Coming Events

  • Community Events

    Free kidney class Aug. 9


    TELL CITY – There will be a Free Kidney Smart Education class on Tuesday, Aug. 9, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Fifth Third Bank Community Room in Tell City.

    The class is free and open to anyone that’s been diagnosed with kidney disease and family members are encouraged to attend with patient’s also. For more information or to enroll for the class, contact Davita Tell City Dialysis Center (812) 547-1140.


    Euchre tourney July 30

  • Tell City’s bicentennial parade is Aug. 6

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s bicentennial parade is set for Saturday, Aug. 6.

    Parade lineup will begin at 1 p.m. and the parade will start at 2. It will follow the same route as the city’s Christmas parade.

    Awards will be given out. Businesses, civic groups, churches and individuals are encouraged to take part.

    For more information, contact Bill Amos at (812) 719-5397.

  • Community Events; July 18

    Back-to-school food pantry July 31 and Aug. 7


    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will have a “Back to School Lunch Items” food pantry Sunday July 31, and Aug. 7. The food collected will be donated to Widow’s Barrel to help with local families and children for lunches.

  • Kaffee Klatch to be held Thursday, Aug. 11

    TELL CITY – For the second year in a row, the annual Schweizer Fest Kaffee Klatch is being held on Thursday morning – as opposed to the traditional Wednesday kick-off event. Individuals attending the 42nd annual event will have the opportunity to enjoy a hearty breakfast of traditional fare along with festival favorites. The event will be held in Evangelical United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., from 7 to 10 a.m.

  • Smokey Bear Birthday Party Saturday Aug. 6

    BIRDSEYE – Smokey Bear’s 72nd birthday party will be Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Patoka Lake Nature Center from 10 a.m. to noon.

  • Wyandotte Caves reopen

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – Wyandotte Caves State Recreation Area in Crawford County re-opened Saturday as a way of celebrating the 100th anniversary of Indiana State Parks.

    A ceremony commemorating the grand re-opening included Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, Indiana State Parks director Dan Bortner and local lawmakers.

    Wyandotte Caves SRA is managed by nearby O’Bannon Woods State Park and is home to Little Wyandotte and Big Wyandotte caves.

  • Womens conference coming in October

    FERDINAND – Registration is now open for the Women of the Church national conference, to be held Oct. 7-9, in Ferdinand.

    Responding to Pope Francis’ call for “a more incisive female presence” in the Church, two Indiana Benedictine institutions are co-hosting “Women of the Church: Strength of the Past. Hope for Tomorrow. A Catholic Leadership Conference.”

  • Icon exhibit on display at Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery will host an exhibit of icons entitled “The Twelve Great Feasts” by Chicago artist Joseph Malham.

    The exhibit runs from July 3 through Aug. 31.

    Joseph Malham is an iconographer who has been artist in residence at St. Gregory the Great Church on Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood for the past 15 years. Malham graduated from Loyola University with a major in history and a minor in art history and studied classical architecture and Renaissance art in Rome.

  • ‘A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale’ returning for a limited six-performance run in July

    LINCOLN CITY – After a quiet 2015 (as far as theatrical productions are concerned), the Lincoln Amphitheatre’s signature event, “A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale,” is returning for a limited six performance run July 7-9 and 14-16.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. central time.

    The performances mark not only a celebratory return to the Amphitheatre’s stage, but also serve as recognition and celebration of the bicentennial year for the state of Indiana, as well as the bicentennial of the Lincoln family’s arrival to southern Indiana.

  • Local beekeeping buzz growing

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County is partnering with Perry County Beekeepers to offer a “bee”ginner beekeeping field day. The July 23 program will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Leopold Conservation Club located at 11612 Leopold Road, in Leopold. Guests are asked to take a bee coat and gloves and wear long pants for the live beehive demonstration.