What to do this Weekend

What To Do This Weekend 2.21-2.23

Friday, February 21st

CANDLES continues its Next-Generation Speaker Series, hosting Sharie Fields on Friday, February 21st, 2020.

Sharie Field’s maternal grandmother, Nellie (1916-1985), and mother, Esther (b. 1941) were Polish Jews and the only two people from their large family to survive World War II. Sharie will share stories of how they survived the war and their time spent in a Displaced Person’s camp in Germany before immigrating to America in 1949. She will share stories of her Ukrainian grandfather, Louis, also a WWII survivor and of her paternal grandfather, Sam, who served as an interpreter in the Nuremberg trials following the war. Sharie Fields sheds light on her family’s long-silenced stories of WWII while attempting to convey the impact these events still have on us today and suggest paths to combat intolerance.

Sharie is a nurse at St. Vincent and lives in Carmel, IN with her husband and two children. She became inspired to tell her family’s story after witnessing the impact her parents have made through the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis’ Speakers Bureau. She hopes that by continuing the work of Holocaust education she can make contributions, alongside others who share their stories, to honor and remember the past so that we can be upstanders in the face of atrocities and injustice in the present.

This event is open to the public. For more information about this and other CANDLES programs, call 812.234.7881 or email programs@candlesholocaustmuseum.org.

Kansas City Missouri’s Grassfed with Owensboro Kentucky’s The Gaslight Boys will be at the Verve at 9pm.Join our very own Ross David as he plays at Traders Point Creamery this Friday at 6pm.Tommy Kelly will be playing a show at the Poplar Pub this evening from 8:30-11pm.What’s better than Journey, Toto and Michael Jackson in one room!? GrooveSmash is bringing all those beloved pop/rock princes of the 80’s and MORE to the stage in a one night tribute to all our favorite master minds. Join us at The Rathskeller Ballroom, rock out and get your groove on at 8pm!This will be Cornfield Mafia’s final show at Sparky’s Roadhouse. After nearly 12 years of playing here, one when it was the The Roadhouse, and eleven as Sparky’s Roadhouse, this will be our last time in there. We have had a lot of great times, made a lot of great memories, and made a lot of good friends at Sparky’s. We hope that you can make it out. It’s going to be a very memorable night!

Saturday, February 22nd

Join Camp Navigate for the 2020 Camp Navigate Community Challenge where for good old fashion competition and a whole lot of fun! Teams from around the Wabash Valley will gather to battle it out in team tournaments (Cornhole, Spikeball, Dodgeball and Tug of War) and individual “field events” (jump rope, rowing, cup stacking and much more) to win the title of Camp Navigate Community Challenge Champions.

All proceeds from team registration fees, ticket sales and donations go to help Camp Navigate continue to offer high quality and engaging summer camp and after school care, focused on developing employability/soft skills, promoting healthy habits and creating servant leaders.

It is our hope that the Camp Navigate Community Challenge will create awareness about Camp Navigate’s mission, values and programs, as well as, generate vital funding for our work by bringing the community together to navigate challenges that highlight the importance of leadership, teamwork and soft skills.

Ready to accept the challenge?! Register your team today!


Special Olympics Indiana’s signature fundraiser, the Polar Plunge is a series of exhilarating events held each winter where individuals and teams brave the elements by taking an icy dip to demonstrate their commitment to the cause! Celebrating 50 years of changing lives in 2019 and now serving more than 16,000 people across the state each year, Special Olympics Indiana works to end discrimination against and empower people with intellectual disabilities. The Polar Plunge takes place Saturday from 9am-12pm at the ISU Campus Recreation Center.

All funds raised through the Polar Plunge directly benefit current and future Special Olympics athletes throughout Indiana.

Mark your calendar today and visit PolarPlungeIN.org to learn more or register for the 2020 Polar Plunge!Revelers from previous years know the best way to celebrate Mardi Gras north of New Orleans is at the Annual Swope Mardi Gras! This year, presented by Indiana American Water, promises to be even more exciting than last year. We have 3 ways to transport yourself to Bourbon Street without ever leaving the Haute:

* The Big Easy Pre-Party at Stables ($40) – 6pm to 8pm – Themed Buffet and Cash Bar

* Mardi Gras Party ($40 for a general admission ticket) at the Terre Haute Brewing Company – 8pm to Midnight – See the Queen and King get Crowned, party with the MacDaddys live, and enjoy entertainment provided by Stage Flight Circus; or purchase a VIP Table ($750) to the Mardi Gras Party and get additional perks including 8 drink coupons, table service for drinks from the cash bar, a dessert, and Swope Mardi Gras Hurricane Glasses (8) to take home.

* Mardi Gras Dinner at The Magna Carta Room in Federal Hall ($100) – 5:30pm to 8pm – Enjoy a Three-Course Plated Meal with Wine (includes a general admission ticket to the Mardi Gras Party at the Terre Haute Brewing Company) — please contact the Swope at 812.238.1676 to make your reservation!Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!!

Come join the Zorah Shriners and the Vigo County Shrine Club to celebrate Mardi Gras!

Social hour begins at 6pm with Smoked Pork chops and Jambalaya, Red Beans & Rice being served around 7 pm.
Fanfare and Brad Anderson will be taking to the stage to help you dance the night away! And don’t forget the free keg beer while it lasts!

