Southern Indiana Living

SEP-OCT 2018

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Sept/Oct 2018 • 24 Friday Night on the Square Friday, Sept. 14 The City of Salem also takes on an added new charm with dozens of booths and food vendors lining its streets, in the downtown area, for Friday Night on the Square, the official kick-off to Old Settlers' Days weekend. Always a big event, the festival brings young and old alike together into an artful array of pure pleasure and enrichment from this carefully crafted and staged event. Old Settlers' Days • Sept. 15-16 John Hay Center - Pioneer Village - Salem Old Settlers' Days is an annual, free to the public festival, first established and held for the community in 1875, to commemorate and honor the pioneers who settled the wilderness lands of the Indiana Territory that would eventually become Washington County. Guests can catch a glimpse into the daily life of a typical territorial settlement and quickly find themselves transported back in time by an assortment of reenactments reminiscent of how life in Washington County's early days was. The grounds of the John Hay Center is also covered by artisan, food and vendor booths, offering an array of unique shopping opportunities, and various musical acts perform over the weekend for everyone's enjoyment. Historic Beck's Mill Gristmill The Grind 5k Run - October 13th October 13th will be our 6th annual "The Grind". Packet pick up and race day registration will begin at 7:30am and the race will begin at approximately 9:00am. Oktoberfest - October 27th Beck's Mill will celebrate their German Heritage with the 9th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 27th (11 am to 4 pm). Campfire beans served with Beck's Mill cornbread. Cornmeal bake off contest. A "Mock Moonshine" demonstration will be on display. County Wide Student Art Show. Demonstrations, crafts & music. For more information on all the events in Washington County check out our website www.washingtoncountytourism.com

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