Events Calendar

2015 Events

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Twin Production Convention
April 18 | Crawford County 4-H Pavilion, Marengo | 1-888-755-2282

Garden Gate Festival
April 18 | Downtown Huntingburg | 800-968-4578 |

Derby Party
April 25, 6-9 p.m. | Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site in New Albany | 812-944-9600 |
Kick off Derby Week at the Culbertson Mansion! Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails while learning about how Sam Culbertson, a former president of Churchill Downs, helped shape the race we know today. Guests may also show off their stylish side by entering the Derby Hat Contest. $15 per person.

The Corydon Extravaganza
April 25-26 | Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon | 812-972-3982 |
The 155 year old Harrison County Fairgrounds (341 S. Capitol Avenue) will be full of the area's best antique dealers and their wide range of unique finds. Among those items you might find Primitives, Old Advertising, Furniture, Architectural Salvage, Collectibles, Art & Decor, Mantiques, and thousands of other Vintage & Retro Pieces.

Orleans Dogwood Festival
April 29-May 2 | Historic Congress Square, Orleans | 812-865-9930 |


6th Annual Jackson County Antique Farm Machinery Show
May 7-9 | Jackson County Fairgrounds, Brownstown | 812-523-3246
Vintage equipment displays, gas engines, working displays, pedal tractor pull, barrel train, silent auctions, trading post, swap meet and flea market, live music, tractor games, skillet toss, open cruise-in. Vintage Garden Tractor Club of America will be featured.

Wings Over Muscatatuck Migratory Bird Festival
May 9 | Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, Seymour | 812-522-4352 |
A full day of guided bird van tours, bird and nature walks, live birds of prey programs, birdhouse building, kids activities, a bird-calling contest and the Junior Duck Stamp Contest Awards Ceremony.

Railfest & Heartbeat of Washington Spring Festival
May 15-16 | Main Street, Washington | 812-254-5262 |

U.S. 50 Nationwide Yardsale
May 15-17 | U.S. 50 |

Rollin' Into Summer
May 22-24 | Downtown French Lick | 812-936-3418 |

Southern Indiana Uncorked
May 23 | Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon | 812-968-5510 |

39th Annual Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous
May 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & May 24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | French Commons, Vincennes | 812-882-1776 ext. 210 |
One of the Midwest’s premier Revolutionary War reenactments occurs Memorial Day weekend at the site of the foremost American victory throughout the frontier. Event includes demonstration of arts and crafts, colonial period entertainment, and the re-creation of Revolutionary War battles takes place upon the French Commons.

English Reunion Festival
May 27-30 | Old Town of English | 812-946-1432


Take a Kid Fishing Day
June 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, Seymour | 812-522-4352 |
Lots of fun fishing activities, games and lessons for children.

Battle at Tunnel Mill
June 6-7 | Historic Tunnel Mill, Charlestown | 812-606-1264 |
The American Civil War comes to Indiana. Guards were placed on the mill to prevent Morgan’s Raiders from sabotaging it. re-enactors portray what could have happened had Morgan targeted the mill.

31st Hoosier Dirt Classic/Summer Nationals
June 10 | Brownstown Speedway, Brownstown | 812-358-5332 |
UMP late models, $5,000 to win, plus UMP modifieds and super stocks

Crothersville Red, White and Blue Festival
June 11-13 | Crothersville Community Schools, Crothersville | 812-569-0407
Fun, parade, vendors, food, games and entertainment for all.

Red Skelton Fesitval
June 12-13 | Patrick Henry Square, Vincennes | 812-888-4184 |

Southern Indiana Flintknapin & Primitive Art Festival
June 13 | Leavenworth | 812-968-4615

Garden Party
June 13, 7-10 p.m. | Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site in New Albany | 812-944-9600 |
Kick off the summer season at one of the state’s finest historic homes. In a community partnership with the New Albanian Brewing Company, and in conjunction with St. Mark’s Art on the Parish Green, the Culbertson Mansion continues the home’s Garden Party tradition, featuring a talk on local history, live music & entertainment, a cash bar and light refreshments – all in true Culbertson style. $10 per person. 21 and over.

Three Forts Day (Summer Junior Ranger Series)
June 13, 1-4 p.m. | George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Vincennes | 812-882-1776 ext. 207 |

National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association’s National Spring Shoot
June 13-21 | NMLRA Museum, Friendship | 812-667-5131 |
Muzzle loading rifle competition, living history events, lectures, classes, youth activities, primitive encampment, and rifle museum in Friendship, Indiana. Hours vary. Parking & adm chg.

Grassy Fork Volunteer Fire Department Truck and Tractor Pull and Fish Fry
June 18-20 | Tampico | 812-522-0305 |
Pedal tractor pull Thursday, tractor pulls Friday, truck and tractor pulls.

