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April


Chad Hartwig and James Henderson – Ceramics and PhotographsApril 2-28 @ Jasper Community Arts, Jasper   |   812/482-3070   |   www.jasperarts.org
Foreign Culture FestApril 18 @ Vincennes State Historic Site, Vincennes   |   812/882.7422   |   www.indianamuseum.org/explore/vincennes Join others as we celebrate the lives of early inhabitants of Indiana. Foreign Culture Fest will provide students experiences in the understanding of the diverse cultures and people that inhabited Indiana. The program will feature French, native, German, Irish, Italian traditions that are still honored today. Music, food, language lessons and other interactive activies and demonstrations will be featured. 2-3 re-enactors/volunteers assist with presentation. $10 per person

Horsehoe of Southern Indiana presents: Justin MooreApril 19 @ Horshshoe Southern Indiana Casino & Hotel, Elizabeth   |   800/745-3000   |   www.horseshoe-indiana.com
Raptor DayApril 19 @ Charlestown State Park, Charlestown   |   812/256-5600   |   www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2986.htm
Huntingburg Kiwanis Antique Car ShowApril 19 @ 4th Street, Huntingburg   |   812/683-5699   |   www.facebook.com/HuntingburgKiwanisCarShow
Earth Day ActivitiesApril 19 @ Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Evansville   |   812/479-0771 x102   |   www.wesselmannaturesociety.org Celebrate Earth Day with guided hikes and nature activities throughout the day.

Heritage Artisan’s DaysApril 23-25 @ Atheneum, New Harmony   |   812/682-4474   |   www.usi.edu/hnh
Ferdinand Herb & Garden DaysApril 25-27 @ Ferdinand   |   812/367-1238   |   www.ferdinandindiana.org
Indian Creek Antique ShowApril 26 @ Old Town Store, Corydon   |   812/972-3982   |   www.indiancreekshow.com Make the short drive to the historic Corydon, IN home of Indiana's first state capitol for a fun filled adventure and hunt for your next treasure. The 153 year old Harrison County Fairgrounds will be full of the areas 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.

Nature SleuthingApril 26 @ Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Evansville   |   812/479-0771 x102   |   www.wesselmannaturesociety.org Short family-friendly hikes and activities with Master Gardener / Master Naturalist Debbie Goedde

Funk in the City Spring Art FestivalApril 26 @ Haynie’s Corner, Evansville   |   812/421-2200   |   Funk in the City Facebook page Regional art, food and fun festival!

Indian Creek Antique ShowApril 26 @ Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon   |   812/972-3982  
Open House at Musee de VenogeApril 26-27 @ Musee de Venoge historic site, Vevay   |   812/593-5726   |   www.venoge.org Explore history in this 1815 French-Swiss cottage in Switzerland County Indiana. The restored homestead welcomes the public with a select group of musicians and artisans demonstrating their talents and trades… some hands-on. Featured will be music, domestic arts, and early trades while hearth cooking will be ongoing. The French-Swiss weaver will be there again to entertain and show the process making linen, from flax to cloth. Free. Saturday 10am – 5 pm, Sunday Noon – 5 pm. Venoge is located on State Road 129 just 1 mile north of State Road 56 west of Vevay, Indiana.

52nd Annual Dogwood TourApril 26-27 @ Perry County   |   888/343-6262   |   www.perrycountyindiana.org
National Junior Ranger Day -- School of the Soldier DayApril 26 @ George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Vincennes   |   812/882-1776 ext. 207   |   www.nps.gov/gero
Southeastern Indiana Art Guild SpringApril @ Art Guild Studios, Aurora   |   812/926-0312   |   Open Saturday 4PM-8PM, Sunday 1-6PM with Artist’s Reception, Monday – Friday 11AM – 7PM, then closing Saturday 11am -5PM. Fine art from Southeastern Indiana artists. Everyone is welcomed.

