Upcoming Washington County Events

Ace Hardware of Salem - Dec 10th & 11th

Cookies with Santa! Join Ace Hardware of Salem for a jolly good time at their annual Cookies with Santa event! Santa Claus will be making his appearance Saturday, December 10 from 11 am – 1 pm. Cookies, milk and pictures with Santa are available for everyone on the nice list! Kids, families and pets are all welcome at this free event.

V’s Gourmet to Go - December 13th

Cooking Class Series #2, Tuesday, December 13th from 6:30pm-8:30pm, 108 N. Water St, Salem. Join Vanessa for a very special class and learn to create some of her very special party favorites! Learn to make escargot in a mushroom shallot cream sauce, crab cakes with roasted winter vegetables, garlic shrimp flatbread with sundried tomato pesto, mozzarella and spinach chiffonade,and chocolate and pumpkin tiramisu! The cost is $38/person. For more information, please call 812-620-5924.


Visit the Santa House

This year, our Santa House will be set up right off the square on North Main Street in Fox Purlee Wealth Management’s plaza. Santa will be there welcoming the children of our community starting Sunday, December 4th and running Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through December 18th and then weekdays, December 19th-21st.

2016 Santa House Hours

  • Sunday, Dec. 4, 6pm-9pm
  • Friday, Dec. 9 & 16, 6pm-9pm
  • Saturday, Dec. 10 & 17, 2pm-8pm
  • Sunday, Dec. 11 & 18, 1pm-5pm
  • Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 19-21, 6pm-9pm

2016 Santa House Sponsors

  • GKN Sinter Metals
  • John Jones GM City
  • First Harrison Bank
  • State Farm Insurance- Jason Wade
  • Salem Crossing
  • The Leader Publishing Co.
  • Lifespring Health Systems
  • Mid-Southern Savings Bank
  • Marshall’s Fireplace Shop
  • ACE Hardware
  • Dan Libka- Salem City Councilman
  • West Washington Athletic Department
  • Angie Wilson “Queen of Taxes”
  • Turtlefish Clothing
  • Salem Title Corp.
  • Brick Street Sampler
  • West Washington Elementary PTO
  • Edward Jones-David Morris
  • Hoosier Realty

Welcome New Members!

The Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize our newest members!

  • WOW Washington County
  • V’s Gourmet To Go, 108 N. Water St., Salem, 812-620-5924, restaurant/caterer
  • Good Living Pharmacy, 1201 N. Jim Day Rd, STE B, Salem, 812-404-4153, pharmacy
  • Healthy Clean Services, LLC, 1245 S. Smith Rd, Lexington, IN, janitorial services
  • Progressive Engineering, 1367 S. SR 60, Salem, 812-883-6644, Rental properties
  • Walmart, 1309 E. Hackberry St, Salem, retail
  • Burger King, 1303 E. Hackberry St, Salem, restaurant