May 24, 2013

Vacation / Travel Supplement

2013 Parish Festivals

May 25
St. John the Baptist Parish, Starlight, 8310 St. John Road, Floyds Knobs. “Strawberry Festival Picnic,” 8 a.m.-8 p.m., strawberry shortcake, chicken dinner. Information: 812-923-5785.

May 30-June 1
St. Rose of Lima Parish, 8144 W. U.S. Hwy. 40, Knightstown. Yard sale, St. Rose Men’s Club, food tent, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 765-238-8725.

May 31-June 1
St. Rose of Lima Parish, 114 Lancelot Dr., Franklin. Garage sale, Fri. 8 a.m-7 p.m.; festival, 4-11 p.m.; K of C Fish fry; “Polka Boy,” 7-11 p.m. Garage sale, Sat. 8 a.m-4 p.m.; festival, noon-9 p.m.; FFA pork chop dinner. Information: 317-738-3929.

May 31-June 1
St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 1401 N. Bosart Ave., Indianapolis. Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-357-8352.

May 31-June 2
St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 1401 N. Bosart Ave., Indianapolis. “Summerfest,” Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., Sun. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., rides, games, food, entertainment. Information: 317-357-8352.

June 2
St. Rita Church, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. African Catholic Mass, 3 p.m. Information: 317-632-9349.

June 6-8
St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Parish festival, Thurs. 5-11 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 2 p.m.-midnight, rides, games, entertainment, food, $10 cover charge includes food and tickets. Information: 317-826-6000.

June 6-9
Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Parish festival, Thurs. 5-11 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 2 p.m.-midnight, Sun. noon-9 p.m., rides, games, children’s games, food. Information: 317-888-2861.

June 7-9
St. Louis School, 17 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Rummage sale, Fri. 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. with half-price sale noon-4 p.m., Sun. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $1 bag sale. Information: 812-934-3204.

June 8
St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, 3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs. “3rd Annual KnobsFest 2013,” music, booths, quilts, homestyle fried chicken and ham dinners, noon-8 p.m., live band 9 p.m.-midnight. Information: 812-923-3011.

June 9
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 2322 N. 13½ St., Terre Haute. “Sunday with Sinatra,” dinner and silent auction, noon, $25 per person. Information: 812-466-1231.

St. Paul Parish, 824 Jefferson St., Tell City. Parish picnic, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, games for all ages. Information: 812-547-7994.

June 13-15
St. Anthony Parish, 337 N. Warman Ave., Indianapolis. “Summer Festival,” food, trash-to-treasures sale, games, 4 p.m.-close. Information: 317-636-4828.

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Parish festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, rides, food, music, games. Information: 317-787-8246.

St. Bernadette Parish, 4838 E. Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis. Parish festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, games, rides, food, music. Information: 317-356-5867.

St. Susanna Parish, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Parish Festival, rides, food, games, Thurs. 6-10 p.m., Fri. 6-11 p.m., Sat. 4:30 p.m.-midnight. Information: 317-839-3333.

St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 2222 E. Third St., Bloomington. St. Vincent de Paul Society and St. John Conference, hog roast, 4:30-8:30 p.m., food, music, silent auction. Information: 812-336-6846.

June 14-15
Holy Angels Parish, 740 W. 28th St., Indianapolis. “Music Festival,” music, games, food, children’s activities, raffle. Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 3-10 p.m. Information: 317-926-3324.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Annual Italian Street Festival, Bocce Ball tournament, food, music, 5-11 p.m., Italian religious procession Sat. 6:45 p.m., Mass 7 p.m. Register online for Bocce Ball tournament, or call 317-767-7686. Grandmothers register for a chance to appear on “Cooking with Nonna” taping Sat. 7 p.m., email to register. Information: 317-636-4478.

St. Bernadette Parish, 4838 E. Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis. Yard sale, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Information: 317-356-5867.

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. “International Festival,” Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 3 p.m.-midnight, food, games, rides. Information: 317-291-7014.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 316 N. Sherwood Ave., Clarksville. Parish picnic, Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 2-11 p.m., chicken dinner available Sat., food, entertainment. Information: 812-282-2290.

