JOHNSON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER FALL FESTIVAL, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21, 2160 N. Graham Road, Franklin. Chili cook off is $35. $5 fee for tasting chili. Corn hole, bounce house, face painting, music, raffle and games.
SPOOK-TACULAR FAMILY FUN FAIR, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 21, Franciscan Health Center for Women and Children, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis. Free. Trick or treating, face painting, photo booth, pumpkin decorating, visit with superhero characters and IMPD mounted patrol, kids’ costume parade.
TRICK OR TREAT, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Hickory Creek Franklin, 580 Lemley St. Free. Residents will pass out candy.
HALLOWEEN ORGAN CONCERT, 2 p.m. Oct. 29, First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Madison St., Franklin. Free. Organists Nara Lee and Colin Andrews will play the soundtrack of “Phantom of the Opera,” along with a showing of the movie. People and children are encouraged to come in costume. Treats will be handed out.
SPOOKTACULAR, Noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 28, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Community Halloween party with crafts, games and storytelling.
HAUNTINGS IN INDIANA, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25, Franklin branch of Johnson County Public Library, 401 State St. Learn about haunted places in Indiana.
TRICK OR TREAT STORY TIME, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Franklin branch of Johnson County Public Library, 401 State St. Spooky story time with a craft and trick or treating in the library. Costumes and candy bag encouraged. Open to preschool aged children and caregivers. Families are welcome.
MONSTER MASH, 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 23, at the Trafalgar branch, 424 S. Tower St. Kid friendly monster story time and monster craft.
HALLOWEEN PARTY, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31, at the Trafalgar branch, 424 S. Tower St. Wear your costume for games, crafts and library trick or treating.
PUMPKIN TRAIL, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Story Walk at Franklin’s Urban Forest. Wear a costume, listen to non scary stories and trick or treat along the trail.
CARNI-FALL, 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 28, Story Walk at Independence Park, Greenwood. Dress up in costume for games and trick or treating on the Story Walk.
TRUNK OR TREAT, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Scoops and Treasures, 300 Tracy Road, New Whiteland. Free. Prizes given for the best trunks. Call the shop to reserve your parking space and help fill the lot with decorated trunks. Information: 317-530-9900
CHILDREN’S HARVEST PARTY, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28, First Assembly of God, 1035 Hospital Road, Franklin. Open to ages preschool through fifth grade. This event is an alternative to Halloween and taking your children trick or treating. Free. Food, games and candy. No costumes.
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.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18, Indian Creek High School, 803 Indian Meadows Drive, Trafalgar. No admission charge. Concessions available for purchase.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Dec. 3, Saint Francis and Clare School, 5901 W. Olive Branch Road, Greenwood.
WHITELAND ORCHARD FALL ACTIVITIES, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. You pick pumpkins and straw bales, corn stalk bundles for sale. Cider slushies. Samples available. Free admission.
DOUGHERTY FAMILY FARMS FALL ACTIVITIES, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 2248 W. County Road 500 N., Franklin. Selection of pumpkins, gourds, straw, fodder shocks and fall decorations. Petting zoo; pony rides are $4 on the weekends.
VETERAN’S DAY POPPY DRIVE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 Sam’s Club on Emerson Ave and Nov. 11, various locations. Proceeds go to post relief fund.
VIETNAM PARTY, 6 p.m. Nov. 18, Greenwood VFW Post, 333 S. Washington St. Vietnam veterans who arrived in country in the county 1967 or left Vietnam in 1967 will celebrate 50 years and will be honored. Other veterans will be honored. Free entertainment from Tony Kirk and free food.
Arts & crafts
ART RECEPTION, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20, Generation Art and Frame, 1780 Northwood Plaza, Franklin. Free. Local artist Luke Buck will be holding a reception. His paintings will be on display and food and drinks will be served. His work will continue to hang through the end of October.
ANNUAL FALL CRAFT FAIR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 21, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Scott Hall, 250 Fairground St., Franklin. Free admission. Hosted by the Johnson County Extension Homemakers. More than 50 vendors will be selling crafts and artisan products.
CRAFT CLUB, 6 p.m. Oct. 24, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Make a surprise craft or bring your own project.
BACK ROADS OF BROWN COUNTY STUDIO TOUR, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Oct. 31; free map and guide is available online at browncountystudiotour.com, at the Brown County Visitors Center. Free. Meet artists, watch them work and have a chance to buy their goods.
