TASTE of Montgomery County

August 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
General Lew Wallace Study & Museum
200 Wallace Ave
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
Larry Paarlberg

It’s become one of the area’s most anticipated annual festivals, but the Taste of Montgomery County also fulfills a very important role: the TASTE is the largest fundraiser for the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum, located on the grounds in Crawfordsville where Lew Wallace penned his masterwork, Ben-Hur. The 11th annual Taste of Montgomery County will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 12:00-10:00 p.m.

The Museum is CLOSED for tours during the Taste.

Revenues from the gate sales at this year’s TASTE will go to fund the Museum’s extensive programming and annual exhibit. This year the museum’s annual exhibit focuses on Ben-Hur as Lew Wallace knew it, encompassing the novel, a Broadway play that ran for 21 years, and associated products. Museum programming this year includes the popular Lew Wallace Festival of Words, the Hoosier Authors Book Club, an adult lecture series, and a summer youth camp.

Last year, the museum provided educational programs for 635 adults and children on-site and 668 off-site, in addition to our regular, daily tours. Your admission ticket directly helps the museum provide these programs and create new and innovative programming in the future.

Tickets for the TASTE can be purchased at the gate for $7 for adults ($5 presale) and $3 for students. Children 6 and under are free.

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  • Patricia Perry

    Dear Mr Paarlberg,

    I don’t know if you are aware of it or not but you have a wonderful group of women singers right here in Montgomery County. They are the Crescendos. This group is a portion of a larger number of women (400+) from 22 counties in Indiana. I am a member of this organization and have been for 17 years. They are a wonderful group and enjoy spreading the sound of music wherever they can. The Crescendos have been around for more than 45 years and have slowly grown to a sizable number of women. Their exposure in Montgomery County has been limited to singing at various nursing homes, the retired Teachers Organization, perform a concert in the spring and a Christmas show in the winter. Most don’t know that some of us in groups of 40 or so have opened open shows in Branson, MO., Performed in Savanah, GA., perform at the Annual Blueberry Festival in Plymouth, IN., perform a concert at St. Lukes Methodist Church in Indianapolis, IN. every year and sing at the State Fair every year. We are all proud of the County we live in and at sometime would like the opportunity to show them that they have a great musical organization right in their own county Won’t you take the opportunity to consider them for your 2018 “Taste of Montgomery County” entertainment. You won’t be disappointed.