2017 Parish Festival Listings

July 13-15

St. Christopher Parish, 5301 W. 16th St., Indianapolis. Mid-Summer Festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. noon-11 p.m., food, carnival games, rides, bingo, Monte Carlo. Information: 317-241-6314.

Holy Spirit Parish, 7243 E. 10th St., Indianapolis. Parish Festival, Thurs. 6-11 p.m., Fri. 6 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 1 p.m.-midnight, food, rides, games, entertainment. Information: 317-353-9404.

July 15-16

All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, St. John the Baptist Campus, 25743 State Rte. 1, Guilford. Summer Festival, Sat. 5-9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chicken dinner, lunch stand, music, kiddie land, big money and grand raffles, country store, beer gardens. Information: 812-576-4302.

July 23-29

St. Ambrose Parish, food booth at Jackson County Fair on S.R. 250, Brownstown, 2-10 p.m. Information: 812-522-5304.

July 29

St. Mary Parish, 777 S. 11th St., Mitchell. Hog Roast and Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., pulled pork dinners with sides $6.50, raffle, door prizes, silent auction, cake walk. Information: 812-849-3570.

July 29-30

All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, St. Martin Campus, 8044 Yorkridge Road, Guilford. Festival, Sat. 5-9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chicken dinner, lunch stand, music, kiddie land, big money and grand raffles, country store, beer gardens. Information: 812-576-4302.

July 30

St. Augustine Parish, 18020 Lafayette St., Leopold. Parish Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, fried chicken dinner, big raffle, handmade quilts, silent auction, baked goods and crafts, bingo, cake wheel, children’s rides and games. Information: 812-843-5143.

August 4-5

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 523 S. Merrill St., Fortville. Summer Festival, Fri. 7-11 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., home-cooked meals, raffle, games, bingo, Monte Carlo on Fri. ($20 per person). Information: 317-485-5102.

August 6

St. Bernard Parish, 7600 Hwy. 337 N.W., Depauw. Picnic and Raffle, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., country fried chicken and ham dinners, homemade noodles and pies served in an air-conditioned dining room until 2 p.m., carry out available, drawing for $10,000 with only 300 $100 tickets, silent auction, games for kids and adults, 50/50 raffle, gun raffle, handmade quilts, games of chance, live music 11 a.m.-1 p.m.. Information or ticket purchase: 812-347-2326 or SaintBernardCatholicChurch@gmail.com.

St. Boniface Parish, 15519 N. State Road 545, Fulda. Parish Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, soup, food, quilts, music, games. Information: 812-357-5533.

August 12

Immaculate Conception Parish, 2081 E. Cty Road 820 S., Greensburg. Community Consignment Auction, begins at 9:30 a.m. and will last 5-6 hours (items accepted Aug. 11 from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.), pulled pork sandwiches available at lunch, raffles. Information: 812-591-2362.

August 12-13

All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, St. Paul Campus, 9798 N. Dearborn Road, Guilford. Parish Festival, Sat. 5-9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chicken dinner, turtle soup, lunch stand, music, kiddie land, big money and grand raffle, country store and beer garden. Information: 812-576-4302.

August 13

St. Mary Parish, 2500 St. Mary’s Dr. NE., Lanesville. Annual Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., chicken and ham dinner served country style in air-conditioned dining room, $6,000 in cash prizes, quilt raffle, linen/craft booths, Granny’s Attic, games, silent auction. Mass schedule: 8 and 10:30 a.m. Information: 812-952-2853.

August 18-19

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. Augustravaganza, 4 p.m.-midnight, catered suppers (Fri. fried chicken, Sat., prime rib) and bingo in air-conditioned hall, kids games, raffle, Monte Carlo, 5K or 1 mile walk/run Sat. morning, baby crawl, live music, beer garden, alumni booth. Pre-festival activities on Thurs. night, Cookies and Canvas for kids and beer tasting for adults 21 and older. Information: www.nativityindy.org/augustravaganza-1, 317-357-1200.

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. Sausage Fest, Fri. 6 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 5:30 p.m.-midnight, sausage, food vendors, inflatables, games, cake walk, face painting, teen area, live music, Sun King beer, wine garden. Information: 317-253-1461.