Orleans Dogwood FestivalApril 30-May 3 @ Orleans Congress Square, Orleans   |   812/865-9930   |   www.orleansdogwoodfestival.com

May


Linda Stephen - OrigamiMay 1-30 @ Jasper Community Arts, Jasper   |   812/   |   www.jasperarts.org
Annual Derby Party & AuctionMay 3 @ Ellis Park, Henderson, KY   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
JCAC Chalk Walk Art FestivalMay 3 @ Downtown Jasper   |   812/482-3070   |   www.jasperarts.org
Nature SleuthingApril 26 @ Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Evansville   |   812/479-0771 x102   |   www.wesselmannaturesociety.org Short family-friendly hikes and activities with Master Gardener / Master Naturalist Debbie Goedde

Azalea Blossom FestivalMay 2-3 @ Downtown Petersburg   |   812/354-8155
11th Annual Chalk Walk Arts FestivalMay 3 @ Courthouse Square, Jasper   |   812/482-3070   |   www.jasperarts.org Join in some art around the Courthouse Square in downtown Jasper at our 11th Annual Chalk Walk Arts Festival Saturday, May 3rd, 8:30am-4pm (rain date of Saturday May 10th). Register to participate and transform the sidewalks into a temporary art gallery by creating chalk and pastel "masterpieces" on concrete canvases. Get involved with hands-on art projects, choose from a broad array of artwork in our outdoor arts market, listen to music, sample food fair. Vendors and participants may register on our website www.jasperarts.org or call the Jasper Arts Center for more information 812-482-3070.

Honest Abe 5K RunMay 3 @ Lincoln State Park, Lincoln City   |   812/937-4710   |   www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2979.htm
Jim Henson's The Dinosaur TrainMay 3-4 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick   |   800/748-7246   |   www.indianarailwaymuseum.org Rides depart at 9:00AM, 12:30PM, and 3:30PM.

Wine Down to the WeekendMay 8 @ Reitz Home Museum Veranda, & Carriage House Patio, Evansville   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
Huntingburg City Wide Yard SaleMay 9-10 @ Huntingburg   |   812/683-5699   |   www.huntingburgchamber.org
Wings Over Muscatatuck Migratory Bird FestivalMay 9-11 @ Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, Seymour   |   812/522-4352   |   www.fws.gov/refuge/muscatatuck
Astronomy DayMay 10 @ Fort Knox II, Vincennes   |   812/882.7422   |   www.indianamuseum.org/explore/vincennes One day out of the year, astronomy clubs, planetariums and other groups of sky lovers band together to expose the general public to the wonders and excitement of astronomy. Astronomy Day at Fort Knox II will include sky viewing, star navigation, 1811 Comets, Quakes and Squirrels, astrophotography, games, storytelling and more. The NASA Journey to Tomorrow bus will be on hand with interactive space related activities. 6 p.m. $5 per person.

Jim Henson's The Dinosaur TrainMay 10-11 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick   |   800/748-7246   |   www.indianarailwaymuseum.org Rides depart at 9:00AM, 12:30PM, and 3:30PM.

"Archaeology CSI" School DayMay 14-16 @ Angel Mounds State Historic Site, Evansville   |   812/853-3956   |   www.angelmounds.org
Wine Down to the WeekendMay 15 @ Reitz Home Museum Veranda, & Carriage House Patio, Evansville   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
Friday Night on the SquareMay 16 @ Salem Public Square, Salem   |   812/883-4303   |   www.washingtoncountychamber.org Event includes: mechanical bull, vendors, entertainment, great food, and activities

Grapes on the Grass Wine and Food Tasting SoireeMay 16 @ Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org
RiverRoots Music & Folk Art Festival May 16-17 @ Bicentennial Park, Madison   |   800/559-2956   |   www.riverroots.org
Great U.S. 50 Annual Yard SaleMay 16-18 @ U.S. 50   |   812/   |   www.route50.com/yardsale Treasures and bargains galore along U.S. 50. Hours vary at independent booths in Holton, Versailles, and all along US 50.

Horseshoe Southern Indiana presents: ChicagoMay 17 @ Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino and Hotel, Elizabeth   |   800/745-3000   |   www.horseshoe-indiana.com Horseshoe Southern Indiana welcomes Chicago to The Showroom on Saturday, May 17, at The Showroom. Chicago is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in five decades. The Grammy and American Music Award winning group ranked #13 in Billboard Magazine’s recent list of Top 100 artists of all time, making them the highest charting American band.

Historic Newburgh Wine, Art, and Jazz Festival presented by Evansville Living MagazineMay 16 @ Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org
Heartbeat of Washington, Battle of Bands & Vendor Fair May 16-17 @ Main Street, Washington   |   812/254-5242   |  
Victorian Beauty Secrets Tea at Hillforest Victorian House MuseumMay 17 @ Hillforest Museum, Aurora   |   812/926-0087   |   www.hillforest.org Enjoy an elegant three-course tea served in the parlor of Hillforest Museum and learn of the interesting and somewhat quirky “beauty secrets” practiced by the Victorian ladies. Included is a tour of the museum featuring the exhibit “Bags Bonnets and Bloomers…a Lady’s Victorian Secrets.” Reservations required. Cost: Members $25, Non-members $28. For more reservations call 812-926-0087 or visit www.hillforest.org.

