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Indiana Wine Festival at Elk Ridge

Elk Ridge will host its second annual Indiana Wine Festival June 26, exclusively featuring native Indiana wines from all over the state. The event will take place in the Shoals-French Lick area. Live music will also be performed during the day with food and beverages available for sale from Elk Ridge.

This year's festival includes an antique furniture auction and live music performances into the night. Featured music includes Rusty Bladen, Past Forever and Jason & Amanda.

The Indiana Wine Festival starts at 2 p.m. with tasting running until 7 p.m. Music and other events extend into the evening. Admission is $10 at the gate. Elk Ridge is located near Hillham, approximately 9 miles from Shoals and French Lick. Maps and directions are available at the Elk Ridge Web site,

Champagne and All that Jazz

The Story Inn will present a special Champagne brunch Sunday, June 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with the live jazz tunes of Daniela Candilla. For more information, go to or call 800-881-1183.

New low carb wraps at Cafe Patachou and Patachou on Three

Cafe Patachous and Patachou on Three are now featuring low carb whole wheat or plain wrap sandwiches: Fresh Roasted Turkey; Ham and Brie; Egg, Tuna and Chicken Salad Patachou; Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato, and Vegetarian.

Cafe Patachou has three locations: 4911 N. Pennsylvania St., 925-2823; 8691 River Crossing Boulevard, 815-0765; and 4733 126th St., 569-0965. Patachou on Three is located in the Saks Fifth Avenue in the Fashion Mall. For more information about Cafe Patachou, call 202-0765, or log on to

Farmers' Market at the Barn now open

The Farmers' Market at the Barn is now open every Saturday through Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to noon directly south of the State Fairgrounds at 1201 E. 38th St. With over 15 booths from 13 counties offering everything from fresh vegetables and homemade baked goods to cut flowers, bedding plants and culinary herbs, the market aims to bring a bit of the richness of area farmsteads to one of the most urban parts of the city. Part of the Center for Agricultural Science & Heritage's plan to develop the 23-acre site on 38th Street into a national agricultural education center connecting consumers with agriculture, the market may one day be a year-round endeavor. Stop in for cooking demonstrations, live music and handmade crafts. For more information, contact Market Master Angie Foreman at 1-800-259-5856.

Other local farmers markets include the Original Farmers' Market at the City Market, open Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; the Noblesville Farmers Market at the Noblesville City Hall open Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon through Oct. 2; the Carmel Farmers Market held in Carmel Civic Square, open Saturdays, 7:30-11 a.m. through Sept. 25; and the Irvington Farmer's Market, in Ellenberger Park, open the second Sunday of the month, noon-3 p.m. July and August and noon-5 p.m. in September and October.


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