August 19-20

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, Floyd County, 5719 Saint Mary’s Road, Floyds Knobs. Knobfest, Sat. 6 p.m.-midnight, Sun. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. gambling and beer garden, “100% Poly” band 9 p.m.-midnight; Sun. home-cooked chicken dinners, booths, prizes, quilts, bingo, kids zone. Information: 812-923-3011.

August 20

St. Nicholas Parish, Ripley County, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman. Church Picnic, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., buffet style fried chicken, roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup, games, raffles, beer garden. Information: 812-623-2964.

August 24-26

St. Ann Parish, 6350 S. Mooresville Road, Indianapolis. Parish Festival, celebrating 100 years, 5-11 p.m. each day, food, games, rides, raffle, casino. Information: 317-821-2909.

August 25-26

Father Michael Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School, 201 W. State St., Madison. Shawe and Pope John XXIII Summertime Festival, 5 p.m.-midnight, food booths, live music, $16 carnival ride wrist bands, cash raffle, beer tent. Information: 812-265-4166.

August 26

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Eighth Annual IHM Neighborhood 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., $15, ages 6 and younger free. Ninth Annual IHM Neighborhood Fall Kickoff Fest, 4-11 p.m., $1 per person, music, food, beverages, games. Information: 317-257-2266.

August 26-27

St. Mary Parish, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, Greensburg. Festival, Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., fried chicken dinners, live music, raffles, games, silent auction, bingo. Information: 812-663-8427.

September 1-3

St. Joseph Parish, 1401 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Fri. and Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 3-11 p.m., food, rides, games. Information: 317-244-9002.

September 1-4

Sacred Heart Parish, gymnasium, 558 Nebeker St., Clinton. Spaghetti Fest, Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., sauce prepared by Knights of Columbus #9441, air-conditioned dining, handicapped accessible, adults $8, children 12 and under $5, silent auction, craft booths, free parking. Information: 765-832-8468.

September 3

St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Decatur County, St. John the Evangelist Campus, 9995 E. Base Road, Greensburg. Enochsburg Church Picnic, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fireside Inn fried chicken, roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup, games and booths. Information: 812-934-2880.

September 4

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 4773 E. Morris Church St., Morris. 100th Labor Day Festival and Chicken Dinner, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners in air-conditioned hall 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., reservations available for handicapped, grand raffle for $10,000 or ATV, $100 awarded every 30 minutes from

11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., early bird drawing of $100 on Aug. 20, lunch stand opens at 11 a.m., crafts, basket booth, games, produce booth, music, beer and wine. Information: 812-934-6218.

St. Peter Parish, Franklin County, 1207 East Road, Brookville. 97th Annual Labor Day Festival, 10 a.m.‑7 p.m., family style chicken dinner, turtle soup, quilt raffle. Information: 765-647-5462.

September 8-10

St. Mary Parish, 629 Clay St., North Vernon. Community Festival, Fri. 4 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 3 p.m.-midnight, Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri. all-you-can-eat fish fry, Sat. outdoor grilling, Sun. all-you-can-eat chicken lunch, kickball tournament Sat. morning in city park, $10,000 cash raffle ($50 tickets), carnival rides, live music, silent auction, spin to win, face painting, family area, beer garden. Information: 812-346-3604.

September 9

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. French Market, noon-10 p.m., French food, music, artisans, children’s activities, historic church tours, Mass in French at 5:30 p.m. Information: 317-283-5508.

September 9-10

St. Michael Parish, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. Fall Festival, Sat. 4-11 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. smoked pork chop dinner, Sun. family style chicken dinner. Information: 765-647-5462.

September 10

St. Augustine Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. Parish Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., harvest chicken dinners $9, cake wheel, food, quilt raffle, bake sale. Information: 812-282-2677.

St. Mary (Immaculate Conception) Parish, 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville. Fall Festival, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., chicken dinner served 11 am-3 p.m., games live auction, craft booths, home cooking booth. Information: 765-932-2588.

September 15-16

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Country Fair, Fri. 4-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., hog roast, carnival rides and midway, youth and adult games, food, drinks, live entertainment. Information: 317-852-3195.

St. Rose of Lima Parish, 114 Lancelot Dr., Franklin. Parish Festival, Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., food, outside Mass (weather permitting), kids’ games, entertainment, bingo, raffles. Information: 317-783-3929.

