Community Events

Your guide to community events in and around the area

The City of Frankfort is having Frankfort Main Street’s Summer Concert Series has been released. The schedule is as follows: July 21 — RC Trio; August 18 — Gordon Bonham Trio; September 15 — The Moon Cats; and October 20 — Hunter Wainscott. All concerts are 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Park. For more information, call 765-654-4081.

The fourth Summer Concert Series will be held Saturday, August 13 — Isaac Rudd with Christine Kindred; and August 20 — Motown Sounds of Touch. There will be a beer garden and food vendors.

Thursday Thunder will be held the first and third Thursday of each month through October from 5:30-8 p.m.

The City of Frankfort is having a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new police department at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 27, at 1740 West State Road 28, Frankfort.

Ivy Tech Frankfort is having Dawg Daze, a student event featuring a cookout, games and music by  Shadow Ravenscraft on Wednesday, June 29, from noon to 2 p.m. at Ivy Tech in downtown Frankfort. For more information, call 765-269-5820.

The Michigantown Ice Cream Social will be held Wednesday, June 29, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Michigantown Lions Club Lawn, 500 Ohio Street, Michigantown.

Canal Days will be held on Saturday, July 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Delphi. The festival will feature all the things you know and love about the Wabash and Erie Canal in Delphi. The canal boat will be running rides all day.

The Frankfort Parks Department will have 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on Monday, July 4, at TPA Park. This tournament is for 14-17 year olds and 18 plus. Cost is $30 per team and the deadline to register is 10 a.m. on July 4. Register today at the park office.

The third of six flea markets  will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 9, in downtown Kirklin. This will be held in association with the Kirklin Art Fair. Remaining dates are Saturday, September 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, August 13 and Saturday, October 8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call Kirklin Main Street at317-341-4011.

The Clinton County Fair Council is hosting and annual Clinton County & 4-H Fair Parade on Sunday, July 10, at 2 p.m. Lineup will begin at 1:30 p.m. in front of the Frankfort Community Public Library. The Fair runs through July 16.

The Indiana School Boards Association will be hosting a school board candidate forum to teach interested persons about the role, responsibilities and legal parameters of school board members. The forum will be held Monday, July 11, at West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School Library, 1105 N. Grant St., West Lafayette. A virtual session will be held Tuesday, July 19. Cost for either program is$35. Interested persons can find the information at ISBA website. Click on Weekly Update Event.

The Clinton County Chamber, Elite Air, Performance Ag and the Frankfort Clinton County Regional Airport, 3009 IN-28,  are all partnering to put on a community event for Clinton County from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. The event will be a Community Day with a Fly-In and Career Job Fair. They will have a free pancake breakfast, door prizes, bounce houses, music by Good Times Professional Audio, food trucks from Kona Ice, Travelin Tom’s Coffee, the Guac Box and more. Also, demonstration by SkyDive Indy and so much more.

On behalf of the City of Frankfort,  everyone is invited to the Retirement of Deputy Police Chief Jim Skinner at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at Prairie Creek Park. Call 765-654-4245 for more information.

The annual Hot Dog Festival will be held in downtown Frankfort on July 29 and 30.

The Frankfort Hot Dog Hall of Fame Golf Scramble will be held Friday, July 29, at the Commons Golf Course in Frankfort. Funds from this tournament will be used to support the Frankfort Education Foundation and the Frankfort Hot Dog Hall of Fame. Entry fee is $80 per player and includes lunch, prizes and post-play cookout reception. For more information, contact Craig Mundell at 765-479-0212 or the Commons Pro Shop at 765-659-1324.

CRAM (Christ Rescues All Mankind) Downtown is having a youth-led rally and summer concert featuring Amonte King, Modern Day Cure and Sidewalk Prophets in downtown Frankfort on Saturday, July 30.

The Colfax Indiana 2022 Old Hickory Days Festival theme is: “The Wild Wild Midwest!” We will be celebrating everything that makes the Midwest the Best! Dates are August 5 and 6.

The Second Annual Midwest Railroad Fair is scheduled for Saturday, August 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Linden Depot Museum. There will be a number of railroad and historical exhibits showcasing all aspects of the railroad industry. There will be food and entertainment and an opportunity for all to see our 1837 steam engine replica make its inaugural trip as it did April 1837 from Baltimore to Washington Town. Admission price is $6 for adults and ! each for children. For more information, call 765-427-3630.