Entertainment

Kick Back and Relax with After Hours at Minnetrista: Saison de Peach

By: Sam Condon— Muncie, IN—Sit back, relax, and join our friends from The Guardian Brewing Company, at After Hours: Saison de Peach, on Friday, April 21, from 6–8:30 p.m. “Nothing welcomes spring like fresh beer,” said Visitor Experience Manager, Allison Clark. “Join our friends from The Guardian Brewing Company and enjoy tasty peach brews, along with other customer favorites at our cash bar, pub appetizers by Minnetrista Catering, and music by The Peaches and Drake Alan.” After Hours: Saison de…


First Thursday, Opening Reception for David + Sarojini Johnson Legacy Exhibition

By: Braydee Euliss— Muncie, IN—Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co. will celebrate First Thursday April 6th from 5 – 8 pm with an opening reception for David + Sarojini Johnson Legacy Exhibition, a collection of print work from past students celebrating the Johnsons’ legacy as educators and mentors. David and Sarojini will address the crowd at 6:15. Light refreshments will be served, and the public is invited to attend. The exhibit remains on view through April 29, 2017. The month of April at…


Muncie District Golf Association Tournament Begins 81st Season

By: Jim Mansfield— The Muncie District Golf Association (MDGA) begins its 81st season on April 23rd with the Spring 2-Man Scramble slated for The Players Club golf course. This is the first of five events scheduled for local golfers during the summer of 2017. Entry forms are available at area courses and the deadline to enter the first event is April 17th. The MDGA is operated by the Muncie Sports Commission (MSC) under the direction of Jim Mansfield, its president…


Muncie Civic Theatre Presents The Taffetas

By: Chris Griffith— Muncie, IN—Muncie Civic Theatre proudly presents The Taffetas, in the Studio Theatre. Audiences are invited to see this powerful production running March 24 through April 8. From the Ball Jar to the Big Apple, The Taffetas takes us on a musical journey through the 50’s featuring the songs “Sha-Boom Sha-Boom”, “Little Darling”, “Johnny Angel”, and more. Four singing sisters in perfect harmony, and perfect taffeta dresses, lead us back in time for this lovely musical. The Taffetas by Rick Lewis made…


“Shrek” Brings Comedy in the Form of an Accidental Love Story to Ball State Stage

By: Gail Werner— MUNCIE, Ind. – “Shrek the Musical,” the story of a reclusive green ogre and his adventures in a land full of fairy tale characters, opens at Ball State University at 7:30 p.m. March 31 and April 1-2 and 4-8, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on April 2, 8 and 9. Tickets are available at the University Theatre box office and online. Based on William Steig’s children’s book “Shrek!” and the 2001 Oscar-winning animated film, “Shrek the Musical” is one of the Department…


The Berenstain Bears Come to Muncie

By: Carol Bradshaw— Muncie, IN—PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union is teaming up with the beloved Berenstain Bears to teach children the responsible money management concept Save, Share, Spend, Earn. PrimeTrust is an official sponsor of The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program, a youth education and outreach program created in response to the growing need for financial literacy. This partnership means young members of PrimeTrust will be exposed to money management in a fun, engaging way. Moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, aunts, and…


The Muncie Symphony Orchestra Presents: “Coming to a Solar System Near You!”

By: Jennifer Johnson— Muncie, IN—Join the Muncie Symphony Orchestra for a fun afternoon of musical entertainment at the Charles W. Brown Planetarium this Saturday, March 18 at 2:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. Special offer: FREE Youth (K-12) ticket with purchase of an Adult/Senior ticket. Adult/Senior Ticket $25 in advance/$30 at the door.  BSU student tickets w/ID $10 in advance/ $15 at the door.  For tickets call 285.5531 or purchase online at www.munciesymphony.org Members of the Muncie Symphony will perform selections…


Love Where You Live: An Evening with Peter Kageyama

By: Erin Moore— Muncie, IN—Several organizations in Muncie are working together to host a city-wide presentation on March 15 by Peter Kageyama, an internationally known author and speaker on grassroots engagement and community revitalization. Peter’s books, For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places and the follow up, Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places, explore the powerful role of heart and emotion in community, social, and economic development. Peter speaks all over the world about…


Cornfed Derby Dames Third Bout of Season 7

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN – The Cornfed Derby Dames suffered two hard losses against Ann Arbor Roller Derby’s Arbor Bruising Co. and Ypsilanti Vigilantes on Sunday, March 12. The team is looking to change their fate at their next home game on Sunday, April 2. Cornfed will hold its third home game of the season on Sunday, April 2 at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave. The team will host Gem City Roller Derby of Dayton, OH and…


Minnetrista Activities Happening in March

EXHIBITS Lions Clubs 100th Anniversary Exhibition Through End of April Celebrate the inspiring work and dedication of Indiana Lions Clubs in a new exhibit, now on display at Minnetrista! As Lions Clubs International approaches its 100th anniversary, join your local community to discover the lasting impact and legacies made by groups in district 25-D. Twenty-Seventh Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale Through April 23 Friends, families, and fellow artists alike are invited to experience the beautiful and awe-inspiring artwork…