Community Calendar


Community Calendar


SAT OCT 19 – JASPER D of I DRESSING SALE PRE-ORDER DEADLINE – Jasper Circle 140 Daughters of Isabella is holding its annual Dressing Sale (raw/not baked/no sage added). Prices are $15 a gallon, $8 a half gallon. Pick up will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday, November 1 at St. Joseph’s Parish Center. To place orders call Kathy Schneider at 812 630-2616 or Betty Mehringer at 812 482-3661. Deadline to pre-order is Saturday, October 19.

SAT OCT 19 – HUNTINGBURG FARMERS MARKET OPEN – The market is open from 7-11 a.m. in the new Market Street Park featuring locally grown produce, artisan vendors, activities, and more. Saturday is last day for the 2019 Huntingburg market.

SAT OCT 19 – BOOK CELLAR OPEN AT JASPER LIBRARY – Open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wide selection of books available. Hosted by Friends of the Jasper Library.

SAT OCT 19 – CRAZY QUILT EMBROIDERY – CHRISTMAS STOCKING CLASS AT 9th STREET STUDIO – Scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at the 9th Street Studio, 314 West 9th Street in Ferdinand. Class presented by Jane Potter. Class fee is $30. For class details and to sign up for the class call 812 998-2487 or email

SAT OCT 19 – SOAP MAKING CLASS AT 9th STREET STUDIO IN FERDINAND – Scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the 9th Street Studio, 314 West 9th Street in Ferdinand. Presented by Deb Souders. Class fee is $20. Hardened soap can be picked up at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 26. For additional information or to sign up for the class call 812 998-2487 or email

SAT OCT 19 – MODEL TRAIN SHOW & SWAP AT COUNTY MUSEUM – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Dubois County Museum, 2704 North Newton Street in Jasper. Vendors will be on hand to buy or sell different types and sizes of train cars, sets, toys, and accessories. Concessions (hot dogs, chips, and drinks) will be available. Free parking. Admission $5 for adults, $3 for high school students, and $2 for middle and elementary school students. Children 4 and younger admitted free. Dubois County Museum members admitted free with their membership. Memberships for 2020 will be sold during show and can apply to the day’s admission. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Closed on Monday. For additional information on the train show and swap CLICK HERE.

SAT OCT 19 – SATURDAY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. For families with children of all ages.

SAT OCT 19 – “TOUCH A TRUCK” EVENT AT SCHROEDER COMPLEX IN JASPER – Scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free event allows kids to touch and explore vehicles of all types and sizes from the City of Jasper. Kids of all ages are welcome.

SAT OCT 19 – LOOM KNITTING AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Easy step-by-step knitting instructions using a round loom. Supplies provided. Everyone welcome.

SAT OCT 19 – KIDS CRAFT TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. Participants will make a spooky Halloween craft. Refreshments will be served. Children under 8 must bring an adult with them to help them with the craft. Pre-registration requested. To register CLICK HERE.

SAT OCT 19 – SUN OCT 20 – FALL FOLIAGE WINE CRUISES AT PATOKA LAKE – Scheduled from 2-4 p.m. each day. Participants enjoy 5-7 tastings of wine from an Indiana winery and  two glasses of their favorite to enjoy after the tasting portion. Bottles available for purchase. Tickets $50 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. Final cruise of the season is scheduled October 26.

SUN OCT 19 – LEGO CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. Legos provided for building and creating. For kids of all ages.

SUN OCT 19 – THE VERVE PIPE AT ASTRA THEATRE IN JASPER – Showtime 7:30 p.m. The Verve Pipe, an American rock band from Western Michigan, is best known for its post-grunge hit “The Freshmen.” Reserved seat tickets on the main floor and balcony are $29.95 with a $44.95 VIP option., which includes preferred parking in the Matrix parking lot, a $5 concession voucher, and a 30-minute pre-show meet-and-greet with the artists. For additional information and to purchase tickets CLICK HERE.

SUN OCT 20 – LATINO FESTIVAL AT ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH IN JASPER – Scheduled from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the St. Joseph Church plaza. Tamales, nachos, quesadillas, tortas, corn on the cob, pozole, pupusas, tacos, sweet bread, coffee, soft drinks, and more. Everyone welcome.

MON OCT 21 – REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR SIMPLY SIMPLE & DELICIOUS HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING PROGRAM AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 23. Ann Knies, owner of Chocolate Bliss and Kitchen Essentials in Jasper will have simple-to-prepare foods to sample and easy entertaining ideas to make the upcoming holidays fun. Registration deadline October 21. To register CLICK HERE.

