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Nov 30th, 2012 12:26pm
Welcome to winter in downtown Lawrenceburg, where the city’s popular Winter Wonderland event returns to Southeast Indiana this weekend for an action-packed day filled with holiday activities, live entertainment and seasonal fun. Scheduled for Sat., December 1, Winter Wonderland promises holiday excitement for the entire family, including carolers, breakfast with Santa, live entertainment and much more!
In addition to the special events planned for December 1, Winter Wonderland will once again feature an outdoor ice rink located in historic downtown Lawrenceburg that’s open throughout the holiday season. Families of all ages can enjoy ice-skating at Winter Wonderland from Dec. 1 through Jan. 27.
Nov 20th, 2012 11:44am
We’re doing it again...After the success of our Super Summer Giveaway in June and Awesome October Giveaway last month, we’re excited to announce the launch of our third and final giveaway promotion for 2012! Known as the Winter Fun Giveaway, this four-week program will feature weekly prize giveaways awarded to winning fans of our Dearborn County-Southeast Indiana Facebook page. Scheduled to run Nov. 20 through Dec. 17, the contest prizes include:
A $100 gift card good for dining at Hollywood Casino
A 5-Visit Bonus Pack valid for skiing and snowboarding at Perfect North Slopes(Approximate value: $180)
A $100 gift card to enjoy European-style indoor karting at Competition Racing
An Adult Gold Tubing Pass good for a season of unlimited tubing at Perfect North Slopes
(Approximate value: $200)
As in the past, all entrants must be 21 years of age, must have a Facebook account, and must “like” the Dearborn County-Southeast Indiana Facebook page in order to be eligible to win. Don’t miss this chance for a little winter fun! You can learn more – and enter to win beginning Nov. 20 – by visiting us on Facebook.
Oct 16th, 2012 2:02pm
Winter may be just around the corner, but right now the air is crisp, the weather is clear, and the weekends are starting to fill up. Before you get too busy, don’t forget to make time in your schedule for one of the great events taking place in Southeast Indiana this month.
Looking for a little family fun this fall? You’ll find it at the Lobenstein Farm Pumpkin Festival in St. Leon. Planned for Oct. 20-21, this annual event is fun for kids of all ages. Enjoy pumpkin picking, wagon rides, farm animals and more in the scenic Southeast Indiana countryside. Then, mark your calendar for several great Halloween events taking place in Aurora throughout the month. In addition to Nightmare on Volunteer Drive, a haunted house taking place at the Aurora Firehouse on Friday and Saturday evenings, visitors can go on their very own ghost-hunting expedition at Hillforest Victorian House Museum, which will host a “Ghosts in the Museum” Paranormal Investigation” on October 20, 26 & 27. Finally, join Main Street Aurora for Horror, History & Hauntings on Oct. 27, a special program for adults at the Great Crescent Brewery in downtown Aurora! In addition to a catered dinner by Three Sisters Catering, participants will enjoy Alfred Hitchcock short stories and live vintage commercials starring local "celebrities."
For more information on any of these fall activities, including event times, reservation information and admission prices, check out our online Calendar of Events.
Oct 2nd, 2012 11:00pm
Historic downtown Aurora – the small community located along the Ohio River in Southeast Indiana – will welcome visitors from across the region this week to the Aurora Farmers Fair, a large multi-day festival that has been a tradition in the community since 1908.
The Farmers Fair, which will run from Wednesday, Oct. 3 through Saturday, Oct. 6 on the streets of downtown Aurora, will offer free admission in addition to a full slate of fall festival activities, including carnival rides and games, food and information booths, an exhibit hall, folk craft demonstrations, unique contests, and more.
Organized by the Aurora Lions’ Club and the Aurora Farmers Fair Association, the festival will also feature a full schedule of live entertainment, including free Main Stage performances by Ooh La La & The Greasers and The Van-Dells on Friday night, and Her & Kings County and Bush Hawg on Saturday night, plus many more throughout the festival. A large street parade – complete with marching bands, floats and decorated entries – will take place Saturday morning.
For more information on the 2012 Aurora Farmers Fair, including a complete schedule of events, call the Farmers Fair information line at 812-926-1300 or click here. To learn more about visiting Southeast Indiana this fall, contact the Dearborn County Visitors Center at 800-322-8198, log on to http://www.visitsoutheastindiana.com, or visit us on Facebook.