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Coming Events

  • Steel Guitar jamboree Sept. 20 at Derby’s Cedar Valley Park

    DERBY – The fifth annual Southern Indiana Steel Guitar Jamboree will be held Sunday, Sept. 20, at Cedar Valley Park, located along Indiana 70 near Derby. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and will continue throughout the day. Admission is free.

    Those attending should take their own lawn chairs. Refreshments and food will be served all day.

    Some of the area’s finest musicians will perform and will also serve as a backup band, including Smoky McCoy, Hank Norton and Eddie Milan.

  • Miles 4 Missions 5k-10k fundraiser set for Sept. 19

    TELL CITY – WOW-SIS, the women’s ministry of the Tell City United Methodist Church, will hold the third annual Miles 4 Missions 5k/10k Run & Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19.

    Cost is $20 per person, $10 for children ages 10-15 or $50 for a family of three or more. Registration forms are available at the church office, online at tellcityumc.org,  EverBody’s or New Directions.

    Register by Sept. 4 to be guaranteed a shirt on race day.

    Proceeds will help support the WOW-SIS’s mission projects.

  • Community Events; Aug . 27

    Sons of the Legion to sell pork chop dinners Sept. 12

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City Sons of the American Legion Squadron 213 will sell pork chop dinners beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the post home.

    Dinners will include a pork chop, creek fries and baked beans. Cost will be $8 and winners will be available for dine-in or carry out.

     

    10th Street Fall Fair set for Sept. 19

     

  • Community Events; Aug. 24

    K of C to sponsor comedy show Friday

     

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will host an evening of comedy with The Pop Up Comedy Club Friday, Aug. 28, at the K of C, located at 947 11th St. in Tell City.

    The doors will open at 7 p.m. with the show beginning at 8. Featured comedians include Keith McGill, as seen on CMT, Laughs on Fox and The Bob and Tom Show; Donna Watts and Tim McClendon.

    Tickets are $12 each and a cash bar will be available upstairs. For more information, call Eric Franzman at (812) 719-0031.

  • Fraternal Order of Police Jeep, 4X4 ride set for Aug. 29

    TELL CITY – Perry County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 137 will host an inaugural Jeep and 4X4 ride Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The event will begin with check-in at 10 a.m., with the ride getting underway at noon. There will be raffles, prizes, food before and after the ride, police-canine demonstrations and, weather permitting, a touchdown by an Air Evac medical helicopter. Shirts will also be available for purchase. The grand prize will be a set of new tires courtesy of TTR.

  • 10th Street Fall Fair set for Sept. 19

    TELL CITY – The first ever 10th Street Fall Fair is coming this autumn to Tell City on Saturday, Sept. 19.  Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, and games for all ages will fill the afternoon and evening. 

    This family friendly event will run from 3-7 p.m. CDT and will be hosted by Evangelical United Church of Christ in partnership with Community Christian Church, both located on 10th Street in Tell City.

  • Tea party at library Sept. 12

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will host its first ever tea party at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Tell City branch.

    Participants will create their own fascinator head piece to wear throughout the tea party, experience a variety of teas and treats – complete with instructions on how to enjoy them – and even construct their very own fairy garden to take home. They’ll read a few good books, too. Although there is no dress requirement, little ones are welcome to arrive dressed in their favorite tea party attire.

  • Autumn story times to begin Sept. 21 at library

    TELL CITY  – Perry County Public Library announces registration is now open for the autumn story time session.

    Autumn story times will run Sept. 9 through Oct. 29, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. 

    Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Story time programs are as follows:

    • Monday mornings, 10-10:30 a.m. – Tell City (birth through 2 years)

  • Cannelton American Legion to host Oct. 17 poker run

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post 142 will host “Poker Run – Cruizin’ For Our Heroes” Saturday, Oct. 17, beginning and ending at the Legion, located at 516 Knight St. in Cannelton.

    This fundraising event will benefit Evansville Veterans Clinic and The Honor Flight program.

    Stops will include St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, Ferdinand American Legion Post 124, Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 and Tell City American Legion Post 213. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and cruise out at 11.

  • Church News; Aug. 24

    First Methodist offering fifth quarter Friday for youth

     

    TELL CITY – During every home football game for the Tell City Marksmen and Perry Central Commodores, First United Methodist Church will host a free event for high- school youth shortly after the game is over and lasting until midnight. There will be free snacks and also food and drinks available for purchase. To help make these events a success, contact Pastor Sam Padgett at (812) 547-2800 or umcpastorsam@gmail.com.