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The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Halloween at the Playhouse

2018 October 27

Celebrate Halloween at the Playhouse with the 5th annual showing of this legendary cult movie - the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

TIME: Movie start 11 p.m. (doors open at 10:30 p.m.)
WHERE: Brown County Playhouse (70 S Van Buren St, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Playhouse

Holiday Art and Craft Show

2018 November 23, 24

This is a juried show featuring paintings, jewelry, baskets, clothing, mosaics, stained glass, soaps, woodworking, candles, ceramics, quilts and much more all handmade by artists and craftspeople! Breakfast, brunch, and lunch will be available for purchase.

TIME: November 23 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) ; November 24 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
WHERE: The Season's Conference Center (560 State Rd 46 E, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Seasons Lodge and Conference Center

Tree Lighting Ceremony

2018 November 23

Kick off the holidays the right way! Don't miss the official Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Brown County History Center. Enjoy refreshments, as well as live holiday tunes by Brown County Christmas Music Sing-Along featured artists.

TIME: Music begins at 5:30 p.m.; lighting at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Brown County History Center (90 East Gould Street, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County History Center

Santa Train

2018 November 30

Kids of all ages are invited to climb aboard and visit St. Nick on his very own express train, presented by the Indiana Rail Road Company!

WHERE: Helmsburg, Ind./Helmsburg Road

Believe: A Brown County Christmas Tradition 2018

2018 November 30
     December 1, 2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23

Golden Ticket Productions presents this popular holiday variety show! A family tradition for all ages, music includes Christmas songs, Broadway classics, plus comedy including a finale with Santa Claus! The show fills the Playhouse with holiday singing, laughter, and special effects lighting!

TIME: Friday & Saturday shows 7:30 p.m.; Sunday show 2 p.m.
ADMISSION: $21.50/$20.50
WHERE: Brown County Playhouse (70 S Van Buren St, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Playhouse

Holiday Light Parade & Toy Drive

2018 December 1

The Holiday Light Parade offers a variety of unique and brightly lit floats traveling through the Village of Nashville. Make plans to enjoy an evening of parade fun! Hot chocolate and cookies will also be offered at various sites throughout the Village. Residents and visitors are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy to the Light Parade. Donation sites will be located throughout the Village or you can give your toy to a float representative in the parade! Donated toys will be dropped off to the local Salvation Army for distribution to Brown County families in need.

TIME: 6 p.m.
WHERE: Village of Nashville

19th Annual Reindeer Romp

2018 December 1

Grab your shoes and participate in the 19th Annual Reindeer Romp, an 8K run or a 5K run/walk, at the Brown County State Park. Everyone is welcome to run or walk in the event - the more the merrier! Bring your family and friends, grab your reindeer antlers and participate in this fun event for a great cause! Pre-register online or register the day of the race.

TIME: 1 p.m.
ADMISSION: $20 - $25
WHERE: Brown County State Park
PLACE: Brown County YMCA

Stuff a Stocking

2018 December 1

Children are invited this Christmas to follow a map to over 25 local Brown County merchants to gather treats, ornaments, toys and more to stuff their Christmas stocking! Hosted by the Brown County Community Foundation, only 300 tickets will be sold for this annual event. Ticket holders receive a commemorative Christmas stocking and a map to the participating merchant locations. Tickets sell out quickly to this festive and fun event. Get yours today!

TIME: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
ADMISSION: $20 includes commemorative Christmas stocking (presale online); $25 day of event
WHERE: Downtown Nashville

Uplands Holiday Wine Marketplace

2018 December 1

Enjoy the Indiana Upland's Wine Trail's winter market featuring all nine wineries that are part of the trail! Wine tasting and holiday shopping in the heart of beautiful Nashville at the Brown County Art Gallery!

TIME: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
WHERE: Brown County Art Gallery (1 Artist Dr., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Art Gallery

Santa’s Zip N' Sip at eXplore Brown County

2018 December 1, 2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23

Ho, ho, ho Santa is at eXplore Brown County to zip with you and to find out if you’ve been good! Santa will share the beauty of the winter landscape in the Brown County hardwood forest. The terrain looks so different...the vista opens and you can see for miles. Perhaps you will even catch a few snowflakes as you soar 90 ft in the air across the frozen lake. Santa will investigate with you the winter life of the forest. Who is sleeping the winter away and who is up foraging the woods? Take photos with Santa, sit on his lap, and tell him what you are dreaming of for the holidays! Santa will end the tour with a cup of hot cocoa in the nice warm Harvest Hall. Don’t forget the marshmallows!

