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T.C. Steele State Historic Site

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4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
812-988-2785 https://www.indianamuseum.org/t-c-steele-state-historic-site

January 2020

Animal Investigation

January 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Free – $5

Comb the woods for animal activity and footprints and see who’s living at T.C. Steele during the winter months! This hour-long family program comes with a guided walk in the woods and a cup of cocoa at the end. Winter gear is essential.

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March 2020

Animal Investigation

March 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Free – $5

Comb the woods for animal activity and footprints and see who’s living at T.C. Steele during the winter months! This hour-long family program comes with a guided walk in the woods and a cup of cocoa at the end. Winter gear is essential.

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September 2020

32nd Annual Great Outdoor Art Contest

September 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 12, 2020

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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The 32nd annual Great Outdoor Art Contest is back with a new schedule, and new safety measures for Covid-19. Instead of a one-day event, the GOAC will take place over three painting days, Sept. 9, 10, & 11, culminating in the judging via Facebook Live on Sat. Sept. 12th, followed by an outdoor concert by the Hot Jazz Family Band at the site. First, second and third place winners will be on display at the Brown County Art Guild following…

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32nd Annual Great Outdoor Art Contest

September 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 12, 2020

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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The 32nd annual Great Outdoor Art Contest is back with a new schedule, and new safety measures for Covid-19. Instead of a one-day event, the GOAC will take place over three painting days, Sept. 9, 10, & 11, culminating in the judging via Facebook Live on Sat. Sept. 12th, followed by an outdoor concert by the Hot Jazz Family Band at the site. First, second and third place winners will be on display at the Brown County Art Guild following…

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32nd Annual Great Outdoor Art Contest

September 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 12, 2020

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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The 32nd annual Great Outdoor Art Contest is back with a new schedule, and new safety measures for Covid-19. Instead of a one-day event, the GOAC will take place over three painting days, Sept. 9, 10, & 11, culminating in the judging via Facebook Live on Sat. Sept. 12th, followed by an outdoor concert by the Hot Jazz Family Band at the site. First, second and third place winners will be on display at the Brown County Art Guild following…

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32nd Annual Great Outdoor Art Contest

September 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 12, 2020

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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The 32nd annual Great Outdoor Art Contest is back with a new schedule, and new safety measures for Covid-19. Instead of a one-day event, the GOAC will take place over three painting days, Sept. 9, 10, & 11, culminating in the judging via Facebook Live on Sat. Sept. 12th, followed by an outdoor concert by the Hot Jazz Family Band at the site. First, second and third place winners will be on display at the Brown County Art Guild following…

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December 2020

Steele’s Country Christmas

December 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Experience the magic of the holidays in two very different ways during this annual St. Nicholas Day celebration. During our “contact-free” morning (10 a.m. - 12 p.m.), create a gingerbread house and listen in to a “Feathered Friends” presentation with a naturalist on the grounds of the Steeles’ Brown County home. During a more traditional celebration in the afternoon (1 p.m. - 4 p.m.), take a socially distant photo with St. Nicholas and Belsnickel, plus enjoy cookies, crafts, a holiday music program and more. Registration required by Dec. 2.

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Steele’s Country Christmas

December 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Experience the magic of the holidays in two very different ways during this annual St. Nicholas Day celebration. During our “contact-free” morning (10 a.m. - 12 p.m.), create a gingerbread house and listen in to a “Feathered Friends” presentation with a naturalist on the grounds of the Steeles’ Brown County home. During a more traditional celebration in the afternoon (1 p.m. - 4 p.m.), take a socially distant photo with St. Nicholas and Belsnickel, plus enjoy cookies, crafts, a holiday music program and more. Registration required by Dec. 2.

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April 2021

First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

April 3 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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May 2021

First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

May 1 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

May 2 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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June 2021

First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

June 5 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

June 6 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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Artistic Endeavors Weekend Workshop: Color Exploration with Gouache

June 19 - June 20
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Experience what combinations of colors will do – sometimes with surprising results – while using gouache, an opaque watercolor. Explore the psychology of color, and create a color scheme to produce a small, finished painting. All materials included. This is a two day workshop taking place from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20. Weekend workshops are taught by local arts/design instructor and T.C. Steele State Historic Site Interpreter Taresah Youngman.

