Kids and teens
November and Beyond
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: Build a Better Reader workshop for Pre-K students and parents, 6 p.m. Nov. 28; Build a Better Reader workshop for grades 1 and 2, 7 p.m. Nov. 28; Crazy 8’s Club Grades 3-5, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 12; Coder Dojo Python: Ages 12-17, 4 p.m. Nov. 29; A Winter’s Ball for Teens: Hamilton Party, 4:15 p.m., Nov. 29; after-school movie, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 30; Register for events at mybcpl.org under “events.” Information: 812-379-1255.
FALL FESTIVAL OF EXOTIC ANIMALS, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 23-30, Zoo’Opolis Exotic Petting Zoo, 12696 W. County Road 50S, Columbus. Three thousand square-foot air-conditioned and heated facility on 5 acres. Open year-round. Visitors can hold, cuddle, feed and play with all animals. Featuring more than 35 different species including foxes, macaws, miniature ponies, prairie dogs, skunks, rabbits, raccoons, bengal cats, lorikeets, baby muntjac deer, wallabies and coatimundis. Information: 812-764-4980; zoo-opolisexoticpettingworld.com.
DESIGN FRIDAY, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 24, kidscommons, 309 Washington St., Columbus. Celebrate the closing of Exhibit Columbus with a design challenge. All activities are free with admission; $3.50 per person on regular Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. school days from 3:30 to 5 p.m., $7 per person for all other times.
SKATE WITH SANTA, noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 25, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. Make crafts and reindeer food. Cost is $7.50 and includes skate rental.
PRESCHOOL FAIR, 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 28, Hope Elementary School gymnasium, 9575 N. State Road 9, Hope. Open house for parents in the community to come get information about local preschools and why preschool benefits children. There will be a bounce house and a winter craft for the kids. Refreshments and snacks will be available. Information: 812-374-9925.
COOKIES WITH SANTA, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 1, Mainsource Bank, 1130 E. Tipton St., Seymour; and 5-7 p.m. Dec. 8, Mainsource Bank Brownstown, 1051 W. Spring St., Brownstown; bring in a toy to help kids in the community. Toys will be donated to Sertoma of Jackson County.
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. Includes tea, punch, crafts, games and more. All children should wear their holiday best for a 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.
WHOVILLE SKATE, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 22, Hamilton Center Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. Come skate with The Grinch and have a magical time in Whoville. Cost: $4.50 for adults; $4 for kids. Free for kids 4 and under. There is a $2 skate/skooter rental. Information: 812-376-2686.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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. From 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 5, 15 introducing children to STEAM concepts through hands-on activities and experiments. Pizza dinner provided. 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. 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.
GET WalkIN, daily through Dec. 4. Email-based walking program offered through Purdue Extension in Bartholomew. Participants can sign-up, walk on their own and receive e-mailed support and information. Participants will be asked to complete two short online surveys. Any resident of the county 18 years and older may enroll. Information: 812-379-1665; extension.purdue.edu/bartholomew. To register: eventbrite.com/e/get-walkin-tickets-37227024031.
November and Beyond
FRIDAYS@FIRST, First United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 618 Eighth St., Columbus. Scheduled: 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 adult always free. Information: csoindiana.org/tickets.
NIGHT OWL COUNTRY BAND, 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh. Columbus band that plays southern, country rock. Info: TheEdinburghPixy.com.
LITTLE HOPE OPRY OF WILLOW LEAVES, 326 Jackson St., Hope, 7 to 10 p.m. Dec. 2. Traditional and classic country music by the Willow Leaves House Band and special guests. Food available for purchase. Family atmosphere; no smoking or alcohol allowed. Admission: $10. Scheduled special guests are Andy & Hank, Dec. 2. Information and reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org and 812-546-0640.
MUSIC AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, First Presbyterian Church, Seventh and Franklin streets. Lessons and Carols service featuring traditional Christmas scripture, carols and anthems, sung by the church’s adult choir directed by Dianne Sprunger. Admission free; an offering will be taken. Child care on request, call 812-372-3783.
