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Upcoming Events

Kidz VBS Luau
Date: Friday, 7/31

Kidz VBS Luau,
Friday, July 31st, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Saturday, August 1st, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Sunday, August 2nd, 10:45am - 12:00pm
Ben and Christine Christensen are bringing back mind-blowing tricks, hilarious characters, high energy worship and awesome messages about God that you will not want to miss.
Themes will be: Being a Witness, The Bible, and God's Plan for you.

You can Pre-register by calling 812-275-4280 or register upon arrival at Bedford First Assembly, 2601 27th Street.


Mitchell 500
Date: Saturday, 8/1

8/1/15 Mitchell 500
Come join us this Saturday at Teke Burton Dr in Mitchell. Race starts at noon.


School Supplies and Ice Cream Social
Date: Saturday, 8/1

As God fills out hearts, let us fill your backpacks!
Free school supplies and an ice cream social for those who attend
Mitchell Community Schools K-12
When:
Saturday August 1st
10am-1pm
Where:
Jacob Finger United Methodist Church
139 N 8th
Mitchell In


A day in the Outback at West Baden First Baptist
Date: Saturday, 8/1

West Baden First Baptist Church will be having a one day bible school called (A day in the Outback) on Saturday August 1st from 10am - 2pm, lunch will be provided. It is for children entering kindergarten to six grade. Any questions call Jim at 812-653-8230.


PALS Barn Bash & BBQ
Date: Saturday, 8/1

Who: People and Animal Learning Serives
What: PALS Barn Bash & BBQ
Where: PALS Facility 7644 W Elwren Rd Bloomington IN 47403
When: Saturday August 1st from 4:00pm-8:00pm
Why: To raise money for our upcoming event Dancing with Celebrities and have great time!
Contact: Abi Yates, abi@palstherapy.org, 812-336-2798 ext 15


The Dolly Parton Imagination Library
Date: Saturday, 8/1

The Dolly Parton Imagination Library will hold a silent auction at the Lawrence County Fair in the Commercial Building. All Proceed will benefit the program witch offer free books mailed each month to registered children living in Lawrence County from birth until their 5th birthday. Please support this community program by purchasing auction items. To donate items for auction, call 812-2793935 or 812-279-9239


Nostalgia Band at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 8/1

Nostalgia Band directed by Frank Battaglia at the Mitchell Opera House
August 1st
7pm
Organized in 1994 with over 20 members. Enjoy a night of Big Band Jazz Rock and Blues from the 30's and 40's
Admission is $12 for adults
$7 for children
Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for information or to order tickets


Free Concert With "Sweet Water"
Date: Saturday, 8/1

The musical group, :Sweet Water" returns to Orleans this coming Saturday night , August 1st. The free concert is slated to begin at 7 p.m. and will be staged in the southwest corner of historic Congress Square (town park). Attendees are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, blankets etc. as seating in the park area is limited.

The Orleans 200 Committee members will be holding an old fashion ice cream social starting at 6:30 p.m. while supplies last. There will be a suggested donation of $3 with proceeds benefitting the Bicennenetial Celebration.


Paoli Senior Center Dance
Date: Saturday, 8/1

Paoli Senior Center will host a dance Sat. Night Aug. 1st with music provided by Ralph Eads. Doors open at 5:00 and food will be available from the kitchen. Music starts at 6:30 - 9:30 and there is admission of $5.00 at the door. Everyone is welcome


Mitchell Library Trustees Meeting
Date: Monday, 8/3

The Mitchell Community Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, August 3rd at 5:30pm at the library to discuss the 2016 budget. 804 W Main Street, Mitchell, IN 47446


