Go Guide – October 19

Kids and teens

October and Beyond

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: Reading Time with Lottie, 3:45 p.m. Oct. 20, for ages 5-12; Coder Dojo at Hope, 10 a.m. Oct. 21; Teen STEAM at Hope, 3 p.m. Oct. 24; Keyboarding: Grades 1-6, 3:45 p.m. Oct. 24; After School Movie for Teens, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 26; Reading Time with Lottie, 3:45 p.m. Oct. 27, for ages 5-12; Murder Mystery Party for Teens, 5 p.m. Oct. 30. Register for events at mybcpl.org under “events.” Information: 812-379-1255.

LEARN TO PLAY PICKLEBALL, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Foundation for Youth, 405 Hope Ave. For information or to register: julianabernabe62@gmail.com.

ANNUAL FRIENDLY FOREST, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27 and 28, Jackson Township Fire Department, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Nashville. Come in costume and enjoy free candy bags, hot chocolate and popcorn for the kiddies. Snacks, coffee and pumpkins will also be available for purchase. Open weather-permitting; call the station for updates. Admission: $1 per child; adults free with child. Information: 812-988-6201.

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Donner Center, 729 22nd St. Free event for those 12 years of age and younger. Numbers for judging will be available at 1:30 p.m. The contest for ages up to 5 will start at 2 p.m. followed by the contest for ages 6 to 12. First- and third-place prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories in each age group. All participants receive a ribbon and a treat bag. Halloween crafts will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Columbus Parks & Recreation Department. Information: 812-376-2680.

TRUNK OR TREAT, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31, America and Roby Anderson Community Center, 421 McClure St. Free community event hosted by Thrive Alliance and State Street Area Association. Join us early on Halloween and still have time to Trick or Treat afterward. There will be treats for everyone and no tricks!

TRICK-OR-TREAT AT LCNFC, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31, Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center, 1039 Sycamore St. Families are invited to bring their children for safe and sweet treats, including safety kits courtesy of Safe Kids Bartholomew County. Information: 812-379-1630.

FREE FAMILY FUN TIME, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Nov. 5, kidscommons, 309 Washington St. Enjoy free admission thanks to community partner Elwood Staffing. One adult is recommended for every five children. Explore three floors of hands-on learning and fun. Take a trip down our giant toilet, create a masterpiece in Kids-at-art and stand inside a body bubble.

LITTLE CHEFS CHOCOLATE FACTORY, 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Nov. 14, Donner Center, 739 Lindsey St. Children ages 5 to 8 will make suckers, chocolate-covered marshmallows, pretzels and more. Cost: $16 per person. Spaces are limited. Pre-registration is required by Nov. 9 or until max enrollment has been met. To register, call 812-376-2680, stop by Donner Center or visit columbusparksandrec.com.

SKATE WITH SANTA, noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 25, Hamilton Center Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive. Come out for a jolly good time with Santa! Make crafts and reindeer food and have loads of fun. Cost is $7.50 and includes skate rental.

20th ANNUAL MOM & ME TEA, 1 p.m. Dec. 3, Donner Center, 739 22nd St. Holiday party for mothers with daughters ages 3 to 8. There will be tea, punch, crafts, games and more. All children should wear their holiday best for our fashion show! Cost: $24 per mother/daughter pair; $12 for each additional child or adult. The registration deadline is Nov. 29 or until maximum enrollment has been met. Spaces are limited. To register, call 812-376-2680, stop by Donner Center or visit columbusparksandrec.com.

SANTA’S WORKSHOP, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8, Donner Center, 739 22nd St. Holiday show with hands-on Christmas crafts, games, prizes and snacks after the show! Cost: $1 per person. All children must be accompanied by an adult. No pre-registration required.


KIDSCOMMONS, 309 Washington St., Columbus. Ongoing activities, all free with museum admission: Little Explorers, 11 a.m. Thursdays and 1:30 p.m. Fridays; Art Time, 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Wacky Science, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 812-378-3046.