Big Adventure SkillsMay 17 @ Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Evansville   |   812/479-0771 x102   |   www.wesselmannaturesociety.org Summer is coming…learn cool new skills to help you make the most of it!

Spring Historical Timeline Rendezvous & FestivalMay 17-18 @ Rockport City Park, Rockport   |   812/649-9147
Old Jasper Day and Strawberry FestivalMay 18 @ Riverwalk, Jasper   |   812/482-6866   |   www.jasperin.org
Wine Down to the WeekendMay 22 @ Reitz Home Museum Veranda, & Carriage House Patio, Evansville   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
Riverfront Run Car Show & Cruise InMay 23-24 @ Madison Riverfront   |   812/599-6635  
Spring Old Court DaysMay 23-25 @ Courthouse Square, Madison   |   812/272-0550  
Ghost Walk with LincolnMay 24 @ Lincoln State Park, Lincoln City   |   812/937-4710   |   www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2979.htm Join the naturalist at the Amphitheater parking lot to walk through Abe’s neighborhood, find his school site, church, sister’s grave and where Abe almost died! We might meet a few Lincoln neighbors too.

Southern Indiana UncorkedMay 24 @ Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon   |   812/968-5510   |   www.southernindianauncorked.com
Spirit of Vincennes RendezvousMay 24-25 @ French Commons & George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Vincennes   |   812/882-1776 ext. 210   |   www.nps.gov/gero
The 2014 Candlelight Tour & Rendezvous Grand BallMay 25 @ Vincennes State Historic Site, Vincennes   |   812/882.7422   |   www.indianamuseum.org/explore/vincennes The site staff provides candelight tours the Saturday evening of Memorial day weekend in conjunction with the Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous. The Rendezvous Grand Ball is held on the Territory Capitol SHS property that evening. This event has been made free to the public with support from City of Vincennes Tourism Committee.

Wild West Hold-UpMay 24-26 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick   |   800/748-7246   |   www.indianarailwaymuseum.org Rides Depart at 1:00PM and 4:00PM.

Wine Down to the WeekendMay 29 @ Reitz Home Museum Veranda, & Carriage House Patio, Evansville   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
Timeless Classic Car ShowMay 31 @ Hornady Park, Petersburg   |   812/354-9552
Nature SleuthingMay 31 @ Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Evansville   |   812/479-0771 x102   |   www.wesselmannaturesociety.org Short family-friendly hikes and activities with Master Gardener / Master Naturalist Debbie Goedde

Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCMay 31 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

June


Viking Voyage Day CampJune 2-6 @ Angel Mounds State Historic Site, Evansville   |   812/853-3956   |   www.angelmounds.org Become one of the most feared and loved peoples of the ancient world! Campers will be whisked back to the days of yore where they will raid settlements, master the tools of Viking trade, learn just what it takes to reach Valhalla, and maybe learn how to train their dragon along the way.

St. Henry Heindrichsdorf FestJune 3-30 @ St. Henry   |   812/631-4896  
The Best of the BayouJune 5 @ Veraestau Historic Site, Aurora   |   812/926-0087   |   www.hillforest.org Hillforest Museum is putting on a “New Orleans-style” party on the Veraestau lawn with delicious dishes from the Bayou region, wine and beer, live entertainment, and much more. Come for the party and stay for the show as the evening will end with a BANG with the viewing of Aurora’s firework display at 10:00 p.m. from the best vantage point in all Aurora. Reservations required. Cost: Hillforest and Indiana Landmark Members $45.00, Non-members $50.00. For reservations call 812-926-0087 or visit www.hillforest.org

Wine Down to the WeekendJune 5 @ Reitz Home Museum Veranda, & Carriage House Patio, Evansville   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
Red Skelton FestivalJune 5-7 @ Patrick Henry Square, Vincennes   |   800/886.6443   |   www.vincennescvb.org
All-American Country HoedownJune 6-8 @ Campbellsburg Park, Campbellsburg   |   812/755-4520   |   www.campbellsburghoedownfestival.com Entertainment, rides, games, food, street dance, contests and more.

