The Weihnachtsmarkt (vie-noks-mart) is an annual fun filled event for families that celebrate the holidays and Cumberland’s German heritage. On the first Saturday of December, this event provides food and family oriented entertainment. Visit with Santa, sip some hot cocoa or cider, take a carriage ride around Old Town Cumberland, and see the Town Christmas…

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The public is encouraged to share their original poetry or their favorite published poem during this Second Friday event. Registration is encouraged. Registration is available by calling or emailing the James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum. All ages welcome. Light refreshments available 317-462-8539 jwriley@greenfieldin.org

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The JW Riley Boyhood Home and Museum is happy to launch its “Traveling with JW Riley” campaign on March 1, 2021. The campaign will run through the end of the year. Thanks to our friends at NineStar Connect and the Daily Reporter, we are printing our version of “Flat Stanley”. We felt that a campaign…

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Help Meals on Wheels provide hot meals for at-risk Hancock County neighbors this holiday season. Fuel our community-driven meal delivery program with a $20 all-access pass to our family-friendly Friday virtual movie night. For your $20 donation, you’ll join the online screening party for one of our favorite holiday movies, “Elf” starring Will Ferrell, listed…

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Join Al as he discusses his new book “The Petersen House, The Oldroyd Museum and the House Where Lincoln Died”. He will also share a few haunted tales of the Riley Home and Greenfield. Al is the guide for The Haunted Ghost Walking Tours every October and writes a weekly column for the “Weekly View”…

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Stop by any evening to see the jack-o-lanterns glowing or visit during the day if you prefer. Stroll through the gardens but beware of the three goblins who have taken occupancy. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite pumpkin. The Ghostbusters ambulance will be parked in front of the museum Sunday the 25th from 11…

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Join us from 11 – 2PM for our Carving Workshop. Bring your own pumpkin and tools and leave the mess with us. Local artists will be on hand to help with your creation if needed. Already have a pumpkin carved? Drop off your pumpkin from 12 – 5PM to enter it into the contest. All…

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We are excited to host the Melchior Marionettes again in Lizabuth Ann’s Kitchen. Their first visit was last year during the Riley Festival. Melchior Marionettes is one of the few multi-generational troupes in the United States. It began in the early 1950’s when Erica Melchior, a German immigrant, started the business in Lorain, OH. She…

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