CHAOTIC TUESDAY, 5 to 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, around Chaos I at The Commons. The Jean Tinguely kinetic sculpture will be operating and local “experts” will answer questions and explain how the iconic piece of iron art works. Chaotic Tuesday is free and open to the public. Information: Columbus Area Arts Council, 812-376-2539.

FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH BOYS & GIRLS CLUB, 405 Hope Ave., Columbus. The Boys & Girls Club is open to children ages 5 through 18. Information: 812-372-7867.

FABULOUS FIRST FRIDAYS WITH MISS POLLY, 12:15 p.m. the first Friday of each month. Viewpoint Books, 548 Washington St., Columbus. Information: 812-376-0778.

COLUMBUS CHESS CLUB, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St., Columbus. Most games are 10 minutes in length; equipment is furnished. Open to chess players 18 and older. Information: 812-603-3893.

COLUMBUS GOLDEN K KIWANIS, 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays, Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St., Columbus. Always an interesting and informative program. All are welcome. Information: 812-342-6944.

COLUMBUS AREA RAILROAD CLUB OPEN HOUSE, with four operating layouts running, noon to 4 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at the Johnson County Park headquarters building at Camp Atterbury. Information: Greg Harter, 812-350-8636; columbusarearailroadclub.com; or info@columbusarearailroadclub.com.

CommUNITY YOGA, 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Drive. Donation-based class appropriate for all levels. Information: 812-447-2585; facebook.com/bodhiblossomyoga.

YOGA OF 12-STEP RECOVERY, noon Mondays, Recovery Engagement Center, 1951 McKinley Ave. Donation-based class. Information: 812-447-2585.

STEAM AFTER DARK REGISTRATION, kidscommons, 309 Washington St., Columbus. Three-hour event from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15 introducing children to STEAM concepts through hands-on activities and experiments. A pizza dinner will be provided each night. For ages 3 to 12. Cost: $14 for members; $18 for non-members. Register the Tuesday before each event by calling 812-378-3046 or stopping by the museum. Payment is due at time of registration.

TOTAL BRAIN HEALTH, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St. Classes presented by  Cynthia Green through the Summerville Fellowship at the Pitman Institute for Aging Well. Cost: $20; scholarships available upon request. Green is a clinical psychologist, author and one of America’s foremost experts on brain health who has spent over twenty years developing programs for cognitive well-being. Will not meet the week of Thanksgiving. To register: 812-376-9241.

FARM-TO-FIFTH TOURS, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Dec. 30, Bear Wallow Distillery, 4484 Old State Road 46E, Nashville. See the process of turning locally grown grains into Indiana handcrafted whiskey and learn the history of whiskey making and moonshining in Brown County. Tours offered daily at the top of each hour. Cost: $6 per person, includes samples.


October and Beyond

CONCERTS AT HARLEQUIN THEATRE, FairOaks Mall. Scheduled: The Graveyard Stompers, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Cash bar available. Tickets: $15 in advance at the mall office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and at Viewpoint Books. Tickets at the door: $20. Student tickets: $10. Information and reservations: 812-343-4597.

STUCK IN THE SIXTIES CONCERT, 8 p.m. Oct. 20, The Saint Florian, 345 E. Ripley St., Osgood. Robin McNamara and The Headliner Band will perform some of the best classic rock songs from the 60s and 70s, enhanced by a light show. Doors open at 7 p.m. with show to start at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at Four Seasons in Osgood. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $30 per person.

REFORMATION ORGAN CONCERT with John Allegar, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6045 E. State St., south of Columbus. Free. Music inspired by the German Reformation, with works by Bach, Cherwein, Buxtehude, Seigart, Mendelssohn, Luther and Lovelace. Allegar is organist/assistant director of music at Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis. He received the doctor of musical arts degree in organ Performance from Eastman School of Music and a masters degree from Yale University.

‘FRIDAYS@FIRST, First United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 618 Eighth St., Columbus. Scheduled: Movie Sing-A-Long, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20; Jim Gill, 7 p.m. Nov. 3; Amanda Sesler, 7 p.m. Nov. 17; Community Carol Sing, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Doors open 30 minutes before each presentation.

