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Coming Events

  • A heroes tribute: Honor Flight next month

    EVANSVILLE – Honor Flight will again debark May 5 and is looking for veterans who served during Dec. 7, 1941 through June 26, 1950. Any veteran, any branch, including those who didn’t serve overseas. If the members of the Tri-State of a deserving Veteran who hasn’t flown on an Honor Flight sign them up through the website at www.honorflightsi.org

  • Masonic lodge car show May 6

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Masonic Lodge #623’s 14th annual car show will be held on Sunday, May 6. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and ends at noon. Judging begins at 11 a.m.

    Awards will be presented approximately 2 p.m. Ten top awards will be awarded for 1990 and newer cars; 25 top awards will be awarded for 1989 and older cars. Best of show GM, best of show Ford and best of show Mopar and other special trophies awarded. Concessions will be available. Good food, fun and entertainment.

  • Historical society to highlight service stations

    TELL CITY – The monthly meeting of the Tell City Historical Society will be April 23 at 6 p.m. at the museum at Ninth and Franklin streets. Local ‘filling stations’ that have come and gone will be the focal reminiscent theme.

    The public is invited, and invited to take a friend, old photos and old memories. The host for the evening will be Barb Lautner.

  • Libraries ready to ‘rock and read’ this summer

    TELL CITY – Time away from school means it’s time for Perry County Public Library Libraries ROCK! and the Summer Reading 2018 Summer Activities programs.

    Starting with Libraries ROCK!, readers of all ages will explore all things musical this summer as the library presents “Libraries Rock” during the summer activities.

    Activities may include group games, musical crafts, art projects, musical instruments, dance, learning about different musical genres, and more.

  • Partners in Pride awards resume next month

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council and Mayor Jim Adams will continue to recognize residents and businesses this summer with Partners in Pride Awards.

  • Run for Your Mother race May 13

    TELL CITY – A fun run/walk 5K will be held on Mother’s Day morning, May 13, with start time at 8 a.m. in front of Perry County Visitor’s Center. Running/walking will be in honor of mothers. 

  • Winzerwald to help celebrate Uplands Wine Trail anniversary

    BRISTOW – Winzerwald Winery in Bristow along with the other eight wineries that comprise the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail will take part in celebrating the group’s 15 years as a Grape Growers’ Cooperative and Indiana’s first Wine Trail. To kick-off the 2018 Anniversary year, the Uplands Wine Trail is planning a weekend-long celebration and launch of a new VIP Passport program. The 15th anniversary kick-off weekend is planned for April 21 and 22 and includes anniversary cake, pastries or special cheese with each paid or complimentary wine tasting. 

  • Dates Set for 8th annual St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest

    ST. MEINRAD – Inkspot Productions LLC has announced the dates for the eighth annual St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest. The 2018 benefit event will be held at the St. Meinrad Park on Sept. 21 and 22.

    This year’s event will again feature a beer garden, children’s activities, flea market and music by approximately 20 acts, both bands and solo acts, both returning favorites and newcomers. Concessions and merchandise will also be sold. The complete weekend schedule will be announced at a later date.

  • State Parks’ spring social media photo contest underway

    INDIANAPOLIS – Celebrate spring and show off your photography skills by participating in the Indiana State Parks spring photo contest on social media.

    
Prizes to be awarded include a $100 State Park Inns gift card for the highest vote-getter, and a 2018 annual pass, annual lake permit, horse permit or off-road cycling permit for the top 10 runners-up. There will also be a random drawing for winners of 20 one-day passes.

    To participate:

  • Winter hiking series scheduled

    PERRY COUNTY – Several winter and early spring hikes are planned at various locations in Perry County. The first hike was held Dec. 9 and the next excursion is set for Saturday, Jan. 6.

    This year’s series of hiking experiences, with a new coordinator, Vince Gagliardi, is made possible under a partnership with the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department and the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau.