Home Events & Festivals New Beginnings Celebration at Lyles Station Twitter Facebook Print About New Beginnings Celebration at Lyles StationSince 1998, Lyles Station, Indiana has been the setting for the Lyles Station New Beginnings Celebration, held each Labor Day weekend on the grounds of the Lyles Station Historic School & Museum. This festival is a celebration of Indiana’s last remaining African-American settlement and Historic Landmark. and is renowned for its food, featuring barbecued meats prepared on-site by the men of Lyles Station. The New Beginnings Celebration serves to raise awareness of the Lyles Station community as well as raise funds for support of Lyles Station Historic School and Museum. Tours of the Historic Lyles Station School.