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"Alternate View" - Mixed Media by Sharmon Davidson

2018 September 28-30
     October 1-23

Ascension Fine Arts in Nashville is hosting “Alternate Views” featuring work by Sharmon Davidson. These mixed media pieces will include both ephemera collage on antique book covers and monotypes with additional mixed media.

TIME: Regular business hours
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: Ascension Fine Arts (61 West Main Street, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Ascension Fine Arts

"Visual Reflections" at B3 Gallery

2018 September 26-30
     October 1-23

B3 Gallery is hosting “Visual Reflections” featuring work by Bloomington photographer Tom Duffy. Tom, who is self-taught, has a 15 year career in fine art photography. Visual Reflections features landscape photographs from Indiana and various other US locations. Duffy also makes still life photographs using a technique called light painting. Working in total darkness he uses a soft LED light to illuminate the image during long time exposures. This results in very dramatic compositions that are reminiscent of old world painters.

TIME: Regular business hours
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: B3 Gallery (61 West Main Street, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: B3 Gallery

Back Roads of Brown County Studio Tour

2018 October 1-31

Visit artists at working studios every day in October! Meet artists, watch them work, explore their studios, and buy a wide variety of handmade work directly from the artists. Download the free map off the website or pick one up at the Visitors Center in Nashville. Some studio hours vary and are listed on the map.

TIME: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: Artists' studios across Brown County
PLACE: Back Roads Studio Tour

BucCornEar's Friendly Forest

2018 October 19, 20, 26, 27

Pirates have invaded the Friendly Forest! Jackson Township Fire Department invites you to its October Friendly Forest! Come play in the forest, an interactive adventure greeted by friendly fire fighters. Cute enough for toddlers and friendly enough for all ages. Games, food and fun for all. Come in costume!

TIME: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. (weather permitting)
ADMISSION: $1 per child; adults free with paying child
WHERE: Jackson Township Fire Department (4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg, IN)

Collector's Showcase: Steele & Shultz - A Brown County Partnership

2018 September 14-30
     October 1-28

Don't miss out on Brown County Art Gallery's annual Collector’s Showcase: “Steele and Shulz, a Brown County Partnership". This exhibit of paintings by Steele and Shulz celebrates their relationship which led to the founding of the Brown County Art Gallery. The Collector's Showcase 2018 exhibit runs September 14 through October 28.

TIME: Monday-Saturday (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.); Sunday (12 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
ADMISSION: Free; cost for special programming Sept. 14-16 (see full description)
WHERE: Brown County Art Gallery (1 Artists Drive, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Art Gallery

Fall-O-Ween Party

2018 October 19

You are invited to Brown County Park and Recreation's annual Fall-O-Ween Party at Deer Run Park. This is a free event for adults and children. There will be hay rides, crafts, food and more! There also will be a movie showing in the park following the party at 8 p.m., so bring a lawn chair or a blanket!

TIME: Party 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.; movie at 8 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: Deer Run Park (1001 Deer Run Ln., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Parks and Recreation/Deer Run Park

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

Fear Fair

2018 September 21-23, 28-30
     October 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28
     November 2, 3

Come see what all the screams are about at one of Indiana's scariest haunted houses.

TIME: Fri & Sat 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.; Sun 8 p.m. - 10 or 11 p.m. (varies per weekend)
ADMISSION: $25 (other ticket options available)
WHERE: 800 A Avenue East, Seymour, IN

Haunted Trail and Barn at Deer Run Park

2018 October 19, 20

Get ready to be scared! The Fear Run at Deer Run Haunted Trail and Barn is a fundraiser put on by volunteers every Fall to assist Brown County Parks and Recreation! The ticket booth will be located at the upper concession stand at Deer Run Park. Children under 12 will need to be accompanied by a responsible adult. Some content may be inappropriate for young children. Enter at your own risk ...

TIME: Friday, 8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. - Midnight
ADMISSION: $10
WHERE: Deer Run Park (1001 Deer Run Ln., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Parks and Recreation/Deer Run Park

Live Concert Series at Chateau Thomas Winery

2018 July 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
     August 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
     September 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
     October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
     November 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30
     December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

Chateau Thomas Winery features some of the best live music every weekend in its Nashville Wine Bar! Each weekend showcases a different genre, anything from classic rock, country and blues to singer/songwriter showcases. Head to Chateau Thomas for a concert style event where the artists interact with the crowd to create a unique evening of entertainment! You will find nothing else like it in Brown County!

