Daily in October

Back Roads Studio Tour — Self-guided driving tour of 14 studios, 22 artisans, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free. Map: browncountystudiotour.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Gross Nature — Animal facts, state park Nature Center, 10 a.m., gate fee applies.

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

Navigation for Beginners — State park Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies.

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

Owl program — Brown County Public Library, lower level, 7 to 8 p.m., free, donations accepted for Indiana Raptor Center.

Roger Banister — Live music, Pine Room Tavern, 51 E. Chestnut St., 8 to 10 p.m. Information: pineroomtavern.net/calendar-of-events.html or 812-988-0236.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Jeff Foster — Guitar music, Hobnob Corner restaurant, 17 W. Main St., 6 to 8 p.m., no cover. Information: hobnobcornerrestaurant.com or 812-988-4114.

Open mic — With Joe Bolinger, Pine Room Tavern, 51 E. Chestnut St., 8 to 10 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 27

Guided hike — From 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.

LEGO Club — Story and theme challenge based on age, all ages welcome, Brown County Public Library, 11 a.m., lasts one hour.

Musica Terra — Concert, state park Nature Center, noon, gate fee applies.

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

Gospel music jam and sing — Sing, play or listen, Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone, 6:30 p.m. Information: 812-988-1288.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — High school play, Brown County High School auditorium, 235 Schoolhouse Lane, 7 p.m., $7 per adult, $5 per student.

Matchsellers — Live music, Pine Room Tavern, 51 E. Chestnut St., 8 to 10 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 28

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.

“Slightly Haunted Puppet Theater” — 20-minute show in outdoor Melchior Theatre, west side of South Van Buren Street, $5 per person, free for kids under 2, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Information: 800-849-4853 or melchiormarionettes.com.

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

Snake safari — State park Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies. Information: 812-988-5240.

Cruise-in — Benefit for the Brown County Weekend Backpacks children’s feeding program, with entertainment and concession stand, Creekside Retreat, 2450 State Road 46 East, 4 to 8 p.m., food and cash donations collected.

Bingo — Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom, 6 p.m.

Kade Puckett — Pine Room Tavern, 51 E. Chestnut St., 6 to 8 p.m.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — High school play, Brown County High School auditorium, 235 Schoolhouse Lane, 7 p.m., $7 per adult, $5 per student.
Friendly Forest — For costumed children, includes candy, popcorn and hot chocolate, behind Jackson Township Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road, 7 to 9 p.m., $1 per child, adults with children free, snacks, coffee and pumpkins for sale. Information: 812-988-6201 or jtfd5inc on Facebook.
Haunted Forest and Hayride — Presented by the Cordry Sweetwater Volunteer Fire Department, 8 p.m. to midnight, Sweetwater Beach, free for kids under 4, $5 for ages 5 to 12 and $10 for 13 and older.

 

Wade Water & Friends — Hank Williams music, Pine Room Tavern, 51 E. Chestnut St., 9 p.m. to midnight.

Saturday, Oct. 29

Native American artifacts — State park Nature Center, 10 a.m., gate fee applies.

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.

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.

Dave Miller — Live music, Appleworks in Trafalgar, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dave Sisson — Live music, Pine Room Tavern, 51 E. Chestnut St., noon to 2 p.m.

“Slightly Haunted Puppet Theater” — 20-minute show in outdoor Melchior Theatre, west side of South Van Buren Street, $5 per person, free for kids under 2, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Information: 800-849-4853 or melchiormarionettes.com.

Pumpkin painting — State park Nature Center, 1 p.m., gate fee applies.

Birds at our feeders — State park Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies.

Halloween hike — Moderate two-mile hike into Mt. Nebo area of Hoosier National Forest to Sullivan Cemetery to locate graves, with stories by Jennifer Bush Hallgarth, 2 to 5 p.m., free, donations to Brown County Cemetery Preservation Society welcome. Information/directions: schoonerhillfarms.com/events.html or 812-269-7225.

Beneficial bats — State park Nature Center, 3 p.m., gate fee applies.

Friendly trick-or-treat trail — Friends Trail at the state park office, 5 to 6 p.m., for donation, gate fee applies.

