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Ruthmere Museum's final Srping Culture Series event featuring Dr. Laurel Thomas will be at 6 p.m. Friday, May 10. For reservations call 264-0330, ext. 104. Photo supplied.

The annual Cemetery Tour will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery in Elkhart, with tours at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets cost $5 per person. Photo supplied.
Entertainment Calendar: Your guide to local events

Posted on May 8, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.


CEMETERY TOUR: The event will offer tours at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. May 11, at Grace Lawn Cemetery, Elkhart. Preregistartion required by May 8. Registration: The Elkhart County Parks Office at 535-6458.

IRON MAN DAY: The Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Iron Man from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 11, at the museum, 58005 C.R. 105, Elkhart. Iron Man and a mystery Avenger will be on hand for photos. Information: The musuem at 293-0755.

MICHIANA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: There will be screenings each night at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 20-23 in Browning Cinema in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame, 112 N. Notre Dame Ave., South Bend. Tickets: Information:


AMISH ACRES ROUND BARN THEATRE: “A Second Helping: The Church Basement Ladies Sequel” will be performed Wednesdays through Sundays until May 26. Tickets and information: 800-800-4942, ext. 2, or Amish Acres is at 1600 W. Market St., Nappanee.

NEW WORLD ARTS: God of Carnage will be performed at 8 p.m. May 10, 11, 17 and 18 and at 3 p.m. May 19, at the theater, 211 S. Main St., Goshen.

OLD GOSHEN THEATER: Romeo & Juliet will be performed by the group GoShakes at 8 p.m. May 9-11 and at 3 p.m. May 11. Tickets: The theater is at 216 S. Main St., Goshen.

PUPPET PARLOR THEATRE: Show times are at 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: “August: Osage County”: on the Mainstage at 7:30 p.m. May 10, 11, 15, 17 and 18 and at 3 p.m. May 12 and 19. Information and tickets: 234-1112 or The theater is at 403 N. Main St., South Bend. Tickets: Better World Books or at



Ÿ May 17 — Soul’d Out Quartet will perform.

Ÿ May 22 — Guy Penrod will perform

Ÿ May 23 — Don Williams will perform

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


Ÿ The Maple City Chamber Orchestra and Goshen Community Chorale will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 11, in Sauder Concert Hall.

Ÿ A Youth Honors Orchestra concert will be at 7 p.m. May 19, in Sauder Concert Hall. Ticket prices vary. Ticket information: Call 535-7566. The college is at 1700 S. Main St., Goshen.

LERNER THEATRE: Classic silent film and organ concert — Clark Wilson will perform along with the film Steamboat Bill Jr. at 7 p.m. May 11, at the theater, 401 S. Main St., Elkhart. Information:

IGNITION GARAGE: Sons of Bill will perform at 8:15 p.m. May 15.

Tickets: Call 971-8282 or Ignition Garage is at 120 E. Washington St., Goshen.

NEW HORIZONS BAND: The band will perform at 2 p.m. May 19, in the McNaughton Park Pavilion, across from Elkhart General Hospital, 600 E. Boulevard.

PREMIER ARTS: The 2013 Academy Recital will be at 6 p.m. May 22 and 23 at the Lerner Theatre, 410 S. Main St., Elkhart. Tickets: The Lerner Box Office at 293-4469.

RUTHMERE MUSEUM: Dr. Laurel Thomas will perform “Songs of Flowers and Spring” at 6 p.m. May 10, at the museum, 302 E. Beardsley Ave., Elkhart.

WAGON WHEEL THEATRE: Collin Raye will perform at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. May 18. Tickets: the box office at 267-8041 or The theater is at 2517 E. Center St., Warsaw.



Information: the parks office at 535-6458 or



Noontime Talks

Ÿ May 9: Stive Skinner, ceramic artist.

Ÿ May 16: Gundega Penikis, ceramic artist/potter/educator.

Ÿ May 23: Elizabeth Wamsley, ceramic artist.

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


Dance classes are May 11.

Class times

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

Ÿ 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Intermediate, 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 Premier Arts is at 410 S. Main St., Elkhart.


ELKHART ART WALK:ArtWalk Wednesday will be from 5 to 8 p.m. May 15, between the 100 and 500 blocks of South Main Street in downtown Elkhart.

FIRE ARTS: An exhibit for the works of Kari Black will run until June 27.

Information: 282-2787 or Fire Arts is at 305 E. Colfax Ave., South Bend.

