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50th Annual Gem Mineral Fossil Show

DATES: Jun. 27-29
Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg)

Lawrence County Fairgrounds

Description2015 June 26-28 Wide variety of Gems, Jewelry, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Rocks, Lapidary Equipment & Rockhound & Prospecting Supplies, 4-H Project & Science Project Material. Free Demonstrations
Contact: Show Chair Dave Trefinger 13101 E 250 N, Loogootee, IN 47553

Phone: 812-295-3463

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Holiday Village Festival

DATES: Nov. 22
Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg)

Lawrence County 4-H Fairgrounds

DescriptionCrafts & arts fair, food, entertainment, Santa, children's activities and more! Host: St.Vincent Dunn Hospital Foundation.

Phone: 812-276-1242

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Limestone Heritage Festival

Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg)

Courthouse Square, Parkview Field

DescriptionJuly 4th parade with flyover, ice cream social, free concert, fireworks, BBQ cook-off competition, tennis tournament, fish fry, pancake breakfast.

Phone: 812-278-4343

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Limestone Heritage Festival

DATES: Jul. 4
Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg)

Various locations over several days

DescriptionLocal July 4th celebration on various dates in various locations. Parade, BBQ Competition, free concerts, ice cream social and fireworks.

Phone: 812-278-4343

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Blooms A Busting Lawn and Garden Show

DATES: Apr. 19
Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg)

Lawrence County 4-H Fairgrounds

DescriptionPhotos and video of past events and important information about up-coming events.

Phone: 812-275-4623

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Judah Heritage Festival

DATES: Jun. 26-28
Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg)

8 miles north of Bedford in Judah, IN at Johnny Junxions

DescriptionEnjoy music, food, rides, fireworks, contests, parade, 5k, cruise-in and flea market. Website contains schedule of events and applications for all events that require registration.

Phone: 812-583-2282

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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6th Annual Blooms A Busting Lawn and Garden Show

Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg)

4-H Fairgrounds

DescriptionHeld in the Main Expo Hall at the Lawrence County 4-H Fairgrounds this show has been growing every year. Drawing vendors and visitors from across Indiana and surrounding states the focus is on gardening and related products and services. Spring plant sale April 25

Phone: 812-275-4623

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Bloomfield Apple Festival

DATES: Oct. 3-4
Bloomfield (Greene Co., South Central Reg)

Town Park

DescriptionVarious vendors including craft and food vendors, carnival, live music, car show, free parking, handicapped parking, free shuttle service, 5k run/walk, quilt show on Friday & Saturday. We also have a parade on Sunday but no vendors.

Phone: 812-384-4946

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Fourth Street Festival of the Arts and Crafts

DATES: Aug. 30-31
Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg)

Fourth St., Grant St. to Indiana St.

DescriptionFine art, original craft, entertainment in a beautiful urban setting. One of the top art festivals in the nation.
Great music, children zone and spoken word area. 120 Artists from across the nation exhibiting their latest creations.
Enjoy the weekend in Bloominton.

Phone: 812-335-3814

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Ghostly Gathering

DATES: Oct. 24-25
Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg)

Monroe Lake

DescriptionCampsite decorating contest, campground trick-or-treating, costume contest, kids' crafts, and special family-friendly evening activities on both nights.

Phone: 812-837-9967

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Kiwanis Club of South Central Indiana Balloon Fest

DATES: Sep. 12-14
Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg)

Monroe County Fairgrounds

DescriptionThe Balloon Fest will feature 20+ enormous hot air balloons, some in unusual shapes. Balloon races, tethered rides and "Night Glow" will take place at dusk on Friday and Saturday evenings. Bands, car show, Health & Safety FUN! Fair, vendors, food & MORE!

Phone: 812-327-8575

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Hoosier Energy

DescriptionFor more than 60 years, Hoosier Energy and our electric cooperatives have been providing clean and reliable electricity across Central and Southern Indiana. Hoosier Energy has been a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972, to build active and vibrant Indiana communities.

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94th Annual St. Peter's Labor Day Festival

DATES: Sep. 1
Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Church grounds

DescriptionDelicious country-fried chicken, homemade turtle soup, beer garden, handmade quilts, country store, raffles and games! Country hospitality & scenic setting.

Phone: 812-623-3670

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Brookville CanoeFest

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Brookville Town Park

DescriptionWe have Canoe Races, Chicken Fry-Off, Princess Contest, Talent Show, Vendors, Music and Fireworks.
Fun for the whole family.

