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  • November 1 – Harvest Hustle 5K Run/Walk - 9AM at St. Leon Community Park, 29260 St. Joe Drive, West Harrison. Presented by New Horizons Rehabilitation and The Arc. $25.00 or $15.00 for students K-12 on or before October 17. Family friendly costumes are encouraged. For information call 812-934-4528. Register online at or at New Horizons Rehabilitation at 237 Six Pine Ranch Road, Batesville.

    November 1 – Carnegie Hall Annual All-You-Can-Eat Thanksgiving Dinner - 14687 Main Street, Moores Hill. 11:30AM-2PM. Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner served in a historic former co-ed college building. The building is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Free will donations accepted. For more information: 812-744-3493, 744-4015 or or

    November 1, 2 – Perfect North Slopes Ski Swap & Open House - 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg. 10AM-4PM, Saturday and Sunday. Annual kick-off event for the upcoming ski season. Purchase season passes at discount prices. Huge selection of ski and snowboard equipment and clothing on sale. Swap area for trading/selling used equipment. For more information: 812-537-3754.

    November 2 – All-You-Can-Eat Turkey Dinner and Christmas Bazaar - 12PM-5PM. 25329 Legion Road, New Alsace, IN. New Alsace American Legion Auxiliary. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings, raffle, craft items and bake sale. $10.00--adults; $5.00--children 4-10years. For information: 812-576-4186, Mildred Kraus.

    November 2 – Tri-State Winter Market - 9AM-4PM, Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut Street. 50 dealers with a variety of antique and vintage items including furnishings, textiles, jewelry, home & garden décor, glassware and pop culture memorabilia. Admission-$5.00. Information: 513-353-4135 or

    November 2 – First Friday Wine Walk & Shop - 5:30PM-9:15PM. Downtown Lawrenceburg. Generally held the first Friday of each month. Stroll through the downtown area and do some shopping while enjoying wine and hors d’oeuvres at each shop. Register to be eligible for great prizes from Hollywood Casino and other local businesses. For more information call: 812-537-4507/Lawrenceburg Main Street.

    November 7, 8, 9 – P.A.W.S. Fall Rummage Sale - Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, U.S. Route 50. Friday, Nov. 7th/8AM-5PM. Saturday, Nov. 8th/8AM-4PM. Sunday, Nov. 9th/8AM-1PM. Information: 812-577-0829 or

    November 7-8 – Whiskey City Festival - Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg. Friday, Nov. 7th/7-11PM. Saturday, Nov. 8th/4-8PM. Select activities on Friday and Saturday (see website for specific dates/activities), including tasting and educational displays from selected distillers and craft brewers, “meet and greet” opportunities with master distillers, industry experts and local distillery/ bottling employees, bourbon and whiskey tastings, cigar tent and live music, buffet of upscale food offerings (Friday) and variety of food vendors (Saturday), cocktail contest, commemorative glasses and more. For more information, including admission costs, visit or call 888-274-6797.

    November 8 – Hollywood Casino presents REO Speedwagon - 8PM at the Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg. Inaugural concert at Hollywood’s/Lawrenceburg’s new Event Center. Doors open at 7PM. REO Speedwagon was formed in 1967, and has been fronted by vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972. Tickets on sale at For more information: 888-274-6797/Hollywood Casino.

    November 9 – Concert in the Park Pavilion - Dearborn Highlands Arts Council - 2:00PM, Aurora City Park Pavilion, Park Avenue, Aurora. Choral collections performed by local treble choirs. Admission: Donation of a canned good to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry. Sponsored by the Dearborn Community Foundation and the City of Aurora. Information: 812-539-4251.

    November 14 – Parlor Game Night at Hillforest – Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora. 6:30PM-9:30PM. Slow down and enjoy an evening of old fashioned fun playing board games in the parlors at Hillforest. $10.00 admission includes light refreshments. For information: 812-926-0087 or

    November 20 – December 30 – Hillforest’s A Victorian Christmas Exhibit - 213 Fifth Street, Aurora. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 1PM-5PM. Closed Mondays. Hillforest was the home of industrialist and financier Thomas Gaff and his family between 1855 and 1891. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was designated a National Historic landmark in 1992. For information: 812-926-0087.

