August 1, 2
B3 Gallery presents The Art of the Doll: Creating Found Art Figures from Repurposed Materials. The show will run from July 9th through August 2nd. An opening reception will be held during the Second Saturday Village Art Walk on July 11th from 5-8 p.m. The Art of the Doll features the found art dolls of Columbus artist Marilyn Brackney. Using items as diverse as old potato mashers, hairdryers, necklaces, roller skates and other fine "junque," Brackney creates her one-of-a-kind whimsical figures, then gives each one a name and story.
WHERE: B3 Gallery (125 S. Van Buren St., on the second floor of the Artist Colony Shops)
PLACE: B3 Gallery
June 5, 12, 19, 26
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
August 7, 14, 21, 28
September 4, 11, 18, 25
Head to the Bean Blossom Farmers' Market every Friday throughout the summer for something fresh and fun! The Farmers' Market features locally grown fruits and vegetables, honey, baked goods, and hand made crafts. Pulled pork and brisket sandwiches and drinks also will be available for the hungry or thirsty visitor. Every week live music will be provided by a local group too! Each week the market will highlight a different non-profit group so they can showcase their activities.
WHERE: St. David's Episcopal Church (SR-45 and SR-135 N, Bean Blossom, IN)
Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday night in May at Chateau Thomas' Cellar Room! Listen to good music, enjoy gourmet cheese, and great wine. You will be hard pressed to find a more relaxing place in town!
ADMISSION: No Cover
WHERE: Chateau Thomas (225 South Van Buren Street, Coachlight Square)
PLACE: Chateau Thomas Winery and Gift Shoppe
Celebrate our Independence with a special emphasis on our responsibility to environmentalism and the cost of our footprint! Guides will share with you the habitat of our hardwoods forest and the challenges we face in Brown County and the Hoosier national Forest. Learn and have fun as you soar across 15 zip lines included in 4 tours. July freedom and environmental preservation tours approach the serious issues we all face but… the adrenaline rush is still included!
ADMISSION: Varies; visit website for full details
WHERE: eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat
PLACE: Explore Brown County Adventure Tours
August 1, 2
Attention all music enthusiasts. Make plans to attend the 4th Annual Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Festival. This event will bring several of the finest fingerstyle guitar players in the United States to Brown County for an exciting competition, concert, guitar workshops, and more!
ADMISSION: Varies; all day pass $20
WHERE: Competition and concert held at the Brown County Playhouse; other events held at the Pine Room Tavern and Brown County Inn
PLACE: Brown County Playhouse