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Odette Gast smiles as her sKoi takes all fun during 2011 Fall Harvest Festival downtown Valparaiso. | Sun-Times Media/File

Odette Gast smiles as her son Koi takes in all the fun during the 2011 Fall Harvest Festival in downtown Valparaiso. | Sun-Times Media/File

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Updated: October 29, 2012 6:02AM



Fall Harvest Festival

The 36th annual Fall Harvest Festival and Antique Equipment Show is being held at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 N. Meridian Road, Valparaiso. Includes a flea market, antique cars and trucks, and more. Admission is $5 per person.
9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 28-30
For details: 309-0417,
www.nihpa.org

Fall Yard Sale

The Independent Cat Society fall yard sale is being held at the shelter, U.S. 6 and County Line Road, Westville. Includes Calico Corny Catnip, cat items, bird houses, home-baked goods, the 3 Old Cat Ladies Cafe and more.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29-30
For details: 785-4936

Art in the Garden

The Art in the Garden Art Fair is being held at Taltree Arboretum and Gardens, 450 W. County Road 100N, Valparaiso. All art is set up beneath a tent.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29-30
For details: 462-0025,
www.taltree.org

Pet Blessing and Animal Expo

4th annual Pet Blessing and Animal Care Expo, sponsored by Friends of Paws and Claws in conjunction with the First Unitarian Church of Hobart, is being held at Festival Park, 111 E. Old Ridge Road, Hobart, with food vendors, raffles, door prizes and pets available for adoption. Admission is free.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29
For details: 512-5852, 962-5579

Railroad Fair

There will be kiddie train rides, games, antique car display, model railroad on display, hobo stew and more during the Griffith Railroad Fair being held at Griffith Historical Park, 201 S. Broad St.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 29-30
For details: 924-4026,
www.griffithhistoricalsociety.org

Fall Open House

The Puppy Paws & Kitty Claws fall open house is being held at the Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry, 5882 U.S. 6, Portage. Lakeshore Paws showcases animals for adoption.
Noon-4 p.m. Sept. 29
For details: 734-6936

Kenny Swart benefit

The Motorcycle Ride Benefit for Kenny Swart is being held at the American Legion Post 261, 13050 Washington St., Cedar Lake. Cost is $20 per rider, $25 with passenger, $10 per person for benefit only and $25 per family up to four. Proceeds defray medical expenses due to a Fourth of July fireworks accident. The day includes food, beer, bake sale, crafts and deejay at 5 p.m.
1:30 p.m. ride, 3-10 p.m. benefit, Sept. 29
For details: 226-8012, 576-2022, 964-8178



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