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: “Home for the Holidays” with Marja Harmon, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9; “All for Love,” with violinist 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.
COLUMBUS CITY BAND: “Sounds of the Season” and “Christmas Classics”: 2 p.m. Nov. 26, The Commons and 2 p.m. Dec 10 at Central Christian Church in Seymour; “Winter Concert”: 2 p.m. Feb. 25 at The Commons; “Spring Concert”: 2 p.m. April 29, The Commons.
QMIX CHRISTMAS MUSICAL FIREWORKS SHOW, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 2., Second and Washington Streets, downtown Columbus, family-friendly event in downtown Columbus follows the annual Festival of Lights Parade. Show features choreographed-to-Christmas music fireworks display, free hot chocolate and cookies. Children can pose for free pictures with Santa following the parade and fireworks. Easterling Entertainment will twist balloons.
STRINGS CLASS CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 4, Columbus North High School, 1400 25th St. Philharmonic Strings Class Concert featuring the PYO and Philharmonic Strings Classes at CSA Fodrea, CSA Lincoln, Clifty Creek, Mt. Healthy, Parkside, Richards, Rockcreek,Schmitt, Smith, Southside and Taylorsville schools.
WINTER’S GLOW CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 8, Westside Community Church, 124 Tipton Lakes Blvd., Columbus. Get into the spirit of the season with an evening of holiday music from the Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir, featuring percussionist Kesley Reis. Cost: $5. Performing Choirs: Concert, Descant, Prep. Tickets: icchoir.org/winters-glow or 317-940-9640
ROCKIN’ CHRISTMAS IN NASHVILLE, 8:30-11:30 p.m., Dec. 9, Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, Nashville. Spend the evening with the Dan Kirk band in Nashville.
ROYAL-OFF-THE-SQUARE THEATRE, 121 W. Walnut St., Brownstown. Productions presented by Jackson County Community Theatre. Scheduled: “Babes in Toyland,” Dec. 1-3, 8-10; “Almost, Maine,” dinner theater at The Pines in Seymour, Feb. 16-18, 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 email@example.com.
BROWN COUNTY PLAYHOUSE, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Information and tickets: 812-988-6555 and browncountyplayhouse.org.
‘BELIEVE’: A BROWN COUNTY CHRISTMAS TRADITION 2017, Nov. 24-Dec. 23, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Holiday tradition variety show. Music includes Christmas songs, Broadway classics plus comedy including a finale with Santa Claus. Children 10 and under free with paid adult. Information and tickets: 812-988-6555 and browncountyplayhouse.org.
‘LOVING VINCENT,’ 7-9 p.m. Nov. 26-Dec. 3, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Depicted in oil-painted animation. Young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver artist’s final letter and ends up investigating his final days there. Rated PG-13. Info: browncountyplayhouse.org.
TREE COUNTY PLAYERS: ‘IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE’ RADIO-STYLE SHOW, 7 p.m. Dec. 1; 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 2 and 2 p.m. Dec. 3. Tickets: $12, members; $15, non-members; $5, age 18 and under. Live-on-stage recreation of a 1940s-style radio program, “It’s A Wonderful Life” radio play. Tickets may be purchased by calling 812-222-4766 or online at tcpgreensburg.com. Tickets will also be available at the door before the show.
‘HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS,’ 1-3 p.m. Dec. 2, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. A Holiday Classic Movie Tradition — part of the Brown County Community Foundation “Stuff-A-Stocking” event. A green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of Whoville. Rated PG. Info: browncountyplayhouse.org.
‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’, 7 p.m. Dec. 8 and 2 p.m. Dec. 9, Columbus East High School, 230 S. Marr Road. Adapted from the beloved television special and featuring more than 100 children from across the community. When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees among everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Directed by Caitlin Smith, produced by Sharon Andrews and presented by Mill Race Theatre Company. Tickets: $7. For information or to set up an interview, contact Sharon Andrews at 812-350-5026 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“THIS WONDERFUL LIFE,” 6 p.m. Dec. 8-9 and 15-16, 1 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17, Willow Leaves of Hope, 326 Jackson St., Hope, tickets: $25 (includes dinner and show). Reservations: 812-546-0640.
