Kids and teens
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: Teen STEAM, 4 p.m., Sept. 14; Reading Time with Lottie Ages 5 to 12, 3:45 p.m. Sept. 17; Teen Steam at Hope library, 2:45 p.m. Sept. 18; Full STEAM Ahead Grades K to 2, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18; Coder Dojo Grades 2 to 8 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18; Coder Dojo Grades 7 to 12, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18; Watch-It Wednesday for Teens: ‘Black Panther’ or ‘Thor: Raganrok,’ 3:30 p.m. Sept. 19; Teen Dungeons and Dragons, 4 p.m. Sept. 20; Talk Like a Pirate Storytime at Hope, 11 a.m. Sept. 21; Teen Book Club: Banned Books Week, 4 p.m., Sept. 24; Teen Gaming, 6 p.m. Sept. 24; Teen Book Club at Hope Branch Library, 2:45 p.m. Sept. 25; French Storytime Ages newborn to 4, 5 p.m. Sept. 25; French Storytime Ages 5 and up, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25; Music and Movement Grades K-2, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 26; Teen Cafe, 4 p.m. Sept. 26; Full STEAM Ahead Grades 3-6, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Register for events at mybcpl.org under “events.” Information: 812-379-1255.
CHAOTIC TUESDAY AT THE COMMONS, 5 p.m. Sept. 25, The Commons, 300 Washington St., Columbus. Make a leaf rubbing and mini volcano (using pumpkins or apples and vinegar/baking soda) with library staff and watch Chaos run its course.
TOUCH-A-TRUCK, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 3, Clifty Creek Park, Indiana Avenue and Marr Road, Columbus.
FALL BREAK PUBLIC SESSION, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 8-12, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. Fall break themed public skating sessions. Scheduled: Oct. 8 – Crazy Hair Day: Have crazy hair and receive free skate rental; Oct. 9- Cosmic Skate; Oct. 10- Sports Day: Wear your favorite sports attire and receive free skate rental; Oct. 11- ’80s Skate: Wear your best ’80s garb and receive free skate rental; Oct. 12- Pajama Skate: Wear your favorite warm PJs and receive free skate rental; Admission is $4 for kids, $4.50 for adults, and $2 for skate rental. Questions or information: Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 812-376-2686.
FLIP AND DIP, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 8, 12, Columbus Gymnastics Center, 405 Hope Ave., Columbus. "Flip” in the Columbus Gymnastics Center, then “dip” in the Foundation for Youth pool. Program is for ages 14 and under. Parent supervision is required. Bring your suit and towel for the pool. Cost is $10 per child. No refunds. To register: Visit Columbus Gymnastics Center/Foundation for Youth at 405 Hope Ave. weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; by phone at 812-376-2545 with Visa or MasterCard during business hours; or online at columbusparksandrec.com.
A*C*T ATTACK! 1-4 p.m. Oct. 9, Donner Center, 739 22nd St., Columbus. Fall break activity. Kids ages 8-12: For those who like theater games, skits, acting out, improv. Join Dana Calfee. Cost is $15 per child. A minimum of 10 kids must be registered by Oct. 5 for the class to be held. To register: visit Donner Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; by phone with Visa or MasterCard by calling 812-376-2680 during business hours; or online at columbudsparksandrec.com.
LITTLE CHEFS: GHOST AND GOBLIN GOODIES, 1 p.m. Oct. 10, Donner Center, 739 22nd St., Columbus. Fall break activity. Make a variety of delicious Halloween goodies. Class is for ages 5-8. Cost is $16 per child. To register: Visit Donner Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; by phone at 812-376-2680 with Visa or MasterCard during business hours; or online at columbusparksandrec.com. Register by Oct. 5 or until class maximum has been met. Class size is limited.
PRINCESS TEA, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 11, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. Come dressed as your favorite Disney princess, have tea and cookies, make your own crown, and skate with our very own Hamilton Center princess. For princesses ages 4-12. Cost $15 per princess. Limit of 15 princesses. Register online at columbusparksandrec.com or call 812-376-2686.
GIRLS ONLY: TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE, 10:45 a.m. Oct. 13, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. For girls ages 4-12 interested in the sport of hockey. Free equipment is available to use. No registration required. Make sure to get here 30 minutes early to get geared up. Contact us at 812-376-2686 with questions or for information.