COLUMBUS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SEASON (all times at 3:30 p.m.). Scheduled: “Bon Voyage,” featuring Skylark Horn Quartet, Oct. 22, Bartholomew County Public Library Plaza, 536 Fifth St. Also scheduled: “A Holiday Journey,” Dec. 3 at The Commons, 300 Washington St; “Hometown Talent,” Feb. 18 at The Commons; “Appalachian Homecoming,” April 8 at The Commons; “Expeditions, Adventures and Odysseys,” June 10 at The Commons. Tickets: Adults $10 in advance, $15 at the door; Senior Citizens and Students 12-18 $5 in advance, $10 at the door; children under 12 with an always free. Information: csoindiana.org/tickets.

MASHROU’ LEILA IN CONCERT, 8 p.m. Nov. 8, Buskirk-Chumley Theatre, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington. Live performance by Mashrou’ Leila, a band based in Beirut. Vocalist/lyricist Hamed Sinno, guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Firas Abou Fakher, violinist Haig Papazian, drummer Carl Gerges and bassist Ibrahim Badr.

LITTLE HOPE OPRY OF WILLOW LEAVES, 326 Jackson St., Hope. Traditional and classic country music by the Willow Leaves House Band and special guests, 7 to 10 p.m. the first Saturday of November and December. Food available for purchase, family atmosphere, no smoking or alcohol allowed. Admission: $10. Scheduled special guests are The McGuires, Nov. 4, and Andy & Hank, Dec. 2. Information and reservations: willowleavesofhope@gmail.com and 812-546-0640.

CONCERTS AT BROWN COUNTY PLAYHOUSE, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Scheduled: “The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” favorites of the 50s and 60s with Ross Martinie Eiler and full band, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 and 26, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, $20.50 and $19.50; “Heart & Soul,” the best of Motown, rock ‘n’ roll and soul, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, $20.50 and $19.50; “Respect: The Women of Rock ‘n’ Soul,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28, $20.50 and $19.50; and 40 Years of College Beagles Tribute featuring music by the Beatles and the Eagles, 7:30p.m. Nov. 4, $17.50 and $16.50. Information and tickets: 812-988-6555 and  browncountyplayhouse.org.

COLUMBUS INDIANA PHILHARMONIC 2017-18 SEASON, “LISTEN.” All concerts at 7:30 p.m. at Columbus North High School’s Erne Auditorium unless otherwise specified.  Scheduled: “Celebrating the Reformation: 500th Anniversary,” Oct. 28, with a massed choir including the Philharmonic Chorus and area church choirs performing “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”; “Stand and Shout” with cellist Leonardo Altino; “Home for the Holidays” with Marja Harmon, 3 and 7:30 p.m.; “All for Love,” with violinst Ariel Horowitz and soprano Cathy Rund, Feb. 3; “Da-Da-Da-Duuummm,” Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, April 7; “Sean Chen Plays Brahms,” April 28; annual patriotic concert “Salute!” 7 p.m. May 25, on the grounds of the Bartholomew County Veterans Memorial. Tickets and information: 812-376-2638; online at thecip.org; and in person at 315 Franklin St., Columbus.


ROYAL-OFF-THE-SQUARE THEATRE, 121 W. Walnut St., Brownstown. Productions presented by Jackson County Community Theatre. Scheduled: “Baskerville,” Oct. 20 and 21; “Babes in Toyland,” Dec. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10; “Almost, Maine,” dinner theater at The Pines in Seymour, Feb. 16, 17, 18, 23 and 24; “All My Sons,” April 27 and 28 and May 4 and 5, 2018. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets, $12 adults and $10 students and seniors, available online at jcct.org. Information: 812-358-5228 and mail@jcct.org.

