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CONTENTS
5 CELEBRATE
with many festivals

SUMMER IN DAVIESS 12 SLIDE, SKI,


COUNTY SPLASH AND BOAT
Music, history and fun for all Get ready to dive into the
ages water

8 TRENDS AND 13 SOAKING UP THE


STYLES IN SWIMWEAR FUN IN KNOX COUNTY
Knots and ties along with Knox county offers art and
hardware in style for 2019 culture along with Farmers
Market goodies

16 RV TRENDS
FOR 2019
9 THE RIGHT GRILL Back to basics and quality
FOR THE JOB
From the most convenient to
the low-and-slow grills

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IN DUBOIS COUNTY See what’s happening all
around our area this summer
Patoka lake beckons along

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Enjoy Summer In

DAVIESS COUNTY Indiana


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Celebrate Summer in
DAVIESS COUNTY
Bill Dobson’s all-Ford Car Show is set for June 8 at the dealership grounds at 15 S. Meridian St.

N estled in the heart of downtown


Washington, the Daviess County
Museum, run by members of the Daviess
County Historical Society, features
The museum isn’t the only thing
do on Main Street. Throughout the
summer, several festivals will take place
along Main Street and in the heart of
Ford Car Show.
If it’s music you’re looking for,
several concerts will be held throughout
the summer thanks to the Community
multiple floors filled with exhibits Washington. A group of downtown Concert Series, including Madd Hoss
history lovers of all ages can enjoy. It merchants involved in the Heartbeat Jackson in June and a tribute to Elton
displays school and sports memorabilia, of Washington will host the Celebrate John and Billy Joel in August.
the uniforms of local military veterans, Washington festival in June. In late Looking for a place to cool off?
a funeral services exhibit and more. September, the Wine and Brew Fest will Check out WaterWorld of Washington.
Children in kindergarten through fifth come to downtown. Just off Main Street Featuring a splash pad, water slides and
grade can also participate in Kids Club, a will be the site of not only the Catholic more, you’ll be wowed by WaterWorld.
monthly get-together filled with history, Community of Washington Summer The gently rolling green hills
crafts, games and more. Social in June but also the Bill Dobson surrounding the Corning Irish Heritage

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Top left, antique tractors are a highlight of the
White River Valley Antique Association Show in
Elnora in September, while the Daviess County
Fair’s annual pedal pull brings out pullers of all
ages. Bottom right, wine and craft beer vendors
adorn Main Street in Washington. This year’s
Wine and Brew Fest is set for Sept. 28.

Center will play host to not only the Irish Roots


picnic in June and also several programs held in
the recently restored Celtic Hall, the former St.
Patrick’s Catholic Church. The picnic features a
train ride for kids, food, prizes, and a look into
genealogy.
The fairgrounds in Elnora will be buzzing
with entertainment for the whole family in June
when the Daviess County Fair takes over. Live
entertainment, food booths, carnival rides, exhibits
and a parade are all part of the festivities. If it’s
animals you are looking for, head to the Daviess
County 4-H Grounds in July for the annual 4-H
Show featuring projects from over 400 Daviess
County 4-H members.
Odon features one of the oldest festivals in the
state — the Old Settlers Festival — in August that
offers food vendors, carnival rides, a parade and
more.
Looking to buy a few animals, maybe a car
or some antiques? Don’t miss Dinky’s auction
on Friday evenings. Located in Daviess County’s
Amish country, Dinky’s features multiple auction
rings each Friday night as well as several special

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sales throughout the year. While you’re
in Amish country, check out the annual
quilt auction the first weekend in
September or visit one of several Amish-
style restaurants.
Martin County
Nearby is Martin County where
mid-June you’d be able to partake in
Loogootee’s Summer Festival. Also not
to miss out on this summer are events at
West Boggs Park, which include a kid’s
fishing derby in June and a luau party in
July, not to mention swimming, boating
and camping that is available all summer
long.

Beautiful rock formations are a


highlight of traveling in Martin County.

