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  • 04-25-2014, 7 to 9 p.m. Live music at sports bar

    Johnny Nevada & the Rockets — Live music, 19th Hole Sports Bar, Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East, 7 to 9 p.m. Information: 988-7888.

  • 04-25-2014, 6 p.m. Bingo

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

  • 04-25-2014, 3 to 6 p.m. Friends of the library plant sale

    Friends of the Brown County Library will host a plant sale in the lower level of the library, 205 N. Locust Lane, from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 25, and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 26. Plants include library landscaping plants and donations from local gardens and retailers.

  • 04-25-2014, 6 to 10 p.m. Game night at dance barn
    Game night — Pool, darts, cornhole and music, no cover, Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West, 6 to 10 p.m. Information: 988-8636.
  • 04-25-2014, 4 to 7 p.m. Earth Day at Bean Blossom farmers market

    BEAN BLOSSOM — St. David’s Episcopal Church, at state roads 135 North and 45, will host a community Earth Day celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 25. That day, St. David’s also will open the 2014 Bean Blossom Farmers Market during the same hours.

    Earth Day events will include environmental exhibitors; free trees; demonstrations; and creative ways to reuse, restore and renew the planet.

    For more information or to reserve exhibit space for Earth Day, email or call Donna Niednagel at dniednagel@comcast.net or 988-6865, or Dave Richards at ddrichbio@yahoo.com or 317-878-9893.

  • 04-25-2014, 7 to 10 p.m. Live music at Out of the Ordinary

    Out of the Ordinary Trio— Live band, Out of the Ordinary restaurant, 61 S. Van Buren St., 7 to 10 p.m., reservations encouraged. Information: 812-778-9730 or outoftheo.com.

  • 04-25-2014, 10 to 11 a.m. Congressman Young to meet at Nashville Town Hall

    Rep. Todd Young will meet with constituents on an individual and small-group basis at Nashville Town Hall, 200 Commercial St., from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 25. 

    Congressman Young will meet with small groups of up to four constituents at a time for 15 minutes each, and constituents can determine what issues they wish to talk about.

    The opportunity with the Congressman is open on a first-come, first-served basis to constituents who call the 9th District Constituent Service Center in Jeffersonville at 812-288-3999.

  • 04-25-2014, 4 p.m., 7 p.m. 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse

    "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" — Movie, rated PG-13, two hours 15 min., Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 4 and 7 p.m., $4 per student, $5 per adult, concessions, local beer and wine sold. Information: 988-6555 or browncountyplayhouse.org.

  • 04-25-2014, 7 to 10 p.m. Live music at winery
    "Momma Pop a Wheelie" band — Live washtub band, Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren St., 7 to 10 p.m. Information: 988-8500.
  • 04-25-2014, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Morel mushroom festival at Bill Monroe

    BEAN BLOSSOM — Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground, 5163 State Road 135 North, will host the second Morel Festival Friday through Sunday, April 25 to 27.

    A $50 adult ticket includes entrance to the park to hear music from more than 15 bands on the main stage and more than 12 hours of classes and seminars about morel mushrooms. Other ticket packages are available.

    Children 12 and younger can attend for free.

    The festival also features guided hunts for all ages, activities for children, a morel hunt competition and a morel mushroom auction.

    For more information, visit morelfestival.com or call 317-383-6450.

  • 04-25-2014, 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m. Live music at the Pine Room

    Ian McFeron — Seattle-based singer-songwriter, alternative-folk/rock/Americana, Pine Room, 51 E. Chestnut St., 6-9 p.m. no cover. Information: pineroomtavern.net or 988-0236.

  • 04-25-2014, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 18th Girlfriend rummage sale at Brown County Inn

    From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 25, Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, will host the 18th annual Girlfriend Sale in the Town Hall room.

    The event features rummage-type items for sale.

    For more information, call Laurie at 988-6234.

  • 04-26-2014, 10 a.m. to noon Arbor Day celebration at Brown County IGA gazebo

    In celebration of Arbor Day, a demonstration of tree planting and a Wood Mizer portable sawmill will turn logs into usable lumber from 10 a.m. until ~noon, Saturday, April 26, in the yard by the gazebo at Brown County IGA, 30 Hawthorne Drive.

