TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — As we head into the weekend on this Friday, here’s a look at some of the events and happenings you can plan for coming to the Wabash Valley this weekend.


“Buckets for Blain” is sponsoring a Blood Drive from 1:00-5:00pm (central) at Highland Church of Christ  in Robinson, IL.

It’s to honor the 1 year anniversary of Blain`s diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia . 

Visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter BucketsforBlain for the sponsor code.

**It is important that you register so the Red Cross brings enough equipment. 

Also on Friday, celebrate St. Patrick`s Day at The Red Barn.  You’re  invited toput on your green and join in the celebration.

The PS We Love You Fund is once again hosting this St. Patrick`s Day at The Red Barn to honor Patrick Stephen Barrett and raise money for the PS We Love You Fund at Riley Hospital.

“We are once again excited to celebrate St. Patrick`s Day, Patrick`s birthday and raise money for an amazing hospital,” stated Greg Barrett. All proceeds will be donated to Riley Hospital for Children.

Tickets for the event are just $27, in honor of Patrick`s 27th birthday. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy traditional Irish food, drinks and live entertainment featuring Matt Westerfield. Tickets can be purchased on-line at https://www.psweloveyoufund.org/stpatricksdayatthebarn.

The P.S. We Love You Fund which raises money for precision genomics testing at Riley Hospital for Children. Precision genomics targets therapies based on molecular nuances of patients` specific cancer tumors. Patrick Barrett was one of the first Riley patients to participate in the program. The test gives pediatric oncologists the best roadmap of how to treat a child`s cancer.


The Prairenton Fire Department will host a Pancake Breakfast Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Station 72 on SR 246.

A Vehicle Extrication Demo at Noon