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Looking for something to do this weekend?
Updated on: 04.28.12

Here are some of your options.

Plant sale: Lower level of the Brown County Public Library, Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Proceeds benefit library landscaping and a ravine project.

Wildflower Foray: Almost 30 events are planned for several locations during Brown County’s 27th annual Spring Wildflower Foray, Friday-Sunday, April 27-29. Walks, hikes, treks, wanders and strolls are scheduled, ranging from one to four hours. Saturday, April 28 events will begin between 7 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 29 events will begin between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. See the schedule by clicking here: http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5355763.pdf

Breakfast: Hickory Ridge Community Center, 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane near Spearsville, will serve breakfast Saturday, April 28 from 7-11 a.m. Sausage gravy and biscuits, pancakes and eggs are on the menu. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

Community dinner: Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, will host a community dinner from 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28. The dinner has an added attraction this month: a free showing of the movie "Courageous," starting at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Indiana Wine Fair: The Indiana Wine Fair at Story Inn, featuring regional wines and live music, will take place Saturday, April 28 from 12:30-7 p.m. Must be at least 21. Cost is $20 for those who intend to drink or $10 for designated drivers. Free shuttle bus service from the Brown County Courthouse every 15 minutes.

Plant sale, manure service: Saturday, April 28, Friends of Brown County State Park will have their annual plant sale at the Nature Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include wildflowers, garden plants and other items for the garden. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the park will have equipment available at the Horsemen’s Camp to load partially decomposed horse manure for those who would like a truckload for their garden or composting use.

Unwanted drug disposal: Brown County Solid Waste recycling center, Greasy Creek Road and Old State Road 46, will offer document shredding and unused medicine disposal from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 28.

Music students: Big Woods Pizza Co. will host about a dozen music students of Dan Cantwell, performing on a variety of stringed instruments, from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 28.

Benefit concert: Nashville United Methodist Church will host a fundraising concert by Celtica from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, April 29. It's a fundraiser to send several area women to minister in Kenya. A freewill offering will be taken at the concert.

For live music and other options, see our online calendar: http://www.bcdemocrat.com/index.php?id=3

Obituaries
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John Jacob 'Jack' Gambold, Jr., 91
  Stepfather of Carol Skirvin of Nashville

Jolee Ragan Dufek, 6, Nashville
  Daughter of Jason and Krystal Dufek

Karolina Rose Spurgeon, 3 days old, Edinburgh
  Sister of Keirsten Dawn Spurgeon of Brown County

  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West