Wild Thing

You've already heard the talk. Maybe you've even seen this river monster in action. Wild Thing Jet Boat Rides in Madison, Indiana. See their website for more information or try their phone number 812-701-1155. Hours vary, but they are open … [Continue reading]

“Civil War Days” at Lanier Mansion

Every June, the Lanier Mansion State Historical site hosts a two day event called "Civil War Days." This small festival is a fun way to connect with the 1860s and learn a little more about the war between North & South. The highlight of the event … [Continue reading]

Music at the Broadway Fountain (Summer Concert Series)

http://youtu.be/zT9P4M2szfQ One highlight of summertime in Madison is the monthly free concerts at the Broadway Fountain. These downtown events are organized by Visit Madison and the Madison Main Street Program. They offer local resident another … [Continue reading]

Farmer’s Market in Downtown Madison

From April through October, you can find local produce (and much more) beside the Broadway Fountain in Historic Madison Indiana. The Madison Farmer's Market is open every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Most booths are open by 8:30 AM and stay … [Continue reading]

St. Patrick’s Celebration in Downtown Madison

March is always a great time to visit Madison, but this year several downtown businesses have planned special events around Saint Patrick's Day. The following photos and video are from the 2013 edition of downtown's "St. Paddy's … [Continue reading]

Why Buy Local?

Sometimes I call myself a local tourist-- driving downtown always feels like a mini-vacation. Why do I buy local? Mainly because it's more fun. Where would you rather have lunch than our historic downtown? There are more objective reasons to shop … [Continue reading]

The Best of Madison 2012

Our friends at inMadisonIN posted this fun survey and named the following local favorites "The Best of Madison 2012." Check out their full results to see what's popular among Madison residents. Hinkle's - Best Hamburger Crystal & Jules - … [Continue reading]

Weather Delays & Closings for Madison Area Schools

Snow Cancellation We post everything to our Facebook page More School Closing Information Are you looking for information about school and business closings in Madison and Jefferson County Indiana? Then here is a list of websites that provide … [Continue reading]