BARGERSVILLE HARVEST MOON FALL FESTIVAL, Sept. 23, downtown Bargersville; noon, parade starts, 1 p.m. vendors space opens, 2-5 p.m. Rock ‘n Horse performs; 3 to 10 p.m., car cruise-in; 7 to 10 p.m. Uncle Juju performs; beer and wine garden open until 10 p.m.; vendor information and more details, 317-422-3126
HARVEST PARTY, 4 to 8 p.m., Sept. 29, The Barn at Crystal Spring Farm, 3620 Hurricane Road, Franklin; local handmade and homegrown market vendors, Jivy’s Barbecue, music, pumpkins and more. Fun for the whole family.
KELSAY FARMS FALL ACTIVITIES, 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays, noon to 10 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 29 through Oct. 29, Kelsay Farms, 6848 N. County Road 250 East, Whiteland, 7-acre corn maze, milking parlor tours, hayrides, climb on the straw bale mountain, pet the baby calves, swim through the corn crib play area, ride the Moo Choo Express. Dairy snacks including milkshakes, grilled cheese and juicy cheeseburgers will be available for purchase along with pumpkins for carving. Admission is $10 and free for children one and under. Trick-or-Treating through the corn maze also will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 28. Anyone dressed in a costume will receive $1 off admission. Kelsay Farms is a sixth generation dairy and crop farm originally land-granted by President Martin Van Buren in 1837. The farm milks around 500 cows three times a day and farms over 2400 acres of corn, soybeans and hay. For more information visit kelsayfarms.com.
AIRPORT DAY, Sept. 30, Indy South Greenwood Airport, 897 Airport Parkway, Greenwood; local EAA Chapter will be providing free flights for kids ages 8 through 17 (parent or guardian must be present), Greenwood Fire and Police Department apparatus demonstrations and more; indysouthgreenwood.com.
MOON-WATCHING PROGRAM, 7 p.m. Oct. 6, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian st., Indiana Astronomical Society will provide telescopes for moon-gazing event; observance of annual International Observe the Moon Night. Event is free and open to the public. For more information about the event, visit greenwoodlibrary.us. For more information about International Observe the Moon Night, visit observethe moonnight.org.
RESPOOK, REWEAR, RESCARE, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 13, Franklin Cultural Arts and Recreation Center, 396 Branigin Blvd., Franklin, Johnson County residents can trade up for new Halloween costumes; bring a clean, gently-used Halloween costume to the exchange for a new costume. Costumes should be in good condition without tears or stains. Costumes are not available for purchase, only to swap. Any county resident can participate in the exchange. Hundreds of costumes will be available in sizes from infant to adult. Information: 317-738-2546.
GREENWOOD FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays through Oct. 14, Greenwood United Methodist Church parking lot, 525 N. Madison Ave.
Arts & crafts
BROWN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUILT SHOW, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 and 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 24, Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St., Nashville, entertainment by local musicians, quilt raffle, lunch café with homemade pies, demonstrations in quilting, sewing, weaving, spinning, and other hand crafts, quilt boutique and bargain booth, fabric vendors
SALI NATIONAL ABSTRACT ART EXHIBITION XIII, 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 3 to Oct. 27, Garfield Parks Art Center, 2432 Conservatory Dr. Indianapolis, exhibiting a sampling of the nation’s finest examples of contemporary, two-dimensional art from across the USA. Professional artists from across the United States were juried into this exhibit by Juror John Berry of DePauw University. Their paintings represent a wide variety of contemporary media and artistic techniques. All paintings are for sale, so art collectors are advised to come early for the best selection. This annual art exhibit is sponsored by the Southside Art League, Inc. (SALI) in Greenwood; public is invited to meet the artists at a black tie optional opening reception and awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Oct. 6. Information: Southside Art League, 317-882-5562, or The Garfield Park Arts Center 317-327-7135.
