Entertainment Calendar, June 21
Posted: 06/21/2012 at 1:15 am
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The Indiana Historical Society brings “Local Treasures: Indiana’s WPA Post Office Murals,” to the Havilah Beardsley House. The exhibit, which will feature murals from Indiana post offices, will run until July 18. The Havilah Beardsley House is at 102 W. Beardsley Ave., Elkhart. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for students and free for children younger than 5 if admitted with an adult. For more information call 264-0330 or go to $START_URL$www.ruthmere.org;http://www.ruthmere.org$STOP_URL$. (Photo Supplied)
QUILT FESTIVAL: The Shipshewana Quilt Festival is back, featuring workshops, displays and keynote speaker Ricky Tims. Shop hop passports can be purchased, providing a free tote for carrying goodies and entrance to eight local retailers. For a list of retailers, passport information and other questions, visit www.ShipshewanaQuiltFest.com.
TRACTOR SHOW: An antique tractor show will take over the Das Dutchman Essenhaus campus from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday with no participation or entry fee. Antique tractors will be on display and local woodcarvers will present live demonstrations. Refreshments, live handicrafts and door prizes will be available. Information: 800-455-9471 or www.Essenhaus.com. The Essenhaus is at 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury.
WAKARUSA: Wakarusa Ball Programs “America at the Ballpark” is Saturday at the Ball Complex behind the elementary school.Information: 862-4344, firstname.lastname@example.org or [URL]www.Wakarusachamber.com;[URL].
MEET ME ON THE ISLAND: Come over for the celebration of art, music, food and festivities on the riverfront in downtown South Bend on the newly renovated Island Park behind the Century Center on June 29. Featured will be the rhythm-and-blues stylings of Darryl Buchanan and The Reflections. Browse original art for sale by selected area artists. Tickets $5 at the gate, children 12 and younger are free.
NAPPANEE HOME & GARDEN CLUB: The Nappanee Home & Garden Club’s annual walk will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Six homes will be featured on the walk along with the new 2012 “Piecefully Amish” quilt garden located at 302 W. Market Street. Tickets: $5 at the quilt garden site where the walk will begin. Visitors will receive a map and brochure for the walk at the Welcome Center. Complimentary refreshments will be available, along with a plant selection and glass garden art that will be on sale. Information: Sue Conrad at email@example.com or 773-3045.
SUMMERFEST AT NEW PARIS SPEEDWAY: Raising funds for United Cancer Services of Elkhart County, Summerfest will feature three bands, Groove Inc., PS Dump Your Boyfriend and Night Moves — A Tribute to Bob Seger on Friday. Penny beers. Must be 21. Doors open at 5 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the gate. The speedway is at 16806 C.R. 46. Information: 289-0219.
AMISH ACRES ROUND BARN THEATRE
• Performances of “Plain and Fancy” run through Oct. 20. Shows are at 2 or 8 p.m. depending on the date. Tickets start at $27.95 adults, $12.95 children 12-18, $6.95 children 4-11.
• Performances of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “State Fair” continue through July 8. Shows are at 2 or 8 p.m. depending on date. A themed dinner can be included with the 8 p.m. showing Friday. Tickets for the show only start at $27.95 adults, $12.95 children 12-18, $6.95 children 4-11.
For a complete show schedule, tickets and ticket availability, call 800-800-4942, ext. 2, or visit [/URL]www.amishacres.com;http://www.nappaneechamber.com. Amish Acres is at 1600 W. Market St., Nappanee.
BLUE GATE THEATER: “The Confession” is the story of a young Amish woman caught in the middle of secrets and scandal. Runs through Aug. 18. Tickets: $29 show only, $44 dinner and show package, $249 hotel package. Information: 888-447-4725. The theater is at 195 Van Buren St., Shipshewana.
SOUTH BEND CIVIC THEATRE: “Anna in the Tropics” tells a story of passion and dreams Friday through July 1. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday $15www.sbct.org;http://www.nappaneechamber.com[URL]. The theater is at 403 N. Main St., South Bend.
