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October 25, 2013 – October 26, 2013

Keeping Kids Safe Project in Indianapolis!!

Join us on October 25th and 26th at the Hubler Chevrolet auto dealership for free FBI quality digital fingerprint and photographs from one of the top child safety programs in the country!  The Keeping Kids Safe Project will take a child’s fingerprints and send them home with parents. Parents can use the record to turn directly over to authorities anywhere in the world to instantly aid in an investigation. There will also be community organizations present to provide safety information for families.

The child safety fair will take place on Friday, October 25th from 3PM – 7PM and Saturday, October 26th from 10AM – 4PM. Hubler Chevrolet is located at 8220 US 31 S in Indianapolis, IN. If you have any questions, you can contact Korey at or call 319-233-0248.


Start: October 25, 2013 3:00 pm
End: October 26, 2013 4:00 pm
Venue: Hubler Chevrolet
Phone: 317-882-4389
8220 US 31 S, Indianapolis, IN, 46227, United States
Cost: Free

October 11, 2013 – October 12, 2013

Ethnic Expo 2013

Tune your steel drum and get ready for some Calypso music as Trinbago will serve as this year’s host country for Ethnic Expo. This year marks the 29th annual Ethnic Expo presented by First Financial Bank in downtown Columbus. The two-day festival, which fosters understanding and an appreciation of Columbus’ diverse population, will take place on October 11th-12th outside Columbus City Hall.

Start: October 11, 2013
End: October 12, 2013
Venue: Columbus City Hall
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

October 11, 2013 – October 12, 2013

Nineveh Heritage Festival

All weekend:  Entertainment, Vendors, Indian Creek FFA Pork Chops & Ice Cream, Smoke Eaters BBQ, Silent Auction, kids games at Mutual Savings Bank

Friday Ham & Bean Supper at Nineveh Christian Church from 5:30 to 8

Saturday: Breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. at the corner, parade at 10 a.m., Fish Fry from 11 to 6 at the Masonic Lodge, Corn Hole Tournament at 12:30 p.m., Dessert Auction at 2 p.m., Chili Supper at the fire station from 5 to 7 p.m., Square Dance at 6 p.m.

Start: October 11, 2013
End: October 12, 2013
Venue: Nineveh Heritage Festival
Phone: 317-933-2898
7742 S. Nineveh Road, Nineveh, IN, 46164, United States

October 3, 2013 – October 5, 2013

Seymour Oktoberfest

Willkommen! (“Welcome!”) Whether you come for shopping, food or fun, you will find something to enjoy at the Seymour, Indiana Oktoberfest. Admission is free!

The 41st Annual Oktoberfest in Seymour, Indiana will be held October 3 – 5. Join us for a great weekend!

Start: October 3, 2013
End: October 5, 2013
Venue: Downtown Seymour
Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

September 27, 2013 – September 29, 2013

Hope Heritage Days


Visit The Hope Heritage Days Facebook Page Here

Start: September 27, 2013
End: September 29, 2013
Venue: Hope Town Square
Phone: 812-546-4063
Hope, IN, 47201, United States

September 19, 2013

Second Annual Community EdFest

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 The last day to apply is September 16.

Start: September 19, 2013 5:30 pm
End: September 19, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

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.



Start: August 24, 2013 10:00 am
End: August 24, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Columbus
Phone: 812-376-2539
4th and Washington Streets, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

August 22, 2013 – August 25, 2013

Vevay Swiss Wine Festival

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, (812) 427-9463 or 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, by calling Switzerland County Tourism at (812) 427-3237 or e-mailing

Start: August 22, 2013
End: August 25, 2013
Venue: Paul Ogle Riverfront Park
Phone: 812-427-3237
Ferry Street, Vevay, IN, 47043, United States

August 10, 2013 – August 11, 2013

It’s a Garden Party at Mill Race Center

“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 or call 812.376.9241 for more information.

Start: August 10, 2013
End: August 11, 2013
Venue: Mill Race Center
Phone: 376-9241
900 Lindsey Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

July 3, 2013

Columbus Regional Health presents QMIX Musical Fireworks 24: Light ‘Em Up!

It’s Bartholomew County’s largest party of the year, and you’re invited!

Join us for Columbus Regional Health presents QMIX Musical Fireworks XXIV Light’Em Up! Sponsored by The Eye Place,MainSource BankReliable Comfort Heating and Air Conditioning and Renner Ford Honda!

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!

Start: July 3, 2013 5:30 pm
End: July 3, 2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Columbus Municipal Airtport
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: FREE!
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