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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

  • May 6
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 6
    BC Soil & Water District
    6:30 p.m. SWCD Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • May 6
    BC Commissioners
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 6
    Nashville Main Street Committee
    9:30 a.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • May 6
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 7
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 7
    Quartet featured with gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • May 7
    CSCD Ecology Commission
    6 p.m. CSCD Office, 8377 Cordry Drive
  • May 7
    Bluebird Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 7
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 School House Lane
  • May 7
    Art alliance to meet at library
    5 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 8
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 9
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • May 9
    Widowed group
    2:30 p.m. Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • May 9
    Lions Club breakfast at Parkview church annex
    7 to 10:30 a.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • May 9
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • May 10
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    Noon to 2 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 11
    BC Election Board
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 11
    Beeline beekeepers club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 12
    Nashville Parking & Public Facilities
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • May 12
    Van Buren Fire Board
    6 p.m. Van Buren Fire Station, 4040 State Road 135 South
  • May 12
    CSCD Roads, Security commissions
    6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. CSCD Office, 8377 Cordry Drive; CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • May 12
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • May 12
    Conference center grand opening slated
    5 to 7 p.m. Creekside Retreat, 2450 State Road 46 East
  • May 13
    CRC Steering Committee
    6:30 p.m. CRC, 246 E. Main St.
  • May 13
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 14
    Local Coordinating Council
    8 a.m. Comm. Corrections Office, Suite B, lower level of Veterans Hall, 902 Deer Run Lane,
  • May 14
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • May 14
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 16
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • May 16
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • May 16
    Historic site hosts outdoor art contest
    7 a.m. to 4 p.m. TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • May 16
    Taste of Brown County set at Courthouse grounds
    Noon to 5 p.m. Courthouse grounds and parking area, Buck Stogsdill Way and East Main Street
  • May 16
    Residents can recycle tires
    8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 176 Old State Road 46 at Greasy Creek Road
  • May 23
    Art class set for fourth Saturday at winery
    3 to 5 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 27
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • May 29
    Farmers market reopens in Bean Bean Blossom
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Strawberry fest during farmers market
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 20
    Pollinator Awareness Day at state park Nature Center
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)