Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? This is the weekend we have been waiting for in Lafayette-West Lafayette because it is full of exciting, entertaining festivals that will bring joy and laughter to so many people. [caption id="attachment_3823" align="alignright" ] Beers Across the Wabash[/caption] Join in the festive fun during the 4th Annual Beers Across the Wabash taking place from 1-6pm at the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge on Saturday, August 27. In addition to delicious ales & lagers and one of the finest beer festival settings in the Midwest, admission includes a commemorative sample cup along with homebrewing information and demonstrations from Tippecanoe Homebrewers Circle and Homebrewing Organization of Purdue Students. On-site food service will also be available for purchase from D&R Catering; Styx and Stones Wood Fired Pizza and The Lafayette Optimist Club. (Must be 21 or older.) [caption id="attachment_3824" align="alignright" ] Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival[/caption] The day isn't complete without putting on your dancing shoes and heading a few blocks east of the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge to the Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival. From 5pm to midnight, local, regional and national touring acts will perform on 3 different stages, and local breweries and eateries will be serving their special signature items. The night is filled with laughter and a sense of great happiness as visitors enjoy the serenity of lovely music, camaraderie with others, and delicious food. For more information about these events and other special "happenings" in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.