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Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors - 04/09/2014 - 05/25/2014

Round Barn Theater at Amish Acres presents the Little Shop of Horrors which tells the tale of a nerdish florist who finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

Essenhaus Spring Fashion Show

Essenhaus Spring Fashion Show - 04/23/2014 - 04/25/2014

Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun!

2014 National Clydesdale Sale

2014 National Clydesdale Sale - 04/24/2014 - 04/26/2014

The 2014 National Clydesdale Sale with stalling, tack sale area, vendors, the sale arena and Annual Banquet and Meeting to be held all in one space.


Beelers - 04/25/2014

A fourth generation family of gospel singers, these siblings have been singing their style of heartfelt harmonies since childhood.

Boardwalk Music Group

Boardwalk Music Group - 04/25/2014

Gospel Music Singing & Praising! and hours of Jam Music!

Wildflower Walk & Brunch

Wildflower Walk & Brunch - 04/26/2014

Enjoy a hearty brunch at the Carriage House and take a 30-45 minute interpretive walking tour through Gene’s woods and part of her formal or “Tame” gardens.

Half-Stitched: The Musical

Half-Stitched: The Musical - 04/29/2014 - 07/05/2014

Amish widow Emma Yoder's first quilt class brings the most unlikely people together.

Annie Oakley Perfumery May Day Celebration

Annie Oakley Perfumery May Day Celebration - 05/01/2014 - 05/02/2014

COMPLIMENTARY GIFT & FREE SENSORY TOURS. We’re blooming with new fragrances this spring! The Celebration will sparkle with spring music and delightful treats.

GSP Barn Sale

GSP Barn Sale - 05/02/2014

Find a new treasure or perfect gift at the Memorial Society's fundraiser!

The Perrys

The Perrys - 05/09/2014

The Perrys have been singing Southern Gospel Music for 35 years- a remarkable feat in any musical genre.

Second Saturday Hike

Second Saturday Hike - 05/10/2014 - 10/11/2014

Join us on the second Saturday of each month for leisurely hikes exploring the 150 acres of GSP through the changing seasons.

BJ Thomas

BJ Thomas - 05/15/2014

Internationally recognized Gospel and Country singer with 50 years of experience and numerous hits under his belt.

Lee Greenwood & Crystal Gayle

Lee Greenwood & Crystal Gayle - 05/16/2014

Two Grammy Award winning country artists come together to sing their greatest hits in a night of outstanding music and timeless classics.

Birding with Gene

Birding with Gene - 05/17/2014

Celebrate Gene’s love of birds at this family-friendly event.

Soli Deo Gloria

Soli Deo Gloria - 05/23/2014

The instrumental trio Soli Deo Gloria has been ministering together for over eight years, sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ through instrumental arrangements of hymns, gospel songs, worship selections, patriotic pieces and classical numbers.

GSP Cabin Overnight

GSP Cabin Overnight - 05/24/2014

This is the chance for your special group to explore all “behind the scenes” areas of the Cabin.

Plain and Fancy at Amish Acres Round Barn Theatre

Plain and Fancy at Amish Acres Round Barn Theatre - 05/28/2014 - 10/18/2014

A New Yorker and his sophisticated girlfriend drive down to Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania, to sell a piece of property.

Ascension Day

Ascension Day - 05/29/2014

Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It occurs 39 days after Easter Sunday on a Thursday.

Soul'd Out Quartet

Soul'd Out Quartet - 05/30/2014

Based in Georgetown, Ohio, Soul'd Out Ministries was formed in 2001 as a trio and then reformed as an all male quartet in 2004.

Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail

Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail - 05/30/2014 - 10/01/2014

20 gorgeous gardens - each planted with thousands of annuals in a distinctive quilt pattern - are "sewn" in seven welcoming communities along the Heritage Trail. Viewable free May 30 - October 1.

The Churchmen at Essenhaus' Heritage Hall

The Churchmen at Essenhaus' Heritage Hall - 05/31/2014

A “Bluegrass Gospel Group” nominated for 2 Dove Awards as well as “Gospel Group of the Year” from Collinsville, Virginia.

Shipshewana Fabric Show

Shipshewana Fabric Show - 06/04/2014

Come See all the new fabrics from the recent Quilt Market in Pittsburgh, PA!

Sandi Patty

Sandi Patty - 06/05/2014 - 06/06/2014

She's won 39 Dove Awards, five Grammy Awards, four Billboard Music Awards and became a Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee in 2004. Her albums have sold more than 11 million units, garnering her three platinum and five gold recordings.

Wedding Belles at Essenhaus' Heritage Hall

Wedding Belles at Essenhaus' Heritage Hall - 06/10/2014 - 07/11/2014

Delightful, funny and light-hearted full-length drama produced by Essenhaus’ Kevin Eyer. The year is 1942 in Eufala, Springs Texas.

