Fall Fun Calendar

Family enjoying a fall hayride

Summer’s winding down… but fall fun is picking up!  

If you’re looking for ways to enjoy family fun time as we transition between seasons, mark your calendar with these area events.   

August   

We’re technically still in summer, but with kids headed back to the classroom (both in-person and virtual), it’s starting to feel a lot like fall! 

Carolina Story at Lincoln Amphitheatre – On August 16, husband-and-wife duo Carolina Story takes the stage to perform their self-penned harmonies in front of a limited-seating, socially distanced audience. 

Music at Monkey Hollow Winery and Distillery – Good spirits of all kinds can be found on live music Saturdays through October 17. Call ahead to find out if the summer grill menu is available! 

Music at Pepper’s Ridge Winery – Now through October 24, spend Saturdays and select Sundays enjoying live music and local sips. 

September 

That fall feeling is just getting stronger! It’s a great time to get outside and enjoy it. 

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Tribute at Lincoln Amphitheatre – Eric Brown & the Heartlanders bring the sounds of your favorite Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artists to life on September 5. Hear hits from Tom Petty, John Mellencamp, Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones, and more!   

Virtual On the Hill 5K – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s annual race goes virtual for 2020. Participants can race in their neighborhoods, on their treadmills, anywhere—and any time between September 10 and September 13. 

Grandview Open Disc Golf Scramble – With a play-at-your-own pace that spans September 10 through September 13, this event benefits Lincoln Amphitheatre.

Grandview Fall Festival – The 74th annual festival on September 12 kicks off with a parade and ends with drive-thru BBQ chicken dinners. 

Halloween Weekends at Lake Rudolph – Weekends at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort get spook-tacular September 18 through October 31. Guests are invited to enjoy Halloween activities like bonfire ghost stories, trick-or-treating, site decorating contests, movies, a golf cart parade, and more!  

Will Read and Sing for Food – The award-winning group reunites on the Lincoln Amphitheatre stage for an evening of music and storytelling to raise funds for the amphitheatre.

Walking Man: The Ultimate Acoustic James Taylor Tribute at Lincoln Amphitheatre – On September 26, the stage lights up with an intimate, solo-acoustic tribute to the five-time Grammy Award winner.

October 

Fall leaves, pumpkins, and frightful fun? It must be October! 

Into the Woods – The People’s Theater of Southern Indiana brings the classic musical to life on the Lincoln Amphitheatre stage on October 2 and 3.

Kids Days at Pumpkins and More Farm Market – Enjoy family-friendly fall activities every Sunday in October. On the schedule: pumpkin painting, pumpkin bowling, hayrides, games… and new this year, the Pumpkin Smasher! 

The Goonies 35th Anniversary Presentation – On October 10, Lincoln Amphitheatre turns its parking lot into a drive-in theater for a showing of the 80’s classic. 

Fall Fun Fest and Friends Fall Frolic at Lincoln State Park – Kids of all ages are invited to come out to enjoy hayrides, pumpkin painting, crafts, and games. The Fall Fun Fest will be held October 10 and October 31. Friends Fall Frolic will be held October 17 and October 24. 

Spencer County Fair – Bring the whole family out for three days of fair fun, October 14 – 16. Activities and events include pageants, carnival rides, demolition derby, and more. 

St. Peter’s Church Haunted House – Find fun and scares for all ages on October 23, 24, 30, and 31. Younger kids will enjoy the trick-or-treat trail early in the evening… older kids and adults will want to stick around for the bigger scares. 

Craft Show at Pumpkins and More Farm Market – Artisans of all kinds bring their wares to the market on October 25. While you’re there, be sure to shop the market’s locally made baked goods, seasonal produce, flowers, and more. 

Plan Before Your Visit    

Event dates and times are always subject to change, so be sure to keep an eye on our Events page for the latest updates. 

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