40th Annual Dogwood Festival

Perry County Indiana
Saturday, April 27, 2002
Sunday, April 28, 2002

Sidewalk and Yard Sale on Saturday


Join in the festivities at Rome, nestled on the beautiful Ohio River. You will be able to tour the old courthouse, a historical landmark, and enjoy the famous fried chicken dinners, home made pies, hamburgers, and BBQ sandwiches, country store, display of antiques, sawmill demo, live entertainment, also history and memorabilia of Rome. Old Rome Courthouse. Outdoor boots $5.00. Call Barry Whitehead 836-2971

Bobby Whitehead
14294 Thrifty Road
(1st place on the right on the road to Rome)

Yard sale, live quail, sourdough bread, few clothes, long horn skull, 50 cal. muzzle loader, hot doges, drink and more.


St. Pius Catholic Church
Council of Catholic Women 
St. Pius Catholic Church, Hwy. 66
Carol Cronin 547-3471 Day, 547-4055 Evening
Sunday Only

On Hwy 66 where the Perry County Dogwood Festival was started in 1962 by Father Eugene Weidman. Starting at 11:00 EST chicken and dumpling dinners will be served with green beans, slaw, relishes, home-made bread, drinks and dessert. 12:00-3:00 tour the 121 year old St. Pius Church. St. Pius Council of Catholic Women.

Tell City__________________________________________

Dixon & Dixon Auctioneers
547-3814 Day, 547-2749 
Friday & Saturday

Annual Flea Market Sat. 27 & Sun. 28th. Areas largest flea market! Vendors with antiques, glassware, pottery, furniture, crafts, Tell City Maple furniture, collectibles, Nascar, and much more. Food vendors also available. Come out and have a great time. Inside booth and food vendors: $20/day; outside: $5/ 10ft; Charitable orgs. free outside space. Hwy 37 across from Ponderosa.

Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders
Julie Hart 547-7084
Sunday Only

Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders are cookin' up breakfast: biscuits & gravy, ham, creek fries, pancakes with Perry County Maple Syrup, at the 4-h Fairgrounds off Hwy 66 East, Tell City. Handicap Access available.

7:00 am-10:30 am Sunday Breakfast

4-H Fairgrounds
Tractor Pull & Antique Tractor Show
Sunday Only

The Tractor Pull and Antique Tractor Show, with tractors 59 years and older, starts at 1:00 pm. Full concession stand. Admission: $3.00 students, $5.00 Adults, kids 5 & under get in free. For information contact the Perry County Extension Office at 547-7084.

Southern Indiana Horseman's Club
Open Show and Contest
Saturday Only

Open Show and Contest at 4:00 pm. Located just off Hwy 37 from Deer Creek Church. Signs will be posted. Lisa Ransom: 547-8913 Leslie Cox: (812) 529-8644


Downtown Cannelton
Susann Lyons 547-6927
Saturday & Sunday

See Downtown Cannelton, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Indiana Cotton Mill, a National Historic Landmark. Location of events and yard sales is on Washington St. up around the Perry County Museum. There will be Gospel, Country, and Bluegrass music, street rods, 1 museum, St. Michael's, and the flood wall mural. Buffalo burgers, home made pies, BBQ chicken, BBQ ribs, funnel cakes, hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks will be served.

Community Market
Washington and 3rd Street, beside Post Office
Gloria Litherland 547-6815
Saturday & Sunday

Indoor and outdoor booths of collectibles, crafts, antiques, and more outside during the festival. Chili, soda & coffee. Space $12.00 wknd.

Yankee Peddler Mercantile
427 N 7th St.
(812) 547-4839
Saturday & Sunday

Home Decor - Primitives & Country Furniture - We buy and sell Antiques. We are now authorized dealers for the Tell City Chair Co. Trails Line Furniture. Closed Mon./Tue. - Sat. 10-5pm Sun. noon to 5pm.