September 15-17

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m. Sat. 1-11 p.m. Sun. 1-6 p.m., food, live music, midway rides, kids’ games, bingo, beer garden. Information: 317-546-4065.

September 16

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Multi‑Cultural Festival, begins at 4 p.m. with bilingual Mass, American and Hispanic foods, music and dancing, raffles, games. Information: 812-944-0417.

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Dr. E., Indianapolis. Fall Fest, noon-10 p.m., food, beer garden, Kiddie Carnival area, live bands, midway, adventure zone, bingo, silent auction. Information: 317-259-4373.

St. Bridget Parish, St. Anthony Center, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Octoberfest, 4 -10 p.m., German food served 4-7 p.m., adults $12, children 6-12 $5, under 5 free, $5 raffle, first prize $550, second $300, third $200, 50/50, kiddie land, train ride, games, country store, crafts, beer and wine garden. All are welcome for 4 p.m. Mass. Information: 765-732-3170.

September 17

St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michael Dr., Charlestown. Septemberfest, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., fried chicken dinner and traditional Mexican food, silent auction, games of chance, $500 Jay C/Kroger gift card raffle, money and quilt raffles, music and dancing. Mass schedule: 11 a.m. bilingual. Information: 812-256-3200.

St. Louis Parish, 13 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, food, games, raffle, beer garden. Information: 812-934-3204.

Deming Park Lions Shelter One and Two, 500 S. Fruitridge Ave., Terre Haute. St. Joseph University Parish picnic after 11:30 a.m. Mass. Information: 812-232-7011.

September 22-23

SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. Fall Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. noon-11 p.m., evening sit-down dinners and food tents, dessert and wine bar, $10,000 grand prize raffle, carnival rides, live music, silent auctions, artist booths, Monte Carlo, children’s tent, petting zoo, teen games, cake wheel, dime toss, quilt raffle, beer tent, special festival Mass times. Information: 317-859-4673.

September 23

St. Gabriel Parish, 232 W. Ninth St., Connersville. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., fried chicken dinner, silent auction. Information: 765-825-8578.

September 24

St. Mark Parish, Perry County, 5377 Acorn Road, Tell City. Shooting Match and Picnic, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. CT, shoot for ham and beef, homemade chili and pies, quilts, big money and prize raffle. Information: 812-836-2481.

St. Michael, 11400 Farmers Ln., Bradford. Ham and Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., homemade dumplings, raffles, quilts, booths, bingo, silent auction. Information: 812-364-6646.

September 27

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, Floyd County, 5719 Saint Marys Road, Floyds Knobs. Card party, 7-10 p.m., door prizes, $5 per person. Information: 812-923-3011.

St. Mary Parish “Italian Dinner” at Lawrence County Persimmon Festival, Main St., Mitchell, 4-7 p.m. Information: 812-849-3570.

September 28-30

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, rides, games, live entertainment, gambling, raffle, silent auction. Information: 317-356-7291.

September 29-30

Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Oktoberfest, 5 p.m.-midnight, raffle, health and safety fair, kids games and inflatables, authentic German food, Fri. “The Flying Toasters” band, Sat. “Woomblies Rock Orchestra” band. Information: 317-784-5454.

St. Thomas More, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Applefest, Fri., 5-9 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m., food barn, carnival, kids games, crafters, corn hole, wine and beer garden. Information: 317-831-4142.

October 1

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Campus, 2605 St. Joe Road W., Sellersburg. Turkey Shoot, Fall Festival and Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m. until folks leave, chicken dinners with homemade dumplings, booths, raffles for items and money, quilts, firing range. Information: 812‑246-3522.

Holy Family Parish, 3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg. Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., fried chicken and roast beef dinners with sides, homemade ice cream, money raffle, quilts, pull tabs, basket booth, kids games, silent auction, baked goods, Christmas crafts. Information: 812-934-3013.

October 7

St. Mary Parish, serving American and Mexican food during the Harvest Homecoming Parade, corner of Spring and Eighth streets, New Albany. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 812-944-0417.

October 13-22

Downtown Square, Rockville. St. Joseph Parish Cruller Shack at the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 765-569-5406.

October 15

St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, 6501 St. Isidore Road, Bristow. Shooting Match/Festival, 10:30 a.m. CT, food, raffle, bingo, children’s games. Information: 812-843-5713.

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