SALI NATIONAL ABSTRACT ART EXHIBITION XIII, 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 3 through 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 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
WOODCARVERS, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., join other seniors, 317-882-4810
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
QUILT CONNECTION GUILD, 7 to 9 p.m., first Thursday of each month, Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave., meetings feature experienced quilters sharing their knowledge; group hosts workshops, sewing days to learn new skills, annual quilt challenges, bees, an annual auction and parties, new members welcome, Jo Ann Gates, 317-966-0933
Books & Literary events
GREENWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY 2018 LITERARY TOUR PRESENTATION, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., discussion of “German Fairy-tales and More…” complete information: tilsontravel.com
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, 1 p.m. first Monday of the month, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us
PRIMETIME BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion, registration, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us/primetime.asp
FRANKLIN PAGE-TURNERS BOOK DISCUSSION, 6:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, Franklin library, 401 State St., free, pageafterpage.org
I HEART YA BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. third Wednesday of the month, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of young adult books, for teens and adults, 317-881-1953, greenwood library.us
FOURTH WEDNESDAY BOOK CLUB, 5:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday of the month, Prince of Peace United Christian Church, 3050 Smokey Row Road, Bargersville, all are welcome, free, 317-535-7712 or email@example.com.
BOOKLOVERS BOOK CLUB, 10 a.m. third Thursday of the month, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us
WHITE RIVER BOOK DISCUSSION, 1:30 p.m. last Wednesday of each month, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, pageafterpage.org
STOUT STORIES, 6:30 p.m. first Monday of the month, location is a different pub or brewery in the area, free, patrons 21 and older only, pageafterpage.org
MONDAY NIGHT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m., Third Monday of the month, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, 317-885-1330, pageafterpage.org
CLARK PLEASANT ROCKIN’ READS BOOK DISCUSSION, 5:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Clark Pleasant Library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250, New Whiteland, pagefterpage.org, 317-535-6206
WELL RED BOOK CLUB, 6 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Vino Villa, free, discussion of wide variety of books; patrons 21 and older only, 317-885-5036, greenwoodlibrary.us.
MILITARY READS, Franklin library, 401 State St., Are you a reader of military nonfiction and the occasional military fiction book? If so, your orders are to attend this book discussion. Books will be available at the reference desk; pageafterpage.org
TRAFALGAR NOVELS AND NOSH, 6 p.m., Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., call 317-878-9560 for more information
Fundraisers & Galas
JOHNSON COUNTY FOP AUXILIARY 154, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Greenwood Moose Lodge 2079, 813 W. Smith Valley Road. Tickets are $20 and will be available until Oct. 25. Comedian Mike Armstrong, a former police officer, will do a comedy show; Dawn Arnold at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WINE AND CANVAS FUNDRAISER, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Critser’s Greenhouse, 9890 State Road 135, Morgantown. $35, which includes a $20 tax deductible donation to Turning Point. Register at urningpointdv.org/events.
CHOCOLATE EXTRAVAGANZA, Christmas shopping bazaar, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2, The Barn at the Bay Horse Inn, 1468 W. Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood. Thirty eight vendors will sell items ranging from jewelry, skin care, homemade crafts, clothing and kitchen items. Local restaurants are donating chocolate desserts. Fundraiser for Biglife and Haven Women’s Ministries.
BOUTIQUE AND CRAFT SALE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28, Southport High School, 971 E. Banta Road, Indianapolis. Fundraiser for the school’s Riley Dance Marathon for Riley Hospital.
NATIVE VINES PRESENTATION, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Johnson County Purdue Extension Office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin. Free. Jim McCormac will speak about native Indiana vines and their uses with flowers, fruits and attracting bees and other pollinators.
MASTER GARDENER CLASS, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays Jan. 9 through March 27, $125 per person, which includes all class-related handouts and materials. Learn from horticulture and Purdue Extension experts about plants, soils, lawn care, weed control and plant problems. For registration information, contact Purdue Extension Johnson County at 317-736-3724.
CULTIVATING GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 7031 S. East St., Indianapolis; 317-783-4727.
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 & fitness, support
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@energy2 action.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
GRIEFSHARE, 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays through Nov. 21, Mount Auburn United Methodist Church, 3100 W. Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood, support group for anyone who has lost a loved one, more information: mtauburnumc.org. Please contact Harleen Cutrell at email@example.com or 317-514-4038 if you plan to attend.
WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETINGS, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave., Beech Grove, 317-803-9086
F.I.T. FORCE 3 — DANCE FITNESS, 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, The Gear, 230 Commerce Drive, Franklin, $5 suggested donation, dance fitness classes, encouraging women to find Freedom In Truth for their mind, body and spirit, fitforce3.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
AQUATOTS, Franklin Parks and Recreation program, dates and times vary; parent/toddler swim class, class is designed for children 9 months through 3 years old; complete information: 317-736-3689; franklinparks.org
ZUMBA, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Providence Christian Church, 4080 W. County Road 100N, Bargersville, $5 per session, Zumba resumes with certified instructor, preregistration not required, all are welcome, 317-422-9331
PARKINSON’S EXERCISE CLASS, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturdays, Mount Pleasant Church Community Life Center, 381 N. Bluff Road, Greenwood, “The Climb” exercise program is sponsored by Indiana Parkinson Foundation uses different forms to exercise and physical therapy to improve the daily lives of people with Parkinson’s. Contact Wellness Coordinator Penny Clayton at email@example.com or call 317-881-6778 ext. 238. A Caregiver Support Group is held the second Saturday of the month during class.
BEGINNER YOGA CLASSES, 4:30 and 5:45 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Franciscan Education & Fitness Center, 421 N. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis, (between Sam’s Club and Walmart) $10 per class or $50 monthly unlimited, JoAnn Turner, 317-528-7719
FUN TIME YOGA FOR KIDS, now booking private and groups of 5 or more, 7 Cedars Yoga, 1064 S. Morgantown Road, Morgantown, 317-374-6795, firstname.lastname@example.org
YOGA BASICS LEVEL 1, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Monday and Thursdays, 7 Cedars Yoga, 1064 S. Morgantown Road, Morgantown, 317-374-6795, email@example.com
“INSANITY” WORKOUT CLASS, 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Greenwood Community Center, 100 Surina Way, four-class session fee: $16 for members, $20 for residents, $24 for nonresidents, high-intensity cardio workout, drop in fee: $7, 317-881-8527
MONDAY MILERS WALKING CLUB, 8:30 a.m. every other Monday, Johnson County Park, 2949 E. North St., Edinburgh (north of Camp Atterbury) for directions, visit jcpark.org, walk at least one mile long and up to one hour, rain or shine, meet at the park office, free, club to promote fitness and friendship. Open to all ages. No pets. For more information, call 812-526-6809 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHRISTIAN YOGA, 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays; 9:15 a.m. Saturdays, Mount Pleasant Christian Church Community Life Center, 407 N. Bluff Road, Greenwood, $3, 317-881-6727
MEDITATION HIKES, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 N. Michigan Road, free, meet at Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion, facilitated by Global Peace Initiatives, hikes occur regardless of the weather, globalpeaceinitiatives.net
READ FOR THE RECORD, Oct. 19, any Johnson County Public Library Branch. Read “Quackers,” as a family, make a craft and get a sticker.
4-H PROJECT FAIR, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 14, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Scott Hall. Free. Learn more about 4-H projects and clubs; enroll in 4-H.
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 ages 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, greenwoodlibrary.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, email@example.com, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com, 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
Movies & Theater
STORY TELLERS FROM THE PAST, “Daniel Boone,” 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin. Free. An impersonator will share stories from Boone’s life as a legendary pathfinder, intrepid adventurer, market hunter, master woodsman, prisoner of war, and much more.
THE BABOUSHKA AND THE SNOW CHILD, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. Fairy tale theater production.
SLIGHTLY HAUNTED PUPPET THEATRE, through Oct. 29, The Melchior Marionette Theatre, 78 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. $5. A fast paced Halloween marionette show. Schedule: melchior marionettes.com; 800-849-4853
HYPSTORY MISUNDERSTOOD MONSTER, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin. Discussions of the changing interpretations of Mary Shelley’s novel “Frankenstein.” A viewing of “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein,” at the Artcraft Theatre will follow at 7:30 p.m. Presentation and movie are free. Reservations should be made by Oct. 18.
‘ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN,’ 2 and 7:30 p.m., Oct. 20 to 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
BIG BAND HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR, 7 to 10 p.m., Oct. 31 The Jazz Kitchen, 5377 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, $15; call 317-253-4900 to reserve a seat; the performance will cover Halloween hits as well classic music that celebrates the fall season. Come dressed in costume (optional) and have a chance to win special prizes.
GOOD OLE COUNTRY CHRISTMAS, 3 and 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. $10.
NIGHT OWL COUNTRY BAND, 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. $10.
BOMAR AND RITTER, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. $10.
BLACK FRIDAY CONCERT, 6 p.m. Nov. 24, 300 E. Ohio St., Franklin. The Punches, a gospel bluegrass band, will perform. Free. A freewill offering will be collected.
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. 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.
BOMAR AND RITTER, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., contemporary folk and pop; $10, visit theedinburghpixy.com for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513 and request additional information.
CHORDLIGHTERS BARBERSHOP CHORUS, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive, Franklin, men who like to sing and who are interested in the group should come to a rehearsal, call 317-882-5187 or visit chordlighters.org/ for more information.