    Sponsored by the Nashville Tree Board and others, the free event will include information on trees.

  • 04-26-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds) 6 p.m.

  • 04-26-2014, 6 p.m., 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Live band at dance barn
    Mike’s Smooth Country Band — Live music, Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West, doors open at 6 p.m., 8 to 11:30 p.m., $8 cover. Information: 988-8636.
  • 04-26-2014, 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. to midnight Dance lessons at Out of the Ordinary

    Arthur Murray Dance Night —  Free dance lessons, Out of the Ordinary restaurant, 61 S. Van Buren St., lessons at 7:30 p.m., dancing 8 p.m. to midnight, reservations encouraged.

  • 04-26-2014, 9 a.m. to noon Friends of the library plant sale

    Friends of the Brown County Library will host a plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 26 in the lower level of the library, 205 N. Locust Lane. Plants include library landscaping plants and donations from local gardens and retailers.

  • 04-26-2014, 9 a.m. until sold out Plant sale at BCSP Nature Center

    Friends of Brown County State Park will sponsor its annual plant sale, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the park's Nature Center. The sale will continue until plants are sold out.

    With every purchase, buyers receive a free native tree or shrub seedling.

    For more information, call 988-5240 or visit friendsbcsp.org.

  • 04-26-2014, 7:30 p.m. Harpeth Rising band at The Playhouse

    Harpeth Rising — Live folk, Americana, blues, bluegrass and acoustic band, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 7:30 p.m., $18.50. Information/ tickets: 812-988-6555 or browncountyplayhouse.org.

  • 04-26-2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hope for Hearts Farm free women's extravaganza

    BEAN BLOSSOM — Hope for Hearts Farm Inc, 1005 State Road 45, a mile west of 135 North, will host its second annual women’s extravaganza from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

    The free event includes farm tour, demonstrations, massages, manicures, facial waxing, make-overs, hand exfoliation, haircuts and styles plus shopping with vendors, silent auction and give aways.

    For more information, call 317-496-0189 or visit hopeforheartsfarm.org.

  • 04-26-2014, 7 to 10 p.m. Live music at winery
    The McGuires — Live classic country, Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren St., 7 to 10 p.m. Information: 988-8500.
  • 04-26-2014, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Morel mushroom festival at Bill Monroe

    BEAN BLOSSOM — Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground, 5163 State Road 135 North, will host the second Morel Festival through Sunday, April 27.

    A $25 single day adult ticket includes entrance to the park to hear music from 10 bands on the main stage and six seminars about morel mushrooms. Other ticket packages are available.

    Children 12 and younger can attend for free.

    The festival also features guided hunts for all ages, activities for children, a morel hunt competition and a morel mushroom auction.

    For more information, visit morelfestival.com or call 317-383-6450.

  • 04-27-2014, 1-4 p.m. Brown County Railroad gallery

    Brown County Railroad — Gallery of steam engines, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road (at State Road 135 North, Fruitdale), 1-4 p.m. Sundays, Free. Steam engine will run again in the spring. Information: 317-626-7108 or visit facebook.com/BrownCountyRailroadMuseum.

  • 04-27-2014, 4 p.m., 7 p.m. 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse

    "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" — Movie, rated PG-13, two hours 15 min., Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 4 and 7 p.m., $4 per student, $5 per adult, concessions, local beer and wine sold. Information: 988-6555 or browncountyplayhouse.org.

  • 04-27-2014, 10 a.m. to noon Morel mushroom festival at Bill Monroe

    BEAN BLOSSOM — Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground, 5163 State Road 135 North, will host the second Morel Festival through noon Sunday, April 27.

    An adult ticket includes entrance to the park to hear music from bands on the main stage and a morel mushroom auction.

    Children 12 and younger can attend for free.

    For more information, visit morelfestival.com or call 317-383-6450.