THE MELCHIOR MARIONETTE THEATRE, west side of South Van Buren Street, Nashville. Scheduled: Showtimes for “Slightly Haunted Puppet Theatre” are 1 and 3 p.m. Oct. 20 through 22 and 27 through 29. Information: 800-849-4853.

BROWN COUNTY PLAYHOUSE, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville.  Information and tickets: 812-988-6555 and browncountyplayhouse.org.


October and Beyond

BLUEGRASS & BBQ, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St. A night full of entertainment with the Banister Family Bluegrass Band to benefit Meals on Wheels. Tickets are $10 and are available at the business office. Dinner will include pulled pork BBQ, shredded chicken BBQ, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, cole slaw and cookies. Open to the community.

THE HAUNTING, Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28, Shireman Homestead, 7060 W. County Road 200N. Main scare times, not suitable for young children, are 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. and tickets are $12 each. Child-friendly hours are 5 to 6 p.m. and tickets are $5 each. Information: shiremanhomestead.com.

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: The Bible and Essential Oils at Mill Race Center, 10 a.m. Oct. 19; Caroline Scott Harrison: A Victorian Change Maker and Progressive First Lady, 1 p.m. Oct. 19; Hope Book Discussion, “Station 11,” 1 p.m. Oct. 19; Winter Wellness and Essential Oils, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19; Columbus Symphony on the Plaza, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22; Author Skype Session: Laurie Ann Thompson, 6 p.m. Oct. 23; Computer Basics at the America and Roby Anderson Community Center, 6 p.m. Oct. 26; Zoo’Opolis and Change Maker Kathleen Bowen, 6 p.m. Oct. 26, for all ages; Murder in Waynesville, 1 p.m. Oct. 28; Fall-o-Ween Fest, 6 p.m. Oct. 30; Art House in the Red Room, “Suspiria,” 6 p.m., Oct. 31. Register for events at mybcpl.org under “events.” Information: 812-379-1255.

ANNUAL COLUMBUS EASTERN STAR BEAN DINNER, 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21, St. John’s Masonic Lodge, 4131 Rocky Ford Road, Columbus. The dinner will include ham ‘n bean soup, cornbread, coleslaw, drink and dessert for $6. Children 12 and under are $3. Vegetarian soup will be available. Choose to eat in or carry out.

UNCOMMON CAUSE: DESIGNING THE FUTURE, 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 21., Columbus Learning Center, 4555 Central Ave., Columbus. Annual fundraiser featuring interactive art and cultural experiences presented by The Columbus Area Arts Council. Attire is casual-cocktail. Lounge seating will be provided throughout the building. Guests will enjoy creative eats and a cash bar, plus live and silent auctions featuring art excursions, design-centered experiences and one-of-a-kind artworks by artists connected to Columbus. Co-chairs Rick Johnson, Alice Johnson, Josh Ratliff and Brooke Hawkins will lead the fundraiser. Tickets: eventbrite.com/e/uncommon-cause-designing-the-future-tickets-36867695269. Information: artsincolumbus.org/designingthefuture.

SOUTHERN INDIANA CENTER FOR ARTS PAINTING SESSION, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Rails Craft Brew and Eatery, 114 St. Louis Ave., Seymour. Participants will create a retro rotary dial phone on an 11 x 14 canvas using acrylic paint. Pattern and instruction will be provided. Cost: $32.50; SICA members receive a 20 percent discount. Food and beverages available for purchase. Information: 812-522-2278.

GREAT GIRLS, WONDERFUL WOMEN LUNCHEON, noon to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Foundation for Youth, 405 Hope Ave., Columbus. This event gives the Wonderful Women of our community the opportunity to support and inspire some of our Great Girls. Each table includes six Wonderful Women and two Great Girls. Tickets are $75 each and include a meal catered by Artisan Foodworks and keynote address by Indiana Basketball Hall of Famer Maria Stack. Nicole Pence will emcee the event. To purchase tickets: 812-348-4558 ext. 207; foundationforyouth.com. Corporate table sponsorships are available.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 25, Engage Columbus, 421 Sixth St. Celebrate the Day of the Dead with Engage Columbus! Enjoy Mexican bread of the dead, guacamole, Mexican hot chocolate and horchata while learning about this cultural holiday from the worldy-wise, Itzel Ortiz! Free to the public. Please RSVP to hailey@engagecolumbus.com.

A TASTE OF COLUMBUS, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, The Commons, 306 Washington St., Columbus. Savor the Taste of Columbus, featuring food and beverage samplings from 30 local restaurants. No person under 21 will be admitted. Ticket purchase required. Current Vendors include: 240 Sweet Artisan Foodworks, Ashlynn Leigh Cakes, Bear Wallow Distillery, Bob Evans, Catering by Karr, Chick-fil-A, Columbus Bar, Culligan of Columbus, DAGS Deli, Dancing Goat Coffee, Donut Central, First Class Catering, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Johnny Carino’s, McDonalds, Lucabe Coffee Co., Oh Sweetie, Otter Creek Bar and Grill, Power House Brewing, Subway Sandwiches, The Savory Swine, White Castle, Yo MaMa Frozen Yogurt & More and Zaharako’s. Presented by the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce. For tickets, stop by Viewpoint Books or the Columbus Area Visitors Center or visit columbusareachamber.com. Information: 812-379-4457.

BON APPETIT! GOURMET DINNER & FUNDRAISER, 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 27, Story Inn, 6390 State Road 135S, Nashville. Enjoy a skillfully-crafted gastronomic experience from farm to table served in the historic barn. The price to attend is $135 per person and includes pre-dinner cocktails, dinner, beer pairings and gratuity. Indulge in cocktails from Cardinal Spirits at 7 p.m. followed by a five-course dinner prepared by Chef Eric Swanson at 7:30 p.m. Each course is paired with craft beer from the QUAFF ON! Brewing Company. Funds raised benefit the Brown County Humane Society through a grant from the Tony Stewart Foundation. Seating is communal style and only 80 tickets are available. All attendees receive a Wag Bag of pet goodies to take home. For information or to purchase tickets: app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/TonyStewartFoundation/Story-Inn-Dinner.html.

YES FILM FESTIVAL, 21 films featured Oct. 27-29 at YES Cinema, 328 Jackson St. in downtown Columbus. The event will highlight narrative feature films, documentaries, and shorts. Schedule and tickets (also available at the door): yesfilmfestival.com.

MONROE COUNTY BARN TOUR, 9 a.m. Oct. 28. Self-guided tour featuring 13 barns and outbuildings at nine locations. Tickets: $10 in advance; $15 the day of; free for those under age 15. Advance tickets are available at the Bloomington Visitors Center, 2855 N. Walnut St., the Monroe County Purdue Extension office, 3400 S. Walnut St., and online at indianabarns.org. Day-of tickets will be sold at two of the tour sites only, the Hinkle-Garton Farmstead, 2920 E. 10th St., and the Munson Family Barn, 6707 W. Rockeast Road. The tour is a fundraising event to benefit the Indiana Barn Foundation. Information: indianabarns.org; facebook.com/MonroeCountyBarns.

pARTake ART WORKSHOPS, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 28, Brown County Community Foundation, 209 N. Van Buren St., Nashville. Let Brown County’s autumn beauty inspire you as you create a colorful fall scene in acrylics, guided by Art Alliance Brown County member Anabel Hopkins. Light refreshments and all art materials provided. Beginners are welcome. Cost is $35 for Art Alliance members and $40 for non-members. Pre-register at artalliancebrowncounty.org/event/partake. Information: contact@artalliancebrowncounty.org.

SKATE AND SCARE, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28, Hamilton Ice Center Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive. Come have a S’boo’tacular time and enjoy a haunted maze on the small ice, public skating on the large ice and candy. Cost is $7 and includes skate rental.

FALL FESTIVAL, 6-8 p.m., Parkside Baptist Church, 1780 Rocky Ford Road, Columbus. Great food, fun games, and special door prizes. No tricks, just lots of treats and candy. Costumes are welcome (nothing scary). All are welcome. Information: 812-372-5889 parkside.church@sbcglobal.net

MOVIE EVENTS AT BROWN COUNTY PLAYHOUSE, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Scheduled: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 11 p.m. Oct. 28, $10; and “Sleepless in Seattle,” 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 31. Information and tickets: 812-988-6555 and browncountyplayhouse.org.

COMEDIAN HEYWOOD BANKS, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Tickets, $27.50, available at 812-988-6555 and browncountyplayhouse.org. Also scheduled, Greg Hahn, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, $25.50.

ARTISAN GUILDS OF BLOOMINGTON ART SHOW & SALE, 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4, Bloomington Convention Center, 302 S. College Ave., Bloomington. More than 75 artists from Bloomington’s favorite guilds unite for their fourth year together. This show combines functional, decorative, and sculptural works of art along with demonstrations and exhibits for adults and children. The Potters’ Choice features the work of each potter that includes several signature pieces. The Sculpture Gallery showcases high-end exclusive pieces. Large stand-alone racks display hundreds of individual mugs. Potters will demonstrate throwing clay on the wheel throughout the day on Nov. 4 and there will be a mineral exhibit of raw materials potters use for making pots and mixing glazes. Find locally made works of art, meet the artists, watch demonstrations, and discover great gifts for the holidays and special occasions.  Information: facebook.com/artisanguilds.

50TH ANNUAL TURKEY SUPPER, 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4, Petersville United Methodist Church, 2781 N. County Road 500E, Columbus. The church will host a supper featuring baked turkey and dressing, gravy, noodles, green beans, cranberry relish/applesauce, rolls, drinks and desserts. Cost: $10 per adult; $5 for ages 5 to 12; free for those under 4. Carry-outs will be available in the annex on the northeast side of the church. Information: 812-546-4065; 812-603-8378; 812-372-3575.

54TH ANNUAL ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE by Delta Theta Tau, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4, in Scott Hall at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Franklin. Food and drink available. Free parking. Admission: $3. Information: 317-694-8052.

HARLEM WIZARDS BASKETBALL SHOW, 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 5, Columbus North High School, 1400 25th St. Bartholomew Consolidated School Foundation presents the Harlem Wizards with special guest coach, Tamika Catchings, former MVP for WNBA Indiana Fever. The event will feature tricks, music, dunks, comedy, dancing, audience participation and autograph session! Tickets available online at: harlemwizards.thundertix.com/events/109317.

COMEDY SHOW TO BENEFIT REINS TO RECOVERY Therapeutic Riding Center, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10, Celebrations in Seymour, 357 Tanger Blvd., Suite 101. Headlining Jeff Bodart with Robert Hay-Smith and T.J. Wharry. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $20 apiece or $30 per couple. Tickets sold at the door. Must be 21 to enter. Beer and wine available for purchase. Information: Kristye Lewis, 812-521-0901.

THIRD ANNUAL HOOSIER TRAILS 5K RUN/WALK, 10 a.m. Nov. 7, Ceraland Park cross country course, 3989 S. County Road 525E. Event is to promote physical fitness, high adventure and community awareness. Proceeds will benefit Hoosier Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America. Registration open from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The public is welcome. Prizes awarded to the top three male and female finishers. $20 advance registration fee includes commemorative patch. To register any pay in advance or for more information: hoosiertrails5k.org.

18th ANNUAL WHITE CREEK BASKET BINGO, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10, White Creek Lutheran School, 16270 S. County Road 300W, Columbus. Tickets are $25 at the door and will include 20 Bingo games. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and Bingo will start at 6:30 p.m. A raffle will be held for various prizes and refreshments will be served. Profits go towards the 7th and 8th grade field trip to Chicago. Information: 812-342-6832.

