Know Before You Go – August 2022 Events in Jackson County

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The year keeps rolling and so does the fun in Jackson County! August is a great month to be in Jackson County. Just scroll through all the excitement!

Thursday, August 11

SICA Art Club – Join the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts’ Art Club from 2 to 7 p.m. at the center, 2001 North Ewing Street, Seymour. Bring what you’ve been working on and enjoy the company of other artists.

Movie Premiere – There  at Harmony Park at the Brooklyn Pizza Company 753 West Second Street, Seymour. 


Friday, August 12

Golf – Join the Seymour Parks and Recreation Department for the Seymour Swing at 8 a.m. at Shadowood Golf Course. It’s $75 a player or $300 for a team before the event. The prices for day of the event are $85 and $350. Proceeds go to purchase ADA compliant playground equipment.

SICA Art Club – Join the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts’ Art Club from 2 to 7 p.m. at the center, 2001 North Ewing Street, Seymour. Bring what you’ve been working on and enjoy the company of other artists.

Food Truck Fundraiser – The ARC of Jackson County is hosting the Food Truck Fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Seymour Area Farmers Market parking lot. Food trucks on site will be Covered Bridge BBQ, Junkyard BBQ, Stag’s Mobile, and Sno Biz. A percentage of sales will go to the ARC of Jackson County.

Live music at Harmony Park –  Bomar & Ritter will play at 6 p.m. at Harmony Park at the Brooklyn Pizza Company 753 West Second Street, Seymour. 

Live music at Poplar Street Restaurant – Happy Accident will play at  7 p.m. at Poplar Street Restaurant, 513 South Poplar Street, Seymour.

Live music at Rails – Adam Crabtree will play at 7 p.m. at Rails Craft Brew and Eatery, 114 St. Louis Avenue, Seymour.

Live music at the Eagles – Fred and Steve will play at 7:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 122 East Second Street, Seymour.

Live music at On the Rox – Lom Win + Mojo Machine will perform at 8 p.m. on the patio at On the Rox, 214 South Broadway Street, Seymour.

Stardust Movie Series – Join the Jackson County Chamber for the Stardust Movie Series at sundown at the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts! This month’s movie is Uncle Buck sponsored by Uptown Realty. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs!


Saturday, August 13

Seymour Area Farmers Market – The Seymour Area Farmers Market will operate from 8 a.m. to noon in the Walnut Street Parking Lot in Seymour.

Downtown Shop Around – Join Seymour Main Street for the Downtown Shop Around from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at participating businesses in downtown Seymour. Pick up a stamp card at participating locations and three winners will be selected for a $100, $50, and $25 gift card of your choice! This month also features a family fun scavenger hunt!

Freeman Army Airfield Museum – The Freeman Army Airfield Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1035 A Avenue, Seymour. Be sure to check out this wonderful place that is open each Saturday!

Live music at Chateau de Pique – Vinyl Escape will play from 6 to 9 p.m. at Chateau de Pique Winery & Brewery. There will be a food truck on site and wine, beer, and cider from Chateau de Pique.

Axe & Canvas – The Driftwood Christian Church will host Axe & Canvas from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church, 5564 State Road 135, Vallonia. The event will feature an axe throwing competition, canvas painting, food, door prizes and more. Registration can be made by clicking here.

Bustock –  The WJAA Radio 96.3 Free Summer of Fun will end with the annual Bustock at 6 p.m. at Crossroads Community Park in downtown Seymour! 100% Angus, an AC/DC Tribute Band will perform and Killn Smallz will open. There will be food available by Small Town Satisfied and drinks by Seymour Brewing Company.

Live music at Rails – Patrick Boyd will play at 7 p.m. at Rails Craft Brew and Eatery, 114 St. Louis Avenue, Seymour.


Sunday, August 14

Crossroad Duathlon – The Crossroads Duathlon is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. at Freeman Field Recreation Area. The race features a one-mile run followed by a 12-mile bike ride followed by a 5K run. It’s $35 to register, which can be completed by clicking here.


Wednesday, August 17

SICA Art Club – Join the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts’ Art Club from 2 to 7 p.m. at the center, 2001 North Ewing Street, Seymour. Bring what you’ve been working on and enjoy the company of other artists.

Wednesday Evening Rides – Join the Jackson County Bicycle Club for its Wednesday Evening Ride. The group will leave at 6 p.m. from Central Christian Church, 1434 West Second Street from the parking lot facing Westgate Road. This week’s ride is 9.5 miles. The group increases each week by a half mile until they reach 10-mile rides each week through October. Visit the Facebook group for updates and more information.

Open Mic Night – Mike Staublin will host Open Mic Night at 6 p.m. at Harmony Park at the Brooklyn Pizza Company 753 West Second Street, Seymour. 


Thursday, August 18

SICA Art Club – Join the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts’ Art Club from 2 to 7 p.m. at the center, 2001 North Ewing Street, Seymour. Bring what you’ve been working on and enjoy the company of other artists.

