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August 2, 2012

Bluegrass, concert musicians set to entertain

Fish fry, Art Chatter also kick off August events


Christian Center hosting fish fry

Victory Christian Center is hosting an all-you-can-eat Country Rhodes Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 4. The event will take place at Victory Christian Center, 9400 E. U.S. 40 in Terre Haute, across from Kellogg’s.

Tickets are $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for children.

Along with the fish fry there will be desserts, fresh produce, school supplies and clothes available for donations.

All donations will go toward the Family Wellness Center.

For more information, call (812) 877-1502.

State Park staging Pioneer Heritage Days

Spring Mill State Park will celebrate Pioneer Heritage Days Aug. 4 and 5. This event explores what everyday life was like on Indiana’s frontier.

Saturday will feature heritage music by Donna and Wes Griffin, from noon to 2 p.m. Donna plays mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer and concertina. Wes plays mountain dulcimer and guitar. The Griffins represented traditional music in a concert series that accompanied the Smithsonian’s New Harmonies roots music traveling exhibit in Kentucky. They have been playing music for 25 years in Kentucky and southern Indiana.

Sunday will feature the park’s inaugural quilt show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pioneer Village. Quilters who have a hand project they would like to work on in the Pioneer Village, or who have a traditional quilt they would like to display, should contact Coletta Prewitt at (812) 849-3534 or The park also will demonstrate traditional crafts on Sunday.

The event is free, but the standard entrance fee of $5 per in-state vehicle and $7 per out-of-state vehicle applies.

For more information, contact Coletta Prewitt at (812) 849-3534 or

Spring Mill State Park is at 3333 Indiana 60 East, in Mitchell.

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