Events Calendar

2015 Events

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June


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


Battle at Tunnel Mill
June 6-7 | Historic Tunnel Mill, Charlestown | 812-606-1264 | www.historictunnelmill.org
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 | www.brownstownspeedway.com
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 | www.redskeltonmuseum.org


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 | www.indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson
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 | www.nps.gov/gero


National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association’s National Spring Shoot
June 13-21 | NMLRA Museum, Friendship | 812-667-5131 | www.nmlra.org
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 | https://www.facebook.com/tampicotractorpull
Pedal tractor pull Thursday, tractor pulls Friday, truck and tractor pulls.


Daviess County Fair
June 19-27 | Elnora Fairgrounds, Elnora | 812-254-5262 | www.daviesscounty.net


F.A.R.M. Club Antique Machinery Show
June 26-28 | Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood | 812-654-3949 | www.farmclubonline.com
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 | www.facebook.com/Bluegrassonthesquare
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 | www.fallsoftheohio.org
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 | www.indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson
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.


July


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


Inaugural "Born Free" 40
July 4 | Brownstown Speedway, Brownstown | 812-358-5332 | www.brownstownspeedway.com
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 | www.facebook.com/freetownfestival
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 | www.nps.gov/gero


Round Barn Bike Ride
July 11 | Starts at Brownstown Central High School, Brownstown | www.brownstownexchangeclub.org
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 | www.harrisoncountyfair.com
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 | www.facebook.com/Bluegrassonthesquare
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 | www.jacksoncountyfair.org
Weeklong events include racing, music, dancing and carnival rides


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


Watermelon Festival
July 31 | Patrick Henry Square, Vincennes | 812-882-6440 | www.vincennescvb.org


August


Watermelon Festival
August 1 | Patrick Henry Square, Vincennes | 812-882-6440 | www.vincennescvb.org


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 | www.nps.gov/ger8


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 | www.brownstownspeedway.com
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 | www.facebook.com/Bluegrassonthesquare
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 | www.whisperingbeard.com
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 | www.artinspeedpark.com
Juried art show recognized as one of the region’s best features fine artists, artisans, and musicians.