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July 2021

First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

July 3 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

July 4 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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August 2021

First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

August 7 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

August 8 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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Understanding Bird Migration

August 29 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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$20

Discover one of the great phenomena in the natural world – the migration of birds. Join in the discussion with IndiGo Birding’s David Rupp as he discusses birds’ navigation abilities, the obstacles they overcome and how humans can help make migration a little easier. After the presentation, take a birding walk to search for migrant and other songbirds. Site admission is not included. Registration is required by 5 p.m. on Aug. 28. Recommended for ages 18+.

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September 2021

Homeschool Thursday at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Let your child explore and learn more about the world around them during this two-hour class hosted at T.C. Steele State Historic Site, featuring different topics in science, art, history and culture. Adults join their learners for an interactive family experience. Price: $10/child + one adult, 25% discount for members

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First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

September 4 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

September 5 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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33rd Great Outdoor Art Contest

September 10 - September 11
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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The oldest plein air painting competition in Indiana returns to T.C. Steele State Historic Site! Bring your blank pages and canvases and find a spot to create your masterpiece – en plein air – during T.C. Steele’s birthday weekend. Artwork will be judged at 3 p.m. on September 11 with awards given at 4 p.m. Registration materials can be found online beginning August 1. Reservations are recommended, as registration is limited to 100 artists per day. Sponsored by Brown County Community Foundation.

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Artistic Endeavors Weekend Workshop: Stencil Design and Application (Ages 18+)

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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$100

Explore the design techniques Selma Steele and others have used for centuries to decorate a home’s interior. During the workshop, create nature-inspired designs that work well with stencil transfer and application and use your stencils for patterning on paper and fabric. (ages 18+) Tickets are $100/person, 25% discount for members. All materials included. Workshop is taught by local arts/design instructor and T.C. Steele State Historic Site Interpreter Taresah Youngman. Registration required by Sept. 4.

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Finding Bigfoot (Ages 6-12)

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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$6

Explore the forests at T.C. Steele State Historic Site as we go on a search for Bigfoot in Brown County! Discover what it takes for an animal the size of Bigfoot to survive and thrive, plus make molds of animal prints, identify animal tracks and go on a half-mile hike through the woods. Bring water and comfortable shoes. (Ages 6 - 12) Tickets are $6/youth, 25% discount for members. Children must be accompanied by an adult during the event. Site admission not included. Registration required by Sept. 18.

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October 2021

First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

October 2 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

October 3 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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Homeschool Thursday at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Let your child explore and learn more about the world around them during this two-hour class hosted at T.C. Steele State Historic Site, featuring different topics in science, art, history and culture. Adults join their learners for an interactive family experience. Price: $10/child + one adult, 25% discount for members

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High Spirits Family Show

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Enjoy an evening of mystery and magic at T.C. Steele State Historic Site as Richard Darshwood presents a show that must be seen to be believed! This family show is appropriate for ages 5 and older. Tickets are $25/adults, $15/youth, 25% discount for members.

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High Spirits Magic Show (21+)

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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$30

Enjoy an evening of mystery and magic at T.C. Steele State Historic Site as Richard Darshwood presents a show that must be seen to be believed! The adults-only show features an after-hours tour of the House of the Singing Winds, plus cocktails and hors d’oeuvres during the show. Tickets are $30/adults, 25% discount for members.

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James Whitcomb Riley Special Tour at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

October 9 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Celebrate this Hoosier poet’s birthday with a special tour that highlights the longstanding friendship between T.C. Steele and James Whitcomb Riley. This guided tour will include the House of the Singing Winds and the Large Studio at T.C. Steele State Historic Site. Entry included with site admission.

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Ghost Stories Under the October Sky (ages 8+)

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Join us near the cemetery at T.C. Steele State Historic Site for an evening under the stars as you experience thrills and chills from spooky storytelling by the Bloomington Storytellers Guild. Pack a flashlight, a blanket and a picnic and hear famous and local ghost stories. (Ages 8+) Tickets are $10/adults, $5/youth, free for members.

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November 2021

First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

November 6 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

November 7 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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December 2021

First Weekend Children’s Tours at T.C. Steele State Historic Site

December 4 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday & Sunday every month
T.C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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Save the date! On the first weekend of every month in 2021, T.C. Steele SHS will offer a morning tour of the historic buildings especially for children and their adults, designed to serve ages 4-14! These 11:15am tours will occur on the first Saturday and first Sunday (excluding holidays or special program days) of the calendar month. To ensure tour availability, please call the site at 812.988.2785 to reserve a date and time for your tour.

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