Rush County 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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OTHER CALENDARS

Rush County Schools 

 

MAY

20: Registration deadline for Kids Grades 1-6 Summer Camp (6/20-24, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM) hosted by City of Rushville Parks Department | $50 per camper (financial assistance is available to those who qualify). Application dropped at schools also available from Carla at the City Center. If you have questions, please contact Kathi Jackley, the Natural resource and program coordinator, at programs@cityofrushville.in.gov

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

21: Rush 200 CashBash hosted by Rush County Chamber of Commerce | Rushville Elks, 223 E 3rd St, Rushville | 6:30 – 9:30 PM, drawing at 7:30 | $100 Reverse raffle with chance to win up to $2,500! ONLY 125 tickets available. Several cash prizes and gift baskets will also be given away. All the food and drinks for the evening included. Ages 21+

23: Last Day of School

23 – July 02: Oceans of Possibility Summer Reading Club hosted by Rushville Public Library | open to ALL ages with an up-to-date library card in good standing | Infants-Grade 12 will receive prizes and coupons for each level completed. Upon completion will receive books and an invitation to the Ice Cream Bash. | Adults who complete the program will receive their choice of a gift card or invitation to a dinner party as a reward.

24: I Spy with a Naturalist Eye hosted by City of Rushville Parks Department | Riverside Park, 100 W Water St, Rushville | 6:30 – 7:30 PM | All ages. Bring binoculars, if you have them. FREE

25: Community Based Action Planning (CBAP) “All Projects” meeting hosted by Rush County Community Foundation | City Center, 330 N Main St, Rushville | 11:15 AM – 1:30 PM | Make a positive change in your community. All are welcome!

25: Milroy Cemetery Company UTV/Jeep Benefit Ride

26: Shark Tank! hosted by Rushville Public Library | Boys & Girls Club, 1590 N Sexton St, Rushville | 1:00 – 2:00 PM | Real sharks from the Newport Aquarium will visit. Sign up required. Limited to 125. FREE

27: Waggener Community Pool opening day | 1340 N Sexton St, Rushville

28: 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

30: Memorial Day

 

JUNE

01: Toddler & Infants Summer Story Reading Time hosted by Rushville Public Library | 130 W 3rd St, Rushville | 10:00 AM | Miss Pam will read fish stories, have finger puppet plays, crafts and coloring sheets

01: ABC Book Club: Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry hosted by Rushville Public Library |  Mocha Moose, 245 N Main St, Rushville | 11:00 AM | FREE

04: 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

04: Rush County Fair Queen Pageant

05: RCHS Graduation

06-11: Children Grades K-6 Help Decorate the Sunken Pirate Ship hosted by Rushville Public Library | 130 W 3rd St, Rushville

11: 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

11: Adult Hispanic Cooking Class (6/11, 18, 25, 7/2, 9) hosted by Rushville Public Library | RCHS, 1201 Lions Path, Rushville | FREE but sign-up is required and begins 5/16. Limited to 12 participants. Learn how to make authentic Hispanic foods in this hands-on experience and receive a free cookbook. This class would retail for $400 but is made available at no cost due to a grant from the American Libraries Association Humanities grant.

11: Rushville’s Riverside Park Amphitheater Concert Series: Pearl Jam Tribute Chicago | 100 W Water St | 6:00 PM | FREE

12: Customer Appreciation Ice Cream Social hosted by The Sampler | 7138 W 235 S, Homer | 12:00 – 4:00 PM | Celebrate with ice cream, hot dogs, hamburgers, chips & drinks. | FREE Anyone that sends an RSVP to (765) 663-2233 or sampler@samplercherryfurniture.com by 6/1 will be entered into a drawing to win a Sampler gift certificate.

15: Toddler & Infants Summer Story Reading Time hosted by Rushville Public Library | 130 W 3rd St, Rushville | 10:00 AM | Miss Pam will read fish stories, have finger puppet plays, crafts and coloring sheets

15: Literary Society hosted by Rushville Public Library | 130 W 3rd St, Rushville | 1:00 – 2:00 PM | Discuss what you’ve been reading or watching. Bring crafts. Open to all. FREE

21: Mayor’s 5k

18: Golf Outing hosted by Milroy Economic Development Corporation

18: 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

18: Rushville’s Riverside Park Amphitheater Concert Series: Departure (The Journey Tribute Band) | 100 W Water St | 6:00 PM | FREE

19: TQ Race

20: Father’s Day

22: Teens Coaster Decorating hosted by Rushville Public Library | 130 W 3rd St, Rushville | 2:00 – 3:00 PM | Decorate a set of 4 coasters. Food provided. RSVP required. FREE.