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Trends and Styles in Swimwear
W hether you’re
headed for the
pool, the lake or the beach,
summer allows you to peel off
(trunks and shorts in various
styles and patterns), but wom-
en’s swimwear is a category on
its own.
at all price points in a variety
of styles. Travel and Leisure
magazine highlighted the top
trends in swimwear for 2019.
flattering silhouette? Strapless
necklines are making a big
comeback this year.
Of course, styles and
the layers of winter and don While you’ve been work- High-Cut bottoms: It’s colors are unlimited and most
the outdoor fashions of the ing out to get in shape for the back to the future for this women find a flattering style,
season — namely swimwear. summer and revealing swim- revealing, leg-lengthening color or print and tend to
Men’s summer fashion trends wear, designers have been style. T+L predicts these stick with it. But Glamour
remain relatively consistent working to provide options bold, flattering bottoms will magazine identified these
be ubiquitous this season — color, style and print trends
even in one-piece suits. you’re likely to see popping up
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ties — to offer a flattering down — and employs straps
choice for almost any body or a reversible weave to blend
type. the two.
Colors: While bright,
Washed-out minimal-
bold colors seem to always
ism: The magazine sees more
be in fashion, this year subtle
brands embracing minimalist,
skin tones are arriving in
swimwear to accent a mini- simple colors in a variety of
malist, modern trend. silhouettes and simple prints
Patterns: Animal prints from black-and-white to
never truly went out of style, ribbed textures.
but T+L sees leopard- and Sweet and sexy: For the
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Events and fun in
DUBOIS COUNTY
Patoka Lake is one of Dubois County’s biggest attractions, with boating, swimming, camping, fishing and archery. Houseboats and
pontoons are available for rental. Photos Courtesy of The Herald, Jasper

F inding things to do with the family


is easy once summertime rolls
around in Dubois County. The county,
full of rich heritage, proudly displays
its history at Monastery Immaculate
Conception in Ferdinand, which is
open to tours and has a brewery to visit,
children. The city also sports the Indiana
Baseball Hall of Fame, which includes
interactive displays.
The nearby Jasper Riverwalk is
Nestled among the hills and fields of and at the county courthouse in Jasper. popular for bicyclists, walkers, and
southwestern Indiana, the Ferdinand Jasper’s annual Strassenfest takes places runners. Several music concerts will be
Folk Festival is an earth-friendly and here every summer, and this year will
family-friendly event promoting music, be no different. The famous German
the arts, and the environment. This free The Dubois County Fair is set for July
festival will feature lots of food and 15-19 on the grounds on Indiana 162.
festival, located in Ferdinand’s 18th
Street Park, is set for Sept. 21.
entertainment when it comes to town
in August. Also in August is the Latino
Cultural Festival in Jasper.
The Dubois County Museum is also
located in Jasper, and it is the largest
county museum in Indiana. Its unique
offerings include a model 17-building
Main Street from the 1890s, an animal
display that includes a polar bear and a
buffalo, a model train display, a hands-
on children’s area, an 1850 log house,
and a variety of programs for adults and

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hosted there throughout the
summer including Sweet
Water in June and The
Hiding in July.
Outside of Jasper,
Dubois County offers a
variety of summer activities.
The Heimatfest in Ferdinand
is an exciting festival that
event-goers flock to enjoy
good food, car shows, and
other entertainment. The
festival takes place June
21-22.
For something a little
more unusual, you can visit
the Zoar Mosquito Festival
in Holland in early August
or the Firemen’s Fest and
Car Show in St. Anthony.
The Heindrichsdorf Festival The Jasper Strassenfest takes place Aug. 1-4, in Jasper. The German-inspired street festival
in St. Henry will take place features live entertainment on three downtown stages, polka, lederhosen, hot air balloons, food,
June 14-15, and all the food games, contests, carnival rides and more.
and entertainment won’t be
something to miss out on this mention the YMI Picnic and Recreation Area, which water park in Santa Claus.
summer. Car Show on July 4 that will includes boating, swimming, And for thirsty adults, the
In Huntingburg, the be the perfect opportunity water skiing, fishing, and county offers four breweries
Dubois County Fair will to celebrate our nation’s archery. And just beyond and a winery. For more
attract many who are freedom. the county to the south is information, visit Dubois
interested in entertainment On the county’s east Holiday World & Splashin’ County tourism’s website,
and the 4-H program. Not to side is the Patoka Lake Safari, a popular theme and visitduboiscounty.com.

