First Fridays

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The first Friday of every month is jam-packed with music, games, shopping, and dining 

The Community Art Center debuts their featured artist of the month; stop by to find your favorite artist's work. 

Bring the family, and have an appetite for fun as the community wide event lasts from 5 pm to 9 pm. Walk the streets and enjoy your evening out on the town. Each month there is a new theme, you can go along with it and dress up or just come down for the festivities. Everyone welcome, even the doggos! 

Hope to see you in town for our next First Friday Celebration!!

2020 Events

River Town Art Walk

Ohio River Voyageur Canoe Trip

Ohio River Voyageur Canoe Trip

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June 5-7, 2020

Artisans from far and wide showcasing their work. Wander the streets of Vevay and enjoy artist's studios, local shops, the farmer's market, and special events.

Ohio River Voyageur Canoe Trip

Ohio River Voyageur Canoe Trip

Ohio River Voyageur Canoe Trip

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June 9-13, 2020

 River City Paddle Sports, REI Cincinnati and the Ohio River Recreational Trail Committee are taking adventurous individuals canoeing from Cincinnati, Ohio to Louisville, Kentucky. Camping at river towns along the way, the group will be in Switzerland County on June 10th.  

Inaugural Switzerland County Hunting Rendezvous and Turkey Calling Contest

Inaugural Switzerland County Hunting Rendezvous and Turkey Calling Contest

Inaugural Switzerland County Hunting Rendezvous and Turkey Calling Contest

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

 Switzerland County TEC, 708 W. Seminary St., Vevay, IN 47043

Sponsored by the Switzerland County Tourism Board

  • NWTF Sanctioned Turkey Calling Contest 
  • Booths on-site showcasing outdoor and hunting related products

To reserve a booth space, contact Jeremy Robinson (below)

MORE INFORMATION TO COME! 

For more information, contact Jeremy Robinson at 812-599-7314 or opjrobin@gmail.com

Indiana Bass Federation Tournament

Inaugural Switzerland County Hunting Rendezvous and Turkey Calling Contest

Inaugural Switzerland County Hunting Rendezvous and Turkey Calling Contest

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2020 River Series 

October 3-4, River Series Classic held in Vevay, IN

The ALL NEW River Series will feature 6 locations prior to the Forrest L. Wood Classic. 

The winner at each event will get a FREE entry to the classic held right here in Vevay, Indiana! 

Independence Day Parade

Switzerland County 4-H Fair

Switzerland County 4-H Fair

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Main Street on July 4th in downtown Patriot, IN 

Celebrate with community members from the whole county for this annual tradition. 

Switzerland County 4-H Fair

Switzerland County 4-H Fair

Switzerland County 4-H Fair

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Second Week in July

A week long affair of livestock shows, grandstand events, food, local business vendors, and fun. You can't miss the classic county fair atmosphere!

Located at the fairgrounds: 507 Vineyard St.

(812) 427-3152

Community Wide Yard Sale

Switzerland County 4-H Fair

Community Wide Yard Sale

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June 6 & September 19

Set out your items on a day you know everyone will be out. Call the Visitor's Center to  put out your address and sale so others can find you more easily.

Hay Days

Celebrate our National Day

Community Wide Yard Sale

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June 13th, 2020 10am to 4pm 

June 14th, 2020 noon to 4pm

Country living c. 1860. Featuring the hay press barn, a wedding anniversary celebration and trades of the time, heritage gardens and hearth cooking all at the Thiebaud Farmstead!

Celebrate our National Day

Celebrate our National Day

Celebrate our National Day

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June 29th, 2019, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Patriotic celebration of the 4th of July in early 1800s style. Enjoy the day in the early French-Swiss tradition!

Games, demonstrations, hearth cooking, and introducing a new barn on the property!

Musee de Venoge 4085 Hwy 129, Vevay, IN 47043

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jt7UFR8YppA 

All Hallows Eve

Sleepy Hollow Cruisin' Classic

Sleepy Hollow Cruisin' Classic

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October 23rd & 24th, 2020

An 1800s Halloween with fun and games for the whole family at the Thiebaud Farmstead

5147 Hwy 56 Vevay, IN 47043

Sleepy Hollow Cruisin' Classic

Sleepy Hollow Cruisin' Classic

Sleepy Hollow Cruisin' Classic

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October 9 & 10, 2020

Be part of  a fall celebration that includes arts and crafts, a "friendly" Headless Horseman, artisan demonstrations, activities for the kids, music, food, and horse drawn wagon rides. 

Located at the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park

100 Ferry Street Vevay, IN 47043

812.427.3237

Festival of Lights

A Country Christmas

A Country Christmas

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December 1-December 31

This month long event is held at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park. Enjoy thousands of  holiday lights as they reflect the Ohio River from the comfort of your own car. The official lighting of the park will take place during December's First Friday celebration featuring photos with Santa Claus, hot cocoa, caroling, horse-drawn carriage rides, and ice skating! 

812.427.3237

A Country Christmas

A Country Christmas

A Country Christmas

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December 12, 2020

Truly a special day at the Thiebaud Farmstead and Musee de Venoge, where Christmases of the past are warmly celebrated. Join the fun 

demonstrations and experience the holiday season the way it was carried out in historic Vevay!