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New Harmony, Indiana is such a fun town to explore with so much art, history, culture and fun things to do!

Not sure where to start? Check out the list of 99 Things to Do:

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  • Explore the town in a golf cart
  • Take a soap-making class
  • Picnic in a park
  • Bird watch
  • Wind your way through the Harmonist Hedge Labyrinth
  • Relax at a Sound Bath
  • Expand your palate at a wine-tasting
  • Go on a ghost walk
  • Learn to cook with a cooking class
  • Watch painters paint in plein air
  • Experience the cinnamon roll bread pudding at The Main Cafe
  • Take a writing class
  • Go geocaching
  • Make a piece of fused glass art
  • Get a quickie dulcimer lesson
  • Participate in a weekly jam session
  • Take a turn at the potter’s wheel
  • Learn the history of New Harmony
  • View the magic of the Garden Kaleidoscope
  • Marvel at the two-headed calf at the Working Men’s Institute
  • Find your path at the Cathedral Labyrinth
  • Learn to paint or draw
  • Enjoy a floral arranging class
  • Hook up your camper at Murphy Park
  • Be part of an art exhibit’s opening reception & hear an artist’s talk
  • Do a self-guided public art tour
  • Shop in unique stores and boutiques
  • Go inside a life-size camera obscura
  • Embark upon a photo safari
  • Attend a poetry reading
  • Watch the fireflies flicker
  • Hang out and shop at the Farmer’s & Artisan’s Market
  • Play on the monkey bars at Playtopia
  • Bid on treasures at the monthly market auction
  • Attend an informative lecture
  • Bench-surf your way around town
  • Walk the river trails
  • Fish in the Wabash River
  • Ride a bike
  • Take the Alphabet Escape challenge
  • Meditate at the waterfall on Swan Lake
  • Attend an Under the Beams Concert
  • Take a garden tour by golf cart
  • Participate in a paranormal investigation
  • Tour the Museum & Gallery at the Working Men’s Institute
  • Launch a kayak
  • Take a weaving class
  • Attend a Murder Mystery dinner
  • Do a pub crawl
  • Study the Trees of 40 Fruits
  • Bend and stretch in yoga class
  • Watch a golf cart drive-in movie
  • Savor a brain sandwich at the Yellow Tavern
  • Learn about the two Utopian community experiments
  • Admire the Garden Dishes Wall
  • Sip a new wine from domestic and international selections at Sara’s Wine & Bier Bar
  • Admire the beautifully-planted Lenz garden and the dye garden
  • See two dozen varieties of peonies around town
  • Go on the night-time Secrets & Shadows Tour
  • Compete in Trivia Night at the Red Geranium
  • Enjoy the Life in New Harmony Photo Gallery
  • Enjoy dinner or a drink and music at Patio Jams
  • Relax around the firepit at “The Alley” at Sara’s Wine & Bier Bar
  • Experience a small town Independence Day celebration
  • See the crazy kite-flying golf carts
  • Look for rock-stacked sculptures around the River
  • Hear script-writers read their work
  • Have a heart-warming meal at Say’s
  • Watch the swans swim at Swan Lake
  • Be a wedding voyeur
  • Go on the home tour
  • Rent a cabin, pitch a tent, or park your camper/RV at Harmonie State Park
  • Come out for a good old-fashioned Christmas parade
  • Do a Moonlight Walk at the Cathedral Labyrinth.
  • Celebrate German heritage and art at Kunstfest
  • Star gaze
  • Engage in personal contemplation in the Chapel of the Little Portion
  • Watch a weaving demonstration or take a lesson
  • Get your spooky on with a Halloween lighted golf cart parade
  • Run with your dog
  • Experience the six sacred spaces within the Roofless Church
  • Get married in one of the unique New Harmony venues
  • Draw with a group of fellow artists
  • Become a coffee connoisseur and watch a coffee roasting demonstration
  • Attend The Shindig at The Barn
  • See an astonishing selection of works by fine craftsmen at the MerryMeeting Show
  • Engage in astro photography
  • Get inspired at Paul Tillich Park
  • Rake the Zen rock garden in the Lowry Hollow courtyard
  • Take music lessons
  • Add to your antiques collection
  • Find the five noteworthy fountains
  •  Have a retreat at the MacLeod Barn Abbey
  • Visit New Harmony’s oldest work of art, Our Lady Queen of Peace Shrine
  •  Enjoy the quiet beauty of Carol’s Garden
  • Admire the first white-walled museum, the Richard Meier-designed Atheneum
  • View fascinating historic photos of New Harmony
  • Sit in the Big Chair
  • Take the kiddos to Storytime at the WMI

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