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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.
June 2, 2015
Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, the world’s oldest, continuous running bluegrass festival, will return to Brown County for a 49th year, June 13-20. For eight straight days, over 70 bands will take the stage showcasing some of the best in bluegrass.
May 15, 2015
Back for a fifth year, the John Hartford Memorial Festival will bring together both musicians and music lovers to celebrate the life, music and legacy of the late John Hartford. Taking place May 28-30 at the historic Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground in Bean Blossom, Ind., this three-day, family-friendly festival will feature over 40 performers on three stages, around the clock campground jamming, a songwriting contest, and an Old Time Fiddle contest.
May 1, 2015
Bring the entire family to the Village of Nashville for the 8th Annual Taste of Brown County on May 16. From noon to 5 p.m., local restaurants, confectioners, and vendors will serve up samples of specialty dishes and sweets that can only be found in Brown County. The event also will feature plenty of kids’ activities, live music, a family-friendly beer and wine garden, as well as hourly giveaways and prizes. Savor the local flavor and treat your taste buds to a day of food, fun, and entertainment at the Taste of Brown County.
April 27, 2015
Nashville, Indiana has been nationally recognized as one of America’s best small towns, securing a spot on Smithsonian Magazine’s “20 Best Small Towns 2015” list. The magazine published its ever-popular list on April 16, with Indiana’s very own Nashville making the cut.
April 6, 2015
Not only will spring be in full bloom in Brown County April 23-26, but so will the fun. During the last weekend in April, Brown County will host the 13th Annual Indiana Wine Fair, the 3rd Annual Morel & Music Festival, and the 30th Annual Wildflower Foray, kicking off its festival season.
February 27, 2015
Destination Brown County invites all brides to experience Brown County’s top wedding venues at the Brown County Bridal Tour on Sunday, March 8. From 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., brides will be able to check out local venues and meet with vendors, getting a real feel for their future Brown County weddings. Not your typical bridal show, brides will have the unique opportunity to actually visit popular Brown County, Ind. wedding venues, as well as get the inside scoop on less known hidden gems.
February 27, 2015
Overtaken by maple madness, Brown County, Ind. gears up for the 2015 National Maple Syrup Festival, March 5-8. With less than a week until festivities kick off, something sweet is definitely happening in Brown County. From live sugaring demonstrations and historical reenactments to a culinary competition, pancake breakfast, and much more, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this year’s National Maple Syrup Festival.
February 19, 2015
From maple glazed pork tenderloin to apple maple bacon fritters, maple is definitely on the menu at the 2015 National Maple Syrup Festival. On March 5-8, some of Brown County’s finest restaurants will be serving special maple-infused dishes to highlight the variety of foods that can be enhanced with pure maple syrup as an ingredient.
February 11, 2015
Artists from across the state of Indiana will showcase their talent for all to see during a live paint out as part of the 2015 National Maple Syrup Festival. On March 7-8, some of Indiana’s best artists will flock to Brown County to capture the festivities on canvas.
Maple Mavens Mike Farrell and Christine Tailer Headline 2015 National Maple Syrup Festival Dinner Series, March 5-6
February 4, 2015
Mike Farrell and Christine Tailer, arguably two of the most fascinating speakers in the maple sugar world today, will headline a dinner series offered as part of the National Maple Syrup Festival in Brown County, Ind.
January 29, 2015
As part of the 2015 National Maple Syrup Festival being held in Brown County, Ind., campfire cooking extraordinaire Lesley Tennessen, better known as the Dutch Oven Diva, will prepare sweet and savory maple-based food creations in the Brown County State Park on March 7 and 8.
January 23, 2015
Brown County, Ind. is proud to announce it will host the 5th National Maple Syrup Festival, which will be held March 5-8, 2015. This year the National Maple Syrup Festival, which launched in 2010 in Medora, Indiana, is relocating to Brown County.
January 6, 2015
Don't let the winter blues get you down. Instead of being stuck indoors with nothing to do this winter, make plans to participate in Brown County's Winter Wellness Weekend, January 16-18. Shake off that cabin fever and enjoy the beauty and fun of winter in Brown County.
November 7, 2014
The T.C. Steele State Historic Site will be honored by the Midwest Travel Writers Association (MTWA) with their GEMmy Award in an informal ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. in the Large Studio at the Historic Site. This is the 28th attraction to receive the special honor, which is awarded to an attraction that provides an exceptional experience.
November 4, 2014
Christmas is a magical time of year, especially in Brown County. From strolling carolers and Santa sightings to a holiday light parade, Christmas is a time to enjoy and celebrate with those who mean the most, as well as a time to give back to those in need. This year, give the gift of togetherness, make lasting memories, and celebrate the holiday season in Brown County.
November 3, 2014
The Brown County Art Gallery Foundation will host its annual Family Treasures Sale on November 15. The sale, which opens for preview on November 12 features over 40 works of art by early Indiana artists. The paintings have been consigned for sale from as far away as Madison, Wisconsin to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Others come from right here in Nashville. Most have been held in private collections for many years and are now being offered for sale to benefit the Gallery and its expansion plan.
October 27, 2014
Looking for an opportunity to combine your culinary and artistic skills in a fun way that is guaranteed to get you in the mood for the upcoming holiday season? Look no further than the 5th annual Create it with Gingerbread Log Cabin Competition.
October 10, 2014
With Halloween right around the corner, what better way to spend the weekend than checking out nearby haunted attractions. While Brown County may be known for its fall leaves, the area also has several haunted trails, activities, and attractions that are definitely worth exploring.
October 7, 2014
Check out Nashville’s “new leaves” and experience new ways to see the leaves throughout Brown County this fall season.