20 Saturday / July 20, 2019

A Turtle Talk, Music & Painting Demo!

01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Juniper Art Gallery, 46 E Market St, Spencer, IN 47460

A Special Exhibit: Turtle Paintings by Brian Gordy
On display at Juniper Art Gallery July 1-31 in the Community Room

SPECIAL EVENTS on 3rd Saturday, July 20!
• 1:00 pm – “Who’s Who of Indiana Turtles” – Brian Gordy will present a talk on the native turtles of Indiana at McCormick’s Creek State Park, Nature Center
• 2:00 – 4:00 pm – Artist reception during 3rd Saturday Art & Music Series at Juniper Art Gallery. With special music by The Gents
• 3:00 pm – Watercolor painting demonstration by Brian Gordy at Juniper Art Gallery

Cost: FREE (Donations for 3rd Saturday musicians are strongly encouraged!). Light refreshments provided

About the Day:
Watercolor artist and turtle aficionado Brian Gordy will present “Native Turtles of Indiana” at 1 pm Saturday July 20th at McCormick’s Creek State Park Nature Center in Spencer, Indiana.

Fed by his hours of observation from both riverbank and kayak, Brian’s study of turtles through painting has been an ongoing endeavor since 2003. Mr. Gordy will show examples of his paintings of the 18 native species of turtles that exist in Indiana, while discussing their differences, and providing tips to help identify each species from a casual glance. Mr. Gordy’s presentation will also touch on unique behaviors regarding the different species as well as conservation issues that are affecting our Indiana turtles.

Following the presentation from 2-4 pm, there will be an artist’s reception at Juniper Art Gallery in downtown Spencer, where Gordy’s work will be on display (throughout the month of July). At 3 pm Brian will conduct a watercolor demonstration at Juniper Art Gallery showing the creation of a turtle painting.

About the Artist:
Brian Gordy is a Signature Member of Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Red River Watercolor Society, and Watercolor Society of Indiana. His work is represented by Juniper Art Gallery in Spencer, GFAF Gallery in Muncie, Brown County Art Guild in Nashville, and Edenside Gallery in Louisville. Brian’s watercolors have earned him the official designation of Indiana Artisan, by the State of Indiana. Read more about Brian Gordy at JuniperArtGallery.com

Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / Live Music / Speakers

20 Saturday / July 20, 2019

Zion Crossroads Live at Oliver Winrey

04:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Oliver Winery

Enjoy this Bluegrass inspired band perform at the Oliver Winery patio.

Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music / Outdoors

20 Saturday / July 20, 2019

Women’s Night Out!

06:00 pm to 07:00 pm
115 N. Madison St.

Bring your women friends and ZEN OUT in the Salt Cave. Relax and breathe the salt infused air, bury your feet in the pink Himalayan Salt pebble beachy floor. After your 45 minute session, enjoy Wine and Cheese in the reception room.


20 Saturday / July 20, 2019

Singe’s Summer Simmer: A Burlesque & Drag spectacular starring: Poison Ivory, Queen of Burlesque

09:00 pm to 12:00 am on Jul 21
The Back Door

Singe Productions presents: Singe’s Summer Simmer: A Burlesque & Drag spectacular, starring 2016 Queen of Burlesque, Miss Poison Ivory!

Hot summer nights, in mid July have never been hotter, in this sizzling sultry extravaganza.

Join Singe in celebrating her 20th Production, with a superlative cast of some of her favorite local & internationally award winning performers. Come out as Bloomington makes history, hosting it’s very first Queen of Burlesque.

It’s been a smoldering & weird ride so far, and it’s just getting started! We’re rolling out the red carpet to welcome our headliner, the extraordinary:

Poison Ivory, Queen of Burlesque, Miss Exotic World 2016!

The incredible internationally award winning boylesque sensation:
Bazuka Joe

With performances by the unparalleled cast of:
Juju Bone
Twirlisha Devine
Mocha Debeauté
& Jaimee Spangle

Produced & Hosted by: Singe

This show will sell out, so grab your guaranteed reserved seats before they’re gone! The only way to guarantee a seat for the show, is by purchasing our VIP tickets.

Doors Open at 9pm | Show starts at 10:30pm | 21+

We have several tiers of tickets available, chose the right one for you!

Table VIP
1st Row VIP Splashzone
Reserved Seating VIP
Early Access General Admission

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