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August 30, 2014

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Indy Nile
INDY NILE
Saturday, August 30, 7 p.m.
Greenwood Amphitheater
 
Indy Nile makes its Greenwood summer series debut with an electric mix of classic rock, funk, blues and motown. Please join us for the series finale featuring a lot of interaction with the audience. 

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Start: August 30, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 30, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Amphitheater
Phone: 317-881-4545
Address:
300 S Washington St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States
Cost: FREE

Hospice Concert

WHAT: 28th Annual Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Concert

WHEN: 6:00 p.m., Saturday, August 30th, 2014

WHERE: Mill Race Park’s Custer-Nugent Amphitheater, Fifth & Lindsey Streets, Columbus, IN

BAND PERFORMANCES: 2014 “Battle of the Bands” winner Mayan Miscalculation (6:15 p.m.); Opening Band “40 Years of College” & Janie Gordon (7:00 p.m.); DENNIS DEYOUNG: THE MUSIC OF STYX (8:30 p.m.)

CONCERT SALES: 4:30 P.M., including raffle tickets ($10 each for a chance to win $10,000), official concert T-shirts, glow necklaces/bracelets, homemade cookies and other items

ADMISSION: Free

FOOD VENDORS: Offering a variety of food, and soft drinks/bottled water

LEARN MORE ABOUT:
DENNIS DEYOUNG: THE MUSIC OF STYX: dennisdeyoung.com

40 Years of College: 40yoc.com

Mayan Miscalculation: facebook.com/MayanMiscalculation

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS RELEASE, PLEASE CONTACT:
Sheryl E. Tracey
Manager ~ Resource Development
Our Hospice of South Central Indiana
2626 East 17th Street
Columbus, IN 47201
TEL: (812) 314-8053
FAX: (812) 314-8019
http:/ourhospice.org

Start: August 30, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 30, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Mill Race Park
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Electric Air Show

See all types of Electric Powered R/C Model Aircraft. Free parking and admission. Great food available for purchase. Contact Jim Sachleben, 812-350-8774, for more information.

Start: August 30, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 30, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Petersville Collection Center
Address:
25th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Battle on the Blacktop 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Join us for the Battle on the Blacktop 3 on 3 youth Basketball tournament at Ceraland Park on August 30. This event is for boys and girls in grades 3 – 12! Registrants receive t-shirts if registered by August 17 and other registrations due by August 24. Trophies and prizes, plus the title of Battle Champ is on the line! So grab your basketball shoes and head to the blacktop at Ceraland for this great new event! Contact James Wood, Jr at 812-390-8331 to register.

Date: August 30, 2014
Venue: Ceraland Park
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

August 24, 2014

5th Annual Columbus ArtFest

Join us in downtown Columbus, IN on August 23-24, 2014 for the Columbus ArtFest, returning for its fifth year and once again graciously hosted by the City of Columbus and the Downtown Merchants Association. Watch as Washington Street transforms into a spectacular outdoor art gallery showcasing the extraordinary talents of more than 80 national artisans from 16 states. Purchase original sculpture, paintings in oil, acrylics and watercolor/gouache and exquisite one-of-a-kind rings, pendants, bracelets and earrings. Select images from a variety of photographic styles and subject matter and elegant creations in glass, wood and mixed-media. Become an art collector! Or add to your existing collection. Discover that unique piece of art to add to your home or work place.

Hours are Saturday August 23 from 10-5 and Sunday August 24 from 11-5. Admission is free with abundant free parking throughout Downtown Columbus. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of the beautiful!

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Start: August 24, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: 300 Block of Washington St
Address:
Downtown Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

August 23, 2014

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

My Yellow Rickshaw
MY YELLOW RICKSHAW
Saturday, August 23, 7 p.m.
Greenwood Amphitheater

Let My Yellow Rickshaw “boldly take you where no cover band has gone before!” For several years, the band has weaved humor, variety, and seamless covers into every show – from Skynard to Kanye, Zac Brown to Miley, a little rock, Top 40, and even an Irish jig or two. With a refreshing lineup of sounds that includes mandolin, upright bass, percussion, and fiddle.            

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Start: August 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Amphitheater
Phone: 317-881-4545
Address:
300 S Washington St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States
Cost: FREE

Saturday Sampler: The Post Office

We take for granted how neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps our letter carriers from making their rounds, but have you considered what a hassle it would be to drive a wagon to town to pick up your mail?  We will learn how rural families in Bartholomew County enjoyed the nation’s first rural free delivery postal service.  You will even get to design your own stamp! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: August 23, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 23, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

5th Annual Columbus ArtFest

Join us in downtown Columbus, IN on August 23-24, 2014 for the Columbus ArtFest, returning for its fifth year and once again graciously hosted by the City of Columbus and the Downtown Merchants Association. Watch as Washington Street transforms into a spectacular outdoor art gallery showcasing the extraordinary talents of more than 80 national artisans from 16 states. Purchase original sculpture, paintings in oil, acrylics and watercolor/gouache and exquisite one-of-a-kind rings, pendants, bracelets and earrings. Select images from a variety of photographic styles and subject matter and elegant creations in glass, wood and mixed-media. Become an art collector! Or add to your existing collection. Discover that unique piece of art to add to your home or work place.

Hours are Saturday August 23 from 10-5 and Sunday August 24 from 11-5. Admission is free with abundant free parking throughout Downtown Columbus. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of the beautiful!

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Start: August 23, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: 300 Block of Washington St
Address:
Downtown Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

August 17, 2014

Family Fun Days: Campfire Cooking

Get ready to churn butter and mix cornbread. We are going to cook like a pioneer. We will work together to make a hardy frontier meal using hearth cooking techniques and historic recipes, then sit down and enjoy are fixins. There will be vegetarian sides, but the main course will have meat. Nothing will be vegan.

$8 for adults, $5 for children, Members $6 for adults and $3 for children

Maximum: 25 guests

Advance registration is required and payment is to be made in full at time of registration. To register call 812-372-3541 or email info@bartholomewhistory.org.
Members of the Bartholomew County Historical Society get special discounts on workshops. Members also get every fourth class FREE.

Start: August 17, 2014 1:00 pm
End: August 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Henry Breeding Farm
Phone: 812-372-3541
Address:
13730 N 100 W, Edinburgh, IN, 46124, United States
Cost: 8

August 16, 2014

Model Aviation Day & Radio Controlled Airplane Racing

Open to the public on August 16, starting at 1:00, join us for Radio Controlled Airplane Racing and Model Aviation Day! Admission is free and parking is free. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be for sale. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Start: August 16, 2014 1:00 pm
End: August 16, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
10191 E 25th St, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
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