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40th Annual Indiana Heritage Arts Annual Exhibition and Sale

2018 June 9-30

This is a juried fine art exhibition and sale. Entries will include oil and acrylic paintings, pastels, watercolors, etchings and drawings by over 130 of Indiana's finest artists. Many of the works are rendered in the style of the early Brown County artists. This exhibit lasts only three weeks and admission is free. Don't miss this chance to view and purchase these outstanding works of art! The Purchase Preview and Awards Event will be held June 8 at 6 p.m.

TIME: Monday - Saturday (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.); Sunday (12 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
WHERE: Brown County Art Gallery (1 Artist Dr., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibition and Sale

B3 Gallery Presents Secrets Revealed: The Ancient Art of Turkish Marbling

2018 June 19-30
     July 1-23

Marilyn J. Brackney is a Columbus, Indiana artist who was named an Indiana Artisan last fall for her marbled fabric and paper collages. She is the only Hoosier artist to earn this designation for marbling. After creating her own papers she then makes collages.

TIME: Regular Business Hours
WHERE: B3 Gallery (61 West Main Street, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: B3 Gallery

Book Club - Movie at the Playhouse

2018 June 21-24, 28-30
     July 1

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

TIME: June 21, 22, 28, 29 (7 p.m.); June 23, 24, 30, & July 1 (4 p.m. & 7 p.m.)
ADMISSION: $6 / $5
WHERE: Brown County Playhouse (70 S Van Buren St, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Playhouse

Brown County Sippin' Trip

2018 June 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

Be our guest on a unique tasting excursion to the diverse artisan wineries, breweries and distilleries around Brown County. Transportation is provided by Nashville General Store Express, and special tour amenities will make this a fun-filled afternoon planned especially for your enjoyment! Our participants have gone out of their way to create an experience you will not soon forget.

TIME: 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Nashville/Brown County

Farm-to-Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery

2018 March 20-31
     April 1-30
     May 1-31
     June 1-30
     July 1-31
     August 1-31
     September 1-30
     October 1-31
     November 1-21, 23-30
     December 1-24, 26-31

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 (Monday - Thursday 11am - 4pm; Friday - Saturday 11am - 5pm; Sunday 12pm - 4pm)
ADMISSION: $10 per person
WHERE: Bear Wallow Distillery (4484 E. Old State Rd. 46, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Bear Wallow Distillery

Flea Market & Picker's Alley Shopping Extravaganza

2018 June 16, 17, 23, 24, 30
     July 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

Head to the Gnaw Bone Creek Trading Post for over 70 flea market vendors with unique items, antiques, crafts, DIY goodies, and more! There's even a Picker's Alley! Browse outdoors or head inside the antique mall and cafe. Gnaw Bone Creek also features primitive campsites and tent camping only $10 per day.

TIME: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
WHERE: Gnaw Bone Creek Trading Post (5515 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Gnaw Bone Creek Trading Post

Guild Blooms

2018 June 1-30

Enjoy Present Blooms, a fine selection of floral themed works by Brown County Art Guild Member Artists. Also on display is Past Blooms, a curated exhibit of floral paintings from the Marie Goth Estate Collection. Plus, see handwritten gardening notes by VJ Cariani!

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

June Events at the Nature Center

2018 June 2, 3, 5-10, 14-17, 19, 21-24, 27-30

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

Nashville Farmer's Market

2018 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

Locally grown vegetables, herbs, meats, cheese, seedlings, flowers, crafts, and more! Sundays 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., May - October at the Brown County Inn parking lot!

TIME: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
WHERE: Brown County Inn Parking Lot (51 State Road 46, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Inn

Paint by the Glass

2018 June 24

Head to the Brown County Winery on June 24 for a Paint by the Glass class! Each participant will create his/her own painted glass with help from Poka Dotz glass company, all while enjoying a glass of wine. There are two classes to choose from - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Space is limited, so call to reserve your spot!

TIME: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Brown County Winery (4520 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Winery

Sacred Sound Meditation and Artful Acoustics with Janiece Jaffe

2018 June 24

The Brown County Art Guild is excited to have this Reiki Master and guest vocalist explore the soothing sounds of her singing bowls and voice. As a performer, Janiece has worked in collaboration with many great artists, recorded 11 albums and can be heard as a guest vocalist on more than 25 other recordings. Head to the Art Guild for a unique opportunity to experience a renewal of your heart, mind and soul, while surrounded by the work of over 40 award-winning local and regional artists!

TIME: 4 p.m.
ADMISSION: $10-$15 suggested offering
WHERE: Brown County Art Guild (48 South Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Art Guild

Schools Out for Summer Celebration at eXplore Brown County

2018 June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30

Watch out! Your teachers are waiting for you at eXplore Brown County. But, it is fun and adventure they have to teach you! Let the teaching guides also share with you an education of the Hoosier National Hardwood Forest. Your teaching guides also will share some fun stories about Brown County’s colorful past and the characters that made it a famous art colony. All this education while you soar 90 feet in the air over 15 different zip lines included on four different tours. Education is awesome at eXplore Brown County!

TIME: 9 a.m. - 5 pm. (groups please call to arrange hours)
ADMISSION: Varies; see website for details
WHERE: eXplore Brown County (2620 Valley Branch Rd., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat

Shot of the Truth Tour at Hard Truth Hills

2018 March 20-31
     April 1-30
     May 1-31
     June 1-30
     July 1-31
     August 1-31
     September 1-30
     October 1-31
     November 1-21, 23-30
     December 1-24, 26-31

Head to Hard Truth Hills, home to Hard Truth Distilling Co. for tours and tastings! On a Shot of the Truth Tour, not only will you learn the history of the Big Woods/QuaffOn!/Hard Truth brand, but you’ll also learn a thing or two about Brown County history! Get the inside scoop on the ingredients and process Big Woods uses to make their tasty beer and spirits and do some tasting while you’re at it!

TIME: Tours offered every 15 minutes (Monday - Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday - Sunday 10am-7pm)
ADMISSION: $15 per person
WHERE: Hard Truth Hills (418 Old State Road 46, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Hard Truth Hills

Wild Women's Backpack Overnight

2018 June 23, 24

Hello wild women backpackers! Join DNK Presents on its first women's backpacking trip of the summer as you head out to a beautiful section of the Tecumseh Trail in Central Indiana. This is an Intermediate to Advanced hike, the trail is rugged with switch backs and tough terrain. It is an out and back trail, you will hike 8-9 miles in and 8-9 miles out the next day starting in Yellowwood State Forest. DNK Presents guides will go over and practice Leave No Trace ethics, how to prepare meals in the backcountry, filter water, make a fire, and more!

TIME: June 23 at 8 a.m. - June 24 at 4 p.m.
WHERE: Yellowwood State Forest (772 Yellowwood Lake Rd., Nashville, IN)
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