Orange County Music & Heritage ReunionJune 6-7 @ Orleans Congress Square, Orleans   |   812/865-9930   |   www.musicandheritagereunion.org
Junior Ranger Series -- Frontiersman DayJune 7 @ George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Vincennes   |   812/882-1776 ext. 207   |   www.nps.gov/gero
Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCJune 7 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon
River City Classic Bicycle Race June 7 @ Garvin Park, Evansville   |   812/435-6141   |   www.facebook.com/rcbclassic .7 Mile Race around Garvin Park’s lake, plus festival w/ live music, food, kid’s bike rodeo and more.

Extreme Egypt Day CampJune 9-13 @ Angel Mounds State Historic Site, Evansville   |   812/853-3956   |   www.angelmounds.org Love your mummy? This camp’s for you! With Anubis as your guide, learn about the Book of the Dead and journey to the underworld. After making an authentic life-size grass boat, campers will visit the Waters of Osiris, Lake of Fire, and Sandy Realm of Sokar in their exploration of ancient Egypt’s greatest mysteries.

ShrinersfestJune 11-15 @ Riverside Drive, Evansville   |   812/305-1336   |   www.hadishrinersfest.com Fireworks, street festival (w/local food vendors), rides, airshow and more!

Wine Down to the WeekendJune 12 @ Reitz Home Museum Veranda, & Carriage House Patio, Evansville   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
Corydon – On the Eve of BattleJune 12-13 @ Historic Downtown Corydon, Corydon   |   888/738-2137  
Get Dirty Mud Fun WeekendJune 13-14 @ Angel Mounds State Historic Site, Evansville   |   812/853-3956   |   www.angelmounds.org
Nature SleuthingJune 14 @ Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Evansville   |   812/479-0771 x102   |   www.wesselmannaturesociety.org Short family-friendly hikes and activities with Master Gardener / Master Naturalist Debbie Goedde

Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCJune 14 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

Paint HistoryJune 15 @ Musee de Venoge & Thiebaud Farmstead, Vevay   |   812/593-5726 or 812/427-3560   |   www.venoge.org Paint History will be held at two historic sites, 1820 Musee de Venoge and 1860 Thiebaud Farmstead in Switzerland County, Indiana. It will offer the sites as venues not usually available for artists in which to paint, draw photograph, etc. Volunteers, in period attire, will be at each site going about daily work. A show of the work will be held at a later date in Vevay. Open to any age artist. 8 am-6 pm each day. $10 for one day, $15 for two. Open and free to the public at 3 pm each day.

Bourbon Tasting TrainJune 19 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick   |   800/748-7246   |   www.indianarailwaymuseum.org Begins at 6:30 p.m.

Wine Down to the WeekendJune 19 @ Reitz Home Museum Veranda, & Carriage House Patio, Evansville   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
JuneteenthJune 19 @ Lyles Station Historic School & Museum, Princeton   |   812/779-7456   |   www.lylestation.org
Friends of Harmonie State Park LuauJune 19 @ Harmonie State Park, New Harmony   |   812/682-4821   |   www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2981.htm
Haubstadt Sommerfest and The Laufenfest 5K Run, Walk & Lil’ Dutch RunJune 19-21 @ Old Haubstadt Gym Grounds, Haubstadt   |   www.haubstadtsommerfest.com
Ferdinand HeimatfestJune 20-21 @ Ferdinand   |   812/   |   www.ferdinandindiana.org
29th Anniversary of Uhl Pottery Collectors SocietyJune 20-21 @ Ramada Jasper and Conference Center, Jasper   |   812/544-2987   |   www.uhlcollectors.org
Last of the Red Hot Lovers by Neil SimonJune 20-29 @ Murphy Auditorium, New Harmony   |   812/682-3115   |   www.newharmonytheatre.com A revival of a classic Neil Simon comedy, Last of the Red Hot Lovers follows one man's hapless pursuit of the swinger’s lifestyle. The mid-life crisis has never been funnier. Simon’s deft one-liners abound, and we can only hope none of these misadventures will seem familiar to anyone in the audience. And if they do, we won’t tell. You've been punished enough. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Riverfront Wine Stein & BarrelJune 21 @ Bicentennial Park, Madison   |   800/559-2956  
Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCJune 21 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

Reptile RoundupJune 21 @ Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Evansville   |   812/479-0771 x101   |   www.wesselmannaturesociety.org Meet snakes, lizards, turtles, and other fascinating reptiles.

