Community Calendar

Community Calendar

SAT SEPT 21 (Today) – JASPER AND HUNTINGBURG FARMERS MARKETS OPEN – Jasper Market open from 8 a.m. to noon on the green North of the Jasper Train Depot at Jackson Street and 3rd Avenue. The market strives to be a producer-only market that requires vendors or their family to grow, raise, or make what is being sold, fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, beef, pork, chicken, jellies, pies, breads, cinnamon rolls, muffins, and more. Some gluten free items may also be available. Local artisans will be selling clothes, soaps, paper crafts, jewelry, toys, and more. A face painter will frequent the market. The first Saturday of the month will continue to include a youth market where children 12 and under can participante free of charge. Youths and student organizations can participate by selling items they may not grow or bake personally but are responsible for selling to raise funds. The Huntingburg Market is open from 7-11 a.m. in the new Market Street Park. The market features locally grown produce, artisan vendors, activities, and more. Everyone welcome.

SAT SEPT 21 (Today) – KIDS DAY IN DOWNTOWN JASPER – Scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the square in downtown Jasper. The 24th annual Kids Day, sponsored by the Greater Jasper Downtown Business Association, is a special day for all area youth, families, and friends. Kids in grades K through 12 are invited to buy, sell, or trade their goods by setting up booths in assigned areas around the square. Can be done as individuals, groups, a class, scout troup, 4-H group, or church group. All profits go to the participant youths. For additional information call Ann Knies at 812 482-1617.

SAT SEPT 21 (Today) – BOOK CELLAR OPEN AT JASPER LIBRARY – Open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by Friends of the Jasper Library. Wide variety of books available. Everyone welcome.

SAT SEPT 21 (Today) – KNIT & CROCHET CLASS AT THE FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Participants can use their own supplies or the library supplies, including knitting looms to work on charity projects or their own projects. Instruction assistance available. Open to all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

SAT SEPT 21 (Today) – KIDS CRAFT AND GAME TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. Sharon will play some silly games to win some silly prizes. Refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is requested and and children under the age of 8 must bring an adult with them to help with the games. To register CLICK HERE.

SAT SEPT 21 (Tonight) – FALL FOLIAGE WINE CRUISE AT PATOKA LAKE – Scheduled from 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Participants enjoy 5-7 tastings of wine from an Indiana winery and choose two glasses of their favorite to enjoy after the tasting portion. Bottles available for purchase. $50 per person or $98 per couple. Must be 21 years of age. Photo ID required to board vessel. To reserve a spot call 812 685-2203. Gate fee not included.

SUN SEPT 22 – PRE-TEEN AND MISS HERBSTFEST QUEEN PAGEANT – Begins at 7 p.m. in the Southridge High School auditorium. Presented by RG Mechanical. Three day 2019 Herbstfest Scheduled September 26-27-28-29. For complete Herbstfest schedule of events CLICK HERE.

MON SEPT 23 – KEURIG CAFÉ OPN AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Café open Mondays after school until 4 p.m. Teens can play games, study, or just visit. Snack will be served with yur choice of hot chocolate or cappuccino from the café.

MON SEPT 23 – TEEN MUG CRAF AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3:30 p.m. Participants decorate a mug to make it uniquely theirs. For high school students only Pre-regisration required.

TUE SEPT 24 – FAMILY STORYTIE AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. every Tuesday.  All families welcome to bring children of all ages. No registration necessary.

TUE SEPT 24 – MY BIG PERSON & ME AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 11-11:30 every Tuesday morning. Special story time created for infants through 6 years of age and their caregivers. Stories, music, movement, and fun for the kids. Pre-registration is required. To register call 812 678-2548.

TUE SEPT 24 – CRICUT MAKER AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. The Cricut Maker is a DIY die-cutting machine used to create custom projects for home, business, school, or hobby. The cricut has multiple blades for cutting fabrics, cardstock, vinyl, paper, and more. No cost to use the Cricut Maker, but participants must provide their own supplies. Pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

TUE SEPT 24- TECH HELP AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday. Bring your own devices or use library’s laptops. Participants receive assistance using basic computer skills, email, Overdrive, writing letters, using a tablet, etc. No registration required.

TUE SEPT 24 – TRIVIA TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3:15 p.m. every Tuesday. Play Trivia to earn chances on prizes.

TUE SEPT 24 – KEURIG’S KORNER AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – For middle and high school age kids. Open every Tuesday after school until 5 p.m. Snacks, drinks, and games for the kids, who can also use the time to do homework or just hang out.

TUE SEPT 24 – BAD ART NIGHT AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 5:30-7 p.m. in annex meeting room. For grades 6-12. Participants forget the rules, get messy, and create some “bad art.” Prize awarded for best “worst” artwork. To register CLICK HERE.

