Full Schedule

Time Event
12pm Event Begins & 1st band set: Publicity Stunt
1pm 1st Educational Speaker: Leah Thill
1:30pm 2nd band set: Jake Griffin
2:00pm Indiana Wild Live Animal Show in Kids Area
2:30pm 2nd Educational Speaker: Rae Schnapp
3:00pm Indiana Wild Meet & Greet Activity in Kids Area
Wellspring Components – Presentation on Residential Solar
3rd band set: Lucas Minor
4:30pm 3rd Educational Speaker: Chuck Brinkman
5:00pm 4th band set: McLane & Co
6:00pm Event ends

Don’t Miss This Year’s Speakers

Rae Schnapp, Ph.D

Conservation Director at the Indiana Forest Alliance
Ecoblitz Inventories and the Role of State Forests in Indiana’s economy.

Rae Schnapp has a PhD from Purdue University and is the Wabash Riverkeeper and Conservation Director at the Indiana Forest Alliance. Her thesis work was on plant cellular responses to environmental stresses.

Leah Thill

Senior Environmental Planner with the Michiana Area Council of Governments
Sustainable Transportation Methods and Electric Vehicle Q&A

Leah Thill is the Senior Environmental Planner with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG). She works with local municipalities on issues related to sustainability and the environment, including clean air, clean transportation, clean energy, and brownfields.

Chuck Brinkman

Indiana Wildlife Federation
How to Make Your Yard Wildlife Friendly

Chuck Brinkman has been on the Indiana Wildlife Federation board for 10 years. He is also on the boards of Tippecanoe Watershed Foundation and Barbee Lakes Property Owners Association. Chuck was very active with the Eagle Creek Watershed Foundation as coordinator for water quality improvement projects. He performs a similar role with TWF in both residential and agriculture settings. He is very familiar with water and climate-related challenges in Indiana.

Local Food Vendors

Various flavors of kettle corn and plain popcorn, cotton candy (weather permitting), pink lemonade, and bottled water

What is a PARMAJACO? Come check out our twist on tacos!

Ed Hayden, better known as Eddy, has become a staple of Downtown Elkhart and a local favorite with his awesome, gourmet hot dogs and friendly, down-to-earth disposition.

High-quality ingredients and flavorful time-honored North Indian recipes. Maple Indian Cuisine has earned the reputation of serving the freshest and best dishes.

Wake up your taste buds with tasty deserts!

Soft serve and frozen treats.

Our 2019 Exhibitors & Vendors

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