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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John Hartford Memorial Festival Jams Its Way Back to Brown County, June 1-4

May 24, 2016

The John Hartford Memorial Festival returns to Brown County for a sixth year on June 1-4. In one short week, the historic Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground will ring with sounds of the nation’s finest Newgrass in celebration of the life, music, and legacy of the late, great John Hartford

Brown County Welcomes Summer With Booming Live Music Scene

May 19, 2016

Brown County’s live music scene is booming. From pickin’ at the Village pavilion to outdoor gazebo parties, Brown County has plenty of listening opportunities for any and all music lovers. With summer right around the corner, Brown County has been ramping up its live entertainment and fine tuning its musical offerings.

Dances With Dirt Extreme Trail Run Comes to Brown County This Weekend

May 9, 2016

One of the toughest trail runs around is slated for Saturday, May 14 in Brown County. Dances With Dirt Gnaw Bone will lead daring runners on several courses across the hilly Hoosier landscape in what is sure to be the race of a lifetime.

Brown County Hosts 14th Annual Indiana Wine Fair, April 30

April 19, 2016

On April 30, one of Indiana’s oldest and largest wine events will be held in Brown County. An afternoon of wine, music, food and fun, the Indiana Wine Fair returns to the Story Inn for a 14th year in a row.

2016 National Maple Syrup Festival Coming to Brown County, March 5-6

February 17, 2016

Maple mania has officially struck Brown County as the National Maple Syrup Festival is fast approaching! The fun, sticky, and oh so sweet Festival returns to Brown County for a second year, March 5-6.

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