Brown County Connection

A Community Service of Cornerstone Inn

June 13-19. 2019

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Thursday, June 13

  • ALL DAY - 53rd Annual Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 North State Road 135, www.billmonroemusicpark.com or 812-988-6422.
  • 9 am - 7 pm - School’s Out for Summer Celebation, 2620 Valley Branch Road, www.explorebrowncounty.com, 812-988-7750. Hours may vary depending on weather, call first to confirm.
  • 10 am - 10:30 am - Nightime Predators Talk at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center, 812-988-5240.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - 41st Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibit and Sale at Brown County Art Gallery, 1 Artist Drive, www.browncountyartgallery.org or 812-988-4609.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “Journey to Cuba” photography exhibit, B3 Gallery, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “National Parks”: Photography by Dan Cook, Ascension Fine Arts, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675. 
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Farm to Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery, 4484 Old State Road 46 in Gnaw Bone, tours at the top of each hour, www.bearwallowdistillery.com or 812-657-4923.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Art Guild Summer Exhibition & Sale and Landscapes: Views & Vistas, Brown County Art Guild, S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 11 am - 7 pm - Hard Truth Tours & Tasting Hours, 418 Old State Road 46, www.hardtruthhills.com. 812-720-4840.
  • 1:30 - 3 pm - Walking Village History Tour, begins and ends at the Visitors Center, 211 S. Van Buren Street,  www.browncounty.com/store, 812-988-7303.
  • 2 - 3 pm - Creek Stomp at Brown County State Park’s Strahl Lake, meet at the parking lot , wear water shoes/boots. 812-988-5240.
  • 5:30 - 7:30 pm - Brown County Chamber of Commerce Connections BBQ Bash, at Creekside Retreat, 2450 State Road 46 East, to celebrate the re-opening of Creekside Retreat. 
  • 6 - 8 pm - Dave Miller’s Acoustic Relief, The Brown Bike, 110 N. Van Buren Street, 812-720-7008. Enjoy good food an music.
  • 7 pm - Live entertainment at Big Woods Pizza, 40 N. Van Buren Street, www.quaffon.com or 812-988-6004.
  • 7 pm - “A Dog’s Journey” movie, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., www.browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.
  • 7 - 9 pm - Thursday Night & Brown County Radio Hour Present: Brown County Story Slam at Brown County Inn’s Corn Crib Lounge, 51 State Road 46 East, www.browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291. 
  • 7 - 11 pm - Shenandoah, 30th Anniversary Tour, will be performing at Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground,5163 North State Road 135, www.billmonroemusicpark.com or 912-988-6422.

Friday, June 14

  • ALL DAY - 53rd Annual Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 North State Road 135, www.billmonroemusicpark.com or 912-988-6422.
  • 9 am - 7 pm -  School’s Out for Summer Celebration at eXplore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Road, www.explorebrowncounty.com, 812-988-7750. Hours may vary depending on weather and if they  have any reservations, call first to confirm.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “National Parks”: Photography by Dan Cook, Ascension Fine Arts, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - 41st Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibit and Sale at Brown County Art Gallery, 1 Artist Drive, www.browncountyartgallery.org or 812-988-4609.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “Journey to Cuba” photography exhibit, B3 Gallery, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 11 am - 4 pm - Brown County History Center, 90 Gould Street, www.browncountyhistorycenter.org or 812-988-2899.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Landscapes: Views & Vistas, Brown County Art Guild, S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 11 am - 6 pm - Farm to Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery, 4484 Old State Road 46 in Gnaw Bone, tours at the top of each hour, www.bearwallowdistillery.com or 812-657-4923.
  • 11 am - 8 pm - Hard Truth Tours & Tasting Hours, 418 Old State Road 46, www.hardtruthhills.com. 812-720-4840.
  • 11:30 am - 3 pm - Chef’s Signature Lunches, Emma’s Cafe, Cornerstone Inn, 54 E. Franklin Street, 812-988-0300, open to the public. 20% off coupon on page 4.
  • 2 - 2:30 pm - Pollution Solution Talk at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center, 812-988-5240.
  • 4 - 7 pm - Bean Blossom Farmer’s Market, St. David’s Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 in Bean Blossom. 
  • 5 pm - Bingo, Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom. Doors open at 5 pm, bingo starts at 6 pm.
  • 6 - 8 pm - Dave Miller’s Acoustic Relief, The Brown Bike, 110 N. Van Buren Street, 812-720-7008. Enjoy good food an music.
  • 7 - 10 pm - Calabash performs at Hard Truth Hills, 418 Old State Road 46, enjoy live music on the terrace amphitheater. www.hardtruthhills.com or 812-720-4840.
  • 7 - 10 pm - Chuck Wills Trio performs at Country Heritage Winery formerly know as Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren Street, Coachlight Square, 812-988-8500.
  • 7:30 pm - Flatland Harmony Experiment concert at the Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.
  • 8:30 -11:30 pm - The Acre Brothers perform at the Corn Crib Lounge at the Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, www.browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291. 
  • 9 - 9:45 pm - Five Senses Night Hike, meet at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center, for a .5 mile, moderate hike. We encourage you to bring red light flashlights, but not required. We also encourage sturdy, closed-toe shoes. 812-988-5240.
  • 9 - 12 pm – Rockin Horse performs at The Saloon, The Seasons Lodge, 560 St. Rd. 46 East, 812-988-2284, www.seasonslodge.com. 

