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What To Do This Weekend 5.18-5.20

This weekend is screaming for you to get outside and enjoy this gorgeous weather!  Don’t be cooped up inside, we’ve got too many fun things to do for you to waste away inside.  Start working on your tan and enjoy The Meadows Grand Re-Opening event, get some friends together to raise money for a Scholarship Scramble at Rea Park, or join the Wabash Valley Jeep Junkies in support of P.I.N.K. for a fun ride.  You can thank me later!

 Friday, May 18th

The Annual Scholarship Scramble raises more than $20,000 every year to support scholarship opportunities for Ivy Tech – Terre Haute students. Over the tournament’s 18-year history, the scholarship fund has helped more than 350 students pursue their educational goals. The scramble takes place at Rea Park in Terre Haute.
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Registration & Lunch
11:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. Event Welcome & Announcements
12:00 p.m. – Shotgun StartEddie & The Motivators will be live from The Velvet Room at Terre Haute Brewing Company this Friday & Saturday night at 8pm. Band Members Include:
Eddie Davis-lead vocals, air guitar
Joy Davis-keyboards, vocals
Jesse Davis-drums, vocals
Mark Ford-bass, vocals
Trever Jackson-guitarCome on out this Friday at 12pm to The Sycamore Winery to enjoy Big Leaf Breweries new system brew up some great brews and they’re crackin dem taps with the 5 best and freshest beers in town.
On tap will be: Coal Creek Cream Ale, DD Milk Stout, ESB, and after much too long of a delay, the return of River Rat Pale Ale, and our Double IPA, You People. Party with the hottest nerds in Btown while discovering the process of fermentation–which makes many of our favorite drinks and foods! After Dark: Beers and Brews will explore the science of brewing. Enjoy different styles of beer, mead, and cider; learn about yeast; and participate in hands-on brewing technique activities! Wonderlab After Dark: Beers & Brews is from 6-9pm this Friday.
A variety of local breweries are participating, including The Tap – BTown,Danny Boy Draft Works IUUpland Brewing CompanyOddball Fermentables, and Friendly Beasts Cider Company.
Pizza X is generously donating free pizza for all guests!Join The Dance Studio as they celebrate their 16th year in business! Dance the night away with the live big-band music from Men of Note! Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased in advance.Your favorite lunch spot is back in action! Downtown Indy Food Truck Fridays are back!
Head down to the Georgia Street Boardwalk (between Capitol and Illinois Street) every Friday (May through August) from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for Downtown Indy, Inc.’s Food Truck Fridays driven by ChooseYourChevy.com.
Grab a bite to eat from your favorite food trucks, enjoy music from Radio One and more!
Details (and updated Food Truck listings) here: http://bit.ly/2H5BVq4
Ross David showcasing his talents at the Meeting Grounds this Friday from 8pm-9:30pm. What do you do when, in the middle of your life of luxury, a stranger shows up and challenges you to find someone to join you on your final journey to the grave?
Find out how Everyman answers that question in Theater 7’s Gospel of Everyman, an adaptation and update of a Medieval Morality play by ISU Professor of Theater and Theater 7’s Artistic Director, Arthur Feinsod.
The cast, including Charles James Adams, Chuck Shutt, Susan Monts-Bologna, and others, takes the stage in the Cecilian Auditorium on Saint Mary-of-the-Woods’s campus May 18th, 19th, and 20th – just 12 minutes from the courthouse in downtown Terre Haute. Join us on May 23rd and 24th at the First Congregational Church, Downtown on Ohio Street. (You may already be looking forward to their Strawberry Festival next month!)
The whole family will enjoy this uplifting comedy with original live music, a gospel choir, and dance. The show runs all weekend at 7:30 and Sunday at 2pm at St. Mary of the Woods.

The Chickadee Sermon will be playing some tunes this Friday at Watson’s Shack & Rail in Champaign, Illinois beginning at 10pm.  They are a harmony-based acoustic folk group.The Terre Haute Fitness Center in Terre Haute is holding a Glow Yoga class every Friday at 6pm.  The class will be lead by Ivory Wilcox, it costs $8 for members & participants are given 2 glow bracelets to wear. Stephens Dive Bar is hosting musicians Travis Dillon & Brandon Sciotta this Friday at 10pm.  Come out and enjoy their patio and cold drinks!This weekend the Community Theatre of Terre Haute is showing The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at 8pm.  The musical is about an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. This musical is directed by Mark Frederick.The Foxhole is hosting Bigger Than Mountains, For Enemies in Divisions, Paulie Think, & Steven Deeds this Friday at 8pm.

Saturday, May 19th

The Terre Haute Farmer’s Market will be set up at their new location this Saturday from 8am-12pm in the Meadows parking lot. Stop by and shop fresh produce from local vendors.Join The Meadows for a Grand Re-Opening Event this Saturday from 8am-8pm!

