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Coming Events

  • Schweizer Fest dinner to honor Domtar

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Schweizer Fest Testimonial Dinner Thursday, Aug. 10. Join the Schweizer Fest Committee, as they give this year’s honor to Domtar Paper Company. This year’s Schweizer Fest Testimonial Dinner is set to take place at the Knights of Columbus Home located at 947 11th St., Tell City. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m.

  • Zoar Mosquito Fest Aug. 4-5

    ZOAR – The Annual Zoar Mosquito Fest will be held Aug. 4-5, at Zoar United Methodist Church in Zoar. Festivities include a Wffleball tourney, chicken dinners, homemade ice cream, old fashioned games, a flea market, flower, quilt and produce shows, country and gospel music, stationary parade, country store, craft demonstrations, hula hoop contest and a pedal tractor. Admission is free and there are plenty of shady trees.

    For more information, call (812) 536-2920.

  • Community Events; July 27

    VFW to hold breakfast buffet Saturday

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City VFW will host a buffet style breakfast with made-to-order eggs. The next breakfast buffet will be July 29, from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The breakfast will be at the VFW Post at 301 Main St. in Tell City.

    Guests are invited to go try the expanded buffet this month, which includes fruit, coffee and juice. The costs is $7.

     

    Marksmen chicken dinners Sunday

     

  • 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.

  • Community Events; July 20

    Friends of the Perry County Library meeting Monday

     

    TELL CITY – The Friends of the Perry County Public Library will meet Monday, July 24, at the Tell City Library in the Community Room at 7 p.m.

    The order of business will be discussing the end of the Summer Children’s Program and the Schweizer Fest Book Sale set for Saturday, Aug. 12, at the library.

    The public is invited to attend. For more information, call the library at (812) 547-2661.

     

  • 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.

  • Beatles tribute returns to Lincoln City

    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.

  • Community Events; July 17

    Pool closing early Friday

     

    TELL CITY – On July 21, JFK Pool in Tell City will close at 3 p.m.

     

    Karaoke at William Tell Center Friday

     

    TELL CITY – There will be karaoke held at William Tell Center Friday, July 21, from 7 to 10 p.m. featuring System of Soundz II.

     

    Marksmen chicken dinners July 30

     

  • Tickets available for Aug. 10 Kaffe Klatch

    TELL CITY – For the third year in a row, the annual Schweizer Fest Kaffee Klatch is being held on a Thursday morning, as opposed to the traditional Wednesday on kick-off event.

    Individuals attending the 43rd annual event will have the opportunity to enjoy a hearty breakfast of traditional fare along with festival favorites. The event will be held in Evangelical United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., Tell City, from 7 to 10 a.m. Aug. 10.

  • Community Events; July 13

    Pool closing early July 21

     

    TELL CITY – On July 21, JFK Pool in Tell City will close at 3 p.m.

     

    TCFD chicken dinners July 23

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Fire Department will serve chicken dinners at the fire station at 12th and Mozart streets, Sunday, July 23. Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. Dinners will include a half-chicken, creek fries and green beans.