Coming Events

  • Birdseye Fire and Park Department picnic begins today

    BIRDSEYE – Birdseye Fire and Park Department will hold their 25th-annual picnic this weekend. At 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, there will be euchre tournament at Deb’s Truck Stop.

    On Friday at 6 p.m. there will be a cakewalk, at 6:30 p.m. there will be a corn hole tournament in the park and from 7 to 10 p.m. local band, The Hiding, will perform on the main stage.

  • Community Events; Community Events; Aug. 20

    K of C to sponsor comedy show Aug. 28


    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will host an evening of comedy with The Pop Up Comedy Club Friday, Aug. 28, at the K of C, located at 947 11th St. in Tell City.

    The doors will open at 7 p.m. with the show beginning at 8. Featured comedians include Keith McGill, as seen on CMT, Laughs on Fox and The Bob and Tom Show; Donna Watts and Tim McClendon.

    Tickets are $12 each and a cash bar will be available upstairs. For more information, call Eric Franzman at (812) 719-0031.

  • Derby series continues Saturday

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Sizzlin’ Summerfest, the third demolition derby event out of a points series of four, will be held Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Spencer County fairgrounds.

    Due to the warm weather conditions in August and kids being back in school, the event is held in the evening so the maximum amount of people can enjoy the festivities. A kids power wheel derby will get things started at 6 p.m. followed by the main derby event at 7 p.m.

  • History-filled Rickenbaugh House open Saturday

    The historic Rickenbaugh House in Perry County will be open to the public Saturday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If time allows when visitation is light, educational games and activities on wildlife will be provided for children in addition to tours of the house and information on the Rickenbaugh family,.

    The Rickenbaugh House is located in the Indian-Celina Recreation Area in Perry County.

  • Autumn story times to begin Sept. 21 at library

    TELL CITY  – Perry County Public Library announces registration is now open for the autumn story time session.

    Autumn story times will run Sept. 9 through Oct. 29, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. 

    Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Story time programs are as follows:

    • Monday mornings, 10-10:30 a.m. – Tell City (birth through 2 years)

  • 10th Street Fall Fair set for Sept. 19

    TELL CITY – The first ever 10th Street Fall Fair is coming this autumn to Tell City on Saturday, Sept. 19.  Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, and games for all ages will fill the afternoon and evening. 

    This family friendly event will run from 3-7 p.m. CDT and will be hosted by Evangelical United Church of Christ in partnership with Community Christian Church, both located on 10th Street in Tell City.

  • Wreath presentation Saturday will mark 150th anniversary of Argosy disaster

    A wreath presentation at the Civil War Soldiers’ Monument on Parks Road near Magnet is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. 

  • Community Events; Aug. 17

    Youth refuge summer bash Saturday


    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church in Cannelton will host a youth refuge summer bash for children in grades two through six. This free event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the church. Join them for fun, prizes, games, food, crafts and more.


    Spaghetti dinner Saturday


  • Tea party at library Sept. 12

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will host its first ever tea party at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Tell City branch.

    Participants will create their own fascinator head piece to wear throughout the tea party, experience a variety of teas and treats – complete with instructions on how to enjoy them – and even construct their very own fairy garden to take home. They’ll read a few good books, too. Although there is no dress requirement, little ones are welcome to arrive dressed in their favorite tea party attire.

  • Patoka Lake triathlon set for Aug. 22

    BIRDSEYE – Registration is still open for the “Head for the Hills” Patoka Lake Triathlon at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Patoka Lake beach.

    All proceeds from this event will go to support Patoka’s non-releasable raptors; a red-tailed hawk, eastern screech owl and bald eagle.

    Swim 500 yards in open water at the beach, bike 12.8 miles along paved roads within the property then run 3.1 miles along groomed gravel roads and paved bike trail.