Southeast

July 30 - August 02, Oakland City Sweet Corn Festival,, Oakland City (Gibson) -

Oakland City (Gibson), Wirth Park. Parade, music, rides, food vendors, fried chicken and pork chop dinners, and corn-eating contest. Free. 812-677-0728. gibsoncountyin.org 

August 08 - August 08, Dino Extra Triathalon and 5-mile Trail Run, Versailles (Ripley) -

Versailles (Ripley), Versailles State Park. Swim, mountain bike, and trail run. Mountain bike and helmet required. Check-in/Registration at race site Aug. 7, 6-8 am. Triathalon starts Aug. 8 at 9 am. Registration charge. Brian Holzhausen, 317-336-7553. dinoseries.com.

August 14 - August 15, Pig Roast in the Park, Scottsburg (Scott) -

Scottsburg (Scott), Beechwood Park. Music, food, craft booths, kids’ games, fireworks, sporting and various activities. Free. 812-752-9211. greatscottindiana.com

August 22 - August 22, Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues, Madison (Jefferson) -

Madison (Jefferson), Riverfront. This scaled-down festival includes BBQ competitions, music and more. Admission charge. 800-559-2956. madisonribberfest.com

September 10 - September 13, Lanesville Heritage Weekend, Lanesville (Harrison) -

Lanesville (Harrison), Heritage Park. Queen/Princess pageant. fiddlers’ log-sawing and horseshoe pitchin’ contests. Antique farm equipment with demonstrations, steam engines, hit ‘n’ miss engines, sawmill and crafts demonstrations, tractor pull. Free. 812-952-2027. lanesvilleheritageweekend.com

Southwest

August 05 - August 08, Schweizer Fest, Tell City (Perry) -

Tell City (Perry), City Hall Park. Amusement rides, games, food, beer garden, wine tasting, exhibit market, live entertainment nightly, talent show, queen pageant, road run, baby contest, and golf event. Free. 888-343-6262. tellcityschweizerfest.com 

August 22 - August 23, Cave Weekend, Mitchell (Lawrence) -

Mitchell (Lawrence), Spring Mill State Park. Explore caves and learn about the history and ideas tied to them. Unless otherwise noted, programs are at the Lakeview Activity Center. https://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2968.htm

September 12 - September 12, Archaeology Day, Jasper (Dubois) -

Jasper (Dubois), Dubois County Museum. Activities related to Archaeology Month in Indiana. Admission charge. 812-482-7733. https://duboiscountymuseum.org/