News & Events

                                                                                          Upcoming Events for June/July 2017

June 11....Discussion Group - Yellow Trail Museum- "Memories From Your Childhood in Hope" Everyone is welcome to attend. 1:30pm Refreshments available!

June 21-23...Community VBS (Vacation Bible School) - Hope Moravian Church- 8:30am-11:30am- For more information, please call: 812-546-4641

June 30...Old Fashioned Independence Day - Hope Town Square 5pm-Dark

        Fireworks will conclude the evening when it gets dark!       There are activites for everyone of all ages! Some of these activites include:
                  Watermelon Seed Spitting Contests
                  Watermelon Eating Contests
                  Kids Bike Parade @ 5:30
                  Apple Pie Baking Contest
                  Food Booth
                            *Sloppy Joes, Coney Dogs, Hot Dogs, Cookies, Chips, and Drinks presented by the First Baptist Church of Hope
                             *Fish Fry
                   First Annual Little Miss Sparkler &a Little Mr. Firecracker contest!
                   Free Crafts
                   Cake Walks
                   Old Fashioned Games
                   The Bandister Family singers at 7:30pm
                   The Yellow Trail Museum will be having Ice Cream Floats and selling pictures from the Hope Star Journal Files

July 1….Little Hope Opry of WILLow LeaVes – 7pm-10pm; Tickets $10.00

Please call 812.546.0640 for tickets and reservations

Food available, family atmosphere, no alcohol or smoking

July 7….Farmers Market of Hope – Hope Town Square – 5pm-8pm (first Friday of every month running through October)

July 8.... Simmons Schoolhouse Open for Visitors

            Choose from 10:00am-11:45am OR 12:00pm-1:45pm.

             There will be some short lessons and activities in progress for all ages. LUNCH TIME WILL NOT BE PROVIDED - so please plan accordingly. We welcome children who just finished Kindergarten through 8th grade. All are encouraged to dress in atire fitting to the turn of the 20th century. For ideas and questions, please visit or email You may also call 812.546.8020 Thursday-Sunday. An adult should plan to stay with any children that attend.

July 8-15…Bartholomew County Fair