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Rising Sun host city for United Motorcycle Sidecar Rally-June 14-16, 2018

OHIO COUNTY/RISING SUN, IND: The United Sidecar Association announces that its 40th annual National Sidecar Rally will be held at Little Farm on the River Campground in Rising Sun on June 14-16, 2018. All motorcyclists and motorcyclist enthusiasts are invited to attend and/or participate. For interested participants, the rally will feature awards, goodie bags, Show…
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Museum to present QuiltFest, April 6-8

The Ohio County Historical Society will present QuiltFest at the Rising Sun History Museum on April 6-8, 2018. The museum is located at 212 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. A quilt contest is also part of the annual event. Entry forms along with payment and photo must be delivered to the museum no later…
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Tourism commission receives Community and Regional grant awards

The Ohio County Convention, Tourism, and Visitors Commission is pleased to announce that they have received grant awards from the Ohio County Community Foundation and the Rising Sun Regional Foundation. The Ohio County Community Foundation awarded the Commission a $5,000 grant for Christmas decorations and events in 2018. A conference/meeting grant was also received for…
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Light Up Ohio County Participant Checklist

Nineteen Ohio County residents entered the first “Light Up Ohio County Residential Decorating Contest.” The winners will be announced, Saturday, Dec. 9 before 6:00 p.m. In the meantime, download the list of participants and see how  you would rate them against the judges’ picks. First place receives $250, Second $175 and Third $100. Two honorable…
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Letters to Santa 2017-Downloadable Form

Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism will be accepting Letters to Santa in their special red mailbox at the corner of South Walnut Street and Main in downtown Rising Sun. (100 S. Walnut Street.) The box will appear sometime after Thanksgiving. Click on the link below for a form letter for youths to fill out and hand-deliver…
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Marketing Grant Proposals accepted through October 31; 4:30 p.m.

The Ohio County Convention, Tourism, and Visitors Commission (Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism) is currently accepting submissions for 2018 Marketing Grants. Grant opportunities are made available to non-profit/501 organizations groups that produce tourism-related events/projects in Rising Sun/Ohio County. The purpose of the Marketing Grant is to help defray marketing costs for brochures, posters, advertising, signs, banners,…
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Holly Days Marketplace deadline extended

The Holly Days Marketplace deadline for vendors has been extended. Vendors will be accepted until all spaces are filled. Applications and guidelines are available for download by clicking on this link. Holly Days Marketplace Application packet_2017 The Marketplace takes place at the Pendleton Art Center on Saturday and Sunday throughout November 2017.  Space is free…
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Cast your Vote! Navy Bean Festival for Best of Indiana Fall Festival

Cast your vote for the Navy Bean Fall Festival as one of  Indiana’s Best Fall Festivals! Click on the link and locate Navy Bean Fall Festival! Cast your vote and tell a friend! Voting takes place now through October 26, 2017. Winners will be announced on November 1. 2017. Help make Rising Sun Main Street’s…
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