Sunday, August 1st, 2021

Forks continues to be busy during summer

Posted: Friday, June 8, 2018

The spring school tour season has come to a conclusion after a very busy April and May. During those two months, 1,300 students, teachers and chaperones visited the Forks of the Wabash to learn both Indiana and Miami Native American history.

The Forks of the Wabash is always looking for additional volunteers to assist as guides and interpreters for the school tours. Those interested in learning more about guiding or being an interpreter can call the Forks’ office any weekday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and ask for Donna. The office phone number is (260) 356-1903.

An Old-Fashioned Fourth at the Forks will be held on Wednesday, July 4. The Forks will have a program including music, color guard, special speaker and refreshments on the Forks grounds. Festivities begin at 9:30 a.m.

Splash on the Wabash will be held on Saturday, July 7. The Forks will partner with Boy Scout Troop 130 for this event which will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food will be available.

The Forks Uncorked event will be held on Friday, July 13. This event is co-sponsored by HARTA and the Forks. It is a great time to gather with friends to sample craft beers and wines from local breweries and wineries. It includes a silent auction. See the HARTA or Forks’ websites for information. The hours of the event are 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Senior Day at the Forks will be held Tuesday, August 7. It is a time for senior citizens to gather together and reminisce. Demonstrations will include quilting, spinning, carving, pottery and sewing. Light refreshments will be served throughout the event and museum tours will be available. Cost of the event is $2 per person and hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

An Elegant Night at the Forks will be held on Saturday, September 15. This event will feature a lovely progressive dinner that will be served in several of the buildings on the grounds. It will feature many gourmet dishes prepared by Liz Sanders and others. This will be a special evening that will not only offer elegant dining but give those attending a different perspective of the Forks of the Wabash. Please watch the Forks’ website at for more details or check the advertising that will be around town well in advance of this event.

Those planning a fall wedding, banquet, meeting or special event and need a venue, consider the Richardville Room. This is a lovely room overlooking the Wabash River. It seats up to 180 persons. Check the Forks of the Wabash website for more information about cost or call the Forks of the Wabash office any weekday between the hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All event information and registration will be shared on the Forks’ website