Community Events

Your guide to community events in and around the area

HalleluYah Way Christian Book Store is having a book signing this Friday 1-5. It’s with Susan Carter and her book: “Five Tickets To Kansas”. It’s a story about a woman born into an impoverished family who becomes a missionary and brings a message of God’s faithfulness. Join them this Friday 1-5 at the christian book store, HalleluYah Way on the downtown Frankfort square.

The Frankfort Main Street’s Summer Concert Series continues. The schedule is as follows: October 1 — DeWayne Spaw; and October 20 — Hunter Wainscott. All concerts are 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Park. For more information, call 765-654-4081.

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

Republic Services Walnut Creek Landfill is having a Free Fall Clean Up Day for Clinton County residents on Saturday, September 24, from 7 1 p.m. Individuals may bring pick up truck, family van or car loads. No trailers or dump trucks are allowed. Also not allowed are no electronics (TVs, computers, etc.),no roofing, no appliances (washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator, etc.), no tires, no batteries, no yard waste and no liquids.

A New Beginning Ministry, 1758 E. Wabash St., which is directly across from the vacant Kentucky Fried Chicken, is having a Pork Chop Supper  on Saturday, September 24, from 4:30-7:30 p..m. Cost is $12 for adults, children 5-12 is $8, and children under 5 are free. Extra chop is $3 each, Dine in or carryout available. For more information, call 765-242-1046.

The 33rd Annual WILO Senior Fair will be held Wednesday, September 28 at the Community Life Center which is right behind the First Church of the Nazarene or right across the street from Frankfort High School. The theme is RPM: Remembering Past Music. This free event is for seniors age 50 and over. Seniors can visit over 35 booths from area vendors. There will also be free breakfast, free lunch, free health screenings, bingo with prizes along with door prizes and fun. There will be live entertainment from The Moon Cats from 12:30-1:30 p.m. For more information call 765-659-3338.

Clinton Central has announced it will be having a Tribute to George Gilbert on Friday, September 30, during and after the Bulldogs’ final home game against Carroll. All alumni of the program, including players, coaches, managers and the like, are invited to attend a pre-game Tailgate Hog Roast by Shoup’s Country Kitchens. After the game, people are invited to the Angry Donkey for some appetizers and a beverage. Text 765-404-4812 with RSVP.

The Michigantown Lions Club Breakfast will be held Saturday, October 1, from 7-10 a.m. st the Michigantown Community/Alumni Building. This is an all-you-can-eat breakfast and a free will offering. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, fresh scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee. This breakfast will help support local projects for kids sight and Christmas decorations.

The Farmers Bank is hosting a free Community Shred Day at the Frankfort Main Office on Saturday, October 1, from 9-11 a.m. This event is open to the public. Please do not bring your shred items in plastic bags, There is a maximum limit of five standard size boxes per vehicle. The event will end once the shred truck is full.

First Church of the Nazarene is celebrating 100 years as church on Sunday, October 2. There will be a special service with a special presentation and music with Dr. Gregg Chenoweth at 10:30 a.m. At noon will be a hog roast and meal  at noon and reflections CLC) and ice cream at 1 p.m. Menu with hog roast include cole slaw, macaroni and cheese, baked beans and drinks.

Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition is again hosting its Annual Baby Shower on Thursday, October 6 at the Edward Jones building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. The showers is available to all women in our community that are currently pregnant or who have birth in July, August or September, This year the event is scheduled from 1-3 p.m.

Raise the Roof, a fundraiser to benefit Home for the Night Shelter, will be held Thursday, October 6, at 51 West Event Center, Frankfort, from 6-10 p.m. Join us for an evening of dinner catered by the Angry Donkey, music provided by Large Sound, a silent auction and cash bar. For more information, call 765-357-9102.

Clinton County Family YMCA is presenting the CCF YMCA Camp Out on Friday, October 7 and 6 p.m. and ending on Saturday, October 8 at 10 a.m. This will be back out back at the Y. For more information, call 765-659-4622.

Kirklin Main Street is having Octoberfest on Saturday, October 8, in downtown Kirklin. A flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Jaden Quick Memorial Car Show will be at Kirklin Christian Church from 9 4 p.m., the Timmy Take Down and Health Information is 1-3 p.m. at Farmer Bank parking lot, R.C. Derby Cars is noon to 3 p.m. on West Madison Street, lunch and beer garden by the American Legion begins at 11 a.m. and live music at the American Legoin starts at 4 p.m.

The final flea market  will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 8, in downtown Kirklin. This will be held in association with  Octoberfest For more information, call Kirklin Main Street at317-341-4011.

The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Outing will be held Wednesday, October 19, at Angel Hill Golf Course in Rossville. Shoup’s Country Foods will be catering the event.. Tee time will be at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Cost is $90 per golfer or $360 for foursome. Breakfast, lunch and prizes will be held with lunch and awards beginning around 12:15 p.m.

There will be a Downtown Tunenight event held at Prairie Creek Park in downtown Frankfort on Thursday, October 13. The event starts at 5 p.m. There will be food trucks, live music and local art. Music will be provided by RC Trio.

Michigantown Lions Club will be having a drive thru dinner on Sunday, October 16, and a Late Fall Breakfast on Saturday, November 5.

Purdue Extension of Boone County is looking for local businesses and organizations to participate in their Spooktacular Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22, from 5-8 p.m. Vehicles will need to beset up on the REMC center circle by 4:30 p.m. For more details or to register for the event, please contact Amber Thompson at

The Greentown Public Library is having a Bow Making Workshop on Wednesday, October 25, from 6-7 p.m. Call 765-628-3534 to register for this program,

A Community Trunk of Treat will be held Wednesday, October 26, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. The event will be outside but bathrooms will be made available. All businesses, clubs and non-profit organizations are invited to take part in this event.

The 95th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis will be October 26-29. WILO and WSHW will air reports and interviews gathered at the convention several times that week. Your business will be mentioned in each of these reports.

The Salvation Army presents Coats for Kids 2022. They are collecting new or clean, gently used winter coats through October 31. For more information or to become a sponsor of drop-site, contact The Salvation Army at 765-456-3846 or nancyharris@usc.salvationarmy,org.

The Clinton County Family YMCA is having a Dodge Ball Tournament on Saturday, November 5.Call 765-659-4622 for details.

The Greentown Public Library is having a Wreath Auction Fundraiser in the Library Community Room on November 5-19. Wreaths will be decorated by local businesses, individuals and organizations. Open bid auction ending November 19.

Join the Greentown Public Library for a shopping trip to Indiana Premium Outlets on Saturday, December 3. Located south of Indianapolis on Interstate 65, at Edinburgh exit, Outlet features 70 stores. The bus leaves at 8 a.m. (start loading at 7:30 a.m.) and return around 8 p.m. Cost is $50. Space is limited, so call 765-628-3534 to reserve your spot.