Festivals & Events

Always Festive

There are always great festivals and events happening in Festival Country Indiana, just south of Indy. We are your destination for music festivals, craft brew and wine festivals, and weekend festivals that check the box for “plenty of things to do with kids.”

So, if you’re looking for things to do this weekend, come to the place of festivals. Once you experience Festival Country Indiana, you'll want to return time and time again.

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Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Dec 21, 2019

If you love trains, join them to see a variety of model trains and layouts.

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Big Band Supper Series: Auld Lang Syne

Big Band Supper Series: Auld Lang Syne

Dec 31, 2019

Enjoy a great dinner, a champagne toast and a big band production.

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Catered Cabaret: Best of Broadway II

Catered Cabaret: Best of Broadway II

Jan 16 - Feb 1, 2020

Enjoy dinner, drinks and a show featuring Broadway music and costumes.

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Lecture: The Relentless Pursuit of Dr. King’s Dream Today

Lecture: The Relentless Pursuit of Dr. King’s Dream Today

Jan 20, 2020

Franklin College alumna Lisa Coffman will present a lecture on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration.

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Guest Artist and Sculptor Exhibit: Kimberly McNeelan

Guest Artist and Sculptor Exhibit: Kimberly McNeelan

Jan 23 - Feb 18, 2020

The works of Kimberly McNeelan will be exhibited Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium on the first floor of the Johnson Center for Fine Arts.

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The Purduettes

The Purduettes

Jan 24, 2020

Purdue University’s premier women’s vocal ensemble comes to Franklin Community High School for a special performance.

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Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Tamaren Grace

Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Tamaren Grace

Jan 29, 2020

Enjoy an evening cabaret featuring Tamaren Grace.

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The Historic Artcraft Theatre Sponsorship Party

The Historic Artcraft Theatre Sponsorship Party

Feb 1, 2020

People who love the historic theatre gather for food, drinks, fun, the chance to hear the 2019-20 film lineup, and the opportunity to bid on a variety of sponsorship opportunities to assist the theatre.

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Big Band Supper Series: Love is Everywhere

Big Band Supper Series: Love is Everywhere

Feb 14 - 15, 2020

Enjoy a great dinner and a big band production featuring the music of Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and more.

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Guest Artist Exhibit: Sarah Edmands Martin

Guest Artist Exhibit: Sarah Edmands Martin

Feb 25 - Apr 3, 2020

The works of Sarah Edmands Martin will be exhibited Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium on the first floor of the Johnson Center for Fine Arts.

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Lecture: Forming Identity in a Complicated Society/Culture

Lecture: Forming Identity in a Complicated Society/Culture

Feb 27, 2020

Former NFL player Wade Davis II will present a lecture about forming an identity.

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Catered Cabaret: Encore! Them Girls & Juke Box Boys

Catered Cabaret: Encore! Them Girls & Juke Box Boys

Feb 27 - Mar 14, 2020

Enjoy dinner, drinks and a show featuring the hits of male and female vocalists.

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Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Melissa Anness

Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Melissa Anness

Mar 11, 2020

Enjoy an evening cabaret featuring Melissa Anness.

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Big Band Supper Series: The Music of Miles Davis

Big Band Supper Series: The Music of Miles Davis

Mar 28, 2020

Enjoy a great dinner and a big band production featuring the music of Miles Davis.

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Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Christina Marie Fleming

Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Christina Marie Fleming

Apr 1, 2020

Enjoy an evening cabaret featuring Christina Marie Fleming.

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Art Exhibit: Student Art of Seniors

Art Exhibit: Student Art of Seniors

Apr 7 - 17, 2020

The works of seniors will be exhibited Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium on the first floor of the Johnson Center for Fine Arts.

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Franklin College Instrumental Concert

Franklin College Instrumental Concert

Apr 9, 2020

The instrumental chamber concerts will showcase Franklin College instrumental students.

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Catered Cabaret: Mowtown

Catered Cabaret: Mowtown

Apr 16 - May 2, 2020

Enjoy dinner, drinks and a show featuring the music of Motown.

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Franklin College Chamber Concert

Franklin College Chamber Concert

Apr 16, 2020

A variety of music performed.

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Art Exhibit: The Student Art of Seniors

Art Exhibit: The Student Art of Seniors

Apr 21 - May 1, 2020

The works of seniors will be exhibited Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium on the first floor of the Johnson Center for Fine Arts.

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Art Exhibit: The Art of Students

Art Exhibit: The Art of Students

May 6 - 18, 2020

The works of students from all level of studio art classes will be exhibited Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium on the first floor of the Johnson Center for Fine Arts.

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Franklin College Choral Concert

Franklin College Choral Concert

May 8 - 9, 2020

Three choirs perform.

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Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Addison Koehler

Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Addison Koehler

May 13, 2020

Enjoy an evening cabaret featuring Addison Koehler.

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Spring Instrumental Concert

Spring Instrumental Concert

May 14, 2020

Franklin College instrumental students will present a Spring Instrumental Concert.

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Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Aug 22, 2020

This all-day event features a juried art fair, music, food, arts programming and more.

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