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Vevay’s Swiss Wine Festival Celebrates 41st Year

When you’re the location of the first commercial winery ever, you want to celebrate that fact. Vevay, Indianain Switzerland County is celebrating that fact for the 41st year in a row with their Swiss Wine Festival, August 23 – 26, 2012, Read more >

Vevay, IN, to Host Cabela’s King Kat Classic Tournament

If you’re a fisherman (Fisherperson? Fishermyn? Angler?), you’ll want to check out the upcoming Cabela’s King Kat Classic Tournament Trail Super Event in beautiful Vevay, Indiana (Switzerland County) along the Ohio River on August 10 and 11. Fishermen will have Read more >

Up Up and Away! Switzerland County’s First Hot Air Balloon Rally

Are you looking for something to take your weekend to new heights? Vevay will do the trick. This South-Central town is hosting Switzerland County’s first Hot Air Balloon Rally at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park. The rally kicks off on Friday Read more >

Southeastern Indiana’s “GUNS & HOSES” Charity Boxing Event, May 5 at Belterra Casino

If you’ve ever wanted to see a firefighter whale on a police officer, or hoped to see a cop belt a hose jockey, then you don’t want to miss the 2nd annual “GUNS & HOSES” charity boxing event on Saturday, Read more >

Creative Spaces Rural Places Art Tour Celebrates Fifth Year on April 14 & 15

The Creative Spaces Rural Places Studio Art Tour weekend will take place Saturday, April 14, and Sunday, April 15, 2012 and feature 50 artists throughout galleries, studios, and businesses in three southeast Indiana counties, Ohio, Switzerland, and Dearborn.

 The artists Read more >

40th Swiss Wine Festival, August 25 – 28, Vevay (Switzerland County)

It’s one of my favorite Indiana festivals, the Swiss Wine Festival. Celebrating America’s heritage of having the very first commercial winery in the whole US, the Swiss Wine Festival celebrates their heritage and contribution to America’s wine history. This four-day Read more >

July 4 Celebrations in Indiana’s Most Patriotic Towns

If you’re looking to spend the 4th of July holiday a little differently this year, consider visiting some of Indiana’s most patriotic towns (which was determined exclusively by town name!) Americus, Indiana, found along I-65 in Tippecanoe County, is quite Read more >

Indiana Wine Trail Fall Haul Runs November 6 & 7

The Indiana Wine Trail in Southeast Indiana will host their annual Fall Haul Event on Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7. Only this time, instead of pairing wine and food, the wine is part of the food. They’ll be Read more >

I Won the Celebrity Grape Stomp Celebration at the Swiss Wine Festival

It surprised everyone. We were all sure that Paul Poteet was going to win the $1,000 prize at the celebrity grape stomp at the Swiss Wine Festival in Vevay, Indiana. Paul is tall, skinny, and has feet big enough that Read more >

Swiss Wine Festival in Vevay, IN, Aug. 27 – 29, 2010

The 39th annual Swiss Wine Festival is will take place August 27 – 29 at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park, in Vevay, Indiana (Switzerland County). I had the great honor to participate as a celebrity stomper at last year’s celebrity grape Read more >