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Slide, Ski,
Splash and
Boat
W hether it’s swim-
ming, skiing or
boating, summer to many
literally means diving in or
taking to America’s great amusement parks dotted affordable activities available going smooth in rocky waters
waterways. Here’s what’s across the nation. For sure-fire for rent. Among these are were once just available in
happening this summer with family fun that will especially water mats, water skiing, larger craft. But now even
all these activities. please the kids, water parks jet skis, parasailing, paddle smaller boats feature gyro
offer all sorts of exciting boarding and surfing. Some systems that counter the sea’s
Water Parks of these activities require at unpredictable chops.
thrills, from flume rides and
No matter where you slides to sliding bodysurfing least some pre-instruction in Pontoons: Ever-popular,
live or your summer vacation mats, pools and more. order to ensure safety. But these versatile craft are easy to
destination, water parks are each is a fun way for people clean and feature more innova-
always within reach. Many Rental Activities of all ages to spend time on a tive features and furnishings.
towns and cities feature water For the adventurous, lake or at the beach. Power: 200hp outboard
motors were once the top
parks, as do all the major there are many exciting, Boating standard, but no more. That
Boating enthusiasts can’t

Newton’s
horsepower has doubled,
wait for summer to pull up sometimes tripled in newer
anchor and head out on the boats featuring motors from
lake or seas for fun times on Mercury, Yamaha and Seven
the water. If you’re new to Marine. And you can always
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Soaking Up the Fun in
KNOX COUNTY
Yoga participants enjoy the morning air at the Vincennes Farmers Market. The market is open Wednesday evenings and Saturdays
at the Riverfront Pavilion on Second Street in Vincennes.

P atrons of the arts should feel


welcome in Vincennes as there
are downtown galleries and First Friday
art walks held each month. The Art
boasting several floats, music, food and
fireworks by the George Rogers Clark
Memorial that evening, there will be
plenty to do.
Space Gallery, the Open Gallery and the For a bit of an athletic challenge this
Northwest Territory Art Guild Gallery summer, sign up for the 13th Annual
offer a chance to view and purchase Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon, “TRY Knox
work by accomplished artists with County” in June where kids and adults
changing exhibitions each month. On alike can swim-bike-run or run-bike-run
Friday evenings, the public is invited to to the finish line. This event is held at
look through the galleries while enjoying Gregg Park. And it’s for a good cause; all
light snacks. the money earned goes toward the parks
Farmers Market of Historic in the county. POOL HOURS AND ACTIVITIES
Vincennes, located at the Riverfront In August, the Watermelon Festival Open Swim
Pavilion at Second and Busseron streets, and BBQ Grill Off draws many into Sunday-Saturday Noon-7pm
Tot Time
is a busy each Saturday and Wednesday downtown Vincennes for fun, food and Monday-Saturday 9am-Noon
June through October. At the market, other activities. There will be vendors, Price Per Person
one can find produce, crafts, plants, and entertainment, and the annual Miss Children under 5 Free
other items. Watermelon pageant. In the Grill-off, Children 5-17 $2.50
Age 18 to Adult $3.50
Several Knox County communities grillers will compete in four categories to Lap Swim $1.00
play host to festivals and other events win pirzes. Monday-Saturday 9am-7pm
that celebrate the heritage and lifestyle Enjoy some food and a beer at the Passes
of the rural community. Between Germanfest, located at Highland Woods Fitness Season Pass $30
Family of 4 Pass $150
Oaktown’s Old Oaken Days and in Vincennes. This is a two-day festival $25 each additional member
Wheatland’s Wheatfest, there are plenty that celebrates the German heritage and 20 Punch Youth Pass $40
of small-town happenings to attend. features authentic food, drink, music 20 Punch Adult Pass $60
For Fourth of July festivities, the and dancing and is set to begin Aug. 9. Pool Party Rental Available
Sunday-Saturday 7:30pm-9:00pm
Happy Birthday America Celebration You can also visit the Indiana Entire Pool - $225/hour
will be held in downtown Vincennes Military Museum located at 715 S. Any 2 Pool Areas $125/hour
again this year. Featuring a parade Seventh St. in Vincennes. Dedicated

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to fostering the memory,
understanding and
appreciation of U.S. military
history, the museum is home
to artifacts, including military
vehicles, aircraft, uniforms,
insignia and equipment from
the American Revolution to
present day.
For those wanting
to see the historical side
to Vincennes, tours at
Grouseland are available. The
William Henry Harrison
Mansion was built when he
served as the first governor
of the Indiana territory from
1800-1812. According to
the Grouseland Foundation
website, it is called the
“White House of the West,”
as Grouseland was the first
brick home in the Indiana
territory. Located at 3 W.
Scott St., Grouseland is open
for tours from 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. Monday through
Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Grouseland, the mansion built by William Henry Harrison when he served as the first governor of
on Sunday. Admission rates the Indiana territory from 1800-1812. Harrison later became a U.S. President.

