Entertainment Calendar, July 5
Posted: 07/05/2012 at 1:15 am
ENVIROFEST: The Elkhart Environmental Division and WVPE present EnviroFest from 5:30 to 9 p.m. July 13. Live entertainment will be provided by Unraveling String Band featuring Al Kniola, co-host of WVPE’s The Back Porch. Displays, eco-games and crafts, local food vendors and more will be on hand. Admission is $5. Information: 266-2006. The park is at 1011 N. Main St.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL: The street between the Shipshewana Craft Barn and Blue Gate Restaurant will be shut down from 4 to 9 p.m. July 14 to make room for the Shipshewana Ice Cream Social. Homemade ice cream with a horse-powered freezer and steam engine will be served. Free performances from McMillan & Life, The Schwartz Family, The Helmsmen Quartet and Dave Kaplan, hog roast and more are planned. Information: 888-447-4725.
SECOND SATURDAY: “Embrace the Pace” with citywide garage sales in Nappanee from July 12-14, and a Fireman’s Fish Fry from 4 to 8 p.m. and Bluegrass concert from 5 to 8 p.m. July 14. Deadwood Bluegrass Band will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. July 14 on the lawn in conjunction with the Fireman’s Fish Fry. Information: 773-7812 or www.nappaneechamber.com.
SPIDER-MAN DAY: Celebrate Spider-Man’s 50th anniversary and the new film from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum, 58005 C.R. 105. Spider-Man will be there, along with some of his worst villains. Check out the history of Spider-Man with comics and toys, including his first appearance in comic books. A rare comic book valued at $100,000 and seen in only two museums in the world will be on display. A special section of the museum will be dedicated to Spider-Man, and people are asked to remember their cameras for pictures with Spider-Man and his villains. Admission is half price, $2.50, for this event. Information: 293-0755.
WAKARUSA: A townwide garage sale is Saturday. Information: 862-4344, firstname.lastname@example.org or [URL]www.Wakarusachamber.com;[URL].
• The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at Indiana University South Bend including the IUSB Theatre and Dance Company will perform the children’s production “Johnny Appleseed” at 11 a.m. July 12 as part of a summer theater series.
• Also part of the IUSB Summer Series at the Lerner, Christmas in July is celebrated with “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 7:30 p.m. July 12.
Tickets for either show are $18 adults, $12 seniors, $8 children. Tickets and information: 293-4469 or [/URL]www.thelerner.com;[URL]. The theater is at 410 S. Main St.
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 Sunday. Shows are at 2 or 8 p.m. depending on date. Tickets start at $27.95 adults, $12.95 children 12-18, $6.95 children 4-11.
• “Hank Williams Lost Highway” begins July 17 and continues through Aug. 26. Performances are at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with 2 p.m. shows Thursday. Tickets can be combined with theme dinners Aug. 17 and 24 at an additional cost. Regular tickets 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: Find out what happens after “happily ever after” when Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack (of beanstalk fame), Rapunzel and others find out the truth behind being careful what you wish for during “Into the Woods” July 27 through Aug. 12 in the Wilson Mainstage Auditorium. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $18; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $21www.sbct.org;http://www.nappaneechamber.com[URL]. The theater is at 403 N. Main St., South Bend.ELKHART CIVIC THEATRE: The ECT announces its summer production of the musical “Hairspray” at 8 p.m. July 13, 14, 20 nd 21, 3 p.m. July 14, 15, 21 and 22. Tickets are $15 adults, $13 students and senior citizens ages 62 and older. Reserve tickets by calling 848-4116 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at [/URL]www.elkhartcivictheatre.org;http://www.freshbeatbandlive.com[URL]. Information: 848-5853. The Bristol Opera House is at 210 E. Vistula St., Bristol.
SAINT MARY’S COLLEGE
• The Acting Ensemble Stage Company looks at the life of a daring young aviator with “Amelia Earhart” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10, available through the Saint Mary’s box office at 284-4626.
• The Acting Ensemble Stage Company presents “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment — The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself)” July 13-15. Admission is $18 adults, $15 students and seniors. Tickets are available through the Saint Mary’s box office at 284-4626.
• The Acting Ensemble Stage Company poses the question of how three Victorian spinsters living in isolation on the Yorkshire moors could have written some of the most powerful and passionate fiction of all time with “Bronte,” July 22-24.
All shows are in the Moreau Center for the Arts. The college is at 5445 N. Dixie Way, Notre Dame.
CENTURY CENTER: The Acting Ensemble Stage Company examines the relationship between university professor and writer Ruth and her protegee Lisa with “Collected Stories” by Donald Margulies at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the center’s Recital Hall on the river level. Admission is $5, and parking is free in the Century Center’s lot. Information: 235-9711. The Century Center is at 120 S. Saint Joseph St., South Bend.
