Free Art Exhibits Feature Photography & Multi-Media in March

The Kokomo Art Association will present the 16th Annual Open Photography Competition Exhibit on March 2-27 at the Kokomo Art Center.  The exhibit is open Tuesday – Saturday from 1-4 p.m.  Admission is free.  A reception and awards ceremony will be held on March 28 at the Kokomo Art Center at 2 p.m.  For more information, call 765-457-9480.

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Multi-Media Show at the Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery!  The exhibit will be open March 6-25.  Hours are Tuesday & Thursday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Saturday Noon – 4 p.m.  Admission is free.  Contact 765-455-9523 or visit their website for additional information.

Usher in the start of Spring with a celebration of the arts in Kokomo!  For more information on Kokomo attractions and events, check out

Kokomo Chili Cook-Off This Saturday

Don’t miss the 10th Annual Red Hot & Wild Kokomo Chili Cook-Off this Saturday, February 20th at the Kokomo Event Center from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Local businesses and individuals will serve up their special recipes to compete in this annual chili competition.  Prizes are awarded for People’s Choice and Showmanship.  So, not only will you get to enjoy some great chili, you can vote for your favorite in a fun and amusing atmosphere.  Many booths entertain with creative themes and even costumes!  This is a great event for all ages.     

2008 Kokomo Chili Cook-Off


2008 Kokomo Chili Cook-Off

 Admission is $5 in advance or $6 at the door.  Children ages 9 and under are admitted free.  Taste as many chili samples as you like.  Believe me, you will not leave hungry!  From spicy to mild and even chicken chili, there will be something for everyone.  Gather with friends or family and beat the cold this weekend in Kokomo with hot and satisfying chili!  For more information, call the Kokomo/Howard County Chamber of Commerce at 765-457-5301.

Don’t Miss Kokomo’s Hot February Events!

The weather may be chilly, but the events are HOT!  Check out some of the events going on in Kokomo during the month of February:

Now through Feb. 27 — IU Kokomo Art Gallery Exhibit “3-D in the Midwest: An Exhibition of Works by Regional Sculptors.”  Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Wed. 10:00 am – 8:00 pm & Sat. 12:00 – 4:00 pm. 

Feb. 6 — Antique Toy & Train Show at the Kokomo Event Center.  Hours: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Feb. 12 — Kokomo Community Concerts present concert violinist Sherry Kloss in concert at Kokomo High School Auditorium at 7:30 pm.

Feb. 12 & 13 — Kokomo Civic Theatre presents their Valentine’s Dinner Theatre “Gulf View Drive” at 7:00 pm at the Phi Delta Kappa Clubhouse in Kokomo.

Feb. 14 — Free Kokomo Park Band Winter Concert “Music For the Young and Young at Heart” at Kokomo High School Auditorium at 2:00 pm.

Feb. 20 — 10th Annual Red Hot & Wild Kokomo Chili Cook-Off at the Kokomo Event Center.  Hours: 1:00-4:00 pm.

Feb. 21 — 2010 Bridal Show at the Kokomo Event Center.  Hours: Noon – 4:00 pm. 

Feb. 27 — Winter Collectors Expo at Celebrations Banquet & Conference Facility.  Hours: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Feb. 27 & 28 — 3rd Annual Winter Woolen Workshop at the Seiberling Mansion and Elliott House.  Hours: Sat. 9:00 am – 6:00 pm & Sun. 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. 

Feb. 27 & 28 — Home & Patio Expo at the Kokomo Event Center.  Hours: Sat. 10:00 am – 8:00 pm & Sun. 12:00 – 5:00 pm.

For a full list of great events in the Kokomo area, visit our online Calendar of Events!