Rising Sun Main Street

PO Box 198
Rising Sun, IN 47040
(812) 438-2750

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  • 06/09/18 6:00 am - 06/09/18 10:00 pm

    The Ohio County Convention, Tourism and Visitors Commission (Ohio County Tourism) along with Rising Sun Main Street will debut the inaugural Rising Sun’s Blues & BBQ in June 2018.

    The Saturday, June 9 event will take place on Main and Poplar Streets in Historic Downtown Rising Sun. It will include an amateur BBQ rib competition, live blues music, kids’ events and a Hillbilly Fashion Show. The event is free and open to the public. Food vendors will have items available for sale.

    Interested amateur BBQ chef extraordinaires are invited to participate. Only individuals who haven’t made money cooking are eligible to participate in the judged portion of the BBQ competition. First, second, and third places will be awarded. You need not be a local competitor to participate.

    “The tourism board along with local businesses wanted to debut a new event,” said Kendal Miller, executive director of Ohio County Tourism. “We’re starting out small with plans of expanding in future years.”

    All BBQ rib competition entries must be cooked on site, with parboiling in advance not permissible. A complete list of rules and guidelines will be forthcoming. Teams can set-up as early as 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 9.

    The Hillbilly Fashion Show will take place at 1:00 p.m. A youth, women's, men's, and family category will be offered.

    Live entertainment begins at 2:00 p.m. with two youths blues troupes. The schedule will be: Rude Mood, 2:00-2:30 p.m.; The Bits Band, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Jimmy Davis, 4:00-5:30 p.m.; The Side Effects, 6:00-7:30 p.m. and Johnny Fink and the Intrusion from 8:00-9:30 p.m.

    The event also features arts & crafts, information, and food vendors.

    Rising Sun’s Blues and BBQ has a new Facebook page and will include additional information as it becomes available.

    For more information on lodging, eateries, and tourist attractions, contact Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism at (888) 776-4786. Additional information is available at enjoyrisingsun.com. Follow Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism is on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

  • 06/15/18 6:00 pm - 06/15/18 9:00 pm

    Presented by Rising Sun Main Street, join us along Front Street in downtown Rising Sun each Th ird Friday from 7-9 p.m. (May-Sept.) for live music along the Ohio River waterfront.

    Owners of historic and collectible cars, trucks, and motorcycles are invited to cruise-in beginning at 6 p.m. and "talk shop" with locals about their prized vehicles.

    Musical performers for 2018 include: May 18, Tayler Lynch & the Insane Outlaws; June 15, Chuck Brisbin and the Tuna Project; July 20, Velvet Soul; August 17, Jay Jesse Johnson Band; and September 21, Acoustic Blue Trio.

    In case of inclement weather, bands are moved inside Heritage Hall located at 214 Main Street in downtown Rising Sun.

    For more information, contact Karrah at Rising Sun Main Street at (812) 438-2750.

     

  • 06/16/18 9:00 am - 06/16/18 4:00 pm

    The Rising Sun River Sweep will take place on Saturday, June 16 beginning at 9:00 a.m. All volunteers are to meet up at the riverfront in downtown Rising Sun. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt. Trash bags and gloves will be provided.

    The award-winning cleanup for the Ohio River and its tributaries have brought thousands of volunteers to the riverfront since 1989 to collect tons of trash and debris. The Ohio River Sweep is organized by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission, an interstate water pollution agency for the Ohio River Valley.

    For more information, log on to www.orsanco.org/riversweep contact Rising Sun Main Street at (812) 438-2750, or e-mail Teresa Valentine at tvalentine@embarqmail.com.

  • 07/20/18 6:00 pm - 07/20/18 9:00 pm

    Presented by Rising Sun Main Street, join us along Front Street in downtown Rising Sun each Third Frid ay from 7-9 p.m. (May-Sept.) for live music along the Ohio River waterfront.

    Owners of historic and collectible cars, trucks, and motorcycles are invited to cruise-in beginning at 6 p.m. and "talk shop" with locals about their prized vehicles.

    Musical performers for 2018 include: May 18, Tayler Lynch & the Insane Outlaws; June 15, Chuck Brisbin and the Tuna Project; July 20, Velvet Soul; August 17, Jay Jesse Johnson Band; and September 21, Acoustic Blue Trio.

    In case of inclement weather, bands are moved inside Heritage Hall located at 214 Main Street in downtown Rising Sun.

    For more information, contact Karrah at Rising Sun Main Street at (812) 438-2750.

     

  • 08/17/18 6:00 pm - 08/17/18 9:00 pm

    Presented by Rising Sun Main Street, join us along Front Street in downtown Rising Sun each Third Friday from 7-9 p.m. (May-Sept.) for live music along the Ohio River waterfront.