FRANKLIN CHIPMATES WOODCARVING CLUB, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Franklin Cultural Arts and Recreation Center, 396 Branigin Blvd., beginners and experienced craftspeople welcome, 317-736-1582
NIMBLE THIMBLES QUILT CLUB, first Friday of the month, 9 to 11:30 a.m. work session, 12:30 p.m. meeting, Johnson County Purdue Extension Office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin, 317-736-4547
ADULT BEGINNER PAINTING CLASSES, 10 a.m. Saturdays, The Studios, 550 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, $25, must call to register, 317-474-4889
ART CLASSES, 9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Southland Community Church, 5800 W. Smith Valley Road Greenwood, free art classes with local artist, Edward Patterson. Southland is creating a series of 12 large paintings depicting various Bible scenes; each piece will be 6 feet tall and 8 feet wide and will teach students oil-on-canvas painting; information: 317-627-5872 or 317-883-8988
FIBER ARTS GUILD, 6 to 9 p.m. second Wednesdays, Starstruck Cat Studio, 3130 Meridian Parke Drive, Suite H, Greenwood, free, bring a project, discussions about spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, rug hooking and felting, starstruckcatstudio.com
RUG HOOKERS, 6 to 8 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Starstruck Cat Studio, 3130 Meridian Parke Drive, Suite H, Greenwood, free, bring a current traditional rug hooking project, join other rug hookers, starstruckcatstudio.com
OPEN STUDIO AT STARSTRUCK CAT STUDIO, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, Starstruck Cat Studio, 3130 Meridian Parke Drive, Suite H, Greenwood, free, adults only, bring current knitting, crochet, rug hooking, weaving project, enjoy coffee, conversation, 317-889-9665, starstruckcatstudio.com
BEGINNING CROCHET CLASS, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Starstruck Cat Studio, 3130 Meridian Parke Drive, Suite H, Greenwood, $50, fee includes six hours of instruction, patterns, two skeins of yarn, crochet hook, students need tapestry needle, scissors, split ring or locking stitch marker, registration, 317-889-9665, starstruckcatstudio.com
Fundraisers & Galas
ST. THOMAS CLINIC PAINT PARTY FUNDRAISER, 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Franklin Parks and Recreation, 396 Branigin Blvd., ages 12 and older, $35, email email@example.com to reserve your spot by Sept. 15, cash or check accepted at the door, includes 16-by-20 canvas, painting supplies, games, food and drink
ARTISAN TABLE DINNER, reception 5:30 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; an evening of delicious seasonal food, local wine and beer, and a celebration of the arts in an elegant, rustic setting, evening will feature the release of the 2017 Mallow Run Winery Artist Series Wine and Wine Label, honoring the artist and their winning artwork. Proceeds will benefit the Greater Greenwood Arts Council, which works to support the arts and arts awareness in our community. Culinary delights will include the premiere release of the 2017 Artist Series wine. VIP Artisan Table Dinner Tickets, $100 per person — includes VIP Reception, VIP parking and VIP seating at dinner General Artisan Table Dinner Tickets, $75 per person; to purchase tickets and view the complete menu of the evening, visit mallowrun.com.
RYLAN’S RECOVERY GOLF OUTING, noon Sept. 29, Smock Golf Course, 3910 County Line Road, Indianapolis; fundraiser to benefit local youth who was injured in a near-drowning accident; $80 per player, $300 per foursome; price includes 18 holes, cart, food and drinks, raffle; spaceportindiana.com
FRANKLIN LIONS FALL FISH FRY, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 29-30, Monroe and Water streets, downtown Franklin, $6 for fish or tenderloin sandwich; side orders are mostly $1 each, iced tea, coffee, soft drinks and water, all are invited.
CENTER GROVE EDUCATION FOUNDATION MONTE CARLO NIGHT, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Barn at Bay Horse Inn, 1468 Stones Crossing Road West, Greenwood; tickets $50/person; Indiana Gaming Commission License No. 145255; fun night full of games, food and drinks, and prizes. Poker, blackjack, craps, roulette and other fun games will be provided. No real gambling will take place, but patrons can win great prizes. Support allows Center Grove Education Foundation to fund additional learning experiences and resources for our students, teachers, and administrators. Reserve your space at this event at tinyurl.com/CGEFMonteCarlo. For more information, please contact Jennifer Rakow at 317-881-9326 ext. 1530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS JOHNSON COUNTY BINGO FUNDRAISER, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Greenwood Loyal Order of Moose, No. 2079, 813 W. Smith Valley Road, $25 per ticket or $30 each for a table of eight. All proceeds to benefit Special Olympics Johnson County. (special olympicsjohnsoncounty.org). Admission includes 20 BINGO games and a door prize ticket. Bring a non-perishable food item, benefiting the Harvest Food Pantry at Saints Francis and Clare Catholic Church in Greenwood for an extra door prize ticket. Food and beverages available for purchase. Must be 18 years or older to participate.
