2018 Parish Festival Listings

Following are the parish festival listings as reported to The Criterion as of May 21.

September 21-22

St. Thomas More, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Applefest, Fri. 5-9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., food, pancake breakfast, craft vendors, kids’ games, horse rides, basket raffle, silent auction. Information: 317-831-4142.

September 22

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Dr. E., Indianapolis. Fall Fest, 3-10 p.m., food, beverages, entertainment, games, bingo, sports bar. Information: 317-259-4373.

September 22-23

St. Gabriel Parish, 232 W. 9th St., Connersville. Festival, Sat., 3-11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., fried chicken dinners, German food, smoked port chops, cash raffle, bands, beer tent, horse rides, kid's games, corn hole tournament, quilt and basket raffle, farmers market, face painting, cash bingo. Information: 765-825-8578.

September 23

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Ln., Bradford. Ham and Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., homemade dumplings, raffles, quilts, booths, bingo, silent auction, beer garden Fri. night 6 p.m., food available for purchase. Information: 812-364-6646.

September 26

St. Mary Parish “Spaghetti Dinner” at Lawrence County Persimmon Festival, Main St., Mitchell, 2:30-6 p.m. Information: 812-849-3570.

September 28-29

SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. Fall Festival, Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. noon-10 p.m., food, live music, rides, children’s games, silent auction, Monte Carlo, "Art in the Park," beer and wine tent, wristband Sat., $15,000 raffle. Information: 317-859-4673. Application form and information for artists interested in "Arts in the Park" can be found at www.ss-fc.org.

September 29

St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Pumpkinfest, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., live entertainment, games and prizes, food, desserts, beer, bounce houses, pumpkin patch, pumpkin recipe contest, face painting, arts and crafts bazaar. Information: 317-926-7359.

St. Bartholomew School, 1306 27th St., Columbus. School Fall Festival, 4-8 p.m., games and activities for ages K-8th grade, food. Information: 812-379-9353.

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis, St. Rita Raffle, Auction and Dance, 6-10 p.m., $25 advance tickets include 50/50 tickets, $30 at the door. Information: 317-632-6349.

September 30

St. Mark Parish, 5377 Acorn Road, Tell City. Shooting Match and Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, chili, hamburgers, brats, homemade pies, quilt raffle, big raffle, family games, ham shooting match for $600 beef box prize. Information: 812-836-2481.

October 4-6

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., rides, kids’ games, live entertainment, gambling, raffle, silent auction. Information: 317-356-7291.

October 5-6

Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Oktoberfest, 5 p.m.-midnight, live music, authentic homemade German food, health and safety fair, kids’ zone, 50/50 raffle, $25,000 raffle, beer garden. Information: 317-784-5454.

October 6

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

October 7

Holy Family Parish, 3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg. Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners served 11 a.m.-4 p.m., turtle soup, homemade ice cream, children and adult games, quilt and money raffles, basket booth, bakery and craft booths, silent auction. Information: 812-934-3013.

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Campus, 2605 St. Joe Road W., Sellersburg. Turkey Shoot, Fall Festival and Chicken Dinner, 11 a.m., chicken dinners with homemade dumplings, booths, raffles, quilts, kids’ games, firing range. Information: 812-246-3522.

October 12-21

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 21

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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