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Entertainment calendar

A listing of events, concerts and performances in Elkhart County and surrounding areas.
Posted on Feb. 12, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Feb. 12, 2013 at 5:01 p.m.

EVENTS

DAS DUTCHMAN ESSENHAUS: An all-gauge train show will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, on the Essenhaus campus. Admission. Information: 800-455-9471 or www.essenhaus.com. The main campus is at 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury.

GOSHEN NOON KIWANIS CLUB: Travelogue Series — The next film will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the Goshen Middle School auditorium. The film “Korea, Land of Contrast” will play. Tickets are available at the door. Information: Deb Jones at 536-6091. The school is at 1216 S. Indiana Ave. (C.R. 21), Goshen.

WORLD CINEMA FESTIVAL: Saint Mary's College will host the event, which continues beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Feb. 14-15, in the Vander Vennet Theatre at the Student Center on campus.

THEATER

GOSHEN COLLEGE: Winter One Acts: Student one-act plays will be at 8 p.m. Friday and Sunday, Feb. 15-17, and at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the Umble Center. Admission. The college is at 1700 S. Main St., Goshen.

PREMIER ARTS: “The Wizard of Oz” — Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Lerner Theatre. Season tickets are available for the 2013 season. Information: 293-4469 or www.premierarts.org. The theater is at 410 S. Main St., Elkhart.

PUPPET PARLOR THEATRE: Performances of “Snow Queen” run through February. Show times are 1 and 4 p.m. Fridays; 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; and private groups only on Wednesdays. Information: 219-210-3428.

SOUTH BEND CIVIC THEATRE: “Disney's Little Mermaid Jr.” — Bendix Theater, Friday to Sunday, Feb. 22-24, School performances, Monday and Tuesday, Feb 25-26. Information and tickets: 234-1112 or www.sbct.org. The theater is at 403 N. Main St., South Bend.

CONCERTS

BLUE GATE THEATER

Ÿ Sunday, Feb. 16 — A valentine event featuring dinner, theater and carriage rides is at 2 and 8 p.m.

Ÿ Friday, Feb 22 — The Talley Trio will perform.

Information: 888-447-4725. The theater is at 175 N. Van Buren St., Shipshewana.

DAS DUTCHMAN ESSENHAUS: Stacey Grubb and Clay Hess will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Essenhaus Heritage Hall. Admission. Information: 800-455-9471 or www.essenhaus.com. The main campus is at 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury.

GOSHEN COLLEGE

Ÿ The English Concert — The chamber orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.

Ÿ Winter Choral Concert — The college choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17.

Tickets: Prices vary.

Information: 535-7566, welcomecenter@goshen.edu or www.goshen.edu/tickets. The college is at 1700 S. Main St., Goshen.

IGNITION GARAGE: Justin Jones will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. Ignition Garage is at 120 E. Washington St., Goshen.

LERNER THEATER

Ÿ Tickets are on sale for the Friday, Feb. 22, Stringfever concert.

Ÿ The Elkhart Municipal Band will perform at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24.

Tickets and information: 800-294-8223 or www.thelerner.com.

LECTURES/CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

GOSHEN JEWELERS GUILD: Basic Bezel Making and Cabochon Setting Class: The class will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 26 to March 21, at the guild. The class fulfills a guild prerequisite. Cost: $100 plus $15 for materials. Information: goshenjewelersguild@gmail.com. The guild is at 212 W. Washington St., Goshen.

LINTON'S ENCHANTED GARDENS

Ÿ Feb. 16: Seminar on ornamental grasses in your garden and landscape.

Ÿ Feb. 23: Seminar on miniatures and fairy gardens.

All seminars are at 10 a.m. Saturdays at the gardens, 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart. Reservations: 293-9699.

MIDWEST MUSEUM OF ART

Noontime Talks

Ÿ Feb. 14: Todd Hoover discusses “outsider” art created by self-taught artists.

Ÿ Feb. 21: Curator Brian Byrn concludes the discussion on the current exhibit, Images of Children.

Ÿ Feb. 28: A film about Gary Swanson and his travels through remote areas of North America. Film starts at 12:15 p.m.

Talks are every Thursday from 12:20 to 1 p.m. and are free. Information and registration: 293-6660 or www.midwestmuseum.us. The museum is at 429 S. Main St., Elkhart.

PREMIER ARTS

Dance class dates are March 9, April 13 and May 11.

Class times

Ÿ 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. — Beginner Hip Hop, ages 8-12

Ÿ 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Intermediate Hip Hop, ages 13-17

Ÿ 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Preschool Boot Camp, ages 3-7

Classes cost $20 each. Information and registration: Sue Frost-Mayse at 293-4469 or sue@premierarts.org. Premier Arts is at 410 S. Main St., Elkhart.