MON OCT 21 – CAPTAIN CURRENT VS. THE ELECTRICITY VAMPIRES AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. in library theater. For ages 6 and up. Participants shown how to track down where energy is wasted and how to battle these voltage villians. Powered by LG&E and KU.

MON OCT 21 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 3-4 p.m. A nurse will be available to offer the free checks.

MON OCT 21 – PUMPKIN PAINTING AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 3-4 p.m. Participants paint a miniature pumpkin. All supplies provided. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. To pre-register CLICK HERE.

MON OCT 21 – TEEN CAFÉ OPEN AT JASPER LIBRARY – Open at 3:15 p.m. Teens can have a cup of coffee or cocoa and a snack in the library theater, hang out, do homework, or play games (video games available). Teens will be supervised.

MON OCT 21 – KEURIG CAFÉ OPEN 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 your choice of hot chocolate or cappuccino from the café.

MON OCT 21 – MAKE & TAKE – DIY CRAYON MELTING ART AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m.  All materials supplied. Registration full. To be placed on waiting list CLICK HERE.

TUE OCT 22 – FAMILY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. every Tuesday.  All families welcome to bring children of all ages. No registration necessary.

TUE OCT 22 – CREEPY CRITTERS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. in the community room. Participants get up close and even touch some of the live creepy critters. Limited seating. To register call 812 678-2548.

TUE OCT 22 – 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 OCT 22 – CREEPY CRITTERS AT YMCA IN FERDINAND – Begins at 1:30 p.m. Live animal show. To register call 812-367-1671  or email

TUE OCT 22 – TRIVIA TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3:15 p.m. every Tuesday. Play Trivia to earn chances on prizes.

TUE OCT 22 – CREEPY CRITTERS IN THE BIRDSEYE PARK SHELTER HOUSE – Begins at 4 p.m. Hosted by Birdseye Library and Silly Safaris. Participants introduced to a variety of creatures to see, learn about, and event touch. To register call 812 389-1030 or email

TUE OCT 22 – HAUNTED JAIL STORYTIME BEHIND BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Participants listen to spooky story by Erin Doyle in the haunted jail, then enjoy a snack in the library. Feel free to wear a costume in you’d like. To register call 812 389-1039 or email

TUE OCT 22 – TEEN PUMPKIN PAINTING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. For teens 12+. Participants bring a pumpkin and use library materials to create a Pinterest worthy pumpkin. To register call 812 482-2712  or email

WED OCT 23 – STUDIO H PAINTING IN JASPER – Begins at 1 p.m. in the Studio H location on the square in Jasper. Artwork to be determined. Supplies provided. For first graders and up. To register CLICK HERE.

WED OCT 23 – FAMILY MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Showtime 3 p.m. Featured film Secret Life of Pets 2. Popcorn provided. All families welcome.

WED OCT 23 – EVENING BOOK CLUB MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Participants discuss this months selection The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. Next month’s selection will be passed out at end of meeting. New members always welcome. Book copies available at the library.

THU OCT 24 – 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 OCT 24 – PUMPKIN DECORATING AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 2-4 p.m. Bring your own pumpkin. Paint and decorations supplied by library.

THU OCT 24 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Thursday. Checks are available from 2 to 4 p.m.

THU OCT 24 – VUJC HOSTING “HOCUS POCUS” – Doors open at 5:30 p.m., movie begins at 6. in the Vincennes University Jasper Center for Technology Innovation, and Manufacturing. Free popcorn and beverages will be provided. Everyone welcome.

THU OCT 24 – FAMILY CRAFT: FALL LUMINARIES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3 p.m. Participants decorate a jar with tissue paper and tree silhouettes. For all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration requested. To register CLICK HERE.

THU OCT 24 – GENEALOGY & THE PLAGUE AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. in library annex. Erin Doyle will present program on how plagues and other epidemics had an influence on family history through migration, early death, and property changes.

THU OCT 24 – FALL FAMILY NIGHT AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. in library theater. Children can enjoy caramel apple slices and choose their favorite toppings to add. Participants will then watch It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. No registration required.

FRI OCT 25 – 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 OCT 25 – OPEN GAMING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-3 p.m. in library theater. Multiple gaming systems and games available for play. All games rated E. To register call 812-482-2712  or email

FRI OCT 25 – MOVIES FOR GROWNUPS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Showtime 1 p.m. Featured film Beetlejuice. For adults only. Popcorn and lemonade provided.


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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