August Activities and Events

Look forward to a lot of live music and summer celebrations this month! There’s still plenty of summer fun in Santa Claus, Indiana, and sites throughout Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home.  

Check out these August activities and events: 

August 4: 

  • Celebrate the end of summer at the Sizzlin’ Summerfest. Enjoy demolition derbies, food vendors, and more. 
  • Talk with a professional actor impersonating Abraham Lincoln at the campground shelter inside Lincoln State Park during Through Abe’s Eyes. 

August 11:  

  • There’s one last chance to learn about Lincoln State Park Through Abe’s Eyes. Talk with Danny Russel, a professional actor, at the campground shelter.  

August 25: 

  • You know them for hits like “American Woman” and “No Time,” The Guess Who will be at Lincoln Amphitheatre. This show is sold out. Purchase tickets in advance to guarantee your spot at a different show. See the complete schedule here

Every Saturday 

 Many local businesses change the hours of operation throughout the month of August. Stay up to date on area events by checking the local business hours before visiting.  


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