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Columbus City
Farmer's Market

May 3, 2014 - September 27, 2014
 
Times: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Address: 25th Street, Columbus
Location:  FairOaks Mall Parking Lot
Phone:  812-378-0539

  • Local growers, producers, and artists!
Irwin Gardens
Open to Public

June 3, 2014 - October 28, 2014
 
Times: Tuesdays 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
For More Information
Address: 608 Fifth Street, Downtown Columbus
Location:  Irwin Gardens
Phone:  812-376-3663
Event Email:  inn@irwingardens.com
Admission:  Free Event
Downtown Columbus
Farmer's Market

June 7, 2014 - September 20, 2014
 
Times: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm each Saturday
For More Information
Address: Between Brown & Lindsey Streets, Downtown Columbus
Location:  Cummins Parking Lot
Phone:  812-371-3780

  • Purchase fresh produce grown by local farmers/gardeners, fresh-cut flowers, herbs, home-baked goods (including gluten-free), coffee, tea, lemon shake-ups, local art, jewelry, and mosaics, while enjoying music by local and regional musicians.
Irwin Gardens
Open to Public

June 8, 2014 - October 26, 2014
 
Times: Sundays 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
For More Information
Address: 608 Fifth Street, Downtown Columbus
Location:  Irwin Gardens
Phone:  812-376-3663
Event Email:  inn@irwingardens.com
Admission:  Free Event
From the Earth to the
Moon - Celebrating the
45th Anniversary of Apollo 11

July 28, 2014
 
Times: 7:00 pm
For More Information
Address: 536 Fifth Street, Downtown Columbus
Location:  Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone:  812-379-1266
Event Email:  reference@barth.lib.in.us
Admission:  Free Event

  • On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped down the ladder of the lunar module ‘Eagle’ and uttered the words “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. That day marked one of the greatest achievements in the history of human civilization. This presentation will relive those moments and discuss the behind-the-scenes events that made this monumental achievement possible. Presenters Greg McCauley and Dave Hudson worked as NASA contractors at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston for Apollo 15 and 16 and were members of the Lunar Launch Team for Apollo 17.
Artz Daze
August 1, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
For More Information
Address: Washington Street, Downtown Columbus
Location:  300 Block
Phone:  812-376-2539
Admission:  Free Event

  • Create art from around the world...no experience necessary. Local musicians will perform from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

  • Presented by Columbus Area Arts Council in partnership with kidscommons.
JCB Neighborfest
My Yellow Rickshaw

August 7, 2014
 
Times: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
For More Information
Location:  300 Block of Washington Street
Admission:  Free Event

 

Saturday Sampler:
The Post Office

August 9, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 524 Third Street, Columbus
Location:  Bartholomew County History Center
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  arediker@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  Free Event

  • 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.
Young Eagles Flights
August 9, 2014
 
Times: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
For More Information
Location:  Columbus Municipal Airport
Phone:  812-376-2519
Admission:  Free Event

  • Airplane rides for kids 8 through 17.

  • Call weekdays to pre-register.

  • Parental approval required.

  • Sponsored by Columbus Area EAA Chapter 729.
Columbus Scottish Bagpipers
August 16, 2014
 
Times: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Address: 506 Fifth Street, Downtown Columbus
Location:  Columbus Area Visitors Center

  • Enjoy the Columbus Scottish Bagpipers at the east door plaza of the Columbus Area Visitors Center.
Bark in the Park
End of Summer Doggie Day

August 17, 2014
 
Times: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Columbus Parks & Recreation
Address: 22nd & Sycamore, Columbus
Location:  Donner Park Aquatic Center
Phone:  812-376-2680

  • Vendors will be present with information for dogs and their owners inside the pool deck.

  • Indy Dog & Disc Club will entertain in the field east of pool at 6 pm and 7 pm.

  • Doggie Swim will be held from 6:30 pm to 8 pm - $5 per dog.

  • All dogs must be sociable, accompanied by an owner/handler, and on leash (except while swimming).
Otis's Outings:
Campfire Cooking

August 17, 2014
 
Times: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
For More Information
Address: 13730 N 100 W, Edinburgh
Location:  Henry Breeding Farm
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  info@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  $8 adults; $5 children (members $6/$3)

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

  • Advance registration is required and payment should be made in full at time of registration.
Saturday Sampler:
The Post Office

August 23, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 644 Main Street, Columbus
Location:  Yellow Trail Museum
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  arediker@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  Free Event

  • 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.
Our Hospice of South
Central Indiana Concert
Dennis DeYoung:
The Music of Styx

