Plant Swap

Sat. May 14 – 1-3 pm

Plant drop-off and preview (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM) Plant Swap (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM) Monarch Butterflies (1:15 PM -1:45 PM) During the plant drop off and preview, join Wabash County Master Gardener Danna Walter as she presents the complex life of the monarch butterfly.

Hoosier Shakes: Twelfth Night and Pericles

June 8-12 – 7 pm

Hoosier Shakes will present Twelfth Night and Pericles in repertory. Pre-show entertainment begins at 7 pm, with the show starting at 7:30 pm. Don’t forget lawn chairs or a blanket! Performances are offered on a pay-what-you-will basis. Proceeds benefit Hoosier Shakes. (Twelfth Night: June 8, 10, 12. Pericles: June 9, 11. Performances are approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.  June 10 is VPA Family Night)

Lunch & Learn: What’s in a Name?

Wed. July 20 – 12:15 to 12:45

Bring your lunch and enjoy a presentation! Do you love Annabelle hydrangeas? Are you curious to know who Annabelle is? Where do plants get their catchy names? Join Kelly as she uncovers the mystery that is the person behind the name of some of our favorite plants.

Lunch & Learn: A Neophyte Beekeeper’s Experience

Wed. Aug. 18 – 12:15 to 12:45

Bring your lunch and enjoy a presentation! Join Mary Kramer, a Wabash native, as she chronicles her first year as a beekeeper – the highs, the lows, and why she is so passionate about being a guardian of local honeybees.

Lunch & Learn: Vegetables that Won the War

Wed. Sept. 22 – 12:15 to 12:45

Bring your lunch and enjoy a presentation! Join Maggie Wimberly as she discusses commonly grown vegetables featured in the book “How Carrots Won the Trojan War,” a delightful collection of little-known stories about the origins, legends, and historical significance of the world’s most popular vegetables. Curious cooks, gardeners, and causal readers alike will be fascinated by these far-fetched tales of their favorite foods’ pasts.

Lunch & Learn: Putting Lavender Buds to Work

Wed. Oct. 12 – 12:15 to 12:45

Bring your lunch and enjoy a presentation! Pretty to look at and smell nice in a sachet, but have you ever thought about taking lavender buds to the next level? Join us as we incorporate lavender buds into homemade lotion bars, soaps, and scrubs to take home and enjoy.