Tri Kappa plans Christmas Bazaar
Tri Kappa’s 32nd annual Arts and Crafts Christmas Bazaar will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at South Vermillion High School in Clinton.
The bazaar will include a fudge shop, door prizes, pictures with Santa (2 to 4 p.m.), Christmas items and cookbooks. Lunch and more than 100 booths will be available.
Admission is by donation. Adults are $2 and children under 12 are $1. Ticket donations are used for a scholarship fund.
Get advanced tickets from any Tri Kappa member. For more information call Cynthia Cammack, vendor chair, at 765-832-7647.
Hear ‘Guitars in the Night’ in Vincennes
“Guitars in the Night” will feature Vincennes University students and faculty members performing the music of Eric Clapton, classical guitars playing Fantasias on traditional English melodies, and a country music tribute to Tennessee Ernie Ford. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at VU’s Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.
Admission is free.
Sponsored by the VU Music Department, ensembles taking part in the performance will include the Classical Guitar Ensemble, Advanced Guitar Class, String Ensemble and Blues Ensemble.
Santa Claus to visit Rockville Library
Santa Claus is coming to the Rockville Public Library from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 1.
The Rockville High School Student Council will be there to help children color and decorate cookies. The library is at 106 N. Market St. For more information call 765-569-5544.
A benefit pancake breakfast will take place from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Westfield, Ill., Fire Station.
Officer Mike (Dewey) Duvall lost everything in house fire Oct. 31. This is a donation-only breakfast. All proceeds from the benefit will go to Duvall.
The breakfast is sponsored by Westfield Masonic Lodge 1046.
St. Pat’s School raffle event set
St. Patrick School’s annual raffle event will take place Saturday, Nov. 10. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with drawings throughout the evening. The grand prize raffle is $50,000.
The event will include live music and free food, beer and a cash bar with purchase of a raffle ticket.
Tickets are $100 and only 2,000 tickets will be sold. One ticket will admit two adults, age 21 and older. Groups can divide the winnings.
For more information call 812-232-2157 or email email@example.com.
North Quarterback Club fundraiser set
Terre Haute North Patriot Quarterback Club, the parent group supporting North football, is hosting a “31 Bingo” fundraiser on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the North Vigo cafeteria at 3434 Maple Ave.
Doors will open at 5 p.m. with the bingo starting at 6:30. Advance tickets may be purchased for $18 from any Patriot football player or by calling 812-841-4423. Tickets will be $20 at the door.
There will be 20 games of bingo, plus special intermission games, raffle bags, door prizes and concessions. All proceeds will go to North’s football program.
Fuqua’s plans annual charity
Fuqua Elementary School’s fifth annual Charity Auction is Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the school at 1111 Wheeler St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
A silent auction will take place from 6 to 6:45 p.m., and a live auction will begin at 7 p.m. All proceeds go to the Shoe Bus program and Vigo County School Corp.’s Weekend Backpack food program.
Items for auction include Indianapolis Colts tickets, a 40-inch flat-screen television, an iPod Touch laptop computer, Kindle Fire, digital camera, overnight hotel stays, themed baskets and more.
There also will be pizza, nachos, desserts and drinks available for purchase.
Vigo 4-H plans Christmas Bazaar
The Vigo County 4-H Council will stage its annual Christmas Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.
There will be three buildings full of vendors with products to help guests begin their holiday shopping.
Admission is $1 for adults and free for children 13 and under. Admission automatically enters guests into all door prize drawings. Concessions will be available. All proceeds benefit Vigo County 4-H.
For more information, or for those interested in booth space, contact Kym Leib at 812-299-5431.
Tri Kappa plans Christmas Bazaar
Community Theatre to bring Tony Award-winning play to stage
Some call it a comedy, while others call it a drama. “God of Carnage” was the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Play, and Community Theatre of Terre Haute will present it this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as March 21-23.
New Leo Baxter Orchestra to entertain at Big Read Party
A Terre Haute tradition will be reborn when the New Leo Baxter Society Orchestra performs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Indiana Theatre as part of the Big Party for the Wabash Valley Big Read.
With new Americana album, Chicago artist to play Verve
For years, Kevin Presbrey toured the country as the front man of Painkiller Hotel, a modern rock group inspired by guitar-fueled bands like Pearl Jam and Live. Now, he’s dialing back the clock with his solo debut, an Americana album that takes its cues from Jim Croce’s folk music, the Eagles’ country-tinged rock and Fleetwood Mac’s 1970s pop.
‘Magnificent Ambersons’ screening to kick off March 17 keynote address
A screening of Orson Welles’ 1942 film, ‘The Magnificent Ambersons,’ will kick off the Wabash Valley Big Read’s keynote address Monday in Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University.
Five by Design, Richie Cole are ‘Cool and Swingin’ March 22
Back by popular demand, Five by Design returns to Terre Haute March 22 with a new show featuring alto saxophone legend Richie Cole. “Cool and Swingin’” begins at 7:30 p.m. in Tilson Auditorium at Indiana State University.
