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5 Saturday / November 5, 2016

Local Clay Potters’ Guild Holiday Show and Sale

09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Bloomington Convention Center

The Local Clay Potters’ Guild Show and Sale will showcase a wide range of works from 22 local clay studio artists living and working in south-central Indiana. Ideal for holiday gifts. November 4, 4 pm – 9 pm, and November 5, 9 am – 5 pm.
The Local Clay Potters’ Guild is a cooperative organization that promotes individual artistic growth and promotes the artistic standing of Local Clay as a whole and contributes to the growth of interest in ceramic arts in Indiana. Visit website for more information.

Entertainment / Exhibits / Festivals

5 Saturday / November 5, 2016

Artisan Guilds of Bloomington Holiday Show and Sale

09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Bloomington Convention Center

Artisan Guilds of Bloomington Holiday Show and Sale

Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center, 302 S. College Ave.
This two-day show features handcrafted work in clay, glass, and fiber by local artists from the Local Clay Potters’ Guild, the Bloomington Spinners & Weavers Guild, and the Indiana Glass Guild. Free admission. Meet the artists, watch demonstrations, and enjoy live music. Hours: Friday, November 4th, from 4 p.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday, November 5th, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: Free admission

Entertainment / Exhibits / Festivals

5 Saturday / November 5, 2016

FlowMotion Symposium 2016

12:00 pm to 05:00 pm
The Banneker Center, Girls Inc Gym, Courtyard Marriott and Artisan Alley

FlowMotion Symposium, Nov. 4-6 is a flow arts retreat & festival in Bloomington, IN feat. 50+ national cirque & flow arts instructors with 60+ workshops for aerial silk, hoop, poi, partner acrobatics, cyr wheel, staff, pole arts, juggling, lyra, multiple hoop manipulation, and much more. After classes finish Friday night come see the Fire Arts show at Artisan Alley. Workshops occur all weekend at The Banneker Center, Girls Inc Gym, Courtyard Marriott and Artisan Alley. Not from Bloomington? The Courtyard is offering a group rate for visitors.Don’t miss our Gala Showcase Saturday night at Girls Inc Gymnasium.

For just $80 pre-sale you can get your all-access pass which grants you entry to all of the workshops and the showcases. If you just want to try a class, just get a one workshop pass for $15. The event not to miss is our Gala Showcase at Girls Inc. Gymnasium- Doors at 8:30, show at 9:00 with music afterwards from Dj’s Loudmouth, Glitch Gatsby and Kaleidoscope Jukebox at Artisan Alley

Visit www.flowmotionretreat.com for tickets and more info.

Dance / Entertainment / Festivals / Fitness

5 Saturday / November 5, 2016

Grant-Match Invasive Plant Workday

01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Porter West Preserve (western Monroe County)

Help us keep non-native bushes from invading the lovely forest interior at this preserve, and your volunteer time will also count as match towards a grant from the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District! Wear long pants and sturdy shoes or boots, bring work gloves and water. Bring loppers and handsaws if you have them. Meet at the preserve entrance on Vernal Pike near SR 48. RSVP by 11/3. Snacks included!

Outdoors / Volunteering

5 Saturday / November 5, 2016

Why Vietnam Still Matters: 50 Years Later

02:00 pm
202 E. 6th St., Bloomington, IN 47408 | 812.332.2517 | monroehistory.org Saturday, Nov. 5th @ 2pm

Vietnam veteran and filmmaker
Ron Osgood moderates a discussion
about the experiences of
fellow local Vietnam veterans and why
the war is still relevant 50 years later.
202 E. 6th St., Bloomington, IN 47408 | 812.332.2517 | monroehistory.org
Saturday, Nov. 5th @ 2pm


5 Saturday / November 5, 2016

Thematic Tour: Egypt, Greece, and Mesoamerica: Beer, Wine, Etc.

02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

Take a special thematic tour presented by Eskenazi Museum of Art docent Monica Kindraka Jensen, with Penn Jensen, Founding Executive Director of the American Craft Spirits Associationn discussing alcoholic libations in the ancient world. Free and open to the public. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet by the information desk on the first floor of the museum atrium.


Exhibits / Speakers

5 Saturday / November 5, 2016

Public Tour: Eskenazi Museum of Art

02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

Meet in the Thomas T. Solley Atrium on the first floor for a free, docent-led tour every Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m. Additional tours can be arranged upon request. The museum also offers audio description and touch tours for people with low vision. Walk-ins and kids are welcome. Please contact tour manager Patsy Rahn at [email protected] or (812) 855-7719 for more information.

Education / Exhibits / Speakers

5 Saturday / November 5, 2016

Wylie House Parlor Concert

03:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Wylie House Museum

Seating begins at 2:30 for the free performances by the incredibly talented music school students. The quartets are under the direction of the Pacifica Quartet, the Jacobs School of Music’s Quartet in Residence. As always, this musical experience promises to be extraordinary. The parlor of the 1835 provides a unique opportunity to hear young, world-class musicians in an intimate and beautiful setting.

Entertainment / Live Music

5 Saturday / November 5, 2016


05:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Bloomington Country Club

October 6th, 2016 – Bloomington, IN: Monroe County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is excited to announce the third annual CASAblanca gala – a lively Moroccan-themed night of music, signature cocktails, both silent and live auctions and even a professional photo opportunity by Chadon Photographers with a live camel! We invite you to join us on Saturday, November 5th, at the Bloomington Country Club, for a night you will not soon forget!

Tickets can be purchased online at www.monroecountycasa.org/casablanca or by calling 812-333-CASA.

Sponsors for this year’s event include: American Rental, Wilfred Coers, Comprehensive Financial Consultants, IU Credit Union, Ruoff Home Mortgage, Karen Pitkin, Realtor RE/MAX Realty Professionals, Sterling Real Estate Inc., Becky Wann, RE/MAX Realty Professionals, Gene Shaw of Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance, Old National Bank, Meineke Car Care Centers of Monroe County, Root & Associates, Tony Stonger, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Olson & company, Bloomington Oral Surgery and American Legion Burt Woolery Post 18.

Funds raised from CASAblanca 2016 directly benefit CASA’s efforts to protect abused and neglected children in Monroe County. In 2015, more than 100 CASA advocates contributed over 10,000 volunteer hours advocating for 464 children in our community. In 2016, the Monroe County CASA program has already surpassed these numbers. CASA is expected to serve close to 550 children by the end of this year.


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