The George Rogers Clark Memorial, a national historical park at


401 S. Second St., Vincennes, is open seven days a week,
9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., closed most holidays but open Memorial Day,
Independence Day and Labor Day.

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are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for
students and children. The Indiana State
Historic Sites, the George Rogers Clark
National Historic Park and the Old French
House are also nearby.
To beat the heat all summer long,
head over to Rainbow Beach, open from
noon to 7 p.m. daily, in Vincennes, or
Bicknell’s Swimland.

Knox County is known for its home-grown


melons. An abundance can be found up
and down U.S. 41 in the county, as well as
at Farmers Market on Wednesdays and
Saturdays, when in season.

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KNOX COUNTY Indiana


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PIKE
COUNTY
Indiana

Pike County RV Trends for 2019


Public Library
F or many, summer beckons the call
to the open road. And recreational
vehicles are an excellent way to travel in
comfort and style for those who don’t
the meantime, RVFTA offers a helpful
video on their website to assist at rvfta.
com.

truly wish to rough it. Focus on Quality


RVs come in many shapes and Not all RVs are designed to be
styles, and each year brings new trends driven. In fact, many find the same
and innovations in the industry to meet experience in a trailer-style RV at a
customer expectations. The RV Family cheaper price. But just because you
Travel Atlas identified four new trends don’t have to drive the RV itself doesn’t
for 2019 influencing the RV industry. mean there aren’t maintenance issues.
Back to Basics Among these are the rigs themselves. In
“To inspire learning and fun for all years past, RVFTA cites a flood of RVs
Bigger is not always necessarily aimed at budget-priced consumers but
while preserving our history” better. Some find larger RVs and which also come with budget-priced
trailers intimidating to drive or tow and
#HereForYou the upkeep can be expensive, not to
craftsmanship. In essence, you get what
you pay for — and a cheaper rig will
mention the price of purchase. Like the
likely mean more costs down the road.
1008 East Maple Street tiny homes movement and the smaller
If you’re in the market, make sure you
camping trailers of decades past, RV
Petersburg, IN 47567 makers are responding to travelers who
invest in a quality rig. It may cost more
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812-354-6257 range of new models are now coming
For years, the RV industry has been
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dominated by wood and tin models.
long, but still offer many amenities of a
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Towing Communication markets. That’s changing. Upscale RV
So you’ve decided on a new RV, makers such as Airstream are marketing
but you’ll need to tow it. According fiberglass trailers such as its Nest, which
to RVFTA, figuring out the right has been met with consumer praise.
kind of vehicle to haul your RV can Because manufacturers are investing in a
be confusing and take much of the quality RV built from fiberglass, buyers
fun out of the experience. Thankfully, have responded to a quality fiberglass
communication between truck RV that lands between the budget
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CALENDAR
JUNE THROUGH JUNE 2 JUNE 14-15 JUNE 30
OCTOBER, EVERY WC Summer Social St. Henry Irish Roots Summer
SATURDAY Washington Heindrichsdorf Festival Picnic
Jasper Farmer’s Market St. Henry Montgomery
JUNE 7
Jasper JUNE 15
Spring on Main and
VINCENNES
JUNE THROUGH First Friday Art Walk Sweet Water Band,
FARMERS MARKET
OCTOBER Vincennes Riverwalk Concert
Jasper
Vincennes Historic JUNE 8
Farmer’s Market Celebrate Washington
Relay for Life
Vincennes Washington
Washington
JUNE 1 Chalkin’ Up the Town JUNE 21-22
Community Concert Odon Ferdinand Heimatfest
Series: Madd Hoss Ford Car Show Ferdinand
Jackson Washington JUNE 22
Washington Kendall Murphy BBQ Blues
Kids Fishing Derby 5K/10K West Boggs Park
West Boggs Park Montgomery
“The Ultimate Elvis” JUNE 25-29
JUNE 13-15 Daviess County Fair
Concert
Loogootee Summer Elnora
Jasper
Festival
Chalk Walk Arts Loogootee JULY 2-4
Festival Fourth of July Festival
Jasper Washington
JULY 4
YMI Picnic and Car
Show
Huntingburg
July Fourth Celebration
& Parade
Vincennes
JULY 5
First Friday Art Walk
Vincennes
JULY 5-6
Wagler Diesel
Competition
Lyons
JULY 6
Thunder Over Patoka
WASHINGTON RELAY FOR LIFE Patoka Lake