Footloose the Musical at Amish Acres Round Barn Theatre

Footloose the Musical at Amish Acres Round Barn Theatre - 06/10/2014 - 07/20/2014

Based on the 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose the Musical tells the story of Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of a local minister’s efforts have banned rock music and dancing.

Jubilee! w/Booth Brothers, Greater Vision, Legacy Five

Jubilee! w/Booth Brothers, Greater Vision, Legacy Five - 06/12/2014

For the first time the Jubilee group -- Booth Brothers, Greater Vision, and Legacy Five -- will be performing in Shipshewana.

Gaither Vocal Band

Gaither Vocal Band - 06/14/2014

The Gaither Vocal Band got its start in the early 1980s with four guys singing around a piano backstage before a Bill Gaither Trio concert.

Moonlit Garden Tour

Moonlit Garden Tour - 06/14/2014

Enjoy an elegant evening in Gene’s “Tame” garden with luminaries providing atmosphere under the light of a full moon.

Indiana Master Naturalist Course

Indiana Master Naturalist Course - 06/19/2014 - 08/21/2014

Learn about Indiana’s natural history with this nine week course in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation.

Shipshewana Art Festival

Shipshewana Art Festival - 06/19/2014 - 06/21/2014

The Shipshewana Art Festival is a gathering of Artists and students of fine Art at the Farmstead Inn and Convention Center!


ELKHART JAZZ FESTIVAL - 06/20/2014 - 06/22/2014

Jazz Legends and jazz fans come together for a memorable weekend in Downtown Elkhart!

Enjoy an Evening with Wanda Brunstetter

Enjoy an Evening with Wanda Brunstetter - 06/20/2014

Join Wanda Brunstetter for dinner at an Amish home, discussion, and booksigning!

15th Annual Pumpkinvine Trail Bike Ride

15th Annual Pumpkinvine Trail Bike Ride - 06/21/2014

The 15th Annual Pumpkinvine Bike Ride routes will included the new trail built in 2013!

Antique Tractor Show at the Essenhaus

Antique Tractor Show at the Essenhaus - 06/21/2014

Local collectors, farmers and enthusiasts as well as regional tractor clubs are invited to display their favorite antique tractors on the Essenhaus campus.

Shipshewana Quilt Festival

Shipshewana Quilt Festival - 06/25/2014 - 06/28/2014

The Shipshewana Quilt Festival is a 4-day event with many activities throughout the county.

Enjoy an Evening with Wanda Brunstetter

Enjoy an Evening with Wanda Brunstetter - 06/26/2014

Join Wanda Brunstetter for dinner at an Amish home, discussion, and booksigning!

Gospel Singing Caravan

Gospel Singing Caravan - 06/27/2014

Innovation and versatility are two necessary ingredients essential to a successful endeavor. In 1961, some of most innovative and versatile groups in gospel music put their thinking caps together to form the Gospel Singing Caravan!

Old Fashion Independence Day

Old Fashion Independence Day - 07/04/2014

Come celebrate an Old Fashioned Independence Day Weekend as an Honorary Small Town Citizen For A Day.

Jeff & Sheri Easter

Jeff & Sheri Easter - 07/05/2014

For Jeff and Sheri, Gospel music is genetically programmed into their DNA.

Bellamy Brothers

Bellamy Brothers - 07/17/2014 - 07/18/2014

For more than 30 years, the Bellamy Brothers have been an unassuming picture of consistency in country music, crafting honest, heartfelt songs that connect with millions of listeners around the world.

National Day of the Cowboy

National Day of the Cowboy - 07/19/2014

Celebrate the lives and culture of the cowboys and cowgirls.

Star Gazing & Night Hike

Star Gazing & Night Hike - 07/19/2014

The Site’s naturalist will lead guests through Sower’s Woods to introduce them to the creatures of the night!


Bledsoes - 07/24/2014

A family tradition of southern Gospel has led this group to perform for over 15 years and tour around the nation spreading the gospel through music.

Old Fashion Farming Day

Old Fashion Farming Day - 07/25/2014 - 07/26/2014

Demonstration of by gone equipment and activity all day plus exhibits on display along with old fashion fun for the children.--

Dove Brothers

Dove Brothers - 07/25/2014

Four part harmony, live music, positive lyrics, and the group's deep gospel roots energize audiences, both young and old, who enjoy a variety of music.

The King's Brass

The King's Brass - 07/30/2014

Tim Zimmerman and The King's Brass present hymn classics with a contemporary flair.

