Frankfort Unified Neighborhoods (FUN) Committee and Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition are sponsoring a Jack-Lantern Jamboree and Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 27, from 6-9 p.m. at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Parade line-up starts at 5 p.m. behind the hospital and parade starts at 5:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. Following the parade, there will be a DJ, Cake Walk, S’mores, Hotdogs, Trunk-or-Treat, Hayride and more.
Frankfort Main Street is inviting everyone to participate in their Annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square on Wednesday, October 31, from 5:30-7 p.m.Churches, organizations, businesses and citizens are invited to come out and participate. All community members are welcome to come out, park their cars, fill their vehicle trunks with goodies and give them out to the children as they walk by. For more information, contact Kim Stevens at 765-654-4081.
The Paul Philippe Resource Center has announced its schedule of events for the remainder of the year: Thursday, October 18 — Last Movie ‘Wonder’, lunch — OYO; Tuesday, October 23 — Stookeys in Thorntown, OYO, leave 10:30 a.m.; Friday, October 26 — Pitch in — Open Pot Luck — Dress up for Halloween; Friday, November 16 — Amish Tacos, leave at 4 p.m., OYO; Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24 — Closed; Tuesday, November 27 — Bus to TPA Park for Soup/Lights, OYO; Thursday, November 29 — Bus to TPA Park for Soup/Lights, OYO; Friday, December 7 — Living Nativity, Lafayette, leave 5:45 p.m.; Friday, December 14 — Christmas Pitch-In Ham Lunch. For more information, call 659-4060.
The following events are coming up at the Delphi Opera House: Saturday, October 13 — Scott Greeson and Trouble with Monday, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, October 25 — An Evening at the Wine Bar with Claude Bourbon, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 26 — John McEuen and the String Wizards, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, November 3 — New Odyssey (3 Guys – 30 Instruments), 7:30 p.m. Tickets and details: www.delphioperahouse.org or call 765-564-4300.
Goodwin Funeral Home is having the ‘Goodwin Pumpkin Giveaway’ on Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring the family out for a free pumpkin. A pumpkin will be given to any child accompanied by an adult, while supplies last. For more information, call 654-5533.
The Colfax Historical Society Presents the first Hickory Harvest Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Colfax-Perry Township Public Library Grounds in Colfax. There will be Artisan vendors, food vendors, live bluegrass music, demonstrations by Tippecanoe Power and Steam Association, Pioneer Games for kids and a historical hayride through Colfax.
The Third Annual Oktoberfest will be held on Saturday, October 13, from 5-10 p.m. at Veterans Park in downtown Frankfort. There will be beer, food and music. Tickets are $5. This event is brought to you by Frankfort Main Street and Frankfort Jaycees. You can order tickets at www.frankfortmainstreet.com or call 765-654-4081.
Kirklin’s Octoberfest and Flea Market will be held Saturday, October 13, in downtown Kirklin (Highway 421 in Clinton County). Shopping begins at 8 am.. Enjoy the flea market with antiques galore, holiday crafts, kettle corn, hog roast with all the fixin’s, 12 antique and specialty shops, two family restaurants, ice cream parlor and live music by the band Triple Threat. There is free admission and free parking. For more information, contact Kirklin Main Street at 317-341-4011.
The Eagle Harvest Ministries Chicken Noodle Dinner and Bake Sale will be held Saturday, October 13, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the church located at 1380 N. State Road 39, Frankfort. Menu will include mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, bread and butter, cookies and drinks. Tickets are $10 for adults, children age 4-12, $6 and children 3-and-under are free. Proceeds will benefit Pregnancy Resource Center, The Way Out and EHM Missions. For more information, call 659-3689.
The Camp Cullom Annual Chili Supper will be held Saturday, October 13, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Adults are $8 and children under 12 are $4. Tickets are available in advance at the Chamber office at 62 N. Main St. Plan on staying afterwards to enjoy s’mores around the fire and a wonderful wagon ride to see the camp. The observatory will be open at dark for viewing well into the night.
