News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 7, 2013

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The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Art, music, reading -- What's your summer escape?

Concert to honor Indiana composers, arrangers

The Terre Haute Community Band kicks off its summer season with Indiana’s official state song, “On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away,” written by Terre Haute’s own Paul Dresser.

Water show kicks off Vigo library program

The Vigo County Public Library will stage its kickoff event for the summer reading program “Dig into Reading” with a water show from 3 to 4 p.m. on Monday on Walnut Street in downtown Terre Haute.

All Valley artists encouraged to submit art at Vigo County Fair

Artists from throughout the Wabash Valley are encouraged to submit works to the 84th Vigo County Fair, which will take place July 7-15 at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.

Boy Scouts to host wings dinner

Boy Scout Troop 311 is hosting an all-you-can-eat boneless chicken wings dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the VFW Post 972 at 12th and Mulberry streets.

River City Art Association features Valley artist’s fused glass work

River City Art Association and the Vigo County Public Library are featuring fused glass artwork by Edith Acton of Terre Haute throughout June in the library at Seventh and Poplar streets.

Coon Holler Kids to perform at festival

The Coon Holler Kids will perform bluegrass music after the Jonah fish fry on Saturday at the Rosedale Strawberry Festival.

Mr. Chris and the Cruisers at Boot City

“Good Golly, Miss Molly!”

Mr. Chris and the Cruisers of the ’50s to ’80s rock and rollers are returning to the Boot City Opry on Saturday.

‘Rivers & Waters’ show at Vonda’s Garden

The Wabash River and its tributaries will be showcased in a 2013 Year of the River event on Friday in downtown Terre Haute.

Terre Haute Community Theatre to celebrate season with annual awards night

Community Theatre of Terre Haute will host its 60th annual Talley Awards at 8 p.m. Saturday to celebrate the completion of the 2012-2013 season.

See Wabash Valley Art Guild artworks at Clabber Girl

The works of the Wabash Valley Art Guild will be on exhibition for the month of June in the Clabber Girl Museum at Ninth Street and Wabash Avenue.

Special Olympians: Win museum admission for yourself, friends

Bridges of Indiana and Child Adult Resource Services are teaming up with the Terre Haute Children’s Museum to sponsor a unique opportunity for the athletes of the 2013 Special Olympics Indiana Summer Games.

Bridgeton bustling with activity during Quilt and Woodworking Show

Bridgeton is scheduling its 10th annual Quilt and Woodworking Show and its first Tractor and Riding Mower Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Brazil Concert Band to present ‘Don’t Rain On My Parade’ Sunday in Forest Park

The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, is scheduled to present “Don’t Rain On My Parade” at 8 p.m. Sunday in Forest Park, rain or shine.

Art Center offers classes for kids, adults

The Bicentennial Art Center of Paris, Ill., is offering summer classes for ages 4 through adult.

Marshall Band plans first summer concert Friday

The Marshall Municipal Band will kick off its 138th concert season at 8 p.m. CDT Friday on the Clark County Courthouse lawn in Marshall, Ill.

 Clay City Pottery Festival this weekend

The Clay City Lion’s Club is celebrating the 26th Clay City Pottery Festival this Saturday and Sunday.