WAGON WHEEL THEATRE: The Wagon Wheel presents “Legally Blonde.” This musical version, based on the 2001 movie starring Reese Witherspoon, debuted on Broadway in 2007. Runs through June 30. Tickets range from $16-$34. Information: [/URL]www.wagonwheeltheatre.org;http://www.wagonwheeltheatre.org[URL] or call 267-8041.
MORRIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
• Country artist Dierks Bentley takes the stage at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $37.
• Tickets are on sale for an 8 p.m. performance June 28 by the Steve Miller Band. Tickets: $37.50-$72.50. Tickets are available through the Morris or at Supersounds at TG Music in Goshen, Hammes Bookstore at Eddy Street Commons or O’Brien Recreation Center in South Bend.
• Tickets are on sale for Jeff Dunham’s “Controlled Chaos” tour stop at the Morris at 7:30 p.m. July 18.
• The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s preschool music group and stars of the television series of the same name, will be at the Morris on Oct. 17. Tickets and VIP packages are available. Tickets: the Morris or [/URL]www.freshbeatbandlive.com;http://www.elkhartindiana.org/parks[URL].
• Comedian Ron White will stop in South Bend as part of his “Moral Compass Tour” at 7 p.m. Sept. 16. Tickets are $43.75 or $53.75.
Purchase tickets at [/URL]www.morriscenter.org;http://www.visitshipshewana.org[URL], the Morris Center box office or charge by phone at 235-9190 or 800-537-6415.
The Morris is at 211 N. Michigan St., South Bend.
JOHN R. HUNT PLAZA: Chantilly Lace performs June 29 as part of the “Summer by the Fountain” outdoor concert series. Information: [/URL]www.MorrisCenter.org;http://www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. The plaza is in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center, 211 N. Michigan St., South Bend.
GOSHEN COLLEGE: A student ensemble concert is at 7:30 p.m. today as part of the Piano Workshop Recital Series in the Sauder Concert Hall. Free. Information: 535-7566, firstname.lastname@example.org or [URL]www.goshen.edu/tickets. The college is at 1700 S. Main St., Goshen.
IGNITION GARAGE: Indie rock group the Spring Standards make a visit from New York City to perform at 8 p.m. June 30. Tickets can be reserved or purchased at Better World Books, 118 E. Washington St., or by calling 534-1984. The garage is at 120 E. Washington St., Goshen.BLUE GATE THEATER
• The Inspirations will perform Friday at 7 p.m. Tickets begin at $29 show only, $44 dinner and show package, $249 hotel package.
• The New Gospel Singing Caravan will perform June 29 and 30. Tickets: $39 for 7 p.m. June 29 or 30 show only; $54 for 7 p.m. June 29 or 30 dinner and show package; $269 for 7 p.m. June 29 or 30 for hotel package; $25 for 8 a.m. June 29 Breakfast Club.
Information: 888-447-4725. The theater is at 195 Van Buren St., Shipshewana. ESSENHAUS: The Zephyr Woodwind Quintet will bring its classical styling to the stage for free at 7 p.m. June 30. Donations will be accepted during the concert, with all proceeds to benefit the Boys & Girls Club and Food Pantry of Middlebury. The concert is at Essenhaus Heritage Hall, 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury. Information: 800-455-9471 or www.Essenhaus.com.
CONCERT ON THE GREEN: Concert on the Green reunion kicks off the Jazz Festival in Elkhart today at noon. Bring your lunch and lawn chairs and enjoy the music of “Da Bears” band led by Tedd Waggoner. The Conn/Selmer Executive “Lifetime Music Award” will be presented to a local musician prior to the concert. Free. In case of rain, the concert will be at High Dive Park. Information: 226-0953.
COVELESKI REGIONAL STADIUM: The South Bend Blues and Ribs Festival will feature Chicago blues favorites the Siegel-Schwall Band with time TBA on Saturday. Tickets: $20 in advance, $24 the day of the event. Information, complete festival line-up and tickets: 235-9190 or www.sbpark.org. The stadium is at 501 West S. St., South Bend.
