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Coming Events

  • Honest Abe craft beer fest Sept. 10

    LINCOLN CITY – A Sept. 10 craft beer festival will showcase locally made brews and help mark Spencer County’s celebration of Indiana’s bicentennial. There will also be a strong Perry County connection to the day’s activities.

  • Feed the rescue horses event coming Sept. 17

    TELL CITY – On Sept. 17, Horse Rescue South will take their rescue horses to Orschlen’s Farm & Home Store in Tell City. The event will start at 10 a.m. There will also be a bouncing house from Toolman Tim, wagon rides provided by Silsa Quick and TAG Balloonist Group’s Ann Lockner and Betty Jones.

  • Venison workshop Sept. 14

    LEOPOLD – There will be a venison-processing workshop Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Perry Central High School in Leopold.

    Topics will include demonstrations of complete deer processing, including skinning, butchering and packaging techniques, quick and easy venison recipes and food safety and deer meat health.

    Purdue Extension educators will butcher and prepare a deer for participants to taste. This program is for the experience or novices.

    Reservations are requested. For questions or to make a reservation, call (812) 547-7084.

  • Cannelton Heritage Fest Bed Race Oct. 8

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Fest Bed Race will take place Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. The entry fee for a team is $25 per team.

  • Fairgrounds ready to host Summerfest Derby

    GRANDVIEW – Motorsports enthusiasts are gearing up for Spencer County Fair’s annual Sizzlin’ Summerfest Derby Saturday, Aug. 27 at the fairgrounds in Grandview. This will be the second show of the season, following the inaugural derby at the Spencer County Fair in June. The season will conclude with a finale at the Oct. 1 Monster Smash Derby during the October Fest celebrations, also at the fairgrounds.

  • Cannelton to hold parade Oct. 2

    CANNELTON – The City of Cannelton is preparing a parade in celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2, beginning at 2 p.m.

    Line-up will start at noon. The parade will start at the intersection of Indiana 66 and Old State Hwy 237, continue east to Washington Street, turn right at Washington and run to the floodwall.

  • Fall story time series kick off Sept. 19

    TELL CITY – Perry County Public Library announces Fall Storytime.  Fall Storytime will run Sept. 19 through Oct. 27, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. Registration will begin Aug. 15. Register for storytime by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661. Storytime programs are as follows:

    • Mondays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Tell City branch for children from birth to 2 years old

    • Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at Tell City branch for children 3 years old to 6 years old

  • 10th Street Fall Fair returning to Tell City in September

    TELL CITY – The 10th Street Fall Fair will return this autumn to Tell City on Saturday, Sept. 17.  Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, petting zoo and games for all ages will fill the afternoon and evening. This family friendly event will run from 3 to 7 p.m. and will be hosted by Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

  • 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.”

  • Date set for St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest

    ST. MEINRAD – Inkspot Productions LLC has announced the date for the sixth annual St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest. The 2016 benefit event will go back to our “indoor roots” for one year only and will be held at the St. Meinrad American Legion, Post #366 on Saturday, Sept. 24.

    This year’s event will feature music by 10 acts, both bands and solo acts, returning favorites and newcomers. Food and dinners, as well as exclusive SMR merchandise, will again be sold. The complete entertainment schedule will be announced at a later date.