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2016 Visitors Guide

2016 Visitors Guide
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Find out what's happening in Bloomington during your visit! Browse through today's events or search by category, keyword or date range. Or check out our list of Annual Events to plan ahead. Bloomington is home to thousands of special events and performances each year and this is the place to find out all the details. If you'd like to submit your local event to the calendar, follow the links in the left-hand column.

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Tuesday Feb 09, 2016

At The Venue, “The Art of Custom Tailored Fashion; Trends, Classics, and Quality, by Margaret Fette

On Tuesday, February 9th, at 5:30 p.m. The Venue is pleased to host a presentation by Margaret Fette, entitled “The Art of Custom Tailored Fashion; Trends, Classics, and Quality’. Margaret is a local radio personality and owner of The Ta... more

IU Cinema: "Arrête ou je Continue (If You Don’t, I Will)" film

Pomme and Pierre have been together a long time. Passion and spontaneity have given way to predictability and cold shoulders. But there’s a lingering optimism, a hope they can return to the couple they used to be. On a hike together one afterno... more

Marlon Williams

"Each song is a character," says Marlon Williams of his self-titled solo debut: a remarkably assured and diverse nine-track tapestry, united by one of the most versatile and evocative voices you'll hear this or any other year. "I don't... more

The Bloomington Songwriter Showcase

This is the first real Songwriter Showcase for the Bloomington Songwriter Showcase since moving to our new venue – Bears Place (1316 E. 3rd St. in Bloomington IN). Cathi Norton (www.facebook.com/cathi.norton )has always been a real crowd plea... more

Third Greatest Mardi Gras on The Face of The Earth Theme: Is There a Drummer in The House!?

4:15 pm-Bufoonski Brother's Polka Ensemble 6pm-B'Town BearCats 8:30pm-The Vallures 10pm Opal Fly & KAPOW

Winter Exploration Hike Series

  • February 9, 2016
  • Location: Monroe Lake: Southfork Marshes
  • Phone: 812-837-9967
  • Times: 1:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • bit.ly/wehs2016-3

Winter Exploration Hike Series This series features off-trail hiking through lesser-known areas of Monroe Lake. These are exploratory in nature so there is no "set" path; we'll have a general route in mind, but plenty of freedom to veer of... more

STOMP

Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP—the invigorating stage show that’s dance, music, and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm.

Macbeth

"Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble." The Bard's enduring tale of greed-soaked ambition continues IU Theatre's rich tradition of bringing Shakespeare to the Bloomington community. When three mysterious witches ... more

The Week of Chocolate

2nd Annual: The Sweet Life! A Decadent Beauty & Wellness Event Sat, Feb 6, 11 am - 3 pm, Osmon Chiropractic Center Help us celebrate the Week of Chocolate and show our support for LIFEDesigns. Indulge yourself! Chair Massage, Acupuncture, Make... more

New in the Galleries

Gallery Hours Tues-Sat 10:00-5:00 p.m.; Sun 12:00-5:00 p.m. (Closed Mondays and major holidays) After Yale: Pupils of Josef Albers A renowned instructor at the German Bauhaus, Josef Albers (1888‒1976) immigrated to the United States in 1933 and was c... more

Pub Quiz Team Trivia @ The Players Pub

Pub Quiz Team Trivia @ The Players Pub "Work out your brain as you soak in beer. 6 rounds of trivia. 13 taps. You do the math."

Concert Band and Symphonic Band David C. Woodley and Eric M. Smedley, conductors

Concert Band and Symphonic Band Conductors David C. Woodley (Concert Band) Eric M. Smedley (Symphonic Band) Repertoire to be announced About the Conductors Eric M. Smedley (Symphonic Band) Eric M. Smedley serves as an assistant professor of music an... more

For Love or Money

  • February 9, 2016
  • Venue: Kinsey Institute
  • Address: Morrison Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • Phone: 812-855-7686
  • Times: 1:00-5:00 PM - please check days/times
  • Admission: Free

For Love or Money is the Kinsey Institute's contribution to Themester 2015 at Indiana University. This year the theme is @Work: The Nature of Labor on a Changing Planet. For Love or Money will explore various forms of sex work, as well as professions... more

Hearts Entwined

  • February 9, 2016
  • Venue: By Hand Gallery
  • Address: 101 West Kirkwood Ave, Ste 109, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-3255
  • Times: 10 am - 5:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.byhandgallery.com

For the past 40 years, Albert Nelson has made annual pilgrimages to Indiana Limestone Country to collect stone with which to work. During this time, he has fallen in love with the people, the material, and the process of stone carving. This show is... more

Liby Ball "Daydreams & Grand Desires"

Gather is pleased to present our very first Gallery featuring textile work in the form of custom bridal gowns from local seamstress extraordinaire; Liby Ball - Sewing and Design Studio. Just in time for the month of Love - we cannot wait to let you i... more

Skinner Farm by Kendall Reeves, Photographer

  • February 9, 2016
  • Venue: gallery406
  • Address: Inside the Wicks Building on the north side of the Square, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-333-0536
  • Times: 5 - 8 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.gallery406.com

Capturing a glimpse into the daily farm life of our ancestors, Kendall's photography of Skinner Farm represents over 150 years worth of well preserved history.

Stirring the Pot: Bringing the Wanamakers Home

In 1913, Joseph Dixon visited the Tuscarora Nation, the smallest of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) communities, located in western New York. Dixon photographed six individuals during his visit, and those images became part of the Wanamaker Collection ... more

Your Amazing Brain!

  • February 9, 2016
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext. 25
  • Admission: See website for admission costs
  • www.wonderlab.org

Explore the human brain through exciting exhibits, challenges and games! Discover what your brain looks like, what the role of electricity is in making things happen inside your head, how your brain processes sensory information, how learning and mem... more

Exhibits at the Mathers!

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation Created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, this exhibit explores the Indian American experience and the community's vital... more

Did you know...

In the 30s and 40s, limestone from the area built the Empire State Building...more

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