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Citizens Bank hosts ‘Celebrate America’ in Riverside Park, Thursday, July 4

“Celebrate America,” the annual Fourth of July celebration of our nation’s founding, will be hosted by Citizens Bank for the 22nd consecutive year on Thursday, July 4, at Riverside Park in Batesville. A full afternoon and evening of fun, food and music is scheduled along...

The Alpha Center’s ‘Cherish Life Gala’ coming Thursday, Nov. 14

Danielle Adams (pictured), executive director of the Alpha Center, stopped by the White River Now family of radio stations to talk about the Cherish Life Gala, coming to The Compass Church, 4440 Harrison St., in Batesville, on Thursday, Nov. 14. (Click here for more...

Old Independence Regional Museum to hold annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Family Day

The Old Independence Regional Museum will hold its annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Family Day, Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the museum, located at 380 S. 9th St. in Batesville. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for pictures, and Ed...

The River City Cruisers Car Show date announced

The River City Cruisers return to the 76th White River Water Carnival, Saturday, Sept. 7 at Batesville’s Riverside Park. There will be Top 100 plaques, Best of Show, antiques, classics, street rod, muscle cars, rat rides, and much more.  Entry fee is $20 per car, and...

BAAC to hold reception for Summer Art Camp exhibit

Students who took part in creating art at the Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC)'s Summer Art Camp this year learned about artists Johannes Vermeer, Edgar Degas, Frida Kahlo, Georges Seurat, and Leonardo Da Vinci. Camp participants created projects inspired by these artists using a variety...

76th White River Water Carnival schedule released

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and festival sponsors have announced the schedule of events slated for the 76th White River Water Carnival in Batesville. The 2019 schedule of events is as follows: 11 a.m.: Opening of Vendors, Food Trucks, River City Cruiser’s Car Show,...

Melba announces ‘A Very Melba Christmas’ schedule; actor Judge Reinhold returning

This year marks the third annual ‘A Very Melba Christmas’ presented by the Melba Theater of Batesville, with the assistance of local business partners. The 2018 edition of the series consists of 10 different movies with 17 showings beginning on Friday, Nov. 23 with The...

BAAC to host Halloween Workshop for Kids

The Batesville Area Arts Council’s Gallery on Main will be hosting a Halloween Workshop for Kids on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students will be creating Halloween-themed projects with help from the Lyon College Art Student League. The workshop will...

Mountains, Music, and Motorcycles annual event marks 15 years

Riding enthusiasts agree: some of the best motorcycling in America is in the Ozarks.  Built on that simple premise, a festival organized fifteen years ago with no budget and heavily dependent on volunteers. The first event drew about 350 motorcyclists. Now, thousands of bikers...

City of Mountain View announces Independence Day events

The City of Mountain View announces a full schedule of events for Independence Day and Saturday, July 6. Independence Day events kick-off with a patriotic ceremony on the Square at 9:45 a.m followed by the Red, White and Blue Parade at 10 a.m. Live music entertainment...

Cave City Celebrates with the 40th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival

Since 1980, Cave City has celebrated the World’s Sweetest Watermelons with an atmosphere of fun, family and music. The town is gearing up to host the 40th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival this week, beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 10 a.m. Friday,...