Coming Events

  • Toys for Tots campaign opens

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2017 Toys for Tots campaign has begun. New and unused Toy donations can be made to area drop off sites at local businesses.

    Monetary donations can be made by going to ToysforTots.org and selecting “Donate,” and follow the directions for donating to the local campaign.

  • Halloween Hill Challenge upcoming

    ROCKPORT – The Halloween Hill Challenge 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by St. Bernard Parish, will be held 9 a.m. Oct. 28. The event is a hilly 3.1-mile course that loops through the town of Rockport.

    The challenge will start and finish at the St. Bernard picnic grounds located near the corner of Sixth and Pearl Street. Runners will encounter Stocking’s Hill, the Ohio River, River Hill, Center Street, Sleepy Hollow and Walnut Street before returning to St. Bernard.

  • Spooktacular Events

    Zombie Walk Saturday


    TELL CITY – “Join the herd!” for the 2017 Zombie River Walk. An afternoon event, with registration starting at 5 p.m. Oct. 21 at Sunset Park, proceeds will benefit the Perry County Animal Shelter. The horde of zombies will terrorize the route from 6:30 on as walkers make their way to City Hall Park, where other outdoor activities will be held until 9 p.m.

  • Spencer County Fair plans action-packed Octoberfest Saturday

    GRANDVIEW – The Spencer County Fairgrounds in Grandview will welcome visitors from far and wide for the 13th annual Octoberfest, set for Oct. 21.

    The fairgrounds feature many amenities, including indoor restrooms and lighting fixtures, allowing festival-goers to welcome autumn well into the evening. Much of the day’s events will be styled on the theme of the coming Halloween holiday.

  • Halloween Thrills

    Scaryaoke Saturday at Cannelton Legion


    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion will host a “Scaryaoke” karaoke event on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the post home, located at 516 Knight St.

    The doors will open at 5 p.m. and there will be karaoke singing, dancing and nibbles from 6 to 10 p.m. Music will be provided by Cannelcade of Music. Snacks and treats will be provided but those attending should being their own drinks.

  • Catholic Charities’ ‘Taste & Share’ benefit Nov. 11

    TELL CITY – Join Catholic Charities for the second annual Taste & Share on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Schergens Center in Tell City. 

  • Ladies Day Out kickoff breakfast Friday

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary  and Perry County Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to host the first annual Ladies Day Out kickoff breakfast. The public can join in on Friday, Oct. 13, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    Learn about Perry County Memorial Hospital Oncology services and hear patient testimonials. Proceeds from Ladies Day Out will benefit PCMH Oncology Department.

  • Sip and paint class Oct. 23

    TELL CITY – Scenic Lincoln Way, the community rail group working to provide tourist excursion train rides in the county, will host a Sip and Paint Party on Monday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Tell City Depot.

    Drinks and snacks will be available for sale and participants can pick their own design that they will paint in the class. Cost is $30 per design. Register by Friday, Oct. 13, by calling (812) 547-7933 or stop by the Tell City Depot at 333 Seventh St.

  • Beekeepers to discuss honey quality, hive health Oct. 19

    PERRY COUNTY – What determines honey quality? How can different nectar sources influence honey taste? How should I filter the honey my bees produce? These are questions beekeepers must consider as they think about marketing their honey from home or at a farmer’s market. Sara Dzimianski will address these questions and others at the Oct. 19 meeting of local beekeepers.  The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the agriculture building at

  • USI Chamber Choir in Ferdinand Oct. 29

    FERDINAND – The University of Southern Indiana Chamber Choir will perform at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 3 p.m. Eastern time, for the eighth annual Mechtilde of Hackeborn Sacred Music Series.