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September 26 through October 3, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature The Marlinaires at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 27. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Music in the Park: Will feature Big Leg Emma, opened by Ryan Nix starting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at The Broadway Fountain. New this year will be hot food available starting at 6 p.m. with Frazer Dogs.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Lanny McIntosh, Megan Stout and Dave Campbell at 7 p.m. on Sept. 28. 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.
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
Friday, September 27
Jimmy Davis: Will perform new original music from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gallery 115. New artwork from Eric Phagan will also be on display.
Saturday, September 28
Greg and Kriss: The local acoustic duo will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
JDJ Band: Will play from 8 to 11 p.m. at the new 19th Hole Bar and Grill in Springs Hills Golf Course Clubhouse, 4766 W. Butler Falls Drive, Hanover. For more information call (812) 866-4727.
Not Quite West of Dublin: Will perform from 6. to 8 p.m. at The Electric Lady.
Sunday, September 29
Bomar & Ritter: The contemporary folk and pop duo will perform from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Madison Vineyards Estate Winery, 1456 E. 400-N, as the last of this year's Last Sunday Concert Series. Admission is free.
Monday, September 30
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 1
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 2
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 Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion, 707 Jefferson Street, featuring the music of the Canyon River 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 the SideKicks. The doors open at 5:15 p.m. with music from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. There will be a cake walk and pitch-in snack bar. Admission is $5 per person. For more information call (812) 274-0338.
Bob Dylan & The Poetry of the Blues: Michael Gray, an expert on Bob Dylan, will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in Hanover College's Duggan Library. The presentation is part of a series of events highlighting the life and music of the American icon. The event is free and open to the public.
Fourth Friday: Musicians will perform, local businesses will offer extended hours, art will be on display and the Madison Trolley will give free rides from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 27 in downtown Madison.
Alley Art Fair: Will be held Sept. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. in conjunction with the Fourth Friday Art Jam. The fair is a free outdoor event feature original artwork and crafts by area artists. For more information or to participate email email@example.com.
Old Court Days: Will be held Sept. 27-29 around the Jefferson County Courthouse and along Jefferson Street with crafts, antiques, collectibles and food vendors. For more information call (812) 273-6226 or (812) 273-0550.
Regional Author Fair: Will be held Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore with a round robin of readings and book signings on booth floors of the store. The fair will feature Richard Berry, D.C. Garriott, Kenn Grimes, Devon Kondaki, Mark McLane, Bonnie J. Poore and June Bear Ritchie.
Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art: Will be held Sept. 28-29 in downtown Madison. The outdoor juried fine arts and crafts show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features more than 250 artisans. For more information visit www.madisonchautauqua.com.
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.
The Stripping Room: The Historic Hoosier Theatre in Vevay will present "The Stripping Room" at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28. Tickets are $5. An encore performance will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets are $10 for that performance. 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
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.
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. An opening reception will be held from Sept. 27 5 to 9 p.m. Saueressig will also be painting in the window of the store Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sept. 29, from noon to 5 p.m.
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. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Hal Davis: The artwork of Hal Davis will be on display during the month of September at the Thomas Family Winery.
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.
The Smurfs 2 (PG): The Smurfs teem up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs. The films stars Neal Patrick Harris and Jayma Mays.
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.
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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.
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.
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.