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What To Do This Weekend 4.13-4.15

Friday the 13th is UPON US and I am bound and determined to see The Quiet Place to celebrate this weekend!  If you aren’t into a little scare, we’ve compiled a list of not so frightening activities to do around the Indiana & Illinois areas.

 

Friday, April 13th

Threads Market at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds is a new boutique style event built around cute clothes, great accessories, jewelry, and spa style bath & body. Basically if you can wear it or put it on your body then this is the market for it! Vendors will all be small businesses (no direct sales like Lularoe, Plunder, etc) and a few fabulous handmade goods will be included. You’ll also find some styles for the babies and the men in your life plus delicious food, a cash bar, and other surprises.

Friday, April 13
5-10 pm

Saturday, April 14
9 am – 3 pm

Admission:
$5 per person each day at the doorJoin Angela & Charm School to create this Rose Painting (16×20 canvas).
Bring your own snacks and drinks. The class begins at 6pm & tickets can be purchased HERE. Join the Terre Haute Brewing Company on Friday, April 13th at 6:30pm EST for a concert with Scottish rockstar Raymond Meade.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Raymond Meade is a singer/songwriter from Glasgow, Scotland. Most recently he wrote and produced the award winning Holocaust documentary “The Railway People.” This project introduced him to 84-year-old Auschwitz survivor Eva Kor, and the pair became firm friends, visiting each other in both Terre Haute, Indiana and Scotland.

Raymond is best known for writing melodic rock and roll music in the mould of his biggest influences The Rolling Stones and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.

He has toured globally in the last decade playing shows in America, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and throughout Europe with some of the biggest names in modern music including Queen, Paul Weller, Kings of Leon, Shane MacGowan and countless others.

In 2015 Raymond became the bass player of iconic British 90’s band Ocean Colour Scene. They tour regularly and play to thousands of fans all over the world, most recently celebrating the 20th anniversary of their seminal album, Moseley Shoals.If you attend Raymond Meade’s concert stay and enjoy jazz, blues, R&B, & funk from Just Us.  They will be performing at the Terre Haute Brewing Company from 9pm-12am.Hit up Urbana, Illinois this Friday & Saturday from 11am-5pm for the Boneyard Arts Festival.  The festival takes place at Beads N Botanicals.

Artists Exhibits:
Friday, April 13, 11am to 6pm
Saturday, April 14, 10am to 5pm

Artists:
Cindi Norton Williams
Colored Pencil & Watercolor Pencil Drawings
Luis Lopez
Handmade wire sculptures and jewelry using crystal and gems
Judie Spencer
Loom- woven bead work
Stygian Sisters Metal Belly Dance
Performance,: Saturday, April 14th, 1-1:45pm

Artists’ Reception: 2pm to 4pm, Saturday, April 14th. Refreshments (including wine & cheese) provided.Join Black Circle Brewing Co. in Indianapolis, IN for a night of live music and beer.  $5 cover, music begins at 7pm.

Blind Scryer – [Louisville, KY]
https://blindscryer.bandcamp.com/

Bridesmaid – [Columbus, OH]
https://bridesmaid.bandcamp.com/

Astral Mass – [Indianapolis, IN]
http://astral-mass.bandcamp.com/

Battersea – [Indianapolis, IN]
https://battersea-music.bandcamp.com/Join Great Fermentation’s of Indiana on the second Friday of each month to share various home brews you’ve made with other fellow brewers. It’s a great opportunity to meet with other people, share ideas, taste different styles of beer and hard ciders and brainstorm new and unique recipes. This month they’ll be hosting Taxman Brewing! Get a chance to pick up some tips on brewing and pick the brain of a professional. Not only that but Taxman will be sampling out a variety of brews for everyone to enjoy! Also there will be a fun little competition for a chance to win a ticket to this years Death and Taxes event in April!! Don’t miss it! This event takes place on Friday from 5-7pm.Looking for a fun girls night out or a romantic way to start the weekend? Join Blackhawk Winery & Vineyard for a candlelight yoga class on Friday April 13th at 6:30pm. After the relaxing class, stay and enjoy a glass of wine – or more. Registration is only $15 per person (including one glass of wine) or $12 per person (without wine). Please register in advance for this special class hosted by our yoga expert, Andrea.For the past ten years, The Feudin’ Hillbillys have taken their brand of country all over Central Illinois, opening up for the likes of Luke Bryan, Jerrod Nieman, Brett Eldridge, Drew Baldridge, Neal McCoy, LoCash Cowboys, and Tim McGraw, to name a few! Whether it’s new takes on old covers or creative originals, the Hillbillys are known for creating a high energy party everywhere they perform! Their goal is simple, great music, great show, great fun, for great people! Join them at Johnny & June’s in Flora, Illinois for an amazing concert.  Get your tickets HERE.

