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Coming Events

  • Heritage Days this weekend at Rockport’s Lincoln Pioneer Village

    ROCKPORT – The Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum will host its annual spring Heritage Days Rendezvous from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Rockport City Park. The village will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily until it closes for winter.

  • Rome, Derby to shine this summer

    Rome music, beer and wine fest on June 9; Derby fireworks show, other activities July 7

    PERRY COUNTY – The riverside communities of Rome and Derby will host big community celebrations, respectively, in June and July, showcasing their history, heritage and civic spirit.

  • Perry County Beekeepers to meet May 17

    LEOPOLD – Want to know which flowers the honeybees are using? Have questions about managing swarms?

    Join the Perry County Beekeepers  organization at their next meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 17,  at the FFA Building at Perry Central. Bill Gibson and Steve Hahus will discuss which plants are good sources of pollen and nectar for bees during the spring honey flow, and Bill will discuss catching swarms and general swarm management.

  • Farmers market returns June 2

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s twice-weekly farmers market will return to the Tell City Depot beginning June 2.

    Hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays. Vendors are welcome to sell locally grown fruits and vegetables. This year’s market will be adding a local beef and pork producer. For more information, call (812) 547-7933.

  • Community Events; May 7

    Humane society meeting Tuesday

     

    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at 5/3 Bank.

     

    Moose selling chicken and chop dinners Saturday

     

  • Garden in the Kitchen today with Purdue Extension

    TELL CITY – Join Danica Williams, Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program assistant, and Susie Murdock, master gardener, on Monday, April 30, from 5:30 to 6:30 for Springtime Garden in the Kitchen. Participants can tour raised beds, sample an easy recipe, and take home some seeds. Register with the Perry County Purdue Extension Office, (812) 547-7084, or email will1179@purdue.edu.

  • Habitat home ground-breaking set

    TELL CITY– Habitat for Humanity invites the public to attend a ground-breaking ceremony for the newest home being constructed for the Brian and Melinda Walters family. The 20th such home to be built in the community through the program, its groundbreaking is slated for 3 p.m. May 6 at 936 Ninth St. For more information, call the Habitat office at (812) 547-4805.

  • VFW serving breakfast Saturday

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the post home. Scrambled eggs will be served or diners can get eggs made to order. Cost is $7, which includes tax. Carryout meals will be available. The public is invited.

  • Band Aid stages May 12

    TELL CITY –  The Tell City High School Band Boosters’ Band Aid event is set for May 12. Gates at the 4-H fairgrounds open at 10:30 a.m. Acts start at noon and run through 10 p.m.

    Programs will open with the TCHS band, and the WTE Boomwacker band led by Ms. Bunch.

    Highlights of Band Aid will include performances by TunnelVision  followed by Luke Hilgenhold. The Renegades will also take the stage and the showcase will close with Dead Esther. Seating is first-come, first- serve, and it’s advised to take lawn chairs or blankets.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS, April 19

    Lincoln Day

    dinner Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Lincoln Day dinner will be held on Saturday, April 21, at the Schergens Center in Tell City. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited and tickets are $20 per person. Guest speakers will include U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon, State Auditor Tera Klutz, State Sen. Erin Houchin and State Rep. Stephen Bartels.

    Leopold yard sales

    Friday, Saturday