Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Today's Events

 

Annual Plant Sale - Friends of the Brown County Library

2017 April 28, 29

Enhance your garden with a wide variety of beautiful sun and shade plants donated by area nurseries and local gardeners! Proceeds support Library programs and materials, as well as the Library gardens and ravine project.

TIME: April 28 (3 - 6 p.m.); April 29 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
WHERE: Brown County Public Library (Lower Level)

April Events at the Nature Center

2017 April 1, 2, 8, 9, 14-16, 21-23, 28, 29

Come to the Nature Center in the Brown County State Park for leisure walks, workshops, and more!

TIME: Varies, see schedule
WHERE: Brown County State Park (Nature Center & other locations)
PLACE: Brown County State Park Nature Center

Arts in the Park

2017 April 21, 22, 29, 30
     May 7, 14

Patricia Rhoden (Bartels), Brown County Impressionistic painter, will celebrate spring’s pallet of soft colors during Arts in the Park! Rhoden-Bartels will create an experience for the public, which is multi-faceted including: environmental discussions, four public plein air (on location) painting demonstrations at the Brown County State Park, and two demonstrations at the T.C. Steele State Historic Site with audience, hands-on participation painting!

TIME: Varies, see schedule in full description
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: Various locations within the Brown County State Park & T.C. Steele State Historic Site

Brown County Art Gallery Associaton's "Spring Show"

2017 March 1-31
     April 1-30
     May 1-31
     June 1-3

Head to the historic Brown County Art Gallery for a lovely Spring show, featuring over 200 new paintings by 43 of its association members! Going on March 1 - June 3, 2017

TIME: Monday-Saturday (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.); Sunday (12 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: Brown County Art Gallery (1 Artist Dr., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Art Gallery

Brown County Inn ~ Live Music in the CornCrib Lounge

2017 April 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

Head to the Brown County Inn's CornCrib Lounge for a night of entertainment! Enjoy live music, great drinks, food, and fun!

TIME: 8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night
WHERE: CornCrib Lounge at the Brown County Inn (51 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Inn

Farm-to-Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery

2017 January 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
     February 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
     March 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
     April 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
     May 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
     June 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
     July 1, 8, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
     August 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
     September 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30
     October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
     November 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
     December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31

Head to Bear Wallow Distillery for a Farm-to-Fifth Tour! Tours are offered daily at the top of each hour. See the process used to handcraft Bear Wallow whiskey from local grains. Cooking, fermentation and distillation, as well as oak barrel storage and finally bottling! The tour includes a sample flight of whiskeys too!

TIME: Tours start at the top of each hour (Saturday from 11am-6pm & Sunday from 12pm-5pm)
ADMISSION: $6 per person; children under 12 are free
WHERE: Bear Wallow Distillery
PLACE: Bear Wallow Distillery

Hibernation is Over at eXplore Brown County

2017 April 1-3, 5-10, 12-17, 19-24, 26-30

Hibernation is over…COUCH POTATOES REVOLT! Welcome the animals of the forest, it’s Spring at eXplore Brown County and you are a part of the beauty!The animals are out to entertain YOU. So, hop on the fire truck or the WWII Deuce and go deep into the hardwood forest to zip on 15 different zip lines included on 4 tours. Try out the new Leap of Faith and the Stairway to Heaven too! It’s an adventure like no other and you will never forget all the fun! Reserve your spot at eXplore Brown County today.

TIME: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (groups please call and arrange event hours)
ADMISSION: See website
WHERE: eXplore Brown County (2620 Valley Branch Rd., Nashville, IN)

Live Entertainment in "The Saloon"

2017 April 28, 29
     May 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
     June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30
     July 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
     August 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
     September 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
     October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28

Head to The Seasons Lodge for some live entertainment in The Saloon! Every Friday and Saturday night!

TIME: 9:00 p.m.- Midnight
ADMISSION: No Cover Charge
WHERE: The Seasons Lodge - Saloon (560 St. Rd. 46 E., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Seasons Lodge and Conference Center

Live Music at the 19th Hole Sports Bar

2017 February 4
     March 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
     April 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
     May 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

Head to the 19th Hole, the place to go for your late night entertainment! Enjoy great drink and food specials, a fun atmosphere, and best of all...live music!

