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Schweizer Fest

August 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 pm

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One event on August 7, 2019 at 8:00 am

Wednesday, August 7

11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Schweizer Fest Market

Sponsored by the Regional Arts Committee
City Hall Park

Check out this year’s Schweizer Fest Market. With displays and sales by local artisans and antiquities dealers, you’re sure to find many treasurers. Adjacent to the Marketplace, there will be a section for Direct Sales and Non-profit organizations where you can buy a popular item or learn more about our Perry County community! For information about participating vendors, or if you’d like to showcase some of your own wares, contact Tara Damin at ​ 812-719-5292

6 p.m. – Midnight
Domestic & Craft Beer Garden

Back for the fourth year, area micro-breweries will offer a selection of beers on tap for beer connoisseurs including selections from Tell City Brewing Company and St Benedict’s Brew Works.  The Craft Beer Garden will be located in the Domestic beer garden area located on Main Street.  ID is required.

5:50 p.m.
Opening Ceremony & Welcome by Mayor Jim Adams

6 -6:30 p.m.
Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School Band Opening Concert

Directed by Natasha Edmonson
Musik Halle, City Hall Park

6 – 10 p.m.
Family Appreciation Night

Sponsored by Aleris, ATTC Manufacturing, MasterBrand and Walmart

Free rides for kids of all ages.

7 -7:30 p.m.
49th Annual Distinguished Citizen Award

Presented by the Tell City Historical Society
Musik Halle, City Hall Park

A reception will follow the presentation at the Tell City Museum (at the corner of 9th & Franklin Streets).

7:30 p.m.
Annual Apple Lighting Ceremony

Musik Halle, City Hall Park

7:45 p.m.
Behind the Times Celebrity Pie Eating Contest

Sponsored by Behind the Times Bakery

New to the Musik Hall state, sponsored local pie-eating contestants will battle for the chance to claim the Schweizer Fest Pie Eating Championship by consuming an entire pie.  The winner will receive a trophy, a prize-pack from Behind the Times Bakery and, most importantly, bragging rights. Proceeds benefit United Way of Perry County.

8:30-10:30 p.m.
Stan Lagrange and Kelly Clark

Sponsored by Celebrations
Brau Garten, City Hall Park

Schweizer Fest favorites Stan LaGrange and Kelly Clark will again open the Brau Garten entertainment for 2019.  Both of these local musicians bring with them a long musical resume of performance, songwriting and recording from here to Nashville and back.  The acoustic duo’s set covers a wide range of styles, and you’re sure to be thoroughly entertained with their ingenious arrangements of pop and country songs from the sixties through today.
Stan and Kelly always give Wednesday night Brau Garten patrons a great taste of home-grown talent.

Details

Date:
August 7
Time:
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Website:
https://www.tellcityschweizerfest.com/

Venue

City Hall Park
9th Street
Tell City, IN 47586 United States
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