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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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Parade Entries Sought for 30th Navy Bean Festival Parade

Rising Sun Main Street announces that the Navy Bean Fall Festival seeks parade entries for their 30th annual event. The parade takes place on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in Historic Downtown, Rising Sun, Indiana. A $5 registration fee is required, although donations above the minimum amount are appreciated. Prize money will be…
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Speakman House tour benefits local Historical Society-October 22

The Ohio County Historical Society will be hosting a tour of the historic Speakman House on Sunday, October 22 from 1:00-4:30 p.m. The house is located at 10405 Old SR 56 in the Ohio County portion of Aurora. Tickets for the event are $15 for museum members/$25 for non-members and are available at the Ohio…
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The Barn at Willow Creek offers tours, event venue

As soon as you arrive at the secluded Barn at Willow Creek located in Ohio County you feel as if you’ve stepped back in time. The 450-acre property is in the middle of a Classified Forest Wildland Area and a Wildlife Habitat Area. The park-like setting lends itself to beautiful century old trees, moss covered…
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Volunteers for Christmas season needed

Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism is looking for adult and older youth volunteers to help with Christmas decorating this year. Woodworkers, decorators, artists, and a special team to help Santa process the letters he’ll receive in his Santa box are being sought. Youths can earn credit for their volunteer hours. Please call the tourism office at…
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Vendors sought for Rising Sun’s Holly Days Marketplace-Nov 2017

Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism will host Rising Sun’s Holly Days Marketplace on weekends throughout November 2017. An arts, crafts, vintage, and antique market, this new event will take place on Saturdays and Sundays inside the Pendleton Art Center’s Main Gallery. The Pendleton is located at 201 Main Street in downtown Rising Sun, Indiana. Vendors are…
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