Saturday, June 15 

  • ALL DAY - 53rd Annual Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 North State Road 135, www.billmonroemusicpark.com or 912-988-6422.
  • 9 am - 4 pm - Showcase Art Workshop: Landscape Painting, Inspired by the Masters at the Brown County Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren St., www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 9 am - 7 pm -  School’s Out for Summer Celebration at eXplore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Rd., www.explorebrowncounty.com, 812-988-7750. Hours may vary depending on weather,  if they have any reservations, call first to confirm.
  • 10 - 11:30 am - Discovery Trail Hike begins at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center, .05 moderate trail hike. 812-988-5240.
  • 10 am - 12 noon - Busted Knuckle Bike Clinic (presented by DNK) at Hard Truth Hills, 418 Old State Road 46, www.hardtruthhills.com or 812-720-4840.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “Journey to Cuba” photography exhibit, B3 Gallery, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “National Parks”: Photography by Dan Cook, Ascension Fine Arts, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - 41st Annual Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibit and Sale at Brown County Art Gallery, 1 Artist Drive, www.browncountyartgallery.org or 812-988-4609.
  • 11 am - 2 pm - Bluegrass Brunch at Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, with Bloody Mary Bar and live music. www.browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291.
  • 11 am - 2:30 pm - Brown County Sippin’ Trip, tour partners include: Bear Wallow Distillery, Brown County Winery, Chateau Thomas Winery, and Hard Truth Hills. Packed lunch and shuttle transportation is provided by Nashville General Store Express, meet at the Brown County Visitors Center, 211 S. Van Buren St. To sign up go to www.browncounty.com/tours or call 812-988-7303.
  • 11 am - 4 pm - Brown County History Center, 90 Gould Street, www.browncountyhistorycenter.org or 812-988-2899.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Landscapes: Views & Vistas, Brown County Art Guild, S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 11 am - 6 pm - Farm to Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery, 4484 Old State Road 46 in Gnaw Bone, tours at the top of each hour, www.bearwallowdistillery.com or 812-657-4923.
  • 11 am - 7 pm - Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry, 5200 North State Road 135, across from the Bill Monroe Music Park in Bean Blossom.
  • 11 am - 8 pm - Hard Truth Tours & Tasting Hours, 418 Old State Road 46, www.hardtruthhills.com. 812-720-4840.
  • 11:30 am - 3 pm - Chef’s Signature Lunches, Emma’s Cafe, open to the public. 20% off coupon on page 4.
  • 12:00 noon - 1 pm - Kids Craft: Binoculars, Brown County State Park’s Nature Center. 812-988-5240.
  • 1 - 4 pm - Craig Thurston performs at The Story Inn, 6404 State Road 135 South, www.storyinn.com or 812-988-2273.
  • 2 - 3 pm - Live Raptor Show at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center. 812-988-5240.
  • 2 - 5 pm - Singing Winds Visitor Center Opening at T. C. Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T. C. Steele Road.
  • 4 - 5 pm - Beginner’s Campfire Cooking at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center, 812-988-5240.
  • 7 - 10 pm - F/E/A/T/H/E/R performs at Hard Truth Hills, 418 Old State Road 46, enjoy live music on the terrace amphitheater. www.hardtruthhills.com or 812-720-4840.
  • 7 - 10 pm - Crosby Still Nash Young Tribute at Country Heritage Winery formerly know as Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren Street, Coachlight Square, 812-988-8500.
  • 7:30 pm - Hopkins and Miller’s Sunset Stomp Dixieland Band concert at the Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.
  • 7:30 - 9 pm - Sweetwater Homeowners Association Concert featuring the Brown County Community Band, 6735 Sunset Drive, Nineveh, Indiana 46164.
  • 8 pm - Tyler Poe performs at The 19th Hole Sports Bar, Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East, www.saltcreekgolf.com or 812-988-4323.
  • 8:30 - 11 pm - Night Flights at eXplore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Road, www.explorebrowncounty.com, 812-988-7750. Hours may vary depending on weather and if they have any reservations, call first to confirm.
  • 8:30 - 11:30 pm - The Acre Brothers perform at the Corn Crib Lounge at the Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, www.browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291.
  • 9 - 9:30 pm -  Gone Batty Talk and Walk at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center, 812-988-5240.
  • 9 - 12 pm –   Call for entertainment information at The Saloon, The Seasons Lodge, 560 St. Rd. 46 East, 812-988-2284, www.seasonslodge.com. 