Seymour City Jam – Join Seymour Main Street for the Seymour City Jam at 6:30 p.m. at Crossroads Community Park in downtown Seymour. This month will feature Sounds of Summer, a Beach Boys Tribute Band. Food and drinks will be available beginning at 6 p.m. Don’t forget to stop by the sponsor booths too!


Friday, August 19

SICA Art Club – Join the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts’ Art Club from 2 to 7 p.m. at the center, 2001 North Ewing Street, Seymour. Bring what you’ve been working on and enjoy the company of other artists.

Cops & Kids Car Show – The Fraternal Order of Police Cops and Kids Tom Gray Memorial Car Show will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. in downtown Seymour.

Live music at Poplar Street Restaurant – Mike Staublin will play at  7 p.m. at Poplar Street Restaurant, 513 South Poplar Street, Seymour.

Live music at Rails – Mitch Ellis will play at 7 p.m. at Rails Craft Brew and Eatery, 114 St. Louis Avenue, Seymour.

Live music at the Eagles – ASH will play at 7:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 122 East Second Street, Seymour.

Live music at On the Rox – Hewitt & Fink will perform at 8 p.m. on the patio at On the Rox, 214 South Broadway Street, Seymour.


Saturday, August 20

Seymour Area Farmers Market – The Seymour Area Farmers Market will operate from 8 a.m. to noon in the Walnut Street Parking Lot in Seymour.

Seymour Firefighters Local 577 Golf Scramble – Join the Seymour Firefighters Local 577 for the fourth annual golf scramble at 8 a.m. at Shadowood Golf Course. Proceeds go to the Seymour Firefighters Charitable Fund. To sign up, call or text Blake Bevers at 812-521-0969 or email seymourlocal577@gmail.com.

Guided Bird Walk – Join the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge for its monthly Guided Bird Walk! The easy and short bird walks will start at 8 a.m. in the refuge visitor center parking lot.

Freeman Army Airfield Museum – The Freeman Army Airfield Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1035 A Avenue, Seymour. Be sure to check out this wonderful place that is open each Saturday!

Follow the Son Car Show – Redeemer Lutheran Church will host the Follow the Son Car Show from noon to 3 p.m. at the church, 504 North Walnut Street, Seymour. Food will be available and the show benefits the church’s parochial students.

Pig in the Park – The Seymour Noon Lions Club will host the annual Pig in the Park fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. at Gaiser Park, 300 South Chestnut Street, Seymour. The event will feature a pulled pork dinner, music, vendor booths with community partners and resources and more.

Benefit Ride – Russell Chapel Church will host a benefit ride at noon that will begin at the home of Kyle and Glenna Newberry. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. and the cost is $25. The ride is open to Jeeps, side-by-sides, cars and trucks. Dinner will be provided following the ride, and the proceeds for the event will go toward replacing windows and doors at the church. Call 812-569-2922 for more information.

Bluegrass Jamboree – The Norman Station Conservation Club Bluegrass Jamboree will be from 5 to 9 p.m. at the club, 12157 West County Road 450N, Norman. There will be food and drinks available for purchase. The concert is free to attend. Information: 812-525-7194.

Scoop the Loop – One of your favorite summer traditions will return! Scoop the Loop is scheduled at 6 p.m. so bring your ride and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening.

Karaoke – The Pacey Apothecary will host karaoke from 6 to 9 p.m. during Scoop the Loop at the store, 125 West Second Street, Seymour.

Race – It’s race night at Brownstown Speedway! Be sure to stop by the track and see the Pro Late Models, Super Stocks, Pure Stocks, Hornets, and Crown Vics. View the full schedule and get ticket information at brownstownspeedway.com.

BBQ & Fireworks Show – Stuckwisch Power Washing and Gray Dumpster Rental will host a BBQ & Fireworks Show at 6:30 p.m. at 5 North County Road 600E, Seymour. Kayla Griffen will be performing during the event. Those who attend are invited to bring a covered dish or dessert and lawn chairs.

Live music at Poplar Street Restaurant – Another Fine Mess will play at  7 p.m. at Poplar Street Restaurant, 513 South Poplar Street, Seymour.

 Rails Scoop the Loop celebration – There will be a Scoop the Loop celebration at 7 p.m. at Rails Craft Brew and Eatery, 114 St. Louis Avenue, Seymour.


Sunday, August 21 

Wine & Yoga – Wild Moon Yoga will host the Wine and Yoga Tour at 10:30 a.m. at Salt Creek Winery in Freetown. Practice Yoga in a beautiful setting and enjoy wines from a great Jackson County winery. Click here for tickets.


Wednesday, August 24

SICA Art Club – Join the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts’ Art Club from 2 to 7 p.m. at the center, 2001 North Ewing Street, Seymour. Bring what you’ve been working on and enjoy the company of other artists.

