NMLRA National Spring ShootJune 15-16 @ Friendship | 812667-5131/ | www.nmlra.org Muzzle loading rifle competition, living history events and encampment, and rifle museum in Friendship. Hours vary. Admission charged.
"The American Girl" Day Camps for GirlsJune 17-20 @ Hillforest Victorian House Museum, Aurora | 812/26-0087 | hillforest.org Girls ages 5-14 will have a great time learning of the history of the "American Girl" doll series and participating in crafts, games, and a little lady tea. Each camp is one day. Cost: $25.00 per child.
Daviess County FairJune 21-29 @ Daviess County Fairgrounds, Elnora | 812/ | www.daviesscofair.com
Bluegrass on the SquareJune 22 @ Hurley D. Conrad Memorial Bandstand, Historic Downtown Corydon | 888/738-2137 | www.thisisindiana.org
Harrison County SummerfestJune 22 @ Harrison County Fairgrounds, Historic Downtown Corydon | 888/738-2137 | www.harrisoncountysummerfest.com
F.A.R.M. Club Antique Tractor & Engine ShowJune 28-30 @ Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood | 812/654-3949 | www.farmclubonline.com Featuring: International Harvester. Grandstand events: KOI Truck & ATV Drags, Go-Kart Racing & Lawn Mower Derby, truck and tractor pulls. Steam engines, threshing, hay press, demonstrations and more.
A Taste of TuscanyJune 29 @ Hillforest Victorian House Museum, Aurora | 812/926-0087 | www.hillforest.org The event includes a delicious three-course dinner, wine, live music, and much more. The Aurora Firecracker Festival Firecracker display will be viewed at 10:00 p.m. from the wonderful vantage point at Veraestau overlooking the Ohio River Valley. Cost: $50.00 per person. Call 812-926-0087 or log on to www.hillforest.org for reservations.
Kiwanis Club of Corydon Annual FireworksJuly 3 @ Old Capitol Golf Club, Corydon | 812/738-1155 | www.thisisindiana.org
Independence CelebrationJuly 4 @ Otwell Community Center Grounds, Otwell | 812/354-1278 | www.pikecountyin.org
Thunder Over PatokaJuly 6 @ Patoka Lake Beach | 812/819-6916 | www.patokalakeindiana.com The sparkling lights from the shore light up the beach area while boaters view the fireworks from the waters. Fireworks begins at 10 p.m. and may be viewed from many areas surrounding the lake.
Independence Day WeekendJuly 6-7 @ O'Bannon Woods State Park, Corydon | 812/738-8234 | interpretiveservices.in.gov 1800's Living Pioneer Farmstead Day on Saturday, July 6 & Sunday, July 7 from 10 am to 4 pm. Farmstead features a working blacksmith shop, pioneer home, tomahawk throws and pioneer demonstrations of all kinds. There will be an 1850 Hay Press demonstration from 1:00-1:30pm.
Crawford County 4-H FairJuly 6-13 @ Crawford County 4-H Community Park | 812/338-2352 | www.crawfordcountyindiana.com The 2013 Crawford County 4H fair will be held on July 13-20 at the 4H Community Park located on Hwy 66 across from the High School. Event is host to 4H exhibits nightly, lots of food, music, demonstrations, queen contest, and much more
Battle of Corydon ReenactmentJune 12-14 @ Hayswood Nature Reserve, Corydon | 812/738-2137 | www.corydonbattlepark.com The blast of cannons and the piercing ring of reveille will punctuate southern Indiana’s countryside as soldiers reenact the famous Civil War Battle of Corydon, which originally took place July 9, 1863. Events, such as an on-field reenactment, demonstrations, an encampment and military ball are held at Hayswood Nature Reserve just a short distance from the historic battlefield. A special reenactment of Morgan’s Raid will gallop into downtown Corydon on Saturday at high noon, just as they did in 1863 with Confederate soldiers pillaging local shops, homes and buildings. In addition to the downtown raid and the Battle of Corydon Reenactment, other activities include a lecture on Civil War history by, none other than Abe Lincoln himself portrayed by Larry Elliot, a ladies tea, a lighthearted military ball, various historic demonstrations and a memorial service for the fallen soldiers.
Daviess County 4-H FairJuly 12-19 @ Eastside Park 4-H Building, Washington | 812/254-8668 | www.daviesscounty.net County 4-Her's display various exhibits, livestock shows and a Thursday auction caps off the event. Refreshments are available on the grounds.
