Monthly Archives: November 2016

Christmas Train show opens Nov. 19

The Conductors of Southeastern Indiana Model Train Association hosts their annual Christmas Train Show. The event will run from November 19-January 8 at Heritage Hall, located at 214 Main Street in Rising Sun, Indiana.  Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from Noon-5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. There is…
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Cincy’s Kinderballet presents The Nutcracker-Dec. 17

The AVO Kinderballet out of Cincinnati presents the Nutcracker Ballet. The event will be held at the Rising Sun Senior Center on Saturday, December 17 at 3:00 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public. The Senior Center is located at 510 S. Mulberry Avenue in Rising Sun. For more information, call (513)…
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Santa at the Visitors Center-Dec. 3, 10, 17

Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism will be hosting Santa Claus at the Visitors Center on Saturday’s, December 3, 10, & 17 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00  p.m. Bring the family and a camera! Watch as youths can meet with Santa at the Center, located at 100 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. Cookies and hot chocolate will also…
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2016 Christmas Market at the Museum-Dec. 2 & 3

The Ohio County Historical Museum presents the 2016 Christmas Market at the Museum. An annual event, the December 2-3 event features a variety of arts, crafts, antiques, food, and more! Hours are Friday, December 2 from 11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free. A miniature Christmas…
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Santa arrives in downtown Rising Sun by seaplane-Dec. 2

Weather permitting, Santa will arrive in downtown Rising Sun by Mac’s Seaplane Service on Friday, Dec. 2 at 5:00 p.m. at Rising Sun Riverfront Park. From there, he’ll walk to Main Street and light the town’s Christmas tree. Afterwards, he’ll continue on to the Pendleton Art Center at 201 Main Street and pose for photographs.…
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“Christmas Casino” is open through Jan. 2

Join Rising Star Casino Resort for “Christmas Casino” now through January 2, 2017. The Skaters at Rising Star Casinoevent features live reindeer, public ice skating, visits with Santa, a Christmas store and more! Watch the live “Reindeer Cam” via a computer on YouTube.

The restaurants are renamed for the occasion serving holiday favorites and the entire resort is decorated in lights, ornament, and mechanical holiday scenes! Think you’re seeing elves? It’s not a figment of your imagination–the staff is dressing the part too!santaatrisinstar

The Casino is located at 777 Rising Star Drive in Rising Sun, Ind. and open 24/7. Santa visits and public ice skating have various times.

Skating hours are: Mon.-Thurs.: 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. & Fri. 4:00 p.m.-10 p.m. Hours on Sat. are Noon-5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Admission is $4 per person with skate rental at $2. There is a 50% discount for Rising Sun residents.

For additional information, call (800) 472-6311 or log on to Rising Star Casino Resort.



Rising Sun Main Street presents “Christmas Vacation”

Rising Sun Main Street features its last Movies on Main for 2016 with “Christmas Vacation.” Appearing at the Pendleton Art Center at 201 Main Street in Rising Sun, share the holidays with “Clark” and his family as they are determined to have a great family Christmas–no matter who or what happens along the way! Beginning…
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“Light Up the Holidays” Adult/Youth Coloring Contest Announced

Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism invites both youth and adults to “Light Up the Holidays” by participating in a youth and adult coloring contest. Everyone is welcome to participateand you need not be a resident of Rising Sun/Ohio County to participate. All contestants will utilize the same candle and ornament coloring page provided by the tourism…
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