All Day – Sidewalk Sales – Ace Blind & Drapery, Antiques at Meadows, The Classic Man, Darrell’s Diamonds, Repeat Boutique, Stein Mart
All Day – Food & Drinks – MCL, Royal Mandarin, MJ’s Cajun Ice
All Day – Bounce Houses on the patio
8 am – 12 pm – Farmers Market
12 pm – 6 pm – Non-Profit Informational Booths featuring kids activities, raffles, give-aways, and more. 
12 pm – 2 pm – Live Remote Broadcast with HI-99 with $200 prize package give-away
2 pm – Fill the Parking Lot! Recreation of Original Grand Re-Opening photo (see attached)
5:30 pm – 6 pm – Teresa’s School of Dance performs
6 pm – 8:30 pm – Cash bar on the patio
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Live music performance by Ross David

Team of Mercy, Inc. is hosting our 5th Annual Color Event, this is our BIGGEST yearly fundraiser. This provides means for us to assist those that have lost a loved one to suicide, such as:
Bio-hazard scene clean-up
Counseling/therapy
Grief support
Special needs by request
Suicide awareness
Support groups
Youth/Adult mental health first aid certification classes
*** With your support financially this is possible***
Our event is a way to get our community together and bring awareness of suicide. It is a day to celebtate and heal together. It is also a day of education and resources. All proceeds raised stay in our community,helping those in need! Come and enjoy! The color run begins at Deming Park at 9am, sign up and register HERE.

Saturday, May 19th, 10am-6pm
Come to the opening of the 4th season of The Pickery and see all that’s growing this year! Meet Laurie the owner and some of the staff, pick or purchase some of the already growing goodies and take a tour of the farm. Here’s what’s planned:
11:00am-Tour of the farm with Hal
1:00-2:00 – Meet and learn about the rescued horses with Peacefield staff
2:00pm-Free Organic Gardening Advice with Laurie
3:00pm-Tour of the farm with Laurie
In between you can pick your own from our selection of yummy certified organic herbs and vegetables or we will have some pre-picked for sale. The weather hasn’t been very cooperative so far this year so we’re a little behind but there is still plenty to come and get!

We will have:
Arugula
Baby Kale
Chives (with and without flowers)
Leeks
Lemon Balm
Lettuce Mix
Oregano
Peppermint
Potted Herbs: Chives, Basil, Thyme, Sage, Marjoram, Sage, Oregano
Radishes (3 varieties)
Sage
Sorrel
Spearmint
Spinach

If you miss our Open House we will also be open Sunday from Noon-5pm. And don’t forget to opt-in on our website, www.thepickery.net to keep up-to-date on all the happenings

Yoga + Beer is back at the Terre Haute Brewing Company this Saturday from 11am-12pm.  Cost is $10 a person, bring your mat and stay after to enjoy your free drink!This Saturday from10am-6pm join the Wabash Valley Jeep Junkies for a Go Topless Jeep Day for PINK Ride.  The event begins and ends at the Hoosier Aviation Hanger at the Hulman International Airport.  To pre-register for the event go here: http://www.wvjeepjunkies.com/ & sign up!The Forest Park Summer Concert kicks off this Saturday in Brazil, Indiana.  Christmas in the Park will be in the concession stand from 6-9pm & the Big Fun Band will be performing from 7-9pm.The 4th Annual Sudzfest is taking place this Saturday from 4-9pm at German Park in Indianapolis.  Enjoy this celebration of Southside Craft Breweries and enjoy biers from Planetary, Mashcraft, Taxman, Oaken Barrel, and wines from Buck Creek Winery along with German food & music from The Pushing Daisy’s & Ride That Train.  Admission is just $8 at the gate and $5 online.
E-Squared will be playing at the Water Tower Estates Winery this Saturday at 5pm.  Come out and enjoy wine & good music!Join Easley Winery for the 15th season of Lloyd Insurance, Inc.‘s and Indiana Farmers Insurance Groovin’ in the Garden, Easley Winery’s premier outdoor, FREE music series! Jam with Indiana Island Band from 2-5pm and enjoy your favorite Easley wine! Daily wine specials, cool tunes, wine slushies, make new friends and see old ones. Bring along your picnic or order from local restaurants to have delivered to the winery. Free parking at Easley Winery and surrounding streets. The party starts here, and fills up fast. BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR for when you take a break from dancing.
For more dates and performances visit:
http://www.easleywinery.com/events/groovin-garden/Come see Tyler Christopher at the Boot City Opry as he pays tribute to the King, Elvis.  The show begins at 7pm.

Sunday, May 20th

Detox to Retox is Hotel Tango’s monthly yoga class. Enjoy an hour-long class by the stills and barrels, followed by a cocktail of your choice!
Your ticket includes one hour of yoga (normally $17 at the studio) and a cocktail of your choice (normally $10-13)! Doors open at 10:00 a.m. and yoga instruction begins at 10:30 am.
Hotel Tango opens to the public at noon | Detox to Retox is every second Sunday (normally) | All events at Hotel Tango are 21+Indy Parks presents the Blues & Jazz in the Park Concert Series at Watkins Park. Bring a seat, your friends and family, and join us for a day of free music in the park! Concert begins at 5pm.

 

-M.

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