Calendar of Events

August 17, 2014

Indiana Artists Club 82nd Annual Membership Exhibition

The Indiana Artists Club annual Member Exhibition, which opens September 22, features up to 100 pieces in a variety of media and styles, including pastels, oils, watercolors, acrylics and more. Most of the artwork is for sale.


A free opening reception, with light refreshments, will be held at the Columbus Learning Center on Saturday, October 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Shawn Thomas Dingwerth, executive director of the Richmond Museum of Art and author, will speak at the reception at 6:30 p.m. about his new book, “The Richmond Group Artists.” Copies of the book, which tells the untold story of a group of artists who developed a distinctive impressionistic style which transformed Richmond into an important center for art in the Midwest, will be available for purchase and signature.


The exhibition runs through December 30, 2014. It is free and open to the public, Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 10 p.m. on Monday – Thursday through Dec. 15. For more information, visit or call Columbus Learning Center at (812) 314-8507.

Date: August 17, 2014
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Phone: (812) 314-8507
4555 Central Avenue, Suite 210, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

Bark in the Park End of Summer Doggie Day

Vendors will be present with information for dogs and their owners inside the pool deck.

Indy Dog & Disc Club will entertain in the field east of pool at 6 pm and 7 pm.
Doggie Swim will be held from 6:30 pm to 8 pm – $5 per dog.

All dogs must be sociable, accompanied by an owner/handler, and on leash (except while swimming).

Start: August 17, 2014 6:00 am
End: August 17, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Donner Park Aquatic Center
Phone: 812-376-2680
22nd & Sycamore, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Family Fun Days: Campfire Cooking

Get ready to churn butter and mix cornbread. We are going to cook like a pioneer. We will work together to make a hardy frontier meal using hearth cooking techniques and historic recipes, then sit down and enjoy are fixins. There will be vegetarian sides, but the main course will have meat. Nothing will be vegan.

$8 for adults, $5 for children, Members $6 for adults and $3 for children

Maximum: 25 guests

Advance registration is required and payment is to be made in full at time of registration. To register call 812-372-3541 or email
Members of the Bartholomew County Historical Society get special discounts on workshops. Members also get every fourth class FREE.

Start: August 17, 2014 1:00 pm
End: August 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Henry Breeding Farm
Phone: 812-372-3541
13730 N 100 W, Edinburgh, IN, 46124, United States
Cost: 8

Skate to Donate


Start: August 17, 2014 2:00 pm
End: August 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Hamilton Center Ice Arena
IN, United States
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