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Charley Creek Inn

At the Charley Creek Inn, we love welcoming newcomers to Wabash and showing them around our award-winning small town. We pride ourselves on having the inside scoop on the region's best attractions, events and things to do. Drop by our blog for regular updates on our favorites.

  • woman gardening

    Up Your Outdoors Game

    August 05

    Where in Wabash will you find everything garden-related under the sun this month?

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  • summer music festival

    July Features Sizzling Summertime Fun

    July 01

    Throughout the year, Wabash offers our visitors a myriad of entertaining events to choose from, and listed here are our suggestions for the month of July.

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  • vegetable basket

    Kickoff Summer with Music and the Market

    June 03

    Each year, the month of June heralds the beginning of the summer season, and for many, the start of summer vacation.

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  • artist painting

    First Fridays, the Farmers' Market, and the Best of the Best Art Show

    May 01

    Downtown Wabash is full of fun and fabulous events, and these family-friendly happenings feature a variety of activities for all ages and levels of interest.

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  • easter eggs in grass

    April at the Honeywell Center

    April 01

    Celebrate spring this month with a variety of fun and family-friendly events at the Honeywell Center.

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  • piano player

    A Month of Music, Murder, and More

    March 04

    This March, our guests and visitors have a plethora of activities and events offered up for their entertainment, and a few of our favorites are listed here.

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  • bald eagles

    A Month of Art, Eagles, Music, and More

    February 01

    This February, downtown Wabash is offering some terrific events to entertain our visitors, and we have listed a few of our favorites here.

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  • child detective

    January Features Escape Hour, an Elvis Tribute, and the Magic School Bus

    January 07

    This month, our guests and visitors have a variety of attractions and activities from which to choose, and listed here are three of our favorites.

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  • christmas gifts

    Have a Happy Hometown Holiday

    December 03

    This month, we invite you to join us in Downtown Wabash for a month of fun and festivity.

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    Holly Jolly Holiday Events

    November 01

    November features an array of Wabash events and activities to make your holidays merry and bright, and listed here are a few of our favorites.

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  • Artsy Pumpkins, a Craft Show, and a Chili Cookoff

    October 01

    This month offers our visitors and guests an abundance of activities and events from which to choose, and a few of our favorites are listed here.

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  • Fun with Founder’s Day and More

    September 03

    This September, we invite our visitors and guests to take part in a few of our favorite annual activities.

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  • Hot Bargains, Cool Cars, and Icy Root Beer Floats

    August 06

    This August, downtown Wabash features many fun and family-friendly activities.

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  • First Friday, Films, and Fireworks

    July 02

    Festive fireworks, First Friday Dancing in the Streets, and outdoor movies at the drive-in – these are only a few of the fun, fabulous, and family-friendly events in store for our guests this month.

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  • A Month of Fun for Father’s Day

    June 04

    This June, join us for an entire month of fabulously fun and family-friendly adventures for Father’s Day and beyond!

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  • A Treat for the Senses: the Wabash Farmers’ Market

    May 07

    Browse through vibrantly colored, just-picked local produce, farm-fresh eggs, cheeses, and meats, pure golden honey, and mouth-watering baked goods.

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  • April Features Historical Collection Tours, a Covered Bridge Fundraiser, and a Spring String Fling

    April 02

    This month, Wabash and the surrounding area is offering three fun, family-friendly, and entertaining events for all.

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  • Spring Begins at the Honeywell Center

    March 05

    Indulge your senses this season with Dvorák’s Symphony No. 8, two visually stunning musicals, and a host of spring break activities happening this spring at the Honeywell.

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  • This Month: Searching for Chocolate, Wine, and LOVE!

    February 01

    This Valentine’s Day, treat your special someone to a romantic getaway in downtown Wabash.

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  • What’s Up, Doc? The Art of the ‘Toon at the Honeywell

    January 08

    From Bugs Bunny to Daffy Duck, Porky Pig to Pepé Le Pew, Elmer Fudd to Marvin the Martian, along with a huge, red-haired, Converse-shod monster, the characters in Warner Brothers’ Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons have been entertaining viewers since their debuts in the 1930s.

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  • Holiday Strolling, Dads Day Out, and Santa at the Library

    December 04

    Join us this holiday season for three fun and family-friendly events in downtown Wabash.

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  • November Nights (and Days) to Remember

    November 07

    This November, join us in downtown Wabash for two fabulous and fun holiday-related events.

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  • October Events in Downtown Wabash

    October 02

    A juried autumn arts and crafts show, and two Halloween parties - his month, guests of the Charley Creek Inn can join the fun at these three fabulously fun and family-friendly events.

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  • A Celebration of History: the Roann Covered Bridge Festival

    September 05

    September brings the promise of fall, and with it, the annual Roann Covered Bridge Festival.

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  • August is for ArtsFest

    August 01

    Jazz on the lawn, Shakespeare in the garden, gallery walks, live street concerts, and much more await you at ArtsFest 2017.

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  • Celebrate the Holiday with Art and Fireworks

    July 01

    This Independence Day, the air will be filled with the smell of hot dogs and hamburgers sizzling on grills, blaring horns and crashing cymbals will accompany bands marching to the sounds of Sousa, and a dazzling array of fireworks will illuminate night skies nationwide as we come together to celebrate our most American holiday.

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  • Treat Dad to a Wabash Getaway

    June 05

    This year, forget the ties, the after-shave, and the campy boxers, and give Dad something he'll remember for years to come – a Wabash getaway at the Charley Creek Inn.

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  • Celebrate Craft Beer Week with Indiana Brews

    May 01

    Every May, the culture and community of craft brews and brewers are celebrated with American Craft Beer Week.

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  • Dinosaurs and Riverdance at the Honeywell Center

    April 03

    This April, guests of the Charley Creek Inn can take advantage of two fun and family-friendly events at the nearby Honeywell Center: “Riverdance” and “Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live!”

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  • Celebrate Our Small Business Revolution

    March 06

    We are proud to announce that our home town of Wabash, Indiana, has been selected as the 2016 winner of the Small Business Revolution on Main Street Contest.

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  • Check In for Romance

    February 06

    This Valentine’s Day, experience luxurious accommodations and old-world charm with the Charley Creek Inn’s “Romance Package.”

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  • Forget About the Snow with Dinner and a Show

    January 05

    Forget about the weather. At the Charley Creek Inn, you’ll enjoy a delicious pre-show meal at Twenty.  Then, make your way to the Honeywell Center and be entertained in warmth and comfort with any of the following shows:

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