FIRE ARTS: An open studio and access to mentor-artists is offered to 16- to 19-year-old students who want to improve their skills with sculpture and pottery from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays through July 28. Information and registration: 282-2787 or www.fireartsinc.com. The gallery is at 305 E. Colfax Ave., South Bend.
PREMIER ARTS: A number of dance boot camps and individual lessons for a variety of instruments are available. For information or to sign up, contact Sue Frost-Mayse at email@example.com or 293-4469. All classes are at the Lerner Theatre, 410 S. Main St.
ELKHART ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER: The Elkhart Environmental Division is hosting week-long eco-summer day camps in June and July for children entering first through sixth grade. Campers will connect with nature, learn environmental skills and be creative. Classes are divided by grade groups. Fee is $30 per camper, and camps meet at the center. Space is limited. Information and registration: 293-5070. The center is at 1717 E. Lusher Ave.
MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
• Noon time talks, a variety of gallery talks or films, are at 12:20 every Thursday. This week, Indiana-born Jay Mason presents a talk about his Images of Jazz series of paintings in conjunction with the 25th Elkhart Jazz Festival. Free.
• The paintings of Adam Grant, a survivor of two concentration camps during World War II, are on display through July 8.
• In conjunction with the Elkhart Jazz Festival, “Jay Mason: Images of Jazz” puts paintings of famous jazz musicians on display Friday though Sunday.
• A bus trip to the Art Institute of Chicago’s new exhibit “Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective” will be Tuesday. The excursion departs from the MMAA, 429 S. Main St., at 9 a.m. Cost: $60, includes motorcoach, AIC admission and exhibit audio sets. Bus will return to the MMAA around 6 p.m. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 293-6660.
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission: $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 college students, $1 public school students and $7 family of three or more. Information: 293-6660 or email@example.com. The museum is at 429 S. Main St.
ELKHART COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: Temporary exhibit “The Home Front: Elkhart County During World War II,” is open during regular museum hours throughout the summer. The museum is at 304 W. Vistula, Bristol. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. There is no admission charge, but donations are accepted.
• Guided tours of the mansion are offered on the hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $10 adults, $4 students ages 5 and older. Information: 264-0330.
• Free Family Sunday is the first Sunday of each month through November, providing free self-guided tours from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Ruthmere Museum and Havilah Beardsley House.
• Ruthmere will open its doors for special evening tours at 6 and 7:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month through August as part of the Summer Fun Series sponsored by 1st Source Bank. Reservations are recommended. Regular admission fees apply, and Ruthmere members receive free admission.
• Coffee on the Piazza sponsored by KeyBank is back from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through Sept. 22. Starbucks coffee and juices and bottled water will be available for purchase. New this year will be live acoustic music from local talent from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A complete schedule of performers is available on the Ruthmere website. Admission to the grounds and gardens is free during this time. Guided tours will be offered on the hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for which regular admission applies.
• Ruthmere will participate this year as a Blue Star Museum, offering free admission to all active-duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day. A complete list of other participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
• Ruthmere Museums Campus announces the opening of a traveling exhibition, “Local Treasures: Indiana’s WPA Post Office Murals.” The exhibit will be on display until July 18 at the Havilah Beardsley House, 102 W. Beardsley Ave. The Havilah Beardsley House contains one panel of Robert Grafton murals originally displayed in the First National Bank in downtown Elkhart and depicts the early beginnings of the city of Elkhart. Admission is included in the regular Havilah Beardsley House guided tour: $5 adults, $2 students and children younger than 5 are free with an adult.
Information: 264-0330 or www.Ruthmere.org. The museum is at 302 E. Beardsley Ave.
RV/MH HALL OF FAME: 21565 Executive Blvd., south of the Indiana Toll Road, east off C.R. 17. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission charge. Information: 293-2344.
NATIONAL NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD MUSEUM: The Stanley Bell model railroad collection includes hundreds of pieces on display. Six trains operating at the same time. Interactive displays. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 294-3001. The museum is at 721 S. Main St.
MIDDLEBURY MUSEUM: Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Free. The museum is at 301 Bristol Ave., Middlebury.
