Press Releases

Press Releases
Brown County always has new and exciting things happening. This section includes recent press releases that will keep you up-to-date on news worthy activities, events, businesses,etc. Keep up with us daily on Facebook and Twitter.

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Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau Launches New App

July 28, 2015

The Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to announce it has launched a new app, Discover Brown County. The app is Brown County’s official handheld, mobile guide, providing easy navigation for visitors.

Pickin' Perfection at the 4th Annual Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Festival, July 31-August 2 in Brown County

July 20, 2015

Brown County will welcome some of the country’s finest fingerstyle guitar players for three days of pickin’ perfection, July 31-August 2. Back for a fourth year, the Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Festival not only will feature a world-class competition and concert on Saturday, but also will include a fun Friday tent party and Sunday guitar workshops.

GnawBrew Festival Celebrates Hoosier Brewers, Artists and Musicians, July 25

July 15, 2015

More than your typical beer fest, GnawBrew Beer, Art and Music Festival will bring together local and regional professional breweries, home-brewers and wine makers, beer connoisseurs, along with Hoosier artists and musicians, for a fun-filled day in Brown County on July 25. Back for a sixth year, GnawBrew is the best of all festival worlds, combining beer, art, and music in a unique, country setting you cannot find anywhere else.

Historic Brown County Dolls Land Spot in the Smithsonian

June 15, 2015

Two historic Brown County dolls will be making their debut in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History beginning in July. The two dolls, which will be featured in a permanent exhibit, “American Enterprise,” will showcase Brown County talent and innovation, along with preserving an important part of its history.

37th Annual Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibition and Sale Headlines Busy Month for the Arts in Brown County

June 4, 2015

As one of America’s original artists’ colonies, Brown County is rich in art history, a heritage that it continues to honor to this day. From art galleries and eclectic boutiques to painting competitions and workshops, the arts are alive and in full swing this June.

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