Rushville Republican


September 20, 2013

RushFest schedule of events

There will be plenty to see and do Saturday in conjunction with this year’s Willkie Day/RushFest celebration. Here’s a detailed overview of what’s planned.

6:30 to 10 a.m.: Phoenix Lodge #62 F&AM is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast at 330 N. Main Street, above the former Princess Theater. Patrons will enjoy Rush County sausage patties, sausage gravy, homemade biscuits, scrambled eggs and pancakes.

9 a.m.: Rotary 5K Run/Walk starting at 11th & Lions Path near the high school gym.

9 a.m.: Parade lineup at the Rush County Fairgrounds.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: RushFest activities in the 100 block of East Third Street. This Kids’ Corner is sponsored by Clean Green Rush. You’ll find clown and balloons, rock and face painting, a fire truck and the smoke house, a bounce house and slide. Kids will be encouraged to make newspaper hats and T-shirt necklaces. Adopt-A-Pet by Rushville Animal Shelter will have animals to adopt. Rushville Bowl will be on hand to say hello to residents and visitors and to offer Wii bowling, a drawing for a free birthday party for 10, sign-ups for youth bowling leagues and information on specials.

Also, in the 100 block of West Third Street you’ll find the Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market where you can purchase locally grown produce, baked goods, meats and crafts. J&J Winery will provide wine tasting. Dippin’ Dots ice cream and other food will be available. There will be a pedal push tractor obstacle course and new tractors on display sponsored by the local Ag Roundtable. There will also be a scavenger hunt sponsored by the library. Those who finish will be entered into a drawing for grand prize.

Downtown stores will be open for business along Main Street for shopping and eating along with many vendors. There will be Zumba fitness demonstrations and a photo booth. Arlington General Store will be selling chicken, fried pickles and other goodies. At Rushville Pharmacy you can enter a drawing for an American Girl doll and for a Melissa & Doug handmade wooden toy. Osborne Electronics Radio Shack is featuring a new waterproof smart phone by Kyocera at a special promotional price (whole supplies last). The 201 Building at Second and Main Streets will feature an art display and contest (call the Chamber for contest rules.)

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