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Photo: Northern Male Cardinal by Craig ONeal

Hoosier Fun Facts

Can you name Indiana's state bird? How about the state flower...or pie?! Visit WayNet's Facts & Fun Information page to learn more about your state, the history of your county, area geology, notable people ... a whole array of fun facts.

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Holiday Doll Tea

Make your reservations now for this very special event! Get dressed up and bring your favorite doll to the Wayne County Historical Museum on Saturday, December 6th at noon for the Christmas Holiday Doll Tea. Enjoy sandwiches, tea breads, cookies, hot chocolate and punch. Adults $10/Children $4, discount for museum members. Call 765.962.5756 for reservations.

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Winter Wonderland

Enjoy an old-fashioned small-town Christmas Winter Wonderland in Cambridge City on Saturday, November 29th. In addition to the first evening of Christmas Wonderland Lights at Creitz Park, there will be a live Nativity, Parade of Lights, yummy treats, crafts for the kids, luminaries on Main, music and much more!

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Shop Small Richmond - a feature of Small Business Saturday

Logo: Small Business RichmondSmall businesses bring a unique flavor to our communities. Small Business Saturday aims to encourage you to "buy local" and think "local first". As part of this initiative, Small Business Richmond will host artisans, local entertainment, health and wellness services, performers and much more at the Richmond City Building, 50 North Fifth Street, Richmond from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 29th. The first 250 shoppers will receive a free tote bag! For more information, call 765.962.3220.

Satchmo the Musical - Saturday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m.

Trumpet MacroSatchmo The Musical starring Dean Simms is a tribute to the legendary Louis Armstrong. Dean Simms honors Armstrong with his Broadway style performance. This event benefits Reid Hospital and the non-profit organization Musical Instruments for Young Talent. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the time of event. For more information, call 937.266.5574.

Mouse Science - Tuesday, November 25th at 1:00 p.m.

This program at Joseph Moore Museum at Earlham College for 3-5 year olds explores math, physics, and biology through Ellen Stoll Walsh's mouse stories and play! FREE! The museum is located at 801 National Road West, Richmond. For more information, call 765.983.1303.

Spirit of the Season - Renew Your Spirt at Quaker Hill

Evans House, Quaker Hill Conference CenterPrepare yourself for the Spirit of the Season. This retreat at Quaker Hill Conference Center is personal, self-directed and a silent retreat. Set a side some time to center yourself and prepare yourself to fully engage the spirit of the season. Overnight accommodations, possibly some limited meal preparation for groups over ten in number. There will be no charge for this event - donations are gratefully accepted. Come for a few hours or a few days. Monday through Sunday. November 24 - 30, 2014. Call 765.962.5741 for reservations.

WayNet Welcomes New Member, Hampton Inn & Suites

Hampton Inn & Suites - Richmond, IndianaJust in time to handle your holiday guest overflow! WayNet welcomes new member, Hampton Inn & Suites, conveniently located just off the Interstate at 455 Commerce Road, Richmond. Hampton Inn & Suites guests enjoy a free hot breakfast, indoor pool and fitness center. Business travelers have access to a 24 hour meeting center and meeting space for up to 60. Call 765.966.5200 for reservations.

Holiday Art Mart at the Richmond Art Museum

Richmond Art MuseumEach December the Richmond Art Museum invites local and regional artists to participate in a juried miniatures show called the Holiday Art Mart. Artists showcase original works no larger than 5"x7" as well as sculpture, ceramics, and jewelry. This annual exhibit is designed for unique gift giving and to inspire new collectors to buy and collect original art. All the works on display in our lighted hall cases are under $250. Sales support both the artists and RAM. Stop by Richmond Art Museum at 350 Hub Etchison Parkway, Richmond or call 765.966.0256 for more information.

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Did You Know?

Wilbur Wright, co-inventor of the airplane with his brother, Orville, attended school in Richmond, Indiana. His family moved to Dayton, Ohio in June of 1884 just before he would have received his diploma from Richmond High School. The diploma was awarded to him posthumously on April 16, 1994.