FISH FRY, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 30, Nineveh Masonic Lodge, 7221 S. Nineveh Road, Nineveh; fish, tenderloin, hot dog, chicken fingers, onion rings, French fries, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, dessert and drinks, fish or tenderloin, $7.
NHJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION MUSIC AT THE CREEK, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 30, Indian Creek High School, sixth annual event includes live music, featuring South of 44, open class car show, vendor and food booths, Farmer Olympics, horse rides, Bike Rodeo, fire and police safety demonstrations, raffle and more. The day will start with a parade at 10:30 a.m. leaving from the old Indian Creek Elementary and finishing at Indian Creek High School. Admission is free and parking is $2; nhjef.org for more information or email email@example.com.
JOHNSON COUNTY HARVEST WALK, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive, Franklin. Proceeds benefit the Interchurch Food Pantry, as well as worldwide food charities. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. The 3.1-mile walk with a shorter, 1-mile option begins at 2 p.m. Food or cash donations can be brought to the starting point, and walkers can obtain sponsors to raise funds. Participate through your church or contact the Interchurch Food Pantry at 317-736-5090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CENTER GROVE CHOIR ENCORE FUNDRAISER, 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 1, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville, Encore fundraiser provides scholarships to cover choir fees for students who want to participate in the Center Grove High School Choral Program and are in need of financial assistance. Adults only. Events will include dinner, a silent and live auction, music, etc. Tickets are $40 per person or $310 for a table of eight; attire is dressy casual. Registration: centergrovechoirs.org/encore-registration.
JOHNSON COUNTY 4-H FALL FRENZY CRAFT FAIR AND MARKET, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7, Scott Hall, Johnson County fairgrounds, 250 Fairground St., Franklin; featuring both handmade and direst sales, lunch available for purchase, door prizes, pumpkin decorating contest, win up to $100 (pre-register to email@example.com by Sept. 30). All proceeds benefit the Johnson County 4-H Senior Hippology Team and their trip to National Competition in November.
CULTIVATING GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21, St. John’s Church, U.S. 31 and Southport Road, Indianapolis, “Native and Invasive Plants,” by Tom Hohman of Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society; Ginny O’Brien: 317-783-4727.
FASCINATING WORLD OF SPIDERS, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Purdue Extension Johnson County office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin; Naturalist Leslie Bishop will separate fact from fiction on spiders. Learn how beneficial these often-maligned creatures are; new members welcome, 317-346-7316
MEDICINAL PLANT GARDEN TOURS, 11 a.m. Saturdays through September, free, Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 W. Vermont Street, Indianapolis. The Medicinal Plant Garden demonstrates more than 100 species from around the world. Informational signage tells how the plants have been used, and visitors are welcome to wander at their own pace. Free guided tours are offered on each Saturday morning through September at 11 a.m. imhm.org, 317-635-7329.
JOHNSON COUNTY GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. second Monday of each month, Purdue Extension Johnson County office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin, new members welcome, 317-346-7316
TRAFALGAR COUNTRY GARDENERS, last Thursday of each month, 317-736-9167
CULTIVATING GARDEN CLUB, 6 p.m. third Thursday of each month at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 7031 S. East St., Indianapolis; 317-881-2353
CONSERVATORY TOURS, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Garfield Park Conservatory, 2505 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, $1, garfieldgardensconservatory.org
Health and fitness, support
FAMILY YOGA, 11 a.m. Sept. 23, Peaceful Heart Yoga, 550 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, $5 per person, for kids of all ages with their parents and/or grandparents
(HULA) HOOPING 101, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Sept. 30, Peaceful Heart Yoga, 550 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, $15, pre-register by calling 317-843-267-5381
COACH HATHAWAY’S RUNNING SOUTH, 7:30 a.m. Sept. 30, Southport High School, 971 E. Banta Road, Indianapolis, event to honor legacy of long-time local teacher and coach, Tom Hathaway. Proceeds from the event will support innovative classroom projects in Perry Township Schools and the Coach Hathaway Scholarship Fund. The day kicks-off with a health fair open to all in the Southport High School gym. Registration and packet pick-up begin at 7:30 a.m. The run includes a 10K, 5K, and 1-mile run/walk. All three courses wind through the shaded streets of the Homecroft neighborhood and conclude with a finish on the track inside Southport High School’s Cardinal Stadium. This year’s event also includes a family-friendly 1/4 mile Kiddie Romp with Perry Township Schools’ mascots at 11 a.m. in the Cardinal Stadium. All ages and ability levels are encouraged to participate. Hathaway taught and coached cross country and track in Perry Township Schools for 46 years, most of the time at Southport High School. For more information or to register for the event, visit the Perry Township Education Foundation website at ptef.org.