June 20-22
St. Jude Parish, 5353 McFarland Road, Indianapolis. “Summer Festival,” Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 5-11 p.m., Thurs. Father Carlton’s dinner, Fri. Iaria’s Italian food, Sat. fried chicken dinner, food, games, rides. Information: 317-786-4371.

June 21-22
Christ the King Parish, 1827 Kessler Blvd., E. Drive, Indianapolis. “Summer Social,” Fri.-Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, food, music, games, entertainment. Information: 317-255-3666.

June 22
St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. “29th Annual Street Dance,” Sat. 7 p.m.-1 a.m., games, music, dance Sat. night with $5 cover charge. Information: 812-944-0417.

June 23
St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman. Parish picnic, fried chicken and roast beef dinners, famous turtle soup, games, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 812-623-2964.

St. Joseph Parish parish picnic held at Harrison County Fairgrounds, 341 S. Capitol Ave., Corydon. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., food, games. Information: 812-738-2742.

June 30
St. Maurice Parish, Decatur County, 1963 N. St. John St., St. Maurice. Parish picnic, 10 a.m. Mass, chicken and roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup, sandwiches, games, country store, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Information: 812-663-4754.

July 4
St. Mary Parish, 317 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. “Fourth of July ¡Ole! Festival,” music, food, games, view downtown fireworks, 3-11 p.m. Information: 317-637-3983.

July 11-13
Holy Spirit Parish, 7243 E. 10th St., Indianapolis. Parish festival, Thurs. 5-11 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 1 p.m.-midnight, food, music, entertainment. Information: 317-353-9404.

July 12-13
St. Benedict Parish, 111 S. Ninth St., Terre Haute. Community festival, 5 p.m.-midnight, games, food, $2 adults, under 21 free. Information: 812-232-8421.

July 13
Our Lady of Providence Jr./Sr. High School, 707 Providence Way, Clarksville. “JulyFest”, all-alumni Mass in chapel 6:45-7:30 p.m., food and music in parking lot 7:30-midnight, for ages 21 and over, $10. Information: 812-945-2538.

July 14
St. Lawrence Parish, 542 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg. Parish festival, chicken dinners $10 per person, bid-n-buy booth, hidden treasures booth, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Information: 812-537-3992.

July 18-20
St. Christopher Parish, 5301 W. 16th St., Indianapolis. “Summer Festival,” Thurs. 4-10 p.m., Fri. 4-11 p.m., Sat. noon-11 p.m., food, games. Information: 317-241-6314.

July 20
St. Mary Parish, Navilleton, 7500 Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs. 5K Chicken Fun Run/Walk, 8 a.m. Information: 812-923-5419 or

July 20-21
St. John the Baptist Parish, 25743 State Road 1, Dover. “Summer Festival,” Sat. 6:30 p.m.-midnight; Sun. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. chicken dinner served 11 a.m.-5 p.m., food, games, entertainment, country store, raffle, children’s area. Information: 812-576-4302.

July 21
St. Mary Parish, Navilleton, 7500 Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs. Parish picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., chicken dinner served in newly air-conditioned dining room, games, quilts. Information: 812-923-5419.

July 21-27
St. Ambrose Parish and Our Lady of Providence Parish, food booth at Jackson County Fair on S.R. 250, Brownstown, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Information: 812-522-5304.

July 27
St. Mary Parish, 777 S. 11th St., Mitchell. Hog roast and yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., meal $6. Information: 812-849-3570.

July 27-28
St. Martin Parish, 8044 Yorkridge Road, Guilford. Parish festival, Sat. 5:30 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., fried chicken dinner, food. Information: 812-576-4302.

July 28
St. Augustine Parish, 18020 Lafayette St., Leopold. Parish picnic, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. CST, chicken dinner, quilts, games, raffles. Information: 812-843-5036.

August 2-3
St. Joseph Parish, 2605 St. Joe Road W., Sellersburg. Parish yard sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 812-246-2512.

