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October 10 through October 17, 2013
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Backyard Concert Series: Will feature The Rigbys in a free performance at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 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.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Roger Conley, Natalie Berry and Brooke Thornsberry at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12. 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.
Saturday, October 12
Darryl Hewitt: 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.
Monday, October 14
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 15
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 16
Open Mic Night: Bring a USB and record yourself starting at 7:30 p.m. at The Electric Lady.
Edelweiss Singers: Will perform at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Historic Hoosier Theater in Vevay. Also performing will be a fourth grade calss with interpretations of people from Vevay's past. The Dumont Club will present "River Queens," and Helen Parks of the Eggleston Club will portray Edward Eggleston's mother. For more information visit www.vevaybicentennial.org.
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 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
The Original Vevay Ghost Tour and Ghost Hunt: Will be held Oct. 11-12, Oct. 18-19 and Oct. 25-26 at 7 p.m. rain or shine. Tour four locations with a history of being haunted. Admission is $25 per person. A special ghost hunt will be held from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Historic Hoosier Theater in Vevay with ghost tour guide Angie Satterfield and the R.I.P. Ghost Hunting Team. Tickets are $39. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 427-3338.
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.
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.
Soup, Stew, Chili and Brew: The 11th annual Soup, Stew, Chili and Brew will be held Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. 6 p.m. on Main St. in downtown Madison. The entertainment line-up includes the Barefoot Best Friends at 11:15 a.m., Keith Swinney at 12:20 p.m., Andra Bladen at 1:30 p.m., Rusty Bladen at 2 p.m., the Slick River Rockets at 2:55 p.m., and Andrea Davidson at 4:45 p.m.
Behind the Scenes Tour: Take a behind the scenes tour of the Lanier Mansion on the second Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 60 and $5 for children. The tours, which are limited to 15 people, include the basement, cupola, East wing and information not included on the standard tour. Reservations are required. For more information call (812) 273-0556.
Flashlight Tours: See the Lanier Mansion in a different light Oct. 12 and Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. with a behind-the-scenes tour by flashlight with a few ghost-related stories. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors. Reservations required. For more information call (812) 273-0556 or visit www.indianamuseum.org/lanier.
Rural Heritage Tour: Visit the Musee de Venoge, Theibaud Farmstead and Garland Farm Oct. 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. The event will include period military units, music and trade demonstrations adnd hearth cooking. Saturday will also include an ox roast beginning at noon. Tickets are $11 and can be purchased on site or at the Switzerland Count tourism office or historical society. The main course is served at Venoge with dessert served at the Thiebaud Farmstead. For more information call (812) 593-5726 or (812) 427-3560 or visit www.venoge.org.
Community Birthday Celebration: Will be held at Paul Ogle Park on Vevay's riverfront in honor of Vevay and Switzerland County's 200th birthday. For more information visit www.vevaybicentennial.org.
Night Spirits: Costumed actors portray "spirits" and talking about their lives and deaths Oct. 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion. Admission is $10 per person. Reservations are recommended. For more information call (812) 273-0556 or visit www.indianamuseum.org/lanier.
Broadway's Next Hit Musical: An improvised musical comedy will be presented as part of the Community Arts Series Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Hanover College's Parker Auditorium. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door for adults. Tickets are $15 for seniors 65 and olde, and $5 for youth in high school or younger. For more information visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Annual Quilt Show: Quilts from more than 30 individuals will be on display throughout October at the Carroll County Public Library.
Floyd County Crit Club: Will have items on display in the front of 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.
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.
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.
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Captain Phillips (PG13): The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. The film stars Tom Hanks.
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.