NAPPANEE CENTER: “Hometown Heroes” is the title of an exhibit at the center, 302 W. Market St. Featured is a collection of military uniforms and memorabilia with a Nappanee story or connection, from the Spanish-American War and Civil War through a uniform belonging to former Air Force One pilot and Nappanee native Todd Beer. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information 773-7919 or www.nappanee.lib.in.us.
HALL OF HEROES SUPER HERO MUSEUM: The world’s largest comic book museum is open by appointment at 58005 C.R. 105. Information: 293-0755.
STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM
• The fifth annual “Design a New Studebaker” design contest is under way. Participants are invited to create their version of what a 21st century Studebaker would look like with original design submissions created through any artistic medium. There is no cost to enter, and all ages are welcome to submit entries. Designs will be accepted until Oct. 26, with winners announced Nov. 9. Information and entry forms: 235-9714, 888-391-5600 or www.studebakermuseum.org. Questions regarding the contest should be directed to Archivist Andy Beckman at 235-9067 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• A new interactive exhibit for children, the “Studebaker Super Service Center” exhibit, displays a realistic service center for kids, a kid-sized car, the chance to order parts and work with tools to keep their vehicle purring.
• “Studebaker’s Last Dance: The Avanti” is features a look at the car’s development and never-before-seen images from the museum archives. Through Oct. 5.
• The Studebaker National Museum will participate this year in the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to all active duty military personnel through Labor Day with military identification. A complete list of other participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
The museum is at 201 S. Chapin St., South Bend. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $8 adults, $6.50 senior citizens older than 60 and $5 youth ages 7-18. Annual membership: $60 family, $40 individual, $30 seniors. Information: 235-9714, 888-391-5600 or www.studebakermuseum.org.
SOUTH BEND MUSEUM OF ART
• New media artist Michael Lasater employs video, sound, music, photography, film, text, speech and animation in his digital compositions exploring themes and subjects including self and family, mass media, politics, religion and art; now on display.
• The College Residency 2011 Exhibition features work created by IUSB students Nathan Henry and Rubia Hagans during their residency at the SBMA in 2011.
• Biennial Award Winners are on exhibit with “Check Out the View from Here!” in the Warner Gallery through July 8.
• The SBMA and 88.1 WVPE join forces again to celebrate summer in the city with Meet Me on the Island June 29. Darryl Buchanan and the Reflections will perform, artwork will be available for sale and refreshments will be provided at the newly rennovated Island Park. SBMA members will receive tickets in the mail. Admission is $5 at the gate.Admission to the museum is free, but a $5 donation is suggested for nonmembers. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Information: 235-9102 or www.southbendart.org.
CIRCAARTS GALLERY: Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 528 E. Colfax Ave., South Bend. Information: 233-8400.
FIRE ARTS: Eric Kaufmann’s exhibit “Crystalline Glazed Porcelain — Broken, Healing, Whole” will be open through June 28. Hours: noon to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Information: 282-2787 or www.fireartsinc.com. The gallery is at 305 E. Colfax Ave., South Bend.
• Quilts from the Permanent Collection” is on display in the Good Library Gallery through July 6. The exhibit will display quilts from Mennonite, Amish, Hutterite and Native American communities. Regular hours: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, 3 to 11 p.m. Sunday. Information: 535-7418.
• “Indiana Women’s Caucus for Art: Four Decades of Women in Art” will be on display in the Hershberger Art Gallery through Sept. 16, with a reception from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 16, followed by a topics and issues lecture. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: www.goshen.edu/art/gallery/hershberger.
The college is at 1700 S. Main St., Goshen.
HOSTETLER’S HUDSON AUTO MUSEUM: Containing the world’s largest collection of Hudson vehicles, with 48 permanent museum cars and 10 to 12 cars from Hostetler’s personal collection, the museum is open Monday through Saturday with a charge for admission. Information: 260-768-3021 or www.hostetlershudsons.com. The museum is at 760 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana.