Bloomington Lupus Support Group
Date: Tuesday, 8/4

The Bloomington lupus support group meets the first Tuesday of every month from 7-8 p.m. at the Monroe Public Library in room 214.
The philosophy of LFA support groups is to provide a warm and caring environment where people with lupus, their family members, caregivers, and loved ones can share their experiences, methods of coping, and insights into living with lupus. LFA support groups encourage and accept people as they are and provide a comfortable learning environment to help them develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with a chronic illness. The Lupus Foundation of America, Indiana Chapter is fortunate to have professionally-trained volunteers to offer support to lupus patients, friends, and family members throughout the state.
For more information contact Samantha Walker and Becky Taylor at bloomingtonlupusgroup@yahoo.com


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 8/6

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


White River Humane Society Yard Sale
Date: Friday, 8/7

White River Humane Society Yard Sale
August 7th 8am-4pm
August 8th 8am-?
Help by donating items ans stop by Friday and Saturday to find new treasures
River's Edge Church Basement
2900 35th St. Bedford
Contact 812-279-2457
email whiteriverhumanesociety@gmail.com
Accepting all items except clothing


Bedford Parks Department Rock-A-Hula Luau
Date: Friday, 8/7

Friday, August 7th: Bedford Parks Department announces Rock-A-Hula Luau @ John Lowery Municipal Pool from 6:30-8:30pm. The event is FREE but tickets MUST be picked up at the Park Office by July 31st @ 4pm.


JCCT
Date: Friday, 8/7

Jackson County Community Theatre will present "ALL SHOOK UP," inspired by and featuring the music of Elvis Presley, August 7, 8, 14, and 15, at 7:30 PM, and August 9 at 2:30 PM at the Royal Off-the-Square Theatre in Brownstown. A young roustabout arrives in a sleepy midwest town on his motorcycle and definitely shakes things up! Tickets may be purchased at Family Drug in Brownstown and Bevers Pharmacy in Seymour.

Stations outside of Jackson County please add:
Out-of-county patrons may call 812-358-JCCT (5228) to reserve tickets.


Sipes Entertainment Pure Country Lloyd Wood
Date: Saturday, 8/8

On Saturday August 8th Sipes Entertainment will bring to the stage at 5:00 The Band Pure Country and then at 7:00 Lloyd Wood and his old Band that performed with him in Nashville Indiana will take the stage. Brady Short will also have one of his Sprint Cars on display. This will take place on the parking lot of Sipes Body and Glass at 1001 7th Street. Bedford Indiana. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE night of Country Music. Food service will be available. For questions please call 812-583-4314 or 812-583-8027.


Wine & Canvas at Spring Mill Inn
Date: Saturday, 8/8

Saturday, August 8th: Spring Mill Inn announces Wine & Canvas @ 4pm in Lakeview Room for $49.99/per, includes canvas painting, glass of wine, fruit & cheese appetizers. Call 812-849-4508.


White River Humane Society Yard Sale
Date: Saturday, 8/8

White River Humane Society Yard Sale
August 7th 8am-4pm
August 8th 8am-?
Help by donating items ans stop by Friday and Saturday to find new treasures
River's Edge Church Basement
2900 35th St. Bedford
Contact 812-279-2457
email whiteriverhumanesociety@gmail.com
Accepting all items except clothing


Kirby Stailey at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 8/8

Kirby Stailey will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on August 8, 2015 at 7pm. Kirby was born and raised in Southern Indiana and began singing in church at the age of 5. From that point on, music held a special place in his life. During his youth, he played bass guitar, acoustic guitar, and sang lead vocals in a variety of different bands from heavy metal, blues, rock and roll, and country. He now performs Country-Gospel, Contemporary Christian, and Modern Country. Kirby now resides in Orange County, Indiana and is currently writing his second Gospel album.
Admission to see Kirby Stailey is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Lawrence County Boys and Girls Club Football
Date: Tuesday, 8/11

Lawrence County Boys and Girls Club Football Information
For members in grades:

1st & 2nd - Flag Football
$30.00 program fee

3rd & 4th - Tackle Football
$70.00 program fee

5th & 6th - Tackle Football
$70.00 program fee

Membership fees are due at sign up. $30.00 per member (membership year Aug. 1, 2015 - July 31, 2016)

Membership fee and program fee must be paid prior to evaluation and equipment distribution.

