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Bicentennial Plates and Bean Goodies for Sale, Ride Ticket Info

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Bicentennial Plates and Bean Goodies for Sale, Ride Ticket Info
The Navy Bean Festival Committee will be selling a variety of items at the Festival Hospitality Center under the Main Street Pavilion.  Items include:  Bicentennial Plates ($20), 2014 Navy Bean T-Shirts, 25th Anniversary Soup Mugs ($4) and Bean Soup Bags ($2).  The Hospitality Center will be open from 5 to 8 pm Friday, October 10th and from noon to 8 pm on Saturday, October 11.  (Closing times may be extended.) The Navy Bean Fall Festival will incorporate more rides this yea...
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Education Center Baking/Decorating Classes and STEM Camp

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 06, 2014
Education Center Baking/Decorating Classes and STEM Camp
The Education Center of Rising Sun has several events coming up for people of all ages from mid-October until just before Christmas. Register for one or more of their baking classes to help get you ready for the holiday season.  Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursdays (some are two-day classes) and include: scratch pumpkin pies, quick breads and yeast breads, cakes from scratch, desserts, pumpkin rolls and fresh apple crumb pie, gingerbread houses (including assembling and decorating...
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Beans, Bands and Bicentennial Parade for Navy Bean Weekend

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Sunday, October 05, 2014
Beans, Bands and Bicentennial Parade for Navy Bean Weekend
The Navy Bean Fall Festival will be held in downtown Rising Sun and the beautiful Riverfront Park, Friday, October 10 from 5 to 10 pm and Saturday, October 11 from noon to 10 pm. The City of Rising Sun is celebrating its Bicentennial year and the festival committee is gearing up for a Grand Bicentennial Celebration. Beans, Bands and the Bicentennial Parade will be at the top of the festivities.  Shown to the left is "1964" The Tribute, the festival's premier entertainment act.  (Mor...
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Street Closings Before and During Navy Bean Festival

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Sunday, October 05, 2014
Street Closings Before and During Navy Bean Festival
There are street closings citizens of Rising Sun and welcomed visitors should be aware of leading up to and during the Rising Sun Navy Bean Fall Festival on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11, 2014.  All street closings have been approved by the City of Rising Sun and the Rising Sun Police Department. Closings due to Rides and Midway: Beginning Monday, October 6, the Main Festival Stage will be set up in the 200 block of South Front Street. This street will be closed through ...
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Navy Bean Festival Has Two Pageants This Year

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Sunday, October 05, 2014
Navy Bean Festival Has Two Pageants This Year
Every festival needs royalty! This year, the Navy Bean Festival will crown a Bicentennial King and Queen and a Festival Queen as part of the City of Rising Sun Bicentennial celebration. The pageants will take place on Friday, October 10th on the Festival Main Stage. The Bicentennial King and Queen pageant will begin at 5:45 pm. It is sponsored by the Navy Bean Festival and Rising Sun Ohio County Senior Housing, Inc. Three couples will be considered for the royal title including Bob and Grace ...
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New Rising Sun Phone App

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, October 03, 2014
New Rising Sun Phone App
Did you know you can now find information about Rising Sun at your fingertips while on the go?  You can with the new Rising Sun app for your smartphone.  Get immediate access to information and directions for places to eat, stay, shop and play in Rising Sun.  It’s a handy little app especially for those not familiar with our wonderful river community. Go to your favorite app store online and type “VisitApps Rising Sun” in the search bar.  Then click on the Rising Su...
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, October 02, 2014
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same.  One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.  When detected early, the five-year survival rate is 98 percent.  Get screened regularly.  According to Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the American Cancer Society, women at average r...
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Haunted House Back at Little Farm

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Haunted House Back at Little Farm
It's baaaaaaak!  Elsen's Little Farm on the River RV Resort has brought back it's "13 Rooms of Doom."  It's a haunted house open to the general public...at least those who dare to enter! Now through November 1st, the spooky structure is open every Friday and Saturday nights from 7:30 to 10:30 pm.  The cost is only $8 per person.  Plus, you can enjoy funnel cakes, fried oreos and more. Little Farm on The River is located at 1343 E. Bellview Lane, Rising Sun, IN 47040. For q...
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Join Survivor's Rupert for his Rupert's Kids River Ride, Saturday, Sept. 27th

Posted by Deedee Brown on Thursday, September 25, 2014
Join Survivor's Rupert for his Rupert's Kids River Ride, Saturday, Sept. 27th
Join Rupert for the the Rupert’s Kids River Ride at the Rising Star Casino in Rising Sun, Indiana. Registration is from 10-12, with the ride beginning at 12:15. Ride ends at 4-5 p.m. Ride for just $25 for singles or  $40 for couples. Each rider gets a buffet following the ride. 777 Rising Star Drive, Rising Sun, IN 47040

Soup & Sandwich? Rising Sun's newest - Jitterbug Coffee Shop offers both.

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Soup & Sandwich? Rising Sun's newest - Jitterbug Coffee Shop offers both.
Located in the Pendleton Art Center at 201 Main Street, the Jitterbug Coffee shop is Rising Sun's newest eatery and offers steaming homemade soups and grilled sandwiches in addition to delicious coffee creations. Open daily from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., and sometimes later on weekends. A mammoth steaming bowl of soup is $3., add a 1/2 grilled sandwich for $2. more. Stop by and try one of their delicious offerings soon.
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