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Ouabache Trails Light Display
The Knox County Parks and Recreation Christmas light display is now on every night through December 26th. The hours are 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and best of all it is free to drive through. Donations will be accepted though to continue the maintenance and upgrading of the displays each year.
Knox County Parks
New Years Eve Watermelon Drop
Comedian, Gallagher, is kicking-off his “Last Smash” tour on New Year’s Eve at the 6th Annual Watermelon Drop in Vincennes, Indiana. Sponsored by First Vincennes Savings Bank, Gallagher will perform at a 5 p.m. (EST) show at Vincennes Lincoln High School’s Ader Auditorium. Tickets for the Gallagher show range in price from $15 to $75 and may be reserved by calling 800-595-4849 or at: Gallagher Show Tickets . CNN is sending reporter Gary Tuchman to cover this year’s Watermelon Drop that will include live break-a-ways to Vincennes from live coverage from Times Square in New York City. Last year CNN’s New Year’s Eve coverage attracted 2.3 million views. Other Watermelon Drop activities include an appearance by Illiana Watermelon Queen Briston Anderson, music, vendors, beer garden, and some other surprises that will be announced later. Music will begin at 9 p.m.
Gallagher Smash Tour
Reach for the Beach
The Vincennes Park & Recreation Department has started fund raising efforts to support the building of a new $3.8 million pool. Several thousands of dollars have already been pledged by local groups and individuals. The new plans call for 25 yard lanes, slides and many child friendly areas. The project was overwhelmingly approved in a public referendum vote May 7, 2013. Opening day could be Memorial Day weekend 2014.
Red Skelton Museum
The new Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy is open now. It opened on what would be Red’s 100th birthday. The second phase is scheduled to open later in 2014. Memberships in the new museum are now being offered through the Red Skelton Foundation from $15 to $500.
Red Skelton Museum
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