• Fireworks on Roosevelt Hill Fireworks on Roosevelt Hill July 1st on the Hill. Check WayNet's calendar for additional fireworks schedules.
  • Moto Cross Racing Moto Cross Racing Dirt track racing at the Wayne County 4-H Fairgrounds.
  • Enjoy the Cardinal Greenway! Enjoy the Cardinal Greenway!



Photo: Historic Depot District

National Register

Wayne County is currently home to 36 properties which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. From historic farms to pike towns, entire districts and individual properties, these lovingly preserved pieces of architecture represent our heritage.

Map: Wayne County Outlined on Map

Specialty Maps

With all the digital and satellite maps available at the click of a mouse, there's still a lot to learn by looking at the specialty maps we've found for Wayne County. Historical maps, township numbering systems, topographic maps and more are easily available to you from WayNet's Maps page.

Photo: Merry Wives of Windsor

Shakespeare Festival

The Richmond Shakespeare Festival runs through July 1st! This year's products include "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and "Cymbeline". You'll see poisonous queens, mischievous letters, jealous lovers, and mysterious identities! Get your tickets online!

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Richmond Shakespeare Festival - Festival Runs Thru July 1, 2017

Logo: Richmond Shakespeare FestivalThe Richmond Shakespeare Festival opens its 2017 Summer Season with The Merry Wives of Windsor and Cymbeline! Actors from as far away as New York City and as near as Richmond present these fresh, accessible and relevant productions each weekend. Tickets may be purchased online and are $20 - $30/person, depending on the date. Each production takes place in the Starr-Gennett Pavilion in the beautiful Whitewater Gorge Park, 201 South First Street in Richmond. Questions? Call 765.373.9020.

Picnic Me Up! Each Wednesday through July!

Relaxing at Jack Elstro PlazaSwing by Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 North Sixth Street, Richmond on your lunch break for a pick-me-up concert performance from local artists. Bring your picnic blankets, lunches, chairs, family, or co-workers and let us help you get over the mid-week hump. The concert is free but you might want to bring some money for food from the vendor food truck!

Hagerstown Library Hosts HungryTown Concert on Friday, June 30th

Supplied Photo: Hungrytown / Man & WomanOn Friday, June 30th, the Hagerstown Library, 10 West College Street, Hagerstown, will host a free concert by acoustic duo Hungrytown. Recently returned from the United Kingdom and New Zealand, this concert is part of a seven-month national and international tour which began in Florida in January. Hungrytown's songs and music have appeared in numerous television programs, including the IFC's Portlandia, Comedy Central's The Daily Show and others. For more information, call 765.489.5632.

Free Workshop: Legal Rights presented by the Cox Law Firm

Press InterviewsThe Richmond Innovation Center, 814 East Main Street, Richmond, has a full calendar of events, many of them free, including this free workshop on Wednesday, June 29th at 6:00 p.m. featuring employment ads and apps, pre-employment interviews, background and reference checks as well as testing. Call 765.962.8151 for more information.

Richmond Parks & Recreation Hosts a Father/Daughter Walk on July 6th

Father-Daughter Take a Walk DayThis event is for Dads and Daughters, celebrating parents and their children! The evening includes games, giveaways, and of course, walking! Refreshments and snacks will be served. The Walk began in 2010, and has grown to be a family tradition! The walk takes place on the former Glen Miller Park Golf Course, 2514 East Main Street, Richmond on Thursday, July 6th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Free! For more information, call 765.983.PARK.

Nettle Creek Players Returns to Hagerstown

Logo: Nettle Creek PlayersNettle Creek Players will present productions of "The Fantastics," "Thumbelina," "Broadway on Main Street," and the NCP Young Actors Musical Theatre Workshop. Performances of "The Fantastics will be at 7:30pm on July 7-9, 13-15, 20-22 with Broadway on Main Street at 2:00pm on July 9, 16 & 23 and Thumbelina at 11:00am and 1:00pm on July 15 & 22, 2017. The Workshop will be offered from July 11-23, 10:00am-3:00pm. All performances and workshops will take place in the Nettle Creek Players Show Tent on Main Street in downtown Hagerstown, Indiana with the rain location of the Opera House stage in the historic Hagerstown Museum at 96 ½ E. Main Street, Hagerstown.

Tickets for "The Fantastics and Broadway on Main Street are $15 per person. Tickets for Thumbelina are $5 per person. Tickets may be purchased online, at the Hagerstown Museum, the Hagerstown Library and Everyday is Christmas & Sidewalk Cafe in downtown Hagerstown or by phone at 765.212.8127.

Richmond Farmers Market - Jack Elstro Plaza

I Rule the Roost!Richmond Farmers Market vendors are the growers and producers of the fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, flowers, baked goods, dried goods, jams, honey, syrup and/or other approved products they intend to sell at the market. The Richmond Farmers Market supports local, small‐scale farmers and gardeners by providing a marketing opportunity to sell homegrown produce, and homemade farm‐related items directly to consumers. The market is held at Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 North 6th Street in Richmond from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon each Saturday morning, May through October. Follow them on Facebook to learn about upcoming special events.

Richmond Jazz Baseball

Logo: Richmond JazzPart of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League, the Richmond Jazz take the field this week so you can round out a perfect summer evening at the ball park with the family...and not break the bank! Tickets are $5/adults and $3/children 6-13. $1/off for seniors 55 or better. Games are held at McBride Stadium, 201 Northwest 13th Street, Richmond. Most begin at 7:05 p.m. during the week and 2:05 p.m. on Sunday afternoons. Check the WayNet.org calendar for the schedule.


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Did You Know?

The first high school orchestra in the nation was established at Morton High School in Richmond, Indiana in 1899 by Joseph Edgar Maddy.