Thursday, September 21, 2017
Top October Events in Bloomington
With pumpkin picking, Hoosier Hysteria, a Broadway musical and much more, October is a great time to be visit Bloomington. Mark your calendars for these events!
Great Glass Pumpkin Patch
Come pick out your very own handmade blown glass pumpkin at the 8th annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch. There will be over 900 glass pumpkins for display and sale spread out on the Monroe County Courthouse lawn like a real pumpkin patch. All of the pumpkins are made by the members of the Bloomington Creative Glass Center. Learn more.
IU Football Homecoming vs. Michigan
One of the most popular events in the fall, Homecoming weekend welcomes thousands of alumni, parents and fans to Bloomington. Celebrate all things Cream & Crimson with a weekend long celebration culminating with the Homecoming game against Michigan. Go IU! Read more.
Kick off Indiana University's basketball season at Hoosier Hysteria with an up close look at the lineups for the Hoosier Men's and Women's teams. Fans can expect games, music, contests, and prizes in the legendary Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Admission is free but a canned good donation is recommended. Donations will benefit the Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Read more.
Photo: Zach Dobson
Bob Dylan and His Band
Legendary musician Bob Dylan and hisband will take the stage at the Indiana University Auditorium on October 29 at 7:30pm. With special guest Mavis Staples, this is sure to be an extraordinary night of music that you will not want to miss.
Campfire Cooking Workshop: October 1, Paynetown State Recreation Area
Bruce Joel Rubin Lecture: October 2, IU Cinema
Monroe County Historic Barn: October 28, Hinkle-Garton Farmstead Community Historic Site
Family Craft Day: Day of the Dead: October 29, Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Proto Idiots / The Hipshakes: October 1, The Bishop
Shovels and Rope: October 4, Buskirk Chumley Theater
The Vallures: October 13, Player's Pub
Clayton Anderson: October 14, The Bluebird
L'Etoile: October 13-14 20-21, IU Jacobs School of Music
Dennis James Hosts Halloween: October 28, IU Auditorium
Beating a Dead Horse: September 28 - October 14, Bloomington Playwrights Project
"Ghost": October 2, IU Cinema
Nate Bargatze: October 12-14, Comedy Attic
Kinky Boots: October 24-25, IU Auditorium
Rocky Horror Picture Show: October 27-28, Buskirk Chumley Theater
IU vs. Charleston Southern Football: October 7, Memorial Stadium
IU vs. Nebraska Women's Soccer: October 15, Bill Armstrong Stadium
IU vs. Rutgers Volleyball: October 20, IU University Gym
IU vs. Wisconsin Men's Soccer: October 21, Bill Armstrong Stadium
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