Special Park Events

Something for all seasons. Adding events regularly!

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April
2018

  • Apr
    28
    Saturday

    Twilight under the Stars

    8:20 - 9:45 pm
    @ South Harrison

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    Program begins just before sunset. Come observe the sun going down and the full moon coming up. Meet the night skies via telescopes at the Observatory. Weather affects what you see but the event is rain or shine!


  • Apr
    10 -30
    Tuesday

    Hoosiers and their Hooch Exhibit

    Monday thru Saturday 9-4:30 Sunday 12-4:30

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    This event is actually April 10 through May 13th. The exhibit spans the dawn of the temperance movement, the roaring 20’s, and the repeal of prohibition. The sights and sounds of the period are brought to life by images and graphics.


  • Apr
    28
    Saturday

    Prohibition Party

    6:30 to 10:30 pm

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    You are cordially invited to join us for our Prohibition Party to support the Harrison County Discovery Center and our “Hoosiers and their Hooch” special exhibit.

    Tickets are $20 presale and $25 day of event. Your ticket includes:

    • Two drink tickets
    • Hors D’Oeurves
    • Live jazz trio
    • A fun evening!

    Gangster and Flapper attire optional.

    Tickets are available at the Harrison County Discovery Center

    You are cordially invited to join us for our Prohibition Party to support the Harrison County Discovery Center and our “Hoosiers and their Hooch” special exhibit.
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    h2. Tickets are $20 presale and $25 day of event. Your ticket includes

    • Two drink tickets
    • Hors D’Oeurves
    • Live jazz trio
    • A fun evening!

May
2018

June
2018

  • Jun
    16
    Saturday

    Daytime Observatory-Meet the Sun

    10 am
    @ South Harrison

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    Day time programs offer a safe viewing and discussion of the sun. Like all programs at the Observatory it is rain or shine!

    Day time programs offer a safe viewing and discussion of the sun. Like all programs at the Observatory it is rain or shine!


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  • Jun
    23
    Saturday

    Summer Solstice Observatory Program

    9 pm
    @ South Harrison

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    Program begins just before sunset. Come observe the sun going down and the full moon and Jupiter coming up, with Venus on the horizon. Meet the night skies via telescopes at the Observatory. Weather affects what you see but the event is rain or shine!

    • handicap accessible
    • video display system for cloudy nights

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  • Jun
    22
    Friday

    Free Friday Night Movies!

    Dark
    @ South Harrison

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    Free Family Movie Finding Dory

    Refreshments are available from the Elizabeth Lions Club for $1 each


July
2018

  • Jul
    27
    Friday

    Free Family Movie Night @SH

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    @ South Harrison

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    TBA: either Moana or Sing!

    Free family movie outside with refreshments available from the Elizabeth Lions Club for just $1 each!


  • Jul
    7 -8
    Saturday

    Battle of Corydon Re-enactment

    10-4
    @ Battle of Corydon

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    Join Abraham Lincoln at the Battle of Corydon Park as we remember Morgan’s Raid into Harrison County. Demonstrations, displays, talks, and more at the Battle Park.


August
2018

  • Aug
    24
    Friday

    Free Family Movie Night @ SH

    Dark
    @ South Harrison

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    Family Friendly FREE movies outside-Despicable Me 3

    Refreshments available from the Elizabeth Lions Club which hosts this event


September
2018

  • Sep
    28 -30
    Friday

    Pal Wow

    10:00 am Activities vary during the day
    @ Buffalo Trace

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    Annual festival held at Buffalo Trace. Admission is free to the park for the weekend with a wide variety of activities including booths, food, music, a 5k, Balloon Glow and much more. Head to the event website for details.

    Pal Wow 4 mile Glow Run and Walk Friday Sept 28th Starts at 8:30 pm


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October
2018

  • Oct
    19 -21
    Friday

    Halloween

    6:00 pm
    @ Buffalo Trace

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    Halloween camping weekend 1 will be Friday the 19th thru Sunday the 21nd. Activities for campers are Saturday morning and trick or treating for campers and non campers is Sat night at 6 pm This is a fantastic and fun weekend camping event for all ages with games, contests, and site decorating.

    Best decorated campsite contest and also costume contest Saturday night.


  • Oct
    19 -21
    Friday

    Halloween

    11 am to 6 pm
    @ South Harrison

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    Annual Spooktacular Camping Weekend at South Harrison Park. Trick or treating, games. Family fun Saturday 10:30 am -6 for campers and trick or treating at 6 pm for all, including non campers.


  • Oct
    26 -28
    Friday

    Halloween

    6:00 pm
    @ Buffalo Trace

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    BT Halloween Camping weekend 2 is Oct 26-28th. Family friendly activities Saturday morning and early afternoon with public trick or treating at 6 pm in the campground. Contact Park Office for more details on activities for campers. Past year activities have included games, movies, and hayrides.


  • Oct
    12 -15
    Friday

    Vintage Camper Rally

    2-4 pm
    @ South Harrison

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    2018 will be the fourth Vintage Camper Rally. Fun for all ages, campers up to the early 1980’s are welcome as well as new “retro” campers. Tent glampers are welcome too.


November
2018

  • Nov
    30 -1
    Friday

    A Merry Country Christmas

    Afternoon and evening
    @ Hayswood

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    Enjoy an evening hayride in the park with lights and music. Shop for holiday gift items at the Christmas market while you make memories in the park, along the Indian Creek Trail.

    Hayrides in the park 6-10 pm with Christmas lights and music along the trail.
    Holiday shopping at the market with kids activities and more, check back for details.


October
2018

  • Oct
    19 -21
    Friday

    Halloween

    6:00 pm
    @ Buffalo Trace

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    Halloween camping weekend 1 will be Friday the 19th thru Sunday the 21nd. Activities for campers are Saturday morning and trick or treating for campers and non campers is Sat night at 6 pm This is a fantastic and fun weekend camping event for all ages with games, contests, and site decorating.

    Best decorated campsite contest and also costume contest Saturday night.


  • Oct
    19 -21
    Friday

    Halloween

    11 am to 6 pm
    @ South Harrison

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    Annual Spooktacular Camping Weekend at South Harrison Park. Trick or treating, games. Family fun Saturday 10:30 am -6 for campers and trick or treating at 6 pm for all, including non campers.


  • Oct
    26 -28
    Friday

    Halloween

    6:00 pm
    @ Buffalo Trace

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    BT Halloween Camping weekend 2 is Oct 26-28th. Family friendly activities Saturday morning and early afternoon with public trick or treating at 6 pm in the campground. Contact Park Office for more details on activities for campers. Past year activities have included games, movies, and hayrides.


  • Oct
    12 -15
    Friday

    Vintage Camper Rally

    2-4 pm
    @ South Harrison

    More Details   

    2018 will be the fourth Vintage Camper Rally. Fun for all ages, campers up to the early 1980’s are welcome as well as new “retro” campers. Tent glampers are welcome too.


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