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Outdoor Events

April 17: Wabash Valley Road Runners annual Swamp Stomp race on trails at Hawthorn Park. Includes a 5-mile run, 4-mile walk, and a 1-mile fun run. The 1-mile race begins at 9:45 a.m. and the 5-mile run and 4-mile walk begin about 10 a.m. No food served after the race. Participants and spectators are required to wear a mask unless actively participating in race. No race day registration. No large awards ceremony, but awards will be given out as participants finish. Pre-register at Entry fee $15 for the one-mile, and $20 for the 5-mile run and 4-mile walk. All participants will receive a Swamp Stomp technical T-shirt. Pre-registration available until April 14. For more details:

April 23, 24: Hobnob Hoopla! Market at Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, 3901 S. U.S. 41, Terre Haute. More than 120 vendors of vintage and handmade items, plus mobile boutiques and fashion trucks. Early bird shopping 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 23. Admission is $10 per person. Purchase online in advance for contact-less entry or at the gate. Online ticket sales are at Market Day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24. Admission $5 per person at the gate or free with a Friday night ticket or hand stamp. Kids 12 and under admitted free both Friday and Saturday. Live music on Friday evening. Indoor/outdoor market will take place rain or shine. Free parking.

April 23-25: Vigo County Youth Soccer Association tournament at its fields on Springhill Drive.

April 24: The first Wabash Avenue Dream Cruise, a classic car cruise along Wabash Avenue, an approximate 14-mile round trip. The cruise will start at 9 a.m. from New Life Fellowship Church parking lot at U.S. 40 and Chamberlain Road in East Glenn. For more details, contact Larry Wetnight at 812-230-1087 or Dave at or 812-249-2289.

April 24: German Oberlandlers Club Strassenfest at clubhouse. Presale tickets only!! No walk up/in permitted. Limited tickets available. Call 812-201-4568 to purchase. The Steamliners play 5 to 9 p.m. German food and drinks.

May 2: Indiana DNR sets Free Fishing Days May 2, June 5-6, and Sept. 25. Indiana residents do not need a fishing license or a trout stamp to fish in public waters on these days. For nearby locations,

May 14: 30th annual Sheriff Shootout Golf Outing at Rea Park Golf Course in Terre Haute. Hamilton Center will direct nearly 100% of the proceeds from the event to child and adolescent mental health services. To register, visit To learn about sponsorship opportunities visit

June 5: Grammy award-winning rap artist Nelly. first concert at The Mill Terre Haute outdoor venue. Tickets are $40-$65, and are on sale now on The Mill's website — — as well as on its Facebook page and through

June 5: Fit Foodie Tri at Marshall, Illinois. This US Sanctioned sprint triathlon, 5K, includes bounce houses, old-fashioned family fun games, food trucks around the square. Registration for the triathlon and 5k are now open. Kicks off at the new Marshall Community Pool. A 300-meter snake swim switches to a flat fast bike on low traffic country roads and will end with a run through Marshall's fairgrounds, past murals and historic buildings in downtown. The 5K will finish up at the pool. Food trucks will be set up 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For a full list of the food truck line up: Facebook/fitfoodietri. Call Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce at 217-826-2034; visit Fit Foodie Tri Facebook page or

July 10-17: Vigo County Fair, Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.

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. 17, 18: Oktoberfest at The Meadows shopping center parking lot. German food, music, and drink. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. The St Louis Express band and the Jay Fox band each evening.

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 karaoke 8 to 11 p.m. every Monday.

• 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.

• Indiana State University Department of Theater presents "Measure For Measure" by William Shakespeare, April 14-17, 7:30 p.m. Online and in-person at ISU New Theater, 536 N. Seventh St. (parking lot); in-person seating limited; $5 for online viewing; $10 for in-person viewing. Tickets at For information, call 812-237-3337, email, or visit

• Calabash, April 16, at the Verve, 677 Wabash Ave.

• Cosmic Situation, April 23, at the Verve, 677 Wabash Ave.

• Pete Henry, April 30, at the Verve, 677 Wabash Ave.

