• Earlham's Historic Observatory Earlham's Historic Observatory Built in 1861. A modern observatory was built in 2002 on the back campus.
  • Boundry Tree Boundary Tree
  • Farm Assets Farm Assets These three pieces of equipment represent over half a million dollars in investment.



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Witch's Cellar Breakout

Try to escape the Witch's Cellar at Hayes Arboretum! Test your problem-solving skills as you work with your group to escape the break out room using different clues and puzzles. You have one hour to get out! Recommended for ages 7 and up. Tickets are available online.

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Digital Fix

Get your tech questions answered in a 1 on 1 session for FREE at Digital Fix. Examples of digital fix issues include using a smart phone, using Facebook, downloading a book onto an e-reader, and more! Call The Innovation Center at 765.962.8151 to schedule your free session.

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Giant Beaver Breakout

Crack the codes, find the clues, and solve the puzzles to rescue the world's most complete giant beaver skeleton! This is a fast-paced, 60-minute challenge for people** who like to solve mysteries! Register online - Multiple time slots offered. For more information, call the Joseph Moore Museum at 765.983.1303.

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Earlham Homecoming Weekend

Landrum Bolling Center and BannersEarlham welcomes alumnus, alumna friends and neighbors to campus for a packed weekend of events, October 20-22. Highlights include a service project at Cope Environmental Center, a party on the Heart on Friday,residence hall tours, Joseph Moore Museum open house, athletic events, and classes, in add it on to reunion events. Saturday's homecoming concert features T-Pain in the Athletics and Wellness Center. Tickets are $20/person. For more information, call 765.983.1200.

Haunted Museum at the Wayne County Historical Museum

Visitors at the Wayne County Historical MuseumLooking for a family-friendly Halloween experience, suitable for young children? Then plan to visit the Wayne County Historical Museum, 1150 North A Street, Richmond, on Friday or Saturday evening between 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. for Haunted Museum! Bring your children dressed in costume and join the not-too-frightening fun, including spooky guests, storytelling and treats. Adults $5, $3 children (ages 3-17), 2 & under are free! For more information, call 765.962.5756.

Haunted Auto Tour - Hayes Arboretum

The Witch in the WoodsExplore Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond in a family-friendly, spooky setting. Witches have overrun the Arboretum! Your mission is to drive through the Arboretum and find all the witches, but along the way you'll encounter various creatures and surprises - all family-friendly, of course. If you can prove that you found the witches, you get a prize. Be sure to bring a car with a working CD player, spooky audio is available to accompany you on the drive. $18/car for members, $20/car for non-members. For more information, call 765.962.3745.

For Love of Grapes & Hops - Friday, October 20th

Grape divinityThe 14th Annual For the Love of Grapes Wine Festival will be held on Friday, October 20th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This year's event will be held at the historic Starr Gennett Building, 101 South 1st Street, Richmond! Tickets include a tasting glass for samples and food provided by Mojo's Food Truck. Tickets are $25 in advance, and $30 day of the event. Designated driver tickets are $10, and come with a free glass and soft drinks. Designated driver ticket holders will not be able to drink wine or beer during the festival.

Music at the Club - Friday, October 20th

TromboneJazz, Country, Classic Rock and more! If you request it, the band will play it! Presented by Starr-Gennett Foundation and Forest Hills Country Club, 2169 South 23rd Street, Richmond. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., cash bar and food available. Music from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sit back and listen to the music or kick up your heels on the dance floor! $10 per person. For more information, call 765.962.2860.

Informed Consent, a Visionary Production from RCT

Photo: DNAWith genomic breakthroughs happening at breakneck speed, we can learn more about what our futures may hold than ever before. But how much should we know? And who gets to decide? Inspired by a recent court case between a Native American tribe and an Arizona University, Informed Consent takes us into the personal and national debate about science v. belief, and whether our DNA is our destiny. A Visionary Production of RCT at Murray Theatre, 1003 East Main Street, Richmond. October 20-121 at 7:30 p.m.. $15/person, tickets included with RCT membership. For more information, call 765-962-1816.

Richmond Farmers Market - Jack Elstro Plaza

Richmond Farmer's MarketRichmond 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.


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Thursday, October 19
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• On Display!
• On Loan!
• RAM Art on the Road at MRL
• ArbLeaf Collecting Trail
• Fresh From the Garden
• Meditation Walk
• Giant Beaver Breakouts
• ZZ Packer Reading & Signing
• Giant Beaver Breakouts
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Did You Know?

Johnny Ringo, a famous outlaw who became the chief antagonist of Wyatt Earp, was born in Greens Fork, Indiana (then known as Washington).