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 523 S. Merrill St., Fortville. Parish festival, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., games, food, entertainment, silent auction, chicken and noodles dinner, raffle. Information: 317-485-5102.

August 4
St. Bernard Parish, 7600 Highway 337 NW, Frenchtown. Parish picnic, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., chicken and ham dinners, quilts. Information: 812-347-2326.

St. Boniface Parish, 15519 N. State Road 545, Fulda. Parish picnic, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., famous soup, food, quilts. Information: 812-357-5533.

August 10-11
St. Paul Parish, 9798 N. Dearborn Road, Guilford/New Alsace. Parish festival, Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, pork tenderloin dinner, music, kids games. Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken dinner 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-623-1094.

August 11
St. Mary Parish, 2500 St. Mary’s Drive, Lanesville. Parish picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-952-2853.

August 16-17
Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. “Augustravaganza,” 5K walk/run 9 a.m., $20/person or $60/family of 4+, rides, food, music, entertainment, Mass Sat. 5:30 p.m., festival 4 p.m.-midnight. Information: 317-357-1200.

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. “Sausage Fest,” food, music, Fri. 6 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 6:30-midnight. Information: 317-253-1461.

August 18
St. Pius Parish, 7940 E. County Road 500 E., Sunman. Parish picnic, chicken dinner, mock turtle soup, games, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 812-689-4244.

August 22-24
St. Ann Parish, 6350 S. Mooresville Road, Indianapolis. Parish festival, rides, games, food, 5-11 p.m. Information: 317-821-2909.

August 23-24
Prince of Peace Parish “Community Festival” at Father Michael Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School, 201 W. State St., Madison. Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight., Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, food, rides, games. Information: 812-265-4166.

August 24
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., $15 pre-registration, $50 pre-registration family of 4-6, “Fall Kick-Off Fest,” food, music, games, movies, $1 adults, under 21 free, 4-11 p.m. Information: 317-257-2266.

August 24-25
St. Mary Parish Festival held at St. Mary’s School, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, Greensburg. “On Eagle’s Wings,” 5K walk/run Sat. in memory of Steve and Denise Butz and Don and Barb Horan 8-11 a.m., Mass 4:30 p.m., food, games, bake sale, music, Sat. 5:30-11 p.m., Sun. fried chicken dinner 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., festival 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 812-663-8427.

August 30-September 1
St. Joseph Parish, 1375 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. “Fall Festival,” food, rides, games, Fri. 5 p.m.-1 a.m., Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 3-11 p.m. Information: 317-244-9002.

August 30-September 2
Sacred Heart Parish, gymnasium, 558 Nebeker St., Clinton. “Spaghetti Dinner,” 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Information: 765-832-8468.

August 31
Mount St. Francis Retreat Center, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. Picnic, 11 a.m.-midnight, chicken dinner, games, quilts. Information: 812-923-8817.

September 1
St. John the Evangelist Parish, 9995 E. Base Road, Enochsburg. Parish festival, fried chicken and roast beef dinners, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 812-934-2880.

September 2
St. Peter Parish, 1207 East Road, Brookville. “Labor Day Festival,” 10 a.m.-7 p.m., country style chicken dinner 10:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m., quilts, games. Dinner reservations begin on Aug. 1. Information and reservations: 812-623-3670.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 4773 E. Morris Church St., Morris. “Labor Day Picnic,” chicken dinner, games, food, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Information: 812-934-6218.

September 6
St. Anne Parish, 5267 N. Hamburg Road, Oldenburg. Turkey supper, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Information: 812-934-5854.

September 6-8
St. Mary Parish, 212 Washington St., North Vernon. Parish festival, rides, music, silent auction, dinners, Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 9 a.m.-midnight, Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 812-346-3604.

September 7
St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. “French Market,” noon-10 p.m., French food, booths, children’s activity area, entertainment. Information: 317-283-5508.

September 7-8
St. Michael Parish, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. “Fall Fest,” pulled pork Sat. 4-8 p.m., family style fried chicken dinner Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., yard sale, food, silent auction. Information: 765-647-5462.