Evaluation Dates:

Grades 3 & 4 Tuesday Aug. 11 5:30pm @ Wiley Youth Park
Grades 5 & 6 Thursday Aug. 13 5:30pm @ Wiley Youth Park

Equipment Pick-Up Dates @ Limestone Unit:

Grades 5 & 6 Tuesday Aug. 18 5:30pm - 7:00pm @ Limestone Unit
Grades 3 & 4 Tuesday Aug. 18 7:00pm - 8:30pm @ Limestone Unit


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 8/13

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


Lawrence County Bicentennial Meeting
Date: Thursday, 8/13

Lawrence County Bicentennial Meeting (Open to the public)
@Chamber
Thursday, August 13th @ 5pm
The Community is invited to participate in the planning for next year's Bicentennial celebration.
For more information contact Marla Jones at 812-277-6053 or visit www.facebook.com/lawrencecountybicentennial.


Ribbon Cutting
Date: Friday, 8/14

Ribbon Cutting
The Primitive Porch Garden & Gifts, located at 191 Old US Hwy 50, Ribbon Cutting on Friday, August 14th at 1pm.


7th Annual Medora Wesleyan Church Fall Festival
Date: Friday, 8/14

7th Annual Medora Wesleyan Church
Fall Festival & Fish Fry
August 14th & 15th
191 S. David Street, Medora, Indiana
812-966-2664
Menu:
Food served all day both days with free delivery to Medora Businesses
Tenderloins, Fish, BBQ Pork chops, Hot Dogs, chili cheese dogs
Delicious sides: Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, & Baked Beans
Homemade pies and desserts, & drinks To go plates also available -
Gospel Sing:
Friday night August 14th @ 6:00 p.m.
Bring a lawn Chair & enjoy
Featuring: Judith Montgomery & Family & other local Artists
Auction:
Saturday August 15th @ 2:00 P.M.
Gently used items donated from individuals
Gift Certificates & New items donated from local retail stores
Corn Hole Tournament
Saturday night August 15th @ 6:00 p.m.
1st & 2nd place trophies for children and adults


LAWRENCE COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS GOLF SCRAMBLE
Date: Saturday, 8/15

LAWRENCE COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION GOLF SCRAMBLE
August 15th

A fundraising activity to enhance our ability to continue fire prevention education and activities in Lawrence County
$50 per person/$200 per team
Entry fee includes greens fee, golf cart, lunch and prizes
Drawing after the golf scramble for:
$100 $200 $300
And other prizes!
CASH AND PRIZES ON EVERY HOLE!
Stone Crest Golf Course
727 Bennett Road Bedford, IN 47421
Player check in 7:15-7:45AM 8:00AM Shotgun Start


Live Well Lawrence County - Lunch & Learn
Date: Saturday, 8/15

Live Well Lawrence County - Lunch & Learn (Open to members & non-members)
@ Chamber
Wednesday, July 15th
Noon
Speaker: Bill C. Brown Associates
Lunch will be provided for $5, but you must RSVP to bedford@bedfordchamber.com by Noon on Tuesday, July 14th.


Orbit Futbol Club Fall Soccer Registration
Date: Saturday, 8/15

Orbit Futbol Club Fall Soccer Registration
Leagues for ages 2-18
Season starts August 29th and ends on October 3rd Games played on Saturdays
Tournament- week of October 5th
Registration closes on August 15th
Online registration: www.orbitfc.org
Onsite registration will be conducted at Dunham's Sporting Goods on August 7th from 5:30-8:30 and on August 8th from 10:30 to 4:30
Like us on FB- Orbit Futbol Club
Questions- info@orbitfc.org


Anna Catherine DeHart at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 8/15