Music, live performances
COMMUNITY HYMN FESTIVAL, 7 p.m. Sept. 14, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6045 E. State St., Columbus. Community Hymn Festival featuring organist/composer John Behnke. Audience hymn singing, choir, organ and handbell choir. Everyone invited. Admission free.
DINNER WITH LIVE MUSIC, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 15, Willow Leaves Theatre, 326 Jackson St., Hope. Beginning at 6 p.m. is an all-you-can-eat fried fish and chicken dinner with salad, potato, drink and dessert. Live music will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets: $25. Reservations: 812-546-0640.
BERNSTEIN AND GERSHWIN, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Columbus North High School Auditorium, 1400 25th St., Columbus. Featuring Drew Petersen, winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards. Columbus Indiana Philharmonic honors the legacy of American musical icon Leonard Bernstein with a celebration commemorating his 100th birthday. Petersen completes the program with a jazzy piano concerto by Gershwin. Tickets $10 to $60. Information: 812-376-2638, thecip.org.
44th ANNUAL BILL MONROE HALL OF FAME AND UNCLE PEN DAYS FESTIVAL, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 19 to 22, Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground, 5163 State Road 135 North, Nashville (Bean Blossom). Four days of bluegrass music. Tickets include admission to the Bill Monroe Hall Of Fame & Country Star Museum, daily music and instrument workshops. Bring your lawn chairs. Workshops, food and merchant vendors on site. Camping and cabins on site. Call 800-414-4677 or 812-988-6422 for reservations. Admission $20-$130. Information: brown county.com/calendar/event/44th-annual-bill-monroe-hall-of-fame–uncle-pen-days-festival.
FRIDAYS@ FIRST, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 618 Eigtth Street, Columbus. Scheduled: Sept. 21, Harmonic Brass from Munich, Germany; Oct. 19, Arkady Orlovsky, Cello and Tamara Orlovsky, Piano; Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m., Celebrate the Season — First United Methodist Church Music Ministry; Dec. 14, The Burchfield Brothers with vocalist, Mark Murphy.
DONNER PARK VARIETY SHOW, 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 22, Donner Park, 739 22nd St., Columbus. Master of ceremonies, Sam Simmermaker, WCSI sports commentator. Appearances by Parkside Stage Star Singers, Kathy Dell, director; Columbus North 25th Street Singers, Alex Baker, director; Dale Sechrest, vocalist; The Peach Clark Band. Free admission.
CABARET AT THE COMMONS WITH SHOSHANA BEAN, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 26, The Commons, 300 Washington St., Columbus. Inspired by Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin and Barbra Streisand, Broadway star Shoshana Bean weaves original songs, new takes on contemporary hits and beloved classics into show. Tickets, $40 to $60; thecip.org/shoshanabean; 812-376-2638.
WEDNESDAY OPEN MIC, 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, Nashville. Hosted by local musicians David Sisson and Jason Blankenship in the CornCrib Lounge. Food and drinks, with live music from singers, songwriters and performers.
COLUMBUS CITY SUMMER FARMERS MARKET, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 15, FairOaks Mall parking lot, 2380 25th St., Columbus. Featuring fresh produce, eggs, pulled pork sandwiches, fruit, jams and jellies, spices, herbs, breads, pies, cookies, plants, flowers and more. Parking available; bikes, wheelchairs and walkers will have easy access. Senior and WIC vouchers accepted. Information: 812-378-0539.
COLUMBUS FARMERS MARKET, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 15, on Brown Street in the Cummins Inc. parking lot between Fifth and Eighth streets in downtown Columbus. Includes produce, arts and crafts, ready-to-eat food, baked goods, personal care products, and more. Live music. Senior and WIC farmers market vouchers, SNAP (Double Bucks program) and Foodlink accepted. Information: columbusfarmersmarket.org.
OMKAR 2018 — CULTURAL PROGRAM, 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15, The Commons, 300 Washington St., Columbus. Artists of the city offer their creativity and talent to celebrate Lord Ganesha during the Indian cultural festival. The event is free to attend and open for all. Indian vegetarian snacks and dinner will be available for purchase.
HOT RODS AND ROCK & ROLL, 3 to 9 p.m. Sept. 15, downtown Columbus, Washington and Fourth streets, 106.1 The River’s annual free car show and free concert. A wide array of classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, new and old. Free concert at 7 p.m. featuring “Rick K and the Allnighters.” Anyone attending is encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and maybe a light jacket. There will be drinks and merchandise vendors on hand.
