Special Events & Festivals

Leading the way

Charlie Mettler (left) and Alex Cushman lead the way down North Jefferson Street early in the Huntington Heritage Days 5K on Sataurday, June 21. The Heritage Days Parade followed the runners down the route afterward.

Artist appreciation


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Carrie Runyan (left), 13, and Sarah Landers, 13, both of Huntington, check to see who has bid on the artwork Runyan made for JeFFFest. Her canvas was one of 141 up for bids in a silent auction to benefit the LaFontaine Arts Council. Carrie is the daughter of Micheal and Caroline Runyan and Sarah is the daughter of Bobby and Jean Landers. JeFFFest, held Sunday, June 22, was the final event of the 2014 Huntington Heritage Days weekend.

Steady aim


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Michelle Dailey, of Huntington, takes aim at a target at the Roush Lake Shooting Range during the Women In The Outdoors Fun Shoot on Sunday, June 22. Dailey was using a Bersa .380. The event was part of the Huntington Heritage Days festivities.

Evening glow

Hot air balloons "glow" in the evening twilight at Huntington North High School during Balloonfest on Saturday, June 21, during the Heritage Days activities. Ten balloons participated in the event.

Bed race champs


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

The Fallen Soldier team hoists their trophy after winning the Heritage Days Bed Race Saturday, June 21 at Huntington North High School. The team also won the race last year.

Coach House wins HD Window Display Contest

Coach House Day Spa & Boutique has been named the winner of the 13th Annual Heritage Days Window Display Contest, with the best depiction of this year’s theme, “Flourishing in the 1920s.”
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

The Coach House Day Spa & Boutique has been named the winner of the 13th annual Heritage Days Window Display Contest. The downtown business, located at 54 W. Market St., won first place with the best depiction of this year's Huntington Heritage Days theme, "Flourishing in the 1920s."

Judge Susan Taylor praised the originality and visibility of the decorated window, which featured a hand-made 1920s era "flapper."

Checking it out


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Ronnie Geels (back) and Tiffany Smart, both of Fort Wayne, check out the interior of a red 1969 Chevy Camaro during a car show held at Huntington North High School as part of the Heritage Days activities on Saturday afternoon.

Deep thoughts


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Drew Hollman expounds on "deep thoughts" during the Vaudeville at the Forks show at the Historic Forks of the Wabash on Saturday, June 21, as part of Heritage Days.

Dummy up, kid


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Adam Drummond (left) plays a ventriloquist with his wisecracking "dummy" son, Chase, during their skit Saturday, June 21, as part of the Vaudeville at the Forks show at the Historic Forks of the Wabash during Heritage Days.

Strength challenge


Photo by Steve Clark.

Jessi Schultz (right) strains as she carries a weight in the Magnusson Carry portion of the YMCA Strength Challenge in downtown Huntington on Saturday, June 21, during Heritage Days activities.

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