Hands on History's April Program for children 8-12 years old will learn about Maypole traditions and activities. Children will learn about history in a fun interactive way! This popular program requires pre-registration due to limited capacity!
ADMISSION: $5 per child
WHERE: Brown County History Center and Pioneer Village
PLACE: Brown County History Center
Ascension Fine Arts' featured artist for the month is Gabriel Lehman. Gabriel is a Brown County resident and an Indiana Artisan. Guests can meet him during Ascension Fine Arts' Grand Opening Reception, April 27 from 4-8 p.m. You can see Gabriel's work any other time throughout the exhibit as well.
WHERE: B3 Gallery (61 West Main Street, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: B3 Gallery
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!
ADMISSION: $10 per person
WHERE: Bear Wallow Distillery (4484 E. Old State Rd. 46, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Bear Wallow Distillery
April 1, 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-29
For the months of March and April, the Brown County Art Guild is shining a light on watermedia with special exhibits, workshops, and artist talks! Come enjoy this special exhibit, plus two floors of new work by Guild Artist Members and 'Meet the Muses,' a special display from the Guild's permanent collection.
WHERE: Brown County Art Guild (48 South Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Art Guild
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.
ADMISSION: Varies; see website for details
WHERE: eXplore Brown County (2620 Valley Branch Rd., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat
The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.
ADMISSION: $6 / $5
WHERE: Brown County Playhouse (70 S Van Buren St, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Playhouse
May 1-11, 13
A rare exhibit of the Brown County Art Gallery’s entire early Indiana print collection featuring etchings by L.O. Griffith, Kenneth Reeve, Will Vawter, and more will open this spring. The collection was recently reframed to museum standards with a generous grant from the Indiana Historical Society. In addition, current printmakers from three major print organizations will be exhibiting and selling their work. The Opening Reception on April 14 will have food and wine available. The exhibit will be open to the public April 15 - May 13.
ADMISSION: Opening Reception $20, Exhibit - Free
WHERE: Brown County Art Gallery (1 Artists Drive, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Art Gallery
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!
ADMISSION: $15 per person
WHERE: Hard Truth Hills (418 Old State Road 46, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Hard Truth Hills Welcome Center
Enjoy a tea menu of light soup, chicken salad and egg salad tea sandwiches, ham wraps, cheeses, vegetables, desserts, and teas...all while County Commissioner Diana Biddle presents "The History of Brown County."
ADMISSION: $19.95 per person
WHERE: The Seasons Lodge - Keeping Room (560 State Rd 46, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Seasons Lodge and Conference Center