Anna Catherine DeHart will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on August 15, 2015 at 7pm. She is a young country artist that has big dreams and the big voice to match. Anna Catherine blends the pure sounds of traditional country with the big voices of today’s country hits. Originally from Sikeston, Missouri, she is now living out her dream in Nashville, Tennessee pursuing a career in country music. Her influences range from classics like Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette to some of today’s superstars like Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Martina McBride and Lady Antebellum. Anna Catherine has been the opening act for legends like Kenny Rogers, Lee Greenwood and David Nail. Admission to see Anna Catherine DeHart is $15 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 8/20

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


Bliss Place Carnival Night
Date: Thursday, 8/20

Bliss Place is having Carnival Night on Thursday, August 20th from 6-8:00 pm. Please join us for refreshments, games, face painting and fun. RSVP to Sarah at 812-275-2468.


Health Care Education Training
Date: Thursday, 8/20

A Community Approach to Teen Pregnancy Prevention
August 20th
11am-1pm
Overview
This training is focused on providing information, data, and resources to support
community efforts to address teen pregnancy prevention.

Topics
• Examine current state and national research around adolescent sexual behavior and
parent/teen communication
• Describe Indiana laws around teaching sex education, including HIV/AIDS education
• Identify evidence-based pregnancy/STD/HIV prevention and youth development
programs
• Learn new skills for effectively providing teen pregnancy and STI prevention education
• Identify current and future state and federal funding opportunities

Location
StoneGate Arts & Education
Center
405 I Street
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-8126
Registration
There is no cost to attend this
event.
Registration is required by
August 17, 2015.
To register, CLICK HERE or
visit www.hcet.org and click
on Learning Opportunities.
Upcoming Events will have our
current offerings.
Audience
This webinar is intended for
Parents, Youth Workers,
Adolescent Health
Professionals, Teachers,
Administrators, and
Community Leaders.


Doug Pinson at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 8/22

Doug Pinson will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on August 22, 2015 at 7pm. Originally from Eastern Kentucky, this Nashville recording artist is set on achieving his goals and remains centered around family, friends and fans. The musical direction of Doug Pinson blends traditional Country with influences of Americana and Rock. His creative songwriting is focused on life experiences and emotions that include the fun of having a good time, country values, and the power of love. With an extensive performance background and shared venues with many of today's Country stars, Pinson’s live shows are packed with high energy entertainment and raw emotion from current and throwback Country hits, along with his honest, pure, original material. He is not defined or limited by his past success; he looks to the future of creating music that will continue to impact those who listen. Admission to see Doug Pinson is $15 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Chuck akers Memorial Golf Scramble
Date: Sunday, 8/23

Sunday August 23rd at the Donald Ross Course in French Lick


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 8/27

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


NEEDMORE HILLTOPPERS REUNION
Date: Saturday, 8/29

Students of Needmore High School in 1974 and before
AUGUST 29, 2015
3:00pm until ?????

Free Methodist Shelter house
Hwy 37 and 5th St Bedford

FAMILY FRIENDLY PITCH IN
Bring by Last Name (maiden)
A-G Salads H-P Vegetables Q-Z Desserts
(and/or your specialty)
MEAT (BELLY BUSTER CATERING) & DRINKS PROVIDED

RSVP by August 15, 2015
Call:
Rebecca 812-276-5884
Mark 317-442-2780
Gary 812-276-6037
Email:
NeedmoreHilltoppers@hotmail.com
or message us on Facebook
BRING YOUR NHS MEMORABILIA


Hannah House Maternity Home
Date: Saturday, 8/29

Run for their Lives! What are we running for? For all those who benefit from the re-opening of the Hannah House Maternity Home. Join us on Saturday August 29th to run or walk the certified 5k course at Emmanuel Baptist Church on That Road. Twelve category winners receive gift card packets, and every participant receives an event t-shirt, snacks, and a chance at door prizes from many local businesses. Go to http://bit.ly/1IYxq9P or {Mag7raceseries.com/register now} For more info, call us at 812-391-2004.