Phone: 866-647-6555

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Franklin County Antique Machinery Show

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Franklin County Fairgrounds

DescriptionThe 21st Annual Franklin County Antique Machinery Show will be hosting the National Show for Case Corp

Phone: 866-647-6555

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Franklin County Quilt Show

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Brookville Goverment Center

DescriptionOld BHS gym. 1010 Franklin Ave. Quilts, bed turning, Hoffman Challenge display, challenge with monetary awards, demonstrations, vendors.

Phone: 866-647-6555

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Annual Spring Native American Gathering

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Wolf Creek Habitat

DescriptionCome join us for a weekend of Dancing, Drums, Flutes and Great Food and mostly WOLVES!!!

Phone: 866-647-6555

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Annual Fall Native American Gathering

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Wolf Creek Habitat

DescriptionCome join us for a weekend of Dancing, Drums, Flutes and Great Food and mostly WOLVES!!!

Phone: 866-647-6555

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Brownstown MelonFest

DATES: Sep. 5-7
Brownstown (Jackson Co., South Central Reg)

Courthouse Square Brownstown Indiana

DescriptionLocated on the Courthouse Square, 1st full weekend of September. Crafts, games, a parade on Saturday at 1pm, free entertainment, watermelon games and plenty of delicious food. Free parking. Find us on Facebook!

Phone: 812-530-0671

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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51th Annual Canaan Fall Festival and 49th Annual Pony Express Mail Run

DATES: Sep. 12-13
Canaan (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Town Square

Description Parade, pony express, pie baking contest, vintage tractors, entertainment, food, games, corn hole, flea market, Native American themed arts.

Phone: 812-839-4770

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Lucille Dillon Amish Quilt Auction

DATES: Aug. 30
Cannelburg (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Simon J. Graber Community Building

DescriptionThe Daviess County Amish Quilt Auction is the only auction selling authentic hand-stitched Amish made quilts from Daviess County. This quilt auction is the only place to see the most beautifully made comforters and discuss the art of quilt making.

Phone: 812-296-1775

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Free Community Concert

DATES: Aug. 30
Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Mill Race Park, 5th and Lindsey Streets

DescriptionFree community concert with fireworks, national and area bands, food and souvenir booths, no seating provided. Proceeds benefit Our Hospice patients with an advanced illness and their families.

Phone: 812-314-8000

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Columbus Scottish Festival

DATES: Sep. 13-14
Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds

DescriptionCeltic music, car show, food, beer garden, bagpipers, heavy athletics, sheepdog and highland dance competitions, reenactors, children's activities, great merchants. This year the American Rogues, a CeltRock Folk Classical group, will be a featured entertainer.

Phone: 812-546-6060

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Columbus Area Visitor Center

DescriptionFestivals celebrating world class design & small town charm. Bartholomew County 4-H Fair-July, Scottish Festival-September, Ethnic Expo-October, Yes Cinema Film Festival-May, Arts Fest-August, Hope Heritage Days-September. For details on these festivals and update

Crothersville Red, White & Blue Festival

DATES: Jun. 12-14
Crothersville (Jackson Co., South Central Reg)

Crothersville Community School Grounds

DescriptionIndiana's most patriotic festival. Free entertainment, food, carnival, talent show, antique tractor display, vendors, parade, flea market. Pie contest, corn hole tourney, photo contest and petting zoo. Thursday and Friday, 5pm-10pm; Saturday, 9am-10pm. Parade is held on Saturday at 4pm.

Phone: 812-569-0407

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Dugger Spring Fling Morel Festival

DATES: Apr. 19
Dugger (Greene Co., South Central Reg)

Dugger Park

DescriptionDugger Park. Mushroom hunt, mushroom auction, biggest mushroom contest, entertainment, crafts and food vendors. Car show on Sunday. Free admission and free parking.

Phone: 812-699-1586

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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White River Valley Antique Show

DATES: Sep. 4-7
Elnora (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Daviess County Fairgrounds, Elnora SR 57

DescriptionHave you always wondered how to travel in time? The White River Antique Show is the place to be! Come and see how Great Great Grandpa worked on the farm. For a special treat, you can see how Great Great Grandma heated the stove and made popcorn. Homemade!

Phone: 812-692-5831

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association's Spring National Shoot

DATES: Jun. 14-22
Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg)

Grounds of the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association.

DescriptionBlack powder shooting instruction and competitions, Early American crafts, muzzleloading gun building demonstrations, heritage arts classes, library, living history interpreters, museum displays, lectures, safety instruction, and muzzleloading supplies.

Phone: 800-745-1493

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association's National Championship Shoot

DATES: Sep. 13-22
Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg)

Grounds of the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association

DescriptionNational championships of muzzleloading. Black powder shooting instruction and competitions, Early American crafts, muzzleloading gun building demonstrations, heritage arts classes, library, living history interpreters, museum displays, historic home.