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CALENDAR
JULY 10-19 JULY 19-20
KNOX COUNTY FAIR
4-H Fair Summer Sidewalk
Washington Series
Huntingburg
JULY 12
Wheatfest JULY 20-21
Wheatland Civil War Reenactment
West Boggs Park
JULY 13
Luau Party JULY 20
West Boggs Park The Hiding band,
Riverwalk Concert
JULY 15-19 Jasper
Dubois County 4-H
Fair
Huntingburg

Open
WOW May 25th
PRICES & be open daily
until school JULY 22-27 AUGUST 1-4
starts
& Knox County Fair Strassenfest
Vincennes Jasper
INFORMATION
AUGUST 1-3
PASS BOOKLETS: Daily
Admission:
Old Settlers Festival
Odon
Book of 20 Daily Passes...................$40
(no expiration date)
Individual Season Pass.....................$30
(unlimited # of entries/expires end of current season)
3
$ 00
/day
(under 4 FREE)
STRASSENFEST

Daviess County Day Cares/YMCA (20 visits)...$220.00


No refunds in the event of inclement weather!
• No refunds on lost or stolen books of day passes; annual pass replacement fee $10.00
• No additional charge for use of waterslides
• You must be a minimum of 48” tall to use the slides
• The Health Department has put a maximum capacity of 400 persons
• Purchase of passes does not guarantee admittance. First come, first served.
Individual Season Passes MUST be purchased at the City Clerk-Treasurer’s
Office, 2nd floor of City Hall - Hours: Mon. & Fri. 8 AM-4:30 PM
HOURS OF OPERATION: ADULT ONLY SWIM: Mon & Fri 10:30am-12:30pm
ADULT SWIM w/Children: Tues., Wed. & Thurs 10:30am - 12:30pm OPEN SWIM: Mon, Thurs, Fri
12:30-6:00pm; Tues, Wed 12:30-8:00pm; Sat 10:30am-6:00pm; Sun 1:00pm - 6:00pm

CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 9 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT

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CALENDAR
TURKEY TROT FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 5-8 SEPTEMBER 6-7
Turkey Trot Festival Chandelier Barn
Montgomery Market
White River Valley Montgomery
Antique Show
Elnora

AUGUST 2 AUGUST 10
Watermelon Festival Hillbilly Heyday
Farbest BBQ Grill Off West Boggs Park CELESTINE STREET FEST
Vincennes Community Concert
First Friday Art Walk Series: Elton John/
Vincennes Billy Joel Tribute
Washington The
AUGUST 3
Travis Burkhart
Foundation Golf
AUGUST 17
Firemen’s Fest and Car
Stitching Post
Scramble Show “Your Country Quilt Store”
Montgomery St. Anthony A friendly country store with lots of MODA,
Riley Blake, Andover and Quilting Treasures.
Back to School Bash AUGUST 24 Also 1930’s and Civil War reproduction
Washington
Sweet Summer fabrics, flannels, batiks and solids.
AUGUST 2-3
Zoar Mosquito
Sounds
West Boggs Park
14th Annual
Festival Birdseye Park and Fire
Shop Hop
Holland Department Picnic Featuring: Andover’s Bed of Roses
Birdseye by Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts
AUGUST 8
AUGUST 30-31 4 DAYS ONLY
Daviess County June 19-June 22 • 9am-6pm
Hospital Foundation Latino Cultural
Get your passport stamped at each stop to
Golf Scramble Festival be eligible to win one of the Grand Prizes.
Montgomery Jasper Visit us at www.southernindianashophop.com

