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Entertainment Calendar: Your guide to local events

A listing of events, concerts and performances in Elkhart County and surrounding areas.
Posted on June 25, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on June 25, 2013 at 3:36 p.m.

EVENTS

BONNEYVILLE MILL: The Cruisin' at the Mill car show will be from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, in the parking lot near the Feedlot at the park, 53373 C.R. 131, Bristol.

FOURTH OF JULY FLOTILLA: The annual river flotilla will start at 1 p.m. July 4 at Martin's Landing, 1500 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. There will be live entertainment and bleacher seating.

RIBS AND ROTORS: The event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Goshen Municipal Airport, 17229 C.R. 42. The event will feature a pair of UH-1 Hueys, an F-100 Super Sabre and an AH-1F Cobra.

SHIPSHEWANA QUILT FESTIVAL: The festival will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday, June 27, and continue through Saturday, June 29, in downtown Shipshewana. Information: Visit www.shipshewanaquiltfest.com.

THEATER

AMISH ACRES ROUND BARN THEATRE: Performances of “Plain and Fancy” will run through Oct. 19. Tickets and information: 800-800-4942, ext. 2, or amishacres.com. Amish Acres is at 1600 W. Market St., Nappanee.

DAS DUTCHMAN ESSENHAUS

Ÿ “Moses and the Burning Within” will be performed at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29.

Ÿ “Herodible Comedy” will be performed at 7 p.m. July 9, 12 and 13 and at 2 p.m. July 13.

Performances are in the Heritage Hall at Essenhaus, 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury. Tickets Visit www.essenhaus.com. Information: Call Essenhaus at 800-455-9471.

LERNER THEATRE: “The Wizard of Oz” will be performed at 11 a.m. July 11 as part of the Doloris C. Cogan IUSB Summer Theatre Series. Tickets: 800-294-8223 or www.thelerner.com. The theater is at 410 S. Main St., Elkhart.

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” — Mainstage, through Saturday, June 29. Information and tickets: 234-1112 or www.sbct.org. The theater is at 403 N. Main St., South Bend.

WAGON WHEEL THEATRE: “9 to 5 The Musical” will be performed through Saturday, June 29, at the theater, 2517 E. Center St., Warsaw. Information: Call 267-8041 or visit www.wagonwheeltheatre.org.

CONCERTS

BLUE GATE THEATER

Ÿ June 28-29: The Gospel Caravan

Ÿ July 5-6: Jeff and Sheri Easter

Ÿ July 11: The King's Brass

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

MCNAUGHTON PARK: The Elkhart Municipal Band will perform as part of its 75th anniversary at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 2. Free. The park is at 701 Arcade Ave., Elkhart.

MORRIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Fridays by the Fountain:

Ÿ June 28: Jetta and the Jellybeans

Ÿ July 5: Terry and the Heartbeats

The Morris is at 211 N. Michigan St., South Bend.

PARKS AND GARDENS

WELLFIELD BOTANIC GARDENS

Tuesdays in the Gardens

Ÿ July 2: Beginner's guide to outdoor digital portraits, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost. Register by Saturday, June 29.

Ÿ July 9: All about container gardends, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost. Registration.

Funday Sunday: From 2 to 4 p.m. June 30.

Registration: www.wellfieldgardens.org. The gardens are at 1011 N. Main St., Elkhart.

LECTURES/CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

Noontime Talks

Ÿ June 27: Andrew Tomasik, educator/potter/ceramic artist.

Ÿ July 11: Marvin Bartel, professor/ceramic artist/potter.

Talks are every Thursday from 12:20 to 1 p.m. and are free.

Art Camp — July 8-12

Ÿ Ages 5-7: 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday

Ÿ Ages 8-12: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

Information and registration: 293-6660 or www.midwestmuseum.us. The museum is at 429 S. Main St., Elkhart.