Phone: 800-745-1493

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Friendship Music Festival-Bluegrass in the Valley

DATES: Oct. 4-5
Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg)

Old Mill Campground, Friendship

DescriptionEnjoy a weekend of bluegrass music in the beautiful outdoors. Regional bands, food and craft vendors, camping and more for all ages. $5/day/person.

Phone: 888-747-5394

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Friendship Flea Market

DATES: Jun. 14-22; Sep. 13-21
Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg)

1 miles east of town on St. Rd. 62

DescriptionAlmost 500 vendors spaces selling a wide variety of goods and specialty food. Blacktopped roads,horse drawn trolley rides, nightly campfire, camping available

Phone: 812-667-5645

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Whispering Beard Folk Festival

DATES: Aug. 22-24
Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg)

Old Mill Campground

DescriptionOver 30 bands will be sharing their music in the Friendship valley, as well as art and craft and food vendors. A beautiful venue to enjoy three days of live music.

Phone: 812-689-7431

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Greensburg Power of the Past

DATES: Aug. 14-17
Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg)

Decatur County Fairgrounds

Description2015 feature tractor is IH, hosting IN Ch 7 show. Admission $3 per person ages 12 and up, under 12 free. Come and see all the antique machinery used as the days gone by. There is also entertainment, flea markets, food booths, kids' games,toy show, parade and more.

Phone: 812-662-4723

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Tree City Fall Festival

DATES: Sep. 26-27
Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg)

Courthouse Square

DescriptionFall Festival events crafted to celebrate areas unique heritage. Festivities include baking contest, dog show, battle of the bands, queen and little Mr. and Miss pageants, Decatur County's Got Talent and Lip Sync contests. Forms available at treecityfallfestival.com

Phone: 877-883-5447

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Tree City Fall Festival

Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg)

Downtown square

DescriptionCome join Decatur County and celebrate their annual Tree City Fall Festival on the Courthouse yard. Music and art festival on stage all weekend, parade, arts and craft vendors, lip-sync and idol contests, Miss Tree City & Little Miss and Mr. Tree City Pageant.

Phone: 812-614-4184

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Tenderloin Throwdown

Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg)

Downtown Square

DescriptionCome Show Us Your Loins! A Search for the Best Pork Tenderloin Sandwich in Indiana. Join us in Downtown Greensburg, IN on July 25, 2015 for our Tenderloin Throwdown. Delicious food and and lots of fun for all ages!

Phone: 812-222-0037

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Tree City Fall Festival

Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg)

Courthouse Square

DescriptionFall Festival events crafted to celebrate areas unique heritage. Festivities include baking contest, dog show, battle of the bands, queen and little Mr. and Miss pageants, Decatur County's Got Talent and Lip Sync contests. Forms available at treecityfallfestival.

Phone: 877-883-5447

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Hope Heritage Days

DATES: Sep. 26-28
Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Town Square.

DescriptionDon't miss Bartholomew County's largest festival! Join us for our 47th year. Enjoy live music, fireworks, parade, car show, exhibitions, food and vendor booths, gospel sing, pioneer village, Civil War encampment and more. Something for everyone and all ages.

Phone: 812-546-HOPE (4673)

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Hope's Art Fair on the Square

Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Town Square

DescriptionFifty juried booths, demonstrations, local food. 11am-8pm on Sat; 10am-6pm on Sun. Located in Hope, IN on SR 9.

Phone: 812-344-4711

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Christmas of Yesteryear

DATES: Nov. 21
Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Town Square

DescriptionThis event features a live nativity, strolling carolers along the Hope Town Square with history tours, merchant events and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Phone: 812-546-4673

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Smoke On The Square-Annual Bartholomew County BBQ Cook-Off

DATES: Jun. 14
Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Downtown Square

DescriptionBBQ competition in categories of pork ribs, pulled pork,chicken and brisket with winners determined by panel of judges. The Public may purchase the competitors pulled pork in the Peoples' Choice Competition only with the winner determined by public vote.

Phone: 812-546-4499

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Arts and Antiques Fair on the Square

DATES: Aug. 31
Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Town Square

DescriptionA gathering of Artisans and Antiques Collectors sharing their treasures.

Phone: 812-546-4673

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Goodies, Goblins & Ghost Stories

DATES: Oct. 25
Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Downtown Square.