Southwest Indiana’s largest quilt store with


AUGUST 9 AUGUST 31 over 10,000 bolts! Come see for yourself.
Germanfest Amish Quilt Auction
Online Catalog: http://stitchingpostquilts.com
Vincennes Cannelburg
401 E. Main St. • Washington, IN 47501
812-254-6063 • Hrs. Mon.-Sat 10-5

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Daviess County Events Schedule
JUNE - ODON TOWN WIDE YARD SALE June 1, 2019 TRAVIS BURKHART FOUNDATION GOLF SCRAMBLE August 3, 2019
COMMUNITY CONCERT SERIES 2nd in Series for 2019- Madd Hoss @ Country Oaks Golf Course in Montgomery – Call Mike @ 812-257-
Jackson from Nashville, Tn. June 1, 2019 Washington High School Audi- 4492 or Jason @ 812-486-6531 or visit travisburkhartfoundation.com
torium Get your tickets at the Chamber office or call (812) 254-5262 New Release Card Class/Heartfelt Creations August 8, 2019 @ Hobby
KIDS FISHING DERBY JUNE 1, 2019 9am- 1:30pm @ West Boggs House – 2539 N 750 E, Montgomery, IN- Must Reserve a spot - 812-
Park – Bring the kids to participate in this tournament and enjoy family 486-3843
activities. Call (812) 295-3421 DAVIESS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL FOUNDATION GOLF SCRAMBLE
WASHINGTON CATHOLIC SUMMER SOCIAL June 2nd, 2019 Washing- FUNDRAISER August 8, 2019 @ Country Oaks Golf Course Call
ton Catholic Elementary & High School Washington 812-254-2781 812-254-8858
ANNUAL MID-SUMMER DRIVING SALE June 5, 2019 @ 6:30pm COMMUNITY CONCERT SERIES 3rd in Series for 2019 – Elton John/
Dinky’s Auction Center Cannelburg 812-486-2880 Billy Joel Dual Pianos Tribute August 10,2019 @ Washington High School
RELAY FOR LIFE OF DAVIESS COUNTY INDIANA June 8, 2019 4pm Auditorium Get your tickets at the Chamber office or call (812) 254-5262
to 11 pm Washington, IN www.relayforlife.org/daviesscountyin Facebook: EUCRE SUNDAYS- 2ND SUNDAY’S ONLY August 11th, 2019 – starts
Relay For Life of Daviess County Indiana CONTACT - Brittany Stephens at 1PM @ All Saints Catholic Church in Cannelburg, IN $5 per player
Brittany.Stephens@cancer.org 859-585-6732 Coffee, Tea and Water provided, Prize money determined by number of
FORD CAR SHOW June 8, 2019 Bill Dobson Ford Charity is Cops for players Call Mike Morris @ 812-486-8332
Kids for 2019 All Ford products Contact (812) 254-3673 HILLBILLY HEYDAY @ WEST BOGGS PARK AUGUST 10, 2019 You
CHALKIN UP THE TOWN IN ODON June 8, 2019 – Rain Date June 9th may be washing your clothes for a week, but it’s worth it! From mud to
NEW RELEASE CARD CLASS/HEARTFELT CREATIONS June obstacle courses to watermelon wrestling, this entire day at the park is
13,2019 @ Hobby House – 2539 N 750 E, Montgomery, IN- one for the books(812) 295-3421
Must Reserve a spot - 812- 486-3843 DAVIESS COUNTY RELIEF SALE August 17, 2019 Dinky’s Auction
CELEBRATE WASHINGTON June 15, 2019 Heartbeat of Washington Center Cannelburg 812-486-2880
event on Main Street Call 812-254-5262 SWEET SUMMER SOUNDS @ WEST BOGGS PARK August 24, 2019
FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH – Sunday June 16, 2019 - 10:30am – 3pm Spend this summer evening with live music and food Call 812-295-3421
NOT ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS - www.gasthofamishvillage.com - FARM TO TABLE DINNER ON MAIN August 25, 2019 7pm – 9pm Call
