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What To Do This Weekend 9.7-9.9

Oh My GOURD! Fall is supposedly upon us and that brings more outdoor festivals and gatherings.  This weekend we’ve got our Downtown First Friday Event “Flashback Friday”, 7th and Elm is hosting a Puppies & Pints event with the Terre Haute Humane Society, and WaterTower Estates is celebrating their 1st anniversary with food trucks, music, and wine!

Friday, September 7th

Every First Friday, enjoy dinner features created by Executive Chef, Amanda Shook. The Clabber Girl Bake Shop Cafe will close at regular hours of 3PM and Chef’s Night will begin at 6PM and only our chef created dinner entrees will be available. No reservations needed. Cash bar available!

September Menu
-Indian Street Food-

Entrees
Potato Curry Sandwich 12
Curried potatoes with tamarind chutney and cheddar cheese grilled to a golden brown on a potato roll
Bombay Burrito (Frankie) 13
Curried potatoes, cauliflower, and roasted chickpeas with pickled onion and cilantro chutney wrapped in a honey-wheat tortilla
Tandoori Chicken Naan 13
Grilled naan topped with shredded tandoori chicken and fresh cilantro; drizzled with raita sauce
Crispy Noodle Salad with Chutneys 14
Crispy noodles and corn chips topped with diced potato, roasted chickpeas, green peas, spiced yogurt, mint, and cilantro; served with hot and sweet chutneys
Add shredded tandoori chicken 3
Vindaloo Flank Steak Wrap 14
Flank steak cooked in a traditional vindaloo sauce of vinegar and chilis; served wrapped with spiced peppers and mango chutney
Sweet Corn Soup 4 cup/ 8 bowl
Creamy sweet corn soup spiced with garam masala and drizzled with chili oil; served with grilled naan
Sides
Peach Salad with Mint and Smoked Cumin 8
Fresh butter lettuce and mint topped with fresh peaches and raspberries; sprinkled with lemon zest, smoked cumin, and sea salt
Chat Masala Watermelon 7
Thinly sliced cucumber topped with fresh watermelon and garnished with a house-made chat masala spice blend and freshly squeezed lime juice
Aloo Tikki 8
Potato and chickpea patties stuffed with a spicy pea filling; served with chutneys for dipping
Indian Potato Salad 6
Oven-fried potatoes tossed with an Indian spiced sauce and sweet caramelized onion
Desserts
Chai Masala Tres Leches Cake 8
Cake soaked with three milks and infused with a house-made chai blend; topped with a dollop of cinnamon whipped cream
Coconut Rice Pudding with Pineapple and Candied Cashews 8
Warm coconut rice pudding topped with fresh pineapple and candied cardamom cashew nuts

Crowe Committee takes the stage to raise funds for CASY. Come join us for a great night of live entertainment in The Velvet Room as we raise funds for the great cause, CASY, Chances and Services for Youth.
Doors open at 6, Show at 8pm

Crowe Committee Band Members
Mark Wright–guitar, vocals
Mike Rowe–guitar, vocals
Tim Weer–bass
Al Doti–percussion
Tom Whiteman–percussion

Join the Arcola Chamber of Commerce for the 48th Arcola Broomcorn Festival. Family fun including FREE live entertainment, over 150 booths, HUGE parade, 5K and 10K road race. The festival runs Friday, Saturday, & Sunday in downtown Arcola, Illinois.A weekend of fun! Food, vendors, BBQ cook-off and music for the Harvest on Fire at the Winery on Sept. 7th – 9th, 2018 at Castle Finn Winery. THE FIRST 300 PEOPLE TO CALL TO GET THEIR TICKETS WILL RECEIVE A HARVEST ON FIRE LOGO GLASS!!! 217-463-2600 Tickets in advance are 5.00 for ages 21 and up. That includes a logo wine glass and 6 wine tastes, and walk around to see the vendors and the BBQ teams. Under 21 are Free!!
Tickets that weekend will be 10.00 at the gate. Bring lawn chairs!

