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Visiting Southern Indiana
Southern Indiana, often called the sunny side of Louisville, is home to the historic communities of New Albany and Clarksville. Celebrate the season Memorial Day Weekend at the 22nd Annual Howard Steamboat Museum Art & Antique Jubilee. Formerly know at the museum’s Victorian Chatauqua, the new Jubilee features free admission and two days of unique arts and antiques on the grounds of the Howard Steamboat Museum.
Clark Days celebrates the founder of Clarksville and Louisville, George Rogers Clark. The 2014 Clark Days festivities are June 28th and 29th. Hosted by the City of Clarksville at Falls of the Ohio State Park, Clark Days features historic re-enactments, children’s activities, and vendors, as well as local historic organization information booths – visit and experience the early days of Clarksville.
The New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater lights up in spring and summer with concerts, productions, and entertainment. Put the City of New Albany’s Independence Day Riverfront Celebration at the top of your itinerary for festive holiday fun. Arrive in the late afternoon for live music, kids fun, and drinks, all culminating with fireworks over the Ohio River.
End the summer season in New Albany with events and fun at the 2014 Harvest Homecoming Festival October 4th through 12th. Festivities begin at New Albany High School with the Harvest Homecoming Parade ending at the festival on Bank Street and Elm Street. Join the Miss Harvest Homecoming royalty for events including baking contests, a bowling tournament, and riding lawnmower races.
In the southwest corner of southern Indiana, the river city of Evansville is a hub of commerce and culture. A visit to the Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden is a treat in spring with the sight of newly born “zoo babies”. The Amazonia Forest of Riches exhibit is a must see, and with the greenhouse at a constant 75 degree temperature, no worries about weather.
The 2014 River City Bicycle Classic returns to Evansville Saturday June 7th. The $5,000 purse is sure to draw top Indiana cyclists to the event. Classic events take place at Evansville’s Garvin Park north of downtown. Join the kick off party Friday evening sponsored by the Franklin Street Events Association. Spectators, cheer on racers at the Festival in Garvin Park on the 7th starting at 10 a.m.
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Southern Indiana Events
Knox County Fall Festival The Fairground in Bicknell north of Vincennes fill with fall-time fun. There will be a car, truck, and motorcycle show, art vendors, and local musical acts.
Sweeny Todd The demon barber of Fleet Street takes the stage at the Old Town Players Theater in Vincennes. Show times vary per day.
Muster on the Wabash Period re-enactors commemorate William Henry Harrison’s efforts of mustering troops for the Battle of Tippecanoe. The events begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Fort Knox II in Vincennes.
Holiday Fest/ Jingle Walk Join the community in downtown New Albany as the city fills with holiday cheer. There will be wine tastings, locally owned stores open for shopping, and family activities including face painting and ornament making. The festivities begin at 1 p.m.
A Christmas Story Visit the Old Town Players Theatre in Vincennes for a musical production of this Christmas classic. Times vary per day.
7th Annual Watermelon Drop Bring in the New Year by watching 15 watermelons fall from the sky against a backdrop of fireworks. The Riverfront Pavilion will host live music, delicious food, and a beer/wine garden for the adults. It all begins at 9 p.m. in downtown Vincennes.
Louisville Chorus- Christmas Wonderland St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Albany fills with the beautiful sounds of the Louisville Chorus and Children’s Choir. The music begins at 6 p.m.