  • 04-28-2014, 11 a.m. BC Alcoholic Beverage Board public hearing

    Alcoholic Beverage Commission — public hearing, 11 a.m., County Office Building, Salmon Room, 201 N. Locust Lane, to investigate the propriety of holding an alcoholic beverage permit by: The Ordinary Corp., 61 S. Van Buren St., restaurant renewal, beer, wine and liquor; John Simpson, 2381 Country Club Road, restaurant renewal, beer, wine and liquor; Story Bed & Breakfast LLP, 6404 State Road 135 South, restaurant renewal, beer, wine and liquor; and The Overlook of Salt Creek LLC, 2359 State Road 46 East restaurant renewal, beer, wine and liquor.

  • 04-28-2014, 7 p.m. Helmsburg Sewage Board
    Helmsburg Regional Sewage District — 7 p.m., Brown County Community Church Annex, 2370 Main St. (Date moved from April 21.)
  • 04-28-2014, 6 p.m., 7 p.m. B.C. Board of Health

    Brown County Board of Health — 7 p.m., Salmon Room, County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane, Nashville, to discuss Phil Gettum's concerns regarding new construction and Steve Herald's concerns regarding what constitutes a bedroom.

    Regular meeting to be preceded by an executive session at 6 p.m. to discuss strategy with respect to initiation of litigation or litigation which is either pending or has been threatened specifically in writing with respect to any individual over whom the governing body has jurisdiction.

  • 04-29-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds) 6 p.m.

  • 04-30-2014, 6 to 9 p.m. April Red Tent women's gathering

    From 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, women are invited to attend the monthly Red Tent gathering at 1156 Old State Road 46, adjacent to Holistic Veterinary Services.

    This month, the meeting will provide opportunity to retreat to a quiet place and just breathe.

    A $5 donation is requested to keep meetings sustainable. Bring a dish of food to share, with ingredients listed, as well as tea or coffee, and/or a talent to share such as poetry, henna art, song or dance, good listening, etc.

  • 05-01-2014, 7 p.m. CSCD Ecology Commission

    Cordry Sweetwater Conservancy District Ecology Commission — 7 p.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road, 1st Thursday of each month.

  • 05-01-2014, 6:30 p.m. Gospel jam session

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

  • 05-01-2014, 7:15 a.m. Rotary Club

    Tim Bond, executive director of the Pregnancy Care Centers of South Central Indiana, will tell about his organization's mission when the Brown County Rotary Club meets at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, May 1, in Nashville's Artists Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.

    The care centers, including one in Brown County at 1750 State Road 46 East, provide services ranging from supportive peer counseling, self-administered pregnancy tests, and maternity and baby clothing to educational material on fetal development, abortion and sexually transmitted diseases, and medical assistance referrals.

    Bond, whose headquarters is in Columbus, is former pastor of Nashville Christian Church.

    Rotarian Michael Chamblee is coordinating the local Rotary club's weekly programs during May. His wife, Therese, is director of the Pregnancy Care Center of Brown County.

  • 05-01-2014, 3 p.m., 6 p.m. Brown County Schools Board of Trustees

    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees — 6 p.m., Helmsburg Elementary School, 5378 Helmsburg Road, to be preceded by a teacher meet-and-greet at 3 p.m.

  • 05-01-2014, 6:30 p.m. Nashville Town Council

    Nashville Town Council — 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.

  • 05-01-2014, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Visioning presentation for former Belmont camp

    Students from Indiana University's Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies will present their semester-long project on future options and opportunities for the former camp at Belmont. The meeting will be from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday, May 1 in a lower-level meeting room of Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane.

    A formal presentation will be given, followed by time for questions and comments regarding the proposal.

  • 05-02-2014, 6 p.m. Bingo

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

  • 05-02-2014, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Live band at 19th Hole sports bar

    White Lightning Boys — Live band, 19th Hole sports bar & grill, 2359 Salt Creek Golf Retreat, State Road 46 East, no cover, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Information: 988-4323 or saltcreekgolf.com.

