September 27, 2013 – September 29, 2013
September 19, 2013
The Community Education Coalition in partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, Ivy Tech Community College and Purdue College of Technology are sponsoring the second annual Community EdFest. Join us for an evening of: FREE food live music, fun, and games for all ages. There will be drawings for iPads and other prizes. Six scholarships awarded ($1,000 each)! To apply visit www.CommunityEdFest.com. The last day to apply is September 16.
August 24, 2013
This will be our fourth year on Washington Street. It promises to be the best. With construction complete we hope to expand the art fair from 80 to 120 booths which will incorporate the addition of 4th Street between Lafayette and Jackson Streets. It promises to be one of the finest art fairs in Columbus. This year’s fair will feature artwork from local, regional and national artists.
It will be held August 24th on Washington Street in beautiful downtown Columbus, Indiana. This fine art fair is organized to provide shoppers in Columbus and South Central Indiana with an opportunity to shop a local art fair.
August 22, 2013 – August 25, 2013
Upholding the Swiss Wine Festival tradition, gates will open on Thursday, August 22 at 5:00 pm with the Little Swiss Polka Dancers performing at 6:00 pm. Hours of practice by local youths had been undertaken to bring together this traditional aspect of the Swiss Wine Festival entertainment.
Festivities begin on Saturday morning at 10:00am with the Bicentennial Grand Festival Parade in downtown Vevay. Marching bands, floats, and local and visitors line the streets of Main Street to kick-off the celebration Switzerland County-style, this year paying homage to the Vevay-Switzerland County 200th birthday.
Entry into the festival and parking is free on Thursday only and $5 per day on Friday-Saturday with children 5-12 years for $3. Youths under age five are free. Sunday admission is $4 for adults and $2 for youths 5-12. Youths under age five are free.
Festival times are Thursday, August 22 from 5-10pm; Friday, August, 23 from 3pm-2am; Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10:30am-2am; and Sun., Aug. 25-10:30am-6:30pm. There is a small parking fee.
The Wine Pavilion is closed on Thursday, but is open Friday, 3-10pm, Saturday, 11am-10pm, and Sun. noon-5:00pm. The $15 per person admission fee includes wine samples and a souvenir wine glass. The Beer Garden opens Thursday for Happy Hour from 5:00pm-10pm and will reopen Friday from 3:00pm-2am; Saturday 11am-2am; and Sunday, 11am-6pm.
Additional activities, performers, and events can be found on the Swiss Wine Festival website at http://www.swisswinefestival.org, (812) 427-9463 or email@example.com. Reservations for riverboat cruises can be made by calling 1-800-435-5688. Information on lodging, local businesses and tourist activities can be found at http://www.switzcotourism.com, by calling Switzerland County Tourism at (812) 427-3237 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 10, 2013 – August 11, 2013
“I went to a garden party to reminisce with my old friends” – familiar lyrics from Ricky Nelson’s 1972 hit song and the inspiration for a multi-faceted event at Mill Race Center scheduled for August 10 and 11. The Garden Party is a premiere event that will feature a juried floral display by the Mudlarks Garden Club, tablescapes by area florists and designers, educational displays and workshops, a café featuring locally grown ingredients, a garden shop and an exhibit of Daren Redman’s art quilts.
Tickets are $10 a person for MRC members and $12 for the general public. Visit www.millracecenter.org or call 812.376.9241 for more information.
July 3, 2013
It’s Bartholomew County’s largest party of the year, and you’re invited!
July 3rd is the date, Columbus Municipal Airport is the place! All the Food and Fun start at 5:30pm in the Ivy Tech parking lot. Easterling Entertainment will entertain the kids with a magic show at 6:00, and get rockin’ at 6:30 with Duke Tumatoe and the Power Trio at 6:30 on the Ivy Tech stage! Then at 10:00pm we LIGHT ‘EM UP!
Don’t forget your family, friends, and your largest and loudest portable radio tuned to QMIX 107.3…because these fireworks are choreographed to all your favorite QMIX tunes!
Can’t wait to see you there!
June 14, 2013
Join us for a fun-filled, community day in celebration of the ultimate summer comfort food, the hot dog. Enjoy free food and fun as you learn about the educational opportunities of IVY Tech’s Franklin Campus.
June 13, 2013 – June 15, 2013
The 38th Red White and Blue Festival is June 13 – 15. There is great entertainment scheduled like The Lasting Hope, Southern Comfort and so much more . There will be a wide variety of food and concessions like the world famous Crothersville FFA pork burgers and walking tacos. There will be games and rides for the whole family. And of course, you can’t forget about the parade. Everyone is welcome to come out to the Crothersville Community School grounds to enjoy the fun at Indiana’s most patriotic festival. For more details contact Sherry Bridges or visit us on the internet at www.rwbfestival.com. Hope to see you there!
June 4, 2013
The Indianapolis Colts are gearing up for another great season with the 2013 Tailgate Tour, beginning June 4 through July 15. The 2013 Tailgate Tour marks the tenth year the Indianapolis Colts have hosted a summer traveling marketing campaign featuring players and cheerleaders. Sponsored by American Family Insurance, the Indiana Corn Marketing Council and the Indiana Soybean Alliance, the Colts Tailgate Tour will make seven stops throughout Indiana. Please visit www.colts.com/events for an up-to-date listing of event locations.
Player and Cheerleader Autographs
Register to win tickets
Quarterback Challenge Inflatable
Register for an Official Colts Fan Club Membership
Colts In Motion, the team’s traveling museum
The tour makes it’s first stop at Harrison College in Columbus! The stop will be 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Join us on QMIX 107.3 for a LIVE broadcast from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm!
Special notes: The Colts encourage all fans to arrive early. The line for player and cheerleader autographs may be cut off at any time to ensure the Tour remains on schedule. Inclement weather or traffic may cause for late arrival or early departure. All Tailgate Tour stops will take place rain or shine. Colts player names will not be announced prior to the arrival in each city. Fans will be allowed one autograph per person; however fans may get back in line for additional autographs. All Colts Tailgate Tour event times are local.
A fun and FREE event! Join us at Harrison College for the Indianapolis Colts Annual Tailgate Tour! Check out the Colts in Motion traveling Museum, win Colts giveaways (including game tickets!) and get autographs from Colts players and cheerleaders!
Thanks to Jim and Troy Forman of Forman Investment Services, big supporters of High School and Pro Football!
Live Broadcast: 4:00-6:00pm
The Colts encourage fans to arrive early. The line for player and cheerleader autographs may be cut off at anytime to ensure the tour remains on schedule. The Colts Tailgate Tour will take place rain or shine. Colts players’ names will not be announced prior to their arrival in each city. Fans will be allowed one autograph per person, however, fans may get back in line for additional autographs.