Morgan's Raid activitiesJuly 13 @ Corydon Capitol State Historic Sites, Corydon | 812/738-4890 | www.thisisindiana.org Prior to the downtown Raid re-enactment at noon, children can make toy Civil War soldiers in the Capitol for $1.
Pike County 4-H FairJuly 13-21 @ Hornady Park Fairgrounds, Petersburg | 812/354-6838 | www.pikecountyin.org Rodeo on July 19 & 20, Demo Derby on July 21
154th Harrison County FairJuly 14-20 @ Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon | 812/738-4025 | www.thisisindiana.org 154th Harrison County Fair. Carnival rides and games, food booths, nightly grandstand entertainment, 4-H livestock shows and sales.
33rd ABATE BoogieJuly 18-21 @ Lawrence County Recreational Park, Springville | 800/232-2283 | www.abateofindiana.org The Midwest's Best Biker Fest! Live bands, motorcycle rodeo, ride in bike show, swap meet, tattoo & arm wrestling contests, win a new Harley, Hoosier Honeys, scenic bike ride, free camping.
Bluegrass on the SquareJuly 27 @ Hurley D. Conrad Memorial Bandstand, Historic Downtown Corydon | 812/738-2137 |
Family Fun FairAugust 3 @ Falls of the Ohio State Park | 812/280-9970 | www.fallsoftheohio.org
Old Settler FestivalAugust 6-10 @ Odon City Park, Odon | 812/636-8218 | www.daviesscounty.net
Movie Under the StarsAugust 10 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick | 800/748-7246 | www.frenchlickscenicrailway.org Take a train ride to our outdoor movie area for a relaxing family experience. The train will depart around 1 hour prior to sunset with a 35 minute trip to the movie area. Refreshments are available and guests are encouraged to bring blankets or folding lawn chairs. Check website for exact departure time and movie listings.
"A Roar of Thunder" Riverboat Regatta August 17-18 @ Lesko Park, Aurora | 877/571-6004 | www.thunderregatta.com Enjoy the 15th year of tunnel boat racing on the Ohio River. Aurora is on the Powerboat Superleague points circuit. Food available.
Whispering Beard Folk FestivalAugust 23-25 @ Old Mill Campground, Friendship | 615/428-3264 | www.whisperingbeard.com Over 35 folk bands in Friendship's Old Mill Campground starting at 11:30 am each day. Camping available.
Earth Discovery DayAugust 24 @ Falls of the Ohio State Park | 812/280-9970 | www.fallsoftheohio.org
Bluegrass on the SquareAugust 24 @ Hurley D. Conrad Memorial Bandstand, Historic Downtown Corydon | 888/738-2137 | www.thisisindiana.org
Wine, Cheese and Art FestivalAugust 30 @ Washington | 812/254-5262 | www.daviesscounty.net
Family Fun Day on the GreenAugust 31 @ French Lick Town Green, Frenc Lick | 812/936-3418 | ww.visitfrenchlickwestbaden.com Join us for a day filled with family entertainment! Food, music and activities the entire family will enjoy
Daviess County Amish Quilt AuctionAugust 31 @ Simon J. Graber Community Building, Cannelburg | 812/486-3491 | www.daviesscounty.net
Heartland Half Marathon & 5KSeptember 1 @ Jasper Riverwalk | 812/482-9115 | www.heartlandhalfmarathon.com
20th Annual Juried Art ExhibitSeptember 4-29 @ Jasper Community Arts, Jasper | 812/482-3070 | www.jasperarts.org
White River Valley Antique ShowSeptember 5-8 @ Daviess County Fairground, Elnora | 812/345-0064 | www.wrvas.com
Turkey Trot FestivalSeptember 5-8 @ Ruritan Park, Montgomery | 812/254-0938 | www.daviesscounty.net
Archaeology DaySeptember 7 @ Dubois County Museum, Jasper | 812/634-7733 | www.duboiscountymuseum.org
Salute to World War IISeptember 7-8 @ Indiana Military Museum, Vincennes | 812/882-4962 | www.indymilitary.com
Leavenworth RiverfestSeptember 7-8 @ Leavenworth | 812/734-5209 | www.crawfordcountyindiana.com
Arts and Crafts in the ParkSeptember 8 @ Newtown Park, Lawrenceburg | 812/926-3750 9am-5pm. 37th annual arts & crafts sale held in quaint city park. 160 booths of fine handmade crafts and fine arts. Food & restrooms available.
