June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Be sure to swing by the Bean Blossom Farmers’ Market, held each Friday at St. David’s Episcopal Church, May through September! Buy fresh produce/meat from local farmers, shop handmade artisan goods, and enjoy live music by area musicians. The kiddos can have some fun at the children's garden and playground too!
WHERE: St. David's Episcopal Church (S.R. 135 & S.R. 45, Bean Blossom, IN)
Don't miss out on a special Friday night dance at Mike's Dance Barn, in cooperation with the Indiana Forest Alliance! Music by The New Hoosier Broadcasters, with calling by Trevor DeWitt of Louisville. Festivities start at 7 p.m. with instruction and simple dances for novice contra dancers. Main contra dance begins at 8 p.m. with the last waltz at 11 p.m. Sponsored by the Bloomington Old Time Music and Dance Group.
WHERE: Mike's Music and Dance Barn (2277 State Road 46 West, Nashville, IN)
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
July 7, 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11, 18, 25
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
Rich Hill's Magic and Fun Emporium presents Saturday Night Magic, featuring some of the world's finest magicians! Every Saturday night from May through October at 6:30 p.m.
ADMISSION: Adults - $12; under 18 - $8
WHERE: Rich Hill's Magic and Fun Emporium (75 South Jefferson Street, Nashville, IN)
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.
WHERE: Gnaw Bone Creek Trading Post (5515 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Gnaw Bone Creek Trading Post
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!
WHERE: Brown County Inn Parking Lot (51 State Road 46, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Inn
Bring out your inner Alice at this children’s tea and workshop with artist-in-residence and hatter Susan Freese! Children will decorate a hat for a beloved doll or teddy bear using ribbons and other decorating pieces; “tea” and cookies will be served. The party will start beside the Formal Garden at 11 a.m., and will include the Tea Party and a tour of the historic buildings afterwards. Partake in the Tea Party, or just watch the artists at work while listening to Daily Bread & Butter perform at one of their Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites concerts!
ADMISSION: $8 per child with one adult; each additional child $5
WHERE: T.C. Steele State Historic Site (4220 TC Steele Road, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: TC Steele State Historic Site
All are invited to an Ice Cream Social at the Brown County Library Children’s Garden! Bubble fun for everyone and live music. Chocolate Moose will provide the ice cream.
WHERE: Brown County Public Library (205 Locust Ln., Nashville, IN)
Helping people grow through inspiration, motivation and enlightenment. How does one create happiness for themselves? Does it come from within us or from the material world? Come find out more from common men and women as they share their approaches to creating happiness in this world. This event will include live music, 6 fabulous storytellers, confetti, fun interactiveness, a motivational balloon drop (inside each balloon is a motivational phrase on topic), a cool light show, and lots of takeaways on topic!
ADMISSION: $15 / $14 / $11
WHERE: Brown County Playhouse (70 S Van Buren St, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Playhouse
The biggest yard sale of the year! Don't miss out on the Brown County Humane Society's annual Barn Sale! From books, furniture, and toys to baby items, clothes, tools, cookware, and more, thousands of items will be available for purchase. Feel free to donate items too. If you’re not using it, someone else can! Proceeds go to raise money for animals at the shelter. Donations will be accepted the week prior to the event.
WHERE: Brown County Humane Society Barn (128 South State Road 135, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Humane Society Barn Sale
Join the Brown County Literacy Coalition for a day of fun and fundraising for its "Free Books to Kids" program! Enjoy a great day of golf while supporting a very worthy cause. Be sure to sign up and pass the word along!
ADMISSION: $80 individual; $300 foursome; $35 super ticket
WHERE: Salt Creek Golf Retreat (2359 East State Road 46, Nashville, IN)
Visit the Brown County Handmade Market for a unique, family-friendly experience...or plan a girls' day and leave the kids at home! The Brown County Handmade Market features a variety of artisans selling one-of-a-kind handmade and upcycled creations, including accessories, home decor, apparel, holiday items, gifts, and more! In addition to vendors, there are several seating areas to enjoy a snack (available for purchase onsite) or visit with a friend, as well as a photo booth and a children’s activity area!
WHERE: Parkview Church of the Nazarene (1750 State Rd 46, Nashville, IN)
Sample chocolate treats at over 30 different shops in Nashville all to benefit homeless pets in the county! Stroll the streets of Nashville, shop and enjoy a large variety of yummy chocolates from the many participating shops and restaurants. Sponsored by the Brown County Humane Society.
ADMISSION: $20 until Nov. 1, $25 Nov. 1-11
WHERE: Downtown Nashville
Head to Out of the Ordinary restaurant for Brown County's 40th Annual Children's Christmas Benefit Auction. Proceeds from auction items ensure that children in need that live in our community have a new item of clothing for Christmas.
WHERE: Out of the Ordinary
PLACE: Out of the Ordinary