St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Ladies for Liberty
Date: Saturday, 8/29

Saturday, August 29th: St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Altar Society announces the Ladies for Liberty in Concert @ Shamrock Center at 6pm lite dinner served. Tickets are $15 @ Church Office (812-275-6539) or Linda Fitzpatrick (812-275-4825).


The Band Pure Country at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 8/29

The Band Pure Country will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on August 29, 2015 at 7pm. Originally from Martinsville, Indiana, The Band Pure Country is a six man group whose influences range anywhere from Merle Haggard and George Jones to Elvis Presley and Kenny Chesney. Their music is a great mix of Driving Country, Southern Rock, and Blues, and these talented men have opened for artists such as Brad Paisley, Lorrie Morgan, Joe Diffie and more. Admission to see the Band Pure Country is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


American Cancer Society Bark for Life
Date: Saturday, 8/29

Join us as we celebrate Relay For Life with our four-legged loved ones!
August 29, 2015
Wilson Park, Bedford, Indiana.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Opening Ceremonies begin at 9:30 a.m.
Followed by activities.
Registration is $15 per dog.
You can register your dogs online at our website: www.relayforlife.org/barklawrencecountyin
Please remember dogs must be on a leash (no retractable leashes)
Dogs must be current on rabies & distemper shots (please bring proof of shots)
Please be ready to clean up after your four legged friends.

E-mail melissa.pressler@cancer.org or call 317-440-8851
If you would like to be a Sponsor or Vendor at the event, email Melissa Pressler
at melissa.pressler@cancer.org or call 317-440-8851.


Garlic Festival
Date: Saturday, 9/5

Garlic Festival in beautiful Bloomington Indiana
Labor Day weekend September 5th and 6th 11am-10pm
3rd street park
Community Art, Local food and free live music!

Garlic Inc. is a public charity focusing on disseminating health information regarding buying and preparing foods and the connection food has to public health... From field to plate

http://www.bloomingtongarlicfestival.org


Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show
Date: Saturday, 9/5

Saturday, September 5th: Lawrence County Cancer Patients 14th Annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show at Bedford Ford Lincoln Roush. Contact Karen Deckard @ 812-583-3840 or kddeckard@att.net.


The Kevin Prater Band at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 9/5

The Kevin Prater Band will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on September 5, 2015 at 7pm. Based out of small town Belcher, Kentucky, The Kevin Prater Band bases their sound on strong vocal harmonies. Built around high trios, their style is reminiscent of the classic Seldom Scene and 1970's Country Gentlemen performances. They are steeped in the tradition of Gospel music and pride themselves on the acapella hymns and great gospel songs that people have come to enjoy. The band includes classic country in their repertoire and loves bringing old familiar favorites to life. Add a little vintage rock and roll, classic country and acoustic music – and you never know what else you might experience at a KPB show! Admission to see The Kevin Prater Band is $15 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Bedford Knights of Columbus
Date: Friday, 9/11


On September 11th and 12th the Bedford Knights of Columbus will be conducting their 38th Annual Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The monies raised from this event will go to the Larc Center in Bedford which provides job training and employment opportunities for mentally challenged adults, and to special education classes within the Bedford North Lawence School System. The knights will be soliciting donations on these two days at Walmart, Price Lass IGA, Bedford Federal Savings Bank, and the Hoosier Hills Credit Union locations in Bedford and Mitchell.


Community Baby Shower
Date: Saturday, 9/12

Community Baby Shower
Saturday, September 12
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 pm
*Registration begins at 10:00 am!

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
1515 20th Street
Bedford, IN Lunch, baby shower gifts, and vendor information will be available!
All expecting and new moms will receive: *A baby gift bag
*Lunch/Snacks
*A chance to win prizes
*Information about keeping baby safe and healthy

+Dads- there will be special workshops and a gift bag
for you!
++A nurse will answer your questions about your pregnancy or new baby
Moms who have had or will have a baby in 2015 are eligible, so REGISTER by Friday, August 28th by one of the following methods:

1. Email Barbara Brock at bxbrock@stvincent.org
2. Call Barbara Brock at (812) 279-6222
3. Online at Facebook. Search for: "Lawrence County Community Baby Shower"

To find out how you can help: call Karin DuBois 812-849-4447 ext. 378


Crossroads Church
Date: Saturday, 9/12

Crossroads Church will be the host church for "Audacious" a global woman's event with a local church location, featuring music by Travis Cottrell.

