Destinations - Southern Indiana 2019 - Page 33

PHOTO: NEWS AND TRIBUNE 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 Digging the Past 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Falls of the Ohio State Park 201 West Riverside Drive, Clarksville Become a paleontologist for a day at this hands-on festival offering archaeology and geology activities for children and adults. Aug. 24 Community Yard Sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gateway Park 500 Little League Blvd., Clarksville Enjoy a shopping experience like no other at Clarksville’s 20h annual Community Yard Sale. Aug. 24 Farm to Table Dinner 6 p.m. On Chestnut Street in downtown Jeffersonville Tickets are required for this outside dinner experience. Aug. 30 and Aug. 31 Steamboat Nights Friday and Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m. Big Four Station Park 223 Pearl St. Downtown Jeffersonville Jeffersonville’s role in the historic steamboat era is center stage at this evening festival held over Labor Day weekend. Festivities include a parade, river-themed activities, food and wine tasting, artist vendor demonstrations, music and stage performance. SEPTEMBER Sept. 7 Historic Home Tour Downtown New Albany Enjoy an afternoon touring New Albany’s historic homes. Sept. 7 Bourbon Bluegrass and Books 7 p.m. Jeffersonville Public Library 211 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville Sept. 8 Rock on Water Christian Music Festival 5 to 9 p.m. Jeffersonville RiverStage 100 W. Riverside Drive Jeffersonville Rock out and be inspired at this contemporary Christian music festival. Featuring local and national acts, artists perform outdoors along the Ohio River. Sept. 8 9/11 Memorial sponsored by Vintage Fire Museum Hours to be announced. Big Four Station Park at the Big Four Walking Bridge 223 Pearl St., Downtown Jeffersonville September 12 – 16 Vintage Weekend West Baden Springs Hotel From vintage car displays to classic movie screenings to the Vintage Base Ball exhibition, the spirit of a bygone era will come to life with a weekend full of throwback touches. Sept. 21 Charlestown Under the Stars 7 to 10 p.m. Charlestown State Park 12500 Ind. 62, Charlestown Co-sponsored by the Louisville Astronomical Society, this event will focus on stargazing. What is out under the night sky tonight? Learn about telescopes, how to find Polaris, discover the summer and fall constellations, bring your telescope that you haven’t figured out how to use and we will show you. Come to the Oak Shelter House. If weather is overcast, we will hold the event in the park office with an astronomy slide show and telescopes for examination. We’ll look at the moon, planets, objects in the Milky Way and galaxies beyond. Sept. 21 Firefighters Muster, Parade and Pumping From the Vintage Fire Museum to Jeffersonville Overlook September 27 Craft Beer Experience West Baden Springs Hotel Raise a glass to a unique experience and sample a medley of five craft beers served alongside a tasting menu of hors d’oevres. Sept. 28 Coffin Race Hours to be announced. Held down by the river in downtown New Albany Come watch coffins race as a kick off to Culbertson Mansion’s haunted house season. OCTOBER Oct. 4 - Nov. 30 Like A Bad Penny, Rachael Banks Carnegie Center for Arts and History 201 E. Spring St. New Albany Solo exhibition of work by Rachael Banks, in conjunction with the Louisville Photo Biennial. Opening reception, Friday, Oct. 4, 6 to 8 p.m. The center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6 Lewis and Clark Celebrates the Handshake 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. George Rogers Clark Home Site 1021 Harrison Ave. Clarksville (part of Falls of the Ohio State Park, 201 W. Riverside Drive, Clarksville) The program includes silver and blacksmithing demonstrations and numerous historians focusing medicine, games, writing and weaving. Exhibits for the expedition will be set up for the weekend. The New Chapter Dulcimers and Strings will add to the scene. Oct. 10 - 13 Harvest Homecoming Thursday, booths open at noon Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m. Downtown New Albany and Riverfront Celebrate fall in style with friends, food and fun at New Albany’s 51st Harvest Homecoming Festival. The kick-off parade will be Saturday, Oct. 5, with booths opening on Oct. 10. October 14 – 16 Senior LPGA Championship The Pete Dye Course at French Lick Join a week-long celebration of women’s golf during the third annual Senior LPGA Championship presented by Old National Bank, set at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick. Oct. 16 National Fossil Day 5 to 8 p.m. Falls of the Ohio State Park 201 W. Riverside Drive Clarksville Look for fossils along the River Bank. Oct. 18 and 20 A Haunting Good Time at Charlestown State Park Campground All-day activities with trick or treating in the evening Events Location Charlestown State Park 12500 Ind. 62 Charlestown A weekend full of Halloween- themed activities, including trick- or-treating costume and campsite contests, night hikes, cemetery tours and more. Oct. 19 and 20 Autumn on the River Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Events Location Old Schoolhouse Grounds Bethlehem Sit along the banks of the Ohio River, tour the historic three-room schoolhouse and enjoy music, arts, crafts, a car show, antiques, a parade, an auction and a tribute to veterans.