TUE SEPT 24 – ADULT CRAFT CLUB MEETS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. AmyJo leads participants in a bow making class. Refreshments served. Due to limited space pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

TUE SEPT 24 – EVENING BOOK CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Participants will discuss current book selection Crossing on the Paris by Dana Gynther. New members always welcome. Book copies available at the library.

WED SEPT 25 – PM BOOK CLUB MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. on fourth Wednesday of every month. Participants discuss last book selection. Next month’s book selection passed out at end of meeting. New members always welcome. Book copies available at library.

THU SEPT 26 – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – The class gets underway at 10:30 every Thursday morning. Stories and activities for preschool and younger children. Sometimes song, sometimes crafts, and always a story or two.

THU SEPT 26 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Thursday. Checks are available from 2 to 4 p.m.

THU SEPT 26 – TEEN MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 3:15 p.m. Participants help select a movie. Popcorn and a beverage provided.

THU SEPT 26 – FRI SEPT 27 – SAT SEPT 28 – SUN SEPT 29 – HUNTINGBURG HERBSTFEST – Begins at 5 p.m. September 26 in Huntingburg City Park and concludes with the Herbstfest Parade at 2 p.m. September 29 in downtown Huntingburg. For a complete Herbstfest scheduled CLICK HERE.

THU SEPT 26 – ALZHEIMER’S WARNING SIGNS PROGRAM AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. in library annex. Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s presented by Toni Morgan. Pre-registration not required. To register CLICK HERE.

THU SEPT 26 – ADULT ARTS & CRAFTS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Participants will paint a wooden cat and embellish it with wiggle eyes and raffia. For adults only. Pre-registration requested. To register CLICK HERE.

THU SEPT 26 – TRY IT NIGHT AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. Participants have fun with STEM using items one can find at home. Balance a marshmallow on a spaghetti tower, build a bridge, and other fun activities. For kids of all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required. CLICK HERE to register.

THU SEPT 26 – FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Curtain time 6 p.m. Featured film Hocus Pocus. Cookies and hot chocolate served.

FRI SEPT 27 – DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING BRIDGE FLOWER DONATIONS – Patoka 2000 is seeking donations from individuals, families, or businesses for flowers on the Patoka River Bridge at Jasper. Donations can be made in memory of, or in honor of loved ones.  Mums will be placed on the bridge at the end of October or in early November. Donations in any amounts will be accepted. Donors should specify that the donation is in honor of someone, in memory of someone, or as a tribute to a favorite cause. The deadline for submitting donations is  September 27.

FRI SEPT 27 – REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR ART WORKSHOPS – Jasper Community Arts will host seven art workshops this fall at its satellite art space in the lower level of the Jasper Municipal Swimming Pool building (unless otherwise noted). For a complete list of the workshops and registration information CLICK HERE.

FRI SEPT 27 – TECHNOLOGY HELP AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon every Friday. Katherine will help participants with questions about their computer or wireless devices.

FRI SEPT 27 – MOVIES FOR GROWNUPS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 1 p.m. Featured film Armstrong PG 13. 99 minutes long. For ages 18 and up. Popcorn and a beverage will be served.

FRI SEPT 27 – JURIED ART EXHIBIT AT JASPER ARTS CENTER ENDS – The exhibit, which opened September 4th in the Krempp Gallery,  features a wide variety of media and techniques produced by artists from Indiana, its contiguous states, and former residents. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, until 7 p.m. Thursdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays. Exhibit closes September 27.


GOLDEN TICKET CASH RAFFLE UNDERWAY – The Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce and Merchants Association’s Golden Ticket cash raffle, featuring a grand prize of $5,000, is underway. Only 500 tickets will be sold. Second prize is $1,000, third and fourth prizes are $500. Tickets are $50 each. The drawing will be held Christmas Stroll 2019 or when all tickets are sold. The drawing will be held in Market Street Park, 309 North Geiger Street. Proceeds will support and promote Historic Downtown Huntingburg. Tickets are available at Gehlhausen’s Flowers, 414 E. 4th Street, Lush Esthetics & Boutique, 506 E. 4th Street, and at the Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce office, 327 E. 4th Street.

TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR JASPER COMMUNITY ARTS 2019-2020 SEASON OF SHOWS – Four season series packages are available. CLICK HERE for additional ticket information.

JASPER COMMUNITY ARTS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR 2019-2020 SEASON – Twelve shows will be presented across a variety of genres. Front of House volunteers are needed to assist with scanning tickets, distributing programs, and ushering. Backstage Volunteers are needed for load-in and load-out, operate follow spot, and assist with wardrobe. Previous experience is helpful, but not required. Those who participate will be able to attend the performance for free. To volunteer or for additional information contact Volunteer Coordinator Liz Book at 812 482-3070 or email Volunteer forms can also be found at under the Get Involved tab or CLICK HERE.


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