OCTOBER FIRST FRIDAY GUIDE
How Do I Get Involved?:
We get this question all of the time, and want to make sure you have your answer. Please refer to this Question and Answer if you are wanting to get involved in First Friday Wabash. Also, contact us if you have additional questions. firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
How Do I Find out more information on the events?
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Each month presents a unique theme: Follow the links below to view information on each theme:
OCTOBER- "Oktoberfest"- October 6th, 5pm-8pm
NOVEMBER- "Give Thanks"- November 3rd, 5pm-8pm
DECEMBER- "Hometown Holidays"- December 1st, 5pm-8pm
For Immediate Release
September 29th, 2017
Media Contact: Tyler Karst, Project Coordinator
Wabash, Ind. –Partnered with Grow Wabash County, the Wabash Marketplace First Friday Committee is pleased to announce details on the upcoming First Friday Wabash event. First Friday encourages the community to celebrate in downtown Wabash with this month’s theme “Oktoberfest” from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, October 6th. First Friday T-shirts and bags will be on sale at many businesses including Visit Wabash County Welcome Center, Bellazo, Marelli's, Modoc’s Market, and the Eclectic Shoppe.
First Friday Wabash is full of many deals, food options, music, kid’s activities, and Trolley #85 rides, sponsored by Beacon Credit Union, and fuel provided by Reynolds Oil. Each street will have a unique feel including multiple Miami Street Activities. 35 Trax, sponsored by Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Centre, will be playing in the beautiful Charley Creek Inn Courtyard, Hands of Hope, sponsored by Visit Wabash County will be set up, The Wabash Fire Dept. will be set up with a fire truck, and different artisans will be set up as well. The Autumn Festival at the Dr. James Ford House, Ellen Stouffer Christmas decorations at Borders and Beyond, Boy Scouts of America activities at The Access Youth Center, music, kid’s activities at the museum, several vendors/non profits set up throughout downtown, and so much more will be happening. Restaurants and food trucks all around. First Friday participants should pick up the month’s guide and travel to each of the featured businesses. Once the guide is full, you can drop it off at any of the featured locations. You will then be entered to win First Friday Baskets loaded with so many local goodies. October’s First Friday featured businesses include: Ellen’s Bridal and Dress Boutique. The Eclectic Shoppe, Charley Creek Inn, Filament Tattoo, Chapman’s Brewing Co., Gallery 64, Stinson’s Trading Post, Crow’s Nest Antique Mall, Denneycreative, and Reading Room Books. Check out First Friday Wabash on Facebook to stay up to date of the event.
Come on downtown and have some fun. We are looking forward to seeing you!
Thank you to Grow Wabash County for your 2017 Partnership.
The First Friday committee of Wabash Marketplace is a volunteer group of individuals who are passionate about the downtown and creating a one-of-a-kind hometown atmosphere. For more information regarding the events or how you can become involved please contact Tyler Karst by calling 260-563-0975.
A Sub Committee of Wabash Marketplace - your members behind this monthly program includes:
- Jennifer Long-Dillon, Chair
- Tyler Karst- Project Coordinator
- Christy Reynolds
- Tenille Zartman
- Maria Marshall
- Karen Eilts -Walter
- Paula Lhamon
- Maria Smyth
- Kimberly Lundmark