Rushville Republican

September 17, 2013

Blue River Valley Pioneer Fair


Rushville Republican

---- — SHELBYVILLE - Experience a living-history village dated 1822-1865 with costumed participants demonstrating the skills and crafts needed to survive the early settlement of Shelby County. The Blue River Valley Pioneer Fair, Sept. 21 and 22, offers food, fun, cake walk, magic show, music, quilting, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing, pottery throwing, petting zoo, general store, silent auction. The Blue River Longrifles, the Territorial Mounted Rangers, the 18th Indiana Light Artillary and tipis will be in the camp all weekend. The Miami Nation of Peru will make an appearance. Carl Bentley and the Eagle Creek Band will perform blue grass music at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Go to www.grovermuseum.org/events-and-programs/pioneer-fair for a complete listing of dates and times. $3 per person, children 6 and under Free. Parking Free. Handicapped accessible. Times are Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 22 from noon - 4 p.m.