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   Sanctioned Events
               
      June 22-23 - Everyday Art 1820-1860
                        Free
                        Ongoing demonstrations, talks & classes
                        Musee de Venoge & The Thiebaud Farmstead
                        http://www.venoge.org/everydayart_1820-1860.htm
 
      August  11  - Vintage Base Ball Scrimmage
                               Free
                       3 pm in Rising Sun.  On Industrial Drive
                      From Hwy 56 turn R at the BP station
                            Click for more information
             
       September 13 - Cruise In and Parade
                             Free
       September 14 - (rain date Sept. 15) On the River Car Show
                       Registration, 8-12:30, $20, Trophies awarded
                       Ogle Riverfront Park
                       www.ontherivercarshow.com
 
       September 15th  - Vintage Base Ball Game
                                        Free
                       Vevay White Stockings vs. Rising Sun’s Belle River Team
                        1 pm.  Held at Rising Sun
                         Click for more information
 
        October 5th - YMCA Larry Tolbert 5K Run/Walk
                      Start/Finish is at the Switzerland County YMCA
                      8:30 am Check In - 9:00 am Race Start
                      $10 for ages 14 & under, $20 for ages 15 & up
                      Prizes awarded
                      Dedication of the Larry Tolbert Fitness Trail and YMCA
                           Playground with community cookout and activities!
                      Register at the Switzerland County YMCA or at www.switzymca.org
 
         October 6th  - Vintage Base Ball Game
                                        Free
                     Vevay White Stockings vs. Rising Sun River Belles
                     1 pm.    Held at Ogle Park in Vevay
                      Click for more information
 
          October 10th - Edelweiss Singers & Character Drama of County's Past
                                          Free
                             Hoosier Theater - 6:30 pm      
            
There will be a performance of the newly resurrected Edelweiss Singers (from Sesquicentennial)  Also performing will be the 4th grade class with their interpretations of people from Vevay’ s past from a school project in honor of the Bicentennial.  The Dumont Club will be presenting the “River Queens” brought back from their performance during 'Always a River'.   They will be portraying Justine P. Schenck by Janet Hendricks, Mary Wright by Debbie Allen and Jenny Lind by Peggy Eckerty.   From Eggleston Club will be Helen Parks portraying Edward Eggleston’s mother.  The performances will be at the Hoosier Theater.
 
             The Bicentennial Committee is not responsible for any liability arising from
                               any of the above the sanctioned events.

                     Pride in our past,
                Promise in our future