Something to do for Aug. 12-17

 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s our entertainment calendar:

Friday, Aug. 12

DIY 2300s niche lab — Make a futuristic animal, state park Nature Center, 11 a.m., gate fee applies.

Pioneer Village open — 90 E. Gould St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $2 donation.

Brown County History Center open — 90 E. Gould St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Brown County Archives open — Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St., second floor, 1 to 4 p.m.

Butterfly hike — From state park Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies.

Rattlesnake feeding — Nature Center, 3 p.m., gate fee applies.

Bean Blossom farmers market — St. David’s Episcopal Church parking lot, state roads 45 and 135 North, 4 to 7 p.m. Information: facebook.com/beanblossomfarmersmarket.

Family game night — Sweetea’s Tea Shop, 5 to 8 p.m. Information: 812-988-6515.

Bingo — Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom, doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6 p.m.

Dave Miller — Live music, 19th Hole Sports Bar, Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East, 6 to 8 p.m. Information: 812-988-7888.

The Luke Carol Project — ’60s/’70s rock/country music, Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren St., 7 to 10 p.m.

Paul Bertsch Band — Big Busted Bar, 44 N. Van Buren St., second floor, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Information: quaffon.com

Two For The Show — Live music, Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East, 8 to 11 p.m., 21 and older only in the saloon. Information: 812-988-2284 or seasonslodge.com.

Night Owl Country Band — Big Busted Bar, 10 p.m. to midnight.

Saturday, Aug. 13

Brown County Antique Machinery Association’s Tractor Drive — Take a back roads tour on your tractor, 8:30 a.m., free, lunch served. Sign in/insurance required. Information: bcama.net.

Quaff N Brew Beer School — Includes tour of downtown Big Woods brew house, lesson on beer making and samples, 60 Molly Lane, 10 a.m., $5. Information: 812-988-6000 or bigwoodsbeer.com.

Discovery Trail hike — State park Nature Center, 10 a.m., gate fee applies.

Pioneer Village open — 90 E. Gould St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $2 donation.

Brown County History Center open — 90 E. Gould St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Farm-to-Fifth Tours — Learn about whiskey’s role in history and see the process to make it, Bear Wallow Distillery, 4484 E. Old State Road 46, Gnaw Bone, every hour 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., $5. Information: bearwallowdistillery.com or 812-657-4923.

Folk music program — Instruments, songs and stories, state park Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies.

Family game night — Sweetea’s Tea Shop, 5 to 8 p.m. Information: 812-988-6515.

Dave Miller — Live music, Little Gem Restaurant, Abe Martin Lodge, state park, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Euchre — Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds, 6 p.m.

Jason Graham — Big Busted Bar, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Impasse Band — Classic rock, Chateau Thomas Winery, 7 to 10 p.m.

Sinatra: An Evening of Cool — With Russell Moss and jazz orchestra, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 7:30 p.m. $16 per adult, $15 per student, benefits the Shriners’ Children’s Hospital, concessions, local beer and wine sold. Information: 812-988-6555 or browncountyplayhouse.org.

Sensory hike — From state park Nature Center, 9 p.m., gate fee applies.

Acoustic Jukebox — Big Busted Bar, 44 N. Van Buren St., second floor, 9 p.m. to midnight.

Sunday, Aug. 14

Dave Miller — Live music, Little Gem Restaurant, Abe Martin Lodge, state park, 9 to 11 a.m.

Medicinal plant folktales — Meets at interpretive garden by Nature Center, 10 a.m., gate fee applies.

Pioneer Village open — 90 E. Gould St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $2 donation.

Brown County History Center open — 90 E. Gould St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Leaf ID bingo — State park Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies.

Travers Marks — Live music, Big Woods Brewing Co., Molly Lane, 7 to 9 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 15

Wacky warblers — Bird program, state park Nature Center, 10 a.m., gate fee applies.

Nature Jeopardy — State park Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies.

Honeywise — Live music, Big Woods Brewing Co., Molly Lane, 7 to 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 16

Family storytime — Ages 6 and younger with parent or caregiver, 30 to 45-minute program designed to help kids build early literacy skills through stories, singing, art, and movement, Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane, 10 and 11 a.m., free, no registration required. Information: 812-988-2850 or browncounty.lib.in.us.

Brown County Archives open — Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St., second floor, 1 to 4 p.m.

Sensational snakes — Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies. Information: 812-988-5240.

Euchre — Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds, 6 p.m.

Craig Thurston — Live music, Big Woods Brewing Co., Molly Lane, 7 to 9 p.m.

The Steel Wheels — Virginia band with mandolin, fiddle, bass and vocals, Pine Room Tavern, 51 E. Chestnut St., 8 p.m., no cover. Information: PineRoomTavern.net.

Wednesday, Aug. 17

What We Want — For teens 12 to 18, different weekly activity including food, films, games, books, art and more, Brown County Public Library, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Jeff Foster — Live guitar music, Hobnob Corner restaurant, 6 to 8 p.m., no cover.

Sidney Paige — Live music, Big Woods Pizza Co., 7 to 9 p.m.

Get on the calendar: Something to Do is for events that include music, dancing, cards, movies and other live entertainment. The deadline to make the Aug. 17 edition is noon Thursday, Aug. 11. Email newsroom@bcdemocrat.com or call Carol at the Brown County Democrat at 812-988-2221.