DescriptionStorytelling event with scary stories for all ages. Non-scary stories for children. Trunk-or-treat costume parade for ages 0-12. Campfires with roasted marshmallows, hot chocolate, chili cook-off competition, chili inner available for purchase, fall scene photos,

Phone: 812-546-4499

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Hope Heritage Days

Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Historic Hope Town Square

DescriptionDon't miss Bartholomew County's largest festival! Join us for our 48th year. Enjoy live music, fireworks, parade, car show, exhibitions, food and vendor booths, gospel sing, pioneer village, Civil War encampment and more. Something for everyone and all ages.

Phone: 812-546-4940

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Hope Civil War Days

Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg)

Historic Hope Town Square

DescriptionStep back in time as Hope celebrates Bartholomew County's Civil War heritage with the 11th Indiana, family programs, cemetery tours, and more! Re-enactors set up a civil war camp on the historic Town Square. Learn about the soldier who found "Lee's Lost Orders"!

Phone: 812-546-4940

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Tri-State Antique Market

DATES: May 4; Jun. 1; Jul. 6; Aug. 3; Sep. 7; Oct. 5
Lawrenceburg (Dearborn Co., South Central Reg)

Fairgrounds

DescriptionIndiana’s largest antiques & vintage market is held the first Sunday of the month, May through October. Over 200 dealers sell everything from early American primitives to mid-century modern. Displays are indoors and outdoors, so the Market is held rain or shine.

Phone: 513-738-7256

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Linton Freedom Festival

DATES: Jun. 28-Jul. 5
Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg)

Humphrey's Park (City Park)

DescriptionLet us be a part of your Independence Day celebration. Week-long Independence Day celebration that includes Indiana's largest Independence Day parade on July 4. Fun-filled family activities, arts and crafts, food, classic car cruise-in, live entertainment and more!

Phone: 812-847-4846

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival

Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg)

Humpreys Park and Goose Pond FWA

DescriptionSpring Sandhill Crane migration. Friday kickoff dinner features live music & silent and live auctions. Saturday Art & Craft vendors, food, live raptors & reptiles, retriever demo, guest speakers, kids activities, bus tours of the 8000 acre Goose Pond FWA.

Phone: 812-875-2615

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival

DATES: May 16-17
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Bicentennial Park, Madison Riverfront

DescriptionNationally known contemporary and traditional folk/roots musicians, storytelling, traditional crafts, food, regional wines and craft beer festival. Family-friendly.

Phone: 800-559-2956

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Madison Regatta

DATES: Jul. 4-6
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Madison Riverfront

Description64th Anniversary of 200mph Deck-2-Deck Racing with the World's Fastest Race Boats - Unlimited Hydroplanes, Air Shows, Parade, Fireworks on Saturday night, 3 Nights of Music Entertainment, Food Court and Commercial Vendors, Much More! Children 10 & under are Free.

Phone: 812-274-0400

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Harvest Celebration Festival

DATES: Sep. 27-28
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Lanthier Winery

DescriptionMadison Indiana's Harvest Celebration Festival is a grand gathering of artistic creations, wine, food and fall fun. Set in the gardens surrounding Lanthier Winery, Harvest Celebration returns annually to scenic Vintage Madison Indiana. Artisans and crafters fill ou

Phone: 812-273-2409

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art & Craft

DATES: Sep. 27-28
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Historic neighborhood, Broadway St. to Vine St.

DescriptionSouthern Indiana's premier outdoor juried fine arts and crafts show. Riverfront Foodfest and live entertainment. Kids' Korner activity tent. FaceBook: Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art - Madison, IN... And become a "friend"!
Link to our website: www.madisoncha

Phone: 812-265-2956

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

DATES: Nov. 28-29; Dec. 5-6
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Historic Madison

DescriptionThis candlelight tour is held over two weekends (Friday & Saturday only). It is a self-guided tour of historic private and public homes in Madison. Hospitality sites along the way offer restrooms and complimentary refreshments. Advance tickets are $12.50.

Phone: 800-559-2956

Handicapped Accessible: No

Admission Charge: Yes

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Festival Of Trees

DATES: Nov. 28-Dec. 31
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Lanthier Winery Tasting Room and Loft Gallery

DescriptionFree admission to this magic forest of shimmer and shine, glimmer and gold .More than 105 magnificent trees great visitors to Madison Indiana - and each year the forest changes - no two trees are alike. The 123 Mill Street cellar is bejeweled in holiday splendor.