Daviess County Fair
June 19-27 | Elnora Fairgrounds, Elnora | 812-254-5262 |

F.A.R.M. Club Antique Machinery Show
June 26-28 | Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood | 812-654-3949 |
Featuring BF Avery, Minneapolis Moline, & Garden Tractors. Featuring the Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series Summer Nationals on Fri and Sat. Saturday parade at 1 pm. Kids Pedal Pulls 7 pm Fri & 6 pm Sat. Steam engines, working blacksmith, threshing, hay press, demonstrations, flea market, and much more. No general adm chg, Parking $2, reg., Grandstand adm chg.

Cars and Guitars Inc. Cruz-In, Car Show and Concert
June 27 | Downtown Seymour | 812-522-3449

Bluegrass on the Square
June 27, 4-8 p.m. | Downtown Corydon | 888-738-2137 |
Join us for an afternoon of Bluegrass music in Historic Downtown Corydon.

Clark Days
June 27-28 | Falls of the Ohio State Park, Clarksville | 812-280-9970 |
Celebrate George Rogers Clark, Revolutionary War hero and founder of Clarksville and Louisville. Re-enactors, guest speakers, cabin tours and pioneer activities.

Funeral Murder Mystery
June 27-28 , 7 p.m. | Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site in New Albany | 812-944-9600 |
This Murder Mystery takes place in 1892 with the death of William S. Culbertson. As people pay their last respects at Mr. Culbertson’s wake, there is great speculation about “Who will inherit What” from the richest man in Indiana. Little did anyone know that tempers would flare, and greed can always lead to murder. Advance payment & reservations are required. Guests can enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and an interactive history experience. Reservations & advance payment required.


4th of July Celebration
July 3-4 | Marengo | 812-365-2158

Inaugural "Born Free" 40
July 4 | Brownstown Speedway, Brownstown | 812-358-5332 |
Late models $5,000 to win, Bowman pro late models, super stocks, pure stocks, hornets.

Crawford County Fair
July 5-11 | Crawford County 4-H Community Park, Marengo | 812-338-2352

Freetown July Festival
July 10-11 | Freetown |
Events include music, food, crafts, flea market, parade, and baby contest.

Three Forts Day (Summer Junior Ranger Series)
July 11, 1-4 p.m. | Ouabache Trails Park, Vincennes | 812-882-1776 ext. 207 |

Round Barn Bike Ride
July 11 | Starts at Brownstown Central High School, Brownstown |
Registration from Brownstown Central High School, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Various routes available from 33 miles to 80+ miles. SAG stops. Visit two historic round barns the Medora Covered Bridge.

Harrison County Fair
July 12-18 | Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon | 812-738-9719 |
The very first Harrison County Fair was held Sept. 11-14, 1860. It has been held in the same location for over 150 years, making it the oldest county fair in the state of Indiana to be held continuously in the same location.

Bluegrass on the Square
July 25, 4-8 p.m. | Downtown Corydon | 888-738-2137 |
Join us for an afternoon of Bluegrass music in Historic Downtown Corydon.

Jackson County 4-H Fair
July 26-Aug 1 | Brownstown | 888-524-1914 |
Weeklong events include racing, music, dancing and carnival rides

Jasper Stassenfest
July 30-August 2 | Downtown Jasper | 812-482-6866 |

Watermelon Festival
July 31 | Patrick Henry Square, Vincennes | 812-882-6440 |


Watermelon Festival
August 1 | Patrick Henry Square, Vincennes | 812-882-6440 |

Dinner on the Medora Covered Bridge
August 1 | 812-966-2491 | Friends of the Medora Covered Bridge Facebook Page

Three Forts Day (Summer Junior Ranger Series)
August 7, 1-4 p.m. | George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Vincennes | 812-882-1776 ext. 207 |

7th Annual Cruizin and Showin Car Show
August 8, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Shields Park, Seymour | 812-522-5104
Registration from 9 a.m. to noon, awards at 3 p.m., $15 registration fee. Goody bags, dash plaques, trophies, participant judging.

Hall of Fame Classic Racing
August 15 | Brownstown Speedway, Brownstown | 812-358-5332 |
Late models $2,000 to win, Bowman Pro late models, modifieds, MMSA mini sprints.

Bluegrass on the Square
August 22, 4-8 p.m. | Downtown Corydon | 888-738-2137 |
Join us for an afternoon of Bluegrass music in Historic Downtown Corydon.

Whispering Beard Folk Festival
August 28-30 | Old Mill Campground, Friendship | 615-382-1708 |
Over 35 folk bands in the Friendship valley, Old Mill Campground, starting at 11:30 am each day. Camping available. Adm chg.

Art in Speed Park
August 29-30 | Speed Park, Sellersburg | 812-944-4078 |
Juried art show recognized as one of the region’s best features fine artists, artisans, and musicians.