Oct 3rd, 2017 2:23pm
Now that fall has arrived, our Tour for the Cure® Awesome October Giveaway is returning for another year of fun! Planned for Oct. 1-31, the month-long contest will run on our Tour for the Cure® Facebook page and will feature one large grand prize complete with a spa package, lunch, overnight getaway, dinner, and a selection of Vera Bradley merchandise.
Here’s what one lucky winner will receive:
- One “Taking a Break” spa package at the Parlour of Aurora, including choice of a Spa or French Pedicure, plus choice of a Petite Facial or Petite Massage
- Lunch at Whiskey City Sweet Retreat, a traditional tea shop and café located in downtown Lawrenceburg
- Gift card valid for an overnight stay for two at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lawrenceburg and dinner at Final Cut Steakhouse
- A three-piece Vera Bradley luggage set in “Modern Medley” – the new breast cancer awareness pattern
The contest will run through the end of October. As in years past, participants must be 21 to enter and can enter one time per week, with bonus entries available for sharing on Facebook.
A travel incentive program sponsored by the Dearborn County Convention, Visitor & Tourism Bureau, Tour for the Cure® offers overnight travel packages, day trips, group excursions, special events and more, and has raised more than $75,000 for the Vera Bradley Foundation since Tour for the Cure® began. The Foundation – a nonprofit organization affiliated with Vera Bradley Designs, Inc. – works to support breast cancer research through their endowed chair at Indiana University, a center for groundbreaking research offering hope to women everyday.
To learn more - or to enter - click here.
Oct 2nd, 2017 8:14am
One of the region’s longest-running fall festivals returns to Southeast Indiana this week. The Aurora Farmers Fair will begin Wednesday and run through late Saturday on the streets of downtown Aurora, an historic town located along the Ohio River.
In addition to a carnival atmosphere, visitors will enjoy free live music on four stages throughout the town. Other highlights include live entertainment, unusual contests, rides and games, an exhibit hall, large street parade on Saturday morning, and more. The Farmers Fair first began as an agricultural show in 1908, and has entertained generations of residents and visitors each fall, many of whom return year after year as an annual tradition.
This year’s Aurora Farmers Fair will take place October 4-7 and will once again offer free admission and free entertainment. To learn more, or for a full schedule of fair events, contact the Farmers Fair Information Line at 812-926-1300 or click here.
Sep 19th, 2017 7:49am
The streets of downtown Lawrenceburg will come alive the last weekend of September with live music, food and fun at the Lawrenceburg Fall Fest, an annual fall festival that will bring a variety of local, regional and national entertainment to Southeast Indiana over a three-day period.
Organized by the community’s Lawrenceburg Fall Fest Committee and the City of Lawrenceburg, the event will include Main Stage performances by headliners Cole Swindell on Friday evening and Bret Michaels on Saturday, plus a full lineup of local and regional bands performing each night.
Other highlights include carnival rides and games, a variety of food booths, beer garden, entertainment, contests and cook-offs, a car show, the DCH 5K Walk/Run and more.
The Lawrenceburg Fall Fest is one of the community’s largest annual events, typically drawing tens of thousands of attendees to the historic Ohio River community located in Southeast Indiana. The festival will kick off Thursday evening, September 28, and run through late Saturday, September 30. As in years past, admission to Fall Fest and all Fall Fest concerts are free and open to the public.
To learn more about Fall Fest, contact the Dearborn County Visitors Center at 800-322-8198, or follow us on Facebook. More information – including a complete Fall Fest schedule – can also be found at www.lawrenceburgfallfest.net.
Sep 11th, 2017 7:12pm
History will come alive this weekend in the town of Dillsboro, Indiana, as visitors gather for the annual Dillsboro Heritage Festival. The two-day event will feature a variety of demos, displays and hands-on activities as the town celebrates its past.
Planned for September 16 & 17, the Dillsboro Heritage Festival will take place at various locations throughout the town of Dillsboro. It will run from approximately 10am-10pm on Saturday, and 11am-8pm on Sunday.
According to festival organizers, this year's event will celebrate 100 years since WWI, or the "Great War." Exhibits in the festival’s Pop-Up Museum will include town memorabilia from the early 20th century, a progression of the development of the area, and highlights from WWI, among other display items.
The Heritage Festival will also include a Veteran's Walk at Dillsboro’s Community Park, vintage baseball game, horseshoe tournament, iron skillet throw, lots of vintage games and music, square dancing, old time gospel music, quilt show, historical presentations and more.
Located in an agricultural area off of U.S. 50, the town of Dillsboro is approximately one hour from Cincinnati. To learn more about this special event, click here to visit the Dillsboro Heritage Festival Facebook page. To learn more about things to see and do in Southeast Indiana this fall, click here.