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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature The Kinmans Rock N Roll with Freddy Helm at 7 p.m. on Sept. 7. 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 7
Audible Point: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at The Electric Lady.
Monday, September 9
Dulcimer Jam: The Circle of Friends Dulcimer Society will host a dulcimer jam from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 801-5192 or (812) 701-9300.
Tuesday, September 10
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, September 11
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. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Senior Dance: Will be held Saturday at the Lide White Memorial Boys and Girls Club/Family and Community Center featuring the music of Tommy Day and Cool Country. The doors open at 5:15 p.m. with music from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The event will also include a cake walk and special door prizes. Admission is $5 per person. For more information call (812) 274-0338.
Carrollton First Friday: Will celebrate all things honey in honor of National Honey Month. Children ages 1 to 10 are invited to enter a Honey Boo Boo look-alike contest at 6 p.m. An artist's reception will be held at 6 p.m. the Carroll County Public Library for Jill Mahoney with music from Steven Grant Smith. The farmer's market will open at 4 p.m. The Soap Box Derby has also been rescheduled during the event and will be held with registration at 6 p.m. followed by the races at 7 p.m.
Vevay First Friday: Will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6 with festivities including late-night shopping and dining, live entertainment and free carriage rides. This month will feature the "Lucky 14 Downtown Discovery Game," which encourages visitors to stop at local businesses. For more information call (812) 427-3237 or email email@example.com.
Party in the Park: Milton will host the annual Party in the Park Sept. 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Milton City Park with a free country and gospel music show featuring Mark Mounce and the Gas Money Band and Kassie and Katie Via with Jeff Joyce. The event is sponsored by the Milton Lions Club. For more information call (502) 663-1504.
Chelsea Jubilee: The 147th annual Chelsea Jubilee will be held Sept. 6-7 at Chelsea Park. The event includes arts and crafts, music, kids games, food and live music. Friday will feature the Indiana Gospel Music Association Southern District from 4 to 6 p.m., an opening ceremony at 6:30 p.m. and Tommy Day and Cool Country from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday will include a Saluda student reunion from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a tractor parade for lawn and garden, and antique tractors Saturday at 12:30 p.m. There is no entry fee and pre-registration is not required for the tractor parade. Kids games begin at 1 p.m. Saturday with a pedal pull, penny search, sack races, bubble gum contest and a swine rodeo. Saturday entertainment will be provided by the Indiana Boots and Jeans Dancers from 5 to 6:45 p.m. and Gas Money from 7 to 11 p.m. For more information call (812) 866-3018.
Bands & BBQ: The fourth annual Carroll County Bands & BBQ event will be held Sept. 6-7 at Point Park. Live entertainment will feature Josh and Holly at 6 p.m. Friday, followed by BB King's daughter Claudette King at 8:30 p.m. Saturday will kick off with the Just Us Band at noon, Tator at 2 p.m., Inner City Blues Band at 5 p.m., Tim Pearson at 7 p.m. and closing with The Doctors Band at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call (502) 732-7036 or visit www.visitcarrolltonky.com.
Reno Gang Rides Again: The Scott County Heritage Center and Museum in Scottsburg will host an event dedicated to the Reno Gang, a group of desperadoes that originated in Seymour Sept. 6-Sept. 8. The weekend will feature the premiere of the documentary, "The Legend of the Reno Brothers." For more information call (812) 752-1050 or visit http://scottcountyheritagemuseum.org.
CAM Cruise-In: The CAM Car Club will host a cruise-in Sept. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. at River Valley Financial Bank, 430 Clifty Drive, with door prizes and giveaways.
Trimble County Apple Festival: Will be held Sept. 7-8 in Bedford, Ky. In it's 23rd year, the festival will include a apple pie contest, live music, a quilt raffle, a Sunday worship service and many vendors.
President Abraham Lincoln: Will give a brief speech and visit with guests Sept. 11 at Gallery 115, 115 E. Main St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Donations will be accepted for the president. For more information visit www.gallery115madison.com or call (812) 274-4371.
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. An artist's reception will feature the music of Steven Grant Smith starting at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 as part of Carrollton's First Friday.
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.
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.
Grown Ups 2 (PG13): After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers, sometimes crazy follows you. The film stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade.
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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.
The Mortal Instruments - City of Bones (PG13): When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld. The film stars Lily Collings, Jamie Campbell Bower and Robert Sheehan.
Planes (PG): Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true. The film features the voices of Dane Cook, Stacy Keach and Brad Garrett.
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.