Proceeds will benefit 4-H Scholarships in Clark, Edgar & Crawford Counties.

Timeline of Events:
Friday Sept 7th – BBQ Teams arrive & Vendor set up
Normal winery hours: we will open at noon
8-11pm – Music from Tad & Jackie Freezeland – Open to all ages, and no cover charge.

Saturday Sept 8th – 7am-9am Vendor Setup
BBQ teams follow the KCBS turn in times, awards will be given that evening, time TBA, Open to the Public, bring your lawn chairs
10am – 6pm Festival hours for vendors, winery will be open from 10am to 11pm for wine tastings.
8-11pm – Music from The Marlinaires Band – Open to all ages, and no cover charge.

Sunday Sept 9th
BBQ teams will head home, but Vendors, Food & Music will be from Noon – 5pm with Music from 1-4 with Russ Howard.

Enjoy an evening with Chef JJ’s in Broadripple, Indiana as they feature Daredevil Brewing Co from 6-9pm Learn about the brewery and what new craft beers they are creating for the season while enjoying dishes inspired by these flavor profiles. Tickets are almost sold out so buy one today.Come join the Wilson Family Farms for their annual Chandelier Barn Market for FALL! Expect to see more than 80+ handpicked amazingly talented Makers featured in two barns and several commercial tents located on the property packed full of one of a kind fabulous finds, antiques, primitives, artwork, hand-painted signs, custom furniture, lighting, re-purposed items, handmade jewelry, and much more! Enjoy live entertainment, the best in handmade shopping, awesome food, specially selected drinks, lots of treats, and a great atmosphere in the heart of country living! Entry fee-$5 per day, at gate, children under 12 free. Early bird tickets will be available on our website, $15. Early bird hours 8:30am -10 am, both days, before public hours. Free parking at 5060E 350N Montgomery, In 47558.Smoke on the Ohio is now a KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition event. This will be their 9th year as a contest set on the banks of the Ohio River. Join 25 vendors as they compete for BBQ champion.  Smoke on the Ohio takes place in Mount Vernon, Indiana this Friday and Saturday at 3pm.FREE Colts Kickoff Concert featuring Chase Rice and hosted by Pat McAfee, with special guests Clayton Anderson and Ben Gallaher!
GEORGIA STREET, East Block | Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
Celebrate the return of football at the Colts Kickoff Concert, presented by Verizon. Headlined by Chase Rice, this year’s event will be hosted by Pat McAfee.
Enjoy Bud Light drink specials all along the East Block of Georgia Street. This FREE event is something you can’t miss!Come join The Red Room Cakery at our new location and enjoy the bigger space plus larger selection of products to be offered….including a coffee/organic tea bar!! They will be proudly brewing Black Rifle Coffee Company coffees, and have Bigelow’s new organic tea line, Steep, on-hand as well!! Door prizes, certificates, and random free goodie bags will be gifted throughout the day. Feel free to help spread the word, we can’t wait to join the growth coming to North TH!
On September 7th, 2018 the Multicultural and Programs Division of Student Affairs at ISU will host a “Pride Picnic ” at Wolf Field on campus for all walks of life to enjoy.

On September 8th, 2018 the Multicultural and Programs Division of Student Affairs at ISU will also host a “Pride Carnival ” from 12-4pm. Parking will be provided by ISU and will be hosted at Wolf Field on ISU’s campus! September First Friday will celebrate the non-profits in our community at 5pm. Organizations are representing their cause and agency with booths downtown decked out for our Flashback Theme. Each group has the chance to win $200 for their organization; the crowd will be judging on best booth. Competition was tight last year. Classic cars, motorcycles and other vehicles will also be Cruisin’ the Bash and will park at the Vigo County School Corporation parking lot. No pre-registration. Register that night and support DTH for $20. You’ll get a great tumbler too. Across the street in the SkyGarden Plaza will be an unveiling of a Hall of Fame Musicians sculpture. Along with a performance you won’t want to miss!And as always museums, shops, restaurants and local businesses will welcome the community to experience everything downtown has to offer!First Friday continues in September in Sullivan, Indiana with a Block Party Friday, September 7th from 5-9pm. Join us on the square for live local music, free bounce house, food, and more! Downtown businesses will be open late to join in on the fun, too!