Groovy Gladiators Day CampJune 23-27 @ Angel Mounds State Historic Site, Evansville   |   812/853-3956   |   www.angelmounds.org Think you got what it takes to make it in the Coliseum? Thumbs down, and you’re out! Featuring all the luxury and opulence of Rome, along with its brutal warfare and sport, campers will visit the grand baths, dine like the wealthy, and participate in epic battles. There are even rumors of a slave revolt throughout the empire – shh!

Wine Down to the WeekendJune 26 @ Reitz Home Museum Veranda, & Carriage House Patio, Evansville   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
Harrison County SummerfestJune 27-28 @ Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon   |   888/738-2137   |   www.harrisoncountysummerfest.com
Adventures With Nature Field DayJune 28 @ Tipsaw Lake Picnic Area, Hoosier National Forest   |   812/547-7051
Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCJune 28 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

F.A.R.M. Club Antique Tractor & Engine ShowJune 27-29 @ Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood   |   812/654-3949   |   www.farmclubonline.com Featuring Pre-1939. Sat 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. Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood. No general adm. chg. Parking and grandstand adm. chg.

Bluegrass on the SquareJune 28 @ Historic Downtown Corydon, Corydon   |   888/738-2137   |  
American Girl TeaJune 28 @ Vincennes State Historic Site, Vincennes   |   812/882.7422   |   www.indianamuseum.org/explore/vincennes Adult/child tea ties in local history with American Girl doll stories. Enjoy tea, etiquette lessons, music and a parade of dolls. 11 a.m. $35 per adult/child combo, $15 per additional Adult, $10 per additional Child

Chocolate Tasting TrainJune 28 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick   |   800/748-7246   |   www.indianarailwaymuseum.org Begins at 6:30 p.m.

Celestine Summer Street FestJune 28 @ Celestine   |   812/482-5781  
Clark DaysJune 28-29 @ Falls of the Ohio State Park, Clarksville   |   812/280-9970   |   www.fallsoftheohio.org
Nature SleuthingJune 29 @ Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Evansville   |   812/479-0771 x102   |   www.wesselmannaturesociety.org Short family-friendly hikes and activities with Master Gardener / Master Naturalist Debbie Goedde

July


46th Dubois County Art GuildJuly 2 - August 27 @ Jasper Community Arts, Jasper   |   812/482-3070   |   www.jasperarts.org
4th of July CelebrationJuly 3-4 @ Pekin Park, Pekin @   |   812/216-3300   |   pcbo.webs.com Oldest consecutive 4th of July celebration in the nation. Parade on 4th, amusement rides, flea market and artisans markets.

Independence Day CelebrationJuly 4 @ Otwell Community Center Grounds, Otwell   |   812/354-2112
YMI Picnic and Car ShowJuly 4 @ Huntingburg   |   812/683-5699   |   www.huntingburgchamber.org
Heritage Federal Credit Union Historic Newburgh 2014 Fireworks and Evening in the ParkJuly 4 @ Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

Wild West Hold-UpJuly 4-6 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick   |   800/748-7246   |   www.indianarailwaymuseum.org Rides Depart at 1:00PM and 4:00PM.

Madison RegattaJuly 4-6 @ Madison Riverfront   |   812/274-0400   |   www.madisonregatta.com
Thunder Over PatokaJuly 5 @ Patoka Lake   |   812/685-2464  
Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCJuly 5 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon
Perry County 4-H FairJuly 9-12 @ 4-H Fairgrounds, Tell City   |   888/343-6262   |   www.perrycountyindiana.org
Summer Sidewalk SalesJuly 11-12 @ 4th Street, Huntingburg   |   812/683-5699   |   www.huntingburgchamber.org
Haysville SommerfestJuly 11-12 @ Haysville   |   812/695-3841  
The Hound of the BaskervillesJune 11-20 @ Murphy Auditorium, New Harmony   |   812/682-3115   |   www.newharmonytheatre.com The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, is a very new, madcap romp. Three gifted comedians act out Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic famous tale in a decidedly “non-classic” way. Hang on tight as this one comes at you fast. But if you miss a joke, don’t worry, another will be along in seconds.

Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCJuly 12 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

Junior Ranger Series -- Outdoor Exploration DayJune 12 @ Ouabache Trails Park, Vincennes   |   812/882-1776 ext. 207   |   www.nps.gov/gero
Harrison County FairJuly 13-19 @ Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon   |   812/738-9719  
"The American Girl" Day Camps for GirlsJuly 14-17 @ Hillforest Museum, Aurora   |   812/926-0087   |   www.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, playing dress-up for a take home photo, and taking part in a little lady tea. Cost: $28.00 per child. Call 812-926-0087 or log on to www.hillforest.org for reservations.

Mound Mayhem Day CampJuly 14-18 @ Angel Mounds State Historic Site, Evansville   |   812/853-3956   |   www.angelmounds.org Survival fans rejoice! Angel Mounds’ signature camp is back! Learn to live off the land like the ancients of Angel Mounds and test your skills in a week of outdoor excursions and challenges. Who knew you could eat cattails? We did. Nature’s bounty is plenty, and so are the activities in this camp, which include archery, shelter building, tie dye, hikes, and even a turkey cooked in the ground!

4-H Fairgrounds, Hwy. 162July 15-20 @ 4-H Fairgrounds, Hwy. 162, Dubois County   |   812/482-1782
Bug FestJuly 19 @ Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Evansville   |   812/479-0771 x102   |   www.wesselmannaturesociety.org Learn all about the interesting world of insects.

Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCJuly 19 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

Big Doin's ~ Tent ChautauquaJuly 19 @ Switzerland County Historical Museum, Vevay   |   812/427-3560   |   www.switzcomuseum.org "Big Doin's ~ Tent Chautauqua" will feature an old-fashioned tent Chautauqua with music and entertainment on the Switzerland County Historical Museum grounds in Vevay on Saturday, July 19th. A local Arts Fair will take place from 10 am to 5 pm, with the Chautauqua performance at 2 pm. For further information call 812-427-3560 or visit www.switzcomuseum.org.

Jackson County 4-H FairJuly 20-26 @ Jackson County Fairgrounds, Brownstown   |   812/524-1914  
Mound Mayhem X-TREME Day CampJuly 21-25 @ Angel Mounds State Historic Site, Evansville   |   812/853-3956   |   www.angelmounds.org Let the real games begin! Mound Mayhem X-TREME combines ancient and futuristic knowledge in an all out challenge of survivial. Gullet full from the finest fare and armed with special skills in hunting, gathering, fire making and more, you’ll enter an arena where anything goes. Perform well, impress the judges, and who knows? You may even gain a real advantage (Healing card, camoflauge, or special abilities, anyone?). (Campers need not have attended Mound Mayhem to participate in this camp.)

Antique Steam Engine ShowJuly 25-27 @ Thresherman Park, Boonville   |   812/897-2340
The FantasticksJuly 25-August 3 @ Murphy Auditorium, New Harmony   |   812/682-3115   |   www.newharmonytheatre.com Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt's The Fantasticks is the longest running musical in the history of New York theatre. Based on Edmund Rostand’s 1894 classic comedy, The Romancers, and featuring the classic song "Try to Remember (that kind of September)," The Fantasticks is a shiny tale of young love and old wisdom that is certain to warm the heart. The musical opened Off-Broadway in 1960 and ran for 42 years and over 17,000 performances. So beloved is the show that in 2006 it reopened, and is still going strong.

Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCJuly 26 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon
Bluegrass on the SquareJuly 26 @ Historic Downtown Corydon, Corydon   |   888/738-2137
Ferdinand Firemen's BallJuly 26 @ Ferdinand Community Center, Ferdinand   |   812/367-0551   |  
Dubois County Youth TriathlonJuly 26 @ Huntingburg   |   800/968.4578   |  
Wild West Hold-UpJuly 26-27 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick   |   800/748-7246   |   www.indianarailwaymuseum.org Rides Depart at 1:00PM and 4:00PM.

Big Johns Ride (Motorcycle)July 27 @ 4-H Fairgrounds, Hwy. 162, Dubois County   |   812/309-8382
Jasper StrassenfestJuly 31-August 3 @ Downtown Jasper   |   812/482-6866   |   www.jasperstrassenfest.org

August


Zoar Mosquito FestivalAugust 1-2 @ Zoar United Methodist Church, Zoar   |   812/536-2920
Mosquito FestAugust 1-2 @ Zoar United Methodist Church, Zoar   |   812/536-2920
Bicentennial Capstone WeekAugust 1-10 @ New Harmony   |   812/682-4488   |   www.newharmony-in.gov
Watermelon FestivalAugust 2 @ Patrick Henry Square, Vincennes   |   800/882.6440   |   www.vincennescvb.org
Train Ride to the Jasper StrassenfestAugust 2 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick   |   800/748-7246   |   www.indianarailwaymuseum.org Departs at 3:00 p.m.

Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCAugust 2 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

Oakland City Sweet Corn FestivalAugust 5-8 @ Oakland City   |   812/677-0728   |   www.OaklandCityLions.com
Old Settler FestivalAugust 5-9 @ Odon City Park, Odon   |   812/636-8218   |   www.oldsettlersdays.org
56th Annual Tell City Schweizer FestAugust 6-9 @ Tell City   |   888/343-6262   |   www.tellcityschweizerfest.com
VolksfestAugust 7-9 @ Germania Maennerchor, Evansville   |   812/422-1915   |   www.facebook.com/evansville.maennerchor Authentic German dancing, beer, food and music.

Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCAugust 9 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

A Tribute to Our Military VeteransAugust 10 @ Dubois County Museum, Jasper   |   812/634-7733   |   www.duboiscountymuseum.org
St. Anthony SesquicentennialAugust 14-17 @ St. Anthony Community Center, St. Anthony   |   812/326-2491
Madison Ribberfest BBQ & BluesAugust 15-16 @ Bicentennial Park, Madison   |   800/559-2956   |   www.madisonribberfest.com
Jackson County RodeoAugust 15-16 @ Plumer Hay Farm, Cortland   |   812/569-4414
"Thunder on the Square" Motorcycle Rally & Bike showAugust 16 @ Downtown Princeton   |   812/385-0999   |   www.downtownprincetonin.com
20th Annual Summer Antique ShowAugust 16 @ Huntingburg Event Center, Huntingburg   |   812/683-5699   |   www.huntingburgchamber.org
Junior Ranger Series -- Three Forts DayAugust 16 @ George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Vincennes   |   812/882-1776 ext. 207   |   www.nps.gov/gero
Annual Mystery Event, Dinner & AuctionAugust 16 @ Reitz Home Museum & Tropicana, Evansville   |   812/426-1871   |   www.reitzhome.com
Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCAugust 16 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

Birdseye PicnicAugust 22-23 @ Birdseye Park, Birdseye   |   812/389-2932  
Whispering Beard Folk FestivalAugust 22-24 @ Old Mill Campground, Friendship   |   615/428-3264   |   www.whisperingbeard.com Over 35 folk bands, Old Mill Campground, Friendship valley starting at 11:30 am each day. Camping available. Adm chg.

Newburgh Fiddler FestAugust 22-24 @ Old Lock & Dam Park, Newburgh   |   812/897-2340
Frog FolliesAugust 22-24 @ Vanderburgh County 4-H Center, Evansville   |   812/428-3764   |   www.frogfollies.org 4,000 pre-1940 vintage cars on display, plus craft fair & car part swap meet.

Holiday World's "Rock the World" Christian Music FestAugust 23 @ Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, Santa Claus   |   877/463-2645   |   www.holidayworld.com
Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCAugust 23 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

Bluegrass on the SquareAugust 23 @ Historic Downtown Corydon, Corydon   |   888/738-2137
Celestine Tractor PullAugust 24 @ Celestine Community Club, Celestine   |   812/827-9192  
Wine, Cheese and Art FestivalAugust 29 @ Corner of Main and 2nd Street, Washington   |   812/254-5262   |   www.daviesscounty.net
Dubois SeptemberfestAugust 29-30 @ Dubois   |   812/678-2535  
Lyles Station New Beginnings CelebrationAugust 30 @ Lyles Station Historic School & Museum, Princeton   |   812/385-2534   |   www.lylesstation.org
Rockin' on the River lllAugust 30 @ Bicentennial Park, Madison   |   812/265-4133
Historic Newburgh Farmers Market presented by Romain GMCAugust 30 @ Edgewater Grille Parking Lot, Newburgh   |   812/853-2815   |   www.historicnewburgh.org 8am - noon

Heartland Half Marathon & 5KAugust 30 @ Jasper Riverwalk Area, Jasper   |   812/482-9115   |   www.heartlandhalfmarathon.com
Wild West Hold-UpAugust 30-September 1 @ French Lick Scenic Railway, French Lick   |   800/748-7246   |   www.indianarailwaymuseum.org Rides Depart at 1:00PM and 4:00PM.

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