GOSHEN COLLEGE: “Inherited Quilts” — The exhibit will run until July 12, in the Good Library Gallery.

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

MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART: The Bruno and Mary Moser collection of contemporary ceramics exhibit will run until July 14. The museum is at 429 S. Main St., Elkhart. Information: 293-6660.


RAILROAD MUSEUM: The museum will run the “Nibco Express” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 11, for the first run of the season as part of National Train Day. Kids 12 and under free. The museum is at 721 S. Main St., Elkhart.


Ÿ Free Family Sundays are from 1 to 4 p.m.

Ÿ Havilah Beardsley House Free Family Sundays.

Ÿ Mother’s Day: All mothers will receive free admission on Mother’s Day, May 12. Tours are offered at both locations at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Tuesday-to-Saturday tours begin on the hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday tours are on the hour from 1 to 3 p.m. The museum is at 302 E. Beardsley Ave., Elkhart.


Ÿ “Beautiful Industry” — The exhibit runs through June 2.

Ÿ “Makers and Champions” — The exhibit runs through June 16.

Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Information: 235-9102 or The museum is at 120 S. Saint Joseph St., South Bend.

STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM: 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


B ON THE RIVER: Poets John Homan and Andrew Kreider will perform at 6:30 p.m. May 18, at b on the River, 333 Nibco Pkwy. Free.

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

DAS DUTCHMAN ESSENHAUS: Comedian and illusionist Tim Hannig will perform at 7 p.m. May 24, in the Heritage Hall. Admission. Information: 800-455-9471 or The restaurant is at 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury.


Thursday, May 9: Andrew and the Family Ferlic

Friday, May 10: Chere and Her Bluegrass Bobs

Saturday, May 11: Sanctified Grumblers

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

LERNER THEATRE: Comedian Anita Renfroe will perform at 7 p.m. May 14, at the theater, 401 S. Main St., Elkhart. Information:

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 The bar is at 851 U.S. 20, Middlebury.

SIGNATURE LANES: The Rattlers will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, May 4. Information:

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.


BARNEY’S BAR: Thursday, Friday and Saturday

BOLT’S: Friday and Saturday




GARVER LAKE BAR & GRILL: Thursday and Saturday

PHYL’S CORNER: Friday and Saturday

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

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





Friday, May 10: Kelly Richey at 9 p.m. Cover: $10

Saturday, May 11: Elwood Splinters at 9 p.m. Cover: $7

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

SOUTH BEND ROLLER GIRLS: The ladies face the Circle City Derby Socialites in a doubleheader May 11. Information: Tickets: The Roller Girls play at USA Skate Center, 3909 N. Main St.

South Bend

FISCHOFF COMPETITON: The annual music competition will be from May 10 to 12 in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on the University of Notre Dame campus, 112 N. Notre Dame Ave. Information: Tickets: Call 631-2800 or visit


Ÿ Tickets are on sale for the 8 p.m. June 20, performance of Gordon Lightfoot.

Ÿ Tickets are on sale beginning at 10 a.m. May 10, for the June 21 performace of the Oak Ridge Boys.

Ÿ Tickets are on sale for the July 14 performance of Harry Connick Jr.

Tickets: the box office at 235-9190 or 800-537-6415 or The theater is at 211 N. Michigan St.

THE MUSIC VILLAGE: A Hammered Dulcimer workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18, at The Music Village, 108 N. Main St., Ste. 113. Cost. Registration: the Music Village at 245-7664 or

PALAIS ROYALE: A Mother’s Day Brunch will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Palais Royale, 105 W. Colfax Ave. There will be made to order omelets and traditional breakfast fare. Reservations: The Morris Box Office at 235-9190.

Terre Haute

SWOPE ART MUSEUM: The 69th annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition will run from June 29 to Aug. 24. Information: or;[URL].


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.


FERNWOOD BOTANICAL GARDENS AND NATURE PRESERVE: Bryan Whitney Exhibit, Radio Flora: The exhibit runs until June 2.

Fernwood’s hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 269-695-6491 or [/URL];[URL]. The gardens are at 13988 Range Line Road.

New Buffalo


Tickets are on sale for summer entertainment at the casino including Styx, Bill Engvall, Foreigner, Collective Soul, the Temptations and Chicago. Tickets: 800-745-3000 or at [/URL];[URL]. 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 submitted at [/URL];[URL]. For questions, contact Joe Kuharic at 296-5861.[/URL]