Calendar of Events

August 10, 2013

It’s a Garden Party at Mill Race Center

“I went to a garden party to reminisce with my old friends” – familiar lyrics from Ricky Nelson’s 1972 hit song and the inspiration for a multi-faceted event at Mill Race Center scheduled for August 10 and 11. The Garden Party is a premiere event that will feature a juried floral display by the Mudlarks Garden Club, tablescapes by area florists and designers, educational displays and workshops, a café featuring locally grown ingredients, a garden shop and an exhibit of Daren Redman’s art quilts.


Tickets are $10 a person for MRC members and $12 for the general public. Visit or call 812.376.9241 for more information.

Start: August 10, 2013
End: August 11, 2013
Venue: Mill Race Center
Phone: 376-9241
900 Lindsey Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Public Safety Family Fun Day

Join us for the conclusion of the Mayor’s Motorcycle Ride and the beginning of super fun at the Public Safety Family Fun Day! The event starts at 1:30 pm on Saturday, August 10, outside of Columbus City Hall.

Stop by for music, lunch, public safety demonstrations by Columbus Police and Fire Departments. Also, ABATE will be providing the little ones with their Tiny Tots Riding Experience! All proceeds from the day’s events will benefit the Firemen’s Cheer Fund.

Our own Tim Green from the Q Wake Up Crew will be live from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm thanks to our friends at MainSource Bank! We’ll be giving away tickets to Cedar Point, too!


Mayors Motorcyle Ride logo



Date: August 10, 2013
Venue: Columbus City Hall
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: FREE!

18th Columbus Challenge Triathlon

For full information about the 18th Columbus Challenge Triathlon and to register:

Parking:Parking is available along the streets of Tipton Lakes Neighborhood. Please do not park on residents grass and be respectful of not blocking driveways, etc.

Family Activities: Columbus Gymnastic Center and staff will be present on race day for entertainment for kids. There will also be a bounce house. We encourage spectators and will have bleachers available at the finish line. We will be selling water on race day and Casey’s Cookies will be present selling cookies.

Start: August 10, 2013 8:00 am
End: August 10, 2013 12:00 pm
Venue: Tipton Lakes Marina
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Begin the Dig Jamboree Festival

Join us for the Whiteland Warrior Junior Football League and the Begin the Dig Jamboree Festival on Saturday, August 10, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. The fun will be at the WWJFL game fields located behind Pleasant Crossing Elementary School.

There will be vendors, food and drinks, raffles, games and activities for the kids as well as those “kids at heart!” Tickets will be sold for 4/$1 for the games and activities. Please bring cash only.

Start: August 10, 2013 9:00 am
End: August 10, 2013 3:00 pm
Venue: WWJFL Fields
3030 N 125 W, Whiteland, IN, 46184, United States

Big Bird Fly-In

The 5th Annual Joe Grube Memorial Big Bird Fly-In will be August 10 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the reclaimed landfill, 3 miles east of Columbus on 25th Street.

Free Admission! Free Parking! See flying models with wingspans of 80″ and larger! Food will be available for purchase.

For more info,

Start: August 10, 2013 9:00 am
End: August 10, 2013 3:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: FREE!
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