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Coming Events

  • Excursion train rides planned for Dec. 31

    TELL CITY – A pair of New Year’s Eve excursion train rides will be offered Monday, Dec. 3. Tickets are $10 each and two heated passenger cars will be on hand for the trips. A daytime ride will depart the Depot at 3 p.m. and a second night-ride will depart at 7 p.m. Rides will last about an hour.

    The daytime trip will give riders a view of the countryside along the Ohio River between Tell City and Troy, said Betty Cash, the county visitor’s bureau director. The night ride will return riders in time to watch the big apple drop in City Park.

  • Tell City Silvesternacht set for New Year’s Eve

    TELL CITY – The city’s annual Silvesternacht New Year’s Eve celebration is set for the evening of Dec. 31. The main gala of events will be centered in City Hall Park from 10 p.m. to  midnight.

    Now in its seventh year, leading up to the annual lowering of the illuminated apple, the park will play host to a number of activities, including a fireworks display, music a bubble wrap stomp and prize giveaways.

  • 4-H outdoor adventures set, skiing at Paoli Peaks Jan. 13

    PERRY COUNTY – Purdue Extension is offering students the opportunity to learn to ski and find out how Paoli Peaks makes snow at Outdoor Adventures-Ski Paoli Peaks on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Youth in grades three to 12 are invited to join in this activity. The $40 fee covers ski or snowboard rental, lift ticket, skiing lesson lunch, snowmaking lesson, lunch, and dinner. This adventure is valued at $100.

    Enrollment is open until Jan. 9 or when the program is filled. Contact the Purdue Extension-Perry County office at (812) 547-7084 to enroll.

  • Autistic adults social group forming

    TELL CITY – Don Corley of Tell City is looking for anyone interested in starting a social group for autistic adults.

    “Many autistic adults are in need, and find it difficult gaining employment,” Corley said. “They often end up spending most of their time in loneliness and isolation.”

  • Writers workshop discussion Jan. 22

    TELL CITY – Writers of all types are welcome to attend a writing workshop discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The group welcomes all writers 18 or older for fiction as well as nonfiction writing to share their writing and have an opportunity for discussion.

    This program is free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring a sample of their writing.

  • Blood drive Dec. 26 at GAB

    TELL CITY – Be a winter hero and donate blood Wednesday, Dec. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at German American Bank, 645 Main St, Tell City, second floor conference room, and receive a free long sleeve T-shirt.

  • Tickets available for Senior center trip to New York

    HUNTINGBURG – The Huntingburg Senior Center is sponsoring a motor coach trip to the Castles of New York, June 3 – 8, 2019. The cost of the six-day, five-night trip is $859 per person based on double occupancy and includes five breakfasts, one boxed lunch, three dinners, and visits to Boldt Castle, Singer Castle and Wing’s Castle. Also included are tours of Millbrook Vineyards and Winery, St. Lawrence River Cruise and a guided tour of the New York State Capitol Building. The five-nights lodging includes two nights at the Edgewood Resort on the St. Lawrence River.

  • Building block parties at the Library in January
  • ‘Santa Claus is coming to Therapy’ performances Friday, Saturday

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Six Mental Health Professionals, including a Tell City native, are coming together to bring a fun, adult comedy to the stage this holiday season.

    Elizabeth Godthaab, daughter of the late Bob Godthaab and Susan Godthaab, is directing “Santa Claus is Coming to Therapy.” It will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, and Saturday, Dec. 22, by the Theatre Workshop of Owensboro at The Empress Theatre, 418 Frederica St., in Owensboro, Ky.

  • Writer's group

    A WRITERS GROUP AT TELL CITY LIBRARY will meet Tuesday, Dec. 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The group welcomes all writers 18 or older for fiction as well as nonfiction writing. This program is free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring a sample of their writing.