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Coming Events

  • Dragging Main to return to Tell City Sept. 9

    TELL CITY – Dragging Main comes to downtown Main Street and City Hall in Tell City Saturday, Sept. 9, from 3 to 9 p.m. 

    Dragging Main Street is a time-honored tradition in small towns across the Midwest.  For teenagers in the 1950s, ‘60s and early ‘70s it was the normal pass time on Friday and Saturday nights and

  • Community Events; Aug. 17

     

    Tractor group to hold meeting today

     

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley tractor club will meet Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Branchville Conservation club.

     

    Drug recovery group to meet Tuesday

     

  • Legendary Grand Funk Railroad on Lincoln Amphitheatre stage Aug. 26

    Grand Funk Railroad, the 70s classic rock band best known for iconic hits such as “We’re an American Band” and “Some Kind of Wonderful”, will perform at the Lincoln Amphitheatre on Saturday, Aug. 26.

    The legendary rockers will be joined by up-and-coming rockers, Evansville’s The Cold Stares. The evening is being presented in part by Kimball International and its three brands Kimball Office, National Office Furniture and Kimball Hospitality.

  • Community Events; Aug. 14

    Tractor group to hold meeting Thursday

     

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley tractor club will meet Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Branchville Conservation club.

     

    Drug recovery group to meet Aug. 22

     

    TELL CITY – Concerned Citizens For Drug Recovery will hold a meeting Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. at Indiana Reality, located at 331 Main St. Citizens are invited to support the community. All input, questions and concerns can be addressed.

  • German American sponsoring Clean Sweep

    TELL CITY – German American is sponsoring a Clean Sweep event in Tell City on Saturday, Aug. 19. Nonprofit organizations will form teams to help pick up debris throughout the Tell City community and German American will donate money to the nonprofit organizations for each bag of trash collected.

  • Perry-Spencer Republican picnic Aug. 17

    TROY – The 2017 Perry-Spencer Republican Picnic is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 17, at Mulzer’s Camp near Troy.

    Confirmed guests include Congressman Larry Bucshon, Congressman Todd Rokita, Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Attorney General Curtis Hill, State Sen. Mark Messmer, State Rep. Ron Bacon, State Rep. Lloyd Arnold and local officials.

    Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and children ages 6 and younger will be admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door or from precinct committee members.

  • Salsa-making workshop Aug. 24

    It has been said that salsa is the new catsup. And at this time of year with an abundance of tomatoes, salsa is quick and easy to make.

    Purdue Extension is hosting a Food Preservation Workshop on Aug. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Perry County Office in Tell City. Join in for an informational and fun time, learning to make fresh salsa as well as preserve it for year-round enjoyment.

    Each participant will leave with a jar of freshly preserved salsa and all the knowledge needed to make more at home. The cost is only $10. Space is limited.

  • Eclipse gathering Aug. 21 at Tell City Depot; glasses included

    The Tell City Brick by Brick downtown group will host a fundraising luncheon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at the Tell City Depot. There will be burgers, brats, sides, desserts and refreshments.

    St. Benedict’s Brew Works will serve a special eclipse stout. Tickets are $10 per person and include eclipse glasses. Those attending are invited to stay and watch the eclipse from the Depot.

    Proceeds will support Brick by Brick’s efforts to improve Tell City’s downtown through signage, facade renovation and quality of place development.

  • Live entertainment at Schweizer Fest

    Wednesday, Aug. 9

     

    • Tell City Junior-Senior High School Band, 6 to 6:30 p.m., City Hall Park

    • Stan LaGrange and Kelly Clark, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., Brau Garten

     

    Thursday, Aug. 10

     

    • Talent Show, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Musik Halle in City Hall Park

    • The House Band & Perry County All Stars, 9 p.m. to midnight, Brau Garten

     

    Friday, Aug. 11

     

  • Friends of the library book sale Saturday

    TELL CITY – Friends of the Perry County Public Library will hold their annual Schweizer Fest book sale at the Tell City branch, 2328 Tell St., on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A members-only pre-sale will be held on Friday, Aug. 11, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. New members will be accepted up to the time of the sale; application forms are available at the library.