Opening the show is Eldon Huff! He’s a Nashville recording artist and former guitarist/background singer for Eric Church, Keith Anderson & many more! His debut album “Tough Times & The Truth” released in 2015. His new single and music video “Addicted” is out now! Hey U of I students. Come start your Mom’s weekend with Alto Vineyards.
C-U Comedy returns to Alto Vineyards after a sell out Valentine’s Day show! That means get tickets soon before they run out!

Live stand up comedy in an intimate environment for just $15! Not a bad seat in the house. Wine and beer available during the show. Tickets available HERE.

Saturday, April 14th

Join Sycamore Winery this Saturday for Wheel Horses & Wine. This 1st annual Wheel Horses and Wine will be hosted by local collectors and enthusiasts on Saturday, April 14.This will be a fun meet and greet for Wheel Horse tractor owners and enthusiasts. People are encouraged to bring their Wheel Horses and chat with others who enjoy the hobby. If bringing tractors, please notify the organizers in advance (contact information below). Also if bringing tractors, you may bring some items to sell but talk with the organizers first.

Bobby Ques food truck will be on site serving their delicious BBQ starting at 11am.
The winery will open at 9am and will be serving coffee and donuts along with their wine, beer, ciders and slushies.

Stick around from 6-8pm when the Stampede Band takes the stage. This event and the winery are family friendly so bring out the family and enjoy a fun day on the beautiful grounds of The Sycamore Winery.Join Dobbs Nature Center from 10:30-11:30am for a Walk Through The Wildflowers. Learn to ID some of spring’s most colorful wildflowers. Depending on growing season and weather, we will take a short hike to see what’s blooming. Paint a flower pot and plant native milkweed seeds. Call 812-877-1095 for questions or registration.Join ISU for the Terre Haute, IN premiere of “Eva,” the new documentary about Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate Eva Kor, on Saturday, April 14th at 7:00pm EST in the Tilson Auditorium at Indiana State University.

Purchase tickets now at bit.ly/evadoctickets.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $8 for under 18 years old, and ISU students are free with student ID. All patrons must have a ticket.

“Eva” offers incredible details about Kor’s journey from Romanian Jewish farm girl to Nazi death camp survivor to leading global force on the power of healing through forgiveness. The film is narrated by Hollywood icon Ed Asner and includes on-camera appearances from CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, former NBA great Ray Allen, TV and movie star Elliott Gould and many others who reveal touching accounts of Kor’s impact on their own lives.

The documentary “Eva” is produced by WFYI Public Media in collaboration with Ted Green Films and Mika Brown. To view a trailer of the movie or to learn more about Eva Kor, please visit TheStoryofEva.com and candlesholocaustmuseum.org.

Join The Verve Nightclub for a Glow Party this Saturday beginning at 9pm.  There will be black lights, glow sticks, & bass music.  Special Guest Ehion & resident DJS Mr. Wizard x Scout will be there as well.  Free cover before 9pm.

The Big Fun Band will be performing at the Terre Haute Brewing Company this Saturday night from 9pm-12am.  Enjoy rich sounds of Chicago & Earth, Wind, and Fire blend with rock and blues in the Velvet Room.Saturday, April 14th, will be an all-day glassblowing open house at Larkfield Glass in Paris, IL. Come out to the studio from 9am-6pm to enjoy live glassblowing, look over our display shelves for possible gifts, or your own decor , have some refreshments, and generally have a good time. It may be possible to have your special piece made while you watch.Support Plasse for Sheriff with a 1-Mile Fun Run & 5K.  This color run will feature a 1-mile route and a 5K route at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
Registration opens at 9 a.m. with the 1-mile fun run stepping off at 10 a.m. The non-competitive 5K start time will be 10:30 a.m.

