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About Sherry Matlock

Sherry has been the Visitor Information Specialist at the Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau since 2002. She enjoys greeting visitors, assisting group tours, and maintaining Kokomo's tourism blog, website, and social media initiatives (Facebook & Twitter). Sherry and her husband, Shane, have one son, Peyton.

Kokomo’s Haunted Attractions

Halloween is almost here and you know what that means . . . the search is on for great haunted houses.  It is the one time of year where we actually pay for the opportunity to scream and prove our bravery.  Well, put these haunted attractions Read more >

Enjoy Fall Family Fun on the Farm!

Looking for a fun adventure this Fall?  Head to the Kokomo area for fun on the farm!  Guffey Acres Farm and Old Sycamore Farm offer tons of activities for all ages.  Kids will enjoy picking their own special pumpkin from Read more >

Outdoor Recreation in Kokomo

Planning some outdoor recreation during your travels this year?  From biking, walking, running, swimming, and skateboarding, Kokomo has it covered.  Here is a list of some of the outdoor recreation offered in the Kokomo area: Wildcat Creek Walk of Excellence Whether you Read more >

Kokomo Summer Festival Preview

Fresh corn on the cob…elephant ears…kettle corn…award-winning ribs.  The summer festival season is almost here, and here is a preview of some of the top festivals in Kokomo that you will not want to miss.  Besides offering a great selection Read more >

Clifford’s Kokomo Connection

  Clifford, the Big Red Dog, has a close Kokomo connection. Many people do not know that Norman Bridwell, the well-known children’s author and creator of Clifford, is actually from Kokomo.  In his honor, the Kokomo/Howard County Public Library is hosting Clifford’s Read more >

Kokomo’s 2009 Chocolate Celebration

This fun annual event in Kokomo is truly a dream come true for all chocolate lovers and is one of my personal favorites!  The 7th Annual Chocolate Celebration will be held on Thursday, February 5.  Over 20 local vendors will be offering up Read more >

Tour Christmas Tree House in Kokomo

  The beatifully decorated Christmas Tree House is truly a hidden treasure in Kokomo.  Located at 1501 East Sycamore Street, this normal Kokomo residence is turned into a Christmas wonderland each holiday season.  I received a personal tour from the owner of the home last Read more >

Enjoy “Christmas at the Seiberling” in Kokomo

Thanksgiving is nearly here and soon the hustle and bustle of Christmas will begin with endless events and activities offered to celebrate the season.  Make plans to visit “Christmas at the Seiberling” at the Seiberling Mansion in Kokomo this year.  The lighting ceremony will Read more >