Sep 30th, 2014 7:12pm
The streets of downtown Aurora will come alive this week with the sights and sounds of the Aurora Farmers Fair, a large multi-day festival that has been a tradition in the community for more than a century.
One of Indiana’s oldest street fairs, the Farmers Fair offers activities for all ages, including carnival rides and games, food and information booths, an exhibit hall, car show, unique contests, and more. The fair will run from Wed., October 1 through Sat., October 4.
Organized by the Aurora Lions’ Club and the Aurora Farmers Fair Association, the festival will also offer a full lineup of free live entertainment. On Wednesday night, attendees can enjoy Main Stage performances by The Nelons and LeFerve Quartet, while Friday will feature The Van Dells Next Generation followed by The Van Dells. Saturday’s headliners include After Midnight and The Rusty Griswolds. Additional performances will also take place throughout the festival.
On Saturday, come out early for the annual Farmers Fair parade, which will start at 9:30 and run approximately two hours. In addition to a number of floats and decorated entries, the event will showcase marching bands from throughout the region.
As in years past, the Aurora Farmers Fair will offer free admission again this year. To learn more, contact the Farmers Fair Information Line at 812-926-1300 or “like” the Aurora Farmers Fair on Facebook.
Sep 25th, 2014 7:59pm
St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s “Mobile Mammography” unit will visit Southeast Indiana tomorrow for a morning of digital mammogram screenings for area women. The private, convenient screenings will take place from 9am to noon inside the unit, which will be located in the parking lot of United Community Bank, 215 West Eads Parkway (U.S. 50), Lawrenceburg.
According to St. Elizabeth’s, mobile mammography services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies under the following guidelines: Ages 35-40 (baseline screening), and age Over 40 (annual screening). Patients’ private insurance will be billed, and financial assistance is available to the uninsured, thanks to a generous grant from the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust.
Women interested in pre-registering for a screening can call St. Elizabeth at 859-655-7400. Walk-ons will also be welcomed. More information on the mobile mammography service is also available by visiting www.stelizabeth.com.
Sep 16th, 2014 5:59pm
Renowned artist Michael Blaser will unveil an original oil painting this Friday evening at the Dearborn Country Club. The painting depicts a scene of the Aurora, Indiana waterfront as it would have looked in the 1950s.
Well-known for his representations of rivers, lakes and maritime scenes, Blaser’s evocative art work draws in the viewer with lifelike details and a keen eye for historical perspective. The Aurora painting showcases a view from the river looking toward the small town, with a car ferry and other watercraft set against a backdrop of Aurora’s historic architecture and many church steeples.
The September 19 Artist’s Reception will take place from 6-9pm at Dearborn Country Club, which is located off St. Rd. 148 in Aurora. In addition to hors d'oeuvres compliments of the Country Club, the event will feature prints available for purchase and to be personalized by Michael Blaser. An after party will follow the reception at Woody's Bar and Grill at the Country Club, with dinner specials available.
For more information on the Michael Blaser art unveiling and artist reception, contact the Dearborn Country Club at 812-926-1747. To learn more visiting Southeast Indiana, or for a complete schedule of our fall events, click here.
Aug 26th, 2014 4:08pm
September 25, 26 & 27
Southeast Indiana’s biggest fall music festival will return to Dearborn County next month for several days of entertainment, food and fun on the streets of downtown Lawrenceburg. Organized by the community’s I Luv Lawrenceburg committee and the City of Lawrenceburg, the annual Lawrenceburg Fall Fest will offer a full lineup of musical entertainment, plus traditional festival activities the entire family will enjoy, including: