Putnam event celebrates book by former poet laureate, photographer
The Putnam County Public Library invites the public to “A Conversation with the Artists: Norbert Krapf, Richard Fields, and Gordon Bonham,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the library, 103 E. Poplar St. in Greencastle.
Lions Club Hobo Stew Night set
Bring two cans of vegetables — one can for the pot, and the other for those in need — or $2 per person to Prairie Creek Lions Club’s annual Hobo Stew Night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Prairie Creek Community Building.
Early registration for 10K ends Friday
The early bird/T-shirt guarantee registration deadline is Friday for Clark County Park District Trails Coalition’s Howl at the Moon event, an extreme 10K night trail run, scheduled for Oct. 27 at Mill Creek Park.
- LIVE EVENTS: Sept. 27, 2012
- THEATER/FILM: Sept. 27, 2012
- MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: Sept. 27, 2012
- CONCERTS: Sept. 27, 2012
J.K. Rowling’s debut novel for adults worth a read
“The Casual Vacancy” (Little, Brown and Company), by J.K. Rowling.
So look, here’s the thing: This. Is. Not. A. Children’s. Book. If you’re looking for what made Harry Potter magical — Wizards! Spells! Flying Broomsticks! — you’re not going to find it.
Free admission to Conner Prairie Sept. 29 with Smithsonian’s Museum Day ticket
Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Indiana’s only Smithsonian affiliate, will open its doors with free general admission on Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live! Visitors must present a Museum Day Live! ticket to gain free admission.
'Homeland,’ ’Modern Family’ win big at Emmys
The post-Emmy champagne surely tasted sweet for the people at “Modern Family” and “Homeland,” but they needed only to look around the Nokia Theatre to see how quickly popular tastes and Hollywood’s most unpredictable awards show can change perceptions.
Country music hit-maker Josh Turner coming to Terre Haute
Nashville recording artist Josh Turner will bring his Live Across America Tour to Terre Haute on Nov. 15. Easton Corbin, Billboard’s Top New Country Artist of 2010, and newcomer Maggie Rose will open the 7:30 p.m. show in Indiana State University’s Hulman Center.
Andy Warhol/Robert Indiana exhibit opens Sept. 24
Learn why Robert Clark renamed himself after his home state and Andy Warhol took so many photographs in the exhibition “Love and Fame: Works by Robert Indiana and Andy Warhol” from Indiana State University’s Permanent Art Collection.
Sullivan festival celebrates corn, family fun
The 56th Annual Sullivan Rotary Club Corn Festival is in full swing in downtown Sullivan.
The festival continues through Saturday around the square. Festivities include free music nightly, carnival rides, fair food and multiple vendors that cover the square lawn to promote a family friendly atmosphere.
Family Learning Day activities Sept. 22 at library, downtown
The 17th Annual Family Learning Day Downtown will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Vigo County Public Library. With more than 40 events planned for the library site, and many others downtown, families should check the schedule to take full advantage of the day.
The Woods presents ‘The Art of Dining’
St. Mary-of-the-Woods College’s Department of Music and Theatre presents “The Art of Dining” by Tina Howe, running Oct. 4-7.
Harvest Barbecue Dinner/Fundraiser to feature locally-grown foods
Terre Foods Cooperative Market together with the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice announces the Second Annual Harvest Barbecue Dinner/Fundraiser to be at St. Mary-of-the Woods College on Oct. 7.
Winery plans next murder mystery
Castle Finn Winery is planning its next murder mystery dinner “Gone with the passing of the wind” for Oct. 20.
Jackson Township Band to perform at Center Point festival
The Jackson Township Community Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will appear in concert at 6 p.m. Saturday in Center Point.
Downtown Challenge set for Sept. 22
How well do you know downtown Terre Haute? Grab three of your fastest friends and find out on Saturday at the second annual Downtown Challenge. Presented by the Art Hoppers of the Swope Art Museum, the Downtown Challenge is a timed event that tests participants’ knowledge of Terre Haute.
Bingo Sept. 26 to benefit Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels is planning a bingo fundraiser featuring 31 bags and Pampered Chef items on Wednesday at Wyndmoor Retirement Community, 1465 E. Crossing Blvd. (directly across for Walmart on U.S. 41).
Crosley show Sept. 23 at Tuscany
The Crosley Radio Players return to the new dinner theater at Tuscany Restaurant on Sunday.
‘Photography by Bob Riseling & Jim McMullen’ at Bicentennial Art Center
The Bicentennial Art Center in Paris, Ill., invites the public to “Photography by Bob Riseling and Jim McMullen.” The exhibit continues through Sept. 28.
Wabash Valley Art Guild features photographer in September
The Wabash Valley Art Guild’s September display is approaching its final weekend at the Vigo County Public Library. The Artist of the Month is Guild member and photographer Marvetta Bee.
Bro-Fowler Duo featuring ISU faculty members to perform today
The Bro-Fowler Duo featuring Indiana State University School of Music faculty members Paul Bro and Kurt Fowler will perform as part of the Faculty Artist Series at 7:30 p.m. today in the Recital Hall of the Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts.
True ‘country-fried’ band to play Opry
T.J. Thomas & Kentucky Strait are a true “country-fried” band. The band was formed more than 20 years ago by Thomas and has played on stages across the United States.
Students to host Oktoberfest Golf Scramble
Indiana State University students will host the 15th annual Oktoberfest Golf Scramble fundraiser Sept. 27 at the Country Club of Terre Haute.
Terre Haute Symphony opens season Sept. 29; announces lineup
Join Terre Haute Symphony for its season opener Sept. 29 featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, known for having one of the most heart-warming French horn solos in the repertoire and ending with an explosion of musical color. The addition of Mozart and Karidoyanes is sure to make the concert a memorable experience.
- THEATER/FILM: Sept. 20, 2012
- BOOK SIGNINGS: Sept. 20, 2012
- MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: Sept. 20, 2012
- More Entertainment Headlines
- Putnam event celebrates book by former poet laureate, photographer