Phone: 812-273-2409

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Annual Old Court Days

DATES: May 23-25; Sep. 26-28
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Courthouse Square

DescriptionBrowse through all arts and crafts, collectibles, antiques and food booths. Come and enjoy our historic river town. Sponsored by the Pilot Club of Madison. Free Admission. Fri.-Sun. 9am-6pm. Space rental is $100.00 for 10X10 area. Contact: 812-273-0550 or 812-273-

Phone: 812-273-6226 or 812-273-0550

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues

DATES: Aug. 15-16
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Riverfront

DescriptionThis festival is fun for the whole family! Fabulous blues music all weekend with nationally known performers. A KCBS sanctioned BBQ cook-off, backyard BBQ amateur competition, KidzQ kids' cook-off for young chefs. River boat cruises, 5k walk/run/bike ride; cornhole

Phone: 800-559-2956

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Madison Riverfront Wine,Stein & Barrel, a fundraising event for Riverfront Development

DATES: Jun. 21
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Madison Riverfront, at the Gazebo

DescriptionTaste the best wines & craft brews the region has to offer; settle in along the riverfront for a lazy afternoon of music & food. Regional performers, Art Auction and food.

Phone: 800-559-2956

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Mad Town Mud Climb

DATES: Sep. 13
Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Heritage Trail

DescriptionThe Mudder begins along the riverfront in Madison & proceeds up the Heritage Trail. This intense 5K mudder requires endurance, stamina and strength to navigate the winding 6-16% incline course with up to 25 challenging obstacles. Climb, crawl & jump to the finish line.

Phone: 812-265-5811

Handicapped Accessible: No

Admission Charge: Yes

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Alexandria Grand Prix

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Downtown streets

DescriptionOne of the largest go-Kart racing events in Indiana. Food vendors, entertainment, and great racing! Sanctioned by the SIRA.

Phone: 765-724-4633

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Madison Riverfront Wine & Stein

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg)

Gazebo on the Riverfront, Vaughn Street

DescriptionTaste the best wines & craft brews the region has to offer; settle in along the riverfront for a lazy afternoon of music & food. Regional performers, Art Auction and food.

Phone: 800-559-2956

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Metamora Music Festival

DATES: Aug. 30-31
Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Lane's End Barn and Business District

DescriptionFREE celebration of music in Metamora, Indiana, a 19th century canal town. Free performances, demonstrations, displays and workshops. Learn a new instrument or improve your skills. More than 40 regional groups performing at three areas around the village. Free

Phone: 765-647-1212

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Metamora Canal Days Autumn Festival

DATES: Oct. 3-5
Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Whitewater Canal

DescriptionCanal Days in Metamora means food, flea market, and fun. If you can't find it during Canal Days, you don't need it. Craft and antique vendors along Whitewater Canal. Operating grist mill, canal boat, wooden covered bridge aqueduct are some of the feaures of the Wh

Phone: 765-647-2194

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Strawberry Days

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Yard of the Jonathan Banes House

DescriptionWalk the delightfully quaint historic village as you enjoy strawberry delights. Live music fills the town. Approximately forty specialty shops open, as well as attractions such as the Grist Mill and the horse-drawn canal boat ride.

Phone: 765-647-2109

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Haunted Village of Metamora

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Throughout the village

DescriptionThe historic village is decorated with Halloween-themed vignettes, scary and funny. During the day, enjoy the beautiful Whitewater Valley autumn with the shops and attractions; Friday & Saturday evening family-friendly guided tours (for a fee)evoke spooky fun.

Phone: 765-647-2109

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Old Fashioned Christmas Walk

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Throughout the Historic Village

DescriptionCombine history, a Currier-and-Ives setting, and the pageantry of Christmas. Lanterns light the Whitewater Canal, hear the strolling carolers. Four weekends in a row, starting Thanksgiving Friday through Christmas. Fridays and Saturdays till 10 pm, Sundays till 5.

Phone: 765-647-2109

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Bluegrass at the Gateway Festival

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Metamora

Description5th annual Bluegrass at the Gateway Festival is four fun filled days packed with music, vendors, workshops and a kid's camp.

Phone: 866-647-6555

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Merchant Association of Metamora

DescriptionMetamora- Indiana's Canal Town. Historic pre-civil-war village representing the history of transportation in the United States. More than 40 specialty shops, a working water-powered Grist Mill, historic railroad ride, horse-drawn canal boat ride, B&B's, relaxation

Mitchell 68th Persimmon Festival

DATES: Sep. 20-27
Mitchell (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg)

Main St.

DescriptionMitchell's 68th Annual Persimmon Festival has become a southern Indiana tradition which commemorates this indigenous signature fruit in delicious puddings, desserts and ice cream. The exhibits, stage entertainment, Spring Mill State Park Pioneer Village tour and p

Phone: 812-849-4441

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Gasthof Holiday Bazaar

DATES: Oct. 31-Nov. 1
Montgomery (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Gasthof Amish Village

DescriptionGasthof's Holiday Craft Bazaar is Fri. Oct. 31 & Sat. Nov. 1 11am-5pm each day. This event in held indoors in our Banquet Facilities and in the Restaurant's 1st and 2nd floors. Enjoy a variety of vendors selling handmade crafts, holiday decor, candles, jewelry, lo

Phone: 812-486-4900

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival

DATES: Sep. 4-7
Montgomery (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Montgomery Ruritan Park

DescriptionMontgomery Turkey Trot Festival is a nationally known event that features numerous turkey races, live entertainment, food, refreshments, crafts, bingo, greased pig contests, tractor pull and more.

