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Coming Events

  • Holiday Helpers United Christmas assistance program nears

    TELL CITY – It’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner. Is your church youth or mission group, your organization, your business or your family already thinking about helping others this Christmas season? Well, United Way of Perry County is too. The Holiday Helpers United partners are already working to help those in need this Christmas and we need your help.

  • Run Run Rudolph 5K is Dec. 3 at the Santa Claus Land of Lights

    SANTA CLAUS –  The fourth annual Run Run Rudolph 5K run and walk is Saturday, Dec. 3, starting at 4 p.m., through the Santa Claus Land of Lights Family Christmas Light Adventure at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort. 

    Participants will be met with elves, reindeer, magical holiday surprises and thousands of spectacular lights as the course travels the light show three times before heading back to the start/finish line. The top 9 male runners and top 9 female runners will be rewarded with Run Run Rudolph medals!

  • Thanksgiving meal at EUCC Thursday

    TELL CITY – Each Thanksgiving for the last 25 years or so, Evangelical United Church of Christ has served a traditional dinner at no cost to around 250 people, according to one of the organizers of the event, City Councilman Gary Morton.

    “The church’s goal is to make a difference,” Morton explained.

    Turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, a roll and a slice of pie are included in the meal, which is both served in the fellowship hall of the church and delivered to residents in Tell City, Cannelton and Troy.

  • Travel by train with Santa, Christmas rides in December

    TELL CITY – Santa himself will hit the rails next month for a series of holiday-themed excursion train rides leaving from the Tell City Depot. Perfect for children of all ages – and adults – the hour-long rides will include a visit with Santa, snacks and entertainment.

  • Christmas card workshop scheduled for Nov. 30

    TELL CITY – Would you like to give three people in your life very unique Christmas cards this year? Then make plans to join area scrapbook designer and card-maker Linda Lindauer at the Tell City branch of Perry County Public Library Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for a Christmas card-making workshop.

  • Community Events; Nov. 17

    Humane Society free straw giveaway Saturday

     

    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will hold its annual free straw giveaway for dog houses Saturday, Nov. 19, at Orscheln’s 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    For more information, call Jim Carter at (812) 836-4842.

     

    Coon Club Christmas party

     

  • Community Events; Nov. 14

    Bristow United Pentecostal taking candy orders

     

    BRISTOW – Bristow United Pentecostal Church is now taking candy orders for Thanksgiving.

    All orders must be in by Friday, Nov. 18, and delivery will be on Monday, Nov. 21.

    Candy available is: plain fudge, fudge with walnuts, peanut butter fudge, peanut butter balls (Buckeyes), and peanut brittle. Fudge and Buckeyes are $7 per pound: they can also be ordered in 1/2 pound sizes. 

  • Tell City Christmas Parade Dec. 3

    TELL CITY – Entries are now being accepted for Tell City’s Christmas parade, set for Saturday, Dec. 3, at 4 p.m.. Lineup will begin at 3 p.m. in the student parking lot at Tell City High School. Trophies will be awarded for best for-profit entry, best religious entry, best nonprofit entry, best overall entry and best youth entry.

    Christmas in the Park activities are planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Watch for details.

    For more information or to enter the parade, call the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau at (812) 547-7933.

  • Community foundation trivia contest Jan. 28

    TELL CITY – Are you ready for some fun? The Perry County Community Foundation is now accepting reservations for its seventh 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. 28, 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 p.m. Reservations are required and space is limited.

  • Cannelton Christmas Parade Nov. 25

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Christmas Parade held annually by the Cannelton American Legion Unit 142 will be held on Friday, Nov. 25, at 6 p.m. Line-up will begin at 4:30 p.m. and all entries should assemble on Old Indiana 37.

    Business, community and civic groups wanting to participate should contact Arvina Bozarth at (812) 547-6284 or Martha Graves at (812) 547-1556.  Awards will be given to the top three entries in each category.