“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: THE RADIO PLAY,” 1940s-era comic drama, 7 p.m. Dec. 15-16 and 22-23 and 3 p.m. Dec. 17 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24, The Harlequin Theatre, inside FairOaks Mall, 2380 25th St. in Columbus. Tickets, available at brownpapertickets.com, Viewpoint Books, the mall office and at the venue: $15 in advance and $20 at the door for adults and $10 for students at the door. Cash bar available. Information: 812-343-4597 or theharlequintheatre.com.
DANCE INDIANA HOLIDAY DANCE, 7-10 p.m. Dec. 9, the Commons, 300 Washington St. Columbus, with the Starlighters Big Band, tickets are $25 per person or $10 person just to listen to the band, cash bar, snacks. Tickets sold at the door. Information: email@example.com.
November and Beyond
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: Wellness Class, 6 p.m. Nov. 27; Art House in the Red Room Film Series: “Ivan’s Childhood,” 6 p.m. Nov. 28; Researching the War of 1812, 6 p.m. Nov. 30; Register for events at mybcpl.org under “events.” Information: 812-379-1255.
NATIONAL FAMILY WEEK EVENTS at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 719 Fifth St., and Columbus Skateland, 2660 N. Talley Road, Columbus. Scheduled: Roller skating with free admission by presenting a family picture, 1 and 7 p.m. Nov. 25, Columbus Skateland. Information: Judy Lifferth, 812-342-1552.
5K on TURKEY DAY FUN RUN, 8 a.m. Nov. 23, National Guard Armory, 2160 Arnold St., Columbus. To register: runsignup.com/Race/IN/Columbus/5konTurkeyDayforLoveChapel. Cost: $25 to $50; proceeds benefit Love Chapel.
THANKSGIVING DAY DINNER, 12:30-2 p.m. Nov. 23, First Christian Church, 531 Fifth St., Columbus. Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner. Home-cooked meal open to the public. Bartholomew County home deliveries for those who can’t make it to the church can be arranged by calling 812-379-4491 before 4 p.m. Nov. 20. For further information, call 812-379-1630.
THE SEASONS ART AND CRAFT SHOW 2017, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 24 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 25, The Seasons Conference Center, Nashville. No admission fee. Food available for purchase. Information: 812-350-9236.
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. Nov. 30, program starts at 6, at 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. Tickets: Available at artsforaids.com. Adults $25,Students $12, Children under 11 Free with adult ticket purchase.
3 ON 3 HOCKEY TOURNAMENT, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive. Cost: $15 per individual; $55 per adult team.
COIN APPRAISAL DAY, 9 to 4 p.m., Nov. 28, Mainsource Bank, 2310 W. Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus. An HCC Rare Coins staff member will be onsite during regular business hours to conduct free appraisals on your coin collection or rare paper bills. No appointment necessary.
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 30, Bartholomew County Library, 536 Fifth St.
EXTENSION SHOWCASE, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Bartholomew County Fairgrounds, 750 W. County Road 200S. Annual meeting in the Community Building will provide an opportunity residents to learn about Purdue Extension and its work. Booths will be set up, door prizes given and food recipes can be sampled. Those 18 years or older may vote for Extension Board members. The Outstanding Service to Extension Award will be presented at 6 p.m. followed by the announcement of Bartholomew County Extension Board’s new members.
40TH ANNUAL BROWN COUNTY CHILDREN’S AUCTION, 6 to 11:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Out of the Ordinary Restaurant & Bar, 61 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Featuring donated art, crafts, antiques, donated items from local merchants, gift certificates for local restaurants, hotels and outside organizations, including the Indianapolis Zoo and the Cincinnati Reds. All proceeds are used to purchase clothing for local children in need. Organizers are collecting donations; items may be dropped off at Out of The Ordinary or at PNC Bank. Cash donations can be made at any of the local banks in Nashville. For item pick-up or questions: 812-320-2601.