Tickets are $25 per person
6 pm
Sourdough breads are a delicious, nutritional treasure and are easier to make than you may think. Candace Minster, the garden manager and fiber projects coordinator  at St. Mary’s will help you learn bread making basics, tips and tricks for creating and maintaining starters, and ideas for how to incorporate sourdough into a variety of other baked goods. Registration fee is $45 and samples, instructions and starters to take home are included. Register online at https://spsmw.org/event/baking-sourdough-breads/. For more information, Contact White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at 812-535-2932 or wvc@spsmw.org.Join Brian at the Brazil Elks Club for Yoga & Wine Tasting at 11am. This class will be an hour and appropriate for all levels of yoga including beginners. $8 per person, all ages welcome.

A complimentary wine tasting will be included for those who join the class and are 21+Dicky James is playing at Charlie’s Pub and Grub this Saturday at 9pm.Sip & Skate is back at the Wigwam. Adults 21 & Older with ID join the Wigwam for their version of an unrestricted and sophisticated party featuring your favorite music plus classic and craft cocktails from our caterer at their cash bar.
Join Metazoa Brewing Company for the 4th Annual Brews for Boxers  in Indianapolis, IN!! They will b set up from 3:30pm – 9:30pm EST on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020. The Mardi Gras Bar Crawl is coming Saturday February 22nd, 2020! We’re turning Broad Ripple into Bourbon Street for the biggest Mardi Gras celebration and party! Collect thousands of beads and drink SoCo Hurricanes! It’s an incredible day of green, purple, and gold New Orleans style fun!

What’s included
Beads, beads, and more beads!
Mardi Gras Masquerade mask! (1st 250 at registration)
16oz Mardi Gras color changing stadium cup for you drinks!
No cover at participating bars with tickets!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Discounted food and drink specials at bars!
Everyone dressed in outrageous Mardi Gras costumes!
Group discounts of up to 25% off General Admission!


Participating bars
Brother’s Bar & Grill (Registration 3pm-5pm)
Average Joe’s
Brick House Dueling Pianos
The Red Room (Open @ 7pm // After Party @10pm!)
Rock Lobster (Open at 8pm)
Union Jack’s PubThis Saturday is the 5th annual DONUT DASH!A runner, walker & family friendly 5K presented by American College of Education.

Every registration benefits Teachers’ Treasures, Inc., a not-for-profit that distributes free school supplies to teachers of students in need.

All participants will receive:
– A Circle City Donut Dash 5K race shirt*
– NEW a finisher medal for all participants
– A customized race bib – Sign up by Feb. 5th to receive your name custom printed on your bib and your team name if you have one
– Plenty of Jacks Donuts (donated by the downtown location) after the race
– TWO free drink tickets (21 & Over) to be redeemed for either:
-A Sun King Brewing pint
– In addition to regular brews they will create a unique coffee flavored beer for the race!
-A Tito’s Handmade Vodka deluxe bloody mary!
**Bring your ID. You will be carded at the after party. No ID no service.**
– Complimentary Gear Check located by Start/Finish Line provided by Two Men and Truck

Limited quantity of:
– Free hot coffee at the event provided by McDonalds
– Chocolate milk, strawberry milk, white milk donated by Coca-Cola

*Sign up by February 16th to be guaranteed an event t-shirt. You are not guaranteed a shirt if you are not registered by the 16th; if there are shirts leftover they can be purchased at the event.

– Children 7 & under can run/walk with their parents free of charge in the Non-donut 5k but they will not be timed or receive any race materials. If you would like for your child to be timed or receive race materials they must be registered for the event..

PLUS: Every teacher who registers–even those from non-shopping eligible schools–receives a shopping voucher for Teachers’ Treasures to be used by the end of the school year. NEW: A prize pack will be given to one lucky teacher, stay for awards to find out if you win.

Have an ambitious sweet tooth? Join the main race, featuring a halfway point challenge where you attempt to down a dozen delicious donuts.

Want to enjoy the donuts afterward? Join the non-challenge race.

NEW RACE THIS YEAR! Can’t join in person? We now have a virtual race option! After an amazing Girl Scout cookie & beer pairing flight event last year, we’ve decided to make it an annual event! This year we will have Troop 5029 on-site selling boxes of your favorite Girl Scout cookies from 11 am – 11 pm on February 22nd! To help Troop 5029 reach their goal, we will be purchasing boxes of 5 different cookies and tastefully pairing them with 5 beers/ciders to make an incredible beer and Girl Scout cookie flight for just $15! When you’re done with the flight, buy a pint of your favorite beer from us and pair it with a box (or 5!) of cookies from Troop 5029!

*We will be serving these curated flights all day, while supplies last.
**Beer and cookie pairings will be announced 2 weeks before the event so stay tuned!

Sunday, February 23rd

Join the Swope for yoga in the gallery, Sunday mornings in February from 11-12pm. This low impact class will be led by certified yoga instructor Ellie Templeton and is suitable for all levels of experience.
Students should bring mat, towel and water.
Swope members $10
Non members $15
2020 Terre Haute Home & Outdoor Living Expo
Saturday, February 22nd 10AM-7PM
Sunday, February 23rd 11AM-5PM
Vigo Co. Fairgrounds
Terre Haute, IN
Parking = Free
Admission = Asking for a $2 per person donation (kids under 18 free). All proceeds benefit the VCSC Vocational Trades.


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