  • 05-02-2014, 7 to 10 p.m. Live jazz at Out of the Ordinary

    Da Vita Jazz Trio — Live music, Out of the Ordinary, Van Buren St., 7 to 10 p.m., reservations encouraged. Information: 812-778-9730 or outoftheo.com.

  • 05-02-2014, 4 p.m., 7 p.m. 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse

    "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" — Movie, rated PG-13, two hours 15 min., Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 4 and 7 p.m., $4 per student, $5 per adult, concessions, local beer and wine sold. Information: 988-6555 or browncountyplayhouse.org.

  • 05-02-2014, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Antique tractor, engine, and machinery show

    The 26th annual Antique Tractor, Engine, and Machinery Show will take place at the Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds Friday, May 2, through Sunday, May 4.

    The show begins at 9 a.m. each day and continues until 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, the show concludes at 3 p.m.

    Displays include International Harvester tractors and equipment, mowing machines of all types, more than 100 vintage antique tractors, farm machines, gas engines, a steam-engine-powered sawmill, horse-powered hay baler, and lawn and garden tractors.

    The event also will feature cornmeal grinding, rail splitting, consignment sale, food, crafts and flea market.

    At 2 p.m. Saturday, a homemade quilt, split rails made during the show, a handcrafted children’s play house (5 feet wide by 8 feet long by 6 feet high) and other miscellaneous items will be auctioned.

    Free children’s events will include barrel rides, corn shelling, a corn box and a pedal tractor pull at 3 p.m. Saturday.

    At 9:30 a.m. Sunday, a church service will start.

    A parade of antique tractors and equipment will leave the fairgrounds at 2 p.m. Sunday and arrive at Brown County Health and Living Center about 2:15 p.m.

    For more information, call Jim Kelp at 988-4027 or visit bcama.net.

  • 05-03-2014, 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. Spring Blossom Parade & children's games

    The Brown County Lions Club's 51st annual Spring Blossom Parade will take place in downtown Nashville Saturday, May 3. The parade will step off from the Brown County High School parking lot at 11 a.m. and go west on Washington, north on Jefferson, east on Mound and south on Van Buren Street.

    The 2014 theme, Faith in the Future, reflects a chance to shine a light on hopes, dreams and plans for months and years to come. It also challenges consideration of how decisions now will bend and shape what is to come.

    The Rotary Club of Brown County will host children's games, for ages 15 and younger, following the parade on the street near the corner of Main and Jefferson between 12:30 and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3.

    Games include a corn-hole toss at 12:30 p.m.; balloon toss at 12:50, followed by an egg toss; and ending with a pie-eating contest at 1:30 p.m.

    All games are free, by age group, with prizes and ribbons awarded to all participants. Cash prizes will be awarded for the pie-eating contest.

  • 05-03-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds) 6 p.m.

  • 05-03-2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Morel mushroom fest, sale planned at BCSP Nature Center

    From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, the annual morel mushroom sale and festival will take place at Brown County State Park Nature Center.

    The event includes a morel interpretive program, cooking demonstration, smallest and largest morel contest, arts and crafts fair, live music with Jack Morel & the Spores and a morel sale sponsored by Friends of Brown County State Park.

    Park entrance fee applies.

    For more information, call 988-5240 or visit friendsbcsp.org/morel-mushroom-festival.

  • 05-03-2014, noon to 3 p.m. Community wellness day at YMCA

    Jennifer Steinbachs, a certified traditional naturopath, and Leah Craig, licensed acupuncturist, offer "pay‐what‐you‐want" sessions at the Brown County YMCA, 105 Willow St., from noon to 3 p.m. on Community Day Saturday, May 3.

    Steinbachs and Craig use food, herbs and integrative bodywork to help with energy, pain cessation, hormone balance and mood improvement.

    For more information, call Steinbachs at 812-266-0692 or email jen@naturopath.pro; call Craig at 812-269-2967 or email leah@rootsofhealingacupuncture.com; or visit the Women's Resource Center, 1156 Old State Road 46 East.

