Community Events Calendar

Have you noticed that it’s hard to find everything that’s going on around Rush County in one place? Yeah, we did too. Let’s change that.

 

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RECURRING EVENTS

1st Saturday of the month: Tox-Away Day hosted by Clean Green Rush | 225 S Smiley Ave, Rushville | Rush County residents can dispose of oil-based paints & stains (NO latex paints), pesticides, insecticides, aerosols, acids, bases, household chemicals, motor oil, antifreeze, batteries, fluorescent bulbs, mercury, refrigerators, freezers, air conditions & electronics for recycling.

 

AUGUST

11: Bicentennial Throwback Thursday: Rush County Trivia Night hosted by City of Rushville | Princess Theater, 330 N Main St, Rushville |  7:00 – 8:30 PM | Rush County Trivia Night: Jeopardy-style trivia concerning all aspects of Rushville and Rush County history. Three people will be selected to compete in this trivia competition via a knowledge test. | FREE

12: Outdoor showing of How to Train Your Dragon hosted by Rushville Public Library | Discovery Park, 130 W 3rd St, Rushville | 9:00 PM | RPL Patron Appreciation Weekend | FREE admission and popcorn, other refreshments available for purchase

13: RPL Patron Appreciation Free Donuts and juice hosted by Rushville Public Library | Heart of Rushville Farmer’s & Artisans Market | 223 N Main St,  Rushville | Story times at 9:30 and 10:00 AM

13: Heart of Rushville Farmer’s & Artisans Market | 223 N Main St,  Rushville | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM | $5/week or $15/season for vendors, FREE to public

17-18: Stroller Stroll Pop Up Event hosted by Rushville Public Library, First5 and City of Rushville Parks Department | North Veterans Park walking loop | 5:30 – 7:30 PM | Community members, dressed in costume reciting nursery rhymes with sensory activities in between stations | FREE

21: Bicentennial Throwback Thursday: “Now Entering Rush County #2” hosted by City of Rushville | Princess Theater, 330 N Main St, Rushville |  7:00 – 8:30 PM | Part 2 of the 2019 WIPB film that discusses Rush County Art, Basketball, Political Figures, Judge Harcourt, the Courthouse, Jim Scott, the Centennial Celebration, the Historical Society, the Library, Racing, and the Willkie family. | FREE

20: Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk benefiting M.o.R.E. for Kids | Riverside Park Amphitheater, 100 W Water St | 8:30 AM | Pre-registration encouraged. Adults 18+: $20 w/t-shirt, $15 w/o, Kids 17 & under: $15

20: Heart of Rushville Farmer’s & Artisans Market | 223 N Main St,  Rushville | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM | $5/week or $15/season for vendors, FREE to public

20: 7th Annual Princess Theatre Car Show | Riverside Park Amphitheater, west wing | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | $20.00 entry fee, FREE to public

21: Cornhole Tournament hosted by Kiwanis Club | Riverside Park | 100 W Water St | 2:00 PM | $20/person, cash prize | email elsaduty@gmail.com for registration and details

25: Louis the Greek Film hosted by City of Rushville | Princess Theater, 330 N Main St, Rushville |  7:00 – 8:30 PM | Watch and learn about the famous Louis the Greek and his candy shop as he makes candy canes and peanut brittle! | FREE

25-27: Art Sale hosted by Rushville Public Library | 130 W 3rd St, Rushville | 10:00 AM

27: Heart of Rushville Farmer’s & Artisans Market | 223 N Main St,  Rushville | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM | $5/week or $15/season for vendors, FREE to public

27: Rushville’s Riverside Park Amphitheater Concert Series: LONDON STREET (R&B, Soul & Pop hits from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s) | 100 W Water St | 6:00 PM | FREE

 

SEPTEMBER

01: Kennedy Covered Bridges Film hosted by City of Rushville | Princess Theater, 330 N Main St, Rushville |  7:00 – 8:30 PM | Watch to hear the history and heritage of the historic Kennedy Covered bridges. | FREE

03: Heart of Rushville Farmer’s & Artisans Market | 223 N Main St,  Rushville | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM | $5/week or $15/season for vendors, FREE to public

03: TQ Race | Rush County Fairgrounds, 1299 Park Rd W, Rushville

05: Labor Day

06: Blood draw hosted by Milroy United Methodist Church | 114 N Pleasant St, Milroy | 2:00 – 8:00 PM

09: Student Art Show submissions due hosted by Rushville Breakfast Optimist Club | Original artwork and photography by students in grades K-12 mounted on stiff board must be turned into the Rush County Chamber of Commerce | 315 N Main St, Rushville | FREE to enter, prizes awarded. Show takes place at the 201 Building in Rushville on 9/17.

09: 1976 Lions State Basketball Finals hosted by City of Rushville | Princess Theater, 330 N Main St, Rushville |  7:00 – 8:30 PM | Watch and hear the live commentary of the 1976 Lions Basketball team as they compete for the state title. | FREE

10: Heart of Rushville Farmer’s & Artisans Market | 223 N Main St,  Rushville | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM | $5/week or $15/season for vendors, FREE to public

10: St. Mary’s Fall Festival | 512 N Perkins St, Rushville

10: Carthage Freedom Festival

16: Covered Bridge Dinner

17: RushFest | downtown Rushville

17: Heart of Rushville Farmer’s & Artisans Market | 223 N Main St,  Rushville | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM | $5/week or $15/season for vendors, FREE to public

17: Five in 50 Covered Bridge Bike Ride | Rushville Elementary School West, 400 W 16th St, Rushville | 9:45 AM – 5:00 PM | Registration opens 4/21/2022

17: RushFest/Willkie Days/Bicentennial Celebration

17: Rushville’s Riverside Park Amphitheater Concert Series: Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry with special guests Molly Hatchet and Tyler Booth | 100 W Water St | 6:00 PM | FREE

17: Autocross/Derby

18: SPARC Walk (Suicide Prevention Around Rush County) | Riverside Park

24: Heart of Rushville Farmer’s & Artisans Market | 223 N Main St,  Rushville | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM | $5/week or $15/season for vendors, FREE to public

OCTOBER

24: Witches Night Out | Downtown Rushville

24-28: RCS Fall Break

29: Halloween in Rushville

 

NOVEMBER

01: Blood draw hosted by Milroy United Methodist Church | 114 N Pleasant St, Milroy | 2:00 – 8:00 PM

06: Daylight Savings Ends

11: Veteran’s Day

18: Boys & Girls Club Wine Tasting/Auction

19: Christmas on Main | downtown Rushville

19: Silver Bell Bash hosted by Rushville Regional Theatre | Rushville Elks Lodge, 223 E 3rd St, Rushville | 5:30 – 9:00 PM | Tickets: $25 individual, $45 couple

23-25: RCD Thanksgiving Break

24: Thanksgiving

 

DECEMBER

01: Blood Drive hosted by Rush Memorial Hospital |1300 N Main St, Rushville | 12:00 – 4:30 PM

03: Carthage Christmas Festival

03: Christmas Concert hosted by Rush County Chorale |  St. Mary Catholic Church, 512 Perkins St, Rushville | 7:30 PM | FREE

04: Christmas Concert hosted by Rush County Chorale | St. Mary Catholic Church, 512 Perkins St, Rushville | 2:30 PM | FREE

22-30: RCS Christmas Break

25: Christmas

27: Blood draw hosted by Milroy United Methodist Church | 114 N Pleasant St, Milroy | 2:00 – 8:00 PM

31: New Year’s Eve

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