    November 21, 22 – Over the Moon Designers Market - Agner Hall at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, State Rt. 50, Lawrenceburg. Free Admission & Parking. Shop 35 vendors for vintage and urban goods, including industrial & architectural salvage, shabby chic, galvanized & rusty, unique garden items, primitives, artisan jewelry and re-purposed and reclaimed items. For more information call 513-604- 7983 or email

    November 23 – Oxbow Field Trip - 8AM at the main entrance to the Oxbow off U.S. Route 50 near the #16 exit off I-275. Naturalist and expert birder Joe Bens will lead this late-fall field trip in search of migrating waterfowl and seasonal birds. For information: 513-353-4229 or or

    November 29 – Return to Devil’s Staircase 4 X 4 Road Rally - 9AM registration for 10AM start at Ludlow Hill Park, Lawrenceburg. State route 48, approximately 3.5 miles from US route 50. Presented by Scenic Road Rallies, LLC. Original road course designed for the novice four wheel drive enthusiast. Features 5 stream crossings, a tunnel, a covered bridge and the once notorious road known as “The Devil’s Staircase.” Entry fee: $44.95 after Oct. 29th & $54.95 day of the event. Information: 812-623-5727 or

    November 30 – Aurora’s “Miracle on Main” - Welcome Santa and delight in the lighting of the town’s Christmas tree on Sunday evening November 30th, beginning at 6PM, Second & Main Street in downtown Aurora. “Miracle on Main” events continue every weekend from December 6th through Dec. 21st. View one of the largest Dickens Village displays in the tri-state area, along with a toy display, both at the Lions Club Building. Visits with Santa, breakfasts with Santa, live reindeer, carolers, Hillforest Victorian House Museum and much more are on the Christmas calendar in downtown Aurora! Information: 812-926-1100/Main Street Aurora. For a complete schedule, see Main Street Aurora’s website,

    ƒ Hop Aboard the Aurora Express Children of all ages will enjoy a special ride on the Aurora Express this holiday season, as the “trackless train” returns to downtown Aurora as part of the city’s “Miracle on Main” celebration. Sponsored by the Dearborn Community Foundation, the miniature train resembles an authentic railroad locomotive, complete with bell, horn, lights, music and more. The free train rides will take place on select Sundays in December, including Dec. 14 & 21, and will depart and return from the Lions Club on Main Street. Select rides will also be paired with a reading of the Polar Express at the Depot on Second Street (sponsored by Aurora Public Library District Foundation & the Dearborn Community Foundation). To learn more, visit





    Dearborn County Convention, visitor anD tourism bureau


    Tina Bojack, Hollywood Casino Marilyn Bower, DHAC

    Charlotte Hastings, Charlotte’s Flowers & Antiques Bill Lansing

    Liz Morris, County Council Ellen Perfect, Perfect North Slopes

    Kelly Will, City of Lawrenceburg


    Debbie Smith, Executive Director Betsy Armbruster

    Vanessa Cash Connie Cleary

    Debbie Grossman


    The Dearborn County Convention, Visitor & Tourism Bureau is that of an aggressive marketing, service

    and information organization whose primary responsibility is to positively

    impact the Dearborn County area economy through

    visitor expenditures.

    November Calendar of Events November Newsletter 2014

    Lawrenceburg to Host First Annual Whiskey City Festival The City of Lawrenceburg – traditionally known as “Whiskey City” – will pay homage to its historical roots this month with a brand-new event designed to showcase the city’s important ties to the distilling industry. The Whiskey City Festival, scheduled for Nov. 7-8 at the Lawrenceburg Event Center, will offer a full slate of whiskey-related activities, including:

    • Tasting and educational displays from selected distillers and craft brewers • “Meet and Greet” opportunities with master distillers, industry experts and local distillery/bottling employees on Friday evening • Bourbon and whiskey tastings • Cigar tent and live music • Buffet of upscale food offerings (Friday) and variety of food vendors (Saturday) • Cocktail contest • And much more!

    The Whiskey City event will also include a performance by legendary rockers REO Speedwagon, who will take the stage at the Event Center following Saturday evening’s activities at approximately 8pm.

    For more information on the Whiskey Ci


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