WAGON WHEEL THEATRE: Performances of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “Carousel” run through July 14. Tickets range from $16 to $34, with discounts available to college students and on designated performances for seniors. Information: [/URL]www.wagonwheeltheatre.org;http://www.wagonwheeltheatre.org[URL] or call 267-8041.
MCNAUGHTON PARK: The Elkhart Municipal Band offers free summer concerts at 8 p.m. every Tuesday through Aug. 14 in the Arthur Singleton Bandshell.
ATRIA EASTLAKE TERRACE: Deborrah Wyndham performs jazz piano during a free one-hour concert at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. The terrace is at 3109 E. Bristol St.
MORRIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
• 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: Everyday People perform July 13 as part of Fridays by the Fountain. Bring lunch and enjoy free live music from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. 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.
AMISH ACRES ROUND BARN THEATRE: Doug Anderson and Band Plus the Clays perform at 2 and 8 p.m. July 12. Reservations and ticket information: 773-4188, ext. 213; 800-800-4942, ext. 213www.amishacres.com;http://www.sbct.org[URL]. Amish Acres is at 1600 W. Market St., Nappanee.
IGNITION GARAGE: Canadian trio the Good Lovelies perform at 7 p.m. July 15. 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: Gospel band the Booth Brothers perform at 7 p.m. today and Saturday. Tickets begin at $44 show only, $59 dinner and show package, $279 hotel package. Information: 888-447-4725. The theater is at 195 Van Buren St., Shipshewana.
ESSENHAUS: The Missy Werner Band brings its bluegrass music from the Cincinnati area from 7 to 9 p.m. July 21. The concert is at Essenhaus Heritage Hall, 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury. Advanced tickets are $15, available online at [/URL]www.Essenhaus.com;http://www.wakarusabluegrassfestival.com[URL]. Information: 800-455-9471.
LIBERTY COMMUNITY CHURCH: The Anchors perform Southern Gospel music at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, 2004 Bashor Road, Goshen. Free. Information: 533-5432.
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 [/URL]www.fireartsinc.com;http://www.Wakarusachamber.com[URL]. The gallery is at 305 E. Colfax Ave., South Bend.
GOSHEN COLLEGE: Wetland Ecologist Dr. Mary Linton will lead a day-long workshop for adults looking to fine-tune their wetland insect identification from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 21 in the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center. Information and registration: Jennifer Schrock at 260-799-5869 or email email@example.com. The college is at 1700 S. Main St., Goshen.
PREMIER ARTS: Best of Broadway IV Camp for youth ages 5-12 and teens 13-18 meet from July 30 to Aug. 4. Youth classes are from 8 a.m. to noon, teen classes from 1 to 5 p.m. Cost for either class is $195 per child. For information or to sign up, contact Sue Frost-Mayse at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message with the camper’s name, age and T-shirt size at 293-4469. All classes are at the Lerner Theatre, 410 S. Main St.
SOUTH BEND CIVIC THEATRE: An adult improv class with professional Kelli McBride starts at 7 p.m. Monday at the Firehouse Theatre, 701 Portage, blocks from the theater’s main building. Cost: $70. To register or for more information, call 234-1112, or sign up online at [/URL]www.sbct.org;http://www.Essenhaus.com[URL]. The theater is at 403 N. Main St., South Bend.
ELKHART ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER: The Elkhart Environmental Division is hosting week-long eco-summer day camps in 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.
OX BOW COUNTY PARK: “Science Sleuths: Dandelions” is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Haus Shelter. Program fee is $4, $3 each additional sibling. Preregistration and payment is due beforehand. Information and registration: 535-6458 or [/URL]www.elkhartcountyparks.org;http://www.Essenhaus.com[URL].St. Joseph County Parks: “Bugs, Butterflies and Beetles” with Leslie Witkowski is a program for kids looking to explore the lives of these critters on Saturday. Free. Information: Dave Wistreich at 247-0201.
MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
• Noon time talks, a variety of gallery talks or films, are at 12:20 every Thursday. This week, film “The Art of Ed Paschke” will reveal this Chicago artist. Free.
• The paintings of Adam Grant, a survivor of two concentration camps during World War II, are on display through Sunday.
• “Gabor Peterdi: The Expression of Nature” puts the works of this internationally recognized artist and one of the prime innovators of American printmaking on display through Sept. 30.
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 age 5 and older. Information: 264-0330.
