Kids and teens
October and Beyond
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: 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.
LIGHTS ON AFTER SCHOOL, 5:30 p.m., Oct. 26, kidscommons, 309 Washington St., Columbus, celebrate after-school programs with free admission for families with children pre-K through sixth grade. Enjoy science, technology, engineering, art and math activities throughout the museum. The evening includes a free pizza and fruit dinner while supplies last, door prizes and give-aways. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Out-of-School Coalition, in partnership with BCSC iCare, Foundation For Youth, Children Inc. and kidscommons.
KINDRED’S HAUNTED NURSING HOME, 7-9 p.m. Oct 27, Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, Columbus, 2100 Midway St., open to all local trick-or-treaters, candy giveaway.
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., Columbus. 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., Columbus. 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., Columbus. 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., Columbus. 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 Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. Come out for a 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., Columbus. 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., Columbus. 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, 300 Washington St., Columbus. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
CommUNITY YOGA, 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Drive, Columbus. 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., Columbus. 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., Columbus. 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
FRIDAYS@FIRST, First United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 618 Eighth St., Columbus. Scheduled: 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: “A Holiday Journey,” Dec. 3 at The Commons, 300 Washington St., Columbus; “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.
COLUMBUS BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE, 4 p.m. Nov. 4, Donner Center, 739 22nd St., Columbus. Jam begins at 4 p.m. — bring your instrument to join — and various groups will start playing at 5 p.m., the Jamboree will feature bluegrass and gospel by various bands, Common Ground, Liberty Hill, Cumberland Gap and Friends of Bluegrass. Donations will be accepted and snacks will be available for purchase. Jamboree is sponsored by Lincoln Central Neighborhood Family Center, in cooperation with Columbus Parks and Recreation and the Columbus Area Arts Council, 812-379-2408.
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: email@example.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. 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. 26, $20.50 and $19.50; “Respect: The Women of Rock ‘n’ Soul,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. and 28, $20.50 and $19.50; and 40 Years of College Beagles Tribute featuring music by the Beatles and the Eagles, 7:30 p.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, 1400 25th St., 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: “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 firstname.lastname@example.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. 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
LINE DANCING LESSONS, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh, $5, www.TheEdinburghPixy.com.
THE HAUNTING, Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28, Shireman Homestead, 7060 W. County Road 200N, Columbus. 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.
SPAGHETTI DINNER & SILENT AUCTION, 4 to 7 p.m., Oct. 28, Fellowship Hall, East Columbus United Methodist Church, 2439 Indiana Ave. The dinner will be a free will offering to raise funds for the new air conditioning unit. A variety of items will be available for bidding in the silent auction.
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: 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.
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.
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.
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: email@example.com.
SKATE AND SCARE, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Center Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
TRY TAI CHI, 10-11 a.m. Oct. 31, Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St., Columbus. Free class, all are welcome to learn about the exercise in this class taught by Paula Howard. For more information, call Mill Race Center, or 812-342-2047.
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.
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.
TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE, 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Nov. 4, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. Free equipment to use. To register: tryhockeyforfree.com; enter zip code 47201.
WINE-A-REE, 1-6 p.m. Nov. 4, The Commons, 300 Washington St., Columbus, wine, beer and spirits tasting festival; tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Unlimited tastings and a commemorative wine or beer glass are included in the price of the ticket. New this year will be a VIP tasting hour from noon to 1 p.m. VIP tickets are $45 and are limited. They are available only in advance on-line. VIP guests will receive a special gift. Tickets will be available at the Viewpoint Bookstore and the Visitors Center in Columbus, Jackson County Visitors Center and This Old Guitar Store in Seymour, Village Lights Bookstore in Madison, and Levenstein’s in Greensburg, as well as on the www.hoosiertrailsbsa.org website. The event will include a silent auction with items including a John Mellencamp signed guitar courtesy of This Old Guitar Store in Seymour, a week’s stay at a Florida condo, and tours from de Tours of Indiana Wines. All proceeds benefit Hoosier Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, which serves Bartholomew, Jackson, Decatur and Jennings counties. For more information, call Jon Ocheltree at 800-844-6809. Visit the Wine-A-Ree Facebook event page or the site on Facebook.
HOOSIER PRO WRESTLING, 7 p.m. Nov. 4, Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds, 750 W. 200 S, Columbus. The 19-year anniversary show and Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund Toy Drive. See nine matches and bring a new toy or more to help the Firemen help kids in need at Christmas. Bell at 7:45 p.m., tickets, $13 for adults, kids 4 and under are free.
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. 11, Ceraland Park cross country course, 3989 S. County Road 525E, Columbus. 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. Cost: $20 advance registration fee includes commemorative patch. Race day registration is $30. To register any pay in advance or for more information: hoosiertrails5k.org.
FOOD SECURITY: A GLOBAL PEACEMAKING WORK, 4 p.m. Nov. 11, First Presbyterian Church, 512 Seventh St., Columbus. Free lecture by former Senator Richard G. Lugar, president of the nonprofit organization The Lugar Center. Senator Lugar serves as a professor at the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University. While serving in the United States Senate, he helped forge the Nunn-Lugar program, which has deactivated thousands of nuclear warheads and led in the work on food security, energy independence and free trade. Open to everyone. Information: 317-846-2091; email@example.com.
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, Columbus. 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, Columbus. 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/.
20th ANNUAL HOLIDAY CREATIONS CRAFT SHOW & SALE, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11, Donner Center, 739 22nd St., Columbus. 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., Columbus. 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. Fox 59 TV reporter and Columbus native Kyle Inskeep will serve as master of ceremonies. Doors open at 5 p.m. and 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, free photo booth and more. 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 Community 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.
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., Columbus. Featured: “Indiana Disasters” 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.