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FREE Vendor Space for Blues & BBQ Event-Saturday, June 9

RISING SUN/OHIO COUNTY, IN: A limited number of FREE vendor spaces are available for arts, crafts, information, non-profit and commercial food vendors during the June 9, 2018 inaugural Blues & BBQ event. The event takes place on Saturday, June 9 on Main and Poplar Streets in Historic Downtown Rising Sun. Below are the rules/guidelines. All…
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Blues & BBQ Hillbilly Fashion Show seeks contestants -June 9, 2018

RISING SUN/OHIO COUNTY, IND: The public is invited to enter the Hillbilly Fashion Show, a special event that coincides with the inaugural Saturday, June 9, 2018, Rising Sun’s Blues & BBQ. There are no fees to enter and everyone is invited to participate. The fashion show begins at 1:00 p.m. on the music stage around…
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Rising Sun Main Street announces 2018 Music on Main and Cruise-In

Rising Sun Main Street will present their annual Music on Main and Cruise-in each third Friday of the month beginning May 18 and running through September 21. The cruise-in begins from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with live music from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The events are free and open to the public. Classic…
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Blues & BBQ 2018 Entry Form and Guidelines

Attention all you backyard BBQ connoisseurs! Think you have what it takes to claim you make “the best BBQ ribs” in Rising Sun/Ohio County, Indiana? Enter Ohio County Convention, Tourism and Visitors Commissions inaugural Rising Sun’s Blues & BBQ 2018 event! We are partnering with Rising Sun Main Street and downtown businesses to kick-off our…
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Rising Sun location of Blues & BBQ Event

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,…
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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 from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 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…
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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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