Calendar of Events

December 15, 2013

Heroes’ Tree

Make an ornament to honor a veteran or current member of the military.  Ornaments can contain a photo and/or name of your veteran and any other decorations you wish to add. Or, you can pick up a paper ornament in the shape of a dog tag at the library.  The Heroes Tree will go up at the library on November 11th and stay in place through the end of the year.


Start: November 11, 2013 8:30 am
End: December 31, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

“A Christmas Carol”

Once again, Christmas will warm the icy heart of Ebenezer Scrooge in the stage adaptation of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Performances are scheduled for December 13, 14, & 15 at the Park Theatre Civic Centre in North Vernon, Indiana!


Friday, December 13 – 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 14 – 7:30 pm

Sunday, December 15 – 2:00 pm

Tickets are : Adults, $8 in advance [$10 at the door]; Students, $3 and $1 for Pre-K.

Date: December 15, 2013
Venue: Park Theatre Civic Centre
5 N Madison Ave, North Vernon, IN, 47265, United States

The Bethlehem Experience

Dec 14th & 15th @ Flintwood Wesleyan Church 5300 E 25th Street.  Call or email the church to reserve a tour time.  379-4287 or flintwoodchurch@att.netBethlehem flyer

Date: December 15, 2013
Venue: Flintwood Wesleyan Church
Phone: 812-379-4287
5300 E 25th St, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Join us for a classic Holiday movie as it comes to life on the stage. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Children under 12, $8. Tickets are available at Viewpoint Books, and at the FairOaks Mall Information Desk. Cash bar available. 

Showtimes: Friday & Saturday: 7:00 pm / Sunday: 3:00 pm

Date: December 15, 2013
Venue: Harlequin Theatre
FairOaks Mall, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

The Polar Express at The KidsCommons

On December 15, come in your pajamas ready for a make-believe train ride to the North Pole, complete with hot chocolate, holiday crafts and a jingly surprise. Listen to a reading of the well-loved Christmas story, “The Polar Express.” Participate in museum-wide activity stations while learning interesting locomotive facts and enjoying model trains!



Registration Deadline is December 11. Pre-registration is required. Sign up early, limited spots available. Payment is due at time of registration. No refunds. $6/child. $3/adult. To register call, 812-378-3046. 

Session 1: 1 – 3pm; Session 2: 4-6pm

Date: December 15, 2013
Venue: Kidscommons
309 Washington Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $6

Christmas Dinner at Grace United Methodist Church Meal Reservation

Christmas Dinner: celebrating the Season four our Friends and Neighbors. Delivery is noon to 2 pm, carry out is 2 to 4 pm, dine in from 5 to 6:30 pm. Call 736-7962 between December 2 – 20 to request a meal.

Date: December 15, 2013
Venue: Grace United Methodist Church
Phone: 317-736-7962
1300 E Adams Drive, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States
Cost: FREE

Christmas Concert

Matinee – 3:00 pm Evening – 7:00 pm

Erne Auditorium (Columbus North HS) 1400 25th Street – Columbus, IN 47201

The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic will be joined by the Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir in a performance of holiday classics and new songs celebrating this joyous time of year.

Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at 812.376.2638 ext 110 or Purchase Tickets Online

Date: December 15, 2013
Venue: Erne Auditorium
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
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