Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.
Don’t miss a night of musical triumph! On Saturday, October 4, the Purdue Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras will present Postcards from Around the World at Loeb Playhouse at Purdue. The evening includes violin soloist Marcia Henry-Liebenow. Marcia is Concertmaster of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra and works with the Bradley University Symphony Orchestra and the Central Illinois Youth Symphony. She will perform Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and Ralph Vaughn Williams’ The Lark Ascending. The orchestras will also be performing the Princess Leia Theme from Star Wars, Otto Nicolai’s Merry Wives of Windsor Overture, and Hector Villalobos’ Bachianas Brasilieras No. 4. Mason Bates, composer-in-residence with the Chicago Symphony, will enhance the concert with lighting visuals and electronic musical elements on Mothership.
If you do not already have your tickets there is still time! The Feast of the Hunters’ Moon is taking place on October 4 and 5 this year, and it will be another year of great food, battle reenactments, vendors and crafts, music and more. Thousands of participants re-enact this event creating a feast for your senses. Smell the wood smoke, hear the report of the rifles, and savor authentic food and more.