News From Terre Haute, Indiana


December 5, 2013

Christmas in Parke County Dec. 6-8

Celebrate Christmas in Parke County at the following locations:

Dec. 6

• 5 to 8 p.m.: Mansfield Village Old Fashioned Christmas

•  6 to 9 p.m.: Rosedale Elementary School Christmas Craft Fair

Dec. 7

•  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Rosedale Elementary School Christmas Craft Fair

•  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Rockville Christmas Bazaar, Clark’s Reception Hall

•  9 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Rosedale Country Christmas Shoppe

•  10 to 11:30 a.m.: Santa and elves at Rockville Public Library

•  11 a.m. to 8 p.m.: Mansfield Village Old-Fashioned Christmas

•  1 to 5 p.m.: Rockville Holiday Home Tour, tickets at Art Gallery

•  3 p.m.: Montezuma children’s Christmas party, firehouse

•  5 p.m.: Montezuma downtown Christmas celebration

•  5 to 6 p.m.: Rockville Christmas tree lighting celebration, courthouse square

•  7 p.m.: “A Christmas Story” performance, Ritz Theatre, Rockville

Dec. 8

•  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Mansfield Village Old-Fashioned Christmas

•  Noon to 6 p.m.: Rosedale Country Christmas Shoppe

•  2 p.m.: “A Christmas Story” performance, Ritz Theatre, Rockville

•  5 to 8 p.m.: Bloomingdale Fire Department chili supper

Friday to Sunday

•  “Christmas at the Depot,” information 569-5226

•  Bridgeton Country Christmas, information 548-2136

Dec. 15

•  Christmas benefit show, Ritz Theatre, free admission with food pantry donation

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    The Carolinas lie more than 500 miles from Terre Haute, but a musical slice of that region is coming to town.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Berchild.jpg ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern’ to open at Crossroads Rep

    The fourth week of the summer season at Crossroads Repertory Theatre brings the modern classic by Tom Stoppard, “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.”

    July 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • Jack A Nixon Wilmett#589CDA.jpg Swope announces winners in annual juried exhibition

    Award winners for the Swope Art Museum’s “70th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition” were announced June 28 during the exhibition’s opening reception.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jamin’ for the Cure July 25 at Fairbanks Park

    Jamin’ for the Cure, set for 6 p.m. until midnight July 25 in Fairbanks Park, will feature area bands Dicky James, Blue Town, Acoustic Dogg and Southland. There also will be three area food vendors and a beer garden.

    July 10, 2014

  • Junior Achievement to host luau July 24

    Junior Achievement of the Wabash Valley will host its 50th anniversary luau from 5 to 8 p.m. July 24 in the Ohio Building at 672 Ohio St. in Terre Haute.

    July 10, 2014

  • Hear ‘Jack Tales’ July 17 at Marshall Library

    The ACTT Troupe of the Phoenix Theatre will bring the storytelling experience of “The Jack Tales,” taken from the folklore of the Blue Ridge Mountains, to the Marshall (Ill.) Public Library. This free event, spotlighting the tale of “Jack’s Adventures with the King’s Girl,” will take place at 6:30 p.m. CDT on July 17.

    July 10, 2014

  • ‘Piano Pumpin’ Wild Man’ at Opry July 12

    Jason D. Williams brings his “Piano Pumpin’, Wild Man” show to Boot City Opry on Saturday.
    Show time is 7 p.m. General admission is $20.

    July 10, 2014

  • Paris splash park now open daily

    A new splash park opened July 4 in West Twin Lakes Park at Paris, Ill.

    July 10, 2014

  • Band to present ‘Musical Vacation’ July 13

    The Brazil Concert Band will present “A Musical Vacation” at 8 p.m. Sunday at Forest Park.
    Our presentation takes concert-goers to Paris, London, New York City, the islands of the Caribbean and Hawaii, and it’s loaded with musical memories.

    July 10, 2014

  • Dive-in movie July 11 at Deming Park

    The next dive-in movie at Deming Park pool is Friday. The pool will open at 7:30 p.m. and the showing of “Despicable Me 2” will begin when it gets dark.

    July 10, 2014

  • Clark Optimists plan fish fry July 12

    The Clark County Optimist Club will serve up its annual fish fry from 4 to 8 p.m. CDT Saturday in VFW Post 5975 at 112 N. Fifth St. in Marshall, Ill.