Phone: 812-698-0524

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Christmas in Brown County Kick-Off

DATES: Nov. 29-Dec. 1
Nashville (Brown Co., South Central Reg)

In the Village

DescriptionRecapture the magic of Christmas in Brown County! The Village of Nashville is a winter delight with many colorful lights, shopping, live entertainment, carolers, train rides, activities. The kids can even meet Santa at his own lighted cabin!!

Phone: 812-988-7303

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Brown County's Winter Wellness Weekend: Warm Up from Within

Nashville (Brown Co., South Central Reg)

Brown County State Park & Abe Martin Lodge

DescriptionEnjoy a unique winter weekend at Indiana’s largest state park: Woodland hikes, including the traditional Winter Hike and Naturalist’s Breakfast; a morning trail run; two free yoga classes and the multidimensional Indoor Wellness Fest make this weekend a great start to a more spirited, more fit new year. Brown County State Park and Abe Martin Lodge is the destination for this winter getaway. Full details will be available in October.

Phone: 812-988-5240

Handicapped Accessible: No

Admission Charge: No

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Taste of Brown County

DATES: May 16-17
Nashville (Brown Co., South Central Reg)

Village of Nashville

DescriptionTaking place in the quaint Village of Nashville, the Taste of Brown County offers up a variety of delicious food samples from local restaurants and sweet shops, a beer and wine garden, live entertainment, and the Downtown GetDown.

Phone: 812-988-7303

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Old Settlers Festival

DATES: Aug. 5-9
Odon (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Odon City Park

DescriptionOdon Old Settlers is one of the oldest continuous celebrations in Indiana. Featured are a big parade, food, carnival rides, Baby Show, Prince & Princess Contest, Bingo and free entertainment nightly.

Phone: 812-636-8218

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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North Daviess Community Craft Show

DATES: Nov. 8
Odon (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

North Daviess High School

DescriptionCommunity arts and crafts show highlighting the talents of the area.

Phone: 812-687-7686

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Oldenburg Freudenfest

DATES: Jul. 18-19
Oldenburg (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Town Hall

DescriptionGerman Festival, Food, Beer Garden, Games, German Music,10K Walk, 7 or 20 Mile Bike Ride, Good Family Fun. www.freudenfest.com

Phone: 812-934-3826

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Oldenburg Freudenfest

Oldenburg (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Town Hall

DescriptionGerman Festival, Food, Beer Garden, Games, German Music, 10K Walk, 7 or 20 Mile Bike Ride, Good Family Fun.

Phone: 866-647-6555

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Holiday Under The Spires

Oldenburg (Franklin Co., South Central Reg)

Town Hall

Description13th Annual Holidays Under The Spires. Come spend the day in our picturesque "Village of Spires" and enjoy shopping, dining & entertainment, Old World Style.

Phone: 866-647-6555

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Southeast Indiana F.A.R.M. Club's Antique Machinery Show

DATES: Jun. 27-29
Osgood (Ripley Co., South Central Reg)

Ripley County Fairgrounds

DescriptionVisit the Ripley County Fairgrounds in Osgood for the three day show of antique tractors, steam engines, threshing machines, corn shredding, operating sawmill, flea and antique markets, trading post consignment barn, tractor and truck pulls, great food and much mor

Phone: 812-654-3949

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Rising Sun Navy Bean Fall Festival

DATES: Oct. 10-11
Rising Sun (Ohio Co., South Central Reg)

Downtown riverfront.

DescriptionHomemade bean soup, cornbread, parade, queen pageant, food & craft vendors, rides, stage shows, free headliner musicians. On the Ohio River.

Phone: 812-438-2750

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Rising Sun Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts

DATES: Sep. 13-14
Rising Sun (Ohio Co., South Central Reg)

Riverfront along the Ohio River.

DescriptionAlong the Ohio River in Rising Sun. Featuring over 50 artist booths, music, wine, food. Free admission and free parking.