  • 05-03-2014, 8 to 11 p.m. Live band at 19th Hole sports bar

    Two For the Show — Live band playing 1960s to '90s music, 19th Hole sports bar & grill, Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East, 8 to 11 p.m. Information: 988-4323 or saltcreekgolf.com.

  • 05-03-2014, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Antique tractor, engine, and machinery show

    The 26th annual Antique Tractor, Engine, and Machinery Show will take place at the Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds through Sunday, May 4.

    The show begins at 9 a.m. each day and continues until 6 p.m. Saturday. On Sunday, the show concludes at 3 p.m.

    Displays include International Harvester tractors and equipment, mowing machines of all types, more than 100 vintage antique tractors, farm machines, gas engines, a steam-engine-powered sawmill, horse-powered hay baler, and lawn and garden tractors.

    The event also will feature cornmeal grinding, rail splitting, consignment sale, food, crafts and flea market.

    At 2 p.m. Saturday, a homemade quilt, split rails made during the show, a handcrafted children’s play house (5 feet wide by 8 feet long by 6 feet high) and other miscellaneous items will be auctioned.

    Free children’s events will include barrel rides, corn shelling, a corn box and a pedal tractor pull at 3 p.m. Saturday.

    At 9:30 a.m. Sunday, a church service will start.

    A parade of antique tractors and equipment will leave the fairgrounds at 2 p.m. Sunday and arrive at Brown County Health and Living Center about 2:15 p.m.

    For more information, call Jim Kelp at 988-4027 or visit bcama.net.

  • 05-03-2014, 8:37 a.m. to 2:13 p.m. Annual shearing of the alpacas

    From 8:37 a.m. to 2:13 p.m. Saturday, May 3, Whispering Pines Alpacas & Specialty Gifts, on Timber Crest Road off Salt Creek Road from State Road 46 East, will host the annual shearing of its alpacas.

    At the free event visitors can watch and feed alpacas and see and buy products made from alpaca fiber. Volunteers are welcome to help with the shearing. Call Bill Schnackel in advance for details.

    The Schnackels need to reduce the size of the herd or find new homes for animals. If interested in owning an alpaca, call or talk with Bill and Guna at the shearing event.

    For more information, call 988-8419 or 765-490-0789 or visit whisperingpinesalpacas-indiana.com.

  • 05-04-2014, 1 to 4 p.m. Brown County Railroad gallery

    Brown County Railroad — Gallery of steam engines, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road (at State Road 135 North, Fruitdale), 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Free. Steam engine will run again in the spring. Information: 317-626-7108 or visit facebook.com/BrownCountyRailroadMuseum.

  • 05-04-2014, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Children can read to therapy dogs at the library

    From 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4, the Brown County Public Library will host reading sessions for children with certified therapy dogs, Daisy June and Mocha, in the lower level meeting rooms, 205 N. Locust Lane.

    The Sit, Stay, Read! event is a partnership program with the Brown County Humane Society and is underwritten by Friends of the Library.

    With questions, call the library at 988-2850.

  • 05-04-2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Antique tractor, engine, and machinery show

    The 26th annual Antique Tractor, Engine, and Machinery Show will take place at the Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4.

    Displays include International Harvester tractors and equipment, mowing machines of all types, more than 100 vintage antique tractors, farm machines, gas engines, a steam-engine-powered sawmill, horse-powered hay baler, and lawn and garden tractors.

    The event also will feature cornmeal grinding, rail splitting, consignment sale, food, crafts and flea market.

    Free children’s events will include barrel rides, corn shelling and a corn box.

    At 9:30 a.m. Sunday, a church service will start.

    A parade of antique tractors and equipment will leave the fairgrounds at 2 p.m. Sunday and arrive at Brown County Health and Living Center about 2:15 p.m.

    For more information, call Jim Kelp at 988-4027 or visit bcama.net.

  • 05-05-2014, 4:30 p.m. Nashville Redevelopment Commission

    Nashville Redevelopment Commission — 4:30 p.m., Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.

  • 05-05-2014, 7 p.m. B.C. 4-H Council

    Brown County 4-H Council  — 7 p.m., Community Room, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds.