NATIONAL FAMILY WEEK EVENTS at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 719 Fifth St., and Columbus Skateland, 2660 N. Talley Road. Scheduled: Columbus Families Got Talent, 7 p.m. Nov. 10, church gymnasium; Recognition Event, 7 p.m. Nov. 17, church chapel; Roller Skating Event with free admission by presenting a family picture, 1 and 7 p.m. Nov. 25, Columbus Skateland. Information: Judy Lifferth, 812-342-1552.

DEJA VU ART AND FINE CRAFT SHOW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 11, The Commons, intersection of Third and Washington streets. The show, held in celebration of America Recycles Day, features 70 artists who creatively re-purpose materials to create their work. Some of the arts and fine crafts include fiber arts, leatherwork, mosaic, sculpture, weaving and woodworking. kidscommons staff members will provide free children’s art activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Information: 812-376-2539; facebook.com/DejaVuArtAndFineCraftShow/.

BLOOMINGTON HANDMADE MARKET, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 11, Bloomington Convention Center, 302 S. College Ave., Bloomington. Juried show with more than 70 quality artists and crafters from Indiana and the midwest whose creations are not often seen in more traditional craft fairs.

20th ANNUAL HOLIDAY CREATIONS CRAFT SHOW & SALE, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11, Donner Center, 739 22nd St. Fee of $30 includes a booth with three 6-foot tables and chairs. Please indicate when registering what type of items you are selling and if you have electrical needs. No flea market or garage sale type items. Registration deadline is Nov. 8 or until maximum enrollment has been met. To register, call 812-376-2680, stop by Donner Center or visit columbusparksandrec.com. Admission to the public on Nov. 11 is free. Sponsored by the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department.

THE BABOUSHKA AND THE SNOW CHILD, presented by Fairy Tale Musical Theatre, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12, The Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. in Edinburgh. The original musical production for all ages examines the pain of loss for several characters and how they cope with seasons of grief before finding a healthy way to move forward. Admission consists of donations of any amount that go for the upkeep of the Pixy. Information: Cecile Beavin, 812-988-6854.

COMMUNITY CAST-A-WAYS GARAGE SALE, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18, Donner Center, 739 22nd St. Booth space includes up to three 6-foot tables and chair. Cost: $27 per booth space. For ages 18 and older. Please indicate when registering if you need electric access. Set-up time is 7 to 8:45 a.m. the day of the sale. To register, call 812-376-2680, stop by Donner Center or visit columbusparksandrec.com.

ARTS FOR AIDS fundraiser in conjunction with World AIDS Day featuring The Kenyetta Dance Company presenting “The Skin We’re In” and the Asante Actors of Indianapolis. Doors open at 5 p.m., program at 6 p.m., Nov. 30, The Commons, 300 Washington St. in Columbus. Food by Le Petit Caraibes, cash bar, free photo booth, African Bazaar by Global Gifts, silent auction. The program supports health programming in southern Indiana and 5 HIV-AIDS programs — four in Africa and one in Haiti.

3 ON 3 HOCKEY TOURNAMENT, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24, Hamilton Center Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive. Hamilton Community Center invites you, your teammates and your families to enjoy the experience at this year’s 3 on 3 pondless hockey tournament. We aim for quality hockey and lots of fun. Cost: $15 per individual; $55 per adult team.

Galleries, museums & exhibits

EXHIBIT COLUMBUS temporary art and architecture installations at various Modernist structures around downtown and elsewhere, free through Nov. 26, organized by Landmark Columbus. Information and locations: landmarkcolumbus.org.

IN THE BEGINNING, art exhibit for Bob Burris’ work, Wellconnect, 237 Washington St. in Columbus, free. Opening reception will be 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6.

AVENUE OF ARCHITECTS, during business hours through Nov. 16 at Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Explore the architecture of Fifth Street in this photography exhibit of works by Hadley Fruits, Balthazar Korab and Adam Reynolds.

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 524 Third St. Featured: “Indiana Disasters” Oct. 5 through Nov. 8. Exhibits are part of the Indiana Historical Society’s Traveling Exhibit Program. Information: 812-372-3549.

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES BREAST FEEDING COALITION 2017 ART EXHIBIT, WellConnect, 237 Washington St., Columbus. Highlighting the work of local photographer Angela Jackson. Free.

