Warsaw / Winona Lake Fireworks 

July 4th

Friday, July 4, 2014
10:00PM - 11:30PM

Come see the fireworks over Winona Lake! Just find a place near the shore or at the fairgrounds and come watch the show. There will also be a live Masterworks Concert at 8:00 p.m.

Contact: Jeanette Wood / / 574.269.1823

Event Location: Winona Lake

Admission Fee: Free


Chautauqua Week

July 7th - 11th

Monday, July 7, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014

Chautauqua Wawasee's Chautauqua week will be held July 7-11, 2014 at the Oakwood Resort's Hilltop Banquet Center. Chautauqua Week offers life-long learning with authentic cultural experiences in Arts, Education, Religion and Recreation. There will be 16 programs in five days (Monday through Friday) offering something for everyone that features: 

• Past, Present and Preservation adventure with WACF and Syracuse-Wawasee Historical Museum that will include a presenation on Monday and a Lillypad cruise on Friday

• Stimulating lecture with a phenomenal line of speakers, including Ron Manahan, George Srour, Rev. John Denson, Dr. Welling Hall, R. Scott Appleby, Jim Brenneman and Frank Levinson

• Various genres of music, including Two Piano Recital, Kevin Piekarski Jazz, Billboard Artists, alternative music, Sons of Bill, and Fiddling & Yodeling

• Arts and Crafts - Garden Peace Pole Craft and Knitting 101 

You can attend one or all the events during this week. If you are planning on attending all events, save money by purchasing the Weekpass, which includes unlimited access to all events, VIP seating at all evening concerts, lunches on Tuesday through Friday, a two-hour SS Lilypad Cruise and overnight accommodations available. 

Contact: Marlies Selent-West / / 574.518.1094 Marlies Selent-West

Event Location: Oakwood Resort's Hilltop Banquet Center / Syracuse, IN

Admission Fee: Weekpass - $175 (Price varies for each individual event)

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98th Annual Kosciusko County Fair

July 6th - 12th

Sunday, July 6, 2014 - Saturday, July 12, 2014
This is an all-day event.

Each summer our community anticipates the fun and exciting activities of the county fair. Live concerts and entertainment will be held throughout the week.

• Sunday, July 6: Annual Fair Parade beginning at 4pm, Opening Day Ceremony at 6pm in the grandstand and Family Day all day.

• Monday, July 7: Broken Horn Rodeo in the grandstands at 7:30pm

• Tuesday, July 8: Kiddie’s Day with many fun events for the kids in the community and FWF Wrestling starting at 7pm in the grandstands

• Wednesday, July 9: Senior Day $1 admission for individuals 65 or older, Not for Profit Day, and Levi Riggs Concert starts at 7:30pm in the grandstands

• Thursday, July 10: KOI Drag Racing starts at 7:30pm in the grandstands and Farmer’s/Trucker’s/Scout’s Day

• Friday, July 11: 2nd Annual Shaggy Memorial Demolition Derby beginning at 7:30pm and Sponsorship/Media Day

• Saturday, July 12: Truck and Tractor Pulls starting at noon in the grandstands

There will be many more fun events throughout the week of fair. For a complete list, go to our website.

Contact: Jeanette Wood / / 574.269.1823

Event Location: Kosciusko County Community Fairgrounds / 1400 E. Smith St. / Warsaw 

Admission Fee: Adults $5, Children (6-12) $3, Seniors (55 & Older) $3, Children (5 & Under) Free

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Central Park Concert Series 

July 11th - August 22nd

Friday, May 23, 2014 - Friday, August 22, 2014
7:00PM - 8:30PM

Kick off your weekend the right way by relaxing with the Central Park Concert Series, a FREE 9-week concert series in the park, featuring a variety of genres and artists. This is a perfect opportunity to spend time with the family, enjoy familiar tunes and experience new types of performances. All concerts will take place from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

July 11 - Junk Yard Band (Oldies & Classic Rock)

Jul 25 - Alligator Blackbird (Folk/Pop)

August 8 - Meet the Beatles (Beatles Tribute)

August 15 - Kris Hitchcock & Small Town Son (Country)

August 22 - Bel Airs (Rockabilly)

Contact: Staci Young/ / 574.372.9554
Event Location: Central Park Plaza / 225 E. Fort Wayne St. / Warsaw
Admission: Free

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