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Home for the Holidays

Hidden throughout the countrysides of Lawrence and Jackson counties, our unique home-based shoppes have offering of Hand-Mades, Primitives, Country, Antiques, Furniture, Garden, One-of-a-kinds, Jewelry, Seasonal Decor and other needful things…

Load up the friends and family and travel a road less traveled… as always… It’s a Journey to Remember!

Visit the website for more information or pick up a tour brochure at the Lawrence County Visitors Center.

533 W Main Street
Mitchell, IN 47446

 

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SPRING INTO SUMMER

Hidden throughout the countrysides of Lawrence and Jackson counties, our unique home-based shoppes have offering of Hand-Mades, Primitives, Country, Antiques, Furniture, Garden, One-of-a-kinds, Jewelry, Seasonal Decor and other needful things…

Load up the friends and family and travel a road less traveled… as always… It’s a Journey to Remember!

Visit the website for more information or pick up a tour brochure at the Lawrence County Visitors Center.

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Home for the Holidays

Hidden throughout the countrysides of Lawrence and Jackson counties, our unique home-based shoppes have offering of Hand-Mades, Primitives, Country, Antiques, Furniture, Garden, One-of-a-kinds, Jewelry, Seasonal Decor and other needful things…

Load up the friends and family and travel a road less traveled… as always… It’s a Journey to Remember!

Visit the website for more information or pick up a tour brochure at the Lawrence County Visitors Center.

533 W Main Street
Mitchell, IN 47446

 

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Home for the Holidays

Hidden throughout the countrysides of Lawrence and Jackson counties, our unique home-based shoppes have offering of Hand-Mades, Primitives, Country, Antiques, Furniture, Garden, One-of-a-kinds, Jewelry, Seasonal Decor and other needful things…

Load up the friends and family and travel a road less traveled… as always… It’s a Journey to Remember!

Visit the website for more information or pick up a tour brochure at the Lawrence County Visitors Center.

533 W Main Street
Mitchell, IN 47446

 

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A WEEK FULL OF FUN

Join us from October 7th – 12th in the Bedford Square to celebrate Downtown Derby Week!

 

MONDAY

WINDOW WALK Take a walk through Downtown and view the festive window displays of our local merchants. Window displays will be judged by Quinn O’Sullivan, a professional Space Maker in New York City. The winning display will be announced on Saturday, October 12.

SHOP THE SQUARE Shop at the participating Downtown merchants for a chance to win a grand prize package worth over $100! The winner will be announced Saturday October 12 around 5:00 p.m.

 

TUESDAY

WALKING TOUR Join us for a guided architectural tour of historic Downtown Bedford. The tour will begin at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Lawrence County Museum.

SHOP THE SQUARE Shop at the participating Downtown merchants for a chance to win a grand prize package worth over $100! The winner will be announced Saturday October 12 around 5:00 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY

BEDFORD’S JOURNEY A Journey Through Space – Bedford astronaut, Charlie Walker, and other local contributors to the space program will join moderator Marla Jones at the Lawrence County Museum of History in Downtown Bedford to discuss contributions to the space program and share ten things you may not know about the Apollo Space Program. Lunch is included with a $10 donation. Program will start at noon. Seating is limited. Please RSVP bedfordjourney@gmail.com

SHOP THE SQUARE Shop at the participating Downtown merchants for a chance to win a grand prize package worth over $100! The winner will be announced Saturday October 12 around 5:00 p.m.

DASTARDLY DINNER Relive the last moments of Sarah Schafer, the young Latin teacher at Bedford High School who was brutally murdered on her way home from dinner on a cold night in January 1904. Can you solve the murder even the Pinkerton Agency couldn’t solve? Make your dinner reservations now at the Limestone Cafe for one of the two available seatings on Wednesday, October 9th. Times are 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Please call 812-279-0499 to reserve yours

 

THURSDAY

WALKING TOUR Join us for a guided architectural tour of historic Downtown Bedford. Tours begin at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Lawrence County Museum.

SHOP THE SQUARE Shop at the participating Downtown merchants for a chance to win a grand prize package worth over $100! The winner will be announced Saturday October 12 around 5:00 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

WALKING TOUR Join us for a guided architectural tour of historic Downtown Bedford. There will be two tours that will both begin in front of the Lawrence County Museum.
(1) 12 pm – 1 pm
(2) 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHOP THE SQUARE Shop at the participating Downtown merchants for a chance to win a grand prize package worth over $100! The winner will be announced Saturday October 12 around 5:00 p.m.

FREE MOVIE NIGHT Join us to watch the Toy Story at the Harp Commons! Dress as your favorite character for a chance to win a prize! 7 pm – 9 pm UPDATE: MOVIE EVENT RESCHEDULED FOR NEXT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, SAME TIME

 

SATURDAY

BEDFORD BED RACE Decorate your bed and race it around the CourtHouse! That’s right! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE!

FALL MARKET An extension of the Bedford Farmers Market will include extra vendors and craft booths! 8 am – 6 pm

CHILI BOWL Local Churches & non-profit organizations will be selling concessions, including their BEST chili recipes in hopes of garnering the traveling “Chili Bowl” trophy & / or winning the People’s Choice Award! Bring your appetite to support these groups by purchasing food & casting your vote for best chili with $1.00 votes.

FIRESIDE Are you the best storyteller in Bedford? Do you want to hear some of the best stories in Bedford? Join us at StoneGate Arts & Education Center (Shawna M. Girgis Building) from 7pm to 8:30pm. Tickets are $10 per person. Children age 6 & under are free. For more information, call 812-583-6697

 

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GALACTIC GATHERING

Virgil I. Grissom Memorial, Inc. is pleased to announce special guests:

Joel Johnstone & Harrison Schmitt


 

Joel Johnstone:
Have you ever watched The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Newsroom or The Astronaut Wives Club? You would’ve seen Joel Johnstone! While he is in Mitchell, he plans to speak about his role on The Astronaut Wives Club, as our honorable hero, Gus Grissom.

Harrison Schmitt:
As the most recent living person to walk on the moon, we are excited to have Schmitt in Mitchell to talk of his life as a geologist, former U.S. Senator and crew member of Apollo 17. You have to hear these stories!

 

SCHEDULE

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
$20 | VIP Tours | Grissom Boyhood Home
This includes a tour of the Home, hor d’oeuvres and desserts, as well as, a photo with Joel Johnstone.

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
$45 | Photo Op | Mitchell First Baptist Church
Includes a group photo of no more than 5 people with Harrison Schmitt. Tickets will be available at the door on the day of for $50.

 

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free | Open House Tours | Grissom Boyhood Home
Walk through the home that Gus Grissom grew up in.

 

7:00 pm
$30 | Symposium | Mitchell Opera House
This is a special program from Harrison Schmitt and Joel Johnstone.

 

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKETS

 

Want to learn a little more about Lawrence County astronauts? We have a whole blog about them! CLICK HERE to check it out!

While your in town for the event, you may want to check out our Cool Astronaut Finds!