Come for a visit and see these wonderful attractions

Things to do


 Spencer Historic Tivoli Theatre

Tivoli Exterior224 N Washington Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 714-8069

New release films shown each weekend.  Show times: Friday 7pm, Saturday 2pm, Saturday 7pm, Sunday 2pm
Prices:$5 for adult ticket, $3 for children 12 and under.  The Tivoli also features “throwback” (previously released) movies midweek often at free admission. …. more information


Owen County Family YMCA

OCFYMCA_building1111 W St Hwy 46, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 828-9622

Our local Y includes a wellness center, weight room, indoor walking track, group fitness classes, indoor pool and therapy pool, gym, outdoor walking track and trail, and outdoor playground. …. more information


Coopers Commons (Town Park)

CoopersCommonsCoopers Commons is our town park located on the South side of Spencer near the White River.  The park includes two playground areas, open fields, and shelter houses.  Coopers Commons was the location of the first farmers’ market and site of the annual Riverfront Festival in August hosted by the Owen County Preservations.

Coopers Commons has recently became the site of the start head for the MyPath trail, a multi-use path and trail system.


MyPath Trail System

MyPath

The Owen County Community Foundation (OCCF), the Owen County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the Owen County Family YMCA have joined to create a multi-use path and trail system to enhance recreational opportunities and improve safety on major walking routes for the residents of Spencer and Owen County.  While the MyPath Trail System is a multi-phase construction process over several years, the first phase, Riverfront Trail, opened June 3, 2016.  Later in 2016 the trailhead shelter house will be constructed in Cooper Commons Town Park. …more information


Owen County Veteran’s Memorial Park

A once swampy marsh at the dead end of North Washington Street in Spencer is quickly transforming into a park dedicated to the community’s military veterans. Construction of the park begin in June 2016, and when finished the park will include a 40’ x 48’ shelter house, complete with frost barrier, handicap accessibility and restroom facilities.

Gift Shops


Dragonfly Gallery

Dragonfly Gallary45 S. Main Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 585-3732

The Dragonfly Gallery is a locally owned shop serving Spencer and the surrounding area by providing excellent service and quality merchandise you cannot find anywhere else. It is a place for everyone young and old, with artisan gifts and treasures for everyone on your special list! Hours: Monday 10:00 – 6:00, Tuesday 10:00 – 6:00, Thursday 10:00 – 6:00, Friday 10:00 – 7:00, Saturday 10:00 – 7:00, Sunday Closed …more information


Hammond’s Florist & Gift Shop

380 North Fletcher Avenue, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829-3537

Has long been providing Owen County and surrounding areas with beautiful flower bouquets and arrangements, but Hammond’s is so much more than flowers with unique gift items as well.


Owen County Heritage and Cultural Center

110 East Market Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829-8870

Has a wonderful gift and coffee shop. And if you’re not a shopper then you can look over the museum and art gallery while you’re there!


McKay’s Family Pharmacy

305 East Morgan Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829-4821

Not just a pharmacy but gift shop where a wide variety of cards, specialty gifts and souvenirs can be purchased.


Main Street Coffee

MainStreetCoffee1 North Main Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 821-6169

Open since 2015 this family owned Coffee shop offers food as well as hand crafted gift shop merchandise.  You will not be disappointed if you visit Main Street Coffee while in Spencer. Open Wednesdays 7am-5pm, Thursdays 7am-5pm, Fridays 7am-7pm and Saturdays 8am-4pm.


Owen County Art Guild

ArtGuild199 West Cooper St., Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829-1877

Has art work from local artists. Normal Hours of Operation: Monday and Tuesday 9am-3pm, Wednesday 9am-8pm, Thursday 10am-8pm,Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday Closed, Sunday Closed.  …more information


Markets and Groceries


Owen County Farmers’ Market

Banner-pan 459 W. Morgan Street, Spencer, IN 47460

Hours: Saturdays 8:30a to 12:30p

Owen County Farmers’ Market is a quaint market with fresh produce, farm products, baked goods, and quality crafts. …more information


Babbs Supermarket

Babbs

459 W. Morgan Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829-2231

A full service supermarket , open 24 hrs.  Family owned and operated since 1928.

Save-A-Lot, a Babbs’ sister store, is also a local supermarket located at 42 Bob Babbs Dr, Spencer, IN 47460. (812) 829-2222.  Save-A-Lot hours are Monday-Sunday 8AM–9PM


Food & Beverage

Chambers Smorgasbord

ChambersSmorgasbord72 West Market Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829-3022

Home-style cooking all year long! Come take in the aroma of fresh cooked ham and taste the delicious apple butter and fried biscuits. Food is served both buffet style and menu. Family owned since 1972. Hours: Mon-Sat: 6:00 am – 8:00 pm, Sun: 7:00 am – 2:30 pm


Chicago’s Pizza

168 E. Morgan St., Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829-7222

Chicago’s Pizza is a wonderful little place to enjoy great pizza and breadsticks!


China Wok

641 West Morgan Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 828-1113

If you are craving Chinese food then check out this locally owned and operated restaurant. Serving food packed with variety and flavor!


Dairy Queen

404 East Morgan Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829-2711

Satisfy that desire for an ice cream cake! Or perhaps you’re looking for a great place to enjoy breakfast in the morning – they have wonderful pancakes!


El Ranchero

405 East Franklin Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829-2106

Is a unique Mexican restaurant started in Spencer. Experience your favorite Mexican dishes all right here in Sweet Owen!


Jits Thai Bistro

6 E. Market Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 714-8276

Authentic Thai food right here in Sweet Owen County! Now serving lunch and dinner! Open: Wed-Thu11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Fri: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Sat: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Main Street Coffee

1 N. Main Street, Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 821-6169

Charming family owned coffee shop conveniently located on the North corner of the square. Breakfast and lunch specials available, sweet treats and more. Open Wednesdays 7am-5pm, Thursdays 7am-5pm, Fridays 7am-7pm and Saturdays 8am-4pm.


Owen Valley Winery Tivoli Tasting Room

28 N Washington St, Spencer, IN
(812) 828-0883

Visit a true boutique, country farm winery dedicated to growing quality grapes, and producing celebrated wines. Sit on the deck and enjoy the country view while enjoying pure-varietal, French-American and fruit wines. Farm Store and Location: 491 Timber Ridge Road, Spencer