42nd Annual Dogwood Festival

Perry County Indiana
Saturday, April 24, 2004
Sunday, April 25, 2004

Pick up a copy at several location through out the county, including:
 gas stations, banks, hotels, etc. or on days of the festival,
at Dixon and Dixon's on Hwy 37 in Tell City, IN


Cannelton City Schools Young Authors and Artists Fair

Old bank building on Washington Street in Cannelton. All students in grades PreK - 12 have written and published books which will be on display. The Young Authors' book entries will be judged and three winners will be chosen from each grade level. The Young Artists' artwork from throughout the school year wil be on display, also. The public is invited to attend.
Hours 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Cornicopia Gift Shop
Sat. & Sun.

621 Washington Street (corner of Hwy 66 & Washington)
Huge savings on giftware and home decor. Large selection of outdoor flags - large and small.
Hours: Sat. & Sun. 10-5. Contact Judy Ramsey 547-4445

Courthouse Museum
Sat. & Sun.

7th St. & Taylor St.
Stop by and see Perry County History. The Museum will be open Noon to 5:00pm.
Contact Gary Dauby at 547-3190 or Bob Ramsbottom at 812-843-5416

Eagles Bluff Overlook Park
Sat. & Sun.

Open 8am - 5pm

Yankee Peddler Mercantile
Sat. & Sun.

472 N. 7th St.
Home Decor - Primitives & Country Furniture - We buy and sell Antiques. Visit our website at www.yankeepeddlermerc.com We are now authorized dealers for the Tell City Chair Co. Trails Line Furniture.
Closed Mon./Tue. - Sat. 10-5pm Sun. noon to 5pm.


Gleeson School
Sat. & Sun.

Perry Central Campus
CR 128 & Old 37
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
Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Contact Bob Ramsbottom at 843-5416


Old Rome Courthouse

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, mashed potatoes, dressing, slaw, green beans, homemade pies, hamburgers, bar-b-que. Also an outside food stand, live music, sassafras tea and a country store. Hours, 8:00 - ? Booths available $5 Call Barry Whitehead 836-2971

Tell City__________________________________________

Dixon & Dixon Auctioneers
Sat. & Sun

Hwy. 37 across from Ponderosa
Annual Flea Market Sat. 26 & Sun. 27th. Areas largest flea market! Antiques - Colectibles - Crafts - Nascar - Variety of items!  ** Fun!!!, Fun!!!, Fun!!!** Contact Scott or Heidi Dixon 547-3814 - Day or 547-2749 - Evening

Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders
Sunday Only

4-H Fairgrounds off Hwy 66 East Tell City
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.
Hours 7:00 am-10:30 am Sunday Breakfast. Contact Julie Hart at 547-7084.

Saturday only

745 Main Street
The local Vera Bradley Dealer. We also have Tyler candles, silver jewelry, specialty foods and much more!
Hours M-F 10-6/Sat. 10-4. Contact Jennifer Williams at 547-4360

Tell City Historical Museum
Saturday & Sunday

909 Franklin Street
Display of old and new quilts by individuals or groups. No sales.
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 11:am - 5:00 pm Contact Dot Kessner 812-547-7991


St. Pius Catholic Church

On Hwy 66 where the Perry County Dogwood tour 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 old St. Pius Church. St. Pius Council of Catholic Women. Contact Jean Krutz at 812-547-8439 or 812-547-5050


Winzerwald Winery
Sat. & Sun.

26300 N. Indiana Lake Rd.
Music & Dinner - Franny Hall - opening act for grammy award winning artists - performs her hybrid rock, jazz & contemporary fold music 6-9pm Sat. In the wine garden, $5 per person admission to performance includes table seating, ribeye steak dinner, 2 beverage tickets and logo wine glass, dinner seating from 6-7 pm. - reservations required for dinner by 4/16/2004. New wines - limited edition Dogwood White and Blush and May Wines released, free tastings and tours. Visit www.fannyhall.com and www.winzerwaldwinery.com for dinner and music details. Located off Hwy 62 at Uniontown, 2 miles west of Hwy 37.
Hours: Sat. 11-5/Sun 12-6 Contact Donna Adams 812-357-7000


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


Come back and visit us in Perry County for:
Tell City Summer Fest, June
Cedar Valley Bluegrass Festival, July 9-10
Schweizer Fest, August 11-14
Das Holz (Wood) Fest, September 25-26
Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour
Weekends in October

Perry County Relay for Life will be held June 5 & 6
at TCHS Legion Field

It's you that makes a difference!


Thank you for attending the 42nd 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