Don’t like to run? No worries! You can walk, run or skip through this route enjoying all the color along the way. It’s all about having fun and spending time outside.

PRICING:
Adult registration (April 2 through April 14) is $25.
Children 17-years-old and younger is $10. Join Ice & Co… Acoustically rockin’ it out at Cranky’s this Saturday night! Special guests John Giles & Jeff Wilson… rockin’ it acoustically and harmonizing your favorite hits with Ed Ice.  Music begins at 8pm-11pm.Check out Nic Strain, a local country singer playing at Tolly’s Bar & Grill.  He will be playing some original songs as well as cover music.  Show begins at 9pm.

Sunday, April 15th

Join Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery for “Brunch with the Babies“. This event runs every Saturday and Sunday throughout April from 9:30am – 1:00pm. This is a free, family-friendly event.

Visit with the goats, enjoy emerging signs of spring, buy local farm products and enjoy some locally-sourced & delicious morning treats. Cash and credit cards accepted.

WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST
* Shakshuka tomato stew / poached egg / baguette $9
* Grilled Piemonte Sausage skewer / potato cabbage stew / baguette $9
* Potato cake Rösti/ Roasted vegetable / goat cheese $12
* Potato cake Rösti/Bane farm’s bacon / fried egg / tomato / Moonglo cheese $14
* Blue moon greens /poached egg /lentil /pickled & preserved sunchoke / pickled mushroom/ pickled red onion/ olive oil drizzle / chopped herbs / goat cheese $11
* Whipped Goat cheese pancakes / cherry-apricot chutney / fresh whipped cream 9
* Swiss Bircher Muesli / mix of fruit / berries / nuts / goat yogurt / oats / honey $4
* House-made cinnamon roll $4

BEVERAGES
* Featured Local Coffee Roasters’ Hot Coffee $2.50
* Goat milk hot chocolate $3.50
* Sweet vanilla milk $2
* Featured Mimosa $7
* Bloody Mary / pickled vegetable skewer $9
* Wines by glass $8This is a reoccurring event that runs EVERY Sunday from April 15th-June 3rd at 1pm.  This Classic Sundays Brewery Tour pays tribute to the breweries who helped The Brewsline Beer Tours launch 4 years ago and still remains some of their most popular stops. In honor of their Fourth Anniversary, they will visit 4 of their original six brewery partners. The four-hour tour includes transportation and tastings at each stop plus a souvenir. Come join them on a Sunday afternoon, taste some great local beer and learn how it all got started! The cost is $35.00 and the tour runs through Fishers, Indiana.Learn to Do Acrylic Pour using Paint Stacking Method

About the instructor- The artist Karen E. Owens is a local from sourthern Indiana with a desire to create an active and fun learning space for the community to express and be heard. Come collaborate and join in on opportunities to create with Karen’s Knock-Out Designs on projects.

This class is held on the 8th, 15th and the 29th of April at 3pm-4:30pm and 5pm-7pm. If you are interested in signing up for these classes at Artisan Alley, 222 W. 2nd Street in Bloomington, IN please message Karen at karen.owens9307@yahoo.com. Please purchase your $15 tickets ahead of time via PayPal, so we can reserve your seat, as they are limited. Come out and make friends go home with a beautiful piece of art for your home! Join us for a night of messy fun!

These classes can be for observation or you are welcome to participate. This class is intended for all ages (with supervision or for anyone under the age of 18). Parking can be located at the Kroger Lot next to Wendy’s. Please enter the building from the B-Line Trail towards the white cat, by our front entrance.

Intro and Intermediate Supplies

Approximately 8” x 10” Canvas or 8” x 10” board

Acrylic Paints

Silicone Spray

Glazing Medium

If you cannot bring a canvas, you can purchase one on the day of the class for $5 in addition to the $15 class fee. The instructor will provide all paint, cups, tarps, drop cloth, buckets. Please bring clothes that you do not mind getting messy. Join the email list through Karen’s Knock-Out Designs.Join Soma in Champaign, Illinois each and every Sunday evening for a night of good music that takes you on a musical journey of the classics of yesterday and gems of today!!! We are not partying we’re grooving in the work week with a soundtrack created by Dj-I.c.Dre’ and DJ Silkee

-M.

 

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