Saturday September 12
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cost will be $25 per person and will include lunch.
To register and get tickets please contact Tammy Bay at 812.279.0131 x 21


Paul Bryant & Kentucky Border at the Opera House
Date: Saturday, 9/12

Paul Bryant and Kentucky Border will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on September 12, 2015 at 7pm. Founded in March 2012, Paul Bryant & Kentucky Border is a Regional/International Band, playing Bluegrass Venues throughout multiple states in the mid-west and up into Canada. This band has become a cohesive unit of musicians striving to combine their love for the traditional with the contemporary to create a fusion of stellar vocals and hard driving instrumentals, making them the most dynamic band in the genre. Paul Bryant and Kentucky Border has been seen in venues with fellow artists Marty Raybon, Blue Highway, Larry Sparks, Don Rigsby, Dave Evans and more. They blend the Traditional with the Contemporary by fusing hard driving instrumantals with stellar vocals making this band the most entertaining Bluegrass Band in the business!!! They blend traditional with contemporary by fusing hard driving instrumentals with stellar vocals, making the band an exceptionally entertaining group in the Blue Grass Music business. Admission to see Paul Bryant and Kentucky Border is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


5th Annual "Rendezvous on the Runway"
Date: Friday, 9/18

5th Annual "Rendezvous on the Runway="
@ Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport
Friday, September 18th
6-10pm: Hot Air Balloon Rides, R.C. Air Show & Larry Summerton and The Summertime Band
$20 for Chamber Members
$30 for Non-Chamber Members
Sponsorships are available for $600 (includes table of eight)
Dress is casual


Paul Bogart at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 9/19

Paul Bogart will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on September 19, 2015 at 7pm. Born and raised in Oologah, Oklahoma, Paul Bogart plays upwards of 90 dates a year and writes with some of Nashville’s biggest names in country music. If you were to look up the phrase “three chords and the truth” in the dictionary, you might see pictures of country legends like Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, and Johnny Cash; but more recently, you might also see Paul Bogart. Though his songs are fresh and he is young, he is an old soul with a knack for capturing time-honored traditions and summing up classic sentiments in catchy, three-minute songs. Exuding sincerity and a rare, down-to-earth charm, Paul Bogart is, simply put, the epitome of country music. “All of my music just fits under a cowboy hat,” Paul says with an honest laugh, explaining the straightforward appeal of his sound. “I want people to shoot straight with me – to just be real – and that’s what my music is: honest, sincere songs that people can relate to.” Admission to see Paul Bogart is $15 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


2015 Walk to End Lupus Now
Date: Saturday, 9/26

2015 Walk to End Lupus Now
This event will take place on September 26 at Southeastway Park in New Palestine, IN. The purpose of this event is to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for those who suffer the brutal impact of this chronic, autoimmune disease. A minimum of a $15 donation for each adult (ages 13+) is required to participate in this event. Children wishing to participate are also required to give a small donation of $5 (ages 12 and under).
Registration for the Walk begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by the walk scheduled for noon. Each individual who raises at least $100 or more earns a 2015 commemorative Walk to End Lupus Now T-Shirt. Your $15 (or $5 for 12 and under) initial registration/donation will count towards this goal. For more information visit: http://walktoendlupusnow.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1134091


Medicine Plus Wine, Women, and Wellness
Date: Friday, 10/2

Friday, October 2nd; Medicine Plus announces Fall Wine, Women, and Wellness at 6pm at Carpenter Banquet Hall in Mitchell for wine, dinner, and a women's health seminar by Jade Schuckman R.P.H. Call 812-275-3383.


