Special Events

The Stripping Room: The Historic Hoosier Theatre in Vevay will present an encore performance of "The Stripping Room" at 7 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets are $10. For more information call (812) 427-3237.

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.

Patchwork of History: The Switzerland County Bicentennial will host a quilt show spanning more than 100 years at the Switzerland County Technology and Education Center, 708 W. Seminary St. in Vevay, with an opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 4. The show will also be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 and from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 6.

The Crucible: Madison Consolidated High School's Theatre Department will present Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 and Oct. 5 and at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 6. The show is rated PG13. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students.

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.

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.

Antique Tractor Show: The Antique Tractor Club of Switzerland County will host a tractor show from 9 a.m .to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 and from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at Paul Ogle Park in Vevay. A tractor pull will also be held Saturday at the Switzerland County 4-H Fairgrounds. The event is part of Switzerland County's bicentennial celebration.

September 30

Court Street Cinemas: Will screen "Iron Man 3" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.

October 1

IKE Retirees: Will meet at the power plant. A bus will pick up retirees at the gate from 7:30 to 8 a.m. and breakfast will be served from 8 to 9 a.m. followed by a tour by bus. All retirees and guests are welcome.

October 2

Lemon Tree: The Community Arts Series will screen "Lemon Tree" at 7 p.m. in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall of the Lynn Center for Fine Arts at Hanover College. The 2008 drama stars Hiam Abbass, Rona Lipaz-Michael and Ali Suliman. Admission is $5 or free for those with a Hanover ID.

October 3

Moving for Better Health: The free senior exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club/Family and Community Center. For more information call (812) 273-1072.

Flu and Pneumonia Clinic: The Jefferson County Health Department will be at the Madison Senior Citizens Center at 9 a.m. to give flu and pneumonia shots. The cost for vaccinations is $20, except for those covered by Medicare Part B.

KDH Retirees: Retired employees of King's Daughters' Hospital will meet at 11:30 a.m. at The Pines.

Southwestern Food Pantry: Will be open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. The pantry is open to families of Southwestern Middle and High School students and offers food and daily living supplies. For more information or to make a donation to the pantry call (812) 866-6230 or (812) 866-6222.

Baladino: The Israeli music ensemble visits Hanover College 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 $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

October 4

Red Hatters: Will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. at Stream Cliff Farms in Commiskey. A car pool will leave the Big Lots parking lot at 10:20 a.m., park in the west end of the lot. All Red Hatters and guests are welcome. For more information call (812) 265-4433.

Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Charlie Humphrey. It is pitch-in night and those attending are asked to bring a dish to share. Meat will be provided. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.

October 5

Wilson-Lanham Family Reunion: Will be held at the Madison Township Volunteer Fire Department. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. For more information call (812) 839-1098.

Pancake Breakfast: The Hanover Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons 652 will host a pancake, waffle, egg, sausage and bacon breakfast from 6 to 10:30 a.m. at 240 W. Main St., Hanover. Freewill donations will be accepted.

Vevay Art Tour: Will be held in Vevay from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps will be available at the tourism office, museum and at the Switzerland County Library. Haskell & Morrison will host a display of 30 original paintings by William McKendree Snyder. For more information call (812) 427-3363.

Chautauqua: Experience the entertainment and culture of an old-fashioned tent Chautauqua at 2 p.m. on the grounds of the Switzerland County Historical Society grounds, 208 E. Main St., Vevay. The event will feature the "return" of William Jennings Bryan, who spoke in Vevay in 1917.

Barber Grocery Annual Breakfast: Will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. at Frisch's Big Boy, 460 Clifty Drive.

11th Annual Riley Memorial Air Show and Fly In: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Madison Municipal Airport, 3919 W. Ims Lane, with an air show at noon, concessions from the Milton Fire Dept., military plane display, and demonstrations by Bob Richards, Emerson Stewart and Cliff Robinson. Admission is by donation. For more information call (812) 273-1914 or (502) 221-6068.

Cast Iron Chef: Working in teams of three, contestants wil cook using only cast iron pots and pans over an open fire or charcoal grill. At least one dish must be prepared in dutch oven. Cooking starts at noon on Paul Ogle Park on the Vevay riverfront. Judging is at 4 p.m. For more information or to register contact Switzerland County Tourism at www.switzcotourism.com or (812) 427-3237.

CAM Cruise-In: The CAM Car Club will host a cruise-in from 5 to 8 p.m. at River Valley Financial Bank, 430 Clifty Drive, with door prizes and giveaways.

Class of 1963 Reunion: The Carrollton High School class of 1963 will hold a reunion from 6 to 11 p.m. for 1963 classmates and teachers, coaches and administrators from 1960-1963 at the General Butler State Park Conference Center. For more information call (502) 347-5494 or (859) 485-7210.