TIPPING POINT BASKETBALL: Registration is open for sessions beginning Monday, March 11, at the Elkhart Sports Center, 1162 Fremont Court, Elkhart. Registration: www.elkhartsportscenter.com.

TOLSON CENTER: Instructional baton twirling lessons will be offered from 4 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday until March 20 at the Tolson Center. Registration and information: 295-7275, ext. 12, or www.elkhartindiana.org. The center is at 1320 Benham Ave., Elkhart.

EXHIBITS

BRADLEY VITE FINE ART: The museum specializes in 19th and 20th century American art. The museum is open from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment. The museum is at 1600 W. Beardsley Ave.

ELKHART COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: The temporary exhibit “The Home Front: Elkhart County During World War II” is open. The museum is at 304 W. Vistula St., Bristol. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. There is no admission charge, but donations are accepted.

FIRE ARTS: Three — The exhibit runs until Thursday, Feb. 21, and features three-dimensional work from Jackie Carlson, Yvone Desrosiers and Julie Neises. Information: 282-2787 or www.fireartsinc.com. Fire Arts is at 305 E. Colfax Ave., South Bend.

GOSHEN COLLEGE

Ÿ Heritage Works: The exhibit runs until Thursday, March 28, in the Good Library Gallery.

Ÿ Recent Directions: The exhibit of ceramicist Gregg Luginbuhl's work runs until Monday, March 4.

The college is at 1700 S. Main St., Goshen.

HOSTETLER'S HUDSON AUTO MUSEUM: The museum contains 48 permanent museum cars and 10 to 12 cars from Hostetler's personal collection. The museum is open Monday through Saturday. Admission. Information: 260-768-3021 or www.hostetlershudsons.com. The museum is at 760 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana.

NATIONAL NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD MUSEUM: The Stanley Bell model railroad collection includes hundreds of pieces on display. 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., Elkhart.

MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART: Images of Children in Art — A display of 50 works of art in all media depicting images of children or a childlike presence from the museum's permanent collection is on display until Sunday, Feb. 24. 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. Information: 293-6660 or info@midwestmuseum.us. The museum is at 429 S. Main St., Elkhart.

SNITE MUSEUM OF ART: Touching Ground, an exhibit of Polaroids by Jennifer Trausch, runs until Sunday, March 10. Free. Information: 631-5466 or www.sniteartmuseum.nd.edu. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. The museum is at 100 Moose Krause Circle, Notre Dame.

SOUTH BEND MUSEUM OF ART: The 2013 Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition: The exhibit runs until Sunday, March 2. The museum is at 120 S. St. Joseph St., South Bend.

STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM

Ÿ The Not So Open Road: The exhibit runs through Sunday, March 3. It focuses on the travel challenges of African-Americans during the pre-civil rights era.

Ÿ Studebaker at the Brickyard: The exhibit runs through Sunday, April 28. The exhibit focuses on Studebaker's factory-backed teams in 1932 and 1933.

The museum is at 201 S. Chapin St., South Bend. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission. Information: 235-9714, 888-391-5600 or www.studebakermuseum.org.

WAKARUSA HISTORIC MUSEUM: The Bird's Eye View Museum exhibit will be on display from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, March 19 to 22, at the museum. Reservations are required by Friday, Feb. 22. Information and registration: Wakarusa Chamber of Commerce at 862-4344 or chamber@wakarusachamber.com. The museum is at 403 Wabash Ave., Wakarusa.

NIGHT LIFE

BARNEY'S BAR: Barney's Bar and DJ Killa Keebz will host trivia nights covering sports and music for prizes from 7 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays at the bar, 2700 Hammond Ave. No cover. Information: 387-7882 or info@djkillakeebz.com.

FIDDLER'S HEARTH

Ÿ Thursday, Feb. 14: Old Clay Fields

Ÿ Friday, Feb. 15: The Bowzies

Ÿ Saturday, Feb. 16: Jack Callahan Band

In the restaurant at 127 N. Main St., South Bend. Information: 232-2853 or www.fiddlershearth.com.

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., Elkhart.

RULLI'S BELLA LUNA BAR: Information: 825-7222 or www.facebook.com/RullisBellaLuna. The bar is at 851 U.S. 20, Middlebury.

SIGNATURE LANES: The Rattlers will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Information: www.siglanes.com.

SPORTS TIME PUB AND GRILL: JT Buffett: Island Music plays from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays. The restaurant is at 56199 Parkway Ave., Elkhart. Information: 970-5940.

KARAOKE

BARNEY'S BAR: Today, Friday and Saturday

BOLT'S: Friday and Saturday

BOWLY'S CRYSTAL BAR: Saturday

CHICAGO GRILL & BAR: Wednesday

CONSTANT SPRING: 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

SIGNATURE LANES: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday

VFW POST 88:8 p.m. to midnight Saturday

ALSO IN THE AREA

INDIANA

—Mishawaka—

BETHEL COLLEGE

Ÿ Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 14-16, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center.

