Your Guide to the Weekend – 9/10-9/12

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This weekend in Jackson County has a variety of events for the family to enjoy. You can get your home ready for fall with multiple events, visit a football game, enjoy live music, learn about Archaeology and more! Also, don’t forget, you can pay tribute to those lost on September 11, 2001, this weekend with an event at Shields Park.

Here’s Your Guide to the Weekend brought to your by the Jackson County Visitor Center.

Friday, September 10

Fall Open House – Jubilee Flowers & Gifts will host its Fall Open House from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The open house will feature fall wreaths, lanterns, candles, monument caps and home decor. Everyday items will be on sale as well – Myra purses, ambre perfume, bass farms lotion, Fountain Alley bath products, beautiful house plants, Volcano & Swan Creek candles, jewelry and more. Take advantage of discounts, door prizes, apple cider and treats while you shop.

Country Neighbors ‘Reap the Harvest’ – The Country Neighbors’ ‘Reap the Harvest’ Tour is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 10 and 11 at various home-based businesses in Jackson and Lawrence counties.  Stop by the Jackson County Visitor Center for a brochure or find more on the Country Neighbors’ Facebook page.

History Center Meal – The Jackson County History Center is offering a drive-thru fundraiser at 11 a.m. Friday and Saturday at its campus, 105 North Sugar Street, Brownstown. Get a pork burger, chips, a cookie and a drink for $7 by pulling up to the curb in front of the livery barn.

Tee Time – The City of Seymour Parks and Recreation Department will host the first Putting for the Parks at 1 p.m. at Shadowood Golf Course.

Live Music at Harmony Park – Rich Hampton will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Harmony Park.

Summer Concert Series – Alex Williams will play at Heritage Park for Brownstown Ewing Main Street’s final concert for the 2021 summer series. Justyn Underwood will play at 6 p.m. and Williams at 7:30 p.m. Junkyard BBQ will serve food and Salt Creek Brewery will have drinks.

Live Music at Jackson Live – Exile will perform for 7 p.m. at Jackson Live. Formed in 1963, you know them for their 1978 hit Kiss You All Over. This band started as a successful rock band before transitioning into a respectable country music group. Tickets are available by calling 812-521-1282.

BCHS Football – The Brownstown Central High School Braves football team will host Eastern Pekin at 7 p.m. at Blevins Memorial Stadium.

Live Music at Poplar Street – Brian Hopkins will perform at 7 p.m. at Poplar Street Restaurant.

‘New York’ – Actors Community Theater of Seymour will present ‘New York’ during a show at 7:30 p.m. The final show will be offered September 12.

Live Music at the Eagles – Gene Gillham will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.

Live Music at On the Rox – Fred and Steve will perform at 8 p.m. at On the Rox.


Saturday, September 11

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

9/11 Memorial Service –The city of Seymour will mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with a public ceremony at 8:30 a.m. at Shields Park near the bandstand. The ceremony will last less than an hour and will include music, speakers and prayer. The Seymour Fire Department will present the flags, and there will be two moments of silence, one to signal when the first tower was hit and the second for the second tower. To pay tribute to those lives taken, 2,977 flags will be placed in the park by local boy scouts before the ceremony. Seymour Mayor Matt Nicholson and Fire Chief Brad Lucas will serve as speakers.

Fall Open House – Jubilee Flowers & Gifts will host its Fall Open House from 9 a.m. to noon. The open house will feature fall wreaths, lanterns, candles, monument caps and home decor. Everyday items will be on sale as well – Myra purses, ambre perfume, bass farms lotion, Fountain Alley bath products, beautiful house plants, Volcano & Swan Creek candles, jewelry and more. Take advantage of discounts, door prizes, apple cider and treats while you shop.

Country Neighbors ‘Reap the Harvest’ – The Country Neighbors’ ‘Reap the Harvest’ Tour is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 10 and 11 at various home-based businesses in Jackson and Lawrence counties.  Stop by the Jackson County Visitor Center for a brochure or find more on the Country Neighbors’ Facebook page.

Archaeology Day – Starve Hollow State Recreation Area will host Archaeology Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can learn about our Indiana heritage and see cool artifacts from the past.  View tools that were used to construct Starve Hollow Lake and learn how we have advanced to the present day. Retired Indiana Conservation Officer Phil Nale and Indiana State Forest Archaeologist AJ Ariens will be there from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to share information and artifacts. You can see native American artifacts that have been found in different regions of Indiana as have your own artifacts identified.

History Center Meal – The Jackson County History Center is offering a drive-thru fundraiser at 11 a.m. Friday and Saturday at its campus, 105 North Sugar Street, Brownstown. Get a pork burger, chips, a cookie and a drink for $7 by pulling up to the curb in front of the livery barn.

Bi-Monthly Book Sale – The Friends of the Jackson County Public Library will host its bi-monthly book sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library location in Seymour.

Emanuel Lutheran Church Fall dinner – Join Emanuel Lutheran Church in Dudleytown for a homemade meal during its Grab & Go Cookout! Choose from a tenderloin sandwich or pork burger along with baked beans, baked potato, coleslaw, and dessert. There also will be a silent auction on the church’s Facebook page. All is for a free willing donation! You can preorder by September 10th. Call 812-522-2526 to preorder or for more information.

Euchre Tournament – The Pershing Township Lions Club will host a soup supper and euchre tournament at 4:30 p.m. The tournament will start at 7 p.m. It’s $5 for the meal and $5 to participate in the tournament. The menu includes chili, bean soup, potato soup, hot dogs and homemade desserts.

Live Music at Harmony Park – Jacob Cruser will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Harmony Park.

Cloudy Days – Forecasting Hope – The “Cloudy Days-Forecasting Hope” drive-thru display of luminaria bags in honor or memory of loved ones is in the parking lot at First Baptist Church in Seymour from 6 to 9 pm on Saturday, September 11. Names will be read at the top and bottom of each hour: 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30 & 9 pm. Visitors are encouraged to park before or after driving or walking through to listen to the names being read.
Anyone can donate to the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life at www.relayforlife.org/columbusin or at the event. For luminaria with a $10 recommended donation, contact Team ESA One Step One Miracle members Jan Engel at 812-528-0549 or janengel@frontier.com or Robin Boicourt at 812-528-3035.

Live Music at Jackson Live – Keepin’ It Country series will begin at 7 p.m. at Jackson Live. Tickets are available by calling 812-521-1282. Brad Magness, Tommy and Heather Henson and more will perform.

Live Music at Poplar Street – Kolton Norton will perform at 7 p.m. at Poplar Street Restaurant.

Live Music at Brewskies Downtown – Justyn Underwood will perform at 7 p.m. at Brewskies Downtown.

Live Music at Rails – Tylynn Allen will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rails Craft Brew and Eatery.


Sunday, September 12

‘New York’ – Actors Community Theater of Seymour will present ‘New York’ during a show at 2:30 p.m.


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