    July 10, 2014

  • Korean War weekend coming to Fort Harrison State Park July 12-13

    The Museum of 20th Century Warfare and the staff at Fort Harrison State Park will honor Korean War veterans with Korean War exhibits on Saturday and Sunday. The museum and the exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

    July 10, 2014

  • Marshall City Band to perform July 11

    The Marshall (Ill.) City Band will perform a concert at 8 p.m. Friday on the Clark County Courthouse lawn.

    July 10, 2014

  • St. Ben’s plans Community Festival July 11-12

    St. Benedict Church is planning its 17th annual Community Festival for Friday and Saturday at Ninth and Ohio streets. Activities are scheduled from 5 p.m. to midnight both evenings.

    July 10, 2014

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    It isn’t often that you get to meet a movie star right here in Terre Haute, but on July 20 you’ll have the chance to do just that — almost.

    July 9, 2014 3 Photos 1 Story

  • St. Ben’s plans Community Festival July 11, 12

    St. Benedict Church is planning its 17th annual Community Festival for July 11 and 12 at Ninth and Ohio streets. Activities are scheduled from 5 p.m. to midnight both evenings.

    July 3, 2014

  • Lieber SRA to host volleyball tourney July 12

    Lieber State Recreation Area’s annual 3-on-3 volleyball tournament will be July 12.
    The tournament will start at 4 p.m. at the pool. Registration will begin at 3:30.
    Lieber SRA is at 1317 W. Lieber Road, Cloverdale. For more details visit

    July 3, 2014

  • Block Party vendors needed

    Downtown Terre Haute is planning its 2014 Downtown Terre Haute Block Party and is seeking area artists to participate as vendors.

    July 3, 2014

  • Bridge Center to offer lessons July 10

    Bridge is a card game that was invented more than 100 years ago and is still being played today.

    July 3, 2014

  • Free gospel concert July 6 at Martinsville Ag Fair

    Steve Ladd and his band will present a free gospel concert in front of the Martinsville Agricultural Fair Grandstands at 7 p.m. Sunday. In the event the weather is not suitable for the outdoor concert, it will be moved to the Martinsville High School gymnasium. 

    July 3, 2014

  • Beatles tribute band in Brazil July 4

    A Beatles tribute band is set to perform Friday on the free entertainment stage at the Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration in Forest Park.

    July 3, 2014

  • Church to host Crossroads Rep for special performance of ‘Aunt Sophie’

    Indiana State University’s Crossroads Repertory Theatre will give a special performance of “Coming to See Aunt Sophie” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation at 1875 S. Fruitridge Ave. The play is by Arthur Feinsod, local playwright and professor of theater at ISU.

    July 3, 2014

  • Brazil Band to present ‘My Favorite Things’ July 6

    The Brazil Concert Band will present “My Favorite Things” at 8 p.m. Sunday at Forest Park in Brazil, rain or shine.

    July 3, 2014

  • Brazil Band to present ‘My Favorite Things’

    The Brazil Concert Band will present “My Favorite Things” at 8 p.m. Sunday at Forest Park in Brazil, rain or shine.

    July 3, 2014

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    July 3, 2014

  • bash73bigger.jpg ’BASH: Fireworks to light up Wabash Valley

    There's lots to choose from this year as every county in the Wabash Valley offers Fourth of July activities. Check out our list!

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • LJ_6.jpg A family musical and true war hero at Crossroads Rep

    Crossroads Repertory Theatre at Indiana State University continues its summer season the next two weekends with shows written by people connected to the Department of Theater. “The Untold Story of Little John,” opening Friday, June 27, was written by Rachelle Martin Wilburn with music by Travis Dillon. Both are Indiana State alumni and former students of Arthur Feinsod. Feinsod is a professor in the ISU theater department, artistic director of Crossroads Repertory Theatre and is also the playwright of “Coming to See Aunt Sophie,” the season’s third offering, opening July 2.

    June 26, 2014 3 Photos

  • Fireworks, bands, boats July 3 at Mill Creek

    The Clark County Park District will host its third annual Third of July Celebration at Mill Creek Park on July 3, featuring bands, a boat parade and fireworks visible from both land and water.

    June 26, 2014

  • Spend ‘Day at the Garden’ with Children’s Museum, ISU

    Do you know what environmental problems affect the Wabash Valley? Do you know what you can do to  make a difference? Find out by joining the Terre Haute Children’s Museum and the Institute for Community Sustainability for a visit to the Indiana State University Community Garden.

    June 26, 2014

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