‘Friendly little town’ features Amish heritage at fair

GRABILL, Ind. (WANE)  Grabill, a friendly little town in northeast Indiana, is celebrating its 41st County Fair this weekend.

Starting Thursday through Saturday, the fair celebrates the area’s Amish heritage with food, crafts, kids’ events and much more.

There are events during the fair for people of all ages. Children can participate in old-fashioned contests including frog jumping and apple peeling. There is also a nail driving and cross-cut sawing contest as well as an apple pie baking competition.

A shuttle bus will be available from Leo High School on 14600 Amstutz Rd. for the following times:

  • Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday’s events feature Boy Scout games and rides as well as balloon art. On Saturday the fair promises a chance to meet Elsa and Captain America from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  and a cherry pit spit at 2:30 p.m.

County and bluegrass music will be played throughout the fair. Gospel music will be performed on Saturday evening.

For a full list of event activities at the Grabill County Fair, click here. 

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