Coming Events

  • St. John’s bazaar Saturday

    EVANSTON – The annual Christmas bazaar at St. John’s Lutheran Church is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Some of the food items available will be homemade candy, apple dumplings, turnip kraut, turnip slaw, as well as baked goods and springerles.

    Other items that will be available include crafts, quilts and blankets.

    Participants are encouraged to take their own container to purchase special soup, which will be sold by the gallon.

  • Shubael Little hosting annual candlelight tour Dec. 12

    ROCKY POINT – Shubael Little Pioneer Village will hold its annual Candlelight Tour Saturday, Dec. 12. The event will begin at 3 p.m. and will continue through 8 p.m. or until the last guest departs.  This is a chance for those in southern Indiana and neighboring Kentucky friends to experience the Christmas season as it was in the mid to late 1800s.  Guests will be provided with candles or lanterns to aid them in walking from one cabin to another. 

    Old-time music will be provided by the Bob Gibson band and a wandering violinist.

  • Community Events; Nov. 30


    Cancer support meeting Tuesday


    TELL CITY –  A local cancer support group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday in Fellowship Hall at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    Cancer survivors, cancer patients, family members and caregivers are welcome.


    Knights of

    Columbus’ ABC drive underway


  • Sisters’ musical students to perform Dec. 7

    FERDINAND – Budding musical talents will be showcased as the students of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand perform their Christmas recital on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. EST in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    Sisters Helen Maurer, Mary Karen Hill and Rose Wildeman teach students piano, guitar, violin, various band instruments and give voice lessons.

    Lessons on other instruments may also be available upon request.

  • Arts association returning “Nutcracker” to Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association is partnering with the Children’s Center for Dance Education in Evansville to bring the quintessential Christmas ballet to Tell City.

    “The Nutcracker” will be performed at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, on the Tell City High School Auditorium stage.

  • Next ‘Will Read and Sing for Food’ includes local voice

    JASPER – For the second time this year, Will Read and Sing for Food is teaming up with Jasper Engines and Transmissions’ Jasper Endows Today & Tomorrow (JETT) community outreach team for a public show on Saturday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., at Jasper Engines’ Power Drive Facility in Jasper.

  • Community Foundation trivia night coming in January

    PERRY COUNTY – Are you ready for some fun? The Perry County Community Foundation is now accepting reservations for its 6th Annual Trivia Night!

    The PCCF Advisory Board is planning a night of light-hearted competition for the know-it-all trivia junkies and some fun for those who simply enjoy supporting a good cause.

    The event will be Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Schergens Center in Tell City. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Trivia starts at 7. Reservations are required and space is limited.

  • Perry County hike schedule released for 2015-16 winter, spring season

    PERRY COUNTY – The hiking schedule for the 2015-16 season will begin Saturday, Nov. 7, with a 5-mile hike on Tipsaw Trail. Participants should meet at the entrance on Indiana 37 at 8:30 a.m.

    The full schedule is as follows, with all hikes beginning at 8:30 a.m.

    Saturday Nov. 7: Tipsaw Trail (5 miles). Meet at entrance on Indiana 37.

    Saturday, Dec. 5: Two Lakes Trail W, (8 miles), Indiana 37 south of St. Croix. Meet at Celina entrance.

    Saturday, Dec. 19: Mogan Ridge E, (5 miles). Meet at Derby Park (Indiana 66 and 70).

  • Holiday story times set for libraries

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library’s autumn and holiday story times will begin on Monday, Nov. 9, and run through the week of Dec. 14, excluding the week of Thanksgiving. Kelli Wilgus is the new children’s assistant who will be presenting the baby-toddler and preschool story times. The baby-toddler story time is full, but there are openings for preschoolers, ages 3 to 6, on the following days and times: 

    Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m.

    Wednesday afternoons at the Cannelton Branch from 1 to 2 p.m.

  • Live Glockenspiel coming to weekend Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt

    FERDINAND – A live Glockenspiel, or cuckoo clock, will be showcased at this year’s Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt, this weekend, Nov. 21-22.

    Performances will be held at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. EST both days at the site for the Christkindlmarkt’s free all day live entertainment,  the Forest Park High School Practice Gym Markt location at 1440 Michigan St. in Ferdinand.

    Singing and dancing in a reenactments of a German cuckoo clock are performers decked out in dirndls and lederhosen.