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Coming Events

  • Season finale: Rocker Mitch Ryder at Amphitheatre Sept. 30

    LINCOLN CITY – Legendary 1960s rockers Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels will close out the Lincoln Amphitheatre’s 2017 performance series on Saturday, Sept. 30.

    Doors for the show open at 5 p.m. with regional favorite Bobby Clark and his band opening at 6:30 p.m. Then, Ryder, best known for his classic 1960s run of hits “Devil with a Blue Dress On,” “Jenny Take a Ride” and “CC Rider,” will take the stage alongside the Detroit Wheels at 7:30 p.m.

    All times are central.

  • Perry County Beekeepers to meet Sept. 21

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Beekeepers organization will meet on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. in the FFA building at Perry Central. The topic of this meeting will be fall mite control and constructing winter bee feeders.

    The program will include looking at mites using a microscope with a camera to evaluate hives for mite-biting behavior. We needs community help collecting samples to evaluate.

    Put sticky boards under your hives on Tuesday morning and remove them at the same time on Thursday morning.

  • Tell City native Nick Schneider coming to Blue Heron with photo exhibit

    ROCKY POINT – Tell City native Nick Schneider is bringing a photo exhibit to Blue Heron Winery at Rocky Point in Perry County on Saturday, Sept. 23.

    The exhibit will  be open during the Wine Over Water concert featuring bluegrass band, Carrie Lyn and the Twine Getup.

    Schneider specializes in photo images of old barns, wildlife, nature, landscapes and as well as historic buildings. His work has been featured at several art and craft shows, festivals, an art gallery and winery.

  • Music, fun & games:10th Street Fair kicks off Saturday

    TELL CITY – The 10th Street Fall Fair will return to Tell City this weekend, Saturday, Sept. 16. Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, petting zoo and games for all ages will fill the afternoon and evening.  This family friendly event will run from 3-7 p.m. in the 800 Block of 10th Street between Fulton and Jefferson Streets in Tell City.

  • St. Mark Shooting match Sept. 24

    ST. MARKS – St. Mark Catholic Church’s annual shooting match will be held Sunday, Sept. 24, on the church grounds. The ham shoot will get underway at 10 a.. and will continue until 2 p.. The closed match will begin at 2 p.m. Cost for the closed match is $1 per shot. First choice is a $600 beef.

    There will be indoor and outdoor dining, with bingo, a main raffle as well as quilt and dirt bike raffles, country store and games for children and adults. Food items include chili, quarter-pound burgers, crafts, chicken sandwiches and homemade pies.

  • St. Meinrad parish picnic Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – The annual St. Meinrad Catholic Church fall picnic will be held Sunday, Sept. 17, on the church grounds at 19630 N. Fourth St. in St. Meinrad. Activities will begin with Mass at 8:30 a.m. followed by a 10 a.m. opening ceremony and dinners will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinners will include fried chicken with homemade dressing, mashed potatoes, slaw, vegetables and homemade desserts.

  • ‘Draggin’ group to host car show

    TELL CITY – Building on the success of past events, new for 2017 will be a Draggin’ Main Route 66 Auto Show – Saturday, Sept. 23, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Route 66 Series will be held in the Wal-Mart parking lot located at 730 Indiana 66 E., Tell City.

    All makes and models of automobiles and bikes are welcome at this event. Awards will be given at 1.

  • Rome VFD to host hog roast

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department Annual Hog Roast will be held Sunday, Sept. 17, starting at 11:30 a.m.

    Dinners will be served at the Rome Community Center consisting of barbecue or plain pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and drink. Music will be provided by Sweet Water.

    There will be a raffle, country store and a concession stand. Craft booths are available for $5 each. There will also be a morning church service that begins at 10:30 a.m.

  • ‘Little Women’ photos at Archabbey Gallery

    ST. MEINRAD – The Archabbey Library Gallery in St. Meinrad, is hosting an exhibit of photographs called “Little Women” by Andrea Hoelscher.

    The exhibit runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 16.

    Hoelscher lives in Ferdinand and teaches photography at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville. In 1994, she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has shown her work in many locations in the U.S. and Europe.

  • Bluff City Pow Wow Sept. 16-17 in Rockport

    ROCKPORT – The 13th annual Bluff City Pow Wow will take place Sept. 16-17 at the Rockport City Park. The park is located at 928 Fairgrounds Drive, which is at the west end of Main Street in Rockport.

    The gates will open at 11 a.m. both days and the grand entry will be 1 p.m. on Saturday and noon Sunday.

    The cost of admission is $6 per person or $5 with the donation of a non-perishable food item for the Christian Resource Center’s Food Pantry. There is no cost for children 12 and younger.