• 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 Museums Campus announces traveling exhibition, “Local Treasures: Indiana’s WPA Post Office Murals.” The exhibit will be on display until July 18 in the Robert and Peggy Weed Dining Room/Gallery of 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 [/URL]www.Ruthmere.org;http://www.fireartsinc.com[URL]. 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 [/URL]www.nappanee.lib.in.us;http://www.nappanee.lib.in.us[URL].
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 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 [/URL]www.studebakermuseum.org;http://www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums[URL].
SOUTH BEND MUSEUM OF ART
• Biennial Award Winners are on exhibit with “Check Out the View from Here!” in the Warner Gallery through Sunday.
• This year’s SBMA Art League “Arts in Bloom” Garden Walk from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 18 will be on the far northwest side of South Bend. The annual event features gardens from the cottage variety to larger scales. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Tickets for the tour are $10, cash or check only, and available from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. the day of the walk at the hospitality center at Resurrection Lutheran Academy, 6840 Nimtz Parkway, South Bend. Tickets can also be purchased by mail with checks payable to the Art League only at Art League Garden Walk, 1230 Dennis Drive, South Bend. Mail order tickets will be held at the church the day of the tour. No tickets will be sold to individual gardens. Proceeds support programs and exhibitions at the museum. The event will take place rain or shine.
• Volunteers are needed for the Garden Walk. Information and signup: Dayle Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 [/URL]www.southbendart.org;http://www.indianahistory.org/lhs/hha[URL].
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.
• Quilts from the Permanent Collection” is on display in the Good Library Gallery through Friday. 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: [/URL]www.goshen.edu/art/gallery/hershberger;http://www.Ruthmere.org[URL].
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 [/URL]www.hostetlershudsons.com;http://www.elkhartcountyparks.org[URL]. 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.
• On display through Aug. 26 is the bridal gown worn by Alma Elinor Muessel at her wedding to J. Leslie Sailors, recently restored by Harold Mailand of Indianapolis thanks to donors to the Center for History’s costume restoration fund. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free for members, nonmembers $8 adults, $6.50 seniors, $5 youth ages 6 to 17, free children 5 and younger and members. Information and reservations: 235-9664 or [/URL]www.centerforhistory.org;http://www.hostetlershudsons.com[URL].
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 — Tommy Miller Band
• Friday — Kennedy’s Kitchen
• Saturday — An Dro
In the restaurant at 127 N. Main St., South Bend. Information: 232-2853 or [/URL]www.fiddlershearth.com;http://www.southbendart.org[URL].
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 — Bluegrass Jam with Matt Scutchfield
• Jamming for Dumais from noon to 2 p.m.
• Dave Butler
Wednesday — Fishers of Men
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 email@example.com.
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.
KELLY JAE’S NEXT DOOR
• Jazz trio “Box Set” plays from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.
• Paul Decker performs from 6 to 9 p.m. July 20.
The bar is at 135 S. Main St., Goshen. Information: 537-1027 or [/URL]www.kellyjaescafe.com;http://www.elkhartcivictheatre.org[URL].
RED TABLE CONCERT SERIES: Marty Miles performs from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. July 17. Concerts are at the corner of Jefferson and Michigan streets, South Bend. Those looking to reserve a red table can do so by calling DTSB at 282-1110.
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: All-American recitals are at 4 p.m. Saturdays through July in the Memorial Chapel. This week’s and July 14th’s recitals will be presented by John Gouwens, and the July 21 and 28 recitals will be played by visiting carillonneur Matthew Gender. In the event of bad weather, the tower of the chapel will be open to the public during the recital. Admission is free. A tour and demonstration of the instrument will be offered following each 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 are on display. The museum is open weekends throughout the summer. Parking and admission are free, train fares are $5 adults, $3 children 12 and younger. Information: [/URL]www.hesston.org;http://www.hesston.org[URL] or call 219-778-2783 weekends. The museum is at 1201 E. C.R. 1000 N.
BLUE CHIP CASINO
• Country singer/songwriter Craig Morgan performs at 8 p.m., doors opening at 7 p.m. Saturday.
• Country star Kellie Pickler performs at 8 p.m. July 28.
Both shows are in the Stardust event center, and tickets are $35, $45 and $55 at [/URL]www.Ticketmaster.com;http://www.Ticketmaster.com[URL] and at the Blue Chip Gift Box in the casino’s pavilion. Those planning to attend must be 21 or older and have valid identification. Information: 219-879-7711 or [/URL]www.bluechipcasino.com;http://www.bluechipcasino.com. The casino is at 777 Blue Chip Drive.
MAINSTREET THEATRE: Information: “Musical of Musicals: The Musical!” is the first musical and second production of the Canterbury Summer Theatre Season. The show runs through Saturday. A story told in five mini-musicals, shows are at 8 p.m. today, $14www.fernwoodbotanical.org;.
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