Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

August 31, 2012

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— Don’t miss these top events. To submit items for the entertainment calendar, contact Erin Shultz, [friday] editor, at 765-454-8587 or via e-mail at erin.shultz@kokomotribune.com. Items must be received by noon every Monday to be considered for Friday publication.

 

Pork Fest time

No one does pork like Tipton County and you don’t want to miss the famous inch-thick pork chops. The Tipton County Pork Festival runs from Sept. 6 through 8 and features many tasty events and attractions. Plus, the 44th annual event will feature commercial and private vendor booths, arts and crafts, queen and princess pageants, carnival games and rides, free entertainment and two parades.

There will also be live music events from Linda Lee and the Noble Creek Band, Michael Ray, Jeff Bates, Henry Lee Summer, Hind Sight, Jim Ryser, Dead Mans Hand and more.

Visit tiptoncountypork festival.com for more information.

 

Race to the Kokomo Speedway

Do you have a fever? Is the only cure more fireworks? Then the Kokomo Speedway has the antidote Sunday when the doors open on the “Vince Osman Memorial.” In addition to fire in sky, the event will featuring exciting racing with Sprint Cars, Street Stocks, UMP Modifieds and Thunder Cars. General admission is $15 and pits are under $25. Kids 10 and under are free with paid adult. Hot Laps are scheduled for 5:45 p.m. and racing starts at 6:15 p.m. Would you like to know more? Call 459-3877 or visit www.kokomospeedway.net.

 

Cast your vote for “Faces in the Crowd”

With this presidential election season in full swing, you might be wondering how the Hoosier state has figured into national politics.

Well, the Greentown Historical Society has the answer with their “Faces in the Crowd Indiana and the Political Process” exhibit at the Greentown History Center. The show will begin Saturday and last through Sept. 10.

Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The exhibit will be closed Tuesday through Friday.

Want to know more? For more information call 628-3800.