Grandview Junction at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 10/3

Grandview Junction will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on October 3, 2015 at 7pm. With members from both Kentucky and Indiana, Grandview Junction plays a mixture of Bluegrass and Gospel music, and they have been playing together since May 2005. They like their songs to be in tight harmony, as well as the high lonesome sound and fast paced speed of bluegrass music. Grandview Junction has written a number of original bluegrass and gospel songs. Admission to see Grandview Junction is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Bloomington Community Book Fair
Date: Thursday, 10/8

The "1st and 32nd"Annual Bloomington Community Book Fair, A Benefit for Hoosier Hills Food Bank, this October 8-13th, 2015, 9am-7pm at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

Donations, volunteers, and advocacy for this event and cause are needed.
Gently used books, CDs, DVDs, records, games and puzzles are accepted Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm at 2333 West Industrial Park Drive.

Groups or individuals interested in volunteering at the book fair can contact Ryan at 812-334-8374 or volunteer@hhfoodbank.org.

And, of course, Hoosier Hills Food Bank also welcomes non-perishable food donations and volunteers any time of year.

We appreciate your help and any questions or concerns can be referred to us at:
Office@hhfoodbank.org
Intern@hhfoodbank.org
Or call us at 812-334-8374


Bedford Half Marathon
Date: Saturday, 10/10

Bedford Half Marathon
@Bedford Courthouse Square Historic District
Saturday, October 10th
All start times are @ 8am
Bedford Half Marathon
Bedford 5K
1-Mile Family Fitness Walk
Register Online at www.BedfordHalfMarathon.com

Bedford Half Marathon Corporate Challenge:
How it works: Challenge is based on a point system: 3 points for a half marathon participant, 2 points for a 5K or 1 mile walk participant, 1 point for a volunteer (family members apply, ie they can recruit their families to do this to increase the company's point total). They will then divide the total number of points by the total number of employees at the business. This generates a level playing field.
How to register:
1. Go to www.bedfordhalfmarathon.com
2. Click on the tab Register Now
3. When you're registering a team for the first time, there will be an option to Start A Team. The first person to do this will be considered the Team Captain.
4. The Team Captain should then advise others to join by going to the website and entering the Team Name they selected.


Makenna & Shelby at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 10/10

Makenna & Shelby will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on October 10, 2015 at 7pm. Sisters Makenna and Shelby Caper make up the rising country music duo, Makenna & Shelby. Born in Lebanon, Ohio, they grew up with strong influences of music from their family. After growing up with interests in music and performing, they decided to start singing together. They started performing as guest artists with some of the best country bands in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky, performing covers of some of the biggest hits in country music. During this time, they began focusing on writing their own songs and also learned how to play guitar and piano to make themselves well-rounded artists. As singer/songwriters, they put their own stamp on their sound which is both relatable and relevant. Admission to see Makenna & Shelby is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Todd Berry at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 10/17

Todd Berry will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on October 17, 2015 at 7pm. Todd Berry was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana. Todd was born legally blind, but it has not held him back from the first and the last thing on his mind: music. He has been singing since age 9, and has been influenced by several artists including Elvis Presley, Garth Brooks, Metallica, Big & Rich, Huey Lewis, Lynard Skynard and more. Todd writes, produces, and performs his own music, and performs a wide variety of music ranging from 50s & 60s Classic Rock, Country, and Gospel. Todd's all time goal is to leave his listeners guessing, and wondering what song is coming next. Other than covering Country Classic rock, Blues, Rock, and Pop, Todd will flip the script going back to his roots of his childhood, when he first heard Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Doors, and more. Todd can include a full dressed tribute show that will leave your jaws on the floor begging for more. Admission to see Todd Berry is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Blue Mafia at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 10/24

