Brown County Connection

A Community Service of Cornerstone Inn

December 13 - 19, 2018

Thursday, December 13

Friday, December 14

  • 9 am - 5 pm - Santa’s Zip and Sip at eXplore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Road, www.eXplorebrowncounty.com or 812-988-7750.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Holiday Art Exhibit at Brown County Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 11:30 am - 3 pm - Chef’s Signature Lunches, Emma’s Loaves & Dishes, Cornerstone Inn, 54 E. Franklin Street, 812-988-0300, open to the public.
  • 5 pm - Bingo, Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom. Doors open at 5 pm and bingo starts at 6 pm.
  • 5 - 9 pm - Victorian Candlelight Dinner, Story Inn, 6404 State Road 135 South, for reservations go to www.storyinn.com 0r call 812-988-2273.
  • 6 - 11 pm - Bean Blossom Lights, Bill Monroe’s Music Park & Campground, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom. Interactive Christmas experience with live music, characters, drive-through light extravaganza with lights that dance to the music in your car, and free hot chocolate. After driving through, get a photo with Santa. www.billmonroemusicpark.com or 812-988-6422.
  • 7 - 10 pm - Live music at Chateau Thomas, Coachlight Square, 812-988-8500 or www.chateauthomaswinery.com. 
  • 7:30 pm - Believe, A Brown County Christmas Tradition, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.
  • 8:30 pm - Foster Jones performs at the Corn Crib Lounge at the Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, www.browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291.
  • 9 - 12 pm –  Speed City Spoilers perform at The Saloon, The Seasons Lodge, 560 St. Rd. 46 East, 812-988-2284, www.seasonslodge.com.

Saturday, December 15

  • 8 am - Brown County State Park Christmas Bird Count, Brown County State Park Nature Center, 812-988-5240.
  • 9 am - 5 pm - Santa’s Zip and Sip at eXplore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Road, www.eXplorebrowncounty.com or 812-988-7750.
  • 10 am - 5 pm - Holiday Open House, Sleepy Cat Studio, 4687 Yellowwood Road.
  • 11:30 am - 1:30 pm - Children’s Christmas Party at St. David’s Episcopal Church, corner of State Roads 135 and 45 in Bean Blossom, lunch, gift-making, cookie decorating, and more surprises.
  • 11 am - 2:30 pm - Holiday Sippin’ Trip, BC Visitors Center, 211 S. Van Buren St., www.browncounty.com, 812-988-7303.
  • 11 am - 5 pm - Holiday Art Exhibit at Brown County Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 11:30 am - 3 pm - Chefs’ Signature Lunches, Emma’s Loaves & Dishes, Cornerstone Inn, 54 E. Franklin Street, 812-988-0300, open to the public.
  • 12 noon - 5 pm - Visit w/ Santa, BC History Center, 90 E. Gould Street.
  • 2 pm - Believe, A Brown County Christmas Tradition, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.
  • 4 - 8 pm - Handmade Holiday Open House at The Bird’s Nest Cafe, 36 W. Franklin Street, featuring local artists peddling their wares! Enjoy free refreshments and seasonal treats.
  • 4:30 - 5:30 pm - Holiday Banjo Workshop at Weed Patch Music Co., 58 E. Main Street, across from the courthouse.
  • 5 - 9 pm - Victorian Candlelight Dinner, Story Inn, 6404 State Road 135 South, for reservations go to www.storyinn.com 0r call 812-988-2273.
  • 6 - 11 pm - Bean Blossom Lights, Bill Monroe’s Music Park & Campground, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom. Interactive Christmas experience with live music, characters, drive-through light extravaganza with lights that dance to the music in your car, and free hot chocolate. After driving through, get a photo with Santa. www.billmonroemusicpark.com or 812-988-6422.
  • 7 - 10 pm - Dylan Tribute with Chuck Wills at Chateau Thomas Winery, 225 S. Van Buren Street, Coachlight Square, 812-988-8500 or www.chateauthomaswinery.com.
  • 7:30 pm - Believe, A Brown County Christmas Tradition, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.
  • 8:30 pm -  The Amanda Webb Band performs at the Corn Crib Lounge at the Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, www.browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291.
  • 9 - 12 pm – King Bee and the Stingers perform at The Saloon, The Seasons Lodge, 560 St. Rd. 46 East, 812-988-2284, www.seasonslodge.com. 

Sunday, December 16

  • 9 am - 7 pm - Santa’s Zip and Sip at eXplore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Road, www.eXplorebrowncounty.com or 812-988-7750.
  • 10 am - 12 noon - Nature Table - Tea, Brown County State Park Abe Martin Lodge, 812-988-4418.
  • 11:30 am - 3 pm - Chefs’ Signature Lunches, Emma’s Loaves & Dishes, Cornerstone Inn, 54 E. Franklin Street, 812-988-0300, open to the public.
  • 12 noon - 4 pm - Holiday Art Exhibit at Brown County Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 2 pm - Believe, A Brown County Christmas Tradition, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.
  • 5 - 8 pm - Victorian Candlelight Dinner, Story Inn, 6404 State Road 135 South, for reservations go to www.storyinn.com 0r call 812-988-2273.
  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm - Holiday Concert with Wallen and Phelps, Weed Patch Music Co., 58 E. Main Street.
  • 6 - 11 pm - Bean Blossom Lights, Bill Monroe’s Music Park & Campground, 5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom. Interactive Christmas experience with live music, characters, drive-through light extravaganza with lights that dance to the music in your car, and free hot chocolate. After driving through, get a photo with Santa. www.billmonroemusicpark.com or 812-988-6422.
  • 7 pm - “A Star is Born”  movie, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyplayhouse.org or 812-988-6555.

Monday, December 17

  • 6:30 - 9 pm - Line Dance Lessons with Billy Crase, Mike’s Music & Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West, www.mikesmusicbarn, 812-988-8636.

Tuesday, December 18

Wednesday, December 19

  • 11 am - 5 pm - Holiday Art Exhibit at Brown County Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren Street, www.browncountyartguild.org or 812-988-6185.
  • 1 - 5 pm - Holiday Cafe at the Brown County Public Library, 205 Locust Lane, an afternoon of holiday cheer. Celebrate the holiday season with a cup of hot chocolate and cookies!
  • 6 - 8 pm - Wine Down Wednesday, Hob Nob Restaurant, 17 W. Main Street, dinner & wine specials, music by Jeff Foster. 812-988-4114.
  • 7 - 10 pm - Open Mic Night at the Corn Crib Lounge in the Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, www.browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291.


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