Culver: a summer calendar 2013
Summer, of course, is the most vibrant time of year in Culver and on Lake Maxinkuckee, so here's our best effort at a "one-stop-shop" look at the highlights of the hot months in Culver (and we've tried our best to catch all the "major" events; please email email@example.com or call 574-216-0075 to share your organization's event with us in The Culver Citizen).
Friday, June 21: Culver Academies Summer Schools opening
Saturday, June 22: Movie in the park, "The Lorax," 9:30 p.m., town park.
Friday, June 28: Lake Max Challenge SUP race event kickoff (board demos, short course races), town park
Saturday, June 29 : Lake Max Challenge SUP event, 9 a.m. first race, town park
-Culver Tri Kappa "Chairs for Charity" live auction and event, Culver Cove
-Concert in the park with Jerry Armstrong (Elvis, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra impersonator), 7 p.m.
-Culver High School reunion, 6 p.m., Culver Comm. High School cafeteria
Thursday, July 4: Fireworks with patriotic ceremonies, sundown, Culver Academies parade field
Sunday, July 7: Concert in the park with J.C. Company and Band (bluegrass, country), 3 p.m.
Saturday, July 13: "Launches of Lake Maxinkuckee" historical program (Jeff Kenney), Antiquarian and Historical Society annual meeting, 10 a.m., Culver Public Library meeting room.
-Concert in the park with SL4 Band (60's, Chicago, Eagles), 7 p.m.
Sunday, July 14: Concert in the park with Beth Pare' (harp), 3 p.m.
Monday, July 15: Community meal, 6 p.m., Grace United Church of Christ, Culver (15th of each month)
Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21: Culver Academies Summer Schools Homecoming Weekend
Friday, July 19: Kiwanis Golf Outing, noon, Mystic Hills Golf Course
-Culver Lake Fest kickoff with Canoe, Kayak & SUP Poker Run (5 p.m.) Miss Maxinkuckee pageant (6 p.m.) and “Gong Show” talent contest (7 p.m.)
-Special Council Fire performance, 9 p.m., Culver Academies Bird Sanctuary council ring
Saturday, July 20:Culver Lake Fest continues with bass fishing tournament (5:30 a.m.), pancake and sausage breakfast (6 a.m.), fun runs (7:15, 7:30 a.m.), parade (10 a.m.), golf cart decorating contest (11:30 a.m.), fireman’s waterball contest, games, and more. Complete schedule at www.culverlakefest. com.
-Fireworks over Lake Maxinkuckee (Culver Lake Fest), 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 21: Culver Lake Fest concludes with L’Max bike ride (7 a.m.), Sunfish regatta (9 a.m.), car show (9 a.m.), burn out contest (2 p.m.). Complete schedule at www.culverlakefest. com.
Friday, July 26: Moonlight Serenade, sunset, Lake Maxinkuckee west shore
Saturday, July 27: Fireman’s festival and Lions Club corn roast (Culver town park area)
-Moonlight Serenade, sunset, Lake Maxinkuckee east shore
Weekend of July 26, 28 and 31: Maxinkuckee Players’ “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Culver Community High School auditorium (Friday, July 26: 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 28: 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 31: 7:30 p.m., Friday, August, 2: 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 3: 7:30 p.m., Sunday, August 4: 4 p.m.)
Friday, July 26 through Saturday, July 27: Sidewalk days, downtown Culver merchants.
Friday, August 2: Woodcraft Camp graduation
-End of Culver Public Library Children’s and Adult Summer Reading programs
Saturday, August 3: Culver Upper Camp graduation, parade field
-Ice Cream Social featuring live music with Brett Wiscons (adult contemporary), 7 p.m., town park
Friday, August 9: Concert in the park with Goldmine Pickers (Americana, bluegrass, folk, Irish), 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 10: Lake Max Triathlon 2013, various locations
Tuesday, August 13: First day of classes, Culver Community Schools
Thursday, August 15: Community meal, 6 p.m., Grace United Church of Christ, Culver (15th of each month)
Saturday, August 17: "Cemeteries of Culver" historical program (John Benedict), Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver meeting
-Concert in the park with Playne Jayne (country, pop), 7 p.m.
Sunday, August 18: Concert in the park with Brett Wiscons (adult contemporary), 3 p.m.
Saturday, August 24: Sock Hop in the park featuring American Pie (50's and 60's, country), 7 p.m.
Tuesday, August 27: First day of classes, Culver Academies
Sunday, September 8: Concert in the park with J.C. Company and Band (bluegrass, country), 3 p.m.
Friday, August 30: Lake Maxinkuckee "Gift of Warmth" film festival sponsors' event, Eppley Auditorium, Culver Academies
Saturday, August 31: Lake Maxinkuckee "Gift of Warmth" film festival, Culver Town Park
Saturday, September 14: Culver Wine Fair, Culver Cove
And don’t forget Culver’s first annual fall fest the weekend of Oct. 19.
Ongoing all summer: Culver Farmer’s Market, corner of Jefferson and Ohio Streets , Saturdays at 8 a.m.
-Carillon recital, 4 p.m., Culver Academies Memorial Chapel (each Saturday through August 1)
-Council Fire performance, 9 p.m., Culver Academies Bird Sanctuary council ring (each Saturday through July, except July 26 weekend)
-Garrison Parade, Culver Academies Parade Field, every Sunday evening through early August
-Live music at the Lakehouse Grille Saturday nights at 9 p.m. (see www.facebook.com/TheLakehouseGrill for updates or visit the Culver Citizen online for a complete schedule here: www.thepilotnews.com/content/concerts-musical-night-life-light-culver%E2...).
-Events, classes, Summer Reading program, movies and more at the Culver Public Library. See: www.culver.lib.in.us/programs.htm for the latest.
-Pickup beach volleyball, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the Culver beach. Visit www.facebook.com/pages/Town-of-Culver for updates on beach and park events.