South Side Christian Church at 201 E. Markland Ave., Kokomo, is having an Oven Steak Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 20. This will include a dinner with steak, potatoes, green beans, roll and drink, along with a bake sale and silent auction. Tickets are $8 each. Pie is available for $1 a slice. Dine in and carry out are available. For more information, call 765-457-9357.
Trinity United Methodist Church at 806 North Columbia Street in Frankfort will have a gospel concert featuring Westward Road on Saturday, October 20, at 6 p.m. This is a free will donation event.
Indiana Ghost Doctors is sponsoring a Car, Bike & Truck Show plus a Kids Car Show (Push, Pull or Drag) at Parkview Home, 1501 Burlington Avenue, on Sunday, October 21. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and judging will be at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Randy West at 606-307-4657 or Bill Labeau at 574-967-4656. There will also be a Salvation Army drop off for small items. Please, no furniture at this site.
The Frankfort Lions Club is having a Chili Dinner on Thursday, October 25, from 4:30-7 p.m. in the 4-H Building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 for adults, children 5-12 are $5 and children under 5 are free. Carry out will be available.
The Clinton County Civic Theatre will be holding its first show of their 30th season on October 25-28 in the Skanta Theatre at the Frankfort Community Public Library. The show will be ‘The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery’. For more information, call 654-8746.
Trinity United Methodist Church at 806 North Columbia Street in Frankfort will be having a Ham Loaf Dinner on Saturday, October 27, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Menu includes ham loaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, harvard beets, cole slaw or applesauce, dessert or drink. Cost is $9 for tickets, $5 for children; and children 5-and-under eat free. The church is handicap accessible with chair lift available. Carry-out and delivery available. Call 765-654-7542.
Howard County Extension Homemakers are now taking orders for apple dumplings. If you have ever had one, you know how fantastic they are. If you have never had one, you are missing out. Get your order in before October 27 by calling 765-456-2313. They are $3 each or 6 for $17. Low sugar dumplings are available.
Frankfort Covenant Academy invites you to its 15th Annual All You Can Eat Soup Supper and Auction on Thursday, November 1, from 5-7:30 p.m. at the 4-H Building, 1701 South Jackson Street, Frankfort. Cost is $8 ($9 at the door) for ages 11 and up, ages 5-10 is $6 ($7 at the door) and ages 4-and-under are free. Individuals can dine in or carry out (carry out limited to three bowls per ticket). Live auction begins at 6 p.m. For tickets, call 765-654-7420.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2029 S. State Road 39, will hold a Soup Supper on Friday, Nov. 2, from 4:30-7 p.m. Donations will be used for holiday gift baskets for the community. Carry out or eat-in-meal includes soups, breads and desserts.
The Clinton County Fairgrounds Winter Storage Program is scheduled for Saturday, November 3 beginning at 8 a.m. Reservation are not accepted as entry is on a first come-first served basis. The charge is $10 for each foot in length for each item stored. The date for owners to retrieve their equipment will be Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 8 a.m. For more information, call 659-6306.
Union Baptist Church at 8280 E. County Road 800 North, Forest, is having a Pulled Pork Barbecue Supper on Saturday, November 3, from 5-7 p.m. Menu will include pulled pork/pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, cheese potatoes, slaw, dessert and drink. Cost is $8 for adults, children age 5-12 are $5 and children 5-and-under are free. Tickets are pre-sale or at the door. Pre-sale tickets are available from church members or by calling 765-776-7103. Carry out will be available.
Events going on in Frankfort, Clinton County and North Central Indiana during 2018: October 13 — Frankfort Oktoberfest in downtown Frankfort; October 13 — Kirklin Octoberfest and Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; October 20, 27 and 31 — Haunted Adams Mill in Cutler; November 23 — Light Up Logansport Parade; November 23 – December 26 — Christmas in the Park at Spencer Park in Logansport. November 24 – December 23 — Zionsville Christmas in the Village; November 24 – December 30 — Christmas at the Seiberling in Kokomo; December 1-24 — Frankfort Celebration of Lights at TPA Park; December 1-2 — Purdue Christmas Show; December 7 — Kokomo First Friday Holiday Celebration & Downtown Lighting; December 31 — Kokomo New Year’s Eve Celebration.