812-486-4900 812-254-5262
KIDS CAMP @ VEALE CREEK THEATRE June 17-21, 2019 Registration AMISH QUILT AUCTION Saturday of Labor Day Weekend August 31,
due by May 17th Call Veale Creek Theatre 2019 @ Simon J. Graber Community Building, Cannelburg call 812-
BBQ BLUES @ WEST BOGGS PARK June 22, 2019 The first concert 296-1775
of the year in our 2019 Summer Music Series! Live Music, Games, Food SEPTEMBER - LABOR DAY SPECIAL HORSE & TACK AUCTION Sept
and More. 2, 2019 @ 3pm Dinky’s Auction Center Cannelburg 812-486-2880
COMING HOME TO OUR IRISH ROOTS - SUMMER PICNIC – BUILD- WHITE RIVER VALLEY ANTIQUE SHOW Sept. 5-8, 2019 @Daviess
ING ON OUR IRISH ROOTS June 23, 2019 11am – 5 pm Description: County Fairground in Elnora
Annual summer picnic featuring Irish themed food, fun, genealogy, history DAVIESS COUNTY TURKEY TROT FESTIVAL Sept. 5-8, 2019 @ Ruri-
and entertainment. This year featuring Celtica Fae from Louisville, KY. tan Park Montgomery – Saturday Night Tracy Lawrence, Friday Nite Ned
Fee: Freewill donation! Location: Corning Irish Heritage Center, 4962 S LeDoux – Call 812-254-0938
800 E, Montgomery, IN Contact/More Info: www.corningheritagecenter. 6TH ANNUAL CHANDELIER BARN MARKET -2019 Sept. 6TH & 7TH
com, Vince @ 617-2688 or email: vincent.sellers@yahoo.com for tickets 2019 @ Wilson Family Farms - 5060 E 350 N, Montgomery Cost $5 -
EUCRE SUNDAYS- 2ND SUNDAY’S ONLY June 23rd thru August 11, 812-486-7745 or 812-486-7792
2019 – starts at 1PM @ All Saints Catholic Church in Cannelburg, IN $5 RICK CHAMBON SPEAKING ABOUT DAVIESS COUNTY ENTER-
per player Coffee, Tea and Water provided, Prize money determined by PRENUER CHARLES ENGLAND September 12, 2019 @ 6:30pm @
number of players Call Mike Morris @ 812-486-8332 The Daviess County Museum…
DAVIESS COUNTY FAIR June 25th – 29th, 2019 Daviess County fair- Plainville Strikes Oil - No Registration - Free Event - Call 812-257-0301
grounds Elnora -Contact Elizabeth Anderson (812) 486-8071 NEW RELEASE CARD CLASS/HEARTFELT CREATIONS - September
DAVIESS COUNTY FAIR PARADE Tuesday June 25, 2019 Line up at 12, 2019@ Hobby House – 2539 N 750 E, Montgomery, IN- Must Re-
5pm - Parade at 5:30pm Call Charlotte at (812)259-1077 to register and serve a spot - 812- 486-3843
ADVANTUS LUNCH AND LEARN – Thursday June 28, 2019 Catering by FULL MOON CANOE TRIP @ WEST BOGGS PARK - September 14,
M & M Catering Daviess Community Hospital- RSVP to Chamber office 2019 Bring your canoe or kayak and learn all about the nature around the
@ 812-254-5262 by Tuesday June 25th lake as the park sets out on a moonlit trip! (812) 295-3421
STEVE FOUST - WALK ACROSS AMERICA June 29, 2019 @ 6:30 Pm 20TH CENTURY CHEVY CAR FESTIVAL - 3rd weekend in September
at the Daviess County Museum He will be speaking about his walk across Sept. 14th & 15th, 2019 @ Eastside Park, Washington - call 812-617-
America - No Registration Required - Free Event Call 812-257-0301 5580
WINE AND CANVAS WITH THE CHAMBER AT THE VILLAGES AT GASTHOF VILLAGE FALL FESTIVAL - September 21, 2019 @ Gasthof
OAKRIDGE June 30, 2019, 2pm to 5pm 1694 Troy Rd., Washington. Amish Village Montgomery – Flea Markets, Crafts, Activities for kids,
Come and paint with us at the Villages at Oak Ridge. Prepay by June Gospel Entertainment - call 812-486-4900
