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Enthusiasts gather for Bluffton Cars & Coffee

Saturday is the next Bluffton Cars & Coffee show. Organizers note "the weather is looking great, and we're looking forward to seeing you."

  • 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., June 25 at 902 N. Main St. (parking lot of Masterpiece Signs & Graphics)

The event includes:


Southgate open registration is closed

The Southgate Open, an annual fundraising event for local non-profits and families, has filled all golf team slots for the August 13 event at Bluffton Golf Club.

Southgate Lanes also announced: 

  • Joe Lewis music on the patio
  • Team payments: $300 in advance; $340 on the day of the outing with 100% of the extra $40 going to the Bluffton food pantry

Last year this outing donated just under $10K.


Summer Family Day at the Quarry Farm, June 25

You're invited: "Bring yourself, friends and family for an afternoon of woodland fun at The Quarry Farm Nature Preserve & Conservation Farm during the 2022 Summer Family Day on Saturday, June 25."

The rural Pandora nature preserve will be open to visitors from 1 to 4 p.m., when you can see the 1853 log cabin, learn about birds, insects and who to attract them, and visit residents of the farm animal sanctuary.


Save the date: Town Hall Concert with Dreamjacket and Ric Hickey

The Bluffton Town Hall Concert Series has announced 7 p.m., July 23 performances by Dreamjacket (Jesse W. Johnson of Chicago) and Ric Hickey (Bluffton).

Performances are on the third floor of Bluffton Town Hall, 156 N. Main St.


Pandora summer library events

Join the Pandora branch of the Putnam County District Library for the following summer programs:

  • Storytimes at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays, July 11-28.
  • Bilingual Storytimes on Facebook and YouTube at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. July 12 (Cows! / ¡Las vacas!)  |  July 26  (Turtles! / ¡Las tortugas!)
  • PCDL Family Fun Shark Party at 11 a.m. on July 19
  • Big Splash Ending at 11 am. on July 26

Time warp: 54th annual Festival of Wheels photo-story

Photos by Paula Scott and Levi Sutkay

Antique, classic and modern cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors took center stage in downtown Bluffton on Friday, June 17 during the 54th Bluffton Festival of Wheels. There were 190 entries in the show, making it one of the largest events in recent memory.