BAXTER YMCA & PERRY PARK, 2 p.m. Sept. 30, Baxter YMCA on Shelby Street at Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis, neighborhood hike of 5 miles; indyhike.org.
FRANKLIN RUNNING GROUP, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Franklin Parks and Recreation parking lot, 396 Branigin Blvd., route is 3-miles out and back alternating directions on the paved trail. 1st Tuesday of the month is “Fast Mile Night” — Run will start with a time first mile followed by the regular training run (starts Oct. 3). Last Tuesday of the month is social night and dinner follows the training run (starts Sept. 26). More info at energy2action.com. Sign up for email notices at energy2action.com Questions? Call Gretchen at 317-604-8002 or email gretchen@energy 2action.com.
HOMECOMING IN UNIVERSITY PARK HIKE, 6 p.m. Tuesdays in September, go to Homecoming in University Park neighborhood off Main Street in Greenwood, go half way around the roundabout and continue to the University Park sign. Turn right and park at the first parking lot. This hike is 5 miles with shorter options on sidewalks and blacktop footpaths through wooded areas; indyhike.org
FULL STEAM AHEAD: FRUIT BASKET SCIENCE, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Kindergarten to Grade 5: experiment with fruits and veggies. greenwoodlibrary.us
FULL STEAM AHEAD: AS THE LEAF TURNS, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 2, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Kindergarten to Grade 5: activities and experiments with leaves; greenwoodlibrary.us
AMERICAN GIRL CLASSIC: JOSEFINA, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Kindergarten to Grade 5: Crafts and activities from Josefina’s time; greenwoodlibrary.us.
WEE WEDNESDAYS, 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis, $5 public, $3 IMA members, Star Studio classroom, for children 5 and younger and their caregivers, pretend play, sing-a-longs, gallery art hunts and hands-on art activities, to register call 317-923-1331, ext. 213
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Southport library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis, free, children 3 to 5 and an adult, stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, playtime, sharing time for adults, 317-275-4510
WONDERFUL ONES STORY TIME, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, 317-885-1330, pageafterpage.org
TERRIFIC TWOS STORY TIME, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, 317-885-1330, pageafterpage.org
CRAFTY KIDS CLUB, 4 to 5:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, crafts, 317-878-9560, pageafterpage.org
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 9:30, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Greenwood library, 301 S. Meridian St., preschoolers 3 to 5-year-olds, greenwood library.us.
