Coming Events

  • Belle of Cincinnati visiting Oct. 23

    TELL CITY – The Belle of Cincinnati will travel downstream in October and will make a stop in Tell City for a busy day of events.

    BB Riverboats sponsors a fall tour each year and the Belle of Cincinnati last stopped in Tell City in 2012.

    The craft will visit the city Sunday, Oct. 23. A brunch cruise is planned for the late morning, with boarding at 11 a.m. The cruise will begin at noon and will end at 2 p.m. A sightseeing cruise will board at 3 p.m. with the 90-minute cruise lasting from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

  • Chamber of Commerce announces 26th annual Witches Walk Oct. 27

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce and area merchants will be “treating” local residents to a safe Halloween during this year’s Witches Walk scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. 

    Children will go store-to-store dressed in costumes seeking “goodies” from local merchants who are participating in the Witches Walk. 

  • Train ride Saturday from Tell City to Lincoln City, back to TC

    TELL CITY – On the heels … the tracks, rather … of successful excursion train rides in recent weeks, Lincoln Scenic Way will host a fall scenery ride this Saturday, Oct. 15.

    It is the second of several autumn excursion trains with various themes.

    “It’s been a great success thus far and we want the interest and the number of travelers to keep growing,” said Betty Cash, who directs the county’s visitors bureau.

  • Community Events; Oct. 13

    Shooting match Oct. 23


    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Coon Club shooting match will be held Oct. 23. The ham shoot will take place at 11 a.m. and a closed match will begin at 2 p.m. Participants will shoot for hams, pork and beef. First prize will be a $600 beef box.


    Flu-shot clinic Oct. 20


  • Restored Millstone school to be dedicated Saturday

    ROCKY POINT – Prepare for a step back in time to the earliest days of Perry County settlement with a tour of the Shubael Little Pioneer Village. Part of the Perry County Fall Tour, Shubael Little will host its annual Heritage Fest and open house Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16.

    The event will be marked with a 2 p.m. dedication Saturday, Oct. 15, of the newly restored Millstone one-room schoolhouse. Originally opened in 1905, the school closed in 1948 and had been used as a farm tool shop until acquired by the Village in 2014.

  • Community Events; Oct. 10

    Twilight Towers fall fundraiser


    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold their Fall Fundraiser on Saturday Oct. 15, starting at 7 a.m. in the dining room, located at 1648 10th St., Tell City. There will be a biscuits and gravy breakfast.

    A full order is $2; a half order is $1. Also available is coffee, milk or orange juice for 50 cents each. There also will be a bake sale and quilt fundraiser. Everyone is welcome.


  • Hive winterization workshop Oct. 13

    PERRY COUNTY – Winter is a difficult time for bees due to a lack of natural food sources and cold weather. While bees that have adequate honey stores can survive the winter without human intervention, good winter management can reduce hive losses.

    While a mild last winter allowed bees to survive well, very cold winters the previous two seasons contributed to higher than average hive losses in southern Indiana.

  • Tell City Ducks Unlimited annual dinner Saturday

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Ducks Unlimited chapter will hold its annual dinner at the Schergens Center this Saturday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6. This year’s event will feature an auction, silent auction, games and raffles and a super gun raffle.

    Numerous community members have donated premium items for this year’s event. 

    Dr. Eric Burris has donated two hand-carved duck calls, artist Karen Syler has donated a framed painting and Greg Hubert is donating a puppy with  a championship hunting pedigree.

  • Lewis and Clark to return to Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Discovery Expedition of St. Charles, Mo., a group of history re-enactors who focus on the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery, will be arriving in Tell City, at Sunset Park, the afternoon of Oct. 8.

    They will be camping overnight and departing the morning of Oct. 9.

    There will be approximately 30 corps members traveling on boats which are replicas of the ones used 213 years ago.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church to hold soup supper Saturday

    TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City will host its annual soup supper Saturday, Oct. 8, Emmanuel’s classic soup will be served, as well as barbecued-chicken dinners, with creek-fried potatoes, special-recipe slaw and cakes and pies. Serving will begin in the dining room at 4 p.m.

    There will be a bake sale and country store. Carryout soup and meals will be available outside at 2 p.m. Those wanting bulk soup are asked to take their own containers.