  • 05-05-2014, 5:30 p.m. Gnaw Bone Sewage District

    Gnaw Bone Regional Sewage District — 5:30 p.m., first floor meeting room, Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane, first Monday of the month.

  • 05-06-2014, Government offices CLOSED for elections

    Nashville Town Hall and Brown County government offices will be closed Tuesday, May 6, for Primary Election Day. Regular office hours will resume Wednesday, May 7.

  • 05-06-2014, 7 p.m. CSCD Building Commission

    Cordry Sweetwater Conservancy District Building Commission — 7 p.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road. 1st Tuesday of each month.

  • 05-06-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds) 6 p.m.

  • 05-06-2014, 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Nashville Magic Club

    The Nashville Magic Club (I.B.M. RING 336), will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 6 in Meeting Room A on the lower level of the Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane. Youths meet at 5 p.m.

    Members of the group perform, practice, discuss, critique, and collect magic.

    All interested practitioners or those wanting to practice magic are welcome at the meeting.

    For more information, contact David W. Murdoch at LibertyMurdoch@gmail.com.

  • 05-07-2014, 7 p.m. Woodworkers club

    The Brown County Woodworkers Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the Brown County Public Library's lower level, 205 N. Locust Lane.

    Bob Bain, a local woodcarver and retired teacher, will demonstrate carving wooden wildlife birds, basic stages to a completed bird.

    Anyone interested in woodworking is invited.

  • 05-07-2014, 9:30 a.m. Nashville Main Street Committee

    Nashville Main Street Committee — 9:30 a.m, Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.

  • 05-07-2014, 6 p.m. Brown County Commissioners

    Brown County Commissioners — 6 p.m., Salmon Room, County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane.

  • 05-07-2014, 6:30 p.m. BC SWCD

    Brown County Soil & Water Conservation District — 6:30 p.m., SWCD Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds. Information: 988-2211.

  • 05-07-2014, 6:30 p.m. Friends of BCSP

    Friends of Brown County State Park meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month. The May 7 meeting is a pitch-in at the Nature Center in the park. Information: 988-8087.

  • 05-08-2014, 6:30 p.m. Gospel jam session

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

  • 05-09-2014, 6 p.m. Bingo

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

  • 05-10-2014, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Store to host bike blessing, open house

    GNAW BONE — The Christian Motorcycle Association and Bikers for Christ will perform bike blessings at House of Thunder, 4413 State Road 46 East, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10, during an open house at the store.

    For more information, call 988-0255.

  • 05-10-2014, 8 to 10 a.m. Free community breakfast at Sprunica church

    Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road, will serve a free community breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10.

    The menu includes biscuits and gravy, rolls, eggs and more.

    The church serves the free breakfast the second Saturday of each month.

  • 05-10-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds) 6 p.m.

  • 05-11-2014, 1 to 4 p.m. Brown County Railroad gallery

    Brown County Railroad — Gallery of steam engines, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road (at State Road 135 North, Fruitdale), 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Free. Steam engine will run again in the spring. Information: 317-626-7108 or visit facebook.com/BrownCountyRailroadMuseum.

  • 05-13-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds) 6 p.m.

  • 05-13-2014, noon B.C. Retired Teachers Association

    Brown County Retired Teachers Association will meet at noon, Tuesday, May 13, at St. David's Episcopal Church, at the corner of State roads 45 and 135 North in Bean Blossom.

    The luncheon meeting includes a lunch charge of $12 which can be paid at the door.

    State Rep. Eric Koch will give a short update on education-related legislation and cost-of-living adjustment. Entertainment will be provided by the Brown County Junior High Choir.

    Current members should call their contact for reservations.

    BCTRA is open to all retired teachers and administrators living in the area. Associate membership is available to anyone still teaching or working in the school system as well as those interested in education, including spouses and friends.

    Regular membership includes people who were part of the Brown County school system as well as educators from other counties and states who have retired to Brown County. BCRTA is affiliated with the Indiana Retired Teachers Association and the National Retired Teachers Association.