WOODLAWN NATURE CENTER: The Woodlawn Nature Camp will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays from July 8 and into August. Campers can collect items in the woods, go on hikes and create art from recycled objects. Registration and information: Katie Westfall at 612-8365 or kknaturecenter@yahoo.com. The nature center is at 604 Woodlawn Ave., Elkhart.

EXHIBITS

ELKHART HISTORICAL MUSEUM: There will be a special one-day exhibit of items from the collection of Ambrose Bierce at the museum to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The museum is at 304 W. Vistula St., Bristol. Information: www.elkhartcountyhistory.org.

FIRE ARTS: An exhibit for the works of Kari Black will run until Thursday, June 27. Information: 282-2787 or www.fireartsinc.com. Fire Arts is at 305 E. Colfax Ave., South Bend.

GOSHEN COLLEGE: “African Art”: The exhibit will run until Sept. 22.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.

NATIONAL NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD MUSEUM: Exhibits include the Stanley Bell Model Railroad Collection. The Nibco Express Little Train runs Fridays to Sundays, weather permitting. The museum is at 721 S. Main St., Elkhart.

RUTHMERE MUSEUM

Ÿ Free Family Sundays the first Sunday of each month at the museum and at the Havilah Beardsley House.

Ÿ Coffee on the Piazza, Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon through Labor Day weekend.

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.

SOUTH BEND MUSEUM OF ART: Selections from Segura Arts Studio will be on display until Sept. 8. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Information: 235-9102 or southbendart.org. The museum is at 120 S. Saint Joseph St., South Bend.

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 orinfo@djkillakeebz.com.

DROP COMEDY CLUB: Luke Francis will perform at 10 p.m. Friday, June 28, and at 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday, June 29. Cover: $10. The club is at 822 S. Lafayette Blvd., South Bend.

FIDDLER'S HEARTH

Ÿ Thursday, June 27: Old Clay Fields

Ÿ Friday, June 28: Steel City rovers

Ÿ Saturday, June 29: An Dro

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

FIVE STAR DIVE BAR: Eve to Adam will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, June 27. Visit www.facebook.com/fivestardivebar for a chance to win free tickets. Information: www.fivestardivebar.info.

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.

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: Thursday, Friday and Saturday

BOLT'S: Friday and Saturday

BOWLY'S CRYSTAL BAR: Saturday

CHICAGO GRILL & BAR: Wednesday

CONSTANT SPRING: Wednesday

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

ALSO IN THE AREA

INDIANA

—LaPorte—

HESSTON STEAM MUSEUM: At 1201 E. 1000 N. Information: Call 219-778-2783 on weekends or visit www.hesston.org.

—Mishawaka—

MIDWAY TAVERN: Saturday, June 29 — Knuckle Deep plus Red Hot Voodoo at 9 p.m. Cover: $6. Information: 255-0458. The tavern is at 810 W. Fourth St.

—South Bend—

MORRIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Ÿ Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 2.

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

Ÿ Tickets are on sale for the Oct. 6 performance of B.B. King.

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

STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM AND THE CENTER FOR HISTORY: The Rolling Canvas exhibit will be on display until Oct. 26. Information: Call 235-9714 or visit www.studebakermuseum.org. The museum is at 201 S. Chapin St.

—Terre Haute—

SWOPE ART MUSEUM: The 69th annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition will run from Saturday, June 29, to Aug. 24. Information: www.swope.org or WVE@swope.org.

MICHIGAN

—Buchanan—

BUCHANAN ART CENTER: Gallery hours are from 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 performs from 9 p.m. to midnight Thursdays at the bar, 69245 Maple St. No cover charge. Information: 269-414-4103.

—New Buffalo—

FOUR WINDS CASINO: 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 www.ticketmaster.com. The casino is at 11111 Wilson Road.

—Niles—

FERNWOOD BOTANICAL GARDENS AND NATURE PRESERVE: An exhibit on wood engravings will be on display until July 14. 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 www.fernwoodbotanical.org. The gardens are at 13988 Range Line 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 www.elkharttruth.com/calendar. For questions contact Joe Kuharic at 296-5861.




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