Cornicopia Gift Shop
621 Washington Street
(corner Hwy 66 & Washington)
Judy Ramsey 812-547-4445
Saturday & Sunday

Sidewalk sales weather permitting. Sale merchandise inside the store as well. STOP BY!

Perry County Courthouse Museum
Saturday & Sunday

Stop by and see Perry County History.


Gleeson School
One Room School Tours
CR 128 & Old 37
Perry Central Campus 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday Only

The restoration of the Gleeson one room school will be open for visitation as a living history museum of education in Perry County. Donations appreciated. Retired Teachers Association 843-5614


Winzerwald Winery
26300 N. Indian Lake Rd.
(812) 357-7000
Saturday & Sunday

Pre-grand opening Sat. and Sun. 11:00 to 5:00. Free tasting & tours. Celebrating spring with new release of the Dogwood Blush and Dogwood White wines. For more information: www.winzerwaldwinery.com.


All times are Eastern Standard Time.
To Perry County from:
Owensboro, KY .35miles ..50 mins.
Evansville, In ..50 miles ..1hr. 10 mins.
Louisville, KY .. 70 miles .. 1hr. 20 mins.
Indianapolis, IN ..160 miles ..3.5 hours
Nashville, TN ..160 miles ..3.5 hours


Best Locations to see blooming Dogwoods:
Highway 37 north of Tell City, Hwy 66 between Tell
City & Troy, and Hwy 166 south of Rocky Point


Tell City Sidewalk Sales/Yard Sales

VIP Foliage Bushy Fork Rd. 547-4054

Full service greenhouse includes great giftware, seasonal and tropical plants, colored mulch & trees/shrubs, local, creative and unique specialty items. Local delivery.

Holly Tree Boutique & Consignment 945 9th St. 547-5143

We offer only the best in new and slightly used clothing for the entire family, housewares, jewelry, furniture, also new jewelry and handbags.

Hauenstein's 547 Main Street 547-4437

Close out, miss-prints, sale on new spring stock.

Maurices 122 B Hwy 66 E 547-4891

We offer the latest fashions for men and ladies apparel.

Ohio Valley Coins 508 Main St. (812) 547-6996/5442543

Buy & selling of coins, collectable toys, guns, VCR tapes, play stations & disc.

The Loft 1427 12th St. (812) 547-7782

Mattresses, oak furniture & accessories, grilling supplies, rubs, sauces, best collection of hot sauces plus the Big Green Egg.

Tops IN 756 Dixon's Action Hwy 37

We sell RADA Cutlery, household knives, kitchen tools, cook books, etc. Come see our products. Lifetime guarantee. Darlene Brock: (812)547-8032

March of Dimes Fund Raiser Yard Sale 402 19th street @ Beverly Healthcare Center

Sat. & Sun. 7:00am-? Located by the lower parking lot. Numerous items will be offered. Everything priced cheap to sell. Polly Story 547-3427

BJ's Line Drive Dixon's Auction Hwy 37

Nascar collectibles, Hot wheels, starting line-ups. John Parker: (812) 547-5144

Mundel's Cozy Cottage 630 12th St. (812) 547-1217

Hand printed craft's and store wide sale.

Mildred Mulzer 1301 21st Street (812) 547-8968

Quilts, quilt fabrics, bed warmers, health scale, bed spread, mighty sizzler, lamp, clothes, and much more.

Marian J. Canarie 936 17th Street (812) 547-5098

Some estate, books, tools, clothes, etc.

Second Time Around 135 13th St. (812) 547-0843

Indian figurines, porcelain dolls, angels, affordable clothing, furniture, baby items.

Life Tabernacle Church Ladies Auxiliary 402 9th

Fellowship hall. Some baked goods, Dooney & Burke, household items, children's books, bath towels, kitchen items, nice clothing on hangers. No sales prior to 8:00 a.m. Free coffee & donuts. Soft drinks available. All new stuff. Brenda Harmon/Amity Lottes: (812) 547-3427/7981

Dauby Residence 1304 11th St.

