What to do this Weekend

What To Do This Weekend 10.8-10.10

Friday, October 8th

Enjoy Halloween fun from the safety of your vehicle! Drive through the exhibit while listening to scary sounds from your radio with spooky characters!

Fall at The FarmΒ 

The Farm & Co will have their Mobile shop set up in Bridgeton. However, this year they have decided to also have their storefront located in Bowling Green, IN open to the public the same days as the festival (Oct. 8-17, 2021) from 9-5 pm. The Farm is located just 30 miles southeast of Bridgeton! You can shop their storefront and 30 vendors & food at The Farm.Β 

Welcome to INDIANA’S LARGEST FESTIVAL! πŸŽ‰ This countywide festival will take place from October 8-17, 2021.
The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival – showcases the county’s 31 historic covered bridges and features authentic arts and crafts, fantastic food, and beautiful fall foliage.
Headquartered on the courthouse lawn in Rockville, Indiana, since 1957, you will find food, crafters, vendors and more open daily from 9 am to 6pm.
Tickets are NOT required, please be aware of scammers “selling” tickets and DO NOT send them money.
The festival continues throughout the county and each location offers something different.
β€’ Bridgeton offers a wide array of crafters and vendors, a gristmill, the 1878 House, Case Log Cabin, and 1925 school house.
β€’ The Historic Mansfield Roller Mill, Mansfield Bridge, Mansfield Civic Center and hundreds of vendors and crafters are open daily in Mansfield Village.
β€’ Montezuma is home to the “Hog Roast” with many activities scheduled daily.
β€’ Mecca has a large tent of handmade items for your purchasing. The tent is located at the Mecca Bridge alongside the One Room Schoolhouse.
β€’ The Florida Civic Center in Rosedale provides items for your browsing and purchasing. This is a great location to find the treasure you might not find anywhere else.
β€’ Tangier Community serves that “world famous” buried beef that is a delicacy of the festival.
β€’ Bloomingdale, a Quaker Community, prepares Homemade Apple Butter at the Friends Church.
β€’ Billie Creek Village is close to downtown Rockville along US 36. These beautiful grounds are home to three covered bridges and several historic buildings including a school house, two churches, Governor’s home and a General Store.

This Friday, October 8th The Verve presents Joe Wright and the Sofa Kings! Live music right here in Downtown Terre Haute every Friday!
Starting at 10pm! With a $5 Cover after 9pm!

If you like music, food and beer….. this is the place to be! Gather your family and friends here in historic Downtown Terre Haute and enjoy the best hand-crafted brews fresh off the tap at THBC.
Featuring Lora Ann
Friday, October 8β‹…7:00 – 9:00pm

The Heartland International Film Festival has expanded to a brand-new shorts fest. Indiana’s largest and longest-running film festival will celebrate its 30th year in October across Indianapolis.

Saturday, October 9th

The Farmer’s Market returns with its 2021 Summer Season outdoors in the southwest corner of The Meadows Shopping Center parking lot each Saturday morning from mid-May through the last weekend in October. Join us to support local growers and makers, who will be bringing farm fresh produce, chicken, beef, pork, lamb, and eggs, homemade baked goods and breads, sauces and seasonings, natural soaps and lotions, artisan crafts and textiles, candles, and so much more!
On October 9th, we’ll celebrate the furriest members of our families with local organizations who focus on our pets’ health and wellbeing. We’ll even have some adoptable pets looking for their furever homes!
Cruise In For Babies In Need
Covered with Love, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit standing in the gap of child poverty providing diapers, disposable training pants, wipes and baby hygiene products to families in need or crisis.
This event will help them provide diapers and other essential items to keep babies/toddlers clean, dry, healthy and happy.
Join them for a spectacular car show displaying Cars, Trucks, Jeeps and Motorcycles! Fun for the whole family!
Pre-Register your Car, Truck, Jeep or Motorcycle here: https://tinyurl.com/rphqn2m
Pre-registration fee $15
Day of Show Registration fee $20
Registration 9 a.m. Judging 1 p.m. must be registered by 11 a.m. to qualify for judging. First, Second and Third place trophies! Dash plaques for the first 50 registered!
Concession available. Prizes! 50/50 Drawing! Fun for the whole family!

Join Terre Haute Brewing Co every Saturday for Brunch at the Brewery! Enjoy drink specials, and pair it with one of our delicious brunch items.

Harvest Nights at Newfields Oct 6-31

Families will enjoy spectacular seasonal horticulture displays, pumpkin painting, art making activities, and a designated play area. At night, the Newfields campus transforms into a spooky (not scary)Β haunted trail with thousands of ghoulish, glowingΒ pumpkins.Β 

Mullet Over will be playing at Thirty Six Saloon in Rockville this Saturday during the Covered Bridge Festival. Join them from 7-11pm.

If you like music, food and beer….. this is the place to be! Gather your family and friends here in historic Downtown Terre Haute and enjoy the best hand-crafted brews fresh off the tap at THBC.
Featuring Maxx Rockfield Band
Saturday, October 9β‹…8:00 – 10:00pm

What better place to celebrate German heritage than at Indy’s historic Athenaeum? This October, grab your lederhosen and discover your inner German at the 10th Annual Original and Fabulous GermanFest, featuring wiener dog races, ZwergenLand for families, and an abundance of German cuisine, singing, and dancing in the Rathskeller’s Biergarten. All proceeds from this event benefit the maintenance and care of the historic Athenaeum.

Sunday, October 10th

The Oak Ridge Boys will be playing at Hatfield Hall this Sunday. They go on at 2:30pm and tickets are still available online.

-M.

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