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Outdoor Events

Sept. 4: ACM winner Lee Brice, at The Mill Terre Haute outdoor venue, 7 p.m. Tickets $45 and $85, on sale now at

Sept. 10 and 11: Blues at the Crossroads Festival, at the intersection of Seventh Street and Wabash Avenue in downtown Terre Haute. For more information, visit

Sept. 16: Granger Smith featuring his alter ego Earl Dibbles Jr., at The Mill Terre Haute outdoor venue, 7 p.m. Tickets $25 and $35, on sale 10 a.m. July 9 at

Sept. 17, 18: Oktoberfest at The Meadows shopping center parking lot. German food, music, and drink. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Music each evening.

Sept. 25: Indiana DNR sets Free Fishing Days. Indiana residents do not need a fishing license or a trout stamp to fish in public waters on these days. For nearby locations,

Oct. 1, 2, 8, 9: Drive-Thru Scare at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds. A portion of tickets sales will go to FSA Counseling and the fairgrounds.

Oct. 16: Brat Trot 5K, starts at Fifth and Poplar streets, downtown Terre Haute.

Nov. 25: Turkey Trot Marathon, starts Fourth and Cherry streets, downtown Terre Haute.

Everyday: Always available outdoors to experience up close and in person are the 20 works of art in the Wabash Valley Art Spaces Sculpture Collection in Terre Haute. The walk/drive activity is a great opportunity for those ready to get out of the house after months of self-isolation. Visit for photos and information on the Sculpture Collection, as well as a link to a detailed Sculpture Collection Walk/Drive Tour Map.

Arts Spaces Sculpture Collection Walk/Drive Tour Map

Wabash Valley Arts Spaces features photos and information on 20 works of art its Sculpture Collection on its website. Visit for a link to a detailed Sculpture Collection Walk/Drive Tour Map.


• The Verve, 677 Wabash Ave., offers open comedy, 8 p.m., karaoke 10 p.m. every Sunday; open jazz, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays.

• Wayne Newton American Legion Post 346, 1346 Wabash Ave., will feature Wagle's Karaoke from 7 to 11 p.m. Offered every Thursday.

• Terre Haute Moose Lodge 1009 offers bingo on Thursdays starting at 6:30 p.m.

• Wayne Newton American Legion Post 346, 1346 Wabash Ave., will feature Front Page Karaoke from 7 to 11 p.m. Offered every Friday.

• The Verve, 677 Wabash Ave., band The Breakes, Sept. 3; Milk Walker, Sept. 17; Jah Sun & The Rising Tide, Sept. 24.

• Exhibition, "Works by Members of the Coles County Arts Council," Sept. 3-Oct. 1, Link Art Gallery, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, Illinois; or 217-466-8130. Opening reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. CDT Sept. 3.

• "Unify through Rhythm" 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 4, Terre Haute Brewing Company, 401 S. 9th Street; Tom Mears, musician and drum therapist in partnership with ISU graduate Art student Kevin J. Naylor, will create rhythmic beats and paint exciting large scale works of art. Includes local artwork for sale, craft beer, Bobby Que's barbecue.

• Exhibition, 2nd Annual Fiber Art Show, through Sept. 11, Gaslight Art Colony, Marshall, Illinois. Business hours, Tue. 10-1, Thur. 10-4:30, Sat. 10-1. We are also offering art classes. Stop in to sign up for class. Like Facebook page or visit

• "Landscapes" exhibition through Sept. 17, Arts Illiana Gallery, 23 N. Sixth St. There are 83 works on display.

• Community Theatre of Terre Haute 2021-22 season, with performances beginning September. Productions include Little Women (musical), The Cemetery Club, Wait Until Dark, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Shrek (musical), Beanie and the Bamboozling Book Machine (Theatre for Young Audiences), and The Goldman Project.

• ISU Performing Arts Series: The Passing Zone comedy, Sept. 20; Reza, Edge of Illusion, rock concert, Oct. 25; Christmas in Killarney, with Irish dance, Dec. 7.

• Indiana State University Department of Theater presents Sept. 30-Oct. 4 the MRS. HARRISON by R. Eric Thomas and directed by Rayanna Bibbs; Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m. Performed at the New Theater on ISU campus, 536 N. Seventh St. Tickets $10 for general admission, $5 for students. Tickets and more information:

 At Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology: Oct. 10, The Oak Ridge Boys, Hatfield Hall; Dec. 8, Dailey & Vincent, Hatfield Hall. Box Office closed until further notice. Tickets at

 Indiana State University Department of Theater presents Nov. 11-14 the DEVISED HORROR PROJECT. Devised by Chris Berchild and ISU Theater students. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m. Performed at the New Theater in the ISU campus, 536 N. Seventh St. Tickets $10 for general admission and $5 for students. Tickets and more information: at

• CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Programs and exhibits include “In Their Own Words: The Mengele Twins Tell Their Stories.” This new interactive, digital exhibit is ready for visitors to guide their own learning, listen to survivors tell their own stories, and build a connection to the history of the Holocaust. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Admission $7 per person. For details, visit or call 812-234-7881.

2022 Indoor Events

• ISU Performing Arts Series: The Magic of Motown, Feb. 8; Broadway Tonite Live, March 15; and Flamenco, April 4. To purchase season tickets call at 877-ISU-TIXS, visit Hulman Center Ticket Office, or


Several arts organizations and WFIU public radio are providing virtual access to their arts and entertainment offerings on websites, Facebook Live and YouTube channels, as well as meetings and webinars using the Zoom video conference app.

• The Vigo County Public Library creates an Artist of the Month virtual gallery each month showcasing works by members of Wabash Valley Art Guild and River City Art Association on its Facebook page and YouTube site. September RCAA artist Debra Butler of Terre Haute and previous months at

• Arts Illiana Inc. at 23 N. Sixth St. in Terre Haute offers a catalog of all work in its "Landscapes" show on its website.  Show ends Sept. 17. Also visit or Arts Illiana Gallery Facebook page for its current issue of its Spectrum magazine.

• “Focus on Art Spaces," a virtual program features a tour of sculptures in the Art Spaces collection through the creative lens of Bloomington videographer John Timm. The Dec. 5, 2020, program previewed the latest on Art Spaces’ newest public art projects: Texas-based artist Brad Goldberg shares sketches of an engaging new work of art and water feature for Terre Haute’s central government plaza. Artist Matthew Mazzotta shares plans for the "Neighbors" project in Herz-Rose Park. Go to and click on "Focus on Art Spaces."

• The Terre Haute Children’s Museum at 727 Wabash Ave., offers Everyday Science Club, a virtual experience. For more information: or 812-235-5548.

• Indiana Arts Commission. Visit

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