71st National Square Dance -- Tours -- Evansville, Indiana
June 22-25, 2022
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Vincennes, Indiana Tour
Visit the Red Skelton Museum; the George Rogers Clark Memorial and Grouseland Mansion (the home of future President William Henry Harrison when he was the territorial Governor.). Lunch will be at Dogwood BBQ (cost not included in tour price, inexpensive) Available: Tuesday June 21 / Thursday June 23 $105.00 per person
New Harmony, Indiana Tour
Historic New Harmony was settled in 1814, New Harmony was first a spiritual sanctuary for the Harmonie Society and then a haven for international scientists and scholars led by Robert Owen in 1825. Take a walking tour of this historic town. Check out the Labrinth! Lunch will be at the Hilltop Inn in Evansville (cost not included in the tour price, inexpensive) Available: Wednesday June 22. $75.00 per person
Wilstem Animal Safari Tour
Take a tour through the wildlife area with a 40 species of animals from alpacas to zebras. You will be able to feed some of them as you ride though the area. You may see giraffes and elephants! Visit the Roos and Crews barn to see more. For an extra fee, you can walk with kangaroos! Lunch at the French Lick Winery (not included in the price, moderate). You can also do some wine tasting while you are there. Available: Wednesday June 22 / Friday June 24 $115 per person.
Margengo Cave Tour
Take not one but two cave tours! Marengo Cave is a U.S. National Landmark. One of the tours you will see “Caller’s Rock”. Square dances were held here in the late 70’s and early 80’S. Lunch will be at the El Napalito Restaurant in Corydon (not included in the tour price, moderate). Available: Wednesday June 22. $100 per person.
Tour the first state capitol. You will have a guided tour and see many of the original buildings! You will have lunch (included) with the first Governor and his wife in period costume at the first state office building. See “Constitution Elm” under which the Indiana Constitution was signed. Stop in at Butt Drugs with their old-fashioned soda fountain! At the Zimmerman Art Glass Factory, see a demonstration of glass-blowing. You will really enjoy this unique tour! Available: Thursday June 23 $110 per person.
Davies County Amish Tour
SOLD OUT!Take a tour of Indiana Amish country. Your tour will be led by a member of the Old Order Amish community. You will visit a quilt shop, an Amish Bakery, an Amish General Store, and a harness shop. The highlight of your tour will a wonderful Amish meal in an Amish home! Cameras are welcome, but PLEASE do not take pictures of the Amish! Available: Friday June 24 $95 per person
Squire Boone Caverns
Tour this historic Cavern. This was originally owned by Squire Boone, brother of Daniel Boone. There is a grist mill, rock shop and a candle shop. The tour is really great. A word of caution – at the end of the tour you will go up a spiral staircase of 73 steps. (Your General Chairman’s wife has a bad knee and she made the climb.) Lunch will be at the Overlook Restaurant. This is on a bluff by the Ohio River. The view is fantastic! (not included in the cost of the tour- moderate to expensive). Available: Friday June 24 $87 per person