Saturday, September 8th

Yoga class? I thought you said “Pour a glass!” Stop by Tap House on your way home from the Farmer’s Market and join us for Pints and Poses every Saturday morning for a pint of beer and some yoga! $10 includes a 30 minute session with our yoga instructor and a drink of your choice. Bring your yoga mat and your drinking pants because your Saturdays just got better.Join McCormick’s Creek State Park for their 10th annual BBQ & Blues Festival. Great food, live music, fun for the whole family. The event is free, but admission fee to the park applies.
Musical Performance Schedule:
11:00 am – 12 noon – Geoffrey Gentry
12:30 – 1:30 pm – John Ford
2:00 – 3:00 pm – The 1, 4, 5’s Blues Band
3:30 – 4:30 pm – Little Harold and the Homewreckers
5:00 – 6:30 pm – King Bee and the Stingers
BBQ Vendors:
Smokin’ Jack’s Rib Shack, Tailgater’s BBQ, Wink’s BBQ
Canyon Inn’s Wine & Beer Garden
Upland Brewing is bringing the party of a Munich biergarten to Bloomington with a festive Oktoberfest celebration.

Enjoy half liter steins of our Oktoberfest lager alongside a special German-inspired menu and live music.

Serving up the following menu items starting at 11AM:
Potato Pancakes
Hungarian Goulash
Sausage Platters
Chicken Schnitzel
Seitan Schnitzel
German Chocolate Cake
and more!!

Featuring live music by:
4:00 pm — Jason Barrett
5:30 pm — David James & the Tuesday Angels
7:00 pm — The Shack Ups
8:30 pm — Alexander Lee & Tee Vatos Supreme
Join 7th & Elm and the Terre Haute Human Society for Puppies & Pints Party and Adoption. Adoptable dogs 11-2 in the parking lot plus our games, music, and drink specials. We will have a beer truck, cornhole, giant beer pong, flip cup, and other games… and ALL proceeds are going to the Terre Haute Humane Society! There is a $5 cover to help donate to the amazing work they do! Kid friendly until 5pm. Live music from David Goodier 5-8pm, DJ Gigante 9-12!

Raise a Glass to Save Some Paws! On Saturday, September 8th Indy’s favorite dog-and-suds event, Ales for Adoptable Tails, will return to historic Indianapolis City Market! Hosted by Tomlinson Tap Room and the Indianapolis City Market, Ales for Adoptable Tails is a benefit for the IndyHumane that brings together some of the Midwest’s greatest brewers for an event like no other.
At Ales for Adoptable Tails you can…
– Have great beer and food
– Dance with your dog to live music
– Meet adoptable pets from IndyHumane’s Pet Adoption Wagon
– Win prizes for you and your dog by participating in our raffle
– Help save lives with your support of IndyHumane!

Enjoy brews and beverages from…
– Sun King Brewing Company
– Metazoa Brewing Company
– MashCraft Brewing
– Central State Brewing
– Black Circle Brewing Co.
– Upland Brewing Company
– Monarch Beverage
– New Day Craft
– The Bier Brewery
– Big Lug Canteen
– Flat 12
– Fountain Square Brewing Co.
– Hotel Tango cocktails
…more coming soon!

Bring your dogs, your friends, and your family to IndyHumane’s Ales for Adoptable Tails! And don’t forget, your ticket purchase benefits IndyHumane and homeless pets in Central Indiana.

