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Coming Events

  • Rome VFD to host hog roast

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department Annual Hog Roast will be held Sunday, Sept. 17, starting at 11:30 a.m.

    Dinners will be served at the Rome Community Center consisting of barbecue or plain pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and drink. Music will be provided by Sweet Water.

    There will be a raffle, country store and a concession stand. Craft booths are available for $5 each. There will also be a morning church service that begins at 10:30 a.m.

  • ‘Little Women’ photos at Archabbey Gallery

    ST. MEINRAD – The Archabbey Library Gallery in St. Meinrad, is hosting an exhibit of photographs called “Little Women” by Andrea Hoelscher.

    The exhibit runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 16.

    Hoelscher lives in Ferdinand and teaches photography at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville. In 1994, she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has shown her work in many locations in the U.S. and Europe.

  • Bluff City Pow Wow Sept. 16-17 in Rockport

    ROCKPORT – The 13th annual Bluff City Pow Wow will take place Sept. 16-17 at the Rockport City Park. The park is located at 928 Fairgrounds Drive, which is at the west end of Main Street in Rockport.

    The gates will open at 11 a.m. both days and the grand entry will be 1 p.m. on Saturday and noon Sunday.

    The cost of admission is $6 per person or $5 with the donation of a non-perishable food item for the Christian Resource Center’s Food Pantry. There is no cost for children 12 and younger.

  • Lincoln Boyhood to host BioBlitz event Sept. 30

    LINCOLN CITY – As part of its continuing effort to gather data about its natural resources, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial will conduct a BioBlitz event on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. A BioBlitz is a short duration event in which teams of scientists, families, students, teachers and park visitors work together to inventory as many species of plants and animals as possible.  These events are intended to increase the knowledge of park resources and to engage the public in their discovery.

  • Stage set for annual St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest

    St. Meinrad is ready to rock. Event promoters have announced the complete schedule for the seventh annual St. Meinrad ROCKS Fest. The two-day benefit event will be held at the St. Meinrad Park on Sept. 22-23 and will feature free admission for the first time.

  • An Innocent Band: Billy Joel tribute at the Amphitheatre

    LINCOLN CITY – An Innocent Band will pay tribute to the amazing career and music of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Billy Joel on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Lincoln Amphitheatre.  Doors for the show open at 5 p.m. and local and regional favorite, Brother, Son, will open with a performance at 6:30 p.m.  An Innocent Band will take the stage at 7:30 p.m.  All times are central.

    Additionally, the wineries that form the Hoosier Wine Trail will be onsite and will offer free wine tastings for guests 21 and over from approximately 5 to 7:15 p.m.

  • Community Events; Sept. 4

     

    CCC banana split party Wednesday

     

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church in Tell City will host its annual 50-foot banana split gathering Sept. 6. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in the church at 821 10th St.

    Everyone is invited to join in this time of family fellowship.

    For more information contact Carrie Wright at cc_church@sbcglobal.net or phone (812) 619-6562

     

    Skin care seminars start Monday

     

  • United Way kickoff Sunday at Pour Haus

    TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County is preparing for its annual contribution campaign kickoff. Welcoming the community to an afternoon of family, friends food and football, they will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Pour Haus in Tell City.

    A portion of the proceeds generated by the restaurant at the open house will be donated to United Way. Those attending can sign up to win a pair of tickets to the upcoming Indianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos game.

  • Community Events; Aug. 31

    Skin care seminars scheduled

     

    TELL CITY – Skinsations Estheticians Salon and Boutique will host free skin care seminars with special speaker Irene Stuckey. Events will take place Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. and at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 12 at Skinsations’ 1218 Payne St. location. Seating is limited, and promoters ask that you RSVP if planning to attend.

    For more information, call (812) 547-5461.

     

    Pour Haus to host United Way open house

     

  • Rockport to host Blues on the Rock Sunday

    ROCKPORT – The 3rd Annual Blues on the Rock will be held at the Rockport City Park on Sunday, Sept. 3,  in Rockport. This year’s festival finds the same great atmosphere and provides a terrific way to celebrate the Labor Day holiday, promoters say.

    Sponsored in conjunction with the City of Rockport, the Association for a Better Rockport, and the River Basin Blues Society, a $5 admission at the gate brings a day of food, barbecue, a beer garden and inflatables that offers fun for the whole family.