August 30, 2014
 
Times: 6:15 pm
Dennis DeYoung website
Address: Lindsey Street, Downtown Columbus
Location:  Mill Race Park
Phone:  812-314-8000
Admission:  Free Event - Proceeds Benefit Hospice of South Central Indiana

  • 40 Years of College and Janie Gordon will open for Dennis DeYoung. The winner of the 2014 “Battle of the Bands” will start the concert.
JCB Neighborfest
Terry Lee and the
Rockaboogee Band

September 4, 2014
 
Times: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
For More Information
Location:  300 Block of Washington Street
Admission:  Free Event

 

Artz Daze
September 5, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
For More Information
Address: Washington Street, Downtown Columbus
Location:  300 Block
Phone:  812-376-2539
Admission:  Free Event

  • Create art from around the world...no experience necessary. Local musicians will perform from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

  • Presented by Columbus Area Arts Council in partnership with kidscommons.
Columbus Scottish Festival
September 13, 2014 - September 14, 2014
 
Times: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday
For More Information
Location:  Bartholomew County Fairgrounds
Phone:  812-546-6060

  • Celtic Concert - Friday Night

  • Ceilidh - Saturday Night

  • Highland Dancing Competition

  • Clan Tents

  • Sheep dog Trials

  • European Car Show

  • Musical Entertainment

  • Bagpipe Marching Bands

  • Re-enactors/Living History

  • Children's Activities

  • Scottish Country Dancing

  • Merchandise & Food Vendors
Saturday Sampler:
Cabinet of Curiosities

September 13, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 524 Third Street, Columbus
Location:  Bartholomew County History Center
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  arediker@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  Free Event

  • What do a mermaid, a unicorn tail, and a two-headed cow have in common? They are all the types of “artifacts” included in traveling displays of oddities which were a popular form of entertainment before movies. Check out some of the strange items in the Bartholomew County Historical Society’s collection and make a curiosity to take home that will be sure to impress your friends!

  • Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.
18th Annual
106.1 The River's
Hot Rods and Rock & Roll

September 20, 2014
 
Times: 3:00 pm Car Show; 7:00 pm Concert
For More Information
Location:  Downtown Columbus
Admission:  Free Event

  • Enjoy classic cars, trucks, hot rods, motorcycles, and more at this family-friendly event!

  • There is no registration fee...no trophies...just pride, passion, and a good time!

 


 

Saturday Sampler:
Cabinet of Curiosities

September 20, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 644 Main Street, Hope
Location:  Yellow Trail Museum
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  arediker@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  Free Event

  • What do a mermaid, a unicorn tail, and a two-headed cow have in common? They are all the types of “artifacts” included in traveling displays of oddities which were a popular form of entertainment before movies. Check out some of the strange items in the Bartholomew County Historical Society’s collection and make a curiosity to take home that will be sure to impress your friends!

  • Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.
Hope Heritage Days
September 26, 2014 - September 28, 2014
 
For More Information
Location:  Hope Town Square
Admission:  Free Event

  • Enjoy live bands, vendors, a parade, fireworks, food, a car show, and a pioneer village.
Mill Race Marathon
September 27, 2014
 
For More Information
Location:  Columbus, Indiana
Event Email:  CumminsMarathon@cummins.com
  • The event will include a full marathon, half-marathon, and 5K.
  • Participants may run or walk the course.
  • Activities will be held the evening prior, including a Kid's Fun Run, healthy dinner for race participants, and a Fit Community Expo.
Artz Daze
October 3, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
For More Information
Address: Washington Street, Downtown Columbus
Location:  300 Block
Phone:  812-376-2539
Admission:  Free Event

  • Create art from around the world...no experience necessary. Local musicians will perform from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

  • Presented by Columbus Area Arts Council in partnership with kidscommons.
Saturday Sampler:
Pumpkin Palooza

October 4, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 644 Main Street, Hope
Location:  Yellow Trail Museum
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  arediker@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  Free Event

  • A fall tradition for the Bartholomew County Historical Society, Pumpkin Palloosa celebrates everything pumpkin! Why do we carve pumpkins? Who were the first people to grow pumpkins? What parts of the pumpkin are edible? Why are they called jack-o-lanterns? Learn the answers to all these questions and more as we discover pumpkin lore and even carve a pumpkin to take home! Enjoy this fall favorite with your family.

  • Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.
30th Annual
Ethnic Expo

October 10, 2014 - October 11, 2014
 
For More Information
Address: Near City Hall, Columbus
Location:  Downtown
Phone:  812-376-2520
Admission:  Free Event

  • Enjoy international cuisine, bazaar vendors, music, children's activities, and fireworks!