September 8
St. Mary (Immaculate Conception) Parish, 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville. “Fall Festival,” music, dance, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken dinner, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.. Information: 765-932-2588.

St. Augustine Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. “Harvest Celebration,” chicken dinner, baked goods, quilt raffle, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 812-282-2677.

St. Pius V Parish, 330 Franklin St., Troy. “Fall Festival,” 11 a.m.-5 p.m., dinners, games. Information: 812-547-7994.

September 13-15
St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 North Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis. Fall Festival. Friday 5-11. Saturday 3-11. Sunday 1-6. Music. Food. Games. Rides. Raffle. Beer Garden. Bingo on Sunday. for more info

September 14
St. Anne Parish, 102 N. 19th St., New Castle. “Fall Bazaar,” 8 a.m.-2 p.m., crafts, bookstore, rummage sale. Information: 765-529-0933.

September 15
St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michael Drive, Charlestown. “Septemberfest,” fried chicken dinner, quilts, games, silent auction, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-256-3200.

St. Louis Parish, 13 E. St. Louis Place, Batesville. “Fall Festival,” 11 a.m.-6 p.m., food, raffle. Information: 812-934-3204.

September 20-21
St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. “Country Fair and Hog Roast,” Fri. and Sat. 4-11 p.m., food, booths, games. Information: 317-852-3195.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 I St., Bedford. “Oktoberfest,” Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight, German dinner, games, pie contest. Sat. 5K run/walk 7 a.m. Information: 812-275-6539.

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, 23670 Salt Fork Road, Lawrenceburg. Parish festival, 5-11 p.m., Fri. fish fry, Sat. “Hog Wild” meal, rides. Information: 812-656-8700.

September 21
St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. “St. Rita Funfest: A Blast From the Past,” 11 a.m.-10 p.m., games, food. Information: 317-632-9349.

St. Bridget Parish, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. “Oktoberfest,” 3-9 p.m., food, games, entertainment. Information: 765-458-5412.

September 22
St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane, N.E., Bradford. Parish picnic, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., ham and chicken dinner 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., booths, games, silent auction. Information: 812-364-6646.

September 24
St. Mary, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. “Latin Fiesta,” bilingual Mass 5:30 p.m., fiesta 6:30-11 p.m., traditional Mexican music and dancing, foods from Latin America. Information: 812-944-0417.

September 25
St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, 3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs. Dessert and card party, 6-10 p.m., $5 per person. Information: 812-923-3011.

St. Mary Parish “Persimmon Festival” on Main Street, Mitchell. Italian dinner $6, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Information: 812-849-3570.

September 26-28
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Festival, 6-11 p.m., rides, games, food, music, silent auction, festival times may change closer to event. Information: 317-356-7291.

September 27-28
SS. Francis and Clare Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. “Fall Festival,” Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, rides, art in the park, music. Information: 317-859-4673.

September 29
St. Gabriel Parish “Fall Festival” at Fayette County Fairgrounds, 2690 N. Park Road, Connersville. Fried chicken dinner, games, pumpkins, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 765-825-8578.

St. Mark Parish, 5377 Acorn Road, Tell City. Parish picnic, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. CST, ham shoot, food, quilts, games, raffle. Information: 812-836-2481.

October 4-5
Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. “Oktoberfest,” food, music, 5 p.m.-midnight. Information: 317-784-5454.

October 6
Holy Family Parish, 3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg. “Fall Festival,” 9 a.m.-7 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, games. Information: 812-934-3013.

St. Joseph Parish, Clark County, 2605 St. Joe Road W., Sellersburg. “Fall Festival,” 11 a.m., turkey shoot, food, games, quilts. Information: 812-246-2512.

October 12
St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, 4052 E. 38th St., Indianapolis. “St. Andrew Fest,” homecoming, dinner, entertainment, games, 5:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-546-1571.

October 13
St. Mary-of-the-Rock, 17440 St. Mary’s Road, Batesville. “Turkey Festival,” dinner, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-934-4165.

October 20
St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, 6501 St. Isidore Road, Bristow. “Fall Festival,” 11 a.m., food, games, shooting match. Information: 812-843-5713. †

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