20 Saturday / October 20, 2018

Cabaret Night Fundraiser

08:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Windfall Dance Studio

Join us for Windfall’s third annual Cabaret Night! This is a fundraising event that helps us keep our community-based programs and Bloomington’s oldest modern dance company functioning. The night will feature jazzy dances from both our Junior dancers and Dance Company, as well as flamenco, indian dance, tango, local musicians, Belly dance guest performers and more! Each ticket includes a drink coupon, light snacks and sweets. Cash bar with beer and wine available. Classy attire and mature audiences recommended, some adult content.

Benefits / Dance / Eat and Drink / Education / Entertainment / Live Music

27 Saturday / October 27, 2018

Bloomington Pumpkin Launch

11:00 am to 03:00 pm
Monroe County Fairgrounds, 5700 W Airport Rd, Bloomington, IN 47403

Fall has arrived and pumpkins are flying through the skies over the Monroe County Fairgrounds! Launcher teams send pumpkins soaring through the air in competitions for accuracy and distance, so get a team together to build and enter a pumpkin launching device. Not a builder? Not to worry! There is plenty to do and see at the Pumpkin Launch, including a children’s area with a variety of activities, live music, food vendors, and the festive feel of fall. Bring a lawn chair and be amazed by launch device ingenuity! Launcher Categories and Registration: Youth Human Powered (elementary and middle school students) Student Human Powered (high school or college students) Adult Human Powered Cannons and chemically powered launchers are NOT permitted. Launcher fee: $25 per team (max. six people per launching team) Spectator admission: $10 per vehicle Launcher team registration deadline is Oct. 19. Gates open and activities begin at 11 a.m. Launching begins at noon. For more information and a list of launcher rules, call 349-3748 or visit bloomington.in.gov/pumpkinlaunch.

Children / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music / Outdoors

30 Tuesday / October 30, 2018

Fireside Gala at the Woolery Mill

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Woolery Mill

Tapas provided by One World Catering
Appetizers and desserts provided by Celebrity Chefs – Sylvia McNair, Laurie Burns McRobbie, Charlotte Zietlow, Brother William Morris, Rev. Forrest Gilmore, and Bill Breedon
Enjoy Music by the UkeTones, area’s only Ukulele Band
Storytelling by famed performer, Gladys DeVane
Enjoy s’mores around the “campfire”

Benefits / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music / Spoken Word

30 Tuesday / October 30, 2018

Shalom Center Fireside Gala

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Woolery Mill

Come join us at the fireside for an amazing night of tapas from One World Catering, appetizers and desserts from celebrity chefs, music from the UkeTones, a story from Gladys DeVane, a silent and live auction with Brother William Morris, and more, all at this exciting, historic, newly renovated One World Catering location.

The auction will feature items including local hand-make walking sticks from a Shalom client, Victor Oladipo swag, a week-long getaway along Lake Michigan, a rhino safari in South Africa, local goodies from the Goat Conspiracy, and so much more! (Online bidding will also be available for those who cannot attend the event).

Tickets are $60 per person in advance ($65 at the door) and are available at Shalom, at the BCT box office, and online. To inquire, please contact Dorothy Granger at (812) 334-5734, ext. 123 or dorothy@shalomcommunitycenter.org.

Benefits / Civic Affairs / Eat and Drink / Live Music / Volunteering

3 Saturday / November 3, 2018

Soup Tasting

10:30 am to 11:30 am
Bloomington Community Farmers Market, 401 N. Morton St. Bloomington, IN 47401

Few things are more comforting than cold hands wrapped around a warm cup of soup. The weather may be cooling down, but the soup is heating up for the twelfth annual Soup Tasting on Showers Plaza. Celebrate this cool weather harvest from field and farm as area chefs showcase their expertise with this versatile comfort food. Sampling is warmly encouraged! Participation is free while supplies last.

Eat and Drink / Outdoors

8 Thursday / November 8, 2018

WFIU-WTIU Open House 2018

IU Radio TV Building

Join us for the annual WFIU-WTIU Open House Thursday, November 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Radio-TV Building on the IU campus.

Meet WFIU and WTIU personalities and take a tour of our broadcast facilities. Light refreshments will be provided courtesy of Terry’s Banquets & Catering and Oliver Winery. It’s our way of thanking you for your support as you get an insider’s look at public broadcasting.

The Radio-TV Building is right next door to the IU Art Museum. The Open House is a free event and open to the public.

Eat and Drink / Education / Exhibits

13 Tuesday / November 13, 2018

Winter Glow

06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Oliver Winery

A Wine Club exclusive event, by invitation only!

Eat and Drink

23 Friday / November 23, 2018

Holiday Market

05:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Artisan Alley

Step into our artistic winter wonderland at our 222 W 2nd St. location on select weekends in November and December! Artisan Alley will be hosting a Holiday Market where local art vendors will be selling their work to make the perfect handmade gifts!
There will also be a FREE Santa Clause photo booth where kids can meet Santa and get pictures.
After meeting Santa, the whole family can make handmade ornaments for free in one of our artist’s open studios!
Visitors will be able to browse our Made shop during this event in addition to browsing the local artists’ booths that will be set up in our location.
Entrance to this event is completely free and everyone is welcome to join in on the fun Holiday activities.

Children / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Festivals / LGBT / Volunteering

9 Sunday / December 9, 2018

Winery Workshop: Winter Container Gardens

10:00 am to 02:00 pm
Oliver Winery

Here at Oliver Winery, we use flower pots of all shapes and sizes to add seasonal interest and color to our landscape and gardens. Take a look at our examples, and learn the tips and tricks that will result in beautiful, season-long potted displays as you design your own custom Oliver Winery flower pot to take home and enjoy!

Materials and a complimentary glass of wine are provided.

Space is limited.

Eat and Drink / Education / Entertainment

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