Wednesday Evening Rides – Join the Jackson County Bicycle Club for its Wednesday Evening Ride. The group will leave at 6 p.m. from Central Christian Church, 1434 West Second Street from the parking lot facing Westgate Road. This week they will reach 10 miles. The group increases each week by a half mile until they reach 10-mile rides each week through October. Visit the Facebook group for updates and more information.

Open Mic Night – Mike Staublin will host Open Mic Night at 6 p.m. at Harmony Park at the Brooklyn Pizza Company 753 West Second Street, Seymour. 


Thursday, August 25

SICA Art Club – Join the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts’ Art Club from 2 to 7 p.m. at the center, 2001 North Ewing Street, Seymour. Bring what you’ve been working on and enjoy the company of other artists.


Friday, August 26

SICA Art Club – Join the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts’ Art Club from 2 to 7 p.m. at the center, 2001 North Ewing Street, Seymour. Bring what you’ve been working on and enjoy the company of other artists.

Fish Fry Fundraiser – Youth at the Brownstown Church of the Nazarene will host a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 616 West Commerce Street, Brownstown.  The event will raise money for a denominational youth conference in Tampa, Florida next year. It’s $12 for a meal, which includes three pieces of fish, baked beans, coleslaw, and mac & cheese.

Live music at Harmony Park –  Acoustic Fushion will play at 6 p.m. at Harmony Park at the Brooklyn Pizza Company 753 West Second Street, Seymour. 

Live music at Rails – Doug Dillman will play at 7 p.m. at Rails Craft Brew and Eatery, 114 St. Louis Avenue, Seymour.

Comedy Night at Chateau de Pique Winery – The Herron Entertainment National Winery Comedy Tour will be making a stop at 7:30 p.m. at Chateau de Pique Winery and Brewery, 6361 North County Road 760E, Seymour. The show will feature more than a dozen stand up comedians. Tickets are $17 in advance or $20 the day of the show, click here to order tickets.

Live music at the Eagles – Rich Hampton will play at 7:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 122 East Second Street, Seymour.

Live music at On the Rox – Steve Deweese will perform at 8 p.m. on the patio at On the Rox, 214 South Broadway Street, Seymour.


Saturday, August 27

Seymour Area Farmers Market – The Seymour Area Farmers Market will operate from 8 a.m. to noon in the Walnut Street Parking Lot in Seymour.

Parkapalooza 5K – Join the Seymour Parks and Recreation Department at 8 a.m. at Shields Park for the Parkapalooza 5K to support programming and sports for youth. Click here to register.

Dog Days Dog Show – The Humane Society of Jackson County will host the annual Dog Days Dog Show beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Keach Parking Lot (corner of Walnut and Fourth streets) in downtown Seymour. It’s $3 to enter and there will be prizes for multiple categories.

Freeman Army Airfield Museum – The Freeman Army Airfield Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1035 A Avenue, Seymour. Be sure to check out this wonderful place that is open each Saturday!

Anchor House Charity Ride – Help Anchor House through the annual Charity Ride at 1 p.m. at Heritage Park in Brownstown. In addition to the ride, the event will include a celebration with a beer garden, live music, auction, food and more. Log onto anchorhouseshelter.org for more information.

Live music at Chateau de Pique – MellenCougar – A John Mellencamp Tribute Band will play at 5 p.m. at Chateau de Pique Winery & Brewery. There will be a food truck on site and wine, beer, and cider from Chateau de Pique. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by clicking here.

Race – It’s race night at Brownstown Speedway! Be sure to stop by the track and see the Pro Late Models, Super Stocks, Pure Stocks, Hornets, and Crown Vics. View the full schedule and get ticket information at brownstownspeedway.com.

Live music at Harmony Park –  Kill’in Smalls will play at 6 p.m. at Harmony Park at the Brooklyn Pizza Company 753 West Second Street, Seymour. 

Live music at Rails – Brad Treadway will play at 7 p.m. at Rails Craft Brew and Eatery, 114 St. Louis Avenue, Seymour.

Arc-A-Mania – Arc of Jackson County and Supreme Wrestling for a live pro wrestling event fundraiser. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. at Brownstown Central High School and the doors open at 6:30 p.m. There will be a silent auction at 6:30 p.m.


Sunday, August 28

Benefit Ride –  The Seymour Moose Lodge 418 Poker Run will begin at noon. Registration is at 10 a.m. There will be a silent auction, 50/50 drawing, t shirts, food, and music by the Half Hicks at 4 p.m. it’s $15 per person or $25 for a couple with the proceeds going to Make-A-Wish Foundation.


Wednesday, August 31

Wednesday Evening Rides – Join the Jackson County Bicycle Club for its Wednesday Evening Ride. The group will leave at 6 p.m. from Central Christian Church, 1434 West Second Street from the parking lot facing Westgate Road. This week they will reach 10 miles. Visit the Facebook group for updates and more information.

Open Mic Night – Mike Staublin will host Open Mic Night at 6 p.m. at Harmony Park at the Brooklyn Pizza Company 753 West Second Street, Seymour. 

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