Upcoming Events

September 5, 2014

We Are City [EXPORT] Exhibition Opening Reception

Opening reception for the We Are City [EXPORT] exhibition on Friday, September 5, from 6 – 8pm at the Indiana University Center for Art+Design in Columbus.

The IU Center for Art+Design is pleased to present [EXPORT] an exhibition centered on the artist-in-residence projects facilitated by the Indianapolis based collective We Are City.  [EXPORT] will be on view at the IUCA+D gallery in Columbus from September 5 through October 1, 2014.

How can you understand your city more deeply? [EXPORT] shows how six internationally active artists, in conversation with Indianapolis residents, answered that question.  Featuring these artists’ visual, audio, linguistic, and material responses to their time in the city, as well as other documentation of We Are City activities, [EXPORT] shares their engagement efforts with Columbus.

[EXPORT] features work by Oliver Blank, Jace Clayton, William Zoe FitzGerald, James Reeves, Rocio Salceda, and Matthew Skjonsbergand is guest curated by Laura Holzman, Public Scholar of Curatorial Practices and Visual Art at IUPUI.

The exhibit is free and open to the public Tuesdays through Saturdays from 1pm – 5pm
Information: 812-375-7550 or lwestmar@indiana.edu

Start: September 5, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 5, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: IU Center for Art + Design (IUCA+D)
Phone: (812) 375-7550
310 Jackson Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 6, 2014

Moontree Music Fest

Grab your lawn chair, some sunscreen (although there’s lots of shade), your appetite and head out to High Point Orchard on Saturday, September 6th. The Arts and Cultural Council of Decatur County and beautiful, scenic and comfortable High Point Orchard.

Gates open at 3:00 pm. On stage for your entertainment through the evening will be Those Lazy Cabineers of Decatur County at 4:00 pm, The Tillers at 6:00 pm, Bad Veins at 8:00 and The Almighty Get Down at 10:00. Michael Nahmias, official emcee for Moontree Music Fest, will be tickling your funny bone all evening with his hilarious take on the world-at-large during intermissions.

Gates open at 3:00. Advance tickets are $15.00 and are available at www.artsingreensburg.org or at Art on the Square Gallery on the north side of the lovely Greensburg Square.


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Date: September 6, 2014
Venue: High Point Orchard
3321 Old US Highway 421, Greensburg, IN, 47240, United States

SICA ARTfest 2014: Plein Air Paint Out


Date: September 6, 2014
Venue: Southern Indiana Center for the Arts
Seymour, IN, 47201, United States

Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast

The Boy Scout Troop 529 of Seymour, Indiana is having a fundraiser pancake breakfast on September 6, 2014 at First United Methodist Church 201 E. 3rd Street Seymour Indiana, from 7 am till noon. The cost is $8.00 in advance, which may be purchased from a Scout of 529 or $10.00 at the door.  The troop is trying to raise money to attend Bechtel Boy Scout Camp in Virginia.


Start: September 6, 2014 7:00 am
End: September 6, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
201 E. 3rd Street, Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

Super Yard Sale

Come browse and shop at the Super Yard Sale at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Saturday, September 6. The sales begin at 9:00 am at the church. Come early and stay late to browse and buy from a delicious mix of recycled household items, decorative accessories, gently used clothing, tools electronics, toys, books, games and sporting goods. Refresh yourself at the Sweet Shop with wonderful homemade cakes, cookies, cupcakes and really good coffee. Proceeds of the yard sale will benefit St. Paul’s Outreach programs in Southern Sudan, Brazil, Haiti, and here in Bartholomew County.

Start: September 6, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 6, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
2651 California Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Cara Minor Rummage Sale

Join us on September 6 for a Rummage Sale and Raffle to raise money for Cara Minor. Cara is suffering from stage four breast cancer, and the proceeds benefit her medical bills. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Debbie!


Start: September 6, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 6, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Palmer Park
Phone: 317-739*9021
Washington Street, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States

Downtown Columbus Farmer’s Market

Purchase fresh produce grown by local farmers/gardeners, fresh-cut flowers, herbs, home-baked goods (including gluten-free), coffee, tea, lemon shake-ups, local art, jewelry, and mosaics, while enjoying music by local and regional musicians.

Located between Brown & Lindsey Streets, Downtown Columbus.

Start: September 6, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 6, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Columbus
Phone: 812-376-2539
4th and Washington Streets, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Color Blast 5k

Join us for the Color Blast 5k for Trinity Full Gospel Building Fund.

Pre-registration until August 31 – $20.

Registration after August 31 – $30

Mail Registration to : Color Blaze, 3305 Lake Stream Drive, Columbus IN 47201


For more details and registration forms: https://www.facebook.com/events/820215564668707/


Start: September 6, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 6, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Muscatatuck County Park
Phone: 812.718.2088
325 North State Hwy 7, North Vernon, IN, 47265, United States

Taylorsville Grade School Annual Reunion

Pitch- in lunch for former students, teachers, or administrators.  Bring any memorabilia you’d like to share.

Start: September 6, 2014 12:30 pm
End: September 6, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Heflin Park
Heflin Park Road, Taylorsville, IN, 47280, United States
Cost: Free

September 7, 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: September 7, 2014
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Phone: (812) 314-8507
4555 Central Avenue, Suite 210, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free
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