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300 Washington Street
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

Upcoming Events

June 2016

JCB NeighborFEST! Fistful of Bacon

June 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Fistful of Bacon emerged onto the Indiana Blues scene in 2010 and rapidly developed a loyal following. The combination of their two accomplished guitarists and the rhythm section's superb groove drives the audience to the dance floor. Their outstanding vocals and original songs add to the band's tasty sound. Fistful of Bacon sets the pocket low, laid back and meaty. The sound, expression, fury and commitment to their art shines through. Fistful of Bacon is full of energy and lights…

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Free

Artz Daze-Paper and Cloth Weaving

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Paper and Cloth Weaving

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July 2016
Free

Artz Daze – Alexander Girard-style wooden characters

July 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Alexander Girard-style wooden characters

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August 2016
Free

Artz Daze – Barn Quilts and Paper Bag Stars

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Barn Quilts and Paper Bag Stars

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October 2016

unCommon Cause

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

41st Annual Gala @ The CommonsEntertainment will be "Living Proof"More details coming!

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December 2016

First Fridays for Families

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

A Christmas Carol Artreach: The Children’s Theatre of CincinnatiWritten by Charles Dickens, and originally published in December 1843, A Christmas Carol tells the story of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and his ideological transformation after visits from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. ArtReach, the dramatic arts outreach division of The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati, will bring this novella to life in this theatrical production. Children will not only enjoy the magic of theatre, but will learn from the…

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ONB’s First Fridays for Families: A Christmas Carol

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The story of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation after visits from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.Free to public. Special Holiday Christmas show.Starts at 6PM.

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January 2017

First Fridays for Families

January 6, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Monkey See, Monkey Do Madcap Puppets There’s no business like monkey business! Max and Vinnie are expert zookeepers, but keeping the rascally monkeys from getting into trouble is easier said than done. When Mr. Cleaver, the zoo manager, decides to send one of the monkeys to another zoo, it’s time for their great escape! Go with the monkeys as they explore new exhibits at the zoo. Each one is a backdrop for exciting stories from around the world.

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February 2017

First Fridays for Families

February 3, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Aesop’s Fables Bright Star Touring Theater These 2600 year-old gems have never been this entertaining! Join our Elizabethan actors asthey stumble across the assembled crowd and decide to put on a showcase of their greatesthits. The result is a fast-paced, high-energy production that has literally left audiences shoutingfor more. From “The Fox and the Grapes” and “The Tortoise and the Hare” to “The Boy whoCried Wolf” and “The Lion and the Mouse” these animal-filled adventures focus on honesty,compassion, hard work…

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March 2017

First Fridays for Families

March 3, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun Stars within Reach Productions"Lucy, Lucy, eats stinky food that puts us all in a big, bad mood!” How can Ralph be so mean, Lucy wonders? Lucy is one of a kind, and Ralph loves to point that out. Lucy’s defining moment comes when Ralph truly needs her help. Because she knows what she stands for, Lucy has the courage to make the right choice. This tasty new musical, based on the award-winning book by…

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April 2017

First Fridays for Families

April 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Dancers Studio, Inc. presents the ballet “Alice in Wonderland.” Meet White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, March Hare and friendsas Alice takes a journey through Wonderland in a story told through dance.

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May 2017

First Fridays for Families

May 5, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Juggler Matt Jergens International gold medalist juggler Matt Jergens has been making audiences laugh for over twenty years. Whether he’s performing on five-star cruise lines, at countless fairs and festivals, or at special events across the country, he has thrilled and captivated audiences with his high-energy show. His show involves electrifying routines that showcase the talents of one the top jugglers around. He fills the stage with pins, rings, spinning plates, a tall unicycle, and a multitude of other unique…

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