 

11th Annual Kiwanis
Incredible Duck Splash

October 11, 2014
 
Times: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
For More Information
Address: 5th & Lindsey Streets, Downtown Columbus
Location:  Round Lake at Mill Race Park
Phone:  812-342-4405
Event Email:  jeffblasdel@gmail.com
Admission:  Free Event

  • After the Ethnic Expo Parade, follow Kwacker the Duck down to Mill Race Park for the 11th anual Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash!

  • The event will include a bounce house, coupons for a Dilly Bar from the Downtown Dairy Queen, Walgreens health tests, Indy Admirals remote control boats, and photo opportunities with some of your favorite characters from Star Wars.

  • All "adopted" ducks will be turned loose into Round Lake to compete for over $12,000 in cash and prizes, some even dropped from a helicopter courtesy of Columbus Helicopter. One lucky duck will have 10 chances to win a new car or $50,000. Remote control “duckinator boats” will randomly select ducks to determine the winners.

  • The Don Miller Magic Show will begin at 1:00 pm, while the winners are being determined. Winners will be announced at approximately 2:00 pm.

  • Door Prize drawing will be held for Tony Stewart merchandise. Must be present to win Stewart merchandise.

  • Ducks are available for purchase from any local Kiwanis member, at Midwest Computer Solutions, and from any participating "Duck Buddy" youth organization listed on our website.
Saturday Sampler:
Pumpkin Palooza

October 18, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 524 Third Street, Columbus
Location:  Bartholomew County History Center
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  arediker@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  Free Event

  • A fall tradition for the Bartholomew County Historical Society, Pumpkin Palloosa celebrates everything pumpkin! Why do we carve pumpkins? Who were the first people to grow pumpkins? What parts of the pumpkin are edible? Why are they called jack-o-lanterns? Learn the answers to all these questions and more as we discover pumpkin lore and even carve a pumpkin to take home! Enjoy this fall favorite with your family.

  • Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.
Night of a Thousand Jacks
October 25, 2014
 
Times: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
More info
Address: 333 Washington Street, Downtown Columbus
Location:  PNC Bank Parking Lot
Phone:  812-372-2808
Admission:  Free Event/$5 Contest Entry

  • Participants carve Jack-o’-Lanterns and submit them to be judged. Judges select the most creative and scariest Jacks in each of three age categories. Additionally, participants compete for the Grand Prize by collecting votes ($1=1 vote).

  • Participants may also upload images of their Jacks onto the event website and collect votes online, which are added to their total.

  • Strolling Night presents fun opportunities for the entire family, including a costume contest, Monster Mutt Parade pet costume contest, kids games and activities, musical entertainment, food, and more.

  • Proceeds benefit Advocates for Children
Saturday Sampler:
Warrior Ways

November 8, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 524 Third Street, Columbus
Location:  Bartholomew County History Center
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  arediker@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  Free Event

  • Throughout history there have been many different warriors – men and women who fought bravely to protect the countries they loved. Learn about different warriors throughout the ages. We will be looking at clothing, weapons, and daily life. Have fun with us as we learn to joust, launch a catapult, and even try some food!

  • Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.
Saturday Sampler:
Warrior Ways

November 15, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 644 Main Street, Hope
Location:  Yellow Trail Museum
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  arediker@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  Free Event

  • Throughout history there have been many different warriors – men and women who fought bravely to protect the countries they loved. Learn about different warriors throughout the ages. We will be looking at clothing, weapons, and daily life. Have fun with us as we learn to joust, launch a catapult, and even try some food!

  • Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.
26th Annual
Festival of Lights Parade

December 6, 2014
 
Address: Washington Street, Downtown Columbus
Phone:  812-390-6912
Event Email:  columbuslights@gmail.com
Admission:  Free Event

  • The Festival of Lights Parade features floats, animal units, and walking groups created by local corporations, businesses, and community groups.

  • The streets of downtown Columbus light up with thousands of twinkling lights.

  • QMIX fireworks follow when Santa passes City Hall.

 

Saturday Sampler:
Holidays Around
the World

December 13, 2014
 
Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Address: 111 Aiken Street, Hope
Location:  Haw Creek Heritage Arts Center
Phone:  812-372-3541
Event Email:  arediker@bartholomewhistory.org
Admission:  Free Event

  • The winter holidays are fast approaching, and we want to make sure your home is full of the festive spirit. As people move from place to place they take their holiday traditions with them. We will learn how different cultures celebrate a variety of winter holidays and we will make a special craft or two. It’s time to deck the halls!

  • Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.
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