VICTORIAN SPLENDOR: HOLIDAYS AT THE HENRY BREEDING HOME, Dec. 1-3, Henry Breeding Home, 13730 N. County Road 100W, Edinburgh. Guests will experience carolers on the lawn, music in the house, horse-drawn carriage rides, toys and other items belonging to the family. Children ages 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult 5-9 p.m. Dec. 1. Proceeds benefit youth programs presented by the Bartholomew County Historical Society. Tickets are $10 for BCHS members, $12 for adults and $5 for children 3-12. Children under 3 admitted free. Advance tickets are available at the History Center or at the event. Information: bartholomewhistory.org or 812-372-3541.
LIVING NATIVITY, 6-8:30 p.m., Dec. 1, St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 11750 W. County Road 930S, Waymansville. King James, the camel, will be there, along with other animals. Free refreshments will be served in the parish hall. All are welcome.
YELLOW TRAIL MUSEUM CHRISTMAS HOMES TOUR, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 1, Yellow Trail Museum, 644 Main St., Hope. Self-guided tour will take visitors to five decorated homes in the Hope area as well as a business and a stop at the museum for snacks. Tickets available at the Yellow Trail starting at 5 p.m. Price is $10 per ticket. Information: 812-371-7969 or 812-546-8020.
UNIVERSAL HOLIDAY MARKET, starts at 9 a.m. Dec. 2, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 7850 W. Goeller Road, Columbus. Market featuring homemade items made by church members and friends from other religious faiths and non-profit organizations, selling items that benefit causes and various types of art. Food available, plus a children’s emporium where kids can shop for goodies.
COLUMBUS CITY FARMERS MARKET, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 2 to March 31, Fair Oaks Mall, 2380 25th St., Columbus. Fresh produce and meat; artisan breads, sweets, jellies, herbs, spices; Christmas greenery, flowers and plants. Visit with local authors.
HUMANE SOCIETY BAKE AND GIFT SALE, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 2, FairOaks Mall, 2380 25th St., Columbus. Located near Carson’s. Baked goods and gifts for people and pets. Monetary donations accepted for medical needs for shelter animals.
LINE DANCING LESSONS, 7 p.m. Dec. 8, Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh. Cost: $5. Information: TheEdinburghPixy.com.
HOOSIER PRO WRESTLING AND FIREMEN’S CHEER FUND TOY DRIVE 2, 8-10:30 p.m., Dec. 2, Bartholomew County Fairgrounds, 750 W. County Road 200S, Columbus. HPW Wrestling presents seven matches with four titles on the line. Firemen’s Cheer Fund Toy Drive continues; fans are asked to bring new or gently used toys to help kids at Christmas. Concessions, wrestling merchandise and T-shirts available. Tickets $12; kids 4 and under free.
MOVIE EVENTS AT BROWN COUNTY PLAYHOUSE, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Scheduled: “Sleepless in Seattle,” 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 31. Information and tickets: 812-988-6555 and browncountyplayhouse.org.
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. Nov. 18: “Miller Prize Talks: Chris Cornelius,” 4:30 p.m., meet at “Wiikiaami” at First Christian Church if weather is fair. RSVP on the Facebook event to receive location updates. Presented in partnership with the Columbus Area Arts Council. Free admission. Information and locations: landmarkcolumbus.org.
GUGLIELMO BOTTER EXHIBIT: ‘THE VIEW FROM TREVISO, DRAWINGS OF COLUMBUS, INDIANA,’ through 2017, Gallery 506, Columbus Visitors Center, 506 Fifth St.; series of pen-and-ink drawings; drawings were created following Botter’s two previous visits to Columbus, during which he sketched and photographed a variety of community landmarks, including buildings, landscapes, and many of the interactive installations comprising Exhibit Columbus’ inaugural exhibition. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 812-378-2622).
IN THE BEGINNING, art exhibit for Bob Burris’ work, Wellconnect, 237 Washington St. in Columbus, free.
HEALTHY COMMUNITIES BREAST FEEDING COALITION 2017 ART EXHIBIT, WellConnect, 237 Washington St., Columbus. Highlighting the work of local photographer Angela Jackson. Free.
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. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. The Research Center is open from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays and by appointment. 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. 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.