OMKAR 2018 — PROCESSION, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16, The Commons, 300 Washington St., Columbus. Farewell ceremony for the Ganesh Indian cultural festival. Procession will include the dhol-tasha pathak and the lejim pathak in Columbus, starting at The Commons and continuing to Mill Race Park for the Aarti and dance performances. Free and open to all. Information: columbusganesh.com or Facebook page facebook.com/ColumbusGanesh/.
NATIONAL POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Bartholomew County Veterans Memorial, corner of Brown and Second streets, Columbus. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the country on the third Friday of September each year.
DRIVE-IN MOVIE EVENT, 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 22, Mill Race Park, 50 Carl Miske Drive, Columbus. Free. Live music featuring Marc Thomas & Max the Moose on the amphitheater stage. At about 8 p.m., the night continues with “Despicable Me 3” on the big screen. Bring blankets, chairs or watch from your car. Concessions will be available for purchase. Rain location is Donner Center for the Mark Thomas & Max the Moose Show. Rain location for movie: Clifty Park parking lot (east of skate park).
GHOST WALK AND MYSTERY DINNER, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12-13, Jennings County Historical Society and Museum, 335 Brown St., Vernon. Jennings County folklore and ghost stories re-enacted by local students, five-course meal served at the mystery dinner Oct. 12 and 13. Ghost Walks every 15 or 20 minutes 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. both days. Tickets available at the museum. Mystery dinner tickets are by reservation only and may be purchased before Oct. 8 at the museum. This is a family friendly event.
TRICK-OR-TREAT TALES, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Donner Center, 739 22nd St., Columbus. Join us at Donner Center for an evening of not-so-scary Halloween tales and songs. After the show we’ll make a craft or two, play a game, win some prizes. Snacks will also be served. All children must be accompanied by an adult. No pre-registration required. Pay admission fee of $1 per person at the door.
BEAN BLOSSOM FARMERS MARKET, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays throughout the summer, St. David’s Episcopal Church, corner of State Roads 45 and 135 North, Nashville (Bean Blossom). Features local vendors, growers and artisans, musicians, indoor and outdoor dining, special community events, children’s activities. SNAP customers welcome.
FLINTWOOD OUTDOOR MARKET, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. first Saturday of each month through October, Flintwood Wesleyan Church, 5300 25th St., Columbus. Information: flintwood.org.
HOPE FARMERS MARKET, 5 to 8 p.m. first Friday of the month through October, Hope Town Square, State Road 9, Hope. Market will include a tractor cruise-in, car cruise-in on the east side of the square, market and band live music.
ARTIST TALK: RENATA GRAW AND MEET-THE-ARTIST RECEPTION, 6 p.m. Sept. 20, Columbus Visitors Center, Fifth and Franklin streets, Columbus. Chicago-based Renata Graw is a graphic designer. She’ll share her expertise in the exploration of the creative process of collecting memories and designing books. Sponsored by the Columbus Area Arts Council. Free and open to the public. Information: artsincolumbus.org/programs.
ARTIST-LED WORKSHOP: DESIGN AS A CREATIVE PROCESS WITH RENATA GRAW, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sept. 21, Columbus Area Arts Council, 431 Sixth St. Explore the creative process of bookmaking with Chicago-based graphic designer Renata Graw. At this full-day workshop, Graw will lead participants in the process of book design, including laying out text and images by hand to create pages for a book made with the whole class. Each person will take home their own copy. Bring an object and a phrase about the object, and be prepared to tell the story of the object and the memories it triggers in them. Workshop materials and lunch will be provided by the Columbus Area Arts Council. Cost: $40 (includes materials and lunch). Information: artsincolumbus.org.
VET-TO-VET DISCUSSION, 5:10 p.m., Mondays in September and October, Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St., Columbus. An hour-long, facilitator-led group discussion with others who have served in the military. Attendees will be able to share problems with fellow veterans who may also be having a similar experience.
PICKLEBALL CLINICS, noon to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 17 to 19, pickleball court at Donner Park, in area of 19th Street and Lafayette Avenue. Three-day clinics allow participants to learn the fundamentals of the game and play. Equipment provided. Bring comfortable shoes, water, sunscreen and comfortable clothing. Register through the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department, 812-376-2680 or 739 22nd St., Columbus. Info: Send email to columbus email@example.com.
