Weekend Update: Lafayette Ballet’s The Nutcracker

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.

Enjoy this chilly, snowy winter with a classic story celebrating the magic of winter 24993321_10155191954328366_93715817519684138_nand dreams. Lafayette Ballet presents The Nutcracker, the complete ballet for the 29th year. Featuring the talented cast of 40 talented dancers, guest artists, amazing costumes and sets, and the glorious Tchaikovsky score. Showtimes are on January 6th at 2pm and 7:30pm as well as January 7th at 2pm. Tickets are available at 628 Main St. Lafayette or via phone at 765 – 423 – 1633. See our very own Lafayette Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen, Clara, and more!

Looking for a unique way to spend this weekend? Warm up with some exciting sword fighting! Amtgard is a sort of sword fighting reenactment, where people of all ages (with parental approval for minors) can come out and have a good time. There’s fighting and fancy outfits, tournaments, crafting, and occasionally feasting all for free. These reenactments occur every weekend at Tapawingo Park! More information can be found on their website.

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, Art and More Art in Lafayette-West Lafayette

Papercuts

Papercuts

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.

This Friday, July 18, is a double whammy of a Friday, Third Friday & Gallery Walk! Third Friday is where several downtown Lafayette businesses stay open late and feature specials for children and adults, plus there is a Gallery Walk. Take a leisurely stroll from one Gallery Walk location to the next, where artwork, music and occasional complimentary beverages or hors d’oeuvres may be sampled.

Tippecanoe Arts Federation Exhibit

Tippecanoe Arts Federation Exhibit

This weekend features many gallery receptions! The reception for Flora Graphis, Mixed Media by Craig Martin, A Pressing Matter and Other Challenges, Print/ Mixed Media by Tuesday Night Inkers & Looking into Faces from the Past, Photography and Painting by Daniel Driggs and Dwayne Daehler is taking place at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation on Friday evening. Artists’ Own presents the Objects of Circumstance, Chance, Life, Work, and Play by Al Knight and Dwayne Daehler reception also on Friday evening.

Art exhibit at Greater Laf. Art Museum

Art exhibit at Greater Laf. Art Museum

Throughout the weekend head to the Purdue Galleries, who is currently presenting the exhibit, “Papercuts“. The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette has two amazing exhibits taking place; Natural Disaster Color by Petronio Bendito and Wild Things: Fantasy by Michel Keck And Linda Mitchell.

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