Ales for Adoptable Tails is the signature event for IndyHumane’s young professionals affinity group, The Indy P.A.A.W. Coalition. Indy P.A.A.W. seeks to bring together like-minded individuals in an effort to raise awareness and support of IndyHumane and the needs of homeless pets across Central Indiana. For more information, visit indyhumane.org/indypaaw or contact indypaaw@indyhumane.org!Head down to WaterTower Estates this weekend to celebrate their One year anniversary! They will have live music and food truck all day!
Food Trucks:
Bobby Que’s, LLC
More to be announced!
Music:
Chris Burch 3-6 pm
Don Morris 6-9 pm
More to announced!CANvitational will return to downtown Indianapolis. Located on the west block of Georgia Street, known for Super Bowl XLVI festivities and the famed Pan Am Plaza, this year’s CANvitational will showcase more than 55 craft breweries from across America that can their beers. Award-winning breweries will offer samples of craft beer, and patrons can enjoy local food trucks and music, all in an urban downtown atmosphere.

WHEN: Saturday, September 8th from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Early Entry: 12pm (gates open one hour before GA, early birds will receive a stainless steel sample cup, and will have access to special tappings)

TICKETS: Tickets are on sale now and available at Sun King Brewery locations (135 N. College Ave., downtown Indianapolis, or 7848 E. 96th St., Fishers) or at www.canvitational.com. A sampling glass and event tasting notebook will be provided to each ticket holder.

TICKET PRICES: General Admission $50 ($60 Day of Event) / / Early Entry $75 / / $10 DD

MORE INFORMATION: For tickets and a list of participating breweries, visit www.sunkingbrewing.com / www.canvitational.com.

BENEFITTING: 100% of the event proceeds will benefit central Indiana not-for-profits including: Art with a Heart • Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis • Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Inc. •
IndyHub • Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. • Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center

Food Truck Lineup:

Black Metal BBQ
La Margarita Restaurant & Tequila Bar
King David Dogs Downtown
Union Jack Pub-Broad Ripple
Pi Indy
FoxGardin Kitchen and Ale
Lick at 1 pm

Head to www.canvitational.com for full list of attending breweries.

Sunday, September 9th

This year’s Blues and BBQ on Sunday, Sept. 9 is an absolutely can’t miss event! Not only will some of the best BBQ smokers in the area be on site, check out our award-winning musical lineup: Queen Delphine & The Crown Jewels (2016 winner of the Indiana Blues Challenge), Blackjack Davey and The Rhythm Kings (2017 winner of the Indiana Blues Challenge), Miss Freddye (nominated for Best Emerging Artist Album and Traditional Blues Female Artist at this year’s The Blues Foundation Blues Music Awards in Memphis) and Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials Band (2017 The Blues Foundation Blues Music Awards nominee).

Enjoy the music while pigging out on finger-lickin’ barbecue from Droopy’s BBQ, Johnson’s BBQ Shack, RidiQlous BBQ, The Kickstand, Wild Boar BBQ — even barbecued pizza from Brozinni’s Pizzeria! Cool off with Kona Ice and satisfy your sweet tooth with GiGi’s Cupcakes and Lazy J’s Kettle Corn.Have you always thought about writing, but don’t know how to start? Do you have ideas for stories or personal narratives you want to capture on the page? Whether you want to write personal narratives, record your family history, or write a work of fiction, this two-part course will help you take the ideas you’ve been thinking up and put them down on paper.

Modern Charm is hosting a Writing 101 Class this Sunday hosted by Leah Singer at 2pm. In the first class, we will talk about how to start the process of writing. Students will leave with a focus, tools to help them write, and an assignment for the next session. In the second class, participants will have an opportunity to share their written work in a workshop environment. We will discuss writing problems and obstacles, and talk about a plan for continuing to develop your writing project.

This is a two-day workshop. You will register for either: Wed., August 29 and Thurs., Sept. 13, 6 – 8 p.m. OR Sundays, Sept. 9 and Sept. 30, 2 – 4 p.m.

-M.

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