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Mississinewa Lake will celebrate s'mores, Aug. 9-11
Mississinewa Lake will honor the glorious union of marshmallow, chocolate and graham crackers during a special weekend Aug. 9-11, celebrating National S'mores Day.

All events are at Miami State Recreation Area.

Activities begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, and run through Sunday morning.

Friday activities will include crafts and campfire s'more roasting. Ingredients will be provided. Donations will be accepted. Participants should bring their own roasting sticks.

Saturday, Aug. 10, is National S'mores Day. A s'mores recipe contest will begin at 1 p.m. at the amphitheatre and program shelter. Recipes do not need to follow traditional s'more ingredients. Judging will begin at 2 p.m. Contest guidelines are at dnr.IN.gov/uwis. Click on the S'mores Day Weekend link.

Saturday will also feature the s'mores sculpture contest, with judging at 6 p.m. at the interpretive program shelter. Sculpture contest guidelines are also at dnr.IN.gov/uwis under the S'mores Day Weekend link.

Sunday, Aug. 11, will include a s'mores building relay at 10 a.m. and a marshmallow stacking contest at 10:30 a.m. Both activities will be at the interpretive program shelter.

Camping reservations may be made at Camp.IN.gov or at (866) 622-6746.

The standard entrance fee of $5 per in-state vehicle or $7 per out-of-state vehicle will be in effect.

For more information, see dnr.IN.gov/uwis or visit Facebook.com/UpperWabash, or call (260) 468-2127.

Mississinewa Lake (stateparks.IN.gov/2955.htm) is at 4673 S. 625 E. Peru, 46970.

Contact Information:

Name: Teresa Rody

Phone: (260) 468-2127

Email: dnrnews@dnr.in.gov