    Owners of historic and collectible cars, trucks, and motorcycles are invited to cruise-in beginning at 6 p.m. and "talk shop" with locals about their prized vehicles.

    Musical performers for 2018 include: May 18, Tayler Lynch & the Insane Outlaws; June 15, Chuck Brisbin and the Tuna Project; July 20, Velvet Soul; August 17, Jay Jesse Johnson Band; and September 21, Acoustic Blue Trio.

    In case of inclement weather, bands are moved inside Heritage Hall located at 214 Main Street in downtown Rising Sun.

    For more information, contact Karrah at Rising Sun Main Street at (812) 438-2750.

     

  • 08/17/18 6:00 pm - 08/17/18 9:00 pm

    Presented by Rising Sun Main Street, join us along Front Street in downtown Rising Sun each Third Friday from 7-9 p.m. (May-Sept.)  for live music along the Ohio River waterfront.

    Owners of historic and collectible cars, trucks, and motorcycles are invited to cruise-in beginning at 6 p.m. and "talk shop" with locals about their prized vehicles.

    A list of musical performers TBA.

    In case of inclement weather, bands are moved inside Heritage Hall on Main Street.

    For more information, contact Karrah at Rising Sun Main Street at (812) 438-2750.

  • 09/21/18 6:00 pm - 09/21/18 9:00 pm

     

    Presented byRising Sun Main Street, join us along Front Street in downtown Rising Sun each Third Friday from 7-9 p.m. (May-Sept.) for live music along the Ohio River waterfront.

    Owners of historic and collectible cars, trucks, and motorcycles are invited to cruise-in beginning at 6 p.m. and "talk shop" with locals about their prized vehicles.

    Musical performers for 2018 include: May 18, Tayler Lynch & the Insane Outlaws; June 15, Chuck Brisbin and the Tuna Project; July 20, Velvet Soul; August 17, Jay Jesse Johnson Band; and September 21, Acoustic Blue Trio.

    In case of inclement weather, bands are moved inside Heritage Hall located at 214 Main Street in downtown Rising Sun.

    For more information, contact Karrah at Rising Sun Main Street at (812) 438-2750.

     

  • 10/12/18 5:00 pm - 10/12/18 10:00 pm

    The 31st annual Navy Bean Fall Festival & Seaplane Splash-in will take place in historic downtown Rising Sun on Friday, October 12 from 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. The schedule includes:

    5:00-Rides Open & Beans Served
    5:00-7:00-Live entertainment by Seven Bridges-Eagles Tribute Band
    8:00-10:00-Live entertainment by Chuck Brisbin and the Tuna Project

    Admission is free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chairs! Amusement rides available for a fee.

    Navy beans and cornbread is a Rising Sun tradition!

    A special thank you to Hurst's Bean Company for their generous bean donation!

  • 10/13/18 11:00 am - 10/13/18 10:00 pm

     

    The 31st annual Navy Bean Fall Festival & Seaplane Splash-in will take place in historic downtown Rising Sun on Saturday, October 13 from 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

    The schedule includes:

    11:00 a.m.-Parade in downtown Rising Sun
    Noon-Rides open & beans served
    11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.-The Stampede String Band
    2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.-Black Bone Cat
    5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.-The Menus
    8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.-Rusty Griswolds

    Admission is free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chairs! Amusement rides available for a fee.

    Navy beans and cornbread is a Rising Sun tradition! Come help us celebrate

    A special thank you to Hurst's Bean Company for their generous bean donation!

    For more information, contact Rising Sun Main Street at (812) 438-2750.

  • 10/31/18 5:00 pm - 10/31/18 8:00 pm

    Halloween festivities will begin with a costume parade on Rising Sun Main Street on Wednesday, October 31.

    The kid-friendly Headless Horseman and companion will lead the parade, promptly leaving the corner of Main and Walnut Street at 5:00 p.m. A youth and adult costume contest will immediately follow. Prizes to be awarded.

    Trick or Treat in Rising Sun will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. around downtown Rising Sun. The Headless Horseman will roam around the town and stop and pose for pictures.

  • 12/07/18 12:00 am - 12/07/18 12:00 am

    The pub lic is invited to Rising Sun Riverfront Park on Friday, December 7, 2018 to watch Santa Claus make his grand entrance into Rising Sun by seaplane!

    Weather and river conditions permitting, Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule and flying in to walk to the pavilion to light the City's Christmas tree.

    After a brief light-up ceremony, Santa will proceed to the Pendleton Art Center on Main Street and and pose for pictures.

    The event is free and open to the public.  Times TBA. For more information, call (812) 438-2750.

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