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Entertainment Calendar: Your guide to local events

A listing of events, concerts and performances in Elkhart County and surrounding area.
Posted on Nov. 13, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Nov. 13, 2013 at 11:34 a.m.

EVENTS

LERNER THEATRE: Tickets are on sale for the 6:30 p.m. Dec. 19 showing of “Mary of Nazareth” hosted by Knights of Columbus St. Jude Council 1043 at the theater, 410 S. Main St., Elkhart. Tickets: www.thelerner.com or www.koc1043.org.

STARRY NIGHT PARADE: The City of Elkhart Starry Night parade will be Dec. 7 in downtown Elkhart.

THEATER

AMISH ACRES ROUND BARN THEATRE: “The Wizard of Oz” runs from Friday, Nov. 15, through Dec. 31. Tickets and information: 800-800-4942, ext. 2, or amishacres.com. Amish Acres is at 1600 W. Market St., Nappanee.

ELKHART CIVIC THEATRE: “Monty Python’s Spamalot” will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, Nov. 22 and 23 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Bristol Opera House, 210 E. Vistula St., Bristol. Tickets and information: 848-4116 or www.elkhartcivictheatre.org.

GOSHEN COLLEGE: “Wit” will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, in the Umble Center, 1700 S. Main St., Goshen. Information: 535-7361 or gcmusiccenter.org.

LERNER THEATRE: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the theatre, 410 S. Main St., Elkhart. Information and tickets: Call the box office at 293-4469 or visit www.thelerner.com.

NEW WORLD ARTS: “Sylvia” by A.R. Gurney will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, Nov. 22 and 23 and at 3 p.m. Nov. 24. New World Arts is at 211 S. Main St., Goshen. Information: newworldarts.org/improv.

PREMIER ARTS: An all-youth performance of “The Elves and the Shoemaker” will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the YMCA of Elkhart County, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Tickets: Call the Lerner Theater box office at 293-4469.

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

Ÿ “Perfect Mendacity” — Warner Studio through Sunday, Nov. 17.

Ÿ “Annie” — Mainstage, Nov. 29-Dec. 15

Information and tickets: 234-1112 or www.sbct.org. The theater is at 403 N. Main St., South Bend.

CONCERTS

BETTER WORLD BOOKS: Von Strantz featuring the Tumbleweed Jumpers will perform at 9 p.m. Nov. 22 at the book store, 215 S. Main St., Goshen. Cover: $5.

BLUE GATE THEATER

Ÿ Friday, Nov. 15: Soul’d Out Quartet Ÿ Nov. 22: Lewis Tradition and Doyle Lawson

Ÿ Nov. 29-30: David Pendleton

Ÿ “The Confession” runs until Dec. 7.

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

DAS DUTCHMAN ESSENHAUS: The Hoosier Harmony Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Heritage Hall on the Essenhaus campus, 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury. Tickets and information: 800-455-9471 or www.essenhaus.com.

GOSHEN COLLEGE

Ÿ Tuesday, Nov. 19: Student Chamber recital at 7:30 p.m.

Ÿ Nov. 22: Vienna Boys Choir at 7:30 p.m.

Ÿ Nov. 23: Lavender Jazz fall concert at 7:30 p.m.

Ÿ Nov. 24: Youth Honors Orchestra winter concert at 4 p.m.

All concerts are in Sauder Concert Hall at the college, 1700 S. Main St., Goshen. Information: 535-7361 or gcmusiccenter.org.

IGNITION GARAGE: Birds of Chicago with special guest Chicago Farmer will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23. Ignition Garage is at 120 E. Washington St., Goshen. Information: ignitionmusic.net.

RUTHMERE FALL CONCERT SERIES: Friday, Nov. 15 — “Rising Star” featuring Gordon Sill, Gracie Schutz and Joe Coman at 7 p.m. Admission. Refreshments served after each performance. Information and reservations: Jennifer at 264-0330, ext. 104. The museum is at 302 E. Beardsley Ave., Elkhart.

PARKS AND GARDENS

ELKHART COUNTY PARKS: A presentation titled “The Elkhart County Home: Then and Now,” will be from 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Ox Bow Haus shelter in Ox Bow County Park, 23427 C.R. 45, Elkhart. Dress for the weather. Free.

LECTURES/CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

APPALACHIAN CLOG DANCING CLASSES: Classes will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 5 at Prairieview Missionary Church, 2612 Dierdorf Road, Goshen. Information: Becky at 773-3569, Maribeth at 825-9672 or Sharon at 457-2258.

LINTON’S ENCHANTED GARDENS

Ÿ Saturday, Nov. 16: Seminar on creating themed Christmas trees .

Ÿ Nov. 23: Seminar on interior holiday décor.