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

Breakfast with Santa at the Brown County Inn

2018 December 1, 2

What better way to celebrate the holidays than with Santa! Enjoy the Brown County Inn's hearty breakfast buffet while the kids visit with good ol' Saint Nick. There also will be drawings for gifts, a hot chocolate bar, and more!

TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
ADMISSION: Adults $10 + tax; children 5-11 $6; children under 5 are free
WHERE: Brown County Inn (51 State Road 46 E, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Inn

Christmas Log Cabin Tour

2018 December 1

Go on a home tour of four log homes and the Presbyterian log church decorated for the holidays! This tour is self-guided, with homeowners at each location to provide history on the homes and the church. Included on the tour is a 1937 log home which was built using logs from the 1800s. Other homes include a new partial-log home, a completely renovated log home, a log home once owned by notable Brown County artist Marie Goth, and an old log church. All proceeds go to programming for the Brown County Historical Society.

TIME: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
ADMISSION: (Tickets available Nov. 12) $10 prior to day of event; $12 day of event
WHERE: Village of Nashville
PLACE: Brown County History Center

Steele's Country Christmas

2018 December 2

Celebrate Christmas the way the Steele's did, one hundred years ago! The Large Studio and House of the Singing Winds will be decorated for the holiday and Christmas cookies, cider, crafts, and music will be part of the festivities! A visit from St. Nicholas and Belsnickel completes this family tradition.

TIME: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free with standard admission
WHERE: T.C. Steele State Historic Site (4220 TC Steele Road, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: TC Steele State Historic Site

First Annual Christmas at the Bean

2018 November 23-25, 30
     December 1, 2, 7-9, 14-31

Christmas at the Bean is a faith-based, interactive, drive-through light extravaganza to celebrate the birth of Jesus! This light show promises to leave you breathless. After you are finished driving through, park the car and let the kids sit on Santa’s lap and get a professional photo taken.

TIME: Fridays & Saturdays (dusk to 11 p.m.); Sundays -Thursdays (dusk to 10 p.m.)
WHERE: Bill Monroe Music Park (5163 North State Road 135, Bean Blossom, IN)
PLACE: Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground

Annual Children's Christmas Benefit Auction

2018 December 7

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.

TIME: 6 p.m.
WHERE: Out of the Ordinary
PLACE: Out of the Ordinary

Christmas Sing-Along

2018 December 8

Listen to beautiful voices and guitar, but don't be shy about singing out loud to your favorite holiday tunes! This hometown original will take you and your family through your favorite holiday classics, led by Kara, Chuck, and Cari.

TIME: 7:30pm
ADMISSION: Adults $12; Students $10
WHERE: Brown County Inn (51 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Brown County Inn

Creekside Holiday Craft Show

2018 December 8

Conquer all your holiday shopping (and maybe buy something for yourself) at the Creekside Holiday Craft Show! This arts and craft show will feature a wide array of pieces by local artists and craftsmen. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Brown County Schools Backpack Program. More details coming soon!

TIME: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
WHERE: Creekside Retreat (2450 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Creekside Retreat

Brown County State Park Christmas Bird Count

2018 December 15

Calling all birders! Head to the State Park and join fellow birders as you canvas the park's natural areas, trails, lakes and shores to estimate the numbers and kinds of birds spending their holidays in Brown County.

TIME: 8:00 a.m.
ADMISSION: Park admission
WHERE: Brown County State Park Nature Center
PLACE: Brown County State Park Campground

Victorian Candlelight Holiday Dinner

2018 December 7-9, 14-16, 21-23

The town of Story was founded in 1851, at the height of the reign of England’s Queen Victoria. Each holiday season, the Story Inn offers a very special dining experience. Its dining room will be illuminated exclusively with candles and oil lamps. The Story Inn staff will be dressed in authentic Victorian garb and live traditional Christmas music will be playing from the piano. Oftentimes, the staff and dinner guests even join in on carols!

TIME: Fridays & Saturdays 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Sundays 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
WHERE: Story Inn (6404 State Rd. 135 S., Nashville, IN)
PLACE: Story Inn

New Year's Eve Bash

2018 December 31

Head to the 19th Hole Sports Bar for a New Year's Eve Bash with Night Owl Country Band! Great music, dancing, food, drinks, party favors, and so much more! Great lodging packages available as well. Don't miss out on this fun evening!

TIME: 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
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
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