Dates subject to change. Please check ahead for specific information and additional activities. Look for Embarras River Tourism Council on Facebook. 

1: Jasper County Art Show - West End Events Center, Newton. 

7: Jeep Run - County wide. 

19-25: Jasper County Fair - Fairgrounds, Newton.

9: Ste. Marie Cork and Pork Festival. Full day of fabulous homegrown/processed Jasper County pork foods, plus local wines and beers. Entertainment. All proceeds go to Jasper County organizations and projects.

10: Fall Festival. Family day of food, fun and music - On the Square in Newton.

December - Fridays and Saturdays: Christmas parade and activities on the Square in Newton. Meet the characters from “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and see Santa.

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