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Coming Events

  • 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.

  • Benefit for Sherry Curtis Oct. 7

    CLOVERPORT, Ky. – There will be a benefit for Sherry Curtis Oct. 7, at 466 Ballard Smith Lane in Cloverport, Ky.

    There will be a cornhole tourney at noon, along with trap shooting, a steal board shoot, a half-pot drawing, a cake walk and a silent auction will begin at 5 p.m. A dinner plate will be served beginning at 2 p.m., and will feature hamburgers, chicken, barbecue and hot dogs.

    Sherry Curtis is the daughter of Betty and Carl Young and sister of Virginia Clark, Toni Woods, Carl Young and Michael Young.

  • Jason Wilber to perform at St. Benedict’s Brew Works to benefit Folk Festival

    FERDINAND – American singer-songwriter, recording artist, and famous lead guitarist Jason Wilber will perform a benefit concert for the Ferdinand Folk Festival on Sunday, Aug. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m., at St. Benedict’s Brew Works at 860 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand. Doors will open at 3 p.m. For advance online tickets, visit www.itickets.com/events/383200.html or www.ferdinandfolkfestival.com.

  • Quilt Guild’s quilt show to be held Aug. 11-12

    TELL CITY – The annual Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild quilt show will be held Aug. 11-12 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ. On Friday, quilts can be viewed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a small admission fee to the show that helps fund some of the guild’s community projects.

    There will be a sales table with bargain fabric and handmade smaller items for sale.