Legacy Five

Legacy Five - 07/31/2014 - 08/01/2014

When the Legendary Cathedral Quartet retired in December of 1999, Scott Fowler and Roger Bennett decided to continue the rich musical tradition of Southern Gospel Quartet singing.

Amishland and Lakes

Amishland and Lakes - 08/01/2014 - 08/03/2014

Amishland and Lakes, based in Howe, Indiana is a 3 day bike tour of Amish countryside and Michigan lakes.

GSP Barn Sale

GSP Barn Sale - 08/01/2014 - 08/02/2014

Find a new treasure or perfect gift at the Memorial Society’s fundraiser to support educational programming and restoration projects at the Site. Contact us about renting space or donating items. This event is part of the Rome City town-wide garage

33rd Annual Steam and Gas Show

33rd Annual Steam and Gas Show - 08/07/2014 - 08/10/2014

Featuring Ferguson Tractors and Farm Equipment

Steam Engines, Antique Tractors, Gas Engines, Antique Farm Machinery, Sawmills, Arts & Crafts, Large Flea Market, Trading Post, Camping, Food and More!

Collingsworth Family

Collingsworth Family - 08/07/2014 - 08/09/2014

Excitement, spiritual anointing, family-emphasis, and musical excellence are what you can expect to find when you step across the threshold of the auditorium for an Evening of Family Worship and Praise with The Collingsworth Family.

Middlebury Summer Festival

Middlebury Summer Festival - 08/08/2014 - 08/09/2014

Bring your family to meet old friends and new, with live music, festival food, crafters, children's activities and more!

Shipshewana Gun & Knife Show

Shipshewana Gun & Knife Show - 08/09/2014 - 08/10/2014

New & Used Guns, Knives, Military Collectibles, Army Surplus, Survival Gear & Related items, Cleaning Supplies and much, much more!

Greater Vision

Greater Vision - 08/14/2014 - 08/15/2014

Since 1990, Greater Vision has been inspiring audiences with their rich vocal blend and their effective ability to communicate the message of the gospel.

Chautauqua Days

Chautauqua Days - 08/16/2014 - 08/17/2014

Join us to celebrate Gene Stratton-Porter’s birthday with Chautauqua Days!

Shoji Tabuchi

Shoji Tabuchi - 08/22/2014

Country Music Fiddler and Branson Missouri's #1 Show!

David Rogers Country Fair

David Rogers Country Fair - 08/23/2014

David Rogers log cabin village is the setting for an old time pioneer fair.

Texas Tenors

Texas Tenors - 08/23/2014

America's Got Talent's Highest Ranking Vocal Group.

Annie Moses Band

Annie Moses Band - 08/28/2014

A blend of fiddle, jazz, and classical influences fused with soaring, folk-inspired vocals creates a sound that is both refreshing and familiar.

Buddy Greene

Buddy Greene - 08/29/2014

Buddy Greene brings a wide variety of southern Americana influences to his music to create a unique musical hybrid of country, Bluegrass, folk, gospel and traditional blues.

LaGrange Road Race

LaGrange Road Race - 08/30/2014

Half-Marathon and 4 mile run/walk for walkers and runners of all skill levels.

Rhonda Vincent

Rhonda Vincent - 09/04/2014

Award-winning American bluegrass singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. The Wall Street Journal has proclaimed Vincent "the new Queen of Bluegrass."

The Isaacs

The Isaacs - 09/05/2014 - 09/06/2014

The Isaacs have a unique style that blends tight, family harmony with contemporary acoustic instrumentation that appeals to a variety of audiences.

Amazing Monarchs & The Incredible Milkweed

Amazing Monarchs & The Incredible Milkweed - 09/06/2014

Join DNR naturalist, Jody Heaston, as she takes guests into the amazing world of monarch butterflies.

Triumphant Quartet

Triumphant Quartet - 09/11/2014 - 09/12/2014

"Christ is the reason we sing," proclaims the members of the Triumphant Quartet. David Sutton, Clayton Inman, Scott Inman, Eric Bennett and pianist Jeff Stice form the acclaimed Southern Gospel group, the Triumphant Quartet.

Little Ladies Dinner Party

Little Ladies Dinner Party - 09/12/2014 - 09/13/2014

A delightful event for the young lady in your life and the doll she most loves. This special event is for girls of all ages and their favorite doll.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - 09/20/2014

The iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, has often been cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in Country Rock and American Roots Music.

GSP Wild Game Cookout

GSP Wild Game Cookout - 09/20/2014

Here’s your chance to sample wild game while learning more about local conservation efforts. Goose, deer, dove, alligator, antelope, bluegill, rabbit, crickets and squirrel have been on past menus!

Amish Acres Fall Harvest Days

Amish Acres Fall Harvest Days - 09/20/2014 - 10/26/2014

Visitors will come from near and far to experience Fall Harvest Days at Amish Acres mid-September through October 26th.

