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Coming Events

  • 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; Aug. 14

    Tractor group to hold meeting Thursday

     

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley tractor club will meet Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Branchville Conservation club.

     

    Drug recovery group to meet Aug. 22

     

    TELL CITY – Concerned Citizens For Drug Recovery will hold a meeting Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. at Indiana Reality, located at 331 Main St. Citizens are invited to support the community. All input, questions and concerns can be addressed.

  • Live entertainment at Schweizer Fest

    Wednesday, Aug. 9

     

    • Tell City Junior-Senior High School Band, 6 to 6:30 p.m., City Hall Park

    • Stan LaGrange and Kelly Clark, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., Brau Garten

     

    Thursday, Aug. 10

     

    • Talent Show, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Musik Halle in City Hall Park

    • The House Band & Perry County All Stars, 9 p.m. to midnight, Brau Garten

     

    Friday, Aug. 11

     

  • Friends of the library book sale Saturday

    TELL CITY – Friends of the Perry County Public Library will hold their annual Schweizer Fest book sale at the Tell City branch, 2328 Tell St., on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A members-only pre-sale will be held on Friday, Aug. 11, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. New members will be accepted up to the time of the sale; application forms are available at the library.

  • Jason Wilber to perform at St. Benedict’s Brew Works to benefit Folk Festival

    FERDINAND – American singer-songwriter, recording artist, and famous lead guitarist Jason Wilber will perform a benefit concert for the Ferdinand Folk Festival on Sunday, Aug. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m., at St. Benedict’s Brew Works at 860 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand. Doors will open at 3 p.m. For advance online tickets, visit www.itickets.com/events/383200.html or www.ferdinandfolkfestival.com.

  • Quilt Guild’s quilt show to be held Aug. 11-12

    TELL CITY – The annual Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild quilt show will be held Aug. 11-12 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ. On Friday, quilts can be viewed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a small admission fee to the show that helps fund some of the guild’s community projects.

    There will be a sales table with bargain fabric and handmade smaller items for sale.

  • Schweizer Fest Sports

    Old-timers baseball game Tuesday

     

    TELL CITY – The 43rd annual Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game will be held Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Frank Clemens Field in Walter Hagedorn Park.

    All Tri-state players, active or inactive, over age 40 are encouraged to participate and to wear the uniforms they wore during their playing days if they still fit.

  • Beatles tribute “Hard Days Night” on stage Aug. 12

    LINCOLN CITY – Back for a return engagement at the Lincoln Amphitheatre, Hard Day’s Night first graced the Amphitheatre’s stage in October 2015 to much fanfare and a fantastic reception. They will perform on that same stage again Aug. 12, with the show beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    Since 1996, Hard Day’s Night has been entertaining Beatles fans across the country. Hailing from the rock ‘n roll city of Cleveland, Ohio, Hard Day’s Night is rated among the top national Beatles tribute groups performing today.

  • Community Events; July 31

    Deer Creek Baptist Church concert Monday

     

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host a homecoming concert featuring Lambsong, July 31, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

     

    Karaoke events planned for August

     

    DERBY – Tune those vocal pipes. The Cannelcade of Music will present a reunion for participants of Jerry’s Karaoke-Viking Karaoke, in honor of Jerry Kamies.