Coming Events

  • 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.

  • August events at the Lincoln State Park Nature Center

    LINCOLN CITY – There will be many events held at the Lincoln State Park Nature Center on the weekends during August. At 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, will be Lincoln’s Landscape and at 1 p.m. attendants can make candles in crockpots. Both are in the Nature Center. 

    At 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, Snakes Alive, a program at the Nature Center, will allow visitors to learn about some of the snakes of Lincoln State Park. At 2 p.m. will be Abe’s Indiana, where visitors can learn what Indiana was like in 1816 when Abe moved here.

  • Community Events; Aug. 13

    Free health screenings today


    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital offers free blood-pressure and glucose (sugar) screenings every Tuesday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m. inside the Tell City Wal-Mart.

    The hospital will provide blood-pressure, glucose and total-cholesterol screenings from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Village Apartments, 1619 14th St. in Tell City and from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church’s Parish Hall.

  • First United picnic set for Aug. 16

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host its annual church picnic at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at Mulzer’s Camp just west of Troy. Kirby Stailey will once again provide musical entertainment to accompany great food, fun, fellowship and worship.

    The meal will begin around 5 p.m. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP the church office by sending email to tcumc@psci.net or by calling (812) 547-2800. Everyone is welcome to attend.