Riding Mower, rods and reels, couch, pillows, quality clothing, horse collar, plants, bedspreads, tools, household items, collectibles, lots of miscellaneous.

Harry & Elsie Huebschmann 905 17th

Hand quilted quilts and quilt tops, wood bowls, wood round boxes with lids, wood ball point pens, etc.

4 family yard sale 1135 11th

Clothes all sizes, lots of this-n-that. 8am-?

Community Christian Church 821 10th St.

Yard Sale for Children Ministry. Open House for everyone wanting to see the building. Judy Pledger: (812)547-7486

Allen Kast 921 17th St. (in alley-carport)

Clothes, golf clubs, golf balls, misc. Cancelled if rains.

Williams Residence 1029 9th

Tops, pants, coats, jewelry, cookware, shoes, books, lots of other stuff. No calls and no early sales.

Morrow & Marilyn Evans 1402 18th St.

Kids/adults clothes, books, household items, Tupperware.

Joe & Linda's Radio Sales, Inc. 3270 E St. Hwy 66

Mattress Sale, Furniture inventory clearance Sam Hess: (812) 547-3116

Beverly Lock 3414 Mozart St.

Yard Sale...Lots of items.

Rhonda Hauenstein 22 William Tell Blvd.

Children's clothing, toys, household items, miscellaneous

Helen Voglemann 843 15th St.

Clothes, videos, houseware, miscellaneous.

Dorothy Hoffman 1239 13th St.

Back of residence - infant and children clothes (5X), bakegoods, miscellaneous.


Cannelton Sidewalk Sales/Yard Sales

Baskets, Bunnies, Bears, & More
321 Washington Street (812) 547-7177

Lots of items on sale. Up to 50% off on some items.

Marie Stockrohm
537 St. Louis Ave.

Large inside/outside sale. Jewelry, antiques, clothing, books, floral accessories, miscellaneous items.

Community Flea Market
3rd St. & Washington Street

Outside tables of sale items.

Main Street Cannelton 614 Washington Street
At the Blue Herron House

Gary Dauby: (812) 547-7518 Sat. 4/27: Weaving, clay throwing Sun. 4/28: John Buckels will sign three of his books: 12:00-3:00pm Photograph display both days. Refreshments will be served.

Leopold Garage and Yard Sale

Bill Mullis 16908 Old SR. 37 (812) 843-5136

Crafts, household items, miscellaneous.

Rome Garage and Yard Sale

Bobby Whitehead 14294 Thrifty Road (812) 836-2636
(1st place on the right on the road to Rome)

Yard sale, live quail, sourdough bread, few clothes, long horn skull, 50 cal. muzzle loader, hot dogs, drink and more.

Bristow Garage and Yard Sale

Mary Rose Herb Farm & Retreat 23112 Cattail Rd.
Rosa Lee Sheard/Dick Betz: (812) 357-2699

Between Bristow and Adyeville on Cattail Rd. Open House at Mary Rose Herb Farm & Retreat. lots of herb plants. Grab and go herbal salad, herbal tea & herbal sweets. For more info: www.maryroseherbfarm.com


Come back and visit us in Perry County for:
Cannelton Heritage Fest, June 8 & 9
Trojan Fest, June 14 & 15
Tell City Summer Fest, June 27-29
Cedar Valley Bluegrass Festival, July 12 & 14
Schweizer Fest, August 7, 8, 9 & 10
Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour
Weekends in October

Perry County Relay for Life will be held June 1 & 2
at Perry Central School.

It's you that makes a difference!

Thank you for attending the 40th Annual Dogwood Festival

If you are interested in being included in the brochure for next year, this year's Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour or for additional information, then contact us at:


Perry County Convention & Visitors Bureau
645 Main Street, P.O. Box 721
Tell City, IN 47586
Toll free at: 1-888-343-6262 or 812-547-7933