Weekend Update: Fall Craft Show & Mozart Et Al

Lafayette-West Lafayette 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 or near Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Shop til’ you drop! On Saturday, October 7, Carnahan Hall presents: Fall Harvest Artisan Crafts & Antiques Show. Nearly 40+ artisans and antique vendors will showcase and sell their handmade crafts. The first 100 visitors will receive a mystery bag containing “spendable cash” (up to $25.00). Free parking and free admission. Support your local artists as they share their handmade items. Pottery, wood, jewelry, knit items, paintings, dog food, ornaments, antiques, baby and doll items, sign art, and home decor will all be available for purchase.

Detail of the trumpet closeup in golden tones

Musical entertainment takes place on Sunday, October 8. The Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society presents: Mozart Et Al at Purdue Eliza Fowler Hall. Mozart’s grand Horn Quintet K. 407 will feature ISO’s assistant principal horn Rick Graef. On the flip side will be Rick Sowash’s Sir Gawain and the Green Knight for trumpet, violin, cello and Greg Kostraba on piano. Performers are Rick Graef, horn; Bruce Knepper, trumpet; Patrick Dalton-Holmes & Regan Eckstein, violin; Amy Brandfonbrener & Kathy Hershberger, viola; Eric Edberg & Josh Aerie, cello; Greg Kostraba, piano.

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.

Weekend Update: The Little Engine That Could & Mozart Requiem

The Long Center

The Long Center

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.

The music of Mozart can be enjoyed this Friday, October 11, at 7:30pm at the University Church.  The Bach Chorale Singers open their 49th season, performing Mozart Requiem, one of the beloved of all Classical masterpieces. Left unfinished upon his death, the Chorale, accompanied by chamber orchestra and soloists, will present a stylistically-informed performance using the completed edition of the work by Robert Levin.  This stunning and powerful work with orchestra and soloists will surely move you!

Have a family with little ones? Be sure to get your tickets for a Little Engine that Could adventure!  The Little Engine That Could is coming to the Long Center for the Performing Arts this Sunday, October 13 at 3pm.  All aboard for family fun in this upbeat musical about a classic can-do character!  ArtsPower’s dynamic, song-filled adventure portrays Watty Piper’s timeless tale about hard work, determination, and the importance of working together.  Make sure you get there early as the Tippecanoe County Historical Association is showcasing a small exhibit on local railroad history at 2pm.  Also, the Boilermaker Xtra Special will be on hand for photos!

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com

Weekend Update: Art Exhibits & Wolf Park Presents: Howling Mozart After Hours!

Wotan Posing

Wotan Posing

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.

On Saturday afternoon, stroll downtown Lafayette and make sure you stop in at Artists’ Own and the LaLa Gallery & Studio, who are featuring special exhibits.  The Art Exhibit: Personas y Portales de Cuba y Guatemala is being presented at Artists’ Own, which is an exhibit with a distinctly Hispanic flavor. Two photographers, Al Knight and Dwayne Daehler present photographs of Cuba and Guatemala, countries they respectively have visited.  The Lala Gallery and Studio is hosting the Art Exhibit: What Looks Can Buy.  Artist, Owens has created 30 paintings, each exploring tension, color, texture and shape.  The series was inspired by his visit to Europe.

For the third year in a row, Wolf Park is partnering with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra for a special outdoor performance, Wolf Park Presents: Howling Mozart After Hours! This Saturday, June 8, from 7:30 pm to 11 pm, enjoy a night of entertainment at the LSO performs the music of Mozart and other classical favorites by a string quartet. Will the wolves ‘sing’ along? You will have to head to Wolf Park to find out!   The Howl Night program will take place, but it will be in two parts, with the music in between. Come for the whole night, or just a little while. There is something for everyone at this special event. Bring along your own chairs or blankets to enjoy the performance, and then move to the grand stand to see the wolves in their habitat. Finish the evening with a stroll around the park- a flashlight might be in order this month! Also, enjoy some fresh popped corn or your own sticky marshmallow roasted on a campfire.

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com