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Coming Events

  • Community Events; July 27

    VFW to hold breakfast buffet Saturday

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City VFW will host a buffet style breakfast with made-to-order eggs. The next breakfast buffet will be July 29, from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The breakfast will be at the VFW Post at 301 Main St. in Tell City.

    Guests are invited to go try the expanded buffet this month, which includes fruit, coffee and juice. The costs is $7.

     

    Marksmen chicken dinners Sunday

     

  • Fishing opportunities abound within county’s share of HNF

    Len Kring

    Hoosier National Forest

     

    Many anglers who visit the Hoosier National Forest are probably familiar with our larger lakes.Lakes Celina, Indian, Tipsaw and Springs Valley see thousands of visitors each year. These lakes continue to produce good catches of bass, catfish and sunfish on an annual basis. 

    There are signs along the highway that point you in the right direction and get you to and on the water. These larger lakes are managed in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

  • Folk art on display at abbey library

    Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Posey County folk artist Tom Wintczak. The show will run from July 17 through Aug. 31.

    The “Value in Folk Art” exhibit includes ceramics in the style of Early American settlers and Fraktur painting that was used to embellish documents of various kinds. Wintczak is inspired by early folk art, but does not make reproductions. He uses the old tools and techniques to express his values and tell his story.

  • Community Events; July 20

    Friends of the Perry County Library meeting Monday

     

    TELL CITY – The Friends of the Perry County Public Library will meet Monday, July 24, at the Tell City Library in the Community Room at 7 p.m.

    The order of business will be discussing the end of the Summer Children’s Program and the Schweizer Fest Book Sale set for Saturday, Aug. 12, at the library.

    The public is invited to attend. For more information, call the library at (812) 547-2661.

     

  • Tickets available for Aug. 10 Kaffe Klatch

    TELL CITY – For the third year in a row, the annual Schweizer Fest Kaffee Klatch is being held on a Thursday morning, as opposed to the traditional Wednesday on kick-off event.

    Individuals attending the 43rd 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., Tell City, from 7 to 10 a.m. Aug. 10.

  • Remember Our Fallen exhibit during Schweizer Fest

    Perry County Marines Detachment 1398 will sponsor a tribute inside City Hall during Schweizer Fest to the men and women who have died in the nation’s war on terror.

    Remember Our Fallen is a photographic war memorial created to remember our country’s military fallen who have died in the war on terror. Because Sept. 11, 2001, was such a defining moment for so many Americans, this memorial includes our country’s fallen since that tragic day in our nation’s history.

  • Sign up now for Schweizer Fest Talent Show

    TELL CITY – Registration for this summer’s Schweizer Fest Talent Show are now available at the Chamber of Commerce office at 601 Main St., in the lobby at German American Bank in downtown Tell City, at Conner Floor Covering at 12th and Tell streets or by calling Sharilyn Franzman at (812)719-3017.

    The Rules and Registration Form can also be found at www.tellcityschweizerfest.org. The Talent Show will take place on Musik Halle stage in City Hall Park on Thursday, Aug. 10, beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Edelweiss Ball 2017: Dancing With The Stars

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest is still more than a month away, but plans for the city’s  59th celebration of Swiss and German heritage is already in full swing. One event returning for its fourth year is the Edelweiss Ball. Named after the national flower of Switzerland, the event is set for Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Schergens Center.

    The Edelweiss Ball “Dancing With The Stars” night is the Perry County Museum’s biggest fundraising event of the year and a major contributing factor in the operation of the museum and upkeep.

  • Low-cost spay and neuter clinic Aug. 28
  • RSVP group’s ice cream social July 28

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is hosting its annual Ice Cream Social on Friday, July 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th St. in Tell City. The event will feature food, fun, bingo and prizes.

    All RSVP volunteers are invited to attend, as well as, anyone age 55 and older who would like to learn more about RSVP.

    Register for the ice cream social on or before July 24 by contacting Kim Scales, RSVP director, at (812) 547-3435, Ext 230 or email at rsvp@LHDC.org.