Coming up


The Brandywine Car Show is June 15.

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Here is a list of events coming up in Hancock County this weekend and beyond. If you know of an upcoming event that you’d like to see featured here, email [email protected].

Brandywine Car Show June 15

GREENFIELD – The Brandywine Car Show is coming up June 15.

Registration is free and is open the day of the show from 9-11 a.m. at Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road, Greenfield. The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15 featuring prizes, a live band, bounce house, corn hole and food. Donations are accepted, benefiting the World Renewal Nick Fiano Memorial Missions Fund. Visit or email [email protected] to pre-register.

Circus music, acrobats performing Saturday

GREENFIELD – Circus-themed music and amateur acrobats will be in downtown Greenfield Saturday.

Brandywine Wind will present “Under the Big Top” at 2 p.m. June 8 at the Hancock County Courthouse Plaza. Acrobatics will be performed by the Peru Amateur Circus. Admission is free for the outdoors event.

Florist to host car show fundraiser

GREENFIELD – An upcoming car show a local business will raise money for a charity.

The second annual Penny’s Florist Car Show and Summer Open House is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8 at 80 W. McKenzie Road, Greenfield. The event raises money for Zoey’s Place Child Advocacy Center.

The event is $20 entry fee for cars to participate, but free for the community to join in. Food trucks will be on site and a nonprofit fair will be available. Register by calling 317-462-5863 or stop in at the business

Island Mixtape, Chalkfest coming to New Pal

NEW PALESTINE – All ages and artistic abilities are welcome at the Sugar Creek Chalkfest, featuring live music by Island Mixtape.

The free event is from 5-7 p.m. June 6 at the Sugar Creek Branch of the Hancock County Public Library, 5731 W. U.S. 52, New Palestine. Meet on the patio to create chalk art, enjoy lawn games and music for the whole family. There is no registration required for the drop-in program; in case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors.

Island Mixtape features steelpans and congas, keyboard and vocals with vacation playlist music.

Painting events coming to downtown Greenfield

GREENFIELD — Downtown Greenfield will celebrate art June 8 in the Plein Air Paint-Out and Will Vawter Juried Exhibition and Art Sale. Both events are hosted by Hancock County Arts; the paint-out invites anyone to paint outdoors with a chance to win cash prizes while the exhibition will artistic display pieces at the Twenty North Gallery in downtown Greenfield. Both events are in memory of local resident Will Vawter, who painted landscapes working outside an in a French-influenced Impressionist style in the early 1900s. For details, visit

Strawberry Festival to benefit local charities

GREENFIELD — The sweet taste of summer will be celebrated in the 40th annual Greenfield Strawberry Festival June 14.

Featuring live entertainment, fresh and frozen berries top ice cream and homemade shortcake at the corner of Pennsylvania and Main streets in Greenfield. The event, hosted by Bradley United Methodist Church, is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is $8 at the door; proceeds benefit eight local nonprofit organizations located in or near the downtown district.