Parchment is in Kalamazoo County, and in the West-Southwest Region (part of the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, Michigan metropolitan area). This community is located on Riverview Dr. and situated along Kalamazoos northern border on the picturesque Kalamazoo River.
At one time, Parchment was known as the worlds largest paper producing area in the world. That tradition continues today, with the paper industry serving as the citys main source of economic support.
Parchment was incorporated as a village in 1931 and shortly afterwards as a city in 1938.
Transportation Triple H Airport |
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Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Tri-state Bluegrass Festival Kendallville IN May24-27 The goal that the board of directors has tried to achieve at these festivals is to provide high quality and a variety of entertainment in a family oriented atmosphere that encourages jamming.
Mentone Egg Festival Mentone IN May30-June1 The three-day event features entertainment, games, food, a parade in the downtown area, a play area for kids, and a huge car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show. All entertainment events are free. Flea markets and crafters line the main street in our downtown.
New Haven Canal Days Festival New Haven IN June4-8 The NHCD Festival Committee, which consists of a team of dedicated volunteers, community leaders, civic organizations, businesses, churches, and residents, have been working hard all year long to bring quality events to our community that will entertain the entire family.
Willkommen zum Germanfest Fort Wayne IN June2-9 Festival events located throughout Fort Wayne, Allen County, and northeast Indiana.
Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival Wakarusa IN June7-9 This is also a free event, and a free-will offering will also help support this event.