Madison’s Indiana State Barbecue Cook-off held along the Riverfront. Music, food, races, boat rides. Fun for the entire family. 800-559-2956 or 812-265-2956. Annual Event www.madisonribberfest.com
Small Time Napoleon, “one of the most unique and exciting bands.” Jazz (ish), swing with modern (ish) roots. Bring a picnic, bring a chair, bring a friend!
Sycamore Community Band, a 65 member all volunteer band from Cincinnati will perform on the Lanier Mansion grounds. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. This concert, in part, is made possible by the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Donations encouraged.
Featuring traditional folk music, storytelling & crafts. Family friendly. 800-559-2956 Visit www.RiverRoots.org for more details and ticket sales. Weekend Pass Feb 1st- Feb 10th -$20 (Limited quantities) Feb 11th- April 30th -$30 May 1st- May 18th-$35 Day of Show -$40 Day Pass Friday $15 pre-sale, $20 Day of Show Saturday $25 pre-sale, $30 Day … more
Ice Cream Social and concert on the mansion’s north lawn featuring Conch Republic from Lexington, Ky. They will perform beach tunes from artists like the Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffett, Bob Marley and Zac Brown. Bring lawn chairs and blankets; picnic baskets are welcome. Concert is free/ donations encouraged. Sponsored by the Indiana Arts Commission. Also, … more
Free concerts on Lanier lawn, donations encouraged. Popular, Jazz and Classical Music.
It might seem like the flurry of events in Madison tapers off come January. In fact, on the Visit Madison Calendar of events, Free Bluegrass at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds is the only listed event for the month. So our adventure-seeking family decided to go and check it out Free Bluegrass at the fairgrounds happens … more
August 15 & 16, Madison’s riverfront will be filled with the soulful sounds of blues and the smoky aroma of sizzling barbeque during the 13th annual Madison RibberFest Barbeque & Blues. This two-day festival along the scenic Ohio River in historic Madison, features regional and national blues bands, barbeque competitions, boat rides and more. … more
The holiday season is already kicking into gear in Madison. Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes takes place November 29 & 30 and December 6 & 7 in historic Madison, Indiana. This year’s holiday tour features six beautiful private homes, five public sites, a church and 2 hospitality sites. Madison is known for its … more
There are just a few days left until my favorite fall weekend arrives. I’m looking forward to shopping like crazy at Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art on Saturday & Sunday. Last year, I found a fabulous handbag (huge) made out of repurposed leather goods. The main part is made from an old leather skirt. I’ve … more