Due to the ever-changing coronavirus situation, please note that the events below may not occur at their originally scheduled times. Be sure to reach out to the event contacts below to ensure that the programs you are interested in are still taking place.
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
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.
Scottsburg (Scott), Beechwood Park. Music, food, craft booths, kids’ games, fireworks, sporting and various activities. Free. 812-752-9211. greatscottindiana.com
Madison (Jefferson), Riverfront. This scaled-down festival includes BBQ competitions, music and more. Admission charge. 800-559-2956. madisonribberfest.com
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
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
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
Jasper (Dubois), Dubois County Museum. Activities related to Archaeology Month in Indiana. Admission charge. 812-482-7733. https://duboiscountymuseum.org/