• Abstract April, open class art show, April 10-25, Covered Bridge Art Association Gallery, 124 West Ohio St., Rockville. Open daily 10-5, Sunday 1-5, closed Tuesdays. For details, 765-569-9422 or

• Crossroads of America Volleyball tournament April 17-18 at various gyms in Terre Haute.

• Swope Art Museum exhibition Psychodiagnostik: The 100th Anniversary of the Rorschach Test now through May 9. In 1921, Hermann Rorschach wrote his book Psychodiagnostik, containing the results of his studies on mental patients, and the 10 cards that became the foundation of the Rorschach test. While still a medical student, he wondered why different people saw different things in art, and began showing inkblots to children and analyzing their responses. View 10 abstract selections from the Swope’s permanent collection. For more information visit or call 812-238-1676.

• Arts Illiana Inc. at 23 N. Sixth St. in Terre Haute will feature its "Masks" exhibition through May 21. Patrons can visit the gallery on Thursdays and Fridays. Saturday appointments must be arranged through the gallery director by emailing Arts Illiana asks that those visiting the gallery wear face masks.

• Impressions of the Indy 500: Leroy Neiman now through June 20 at Swope Art Museum, 25 S. Seventh St. Exhibition of 13 works by LeRoy Neiman depicting the 1962 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. These paintings are from a commission he received in 1962 from Indianapolis arts patron Harrison Eiteljorg. Neiman is regarded as one of the most notable contemporary artists specializing in sports subjects. The exhibition is sponsored by Sycamore Engineering, Inc., and Morgan Stanley. The Swope is open Tuesday through Sunday. Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Closed Monday. Masks required for all visitors and staff. Visit for details.

• CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center is now open. 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. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Admission $7 per person. Masks required inside the museum. For details, visit or call 812-234-7881.

• 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.

 At Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology: Oct. 10, The Oak Ridge Boys, Hatfield Hall; Dec. 8, Dailey & Vincent, Hatfield Hall.

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 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. April's exhibition will feature RCAA's Richard Acton and WVAG's Jane Lubbehusen. Visit

• Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra’s “Adventures in Music” educational music concerts will be virtual events this year. The THSO will present a 30-minute virtual concert in all fourth and fifth grade music classes in Vigo County the week of April 5. During the week of April 12, students will have a chance to engage with THSO musicians via Google Meet sessions to ask questions and reflect on the virtual performance. The concert will be available free to private schools, homeschool students, families, and other public school programs upon request. Visit www.thso. org and click Education in the top menu to learn more.

• Indiana State University Department of Theater presents "Measure For Measure" by William Shakespeare, April 14-17, 7:30 p.m. Online and in-person at ISU New Theater, 536 N. Seventh St. (parking lot); in-person seating limited; $5 for online viewing; $10 for in-person viewing. Tickets at For information, call 812-237-3337, email, or visit

• Arts Illiana Inc. at 23 N. Sixth St. in Terre Haute offers a catalog of all work in its "Masks" show on its website. Visit or Arts Illiana Gallery Facebook page for its current issue of its Spectrum magazine.

• Virtual presentation of Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra's 2020 holiday concert, Joyful Holidays, featuring soprano Cathy Berns Rund. For details, Recording of Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra's May 16, 2020, "Music in Bloom" live-streamed concert available at The program featured 10 musicians performing solos and duets at Central Presbyterian Church.

• “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.

• The Eugene V. Debs Museum at 451 N. Eighth St. will reopen with dates and hours to be announced after renovations are completed. Upon reopening, small group tours will be offered by appointment only and masks will be required for staff and guests. Till then check out virtual programs including Debs Day which took place June 20. For more information: or 812-232-2163.

• Indiana Public Media in Bloomington podcast series, The Ernie Pyle Experiment! available at and on iTunes. Pyle, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and war correspondent, from Dana, Indiana, is best known for his stories about ordinary American soldiers during World War II. The 13-episode podcast chronicles Pyle’s pre-war work as a travelling columnist for the Scripps-Howard Newspaper syndicate. The podcast was produced at WFIU on the campus of Indiana University at Bloomington. Visit for details.

• Community Theatre of Terre Haute offers a web series at

• Indiana Arts Commission. Visit

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