September – November 2014
Horse-drawn trolley rides to pumpkin patch, petting zoo, pony rides, corn maze, paddleboat rides, on Saturdays and Sundays ONLY. Hours vary. South of Batesville, 12115 N. St. Rd. 129. No adm. chg. Jerry Vogt (812) 934-4627.
Relax in the quiet splender of Friendship while listening to regional Bluegrass bands on the banks of Laughery Creek. Music, food, arts and crafts! Saturday 11am-6 pm, Sunday 11am-4 pm. $5/person/day. Ripley County Tourism Bureau (812) 689-7431 or www.friendshipmusicfestival.com .
Crafts and art at the Jac-Cen-Del Elementary School, 4544 N. US Highway 421, Osgood. Sponsored by the Osgood Lions Club, 10am-3pm. No adm. chg. Mary Ann McCoy (812) 689-4131 or www.osgoodlions.org/craftshow .
Outdoors, featuring live entertainment and dancing under the “big top” tent; wine tasting, food, arts, and crafts and more! Admission: $5 – 21 and over; under 21 no charge. Winery/Bistro open during festival hours, 3794 East County Road 1100 North, Batesville. Children welcome. 11am-10pm. Contact Ertel Cellars Winery (812)933-1500, www.ertelcellars.com/events.html
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Family Support Group for family members of those with mental illness
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Sponsoring a Family Support Group the 3rd Monday of every month at the Batesville Library from 7-8 pm. Led by trained NAMI family members. Open & confidential. Questions call 812-667-5429 or visit www.nami.org.
Bring the whole family to see the campsite Halloween decorating contest at Versailles State Park, 1387 E US Highway 50, Versailles. Contact (812) 689-6424.
Fall Haul is a weekend event along the Indiana Wine Trail, at wineries located across Southeast Indiana. The event will include food samplings, special wine discounts, and a wide variety of food recipes. Hours vary. For information call (800)559-2956 www.indianawinetrail.com .
Theta Nu Chapter, Batesville’s Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Holiday Bazaar, Batesville Primary School, 760 State Road 46 W, Batesville. Lunch available in school cafeteria. 10am-3pm. No adm. chg. Lou Voegele (812) 934-3394.
Arts and crafts 9am-3pm, photos with Santa 10am-2pm, breakfast and lunch available at the South Ripley Elementary School, 1568 S. Benham Rd., Versailles. No adm. chg. Brenda Armbrecht (812) 689-5732, firstname.lastname@example.org.