Entertainment

Discover the Rich Legacy of Apple Cider at Senior Free-Admission Day, October 19th

By: Sam Condon— Muncie, IN—Seniors, experience a behind-the-scenes look at apple cider pressing in The Orchard Shop during Senior Free-Admission Day: Shop & Cider, on October 19. “Come explore a Minnetrista fall favorite and meet the men behind the jug,” said Visitor Experience Manager, Allison Clark. “Tours will include history on apples, an up-close view of our working cider press, and conclude with Minnetrista cider samples. Each program will last approximately an hour and will start in the Apple Barn…


The Muncie Symphony Orchestra Announces “Revelry” on October 15th

Muncie, IN— Join the Muncie Symphony Orchestra and guitarist, Nicholas Marks, for “Revelry” today, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Pruis Hall on the Ball State University campus. Tickets start at $30 for adults in advance and $5 for youth, K – 12. Contact the Emens Box Office at 765.285.1539 or visit munciesymphony.org. “Come and have a party with the MSO!” says Douglas Droste, Artistic Director and Conductor. “Flamenco guitarist Nicholas Marks will lead the charge with Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, and…


Muncie Area Events and Happenings

The Muncie Visitors Bureau creates a regular compilation of all sorts of cool events that take place in the Muncie area. Their content includes events, exhibits, and more. Sample events in this edition include: Ball State University Glass Guild Pumpkin Sale, After Dark at Beech Grove Cemetery, Halloween Celestial Origins at the Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Through An Open Window, A Light Shines Art Exhibit @ Minnetrista, Open Space: Art About the Land @ Minnetrista and more.   See what’s happening…


Muncie’s Laurie Lunsford Releases 2nd Children’s Book: “Wait, Katie, Wait”

Muncie, IN—Laurie Lunsford’s 2nd children’s book was released this month. “Wait, Katie, Wait” will be offered and signed at the Minnetrista Farmer’s Market on Saturday and the U.U. Bazaar in the Woods on November 1st. It is a book about savoring the moment. It is written for ages 2-7.  Katie spends a week with Grandpa. They go to the river to fish, to the farmer’s market, for a walk in the rain, and many other experiences together. They slow down to…


Photo Gallery: ArtsWalk 2016 in DWNTWN Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes— ArtsWalk 2016 kicked off at 4pm Thursday with a dedication ceremony for Delaware County’s Indiana Bison-tennial Public Art Project. Jenni Marsh presented details about the history, funding and partners of the project. Mayor Dennis Tyler presented a proclamation during the dedication. Artist Denise King designed the bison by incorporating images and patterns of the native Lenape—including beadwork and other design elements. The bison was in the Muncie Fieldhouse on October 27th during a convocation with 1000 4th graders. 300…


ArtsWalk Map for Reference

Muncie, IN— Below you will find a clickable pdf map of ArtsWalk taking place this evening in downtown Muncie. Check out the map for activities, Art Venues, Music and more. Click to view the ArtsWalk Map as a PDF. (Will open in new window.) Some of the many activities will include: MUTUAL BANK PARKING LOT 6:00-7:00 – Muncie Symphony Orchestra performance Presenting Sponsor: Raymond James CANAN COMMONS Giant Lite Brite and kid’s activities with live stage performances. MUNCIE THREE TRAILS…


Be Featured in DWNTWN Muncie’s Meet the Originals Campaign

By: Shelley Shekell— MUNCIE, Ind.—DWNTWN Muncie invites community members to be a part of its next campaign, Meet the Originals. On Oct. 6, 2016, during the annual ArtsWalk, those who live, work and play in downtown Muncie are encouraged to have their photo taken and share why they love the downtown community. Photos will be taken at Intersection, located at 301 S. Walnut St., Ste. 101, from 5-7 p.m. The Meet the Originals campaign is focused on shining a spotlight…


ArtsWalk Opening Reception for Monkey Thunder VI at Gordy Fine Art and Framing

By: Braydee Euliss— Muncie, IN—Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company will celebrate ArtsWalk, the largest First Thursday event of the year, October 6th from 5 – 9 pm with an opening reception for Monkey Thunder VI, a group show featuring work from more than 20 artists that will spill over into Muncie Civic’s Black Box Theatre. Light refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. Music will be provided by Mark Perretta. Monkey Thunder is an annual art…


Visit MadJax During ArtsWalk on October 6th

By: Sherri Contos— Tribune Showprint and Book Arts Collaborative will be open for tours during ArtsWalk. They will be hosting a pop-up gallery, featuring the paintings of Hoosier artist Jerry Points and the work of several regional and American artists.  The Guardian Brewing Company will have Beers On Tap. There will also be works by BSU’s School of Art and IDIA Lab. MACC/Madjax: BSU’s School of Art Sculpture and Intermedia Students will present “Sculpture, Sound, and Performance” and feature the work…


Visit YART at ArtsWalk on October 6th

Muncie, IN—YART is a Yard Sale for Art! YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and now continues in several U.S. cities. The Muncie YART is now held Downtown, twice a year, Spring and Fall, on the First Thursday of every May and October. The Fall 2016 Muncie YART will be held in conjunction with the 2016 ArtsWalk, in the Old National Financial lot on the corner of Walnut and Charles Streets in Downtown Muncie, Indiana,…