Wednesday, April 18, 2012
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Elkhart continues spring events Saturday and Sunday

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[April 18, 2012]  ELKHART -- If you missed the first weekend of spring events in the village of Elkhart, there are more activities planned for this Saturday and Sunday.

Elkhart Public Library has a special wildflower book display. In addition, the library staff will give tours of the building and will have a handout for visitors about the library's history. The library is at 121 Bohan St. in Elkhart and will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Elkhart Vintage Market will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the old Miss Jessie Building and in the building next to the Blue Stem on Gov. Oglesby Street in historic downtown Elkhart. Horsefeathers Antiques and Gift Shop at 104 Gov. Oglesby St. will feature an outdoor sale of antiques and bric-a-brac on Saturday.

Throughout the weekend, Dragonfly Art Studio will have an exhibition of student work, highlighting floral painting. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, the studio is also offering a watercolor class on painting bluebells or other native wildflowers. The art studio is on the second-floor flat of the refurbished 1889 building at 102 Gov. Oglesby St. Reservations for the class can be made by calling 217-947-2100.

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Open houses of homes on the market will continue throughout the weekend. Look for "Open House" signs in the village.

The Elkhart Historical Society's Wildflower Nature Walks will be on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Information and reservation forms are available at and at Horsefeathers in downtown Elkhart.

[Text from file received from Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County]

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