Women focus of March 20 brown bag talk
You can celebrate Terre Haute women’s history March 20 with author and columnist Dorothy Jerse and storyteller Sally Weatherston as they look between the lines of “The Magnificent Ambersons” and into the lives of women during a pivotal time of change.
Casey Westfield Drama Club to present ‘The Taming of Katy Lou’ March 27-28, 30
The Casey Westfield High School Drama Club will present “The Taming of Katy Lou” on March 27, 28 and 30 in Casey Westfield Arts Hall-East Edgar at Casey, Ill.
Big Read party March 14 at The Indiana
You can enjoy an evening of elegance, dancing and drama at the Vigo County Public Library’s Big Party for the Big Read, scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday in the Indiana Theatre at Seventh and Ohio streets.
Winery plans ‘A Few Good Murderers’ April 12
The murder mystery dinner “A Few Good Murderers” is set for 6 p.m. April 12 in Castle Finn Winery at Marshall, Ill.
Admission is $40 per person and includes appetizers, dinner, dessert, tea or lemonade, and the show. Alcohol will be sold separately.
Audition for ‘Taking My Turn’ March 17-18
Community Theatre of Terre Haute director Mark Frederick will be looking for four men and four women to make up the cast for the musical celebration, “Taking My Turn.” Auditions will be staged at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in Community Theatre at 1431 S. 25th St. Those auditioning should prepare a song and bring music for the accompanist. No dancing is required.
Community Semester events March 19-22 include walking tour, lecture, discussions
Indiana State University’s Community Semester has five events planned for next week.
Programs include a walking tour of downtown Terre Haute; a lecture on video art; and discussions related to the book “The Magnificent Ambersons,” the impact of German immigrants on the Crossroads of America and the role of Native Americans and fur traders in the area.
Fiber artist to lead March 22 beginners’ weaving course
Local fiber artist John Salamone will lead a Beginning Weaving course at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice on March 22. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the facility, at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
St. Patrick’s Day walk/run, parade, dinner and party March 15
St. Patrick’s annual painting of the shamrock at 19th and Poplar streets will take place at 9 a.m. today, and the 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will kick off at 8 a.m. Saturday with the Irish Dash 5K Walk/Run.
Sullivan Area Art Guild to celebrate anniversary March 14
Residents are invited to join the members of the Sullivan Area Art Guild on Friday as it celebrates the one-year anniversary of its new gallery.
Activities are scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. in the gallery at 16 S. Court St. on the square in Sullivan. Refreshments will be provided.
Author to be at Paris library March 13
Author and columnist Mike Lunsford will be at the Paris (Ill.) Public Library at 6:30 p.m. CST today to speak and sign books, particularly “A Windy Hill Almanac.”
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Country singer/songwriter from Illinois to perform at The Verve
Up-and-coming country singer/songwriter Troy Stone of Paris, Ill., will perform from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 14 in The Verve at 677 Wabash Ave.
‘Dinosaur Zoo Live’ brings prehistoric creatures to life
Kids of all ages will have the chance to get up close and personal with a menagerie of prehistoric creatures at 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday when Erth’s “Dinosaur Zoo Live” comes to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Hatfield Hall for two shows.
Gallery presents ‘Halcyon Days’ exhibit
Halcyon Art Gallery is presenting the regional juried exhibition, “Halcyon Days 2014,” on view from Friday until March 28. The opening reception will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday. This is the ninth in a series of juried exhibitions showcasing the best of contemporary art in all media.
See dinosaurs, Dr. Seuss characters at Children's Museum
On Sunday, March 9, Terre Haute Children’s Museum guests will be in for a special treat. Prehistoric creatures from Erth’s “Dinosaur Zoo” will be roving the museum, and Dr. Seuss characters will come to life when the Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute presents “Seussical Jr.”
Make a toast March 7 to benefit Susan G. Komen
The community is invited to drink in the sights of the restored Indiana Theatre at “A Taste … A Toast … A Cure,” an event to benefit Susan G. Komen of the Wabash Valley.
Dinner/auction event March 9 to benefit heart patient
“A Heart for Dustin” benefit will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9, in AMVETS Post 222 on Fifth Avenue in Terre Haute.
March library exhibit inspired by ‘Magnificent Ambersons’
Artists from River City Art Association and the Wabash Valley Art Guild in Terre Haute will feature works inspired by the 2014 Wabash Valley Big Read selection, “The Magnificent Ambersons.”
White Violet Center to host March 8 nuno felting class
A new fiber class at White Violet Farm Alpacas, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, was so popular the organization is offering it again in March.
Meet and greet March 7 at Tater & Joe’s Coffee Grounds
An informal meet and greet at the new Tater & Joe’s Coffee Grounds ,423 Wabash Ave., begins at 6 p.m. on Friday.
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