Sunday, June 16, Father’s Day

  • 9 am - 4 pm - Showcase Art Workshop: Landscape Painting, Inspired by the Masters at the Brown County Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren St., www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 10 am - 12 noon - Nature Booth: Mammal Furs at Brown County State Park’s Abe Martin Lodge.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “National Parks”: Photography by Dan Cook, Ascension Fine Arts, 61 W. Main Street, Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - Hop On! Pop at Rawhide Ranch, Fathers who “hop” with their children will receive a free zip line tour, as well as a special gift from the staff at Holler Hoppin’ Zip Lines.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “Journey to Cuba” photography exhibit, B3 Gallery, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 11 am - 2 pm - Nashville’s Farmer’s Market located at the Brown County Inn’s parking lot, 51 State Road 46 East. Local produce, herbs, bedding plants, flowers, food, live music, and children’s activities. 
  • 8:30 am - 3 pm - Bluegrass Brunch, Bird’s Nest Cafe, 36 W. Franklin. 
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Hard Truth Tours & Tasting Hours, 418 Old State Road 46, www.hardtruthhills.com. 812-720-4840.
  • 11:30 am - 3 pm - Chef’s Signature Lunches, Emma’s Cafe, Cornerstone Inn, 54 E. Franklin Street, 812-988-0300, open to the public. 20% off coupon on page 4.
  • 12 noon - 4 pm - Landscapes: Views & Vistas, Brown County Art Guild, S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 12 noon - 4 pm - 41st Annual Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibit and Sale at Brown County Art Gallery, 1 Artist Drive, www.browncountyartgallery.org or 812-988-4609.
  • 12 noon - 5 pm - Farm to Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery, 4484 Old State Road 46 in Gnaw Bone, tours at the top of each hour, www.bearwallowdistillery.com or 812-657-4923.
  • 1 - 4 pm - Will Scott performs at The Story Inn, 6404 State Road 135 South, www.storyinn.com or 812-988-2273.
  • 2 pm - I’ve Got The Music In Me concert at the Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.
  • 8 - 10 pm - Full Moon Hike, meet at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center, will be hiking trail 6 the portion that connects the Nature Center to Strahl Lake is rugged due to having to descend and ascend a moderate number of stairs, while the hike around the lake is easy. The is over 2 miles. We encourage wearing sturdy, closed-toe shoes and bringing red light flashlights. 812-9885240.

Monday, June 17

  • 9 - 10:30 am - Morning Hike, meet at Brown County State Park’s Rally Camp Parking Area. Will be taking trail 5 through Ogle Hollow Nature Preserve. This trail is rugged and is approximately .75 miles in length. We encourage wearing sturdy, closed-toe shoes.812-988-5240.
  • 9 am - 7 pm - School’s Out for Summer Celebration at eXplore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Road, www.explorebrowncounty.com, 812-988-7750. Hours may vary depending on weather and if they have any reservations, call first to confirm.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - 41st Annual Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibit and Sale at Brown County Art Gallery, 1 Artist Drive, www.browncountyartgallery.org or 812-988-4609.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “Journey to Cuba” photography exhibit, B3 Gallery, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “National Parks”: Photography by Dan Cook, Ascension Fine Arts, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Farm to Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery, 4484 Old State Road 46 in Gnaw Bone, tours at the top of each hour, www.bearwallowdistillery.com or 812-657-4923.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Hard Truth Tours & Tasting Hours, 418 Old State Road 46, www.hardtruthhills.com. 812-720-4840.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Landscapes: Views & Vistas, Brown County Art Guild, S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 2 - 2:30 pm - Taking a Lichen to Mosses and Ferns Talk, meet at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center. 812-988-5240. 
  • 6:30 pm - Line Dancing with Billy at Mike’s Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West, 812-988-8636.
  • 6:30 - 8 pm - Monday Trivia with Tony White,  Salt Creek Golf Retreat’s The 19th Hole Sports Bar, 2359 E. State Road 46, www.saltcreekgolf.com or 812-988-4323. 
  • 7 pm - Muddy Boots Darts Club, The Seasons Lodge, The Saloon, 560 St. Rd. 46 East, www.seasonslodge.com or 812-988-2284.

Tuesday, June 18

  • 10 - 10:30 am - Pollution Solution Talk at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center, 812-988-5240.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - 41st Annual Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibit and Sale at Brown County Art Gallery, 1 Artist Drive, www.browncountyartgallery.org or 812-988-4609.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “National Parks”: Photography by Dan Cook, Ascension Fine Arts, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 11 am - 4 pm - Brown County History Center, 90 Gould Street, www.browncountyhistorycenter.org or 812-988-2899.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Landscapes: Views & Vistas, Brown County Art Guild, S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Farm to Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery, 4484 Old State Road 46 in Gnaw Bone, tours at the top of each hour, www.bearwallowdistillery.com or 812-657-4923.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Hard Truth Tours & Tasting Hours, 418 Old State Road 46, www.hardtruthhills.com. 812-720-4840.
  • 1:30 - 3 pm - Walking Village History Tour, begins and ends at the Visitors Center, 211 S. Van Buren Street,  www.browncounty.com/store, 812-988-7303.
  • 5 - 7:30 - Taco Tuesday at The Saloon at The Seasons, 560 State Road 46 East, www.seasonslodge.com or 812-988-2284.
  • 6:30 - 9:30 pm - Brad Kleinschmidt performs at Hard Truth Hills, 418 Old State Road 46, enjoy live music on the terrace amphitheater. www.hardtruthhills.com or 812-720-4840.
  • 7 - 9 pm –  Tuesday Night Local Musican Jam at The Village Green Pavilion, northwest corner of Jefferson and Main  Streets.

Wednesday, June 19

  • 9 am - 7 pm -  School’s Out for Summer Celebration at eXplore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Rd, www.explorebrowncounty.com, 812-988-7750. Hours may vary depending on weather & if they have any reservations, call first to confirm.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - 41st Annual Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibit and Sale at Brown County Art Gallery, 1 Artist Drive, www.browncountyartgallery.org or 812-988-4609.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “Journey to Cuba” photography exhibit, B3 Gallery, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - “National Parks”: Photography by Dan Cook, Ascension Fine Arts, 61 W. Main St., Village Green Building, 812-988-6675.
  • 11 - 11:30 am - Hellbender Hustle Talk, meet at Brown County State Park’s Nature Center to learn all about Indiana’s Giant Salamander! 812-988-5240.
  • 11 am - 4 pm - Brown County History Center, 70 Gould Street, www.browncountyhistorycenter.org or 812-988-2899.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Hard Truth Tours & Tasting Hours, 418 Old State Road 46, www.hardtruthhills.com. 812-720-4840.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Farm to Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery, 4484 Old State Road 46 in Gnaw Bone, tours at the top of each hour, www.bearwallowdistillery.com or 812-657-4923.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Landscapes: Views & Vistas, Brown County Art Guild, S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 6- 8 pm - Wine Down Wednesday, Hob Nob Restaurant, 17 W. Main St., dinner & wine specials, music by Jeff Foster. 812-988-4114.
  • 7 - 10 pm - Open Mic Night at Brown County Inn’s Corn Crib Lounge, 51 State Rd 46 East, www.browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291.



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