Winslow Community FestivalSeptember 13-14 @ Winslow Community Festival, Downtown Winslow | 812/789-2207 | www.pikecountyin.org
Holland Community FestivalSeptember 13-15 @ Holland Park, Holland | 812/536-3331
Archaeology DaySeptember 14 @ Falls of the Ohio State Park | 812/280-9970 | www.fallsoftheohio.org Sponsored by the Falls of the Ohio Archaeology Society. Enjoy educational displays with hands-on activities for the kids including: atlatl throwing, three sisters bracelets, corn grinding, mock dig, pottery making, using stone tools, and more! Adults - archaeologists are available to date your artifacts and explain how they were used.
Car FestSeptember 14 @ Downtown Petersburg | 812/354-9372 | www.pikecountyin.org
"Halfway to St. Patty’s Day" Irish Road Bowling TournamentSeptember 14 @ Ireland | 812/482-4271 | stpat.irelandindiana.com
ICS Indiana State Championship Chili Cook-OffSeptember 14 @ Vincennes | 812/886-0400 | www.vincennescvb.org
20th Century Chevy Car FestivalSeptember 14-15 @ Eastside Park, Washington | 812/617-5580 | www.daviesscounty.net
NMLRA National Championship ShootSeptember 14-22 @ National Muzzle Loading Rifle, Friendship | 812/667-5131 | www.nmlra.org Muzzle loading rifle competition, living history events and encampment, and rifle museum in Friendship. Hours vary. Adm. chg.
Gasthof Village Fall Fest and Quilt AuctionSeptember 18-21 @ Gasthof Amish Village, Montgomery | 812/486-4900 | www.gasthofamishvillage.com September 18-20 are preview days. Auction is September 21.
Milltown Community FestivalSeptember 20-22 @ Downtown Milltown | 812/739-2246 | www.townofmilltown.org
Block BashSeptember 20-22 @ French Lick Town Green, French Lick | 812/936-3030 | www.bearhollowwoodcarvers.com The nation's top eight chainsaw carvers compete for three days in the heart of French Lick. Event includes artists of all mediums, live music, food and bike show. Live auction of carved items.
Candlelight TourSeptember 21 @ Spring Mill State Park, Mitchell | 812/849-3534 | www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2968.htm
Rock the RocksSeptember 21 @ Falls of the Ohio State Park | 812/280-9970 | www.fallsoftheohio.org The 9th Annual Rock the Rocks - A Tribute to The Beatles is the Falls of the Ohio Foundation's annual fundraiser. Festivities that evening include dinner by Terri Lynn’s Catering, bourbon tasting, handcrafted beers from the New Albanian Brewing Company, wine tasting, live music by The Rigbys, a silent auction, fossil bed hike, viewing of the center's film, original exhibits, and new exhibit plans. Tickets are $75 each or $600 for a reserved table of eight, and the dress is casual. Proceeds will benefit The Falls of the Ohio Foundation’s educational mission. Call 812-283-4999 for tickets.
Anderson Woods Riverwalk Tasters FestSeptember 21 @ Jasper Riverwalk Park | 812/661-7188
Ferdinand Folk FestivalSeptember 21 @ 18th Street Park, Ferdinand | 812/367-2282 | www.ferdinandfolkfestival.com
100 Mile Bike RideSeptember 21-22 @ Ferdinand | 800/968-4578 | www.dcmultisport.com
67th Annual Persimmon FestivalSeptember 23-28 @ Downtown Mitchell | 812/849-4441 | www.persimmonfestival.org
Versailles Pumpkin ShowSeptember 25-29 @ Versailles | 812/689-7431 | www.ripleycountytourism.com/pumpkin Wednesday: King and Queen Contest; Thursday Prince and Princess Contest; Friday Talent Show; Saturday parade starts at 10:30 am with Giant Pumpkins; Sunday NEW this year 1-5 pm. Rides for all ages, food, contests, art show, craft exhibits, live entertainment, music and more 5-10 pm nightly.
Fall FestSeptember 26-28 @ Downtown Lawrenceburg | 812/539-3113 | www.lawrenceburgfallfest.net Annual festival, featuring top name entertainment, games, carnival rides, Bar-b-que contest and food.
Huntingburg HerbstfestSeptember 26-29 @ Huntingburg City Park, Huntingburg | 812/683-5699 | www.huntingburgchamber.org
Autumn Music FestivalSeptember 27-28 @ Schwartz Family Restaurant, Eckerty | 812/613-3494 | www.crawfordcountyindiana.com
Old Eckerty DaysSeptember 27-28 @ Downtown Eckerty | 812/613-0014 | www.eckertydays.com
Kid's DaySeptember 28 @ Downtown Jasper | 812/482-6866 | www.downtownjasper.org