TIME: Starts around 8 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: 19th Hole Sports Bar (Lower level at Salt Creek Golf Retreat)
PLACE: 19th Hole Sports Bar at Salt Creek Golf Retreat

Mabel B. Annis Student Art Exhibit

2017 April 22-30
     May 1-7

Admire the talent of young local artists during Indiana Heritage Arts' annual Mabel B. Annis Student Art Exhibit! Head to the Brown County Art Gallery for this special exhibit featuring the art work of Junior and Senior High art students from seven surrounding counties. The exhibit will include over 100 examples of two and three dimensional art created by students who are eligible to win prize money and exhibit and sell their work in a professional setting through this unique juried youth competition.

TIME: Monday-Saturday: 10am - 5pm; Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: Brown County Art Gallery
PLACE: Brown County Art Gallery

Native Plant Sale

2017 April 29

April 29 is the Friends of Brown County State Park's Annual Native Plant Sale! 9:00am - until the plants are gone! Plants will be priced reasonably based on species and size. Event will be held in the Friends Shelter next to the Nature Center in the Brown County State Park. Proceeds support the Friends of Brown County State Park Brown County State Park.

TIME: 9 a.m. - until plants are gone
ADMISSION: Standard park gate fees apply; plants priced reasonabily by species and size.
WHERE: Brown County State Park Nature Center
PLACE: Brown County State Park Nature Center

Quaff N’ Brew Beer School

2017 January 7, 14, 21, 28
     February 4, 11, 18, 25
     March 4, 11, 18, 25
     April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
     May 6, 13, 20, 27
     June 3, 10, 17, 24
     July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
     August 5, 12, 19, 26
     September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
     October 7, 14, 21, 28
     November 4, 11, 18, 25
     December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Do you love beer? Ever wonder how beer is made? Want to learn the difference between porter and stout or lager and ale? Big Woods offers an exciting class designed to teach you all about the world of beer.

TIME: 10 a.m.
ADMISSION: $5; $10 to add a pint glass
WHERE: Big Woods Village
PLACE: Big Woods the Original

Spring Concert Series at Chateau Thomas

2017 March 31
     April 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

Chateau Thomas Winery offers music year round every Friday and Saturday evening from 7-10 p.m. Make plans to be there for great music, good friends and an amazing wine selection!

TIME: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
ADMISSION: No Cover
WHERE: Chateau Thomas Winery (225 South Van Buren Street, Coachlight Square)
PLACE: Chateau Thomas Winery and Gift Shop

The Bundy's in Concert

2017 April 29

This up-and-coming sibling trio grew up in Cincinnati. They were born and raised on music, learning from influences like John Denver, Dave Matthews and Dolly Parton and quickly teaching themselves guitar/songwriting. The concert will feature tunes from their new album: Louisiana Avenue. Beer and wine will be sold in the auditorium.

TIME: 7:30 p.m.
ADMISSION: $14 / $13
WHERE: Brown County Playhouse
PLACE: Brown County Playhouse

Unexpected Light: The History & Importance of Pastels

2017 April 1-30

Unexpected Light: The History & Importance of Pastels Exhibit has been extended! Due to the popularity of this exhibit, it will remain on display through the month of April. See work by award-winning Guild artists Mary Ann Davis, Charlene George, Gerrie Govert, Robert Hoffman, Corrine Hull, Pam Newell, Donna Shortt, Carol Strock Wasson, and Chris Griffin Woods.

TIME: Monday-Saturday (11 a.m. - 5 p.m); Sunday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.)
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: Brown County Art Guild (48 S. Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Art Guild

Weaving Workshop

2017 February 4
     March 12
     April 29

The Artists Colony Inn is offering a Weaving Workshop on February 4, March 12, and April 29! The workshop includes a tapestry weaving loom and tools, a variety of yarn textures and colors, a printed weaving guide, and a meal voucher for lunch or dinner at the Artists Colony the day of your workshop. Very limited class size. Call to register!

TIME: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
ADMISSION: $75 for workshop only; $164 for workshop and an overnight stay
WHERE: Artists Colony Inn (105 South Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN)

Wildflower Foray

2017 April 28-30

Join in this annual all-Brown County cooperative event–a weekend spent hiking, counting wildflowers, identifying Indiana flora and fauna on hikes, boat trips, and photography excursions all over the county! All hikes and programs are free, though some locations may have gate fees. Over the past 32 years, Brown County’s Spring Wildflower Foray has grown from one to three days, doubled the number of hikes and programs, and expanded to new wildflower habitats–in Brown County and beyond!

ADMISSION: All hikes and programs are free, though some locations may have gate fees
WHERE: Multiple locations in Brown County including T.C. Steele State Historic Site (4220 T.C. Steele Rd. Nashville, IN), Hoosier National Forest, Lake Monroe, etc.
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