Celebrate Limestone Month in Bloomington

Limestone Month Festival

Date: Saturday, June 4
Time: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Location: Indiana Geological & Water Survey
Admission: Free

Celebrate the geological, cultural, recreational, and artistic sides of Indiana's state stone during the annual Limestone Month Festival.

Indiana University Campus Limestone Walking Tours

Date: Friday, June 10 and Friday, June 17
Time: 9:30-11:30 am
Location: Meet at Sample Gates
Admission: Free

Enjoy a one-mile, accessible walking tour exploring the limestone architecture of IU.

Indiana Limestone Symposium Open House

Date: Saturday, June 11, 18, and 25
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: Bybee Stone Co.
Admission: Free

Walk the site of the Indiana Limestone Symposium and interact with artists and carvers during this special open house.

Rose Hill Cemetery Limestone Tour

Date: Saturday, June 25
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Location: Rose Hill Cemetery
Admission: Free, but registration is required

Join members of the Monroe County History Center Cemetery Committee for a limestone tour at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Empire Quarry Tour

Date: Tuesday, June 28
Time: 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Location: Meet at Bloomington Visitors Center
Admission: $40.00 per person. Register here.

Experience the real-time operations of the Empire Quarry hole — the actual site from which the stone from the Empire State Building was extracted.