Category: Events

Owensville Watermelon Festival

July 26-28————————————————————————-

Celebrating the watermelon harvest with a hometown parade, delicious food, games, free daily entertainment, carnival rides, craft vendors, parade and 5K run finished off with a watermelon eating contest!

Festival begins 4 pm Thurs. and Fri., 8 am Sat.
The 26th annual Watermelon 5K Run/ Walk begins Saturday at 8:00 a.m.

Held on the library square in downtown Owensville
812-724-2506

Gibson County Fair

July 8-14……………………………………………………………………………………………..
2018 Pre Fair Events

July 6 7:00 pm Miss Gibson County & Miss Gibson County Sweetheart Contest
at the High School Auditorium.

Unlimited Three Day Ride Arm Band $25 good Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday Advance purchase before July 7th only

One day unlimited ride armband $20,
tickets $2.50 ea
or 10 tickets for $22
20 tickets for $43
(1 Ticket = 1 Ride)
Sunday, July 8
FREE GATE TILL 1:00PM
Noon-9pm Open Class Exhibits in the Activities Building

2-10pm 4-H Exhibits in the 4-H Building
2:00pm Admission $7 per person 9 and under free
4:00pm Merchants Buildings OPEN
5:00 pm-BEAR HOLLOW WOODCARVERS
5:00 pm-Carnival opens
7:00 pm-BEAR HOLLOW WOODCARVERS
7:00 pm Carnaby Street Stage Karaoke with Vincent Entertainment
7:00 pm- Mud Volleyball
7:00npm- Farmers Pull Track
7:00 pm- Lucas Oil Truck and Tractor Pull Track #1
8:30 pm-BEAR HOLLOW WOODCARVERS

Monday, July 9
FREE GATE TILL 1:00 PM
Military Appreciation Day FREE with ID
& Senior Citizen Day $4
Noon-9pm Open Class Exhibits in the Activities Building
2-10 pm-4-H Exhibits in the 4-H Building
2:00 pm- Admission $7 per person 9 and under free
4:00 pm- Merchants Buildings OPEN
5:00 pm- BEAR HOLLOW WOODCARVERS
5:00 pm- Carnival opens

7:00 pm- BEAR HOLLOW WOOD CARVERS
7:00 pm- Mini Rod Pull Track #1
7:00 pm- Southern Indiana Farm Stock Pull Track # 2
7:00 pm- Carnaby Street Stage Live Music with Scott Mason and Friends
8:30 pm- BEAR HOLLOW WOODCARVERS

Tuesday, July 10
Kiddie Day
FREE GATE FOR LUNCH TILL 3:00 PM
12:00 pm- Kiddie Day Registration for games and prizes,
12:00 pm- Princeton Fire Territory Smoke House,
11:00 pm- Some Concessions OPEN for Lunch
Noon-9 pm- Open Class Exhibits in the Activities Building
1:00-3 pm- Free Games Start, Free Bounce House, Kiddie Ride and much more.
11:00 am -3 pm- Shuttle bus running from midway to pavilion
2:30 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
3:00 pm- All Concessions OPEN
3:00 pm- Merchants Buildings OPEN
3:00 pm- Carnival opens
2-10 pm- 4-H Exhibits in the 4-H Building
5:00 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
6:30 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
7:00 pm- Carnaby Street Stage Princess & Mini Princess Contest
7:00 pm- Latting Rodeo Productions
Bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, tie down roping,
girls breakaway roping, barrel race, steer wrestling and team roping
8:00 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy

Wednesday July 11
FREE GATE FOR LUNCH TILL 1:00PM
Noon-9pm Open Class Exhibits in the Activities Building
2:00 pm- Admission $7 per person, 9 and under free
2-10 pm- 4-H Exhibits in the 4-H Building
3:00 pm- Motocross pits open
3:00 pm- Public Tractor Driving Contest
5:00 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
4:00 pm- Merchants Buildings OPEN
5:00 pm -Carnival opens
5:00 pm- Motocross Practice
6:30 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
7:00 pm- Antique Tractor Pull Track Ag Track
7:00 pm- Carnaby Street Stage Talent Show
7:00 pm- Motocross Racing Bikes ONLY
8:00 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy

Thursday July 12
Family Night $10 Per Car Load or $7 per person

FREE GATE TILL 1:00 PM
Noon-9pm Open Class Exhibits in the Activities Building
2:00 pm- Admission $10 per Car Load walk in $7 per person
2-10 pm 4-H Exhibits in the 4-H Building
5:00 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
3:00 pm-Motocross pits open
5:00 pm- Carnival opens
4:00 pm- Merchants Buildings OPEN
5:00 pm- Motocross Practice
6:15 pm- 4-H Awards Presentation in the Pavilion
6:30 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
6:45 pm- Livestock Premium Auction in the Pavilion
7:00 pm-Carnaby Street Stage Live Music with Rodney Watts
7:00 pm- Motocross Racing Quads ONLY
8:00 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy

 

Friday ,July 13
FREE GATE TILL 1:00PM
2:00 pm-Admission $7 per person 9 and under free
4:00 -Merchants Buildings OPEN
5:00 pm-  BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
5:00 pm- Carnival opens
6:30 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
7:00 pm- Carnaby Street Stage Live Music with Descent
8:00 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy

TOYOTA Concert with
7:30 pm- Walker McGuire
9:00 pm- Ashley McBryde
Presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana and
your Local Indiana Toyota Dealers.
Grandstands are free for all shows with paid admission to the fair.
($10 Track Side in front of stage Available Day of Show on a first come first serve bases
with paid admission to the fairgrounds)

Saturday July 1

FREE GATE TILL 1:00PM
2:00 pm- Admission $7 per person 9 and under free
4:00 pm- Merchants Buildings OPEN
5:00 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy
6:00 pm- Carnival opens
7:00 pm- Carnaby Street Stage Live Music with Common Ground
7:00 pm- DEMO DERBY presented by: Gibson County Fair Board and A & C Demo’s
Also a Power wheels Derby for the kids
7:30 pm- BALSTER’S SHEER MAGIC SHOW an awesome display of magic,
illusion, audience participation and comedy

Haubstadt Sommerfest

JUNE 14-16…………………………………………………………

Thursday, June 14
5:00 pm: Concessions and Rides Open
6:00 pm: Little Miss Contest
6:00 pm until Midnight: Beer Garden w/ Entertainment
6:00 until 9:00 pm: Race packet pick-up for pre-registered participants

Friday, June 15
5:00 pm: Concessions and Rides Open
5:30 pm: Talent Show
6:00 pm until Midnight: Beer Garden w/ Entertainment
6:00 until 9:00 pm: Race packet pick-up for pre-registered participants

Saturday, June 16
6:30 until 7:45am: Race Registration
8:00 am: Lil’ Dutch Run
8:20 am: Laufenfest 5K Run
8:25 am: Laufenfest 5K Walk (Free drinks, food, and Biergarten, after the race)
1:00 pm: Sommerfest Parade
1:00 pm: Concessions and Rides Open
6:00 pm until Midnight: Beer Garden w/ Entertainment
Haubstadt, IN
Old Haubstadt gym grounds