We excited that many of you are able to travel to make our wedding and hope you will be able to enjoy the Tipton County Pork Festival among other activites during your stay. Below are a few things we have planned and a few options to partake of as you wish.
Friday, 6 p.m. Rehearsal Dinner Cook-out
Quinton's Parents will be hosting the Rehearsal Dinner Cook-Out at 6 p.m. at Quintons Mom's house for all to enjoy.(click here for directions). If you plan to join us Friday evening, please email us so we can prepare enough food and drink.
Below are a few highlights from the Tipton County Pork Festival schedule. The full schedule can be viewed here.
5-10 a.m. An 'All You Can Eat' breakfast of sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes and more.
11 a.m. Lunch tent opens with Porkchops sides and drinks.
12 p.m. Festival exhibits open
1 -10 p.m. Musical guests will be playing on various stages
(Musicians included in last year's schedule: Grandpa Cratchet Show, Linda Lee and the Noble Creek Band, and more)
4 - 10 p.m. Carnival
Leading up to the wedding ceremony/reception there is much to do at the Pork Festival including a Porker Run (90 mile bike ride around the area), Parade, Tractor Pull, and more. Please visit the Tipton County Pork Festival website to decide what is right for you.
Both the ceremony and dinner reception will take place at:
Kelley's Agricultural Museum
550 N. US 31 Sharpsville, IN
The Barn will be open for guests at 3:30 p.m. with the ceremony beginning at 4 p.m. sharp. A cocktail hour will kick-off the recption with dinner and dancing to follow. The evening will come to a close at 10 p.m., followed by camping for those interested. (Camping is a PG13 rated part of the evening, to learn more please visit the Camping page.)
Dress is semi-causual or dressy casual. Please come in comfortable clothes that you can eat, dance, and play the night away in. The weather in Tipton this time of year is variable, please check the weather forecast before packing your bags if you are traveling.