    Local annual dues for regular members cost $5 and, for associate members, $3.

    BCRTA welcomes any retired educator or individual interested in education to make a reservation for the May meeting by calling Sandy at 988-2495 or emailing ackerman12@outlook.com by Friday, May 9.

    For more information, visit browncoujntyretiredteachers.org.

  • 05-14-2014, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thrive Alliance Board of Directors

    Thrive Alliance Board of Directors — 3:30 to 5 p.m., main office conference room, 1531 13th St., Suite G900, Columbus, (formerly Aging & Community Services of South Central Indiana), second Wednesday of each month. Information: 866-644-4607 or thrive-alliance.org.

  • 05-15-2014, 6:30 p.m. Gospel jam session

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

  • 05-16-2014, 6 p.m. Bingo

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

  • 05-17-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds, 6 p.m.

  • 05-17-2014, 9 p.m. to midnight Late night dancing at Out of the Ordinary

    Late night dancing — Professional D.J., dance floor with lighting, Out of the Ordinary restaurant, 61 S. Van Buren St., 9 p.m. to midnight, reservations encouraged.

  • 05-18-2014, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Humane society Dawg Gone Walk & Fiesta

    Brown County Humane Society will host the annual Dawg Gone Walk & Fiesta at Deer Run Park from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18.

    The animal shelter fundraising event includes half-mile and one-mile walking trails, pet photographer, micro-chipping and nail clipping, pet masseuse, hot dog bob, fastest fetch, sitting duck game, sneaker sniffer, doggie dash, potato race, prizes, contests for best costume, tail wag, look-alike, fastest kisser and more. Refreshments and shopping will be available. The dog with the most dollars raised will be crowned king or queen of the event.

    Early registration is $12 per dog before Saturday, May 10, and ensures the dog a goody bag. Event T-shirts cost $15 each and must be ordered before Thursday, May 1. Registration after May 10 is $15 per dog. On-site registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18.

    The first 125 dogs registered receive a goodie bag filled with dog treats and toys.

    Dogs must: be current on vaccinations; enjoy the company of other dogs and people; and be leashed at all times (no retractable leads).

    Corporate sponsors of the event include Werling Charitable Foundation, Tony Stewart Foundation, Zacks Investment Management and Jones Law Offices

    For more information or to register, visit bchumane.org or call Jane at 812-320-2829 or email jane@bchumane.org.

  • 05-20-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds, 6 p.m.

  • 05-22-2014, 6:30 p.m. Gospel jam session

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

  • 05-27-2014, 6 p.m. Brown County Area Plan Commission

    Brown County Area Plan Commission — 6 p.m., Salmon Room, County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane.

  • 05-29-2014, 6:30 p.m. Gospel jam session

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

  • 06-14-2014, 8 to 10 a.m. Free community breakfast at Sprunica church

    Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road, will serve a free community breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14.

    The menu includes biscuits and gravy, rolls, eggs and more.

    The church serves the free breakfast the second Saturday of each month.

Obituaries
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Max E. Carothers, 83, Brown County,
  

Timothy White, 52, Brown County
  Husband of Loretta (Meredith) White of Brown County