Blue Mafia will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on October 24, 2015 at 7pm. Formed in 2011 by Dara & Tony Wray, Blue Mafia has become a fan and promoter favorite.
Their debut album, My Cold Heart, was released in May of 2013 and received many great reviews and radio airplay. In June of 2014, they caught the attention of Pinecastle Records and were signed! Released on February 10, 2015, “Pray For Rain” showcases the maturity and musicianship of this great band. If you love tight harmonies, hot picking and good music, you are sure to love Blue Mafia. Admission to see Blue Mafia is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Lick Creek Band at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 11/7


Lick Creek Band will be returning to the Mitchell Opera House on November 7, 2015 at 7pm. It will be there first time back since they rocked the house at Mitchell Opera House’s grand opening on July 4, 2015! The Lick Creek Band plays a unique brand of “Eclectic Acoustic Music.” Tight vocal harmony is the most distinctive feature of the group. They have performed in hundreds of venues throughout Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. Blending guitar and bass, Lick Creek affectionately renders rock, pop, jazz, and original music into their back porch tuneful stylings. Regardless of the genre, you’ll still hear the sweetness of informal back porch jam sessions combined with tight vocal harmony & the musical connection shared by good friends. Admission to see Lick Creek Band is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Ladies for Liberty at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 11/14

Ladies for Liberty will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on November 14, 2015 at 7pm. Ladies for Liberty is a singing group dedicated to performing the Andrew’s Sisters style of music through their own rendition of vocals, costumes, hairstyles and spirit of patriotism in the 1940’s. Think back: It was a time when the spirit of patriotism was at its highest. World War II was just beginning and every American felt was a time when the spirit of patriotism was at its highest. World War II was just beginning and every American felt compelled to do their duty. Those who qualified joined the military to fight the enemy overseas. Women did their part by taking the factory jobs made vacant by their male counterparts. With a sense of unity, all Americans put their total effort into winning the war. Admission to see Ladies for Liberty is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Karli Edging at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 11/21

Karli Edging will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on November 21, 2015 at 7pm. Karli is a 19 year-old music sensation who is catching people’s attention and moving toward a bright country music career. She is currently a student at Purdue University and has recently recorded her first album. She opened some eyes and ears early on in her career as a preliminary act for rising country star Levi Riggs and his band in November of 2011 during a charity concert at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Karli’s performance of “Cowboy Casanova” reminded many listeners of Carrie Underwood. She performs a variety of country music and is sure to impress audiences! Admission to see Karli Edging is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


American Pride: Tribute to Statler Brothers
Date: Saturday, 12/5

American Pride: Tribute to Statler Brothers
American Pride will be performing a tribute to the Statler Brothers at the Mitchell Opera House on December 5, 2015 at 7pm. They have captured the true authenticity of The Statler Brothers sound, keeping the legacy alive and promoting traditional Country Music, which is generational, yet crosses age boundaries. Just as The Statler Brothers had two members who are actually brothers, Harold and Don Reid, so does American Pride; Mike and Jimmy Whetsel are also brothers. Both the Reid brothers and the Whetsel brothers have a life-long love for Southern Gospel quartet music, and still find that audiences at all venues cannot help but clap their hands and pat their feet to "I'll Fly Away" or "Heaven's Jubilee." Admission to see American Pride is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.


Linda Smith Band at the Mitchell Opera House
Date: Saturday, 12/12

The Linda Smith Band will be performing at the Mitchell Opera House on December 12, 2015 at 7pm. Singer/songwriter and country gal Linda Smith has been captivating audiences for years with a show that is packed with energy, fun, and non-stop entertainment for all ages to enjoy. Each song Linda sings is a diverse mix -- some sultry blues, a rocking edge, a smooth ballad, or country style. Linda surrounds herself with some of the industry’s most talented musicians that contribute in creating a powerhouse show from concerts, parties, clubs, weddings, corporate parties, festivals, and more. Music that is sure to get you moving & grooving! Admission to see the Linda Smith Band is $12 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.mitchelloperahouse.com for more information or to order tickets in advance.




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