Union City News: Celebrating in Union City


Come and join the fun as The Antique Mall celebrates 25 years of business in Union City on June 10 in downtown Union City at the corner of Columbia and Pearl streets. You can’t miss it. Look for the big sign on the front window of the Kirschbaum Building.

When the Antique Mall opens at 10 a.m., you will receive a gift bag and look for surprises inside the bag and great bargains throughout the mall. You will be treated to complimentary donuts and a cup of coffee as you stroll through the antiques looking for those tempting treasure or collectibles.

Register to win a great gift from the merchandise in the Antique Mall throughout the day from 10 A.m. until 5 p.m. Every half hour and on the hour a name will be drawn from the famous Pig that is located on the checkout counter. Vendors throughout the mall are donating a gift to be chosen by the winner. You will want to check back to see if you are a winner throughout the day.

Also at noon, a Jazz Quintet from Ball State University, under the direction of Mark Buselli, will perform until 3 p.m. The quintet was able to pencil in this special entertainment for Union City just before they leave on a European tour. Music entertainment is compliments of a generous grant from the Community Foundation of Randolph County. During the music a glass of punch and cookies will be given as you again check to see if your name is a winner. Many other improvements to the mall will be completed by the grant from the foundation.

Throughout downtown Second Saturday in the city will be celebrating as well. Vendors with treats, foods, crafts and more will be set up on the sidewalks. Stores in historic downtown Union City will be happy to have you visit and fill up the bags from the Preservation Society.

At the corner of Oak and Columbia you will see another sign on the front of the Corner Cupboard who is also celebrating 25 years in business in downtown Union City and offering 25 percent off storewide!. Win prizes, and shop in this friendly locally owned store. Shop in the store and find special cards gifts, items from Concannon’s in Muncie and much, much more. It is exciting to see two long time small businesses in the downtown celebrating in the 25th anniversary.

The Boy Scouts will be selling drinks, chips and hot dogs. Look for them or follow your nose. Luz Taco’s is another downtown location that has a fantastic market and authentic wonderful Mexican food. The Wesley United Church will have its food truck in town as well. They will have chicken tenders and tenderloins and French fries and drinks.

Customer Appreciation Open House celebrating their four-year anniversary is also on June 10 at Aukerman Auto Tire, 321 N. Orange St., Union City, Indiana. Tour the new office, and enjoy snacks and giveaways.

With five antique shops, and several businesses all locally owned downtown, an art gallery, the Art Hub, the Arts Depot and more opening soon Union City is the place to visit.

Don’t miss it: June 10 in downtown historic Union City.

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By Linda DeHaven

Union City News

Linda DeHaven is the new author of the weekly column Union City News for The Daily Advocate. She may be reached at [email protected]. Viewpoints expressed in the article are the work of the author. The Daily Advocate does not endorse these viewpoints or the independent activities of the author.

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