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Feb 4th, 2013 3:50pm
If you’ve always wanted to learn the secret to great craft brewing, now’s your chance! That’s because Great Crescent Brewery, the popular microbrewery located in downtown Aurora, will be offering a new brewing series designed to show you the ropes. Classes for the Great Crescent Brewery University begin Sat., Feb. 9 with a Brewing Basics class, the first in a series. Topics covered will include beer types, brewhouse operations, quality and process control, and more. Tuition for the course is $25 and, in addition to the Brewing Basics class, includes one pizza by J. Damon’s Woodfired Pizza or one smoked meat patter by Great Crescent Brewery. To reserve your place, contact Great Crescent at 812-655-9079 or click here to visit the brewery’s website. Happy brewing!
Jan 15th, 2013 5:09pm
For the fifth year in a row, we’re teaming up with Perfect North Slopes for a special event to benefit breast cancer research next month. Scheduled for Feb. 19-21, our Perfectly Pink: Tubing for Tour for the Cure® event is a great way to “Have Fun and Give Hope” through a fun activity with family and friends.
When you buy a regular $25 snow tubing pass during Perfectly Pink Tubing Days, you’ll receive one day of unlimited tubing from 1pm-9:30pm on the day of purchase. At the end of the three-day promotion period, Perfect North will make a special donation to help benefit Tour for the Cure®.
Through a variety of overnight travel packages, day trips, luncheons, group excursions and special events, the bureau’s Tour for the Cure® initiative has raised more than $27,000 for the Vera Bradley Foundation since 2008. A nonprofit foundation affiliated with Vera Bradley Designs, Inc., the Foundation works to support breast cancer research through their endowed chair at Indiana University.
Perfectly Pink participants are invited to wear pink to show their support throughout the three-day event. Also new this year is a special $5 off Perfectly Pink Tubing coupon available on www.tourforthecure.info. Participants must print and present the coupon at time of purchase in order to be eligible for the discount.
See you on the tubing hill!
Jan 7th, 2013 11:29am
The holidays may be over, but you haven’t missed your chance to experience Winter Wonderland, the outdoor ice skating rink located in downtown Lawrenceburg. That’s because this special attraction will remain open through January 27, so you can have fun through New Year’s and beyond! Located at Todd Creech Park in Lawrenceburg, the covered outdoor ice rink offers free admission and skate rentals for a low $3 fee. It’s a great outing for the entire family!
The ice rink’s January hours are as follows:
For more information on Winter Wonderland, contact the Lawrenceburg Main Street Association or call 812-537-4507.
Dec 27th, 2012 1:16pm
Only four more days until New Year’s Eve! No plans yet? For food, fun, and nonstop gaming excitement, head to Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg, where you can enjoy a great meal and some fun at the casino before dancing the night away at Boogie Nights, the ‘70s and ‘80s night club located right on the property. Plus, Hollywood’s onsite hotel makes for an easy and convenient place to relax once you’re ready to call it a night.
Next, you won’t want to miss the New Year’s Eve Ski Party at Perfect North Slopes. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing until 1am, or dance the night away inside the lodge, where a DJ will supply the tunes all evening. Also not to be missed: the annual Ski Patrol torchlight parade down the slopes – an impressive sight indeed! Finally, say goodbye to 2012 with a spectacular fireworks show at midnight.
An evening of dancing will also be on the agenda in Aurora, where the annual New Year’s Eve Senior Dance on Main will take place from 7pm-12:30am. Enjoy a delicious dinner, then dance the night away to the classic country sounds of the Wooden Axles. Tickets are required in advance and include admission, dinner, soft drinks, snacks and party favors.
Finally, Dearborn Country Club in Aurora will also be hosting a New Year’s Eve Party this year. In addition to an open bar, DJ and champagne toast, the evening will feature loads of hor d’oeuvres, including a Cincinnati-style chili station, loaded nacho station, gourmet baked potato station, sliders and french fries, delectable desserts and more.
Happy New Year!