Ÿ An opening reception for the 6th annual Juried Student Art Exhibit will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15. Artwork will be on display from Saturday, Feb. 16, to Saturday, March 30, in the Weaver Art Gallery.

Tickets: 807-7080. Information: 807-7022 or visualart@bethelcollege.edu. The college is at 1001 Bethel Circle.

MIDWAY TAVERN

Ÿ Thursday, Feb. 14: Dr. Rob and The Reproduction Blues Band at 7:30 p.m. Cover: $5

Ÿ Friday, Feb. 15: Jr. and The Igniters Band at 9 p.m. Cover: $6

Ÿ Saturday, Feb. 16: Billy Stix Nicks and The Motown Dance and Party Band at 9 p.m. Cover: $10

Information: 255-0458. The tavern is at 810 W. Fourth St.

—South Bend—

PRESIDENT'S DAY: The Center for History and the Studebaker National Museum will offer free admission to children 17 and younger on President's Day, Monday, Feb. 18. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult admission will be half price. Information: Center for History at 235-9664 or www.centerforhistory.org or the museum at 235-9714 or at www.studebakermuseum.org.

IU SOUTH BEND:

Ÿ Michiana Monologues will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16, in Northside Recital Hall Room 158 and at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Rieth Recital Hall.

Ÿ A piano fellowship recital will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17.

Ÿ Alumni members Vakhtang Kodanashvili and Edisher Savitski will perform piano works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Ÿ The 5th annual Lift Every Voice concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Campus Auditorium in Northside Hall.

Tickets and information: 520-4203 or arts.iusb.edu. Northside Hall is at 1855 Northside Blvd.

PALAIS ROYALE: The Bob and Tom Comedy Tour show will start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. Tickets: 235-9190, 800-537-6415 or www.MorrisCenter.org. Palais Royale is at 105 W. Colfax Ave.

POTAWATOMI ZOO: Winter Days will be hosted at the zoo from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9. The event will feature a female red panda, a male snow leopard and a female chimpanzee on loan from zoos across the country. Admission. Information: 235-9800 or www.potawatomizoo.org. The zoo is at 500 S. Greenlawn Ave., South Bend.

STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM: Trivia Night at the Museum will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the museum. Entry fee. Registration and information: 235-9714 or www.studebakermuseum.org. The museum is at 201 S. Chapin St.

—Valparaiso—

BRAUER MUSEUM OF ART: The Influence of J.R.R. Tolkien and His Writings — The exhibit of the personal collection of Dr. Brad Eden's Tolkien memorabilia is on display until Sunday, March 17. The museum is at 1709 Chapel Drive on the Valparaiso University campus.

MICHIGAN

CASS COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING: Facebook Intermediate Class: Classes will be offered Friday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon at Front Street Crossing, 227 S. Front St., Dowagiac and from 1 to 3 p.m. at COA Lowe Center, 60525 Decatur Road, Cassopolis. Free. Registration and information: 269-445-8110 or 800-323-0390 or www.casscoa.org.

—Buchanan—

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.

—Edwardsburg—

FIRESIDE TAP AND GRILL: South of Somewhere will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Thursdays at the bar, 69245 Maple St. No cover charge. Information: 269-414-4103.

—Dowagiac—

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE: Fired Up! glasswork exhibit: An opening reception for the exhibit will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Dale A. Lyons art gallery. The exhibit will be on display until Friday, March 1. The college is at 58900 Cherry Grove Road.

—Niles—

FERNWOOD BOTANICAL GARDENS AND NATURE PRESERVE

Ÿ Railway Garden: Replicas of Buchanan's Pears Mill, the Niles Depot, the St. Joseph Lighthouse and Notre Dame's Golden Dome.

Ÿ Brandywine-Niles School Art Exhibit — Artwork from the students, in a variety of media, is on display through Sunday, Feb. 24.

Ÿ The 2013 Spring Garden Symposium will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23. Register before Sunday, March 17, for reduced rates.

Ÿ Fernwood's winter hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Information: 269-695-6491 or www.fernwoodbotanical.org. The gardens are at 13988 Range Line Road.

—New Buffalo—

FOUR WINDS CASINO: B.B. King Concert — Tickets are on sale for the 9 p.m. Saturday, April 6 ,concert in the Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds Casino. Tickets: 800-745-3000 or at www.ticketmaster.com. The casino is at 11111 Wilson Road.

The Entertainment Calendar appears each Thursday in The Elkhart Truth. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Mondays. 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 entertainment@etruth.com. You also may leave a message with Joe Kuharic at 296-5861.




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