Curtis A. Martin, 35, Columbus
  Employee of Always Inn in Nashville

  • April 25
    Live music at sports bar
    7 to 9 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • April 25
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Friends of the library plant sale
    3 to 6 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 25
    Game night at dance barn
    6 to 10 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • April 25
    Earth Day at Bean Blossom farmers market
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, State roads 135 North and 45, Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Live music at Out of the Ordinary
    7 to 10 p.m. Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Congressman Young to meet at Nashville Town Hall
    10 to 11 a.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • April 25
    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • April 25
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 25
    Morel mushroom festival at Bill Monroe
    10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 25
    Live music at the Pine Room
    10:45 a.m., 1 p.m. 1008 McLary Road and Deer Run Park
  • April 25
    18th Girlfriend rummage sale at Brown County Inn
    8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • April 26
    Arbor Day celebration at Brown County IGA gazebo
    10 a.m. to noon Brown County IGA, 30 Hawthorne Drive
  • April 26
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • April 26
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m., 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • April 26
    Dance lessons at Out of the Ordinary
    7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. to midnight Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 26
    Friends of the library plant sale
    9 a.m. to noon Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 26
    Plant sale at BCSP Nature Center
    9 a.m. until sold out Brown County State Park Nature Center
  • April 26
    Harpeth Rising band at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • April 26
    Hope for Hearts Farm free women's extravaganza
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hope For Hearts Farm, 1005 State Road 45, Bean Blossom
  • April 26
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 26
    Morel mushroom festival at Bill Monroe
    10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 27
    Brown County Railroad gallery
    1-4 p.m. Three Story Hill at State Road 135 N., Fruitdale
  • April 27
    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • April 27
    Morel mushroom festival at Bill Monroe
    10 a.m. to noon Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 28
    BC Alcoholic Beverage Board public hearing
    11 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 28
    Helmsburg Sewage Board
    7 p.m. B.C. Community Church Annex, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • April 28
    B.C. Board of Health
    6 p.m., 7 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • April 30
    April Red Tent women's gathering
    6 to 9 p.m. 1156 Old State Road 46 East
  • May 1
    CSCD Ecology Commission
    7 p.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • May 1
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 1
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artist Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 1
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    3 p.m., 6 p.m. Helmsburg Elementary, 5378 Helmsburg Road
  • May 1
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • May 1
    Visioning presentation for former Belmont camp
    3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 2
    Live band at 19th Hole sports bar
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • May 2
    Live jazz at Out of the Ordinary
    7 to 10 p.m. Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 2
    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • May 2
    Antique tractor, engine, and machinery show
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds
  • May 3
    Spring Blossom Parade & children's games
    11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. Downtown Nashville
  • May 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • May 3
    Morel mushroom fest, sale planned at BCSP Nature Center
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County State Park Nature Center
  • May 3
    Community wellness day at YMCA
    noon to 3 p.m. YMCA, 105 Willow St.
  • May 3
    Live band at 19th Hole sports bar
    8 to 11 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • May 3
    Antique tractor, engine, and machinery show
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds
  • May 3
    Annual shearing of the alpacas
    8:37 a.m. to 2:13 p.m. Whispering Pines Alpacas, Timber Crest Road
  • May 4
    Brown County Railroad gallery
    1 to 4 p.m. 18 W. Three Story Hill (at State Road 135 N.) Fruitdale
  • May 4
    Children can read to therapy dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 4
    Antique tractor, engine, and machinery show
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds
  • May 5
    Nashville Redevelopment Commission
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • May 5
    B.C. 4-H Council
    7 p.m. 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • May 5
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 6
    Government offices CLOSED for elections
  • May 6
    CSCD Building Commission
    7 p.m. CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • May 6
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • May 6
    Nashville Magic Club
    5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 7
    Woodworkers club
    7 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 7
    Nashville Main Street Committee
    9:30 a.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • May 7
    Brown County Commissioners
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 7
    BC SWCD
    6:30 p.m. SWCD Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • May 7
    Friends of BCSP
    6:30 p.m. Brown County State Park Nature Center
  • May 8
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 9
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 10
    Store to host bike blessing, open house
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m. House of Thunder, 4413 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • May 10
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • May 11
    Brown County Railroad gallery
    1 to 4 p.m. 18 W. Three Story Hill (at State Road 135 N.) Fruitdale
  • May 13
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • May 13
    B.C. Retired Teachers Association
    noon St. David's Episcopal Church, State roads 135 North and 45, Bean Blossom
  • May 14
    Thrive Alliance Board of Directors
    3:30 to 5 p.m. ACSSCI main office conference room, 1531 13th St., Suite G900, Columbus
  • May 15
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 16
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 17
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • May 17
    Late night dancing at Out of the Ordinary
    9 p.m. to midnight Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 18
    Humane society Dawg Gone Walk & Fiesta
    1 to 3:30 p.m. Deer Run Park
  • May 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • May 22
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • May 27
    Brown County Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 29
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • June 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road