506 GALLERY, COLUMBUS VISITORS CENTER, corner of Fifth and Franklin streets, Columbus. On display through early November: Vintage Charley Harper prints, including serigraphs, lithographs, Ford Times prints and rare collectibles from the collection of Larry Smith and Circle City Frames. Visitors Center hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays (closed Sundays in December, January, February and March). Information: 812-378-2622.

ATTERBURY-BAKALAR AIR MUSEUM, at Columbus Municipal Airport, 4770 Ray Boll Blvd., Columbus. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Closed Sundays and Mondays. Special tours may be scheduled by calling 812-372-4356. The museum preserves the history of the former Atterbury Army Air Field, later named Bakalar Air Force Base. Museum displays include a World War II-era air base barracks building section showing barracks living at the former air base and a World War II Army Air Corps operating rotating beacon and tower and more. Visit the museum online at atterburybakalarairmuseum.org and on Facebook.

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY HISTORY CENTER, 524 Third St., Columbus. Information: 812-372-3541 or bartholomewhistory.org.

THE COMMONS GALLERY, second floor, 300 Washington St., Columbus. Free and open to the public during normal operating hours at The Commons. Information: cmadart.org or columbus mad@gmail.com.

IVY TECH GALLERY OF FINE ART & DESIGN, 4475 Central Ave., Columbus. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. Information: 812-374-5139 or rbrooks12@ivytech.edu.

WELLCONNECT, 237 Washington St., Columbus. Gallery hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Information: 812-247-0502.

TRE BICCHIERI, 425 Washington St., Columbus. Artwork by nine local artists including Gail Plattner, Jeff Jackson, Stephen Whittaker, John Strickland, Susie Gregory, Rebecca Campbell, Cathy Schooler and Robert Baker. All artwork is for sale. Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 5 to 10 p.m. Saturdays.

TRI-STATE ARTISANS, 422 Washington St., Columbus. Handmade retail gallery representing more than 60 local artisans. Unique gifts, fine art, art classes for youth and adults, youth art programs, art parties and home parties. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Information: tsartisans.com.

YELLOW TRAIL MUSEUM, on the west side of Hope Town Square at 644 Main St., Hope. Thousands of items donated by members of the community to tell the story of Hope’s unique heritage. Military display, tools, housewares, clothing, pictures, doctor’s office, grocery items, hardware, barber shop, agriculture and Moravian history. The Research Center is open from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays and by appointment. This area concentrates on genealogy, but has information for general historical research, too. The museum visitor information center hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, with extended hours during special events in town. Appointments to visit other times can be arranged by calling 812-546-8020 or 812-371-7969.

FREEMAN ARMY AIR FIELD MUSEUM, 1035 A. Ave., Freeman Field, Seymour, across from the airport hangars. Open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, excepting holidays, and by appointment throughout the week. Exhibits include recovered artifacts from the base’s time as a foreign aircraft evaluation center, including buried parts of German, British and other planes; a fully restored World War II-era fire truck; artifacts honoring those who trained at the Field, including the Tuskegee Airmen and WAFS/WACS. New exhibits include an edged weapons display. Groups (school, service, home school, corporate and other) are welcome; both historic museum buildings are accessible to the handicapped. Information and appointments: 812-522-2031 and freemanarmyairfield museum.org.

BROWN COUNTY ART GUILD, 48 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Information: 812-988-6185 or browncountyartguild.org.

HOOSIER ARTIST GALLERY, 45 S. Jefferson St., Nashville. Information: 269-375-3234.

B3 GALLERY, 125 S. Van Buren St., Nashville, on the second floor of the Artist Colony Shops. Information: 812-988-6675.

BROWN COUNTY ART GALLERY, Artist Drive and Main Street, Nashville. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Information: browncountyartgallery.org or 812-988-4609.

JENNINGS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM, 335 Brown St., Vernon. Information: 812-346-8989 and jenningscounty.org.