Phone: 888-776-4786

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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43rd Annual Seymour Oktoberfest

DATES: Oct. 2-4
Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg)

Downtown

DescriptionArts and crafts, activities, food booths, carnival, parade, 5k Walk/Run , contests, free entertainment nightly, Biergarten, flea market, balloon race and more. Check out our website, www.seymouroktoberfest.com, to find information on entertainment, contests, the parade, or carnival. You may contact us at info@seymouroktoberfest.com.
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Phone: 812-523-1414

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Shoals Catfish Festival

DATES: Jul. 2-6
Shoals (Martin Co., South Central Reg)

Main St., ball park and museum (Old Courthouse)

DescriptionThis celebration features a variety of flea market booths, fishing contest from the Highway 50 Bridge, a separate largest catfish fishing contest, running and walking events, battle of the bands, beauty contests, volleyball, basketball and softball tournaments, horseshoe and washer pitching, a variety of food vendors including the famous Shoals Lions Club fish sandwich.
http://...@theshoalsnews.com

Phone: 812-631-1329

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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46th Annual Fort Vallonia Days

DATES: Oct. 18-19
Vallonia (Jackson Co., South Central Reg)

Historic fort in the center of town on Main Street

DescriptionFood, craft, and flea market vendors. Sat parade 1pm. Live entertainment. 5K run/walk. Baby contest. Muzzleloader shoot. Tomahawk,horseshoe,and knife throw. Squirrel hunt and archery shoot. Cornhole tournament.

Phone: 812-528-2407 (general info) 812-216-1778 (vendor information)

Handicapped Accessible: No

Admission Charge: No

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Sassafras Tea Festival & Civil War Living History

DATES: Apr. 26-27
Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg)

Courthouse Lawn and Museum

DescriptionSassafras Tea Festival & Civil War Living History held in Vernon, IN on April 25 and 26, 2015. Civil War skits & skirmishes on the courthouse lawn during the day, a mock battle will be held at the Muscatatuck County Park at 1pm both Sat. & Sun. (admission to park)

Phone: 812-346-8989

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Labor Day Antiques, Collectibles, Crafts & Flea Market

DATES: Aug. 30-Sep. 1; Aug. 30-Sep. 1
Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg)

Streets of Vernon, IN

DescriptionLabor Day Antiques, Collectibles, Crafts & Flea Market on the streets of Vernon, IN Aug. 31, Sept. 1 & 2, 2013. Booths with over 100 dealers of antiques & vintage collectibles, crafts and flea market items. There will be food vendors on the streets of Vernon during the 3-day event. We have clean, handicapped accessible restrooms available. The Historical Society Museum will be open to the public during festival hours.

Phone: 812-346-8989

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Town & Country Home & Garden Tour

DATES: Jun. 28-29
Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg)

Various locations in Jennings County

DescriptionTour historic or unique homes and magnificent gardens in Jennings County. The sites for 2014 have not been finalized but we promise beautiful gardens. Tour dates are June 28 and 29, 2014 and usually include 5 to 7 locations.

Phone: 812-346-8989

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Versailles Pumpkin Show

DATES: Sep. 24-28
Versailles (Ripley Co., South Central Reg)

Ripley County Courthouse Square

DescriptionBring the family for this Wed-Sun event of games, rides, art, live music, contests, giant pumpkins, art, crafts, a giant parade and 5K! A Versailles Lions Club event for the whole family!

Phone: 888-747-5394

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Swiss Wine Festival

DATES: Aug. 21-24
Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg)

Riverfront Park

DescriptionTop 10 Event in Indiana by Top Events USA!, 4th Best Food Festival in Indiana by Best of Indiana. Large wine tasting pavilion featuring 100 varieties of Indiana wines, Midwest Championship Grape Stomp, riverboat cruises, four stages of professional entertainment.

Phone: 812-427-9463

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous

DATES: May 24-25
Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg)

French Commons and George Rogers Clark NHP

DescriptionTake a step back in time and surround yourself with the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of the American Revolutionary War period during the Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous. Held on Saturday & Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, enjoy authentic food prepared over open

Phone: 800-886-6443

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Red Skelton Festival

DATES: Jun. 5-7
Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg)

Downtown

DescriptionHonoring one of America's favorite clowns with two days of fun. Including a parade and downtown festival with food and craft vendors, stage entertainment and a carnival. http://...@vincennescvb.org/redskelton

Phone: 800-886-6443

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Salute to Veterans of WWII

DATES: Aug. 30-31
Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg)

Indiana Military Museum grounds

DescriptionAnnual living history event with WWII reenactment battles and encampment. Enjoy fabulous WWII military displays including re-enactors from throughout the region, tanks, artillery, aircraft and a WWII vehicle parade. WWII veterans & family receive free admission.