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

Live Music at the 19th Hole Sports Bar

2018 October 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: 8 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free
WHERE: 19th Hole Sports Bar - Lower Level at Salt Creek Golf Retreat (2359 East State Road 46, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: 19th Hole Sports Bar at Salt Creek Golf Retreat

Night Flight Zip Line Tours at eXplore Brown County

2018 June 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
     July 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
     August 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
     September 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
     October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

When the sun goes down, headlamps and Tiki torches light the way on zip lines in the woods of Brown County! If you’re scared of heights, night flights are perfect because you can’t see how high you are. At night, keep those ears open. You can hear the different types of wildlife. Each guest is provided with a headlamp and/or glow stick. Tiki lit decks 60' in the air. Zip on into the darkness where only the moon, stars, and red headlamp light your way. Choose from two tour options. You must book a minimum of three hours in advance same day.

TIME: 8:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. (tours leave at dusk)
ADMISSION: Varies; see website for details
WHERE: eXplore Brown County (2620 Valley Branch Rd., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat

October Events at the Nature Center

2018 October 1-31

Come to the Nature Center in the Brown County State Park for leisure walks, workshops, and more! It's a great way to experience fall in Brown County!

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

Seek 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 Seek 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

Slightly Haunted Puppet Theatre

2018 September 29, 30
     October 6, 7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28

Don't miss out on the Slightly Haunted Puppet Theatre, featuring a ghoulish cast of traditional Halloween characters including a juggling scarecrow, dancing skeleton and ghost, alien, the flying purple people eater, a kitchen witch, concert pianist and Dracula. All of these fun characters will amaze you with their trickery as they perform on a charming Halloween set.

TIME: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; on October 13 a 7 p.m. show is added
ADMISSION: $5
WHERE: Melchior Marionette Theatre (92 South Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Melchior Marionette Theatre

The Birth of Rock 'N' Roll

2018 October 5, 12, 19, 26
     November 2, 9

It's hard to imagine a world without Rock and Roll. In the 50s, Rock and Roll was forged in the cultural cauldron that was America's “melting pot.” Explore those exciting early days when music with a backbeat was fresh and fascinating. The vitality of Elvis Presley, the brilliance of Chuck Berry, the genius of Ray Charles, the depth of Johnny Cash, the electricity of Little Richard, the raw power of Jerry Lee Lewis, and the greatness of Buddy Holly are all magnificently represented in the powerhouse cast of Birth of Rock. Starring Eric Brown, Michael Schulbaum, Ross Martinie Eiler, and a full band, guitars, and piano pumpin' rock!

TIME: 7:30 p.m.
ADMISSION: $19.50/$20.50
WHERE: Brown County Playhouse (70 S Van Buren St, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Playhouse

The Haunting at Shireman Homestead

2018 September 28, 29
     October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

Come to the farm for a night of fright! Take a walk into the woods past the Western town and into the many mazes that await. Explore the mine and village too! Be sure to watch out for the Headless Horseman and make a run for the bridge for a tractor ride back! Scare time is from 8-11 p.m.; The Haunting will be kid friendly (non-scare time) from 4-6 p.m.

TIME: Kid friendly 4-6 p.m.; Scare Time 8-11 p.m.
ADMISSION: $12 during scare time; $5 during non-scare time (cash only)
WHERE: Shireman Homestead (7060 W 200 N, Columbus, IN)
PLACE: Shireman Homestead

Zip on Zombies vs. the Adventure Heroes at eXplore Brown County

2018 October 5-21, 26-31

eXplore Brown County has been invaded by zombies and guides dressed as adventure heroes will protect you…..unless YOU are really a ZOMBIE! Which side of the fight are you on? Join in the fun and dress for the adventure. You'll start with a ride deep into the woods to experience zips which range from 80 ft to 1,220 ft, and reach heights up to 90 ft in the tree tops. Did I say witch??? Watch out for them too. Please keep a look out for those participants that didn't listen to their guides, and were left hanging as zombie bait! Super heroes and zombie lovers...hopefully you survive this adrenaline rush! (this is not a haunted trail)

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
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