Fort Vallonia Days this weekend

Fort Vallonia Days takes place this weekend in Jackson County. The festival celebrates the history of the community, which was established well before Indiana was granted statehood.

The annual festival, held each year during the third weekend of October, is expected to draw as many as 30,000 people. It takes place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Each year there are craft booths, food booths, flea markets and entertainment for adults and children. Activities include a Muzzle Loading Shoot, Archery Shoot, 5k Walk / Run and much more.

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