FUN TIME YOGA FOR KIDS, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Evolutions @ Yoga, 2801 Fairview Place, Suite 1, Greenwood, $5, Terrie Purdy, 317-881-9642
WE-FIT WEDNESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS GROUP, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, Franklin Christian Fellowship Church, 2800 N. Graham Road, Franklin, free, for special needs children, families, have fun, network, sing, do crafts, share about Jesus, Patty Kinney, 317-850-3864, wefitspecial firstname.lastname@example.org, franklincf.com
STORY TIME AT STARBUCKS, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Starbucks, 2279 N. Morton St., Franklin, free, ages 3 to 6, must be accompanied by an adult. Contact for reservations Mary Beth Spitz, 317-560-5017, email@example.com
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, ages 3 to 5, registration, 317-535-6206, pageafterpage.org
STORY TIMES TO GO, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 2 to 4, pageafterpage.org
HOME-SCHOOL CLUB, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, read, art, writing, firstname.lastname@example.org, pageafterpage.org
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 3 to 5, registration, 317-535-6206, pageafterpage.org
STORY TIMES TO GO, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 2 to 4, pageafterpage.org
BABY STORY TIME, 2 p.m. Thursdays, Southport library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis, free, babies up to 23 months and an adult, active program with stories, songs, fun to develop a love of books, 317-275-4510
CENTRAL INDIANA YOUTH CHORUS CHORAL INSTRUCTION, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays year-round, East 10th St. United Methodist Church, 2327 E. 10th St., Indianapolis; activity for boys and girls age 10 to 18 who like to sing and learn to sing four-part a cappella harmony; ongoing registration; reading music not required; contact: 317-407-4564; janet email@example.com; ciybc.org
Movies & Theater
‘THE GOOD CATHOLIC’ DEBUT, Sept. 27, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, details TBA, feature-length romantic comedy features veteran actors Danny Glover (“Lethal Weapon,” “The Color Purple”) and John C. McGinley (“Scrubs,” “Platoon”) as well as Zachary “Zach” Spicer, a Greencastle; film, rated PG-13, was produced by Pigasus Pictures, a New York-based film company, co-owned and operated by Spicer; Franklin College associate professor Gordon R. Strain took a hiatus from teaching theatre during the winter of 2015 to serve as production designer for the film; Strain met Shoulberg, Spicer and Armstrong while attending Indiana University. More Indiana ties include David Anspaugh, director of the iconic films “Rudy” and “Hoosiers, who is The Good Catholic’s executive producer.
COMEDY SHOW, 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., complete information: theedinburghpixy.com
“HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 and 30, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; Harry returns to Hogwarts despite warnings and attacks; Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, PG, 2002; $3.25 to $5.25; includes a cartoon; historicartcrafttheatre.org
HERITAGE DAY, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 30, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin; experience history through pioneer and civil war re-enactors, demonstrations of traditional crafts, and plenty of hands-on activities throughout the museum. Fun for all ages, and free; 317-346-4500 or johnsoncounty museum.org
“THE MISER,” 8 p.m. Oct. 4 to Oct. 7, 2 p.m. Oct. 8, Théâtre Margot in the Johnson Center for Fine Arts, Franklin College; Rob Johansen will be directing an adaptation of the 17th century French farce. The play, originally written by Moliere and transcribed by James Magruder, follows stingy widower Harpagon who loves his money more than his own children. When he decides to marry his son’s young lover and marry off his daughter to a wealthy older man, the siblings come up with a plot to thwart their father’s plans. Things get even more complicated when Harpagon’s treasure is stolen. Johansen is a professional actor and director based in Indianapolis, working mostly at the Indiana Repertory Theatre. He has directed several productions at Franklin College including Anton in Show Business in April, 2017. Tickets: $8 to $12: tickets@FranklinCollege.edu, 317-738-8029 or 800-852-0232, ext. 8029.
“ARSENIC AND OLD LACE,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; a man learns of his aunt’s homicidal activities; Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, NR, 1944; $3.25 to $5.25; includes a cartoon; historicartcrafttheatre.org
FAMILY FILM FEST: “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2,” 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. free; greenwoodlibrary.us.
“HALLOWEEN,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; Michael Myers returns to his hometown seeking revenge, R, 1978, Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran; $3.25 to $5.25; includes a cartoon; historicartcrafttheatre.org
ZOMBIE MOVIES 101, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., from 1932’s “White Zombie” to the explosion of zombie movies today, horror movie aficionado Eric Holbrook will explore the evolution of zombie movies over the last century; greenwoodlibrary.us.
“ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN,” 2 and 7:30 p.m., Oct. 20 and 21, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; Yokels encounter Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello and Lon Chaney Jr., 1948; $3.25 to $5.25; includes a cartoon; historicartcrafttheatre.org
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY BAND, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1300 U.S. 31, Franklin, Franklin Community Band and Young Musicians will be performing. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the performances. All are welcome to attend.