BEGINNER PICKLEBALL CLINIC, 5 p.m. Sept. 19, 26; Donner Park Pickleball Courts at 17th and Sycamore streets
SKATING EXTRAVAGANZA, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. Try all types of skating: figure skating, hockey, and speed skating. Free and open to the public. Schedule of events is lessons from 2 to 2:45 p.m., an exhibition from 3 to 3:15 p.m., and then a public session from 3:15 to 4 p.m. Information: Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena at 812-376-2686.
SPEED SKATING ACADEMY, 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Saturdays in September, Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus. A $15 drop-in session for speed skaters looking to work on their speed skating skills and the basics of racing.
OKTOBERFEST 5K, 7 a.m., Oct. 6, Seymour High School, 1350 W. Second St., Seymour. Register online at signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/126267.
BROWN COUNTY EPIC MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL, all day, Oct. 12, Brown County State Park, 1810 State Road 46 East, Nashville. Experience an array of cycling-inspired events and resources. Event features camping, demonstrations, food trucks, beer garden, group rides, games, raffles, live music, a post-ride barbecue. All proceeds go to the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association. Information: browncounty.com/calendar/event/2017-brown-county-epic-mtb-festival.
SEEDS OF LOVE 5K RUN/WALK, 8 a.m. Sept. 15, First Baptist Church, 3300 Fairlawn Drive, Columbus. Benefits Love Chapel. Sign up online: signmeup.com/124888. Information: 812-372-5971 or 812-376-3321.
MILL RACE RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15, Mill Race Park, 50 Carl Miske Drive, Columbus. A 15-feet by 15-feet booth space is $18. More than one space may be purchased. Set-up for the sale will be from 7 to 8:45 a.m. on day of sale. Proceeds from booth and table rentals benefit the Columbus Park Foundation for future free and low-cost children’s and family programs. No weapons, animals or food are allowed to be sold/given away at this event.
ABE MARTIN COUNTY PICNIC, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sept. 15, Village Green, Main and Jefferson streets, Nashville. Food, fun and live music. Event will help raise money to help the less fortunate in Brown County with food and shelter needs. Features hog roast with sides. Corn hole and other games will be available at different times. Annual Nashcar Outhouse Races during the afternoon. Schedule: 10 a.m., opening ceremonies; 11:30 a.m., food service; 2 p.m., People’s Race; 3 p.m. official Nashcar Race; 5 p.m., awards ceremony. Admission is free, donations accepted. Information: browncounty.com/calendar/event/outhouse-race.
ULTIMATE TAILGATE PARTY, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16, Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St., Columbus. Event tickets include two drinks and game-day food. Play sports trivia and outdoor games like cornhole, giant Jenga and trash can Frisbee. Watch the game live for free and cheer on the Indianapolis Colts as they play the Washington Redskins at 1 p.m. Event features silent/live auctions, food, cash bar, outdoor games, and more. Tickets, $40: call 812-372-6415; in person at 900 Lindsey St., Columbus; or online at justfriendscolumbus.com. Proceeds benefit Just Friends Adult Day Services.
43rd ANNUAL KIWANIS GOLF OUTING, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 18, Harrison Lake Country Club, 588 N. Country Club Road, Columbus. Schedule: 11:30 a.m., registration and lunch; 1 p.m., shotgun start. Cost $125 per player, $450 for foursome, and includes range balls, greens fees, cart. “Beat the Pro” contest, buffet lunch, prizes and post-round appetizers. Information and to register: kducks.com/golf-outing/.
HOPE RIDE, all day, Sept. 22, Hauser Junior-Senior High School, 9273 N. State Road 9, Hope. Scenic bicycle tours in Hope. Entry includes Hope Volunteer Fire Department pancake breakfast, Hauser High School Dollars For Scholars grilled tenderloin lunch, BSA root beer floats, stocked and loaded rest stops, rider support, maps, live music. Information: hoperide.org. Proceeds support area food pantries, youth sports, college scholarships, volunteer service organizations, area projects.
15th ANNUAL KIWANIS INCREDIBLE DUCK SPLASH, noon, Oct. 13, Mill Race Park, 50 Carl Miske Drive, Columbus. Kiwanis clubs in Columbus will provide free entertainment for kids. Main event: release of thousands of rubber ducks at 12:30 p.m. into Round Lake. Sponsored ducks "compete" for cash and prizes. Winners will be announced at 2 p.m. Ducks are available for adoption from any local Kiwanis member, at Midwest Computer Solutions and from any participating “Duck Buddy” youth organization listed at kducks.com. One duck costs $5 to adopt. Proceeds benefit local youth organizations and community service projects conducted by local Kiwanis clubs.