The gardens are at 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart.

MIDWEST MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

Noontime Talks

Ÿ Nov. 14: Regional artist speaker.

Ÿ Nov. 21: Regional artist speaker.

Ÿ Nov. 28: Regional artist speaker.

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.

EXHIBITS

ELKHART COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Ÿ “Top It Off with a Hat” exhibit — Runs through the end of 2013.

Ÿ “Partly Dave Coffee House” exhibit — Runs until September 2014.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. Information: www.elkhartcountyhistory.org. The museum is at 304 W. Vistula St., Bristol.

GOSHEN COLLEGE

Ÿ The Jason Lahr and Krista Hoefle exhibits will be on display from until Dec. 29 in the Hershberger Gallery.

Ÿ The “Imagining Community” exhibit will be on display until Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Good Library.

Information: www.goshen.edu/news. The college is at 1700 S. Main St., Goshen.

NATIONAL NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD MUSEUM: Exhibits include the Stanley Bell Model Railroad Collection, which includes a five-track model train layout, the Mohawk 3001 NYC Steam Engine and interactive exhibits. The museum is at 721 S. Main St., Elkhart.

WOODLAWN NATURE CENTER: The exhibit “Fossils of the Michigan Basin” will be on display until March 9, 2014, at the center, 604 Woodlawn Ave., Elkhart.

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.

BEEF ‘O’ BRADY’S: Marty Miles will perform a solo show at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the restaurant, 12749 S.R. 23, Granger.

BETWEEN THE BUNS: Open Mic Night with Ground Control will be at 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the restaurant, 1720 Lincolnway W., Osceola.

ELKHART MOOSE LODGE: Elvis tribute artist Tim Dudley will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the lodge, 1500 C.R. 6, Elkhart. Ticket includes spaghetti dinner.

FIDDLER’S HEARTH

Thursday, Nov. 14: Andrew and the Family Ferlic

Friday, Nov. 15: Roger Drawdy and the Firestarters

Saturday, Nov. 16: Anish

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

HUNTINGTON STREET BAR AND GRILLE:Dicky James and the Blue Flames will perform at 9 p.m. Nov. 23 at the restaurant, 704 N. Huntington St., Syracuse. Information: 457-3399

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.

SIGNATURE LANES/CLUB 300: The Rattlers will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov 16, at Signature Lanes, 1180 Fremont Court, Elkhart. Information: 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: 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/CLUB 300: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday

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

ALSO IN THE AREA

INDIANA

Mishawaka

MIDWAY TAVERN

Ÿ Friday, Nov. 15: Junior and the Igniters at 9 p.m. Cover: $6.

Ÿ Saturday, Nov. 16: Billy “Stix” Nicks at 9 p.m. Cover: $10.

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

South Bend

CENTER FOR HISTORY: An exhibit on the Fighting Irish band will run until August 2014. The museum is at 808 W. Washington St. Information: 235-9664 or www.centerforhistory.org.

IU SOUTH BEND

Ÿ The Euclid Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in the campus auditorium in Northside Hall.

Ÿ An alumni exhibition will be on display through Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Art Gallery in the Education and Arts Building.

Ÿ A “Celebration of Dance” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 in the campus auditorium in Northside Hall.

Ÿ Alexander Toradze will perform with the Toradze Piano Studio at 4 p.m. Nov. 24 in the campus auditorium in Northside Hall.

Information: 520-4203 or arts.iusb.edu. IUSB is at 1700 W. Mishawaka Ave.

MORRIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Ÿ An Evening with Buddy Valastro will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday Nov. 15.

Ÿ “Jersey Boys” will be performed Nov. 26 to Dec. 8.

Ÿ Tickets are on sale for the April 12, 2014, performance of Red Green.

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

SOUTH BEND MUSEUM OF ART

Ÿ The Ansel Adams exhibit “Masterworks” will be on display until Jan. 12, 2014.

Ÿ A photography exhibit on “The Role of Place” will be on display through Dec. 1.

The museum is at 120 S. Saint Joseph St.

STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM AND THE CENTER FOR HISTORY: The Knute Rockne exhibit will be on display until Dec. 1. Information: Call 235-9714 or visit www.studebakermuseum.org. The museum is at 201 S. Chapin St.

TIPPECANOE PLACE: “The Last Will and Testament of a Millionaire,” an interactive mystery dinner, will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the restaurant, 620 Washington St. Reservations recommended. Information: 234-9077

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME: Performances of “Cabaret” will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14-16, and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 16 and 17, in the Decio Mainstage Theater in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on the university campus. Admission. Information and tickets: performingarts.nd.edu.

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 the Dec. 7, Michael Bolton concert in the Silver Creek Event Center at the casino, 11111 Wilson Road. Tickets: 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

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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