Riders in the Sky

Riders in the Sky - 09/27/2014

For more than 30 years, Riders in the Sky have remained true to the integrity of Western music, while adding their own wacky humor and way-out Western wit.

GSP Autumn Tea

GSP Autumn Tea - 09/27/2014

Experience the elegance of days gone by at our annual autumn tea.

Crafter's Fair Gospel Sing

Crafter's Fair Gospel Sing - 10/01/2014

To kick off the 14th annual Fall Crafter's Fair, The Bontrager Family and Balos Family will perform at the Blue Gate Theater for a great evening of entertainment!

Fall Crafter's Fair

Fall Crafter's Fair - 10/01/2014 - 10/04/2014

Shipshewana will be hosting a festival of crafters, entertainers, and musicians that has become an annual fall event. The festival will take place in and around the town, located in the heart of beautiful Northern Indiana Amish Country.

Crafters's Fair Gospel Sing Featuring Leroy VanDyke

Crafters's Fair Gospel Sing Featuring Leroy VanDyke - 10/02/2014 - 10/04/2014

Leroy Van Dyke, of "Auctioneer" and "Walk On By" fame, star of the movie, "What am I bid?", is known around the world as an entertainer, recording artist, radio and television star, actor, auctioneer and veteran of the Nevada circuit.

Gold City

Gold City - 10/09/2014

Since the group's formation some 30 years ago in the historical gold rush town of Dahlonega, GA, this Southern Gospel quartet has consistently remained at the top of their field.

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - 10/10/2014

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver's music has a reputation for razor-sharp gospel harmonies that incorporate virtuosic vocal moves drawn from the African-American gospel tradition as well as old-fashioned quartet singing.

Mara Levine at Essenhaus' Heritage Hall

Mara Levine at Essenhaus' Heritage Hall - 10/11/2014

Called "one of the best singers of her generation" by Christine Lavin.

The Southmen

The Southmen - 10/16/2014

Southern Gospel that is exciting, fun, and spiritually uplifting. The Southmen bring back "the goode ole days" of gospel music.

The Hoppers

The Hoppers - 10/17/2014

Through their music and their story, it is easy to discern that the heart of this family truly beats for their Savior and for songs that lift Him up.


Owl-oween - 10/17/2014 - 10/18/2014

This annual event is suitable for all ages and is more about the fun of Halloween – treats not tricks!

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank - 10/22/2014 - 11/09/2014

Amish Acres' Round Barn Theater presents one of the most important stories ever told!

Dr. Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys

Dr. Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys - 10/30/2014 - 11/01/2014

When legends come to mind there is one star that shines above them all that is none other than the legendary icon Dr. Ralph Stanley. For over 6 decades he has become one of the most influential artists of all time.

Chuck Wagon Gang

Chuck Wagon Gang - 11/07/2014

The Chuck Wagon Gang has entered its 74th year of singing the old songs, and singing them the way 'Dad Carter' taught his kids.

Holiday Light Parade

Holiday Light Parade - 11/08/2014

Come and enjoy the annual Shipshewana Holiday Light Parade.

Soul'd Out Quartet

Soul'd Out Quartet - 11/21/2014

Based in Georgetown, Ohio, Soul'd Out Ministries was formed in 2001 as a trio and then reformed as an all male quartet in 2004.

Lexi Elisha at Essenhaus' Heritage Hall

Lexi Elisha at Essenhaus' Heritage Hall - 11/22/2014

Contemporary Christian Artist, Lexi Elisha, from Portage, IN live in concert.

David Pendleton

David Pendleton - 11/28/2014 - 11/29/2014

As one of the nation's premiere ventriloquists, David will make your believe anything can talk! A 20-year veteran entertainer, David's humor and stellar technique keep audiences laughing from start to finish.

The Father at the Essenhaus' Heritage Hall

The Father at the Essenhaus' Heritage Hall - 12/04/2014 - 12/06/2014

Northern Indiana Biblical Drama Association presents, The Father, just in time for Christmas!

The Glenn Miller Orchestra Christmas

The Glenn Miller Orchestra Christmas - 12/05/2014

With its unique jazz sounds, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. It has been touring worldwide since 1956!

The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas

The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas - 12/06/2014

Grammy Award-winning music legends put on a festive show featuring live performances of holiday classics and their biggest hits!

A Dream of Beauty Holiday Walk

A Dream of Beauty Holiday Walk - 12/06/2014

See the Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site when it’s all decked out for the holidays.

Glory & Majesty of Christmas

Glory & Majesty of Christmas - 12/17/2014 - 12/20/2014

A living Christmas card that tells the story at the heart of the season.

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