NORTHERN INDIANA ARTISTS INC.: 514 Lincoln Way E., Mishawaka. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
CENTER FOR HISTORY
• Exhibit “Gizmos, Corsets and Concoctions: Our Obsession with Health and Beauty” will explore experiences in the pursuit of health and beauty through the end of the year. An old-time doctor’s office will give visitors a glimpse at medical elixirs, nostrums and tonics, while other sections provide a look at advances and setbacks in efforts to improve mental health and physical beauty. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 adults, $6.50 seniors, $5 youth ages 6 to 17, free children 5 and younger and members. Information and reservations: 235-9664 or www.centerforhistory.org.
WOODLAWN NATURE CENTER
• Rex is back! The king of the angry lizards has been spotted around the “Real Monsters” exhibit. Members of Woodlawn Nature Center may call for private showing times.
• Exhibit “Wind in the Willows” is on display in the art studio.
Hours: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: 264-0525. The center is at 604 Woodlawn Ave.
NATIONAL NEW YORK CENTRAL MUSEUM: The museum is at 721 S. Main St.
• Today — Andyman Hopkins (blues/folk)
• Friday — The Chancey Brothers (Celtic rock)
• Saturday — Anish (traditional Irish)
• Sunday — Bill Bosler and Al Kniola (folk)
• Monday — Kim Hoffmann of WSDN’s The Celtic Hour (Irish music session)
• Tuesday — Joshua Stump (Old Timey music session)
• Wednesday — Steve Foresman (acoustic open stage, sign up by emailing email@example.com)
• June 28 — Folk with Michael Beaucamp (Red Tail Ring)
In the restaurant at 127 N. Main St., South Bend. Information: 232-2853 or www.fiddlershearth.com.
HARRISON LANDING: The club is at 600 S. Main St. in Elkhart.
CLUB FEVER: The club is at 222 S. Michigan St., South Bend. Ages 21 and older admitted only.
SWEET CREAMS SODA SHOP
Today — Open Mic with Carl Rust
Friday — Paul Decker
Saturday — A day of music includes the Bessmers (3:30 p.m.), Stevie Micks and Friends (1:30 p.m.), Marty Lowe (5:30 p.m.), Venetia Sekema (11:30 a.m.) and Adrienne Frailey (7:30 p.m.) in conjunction with the Jazz Festival
Sunday — John Fellman
June 27 — Fishers of Men Gospel
All concerts are free and begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The shop is in the Rowe building at 700 S. Main St. in Elkhart. Information: 970-5568.
SPORTS TIME PUB AND GRILL: JT Buffett, Island Music play from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays. The restaurant is at 56199 Parkway Ave., Elkhart. Information: 970-5940.
ROCK BOTTOM BAR: Bryan Barr sings and plays from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, with karaoke set up for guests interested in singing along. Information: 294-8888. The bar is at 2220 S. Nappanee St.
BARNEY’S BAR: Barney’s Bar and DJ Killa Keebz have teamed up for trivia nights covering sports and music for prizes including gift certificates for food or drinks from 7 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays at the bar, 2700 Hammond Ave. No cover charge. Information: 387-7882 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAPPY’S NORTH SIDE TAVERN: Live bands take the stage starting at 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. No cover charge. The bar is at 1000 N. Michigan St.
523 TAP AND GRILL: Cousin Vinny will play from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday. 523 is at 523 S. Main St.
STONE SOUP EMPORIUM AND BONNIE & CLYDE’S SODA SHOP: Songs of Summer: “In the Season of Plenty” a free cabaret with Daniel Johnson and Liesl Bell AT 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday. Donations appreciated. Stone Soup Emporium and Bonnie & Clyde’s Soda Shop is at 110 E. Vistula, Bristol, IN 46507.
BARNEY’S BAR: Today, Friday and Saturday
BOLT’S: Friday and Saturday
BOWLY’S CRYSTAL BAR: Saturday
CHAMELEON EXPERIENCE: Today and Sunday
CONSTANT SPRING: Wednesday
CHICAGO GRILL & BAR: Wednesday
GARVER LAKE BAR & GRILL: Today and Saturday
PHYL’S CORNER: Friday and Saturday
POOR TONY’S RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE: 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday
SIMONTON LAKE TAVERN: Tuesday through Thursday. Live band on Saturday.