BLUEGRASS JAMMING CLASS, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 3 to Nov. 21, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh; taught by Allie Burbrink using the Wernick Method, $195 for entire class session, early signup discount, $10 until Sept. 3. Burbrink is a self-taught guitar player, bluegrass and old-time musician, and former seventh-grade English teacher. As a member of the Indiana-based band The Whipstitch Sallies for several years, she sang lead and harmony, wrote songs, and played guitar, clawhammer banjo, and harmonica. Allie also played in a duo with Frank Lee and in the popular old-time string band The Freight Hoppers, based in western North Carolina.
THE HIT MEN, 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Franklin Performing Arts Center, 2600 Cumberland Drive, Franklin, group consisting of Lee Shapiro, Jimmy Ryan, Jeff Ganz, Russ Velazquez and Steve Murphy — all of whom who either played, sang or performed on stage with artists including Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Elton John, Tommy James and the Shondells, Rod Stewart, Carole King, Jim Croce, Three Dog Night; tickets $20 to $50, 317-346-8109, firstname.lastname@example.org, thefranklinpac.org
ELKRIDGE BLUEGRASS BAND, 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., bluegrass; $10, visit theedinburghpixy.com for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513 and request additional information.
EDINBURGH HIGH SCHOOL FALL GATHERING, noon, Sept. 23, Edinburgh Sports Complex, 722 Eisenhower Drive, EHS classes of 1960 through 1969 will gather, auction items are needed for two $500 scholarships; to learn more, call 317-474-0127.
BETHLEHEM CHURCH AND CEMETERY ASSOCIATION HOMECOMING REUNION, 12:30 p.m. Sept. 24, white church at County Roads 700 South and 575 West, Johnson County, pitch-in dinner followed by program at 1:30 p.m. Information: 317-878-4969
CENTER GROVE CLASS OF 1967, 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 7, Franklin Parks and Recreation Theater Room, 396 Branigan Blvd., $40 per person includes hors d’oevres, cash bar, memory book and photo; RSVP requested by Sept. 8 to Paula Dorris, 317-223-1989, email@example.com, 6002 N. County Road 500 East, Franklin
Wine & food
FISH FRY, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 23, Banta Community Hall, 7954 W. County Road 350 North, Bargersville
FINAL PIZZA + WINE NIGHT OF THE SEASON, 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 23, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville, music 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. by Stella Luna & The Satellites; bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets, spread out on the lawn, and enjoy great pizza by the slice with wine while listening to live local music and spending a summer evening with family and friends. Winery open noon to 9 p.m. Pizza served 5-9 p.m. Free admission. Family friendly.
MUSIC ON THE PATIO, 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 24, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; enjoy laid back music by Jaden Street Jazz and summer snacks on the patio. Winery open 12 to 6 p.m. Free admission.
ARTS AND CRAFT BREW, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 21, Taxman Brewing Co., 13 S. Baldwin St., Bargersville; $40, includes craft brew and all supplies to create a 16-by-20 acrylic painting on canvas; register at portalunlimited.com/
AMERICAN LEGION BISCUITS AND GRAVY BREAKFAST, 7 to 10 a.m. every first Saturday of the month, Franklin American Legion Post 205, 1200 Park Ave. All you can eat for $3. Open to the public. 317-738-9934 Dave Rook _ Russ Wilkerson
FFA PORK CHOP DINNERS, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. third Tuesdays of the month, FFA Leadership Center, 6595 S. 125 W, Trafalgar, entrée, three sides, dessert and drinks for $15. Reservations should be made with Chris Nix at 317-878-4570 and are accepted until 4 p.m. each third Tuesday.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, 7 to 10 a.m. last Saturday of each month, Greenwood Masonic Lodge 514, 592 N. Meridian St., $7, 317-437-5428
MONTHLY BREAKFAST, 7 to 10 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Whiteland Masonic Lodge, 39 S. Front St., $6, all-you-can-eat which includes scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits with gravy, and pancakes plus juice, milk, and coffee. Everyone welcome to come and meet your friends and enjoy good food.
SHEPHERD’S TABLE FREE LUNCH, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Greenwood United Methodist Church, 524 N. Madison Ave., free, 317-881-1653
PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 8 to 10 a.m. third Saturday of every month, First Baptist Church of Greenwood, 99 W. Main St., free, firstbaptistgreenwood.org