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: Steps Through Time History Days, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 14-15; Gene Stratton-Porter, 2 p.m., Sept. 16; Adults Reading YA Book Club: "Children of Blood and Bone," by Tomi Adeyemi, 6 p.m. Sept. 17; Parenting Tips for Monitoring Your Children with Technology, 6 p.m., Sept. 17; Columbus Viewfinders Photography Club, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17; Medicare Seminar, 6 p.m. Sept.18; Physical Therapy and Pain Management Talk, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19; American Sign Language Meet-up, 10 a.m. Sept. 20; Hope Book Discussion: "The Underground Railroad," by Colson Whitehead, 1 p.m. Sept. 20; Bartholomew County Writers Group, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 20; Computer Basics at the America and Roby Anderson Community Center, 6 p.m. Sept. 20; Talk on Buddhist approach to Conflict and Chaos, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20; Purl Jam, 2 p.m. Sept. 22; Music of Four Centuries with Guitarist Peter Fletcher, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24; Food Allergies, 6 p.m. Sept. 25; Getting Started with Genealogy, 6 p.m. Sept. 25; Columbus IN Rocks, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 27. Register for events at mybcpl.org under “events.” Information: 812-379-1255.
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY RADIO CONTROL FLIERS JOE GRUBE FLY-IN, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15, Bartholomew County Remote Control Fliers Flying Field, East of Petersville on 25th Street, Columbus. Military RC planes of all sizes will be flown and on display. There will also be a large display of radio-controlled engines. Several prizes including two RC planes will be raffled off. Event is open and free to the public. Concessions will be available for purchase. Information: Mike Marthaler at 812-343-9029 or Marthaler55@gmail.com
COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL 1948-1951 CLASSES REUNION, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 17, Moose Lodge, 330 Eighth St., Columbus. The Columbus High School Class of 1948 invites the classes of 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950 and 1951 to attend the reunion. Social hour, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., followed by a luncheon. All food and beverages will be free, courtesy of the class of 1948. Send reservations to Bill M. at 9732 W. Harrison Court, Columbus, IN 47201; or Susie Herron, 2645 Pearl St., Columbus, IN 47201.
BROWN COUNTY ROCK AND MINERAL SHOW, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 30, Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St., Nashville. Show presented by the Brown County Rock and Mineral Club. Demonstrations on gold-panning by the Southeastern Indiana Gold Club of Gatesville. There will also be demonstrations on flint-knapping and wire-wrapping by local artisans. Vendors, rock crafts, jewelry, fossils, geodes, healing crystals, mineral specimens, turquoise, opals and agates featured. Information: browncountyrock.webs.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLUMBUS AREA RAILROAD CLUB OPEN HOUSE, with four operating layouts, noon to 4 p.m. third Saturday of the month except in September at the Johnson County Park headquarters building at Camp Atterbury. Information: Greg Harter, 812-350-8636; columbusarea railroadclub.com; or info@columbusarea railroadclub.com.
IUPUC TENNESSEE WILLIAMS FILM SERIES, 3 p.m., YES Cinema, 328 Jackson St., Columbus. Schedule: Sept. 17, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof;” Oct. 29, “Summer and Smoke;” Nov. 19, “Baby Doll.” All showings are free and open to the public. Information: iupuc.edu/williamsfilmseries.
Galleries, museums & exhibits
BACK ROADS OF BROWN COUNTY STUDIO TOUR, 10 a.m. Oct. 1 to 31, Brown County Convention & Visitors Bureau Office, 10 N. Van Buren St., Nashville. Visit artists at working studios every day in October. Meet artists, watch them work, explore their studios, and buy a wide variety of handmade work directly from the artists. Download the free map or pick one up at the Visitors Center in Nashville. Some studio hours vary and are listed on the map. Information: browncounty.com/calendar/event/back-roads-of-brown-county-studio-tour.
QUILT SHOW, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 6, Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St., Columbus. Columbus Star Quilters and Evening Star Quilters present “A Gathering Of Quilts.” Traditional, art and modern quilts judged and on display. Vendors set up and hosting demonstrations both days. Admission only $5. Vote for viewer’s choice and favorite challenge block. New location this year: Mill Race Center.
