Jenny’s Picks – December 1

In my younger days, I was entranced by the poet Sylvia Plath. Her tragic narrative was like catnip for young women with overwrought emotions and a superficial interest in poetry. I’ll get this second look during “Breaking the Rules of the Game: Changing the Narrative of Sylvia Plath and Assia Wevill,” 10:30 a.m. Dec. 8, Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St. A study of literature by Plath, Wevill and Ted Hughes led by IUPUI students. Information: 812-379-1266 and

The Columbus City Winter Farmers Market begins 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through April 15 at FairOaks Mall. The winter market, now in its second year, features farm-grown vegetables, eggs, lamb, beef, pork, chicken, turkey, honey, coffee, hot chocolate, nuts, breads, muffins, scones, cookies, handmade chocolate and more.

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Jenny Elig is a reporter for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5671.