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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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Joel 'Joe' F. White, 81, Brown County
  Husband of Barbara (Lotshaw) White; stepfather of Dana Steele of Brown County

Anne Marie “Annie” (Beeson) Endris, 43, Nashville
  

Brian L. Lawalin, 56, Indianapolis
  Son of Rosie Lawalin of Brown County; father of Daven Lawalin and Jamie Rainwater, both of Trafalgar

  • May 26
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 26
    BC Area Plan Commission CANCELED
    County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 26
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • May 27
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 27
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • May 27
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 28
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • 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
  • May 29
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road off 46 East
  • May 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 30
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 30
    Comedy tour at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    10 a.m. to noon Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • June 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • June 2
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • June 2
    Bean Blossom Sewer Board
    6:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • June 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • June 4
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    Gospel jam & sing first Thursday in Gnaw Bone
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • 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 5
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road, off 46 East
  • June 6
    Shrine parade celebrates summer
    11 a.m. downtown Nashville
  • June 7
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 11
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 12
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • June 13
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • June 15
    Essential oil class at tea shop
    6 p.m. Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • June 17
    Hamblen Fire District
    7 p.m. Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Gatesville
  • June 20
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • 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)
  • July 11
    Health fair at the YMCA
    8 a.m. to noon YMCA, 105 Willow St.