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August 24, 2014

5th Annual Columbus ArtFest

Join us in downtown Columbus, IN on August 23-24, 2014 for the Columbus ArtFest, returning for its fifth year and once again graciously hosted by the City of Columbus and the Downtown Merchants Association. Watch as Washington Street transforms into a spectacular outdoor art gallery showcasing the extraordinary talents of more than 80 national artisans from 16 states. Purchase original sculpture, paintings in oil, acrylics and watercolor/gouache and exquisite one-of-a-kind rings, pendants, bracelets and earrings. Select images from a variety of photographic styles and subject matter and elegant creations in glass, wood and mixed-media. Become an art collector! Or add to your existing collection. Discover that unique piece of art to add to your home or work place.

Hours are Saturday August 23 from 10-5 and Sunday August 24 from 11-5. Admission is free with abundant free parking throughout Downtown Columbus. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of the beautiful!

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Start: August 24, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: 300 Block of Washington St
Address:
Downtown Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

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 http://www.indianaartistsclub.org/member-exhibition/ or call Columbus Learning Center at (812) 314-8507.

Date: August 24, 2014
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Phone: (812) 314-8507
Address:
4555 Central Avenue, Suite 210, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

August 23, 2014

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

My Yellow Rickshaw
MY YELLOW RICKSHAW
Saturday, August 23, 7 p.m.
Greenwood Amphitheater

Let My Yellow Rickshaw “boldly take you where no cover band has gone before!” For several years, the band has weaved humor, variety, and seamless covers into every show – from Skynard to Kanye, Zac Brown to Miley, a little rock, Top 40, and even an Irish jig or two. With a refreshing lineup of sounds that includes mandolin, upright bass, percussion, and fiddle.            

Click HERE for the full schedule!

Start: August 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Amphitheater
Phone: 317-881-4545
Address:
300 S Washington St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States
Cost: FREE

Saturday Sampler: The Post Office

We take for granted how neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps our letter carriers from making their rounds, but have you considered what a hassle it would be to drive a wagon to town to pick up your mail?  We will learn how rural families in Bartholomew County enjoyed the nation’s first rural free delivery postal service.  You will even get to design your own stamp! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: August 23, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 23, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

5th Annual Columbus ArtFest

Join us in downtown Columbus, IN on August 23-24, 2014 for the Columbus ArtFest, returning for its fifth year and once again graciously hosted by the City of Columbus and the Downtown Merchants Association. Watch as Washington Street transforms into a spectacular outdoor art gallery showcasing the extraordinary talents of more than 80 national artisans from 16 states. Purchase original sculpture, paintings in oil, acrylics and watercolor/gouache and exquisite one-of-a-kind rings, pendants, bracelets and earrings. Select images from a variety of photographic styles and subject matter and elegant creations in glass, wood and mixed-media. Become an art collector! Or add to your existing collection. Discover that unique piece of art to add to your home or work place.

Hours are Saturday August 23 from 10-5 and Sunday August 24 from 11-5. Admission is free with abundant free parking throughout Downtown Columbus. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of the beautiful!

SONY DSC

Start: August 23, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: 300 Block of Washington St
Address:
Downtown Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Pre-Bicentennial Arts Day

PRE-BICENTENNIAL ARTS DAY is Saturday, August 23 and co-sponsored by the Jackson County Bicentennial Committee & the Friends of the Library. Attendees will be entered into a prize drawing! Registration required.

9:15 am – Greeting in Seymour Library Meeting Room

9:30 am – Sharon Kirk Clifton will portray Rebecca Ford Rogers, one of the first settlers to Jackson County.

10-11:15 am – Rotating Arts, Crafts, Writing Poetry &Writing “…Remembering Jackson County”workstations. Participants will begin poems for a state contest due in September. Snacks are included.

Location: Seymour Library Meeting Room

Start: August 23, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 23, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Jackson County Public Library
Address:
303 W 2nd St,, Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

PRE-BICENTENNIAL ARTS DAY

Co-sponsored by the Jackson County
Bicentennial Committee & the Friends of the Library
Attendees will be entered into a prize drawing!
Registration required.
9:15 am: Greeting in Seymour Library Meeting Room
9:30 am: Sharon Kirk Clifton will portray Rebecca Ford Rogers, one of the first settlers to Jackson County.
10-11:15 am: Rotating Arts, Crafts, Writing Poetry & Writing “…Remembering Jackson County” workstations. Participants will begin poems for a state contest due in September. Snacks are included.
Location: Seymour Library Meeting Room

Date: August 23, 2014
Venue: Jackson County Public Library
Address:
303 W 2nd St,, Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

August 21, 2014

Seymour City Jam

Southern Indiana Center for the Arts presents Seymour City Jam! Festivities, food and friends, all along 2nd Street in downtown Seymour. The bands start at 6:00 pm with food and drinks available from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, every third Thursday of the Month until September!

Seymour City Jam

Start: August 21, 2014 5:30 pm
End: August 21, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Seymour - 2nd Street
Address:
2nd Street between S. Ewing & Indianapolis Ave, Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

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 http://www.indianaartistsclub.org/member-exhibition/ or call Columbus Learning Center at (812) 314-8507.

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

August 16, 2014

“Fools” – A Comedy by Neil Simon

“Fools” (Neil Simon) is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Show dates are August 8, 9, 15 & 16 at Celebrations Reception & Events Center at the Shoppes at Seymour Outlet Mall.
Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner starts at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $25 and available by reservation only; beer, wine, and mixed drinks available for additional charge. Reserve tickets by calling 812-528-1951, or online at www.seymouracts.org

Start: August 16, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 16, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Celebrations Reception & Events Center
Address:
Seymour, IN, 47274, United States
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