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BEDFORD FIREWORKS

The July 4th fireworks will be launched from Wilson Park this year.

In order to honor social distancing and to keep the public safe, Wilson Park will be closed to the public. Residents will be encouraged to find a location within a few blocks of the park to sit and watch the aerial firework display. There will be not be a ground firework display.

The fireworks display is expected to take place shortly after dusk.

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No tax dollars will be used for the celebration; all the money raised for the celebration will be strictly donations. Anyone wishing to donate can contact Bedford City Hall to learn how to contribute. The goal is to raise $8,000.

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MITCHELL FIREWORKS

Fireworks will be set off at the Lehigh Cement Plant beginning at dusk.

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GEM MINERAL FOSSIL SHOW

This annual event features all sorts of gems, minerals, fossils, rocks, jewelry, beads, lapidary & prospecting equipment.

Check back for more information as the event draws closer.

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74TH MITCHELL PERSIMMON FESTIVAL

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Lawrence County’s oldest and largest festival featuring the quirky little fruits, persimmons! The Persimmon Festival offers up live music and entertainment every night, amazing food, games, rides & more! Of course, you will be able to find persimmons EVERYWHERE!

Kick off Festival Week at the Candlelight Tour at Spring Mill State Park (September 18)
Persimmon Festival Parade (September 25)

Please check back for more information as the event draws closer or check out the Persimmon Festival Facebook Page.

 

 

*photo above provided by the TimesMail.

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TIS THE SEASON – ART SHOW

The Lawrence County Art Association hosts their annual holiday art show, “Tis the Season”. The Wiley Art Gallery will be filled with artwork from award-winners and budding artists alike. Pick up the book, “Artists Feature Lawrence County” while you are there, and see the county in a different perspective.

THE SHOW WILL BEGIN ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 AND WILL END AT THE END OF FEBRUARY 2021.

HOURS:
Thursday 9:00 AM – NOON, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM – 5:00PM
Saturday 10:00 AM t0 1:00 PM

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Don’t miss out on this Bedford, Indiana native singing some of his greatest hits! If you don’t know him already, is a winner of Kenny Chesney’s Next Big Star Competition, and he made #12 on the iTunes Country Chart with his first record, “Torn Jeans & Tailgates”. Not only that, he has opened for some of Country music’s biggest stars: Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Jimmy Buffet. Come and support our Lawrence County Country music star!

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Come and see Cody Ikerd & the Sidewinders perform at Shorty’s Den. While you’re at it, savor some good food and beverages, too! It’ll be a fun night. Add it to your calendar!

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CODY IKERD & THE SIDEWINDERS LIVE

Because of the pandemic, the Mitchell Opera House hasn’t opened its doors for a while, but they are still providing entertainment for the community. This Friday, go to the Mitchell Opera House Facebook page to watch Cody Ikerd & The Sidewinders perform live. If you have never seen the band perform, this is a great chance to see them for FREE! They have opened for Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr, Kentucky Headhunters and many more. Don’t miss out!

Click here to go the Mitchell Opera House Facebook Page.

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TRICK OR TREAT

The Grissom Boyhood Home will be giving out special treats from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
A special “candy shoot” will be in place to help follow covid-19 guidelines.

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Halloween Movies

Load up the car and head over to the Holiday Drive In Movie Theater! Enjoy the last of the Halloween movies and the LAST WEEKEND of the season for the theater. Don’t miss this chance to watch a movie under the stars.
7:30 PM Hotel Transylvania
9:00 PM The Addams Family
Gates open at 6:30 PM.
Concession Stands are open!
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