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October 3 through October 10, 2013
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Baladino: The Israeli music ensemble visits Hanover College Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts as part of the Midwest tour coordinated by Arts Midwest World Fest. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door for adults; $12 for seniors and Hanover College faculty and staff, and $5 for students high school age and younger. For more information visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Marilyn Keiser: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation kicks off its 2013-2014 season with a concert from organist Marilyn Keiser at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Trinity United Methodist Church. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.
Saturday, October 5
Ross Polley: Will play from 8 to 11 p.m. at the 19th Hole Bar and Grill in Springs Hills Golf Course Clubhouse, 4766 W. Butler Falls Drive, Hanover. For more information call (812) 866-4727.
DJ Stingy: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at The Electric Lady.
Monday, October 7
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, October 8
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, October 9
Open Mic Night: Bring a USB and record yourself starting at 7:30 p.m. at The Electric Lady.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Charlie Humphrey. It is pitch-in night and those attending are asked to bring a dish to share. Meat will be provided. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Senior Dance: Will no longer be held at the Lide White Memorial Boys and Girls Club/Family and Community Center. No further dances are planned. For more information call (812) 274-0338.
Carroll County Tobacco Festival: Will be held Oct. 3-5 in downtown Carrollton with pageants, agritourism, a silent auction, live music, parade, vendors, games, carnival, petting zoo, tobacco judging, kids games, cloggers and square dancers, and the fourth annual FFA Auction. For more information visit www.carrolltontobaccofestival.com or call (502) 525-0607.
Milton Trail of Screams: Milton Fire and Rescue will present their annual cornmaze from 5 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays during October. The trail will be "unhaunted" from 5 p.m. until dark for younger children. Admission is $5.
Vevay Art Tour: Will be held Oct. 5 in Vevay from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps will be available at the tourism office, museum and at the Switzerland County Library. Haskell & Morrison will host a display of 30 original paintings by William McKendree Snyder. For more information call (812) 427-3363.
Chautauqua: Experience the entertainment and culture of an old-fashioned tent Chautauqua Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. on the grounds of the Switzerland County Historical Society grounds, 208 E. Main St., Vevay. The event will feature the "return" of William Jennings Bryan, who spoke in Vevay in 1917.
11th Annual Riley Memorial Air Show and Fly In: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Madison Municipal Airport, 3919 W. Ims Lane, with an air show at noon, concessions from the Milton Fire Dept., military plane display, and demonstrations by Bob Richards, Emerson Stewart and Cliff Robinson. Admission is by donation. For more information call (812) 273-1914 or (502) 221-6068.
CAM Cruise-In: The CAM Car Club will host a cruise-in Oct. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at River Valley Financial Bank, 430 Clifty Drive, with door prizes and giveaways.
The Stripping Room: The Historic Hoosier Theatre in Vevay will present an encore presentation of "The Stripping Room" at 7 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets are $10. For more information call (812) 427-3237.
The People, Yes: Hanover College Theatre will present Carl Sandburg's "The People, Yes," directed by Jim Stark Oct. 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. in Parker Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for youth. For more information call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts
The Crucible: The Madison Consolidated High School Theatre Department will present Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" Oct. 4-6 with performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students.
Patchwork of History: The Switzerland County Bicentennial will host a quilt show spanning more than 100 years at the Switzerland County Technology and Education Center, 708 W. Seminary St. in Vevay, with an opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 4. The show will also be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 and from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 6.
Annual Quilt Show: Quilts from more than 30 individuals will be on display throughout October at the Carroll County Public Library.
Bob Saueressig and Linda Wood: Are the featured artists for October at the Madison Art Club's Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. The exhibit will run through the month, with extended hours Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the Fourth Friday Art Jam. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. They are closed Wednesdays. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Here and There: Summer of 2013: The art of Bob Saueressig, with new paintings of Indiana and New Mexico, will be on display in the Twain Room of Village Lights Bookstore through Nov. 19.
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 film stars 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.
Some Came Running: Celebrate the Ohio Theatre's diamond anniversary with a special showing of "Some Came Running" at 7 p.m. Oct. 4. Admission is $5.
Regal Madison 6
Gravity (PG13): A medical engineer and astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. The film stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
Runner Runner (R): When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur. The film stars Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG): Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. The film features the voices of Bill Hader and Anna Faris.
Prisoners (R): When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. How far will this desperate father go to protect his family? The film stars Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis.
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.
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.