Dave Miller — Live music, 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.

Don Ford — Folk rock one-man band, Brozinni Pizzeria, 140 W. Main St., 6 to 9 p.m., costumes encouraged.

Halloween party — For children and adults, food, pumpkin bowling, bobbing for apples, costume contest, magic show at 7:15 p.m., St. David’s Episcopal Church, state roads 45 and 135 North, Bean Blossom, 6:30 to 8 p.m., free.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — High school play, Brown County High School auditorium, 235 Schoolhouse Lane, 7 p.m., $7 per adult, $5 per student.

Friendly Forest — For costumed children, includes candy, popcorn and hot chocolate, behind Jackson Township Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road, 7 to 9 p.m., $1 per child, adults with children free, snacks, coffee and pumpkins for sale.

Trunk & Treat Party — Bring a bag of candy to share, music by high school rock band Mama’s Headache until 10 p.m., followed by showing of “Gnawbone the Film,” Indiana RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road, 7 to 11 p.m., free. Information: facebook.com/indianaredbarnjamboree.

“Encore: Best of One Pulse Entertainment” — Benefit concert for Shriners Hospitals for Children, for all ages, rock, soul, country, boogie-woogie, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 7:30 p.m., $18.50 per student/senior/military, $20.50 per adult, concessions, local beer and wine sold. Information: browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.

Sensory safari — Guided hike from state park Nature Center, 8 p.m., gate fee applies.

Haunted trail — Friends Trail at state park office, 8 to 10 p.m., for donation, gate fee applies.

Allie Burbrink & Frank Lee — Live music, Pine Room Tavern, 51 E. Chestnut St., 8 to 11 p.m.

Haunted Forest and Hayride — Presented by the Cordry Sweetwater Volunteer Fire Department, 8 p.m. to midnight, Sweetwater Beach, free for kids under 4, $5 for ages 5 to 12 and $10 for 13 and older.

Blue Lady Bash — Halloween party with costume contest, Story Inn, 8:30 p.m. to midnight, food and drinks sold. Information: 812-988-2273 or storyinn.com.

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” — Rated R, Brown County Playhouse, 11 p.m. to 12:40 a.m., $10, costume contest before movie at 10:30, prop bags for $5, beer, wine and specialty drinks sold.

Sunday, Oct. 30

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

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.

Common Bond — Gospel music at homecoming celebration, pitch-in lunch after 11 a.m. service, music at 1:45 p.m., Neighborhood Church of God, 7440 Sweetwater Trail.

The White Lightning Boys — Live music at Bluegrass Brunch, Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, noon to 3 p.m., brunch served 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dave Miller — Live music, Appleworks in Trafalgar, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“Slightly Haunted Puppet Theater” — 20-minute show in outdoor Melchior Theatre, west side of South Van Buren Street, $5 per person, free for kids under 2, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Information: 800-849-4853 or melchiormarionettes.com.

Creative candle making — State park Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — High school play, Brown County High School auditorium, 235 Schoolhouse Lane, 2 p.m., tickets $7 per adult, $5 per student.

Monday, Oct. 31

Trick-or-treat trail — From Brown County YMCA, 105 Willow St., 5 to 7 p.m., free. Information: 812-988-9622.

Halloween Barn Bash — Bobbing for apples, costume contest, painting a real horse, caramel apple creation station, pumpkin painting and contest, hayrides ($5 per adult), prizes, candy, in heated barn, Rawhide Ranch, 1292 State Road 135 South, 5 to 9 p.m., advance tickets $15 per person, $20 at the door. Information/tickets: 812-988-0085.

Trick-or-treating — 6 to 8 p.m. in Nashville.

Tuesday, Nov. 1

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

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

Travers Marks — Live music, Pine Room Tavern, 51 E. Chestnut St., 7 to 9 p.m. Information: pineroomtavern.net/calendar-of-events.html or 812-988-0236.

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 Nov. 2 edition is noon Thursday, Oct. 27. Email newsroom@bcdemocrat.com or call Carol at the Brown County Democrat at 812-988-2221.