Coming Events

  • Turkey bingo and raffle set for Nov. 22

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Church’s annual turkey bingo and raffle will take place Sunday, Nov. 22, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Cannelton Community Center. The public is welcome. Cards are $2 each. During the bingo game, prizes will be raffled. Refreshements will be available. Participants must be at least 18 years of age to play bingo, according to state law. 

  • Sisters’ musical students to perform Dec. 7

    FERDINAND – Budding musical talents will be showcased as the students of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand perform their Christmas recital on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. EST in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    Sisters Helen Maurer, Mary Karen Hill and Rose Wildeman teach students piano, guitar, violin, various band instruments and give voice lessons.

    Lessons on other instruments may also be available upon request.

  • Live Glockenspiel coming to weekend Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt

    FERDINAND – A live Glockenspiel, or cuckoo clock, will be showcased at this year’s Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt, this weekend, Nov. 21-22.

    Performances will be held at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. EST both days at the site for the Christkindlmarkt’s free all day live entertainment,  the Forest Park High School Practice Gym Markt location at 1440 Michigan St. in Ferdinand.

    Singing and dancing in a reenactments of a German cuckoo clock are performers decked out in dirndls and lederhosen.

  • Community Events; Nov. 19

    Essential Oils event Nov. 21


    TELL CITY – The Villas at 1101 23rd St. in Tell City will host an Essential Oils Workshop presented by Dinah Harpenau at the Villa Club House, Saturday, Nov. 21 at 3 p.m.

    Each participant will receive a Living magazine and a bottle of Wild Orange essential oil.

    Refreshments will be served and there will be a door prize drawing.


    Tractor club to meet Thursday


  • Arts association returning “Nutcracker” to Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association is partnering with the Children’s Center for Dance Education in Evansville to bring the quintessential Christmas ballet to Tell City.

    “The Nutcracker” will be performed at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, on the Tell City High School Auditorium stage.

  • Next ‘Will Read and Sing for Food’ includes local voice

    JASPER – For the second time this year, Will Read and Sing for Food is teaming up with Jasper Engines and Transmissions’ Jasper Endows Today & Tomorrow (JETT) community outreach team for a public show on Saturday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., at Jasper Engines’ Power Drive Facility in Jasper.

  • Turkey Trot set to gobble up Tell City Thanksgiving morning

    TELL CITY – EverBody’s will host the third annual Turkey Trot event on Nov. 26, Thanksgiving, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The run-or-walk event will be split into two routes, a one-mile and a five kilometer. The one-mile route will keep to flat streets in the downtown area. The five-kilometer route will feature more hilly terrain.

    Both routes begin and end at EverBody’s, where registration forms can be picked up. They can also be found at everbodys.com or participants can register online at Active.com.

  • Community Foundation trivia night coming in January

    PERRY COUNTY – Are you ready for some fun? The Perry County Community Foundation is now accepting reservations for its 6th Annual Trivia Night!

    The PCCF Advisory Board is planning a night of light-hearted competition for the know-it-all trivia junkies and some fun for those who simply enjoy supporting a good cause.

    The event will be Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Schergens Center in Tell City. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Trivia starts at 7. Reservations are required and space is limited.

  • Perry County hike schedule released for 2015-16 winter, spring season

    PERRY COUNTY – The hiking schedule for the 2015-16 season will begin Saturday, Nov. 7, with a 5-mile hike on Tipsaw Trail. Participants should meet at the entrance on Indiana 37 at 8:30 a.m.

    The full schedule is as follows, with all hikes beginning at 8:30 a.m.

    Saturday Nov. 7: Tipsaw Trail (5 miles). Meet at entrance on Indiana 37.

    Saturday, Dec. 5: Two Lakes Trail W, (8 miles), Indiana 37 south of St. Croix. Meet at Celina entrance.

    Saturday, Dec. 19: Mogan Ridge E, (5 miles). Meet at Derby Park (Indiana 66 and 70).

  • Holiday story times set for libraries

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library’s autumn and holiday story times will begin on Monday, Nov. 9, and run through the week of Dec. 14, excluding the week of Thanksgiving. Kelli Wilgus is the new children’s assistant who will be presenting the baby-toddler and preschool story times. The baby-toddler story time is full, but there are openings for preschoolers, ages 3 to 6, on the following days and times: 

    Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m.

    Wednesday afternoons at the Cannelton Branch from 1 to 2 p.m.