EventsThe Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience (at Fort Harrison, Indianapolis, Indiana)
Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11
The Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience is Indiana's largest, hands-on outdoor recreation event. Hosted on the grounds of Fort Harrison State Park, the free event, which features more than 50 activities and 120 grassroots partners, including the MMWC's Traditional Arts Indiana program, for free hands-on outdoor fun. The event is presented by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation, and various sponsors, including Central Indiana Ford Dealers. For more information please visit http://www.in.gov/dnr/5009.htm.
Limestone Weekend (at Spring Mill State Park, Mitchell, Indiana)
Saturday, June 24 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Sunday June 25 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Every June, Indiana celebrates Limestone month to honor the distinctive occupational tradition of limestone work found in south-central Indiana. To mark this occasion Traditionoal Arts Indiana and the Spring Mill State Park will host a weekend of limestone programming for the public. This year limestone carver Casey Winningham will demonstrate his skills and answer questions about his craft. Casey Winningham uses a hand chisel and mallet to create clean and precise lettering work, carving historical monuments and gravestones that allow him to restore older works and create new ones. This event is free and open to the public. This program is made possible through funds from the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.