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September 12 through September 19, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Brady Meenach, Natalie Berry and Clem Nantz at 7 p.m. on Sept. 14. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. Admission is $10. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Backyard Concert Series: Will feature Whiskey Bent Valley in a free performance Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Ky. For more information call (502) 732-4384 or (502) 682-0256 or visit www.friendsofbutler-carrollton.com.
Saturday, September 14
The Clodhoppers: Will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Monday, September 16
Dulcimer Jam: The Circle of Friends Dulcimer Society will host a dulcimer jam from 7 to 9 p.m. For the location or more information call (812) 801-5192.
Tuesday, September 17
Irish Session and Acoustic Jam: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. For the location or more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, September 18
Open Mic Night: Bring a USB and record yourself starting at 7:30 p.m. at The Electric Lady.
Saturday, September 21
Tom Roznowski: The Bloomington-based artist will celebrate the American Standards from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Senior Dance: Will be held at the Lide White Memorial Boys and Girls Club/Family and Community Center featuring the music of Family and Friends. The doors open at 5:15 p.m. with music from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. There will be a raffle. Admission is $5 per person. For more information call (812) 274-0338.
Canaan Fall Festival: The 49th annual event will be held Sept. 13-14 with the Pony Express Mail Run, Saturday parade at 10:30 a.m., flea market, live entertainment, pedal pull, cornhole tournament, vintage tractor display, and pie contest.
On the River Car Show: Will be held Sept. 14 in Vevay at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free for spectators. Car registration is $20. For more information call (812) 427-2789 or (812) 571-1978.
The Buzz About Bees: Learn about bees and planes Sept. 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lee Bottom Flying Field. The event will even offer honey ice cream. Admission is free. Those attending are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch. No food will be offered. For more information visit www.thingsthatbuzz.com.
Behind the Scenes Tour: Take a behind the scenes tour of the Lanier Mansion on the second Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 60 and $5 for children. The tours, which are limited to 15 people, include the basement, cupola, East wing and information not included on the standard tour. Reservations are required. For more information call (812) 273-0556.
Fallen Friends Memorial Fly In: Try your hand at flying a radio control model aircraft Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a chair and see some flying at the Broken Wings Radio Control Flying Field at the Jefferson Proving Grounds. There will be refreshments. Donations will be accepted for the Wounded Warrior Project. For more information visit www.brokenwingsrcclub.weebly.com or call (812) 701-0499.
Hispanic Cultural Festival: Will be held Sept. 21 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. at the Broadway Fountain with mariachis, pinatas, music, dancing, food, puppets, social services information and job opportunities. In case of rain the event will be moved to the Brown Gym.
Black and White with a Touch of Steampunk: The seventh annual black and white party will be held Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion. Guests are asked to dress in black and white. Admission is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. The event will include music from the Slick River Rockets, one drink, a cash bar and hors d'eouvres. A prize will be awarded or most creative outfits. For more information call (812) 273-0556.
Great River Paint Out: Will be held Sept. 21-22 at The Point on the Hanover College campus. Experience the beautiful vistas and serene surroundings at the fifth annual event hosted by the Rivers Institute. All ages, levels of experience and media are welcome. For more information visit http://rivers.hanover.edu.
Southern Crossroads: Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the new musical "Southern Crossroads" from Aug. 20 to Sept. 29. The production is set in the midst of the Great Depression and features a variety of music from bluegrass, to ragtime and gospel. For more information or ticket prices call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
Zombies from the Beyond - A Musical: The Madison Community Players will present "Zombies from the Beyond - A Musical" by James Jaleq at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 and at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at 125-127 E. Main St. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students. For more information call (812) 493-3357.
Jill Mahoney: The artwork of Jill Mahoney will be on display throughout September at the Carroll County Public Library. Her work is a combination of drawing and painting with unique display methods.
15th Annual Regional Fall Art Show: The Madison Art Club, 309 W. Main St., will host the art show from Sept. 14-Oct. 1 with an awards ceremony at 7 p.m. Sept. 14. For more information or to participate in the show visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Up and Out: The artwork of Madison native Emi Knight will be on display in the Twain Room at Village Lights Bookstore through Sept. 24.
Hal Davis: The artwork of Hal Davis will be on display during the month of September at the Thomas Family Winery.
The Wolverine (PG13): Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons. The film stars Hugh Jackman.
Despicable Me 2 (PG): Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. The film features the voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Benjamin Bratt.
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The Family (R): The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard. The film stars Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron and John D'Leo.
Insidious - Chapter 2 (PG13): The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. The film stars Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Barbara Hershey.
Riddick (R): Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick's past. The film stars Vin Diesel, Karl Urban and Katee Sackhoff.
Lee Daniels' The Butler (PG13): As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as the butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam and other major events affect his life, family and society. The films tars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and John Cusack.
Percy Jackson - Sea of Monsters (PG): In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.
We're the Millers (R): A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the United States from Mexico. The film stars Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.