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Coming Events

  • Relay for Life wrap-up Aug. 8

    PERRY COUNTY – The Relay For Life of Perry County will hold its wrap-up celebrations on Monday, Aug. 8, at 5:30 p.m. at the Tell City Moose Lodge. Committee, Leadership, team captains, participants, survivors, sponsors, and anyone wanting to help with Relay 2017 are invited to attend.

    RSVP to Teri James, (812) 499-9476 or teresa.james@cancer.org by Aug. 5. There will be a free pasta bar provided for those attending, take a favorite side dish or dessert. Drinks can be purchased at the bar.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • ‘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.

  • Schweizer Fest Pageant now accepting entries

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Schweizer Fest Pageant will be held July 31, at 6 p.m., at Community Christian Church, located at 821 10th Street, Tell City.

  • 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.