoder’s Meat & Cheese Company.

Bronze

Buggy Lane Tours; Eash Insulation; Lakepark Industries; Miller Milling; Simple Sounds; Red Bud Gift Shop & Café’; T & L Country Canoes, LLC; The Canvas Shop and Yoder Popcorn.

In Kind Donations

E & S Sales, LaGwana, Lake City Bank, Nature Lane Greenhouse, Raber Patio & Enclosures; Riegsecker’s Marketplace; Shipshewana Police Department, Shipshewana Trading Place, The Davis Mercantile and Town of Shipshewana.