MY DAD’S PLACE: Tuesday through Sunday
CAPPY’S NORTH SIDE TAVERN: 9:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday
SIGNATURE LANES: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday
VFW POST 88: 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday
Also In The Area
CULVER ACADEMIES: John Gouwens, carillonneur, will present the first in the summer series of recitals on the 51-bell carillon in the tower of the Memorial Chapel at 4 p.m. Saturday. An all-American recital is June 30, and further recitals will be on July 7, 14, 21 and 28, all at 4 p.m.. The July 21 and 28 recitals will be played by visiting summer carillonneur Matthew Gender. In the event of bad weather, the tower will be open to the public during the recital. Admission is free. A tour and demonstration of the instrument will be offered following the performance.
HESSTON STEAM MUSEUM: The museum is open for its 56th season. Kiddieland Express, a 103-year-old steam-powered light plant, the “Blue Goose” engine and a working turn-of-the-century sawmill will be on display. Civil War Railroad Days are Saturday and Sunday with a living history encampment on the grounds and secret plans uncovered by Union Army spies that the Confederate Army will raid trains. Union soldiers will defend during this weekend. The museum will be open weekends throughout the summer. Train fares are $5 adults, $3 children 12 and younger. Parking and admission are free. Information: www.hesston.org or call 219-778-2783 weekends. The museum is at 1201 E. C.R. 1000 N.
MAINSTREET THEATRE: “The Foreigner” is about a pathologically shy man whom everyone falsely believes does not speak English, so he overhears secrets and scandals. Show runs through Saturday. Tickets: $14 today, June 21, and $15 Friday and Saturday. Information: (219) 874-4269 or email@example.com. The Mainstreet Theatre is at 807 Franklin St.
THE LIVERY: A TROVE Art exhibit in any medium with the theme TRansit Of VEnus will be on display through June 30 in the Mezzanine Gallery. Hours: 4 p.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, noon to 1 a.m. Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The Livery is at 190 Fifth St.
BUCHANAN ART CENTER: Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
BUCHANAN FARMER’S MARKET: Open for the season.
BECKWITH PARK: Pack a picnic and relax or get up and dance during free concerts at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday night underwritten by Huntington.
• Today — The Wild Woody’s
• June 28 — Otsego Jazz Ensemble
FERNWOOD BOTANICAL GARDENS AND NATURE PRESERVE
• Fernwood is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
• The Railway Garden is open for the 2012 season, featuring replicas of Buchanan’s Pears Mill, the Niles Depot, the St. Joseph Lighthouse and Notre Dame’s Golden Dome.
• Wine and Weed Wednesdays have begun. Join the Fernwood staff in the gardens at 6 p.m. every Wednesday for a little over an hour of light garden labor followed by a relaxing evening in the garden with wine. Advance registration is appreciated.
• Romanian-born painter Lea Goldman will have her colorful floral oils on display with exhibit “Celebrating Spring 2012” through Sunday.
• Registration is open for summer day camps running four days with a different age group attending each week. Visit Fernwood’s site for more information or contact Jill McDonald about nature camps or Wendy Jones about art camps at 269-695-6491.
The garden and preserve is at 13988 Range Line Road. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. For more information or to register, call 269-695-6491 or visit www.fernwoodbotanical.org.
MILO BARNES PARK: The village of Vandalia’s annual Underground Railroad Days will host a classic car show, arts and crafts booths, community yard sale and local food vendors from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information booths covering various aspects of the Underground Railroad and related topics will be available, and tour buses will operate both days, showcasing sights up and down M-60 into Cassopolis. The Bonine House will be open for visitors and the Vandalia Village Hall will host several lectures and presentations. A detailed schedule of events can be found at www.urscc.org. Information: 269-476-2344.
The Entertainment Calendar appears each Thursday in The Elkhart Truth. Deadline for submissions to the calendar is 5 p.m. Monday. Notice of upcoming concerts, theater performances, exhibits and events may be addressed to: Entertainment Calendar, The Elkhart Truth, P.O. Box 487, Elkhart, IN 46515; faxed to 294-3895; or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. You also may leave a message at 296-5816.