24: Children Grades 1-6 Water Safety hosted by City of Rushville Parks Department & Rushville Public Library | Waggoner Pool, 1340 N Sexton St, Rushville | This is part of the Parks Department’s Summer Camp. Summer reading participants can register for the whole week at the reduced fee of $40 or come for just this session for FREE.

24: Children Grades 1-6 Help Decorate the Sunken Pirate Ship hosted by Rushville Public Library | 130 W 3rd St, Rushville

24: Jason Kuhn Golf Outing

25: Lion Pride 5k Run and Walk hosted by SIRC (Southeastern Indiana Racing Circuit) | Benjamin Rush Jr High, 1601 N Sexton St, Rushville | Registration 7:15 AM, Start time 8:30 AM | Early entry fee (by 6/14): $15 w/o shirt, $20 w/shirt; After 6/14: $20 w/o shirt, shirts available for purchase $25. Visit www.StuartRoadRacing.com for online registration. Or download the entry form to pay by check.

25: 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

25: MCC ATV & Jeep Run

25-30: Rush County Fair | Fairgrounds, 1299 Park Rd W, Rushville

26: Tractor Pull

27: Tractor PULL NTPA

28: Flat Drags

29: Micro Sprints

30: Micro Sprints

29: Toddler & Infants Summer Story Reading Time hosted by Rushville Public Library | 130 W 3rd St, Rushville | 10:00 AM | Miss Pam will read fish stories, have finger puppet plays, crafts and coloring sheets

29: Kids Grades K-12 Foam Party hosted by Rushville Public Library | Riverside Park Amphitheater, 100 W Water St | Play and dance in a mound of foam. RSVP

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

 

JULY

01-02: Rush County Fair | Fairgrounds, 1299 Park Rd W, Rushville

01: TQ Race

02: TQ Race

02: 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

04: July 4th Celebration | Rushville Breakfast Optimist Club Car Show | Parade starts on Perkins St. | Fireworks behind Rushville Elementary School | TQ at Fairgrounds

09: 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

09: Rushville’s Riverside Park Amphitheater Concert Series: DIRTY DEEDS (The AC/DC Experience) | 100 W Water St | 6:00 PM | FREE

09: Neighborhood Pool Party hosted by Rushville Public Library | Waggener Community Pool, 1340 N Sexton St, Rushville | Food provided by participants of Hispanic cooking class. Activities and music. Open to all and FREE but limited to 200 people.

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

16: 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

16: Libations by the Levee hosted by Indiana On Tap | Riverside Park, Rushville | 2:00 – 6:00 PM | community festival with local artists, new food trucks, games, and three music groups playing for the entire festival, including previous Guitarmeggedon winner Michael Kelsey, Irish punk band The Dirty Tweeds, and the Ryan Rosenberger Trio, tastings from 20+ Indiana breweries, wineries & distilleries | tickets: $30-$39

23: 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

23: Rushville’s Riverside Park Amphitheater Concert Series: Simply Elton (Tribute to Elton John) | 100 W Water St | 6:00 PM | FREE

29: Waggener Community Pool last day | 1340 N Sexton St, Rushville

30: 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

29: Pooches at the Pool hosted by Waggener Community Pool | 1340 N Sexton St, Rushville

 

AUGUST

02: First day of school for kindergarten

03: First day of school for all other students

04: Pioneer Engineers Club 74th Annual Reunion (Steam Show) hosted by Pioneer Engineers Club | Caldwell Pioneer Acres, 3707 S 200 W, Rushville | 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Tickets: $5/day or $10/all days, children 12 and under free

05: Pioneer Engineers Club 74th Annual Reunion (Steam Show) hosted by Pioneer Engineers Club | Caldwell Pioneer Acres, 3707 S 200 W, Rushville | 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Tickets: $5/day or $10/all days, children 12 and under free

05: Golf Outing hosted by Rush Memorial Foundation

06: Pioneer Engineers Club 74th Annual Reunion (Steam Show) hosted by Pioneer Engineers Club | Caldwell Pioneer Acres, 3707 S 200 W, Rushville | 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Tickets: $5/day or $10/all days, children 12 and under free

06: 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

07: Pioneer Engineers Club 74th Annual Reunion (Steam Show) hosted by Pioneer Engineers Club | Caldwell Pioneer Acres, 3707 S 200 W, Rushville | 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Tickets: $5/day or $10/all days, children 12 and under free

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

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

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

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

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

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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