Entertainment

Ball State University’s 2019 Fan Jam Is Saturday August 17th

By: Ball State Sports— Muncie, IN—Join us for Ball State Athletics 2019 Fall Fan Jam on Saturday, August 17th! Everyone is invited to Scheumann Stadium from 5-7 pm for this FREE community-wide event to kick off the 2019 sports schedule. Don’t miss the fun! Fans will have the opportunity to meet Ball State coaches, student-athletes – including the entire football squad – receive autographs, take home a poster and take part in interactive stations. Community organizations and corporate partners will…

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Muncie Civic Kicks Off 2019-20 Season With ‘Pure Imagination’

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN—Muncie Civic Theatre will open its 2019-20 Season with “pure imagination” when “Willy Wonka” takes the main stage on Aug. 16. Performances will be Aug.16-18, 23-25, and 29-31. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:30 p.m. A sensory-friendly performance will be 2:30 p.m. Aug. 17. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for groups of 10 or more, and $15 for students and children. The musical, directed…


PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union & Cornerstone Center for the Arts Wedding & Event Showcase

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN—If you are planning a wedding or special event in East Central Indiana, be sure to save the date for the 2018 PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union & Cornerstone Center for the Arts Wedding & Event Showcase on Sunday, August 18. The event will be at Cornerstone in Downtown Muncie from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will highlight the area’s best wedding vendors. H&D SupeRent & Special Occasions present the Wedding & Event Showcase with support…


Cardinal Greenway Bike Fest Brings Cycling Enthusiasts To Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The 4th annual Cardinal Greenway Bike Fest was held in Muncie from July 26 to 28. Bike Fest is Cardinal Greenway’s largest event of the year and provided community members the ability to participate in cycling activities and also watch competitive cycling events. The event was held in conjunction with the City of Muncie, Bike Muncie, and was presented by Old National Bank. The kick-off to the event began with a well-attended community group bike ride…


Free Big Band Jazz Concert By America’s Hometown Band This Thursday

 By: Katherine Huggler— Muncie, IN—On Thursday evening August 8th, the top-notch Big Band musicians from America’s Hometown Band will be taking their classy Big Band sound to the beautiful front lawn of the E.B. & Bertha C. Ball Center on Minnetrista Blvd. This popular Free concert is a highly entertaining window to the tradition of swing music in its many forms, styles, and tempos. This group and this event’s program are crafted by Will Frazier and Phil Cooley, Assistant Music Directors…


Old West End Neighborhood Association Arts Festival To Take Place August 24

By: Gail Townsend— Muncie, IN—Ball State professor Jim Needham will be the keynote speaker at the Old West End Arts Festival on Saturday, Aug. 24, with a presentation on iconic American painter Bob Ross, whose The Joy of Painting was produced at WIPB-TV at BSU. Needham was general manager at the station and was instrumental in signing Ross to make the series. Needham’s programs will take place at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at Muncie Friends Church,…


Unlock Your Creativity At One of Minnetrista’s Summer Glass Workshops

By: Stephen Mortland— Muncie, Indiana—Join us this summer to learn and explore new artistic skills through one of our various glass workshops. Stained Glass Sun-Catcher Workshop—August 3; 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Add some sparkle and shimmer to your house this summer with handcrafted stained glass sun catchers. In this workshop you will be able to choose from a wide variety of patterns and glass to create a fun and unique beach themed sun catcher. Instructors will teach you how to cut,…


JD McPherson and Jennie Devoe To Perform at Free Concert At Canan Commons

By: Rick Zeigler— Muncie, IN– Acclaimed roots-rocker JD McPherson will be performing in a FREE outdoor concert as part of the 2019 Muncie Three Trails Music Series. The concert will take place at 7:00 PM on Saturday, August 3rd at Canan Commons (500 S. Walnut St.) in the heart of downtown Muncie, IN. Muncie’s own Jennie Devoe will open the show. Known for his highly resonant voice and vintage-inspired sound that nods to ’40s R&B and ’50s rock & roll, JD…


Charles W. Brown Planetarium to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Mission

By: Dayna Thompson— Muncie, IN—Come celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission – the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon at the Charles W. Brown Planetarium on the campus of Ball State University. Saturday, July 20th at 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. We will be premiering a new program, “Destination Mars: The…


MITS to Extend Route 3 Hours For Transportation To Delaware County Fair On July 18th and 19th

By: Amanda Price— Muncie, IN—The Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS) board of directors and staff have agreed to extend the hours of Route #3 in order for community members to use public transportation to get to the Delaware County Fair. The Northwest Plaza route (#3) will run until 8:40 p.m. on Thursday, July 18th and Friday, July 19th. On these two days, 7 of MITS’ 14 routes will run past 8:00 p.m. Route #3 will make its final stop at…