Jul 23rd, 2014 3:12pm
If the brilliant sunshine and hot temps haven’t clued you in, it’s now official: Summer is in full-swing in Southeast Indiana. Looking for a great day trip? Head to Bright, Indiana, where the Bright Community Festival promises a weekend full of food, fun and family festivities in a friendly small-town setting.
Planned for July 25-26 at the Bright Firehouse, the popular annual event – a fundraiser for the community’s fire department and EMS – will offer lots of food and information booths in addition to a variety of traditional festival activities beginning Friday night and running through late Saturday.
In addition to kids’ rides and games, festival-goers can enjoy lots of free live entertainment, with local band Pure Grain entertaining on Friday evening, and Gen X and After Midnight performing on Saturday night. Other popular activities include a parade, chicken dinner and car show on Saturday, plus a beer garden, gaming, raffles and more.
Jul 7th, 2014 6:33pm
Our Super Summer Giveaway Contest is still going strong! In fact, we still have two great prize packages left to give away before the contest is over, which means you still have two more chances to win.
Sponsored by the Dearborn County Convention, Visitor & Tourism Bureau, the Super Summer Giveaway is an annual contest designed to introduce visitors to all of the great things to see and do in Southeast Indiana.
The remaining contests are as follows:
July 1-7 – “Perfect Place to Play” Package for Two - ENDS TONIGHT!
--Overnight accommodations for two at Modern Inn and Suites
--Two adult entry fees for Perfect North Slopes’ Mud-Stash (Sat., Sept. 6)
--$25 gift card to Great Crescent Brewery
July 8-14 – “Hollywood Casino Grand Prize Red Carpet Package”
--Overnight accommodations for two at Hollywood Casino
--Breakfast for two
--Final Cut Steakhouse - $165 gift card
In order to participate, all entrants must be 21 years of age, must have a Facebook account, and must “like” the Dearborn County-Southeast Indiana Facebook page. It’s free to enter, and you can enter each contest once per week. Good luck!
Jun 10th, 2014 6:46pm
Golfers from across the region will come together this week for the fourth-annual Tour for the Cure® Golf Day, a day of fun on the course designed to raise funds for breast cancer research. A joint event sponsored by the Dearborn County Convention, Visitor & Tourism Bureau and Grand Oak Golf Club, Tour for the Cure® Golf Day helps benefit the bureau’s Tour for the Cure® initiative, a travel incentive program that supports the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer (SM).
Throughout the day on Fri., June 13, Grand Oak will donate $5 to Tour for the Cure® for every 18-hole round played, and $2.50 to Tour for the Cure® for every 9-hole round played. The event is open to the public, with advanced tee time reservations recommended but not required.
As in previous years, golfers are invited to wear pink to show their support of the cause. The event will take place from 8am until dark, with participants allowed to golf at the time of their choosing.
Apr 25th, 2014 4:18pm
Art lovers from across the region will welcome spring next week at a special art show designed to showcase the work of artists from throughout Southeast Indiana and the entire Tri-State. Sponsored by the Southeastern Indiana Art Guild, the annual Spring Art Show will feature original artwork on display and for sale beginning this weekend and running through the end of next week.
Comprised of artists who work to promote an appreciation of the visual arts in Southeast Indiana and throughout the entire Tri-State, the Southeastern Indiana Art Guild has been in existence for more than 20 years. The show will take place in the historic City of Aurora, which is located along the Ohio River and is known for its nineteeth-century churches, historic architecture and well-preserved National Historic district. The show will take place at the Art Guild Studios, located at Second and Main Streets in downtown Aurora.
This year, two special artists’ receptions have been planned. The first, a Premier Reception & Awards Ceremony, has been scheduled for Sat., April 26 from 6-8pm. An additional “Meet the Artists” Reception will take place on Sun., April 27 from 1-4pm, allowing the public to preview the display and meet the artists in person. The show will then run from April 28 through May 3, with daily hours from 11am-7pm. Admission to the artists’ receptions, as well as to the show, is free.