You-review-it Monday

September 8, 2008
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From the looks of the crowd at Penrod on Saturday, every single one of you spent time this weekend at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. So what did you think of this year's fair?

And/or did you get out and sample anything else on the A&E front, such as DK and the ISO at Clowes?

Let me know what you experienced?
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  • One of the best afternoons I have spent. Why not make it at least two days?
  • For the 7th year in a row we ventured south for the 10th Annual, Bean Blossom
    Blues Festival. Some excellent talent from Indianapolis, (Gordon Bonham & Gene
    Deer) performed as well as from other states. Probably the best year ever for
    Music, Food and without a doubt the weather. If you enjoy the Blues, camping,
    and jam sessions going on till the wee hours, put this one on your calender for
    2009. August 27 - 29, 2009. It's a party!!!

    Beer & Wine Tastings as well. www.beanblossomblues.com
  • Penrod was great this year mostly because of the weather. No too hot for a change. I agree with Leslie, it should be two days long.
  • Penrod was perfect - from the beautiful grounds of the IMA to the quality of vendors, to the food and entertainment, and even to the parking lot shuttles! And the weather was gorgeous. A great day! I too wish it went for two days, but one of the vendors told me it was quite a job to prepare and set up with only so many volunteers to make it work. Too bad - since there were so many other performances I would have liked to have seen had it gone another day! Great job!
  • My wife has gone regularly but this is the first time I have gone. Now I see why she has raved for so long. Very well done IMA. We will be back
  • Penrod ROCKED!

    There was something fabulous to look at, hear, smell, taste, and feel at every turn!

    Instead of two days, maybe stay open until dusk.

    In an effort to; avoid making two trips,
    have a chance to relax on the grounds,
    perhaps eliminate being rushed to see everything.
  • It was another beautiful day at Penrod with a variety of wares to purchase, good tunes at the WFYI tent, and great wine from Easley again this year. Two days would make it even better!

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