Events

In the Indiana Uplands, we are a region on the rise with a growing list of opportunities to live, work, and play. Join us at these special events as we catalyze our strengths to create new opportunities that lift the quality of life for all Uplanders.

Mar-Oct: Bluespring Caverns

Bedford, IN
Explore America’s longest navigable underground river. This hour-long boat tour allows you to explore and experience the majestic underground and glimpse elusive cave creatures. Learn more »

Apr 14: Appetizers & Opportunities with CDFI Friendly Bloomington

Bloomington, IN
CDFI Friendly Bloomington provides technical assistance and financing to nonprofits, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and public servants making a positive impact in their communities. Learn more »

Apr 30: Daviess County Annual Wine & Brew Fest

Downtown Washington, IN
Wineries, breweries, food trucks, street vendors, corn hole tournament, beer gardens, and live music! Learn more »

May 12-13: Indiana University Rural Conference

French Lick Resort
The conference is designed for community leaders, residents, and professionals who seek to create a stronger Indiana. Connect with leaders from across Indiana, Indiana University researchers, and colleagues from a variety of fields as you learn and share your perspective on the opportunities and needs facing rural Indiana. Learn more »

May 17-19: Economic Development for Community Leadership

French Lick Resort
Join Radius Indiana for this two-and-a-half-day course with speakers from state agencies, site selection companies, secondary education institutions, and financial firms who will share best practices and offer perspectives on local and regional economic strategies. Learn more »

Year Round: Marengo Cave

Marengo, IN
Looking for activities in Indiana’s colder months? Marengo Cave is open year-round! This National Landmark features adventure and leisure tours with unique formations, delicate helictites, stalagmites, and flowstone deposits. This family-friendly destination also includes gemstone mining, mazes, pedal karts, miniature glow golf, and more! Learn more »