Phone: 812-882-1941

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Knox County Chili Cook-Off

DATES: Sep. 13
Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg)

Patrick Henry Square

DescriptionThe Knox County Chili Cook-off offers chili sampling, a chance to vote for your favorite, musical entertainment, and a tube race on the Wabash River.
http://...@vincennescvb.org

Phone: 800-886-6443

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Muster on the Wabash

DATES: Nov. 1-2
Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg)

Fort Knox II

DescriptionMuster on the Wabash is the Vincennes State Historic Sites annual living history War of 1812 encampment at Fort Knox II. This event commemorates the gathering or ''mustering'' of the army that fought the Battle of Tippecanoe on November 7, 1811. Period food.

Phone: 812-882-7422

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Knox County Watermelon Festival

DATES: Aug. 2
Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg)

Patrick Henry Square, Downtown

DescriptionCelebrate the summer with the sweet taste of Knox County watermelons! This year's event begins with Watermelon royalty to be crowned, kings and queens of all ages including babies and toddlers will compete for titles. Free musical entertainment during the festivi

Phone: 812-882-6440

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Old Post Bluegrass Jam

DATES: Feb. 9
Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg)

Vincennes University Beckes Student Union

DescriptionCome and experience a day of FREE musical entertainment. Open Jam sessions begining at 10:00 am. Groups performing on stage from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Area musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments to jam with other musicians. V.U. Food Court and Grinder's Coffee Shop will be open during the event.

Phone: 800-886-6443

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Grouseland Walnut Festival

Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg)

Grouseland's Walnut Grove

DescriptionAnnual Fall Festival commemorating the historical significance of the Walnut Grove where Harrison and Tecumseh had their contentious meetings, also to celebrate early Indiana Territorial History on the grounds of Grouseland, entertainment, food and craft vendors.

Phone: 812-882-2096

Handicapped Accessible: No

Admission Charge: Yes

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20th Century Chevy Car Fest

DATES: Sep. 20-21
Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Eastside Park

DescriptionThe 20th Century Car Fest attracted over 600 antique cars last year. This Festival is a ''''must see'''' for all car lovers! Vendors for classic automobile accessories will be on sight.

Phone: 812-617-5580

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Wine, Cheese and Art Festival

DATES: Aug. 29
Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Meredith Plaza on Main St.

DescriptionThe Daviess County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will sponsor their seventh annual Wine and Cheese Tasting Friday, September 4th from 5:00 to 10:00 PM. This event will be held in downtown Washington at Meredith Plaza located at 122 E. Main Street.

Phone: 812-254-5262

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: Yes

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Rail Fest

DATES: May 17
Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Main St. and Depot

DescriptionThe Daviess County Rail Fest celebrates the railroad heritage of the County. The Ohio and Mississippi RR was first built in 1857 through the County. In 1888 the O & M RR repair yard was built to repair and build rail cars. Montgomery is the half-way point betwee

Phone: 812-257-0301

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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20th Century Chevy Car Fest

Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Eastside Park

DescriptionThe 20th Century Car Fest attracted over 600 antique cars last year. This Festival is a ''''must see'''' for all car lovers! Vendors for classic automobile accessories will be on sight.

Phone: 812-617-5580

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Heartbeat of Washington Fall Festival

Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Main Street

DescriptionFall Festival on Main Street, Vendors, food, Bands and Fun for the Family!! Come and celebrate and strengthen the down town community!

Phone: 812-254-5262

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Heartbeat of Washington Spring Festival

Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg)

Main Street

DescriptionCome to Downtown Washington to enjoy vendors of all types, music and food!! Come and enjoy the shops and enjoy our beautiful downtown!

Phone: 812-254-5262

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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Daviess County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau

DescriptionDaviess County stands for; Amish Pleasures...Festive Events... Family Recreation and Adventure. Fishing, hunting, camping and much more.

Harper Valley Pumpkin Patch Days

DATES: Oct. 11-12
Westport (Decatur Co., South Central Reg)

Harper Valley Farms

DescriptionBring the family to the farm to pick pumpkins, squash and gourds in an eight acre patch in scenic Harper Valley. For rainy days, pumpkins (from our secret patch), squash and gourds are available near the barn. Enjoy some refreshments while watching the pigs play.

Phone: 812-591-3416

Handicapped Accessible: No

Admission Charge: No

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Harrodsburg Heritage Days Festival

DATES: May 16-17
Harrodsburg (Monroe Co., South Central Reg)

Community Center, 1002 W Popcorn Rd.

DescriptionFish fry, parade, baby contest, live entertainment, flea market, arts and crafts, pet parade, contests, kiddie rides and games. Fun for all.

Phone: 812-824-9390

Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Admission Charge: No

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