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November 29 through December 6, 2012
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Mike Boughey as Elvis and Natalie Berry as Patsy Cline. The Saturday show starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $10. For reservations call (812) 752-8877.
Thursday, November 29
Andra Bladen with Geoff Walburn: Will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Joeyg's Restaurant and Nightclub. No cover.
Friday, November 30
Young Country: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969, 3100 Michigan Road.
Saturday, December 1
Jeff Vaughn and Friends Will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. as part of Galatea Art Supplies and Gifts open house.
Clocgheann: Classy Celtic folk revelry from 8 to 11 p.m. at The Thomas Family Winery.
V-Groove: Will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Joeyg's Restaurant and Nightclub.
Foolish Pleasures: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Sunday, December 2
Ryder McQueen: Solo acoustic rock from 7 to 10 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, December 3
Soundz Like Dixieland: Will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Joeyg's Restaurant and Nightclub.
Tuesday, December 4
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Mathew Barringer: Will perform from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Joeyg's Restaurant and Nightclub.
Wednesday, December 5
Acoustic Open Stage: Will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. with Scott Murray Bate at Joeyg's Restaurant and Nightclub.
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 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3 and includes snacks, drinks and door prizes.
Senior Dance: Will host the Country Classics 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.
A Child's Christmas in Wales: Local poet Jack Ramey will read "A Child's Christmas in Wales" from Dylan Thomas at Village Lights Bookstore in observation of Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day Dec. 1. Warm cider and cookies will be provided for children.
Book Signing: A book signing will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at That Book Place, 337 Clifty Drive for Andrew Toy's thriller/suspense novel "The Man in The Box," and L. Andrew Cooper's dark fantasy "Burning the Middle Ground." For more information call (812) 574-4113.
Book Signing: A book signing will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore with Lloyd Holm, former Madison resident, and author of children's book "Mr. Fox and Mr. Raccoon Go to Bethlehem."
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.
Hagar's Children: Hanover College Theatre will present "Hagar's Children," a different kind of Christmas play with music, about unconditional love. Performances are Dec. 6-8 in Park Auditorium with curtain time at 7:30 p.m. each night with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickers are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 65 and older, and $5 for youth. Seating is limited. For more information or to purchase advanced tickets call (812) 866-7110.
True West: Actors Theater of Louisville will present Sam Shepard's "True West" as part of the Brown-Forman series of productions through Dec. 9. Tickets are available by calling (502) 584-1205 or visiting www.actorstheatre.org.
Irving Berlin's White Christmas: Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the classic holiday musical "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" Nov. 20-Dec. 31. Tickets are available by calling (812) 288-8281 or visiting www.derbydinner.com.
A Fairy Tale Christmas: Derby Dinner Playhouse's Children Musical Theatre will present "A Fairy Tale Christmas" Saturdays Nov. 24-Dec. 22. Tickets are available by calling (812) 288-8281 or visiting www.derbydinner.com.
Yes, Virginia: Madison Consolidated Schools will present a free musical production of "Yes, Virginia" at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 17 in the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium. The production will feature approximately 35 local elementary school students.
On the Wall - The Collection of JoeyG: Works selected from the personal art collection of JoeyG will be on display at JoeyG's through December.
Artsy Fish and Aquarium Show: Will be on display through the month of December at the Switzerland County Visitors Center in Vevay. Participating artists include: Donna Paige Baker, Joyce and Ken Benbow, Wanda Benzing, Martha Bladen, Rosemary Bovard, Tony Catanzaro, Mary Christiani, Jay Davidson, Ann Farnsley, Debbie Foster, Nancy Martin, Marty McGraw, Matthew Nightingale, Meredith Luhrs, Rick Starker, Emma Sullivan, Della Swincher, and Carolyn Wainscott. For more information call (812) 472-3237.
Bob Saueressig B&W/Color: Will be on display in the Twain Room Gallery at Village Lights Bookstore through December. The exhibit features linocuts and new acrylic paintings created in the oil patch of North Dakota and on the North Country lakes.
William Borden Watercolors: An exhibition of Bill Borden's watercolors will be on display Nov. 4 through Jan. 8 at The Thomas Family Winery. The display will include paintings done overseas and in Madison.
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.
Christmas Classics Series: Will feature Miracle on 34th Street from Nov. 23-29; It's A Wonderful Life from Nov. 30-Dec. 6; White Christmas from Dec. 7-13; and A Christmas Story from Dec. 14-20.
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Life of Pi (PG): A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor ... a Bengal tiger.
Rise of the Guardians (PG): When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world. The film features the voice talents of Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine, Jude Law and Isla Fisher.
Red Dawn (PG13): A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas and Josh Hutcherson.
Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 (PG13): After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in conflict with the Volturi.
Skyfall (PG13): In the newest James Bond film, Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the treat, no matter how personal the cost. The film stars Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Naomie Harris.
Wreck-It Ralph (PG): A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. The animated movie stars the voice talents of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Alan Tudyk and Jane Lynch.