Recurring calendar items expire automatically

Currently, we enter recurring calendar events -- like a two-month art exhibit or a weekly seasonal farmers market -- as a recurring calendar event. However, these instances do not drop off the calendar until after the entire exhibit or market has been completed. Meaning when users come to our calendar, it looks like it's very out of date. Could recurring calendar items drop off automatically after that date passes? It is very inconvenient to add 60 individual events for a two-month exhibit. Thank you!

  • Erin Larison
  • Aug 31 2021
  • Future consideration
  • [email protected] commented
    15 Aug 07:22pm
    I couldn't agree more, Erin. It's very inconvenient to add individual events for long reoccurring events.
  • Admin
    Helga R commented
    21 Apr 10:12am

    Hi Joe, and thanks a lot for your suggestion!

    It seems Erin has an event only, let's say, once a week during two months, that's why he needs it to be recurring for this period. Otherwise, he'd have to update it manually each time.

    However, maybe this solution would still work for you, @Erin?


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  • Joe Matkin commented
    21 Apr 09:44am

    You can solve this problem by not using recurring events. Instead you enter these events with a start date of day 1 and an end date of (say) day 20. You get one event item showing the full 20 day date range.

  • Admin
    Helga R commented
    8 Sep, 2021 08:12am

    Hello Erin,

    Thanks for adding your idea!

    I see your use case, and I agree that it would be much more convenient to have past recurring events hidden. We'll try our best to think this option through and consider it for our future updates.

    Thanks for your help!


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