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October 18 through 25, 2012
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Amber Martin, Mike Boughey and Terry Vincent. The Saturday show starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $10. For reservations call (812) 752-8877.
Fall Choral Concert: Hanover College will host its first musical performance of the season Sunday. The Hanover College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will perform at Fitzgibbon Recital Hall in the Center for Fine Arts at 2 p.m. The performance is expected to last about an hour. Admission is free. Madlen Batchvarova is the director of the performance.
Robin and Linda Williams: Hanover College Community Arts Series will present Robin and Linda Williams Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall Lynn Center for Fine Arts. Tickets for adults are $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets are $15 for seniors and $5 for youth in high school or younger.
Thursday, October 18
Ryder McQueen: Will perform from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Historic Broadway Hotel and Tavern.
Jimmy D: Will perform from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969, 3100 Michigan Road. All are welcome.
Friday, October 19
Bob & Sonny: Bob Lafary and Sonny Hill will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at Tiffany's Lounge, 320 Mulberry St.
Saturday, October 20
Classic Country: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. Open to the public. No cover.
Dirty Hanky: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Sunday, October 21
Ryder McQueen: Solo acoustic rock from 7 to 10 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, October 22
The Madisonians: Will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Tuesday, October 23
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at That Book Place, 337 Clifty Drive.
Wednesday, October 24
Acoustic Open Stage: All skill levels are welcome starting at 7 at JoeyG's. No cover.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Tommy Day and Cool Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3 and includes snacks, drinks and door prizes.
Senior Dance: Will host Hardcore Country Saturday from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. The band will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.
Heritage Center Free Admission Day: Will be held Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for the Heritage Center and Railroad Museum at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 W. First St. The event is sponsored by the Jefferson Proving Ground Heritage Partnership and Historic Hoosier Hills.
Toys for Tots Annual Toy Run: Will be held Oct. 20 with registration from 11 a.m. to noon. The ride departs from the Sunset Grill in Warsaw, Ky. at 12:30 p.m. Food will be provided by the Sunset Grill following the ride. Entry fee is $10 per person or a new toy of approximately the same value. All proceeds to go the toy run and to buy Christmas presents for the Veterans Affairs Hospice Unit. For more information call (859) 609-1457. Donations and toys can be dropped off at America At Large, Carrollton Chiropractic and the Sunset Grill.
Bingo Fundraiser: Theta Mu Chapter Phi Beta Psi Sorority will hold a bingo fundraiser at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Madison Township Fire Company. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20. Ticket price includes supplies for 20 games and one trip to the good bar, with chicken salad on croissant, pickle spear, chips, drink and dessert. A portion of the proceeds will be sent directly to cancer research, which is Phi Beta Psi's national project.
Historic Madison Architectural Tours: Will be held on the third Saturday of the month. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the Broadway Fountain. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours and is free to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information call (812) 265-2967.
BINGO: Will be held at the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969, 3100 Michigan Road, Saturdays starting at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.
BINGO: The Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club will host bingo Fridays at 10:15 p.m. and Mondays at 7 p.m. Early birds begin at 9:30 p.m. Fridays and 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Non-smoking.
Alibis: The Shawe Memorial High School Theater Department will present "Alibis," a mystery-comedy by Peter Kennedy, and the junior high will perform "Escape," a 10-minute play by Michael Callahan. Productions will be Oct. 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 28 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students.
The Mousetrap: Derby Dinner Playhouse continues the 2012-2013 with Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" on stage through Nov. 18. Tickets range from $35 to $44 and are available by calling (812) 288-8281 or visiting www.derbydinner.com.
Captain Louie: Derby Dinner Playhouse's Children's Musical Theater season features "Captain Louie" every Saturday Oct. 13 through Nov. 17. The production features a lesson of friends - new and old - as well as songs including "Trick or Treat," "New Kids in the Neighborhood," "Big Red Plane" and more. Tickets range from $16 to $21 and are available by calling (812) 288-8281 or visiting www.derbydinner.com.
Bob Saueressig B&W/Color: Will be on display in the Twain Room Gallery at Village Lights Bookstore through November. The exhibit features linocuts and new acrylic paintings created in the oil patch of North Dakota and on the North Country lakes.
Paul Hassfurder: Paul Hassfurder's wooden sculpture "Jellyfish" is on display in front of the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch through Oct. 30.
Square Deal Show Grand Finale: The Madison Art Club, 309 W. Main St., has more than 100 pieces on display. The show will end with a reception Oct. 28 from 4 to 6 p.m.
On the Wall - 13th Annual Halloween Art Show: Joeyg's Restaurant and Nightclub will host the 13th annual Halloween art show with works by Melodie Yvonne Ramey, The Grand Conundrum, Jane Vonderheide, Traci Lytle, Mary Jo O'Connor, Patty Cooper Wells, Cindie Underwood Vandebur, Jenny Straub Youngblood and Paul Hassfurder. The display will be featured until Nov. 2.
Hope Springs (PG13): After 30 years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship. The film stars Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell.
ParaNorman (PG): A misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead, takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.
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Paranormal Activity 4 (R): It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. The film stars Katie Featherstone, Kathryn Newton and Matt Shively.
Argo (R): As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador. The film stars Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman and Adam Arkin.
Here Comes the Boom (PG): A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school. The films tars Kevin James, Salma Hayek and Henry Winkler.
Sinister (R): Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity. The film stars Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance and James Ransome.
Taken 2 (PG13): In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter. The film stars Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace.
Hotel Transylvania (PG): Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenage daughter. The film features the voices of Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Andy Samberg.