The Rushville Public Library has upcoming events community members won't want to miss. The first event is a Murder Mystery Night designed for thrill-seekers. The story goes on May 8, 1998, the small Indiana town of Riverdale was shocked by the brutal murder of one of its most beloved citizens on the night before her wedding. The victim, Harmony Ashcroft, was murdered in the parking lot behind a restaurant during her wedding rehearsal dinner. Bones McBride, a local vagrant, was framed for the murder and has spent over two decades behind bars despite being 100% innocent.
The Library shared, “Your job is to prove his innocence and convict the real killer, but who was it?”
Those wishing to attend can sign up a team of six or sign up individually and be assigned to a group. Murder Mystery Night will be held on Friday, April 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration can be completed online at Only 24 spots are available.
Then on Sunday, April 24, the Rushville Public Library presents “2022 Bicentennial Tea” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Attendees are invited to join in a relaxing afternoon of various teas, Bicentennial themed bingo and trivia, and live music entertainment. Guests will also be invited to indulge in Creamy Chicken Salad served on a buttery croissant, savory egg salad, blueberry scones, lemon and strawberry tarts, caramel turtles, and delicious cookies. 
The cost is $20 per person. Ticket sales began on Monday, March 28. Only 20 spots are available. Tickets can be purchased at the Rushville Public Library.