25th , deadline $30 each. Only 25 spots available. 812-254-5262 BAREFOOT & BLUEGRASS @ WEST BOGGS PARK - SEPT 21, 2019
FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVAL - July 2 - July 4th at East Side Park. FULL EVENING OF FAMILY FUN CALL 812-295-3421
One Train Depot St., Washington, IN Carnival Rides, Bands, Music, Local Vendor Food Booths - Contact Kip SENIOR AND COMMUNITY LUAU @ EMERALD PLACE - SATURDAY
800-449-5262 • 812-254-5262 • Fax: 812-254-4003 Kelly for more info @ 812-254-6010 SEPT 21, 2019 @ 12pm – 2pm Food, Tropical Drinks, Music, Vendors
FIREWORKS AT WEST BOGGS PARK JULY 3, 2019 AT DUSK Call Specific to Seniors or Retired Individuals, and Raffle Call (812) 254-5230
(812) 295-3421 for more info HOOSIER CLASSIC BIKE RIDE September 22, 2019 @ 1pm @ East-
DAVIESS COUNTY 4-H FAIR JULY 10th – 19th, 2019 @ EASTSIDE side Park in Washington Contact Heather Elliott at (812) 617-1917
PARK CONTACT (812) 254-8668 FALL MACHINERY, CARRIAGE & ANTIQUE MACHINE AUCTION Sept.
NEW RELEASE CARD CLASS/HEARTFELT CREATIONS July 11,2019 24, 25th , 2019 @ 8am Dinky’s Auction Center Cannelburg 812-486-2880
@ Hobby House – 2539 N 750 E, Montgomery, IN- Must Reserve a spot FALL STANDARD BRED AUCTION Sept. 26, 2019@ 8am Dinky’s
- 812- 486-3843 Auction Center Cannelburg 812-486-2880
ANNUAL RIDE FOR RECOVERY OPEN TOP POKER RUN July 13, DAVIESS COUNTY CROSSBRED & PONY AUCTION Sept. 27, 2019
2019 Travis Burkhart Foundation call Kim @ 812-257-4492 or Dave @ @9am
812-698-9460 or visit travisburkhartfoundaton.com Dinky’s Auction Center Cannelburg 812-486-2880
LUAU PARTY @ WEST BOGGS PARK July 13, 2019 Wear your favorite VINTAGE CAMPER RALLY September 28, 2019 @ West Boggs Park
Hawaiian shirt, grass skirt, or lei . We’re going to celebrate the tropical For more info call (812) 295-3421
way. Also will be 2nd Concert in series for 2019 Call (812) 295-3421 ROCKIN STREET DANCE SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 - SPONSORED BY
EUCRE SUNDAYS - 2ND SUNDAY’S ONLY July 14th thru August 11, THE NEW WHITE STEAMER
2019 – starts at 1PM @ All Saints Catholic Church in Cannelburg, IN @ MAIN & 1ST STREET 6PM – 10PM For more info call 812-698-2586
$5 per player Coffee, Tea and Water provided, Prize money determined or Missy 812-698-4441
by number of players Call Mike Morris @ 812-486-8332 for further info WINE AND BREW FEST - September 28, 2019 2pm – 10pm Corner
CIVIL WAR REINACTMENT JULY 20-21, 2019 @ WEST BOGGS PARK Main Street and 2nd, Washington – Call 812-254-5262 $10
Meet Abraham Lincoln, walk down Trader’s Row, & watch live battles as GERMAN AMERICAN KIDS FEST OCTOBER 3, 2019 – 5PM TO
you enter into this 19th Century based weekend. Call (812) 295-3421 or 7PM @ The Daviess Co. YMCA – 405 NE 3rd St, Washington Fire Dept
email Elaine @ elaine@westboggs.com Combat Challenge, Inflatables, Treasure Hunt in the swimming pool,
ODON OLD SETTLER FESTIVAL August 1-3 2019 @Odon City Park – Bicycle giveaway, Hot dogs, Chips, Popcorn, Ice Cream & Water Call
Call 812-636-8218 (812) 254-4481 .
BACK TO SCHOOL BASH @ EASTSIDE PARK – August 3, 2019 - 7am
to 4pm Youth Fishing Tournament 8am - 10am registration required –
Bounce Houses start at 11am Kip @ 812-254-6010