IU MILLER M. ARCH FACULTY + STAFF EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: JENNIFER RILEY AND STEVEN BAKER "FLOOR TO WALL," 1 to 5 p.m. through Oct. 21, IU J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program, 333 Second St., Columbus. Opening reception, 6 p.m. Sept. 7.
AVENUE OF THE ARCHITECTS, regular library business hours, Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. An exhibit of photographs and illustrations about Columbus’ Fifth Street.
YELLOW TRAIL MUSEUM DISCUSSION GROUP, 2 p.m. first Sunday of the month. All are welcome to have coffee and join in discussions about various topics from community’s past, including stories about growing up in our community of Hope, Hartsvillle, Clifford or St. Louis Crossing. Free. Questions: 812-371-7969.
YELLOW TRAIL MUSEUM/VISITOR CENTER, west side of Hope Town Square at 644 Main St., Hope. Research center is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays and by appointment. The museum/visitor information center hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays with extended hours during special events. The museum includes thousands of items donated by members of the community to tell the story of Hope’s heritage. Information: 812-546-8020 or 812-371-7969.
IN THE BEGINNING, free art exhibit for Bob Burris’ work, WellConnect, 237 Washington St. in Columbus.
ATTERBURY-BAKALAR AIR MUSEUM, at Columbus Municipal Airport, 4770 Ray Boll Blvd., Columbus. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Closed Sundays and Mondays. Special tours may be scheduled by calling 812-372-4356. The museum preserves the history of the former Atterbury Army Air Field, later named Bakalar Air Force Base. Visit the museum online at atterburybakalarairmuseum.org and on Facebook.
IVY TECH GALLERY OF FINE ART & DESIGN, 4475 Central Ave., Columbus. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. Information: 812-374-5139 or email@example.com.
TRE BICCHIERI, 425 Washington St., Columbus. Artwork by nine local artists including Gail Plattner, Jeff Jackson, Stephen Whittaker, John Strickland, Susie Gregory, Rebecca Campbell, Cathy Schooler and Robert Baker. All artwork is for sale. Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 5 to 10 p.m. Saturdays.
TRI-STATE ARTISANS, 422 Washington St., Columbus. Handmade retail gallery of more than 60 local artisans. Unique gifts, fine art, art classes for youth and adults, youth art programs, art parties and home parties. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Information: tsartisans.com.
BROWN COUNTY ART GUILD, 48 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Information: 812-988-6185 or browncounty artguild.org.
HOOSIER ARTIST GALLERY, 45 S. Jefferson St., Nashville. Information: 269-375-3234.
B3 GALLERY, 125 S. Van Buren St., Nashville, second floor of the Artist Colony Shops. Information: 812-988-6675.
BROWN COUNTY ART GALLERY, Artist Drive and Main Street, Nashville. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Information: browncounty artgallery.org or 812-988-4609.
JENNINGS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM, 335 Brown St., Vernon. Information: 812-346-8989 and jenningscounty.org.
COLUMBUS CHESS CLUB, 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Lewellen Chapel, corner of Middle Road and Grissom Street, Columbus. Most games are 10 minutes in length; equipment is furnished. Open to chess players 18 and older. Information: 812-603-3893.
FABULOUS FIRST FRIDAYS WITH MISS POLLY, 12:15 p.m. the first Friday of the month. Viewpoint Books, 548 Washington St., Columbus. Information: 812-376-0778.
FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH BOYS & GIRLS CLUB, 405 Hope Ave., Columbus. The Boys & Girls Club is open to children ages 5 to 18. Information: 812-372-7867.
KIDSCOMMONS, 309 Washington St., Columbus. Ongoing activities, all free with museum admission: Little Explorers, 11 a.m. Thursdays and 1:30 p.m. Fridays; Art Time, 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Wacky Science, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 812-378-3046.
YOGA OF 12-STEP RECOVERY, noon Mondays, Recovery Engagement Center, 1951 McKinley Ave., Columbus. Donation-based class. Information: 812-447-2585.
ZOO’OPOLIS EXOTIC PETTING WORLD, 12696 W. County Road 50S, Columbus. Visit all habitats and learn about pets, feed and take pictures with more than 100 animals representing more than 40 different species and the reptile kingdom, including foxes, raccoons, timber wolves, prairie dogs, wallabies and more. Reservations required. Choose from two sessions: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 2:30-5 p.m. Text to make your reservation 812-764-4980. Learn more on Facebook under Zoo’Opolis Exotic Petting World.
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